This passing fancy was succeeded by a serious attachment, the object of which was the famous "Cynthia."
When I was young, I would aspire to be a famous actress.
He was in the House of Lords, however, in 1675, when Danby brought forward his famous Non-resisting Test Bill, and headed the opposition which was carried on for seventeen days, distinguishing himself, says Burnet, more in this session than ever before.
Once upon a time there was a famous Arab whose name was Al Mansur.
He was the builder of a famous and beautiful city called Bagdad.
He was eight years old when he heard about the ride of Paul Revere and the famous fight at Lexington.
His father hoped that Daniel would grow up to be a wise and famous man.
The academy at Exeter was a famous school for preparing boys for college.
The sailors agreed; for they were anxious to hear the musician whose songs were famous all over the world.
One of these myths is the famous story of Ishtar's descent to Irkalla or Aralu, as the lower world was called, and her reception by her sister who presides over it; the other is the story of Nergal's offence against Ereshkigal, his banishment to the kingdom controlled by the goddess and the reconciliation between Nergal and Ereshkigal through the latter's offer to have Nergal share the honours of the rule over Irkalla.
Dupin de Francueil, a farmer-general of the revenue, who married the widow of Count Horn, a natural son of Louis XV., she in her turn being the natural daughter of Maurice de Saxe, the most famous of the many illegitimate children of Augustus the Strong, by the lovely countess of Konigsmarck.
Against the attendant abuses the Augustinian monk Martin Luther posted (31st October 1517) on the church door at Wittenberg his famous ninety-five theses, which were the signal for widespread revolt against the church.
The most famous paeans are those of Bacchylides and Pindar.
Lastly, Archimedes is credited with the famous Cattle-Problem enunciated in the epigram edited by G.
The name was then given to the famous revolutionary song, composed in 1792, the tune of which, and the wild dance which accompanied it, may have also been brought into France by the Piedmontese.
Agostino (1280-1298) contains a famous series of seventeen frescoes by Benozzo Gozzoli, with scenes from the life of St Augustine (1463-1467).
The famous political preacher, Henry Sacheverell, held the living early in the 18th century.
Is Ashestiel, where Sir Walter Scott resided from 1804 to 1812, where he wrote his most famous poems and began Waverley, and which he left for Abbotsford.
Christianity was introduced in the 5th century, and Aran soon became one of the most famous island-resorts of religious teachers and ascetics.
After a few years the father quarrelled with the Russian government, and went to England, where he obtained a professorship of natural history and the modern languages at the famous nonconformist academy at Warrington.
Giovanni, dating from 1576, is famous for its rich inlaid marbles, its Brussels tapestries, its roof painted by Matteo Preti (1661-1699), the picture by Michael Angelo da Caravaggio of the beheading of John the Baptist, numerous memorials of the knights and other relics.
The buildings for which it is famous all belong to the first two centuries of its existence.
S There is no authentic history for the intervening period; the famous " pergamene d'Arborea," published by P. Martini in 1863 at Cagliari, have been shown to be modern forgeries.
In 1781 he married Manon Jeanne Phlipon (1754-1793), and the name of Madame Roland is famous in history.
The beer of Schweidnitz has long been famous under the name of "Schwarze Schdps," and in the 16th century it was exported as far as Italy.
The central feature of the estate is a château (375 X 150 ft.) of French Renaissance design, after the famous chateau at Blois, France.
Of the city of Nishapur, at an elevation of 5100 ft., in 36° 28' N., 58° 20' E.), where the famous mines are which have supplied the world with turquoises for at least 2000 years.
In France there once lived a famous man who was known as the Marquis de Lafayette. When he was a little boy his mother called him Gilbert.
There was another famous artist whose name was Parrhasius. When he heard of the boast which Zeuxis had made, he said to himself, "I will see what I can do."
When Otanes was twelve years old, his parents wished to send him to a distant city to study in a famous school that was there.
He lived two hundred years ago, and was famous for his courage in defending his country.
In 1698 Collier produced his famous Short View of the Immorality and Profaneness of the English Stage...
In 1760 the elder Rousseau established here the famous press of the Encyclopaedists.
The knoll to which Pierre ascended was that famous one afterwards known to the Russians as the Knoll Battery or Raevski's Redoubt, and to the French as la grande redoute, la fatale redoute, la redoute du centre, around which tens of thousands fell, and which the French regarded as the key to the whole position.
The famous flank movement merely consisted in this: after the advance of the French had ceased, the Russian army, which had been continually retreating straight back from the invaders, deviated from that direct course and, not finding itself pursued, was naturally drawn toward the district where supplies were abundant.
The stranger's name was Cimabue.[Footnote: Cimabue (_pro_. she ma boo'a).] He was the most famous painter of the time.
When eight years of age he was the best scholar at the famous school at Harrow.
Otanes, in time, became one of the famous men of his country.
Listen, and I will tell you of the famous dark day in Connecticut.
In England there was once a famous abbey, called Whitby.
He is famous all over the world.
This famous Prussian neutrality is just a trap.