The most famous remains of the ancient city are the temples, the most important of which form a row along the low cliffs at the south end of the city.
His father hoped that Daniel would grow up to be a wise and famous man.
He lived two hundred years ago, and was famous for his courage in defending his country.
Karay was a shaggy old dog with a hanging jowl, famous for having tackled a big wolf unaided.
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.
The famous political preacher, Henry Sacheverell, held the living early in the 18th century.
Christianity was introduced in the 5th century, and Aran soon became one of the most famous island-resorts of religious teachers and ascetics.
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.
When I was young, I would aspire to be a famous actress.
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.
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."
In England there was once a famous abbey, called Whitby.
The famous men of whom I have told you in this story are commonly called the Seven Wise Men of Greece.
Murat, seeing that all is lost if the sergeant is allowed to speak, turns to Auersperg with feigned astonishment (he is a true Gascon) and says: 'I don't recognize the world-famous Austrian discipline, if you allow a subordinate to address you like that!'
So he writes the famous order of the day to General Bennigsen:
These guests--the famous Count Rostopchin, Prince Lopukhin with his nephew, General Chatrov an old war comrade of the prince's, and of the younger generation Pierre and Boris Drubetskoy--awaited the prince in the drawing room.
It was famous in Greek mythology, and is frequently mentioned by the great poets, especially by Sophocles.
The most famous adytum in Greece was in the temple of Apollo at Delphi.
Lastly, Archimedes is credited with the famous Cattle-Problem enunciated in the epigram edited by G.
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.
Once upon a time there was a famous Arab whose name was Al Mansur.
The academy at Exeter was a famous school for preparing boys for college.
Prince Andrew had never before heard Speranski's famous laugh, and this ringing, high-pitched laughter from a statesman made a strange impression on him.
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.
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.
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.
In 1760 the elder Rousseau established here the famous press of the Encyclopaedists.
The buildings for which it is famous all belong to the first two centuries of its existence.
In 1698 Collier produced his famous Short View of the Immorality and Profaneness of the English Stage...
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.
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.