Usage examples for relics

  1. Afterwards we saw Meaux and its relics of Bossuet. – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare
  2. She received relics which were sent her from Rome, probably from superstition rather than from reverence for the saints, but at all events she received them. – A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6) by Leopold von Ranke
  3. Opposite the mound, perhaps a hundred yards up the hill, is another, much bigger, irregular mound, of chalk that has become dirty, with some relics of battered black wire at its base. – The Old Front Line by John Masefield
  4. Genuine and remarkable cures have been achieved through contact with the relics of a saint. – The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) Last Updated: February 18, 2009
  5. I had exhausted the interest of these relics and had transferred my attentions to the picture gallery when the other spectators and the witnesses began to arrive. – The Eye of Osiris by R. Austin Freeman
  6. The relics, as you call them, Goldberger explained, won't need to remain in our hands. – The Gloved Hand by Burton E. Stevenson
  7. A few relics of the author remain in the hands of his widow, who is grateful for any recognition of his genius, any help to diffuse his writings, and tribute to his memory. – Recollections and Impressions 1822-1890 by Octavius Brooks Frothingham
  8. But perhaps even these relics of honesty may one day disappear. – Wild Flowers Worth Knowing by Neltje Blanchan et al
  9. Still I found some relics of the wisdom of the ancients. – Weapons of Mystery by Joseph Hocking
  10. Victoire herself was living close by, in her own little house, filled with relics of the past. – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare
  11. A. Cherished relics cannot be restored by their commonplace value in money. – Mr. Punch at the Seaside by Various
  12. On the eastern edge, at some distance from the heap of relics, thou wilt find a large well- formed stone, which once served as the head; seat thyself on this stone, and at the moment when the narrow illumined streak of the moon, like a fiery ship, seems to swim over the mountains on the horizon, call out the word 'Haschanascha, ' and a sign- post will soon appear. – Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers by Various
  13. The large room in which they found themselves was filled with weapons also, and various relics of the old Tower. – John and Betty's History Visit by Margaret Williamson
  14. During the interval between the divisions of the service, the congregation occupied themselves in staring at the relics, which were enclosed in a silver cabinet with crystal doors, and placed on the top of the high altar. – Antonina by Wilkie Collins
  15. The fellows whom I met were the relics of the band. – The Bible in Spain by George Borrow
  16. Even without miraculous power, it would be the most precious of relics. – A Life of St. John for the Young by George Ludington Weed
  17. Theodotus then appeared in body and spirit to the minister: " Well, my friend," he said to him, " did I not say well, that you should have relics for your chapel?" – A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 7 (of 10) From "The Works of Voltaire - A Contemporary Version" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire) Commentator: John Morley Tobias Smollett H.G. Leigh
  18. Let us continue our examination of the relics of the Burnt Zonitis. – The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles by Jean Henri Fabre