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widely known and esteemed

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'A great many centuries since, there flourished, in great state, the famous and renowned Lud Hudibras, king of Britain.
He had not yet spoken, and something consolatory and instructive was expected from so renowned a chief on an occasion of such interest.
In the midst of the awful stillness with which such a burst of feeling, coming as it did, from the two most renowned warriors of that region, was received, Tamenund lifted his voice to disperse the multitude.
"The people of the Westerns wrought then a mound over the sea: it was high and broad, easy to behold by the sailors over the waves, and during ten days they built up the beacon of the war- renowned, the mightiest of fires.
``Thou art ever my better angel, Waldemar,'' said the Prince; ``and when I have such a chancellor to advise withal, the reign of John will be renowned in our annals.
The stubborn and daring, though brutal courage of Front-de-B uf; the buoyant spirits and bold bearing of De Bracy; the sagacity, martial experience, and renowned valour of Brian de Bois-Guilbert, were important to the success of their conspiracy; and, while cursing in secret their unnecessary and unmeaning absence, neither John nor his adviser dared to proceed without them.
Yonder was Arthur, King of Britain; yonder was Guenever; yes, and whole tribes of little provincial kings and kinglets; and in the tented camp yonder, renowned knights from many lands; and likewise the selectest body known to chivalry, the Knights of the Table Round, the most illustrious in Christendom; and biggest fact of all, the very sun of their shining system was yonder couching his lance, the focal point of forty thousand adoring eyes; and all by myself, here was I laying for him.
It was realized that the most prodigious achievements of the most renowned knights could not be worthy of comparison with a spectacle like this; they could be but child's play, contrasted with this mysterious and awful battle of the gods.
But since I am arrived at the banks of this renowned river, which I have passed and repassed so many times; and since all that I have read of the nature of its waters, and the causes of its overflowing, is full of fables, the reader may not be displeased to find here an account of what I saw myself, or was told by the inhabitants.
Even Scoresby, the justly renowned Right whaleman, after giving us a stiff full length of the Greenland whale, and three or four delicate miniatures of narwhales and porpoises, treats us to a series of classical engravings of boat hooks, chopping knives, and grapnels; and with the microscopic diligence of a Leuwenhoeck submits to the inspection of a shivering world ninety-six fac-similes of magnified Arctic snow crystals.
Prize winning art pieces on theme of anti- corruption created by students of schools, colleges and universities, as well as, work of some renowned artists would also be displayed in gallery.
Following "a week of strenuous effort" by the family of Palestinian artist and historian Kamal Boullata and their lawyers, the renowned artist's body finally returnedto his birth town, Jerusalem, to be buried next to his family.
He was addressing an inauguration ceremony of painting exhibition by Jimmy Engineer, a renowned artist, philanthropist and calligrapher, titled 'A tribute to the people of Pakistan, message of peace and harmony through art,' at the Aiwan e Sadr.
Festival founder and globally renowned artist, Paul Raymond Gregory created the onsite RAM Gallery in 2014 and each year the purpose-built structure showcases not only some of Paul's work, but several other festival-related rock and metal-friendly artists and creatives.
Summary: Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], July 24 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said that the open letter penned by 49 renowned personalities on lynching incidents in the country is a genuine grievance.