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A queen in the magnificence of her courtly surroundings could not have conquered him so quickly.

Casanova signified his refusal with an exaggerated but courtly gesture.

Mr Dorrit welcomed the visitor with the highest urbanity, and most courtly manners.

Monseigneur received him in a courtly manner, but they did not shake hands.

Mrs Varden called up quite a courtly air, and became seated.

The handsome Cardinal was suave, courtly, regretful, but firm.

It startled the courtly riders, and for a moment chilled their gaiety.

And meanwhile that courtly throng took its ease at Pagliano.

But we suspect that these were players and singers of courtly and artificial lays.

The chief was unembarrassed, dignified, and courtly in his address.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.