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01. Donovan Bailey's greatest moment of [glory] came when he won two gold medals in the Olympics.
02. Patrick Roy lead his team to another Stanley Cup [glory] this past season.
03. These old churches are designed to fill the faithful with wonderment and fear at the [glory] of God.
04. The city of Florence is known the world over for its artistic [glories].
05. In my opinion, boxing is just [glorified] violence, and I really don't enjoy it.
06. Women's groups have suggested this film [glorifies] rape, and should be banned.
07. This movie is one of the first that actually shows the horrors of war instead of [glorifying] it.
08. The [glorification] of violence in movies may be part of the reason for the increase in violent behavior in our society.
09. It was a [glorious] spring morning, with the sun shining, and birds singing.
10. The garden is [gloriously] designed with a stunning variety of flowers and shrubs of different colors, shapes and textures.
11. The band had a [glorious] career, and were the best in the business for over 10 years.
12. French poet Jean de La Fontaine once wrote that no path of flowers leads to [glory].
13. Confucius wrote that our greatest [glory] is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
14. Jonathon Raban once remarked that football games have the [glory] and the despair of war.
15. Francois de La Rochefoucauld once suggested that the [glory] of great men must always be measured against the means they have used to acquire it.
16. There is an old proverb which states that it is better to have a [glorious] death than a shameful life.
17. Henri Frederic Amiel once said that heroism is the dazzling and [glorious] concentration of courage.
18. Cassius Longinus once said that in great attempts, it is [glorious] even to fail.
19. Roman Poet Horace once wrote, "Sweet and [glorious] it is to die for our country."
20. Eugene F. Ware once noted that all [glory] comes from daring to begin.
21. Betty Smith once said, "Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time. Then your time on earth will be filled with [glory]."
22. There is a Japanese proverb which states that you must never rely on the [glory] of the morning or the smiles of your mother-in-law.
23. There is an Ibo proverb which notes that until the lions have their historians, tales of the hunt shall always [glorify] the hunter.
24. There is a Serbian proverb which observes that the [glory] of ancestors should not prevent a man from winning [glory] for himself.
25. Greece reached the height of its [glory] and power in the 5th century B.C.
26. The city of Baghdad reached its peak of [glory] in the eighth century.
27. The Koran states that all that is in heaven and earth gives [glory] to Allah.
28. Italian rulers of the fifteenth century sought to [glorify] themselves by building palaces and country houses decorated with artworks both new and from ancient cultures.
29. Venetian music of the 1600s served to [glorify] the majesty of state and church on both solemn and festive occasions.

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