At a certain corner he came to a standstill, proposing to himself the question of turning back toward the showy and fashionable restaurant in which he usually dined on the evenings of his especial luxury.
His brief season of elegant luxury would be doubly enjoyable if he could add to it a lady's society.
Of a life of luxury
the fruit is luxury
, whether in agriculture, or commerce, or literature, or art.
He had become a proficient skater, and frosty weather was now a luxury to him.
She is conscience-stricken because she is only indulging in the luxury of being adored 'by far the cleverest man she has ever met,' and is as heart-whole as I am
They were not simple, vulgar, unmeaning ornaments, such as the uncultivated seize upon with avidity on account of their florid appearance, but well devised drawings, that were replete with taste and thought, and afforded some apology for the otherwise senseless luxury contemplated, by aiding in refining the imagination, and cultivating the intellect.
Adrienne sent for the porter's daughter, and she went forth to dispose of this, almost the only article of luxury that remained to her.
He at last completed a most excellent plan: and very sorry we are, that it is not in our power to present it to our reader, since even the luxury
of the present age, I believe, would hardly match it.
It belonged in the list of softening, sensuous influences peculiar to this home of Eastern luxury.
Then he brought the world-renowned Turkish coffee that poets have sung so rapturously for many generations, and I seized upon it as the last hope that was left of my old dreams of Eastern luxury.
The furniture consisted of a few straw-bottomed chairs, a sideboard, some cupboards, a stove, and the late owner's celebrated clock; there were white curtains in the window, and a white cloth on the table, about which there was no sign of luxury
But, in order to feed the luxury
and intemperance of the males, and the vanity of the females, we sent away the greatest part of our necessary things to other countries, whence, in return, we brought the materials of diseases, folly, and vice, to spend among ourselves.