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  • The early story is simpler and shows less deliberate artifice, though even then Miss Keller was prematurely conscious of style, but the art of the later narrative, as in the passage about the sea, or the passage on the medallion of Homer, is surely a fulfilment of the promise of the early story.
  • At the same time that he refused the colonel's demand he made up his mind that he must have recourse to artifice when leaving Orel, to induce the Italian officer to accept some money of which he was evidently in need.
  • He will conquer who has learned the artifice of deviation.
  • And the artifice of cinema has costs: the theater and a quarter of a mile of street fronts were built.
  • Performance artist Ursula Martinez presents a trilogy of personal shows examining identity, self obsession and the artifice of performance.

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