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pleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion

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No, it is not handsomer, not at all handsomer in its way, and, for my purpose, not half so fit.
Her face, thin and not much lined, was of the sort that ages gracefully, so that you thought in youth she must have been a much handsomer woman than in fact she was.
Surely, Katharine," she said, "the men were far handsomer in those days than they are now, in spite of their odious whiskers?
She was of the same curly-haired, square-faced type as Mary, but handsomer, with more delicacy of feature, a pale skin, a solid matronly figure, and a remarkable firmness of glance.
Handsome is as handsome does," quoted the Shaggy Man; "but we must admit that no living scarecrow is handsomer.
Everything that was handsome seemed ten times handsomer and less attractive in the glaring splendor; and everything that was ugly seemed ten times uglier, and everything was either handsome or ugly.
In her memoir, Carly describes Sean as "far handsomer in person" but she was dating British writer Willie Donaldson at that stage.
He looked handsomer than usual, and happier, and his lips were parted in a natural smile.
It definitely looks smarter and handsomer, or as some would say more beautiful, than its older models.
Vlad, its editor-in-chief, looks a bit like a handsomer, able-bodied Stephen Hawking and Edemsky is grey, equally academic-looking, standoffish and wiry.
In a way I want Peaky Blinders to be a sort of view of this world through the eyes of a 10-year-old, because the men are smarter and stronger and handsomer and the horses are bigger and everything is intimidating as a kid.
In a way I want Peaky Blinders to be a sort of the view of this world through the eyes of a 10-year-old because the men are smarter and stronger and handsomer and the horses are bigger and everything is big and intimidating as a kid.
Fausts and Valentins don't come much handsomer or sturdier than Piotr Beczala and Alexei Markov; and as Mephistopheles, that often magnetic Canadian, John Relyea, supple and stylish, showed a welcome return to form after a few disappointing outings last season.
Aesthetically he is a beautiful man: taller, broader, and handsomer than you will ever be.
I thought at first that a woman of such fair and spotless beauty was being led by our intermediary (shadehan didn't fit, somehow) to another table, to another 'groom,' if a handsomer one, who had parted with $4,000 for the honor.