Sentence Examples

  • Faringdon House, close to the church, was built by Henry James Pye (1745-1813), poet laureate from 1790 to 1813, who also caused to be planted the conspicuous group of fir-trees on the hill east of the town called Faringdon Clump, or locally (like other similar groups) the Folly.
  • ALFRED AUSTIN (1835-), English poet-laureate, was born at Headingley, near Leeds, on the 30th of May 1835.
  • As poet-laureate, his occasional verses did not escape adverse criticism; his hasty poem in praise of the Jameson Raid in 1896 being a notable instance.
  • As Nobel laureate Amartya Sen has noted, democracies don't have famines.
  • Not Coleridge first threw that spell; but God's great, unflattering laureate, Nature.*

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