Examples from literature
- Alas, my comely child, Why will thou from me go?
- Both were well formed, and of comely features, but in very ragged and tattered plight.
- It is not always the tallest nor the most comely men who are selected.
- It still held its place as a splendid, feather-trimmed, rich article of dress, a hat for dress wear, and it was then comely and becoming.
- The amazement on her comely face changed to sudden and indignant enlightenment.