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On meeting Betsy coming towards her in a white gown that struck her by its elegance, Anna smiled at her just as she always did.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Levin rather disliked his holiday attitude to life and a sort of free and easy assumption of elegance.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Yet all the while he contrived to remain clean and neat, to preserve a cheerful expression of countenance, and even to cultivate a certain elegance of movement.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
The fragrance of the late blossoms seemed an emanation of the tranquil scene, a landscape tutored to the last degree of rural elegance.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
She was more like her father than her younger sisters, for Carreen, who had been born Caroline Irene, was delicate and dreamy, and Suellen, christened Susan Elinor, prided herself on her elegance and ladylike deportment.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
The two children, who were dressed prettily and with some elegance, were radiant with pleasure; one would have said that they were two roses amid old iron; their eyes were a triumph; their fresh cheeks were full of laughter.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
Finding that he was handsome, he desired to be elegant: now, the height of elegance is idleness; idleness in a poor man means crime.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
By this, which was nothing but French, Thenardier recognized Montparnasse, who made it a point in his elegance to understand all slangs and to speak none of them.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
The Moffats were very fashionable, and simple Meg was rather daunted, at first, by the splendor of the house and the elegance of its occupants.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
She had not waited her arrival to look out for a suitable match for her: she had fixed on Tom Bertram; the eldest son of a baronet was not too good for a girl of twenty thousand pounds, with all the elegance and accomplishments which Mrs.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
The comfort, the freedom, the gaiety of the room was over, hushed into cold composure, determined silence, or insipid talk, to meet the heartless elegance of her father and sister.