Crone Sentence Examples
However, contrary to widely held belief she is not a wizened crone.
As I entered the site, an aged, nearly toothless crone in a worn blue boiler suit appeared, carrying a tea-pot.
In legend they are nine women, three triple goddesses ranging in age from maiden to mother to crone.
In Irish tradition the other-world is often represented as an island, inhabited by women only; and it is this "Isle of Maidens" that Gawain visits in Diu Crone; returning therefrom dowered with the gift of eternal youth.
In a third version, that of Diu Crone, a long and confused romance, the origin of which has not been determined, the Grail appears as a reliquary, in which the Host is presented to the king, who once a year partakes alike of it and of the blood which flows from the lance.Advertisement
If a mermaid was to marry a fin man she would slowly lose her beauty, until she became an ugly crone.
Clair For the life of me, I cannot see the old crone in that picture, and it's really annoying me!
Virgo The figure here is of an old crone four miles long, one of the aspects of the Goddess.
She was one goddess but manifested as the maiden, the mother and the old wise crone.
While sunbathing in my shreddies I was suddenly confronted by the ancient crone who dwelt in a nearby thatched hut and herded llamas.Advertisement
Top C Cailleach Bheur The Scottish blue-faced winter hag, probably once worshiped as the crone aspect of the earth mother.
As time drew on the boys began to grow thirsty, and so approached a well said to have guarded by an old crone.
What it is is not explained, but inasmuch as it is the vehicle in which is conveyed the Host on which the father of the Fisher king depends for nutriment, it seems not improbable that here, as in Diu CrOne, it is to be understood as a reliquary.
Diu Crone, edited by Scholl (Stuttgart, 1852), vol.
A fine young man when we start, I was a wheezing old crone when we eventually get to the top.Advertisement
Since the moon is viewed as maiden, mother and crone, the fairies are drawn to her light like lost children.
Trinity knots can also symbolize the pagan triad of "mother, maiden and crone" or "mind, body and spirit."