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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]
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Reflecting on gender difference in language from a historical perspective, Cohen provides comments from the eighteenth century that note the elegancy of women's language, an achievement all the more remarkable because women did not learn grammar.
102) Yet Jonson is unwilling to fault Plautus entirely, quoting Varro (as had many humanists before him) that he was a "prince of letters and elegancy in the Roman language.
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.
Baptized as Pedro Luis Morales Cortijo and nicknamed "Perin," this cousin of Rafael Cortijo mastered the timbal by age fifteen, playing in a rhythmically correct manner and with extreme elegancy.
What surprised me was the elegancy of the sanctuary and the beautiful art,'' said Sizomu, an intern rabbi at the Conservative synagogue.
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.
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.