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Each of the strangers was invited to sit down; and there they were, two and twenty storm- beaten mariners, in worn and tattered garb, sitting on two and twenty cushioned and canopied thrones, so rich and gorgeous that the proudest monarch had nothing more splendid in his stateliest hall.
Such unity marked their expressions of admiration for the red-brick building that they might have come there for no other purpose than to assure each other that this palace was the stateliest palace in the world.
Oregonians then would be met with locked gates and no-trespassing signs while trying to gain access to some of Western Oregon's stateliest rain forests, finest salmon streams and most sought-after hunting grounds.
Renowned Jerusalem itself, the stateliest name in history, has lost all its ancient grandeur, and is become a pauper village; the riches of Solomon are no longer there to compel the admiration of visiting Oriental queens; the wonderful temple which was the pride and the glory of Israel, is gone .
For example, we can hear echoes of Whitman's "look for me under your boot-soles" in Lindsay's recording of the poem "The Traveller-Heart": "(To a man who maintained that the mausoleum is the stateliest possible manner of interment) //I would be one with dark, dark earth.
90) At the other extreme, perhaps taking a lead from George V's appelation (the stateliest ship afloat'), (91) the Daily Telegraph regarded the ship as an exemplar of extraordinary beauty .
There came a bark that, blowing forward, bore King Arthur, like a modern gentleman Of stateliest port; and all the people cried, 'Arthur is come again: he cannot die.
A few days before the ECSC Treaty entered into force, Bruno Leoni, in an article that appeared on Il Sole (10) (today Il Sole240re, the newspaper of the Confindustria, the entrepreneur association) developed a reflection in which he compared two models of European federation: a stateliest one, reflecting socialist-Keynesian view, and a liberal one, the genuine product of the federalist thought.
From the stateliest denizen of the proudest palace, to the humblest dweller in the poorest cottage, all more or less ply the busy needle; from the crying infant of a span long and an hour's life, to the silent tenant of "the narrow house," all need its practical services" (Stone 2007: 3).
It is a captivating vision of a city that has not yet escaped its Roman circumvallation--a compact conurbation traversable in 30 minutes, where the sound and scent of cattle could infiltrate the stateliest salons.
To me, methought, who waited with the crowd, There came a bark that, blowing forward, bore King Arthur, like a modern gentleman Of stateliest port; and all the people cried, "Arthur has come again: he cannot die" (343-47)
The country where our stateliest football club, Arsenal, have banned the flag of St George from the Emirates Stadium because it could be deemed 'racist'.