Usage examples for spectacle

  1. More terrible even than the battle itself was the spectacle which this town now presented. – The Revolt of The Netherlands, Complete by Frederich Schiller
  2. Here with the aid of further drink the judge became a curious spectacle. – Gargoyles by Ben Hecht
  3. It's a most magnificent spectacle when it's properly done- as we do it. – Austin and His Friends by Frederic H. Balfour
  4. 5. August, 1811. 6. Such a spectacle is no longer to be seen in India. – Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official by William Sleeman
  5. It is charity, he added, smiling, to present such a spectacle to the eyes of a sick man; it is enough to set him up again. – Jacqueline, Complete by (Mme. Blanc) Th. Bentzon Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  6. Let each one put his face behind the flame, and it will present a most ghastly spectacle to those who stand before it. – One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed by C. A. Bogardus
  7. The spectacle was not long delayed, and was extraordinary indeed. – Holland, v. 1 (of 2) by Edmondo de Amicis
  8. This was to be in open court- a spectacle. – Tharon of Lost Valley by Vingie E. Roe
  9. He oughtn't to miss such a gorgeous spectacle as this. – Thelma by Marie Corelli
  10. De Roquemaure made no answer; doggedly he fought- a horrible spectacle. – In the Day of Adversity by John Bloundelle-Burton
  11. Then calling my feeble wit to my rescue, I added, " It's only natural, since I've made a spectacle of myself." – The Enchanted Typewriter by John Kendrick Bangs
  12. Still, I have no doubt that, sooner or later, you will enjoy the spectacle. – Winston of the Prairie by Harold Bindloss
  13. And at last he found one and was happy; and he brought him home and fed him, but when he was going to pet him the dog flew at him and tore all the clothes off him except those that were in front, and made a spectacle of him that was astonishing. – Sketches New and Old, Part 1. by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)