What if an equal ado were made about the ornaments of style in literature, and the architects of our bibles spent as much time about their cornices as the architects of our churches do?
Gabe emerged into the garden next to a southern style mansion.
A few weeks later her style is more nearly correct and freer in movement.
In the early years of her education she had only good things to read; some were, indeed, trivial and not excellent in style, but not one was positively bad in manner or substance.
"My dear fellow, with our five hundred thousand troops it should be easy to have a good style," returned Count Rostopchin.
When Dean described Jeffrey Byrne's quiet life style, Hunter nodded in agreement.
A bench style dinette set was the only furniture in the house.
We could not choose a more perfect specimen of her style than the allegory under which she pictures the "might have been."
Of George Sand's style a foreigner can be but an imperfect judge, but French critics, from Sainte-Beuve, Nisard and Caro down to Jules Lemaitre and Faguet, have agreed to praise her spontaneity, her correctness of diction, her easy opulence - the lactea ubertas that Quintilian attributes to Livy.
All are built in the Doric style, of the local porous stone, which is of a warm red brown colour, full of fossil shells and easily corroded when exposed to the air.
The town is neatly built in the Dutch style, lying on three small hills in a fertile district near the frontier of Holland, about 2 m.
Gyula-Fehervar is the seat of a Roman Catholic bishop, and has a fine Roman Catholic cathedral, built in the 1 nth century in Romanesque style, and rebuilt in 5443 by John Hunyady in Gothic style.
I learned for the first time to know an author, to recognize his style as I recognize the clasp of a friend's hand.
At the same time the inborn gift of style can be starved or stimulated.
All use of language is imitative, and one's style is made up of all other styles that one has met.
The style of the Bible is everywhere in Miss Keller's work, just as it is in the style of most great English writers.
In her style, as in what she writes about, we must concede to the artist what we deny to the autobiographer.
The old prince always dressed in old-fashioned style, wearing an antique coat and powdered hair; and when Prince Andrew entered his father's dressing room (not with the contemptuous look and manner he wore in drawing rooms, but with the animated face with which he talked to Pierre), the old man was sitting on a large leather-covered chair, wrapped in a powdering mantle, entrusting his head to Tikhon.
Many of them, however, are of considerable architectural importance and the revival of the Renaissance style is perhaps illustrated nowhere better than in Stuttgart.
But in the end they became less fanatical than the Murabtis, and Ya`kub el Mansur was a highly accomplished man, who wrote a good Arabic style and who protected the philosopher Averroes.
Among the public buildings are the town hall, classic in style; the market house, and literary and scientific institution, with a museum containing a fossil collection from the limestone of the locality.
2 Elster (Beitrage) says that the poem is the work of two poets: the first part by a Thuringian wandering minstrel, the second - which differs in style and dialect - by a Bavarian official.
Artists have been known to use the left hand in the hope of checking the fatal facility which practice had conferred on the right; and if Hood had been able to place under some restraint the curious and complex machinery of words and syllables which his fancy was incessantly producing, his style would have been a great gainer, and much real earnestness of object, which now lies confused by the brilliant kaleidoscope of language, would have remained definite and clear.
His optical investigations are perhaps the subject in which he most contributed to the progress of science; and the lucidity of exposition which marks his Dioptrics stands conspicuous even amid the generally luminous style of his works.
I did not study nor analyze them--I did not know whether they were well written or not; I never thought about style or authorship.
If Miss Sullivan wrote fine English, the beauty of Helen Keller's style would, in part, be explicable at once.
In the years when she was growing out of childhood, her style lost its early simplicity and became stiff and, as she says, "periwigged."
With the naive conviction of young men in a merry mood that other men's wives were created for them, Rostov did not leave the lady's side and treated her husband in a friendly and conspiratorial style, as if, without speaking of it, they knew how capitally Nicholas and the lady would get on together.
At six o'clock we pulled off the highway and found a family style restaurant in a small Maryland town.
She wore the Grecian style gown of Hell: secured around her neck by a loose band, it draped over her curves and pooled at her feet, leaving her arms, shoulders and back bare to the hips.
The room contained two full-sized beds and two large wardrobes along with military-style trunks at the foot of each bed.
Both temples belong to the best period of the Doric style and are among the finest in existence.
His style is clear and vivid; his method of describing what he sees extraordinarily plastic; above all, he has the art of presenting objects to us from their most interesting and attractive side.
In her self-revelations she followed Rousseau, her first master in style, but while Rousseau in his Confessions darkened all the shadows, George Sand is the heroine of her story, often frail and faulty, but always a woman more sinned against than sinning.
Dean and his stepfather dined on western style beans, baked potatoes, sourdough bread and the best spareribs either had ever eaten.
From the letters after the year 1892 I have culled in the spirit of one making an anthology, choosing the passages best in style and most important from the point of view of biography.
The style of her version is in some respects even better than the style of Miss Canby's story.
"How evidently he belongs to the best society," said she to a third; and the vicomte was served up to the company in the choicest and most advantageous style, like a well-garnished joint of roast beef on a hot dish.