The scale of the archbishop's household seemed to me decent and proper, without being that of the grand seigneur in any respect.
Mariette took it, and bowed over it with the air of a grand seigneur of 1680.
Then, with his air of grand seigneur, Stephen Glynn rose from his chair and made his adieux.
Only every Rothwell at the Place, even to the last, had an air of being a grand seigneur, which this fellow can't very well have.
One can scarcely say which was the stronger in you, the grand seigneur or the base comedian.
You are a good fellow, although wealth has rather turned your head, and although you are trying to play the grand seigneur.
He had great charm, and there was something engaging in the perfection with which he played the grand seigneur.
By the French he was esteemed a high-bred specimen of the kind of grand seigneur which democratic republics engender.
We applied ourselves to cacique and butio, but we found no grand seigneur.
Ah, long ago it must be he was French: Some grand seigneur, sans doute, in Guernsey then.