Applause Sentence Examples
There was great applause when the speaker sat down.
The parade, with its smiles, applause, and balloons, was over in a half hour.
Let 's have a big round of applause for Olympia !
In 15 70 he sustained no fewer than three hundred and eighteen theses at a disputation in Mantua, with such applause that the duke made him court theologian.
There were, says Shaw, ' thunders of applause '.Advertisement
Needless to say, she got much deserved thundering applause for her performance.
I even spotted the stage hands whooping up the applause to that one.
We got a round of applause from twenty or thirty onlookers.
The crowd erupted in cheers and applause.
His performances are worthy of applause, and he commands respect.Advertisement
Closing with a couple of Hendrix numbers resulted in rapturous applause.
The news was greeted with thunderous applause from an audience.
Generally thought to be a superb gig, the audience were noted to have burst into totally spontaneous mid-song applause more than once !
The applause of society is but faintly audible in the slums of Whitechapel or in the squalid streets of Southwark.
Before the days of stage-managed conferences, Audrey always drew huge applause for her skillful oratory.Advertisement
His own solo spots were received with tumultuous applause.
The crowd offered a smattering of uncomfortable but polite applause, and some even heckled the act.
During the monologue, Spears (who served as guest host) discussed the gossip while her breasts seemingly took on a life of their own - the monologue was met with applause and laughter.
Dean joined the applause while Lydia Larkin looked embarrassed.
It is also certain that he liked to excite applause in the galleries by some platitude about the "glorious Revolution" or the "Protestant succession."Advertisement
Here, most brilliant sight of all, were the Imperial Service troops sent by the native princes of India; while the detachments of Sikhs who marched earlier in the procession received their full meed of admiration and applause.
Each instalment of his History, in common with almost everything which he wrote, was widely read, and in spite of some adverse criticisms was received with eager applause.
He delivered an address there on the 2nd of April 1866, unusually mild in tone, and received with general applause.
Soon afterwards he left Cambridge, and after spending three years in Italy and other parts of Europe, settled in 1573 in London, where he practised as a physician with "great success and applause."
Henry won much applause at the same time by filling up all the bishoprics and abbacies which his brother had kept so long vacant, by inviting the exiled Anselm to return to England, and by imprisoning Williams odious minister Ranulf Flambard.Advertisement
The warmth of his popularity, to which Radical applause contributed nothing in his later days, created an atmosphere entirely favourable to the quiet growth of Conservatism.
Efforts not wholly unsuccessful were made to hinder recruiting in Ireland, and every reverse or repulse of British arms was greeted with Nationalist applause.
I think we all should show Deputy Larkin our appreciation with a round of applause.
The deafening applause that greeted the band back on stage for the encore was enough to impress the most hardened industry big-wig.
I thought the whole cast fully deserved the standing applause they got!
On the way out he held up the kettle and shouted " I am British " at which the entire room roared applause.
Redruth dominated the early stages, and Moon earned applause for a number of excellent clearance kicks to touch.
How shall we acknowledge applause, that is, take a bow?
Following a great evening which included our first illuminated boat display which was greeted by applause from the crowd on the bank.
The event was opened by our Lady Mayoress to loud applause.
The curtain came down; the audience's applause was tumultuous.
The packed auditorium, filled with people of all ages, called the cast back for three bows at the end with rigorous applause.
Monster hit after hit was met with scattered applause and loud boos.
Waiting outside, her friend soon heard a huge commotion inside the hall, followed by loud applause.
Despite a blustery crosswind a fantastic display was flown, earning the Team a round of applause from the crowd.
The applause of the crowd makes the head giddy.
But this seemingly inauspicious start to a day leads to an evening of champagne celebration, a winning silver salver and rapturous applause.
His curt response was met with a round of applause from animal dealers and vested interest groups in the audience.
One example which especially maddens me; the slogan of Michael Howard - prison works (deafening applause ).
As the band Secretary climbed the podium to receive his trophy a volumes applause filled the courtyard.
The children were highly praised by everyone and applause resounded around the Cathedral.
Generally thought to be a superb gig, the audience were noted to have burst into totally spontaneous mid-song applause more than once!
There was a roar of applause which gradually subsided.
We had all enjoyed a truly terrific concert, and wanted to thank the performers with our generous applause.
There was some applause, which angered the court usher who started shouting.
