Usage examples for renowned

  1. The next year he was commissioned Lieutenant and in a few months was raised to the rank of Captain and ultimately transferred to the renowned 1st Maryland regiment of regulars under Col. – Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution by L. Carroll Judson
  2. Indeed, if she had known that the man who spoke to her so pleasantly was the renowned Rushing River- the bitter foe of her father and of Bounding Bull- it is almost certain that the indignant tone and manner which she now assumed would have become genuine. – The Prairie Chief by R.M. Ballantyne
  3. This gentleman is a renowned poet; you couldn't find a better one." – Bohemians of the Latin Quarter by Henry Murger
  4. Nor was it long before he further distinguished himself, becoming, to his father's delight, the most renowned of that famous 10 company. – Story Hour Readings: Seventh Year by E.C. Hartwell
  5. The renowned lawyer gazed at the medium with eyes that burned deep, and presently he asked, " What have you to say to me?" – Victor Ollnee's Discipline by Hamlin Garland
  6. The burgomaster endeavoured to persuade the Prince with all the eloquence for which he was so renowned that the hearts not of the Antwerpers only, but of the Hollanders and Zeelanders, were easily to be won at that moment. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  7. Sorrento is a village on the southern shore of the renowned Naples bay. – The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas by James Fenimore Cooper
  8. Madame, I am bound to her vertuous bounties For that life which I offer, in her service, To the revenge of her renowned brother. –  by
  9. There was in the town one Bantius, a man renowned for his high birth and courage. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  10. Some nineteen centuries ago, the renowned city of Ujjayani witnessed the birth of a prince to whom was given the gigantic name Vikramaditya. – Vikram-and-the-Vampire-Classic-Hindu-Tales-of-Adventure-Magic-and-Romance by Burton, Isabel, Lady
  11. Yet all of this renowned University has not passed away. – The History of the Medical Department of Transylvania University by Robert Peter
  12. Widely renowned was the ship, the chief of all ships of the Northland. – Northland Heroes by Florence Holbrook
  13. Get a charm to cure the argue, and render yourself renowned – Anna St. Ives by Thomas Holcroft
  14. The renowned millionaire Buffkin allows his daughter, the Duchesse de Salolja, three hundred pounds a year! – A Poached Peerage by William Magnay
  15. It is not necessary that men should be renowned but they should be great. – A New Atmosphere by Gail Hamilton
  16. All day they sat in the canoe which the stalwart rowers propelled, in silence for the most part, since they were terribly afraid of the white man, and still more so of the renowned fetish which they knew he carried with him. – The Yellow God An Idol of Africa by H. Rider Haggard
  17. Elias is renowned for his discretion. – The Valley of the Kings by Marmaduke Pickthall
  18. Our own great national library, so renowned and celebrated throughout Europe! – A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume Two by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
  19. The cacique, accompanied with many Indians, came out of the town, and stayed half a league on the way to receive the Governor, and when he came to him, he spake these words following:- Right high, right mighty, and renowned lord, your lordship is most heartily welcome. – A Narrative of the expedition of Hernando de Soto into Florida published at Evora in 1557 by A Gentleman of Elvas
  20. I am Azgid, son of the renowned King Almamoun. – Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers by Various