Usage examples for profile

  1. The emperor's breathing was scarcely perceptible, and how nobly cut was the profile which she could see, the other side of his face leaning on the pillow! – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. He was a great painter, and was now watching the clear- cut, somewhat Arab- like profile of this girl- a profile brought out distinctly against the dark- red silk background of a screen, much as we see a cameo stand out in sharp relief from the glittering stone from which the artist has fashioned it. – Jacqueline, v1 by Th. Bentzon (Mme. Blanc)
  3. Dennis saw in the clear, vigorous profile the artist's thought, and congratulated himself that his teacher was a master in his profession. – Barriers Burned Away by E. P. Roe