This well-favoured and comely girl soon made appreciable inroads upon the emotional constitution of young Farmer Oak.
Gabriel, perhaps a little piqued by the comely traveller’s indifference, glanced back to where he had witnessed her performance over the hedge, and said, "Vanity."
That it is unworthy of any thoughtful, and meek, and comely woman.
The beauty her features might have lacked in form was amply made up for by perfection of hue, which at this winter-time was the softened ruddiness on a surface of high rotundity that we meet with in a Terburg or a Gerard Douw; and, like the presentations of those great colourists, it was a face which kept well back from the boundary between comeliness and the ideal.
Here’s long life and happiness to neighbour Oak and his comely bride!"
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She gives a career-advancing performance as his comely female companion.
You are more worthy to wear the armour of elf-princes than many that have looked more comely in it.