A Piece of Red Cloth
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"A Piece of Red Cloth" is a short film, directed by Zhang Yuan.
- country: China
- genre: Chinese Movies
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The Foreign Quarterly Review (1834)
Still, sight cannot be a very perfect or distinct sensation in this class; a fish will rise at a clumsily made artificial fly, if of the proper colours, and for many of them a piece of red cloth is a sufficient bait, being readily mistaken for a morsel of raw meat. That fishes possess the sense of smell, that certain odours attract or repel them, seems unquestionable, and there is every reason to believe, that as in other animals, so in them, the seat of this sense is in the nostrils, which we find tapestried ...
by James Coats
Mackenzy supposes the Name Gules to be deriv'd from the Hebrew Word Gulude , a Piece of Red Cloth ,. or from the Arabhk Word Gule, a red Rose, as Menestrier observes. Sylvauus Morgan tells us, it denotes the Power of the Almighty ; and in Moral Vertues it denotes Martial Prowess, Boldness, and Hardiness ; with Gold a desire to Conquer ; with Argent, revenging the Innocents fnd beating down the Envious; the Ancients using this Colour to make them terrible to theit Enemies, ...
by William Berry
Mackenzie supposes the term gules to be derived from the Hebrew word gulude, a piece of red cloth, or from the Arabic word gule, a red rose, as observed by Manestrier. Colombiere says that ancient heralds have called this colour warlike ...
Containing a Clear Exposition of Their Principles and Practice by Andrew Ure
Red; Blue; Yellow Black - - White - - - Yellow; Blue ; Red The mixed contrast gives the reason why a brilliant colour should never be looked at for any length of time, if its true tint or brilliancy is to be appreciated; for if a person looks, for example, at a piece of red cloth for a few minutes, green, its complementary colour is generated in the eye, and adding itself to a portion of the red, produces black, which tarnishes the beauty of the red. This contrast explains why the shade of a colour, ...
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