Hoard sentence example

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  • A large hoard of coins was found here in 1891.

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  • We may note at the outset the spirit of pessimism which, like the curse on the hoard, pervades the whole.

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  • A hoard of about 1,600 silver coins, found at Carditsa in 1914, was acquired by the National Museum of Athens.

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  • Thereupon Andvari, enraged, laid upon the hoard and all who should possess it a curse.

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  • His lands, together with a great hoard of movable wealth, were seized, and he was accused of misappropriation and venality.

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  • She liked the idea of being special, especially with the hoard of beautiful women in front of her whose perfect bodies left her feeling plain.

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  • Hogni's heart was then cut out, the victim laughing the while; but when Gunnar saw it he cried out that now he alone knew where the hoard was and that he would never reveal the secret.

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  • The hoard represented thousands of man hours yet all their efforts proved unsuccessful.

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  • But he was unwilling to break in upon this hoard, and he seems to have wished even to keep its existence a secret.

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  • Thus the mysterious hoard is all but lost sight of; no mention is made of the curse attached to it; and it is only as an afterthought that Siegfried (Sifrit) is described as its master.

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  • Animals hoard food so they will have enough to get them through harsh winters.

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  • At last, he found him, having discovered a hoard of gold coins along the way.

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  • A warmer day than usual restores it to temporary activity, and then it supplies itself with food from its autumn hoard, again becoming torpid till roused by the advent of spring.

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  • If they buy a drink, the price is deducted from their hoard of imperial groats.

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  • I am from only discovering that secret hoard of love when it was too late to listen.

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  • The hoard of Roman bells, made of bronze with iron clappers, was found by a detectorist in Essex.

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  • The coin hoard from West Sussex is destined for Worthing Museum.

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  • But the "Burnt City" of his second stratum, revealed in 1873, with its fortifications and vases, and a hoard of gold, silver and bronze objects, which the discoverer connected with it, began to arouse a curiosity which was destined presently to spread far outside the narrow circle of scholars.

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  • Many collectors hoard packages of the cards in the hopes that the next Mickey Mantle will come along and prove just as valuable.

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  • Nor have there been many great finds of coins; indeed most of the pieces in European collections probably come from the same hoard.

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  • Loki thereupon went back to the stream, where Andvari in the form of a pike was guarding a great treasure, caught him in a net, and forced him to surrender his hoard.

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  • Rodmar, for the sake of the treasure, was slain by his sons Fafnir and Regin; and Fafnir, seizing the whole, retired to a desolate heath and, in the form of a snake or dragon, brooded over the hoard.

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  • Interesting piece on a viking hoard discovered on a farm in Sweden, which includes many Arabic coins.

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  • In 1816 a hoard of over 1500 Roman coins (dating from 250 to 307 AD) was found on the inner north-eastern rampart.

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  • A fine hoard of gold coins, wrapped in lead-foil and hidden in a wall, was discovered in 1908.

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  • A few chance finds of vases, inscriptions and coins; of a hoard of silver bowls at Dali (anc. Idalium) 7 in 1851; and of a bronze tablet with Phoenician and Cypriote bilingual inscriptions, 8 also at Dali, and about the same time, had raised questions of great interest as to the art and the language of the ancient inhabitants.

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  • Letter from reader Hi Gary, How refreshing to see the results of your hoard testing.

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  • The local squire has been murdered by a thief in search of the squire 's hoard of gold coins.

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  • In the Middle Ages, usurers ' capital remained as an unproductive hoard.

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  • However, when the Great Depression hit, President Franklin Roosevelt made it against the law to hoard or be in possession of gold.

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  • They were also much safer than people trying to hoard gasoline in their homes or garages when trying buy gas before the cost went up any higher.

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  • Collecting trash and many animals can cause health problems for the hoarder, not to mention the emotional and mental implications of living in a constant state of fear of detrimental effects if they don't hold on to whatever they hoard.

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  • People who compulsively hoard things do it because they fear that they will need the items at some point in the near or distant future.

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  • The program is often disturbing, but clearly illustrates just how difficult life is for those who hoard and their families.

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  • In the north, indeed, the name Grimhildr continued to have a purely mythical character and to be applied only to daemonic beings; but in Germany, the original home of the Nibelungen myth, it certainly lost all trace of this significance, and in the Nibelungenlied Kriemhild is no more than a beautiful princess, the daughter of King Dancrat and Queen Uote, and sister of the Burgundian kings Gunther, Giselher and Gernot, the masters of the Nibelungen hoard.

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  • The treasures of the dragon's hoard are buried with his ashes; and when the great mound is finished, twelve of Beowulf's most famous warriors ride around it, celebrating the praises of the bravest, gentlest and most generous of kings.

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  • To him Regin told of Fafnir and the hoard, and the young hero offered to go out against the dragon if Regin would weld him a sword.

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  • Somewhere out there in the vast beyond, waiting to be discovered, is a huge hoard of GOWNS!

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  • Next farm had Roman silver hoard at the turn of the century, Instant prizes by finding tokens.

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  • An uncommon and exciting discovery was that of a small hoard of bronze metalwork comprising a decorated bracelet and two axes.

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  • The local squire has been murdered by a thief in search of the squire's hoard of gold coins.

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  • Incredibly, it was unearthed not far away from where they found the Alton hoard of Celtic gold staters in 1996.

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  • Atli, intent on getting hold of the hoard, which Gudrun's brothers had seized, invited them to come to his court.

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  • On their refusal to surrender the hoard, or to say where it was concealed, a fierce fight broke out, in which all the followers of Gunnar and Hogni fell.

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  • The gods have vanished from the scene; there is nothing of Loki and his theft of Andvari's hoard, nothing of Odin and his gifts of the sword Gram and the magic horse Grani; and not till the third Aventiure, when Siegfried comes to Worms, are we given even a hint that such things as the sword and treasure exist.

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  • The remedy for this is the extension of factories and home industries; but European capital is difficult to obtain in India, and the native capitalist prefers to hoard his rupees.

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  • Castres has a sub-prefecture, tribunals of first instance and of commerce, a hoard of trade-arbitrators, a chamber of commerce, a branch of the bank of France and two hospitals.

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  • From another point of view it is a monstrous hoard or cairn of rough-hewn antiquarian learning, now often praised, sometimes quoted from, and never read.

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