“The dandified man might be a stereotype, but it's still very real.”
“Nathan Lane scores in his Modern Family scenes as dandified drama queen Pepper Saltzman, whose overly overly fussy theme brunches ( "Oscar Wilde-and-Crazy," "Studio 54th-of-July," "Seder-Day Night Fever") have driven Cam and Mitchell to distraction.”
“It's revealing that the dispute focused on David's virility, since Jones believes that Michelangelo despised Leonardo's filmy, dandified dress and his habit of androgynously blending male and female beauty.”
“And then, in the intervals between deaths, the family retired to a miniature house in St. John's Wood, where my dandified, Thackery-like grandpapa washed the dishes and avoided contact with his creditors.”
“In book 1, The Rest Falls Away, vampires have always lived among them, quietly attacking unsuspecting debutantes and dandified lords as well as hackney drivers and Bond Street milliners.”
“Ives was a slender New Yorker with deep-set eyes and a dandified bearing who had been born to a family of socialites on December 25, 1828—hence his middle name.”
“And with the passage of paid-leave laws in Britain (where Prime Minister David Cameron took several weeks off to care for his infant daughter) and Australia (which is hardly a dandified nation), the U.S. is now the only wealthy country that doesn't bankroll a bonding period for either parent.”
“Before 1776, according to the historical sociologist Michael Kimmel, the perfect man was still a genteel patriarch, a dandified landowner steeped in the codes of the Old World.”
“The wisest words in the play are spoken by Viscount Goring, a dandified idler who recognises that life cannot be understood without charity and forgiveness.”
“Shalkan drawled, sounding for all the world in that moment like one of the Senior Apprentice Undermages back at the Mage College-a particularly dandified fellow who cultivated a pose of great world weariness and took great delight in making trouble for the Student-Apprentices.”
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