Usage examples for emblem

  1. Be hushed, O party hates, the while That emblem lingers there, And thou, dear fates, propitious smile Upon the wedded pair. – Hoosier Lyrics by Eugene Field
  2. From its shape, having neither beginning nor ending, it is regarded as an emblem of eternity, constancy, and integrity. – The American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia by William James Miller
  3. There can be no need to draw out at length the thoughts which that sweet and familiar emblem has conveyed to so many generations. – Expositions of Holy Scripture Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers by Alexander Maclaren
  4. The very Emblem of Justice, Sir, a Hair will turn 'em. – The Toy Shop (1735) The King and the Miller of Mansfield (1737) by Robert Dodsley
  5. The first flags sent to the army were presented to the troops by General Beauregard in person, he then expressing the hope and confidence that they would become the emblem of honor and of victory. – Detailed Minutiae of Soldier life in the Army of Northern Virginia, 1861-1865 by Carlton McCarthy
  6. It has been shown that the number seven was an emblem of the oath. – The Ordinance of Covenanting by John Cunningham
  7. To me the river is the emblem of a perfect life. – The Comstock Club by Charles Carroll Goodwin
  8. Next, the youthful heir had found a straw hat of strange and wondrous fashion, with a brim like a board and a band of blue, which Poleon had bought from a college man who had retained this emblem of his past to the final moment. –  by
  9. Never did Christians gaze on that emblem with more deep- felt emotion. – Monsieur Violet by Frederick Marryat
  10. When the Ka'abah was rebuilt, this emblem was placed in the outer wall for contempt, but the people still respected it. – Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Meccah by Sir Richard Francis Burton
  11. The American troops saluted the new emblem, fired twenty- one guns in honor of the new nation, and then embarked for the United States. – History of the United States, Volume 6 (of 6) by E. Benjamin Andrews
  12. 24: 17. 8. In what scripture does Christ apply the same emblem to Himself? – Bible-Readings-for-the-Home-Circle by
  13. She did not add that she had not worn them because they were the gift of Colonel Wallifarro and seemed to her an emblem of bondage. – The Tempering by Charles Neville Buck
  14. In the evergreen the Master Mason finds the emblem of hope and immortality. – The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries by W. Y. Evans Wentz
  15. And the Curate saw in the shadow of the dim apartment that his brother lifted from the table the grand emblem of all anguish and victory, and pressed upon it his pale lips. – The Perpetual Curate by Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
  16. As the seat of the affections, passions, virtues, and will, it is the conventional emblem of every thought and emotion. – The Mirror of Kong Ho by Ernest Bramah
  17. A thrill of patriotism ran through me and I raised my voice to cheer the starry emblem of my native land. – A Negro Explorer at the North Pole by Matthew A. Henson Commentator: Robert E. Peary Booker T. Washington
  18. The cardinals stand next to princes; they wear a purple mantle, the emblem of royalty; formerly they ranked in Christendom equal with kings, preceded princes of blood, and sat on the right of kings, or near the throne. – Monks, Popes, and their Political Intrigues by John Alberger
  19. This was an emblem of reconciliation. – The Story of Troy by Michael Clarke
  20. Nor ought an emblem, more than a simile, to be founded on a low or familiar object. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown