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His third sister, Constantia, was distinguished by her preeminence of greatness and of misery.The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire|Edward Gibbon
In this play, too, I often sought unfair conquests, conquered myself meanwhile by vain desire of preeminence.The Confessions of Saint Augustine|Saint Augustine
Her purity is so inestimable that I cannot say whether I derive more pride or sorrow from its preeminence.Chivalry|James Branch Cabell
Nor are these advantages and this preeminence due to our merits and deserts.Explanation of Catholic Morals|John H. Stapleton
As their soil became depleted, the hold of their state on preeminence in everything was weakening.Green Spring Farm|Ross Netherton