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 Meanings and Examples of POMP
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pomp
 n.  dignified or magnificent display; splendor
Classic Sentence:
1  And she had three great crowns on her head, and around her stood all the pomp and power of the Church.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE FISHERMAN AND HIS WIFE
2  And Snowdrop consented, and went home with the prince; and everything was got ready with great pomp and splendour for their wedding.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In SNOWDROP
3  Then the wedding was held with great pomp, but as the train came from the church, and passed with the torches before the hall, a very small ray of light fell upon the prince.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In LILY AND THE LION
4  Everything was ready, and all the pomp and brightness of the court was there.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In KING GRISLY-BEARD
5  There, after a few days, if you like, the civil marriage shall be celebrated without pomp or ceremony.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 74. The Villefort Family Vault.
6  In June she married Tom Buchanan of Chicago with more pomp and circumstance than Louisville ever knew before.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 4
7  Vanity, it may be, chose to mortify itself, by putting on, for ceremonials of pomp and state, the garments that had been wrought by her sinful hands.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In V. HESTER AT HER NEEDLE
8  Some of them, indeed, by their services in the Low Countries and on other fields of European warfare, had fairly won their title to assume the name and pomp of soldiership.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XXII. THE PROCESSION
9  Mr. Bumble had quite dignity enough for two; supposing even that the stranger had been more familiar: so he drank his gin-and-water in silence, and read the paper with great show of pomp and circumstance.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
10  You may possibly remember that you chaffed me a little, some hours ago, when the sun seemed on your side of the hedge, so you must not grudge me a little pomp and ceremony now.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. THE ADVENTURE OF THE NORWOOD BUILDER
11  If on the other hand you hear of his death, come home at once, celebrate his funeral rites with all due pomp, build a barrow to his memory, and make your mother marry again.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK I
12  And upon coming to the north, I expected to meet with a rough, hard-handed, and uncultivated population, living in the most Spartan-like simplicity, knowing nothing of the ease, luxury, pomp, and grandeur of southern slaveholders.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
13  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
14  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
15  In the religious ceremonies of the ancients neither pomp nor splendour were wanting; but to these was joined the ordinance of sacrifice, giving occasion to much bloodshed and cruelty.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II.
Example Sentence:
1  The Prime Minister was received with all the traditional pomp and ceremony that is laid on for visiting heads of government.
2  She arrived at the airport without the pomp and ceremony that usually accompanies important politicians.
3  The official was accompanied by all the pomp of his high position.
4  I do not think it is the role of councilors to indulge in pomp and circumstance: we have been elected to do, not to show.