New, disease resistant trees are bringing back the splendor of what has been called one of the prettiest towns in New England.
On the contrary, it has been collecting fresh materials not only from the remote past, but also from the age of progress and development, and perhaps in the new century there will be outbursts of splendor in all the various branches of literature.
As if the sun should stop when he had kindled his fires up to the splendor of a moon or a star of the sixth magnitude, and go about like a Robin Goodfellow, peeping in at every cottage window, inspiring lunatics, and tainting meats, and making darkness visible, instead of steadily increasing his genial heat and beneficence till he is of such brightness that no mortal can look him in the face, and then, and in the meanwhile too, going about the world in his own orbit, doing it good, or rather, as a truer philosophy has discovered, the world going about him getting good.
I'll give them credit; there is some feeble attempt to revive it but I fear any hint of its past splendor is deeply buried by the rubbish of a legion of passing strangers, renters with no pride of ownership or a will to improve their surroundings.
They laughed their way through two bottles of good Bordeaux and a dessert, brought in flaming splendor to their darkened table.
The building is magnificent, being built of white marble; the rooms are large and splendidly furnished; but I must confess, so much splendor is rather oppressive to me; and I didn't envy the millionaires in the least all the happiness their gorgeous surroundings are supposed to bring them....
They were obscure gems, from the remote Cairngorms to the splendor of the Cuillin.