You might even say it made some “bold proposals” and “lofty pledges” from which it quickly backed away.
I call it (forgive the lofty phrase) the arc of innovation—and many, many discoveries fall short along that arc.
There is a tradition in this country stretching back to Thomas Jefferson of lofty ideals for our colleges and universities.
Be reliable supports of the Songun revolution possessed of a lofty spirit and rich knowledge!
Leaving no stone unturned to pull off lofty projects insures against regrets.
Is there anything in our Bible as lofty and loving as the prayer of the Buddhist?
They live on a lofty plane and labour for the spreading of the Higher Light.
It is almost square in shape, and is shut in by lofty mountains.
Chimborazo was long supposed to be the most lofty mountain on the globe.
Some of these trees are so lofty, that a bird in their top branches would be out of range of an ordinary shot gun.