Graces Sentence Examples
It has graces and beauties of its own.
Lui et elle, the rejoinder of the poet's brother Paul de Musset, was even more a travesty of the facts with no redeeming graces of style.
Repairing to Holstein, he got into the good graces of Frederick I.
He is an earnest, sometimes stern and sometimes pathetic, preacher of righteousness, who despises the mere graces of style and the subtleties of an abstruse logic. He has no patience with mere antiquarian study of the Stoical writers.
The humanistic movement led these learned writers to engraft the graces of the antique upon their native literature, and to refine it by emulating the lucidity of Petrarch.Advertisement
The sentence quoted above 1 can therefore have been meant only as an apology for the absence of those poetic graces that necessarily disappear in translations into another tongue.
We miss the graces and consolations of faith; we have human efforts and ambitions, but they are unimpregnated with divine impulses and heavenly aspirings.
But the arrangement of terraced gardens and the lightly constructed pavilion which graces the western slopes of the hills overlooking Chardeh are the most attractive of these innovations.
Aradil had only to buy his way into Eld's good graces, and he would become the chieftain 's successor.
Common graces and moral virtues, these are of no long continuance; the soul must have an abiding work, an immortal work.Advertisement
Its not often that true genius graces this firmament that we call Earth.
What vigor will it infuse into all thy graces and affections!
It is considered very rude to get up from your seat between these two graces.
Architecturally unique in the whole of Mexico, the building graces the skyline of modern Pachuca and betrays a strong 'British ' presence.
The very essence of their philosophy was the negation of the graces of social courtesy; it was impossible to "return to nature" in the midst of a society clothed in the accumulated artificiality of evolved convention without shocking the ingrained sensibilities of its members.Advertisement
According to this, Christ committed to his apostles certain powers of order and jurisdiction in the Church, among others that of transmitting these powers to others through "the laying on of hands"; and this power, whatever obscurity may surround the practice of the primitive Church (see Apostle, ad fin.) was very early confined to the order of bishops, who by virtue of a special consecration became the successors of the apostles in the function of handing on the powers and graces of the ministry.'
He set about instructing the youth in the arts and graces appropriate to his pretended birth; but meanwhile a report having gained currency that the young earl of Warwick, son of Edward IV.'s brother George, duke of Clarence, had died in the Tower, Symonds decided that the impersonation of this latter prince would be a more easily credible deception.
That Revelation has retained its place in the canon is due not to its extravagant claims to inspiration or its apocalyptical disclosures, but to its splendid faith and unconquerable hope, that have never failed to awake the corresponding graces in every age of the Church's history.
To ordinary spectators the lady appeared to be a short, fat, coarse woman, painted half an inch thick, dressed in gaudy colours, and fond of exhibiting provincial airs and graces which were not exactly those of the Queensberrys and Lepels.
As such they are companions of the Nymphs and Graces, with whom they are often confounded, and of other superior deities connected with the spring growth of vegetation (Demeter, Dionysus).Advertisement
These with a host of lesser dignities built up the imperial hierarchy and enabled the court quickly to develop on the lines of the old monarchy, so far as rules of etiquette and self-conscious efforts could reproduce the courtly graces of the ancien regime.
He is said to have owed the favour of the great as much to his personal gifts and graces as to his literary eminence; and in one of his prologues he declares it to be his ambition, while not offending the many, to please the "boni."
Lack of social graces and the deficiencies of his early education impeded him at first, but "in the end `Old Jack,' as he was always called, with his desperate earnestness, his unflinching straightforwardness, and his high sense of honour, came to be regarded with something like affection."
His wife was Charis, one of the Graces (in the Iliad) or Aphrodite (in the Odyssey).
The Moravian Anabaptists, says Rost, went bare-footed, washed each other's feet (like the Fraticelli), had all goods in common, worked everyone at a handicraft, had a spiritual father who prayed with them every morning and taught them, dressed in black and had long graces before and after meals.Advertisement
Wyat and Surrey began by engrafting the forms and graces of Italian poetry upon the native stock.
Thallo and Carpo, the goddesses of the flowers of spring and of the fruits of summer, to whom Auxo, the goddess of the growth of plants, may be added, although some authorities make her only one of the Graces.
Sweden became completely a slave to the periwigs of literature, to the unities and graces of classical France.
He was not careful to exclude the commonplaces of the school, nor anxious to finish a work of art wholly free from fashionable graces and from contemporary conceits.
The chief associates of Eros are Pothos and Himeros (Longing and Desire), Peitho (Persuasion), the Muses and the Graces; he himself is in constant attendance on Aphrodite.
This event marks the second stage of initiation into the sacramental graces offered by the Catholic Church.
However, the saucy calendar still graces one of the walls !
In England a simnel cake, with a baked almond topping, often graces the table during Easter.
Birthday List It 's important to give townspeople greetings and gifts on their birthday, to get in their good graces.
Is the baby's face that graces baby food jars and other products based on a real baby?
Buzzelli's artwork graces the entire palette, from the front and back to the interior and even the area surrounding the mirror.
While a traditional line that closely graces the lash line is the most popular, you can get creative with a cat eye or exaggerated sweep to add a serious dose of permanent drama.
This hall of fame includes a plaque for each celebrity that graces the pavement, forever immortalized by a bronze star.
A few celebrities have made it back into the good graces of Hollywood after hitting bottom.
Pattinson's role as Edward Cullen has propelled him into super-stardom and he now graces the covers of teen magazines and appears on late night talk shows.
Did Michael Vick's apology get him back in the good graces of his fans?
