(1) He has a gracious, almost courtly manner, a striking physical appearance, and a sharp mind.(2) It is possible that members of tribes were recruited into the royal armies and became acquainted with courtly dress and ornaments.(3) In fact, they were both gentleman of the old school, courtly , cultivated.(4) Literate North India, for its part, laments the transformation of a Delhi that was once a byword for elegant poetry, Mughal manners and courtly civilisation.(5) The poet who was so courtly and gentle in his verse could be coarse and vulgar in his everyday speech.(6) It has a processional and stately character, having originated in courtly 16th-century ceremonies.(7) He had asked her, in a courtly , polite way, if she would let him make the choice.(8) As he had the first time she had seen him, he made a deep, courtly bow.(9) It galled him to do this, but he put on his best courtly air and bowed to his queen.(10) The 59-year-old, with the courtly manner of the southern black gentry, shrinks from criticizing others.(11) The silver-haired Virginian with courtly manners is a throwback to a forgotten era of congressional comity.(12) Thus the most elaborate arrangements pertained to the royal or courtly bath culture.(13) Knights now had to be more than just brave warriors, but also polished courtly gentlemen, able to converse with and entertain ladies.(14) The young men parted to form a path as a courtly gentleman came up to us and, in impeccable English, introduced himself as the former minister of industry, retired since 1989.(15) Hidden in shadow of this courtly culture, the world of the highland Balinese has been largely ignored even though Bali counts among the most researched localities in the world.(16) Taking a moment, he opened the doors for them, helping them out and giving each a courtly bow and a gentle kiss on the cheek.
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