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 Meanings and Examples of MAGNIFICENCE
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magnificence
 n.  grandeur; splendor; grand or imposing beauty
Classic Sentence: (135 in 10 pages)
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 Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII—CRAVATTE
2  She trembled vaguely in the presence of this magnificence.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IX—THENARDIER AND HIS MANOEUVRES
3  These resources, gathered from exception, seem magnificence and poverty.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   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 Hugo
Get Context   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 Dumas
Get Context   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 Grimm
Get Context   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 Dumas
Get Context   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 Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 53. Robert le Diable.
9  I never saw more simple tastes united to greater magnificence.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 57. In the Lucerne Patch.
10  I can guess the taste and magnificence of those balls.
The Inspector General By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In ACT III
11  The new decoration of the Premises contributed much to the magnificence of the spectacle.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER X
12  Though Balashev was used to imperial pomp, he was amazed at the luxury and magnificence of Napoleon's court.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER VI
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.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER I.
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 Swift
Get Context   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 Hawthorne
Get Context   In XXII. THE PROCESSION
Example Sentence:
1  The picture he presented was burned into my mind with a kind of magnificence, a certain splendor that was strangely moving.
2  Its magnificent proportions make this palace unique among the buildings of the world.
3  The magnificent scene of the waterfall is a perfect delight to the eye.
4  He dribbled past two defenders and scored a magnificent goal.
5  Unbelievably, our Government are now planning to close this magnificent institution.
6  He hit a magnificent shot with a nine iron.
7  The magnificent scene of the waterfall is pleasant.
8  The Parthenon is a magnificent structure.
9  This was not only a game to decide which team will win magnificent prizes, it was also a game where the Mayor will decide who will be final champion.
10  The emperor issued an edict decreeing that everyone should come see him model his magnificent new clothes.
11  The teams responded magnificently to the challenge.