Some facets of communication and discussion are innate, but a person who isn't gifted with social graces or an outgoing personality can still become successful at public relations by studying diligently.
A large etched heart graces the front and lid of the jewelry box where your child's name can be engraved.
For best results, ask your stylist for a bang that graces the bridge of your nose.
Whether it be a simple feather that graces the clavicle or a bottom layer of colorful feathers that moves and adds drama, the following tools and tips will get you started in the world of feather extensions.
A well-known brand that graces many competitors' bodies, the company makes solid suits as well as swimsuits featuring animal print and florals.
Dating involves many social cues and graces.
A large, tailored bow graces the colorful trim.
If you do something to upset your Scorpio pet, they will hold a grudge until they feel you have won back the privilege of being in their good graces.
It's not beyond Aquarians to ignore traditional social graces or societal norms in favor of doing what they feel like; this can ruffle a lot of feathers.
If you ever fall from Cancer's good graces, it means you'll probably never be invited back into his home or life.
Family values and social graces will return to the social forefront, and you'll value family and friends more than you have in the past.
Gemini has the same social graces as Aquarius but is a bit more outgoing.
By making it about their own lives instead of adult social etiquette and graces, you will have an easier time getting through to them.
He would grant devotees the graces needed for their stations in life.
The skeleton that graces the face of the Sydney watch tells the time.
If you do have past violations, you may be able to take a safe driving course to get back in the insurance company's good graces.
While some of the women were more dignified than others, there were some women who definitely lacked social graces and business savvy.
Most of them swear like sailors and very few of them are aware of the social graces taught in finishing schools.
The winning contestant receives a $100,000 prize in the form of a trust, but all contestants leave the show with top level education in the intricacies of manners and social graces.
He likely could have talked his way into the jury's good graces, but he chose instead to be cocky and act deserving.
As the days passed, it was obvious that Alex had fallen back into Katie's good graces.
In 1775 he was superseded in the empress's graces by Zavadovsky; but the relations between Catherine and her former lover continued to be most friendly, and his influence with her was never seriously disturbed by any of her subsequent favourites.
He speaks of "his fine expression, elegancy and quaintness," and adds, "he does so possess the soul with his graces that we forget those of his fable."
This was the Abbey of St Mary Graces, East-Minster or New Abbey without the walls of London, beyond Tower Hill, which Edward III.
His three speeches, called by the ancients "the Three Graces," rank next to those of Demosthenes.
A Dominican monk, Johann Tetzel, was selected to proclaim the indulgence (together with certain supplementary graces) in the three provinces of the elector.
It is picturesquely situated on both banks of the Mur,, just where this river enters a broad and fertile valley, and the beauty of its position has given rise to the punning French description, La Ville des graces sur la riviere del' amour.
The irritation of the latter was greatly Mazarin's own fault; he had tried consistently to play off the king's brother Gaston of Orleans against Conde, and their respective followers against each other, and had also, as his carnets prove, jealously kept any courtier from getting into the good graces of the queen-regent except by his means, so that it was not unnatural that the nobility should hate him, while the queen found herself surrounded by his creatures alone.
To shake off his native accent and to acquire the graces of oratorical action, he engaged the services of Thomas Sheridan and Charles Macklin.
The Armenian doctors also taught that John by laying hands on Jesus and ordaining him at his baptism sacramentally transferred to him the three graces or charismata of kingship, prophecy and priesthood which had belonged to ancient Israel.
This at once prevented the graces of spontaneity and secured the beauties of artistic elaboration.
Different writers style her "the tenth Muse," "the flower of the Graces," "a miracle," "the beautiful," the last epithet referring to her writings, not her person, which is said to have been small and dark.
Together with his wife and her maid he set out in July for the Netherlands in order to be present at the coronation of the young emperor Charles V., and if possible to conciliate the good graces of the all-powerful regent Margaret.
The crown was adorned with figures of Graces and the Seasons.
If so, parliament was told that temporal possessions ruin the church and drive out the Christian graces of faith, hope and charity; that the priesthood of the church in communion with Rome was not the priesthood Christ gave to his apostles; that the monk's vow of celibacy had for its consequence unnatural lust, and should not be imposed; that transubstantiation was a feigned miracle, and led people to idolatry; that prayers made over wine, bread, water, oil, salt, wax, incense, altars of stone, church walls, vestments, mitres, crosses, staves, were magical and should not be allowed; that kings should possess the jus episcopale, and bring good government into the church; that no special prayers should be made for the dead; that auricular confession made to the clergy, and declared to be necessary for salvation, was the root of clerical arrogance and the cause of indulgences and other abuses in pardoning sin; that all wars were against the principles of the New Testament, and were but murdering and plundering the poor to win glory for kings; that the vows of chastity laid upon nuns led to child murder; that many of the trades practised in the commonwealth, such as those of goldsmiths and armourers, were unnecessary and led to luxury and waste.
As a preacher he lacked all the graces of oratory, but compelled attention by his searching and practical earnestness.
But, in spite of these redeeming features, the prevailing baldness of Polybius's style excludes him from the first rank among classical writers; and it is impossible to quarrel with the verdict pronounced by Dionysius of Halicarnassus, who places him among those authors of later times who neglected the graces of style, and who paid for their neglect by leaving behind them works "which no one was patient enough to read through to the end."
We had Helen's picture taken with a fuzzy, red-eyed little poodle, who got himself into my lady's good graces by tricks and cunning devices known only to dogs with an instinct for getting what they want.
We worship not the Graces, nor the Parcae, but Fashion.
In his treatment of subject, Guerin attempted to realize rococo graces of conception, the liveliness of which was lost in the strenuous effort to be correct.