grace englannista suomeksi
arvokkuus, hyvätapaisuus, hienostuneisuus
sulo, sulous, viehkeys, sulokkuus
1699, (w), ''Heads designed for an essay on conversations''
- Study gives strength to the mind; conversation, grace: the first apt to give stiffness, the other suppleness: one gives substance and form to the statue, the other polishes it.
1783, (w), "Critical Examniation of the Style of Mr. Addison in No. 411 of The Spectator" in ''Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres''
- I have formerly given the general character of Mr. Addison's style and manner as natural and unaffected, easy and polite, and full of those graces which a flowery imagination diffuses over writing.
1990, Claude de Bèze, ''1688 revolution in Siam: the memoir of Father de Bèze, s.j'', translated by E. W. Hutchinson, University Press, page 153:
- With mounting anger the King denounced the pair, both father and son, and was about to condemn them to death when his strength gave out. Faint and trembling he was unable to walk and the sword fell from his hands as he murmured: 'May the Protector of the Buddhist Faith grant me but seven more days grace of life to be quit of this disloyal couple, father and son'.
1902, John Buchan, ''The Outgoing of the Tide''
- When she sang in the kirk, folk have told me that they had a foretaste of the musick of the New Jerusalem, and when she came in by the village of Caulds old men stottered to their doors to look at her. Moreover, from her earliest days the bairn had some glimmerings of grace.
An act or decree of the governing body of an English university.
(RQ:Shakespeare Henry 6-2)
- He might, at his pleasure, grace (..)or disgrace whom he would in court.
To supply with heavenly grace.
- Thy first publique miracle graceth a marriage
1987, L. E. McCullough, ''The Complete Irish Tin Whistle Tutor (New & Revised)'' (page 22)
- For D and E, the G and A fingers are generally used for gracing, though E is sometimes more conveniently graced by F.
a gift or sign of God; a demonstration of divine power.