As a foil to his austerity, therefore, she would be audaciously gay in his presence.
Sunday comes, and brings with it a day of general gloom and austerity.
The sternness of age and the austerity of censoriousness are now silent.
They will require a little wine, to mellow the austerity of age, and make them amenable to the laws.
His laughter shocked the austerity of that same ...