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    What does 'properly picturesque' mean in the sentence?

    'She was not interested in ecclesiastics of any kind although, since being in Italy, she admitted to a mild admiration for Cardinals whom she considered as at any rate properly picturesque.'


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    Re: What does 'properly picturesque' mean in the sentence?

    She means that the cardinals [who have red robes] are visually attractive in a charming manner which is very suitable to Italy.

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