It is one of her aristocratic
tastes, and quite proper, for a real lady is always known by neat boots, gloves, and handkerchief," replied Meg, who had a good many little `aristocratic
tastes' of her own.
Damon, "which it doesn't usually do, being an aristocratic
sort of train, not given even to hesitating at our humble little town.
In less than a week they found themselves regretting--not the new villa on the slope of Devil's Ford, which even in its own bizarre fashion was exceeded by the barbarous ostentation of the villas and private houses around them--but the double cabin under the trees, which now seemed to them almost aristocratic
in its grave simplicity and abstention.
A, lady--who had fed herself from childhood with the shadowy food of aristocratic
reminiscences, and whose religion it was that a lady's hand soils itself irremediably by doing aught for bread,--this born lady, after sixty years of narrowing means, is fain to step down from her pedestal of imaginary rank.
He found a large brownstone house of aristocratic
appearance, and rang the basement bell.
It lies now between an aristocratic
old citizen and our bullet-headed acquaintance.
The servants said they would follow the fashion, a fashion grown sacred through immemorial observ- ance; they would scatter fresh rushes in all the rooms and halls, and then the evidence of the aristocratic
visitation would be no longer visible.
The snow-peaks did not hold themselves aloof, in aristocratic
reserve; they nestled close around, in a friendly, sociable way; guides, with the ropes and axes and other implements of their fearful calling slung about their persons, roosted in a long line upon a stone wall in front of the hotel, and waited for customers; sun-burnt climbers, in mountaineering costume, and followed by their guides and porters, arrived from time to time, from breakneck expeditions among the peaks and glaciers of the High Alps; male and female tourists, on mules, filed by, in a continuous procession, hotelward-bound from wild adventures which would grow in grandeur very time they were described at the English or American fireside, and at last outgrow the possible itself.
Tom" blushed scarlet to see this aristocratic
white youth cringe to him, a nigger, and call him "Young Marster.
I smiled as I unfolded it, and devised how I would tease you about your aristocratic
tastes, and your efforts to masque your plebeian bride in the attributes of a peeress.
Barsad, now in the employ of the republican French government, was formerly in the employ of the aristocratic
English government, the enemy of France and freedom.
He was not in the least lofty or aristocratic
, but simply a merry-eyed, small-featured, grey-haired man, with his chin propped by an ample, many-creased white neckcloth which seemed to predominate over every other point in his person, and somehow to impress its peculiar character on his remarks; so that to have considered his amenities apart from his cravat would have been a severe, and perhaps a dangerous, effort of abstraction.