Not those of the bevy of buxom lasses, with their luxurious
display of red and white; but the ample charms of a genuine Dutch country tea-table, in the sumptuous time of autumn.
said the Marquis, glancing round the luxurious
You are a beautiful and luxurious
creature: life is to you full and complete only when it is a carnival of love.
To this I was silent out of partiality to my own kind; yet here I could plainly discover the true seeds of spleen, which only seizes on the lazy, the luxurious
, and the rich; who, if they were forced to undergo the same regimen, I would undertake for the cure.
One afternoon, a month later, Dorian Gray was reclining in a luxurious
arm-chair, in the little library of Lord Henry's house in Mayfair.
He took advantage of the young man's leave of absence to show him Paris, with all its luxurious
and artistic delights.
Of Hercules, him of the many labours, it is said that he was lewd and luxurious
Nor does it appear to be a rash conjecture that its young swarms might often be tempted to gather honey in the more blooming fields and milder air of their luxurious
and more delicate neighbors.
Of all youth's passions and pleasures, this is the most common and least alloyed; and every flash of Alan's black eyes; every aspect of his curly head; every graceful reach, every easy, stand-off attitude of waiting; ay, and down to his shirt-sleeves and wrist-links, were seen by John through a luxurious
Vast forests of palms, arecs, bamboo, teakwood, of the gigantic mimosa, and tree-like ferns covered the foreground, while behind, the graceful outlines of the mountains were traced against the sky; and along the coasts swarmed by thousands the precious swallows whose nests furnish a luxurious
dish to the tables of the Celestial Empire.
The rooms had been fitted up in strict accordance with Oriental ideas; the floors were covered with the richest carpets Turkey could produce; the walls hung with brocaded silk of the most magnificent designs and texture; while around each chamber luxurious
divans were placed, with piles of soft and yielding cushions, that needed only to be arranged at the pleasure or convenience of such as sought repose.
And, besides, the profitable offices under the government were filled by men who had lived in London, and had there contracted fashionable and luxurious
habits of living which they would not now lay aside.