Usage examples for renowned

  1. I am Azgid, son of the renowned King Almamoun. – Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers by Various
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. It is not necessary that men should be renowned, but they should be great. – A New Atmosphere by Gail Hamilton
  5. Elias is renowned for his discretion. – The Valley of the Kings by Marmaduke Pickthall
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Widely renowned was the ship, the chief of all ships of the Northland. – Northland Heroes by Florence Holbrook
  15. This gentleman is a renowned poet; you couldn't find a better one." – Bohemians of the Latin Quarter by Henry Murger