Sentence Examples


  • The pictures captured the solemnity of this day.
  • To mark the solemnity of the occasion, the patriarch's name was changed to Abraham, and that of his wife to Sarah.
  • In public he maintained a bearing of rigid solemnity, and was seen to laugh only three times in the course of his life.
  • After a great number of formalities and prayers, the pope pronounces the sentence, and indicates eventually the day on which he will proceed to the ceremony of canonization, which takes place with great solemnity in the basilica of St Peter.
  • He had twice sworn, with gratuitous solemnity, to maintain the new constitution; but he was hardly out of Naples before he repudiated his oaths and, in letters addressed to all the sovereigns of Europe, declared his acts to have been null and void.
 

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