Lore Sentence Examples
It obtrudes itself in fine art, behaviour, law-making, lore and religion.
He welcomed the lore of every stranger.
The thought life of the American aborigines is expressed in their practical knowledge and their lore.
Even in the course of a general survey of the legal lore at our disposal, one cannot help being struck by peculiarities in the distribution of legal subjects.
Noteworthy coincidences in the lives of Abraham and Isaac, noticed above, point to the fluctuating state of traditions in the oral stage, or suggest that Abraham's life has been built up by borrowing from the common stock of popular lore.Advertisement
The literal sense of the term churinga, applied by the Central Australians to their sacred objects, and likewise used more abstractly to denote mystic power, as when a man is said to be " full of churinga," is " secret," and is symptomatic of the esotericism that is a striking mark of Australian, and indeed of all primitive, religion, with its insistence on initiation, its exclusion of women, and its strictly enforced reticence concerning traditional lore and proceedings.
In each case we have merely a selection of current traditional lore.
He had much oral lore which he told with great dramatic power.
We get none of the biological absurdities of abduction lore, no switching off of witnesses, no mind rays.
See his treatise on The Making of Religion (1898), and Hartland's article on " The ' High Gods ' of Australia," Folk Lore (1898), ix.Advertisement
In the First Punic War, Caere furnished Rome with corn and provisions, but otherwise, up till the end of the Republic, we only hear of prodigies being observed at Caere and reported at Rome, the Etruscans being especially expert in augural lore.
However, even if they had stage qualities, the very length of this and his other plays, the Ulisipo and the Aulegraphia, would prevent their performance, but in fact they are novels in dialogue containing a treasury of popular lore and wise and witty sayings with a moral object.
According to Arabic lore, based on Jewish legends, at this spot Nimrod sought to throw Abraham into a fiery furnace, from which he was saved by the grace of God.
He was a layman (Paul Wernle), without technical Jewish lore.
Like the Gaulish druids described by Caesar, the poet (fili) and the druid possessed a huge stock of unwritten native lore, probably enshrined in verse which was learnt by rote by their pupils.Advertisement
Although the priestly source shows how the lore could be reshaped, and Jubilees represents later efforts along similar lines, it is evident that for ordinary readers the patriarchal traditions could not be presented in an entirely new form, and that to achieve their aims the writers could not be at direct variance with current thought.
A great warrior and an upright ruler, his conquests recalled those of the great Christian emperors, and the Church completed the parallel by training him in her lore.
Partly from superiority to the narrowness of his age, and partly in the interest of his struggle with the Papacy, this Malleus ecclesiae Romanae drew to his court those savants whose pursuits were discouraged by the church, and especially students in the forbidden lore of the Arabians.
Diseases and distrubances of the ordinary functions of the organs were attributed to the influence of planets or explained as due to conditions observed in a constellation or in the position of a star; and an interesting survival of this bond between astrology and medicine is to be seen in the use up to the present time of the sign of Jupiter 4., which still heads medicinal prescriptions, while, on the other hand, the influence of planetary lore appears in the assignment of the days of the week to the planets, beginning with Sunday, assigned to the sun, and ending with Saturday, the day of Saturn.
The book has many fascinating bits of lore, as well as extensive oral poetry, all in Scots dialect.Advertisement
He knew there must be one eventually for in his life he had been a Master of arcane lore.
Powells perceptive commentary is of enduring interest to all lovers of esoteric lore.
This kingdom, covering from Wiltshire to Cornwall, is the area richest in Arthurian lore.
Thousands of volumes of occult lore weighted its shelves.
Celtic lore says rubbing primrose flowers over your eyelids can gie you a way into the fairy word.Advertisement
He taught her many things including the art of healing and herbal lore.
Harte also argues that fairy lore has an elite, courtly rather folk origin.
Classic vampire lore has been updated for the series.
There is folk lore to say there used to be a Roman temple up at the top end of Beer.
The new moon continues to produce a good deal of weather lore.
Here I was lent a pamphlet which contained fascinating snippets of plant lore.
The Eildons have been the subject of much legendary lore.
