Origin of Gloria
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Examples from the Web for gloria
What stuck in my mind were the two supporting actors, Gloria Grahame and Lee Marvin.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
“We challenge Mr. Cosby to end this nightmare,” proclaimed Gloria Allred.Two New Bill Cosby Accusers Come Forward: ‘We Challenge Mr. Cosby to End This Nightmare’|Marlow Stern|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
First up: activist Gloria Steinem with actress Eva Longoria.
Or, after a surprise party greeting for Gloria goes awry, “Just a thought: maybe we should stop doing these.”Stop Hating on ‘Modern Family’ (But Also Stop Giving It Emmys)|Jason Lynch|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“On the whole I kind of quite like my films without watching them every night like Gloria Swanson in Sunset Boulevard,” he said.Mike Leigh Is the Master Filmmaker Who Hates Hollywood|Nico Hines|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Oh, not Miss Clandon: you have found that it is quite safe to call me Gloria.You Never Can Tell|George Bernard Shaw
In a very few weeks the offspring of Gloria Audacious Indomitable had attained prodigious proportions.The Sin of Monsieur Pettipon|Richard Connell
She certainly disturbed him strangely, for Gloria was perfect in his eyes, and he accepted all she said almost blindly.
Being what she was, it was impossible for her to understand Gloria's conduct.
Gloria was dead, but Gloria was his, and he hers, for ever and ever.
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Word Origin for gloria
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Culture definitions for gloria
Latin for “Thus passes away the glory of the world”; worldly things do not last.
Idioms and Phrases with gloria
Nothing on earth is permanent, as in His first three novels were bestsellers and now he can't even find an agent—sic transit gloria mundi. This expression, Latin for “Thus passes the glory of the world,” has been used in English since about 1600, and is familiar enough so that it is sometimes abbreviated to sic transit.