By selecting for his illustrations one feature from one lady and another from another, Messer Firenzuola builds up an ideal of the Beautiful Woman
, which, were she to be possible, would probably be as faultily faultless as the Perfect Woman, were she possible.
In the short moment while the folding doors opened and closed again, he caught a glimpse of a very beautiful woman
rising from the loom, and coming to meet the poor weather-beaten wanderers, with a hospitable smile, and her hand stretched out in welcome.
I don't in the least understand the merits of silk and lace; but one thing I know--my wife will be the most beautiful woman
at the ball.
At first the trade went well; for many people, seeing such a beautiful woman
, went to buy her wares, and paid their money without thinking of taking away the goods.
This gentleman had in his youth married a very worthy and beautiful woman
, of whom he had been extremely fond: by her he had three children, all of whom died in their infancy.
She entered now, a tall and beautiful woman
of thirty, reserved and self-possessed to a remarkable degree, very different from the tragic and distracted figure I had pictured.
Poet and sportsman, mystic and man of this world, a great polo player, and the passionate lover of one beautiful woman
whose ill-starred fate inspired Po Chu-i, the tenderest of all their singers,** Ming Huang is more to literature than to history.
She rose with the same unchanging smile with which she had first entered the room- the smile of a perfectly beautiful woman
I have heard that Glinda is a beautiful woman
, who knows how to keep young in spite of the many years she has lived.
She's just a very beautiful woman
, as human as the rest of us.
Next came a tall, beautiful woman
clothed in a splendid trailing gown, trimmed with exquisite lace as fine as cobweb.
A young and beautiful woman
darted from the crowd, and caring not for the soldiers who surrounded him, unafraid of their swords and halberds, she reached the old man's side, and threw herself sobbing on his breast.