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.
  • Dean joined the applause while Lydia Larkin looked embarrassed.
  • In addition to public applause, he was gratified by the more select praises of the highest living authorities in that branch of literature: " the candour of Dr Robertson embraced his disciple "; Hume's letter of congratulation " overpaid the labour of ten years."
  • 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.