Usage examples for grail

  1. Well, there are always women enough to do the dirty work of life; some there must be to guard the Holy Grail. – Countess Erika's Apprenticeship by Ossip Schubin
  2. Then follows " The Vision of the Holy Grail," one of those exercises in archaic English in which Field took infinite pains as well as delight, and to which, as a production of Judge Cooley's, he paid the passing tribute of saying that it was " a graceful imitation of old English." – Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions by Slason Thompson
  3. Honour made manifest; The shadow of the Grail Falls like a silver whisper in this place. – Tasting the Earth by Mona Gould
  4. He had not found the Holy Grail, but through his own sufferings he had learned pity for all pain and poverty. – Two Little Knights of Kentucky by Annie Fellows Johnston
  5. The attempt to recover its spirit twenty years later, when the music of Night Falls On The Gods was added, was an attempt to revive the barricades of Dresden in the Temple of the Grail. – The Perfect Wagnerite A Commentary on the Niblung's Ring by George Bernard Shaw
  6. Wilberforce impressively answered: " It is the Holy Grail." – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  7. Hang my idle armor up on the wall, 330 Let it be the spider's banquet- hall; He must be fenced with stronger mail Who would seek and find the Holy Grail. – Narrative and Lyric Poems (first series) for use in the Lower School by O. J. Stevenson
  8. No one could have recognized the voice as Fanchon's, yet everyone who heard it knew that it was hers; and that the soul of Crailey Gray had gone out upon the quest for the Holy Grail. – The Two Vanrevels by Booth Tarkington
  9. Chapter 5 - The Holy Grail. – Underground by Suelette Dreyfus