Usage examples for legend

  1. Let's have the history and the legend mixed. – Cæsar or Nothing by Pío Baroja Baroja
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. In this legend, also, there are passages which point to Atlantis. – The Antediluvian World by Ignatius Donnelly
  8. The legend had a soul. – Balloons by Elizabeth Bibesco
  9. Everything becomes legend, if the gentleman will have the goodness to wait. – Old Calabria by Norman Douglas
  10. " 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
  11. " 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
  12. It's like a legend. – Grey Roses by Henry Harland
  13. See legend for Fig. – Thoracic and Coracoid Arteries In Two Families of Birds, Columbidae and Hirundinidae by Marion Anne Jenkinson
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. The story has been told far and wide, and will forever be a legend of these mountains. – From-Twice-Told-Tales by Hawthorne, Nathaniel
  17. 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