1 All the magnificence of these humble parishes combined would not have sufficed to clothe the chorister of a cathedral properly.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII—CRAVATTE
2 She trembled vaguely in the presence of this magnificence.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IX—THENARDIER AND HIS MANOEUVRES
3 These resources, gathered from exception, seem magnificence and poverty.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 12: CHAPTER II—PRELIMINARY GAYETIES
4 So that we may say that Paris's great prodigality, its wonderful festival, its Beaujon folly, its orgy, its stream of gold from full hands, its pomp, its luxury, its magnificence, is its sewer system.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE LAND IMPOVERISHED BY THE SEA
5 After the soup the maid brought a boiled fowl--a piece of magnificence which caused the eyes of the diners to dilate in such a manner that they seemed ready to burst.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In 32 A PROCURATOR'S DINNER
6 The wedding was held with great magnificence and small joy, and out of a tailor a king was made.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm GrimmContext Highlight In THE VALIANT LITTLE TAILOR
7 "Our magnificence makes you smile, count," said Maximilian, who had followed him with his eyes.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 50. The Morrel Family.
8 The lady was surpassingly beautiful, while the rich magnificence of her attire drew all eyes upon her.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 53. Robert le Diable.
9 I never saw more simple tastes united to greater magnificence.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 57. In the Lucerne Patch.
10 I can guess the taste and magnificence of those balls.
11 The new decoration of the Premises contributed much to the magnificence of the spectacle.
12 Though Balashev was used to imperial pomp, he was amazed at the luxury and magnificence of Napoleon's court.
13 Besides, I now considered myself as bound by the laws of hospitality, to a people who had treated me with so much expense and magnificence.
14 The emperor had a mind one day to entertain me with several of the country shows, wherein they exceed all nations I have known, both for dexterity and magnificence.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan SwiftContext Highlight In PART 1: CHAPTER III.
15 It was Mistress Hibbins, who, arrayed in great magnificence, with a triple ruff, a broidered stomacher, a gown of rich velvet, and a gold-headed cane, had come forth to see the procession.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel HawthorneContext Highlight In XXII. THE PROCESSION