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Usage Examples for RESPLENDENCY

  1. The nether garments of this petit maitre, consisted of a pair of blue tight pantaloons, profusely braided, and terminating in Hessian boots, adorned with brass spurs of the most burnished resplendency; a black velvet waistcoat, studded with gold stars, was backed by a green frock coat, covered, notwithstanding the heat of the weather, with fur, and frogged and cordonne with the most lordly indifference, both as to taste and expense: a small French hat, which might not have been much too large for my Lord of P-, was set jauntily in the centre of a system of long black curls, which my eye, long accustomed to penetrate the arcana of habilatory art, discovered at once to be a wig. - "Pelham, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton Last Updated: March 16, 2009
  2. He therefore holds fast to the miracles in the lives of the saints, not only because he accepts the evidence, but because he believes these wonderful stories " add great resplendency to the merits of the saints, and, consequently, give great weight to the example they afford us." - "A Short History of Monks and Monasteries" by Alfred Wesley Wishart