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Graces,

in Greek mythology, personifications of beauty, charm, and grace; daughters of Zeus and the oceanid Eurynome. Also known as the Charites, they were usually three in number and were called Aglaia, Thalia, and Euphrosyne. The Graces were associated with Aphrodite and those gods associated with the arts, such as the Muses. In Rome they were called Gratiae.

Graces

three daughters of Zeus and Eurynome; goddesses of charm and beauty. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 61]
See: Beauty
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Charlie is riding his own horse," Lady Grace answered.
It is a shame," the Prince remarked, "that you should be disappointed, Lady Grace.
If I am eligible, and Lady Grace chooses, it seems to me very simple.
There was a day at Mukden--I do not like to talk of it, but it comes back to me--when I rode twelve different horses in twenty-four hours, but perhaps," he added, turning to Lady Grace, "you would not care to trust your horse with one who is a stranger to your--what is it you call them?
Mercy could just see the letter-case as Grace held it up in the deepening obscurity of the room.
Grace rose impulsively, and drawing her chair after her, approached the nurse.
Grace called to mind the hesitation that she had shown when she had mentioned her name, and drew a new conclusion from it.
Let your grace never trust me else,'' answered the master of the spies.
His Grace is by no means convinced that the police have failed.
Huxtable, that his Grace is particularly anxious to avoid all public scandal.
His Grace is not in the habit of posting letters himself," said he.
I think, your Grace, that I could speak more freely in Mr.