Garlands Sentence Examples
Horses and mules, crowned with garlands, were given rest from work.
Arrange a set of small cordless candles around pine garlands on your mantelpiece or a buffet table.
The owners of adjacent lands assembled at the common boundary stone, and crowned their own side of the stone with garlands; an altar was set up and offerings of cakes, corn, honey and wine were made (later, a lamb or a sucking pig was sacrificed).
On the 16th of the month Maimacterion, a long procession, headed by a trumpeter playing a warlike air, set out for the graves; wagons decked with myrtle and garlands of flowers followed, young men (who must be of free birth) carried jars of wine, milk, oil and perfumes; next came the black bull destined for the sacrifice, the rear being brought up by the archon, who wore the purple robe of the general, a naked sword in one hand, in the other an urn.
Only married women were admitted, and none who had been married more than once were allowed to crown her image with garlands.
The picture painted by Darer on this commission was the "Adoration of the Virgin," better known as the "Feast of Rose Garlands"; it was subsequently acquired by the emperor Rudolf II., and carried as a thing beyond price upon men's shoulders to Vienna; it now exists in a greatly injured state in the monastery of Strahow at Prague.
Brightly colored garlands made of foil or silk leaves.
Many halls, churches, and other ideal locations will already be decorated with lights, garlands, and other accents, making wedding decorations less necessary.
Lighted trees, candles, and garlands are perfect Christmas wedding decorations, but equally gorgeous are centerpieces of pine boughs and glass ornaments, miniature decorated trees, gingerbread houses, or candy cane bouquets.
Some displays even have garlands and ribbons draped down the side of a stand and flowing onto the table.Advertisement
Fresh or silk flowers, floral garlands, tiaras, hair combs, pins, clips, and even head bands are popular bridal accessories.
If you're planning to make strings of cranes, you'll also need a needle and sturdy twine to create the crane garlands.
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Norway Spruce, Scotch Pine, Aspen Silver Fir, and more are in the collection, along with coordinating garlands.
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I decorate it with a collection of ornaments which were passed down to me, and vary the look each year with different embellishing touches such as bows, garlands, or using a different tree topper.
Whether a live evergreen or a modern synthetic version, the tree is elaborately festooned with lights, ornaments and garlands.
The fireplace will have stockings hung waiting for Santa and evergreen garlands on the mantel.
Instead of traditional Christmas garland, use leis or garlands of flowers to drape the tree.
Garlands and wreaths are easy-to-make decorations that even the youngest children can create using inexpensive craft supplies and things found in the backyard.Advertisement
Children have been stringing popcorn and cranberries to create festive holiday garlands for generations.
You can also create garlands by stringing groups of stars or pompoms together.
One day he gave a banquet to his friends, and after it they sallied forth with torches, singing through the streets, Francis being crowned with garlands as the king of the revellers; after a time they missed him, and on retracing their steps they found him in a trance or reverie, a permanently altered man.
Of the head nothing could be made but garlands for the shrines of the gods; but the wood of the root was employed in the manufacture of different utensils as well as for fuel.
When it was entirely consumed, the boundary stone, which had been previously anointed and crowned with garlands, was placed upon the hot ashes and fixed in the ground.Advertisement
On these occasions the Lares were crowned with garlands, and offerings of cakes and honey, wine and incense, but especially swine, were laid before them.
For the great festival of Tezcatlipoca, the handsomest and noblest of the captives of the year had been chosen as the incarnate representative of the god, and paraded the streets for public adoration dressed in an embroidered mantle with feathers and garlands on his head and a retinue like a king; for the last month they married him to four girls representing four goddesses; on the last day wives and pages escorted him to the little temple of Tlacochcalco, where he mounted the stairs, breaking an earthenware flute against each step; this was a symbolic farewell to the joys of the world, for as he reached the top he was seized by the priests, his heart torn out and held up to the sun, his head spitted on the tzompantli, and his body eaten as sacred food, the people drawing from his fate the moral lesson that riches and pleasure may turn into poverty and sorrow.
Small waxen images of the Manes called Lares, clothed in dogskin, and on feast days crowned with garlands, stood round the family hearth of which they were the unseen guardians (but see Lares).
It shows the pope and emperor, with a lute-playing angel between them, kneeling to right and left of the enthroned Virgin and Child, who crown them with rose garlands, with a multitude of other kneeling saints disposed with free symmetry in the background, and farther in the background portraits of the donor and the painter, and a flutter of wreath-carrying cherubs in the air.
The most satisfying of Darer's paintings done in Venice are the admirable portrait of a young man at Hampton Court (the same sitter reappears in the "Feast of Rose Garlands"), and two small pieces, one the head of a brown Italian girl modelled and painted with real breadth and simplicity, formerly in the collection of Mr Reginald Cholmondeley and now at Berlin, and the small and very striking little "Christ Crucified" with the figure relieved against the night sky, which is preserved in the Dresden Gallery and has served as model and inspiration to numberless later treatments of the theme.
A sumptuous banquet took place, followed by a distribution of doles and garlands.
In the centre is the statue of the Tsar Alexander II., who is looked upon as the protector of the liberties of Finland, the monument being annually decorated with wreaths and garlands.
She thought that a bit odd but her attention was soon drawn to the the colorful garlands and bunting hanging in the street ahead.
Charlotte Bronte extolled the " blossom blanched orchard trees whose boughs droop like white garlands " while Jane Austen praised the bountiful apple tree.
Why not decorate your room with tissue paper flower garlands.
Here were great oaks and splendid evergreens with trunks like mossy pillars, from the branches of which hung garlands of ivy and mistletoe, and persimmon trees, the odour of which pervaded every nook and corner of the wood--an illusive, fragrant something that made the heart glad.
Many retailers also offer Christmas wreaths, garlands, and other greenery as well for coordinated holiday decorations.
Cut a scrolled arched headboard and glue wood embellishments such as roses, garlands, rosettes, shell, and other motifs.
Holiday decorations such as paper snowflakes, garlands and mistletoe can also add interest and create a festive theme.
Accessories such as flowers, decorative hair pins, veils, tiaras, and garlands are all beautiful additions to any style hair, and they work perfectly with short hair.
You'll find leaf garlands here and dried flower wreaths, there's even a fall leaves tree.
Consider snow white linens with icicle garlands and red roses or poinsettias to accent.
Rather than using garlands of summer or wintery greens, find fall garlands suitable for stringing across balconies, candelabras, banisters and altar rails.
Flowers, garlands and arches are all used in numerous outdoor ceremonies.
Decorate with lights, tulle, ivy garlands and flowers that match the bridal party flowers.
Decorations can include paper lanterns, vines and garlands, fresh flowers and lights on the tent itself, depending on the company.
Both sexes delight in adorning themselves with garlands (leis) of flowers and necklaces of coloured seeds.
The duration of their life was 000 years, but if any desired to shorten it, he decked himself with garlands and threw himself from a rock into the sea.