SOLEMNITY's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of solemnity
Definition:
n. seriousness; gravity; religious or ritual ceremony
Example:
The minister was concerned that nothing should disturb the solemnity of the marriage service.
Sentence in Classic:
We were serious to the point of solemnity, but once during the short voyage our eyes met and we laughed.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
The boys talked little, and only under their breath, for the time and the place and the pervading solemnity and silence oppressed their spirits.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
She caught the young officer by his cuffs, and a look of solemnity and fear appeared on her flushed face.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
After that the generals began to disperse with the solemnity and circumspect silence of people who are leaving, after a funeral.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
On his face, besides the look of joyful emotion it had worn yesterday while telling the tale of the merchant who suffered innocently, there was now an expression of quiet solemnity.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Breakfast had been ordered at a pleasant little tavern, a mile or so away upon the rising ground beyond the green; and there was a bagatelle board in the room, in case we should desire to unbend our minds after the solemnity.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Gradgrind, emerged from the shadow in which man walketh and disquieteth himself in vain, took upon her the dread solemnity of the sages and patriarchs.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
At length the whispering ceased; and the members of the board, having resumed their seats and their solemnity, Mr.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
One or two made faint motions of recognition, which might have been subdued either by the solemnity of the scene, or by the doubt as to how far the others meant to go; Mrs.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
There were lights burning in the windows of the house at Maryino; Prokofitch in a black frockcoat and white gloves, with a special solemnity, laid the table for seven.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev Context
She was dressed in mourning, and her countenance, always engaging, was rendered, by the solemnity of her feelings, exquisitely beautiful.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context