Usage examples for mightiness

  1. She has shown her child all the pageant of life, and now prepares him for his " patrimony of a little mould"- Thou hast made his mouth Avid of all dominion and all mightiness All sorrow, all delight, all topless grandeurs, All beauty, and all starry majesties, And dim transtellar things;- even that it may, Filled in the ending with a puff of dust, Confess-" It is enough." – Pebbles on the Shore by Alpha of the Plough (Alfred George Gardiner)
  2. If he had shown any " high and mightiness as they called it, since the change in his estate, it would have let him go without protest. – K by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  3. The expressions are here given as a caution to others to be on their guard: " Supremest and highest," " separate and sever us," " derision, sarcasm, and contempt," " disobedient and disloyal and sinful," " hold aloof from iniquity, from sin," " necessity of being reclaimed and brought back," " their beautiful and their elegant city," " so abandoned and given up to evil and iniquity," " soaked and stained with human gore and blood," " beautiful and resplendent," " hardened and solidified into stone and adamant," " this 186 arctic splendor and brilliancy," " were being slaughtered and cut down," " in the rapidity and the swiftness of the train," " with all the mightiness and the splendor of his genius," " the force and the pressure it brings to bear," " has and possesses the power," " lights flashed and gleamed." – Slips of Speech by John H. Bechtel