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 Foreclose.Forfar. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Fore-shortened.
 
Not viewed laterally, but more or less obliquely. Thus, a man’s leg lying on the ground, with the sole of the foot nearer the artist than the rest of the body, would be perspectively shortened.   1
        “He forbids the fore-shortenings, because they make the parts appear little.”—Dryden.
 


 Foreclose.Forfar. 

 
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