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.
  • 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.*
  • For his doctoral research in high-energy astrophysics he studied at the Cavendish Laboratory under Nobel Laureate Sir Martin Ryle FRS.
  • The Complete Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Poet Laureate, etc. (Philadelphia: Troutman and Hayes, 1851), p. iv.

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