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The king, by way of joke, desired the earl to personate him, and ordered the petitioner to be admitted.
He composed a love scene for two strings, the E and G, the first was to personate the lady, the second himself.
THE FIFTH STRING  JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
He did not fare so badly either, for being plump and rosy he was allowed to personate the jolly Friar Tuck.
Francesca and I were now obliged to creep from under the tarpaulins and personate the dishevelled ladies on the strand.
Rudely carved images are placed in different parts of the building, and are supposed to personate their divinity.
Two dolls were to personate the two children, and the principal character of the nurse I had the pleasure to perform myself.
My dearest widow, do you personate Mrs. Lovelace—for Heaven's sake do you personate Mrs. Lovelace.
CLARISSA, VOLUME 6 (OF 9)SAMUEL RICHARDSON
There are doubtless some who can assume it without feeling,—as there are actors who can personate all the passions.
PHINEAS FINNANTHONY TROLLOPE
I confess that I cannot understand how, without knowing that I should fail, he could possibly procure that woman to personate me.
THE LADY OF LYNNWALTER BESANT
His own affection for Hallam seems to personate the object of his attachment, and “sees himself in all he sees.”

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