Stephen rose from his seat, and sauntered to the piano, humming in falsetto, "Graceful
Consort," as he turned over the volume of "The Creation," which stood open on the desk.
Sancho returned to his master mightily pleased with this gratifying answer, and told him all the great lady had said to him, lauding to the skies, in his rustic phrase, her rare beauty, her graceful
gaiety, and her courtesy.
That pale, sad, refined face, that radiant look, those gentle graceful
gestures, and especially the deep and tender sorrow expressed in all her features agitated him and evoked his sympathy.
Phenomenon almost incredible though distinctly seen, what did he then behold but his own metallurgical Louisa, peeping with all her might through a hole in a deal board, and his own mathematical Thomas abasing himself on the ground to catch but a hoof of the graceful
equestrian Tyrolean flower-act!
In spite of this affliction, she looked unusually gay and graceful
as she glided away.
Delafield, Charlotte saw nothing in her new acquaintance but a gentleman of extraordinary personal beauty, agreeable manners, and graceful
address--qualities that are always sure to please, and, not unusually, to captivate.
They had large hands, large feet, large mouths; they had pug noses as a general thing, and moustaches that not even good breeding could overlook; they combed their hair straight back without parting; they were ill-shaped, they were not winning, they were not graceful
; I knew by their looks that they ate garlic and onions; and lastly and finally, to my thinking it would be base flattery to call them immoral.
To a Parisian accustomed to silken curtains, walls hung with velvet drapery, and the soft perfume of burning wood, the white smoke of which diffuses itself in graceful
curves around the room, the appearance of the whitewashed cell which greeted his eyes on awakening seemed like the continuation of some disagreeable dream.
There were two ladies in the carriage: one of great beauty, although rather thin; the other less favored by nature, but lively, graceful
, and uniting in the delicate lines of her brow all the signs of a strong will.
His chief amusement in it, however, was that it showed the beauty of his graceful
hands, of which he was excessively proud.
A stately age--to us, perhaps, in the company of the historic muse, seeming even more stately than it actually was--it is pleasant to find it, as we do now and again on these pages, in graceful
The girl who stood now facing him was slight, and there was something of the child left in her bright eager face, but she carried herself with all the graceful
assurance of an older woman.