Definition of Magniloquences
1. magniloquence [n] - See also: magniloquence
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Literary usage of Magniloquences
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Fraser's Magazine by Thomas Carlyle (1866)
"... he kindled the desire in his flatterers, and in the writers of the period, to match by magniloquences his own semblances of puissant achievement. ..."
2. The School World (1902)
"Allowing for these and other magniloquences of style, there is much in the introductory matter which is well worth reading, but the turgid echo of Carlyle's ..."
3. National Missions: A Series of Lectures by William Maccall (1855)
"... and helped to keep up a monstrous quackery to hear old Bossuet fulminating his histrionic magniloquences, or to witness old pedantic, conceited, ..."