Usage examples for monument

  1. The young woman asks her companion: " Who is that monument to?" – Children of the Market Place by Edgar Lee Masters
  2. And thus was that Everlasting Monument. – The Night Land by William Hope Hodgson
  3. We have seen that he had bound himself to finish the monument of Julius within the space of nine years, and to engage " in no work of great moment which should interfere with its performance." – The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti by John Addington Symonds
  4. The location of a monument is a question of fact. – Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman by Albert Sidney Bolles
  5. The man who lives to get money and to keep money, that at the last, when he can no longer keep it, he may bestow it where it will be a monument to his name, is not half so noble as the man who lives in such a way that he makes life easier for his fellow- beings, giving his little every week, here and there, and letting his gift fall quietly and out of sight of men. – Is The Bible Worth Reading And Other Essays by Lemuel K. Washburn
  6. This monument stands on the south side of Opooreanoo, upon a low point of land about 100 yards from the sea. – The Life of Captain James Cook by Arthur Kitson
  7. Long they gazed and wondered, but at last, partly recovering from their astonishment, at the suggestion of De Beauxchamps, they drew nearer the monument. – The Second Deluge by Garrett P. Serviss
  8. He has promised me a monument. – The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  9. But he assured me the time would come when there would be a monument to him in that town. – Home-Life of the Lancashire Factory Folk during the Cotton Famine by Edwin Waugh
  10. About thirty children dressed as mamelukes seemed to guard this monument, which recalled to the Emperor glorious memories. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  11. We reached the bridge- 'that monument, ' as a famous Frenchman once put in, 'worthy of Sesostris and the Caesars'- and went about half- way across. – With Zola in England by Ernest Alfred Vizetelly
  12. My father and Lavinia shall forthwith Be closed in our household's monument. – Titus-Andronicus by Shakespeare, William
  13. If he goes into a monument built for him, that is the end of him. – That Fortune by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009
  14. Growing impatient at length, Montalvo unlocked the prison door and opened it, to discover Lysbeth and her husband kneeling side by side in the centre of the room like the figures on some ancient marble monument. – Lysbeth A Tale Of The Dutch by H. Rider Haggard
  15. At last, when all the ammunition was exhausted, peace was declared, and the American forces assembling around the monument, listened to General Stark, as he vehemently burst forth into To be, or not to be, pointing aloft, at intervals, to the Banner of Freedom, and closing with,- The Flag of our Union! – The Old Stone House by Anne March
  16. " They will put up a monument to us," said Harry, " as high as Nelson's! – The Book of Dragons by Edith Nesbit
  17. If you did that, she said finally, cried the good news through the town till everybody knew- then when people found out that it was Emmett Potter who was the thief and that he was too much of a coward to own up and take the blame- would they let the monument go on standing there, that they'd put up to show he was brave? – Georgina of the Rainbows by Annie Fellows Johnston