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Anne Of Green Gables
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  • We have got our house fixed up elegantly.
  • Isn’t that a perfectly elegant name?

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  • Oh, we do have such elegant times, Marilla.
  • She’s got a beautiful complexion and curly brown hair and she does it up so elegantly.
  • Sophia Sloane offered to teach her a perfectly elegant new pattern of knit lace, so nice for trimming aprons.
  • They had a "perfectly elegant tea;" and then came the delicious occupation of dressing in Diana’s little room upstairs.
  • "I’m sure that piece of the one you made that we had for lunch in Idlewild two weeks ago was perfectly elegant."
  • We had an elegant tea, and I think I kept all the rules of etiquette pretty well.
  • Your solo was perfectly elegant, Diana.
  • Barry had HER table decorated," said Anne, who was not entirely guiltless of the wisdom of the serpent, "and the minister paid her an elegant compliment.

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  • We had an elegant tea.
  • Your new hat is elegant, Diana, and so becoming.
  • It was an elegant room, Marilla, but somehow sleeping in a spare room isn’t what I used to think it was.
  • It’s such a perfectly elegant name."
  • "Oh, Marilla, it’s a perfectly elegant brooch.
  • "Wouldn’t we have a perfectly elegant time?

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as in: an elegant gown Define
refined and tasteful in appearance, behavior or style
as in: as elegant equation Define
a solution that is simpler (and often more comprehensive) than most would anticipate
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