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Tressilian appeared, and made a low and beseeming reference.

The body had been prepared for burial in a beseeming suit of black.

It was like a masquerade of rank and culture in the rags of misery, beseeming it as ill as an unsuitable part in a play.

Time would come when M'tela would ceremoniously bring in his real present--assuredly magnificent as beseeming his power.

And made Verona's ancient citizensCast by their grave, beseeming ornaments,To wield old partisans.

The throng had parted before this little procession, averting their eyes from the covered palankeen, as was beseeming.

For many of them breathe of a national spirit not beseeming a subject nation, and have been suppressed for many years.

Yea, peace is too little; exceeding joy is the portion, and most beseeming condition of the upright.

Mrs. Polly watched them with beseeming awe and deference, but it was a great trial to her, and she grew very nervous over it.

Hearing this speech, I seemed to behold myself swinging by a tow from a tree branch, a death not beseeming one of gentle blood.

WORD ORIGIN

1520s, present participle adjective from beseem.

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