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“I must own that to one who has, like myself, la tete un peu exaltee, the pomp and circumstance of war gives, for a time, a very poignant and pleasing sensation.” [
His unnatural pomp and circumstance had so thoroughly upset him, in truth, that Marjorie Jones received a distinct shock, now to be related.
Those were days of pomp and circumstance (ta-da! ta-da!), and the gilt-edged elite arrived by train from New York, Washington, and Chicago, some of them in their poshly private railway cars.
She loved the pomp and circumstance of formal military events, as our astronaut wing pinnings promised to be.
The town had rejected our initial offer of pomp and circumstance and had sent word by bullhorn that we should take our “king” a word the redneck speaker placed within sneer quotes and leave because the town of Mochs was doing just fine without having to pledge fidelity to no goddamn king.