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Greater

(of a city) considered with the inclusion of the outer suburbs
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And now that his life was shipwrecked, though he never ceased to long to return to his old greatness, he gave all his time to writing and to science.
It seems strange to us now that in an age when Spenser and Shakespeare had show the world what the English tongue had power to do that any man should have been able to disbelieve in its greatness.
In dramatic structure his greatness is on the whole less conspicuous.
Shakspere, like every other great man, has been the object of much unintelligent, and misdirected adulation, but his greatness, so far from suffering diminution, grows more apparent with the passage of time and the increase of study.
As a man Jonson, pugnacious, capricious, ill-mannered, sometimes surly, intemperate in drink and in other respects, is an object for only very qualified admiration; and as a writer he cannot properly be said to possess that indefinable thing, genius, which is essential to the truest greatness.
In his tragedies, 'Sejanus' and 'Catiline,' he excluded comic material; for the most part he kept scenes of death and violence off the stage; and he very carefully and slowly constructed plays which have nothing, indeed, of the poetic greatness of Sophocles or Euripides (rather a Jonsonese broad solidity) but which move steadily to their climaxes and then on to the catastrophes in the compact classical manner.
The essence of greatness is the perception that virtue is enough.
But these rare souls set opinion, success, and life at so cheap a rate that they will not soothe their enemies by petitions, or the show of sorrow, but wear their own habitual greatness.
APJ Abdul Kalam's house in Rameswaram, actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan on Wednesday said that greatness always comes from the simplest of the house from which the former belonged to.
After Ali, the world looked for its ring champion and found traces of greatness in Sugar Ray Leonard and others.
The author proposes a method for teaching for greatness that emphasizes studentsAE passions and strengths.
They want greatness, but are not willing to share their gift with the world.