LOFTY's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of lofty
Definition:
a. high, tall, having great height; idealistic, implying over-optimism
Example:
Though Barbara Jordan's fellow students used to tease her about her lofty ambitions, she rose to hold one of the highest positions in the land.
Sentence in Classic:
It was a text which might seem to the casual observer at variance with the lofty morality elsewhere preached by Jesus Christ.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
This was a lofty, mysterious religion connected with a whole series of noble thoughts and feelings, which one could do more than merely believe because one was told to, which one could love.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
She could not understand how lofty and beyond her it all was, and she ought not to have dared to allude to it.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Getting up from the table, Levin walked with Gagin through the lofty room to the billiard room, feeling his arms swing as he walked with a peculiar lightness and ease.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Above him again was the same lofty sky with clouds that had risen and were floating still higher, and between them gleamed blue infinity.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
It was as if that lofty, infinite canopy of heaven that had once towered above him had suddenly turned into a low, solid vault that weighed him down, in which all was clear, but nothing eternal or mysterious.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Had Nicholas been able to analyze his feelings he would have found that his steady, tender, and proud love of his wife rested on his feeling of wonder at her spirituality and at the lofty moral world, almost beyond his reach, in which she had her being.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The Theatin looked fresh coloured, plump, and vigorous; his eyes were sparkling, his air assured, his look lofty, and his step bold.
Candide By Voltaire Context
She knew I did; for the stateliness of her manner already abated towards me, except when she spoke in praise of him, and then her air was always lofty.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Beyond the green swelling hills of the Mittel Land rose mighty slopes of forest up to the lofty steeps of the Carpathians themselves.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
Overhead hung a summer sky furrowed with the rush of rockets; and from the east a late moon, pushing up beyond the lofty bend of the coast, sent across the bay a shaft of brightness which paled to ashes in the red glitter of the illuminated boats.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context