Usage examples for famous

  1. Brede often went down to the village, and had always some news to tell of the great folk there; Inger, on the other hand, could always draw upon her famous journey to Trondhjem and her stay there. – Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun
  2. But it was not the Igorots or the mountains that had made Baguio famous and turned it into the summer capital of the Philippines- it was the climate. – The Golden Skull by John Blaine
  3. " He's a famous person, himself, of course," March observed, not without a gleam of mischief. – Mary Wollaston by Henry Kitchell Webster
  4. The wretch's mother, in her youth, Was famous for her beer! – Poems by Elizabeth Stoddard
  5. Now, Maude, come with me, and we shall visit the famous Poets' Corner. – A Duet by A. Conan Doyle
  6. If he's to be a famous man he must, at least, live like a gentleman. – Lola by Owen Davis
  7. " I'm going to write a song," he told me, " and it's going to make me famous – Recollections of a Varied Life by George Cary Eggleston
  8. As I looked I murmured two lines from Browning's Grammarian's Funeral: This is our Master, famous calm, and dead, Borne on our shoulders. – Hilda Wade A Woman With Tenacity Of Purpose by Grant Allen
  9. Can you go to the map and trace the course of this famous retreat? – School History of North Carolina by John W. Moore
  10. " That's a rather famous man's idea," he added, with a little dry smile. – The Gold Trail by Harold Bindloss
  11. Be famous in his Light and bold in his strength. – A Book of Quaker Saints by Lucy Violet Hodgkin
  12. My name will be famous if I succeed in my plans. – David and the Phoenix by Edward Ormondroyd
  13. It was this paper that made him famous to " all Paris." – Real Soldiers of Fortune by Richard Harding Davis
  14. And I've met many people in Europe who have said you were getting very famous – The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him by Paul Leicester Ford
  15. He'll take such famous care of me; now won't you let me go, papa? – The Red Eric by R.M. Ballantyne
  16. Some day when I live in England, I suppose I can have a lovely garden there- it is famous for gardens, isn't it? – The Man and the Moment by Elinor Glyn
  17. In this way Mr. Clark became famous in England. – Stories of American Life and Adventure by Edward Eggleston
  18. His picture of " Dawn" is the most fairly famous picture of our time. – Modern Painting by George Moore
  19. I had much rather make a bargain with any one I loved to read the same book with them at the same hour, than to look at the moon like Rousseau's famous lovers. – Maria Edgeworth by Helen Zimmern
  20. She had been a beauty; but if it had been her lot to be known in history, it was not as a beauty that she would have been famous – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope