The driver, Amadou Diallo, was a courtly African immigrant who made it a point to wear a tie as he worked.
A small, courtly man, Agee was wearing a Panama hat and khaki suit, as if he had been scripted by Graham Greene.
Who was the most erotic poet of the late Renaissance and early Baroque, when the quatrain reached its courtly zenith?
From a long-awaited sequel to a courtly farce, to a memoir of a childhood spent in the ruins of American aristocracy.
Lee Siegel says blame smug press secretary Robert Gibbs, who should take a page from the courtly style of Tony Snow.
He thanked the courtly soldier, and walked proudly forward, followed by his brother.
There was nothing suave in the colonel's manner, nothing slow or ponderous or courtly.
When you politely decline these, the courtly one most likely says, "You no likee tea and seeds—then have whiskysoda."
Then giving his guide a dime, he dismissed him with a courtly bow, and knocked.
He raised the hand she gave him to his lips and kissed it in a courtly fashion.