It remains as old-fashioned to-day as ever, but does not very closely resemble the word-picture Dickens draws of it.
Charcot's scheme of word-picture combination: 1, Auditory image.
He had already had a description from Jacques Sabatier, but a word-picture from another source might make the man clearer to him.
He painted to the girl a word-picture of the horrible vision which he foresaw.
The word-picture I managed to draw up for circulation had nothing distinctive about it.
But, Dodo, you are not painting the word-picture of the Chickadee.
He was a little taken aback for a moment by the eloquence and fidelity of his brother's word-picture, but stimulated to rivalry.
I had expected a great argument, but this word-picture of the nameless criminal and his crime was dreadful in its realism.
Burke's word-picture of that evening's catastrophe had been a vivid one; and John Denby could not forget it.
Yet, although it cannot be identified, the word-picture is too good to pass unheeded.