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.
Two of the tower piers and a part of one arch give some indication of the grandeur of the building.
Of the grandeur of the church itself, however, there can be no question: it is the finest portion of the whole Escorial, and, according to Fergusson, deserves to rank as one of the great Renaissance churches of Europe.