Definitions of Erected

  1. of Erect
  2. Generous; noble.

Quotes of Erected

  1. The barriers are not erected which can say to aspiring talents and industry, "Thus far and no farther." – Ludwig van Beethoven
  2. Anyone determined to find another person or group inferior can always find whole lists of grounds that demonstrate inferiority because we are all inferior to the ideals of humanness we have erected – Marilyn French
  3. I've never seen a monument erected to a pessimist. – Paul Harvey
  4. Today Americans are overcome not by the sense of endless possibility but by the banality of the social order they have erected against it. – Christopher Lasch
  5. I fully expect to be able to complete one more campaign goal- and that is to proudly report that signs have been erected as you enter our great state that say 'Welcome to Wild, Wonderful West Virginia: Open for Business!' – Joe Manchin III
  6. Those who first oppose a good work, seize it and make it their own, when the cornerstone is laid and memorial tablets are erected – Edgar Lee Masters
  7. The splendid empire of Charles the Fifth was erected upon the grave of liberty. – John Lothrop Motley
  8. When one puts up a building one makes an elaborate scaffold to get everything into its proper place. But when one takes the scaffold down, the building must stand by itself with no trace of the means by which it was erected That is how a musician should work. – Andres Segovia
  9. Our erected wit maketh us to know what perfection is. – Philip Sidney
  10. These matters having been arranged, I had a temporary awning erected near the river, and was for three or four days busily employed writing an account of our journey for the Governor's information. – Charles Sturt

Usage examples for Erected

  1. It is to be noticed that the flag of the Republic had not been erected over the tents of the visitors, nor anywhere on the island. – Terre Napoleon A history of French explorations and projects in Australia by Ernest Scott
  2. I was not able to see her in chapel or to see the throne erected for her with its back to the Table, which has given great offence to many people. – Autobiography of Sir George Biddell Airy by George Biddell Airy
  3. Unfortunately, some rather lofty modern buildings have been erected in front of this cliff castle, so as to render it impossible to make of it an effective sketch or to take a satisfactory photograph. – Castles and Cave Dwellings of Europe by Sabine Baring-Gould
  4. In 1837 the organ was removed, and a new one erected by Parsons. – Charles Dickens and Music by James T. Lightwood
  5. This chamber had been built when Hortan erected his new capital and none of the Jovians knew of its location, so it was chosen as our meeting place. – Giants on the Earth by Sterner St. Paul Meek
  6. This done he looked about him for a suitable place to build a shelter, and finding a good drift not far away set about his building with greater care than on the night before, and before noon time had a small but well- fashioned igloo erected with a tunnel leading to the entrance that he might better be protected from the wind. – Bobby of the Labrador by Dillon Wallace
  7. The other buildings were probably erected within the last fifty years. – Account of a Tour in Normandy, Vol. II. (of 2) by Dawson Turner
  8. The huts that we had erected on the north side, upon our arrival from Fatiko, had been destroyed by the natives. – Ismailia by Samuel W. Baker
  9. Sir Richard many years before his death constantly fed a great number of poor citizens, built a church and a college to it, with a yearly allowance for poor scholars, and near it erected a hospital. – The Blue Fairy Book by Various
  10. The other set looked down upon a new building being erected across the way. – Half Portions by Edna Ferber
  11. Since which, a considerable town may be said to have been erected upon his property, now about 1600l. – An History of Birmingham (1783) by William Hutton
  12. East side, complied with;- nothing done to the street, and a school- house erected in the centre of the street. – Toronto of Old by Henry Scadding
  13. The first building erected on this rock was a block- house, which was afterward burned. – Over the Rocky Mountains to Alaska by Charles Warren Stoddard
  14. He made a carpenter's shop of the chief drawing- room and erected a bench there. – The Triumphs of Eugène Valmont by Robert Barr
  15. Close to the spot where we had before stopped, there were two huts that had been recently erected – Expedition into Central Australia by Charles Sturt
  16. At this point the forest came down close to the water's edge, and the ground was high and dry, and Swiftwater told the boys to " camp out" if they so desired, and had double tarpaulins placed on the ground for them and " dog tents" erected for them near the Indians. – The Boy Scouts on the Yukon by Ralph Victor
  17. The hairs of my head, catching terror from my fancies, erected themselves. – Prince Zaleski by M.P. Shiel
  18. The foot- bridge erected with my assistance is considered satisfactory, just as though the wind had placed it. – The Life of the Spider by J. Henri Fabre
  19. The part of the edifice which Bohier erected in 1515 is that through which the visitor makes his entrance, and is built upon the piers of an old mill which was destroyed at that time. – Castles and Chateaux of Old Touraine and the Loire Country by Francis Miltoun