His instructions were for some time handed down orally, but were subsequently committed to writing, and formed the twelve books of Tages, containing a complete system of Etruscan lore.
Folk Lore Has Always Been The Most Essentially French Of All Imaginative Influences In Canadian Life; And The Songs Are The Quintessence Of The Lore.
Similarly in the East, the Syriac version of the Old Testament is largely under the influence of the synagogue, and the homilies of Aphraates are a mine of Rabbinic lore.
Icelandic literature consists mainly of the so-called "sagas," or prose narratives, and is rich in historical lore.
He was the author of a brief epitome of Roman history based upon Livy, which he utilized as a means of displaying his antiquarian lore.
Works are extant in papyri and on temple walls, treating of geography, astronomy, ritual, myths, medicine, &c. It is probable that the native priests would have been ready to ascribe the authorship or inspiration, as well as the care and protection of all their books of sacred lore to Thoth, although there were a goddess of writing (Seshit), and the ancient deified scribes Imuthes and Amenophis, and later inspired doctors Petosiris, Nechepso, &c., to be reckoned with; there are indeed some definite traces of such an attribution extant in individual cases.
Marett proposed the term " Animatism," Folk Lore (1900), xi.
The system was taken up almost bodily by the Arab astronomers, it was embodied in the Kabbalistic lore of Jews and Christians, and through these and other channels came to be the substance of the astrology of the middle ages, forming, as already pointed out, under the designation of "judicial astrology," a pseudo-science which was placed on a perfect footing of equality with "natural astrology" or the more genuine science of the study of the motions and phenomena of the heavenly bodies.
Unless studying contemporary lore, folklorists cannot observe the behavior of the people they are studying.
Hawaiian lore claims members gave me town's economic mainstay the caffeine rush.
Much Pagan lore was hidden in these ditties during the years of witch persecutions.
The Shaven Crown does indeed possess its share of supernatural lore, attached particularly to Room 11.
Clement himself had declared that natural lore, as taught in the course of higher Christian education according to the canon of truth, ought to proceed from "cosmogony" to "the theological idea," 2 and even in the little that is left of the works of Origen we have two instances of the proceeding in question.
Briefly speaking, the NO was a dance of the most stately character, adapted to the incidents of dramas which embrace within their scope a world of legendary lore, of quaint fancies and of religious sentiment.
He lef t Venice for Rome; his library was offered for sale; and in 1821 he published at Pisa a catalogue raisonne, rich in bibliographical lore, of this fine collection, the result of thirty years of loving labour, which in 1824 was purchased en bloc by Pope Leo XII., and added to the Vatican library.
A terrible lore that allows spell casters, both Arcane and Divine to rape the land of its very life to fuel their magic.
One is his devotion to alchemy, and how his being steeped in the alchemical lore influenced the rest of his work.
It is as famous in the annals of vampire lore as Whitby and its Dracula associations.
This breed is the subject of some particularly interesting lore that makes them a popular topic of conversation among cat enthusiasts.
Vampires have a sexy and gothic lore to them, and they couldn't be more popular since the release of Stephenie Meyer's bestselling Twilight series.
Throughout the history of the lore surrounding the apparition, most people have believed that a sighting of the Black Dog foretold of misfortune, death of a loved one, or the death of the person who saw the creature.
This lore passed down through the generations until today, with our online and tech savvy culture, gardeners can find companion planting charts with ease.
The lore handed down from yesteryear may sound like superstition, but if it works, it can only help your garden by working with nature to increase the harvest yield.
In the world of pedal steel guitar lore, the MSA Red Baron steel guitar has long been revered.
Folk lore says that the stone was found after a lightening strike hit the ground.
Moonstone's mystical lore and luminous beauty make it a natural choice for symbolic jewelry.
Arthurian lore fans also travel to Chalice Well, in hope of finding a proof that a legend may have lived.
Pagan lore claims that the Chalice Well is a symbol of the sacred feminine.
However, the rich lore behind the pearl is not forgotten by all.
In Celtic lore, the triskelion is also associated with the connection of mind, body and spirit, as well as striving toward personal growth.
The rich history and lore surrounding opals also will appeal to men looking for historic and symbolic rings.
