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characterized by good manners

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marked by refinement in taste and manners

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Remembrance, by Theresa Breslin, is the story of a group of teens meeting for a picnic, but the war proves impossible to ignore; Stay Where You Are And Then Leave, by John Boyne, follows a boy whose father has gone away on a special mission and A Vicarage Family, by Noel Streatfeild, tells the story of an impoverished, genteel family in the years before World War One.
Remembrance by Theresa Breslin is the story of a group of teens meeting for a picnic, but the war proves impossible to ignore; Stay Where You Are And Then Leave by John Boyne follows a boy whose father has gone away on a special mission and A Vicarage Family by Noel Streatfeild tells the story of an impoverished, genteel family in the years before World War One.
The towns of Jaro, Molo and La Paz still abound with the genteel mansions of Iloilo's elite-a mute testament to the glorious past of the province.
Scholars of literature, culture, and history who specialize in transatlantic American studies consider the American Renaissance revisited, cultural authority and transatlantic aesthetics, broadening the genteel circle: race and gender, and the medium is the message: transatlantic media networks.
He was also the most humble, genteel, downto-earth man.
From this peculiar amalgam of republican conviction, capitalist enterprise, and genteel practice there emerged an anomalous society: a middle-class democracy with the remains of an aristocratic culture embedded in its core.
Sussex versus Notts in the genteel surroundings of Hove certainly provided a nice break from the incessant hype over on Sky Sports News yesterday about David Haye's forthcoming fight with Wladimir Klitschko.
"A Genteel Spy: The Inspiring Odyssey of Martha Broyles Royce and her family During the Civil War" is a dramatized memoir of family and intrigue set in this tumultuous time where the division of friend and foe often paid no mind to family line.
A very genteel prang (now an RTA) at Liverpool Police's Mather Avenue training centre, in Allerton, 62 years ago, in March, 1948, as Miss Kathleen Wilkes takes down this fellow's 'particulars', to equip herself for going on the Mersey beat, in its pre-pop sense, in this fake accident involving a Lanchester saloon, left, and an MG 10 or Y-Type
After his carefully choreographed confession he is hoping for an equally stage managed return to golf in the genteel surroundings of Augusta National.
Local blogs focused on middle class suburbs like Bournville tend to be genteel affairs.
The best tracks, such as Little Girl, have a ragged edge to them, like a genteel version of The Dirty Three.
Nowhe's a respected elder statesman and world-weary traveller who's taken on the genteel mantle of the likes of Alan Whicker and Michael Palin to traipse around the globe in search of amazing places and people.
While I'd love to recommend a slinky Maser Quattro or a genteel Aston DB7, you'd have niggling reliability issues and high maintenance with both.