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characterized by elaborate but usually formal courtesy

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impressive in appearance

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of size and dignity suggestive of a statue

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refined or imposing in manner or appearance

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The row of return on the banquet side, let it be all stately galleries: in which galleries let there be three, or five, fine cupolas in the length of it, placed at equal distance; and fine colored windows of several works.
Pray excuse him, madam,' said the Archbishop in a low stately voice; 'he is a very young man on liking, and we DON'T like him.
Here the Archbishop of Greenwich coughed a stately cough to attract the attention of three of his ministers present, and staring at them, seemed to say: 'I call upon you by your fealty to believe this
Sir Leicester in a great chair looks at the file and appears to have a stately liking for the legal repetitions and prolixities as ranging among the national bulwarks.
Downward the figure came, with a stately and martial tread, and reaching the lowest stair was observed to be a tall man, booted and wrapped in a military cloak, which was drawn up around the face so as to meet the flapped brim of a laced hat.
Yet, as I glanced at the stately staircase down which the procession of the old governors had descended, and as I emerged through the venerable portal whence their figures had preceded me, it gladdened me to be conscious of a thrill of awe.
Making their way into one of the apartments, they beheld a richly-clad gentleman, seated in a stately chair, with gilding upon the carved work of its back, and a gilded lion's head at the summit.
She was a tall, spare, stately woman, with thick black hair, cold grey eyes, and extremely sallow complexion.
Nevertheless, Leviathan is of so mighty a magnitude, all his proportions are so stately, that the same deficiency which in the sculptured Jove were hideous, in him is no blemish at all.
A STATELY home in Warwickshire is set to host a Classic Ibiza rave night - and it will feature an orchestra.
THE smell of oil and petrol wafted across the lush lawns of a Cleveland stately home at the end of a rally of yeasteryear vehicles.
CARRINGTONS Catering has been appointed as a preferred caterer at Grade I listed stately home Bodrhyddan Hall.
I STROLL through pretty Jesmond Dene A lovely charming sylvan scene The trees are now in full bloom And there's always plenty room For little creatures there to play I saw a few last Sunday A water rat swam swiftly by A blackbird sang up on high A brown rat scuttled in the old mill I watched it quickly scamper until A yapping terrier chased its tail Its swift pursuit to no avail Furthermore a squirrel squeaks I hear more birdies' twittering tweets The prettiest sight you'll see of all Is the sparkling tumbling waterfall A flash of colour - a kingfisher flies You'll miss it if you blink your eyes Further along a stately swan A stately swan
You cannot help but be impressed as you drive down the windy road towards Hampton Manor and see its stately presence.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-September 21, 2015-Halifax reveals "halo effect" worth GBP41,000 for property near a stately home