He always declares that you are the very beau ideal of an English country gentleman.
"Can You Forgive Her?" by Anthony Trollope
He was the beau ideal of a dashing hussar, and his appearance was far more English than French.
"No Surrender!" by G. A. Henty
If he had not come he would not have met Colonel DeLisle, his beau ideal of a man and a soldier.
"A Soldier of the Legion" by C. N. Williamson
Ham Peggotty is represented as the very beau-ideal of an uneducated, simple-minded, honest, and warm-hearted fisherman.
"Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama" by E. Cobham Brewer
It answers very much to the beau ideal of what a French chateau ought to be, but seldom is.
"Itinerary of Provence and the Rhone" by John Hughes
If it is free of savages it is the beau ideal of a naturalist's station.
"Nat the Naturalist" by G. Manville Fenn
She certainly was the beau-ideal of old age.
"Percival Keene" by Frederick Marryat
And this was precisely Orige's beau ideal of happiness.
"Clare Avery" by Emily Sarah Holt
In the full vigor of mature manhood, erect, alert, quick, and decisive of speech, General Johnston was the beau ideal of a soldier.
"Destruction and Reconstruction:" by Richard Taylor
From that day Stuart was Bivens's beau-ideal of a gentleman.
"The Root of Evil" by Thomas Dixon