Usage examples for fabulous

  1. It is founded on the legends of fabulous British history. – The Interdependence of Literature by Georgina Pell Curtis
  2. Cymbeline is the only exception; and even that has its advantages in preparing the audience for the chaos of time, place, and costume, by throwing the date back into a fabulous king's reign. – Literary Remains, Vol. 2 by Coleridge
  3. Jimmy Holden had been told and told and instructed, and the words had been graven deep in his mind by the same fabulous machine that his father used to teach him his grammar and his vocabulary and his arithmetic and the horde of other things that made Jimmy Holden what he was: " If anything happens to us, you must turn to Paul Brennan!" – The Fourth R by George Oliver Smith
  4. Can any one read these details and declare Plato's description of Atlantis to be fabulous, simply because he tells us of the enormous quantities of gold and silver possessed by the people? – The Antediluvian World by Ignatius Donnelly
  5. Fenimore Cooper filled his romances, not with the people about him, but with the Indians beyond the sky- line, and made them half- fabulous to boot. – A Book of Prefaces by H. L. Mencken
  6. Cyane brings the stone to the emperor; but Henry is now himself the poet of the fabulous tale which the merchants had formerly related to him. – Henry of Ofterdingen: A Romance. by Friedrich von Hardenberg
  7. Have you considered that with this admission the whole world becomes a fabulous structure, without any higher object? – The Progressionists, and Angela. by Conrad von Bolanden
  8. Music, he said, as you will remember, was the counterpart of gymnastic, and trained the guardians by the influences of habit, by harmony making them harmonious, by rhythm rhythmical, but not giving them science; and the words, whether fabulous or possibly true, had kindred elements of rhythm and harmony in them. – Plato's Republic by Plato
  9. Once I read a story in the Talmud which I considered wholly fabulous. – Seeds of Pine by Janey Canuck
  10. To begin with, there is no doubt that the man Anthony Riggleton is alive, and that he is the legal owner of all Charles Faversham's fabulous fortune. – The Everlasting Arms by Joseph Hocking
  11. But I'd already observed that your fabulous good fortune hasn't deserted you in the least." – Legacy by James H Schmitz
  12. Naturally all these commanded fabulous prices. – The Passing of the Frontier A Chronicle of the Old West, Volume 26 in The Chronicles Of America Series by Emerson Hough
  13. They started by taking Martha to North East Harbor for the balance of the summer, and then to keep her from going west in the fall, they engaged her to teach them French that winter at quite a fabulous salary. – Mary Minds Her Business by George Weston
  14. On the first day of his visits to this museum, Barnum stood for an hour before a large case containing a most unique and extraordinary collection of fabulous animals, made from paper and other materials, and looking as natural and genuine as the stuffed skins of any animals in the American Museum. – The-Life-of-Phineas-T-Barnum by Benton, Joel
  15. Operations, which now animals scarcely seem to notice, and which men alone in reality feel and enjoy, then put animate bodies into motion; and it was thus possible for men of art to perform wonders and produce appearances, which now seem wholly incredible and fabulous. – Henry of Ofterdingen: A Romance. by Friedrich von Hardenberg
  16. He has his own occupations, such as running for hacks, which he hires at fabulous prices; crossing the Potomac in all kinds of weather; rubbing off Yankee trade- marks and putting English labels in their stead. – Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee by John Esten Cooke
  17. The circumstances of his funeral are then recited, and the visionary and fabulous part of the poem disappears. – The Poems of Philip Freneau, Volume I (of III) by Philip Freneau
  18. And when he went on about her exalted station and her fabulous wealth! – The Cardinal's Snuff-Box by Henry Harland