Sentence Examples


  • He himself wrote several manuscripts, with illuminations of his own devising.
  • The illuminations and bonfire at Lord Bolingbroke's house in Golden Square were "particularly fine and remarkable," 6 but he was immediately dismissed from office.
  • Its succession of word pictures, conventional and yet vigorous as the illuminations of a medieval manuscript, and in their very conventionality free from all thought of literary presentation, must charm all readers.
  • The illuminations in London and the great provincial towns were magnificent, and all the hills from Ben Nevis to the South Downs were crowned with bonfires.
  • The cremations of great people, which often last several days, are the occasion of public festivities and are celebrated with processions, theatrical shows, illuminations and fireworks.