Some articles on figures, figure:
... Metal figures for tabletop wargaming and role-playing gaming are usually not described by scale ratio, but by the approximate height of a human figure ... Manufacturers gradually enlarged the standard 25 mm figures of the 1970s, at first describing them as "large 25s," or "heroic 25s." By the 1990s, they were simply called 28 mm ... figures, and have largely replaced 25s as the standard size for role-playing and many military games ...
... original is in the Archbishop's Palace Museum, Trondheim) A sheela-like figure in a non-architectural context, the "santuario rupestre" at Coirós, Province of A Coruña, Spain As noted above, Ireland ... Accurate numbers of figures are hard to come by as the interpretation of what is and is not a sheela na gig will vary from writer to writer, for example Freitag omits the Rochester figure from her list while ... Concannon includes some worn figures that so far only she has identified as sheela na gigs ...
... This includes bestselling novels, graphic novels, and other licensed products, from action figures to a packaging tie-in with Mountain Dew ... Numerous action figures and vehicles based on Halo have been produced ... Joyride Studios created Halo and Halo 2 action figures, while Halo 3 poseable and collectible action figures, aimed at collectors, were produced by McFarlane Toys and became some of ...
... Most of the wax figures can be seen in the rondella of the tower, in six scenes Everyday life in mediaeval Diósgyőr with ten wax figures ... Knights' tournament with ten wax figures ... Mediaeval fair with fourteen wax figures ...
... According to figures published by the Prime Minister's Office, 2,306 buildings were damaged or destroyed in the explosions ...
Famous quotes containing the word figures:
“The figures of the past go cloaked.
They walk in mist and rain and snow
And go, go slowly, but they go.”
—Wallace Stevens (18791955)
“Families suffered badly under industrialization, but they survived, and the lives of men, women, and children improved. Children, once marginal and exploited figures, have moved to a position of greater protection and respect,... The historic decline in the overall death rates for children is an astonishing social fact, notwithstanding the disgraceful infant mortality figures for the poor and minorities. Like the decline in death from childbirth for women, this is a stunning achievement.”
—Joseph Featherstone (20th century)
“But that wasnt fancy enough for Lord Byron, oh dear me no, he had to invent a lot of figures of speech and then interpolate them,
With the result that whenever you mention Old Testament soldiers to
people they say Oh yes, theyre the ones that a lot of wolves dressed up in gold and purple ate them.”
—Ogden Nash (19021971)