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Example Sentences for "spectacle"

The spectacle of the governor in tears at the press conference totally shocked the reporters who were presentThousands of people showed up for the horrifying spectacle of a public hanging.

The spectacle of the governor in tears at the press conference totally shocked the reporters who were present.

The hockey fight is a uniquely Canadian spectacle.

The spectacle of my boyfriend and my ex-husband chatting together at my daughter's wedding made me feel a little strange.

Joseph loves the glamor and spectacle of the awards ceremonies.

This musical includes all the costumes and spectacle of traditional theater at its best.

Elton John's concerts, with the fabulous costumes, and marvelous light show, are always a wonderful spectacle.

The old man removed his spectacles, and rubbed his tired eyes.

My grandmother looked at me over the top over her spectacles, and smiled.

Following the Russian revolution, mass theatrical spectacles re-enacting revolutionary events were mounted in many Soviet cities.

Bull-fighting is the national sport of Mexico and the Plaza Mexico is one of the prime venues for the spectacle.

Thomas De Quincey once wrote, It was a Sunday afternoon, wet and cheerless, and a duller spectacle this earth of ours has not to show than a rainy Sunday in London.

Thomas Wolfe once suggested that there is no spectacle on earth more appealing than that of a beautiful woman in the act of cooking dinner for someone she loves.

The Colosseum provided violent spectacles of combats featuring men and animals for the entertainment of the public of ancient Rome.

Luis Gonzalez Seara once noted that some violent spectacle is normal in most countries.

Birthday spectacles for Queen Elizabeth II were a highlight for travelers to England in 2002.


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