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prins lee

  • s  rich and superior in quality
    a princely sum
  • s  having the rank of or befitting a prince
    a princely bearing
    princely manner

  • Like the Buddha, he once enjoyed a princely existence, but after losing an eye in a freak accident, he left his well-born wife and young child to travel as a virtual mendicant .
  • The man who just a couple of years ago considered $125 per body a princely sum will likely make well in excess of $3 million in 2003.
  • Instead, Hans-Adam, 57, pays for his princely upkeep and finances various state occasions out of his own very deep pockets.
Quotes

  • Francesco Rutelli in Globe and Mail
    This princely tomb is unique, and it marks the origin of Western painting,Culture Minister Francesco Rutelli said about the ancient art of burial painting.
  • Winston Churchill in Telegraph.co.uk
    Lord Camrose, the then proprietor of The Daily Telegraph was outraged,says young Winston. "And he corralled 10 wealthy well-wishers and they each ponied up the princely sum of £5,000. So for £55,000 - which was a lot of money in those...
  • Ruskin Bond in Indian Express
    My first advance was 50 pounds, the standard sum for book advances in those days. And it was a princely sum. I sailed back to India from England, soon after and freelanced from Dehradun for a few years while I was writing my books,says Bond.

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