1 were pre-eminently careful and refined in their choice of words and phrases.
2 Your sort, you gentry, can never get beyond refined submission or refined indignation, and that's no good.
3 On the contrary, your acquaintances will be people of the most refined type, counts, and society aristocrats.
4 Seeing the self-confident and refined expression on the faces of those present he was always expecting to hear something very profound.
5 Anna Mikhaylovna regarded the refined sadness that united her son to the wealthy Julie with emotion, and resignation to the Divine will.
6 Countess Bezukhova was present among other Russian ladies who had followed the sovereign from Petersburg to Vilna and eclipsed the refined Polish ladies by her massive, so-called Russian type of beauty.
7 It was the same face he had seen before, there was the same general expression of refined, inner, spiritual labor, but now it was quite differently lit up.
8 That pale, sad, refined face, that radiant look, those gentle graceful gestures, and especially the deep and tender sorrow expressed in all her features agitated him and evoked his sympathy.
9 The role she enacted was that of a refined sweet Southern lady in distress.
10 Yet here was Melanie, usually so gentle and refined, screaming like a shrew and in front of Yankees too, that both of them were too drunk to walk.
11 They were so lately come from nothing and so uncertain of themselves they were doubly anxious to appear refined and feared to show their temper or make retorts in kind, lest they be considered unladylike.
12 Carol was her attendant, and as the wedding was at the Episcopal Church, all the women wore new kid slippers and long white kid gloves, and looked refined.
13 The tight-fisted little farceur had a confused reverence for anything that seemed to him refined or clever.
14 The daughters of Black Hawk merchants had a confident, unenquiring belief that they were 'refined,' and that the country girls, who 'worked out,' were not.
15 If any of our refined and Christian readers object to the society into which this scene introduces them, let us beg them to begin and conquer their prejudices in time.