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And yet, unless my senses deceive me, the old centuries had, and have powers of their own which mere “modernity” cannot kill.
DRACULABRAM STOKER
The city is strong in contrast from every aspect, modernity nudging and crowding antiquity.
Van B. There's an ingenuous modernity about our friend's historical speculations that is highly refreshing.
But why visit the sins of modernity upon an international language?
INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGEWALTER J. CLARK
Then comes an objection to modernity of form, and some reasons for that objection that suggest a very interesting speculation.
OSCAR WILDEARTHUR RANSOME
But the modernity of Seville seldom strikes one as wholly out of place and in sharp contrast to the ancient monuments.
THE STORY OF SEVILLEWALTER M. GALLICHAN
The tokens of modernity are subservient; they do not jar continually as in Madrid, perhaps the most commonplace of Spanish cities.
THE STORY OF SEVILLEWALTER M. GALLICHAN
The chief features of interest in the city proper are unquestionably its attributes of modernity.
ROMANTIC IRELAND; VOLUME 2/2M.F AND B. MCM. MANSFIELD
The last note of modernity was supplied by the telephone wire attached to the roof of the lifeboat shelter.
THE VANISHED MESSENGERE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
Better to wear mask and buskin than to mar by any modernity of expression the calm majesty of Melpomene.
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