Usage examples for myth

  1. Her voice vied with Johnnie's in its notes of excitement and pleasure, and to more than one who heard her it seemed that their first impression was correct, that a little child had come to them, and that the tall, graceful maiden was a myth. – Nature's Serial Story by E. P. Roe
  2. We saw that the Australian moon- myth of Mityan was of a native cat. – Moon Lore by Timothy Harley
  3. Why, scoffed the Judge, it's a myth- there's nothing to it. – In the Heart of a Fool by William Allen White
  4. I suppose this is the truth taught in what has been called the " Myth of the Garden." – Backlog Studies by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 23, 2009
  5. It seems a myth that I kissed you; impossible ... – Linda Condon by Joseph Hergesheimer
  6. The Teutonic myth of the World- tree was dealt with fully in the chapter on Subterranean Waters. – Nature Mysticism by J. Edward Mercer
  7. The traditional narrative, the myth, the folk- tale or the legend, is not dependent upon the text in which it appears for the first time. – Folklore as an Historical Science by George Laurence Gomme
  8. Little boarding- school girls discuss Uncle Reuben and wonder if he is anything but a myth. – Invisible Links by Selma Lagerlof
  9. His appearance on the Paddington platform was prearranged; his duchessa at Ealing a myth. – The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne by William J. Locke
  10. The evidence is strong against me; and Thorn, did I mention him, would be as a myth to other people; nobody knew anything of him. – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  11. To which the fallen warrior made answer: " I am Tangaloa, the high- chief of Leatatafili, in Savai'i, and the property I speak of is no myth, and all of it thine if thou wilt spare me." – Wild Justice: Stories of the South Seas by Lloyd Osbourne
  12. For freedom without education is a myth. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  13. They have a joke about it in the theatre calling me Mrs. Jones; and because nobody believes what anybody says they think you're a myth. – The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope
  14. I hope it is all a myth." – Edgar Saltus: The Man by Marie Saltus
  15. The myth had been exploded for both, but Matthew still hugged it. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  16. Is he a myth? – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  17. He waited for the answer so long that he began to fear that his letter might not have reached Miss Hazen; then he waited until, at last, he was convinced that she never received it, and he had begun to think that she must be a myth. – Concerning Sally by William John Hopkins
  18. Our opinion is that Jesus is a myth, that no such being as is painted in the New Testament ever lived. – Is The Bible Worth Reading And Other Essays by Lemuel K. Washburn
  19. Driven from its home, the myth of the Gilded Man had become a wandering ghost. – The Spanish Pioneers by Charles F. Lummis
  20. It did not even originate in the Bible, it did not even originate among the Jews: it is nothing in the world but a pagan myth imported into Jewish tradition just a few hundred years before the birth of Jesus. – Our Unitarian Gospel by Minot Savage