Hoard sentence example
A large hoard of coins was found here in 1891.
We may note at the outset the spirit of pessimism which, like the curse on the hoard, pervades the whole.
A hoard of about 1,600 silver coins, found at Carditsa in 1914, was acquired by the National Museum of Athens.
Thereupon Andvari, enraged, laid upon the hoard and all who should possess it a curse.
His lands, together with a great hoard of movable wealth, were seized, and he was accused of misappropriation and venality.Advertisement
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.
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.
The hoard represented thousands of man hours yet all their efforts proved unsuccessful.
But he was unwilling to break in upon this hoard, and he seems to have wished even to keep its existence a secret.
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.Advertisement
Animals hoard food so they will have enough to get them through harsh winters.
At last, he found him, having discovered a hoard of gold coins along the way.
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.
If they buy a drink, the price is deducted from their hoard of imperial groats.
I am from only discovering that secret hoard of love when it was too late to listen.Advertisement
The hoard of Roman bells, made of bronze with iron clappers, was found by a detectorist in Essex.
The coin hoard from West Sussex is destined for Worthing Museum.
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.
Many collectors hoard packages of the cards in the hopes that the next Mickey Mantle will come along and prove just as valuable.
Nor have there been many great finds of coins; indeed most of the pieces in European collections probably come from the same hoard.Advertisement
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.
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.
Interesting piece on a viking hoard discovered on a farm in Sweden, which includes many Arabic coins.
In 1816 a hoard of over 1500 Roman coins (dating from 250 to 307 AD) was found on the inner north-eastern rampart.
A fine hoard of gold coins, wrapped in lead-foil and hidden in a wall, was discovered in 1908.Advertisement
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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The local squire has been murdered by a thief in search of the squire 's hoard of gold coins.
In the Middle Ages, usurers ' capital remained as an unproductive hoard.
However, when the Great Depression hit, President Franklin Roosevelt made it against the law to hoard or be in possession of gold.
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.
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.
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.
The program is often disturbing, but clearly illustrates just how difficult life is for those who hoard and their families.
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.
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.
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.
Somewhere out there in the vast beyond, waiting to be discovered, is a huge hoard of GOWNS!
Next farm had Roman silver hoard at the turn of the century, Instant prizes by finding tokens.
An uncommon and exciting discovery was that of a small hoard of bronze metalwork comprising a decorated bracelet and two axes.
The local squire has been murdered by a thief in search of the squire's hoard of gold coins.
Incredibly, it was unearthed not far away from where they found the Alton hoard of Celtic gold staters in 1996.
Atli, intent on getting hold of the hoard, which Gudrun's brothers had seized, invited them to come to his court.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.