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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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(56) National Museums on Merseyside, Merseyside Maritime Museum (hereafter MMM), SAS 29/8/11 Queen Mary, Stateliest Ship.
Curiously, so many liberals criticize the EU on the ground that it is a stateliest process, implying state interventionist policies, and that these policies negatively affect economic freedoms.
From the stateliest denizen of the proudest palace, to the humblest dweller in the poorest cottage, all more or less ply the busy needle; from the crying infant of a span long and an hour's life, to the silent tenant of "the narrow house," all need its practical services" (Stone 2007: 3).
It is a captivating vision of a city that has not yet escaped its Roman circumvallation--a compact conurbation traversable in 30 minutes, where the sound and scent of cattle could infiltrate the stateliest salons.
To me, methought, who waited with the crowd, There came a bark that, blowing forward, bore King Arthur, like a modern gentleman Of stateliest port; and all the people cried, "Arthur has come again: he cannot die" (343-47) To "remodel models" is to resurrect narrative, to re-tailor old ideas with the new clothing of societal need.
The country where our stateliest football club, Arsenal, have banned the flag of St George from the Emirates Stadium because it could be deemed 'racist'.
Gemma makes Nicole Richie look like the stateliest of dowagers.
Areas covered include Digbeth and St Martin's Church, a walk through the mediaeval village of Kings Norton, Aston Hall, Birmingham's stateliest home, Sarehole Mill and Tolkien's "Middle Earth", to the delights of the canals.
Atherton does not tell the story of the poetic reception of Virgil, the detail of how poets continued to read and find inspiration in the Aeneid: that story would be a less public and perhaps even a subterranean one of the persisting influence of the 'wielder of the stateliest measure I ever moulded by the lips of man'.
It is our narrator who goes to bed and dreams of King Arthur, like a modern gentleman Of stateliest port; and all the people cried, "Arthur is come again: he cannot die." Then those that stood upon the hills behind Repeated--"Come again, and thrice as fair;" And, further inland, voices echoed--"Come With all good things, and war shall be no more" At this a hundred bells began to peal, That with the sound I woke, and heard indeed The clear church-bells ring in the Christmas morn.
Built in 1228 by the Anglo Norman De Burgo family, the castle and its grounds were the stateliest of stately homes before being bought and turned into a hotel in 1915.
Tennyson was once asked to identify the six authors in whose work he found the "stateliest English prose," apart from the Bible, the Psalms and the Book of Common Prayer.
He believed she was the stateliest woman he'd ever seen.
All the blue and white campanulas are perfect companions for the stateliest of all mid-season plants, the delphiniums.
About as animated as possible a version of one of Shakespeare's stateliest (and thought to be collaborative) plays, this "Henry" has gold leaf to spare, as well as a brain, and promises to be one of the hotter tickets when the RSC's five-play repertoire arrives at New York's Brooklyn Academy of Music in late May.