1 We are not all born to be handsome.
2 He seemed about thirty, and though not handsome, had an agreeable person.
3 This was handsome, and gave her more pleasure than almost anything else could have done.
4 He had been remarkably handsome in his youth; and, at fifty-four, was still a very fine man.
5 She had no demands on her father or sister, and her consequence was just enough increased by their handsome drawing-rooms.
6 He had distinguished himself, and early gained the other step in rank, and must now, by successive captures, have made a handsome fortune.
7 I think very differently," answered Elizabeth, shortly; "an agreeable manner may set off handsome features, but can never alter plain ones.
8 Sir Henry Russell's widow, indeed, has no honours to distinguish her arms, but still it is a handsome equipage, and no doubt is well known to convey a Miss Elliot.
9 Elizabeth was certainly very handsome, with well-bred, elegant manners, and her character might never have been penetrated by Mr Elliot, knowing her but in public, and when very young himself.
10 It sometimes happens that a woman is handsomer at twenty-nine than she was ten years before; and, generally speaking, if there has been neither ill health nor anxiety, it is a time of life at which scarcely any charm is lost.
11 Elizabeth had succeeded, at sixteen, to all that was possible, of her mother's rights and consequence; and being very handsome, and very like himself, her influence had always been great, and they had gone on together most happily.
12 He had frequently observed, as he walked, that one handsome face would be followed by thirty, or five-and-thirty frights; and once, as he had stood in a shop on Bond Street, he had counted eighty-seven women go by, one after another, without there being a tolerable face among them.
13 They were always perfectly agreed in the want of more money, and a strong inclination for a handsome present from his father; but here, as on most topics, he had the superiority, for while Mary thought it a great shame that such a present was not made, he always contended for his father's having many other uses for his money, and a right to spend it as he liked.
14 She had the remembrance of all this, she had the consciousness of being nine-and-twenty to give her some regrets and some apprehensions; she was fully satisfied of being still quite as handsome as ever, but she felt her approach to the years of danger, and would have rejoiced to be certain of being properly solicited by baronet-blood within the next twelvemonth or two.