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  • There were posters in the dirty windows and a languid, enthroned man offering tickets and intoning all day long the words, "Have-you-seen-Emma?" in a voice so tired it gave the effect of downright menace.†   (source)
  • Dorothea, he said to himself, was forever enthroned in his soul: no other woman could sit higher than her footstool;   (source)
  • Corporations have been enthroned, an era of corruption in high places will follow,   (source)
  • Choice enthrones the consumer--not the regulator or the political contributor.
  • "Even if Illyrio is the friend you think him," the knight said stubbornly, "he is not powerful enough to enthrone you by himself, no more than he could your brother."†   (source)
  • Xaro had warned her that the Enthroned would never listen to a Dothraki, so she had taken care to go before them in flowing green samite with one breast bared, silvered sandals on her feet, with a belt of black-and-white pearls about her waist.†   (source)
  • One was full of singers, enthroned like Brynden in nests of weirwood roots that wove under and through and around their bodies.†   (source)
  • Casy squatted down like the others, facing Grampa enthroned on the running board.†   (source)
  • And this is the object before whom we used to stand in anguish as he sat up there enthroned at his desk, spearing at us with his pencil for our mistakes in those irregular French verbs with which afterwards we made so little headway in France.†   (source)
  • You'll sit enthroned and enshrined, you, the little people, the absolute ruler to make all past rulers squirm with envy, the absolute, the unlimited, God and Prophet and King combined.†   (source)
  • …Henry opulent, sensuous, sinful; the inference of great and easy wealth measured by steamboat loads in place of a tedious inching of sweating human figures across cotton fields; the flash and glitter of a myriad carriage wheels, in which women, enthroned and immobile and passing rapidly across the vision, appeared like painted portraits beside men in linen a little finer and diamonds a little brighter and in broadcloth a little trimmer and with hats raked a little more above faces a…†   (source)
  • Theyare "presided over" by some of the six lovely sisters; who do not wear crinolines, but are robed in splendid Venetian draperies; they sit enthroned, and talk with foreign emphatic gestures —my mother too gesticulated, throwing her hands out—to the eminent men (afterwards to be made fun of by Lytton); rulers of India, statesmen, poets, painters.†   (source)
  • He saw his son enthroned in all the florid sentiment of commencement, and the whole of his heart was lifted out of the dust.†   (source)
  • This presentation had lasted for more than three hours, but it had enthroned a new sense of reality in the hearts of those present, a sense of man on earth.†   (source)
  • Where angels might have sat enthroned, devils lurked, and glared out menacing.†   (source)
  • One branch sprang from this pair, which mounted to a third stage, where sat the effigy of Edward VI. himself, enthroned in royal majesty; and the whole pageant was framed with wreaths of roses, red and white.'†   (source)
  • Among them was Mrs. Van Osburgh, swaying majestically in her C-spring barouche, with Mrs. Percy Gryce at her side, and the new heir to the Gryce millions enthroned before them on his nurse's knees.†   (source)
  • At the same moment he saw that May, serenely enthroned between Mr. van der Luyden and Mr. Selfridge Merry, had cast a quick glance down the table.†   (source)
  • You want to enthrone good taste again.†   (source)
  • "La, man!" interrupted honest Lady Portarles, "you are still young enough to turn your back on that French scarecrow that sits enthroned in your box to-night."†   (source)
  • When Wordsworth was enthroned they carried pocket copies; and when Shelley was belittled they allowed him to grow dusty on their shelves.†   (source)
  • I see well enough now that I hoped for the impossible—for the laying of what is the most obstinate ghost of man's creation, of the uneasy doubt uprising like a mist, secret and gnawing like a worm, and more chilling than the certitude of death—the doubt of the sovereign power enthroned in a fixed standard of conduct.†   (source)
  • …the Swann they had built up for their own purposes my family had left out, in their ignorance, a whole crowd of the details of his daily life in the world of fashion, details by means of which other people, when they met him, saw all the Graces enthroned in his face and stopping at the line of his arched nose as at a natural frontier; but they contrived also to put into a face from which its distinction had been evicted, a face vacant and roomy as an untenanted house, to plant in the…†   (source)
  • Enthroned in a big chair behind the improvised stockade, he issued his orders in a deep veiled rumble, unmoved, like a deaf man, in the flying rumours.†   (source)
  • It was known that she had insisted on sending her own carpenter to look into the possibility of taking down the end panel of the front pew, and to measure the space between the seat and the front; but the result had been discouraging, and for one anxious day her family had watched her dallying with the plan of being wheeled up the nave in her enormous Bath chair and sitting enthroned in it at the foot of the chancel.†   (source)
  • …room for it, the writing-table, which my memory had clumsily fixed where the window ought to be, would hurry off at full speed, thrusting before it the mantelpiece, and sweeping aside the wall of the passage; the well of the courtyard would be enthroned on the spot where, a moment earlier, my dressing-room had lain, and the dwelling-place which I had built up for myself in the darkness would have gone to join all those other dwellings of which I had caught glimpses from the whirlpool…†   (source)
  • One of these rooms had been turned into a bedroom by Mrs. Mingott when the burden of flesh descended on her, and in the adjoining one she spent her days, enthroned in a large armchair between the open door and window, and perpetually waving a palm-leaf fan which the prodigious projection of her bosom kept so far from the rest of her person that the air it set in motion stirred only the fringe of the anti-macassars on the chair-arms.†   (source)
  • The younger lady was in the lovely bloom and spring-time of womanhood; at that age, when, if ever angels be for God's good purposes enthroned in mortal forms, they may be, without impiety, supposed to abide in such as hers.†   (source)
