refined taste

See: decorum
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She had, or might have had, many suitors in her own rank of life, but scornfully repulsed or rejected them all; for none but a gentleman could please her refined taste, and none but a rich one could satisfy her soaring ambition.
Thank you--of calling here on my road from Lincolnshire to express my regret that any cause of complaint, however strong, that I may have against a gentleman who--who is known to you and has been your host, and to whom therefore I will make no farther reference, should have prevented you, still more ladies under your escort and charge, from seeing whatever little there may be to gratify a polite and refined taste at my house, Chesney Wold.
Who could wonder if a man of refined tastes admired her?
Afanasy Ivanovitch was a gentleman of fifty-five years of age, artistically gifted, and of most refined tastes.
The workmen would lose nothing but the contemplation of our elegant persons, exquisite manners, and refined tastes.
Babur was not just the founder of the Mughal empire, he also had a refined taste for food, monuments and, of course, literature.
Only a few blocks away were drinking establishments that gave cocktails a polished, refined taste, in direct contrast to their neighbors.
We at Bentley always try to exceed our customers' expectations and have them experience a refined taste of luxury," said Bentley general manager Bahrain Zaid Hamed.
They're able to use different designs, and different interpretations, they acquire a refined taste, and an understanding of fabrics and textiles.
The results born out of this constant evolution cater to the refined taste of society's creme de la creme.
Patelina stands for refined taste, carefully chosen ingredients, and high quality.
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