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Definition the ceremony of putting a monarch on the throne — often metaphorical
  • The Queen was enthroned more than 50 years ago
  • Choice enthrones the consumer—not the regulator or the political contributor.
  • Corporations have been enthroned, an era of corruption in high places will follow,
    Jack London  --  The Iron Heel
  • Dorothea, he said to himself, was forever enthroned in his soul: no other woman could sit higher than her footstool;
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • He saw his son enthroned in all the florid sentiment of commencement, and the whole of his heart was lifted out of the dust.
    Thomas Wolfe  --  Look Homeward, Angel
  • But weak as was his material frame, his mind was still enthroned.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • 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.
    Edith Wharton  --  The Age of Innocence
  • Where angels might have sat enthroned, devils lurked, and glared out menacing.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Christmas Carol
  • In both, there were several knots of loungers, squalid and miserable, but now with a manifest sense of power enthroned on their distress.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
  • —a blind old man enthroned in his livingroom, speaking with neighbors of balanced trade and income taxes and the troubles in Asia?
    John Gardner  --  The Sunlight Dialogues
  • You want to enthrone good taste again.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Main Street
  • When Wordsworth was enthroned they carried pocket copies; and when Shelley was belittled they allowed him to grow dusty on their shelves.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Tess of the d'Urbervilles
  • 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.
    Richard Wright  --  Black Boy
  • Yea, for these laws were not ordained of Zeus, And she who sits enthroned with gods below, Justice, enacted not these human laws.
    Sophocles  --  Antigone
  • 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.
    Goethe (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)  --  Faust
  • Casy squatted down like the others, facing Grampa enthroned on the running board.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Grapes of Wrath
  • Enthroned there under his hat, he observed our household through his un-glasses and swished the animal-tail fly swatter that denoted his station in life.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • She was a woman of middle-age, with well-formed features of the type usually found where perspicacity is the chief quality enthroned within.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Return of the Native
  • Nestor appeared enthroned among his sons, while friends around them skewered the red beef or held it scorching.
    Homer  --  The Odyssey
  • About her feel in wide vessels of green and brown earthenware, white water-lilies were floating, so that she seemed to be enthroned in the midst of a pool.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Fellowship of the Ring

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