Sentence Examples


  • The club originally consisted of thirty-nine, afterwards of forty-eight members, and included among others the duke of Marlborough, Lords Halifax and Somers, Sir Robert Walpole, Vanbrugh, Congreve, Steele and Addison.
  • The sum of £50o,000 was voted for the purchase of the manor and the erection of the building, a huge pile built by Sir John Vanbrugh, in a heavy Italo-Corinthian style.
  • To the south is Claremont Palace, built by the great Lord Clive (1769) on the site of a mansion of Sir John Vanbrugh.