Okay, so the story in this one is all about Chozo Lore and Space Pirates.
There's always a new secret around the corner or a new bit of ancient lore to find.
For the ultimate quest, seek out Warhammer texts, books, scrolls and anything have to do with Warhammer lore.
Many of the objects used to attract good luck were based in religious beliefs, others were the result of superstitions or ancient cultural legends and lore.
A game made out of Egyptian lore can be the start to a great family game night.
Traditional leprechauns are attired mostly in kelly green, though, in Irish lore, they were outfitted in red before the Twentieth Century.
Remember that most vampires in lore look human until they are about to bite, so you can stick to looking deathly pale and leave the fangs till you meet a tasty neck.
In pagan lore this knot symbolized the three levels of existence; spirit, mind, and body.
Ancient lore attributed the stone with mystical powers for improving health and providing physical protection.
Celtic engagement rings are a popular choice because of the rich lore, romantic legends and beautiful artwork of Irish, Scottish and Welsh culture.
According to lore, sailors used the gemstone as a charm of protection at sea.
Halloween is a wonderful day to share excitement, lore and lots of party food!
Still, the legend of the "haunted painting" has earned a place in modern urban lore.
Now that you've had a chance to read some urban legends, watch the YouTube video below for yet another bit of popular urban lore.
Another Mary of lore, Resurrection Mary walks up and down the streets past graveyards all over the United States in her prom dress seeking a ride home.
They are transformed as a result of a curse, by heredity, or even by having been bitten by another werewolf, a means of transmission almost unknown in werewolf lore.
Cast members dress in period costume and are a great resource of both official information on the house and the unofficial lore that surrounds the house and its many rooms.
These figures are part of national lore, however, they are also heavily loaded icons that say volumes about the person who wears them.
Asian lore often pictures the dragon guarding the "Pearl of Wisdom".
But depending on the lore being discussed, fairies often can be sinister and mischievous, meddling in human affairs with detrimental outcomes.
This leaves them free to cavort in the moonlight and dance among the stars.Fairies and their like also have a place in the mystical hierarchy of Celtic lore.
Bats still hold a powerful place in vampire lore, although Ann Rice has done a lot to dispel the notion that fashionable vampires morph into these "children of the night" as Bram Stoker once called them.
This tattoo has become part of pop culture and entertainment lore.
If you want your tattoo to combine the aforementioned mystery with a deep connection with history and a love of mythical lore, look to Egyptian designs.
Even though the art of tattooing has evolved into modern presentation and execution, the designs themselves often represent rich mythology and lore depicted by ancient civilizations.
Fortunately, fans of Egyptian god and goddess lore have a wealth of mythology at their disposal.
Two standouts are an intricate pattern depicting a man and a woman walking in the rain and a turtle pattern that appears to be inspired by Native American lore.
According to Linda LoRe, the CEO of Frederick's of Hollywood, 87 percent of the company's risqué lingerie sales are made to women.
Although common Woodstock lore holds that this farm is in the town of Woodstock, New York, it is actually located in Bethel, NY, which is around 40 miles south of Woodstock.
Led Zeppelin retain the reputation for being the hardest partying band in music and their tour stories are music business lore.
Heene might have just remained a prominent figure in Wife Swap lore if not for a certain incident involving a weather balloon, his six year old son Falcon and a reality show proposal.
This was pure fictitious invention on the part of Stoker, although many people now believe it was in the lore all along.
Because of their lifespan of hundreds of years (the oldest known age is 700 Earth years), the El-Aurians are natural lore keepers and collect the stories and wisdom of many sentient beings.
This is magic of the lone scholar, poring over ancient volumes of lore.
The poem itself can be considered propaganda for the ruler of the country by plainly stating that Queen Elizabeth I, and the Tudor line, is directly connected to Arthurian lore.
Besides ships, you can find links to pages that also build and review alien ships, Star Trek props, and in-depth websites that relay the lore of the Star Trek universe.
In Native American lore, the idea that beings can change between human and animal shape is as commonplace as the wicked stepmother in European tales.
I wanted to bring some aspects of this lore into the books, without borrowing too heavily from the stories and traditions of any one tribe.
