Usage examples for famous

  1. Be famous in his Light and bold in his strength. – A Book of Quaker Saints by Lucy Violet Hodgkin
  2. 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
  3. " That's a rather famous man's idea," he added, with a little dry smile. – The Gold Trail by Harold Bindloss
  4. His picture of " Dawn" is the most fairly famous picture of our time. – Modern Painting by George Moore
  5. It was this paper that made him famous to " all Paris." – Real Soldiers of Fortune by Richard Harding Davis
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. In this way Mr. Clark became famous in England. – Stories of American Life and Adventure by Edward Eggleston
  9. The wretch's mother, in her youth, Was famous for her beer! – Poems by Elizabeth Stoddard
  10. 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
  11. If he's to be a famous man he must, at least, live like a gentleman. – Lola by Owen Davis
  12. " He's a famous person, himself, of course," March observed, not without a gleam of mischief. – Mary Wollaston by Henry Kitchell Webster
  13. He'll take such famous care of me; now won't you let me go, papa? – The Red Eric by R.M. Ballantyne
  14. My name will be famous if I succeed in my plans. – David and the Phoenix by Edward Ormondroyd
  15. " 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
  16. 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
  17. Now, Maude, come with me, and we shall visit the famous Poets' Corner. – A Duet by A. Conan Doyle
  18. 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
  19. Can you go to the map and trace the course of this famous retreat? – School History of North Carolina by John W. Moore
  20. 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