Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of pomp.

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Examples

  • "pomps," but his surprise only augmented a hundred-fold on seeing the guilty slipper of a young lady with whom he was not acquainted.

    Honor Edgeworth Ottawa's Present Tense

  • DO you here, in the presence of God and of this Congregation, renounce the devil and all his works, the pomps and vanity of this wicked world, and all the sinful lusts of the flesh?

    Rev. Alan T Perry should wear a burka « Anglican Samizdat

  • I am possessed with the pomps of being, and know proud passions and inspirations.

    Chapter 36

  • "Seems I recall, Evan, that Our Lord did not abstain, during his forty days in the desert, from countering the works and pomps of the prince of this world."

    The State of Connecticut attacks the Catholic Church

  • Seems I recall, Evan, that Our Lord did not abstain, during his forty days in the desert, from countering the works and pomps of the prince of this world.

    The State of Connecticut attacks the Catholic Church

  • O thou who comest to this place, take warning by that which thou seest of the accidents of Time and the vicissitudes of Fortune and be not deluded by the world and its pomps and vanities and fallacies and falsehoods and vain allurements, for that it is flattering, deceitful end treacherous, and the things thereof are but a loan to us which it will borrow back from all borrowers.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Allah Almighty decreed that he should have a son, who was fortunate and God-favoured and seeing the pomps and vanities of this world to be transient as they are unrighteous, renounced them in his youth and rejected the world and that which is therein and fared forth serving the Most High, wandering pilgrim-wise over words and wastes and bytimes entering towns and cities.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The pomps and vanity of this wicked world, and all the sinful lusts of the flesh. '

    George Archibald: Shame

  • Death to the pomps of Redmond and all its corrupt works.

    In Exile

  • There were some stately footmen, and there was a perfect picture of an old coachman, who looked as if he were the official representative of all the pomps and vanities that had ever been put into his coach.

    Bleak House

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