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A great deal of the joy of watching the film is thanks to Mads Mikkelsen, whose face reminds me of a statue you might find carved into rock and resting on a museum pedestal.
They build you up too much and put you on that pedestal, and then they knock you down.
Heeding Ditka, who would whisper, “they put you on that pedestal and then they knock you down,” is a tricky task.
For 15 years, the 35-year-old worked to “put people in their best light, to put them on a pedestal.”
Those notions placed women on a pedestal – but also denied them opportunities.
She resented his sudden drop from his pedestal, for he looked sentimental and somewhat sheepish.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Next moment Tom Brown sent a bullet straight into his heart, and his tail made a splendid flourish as he fell off his pedestal!
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
He was sumptuously buried in Kensal Green, where a marble pedestal carries his portrait and his epitaph.
Here and there we will find a boulder perched on a pedestal of ice, which indicates a recent down-wearing of the field.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
The pedestal of this clock represented in bas-relief the birth of astronomy on the Egyptian plains.
URANIACAMILLE FLAMMARION

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