Babeuf's song Mourant de faim, mourant de froid (Dying of hunger, dying of cold), set to a popular air, began to be sung in the cafes, with immense applause; and reports were current that the disaffected troops in the camp of Grenelle were ready to join an emeute against the government.
Forced and distorted expression, exaggerated emphasis, point and antithesis, an affected prettiness, are studied with the view of gaining the applause of audiences who thronged the lecture and recitation rooms in search of temporary excitement.
Even the detractors who defend her conduct on the plea that she was a dastard and a dupe are compelled in the same breath to retract this implied reproach, and to admit, with illogical acclamation and incongruous applause, that the world never saw more splendid courage at the service of more brilliant intelligence, that a braver if not "a rarer spirit never did steer humanity."
He was the first to impart to the Roman adaptations of Greek tragedy the masculine dignity, pathos and oratorical fervour which continued to animate them in the hands of Pacuvius and Accius, and, when set off by the acting of Aesopus, called forth vehement applause in the age of Cicero.
From 1833 to 1848 - when he gave up playing in public - he was greeted with frantic applause as the prince of pianists.
A suspicious observer might have detected something ominous in the first act of his reignthe arrest and attainder of his fathers unpopular ministers, Empson and Dudley, whose heads he flung to the people in order to win a moments applause.
By dismissing the Assembly, by offering the people "a strong government," and re-establishing "a France regenerated by the Revolution of '89 and organized by the emperor," he had hoped for universal applause.
His keen intuition of truth, his vigour and yet sobriety of argument, his fertility of illustration and acuteness of sarcasm, made him irresistible to his antagonists; and the evanescent triumphs of scornful controversy have given place to the sedate applause of a long-lived posterity.
There was more applause at this, and then Ozma had the jewelled saddle replaced upon the Sawhorse and herself rode the victor back to the city at the head of the grand procession.
As they passed us, the large craft and the gunboats in the harbour saluted and the seamen shouted applause for the master of the only little sail-boat that ventured out into the storm.
He was interrupted several times by applause.
They exited the stage to a peel of riotous applause from one man sitting in the third row.
They came to the stage to a tiny ripple of applause.
However, aside from a smattering of applause from child protection lobbyists, the response to the launch has been critical.
Zodiac ride back to the ship to applause from the other passengers.
Many women tell legendary tales of embarrassing swimming stories when a perfect dive was greeted by applause for a bikini top that rode all the way up or fell off completely.
Smiling and making eye contact with excited audience members is sure to increase applause levels.
Attitude (and acting) counts for a huge percentage of the audience's approval and applause.
He would rather hear applause for his accomplishments than have you fawning all over him and catering to his needs.
A secretary or " clerk," as he is called, acts as chairman or president; there are no formal resolutions; and there is no voting or applause.
This last hall had tribunes for the public, which often influenced the debate by interruptions or applause.
His university training was supplemented (1714) by a continental tour, untrammelled by a governor; at the Hague his ambition for the applause awarded to adventure made a gamester of him, and at Paris he began, from the same motive, that worship of the conventional Venus, the serious inculcation of which has earned for him the largest and most unenviable part of his reputation.
In the opinion of the people he was now regarded as the embodiment of all legal virtue; his health was toasted at the dinners of the Whigs amid rounds of applause, and, in recompense for the loss of his seat in parliament, he was returned by Lord Clive for his pocket-borough of Bishop's Castle, in Shropshire, in January 1770.
In warfare it was customary for knights who were thus allied to appear similarly accoutred and bearing the same badges or cognisances, to the end that their enemies might not know with which of them they were in conflict, and that their friends might be unable to accord more applause to one than to the other for his prowess in the field.
While he penned dissertations on the futility of fame and the burden of celebrity he was trimming his sails to catch the breeze of popular applause.
He withdrew from vulgar applause, conscious that his narrative would be considered "disappointing to the ear," yet he recast the materials out of which he constructed it in order to lift that narrative into the realm of pure literature.
The news that the khedive's Suez Canal shares had been bought by the government was received with boundless applause.
Meanwhile political students find to their satisfaction that he never courted popularity, and never practised the art of working for "quick returns" of sympathy or applause.
Every catch by Neenan was greeted with tumultuous applause, every desperate tackle by a Burnley player produced roars of approval.
Over in Manchester they are just TOO cool polite applause then afterward say how great you played.
Ok, update time. [[ audience applause] ] Thank you, thank you.
A few moments later a roar of popular applause from the street beyond announced that Dr. Hirsch had once more appeared upon the balcony.
