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Usage examples for Fame

  1. People will begin to ask what it was that made his fame with his contemporaries so great. – The Adventure of Living by John St. Loe Strachey
  2. Colonel John Sevier, of King's Mountain fame, was a leader among the people of the territory in question. – School History of North Carolina by John W. Moore
  3. I should call you the 'Pioneers, ' because you'd be starting on a new venture to spread the fame of 'The Moorings. – Monitress Merle by Angela Brazil
  4. Grudge not the glory, Caesar, of such fame. – Pharsalia; Dramatic Episodes of the Civil Wars by Lucan
  5. The various other pieces that he gave away, have bestowed fame, and probably fortune, on several persons. – A Poetical Review of the Literary and Moral Character of the late Samuel Johnson (1786) by John Courtenay
  6. Timothy's fame had gone before him; Arethusa had not made a single warm friend since she had left the Farm who had not at least heard of Timothy. – The Heart of Arethusa by Francis Barton Fox
  7. And that is better than fame! – The Prairie Wife by Arthur Stringer
  8. My darken'd ways Shall ring with music all the same; To breathe my loss is more than fame, To utter love more sweet than praise. – A Key to Lord Tennyson's 'In Memoriam' by Alfred Gatty
  9. She married another man when fame came to her, and it is said he knew she would never be more than a friend to him from the beginning. – The Mistress of Bonaventure by Harold Bindloss
  10. I shall bear forth the fame of the Niblungs through all that hindereth; In my life shall I win great glory, and be merry in my death. – The Story of Sigurd the Volsung and the Fall of the Niblungs by William Morris
  11. Accordingly, he immediately set about seeking such security as he might now hope to find, which he did the more readily since he had now, and at one cast, so entirely fulfilled his most sanguine expectations of good fortune and of fame. – Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates by Howard I. Pyle
  12. But full of 'ambition, ' eager for success, eager for fame, and, what is more, determined to conquer fame and to achieve success. – Robert Browning by G. K. Chesterton
  13. It was the pluckiest thing ever seen, and won for him not only the race, but the greatest fame and his Countess, who made him promise never to ride in a race again, and he never has. – In the Courts of Memory 1858-1875. by L. de Hegermann-Lindencrone
  14. But before long Sandeau was left far behind in the race for fame. – Superwomen by Albert Payson Terhune
  15. His 'Lusiad, ' which was shortly after published, brought him much fame, but no money. – Character by Samuel Smiles
  16. So much his great fame had now achieved. – Erasmus and the Age of Reformation by Johan Huizinga
  17. What do I care for his fame? – The Correspondence of Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1834-1872, Vol II. by Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson
  18. If he had abandoned law for poetry, there is no telling how far his fame might have reached. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  19. You have evidently a sufficient income and lots of the good things of life; you are entirely your own master, and on the high- road to fame; what more can you want? – Windyridge by W. Riley
  20. I was pleased to let him seek danger where he was like to find fame. – Roman Women Woman: In All Ages and in All Countries, Volume 2 (of 10) by Alfred Brittain
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