Bilibin liked conversation as he liked work, only when it could be made elegantly witty.
The officer on duty was a handsome, elegantly dressed man with a diamond ring on his forefinger.
The variety called variegatum has very elegantly marked leaves, and is sometimes used as a margin or otherwise in bedding arrangements.
Boris was elegantly dressed, with a slightly martial touch appropriate to a wartime wedding.
In the north-east corner of the city is the Nestorian church which was noted by Marco Polo, the façade being " elaborately carved and the gates covered with elegantly wrought iron."