He has sung all its grandeurs; he has wept over all its miseries.
If we cannot attain at a bound to these grandeurs, at least let us do them homage.
We had a magnificent audience—all the grandeurs in England except the King.
From this record of error he drew forth the grandeurs of truth.
Their riches give them some right to cling to these grandeurs.
Fanny was not allowed many years of enjoyment of these grandeurs and comforts.
Great things (grandeurs) in extent and in duration are relative.
It was his first mingling with the grandeurs that were his delight.
At daybreak he began to air his grandeurs under my bedroom window and there was no more sleeping from that time.
All other truths depend on this Truth, as all other loves depend on this love, and all other grandeurs on this grandeur.
c.1500, "loftiness, height," from Middle French grandeur "grandness, greatness," Old French grandor (12c.), from grand "great" (see grand (adj.)). Extended sense of "majesty, stateliness" is first recorded 1660s.