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Elegance

After Six, Inc.
makers of men’s formal wear and accessories. [Trademarks: Crowley Trade, 9]
Archer, Isabel
American heiress undergoes process of refinement amid European culture. [Am. Lit.: The Portrait of a Lady]
Ashley, Lady Brett
heroine “as charming when drunk as when sober.” [Am. Lit.: The Sun Also Rises]
dahlia
represents elegance. [Flower Symbolism: Jobes, 406]
Darlington, Lord
epitome of London’s man about town (1800s). [Br. Lit.: Lady Windermere’s Fan, Magill I, 488–490]
locust
tree representing elegance. [Tree Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 175]
Petronius
called by Roman historian Tacitus “a man of refined luxury,” and “the arbiter of elegance”; lived in the reign of the emperor Nero. [Rom. Hist.: EB (1963) XVII 681]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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In what manner it has been conducted since the reign of Queen Elizabeth, especially of late Times, with what utility, decorum, elegancy, magnanimity, or otherwise, may, it is possible, on some future occasion, be considered.
Or, a survey of the Latin tongue, according to the elegancy of it's proper dialect (1633).
Keeping tempos brisk so that longueurs were avoided, his ambidextrous conducting (without a baton) added charismatic energy and expressive elegancy to Elgar's orchestral writing.
"Theoretical elegancy" in the analysis of fears and catastrophes depends on carefully studying the relationships and interactions among these three concepts without confusing them with each other.
This is a series of events presenting the "streets of fashion." The show will have a Parisian theme - the capital of elegancy and is happening early this summer.
"Dresses used to be an icon for elegancy and femininity at this time," Naoot said.
The reason for the inclusion of Chinese translators was because the missionaries' knowledge of Chinese was insufficient, obviously, and without the assistance of the Chinese the translated text would not have had the elegancy and expressiveness esteemed by Chinese intellectuals, let alone members of the imperial administration.
"This exceptional fragrance is a distinctive offering to a younger male audience, which promises extreme attitude and essences enclosed in an energetic elegancy. We invite young enthusiastic men to visit an Ajmal store near them to experience Blu by Ajmal, and enjoy the addictive fragrance that smells every bit of summer, offering uniqueness within the crowd," said Abdulla Ajmal, general manager, sales and marketing at Ajmal Perfumes.
Samuel Johnson, an important influence for Austen, defines "Elegance" and "elegancy" as "Beauty of art; rather soothing than striking; beauty without grandeur." There is subtle nicety in elegance that is not innate, but made, the result of effort and exertion; it is the product of art.
Technogym will offer an exclusive show of Kinesis Personal & Run Personal designed by Antonio Citterio and display its Wellness Tools to show the benefits of living a healthy lifestyle in elegancy. Women visiting the Technogym stand will get a free one on one personal training session for 20 minutes with the Technogym fitness instructors.
A man should so deliver himselfe to the nature of the subject, whereof hee speakes, that his hearer may take knowledge of his discipline with some delight: and so apparell faire, and good matter, that the studious of elegancy be not defrauded; redeeme Arts from their rough, and braky seates, where they lay hid, and overgrowne with thornes, to a pure open and flowry light: where they may take the eye, and be taken by the hand.