Tell me I'm clever, tell me I'm kind. Tell me I'm talented, tell me I'm cute. Tell me I'm sensitive, graceful and wise. Tell me I'm perfect – but tell me the truth.
Data fata secutus. In length of train descends her sweeping gown; And by her graceful walk the Queen of Love is known.virgil
Thus having said, she turn'd, and made appear Her neck refulgent, and dishevell'd hair, Which, flowing from her shoulders, reached the ground, And widely spread ambrosial scents around. In length of train descends her sweeping gown; And, by her graceful walk, the Queen of Love is known.john dryden
Surrey, the Granville of a former age: Matchless his pen, victorious was his lance; Bold in the lists, and graceful in the dance.howard, henry, earl of surrey
Youth is fair, a graceful stag, Leaping, playing in a park. Age is gray, a toothless hag, Stumbling in the dark.isaac leib peretz
Language should be pure, noble and graceful, as the body should be so: for both are vestures of the Soul.john lancaster spalding
Things are pretty , graceful, rich, elegant , handsome , but until they speak to the imagination , not yet beautiful .Ralph Waldo Emerson, in Nature and Other Essays, Courier Dover Publications, 12 March 2012, p.117
Betula albosinensis Chinese Birch, ultimately makes a 15 metre (50ft) graceful tree with glossy green leaves turning golden yellow in the autumn .John Freeman, in Create Your Own Woodland Garden, Dreamstairway Books, 2010, p,45
Dancing as education , understood by the Greeks , today is coming to the fore again. With limbs less supple, but more powerful than a woman 's, a male dancer's virile leaps are every bit as graceful as a ballerina 's.Arnold L. Haskell, in The Wonderful World of Dance, 1960, p.76
She was a woman who, between courses, could be graceful with her elbows on the table.Henry James, in The Ambassadors, Arc Manor LLC, 1 December 2008, p.178
A gymnast can be as graceful as a ballerinaand as appealing as a model in a perfume ad .Life (magazine), in Susan K. Cahn Coming on Strong: Gender and Sexuality in Twentieth-century Women's Sport, Harvard University Press, 1995, p.219
The only true retirement is that of the heart ; the only true leisure is the repose of the passions . To such persons it makes little difference whether they are young or old; and they die as they have lived, with graceful resignation .Thomas De Quincey, in George Benjamin Woods English Poetry and Prose of the Romantic Movement, Scott, Foresman, 1916, p.
There are two thousand of them constantly gliding back and forth through the canals, as noiseless as a ghost and as graceful as a swan .John E. Ray, in A Trip Abroad: Sketches of Men and Manners, People and Places, in Europe, Edwards, Broughton, 1882 , p.107
The swan is somewhat like a duck but much more graceful and wonderful than a duck.Jane Sun, in Multi-Functional English-Chinese Dictionary, Strategic Book Publishing, 2009, p.204
She was a woman who, between courses, could be graceful with her elbows on the table.The Ambassadors, book VII, ch. I
When you have a crush on a half-real, half-imaginary boy, you will always be disappointed.Emily P. Freeman
All actions and attitudes of children are graceful , because they are the luxuriant and immediate offspring of the moment divested of affectation, and free from all pretence.Henry Fuseli, Aphorism 45, in The Life and Writings of Henry Fuseli (1831) Vol. III, edited by John Knowles.
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