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1822, Connop Thirlwall translating Ludwig Tieck, ''The Pictures''
- Erich thought he observed a likeness between the stranger and a relative of Walther; this led them into the chapter of likenesses, and the strange way in which certain forms repeat themselves in families, often most distinctly in the most remote ramifications.
Appearance or form; guise.
''A foe in the likeness of a friend''
(RQ:Authorized Versio) Genesis, I, 26
- And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.
''How he looked, the likenesses of him which still remain enable us to imagine.''
1857, April 25, Lord Tennyson|Alfred Lord Tennyson, letter to Southey|Reginald Southey, in Cecil Y. Lang and Edgar F. Shannon Jr. (editors), ''The Letters of Alfred Lord Tennyson, Volume II: 1851-1870'', Belknap Press (1987), (ISBN), page 171:
- I have this morning received the photographs of my two boys. The eldest is very well likenessed: the other, perhaps, not so well.
- Every member of the family Ulysses S. Grant|General Grant is as faithfully likenessed as the photographs, which were given to the artist from the hands of the General himself, have power to express.