The long line of kings at the once great city had come to an end.
Above them were the smoking ruins of the once great city.
Time for us all to realize what was once great about our country.
Nothing came in or out of the once great city.
An unusual number of America's once great companies fell upon hard times in the 1980's.
But now we see a once great and powerful state without the shadow of a government.
This is insane and no good for our once great country.
The family lost all that remained of their once great fortune.
But it's shocking to hear from a once great student of human beings.
The city is but a shadow of its once great self.