It was to the secret annoyance of his wife that Mr Wititterly said all this, for, although she was bursting with pride and arrogance, she would have had the illustrious guests believe that their visit was quite a common occurrence, and that they had lords and baronets to see them every day in the week.
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an illustrious achievement
We saw a great painting on the wall over their heads, of the twenty illustrious men who had invented the candle.