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Now, however, thanks to the sumptuousness of his dress, the knight recalls the second picture on his shield.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
He kept his carriages and horses, his cellar of costly wines, and entertained on a scale of great extravagance and sumptuousness.
THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. 2, NO. 2, AUGUST, 1862VARIOUS
Four metal spiders, huge and glistening, completed the heavy sumptuousness of the decoration.
THE ENEMIES OF WOMENVICENTE BLASCO IBEZ
Her house was magnificent, her private apartments almost stifling in their sumptuousness.
THE CALIFORNIANSGERTRUDE FRANKLIN HORN ATHERTON
In the cities domestic architecture began to take on the sumptuousness of the Renaissance style.
GERMAN SOCIETY AT THE CLOSE OF THE MIDDLE AGESERNEST BELFORT BAX
All other cloisters are surpassed in dimensions and in sumptuousness of decoration by the “Campo Santo” at Pisa.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 6, SLICE 5VARIOUS
This surprised Basil, who had imputed the young lady's personal sumptuousness to her dress, and had thought it enormously rich.
THE MARCH FAMILY TRILOGY, COMPLETEWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
She shook out the long fur of her muff, one of those silvery flexible furs which clothe a woman with a delicate sumptuousness.
SANCTUARYEDITH WHARTON
Gautier attracted him by his sumptuousness of epithet, the perfectly realised material splendours of gold, of marble, of colour.
IVORY APES AND PEACOCKSJAMES HUNEKER
Wealth and artistic hands had combined to bring all its sumptuousness into a rich and harmonious completeness.
THE FIFTH OF NOVEMBERCHARLES S. BENTLEY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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