Origin of elegant
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I did a piece for Elle about the effort to remake her into an elegant presence fashion-wise.Daphne Merkin on Lena Dunham, Book Criticism, and Self-Examination|Mindy Farabee|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Perhaps, like Hawking searching for his elegant equation, filmmakers will never find the answer.
They seem to have service for eight of these elegant blue-and-white plates.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But many spirits experts have long lauded Japanese whiskies as formidable—even the most elegant—drams.
That means Japanese whiskies are beautifully balanced and elegant; they touch and develop on every sensor on the palate.
As the wealth of the leading planters increased they gradually surrounded themselves with elegant homes and sumptuous furnishings.Patrician and Plebeian|Thomas J. Wertenbaker
He was short rather than tall, his hand was delicate, his foot slender and elegant.The Companions of Jehu|Alexandre Dumas, pre
One glance at the woman showed her to be elegant in dress and of a refined appearance.The Crime of the French Caf and Other Stories|Nicholas Carter
And Miss Winter opened a French exercise-book, certainly containing anything but elegant specimens of penmanship.The Daisy Chain|Charlotte Yonge
It was an elegant little creature, with a skin like its mother, only more brilliant--it was full of graceful antics.The Swiss Family Robinson; or Adventures in a Desert Island|Johann David Wyss