Usage examples for grail

  1. I repeated to myself lines from Tennyson's poem before the glowing scenes of the Holy Grail. – The Promised Land by Mary Antin
  2. 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
  3. Honour made manifest; The shadow of the Grail Falls like a silver whisper in this place. – Tasting the Earth by Mona Gould
  4. Inside, on the walls of the grand stairway, are magnificent paintings by John La Farge and others, while on the four sides of the main public room are mural paintings by La Farge, depicting the entire history of Sir Arthur and the Holy Grail. – See America First by Orville O. Hiestand
  5. From there we might work together for the great cause of Peace- what I call 'My Grail. – This Is the End by Stella Benson
  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. I got up and leant against the mantel- piece, pushing a place clear for my elbow on it between a bottle of liqueur and a copy of " The Holy Grail." – To-morrow? by Victoria Cross
  8. 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
  9. Then the voice again: In many climes without avail Thou hast spent thy life for the Holy Grail. – Two Little Knights of Kentucky by Annie Fellows Johnston
  10. Each frame contained two circular mirrors surrounded by painted designs telling the story of the Holy Grail. – Aylwin by Theodore Watts-Dunton
  11. Another was that he was a nobleman of an ancient line who was wandering over the earth in disguise in search of the Grail. – My Lady of the Chimney Corner by Alexander Irvine
  12. 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
  13. Chapter 5 - The Holy Grail. – Underground by Suelette Dreyfus
  14. 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
  15. While in the form of a monologue, it is, nevertheless, allegoric or epic, and the search for the Holy Grail is given in its most suggestive and spiritual significance. – Browning and the Dramatic Monologue by S. S. Curry
  16. 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
  17. And so the knights searched over land and sea, over mountain and plain, hunting for the Holy Grail, but still they found it not. – A Child's Story Garden by Compiled by Elizabeth Heber
  18. In that country he landed, and at Glastonbury he built himself a hermitage, where he treasured the sacred dish which came to be known as the Saint Grail. – Stories from Le Morte D'Arthur and the Mabinogion by Beatrice Clay
  19. 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