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How to use maidenly in a sentence

Eloise asked, her maidenly modesty prevailing over every other feeling.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
In the maidenly beauty of her eighteenth spring, the young girl's glance wanders dreamily over the apotheosis of the setting sun.
URANIACAMILLE FLAMMARION
No artist of that time has created lovelier forms of women, beings with so great a charm of maidenly freshness and modest grace.
THE HISTORY OF MODERN PAINTING, VOLUME 1 (OF 4)RICHARD MUTHER
Judith was grown to womanly age and ways and perfected in every maidenly attraction.
THE CRUISE OF THE SHINING LIGHTNORMAN DUNCAN
But the grey in this case was not so pure, nor were the straightness and the slenderness so maidenly.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
But it was one of the misfortunes of her solitary and peculiar education that she had conscience and maidenly modesty.
DUFFELSEDWARD EGGLESTON
Miss Matilda was in no condition just then to deploy the expected maidenly emotions.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
She had loved this man deeply, in a maidenly, modest way; but he had gone away without speaking, and had not since written.
THE MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY, 1995, MEMORIAL ISSUEVARIOUS
She had seemed to me to bear herself with a maidenly self-respect that spoke of no little grace of breeding.
THE BOOK-BILLS OF NARCISSUSLE GALLIENNE, RICHARD
You can almost fancy it some dryad decked for her bridal, in maidenly day-dreaming too lovely to last.
THE SOUL OF THE FAR EASTPERCIVAL LOWELL

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