GRANDEUR's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of grandeur
Definition:
n. quality or condition of being grand; magnificence
Example:
The concept that matter and energy are inter-convertible strikes to the core of the universe, probably exceeds in grandeur any other picture the field of physical science.
Sentence in Classic:
One poor chap, who had no other grandeur to offer, said with tolerably manifest pride in the remembrance:.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
All the children thought a great deal of her; but when they spoke of dress, and grandeur, and beauty, she shook her head.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
Just as Levin had disliked all the trivial preparations for his wedding, as derogatory to the grandeur of the event, now he felt still more offensive the preparations for the approaching birth, the date of which they reckoned, it seemed, on their fingers.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
In 1808 the Emperor Alexander went to Erfurt for a fresh interview with the Emperor Napoleon, and in the upper circles of Petersburg there was much talk of the grandeur of this important meeting.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The discredited rulers of the world can oppose no reasonable ideal to the insensate Napoleonic ideal of glory and grandeur.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
But all these tokens of past grandeur were miserably decayed and dirty; rot, damp, and age, had weakened the flooring, which in many places was unsound and even unsafe.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
They drove straight to the door of the chief hotel (which Oliver used to stare up at, with awe, and think a mighty palace, but which had somehow fallen off in grandeur and size); and here was Mr.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
We saw it in all its grandeur, perched a thousand feet on the summit of a sheer precipice, and with seemingly a great gap between it and the steep of the adjacent mountain on any side.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
I determined to go without a guide, for I was well acquainted with the path, and the presence of another would destroy the solitary grandeur of the scene.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
Scarlett thought it quite the ugliest dwelling she had ever seen but, to Melanie, Twelve Oaks in all its grandeur had not been more beautiful.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
There were six ambassadors, with a train of about five hundred persons, and their entry was very magnificent, suitable to the grandeur of their master, and the importance of their business.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context