How to use Labyrinth in a sentence
The older portion of the town is still surrounded, on the north and east, by its ancient, though dilapidated medieval walls, and is a labyrinth of steep and dirty streets.
Great Architect of Nature, help me to find the true path out of the labyrinth of lies!
Lana suspected the labyrinth of tunnels and chambers ran beneath the entire town.
On each side of the hedges throughout the labyrinth is a small strip of grass.
She was gone; and in that vast labyrinth of streets, peopled by eight hundred thousand human beings, he was alone.Advertisement
Throughout this distance the river is a hopeless labyrinth of rocks, islands, reefs and rapids.
There is an interesting labyrinth, somewhat after the plan of fig 2, at Mistley Place, Manningtree.
The town is a labyrinth of narrow, crooked streets, and some of its houses are Moorish in character.
Cnossus was also assigned as the site of the labyrinth in which the Minotaur was confined.
He landed also at Delos, and there he and his comrades danced the crane dance, the complicated movements of which were meant to imitate the windings of the Labyrinth.'Advertisement
A glance at the accompanying map will show that there is a labyrinth of avenues and chasms seldom visited and never fully explored.
Navigating the labyrinth of the World Wide Web can be exasperating, especially when it comes to finding reading materials for children.
The monster which was born was shut up in the Labyrinth.
The bazaar, or carsija, is a labyrinth of dark lanes, lined with booths, where embroideries, rugs, embossed fire-arms, filagree-work in gold and silver, and other native wares are displayed.
We can hardly any longer hesitate to recognize in this vast building, with its winding corridors and subterranean ducts, the Labyrinth of later tradition; and as a matter of fact a maze pattern recalling the conventional representation of the Labyrinth in Greek art actually formed the decoration of one of the corridors of the palace.Advertisement
When Theseus landed on the island to slay the Minotaur, Ariadne fell in love with him, and gave him a clue of thread to guide him through the mazes of the labyrinth.
Those in the middle are thin, having only the pavement of the cella to support, and are provided with doors and partitions that make a sort of subterranean labyrinth.
He was said to have built the labyrinth for Minos, to have made a wooden cow for Pasiphae and to have fashioned a bronze man who repelled the Argonauts.
In the Labyrinth (dedicated to Queen Elizabeth of England), a discussion of the freedom of the will, he covertly assailed the Calvinistic doctrine of predestination, and showed that his views were tinged with Socinianism.
Christmas Harbour on the north and Royal Sound on the south are noble harbours, the latter with a labyrinth of islets interspersed over upwards of 20 m.Advertisement
These Bad Lands were once a fairly level plain, but intricate stream erosion produced the labyrinth of ravines and ridges for which the region is noted.
Minos himself is said to have died at Camicus in Sicily, whither he had gone in pursuit of Daedalus, who had given Ariadne the clue by which she guided Theseus through the labyrinth.
The Sierra Madre Occidental consists of several parallel ranges in the north, where a broad belt of country is covered with a labyrinth of ridges and valleys.
The latter was the celebrated Labyrinth, which has been entirely quarried away, so that only banks of chips and a few blocks remain.
In his long reign of forty-six years he built a pyramid at Dahshr, and at Hawra near the Lake of Moeris another pyramid together with the Labyrinth which seems to have been an enormous funerary temple attached to the pyramid.Advertisement
Sebeknefru (Scemiophris), whose name is found in the scanty remains of the Labyrinth.
The palace and the Upper Alhambra also contain baths, ranges of bedrooms and summerrooms, a whispering gallery and labyrinth, and vaulted sepulchres.
The world was a vast labyrinth, amid the windings of which we require some clue or thread whereby we may track our way to knowledge and thence to power.
The cavern is composed of a labyrinth of passages and large and small halls, and is traversed by a stream.
Herodotus himself went through the upper chambers, but was not permitted to visit those underground, which he was told contained the tombs of the kings who had built the labyrinth, and of the sacred crocodiles.
The rocks of Crete are full of winding caves, which gave the first idea of the legendary labyrinth.
In gardening, a labyrinth or maze means an intricate network of pathways enclosed by hedges or plantations, so that those FIG.
The town consists of a labyrinth of narrow, winding, dirty streets, with poor, square, flat-roofed houses, half a dozen madrasas (Mahommedan colleges), a score of mosques, and some masars (tombs of Mahommedan saints).
The labyrinth from which Theseus escaped by means of the clew of Ariadne, was built by Daedalus, a most skillful artificer.
The medieval labyrinth of water conduits is believed to date back to the 13th century.
So we only groped through the dismal labyrinth of St. Callixtus, under the Church of St. Sebastian.
Features include an 18th century-style grotto, secret gardens and a traditional labyrinth at the heart of the garden designed for all ages.
Here we will explore the rich labyrinth of waterways which will afford us excellent wildlife viewing.
Consequently a substitute was needed - walking the labyrinth in a church.