  • The God that in my breast is owned Can deeply stir the inner sources; The God, above my powers enthroned, He cannot change external forces.†   (source)
  • But, alas! the government of the world presumes war as an eternal condition; wherefore, over Mind and above God, the Roman has enthroned his Caesar, the absorbent of all attainable power, the prohibition of any other greatness.†   (source)
  • If hereafter any highly cultured, poetical nation shall lure back to their birth-right, the merry May-day gods of old; and livingly enthrone them again in the now egotistical sky; in the now unhaunted hill; then be sure, exalted to Jove's high seat, the great Sperm Whale shall lord it.†   (source)
  • Bathsheba still remained enthroned inside the window, and occupied herself in knitting, from which she sometimes looked up to view the fading scene outside.†   (source)
  • On a fine autumnal afternoon, Ichabod, in pensive mood, sat enthroned on the lofty stool from whence he usually watched all the concerns of his little literary realm.†   (source)
  • Going in to exult over a fallen enemy and to praise a strong-minded sister for the banishment of an objectionable lover, it certainly was a shock to behold the aforesaid enemy serenely sitting on the sofa, with the strongminded sister enthroned upon his knee and wearing an expression of the most abject submission.†   (source)
  • Dorothea, he said to himself, was forever enthroned in his soul: no other woman could sit higher than her footstool; and if he could have written out in immortal syllables the effect she wrought within him, he might have boasted after the example of old Drayton, that,— "Queens hereafter might be glad to live Upon the alms of her superfluous praise."†   (source)
  • In both, there were several knots of loungers, squalid and miserable, but now with a manifest sense of power enthroned on their distress.†   (source)
  • She was a woman of middle-age, with well-formed features of the type usually found where perspicacity is the chief quality enthroned within.†   (source)
  • …and I'm sure it will be all the better for such experiences and illustrations as these," and Jo pointed from the lively lads in the distance to her father, leaning on the Professor's arm, as they walked to and fro in the sunshine, deep in one of the conversations which both enjoyed so much, and then to her mother, sitting enthroned among her daughters, with their children in her lap and at her feet, as if all found help and happiness in the face which never could grow old to them.†   (source)
  • Hence as many eyes were turned upon her, enthroned alone in this place of honour, against a scarlet background, as upon the ponies and clown who were engaged in preliminary exploits in the centre, Turpin not having yet appeared.†   (source)
  • Thetis i had kept in mind her mission for her son, and rising like a dawn mist from the sea into a cloud she soared aloft in heaven to high Olympos, Zeus with massive brows she found apart, on the chief crest enthroned, and slipping down before him, her left hand placed on his knees and her right hand held up to cup his chin, she made her plea to him: "O Father Zeus, if ever amid immortals by word or deed I served you, grant my wish and see to my son's honor!†   (source)
  • Thus Belial, with words clothed in reason's garb, Counselled ignoble ease and peaceful sloth, Not peace; and after him thus Mammon spake:— "Either to disenthrone the King of Heaven We war, if war be best, or to regain Our own right lost.†   (source)
    standard prefix: The prefix "dis-" in disenthrone reverses the meaning of enthrone. This is the same pattern as seen in words like disagree, disconnect, and disappear.
  • …days.
    Inside to left and right, in a long unbroken row
    from farthest outer gate to the inmost chamber,
    thrones stood backed against the wall, each draped
    with a finely spun brocade, women's handsome work.
    Here the Phaeacian lords would sit enthroned,
    dining, drinking—the feast flowed on forever.
    And young boys, molded of gold, set on pedestals
    standing firm, were lifting torches high in their hands
    to flare through the nights and light the feasters down the hall.
    And Alcinous…†   (source)
  • …lost, departed dead.
    Yet now, despite his anger,
    he might have spoken to me, or Ito him,
    but the heart inside me stirred with some desire
    to see the ghosts of others dead and gone.
    And I saw Minos there, illustrious son of Zeus,
    firmly enthroned, holding his golden scepter,
    judging all the dead ….
    Some on their feet, some seated, all clustering
    round the king of justice, pleading for his verdicts
    reached in the House of Death with its all-embracing gates.
    I next caught sight…†   (source)
  • The newspaper was now enthroned, and /belles lettres/ were cultivated almost in private, and as a mystery.†   (source)
  • 'tis mightiest in the mightiest; it becomes The throned monarch better than his crown; His sceptre shows the force of temporal power, The attribute to awe and majesty, Wherein doth sit the dread and fear of kings; But mercy is above this sceptred sway, It is enthroned in the hearts of kings, It is an attribute to God himself; And earthly power doth then show likest God's When mercy seasons justice.†   (source)
  • Here's the pang that pinches: His Highness having liv'd so long with her, and she So good a lady that no tongue could ever Pronounce dishonour of her,—by my life, She never knew harm-doing—O, now, after So many courses of the sun enthroned, Still growing in a majesty and pomp, the which To leave a thousand-fold more bitter than 'tis sweet at first to acquire,—after this process, To give her the avaunt, it is a pity Would move a monster.†   (source)
  • Yea, for these laws were not ordained of Zeus, And she who sits enthroned with gods below, Justice, enacted not these human laws.†   (source)
  • With him enthroned Sat sable-vested Night, eldest of things, The consort of his reign; and by them stood Orcus and Ades, and the dreaded name Of Demogorgon; Rumour next, and Chance, And Tumult, and Confusion, all embroiled, And Discord with a thousand various mouths.†   (source)
  • Behind it came another of the same form, with another aged man enthroned, who, stopping the cart, said in a voice no less solemn than that of the first, "I am the sage Alquife, the great friend of Urganda the Unknown," and passed on.†   (source)
  • For as her consort still, enthroned with Justice above, Thou bendest man to thy will, O all invincible Love.†   (source)
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