Usage examples for elegant

  1. There were elegant pleasure gardens, with a fee for access. – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly
  2. She said he had been home this summer on bizness down South and had come to see her, which Billy said wuz true, a very handsome and elegant young gentleman having called twice to see his old nurse during the spring and summer. – Samantha at the St. Louis Exposition by Marietta Holley
  3. She raised her head proudly, forced the smile again upon her lips, and took her seat upon the chair with a grace and dignity as if she were in a brilliant saloon, and was taking her seat upon an elegant sofa. – Marie Antoinette And Her Son by Louise Muhlbach Official
  4. The house, an elegant mansion in one of the principal streets, was besieged and after an hour's resistance carried by storm. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  5. On the street, from her elegant little car, she could see women who were walking glance at her with envy, just as she herself had done in her first year in the city. – His Second Wife by Ernest Poole
  6. Style elegant and cold. – A Brief Handbook of English Authors by Oscar Fay Adams
  7. Well, anyway, it's a perfectly elegant story, Anne, and will make you famous, of that I'm sure. – Anne Of The Island by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  8. It is a very elegant coat. – From the Housetops by George Barr McCutcheon
  9. " Oh, it is so elegant to have a dining- room," breathed Prudence happily. – Prudence of the Parsonage by Ethel Hueston
  10. What elegant ones they are! – Floyd Grandon's Honor by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  11. Won't it be puffectly elegant – Miss Theodosia's Heartstrings by Annie Hamilton Donnell
  12. For we wish to learn what philosophers say as being something elegant and acute; and some wish to learn that they may get profit from what they learn. – A Selection from the Discourses of Epictetus With the Encheiridion by Epictetus
  13. The home provided by my father was elegant some would have called it luxurious. – All's for the Best by T. S. Arthur
  14. But Elegant was so much occupied in thinking of the young man that she could not touch her dinner. – Eastern Shame Girl The Wedding of Ya-Nei; A Strange Destiny; The Error of the Embroidered Slipper; The Counterfeit Old Woman; The Monastery of the Esteemed-Lotus; A Complicated Marriage by Charles Georges Souli
  15. There were one or two other igloos made of the same material, but none so large, clean, or elegant as this one. – Ungava by R.M. Ballantyne
  16. For elegant pipes still more beautiful, but less useful ones, are made of horn. – The Student-Life of Germany by William Howitt
  17. It was of a bright bay colour, with a star in its forehead, with strong but elegant limbs, and a long black tail, which swept the ground. – The Bible in Spain by George Borrow
  18. You may think differently after you have been a few weeks in Gertrude's elegant home. – Nature's Serial Story by E. P. Roe
  19. This ragged, beard- begrown troubadour, the graceful, elegant Caillette of Francis' court? – Under the Rose by Frederic Stewart Isham
  20. Major Harper's black boy brought me the Yankee's horse with my bridle and saddle on him; an elegant animal as fresh as a dawn breeze. – The Cavalier by George Washington Cable