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  • His figure was somewhat slight, but manly and well formed; and, apart from all the grace of youth and comeliness, there was an emanation from the warm young heart in his look and bearing which kept the old man down.
  • Tim sat down beside Miss La Creevy, and, crossing one leg over the other so that his foot—he had very comely feet and happened to be wearing the neatest shoes and black silk stockings possible—should come easily within the range of her eye, said in a soothing way: ’Don’t cry!’

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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.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Hobbit

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