They are fairy women that originate in Irish lore.
While most popular fairy lore in the West deals with good fairies, there are also stories that depict a darker element among the fae.
J.R.R. Tolkien's fascination with linguistics and lore led to the development of multiple Lord of the Rings languages.
The ancient Greeks and Romans used hard metal helmets to protect themselves, and through the Middle Ages, the storied knights of lore have worn such headgear as well.
Scott's dissertation on fairies in The Border Minstrelsy is rich in lore, though necessarily Scott had not the wide field of comparative study opened by more recent researches.
These digressions at times interrupt the symmetry of his plan; but Strabo had all the Greek love of legendary lore, and he discusses the journeyings of Heracles as earnestly as if they were events within recent history.
Meanwhile, tradition strictly prescribes the ways and means of such reinforcement, so that religion becomes largely a matter of sacred lore; and the expert director of rites, who is likewise usually at this stage the leader of society, comes more and more to be needed as an intermediary between the lay portion of the community and the sacred powers.
Where society is most primitive it is most democratic, as in Australia, and magico-religious powers are possessed by the whole body of fully initiated males, age, however, conferring increase of sacred lore and consequently of authority; whilst even at this stage the experts tend to form an inner circle of rulers.
Could it be that people familiar with werewolf lore see something else, and their imaginations run away with them?
Here the jurists of Bologna appeared, armed with their new lore of Roman law, and expounded Justinians code in the interests of the German empire.
In order to meditate on the mystic lore he withdrew to a hut by the Nile, returning home for the Sabbath.
Dorsey, again, draws a distinction between lore narratives, which can be rehearsed without fasting or prayer, and rituals which require the most rigid preparation.
These works swept aside the dry traditional fossil lore which had been accumulating in France and Germany.
A further testimony to the activity which prevailed in the field of Biblical lore is the fact that at the close of the century probably about the year r000 - the Gospels were rendered anew for the first time in the south of Eng land.
Readers of Dante know the idea that the dead have no shadows; this was no invention of the poet's but a piece of traditionary lore; at the present day among the Basutos it is held that a man walking by the brink of a river may lose his life if his shadow falls on the water, for a crocodile may seize it and draw him in; in Tasmania, North and South America and classical Europe is found the conception that the soul - o-tab., umbra - is somehow identical with the shadow of a man.
The Habitant Was Separated From Oldworld Changes Two Centuries Ago By Difference Of Place And Circumstances, While He Has Hitherto Been Safeguarded From Many New World Changes By The Segregative Influences Of Race, Religion, Language And Custom; And So His Folk Lore Still Remains The Intimate Alter Et Idem Of What It Was In The Days Of The Great Pioneers.
The swan played a part in classical mythology as the bird of Apollo, and in Scandinavian lore the swan maidens, who have the gift of prophecy and are sometimes confused with the Valkyries, reappear again and again.
But, although they then received perhaps their earliest quasiscientific organization, the mansions of the moon had for ages previously figured in the popular lore of the Bedouin.
In religion, the chief feature was the priesthood of Druids, who here, as in Gaul, practised magical arts and barbarous rites of human sacrifice, taught a secret lore, wielded great influence, but, at least as Druids, took ordinarily no part in politics.
The descendant of men learned in rabbinic lore, Abba Mari devoted himself to the study of theology and philosophy, and made himself acquainted with the writing of Moses Maimonides and Nachmanides as well as with the Talmud.
He was famous as a collector of traditional lore, and is very often cited in the Talmud.
The aesthetic arts of the American aborigines cannot be studied apart from their languages, industries, social organizations, lore Fine art.
Ulm is remarkable in the history of German literature as the spot where the Meistersinger lingered longest, preserving without text and without notes the traditional lore of their craft.
Instead of discoursing on the corporate conscience of the state and the endowments of the Church, the importance of Christian education, and the theological unfitness of the Jews to sit in parliament, he is solving business-like problems about foreign tariffs and the exportation of machinery; waxing eloquent over the regulation of railways, and a graduated tax on corn; subtle on the monetary merits of half-farthings, and great in the mysterious lore of quassia and cocculus indicus.