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  • This contrast is easily seen in Either/Or; the famous/infamous "Diary of a Seducer" section, a wry ventriloquism of the aesthete's disconnected, indecisive sensual limbo, shifts into the sober prose of "Judge William," delineating ethical choices.

    This and/or that

  • He is already cast against type: a surprising rendition of the tall, aggressive, neck-wrenching centre-forward, with his daintier skills, his aesthete's ponytail.

    England's Andy Carroll is not the first with a thirst for success | Barney Ronay

  • The aesthete's pop band, bar none, head out on a national tour for the first time in a decade.

    Winter Arts Calendar

  • Nothing wrong with an aesthete's rhapsodies, of course, even if that kind of thing isn't often to my liking ...

    Real Food

  • He's simply expressing the aesthete's version of a bourgeois fear of perks lost to the mob, which is why he's now the stuffed Eeyore propped on the dais at countless academic conferences.

    Material Girl

  • The great virtue of the Hirshhorn Museum is that it overflows Cooper's definition of the "true museum" as restricted to "well-rounded collections" of "works which are not only typical but also of the finest quality available" — an aesthete's ideal that takes no account of the rapid changes in values that have occurred in the past hundred years.

    Taken for a Ride

  • Unhappily, much of the good, the useful and the necessary was being classed as "ugly" in this young aesthete's mind, and worse, he was finding himself uncomfortable in the presence of an increasing number of normal, even practically essential conditions.

    Our Nervous Friends — Illustrating the Mastery of Nervousness

  • But it wasn't a scientist's curiosity; it was an aesthete's.

    Breaking Point

  • The pass has been dubbed "the aesthete's Oyster" by Neil MacGregor, director of the British Museum - a museum's equivalent of the card that regulars use on the London transport network.

    The Guardian World News

  • BEIRUT: Spain maybe the aesthete's choice as champions but so far the European Champions have struggled to hit top gear.

    The Daily Star > Politics

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