There remained in the car a mere average man, undistinguished but by a lack of especial distinction, sober of habit, economical of gesture, dressed in a simple lounge suit such as anybody might wear, beneath a rough and ready-made motorcoat.
Aside from politics, he was conceded to be an accomplished scholar and a learned theologian,--distinguished for ecclesiastical lore rather than as an original thinker.
None knew this better than the ancient sculptors; and hence it was that we find many of their statues of distinguished men wholly or partly undraped.
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She may learn to dress better, to step more gracefully; her head may assume a more elegant turn, her conversation become more polished, her air more distinguished;--but in point of attraction she acquires nothing.
They were all distinguished,--men of experience, patriotism, and enlightened minds.
Her brother and Singleton ready to snap her up, as far as she knows!--Known by her clothes--her person, her features, so distinguished!--Not such another woman in England!--To church of all places!
Aristotle had already been commented upon by Arabian scholars in Spain,--among whom Averroes, a physician and mathematician of Cordova, was the most distinguished,--who regarded the Greek philosopher as the founder of scientific knowledge.
In such cases as afford us an opportunity of studying more primitive though not equally ancient stages of culture, as for instance among the Greeks, we find the above dictum confirmed, at any rate in cases where we have to deal with the representation of the indigenous flora as contradistinguished from such representations of plants as were imported from foreign civilizations.
She disdained the little feminine arts of her age: Nor will in fading silks compose Faintly the inimitable rose, Fill up an ill-drawn bird, or paint on glass The Sovereign's blurr'd and indistinguished face, The threatening angel and the speaking ass.