Usage examples for gorgeousness

  1. But it is Italy, it is Ceylon, it is tropic gorgeousness within. – Humanity in the City by E. H. Chapin
  2. His pictures, suffused with a golden glow, are the reflection of his sunny life; the vividness and intensity of his passion are expressed in the gorgeousness of his colours. – Giorgione by Herbert Cook
  3. I don't know if anything of the sort could have registered with me at the moment, but I remembered afterward my impression of the great hall fairly walled and roofed with fruit blossoms, and the gorgeousness of hundreds of costumes. – The Million-Dollar Suitcase by Alice MacGowan Perry Newberry
  4. Fancy any girl forgetting so much gorgeousness! – The Blood Red Dawn by Charles Caldwell Dobie
  5. At its end was another doorway and, beyond, a great room, with more elevators and a mosaic floor, and mahogany and gilt and gorgeousness, and silk and broadcloth and satin. – Kent Knowles: Quahaug by Joseph C. Lincoln
  6. Through the clear glass the children saw a table dressed in all the gorgeousness of silver and crystal. – From the Valley of the Missing by Grace Miller White
  7. Peter doesn't live at our hotel, not being able to afford gorgeousness. – The Lightning Conductor Discovers America by C. N. (Charles Norris) Williamson and A. M. (Alice Muriel) Williamson
  8. Just at this time a noble lord had shown his interest in the British drama by spending an enormous amount of money in producing, at a theatre of his own building, a spectacular burlesque, the gorgeousness of which surpassed anything that had ever been done in that way. – Macleod of Dare by William Black
  9. The fall arrived in a splendor that was truly oriental in its gorgeousness. – The Mountain Girl by Payne Erskine
  10. The riders were decked in all the gorgeousness they could afford. – The-Grand-Canyon-of-Arizona-how-to-see-it by James, George Wharton
  11. One somehow feels the gorgeousness of the east combined with the solemnity of a well- planned sacred interior, and this despite the sudden transition from light to darkness. – Cathedral Cities of Italy by William Wiehe Collins
  12. A prime fault of the Roman taste was then, as it has always been, a love of gorgeousness, of excessive and obtrusive ornament. – Life in the Roman World of Nero and St. Paul by T. G. Tucker
  13. Their gorgeousness fairly took her breath and she exclaimed with the ingenuous delight of a child. – Andrew the Glad by Maria Thompson Daviess
  14. He had bought a dressed doll, and as ten and sixpence, which was all he had got for the mug, will not go very far in such articles, it can be imagined that dolly herself, notwithstanding the gorgeousness of her attire, fell short, lamentably short, of the poor princesses' expectations. – A Christmas Posy by Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth
  15. On this spot the poet Milman makes Titus to stand just before the destruction of Jerusalem, with determination and yet with misgiving, looking down on the city in its pride and the Temple in its gorgeousness, and saying: Yon proud City! – A Life of St. John for the Young by George Ludington Weed
  16. I could not make out whether they were Romans or Orientals; the structure itself had a Latin solidity, but the decorations were Eastern in their glowing gorgeousness. – Tales of Fantasy and Fact by Brander Matthews
  17. The simpler yet more manly fashions he had taken from the provinces were now exchanged for an attire worthy the kinsman of the great minister of a court unparalleled, since the reign of William the Red King, for extravagant gorgeousness of dress. – The Last Of The Barons, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  18. Elizabeth forgot all about the sinfulness of man's estate as well as the gorgeousness of Mrs. Jarvis's in listening for sounds of other old friends. – 'Lizbeth of the Dale by Marian Keith
  19. She was the centre of a painting set against a background of nature's gorgeousness. – Neighbours by Robert Stead