He raised the church to a high rank as the friend of whatever seemed to extend knowledge or to refine and embellish life.
Moreover, the keen artistic instincts of Matthias led him to embellish his cities as well as fortify them.
The disintegrated and widely dispersed material of the comet forms the meteors which embellish our skies on mid-November nights.
50-70, vii.; later writers either reproduce or embellish his narrative (Pausanias iii.
He never, it should be 1 Nor all a lie, nor all true, nor all fable, nor all known, so much have the story-tellers told, and the fablers fabled, in order to embellish their tales, that they have made all seem fable.
Statues of Luther (by Schadow), Melanchthon and Bugenhagen embellish the town.
Urban did much to embellish the city.
Under Frederick I., who did much to embellish the city as the royal Residenzstadt, the separate administrations of the quarters of Berlin, K6lln, Friedrichstadt, Friedrichswerder and Dorotheenstadt were combined, and the separate names were absorbed in that of Berlin.