She couldn't help but think the barracks and all their activity and life were far more appealing than the solemn, stately apartment that was hers.
Katie trailed her into the stately Georgian mansion and glanced down as the polished wood beneath her feet creaked.
In her son's lifetime she had, for his sake, condoned the mesalliance, but it was impossible for the stately chatelaine and her low-born daughterin-law to live in peace under the same roof.
He built a stately house in the city, and adorned it with a multitude of paintings.
With all the majesty and stately elaboration and musical rhythm of Milton's finest prose, Taylor's styleis relieved and brightened by an astonishing variety of felicitous illustrations, ranging from the most homely and terse to the most dignified and elaborate.
The forests of Bhutan abound in many varieties of stately trees.
They are bold, handsome plants, with stately spikes, 2 to 3 ft.
The route beyond is between rows of stately shafts, and ends in a copious chalybeate spring.
Mainly on the north side of the stream, in an open glade, rise the picturesque and extensive ruins, the church with its stately tower, and the numerous remnants of domestic buildings which enable the great abbey to be almost completely reconstructed in the mind.
Bold handsome plants, with stately spikes, 2 to 3 ft.
It was all laid out into lovely lawns and gardens, with pebble paths leading through them and groves of beautiful and stately trees dotting the landscape here and there.
Then would their children grow stately as noble trees, and their thoughts sweet and pure as wayside flowers.
The "Iliad" is beautiful with all the truth, and grace and simplicity of a wonderfully childlike people while the "Aeneid" is more stately and reserved.
When I went to get a pail of water early in the morning I frequently saw this stately bird sailing out of my cove within a few rods.
When the ground was partially bare of snow, and a few warm days had dried its surface somewhat, it was pleasant to compare the first tender signs of the infant year just peeping forth with the stately beauty of the withered vegetation which had withstood the winter--life-everlasting, goldenrods, pinweeds, and graceful wild grasses, more obvious and interesting frequently than in summer even, as if their beauty was not ripe till then; even cotton-grass, cat-tails, mulleins, johnswort, hard-hack, meadow-sweet, and other strong-stemmed plants, those unexhausted granaries which entertain the earliest birds--decent weeds, at least, which widowed Nature wears.
Pierre went with her to the bed on which the sick man had been laid in a stately pose in keeping with the ceremony just completed.
Instead of an enemy, Nicholas found in Ilagin a stately and courteous gentleman who was particularly anxious to make the young count's acquaintance.
His whole short corpulent figure with broad thick shoulders, and chest and stomach involuntarily protruding, had that imposing and stately appearance one sees in men of forty who live in comfort.