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Pérspective, a glass cut in such a manner as to produce an optical deception, when looked through: “mine eye hath played the painter and hath stelled thy beauty's form in table of my heart; my body is the frame wherein 'tis held, and p. it is best painter's art,” Sonn. 24, 4 (the painter himself, i. e. the eye, being the glass through which the form must be seen). “contempt his scornful p. did lend me, which warped the line of every other favour,” All's V, 3, 48. “a natural p., that is and is not,” Tw. V, 224 (simply == deception). “like --s, which rightly gazed upon show nothing but confusion, eyed awry distinguish form,” R2 II, 2, 18.*
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