gentility


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elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression

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If you intend to mar my plans for your establishment in life, and the preservation of that gentility and becoming pride, which our family have so long sustained--if, in short, you are resolved to take your own course, you must take it, and my curse with it.
Her sister asserted the family gentility by flouting the poor swain as he loitered about the prison for glimpses of his dear.
Ogg's, and stretching to the extreme limits of commercial and professional gentility.
ISLAMABAD -- Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Monday said Altaf Hussain in his speech on Sunday night crossed all limits of civility, politeness and gentility and used worst language against security and defence institutions.
She adorns the exquisiteness of a lady with the gentility of a flower.
She possessed integrity, strength of character, a loving disposition and gentility of heart.
It's all very nice, but the air of gentility and sentimental longing limits the appeal.
To hide these issues under a cloak of prettified gentility would be a great betrayal of the art form of opera and the huge heritage of deeply-felt music which it incorporates.
THERE was a time when holidaymakers came to Wales for one thing only - its beaches, whether that meant the panoramic splendour of the Gower, the family-friendly fun of Barry and Porthcawl, or the more Victorian gentility of the North Wales coast.
The film, Pride and Prejudice, is a humorous story of love and life among English gentility during the Georgian era.
They ignore the most basic standards of gentility and respect," Mr.
He discusses the bite of Leviathan: Thomas Hobbes and philosophic drollery, libertine wit and the Collier Stage controversy, the titans of wit, Shaftesbury and the gentility of wit, the trammels of Christian wit, and the hermeneutics of censorship and the crime of wit.
Blackwood's implied that its writers were "naturally" gentlemen, whereas Cockney men were bad actors who constantly struggled and never quite succeeded to present the appearance of gentility and erase their trade origins.
Rather than providing light entertainment, Simone is making a statement and sacrifices all vocal gentility for raw emotion.
The Indians were models of sporting gentility and deserve great credit for their magnanimity with Rahul Dravid supremely assured in the role of diplomat as he is a batsman.