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Definitionceremonial elegance and splendor
a pretentious, or vain display
- Vanity, it may be, chose to mortify itself, by putting on, for ceremonials of pomp and state, the garments that had been wrought by her sinful hands.Chapter 5 -- Hester at her Needle (48% in)
- Pearl's aspect was imbued with a spell of infinite variety; in this one child there were many children, comprehending the full scope between the wild-flower prettiness of a peasant-baby, and the pomp, in little, of an infant princess.Chapter 6 -- Pearl (15% in)
- Some of them, indeed, by their services in the Low Countries and on other fields of European warfare, had fairly won their title to assume the name and pomp of soldiership.Chapter 22 -- The Procession (10% in)
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