1 He had risen to prominence in the campaigns in Tennessee and the West, and his reputation as a determined and ruthless fighter was growing.
2 The pretty roundness left her face, throwing her cheek bones into prominence, emphasizing her slanting green eyes and giving her the look of a prowling, hungry cat.
3 He did not have behind him a long line of ancestors of wealth, prominence and blood.
4 Already his wealth, and the masterly use he had made of it, were giving him an enviable prominence in the world of affairs, and placing Wall Street under obligations which only Fifth Avenue could repay.
5 Wherefore, you must now have perceived that the front of the Sperm Whale's head is a dead, blind wall, without a single organ or tender prominence of any sort whatsoever.
6 The old fellow upon the cracker box appeared in middle prominence.
7 Regarding his procession of memory he felt gleeful and unregretting, for in it his public deeds were paraded in great and shining prominence.
8 His chin, too, had the prominence and squareness which mark the man of determination.
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9 He was successfully supplanted for a while, at the beginning of the present century, by Buonaparte; but as process of time rendered the latter personage stale and ineffective the older phrase resumed its early prominence.
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10 The faith of these two leading denominations was more suited to the slave church from the prominence they gave to religious feeling and fervor.
11 I have often said to my friends that if I can use whatever prominence may have come to me as an instrument with which to do good, I am content to have it.
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12 The figure stopped, and at the moment a ray of moonlight fell upon the masses of driving clouds and showed in startling prominence a dark-haired woman, dressed in the cerements of the grave.
13 The red color of her skin, narrow high forehead, prominent cheek bones and the hawk-bridged nose which flattened at the end above thick negro lips, all showed the mixture of two races.
14 The high cheek bones were more prominent, the hawk-bridged nose was sharper and her copper skin gleamed with a brighter hue.
15 The jails were full of prominent citizens and there they stayed without hope of early trial.