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grandeur
used in The Souls of Black Folk

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Definition
the quality of being grand or magnificent or splendid
  • There is little beauty in this region, only a sort of crude abandon that suggests power,—a naked grandeur, as it were.
    Chapter 7 (40% in)
  • Little of beauty has America given the world save the rude grandeur God himself stamped on her bosom; the human spirit in this new world has expressed itself in vigor and ingenuity rather than in beauty.
    Chapter 14 (7% in)

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