Many instances are recorded of the costliness of the attire of these Roman ladies.
That other argument as to the costliness of old men to the state was for the present dropped.
They bought time at a high price, but they did not stint themselves nor stop their bidding because of its costliness.
It reminds us of the costliness of much of our self-indulgence.
In architecture and construction, in design and costliness, it is known as one of the most remarkable buildings in history.
Here every object was estimated, not for its beauty or elegance, but by its costliness.
Every window was a miracle of taste, refinement, and costliness.
Indeed, the beauty of such ornaments as these seldom has any relation to the costliness of them.
May noticed how rapidly the elegance and costliness of the furniture and appointments decreased as they mounted.
The fit of the dress did not strike Paul so much as the costliness of the material.