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Usage examples for triumphs

  1. He heard occasional rumors of the social triumphs of his rival, and met him once, to be treated with half- veiled amusement by that patronizing young man. – Laughing Bill Hyde and Other Stories by Rex Beach
  2. We were present a few years since when one of those lesser triumphs of his genius was first unfolded. – The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 17 by Charles Francis Horne
  3. And I merely report the genuine facts, human and superhuman, when I say that whatever any form of the visible church has done or will do for the religious life of mankind, the crowning source of religious insight is, for us all, the actual loyalty, service, devotion, suffering, accomplishment, traditions, example, teaching, and triumphs of the invisible church of all the faithful. – The Sources Of Religious Insight by Josiah Royce
  4. Many people will question the moral effect of stories in which the rascal uniformly triumphs as in Reynard. – Literature in the Elementary School by Porter Lander MacClintock
  5. A day or two after our arrival, one of Wagner's triumphs was to be given at the Opera House, and, amid a scene of great excitement, Berry secured four tickets. – The Brother of Daphne by Dornford Yates
  6. Let sorrow weep, or anger thrill, Yet all the parent triumphs still. – Elegies and Other Small Poems by Matilda Betham
  7. The instances of obstacles thus surmounted, and of triumphs thus achieved, are indeed so numerous, as almost to justify the proverb that " with Will one can do anything." – Self Help by Samuel Smiles
  8. As soon as our purpose became known and discussed among our immediate circle of friends, many volunteers appeared anxious to share the triumphs of so novel an enterprise. – A Girl's Ride in Iceland by Ethel Brilliana Alec-Tweedie
  9. As the war drives slowly to its close more substantial triumphs larger battles, wherein the enemy suffers heavier loss, the capture of towns, and the surrender of armies may mark its progress. – London to Ladysmith via Pretoria by Winston Spencer Churchill
  10. Popular rights, which are strongest always in assured peace, would have new triumphs – The Duel Between France and Germany by Charles Sumner
  11. She never encouraged him to talk about her triumphs and her other friends. – Winding Paths by Gertrude Page
  12. The Lord Bacon saith it hath been observed, that after triumphs the triumphants have been sick in spirit. – Miscellanies upon Various Subjects by John Aubrey
  13. Early on Friday morning, Mr. Thomas Lord, a rival of the late Samuel Baker, and heir to his triumphs appeared in Ratcliffe's rooms while the Senator was consuming his lonely egg and chop. – Democracy An American Novel by Henry Adams
  14. For this sweet wife was one of matchless worth, And her dear name should grace my artless lays, If I by that means could her triumphs raise. – The Emigrant Mechanic and Other Tales In Verse Together With Numerous Songs Upon Canadian Subjects by Thomas Cowherd
  15. Helen Blantock had been the success of her season in London, had paid for her triumphs with a breakdown, and we had stopped at the same hotel. – The Princess Passes by Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
  16. His intellectual triumphs pass in review before him, most of them known only to himself and that youth- his companion through life. – The Mystery of Francis Bacon by William T. Smedley
  17. His audacity won great triumphs but if exercised by a man less endowed would have brought him continuously into trouble. – My Memories of Eighty Years by Chauncey M. Depew
  18. Why do you leave me to discover the tale of your triumphs from the newspapers? – The Stronger Influence by F.E. Mills Young
  19. In her eyes her own triumphs are little beside that. – The Great Miss Driver by Anthony Hope
  20. I could not but feel that the vision of him standing there told the story of his triumphs more grimly than any recital. – The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story by Various
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