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For frivolity and jokes and spotted tights were an offense, when they intruded themselves upon a spirit that was exalted into the vague august realm of the romantic.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
And that these two bodies made up the most august assembly in Europe; to whom, in conjunction with the prince, the whole legislature is committed.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
We looked at the venerable stream not in the vivid flush of a short day that comes and departs for ever, but in the august light of abiding memories.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad Context
The nuptials of our hero, thus formally approved by his father, were celebrated in the most august of temples, the noble Minster of York.
There was something almost divine in this man, who was thus august, without being himself aware of it.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
At the beginning of this century Ecouen was one of those strict and graceful places where young girls pass their childhood in a shadow that is almost august.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
In magnificent solitude he marched toward the house, while Hugh bewailed his sin and the overclouding of august favor.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
But this august dignity I treat of, is not the dignity of kings and robes, but that abounding dignity which has no robed investiture.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
One alone kept the household and its august home, a daughter now ripe for a husband and of full years for marriage.
On your return you were received by an august personage, and I perceive with pleasure that you preserve the souvenir she gave you.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
THE grey warm evening of August had descended upon the city and a mild warm air, a memory of summer, circulated in the streets.