Is this the way we are forced, for some against their will, to enter the labyrinth?
The University will be building an outdoor pavement labyrinth in George Square Gardens over the summer months.
Born in 1863, it has grown into a vast subterranean labyrinth with even vaster tentacles stretching out over the surface of the Earth.
Part of the tour includes visiting the underground labyrinth of tunnels which were part of a vast industrial complex 4,000 years ago.
Threading this labyrinth involves walking along the sculpted sides of Glastonbury Tor in a particular pattern, outlining the classical labyrinth.
For thousands of years historical sources have told of a forgotten time capsule of ancient wisdom located in a massive labyrinth.
Bastia, the chief commercial town in Corsica, consists of the densely-populated quarter of the old port with its labyrinth of steep and narrow streets, and of a more modern quarter to the north, which has grown up round the new port.
However, if one designs to construct a dwelling-house, it behooves him to exercise a little Yankee shrewdness, lest after all he find himself in a workhouse, a labyrinth without a clue, a museum, an almshouse, a prison, or a splendid mausoleum instead.
Vascular vertigo Dizziness caused by problems with the blood supply to the labyrinth or the balance centers of the brain.
The key lets you enter the labyrinth on the bottom right door in the mansion.
The labyrinth is a group of interconnected canals chambers located in the inner ear.
Labyrinthitis is caused by the inflammation of the labyrinth.
It costs little to share a few laughs as families work their way through the labyrinth.
One the most interesting features of the cathedral is the circular labyrinth, added in the 13th century.
A Cnossian didrachm exhibits on one side the labyrinth, on the other the Minotaur surrounded by a semicircle of small balls, probably intended for stars; it is to be noted that one of the monster' s names was Asterius.
The so-called Labyrinth, near the ruins of Gortyna, was a subterranean quarry from which the city was built.
Such is this famous work, full of obscurities, redundancies and contradictions, in which the thread of the argument is sometimes lost in a labyrinth of reasonings and citations, both sacred and profane, but which nevertheless expresses, both in religion and politics, such audacious and novel ideas that it has been possible to trace in it, as it were, a rough sketch of the doctrines developed during the periods of the Reformation and of the French Revolution.
The struggle against his powerful neighbour on the frontier, Queen Joanna of Naples, rapidly became his one guiding motive; and thus he was led into a perfect labyrinth of blunders.
On the south side of the river are numerous large docks and wharves, while the city proper on the north side consists of a labyrinth of basins and canals with tree-bordered quays.
Of his many works written in his native language the most important is his Labyrinth of the World, an allegorical tale which is perhaps the most famous work written in Bohemian.'
Mecca in fact lies in the heart of a mass of rough hills, intersected by a labyrinth of narrow valleys and passes, and projecting into the Tehama or low country on the Red Sea, in front of the great mountain wall that divides the coast-lands from the central plateau, though in turn they are themselves separated from the sea by a second curtain of hills forming the western wall of the great Wadi Marr.
Behind the market square and the main street lie a labyrinth of narrow streets interconnected by covered courtyards and alleys, with extensive warehouses and cellars.
The older is the Cretan labyrinth, whose classical form has seven circuits.
The levels are connected by flights of steps, and are composed of a labyrinth of chambers and passages, whose length aggregates over 65 m.
Among ancient remains in the vicinity may be mentioned Galgberget, the place of execution, with tall stone pillars still standing; and the remarkable stone labyrinth of Trdjeborg.
The surface of the harra is extremely broken, forming a labyrinth of lava crags and blocks of every size; the whole region is sterile and almost waterless, and compared with the Nafud it produces little vegetation; but it is resorted to by the Bedouin in the spring and summer months when the air is always fresh and cool.
Having grown up within fortifications, where every foot of ground was precious, it is mostly, in spite of recent improvements, a labyrinth of narrow, tortuous, up-and-down streets, accommodating themselves to the irregularities of the ground, few of them fit for wheel carriages.
There was also a labyrinth at Theobald's Park, near Cheshunt, when this place passed from the earl of Salisbury into the possession of James I.
This labyrinth, designed by Lieut.
Although surrounded by railways and crossed by the lines NurembergEger and Regensburg-Oberkotzau, the Fichtelgebirge, owing principally to its raw climate and bleakness, is not much visited by strangers, the only important points of interest being Alexandersbad (a delightfully situated watering-place) and the granite labyrinth of Luisenburg.
Near its mouth, the Xingu expands into an immense lake, and its waters then mingle with those of the Amazon through a labyrinth of canos (natural canals), winding in countless directions through a wooded archipelago.
The town has been built without the slightest regard to regularity; the streets are even more intricate and winding than those in most other Eastern towns, and with the exception of the bazaars and some open squares, the interior is little else than a labyrinth of alleys and passages.
Villena is a labyrinth of winding alleys, which contain some interesting examples of Moorish domestic architecture.