The country about the Boisee (or Woody) River is extolled by Captain Bonneville as the most enchanting he had seen in the Far West, presenting the mingled grandeur
and beauty of mountain and plain, of bright running streams and vast grassy meadows waving to the breeze.
What a wonder of architectural beauty and grandeur
this edifice must have been when it was new!
Over against him stood his horse with his saddle and other furniture hanging by him, for in this country, the master and his horse make use of the same apartment, nor doth the King in this respect affect more grandeur
than his subjects.
The Epic has here an advantage, and one that conduces to grandeur
of effect, to diverting the mind of the hearer, and relieving the story with varying episodes.
"One must begin with grandeur
, paint everything expressed, soften the shades of those which are of least importance, collect all into one point of view, and carry the reader thither with a rapid flight."
The estuary of the Thames is not beautiful; it has no noble features, no romantic grandeur
of aspect, no smiling geniality; but it is wide open, spacious, inviting, hospitable at the first glance, with a strange air of mysteriousness which lingers about it to this very day.
He entered the room and shut the door, and for a time stood in bewilderment, admiring the grandeur
There was an air of grandeur
in it that struck you with awe, and rivalled the beauties of the best Grecian architecture; and it was as commodious within as venerable without.
I had been looking aloft at the giant show-peaks only as things to be worshiped for their grandeur
and magnitude, and their unspeakable grace of form; I looked up at them now, as also things to be conquered and climbed.