Sentence Examples


  • I liked the simple, wild grandeur of the palisades.
  • I could not resist the sight of the grandeur and glory with which he has covered France.
  • But soon the partial or total conquest of the Spanish inheritance proved the grandeur of his beginnings and the meanness of his end.
  • With the capture of the city by the Mongols, under Hulagu (Hulaku), the grandson of Jenghiz Khan, in 1258, and the extinction of the Abbasid caliphate of Bagdad, its importance as the religious centre of Islam passed away, and it ceased to be a city of the first rank, although the glamour of its former grandeur still clung to it, so that even to-day in Turkish official documents it is called the "glorious city."
  • Apart from this variety, and from the historic interest of such places as Braga, Bussaco, Cintra, Coimbra, or Torres Vedras, the attractiveness of the country is due to its colouring, and not to grandeur of form.