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First, ironic catalogues of a man's handsomeness are virtually unknown; as Jan Ziolkowski notes, the catalogue in the first letter in this epistolary duo is the only satiric catalogue of a man's handsomeness found in Middle English lyric poetry.
Craig was a more obvious choice for the role of Blomkvist (sharing the same craggy handsomeness as Michael Nyqvist, who first played the role), the crusading journalist.
They all coincided in his handsomeness, in his extraordinary attraction, and in the strangeness of his behaviour, unusual in a person of his condition" (34).
Indeed, his handsomeness seems to be the very qualification that lands him the "job" of enticing Alicia into the war effort; in much the same way that the CIA will later dangle Alicia as bait in front of Alex, here the agency dangles Devlin as bait for Alicia.
In such a situation, it is usually understood that the groom's handsomeness and manliness became irresistible to the girl.
In terms of handsomeness and immediate visual appeal The Natural History of Ulster may seem like just another 'coffee-table book", but it would be a shame if it was so treated.
And men too feel the pressure to conform to certain ideals of male handsomeness.
Parris dominates the film more than the novel, and Robert Cummings is appositely cast to embody him; Cummings' bland handsomeness and propensity to look above or beside the action suits the near-loner Bellamann limned in the novel.
You can't help but be dazzled by the pyrotechnics, bowled over by the sweep of things, invigorated by the handsomeness of the building, and heartened by the imaginative, fructifying interplay of architects, curators, designers, fabricators, historians, and video artists.
He's a Hollywood actor, successful rock star and, according to the majority of females on Planet Earth, one of the most wibble-inducing hunks of handsomeness to ever walk the face of the globe.
The hyperbolized similes of Mexican dishes in different stages of deterioration and putrefaction work well to undermine Omar Sharif's handsomeness and accentuate Mohammed's good looks.
His handsomeness of physique and voice brought the element of homoerotic obsession to the fore, and the evil was all the more chilling for being intellectually calculated.