But his mind was now set on challenging the applause of the Greeks themselves in the ancient home of art.
The document was received with universal applause, and Sarpi was immediately made canonist and theological counsellor to the republic. When in the following April the last hopes of accommodation were dispelled by Paul's excommunication of the Venetians and his attempt to lay their dominions under an interdict, Sarpi entered with the utmost energy into the controversy.
The offer was made in February 1879, and the announcement of it was received with universal applause throughout the English-speaking world.
But his opening lecture, in which, amid the applause of the students, Renan declared Jesus Christ "an incomparable Man," alarmed the Catholic party.
But his stubborn enforcement of the law won him the applause of the people, who called him familiarly le petit pere.
We are told that an assembly was stirred to wild applause by a double trochee - - u.
The right of speech and vote was restricted to the nobles, the people being permitted to express their opinion only by signs of applause or disapproval.
Men were ready to shout applause in honor of Puritan martyrs like Prynne, Burton and Bastwick, whose ears were cutoff in 1637, or in honor of the lawyers who argued such a case as that of Hampden.
A tumult of applause from every part of Europe followed its publication; and it would be difficult to find in any language a book in which animation and elegance of style are so happily combined with strength and clearness of scientific exposition.
But the applause of the moment was gained at the sacrifice of lasting fame.
It ought to be remembered, to the honour of Pope, that he joined heartily in the applause with which the appearance of a rival genius was welcomed.
Though it was forthwith printed in the course of the year 1642, he was content to circulate a limited number of copies privately 1; and when he found his work received with applause (it was praised even by Descartes), he seems to have taken this recognition of his philosophical achievement as an additional reason for deferring publication till the earlier works of the system were completed.
The cabal or clique which attacked the Cid had no effect whatever on the judgment of the public. All his subsequent masterpieces were received with the same ungrudging applause, and the rising star of Racine, even in conjunction with the manifest inferiority of Corneille's last five or six plays, with difficulty prevailed against the older poet's towering reputation.
Be sure to try the crab cakes, which have earned a great deal of applause over the years.
There was polite applause, a little less then followed Fitzgerald's words, or so thought Dean.
This anonymous writer,' he says, acquired his learning by teaching others, and adopted a dogmatic tone, which has caused him to be received at Paris with applause as the equal of Aristotle, Avicenna, or Averroes.
In London the day itself was kept by a solemn service in Westminster Abbey, to which the queen went in state, surrounded by the most brilliant, royal, and princely escort that had ever accompanied a British sovereign, and cheered on her way by the applause of hundreds of thousands of her subjects.
At the conclusion of the ceremony they each throw upon the other some grains of rice, and the most expeditious in performing this feat is considered to have got the start of the other in the future control of the household, and receives the applause of the male or female part of the congregation as the case may be.
Though perfectly free from any trace of envy or ill-will, he yet showed on fit occasion his contempt for that pseudo-science which seeks for the applause of the ignorant by professing to reduce the whole system of the universe to a fortuitous sequence of uncaused events.
At Rome, in the Jubilee year 1500, he himself lectured with applause; but having been nominated in 1497 canon of the cathedral of Frauenburg, he recrossed the Alps in 1501 with the purpose of obtaining further leave of absence for the completion of his academic career.
The Szerelem iskoldja (School of Love), by Eugene Rakosy, although in some parts exquisitely worded, did not meet with the applause accorded to his Ripacsos Pista Dolmdnya (1874).
But when men set themselves to cultivate skill in disputation, regarding the matter discussed not as a serious issue, but as a thesis upon which to practise their powers of controversy, they learn to pursue, not truth, but victory; and, their criterion of excellence having been thus perverted, they presently prefer ingenious fallacy to solid reasoning and the applause of bystanders to the consciousness of honest effort.
He lectured with applause at Vienna from 1450; was joined there in 1452 by Regiomontanus; and was on the point of starting for Rome to inspect a manuscript of the Almagest when he died suddenly at the age of thirty-eight.
His statesmanship, though marred occasionally by personal vanity and love of popular applause, was far-seeing and prudent.
Before his Richard had exhausted its original effect, he won new applause as Aboan, and soon afterwards as Lear and as Pierre in Otway's Venice Preserved, as well as in several comic characters (including that of Bayes).
The paraphrases were received with great applause, even by those who had little appreciation for Erasmus.
The applause of the vulgar was mingled with the derision of the court party.