Usage examples for legend

  1. See legend for Fig. – Thoracic and Coracoid Arteries In Two Families of Birds, Columbidae and Hirundinidae by Marion Anne Jenkinson
  2. It's like a legend – Grey Roses by Henry Harland
  3. " About this altar- piece," said Yung Pak's guide, " there is a legend you might like to hear." – Our Little Korean Cousin by H. Lee M. Pike
  4. Let's have the history and the legend mixed. – Cæsar or Nothing by Pío Baroja Baroja
  5. The story has been told far and wide, and will forever be a legend of these mountains. – From-Twice-Told-Tales by Hawthorne, Nathaniel
  6. The legend runs that Agbarus, King of Edessa, sent an artist, Annanias by name, to paint our Lord's portrait. – Cathedral Cities of Italy by William Wiehe Collins
  7. Next time we'll try the man in C- Street, and Darsie's beauty lived on, an uncontroverted legend – A College Girl by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  8. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow- Irving. – Practical Grammar and Composition by Thomas Wood
  9. " You know, too, the legend tells that once far away, beyond the forest, there was a mighty empire of which the king sat in a City of Gold hidden within a ring of mountains. – The Virgin of the Sun by H. R. Haggard
  10. When, over a century ago, the legend first sprang to life, there were none save men to travel like this, but now, of times, a woman may travel too. – Seeds of Pine by Janey Canuck
  11. You go anywhere on the range an' get 'em talking about that legend and they'll make you think it's an honest- to- goodness fact, and no mistake." – Riders of the Silences by Max Brand
  12. The legend had a soul. – Balloons by Elizabeth Bibesco
  13. This has been the meeting- place of these songsters for many a long year, and there is an old legend which gives us the reason. – Legends of the Rhine by Wilhelm Ruland
  14. This a legend of old Persia Of an earlier happier day Of a happy happy people- How they ended none can say. – A Legend of Old Persia and Other Poems by A. B. S. Tennyson
  15. In this legend also, there are passages which point to Atlantis. – The Antediluvian World by Ignatius Donnelly
  16. You know, we city people like a nice legend or ghost story to tell our friends when they come to visit us. – The Thing from the Lake by Eleanor M. Ingram
  17. The old people of the country died, and their children grew up and died also, and their children, and their children, and the story of the sleeping Princess became a legend handed down from one generation to another; and a cloud of mystery, as thick and impenetrable as the hedge of thorns, lay over the old castle. – Favorite Fairy Tales by Logan Marshall
  18. There is one legend so beautiful, so much like him, that we can almost believe it as having a fitting place in his history. – A Life of St. John for the Young by George Ludington Weed
  19. It could not be seen from the vessel, but the familiar legend was easily recalled, and this led us to talk about Irish tradition with its weird romance and never failing pathos. – The Crack of Doom by Robert Cromie
  20. Everything becomes legend if the gentleman will have the goodness to wait. – Old Calabria by Norman Douglas