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Natural object   /nˈætʃərəl ˈɑbdʒɛkt/   Listen
Natural object

An object occurring naturally; not made by man.

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"Natural object" Quotes from Famous Books

... characteristics of modern fiction is its so-called truth to nature. For fiction is an art, as painting is, as sculpture is, as acting is. A photograph of a natural object is not art; nor is the plaster cast of a man's face, nor is the bare setting on the stage of an actual occurrence. Art requires an idealization of nature. The amateur, though she may be a lady, who attempts to represent upon the stage the lady of the drawing-room, usually ...
— Quotes and Images From The Works of Charles Dudley Warner • Charles Dudley Warner

... of her parents and of her brother, the sole survivor of her deeply-wronged house, now returned as Duchess of Angouleme. The uniquely mournful history of her girlhood, and her subsequent marriage with her cousin, the son of the Count of Artois, made her the natural object of a warmer sympathy than could attach to either of the brothers of Louis XVI. But adversity had imprinted its lines too deeply upon the features and the disposition of this joyless woman for a moment's light ...
— History of Modern Europe 1792-1878 • C. A. Fyffe

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