The book, this last declared, was the "beau-ideal of historical romance."
From that day Stuart was Bivens's beau-ideal of a gentleman.
That is the profession of the metaphysican, considered in his beau-ideal.
A potato-paring and a true heart are your beau-ideal for this world.
Nothing too much; nothing lacking—just the beau-ideal of a bachelor's parlor.
He was well qualified for a hero of romance, or a woman's beau-ideal.
Painter—poet—philosopher—where is your beau-ideal—happiness?
It is a valuable example of the thirteenth century beau-ideal.
Choiseul was the beau-ideal of a French noble of the old régime.
In personal appearance he was the beau-ideal wealthy farmer.