Usage examples for Solemnness

  1. Both me and Sister Hilda- Antony felt there was a strange and awful stillness and solemnness about the place. – The Dop Doctor by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
  2. The manner is, as the company returns, to stop at the Spring Gardens so called, in order to the Park as our Thuilleries is to the Course; the inclosure not disagreeable for the solemnness of the groves, the warbling of the birds, and as it opens into the spacious walks of St. James. – The-Love-Letters-of-Dorothy-Osborne-to-Sir-William-Temple-1652-54 by Osborne, Dorothy
  3. And so we to look ever backward through dim Ages; and surely we gat presently from jests, unto solemnness; and the Maid to be nigh again unto tears. – The Night Land by William Hope Hodgson