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illustrious
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

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Definition
famous and admired; or worthy of admiration
  • As soon as his illustrious eminence, the cardinal, arrives, we will begin.
    1.1.1 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 1 — The Grand Hall (96% in)
  • Nevertheless, as be harangued them, the satisfaction and admiration unanimously excited by his costume were dissipated by his words; and when he reached that untoward conclusion: "As soon as his illustrious eminence, the cardinal, arrives, we will begin," his voice was drowned in a thunder of hooting.
    1.1.2 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 2 — Pierre Gringoire (1% in)
  • "Usher," interposed the cardinal, aloud, "announce Master Jacques Coppenole, clerk of the aldermen of the illustrious city of Ghent."
    1.1.4 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 4 — Master Jacques Coppenole (8% in)
  • ...up a revolt among the men of Ghent against the favorites of the daughter of Charles the Bold; it is not a cardinal who could have fortified the populace with a word against her tears and prayers, when the Maid of Flanders came to supplicate her people in their behalf, even at the very foot of the scaffold; while the hosier had only to raise his leather elbow, in order to cause to fall your two heads, most illustrious seigneurs, Guy d'Hymbercourt and Chancellor Guillaume Hugonet.
    1.1.4 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 4 — Master Jacques Coppenole (20% in)
  • The arrival of the illustrious guests had by no means caused him to relax his hold, and, while the prelates and ambassadors were packing themselves into the stalls—like genuine Flemish herrings—he settled himself at his ease, and boldly crossed his legs on the architrave.
    1.1.4 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 4 — Master Jacques Coppenole (22% in)
  • Here, assuredly, is more than sufficient to render a life happy and illustrious, and to deserve some day a notable page in that interesting history of the provosts of Paris, where one learns that Oudard de Villeneuve had a house in the Rue des Boucheries, that Guillaume de Hangest purchased the great and the little Savoy, that Guillaume Thiboust gave the nuns of Sainte-Geneviève his houses in the Rue Clopin, that Hugues Aubriot lived in the Hôtel du Pore-Epic, and other domestic facts.
    1.6.1 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 1 — An Impartial Glance at.... (24% in)
  • The illustrious wine shop of "Eve's Apple" was situated in the University, at the corner of the Rue de la Rondelle and the Rue de la Bâtonnier.
    2.7.7 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 7 — The Mysterious Monk (0% in)
  • 'tis not I who say that, but Didymus of Alexandria, and they are illustrious words.
    2.11.1 — Vol 2 Bk 11 Chpt 1 — The Little Shoe (13% in)

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