It stands entirely on its own as one of Salinger's saddest, loveliest stories.
She has been married to the music critic Pete Paphides (“the loveliest man who ever lived”) since 1999.
The loveliest thing about this play is that all it wants to do is entertain you.
It was the loveliest evening that brooded round us as we walked.
No color, only light came to the surface of it, and broke in the loveliest smile.
She put on the same dress that had charmed Philip so much, and went downstairs looking her loveliest.
Eileen was almost, if not quite, the loveliest thing I ever have seen.
And then, to leave the lovely place at the loveliest of all times in a garden, the cool of the day!
"The Runs" was, as Hetty had said, one of the loveliest of sea-side places.
His scheme was to go to Jamaica and spend his suddenly acquired wealth in "that loveliest of the Antilles."
Old English luflic "affectionate, loveable;" see love (n.) + -ly (1). The modern sense of "lovable on account of beauty, attractive" is from c.1300, "applied indiscriminately to all pleasing material objects, from a piece of plum-cake to a Gothic cathedral" [George P. Marsh, "The Origin and History of the English Language," 1862].
An attractive woman: where flabby lovelies in polka-dot bikinis lobbed beachballs around (1940s+)