A Highlander in full regalia is an impressive sight - any Highlander, no matter how old, ill-favored, or crabbed in appearance. A tall, straight-bodied, and by no means ill-favored Highlander in the prime of his life is breathtaking.
Drums of Autumn, Diana Gabaldon
(How excited am I for the tv adaptation of Outlander, you ask? PRETTY DANG EXCITED.)