Sentence Examples with the word grand tour

The procedure was almost a recognized part of education, and was analogous to the grand tour made by our great-grandfathers in the 18th century.

After being educated at Cracow, he made the grand tour with his brother Mark and returned to Poland in 1648.

Hobbes was his companion rather than tutor (before becoming secretary); and, growing greatly attached to each other, they were sent abroad together on the grand tour in 1610.

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Having made the grand tour he returned to Ireland; and being employed by the parliament in a mission to the duke of Ormonde, now reduced to the last extremities, he succeeded in concluding a treaty with him on the 19th of June 1647, thus securing the country from complete subjection to the rebels.