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The end of that decade was the end of stateliness in the Edwardian sense.
Elaborate turbans from Rajasthan gave an added sense of stateliness.
Nyman's style of playing with his back to the hall and a lack of interaction with the audience doesn't make for a very warm atmosphere, but he broke his "habit of a lifetime" after the interval to introduce his epic Memorial, its beautiful requiemlike stateliness dedicated to the victims of the Heysel Stadium disaster.
They show cats in various poses with friends, including hilariously posed children, naturally-arranged cat "unstill lives," two subjects posed as one, a series of cats enjoying domestic privileges, gender displays, the cat as a citizen (complete with awkward but loyal headgear), and finally a sort of peaceable kingdom, in which pampered cats look out onto the world with all their stateliness exposed.
The processional pieces, or conductus, which mark the entrance of important personages, produce an effect of stateliness, and provide effective comment upon the turns in the action.
It has the grandness of a great house, a certain stateliness that seems to have been drawn from magni?
An overall symmetry and classically planar spatial recession stabilize and give stateliness to Moore's compositions while also providing ballast for so many sorties into realities where optical anomaly and fantasy intersect.
It was a moving spectacle: Amid the formal stateliness of the papal office, the crowd embraced an obviously ailing pontiff.
She found herself marvelling at the majesty of the architecture, observing the cohesion and stateliness of the buildings and then zooming in to focus on the architectural embellishments that she observed adorning these complex structures.
FORGET the stateliness of The Savoy in London or the swanky Four Seasons in New York.
Although marked "tenderly," the song also possesses a regal stateliness that derives both from the ingratiating harmonies and the on-beat dotted rhythms that pervade the accompaniment.
Looking just beyond this first line, we find another trace of Dante's Eden in the stateliness of Emilia's "lenti passi" (Dec.