HANDSOME's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of handsome
Definition:
a. skillful; handy; agreeable to the eye or to correct taste; having a pleasing appearance; attractive
Example:
He is described as a handsome, charming and slightly older author.
Sentence in Classic:
At the corner of Grafton Street a short fat man was putting two handsome ladies on a car in charge of another fat man.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
He was a patentee of the Openshaw unbreakable tire, and his business met with such success that he was able to sell it and to retire upon a handsome competence.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
He was a tall, handsome, swarthy fellow, clad in a suit of gray flannel, with a Panama hat, a bristling black beard, and a great, aggressive hooked nose, and flourishing a cane as he walked.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
The Councillor saw quite distinctly before him a lantern burning, and behind this a large handsome house.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
In him, in his handsome, radiant figure, his sparkling eyes, black hair and eyebrows, and the white and red of his face, there was something which produced a physical effect of kindliness and good humor on the people who met him.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Going into the hall he saw a handsome groom, in a braided livery and a bear fur cape, holding a white fur cloak.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The handsome old man, with black grizzled beard and thick silvery hair, stood motionless, holding a cup of honey, looking down from the height of his tall figure with friendly serenity at the gentlefolk, obviously understanding nothing of their conversation and not caring to understand it.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The two young men, the student and the officer, friends from childhood, were of the same age and both handsome fellows, though not alike.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
A light footstep and the clinking of spurs were heard at the door, and the young count, handsome, rosy, with a dark little mustache, evidently rested and made sleeker by his easy life in Moscow, entered the room.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Petya was a big handsome boy of thirteen, merry, witty, and mischievous, with a voice that was already breaking.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The handsome boy adjutant with the long hair sighed deeply without removing his hand from his hat and galloped back to where men were being slaughtered.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context