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Quotes of legion

  1. Here is true immorality: ignorance and stupidity; the devil is nothing but this. His name is Legion – Gustave Flaubert
  2. It is unthinkable for a Frenchman to arrive at middle age without having syphilis and the Cross of the Legion of Honor. – Andre Gide
  3. I was hired to do as many Boy Commando, Newsboy Legion and Sandman stories as I could. – Gil Kane
  4. The cross of the Legion of Honor has been conferred on me. However, few escape that distinction. – John Lennon
  5. The people like the American Legion Post that gave us a chance to play. A place to play and a chance to play. – Dave Winfield

Usage examples for legion

  1. From the French Legion Etranger I have my honorable discharge. – Somewhere in France by Richard Harding Davis
  2. At the close of the Exposition Edison was created a Commander of the Legion of Honor. – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  3. So I did, and she is now sitting on the other side of the fireplace with a legion of small linen habiliments in a huge basket by her side. – John Bull on the Guadalquivir from Tales from all Countries by Anthony Trollope
  4. " And that's just where Vickars makes his mistake," said Legion – Masterman and Son by W. J. Dawson
  5. How in the world did you think of the Foreign Legion – The Truants by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  6. " Well; the Legion of Honour is a fine thing to have," said Marie. – Arsene Lupin by Edgar Jepson Maurice Leblanc
  7. On the 4th of May 1801 he brought forward, for the first time officially, in the Council of State the question of the establishment of the Legion of Honour, which on the 19th May 1802 was proclaimed a law of the State. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  8. Tell me, is there a convention of the Brigade- that is, I mean, of the American Legion in Western City now? – They Call Me Carpenter by Upton Sinclair
  9. Then she joined this Women's Legion – The Disturbing Charm by Berta Ruck
  10. I'm going to Canada, he continued, to enlist in the American Legion – The Flag by Homer Greene
  11. Suppose a single legion had sallied forth! – Napoleon the Little by Victor Hugo
  12. His expert eye ran down the ragged ranks of his newly acquired legion – On the Heels of De Wet by The Intelligence Officer
  13. Canalis, who had been busy during the last three months with serious matters of his own, and was trying to get himself made commander of the Legion of honor and minister to a German court, had completely forgotten Modeste's letter." – Modeste Mignon by Honore de Balzac
  14. A whole legion of witnesses had to be examined, and the deeds and papers increased to such an extent that at the end they weighed seventy- three pounds. – St. Peter's Umbrella by Kálmán Mikszáth
  15. The servants- whose name was legion were always passing noiselessly to and fro. – Baron Trigault's Vengeance Volume 2 (of 2) by Emile Gaboriau
  16. The Legion may think us lost, and try to search for us. – The Flying Legion by George Allan England
  17. Sigurd's acquaintances were legion – Sigurd Our Golden Collie and Other Comrades of the Road by Katharine Lee Bates
  18. For this invention, which he exhibited at the Exposition of 1834, he received a gold medal, and was decorated with the Legion of Honour. – Self Help by Samuel Smiles
  19. I will say, that I firmly believe that the connexion between the legion and the fleet has been injurious to the military operations of the queen of Spain's generals. – Maxims And Opinions Of Field-Marshal His Grace The Duke Of Wellington, Selected From His Writings And Speeches During A Public Life Of More Than Half A Century by Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington
  20. Morrison represented the not inconsiderable number of young men in New York who had gained at the expense of the valiant legion who had lost. – The Call of the Canyon by Zane Grey