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Magnificent preparations were made to receive the illustrious statesman; a cavalcade of horsemen set forth to meet him at the boundary line of the State, and all the people left their business and gathered along the wayside to see him pass.
It really was a very brilliant spectacle, especially as there were numerous banners flaunting over the cavalcade, on some of which were gorgeous portraits of the illustrious statesman and the Great Stone Face, smiling familiarly at one another, like two brothers.
In the midst of all this gallant array came an open barouche, drawn by four white horses; and in the barouche, with his massive head uncovered, sat the illustrious statesman, Old Stony Phiz himself.
You must add my name to the illustrious three, and record another failure of your hopes.
I made my humblest acknowledgment to this illustrious person, for his great communicativeness; and promised, "if ever I had the good fortune to return to my native country, that I would do him justice, as the sole inventor of this wonderful machine;" the form and contrivance of which I desired leave to delineate on paper, as in the figure here annexed.
The attention which we have been obliged to give, during the commencement of the chapter, to the illustrious personages we have introduced into it, has diverted us for an instant from him to whom Anne of Austria owed the extraordinary triumph she had obtained over the cardinal; and who, confounded, unknown, lost in the crowd gathered at one of the doors, looked on at this scene, comprehensible only to four persons--the king, the queen, his Eminence, and himself.
During his illustrious career, he has served as Assistant Chief of Air Staff (Air Defence) and Sector Commander at North Sector, Nur Khan.
The Illustrious is a different type of fantasy story.
Summary: Johannesburg [South Africa], Oct 28 (ANI): Swiss tennis star Martina Hingis' illustrious career came to a sudden halt as she slumped to a shocking doubles defeat alongside Taiwanese partner Chan Yung-Jan in the WTA Finals-her last tournament before retiring-here on Saturday.
This ship is so much bigger than Illustrious and it combines, of course, sea power with air power.
THE last voyage of the Tynebuilt aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious is expected to take place next month when she leaves the UK for a Turkish breaker's yard.
THE last voyage of the Tyne-built aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious is expected to take place next month when she leaves the UK for a Turkish breaker's yard.