See here, now," he added, drawing an elegant
velvet case out of his pocket, and opening it, "here's a present I got for you in New York.
A magnificent Court now began to assemble, and at the same time several elegant
carriages filled with ladies in magnificent dresses drove up.
As to the dinner-service, it was elegant
, and in perfect taste.
had followed me into the room, elegant
, fatal, correct and severe in a white tie and large shirt- front.
I soon perceived that tho' Lovely and Elegant
in her Person and tho' Easy and Polite in her Address, she was of that inferior order of Beings with regard to Delicate Feeling, tender Sentiments, and refined Sensibility, of which Augusta was one.
Our coach rattled out of the city, and at a short distance from its outskirts passed over a bridge of elegant
construction, but somewhat too slight, as I imagined, to sustain any considerable weight.
She was now lying on the faded sofa of the pretty little drawing-room, the once elegant
furniture of which had been gradually growing shabby, under the influence of four summers and two children; and, on Anne's appearing, greeted her with--
It is, however, a truly elegant
city (very superior to New York), and I have spent a great deal of time in visiting the various monuments and palaces.
I was by no means prepared for such an event, nor can I now account for her ladyship's conduct; Langford appeared so exactly the place for her in every respect, as well from the elegant
and expensive style of living there, as from her particular attachment to Mr.
Philip reminded him of his acquaintance with Hayward, and was entertained to see that Lawson was slightly awed by Hayward's elegant
clothes and grand manner.
She had changed her gown for a house dress as fresh and elegant
as the other.
What that mental attitude was capable of, in the way of an elegant
, yet plain-spoken, and life-like delineation of men's moods and manners, as also in the way of determining those moods and manners themselves to all that was lively, unaffected, and harmonious, can be seen nowhere better than in Mr.