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autographic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj autographic written in the author's own handwriting
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Julius Caesar's autograph is worth about $2,000,000.
    • Autographic Pertaining to an autograph, or one's own handwriting; of the nature of an autograph.
    • Autographic Pertaining to, or used in, the process of autography; as, autographic ink, paper, or press.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • autographic Pertaining to or of the nature of an autograph; contained in or furnished by one's own handwriting: as, autographic authority; autographic evidence.
    • autographic Relating to or used in the process of autography: as, autographic ink; autographic paper.
    • autographic Self-recording: applied to a form of telegraph. See below.
    • autographic A general term applied to those chemical and mechanical processes in which a writing or drawing is made with a peculiar ink, and then transferred to the stone, plate, or other matrix from which it is to be printed.
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Quotations

  • Shirley Temple Black
    Shirley Temple Black
    “I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six. Mother took me to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Every job is a self-portrait of the person who did it. Autograph your work with excellence.”
  • Fred A. Allen
    Fred%20A.%20Allen
    “Some movie stars wear their sunglasses even in church. They're afraid God might recognize them and ask for autographs.”

Usage

In literature:

In each production the old trading spirit peeps out; she asks for autographs.
"Charlotte Bronte and Her Circle" by Clement K. Shorter
An autograph letter from the Czar, denying it, would perhaps make our negotiations more easy.
"A Maker of History" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
Also, you begin to notice now that it is most extensively autographed.
"Roughing it De Luxe" by Irvin S. Cobb
Three were from autograph hunters, and he thrust them into the pocket of his coat.
"The Way of Ambition" by Robert Hichens
And so on of all the other churches; and these veritable autographs were long preserved.
"Fables of Infidelity and Facts of Faith" by Robert Patterson
In the matter of the autographs there was near to being a catastrophe.
"The Christmas Kalends of Provence" by Thomas A. Janvier
No autographs are more valued in Cincinnati than the signatures of these municipal magnates.
"Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 118, August, 1887" by Various
You want my autograph.
"Autographs for Freedom, Volume 2 (of 2) (1854)" by Various
Meantime, Kipling and I wrote autographs until some good kind soul interfered in our behalf and procured for us a rest.
"Chapters from My Autobiography" by Mark Twain
For the autographs I beg to return my best thanks.
"The Letters of Queen Victoria, Volume 1 (of 3), 1837-1843)" by Queen Victoria
One day Rose was reduced to selling two of Papa Claude's autographed photographs.
"Quin" by Alice Hegan Rice
The central hole accommodated a thermo-couple which was attached to an autographic recorder.
"The Working of Steel" by Fred H. Colvin
Is it a loving autograph?
"The Letters of Charles Dickens" by Charles Dickens
You know how the girls buzzed around her like a swarm of bees, begging for her autograph.
"The Little Colonel's Christmas Vacation" by Annie Fellows Johnston
An autograph of Queen Bess brought 2l.
"Notes and Queries, Number 231, April 1, 1854" by Various
Again, the book is possibly one of great value, and exhibits an early autograph and MSS.
"The Book-Collector" by William Carew Hazlitt
Second Edition (1851); with Fac-simile of Autograph of Napoleon.
"Notes and Queries, Number 82, May 24, 1851" by Various
In her lighter moments she collected autographs.
"The Limit" by Ada Leverson
I'll ask him for his autograph.
"The Third Degree" by Charles Klein and Arthur Hornblow
Do you collect autographs then?
"The Drunkard" by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
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In poetry:

What his 'en was for this was a riddle to me,
An' will be, I doubt, till the day that I dee;
But if ony aul' schulemate could solve me the same,
I wad sen' him an autograph letter to frame.
"Jock Buchan" by Alexander Anderson
"See, here the will is witness'd,
And here's his autograph."
"In truth, our father's writing,"
Says Edward, with a laugh;
"But thou shalt not be a loser, Tom,
We'll share it half and half."
"The King Of Brentford’s Testament" by William Makepeace Thackeray
Each morning the post brings you autograph letters;
You'll answer them promptly,— an hour isn't much
For the honor of sharing a page with your betters,
With magistrates, members of Congress, and such.
"A Familiar Letter" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

Rosie Huntington- Whitely And Ryan Reynolds Strike A Pose For Marks & Spencer Ryan Reynolds and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley will be the faces of the Autograph brand in new Marks and Spencer autumn ads.
Ryan Reynolds and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley will be the faces of the Autograph brand in new Marks and Spencer autumn ads.
Ted (right) is the inheritor of a group of remarkable photographs and autographs, valued at up to $20,000 by Rudy Franchi at the Palm Springs ROADSHOW event in June 2008.
VMP to give away John Riggins autographed Super Bowl XVII football at ASIS.
Tim Strange & Alan Johnson to Sign Autographs in the Design Engineering/Boom Mat Booth at the NSRA 43rd Annual Street Rod Nationals, Plus.
The UT Rocket football team signs autographs at Bennett Venture Academy.
Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, Autograph Collection(R) Honored With Abundance of Top Travel Awards.
Director Eddie Page, right, is presented with an autographed cast poster by Cheryl Sinsabaugh, Robin Zerbie and Russell Silber at the wrap party for LTA's "Witness for the Prosecution" May 12.
Cam Newton 'Autograph-gate' is much ado about nothing.
Kobe Bryant duels Lionel Messi on airplane to be first to give kid an autograph.
Who would you rather get to autograph your ball - 3-time FIFA world player of the year Lionel Messi or NBA icon (and 30,000-point scorer) Kobe Bryant.
Paddon has spent his entire career in audio, and after 18 years at Micron's Audio Engineering he went on to guide Autograph Sales through nearly two decades of trading.
Rock legend Roger Waters, the biggest-selling live act of 2012 so far, has stopped signing autographs .
According to the Daily Express, the Pink Floyd legend is upset about the commercialization of the autograph business.
Win an Autographed Copy of John McLemore's New Cookbook.
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In science:

If somebody from that galaxy had come along, Seth would have been the most famous man on earth, offered an autographed copy of his thesis for free, and arranged for a public lecture at the current General Assembly.
Dark Matter in Galaxies: Observational overview
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