Merlin Sentence Examples
Merlin (Myrddin), the famous wizard, bard and warrior, perhaps an historical figure, first introduced by Geoffrey of Monmouth, originally called Ambrose from the British leader Ambrosius Aurelianus, under whom he is said to have first served.
The story of Vortigern and Rowena takes its final form in the Historia Britonum; and Merlin makes his first appearance in the prelude to the Arthur legend.
The Merlin is the smallest falcon in the UK.
It produced in England the Roman du Saint Graal and the Roman de Merlin, both from the pen of Robert de Borron; the Roman de Lancelot; the Roman de Tristan, which is attributed to a fictitious Lucas de Gast.
Besides the Historia Britonum Geoffrey is also credited with a Life of Merlin composed in Latin verse.Advertisement
A minor composition, the Prophecies of Merlin, was written before 1136, and afterwards incorporated with the Historia, of which it forms the seventh book.
The antiquity of Marlborough is shown by the Castle Mound, a British earthwork, which local legend makes the grave of Merlin; and the name of Marlborough has been regarded as a corrupt form of Merlin's Berg or Rock.
In these either Merlin made the table for Uther Pendragon, or it had belonged to Leodegrance, king of Cornwall and father of Guenevere, and was given to Arthur on his marriage with that princess.
When the founding of the Round Table is ascribed to Merlin it is generally in close connexion with the Grail legend, forming the last of a series of three, founded in honour of the Trinity - the first being the table of the Last Supper, the second that of the Grail, established by Joseph of Arimathea, The number of knights whom the table will seat varies; it might seat twelve or fifty or a hundred and fifty; nowhere, save in Layamon, do we find a practically unlimited power of accommodation.
He was closely allied with his namesake Merlin "of Thionville," and, after the counter-revolution which brought about the fall of Robespierre, xvni.Advertisement
Merlin's code abolished confiscation, branding and imprisonment for life, and was based chiefly on the penal code drawn up in September 1791.
His Soil, Antoine Francois Eugene Merlin (1778-1854), was a well-known general in the French army, and served through most of Napoleon's campaigns.
The legends of Merlin and Arthur, collected in the Historia Regum Britanniae by Geoffrey of Monmouth (t 1154), passed into French literature, bearing the character which the bishop of St Asaph had stamped upon them.
The undated book on moles and naevi by " Merlin Britannicus, " after the model of `Ali ibn Ragel, is of about the same date.
The Welsh triads know no fewer than three Gwenhwyfars; Giraldus Cambrensis, relating the discovery of the royal tombs at Glastonbury, speaks of the body found as that of Arthur's second wife; the prose Merlin gives Guenevere a bastard half-sister of the same name, who strongly resembles her; and the Lancelot relates how this lady, trading on the likeness, persuaded Arthur that she was the true daughter of Leodegrance, and the queen the bastard interloper.Advertisement
King Rhydderich gave one to Merlin, and Rimenhild made a similar gift to Child Horn.
Bachiller y Morales, Monografia historica (Habana, 1883), minutely covering the English occupation (the best account) of 1762-1763; Maria de los Mercedes, comtesse de Merlin, La Havana (3 vols., Paris, 1844); and the works cited under Cuba.
Pedro contains the genealogy of Arthur and the adventures of Lear and Merlin.
This was regafded as a miraculous feat brought about by the incantations of the magician Merlin, who caused a great stone circle in Ireland (said to have been previously carried thither out of Africa by giants) to be transported to Salisbury Plain, where, at Merlin's "word of power," all the stones moved into their proper places.
Arthur and Merlin appear with Grantgosier, as he is here spelt, Galemelle (Gargamelle), Gargantua himself, XXII.Advertisement
In 1860 appeared a singular book, somewhat after the fashion of Ahasverus, entitled Merlin l'enchanteur, in 1862 a Histoire de la campagne de 1815, in 1865 an elaborate book on the French Revolution, in which the author, republican as he was, blamed the acts of the revolutionists unsparingly, and by that means drew down on himself much wrath from more thoroughgoing partisans.
Many pamphlets date from this period, as does La Creation (1870), a third book of the class of Ahasverus and Merlin, but even vaguer, dealing not with history, legend, or philosophy, but with physical science for the most part.
His miscellanies, in some of which his satire made the nearest approach perhaps ever made to the methods of physical force, such as A Meditation upon a Broomstick, and the poems Sid Hamet's Rod, The City Shower, The Windsor Prophecy, The Prediction of Merlin, and The History of Vanbrugh's House, belong to this period.
In Geoffrey of Monmouth's tract, De prophetiis Merlini, there is a reference to an ancient prophecy of the enchanter Merlin concerning a virgin ex nemore canuto, and it appears that this nemus canutum had been identified in folk-lore with the oak wood of Domremy.
The Perceval forms the third and concluding section of a group of short romances, the two preceding being the Joseph of Arimathea and the Merlin.Advertisement
It was subsequently given by Joseph to his brother-inlaw Brons, whose grandson Perceval is destined to be the final winner and guardian of the relic. The Merlin forms the connecting thread between this definitely ecclesiastical romance and the chivalric atmosphere of Arthur's court; and finally, in the Perceval, the hero, son of Alain and grandson to Brons, is warned by Merlin of the quest which awaits him and which he achieves after various adventures.
Among the extreme Left sat Cambon, Couthon, Merlin de Thionville.
The so-called Independents, such as Barras and Merlin of Douai, who were all Jacobins, but had stood aloof from the internal conflicts of the party, hated Royalism as much as ever and desired the continuance of the war which was essential to their power.
The two vacant places in the Directory were filled by Merlin of Douai and Francois of Neufchâteau.
Such are Konunga-tal, Hugsvinnsmal (a paraphrase of Cato's Distichs), Merlin's Prophecy (paraphrased from Geoffrey of Monmouth by Gunnlaug the monk), Jomsvikinga-drapa (by Bishop Ketil), and the Islendinga-drapa, which has preserved brief notices of several lost sagas concerning Icelandic worthies, with which Gudmundar-drapa, though of the 14th century, may be also placed.
As though shattered by a reverberant echo from the cannon of the Trebbia, the Directory crumbled to pieces, succumbing on the 18th of June 1799 beneath the reprobation showered on Treilhard, Merlin de Douai, and La Rvellire-Lpeaux.
Cypron's dam was Selima by Bethel's Arabian from a mare by Graham's Champion from a daughter of the Darley Arabian and a mare who claims Merlin for her sire, but whose mother's pedigree is unknown.
Picture by Merlin Massara Jack was severely asphyxiated during the last 19 minutes of his birth at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital.
The many other species of bird include chough, corncrake, golden eagle, merlin, buzzard and hen harrier.
The ships have a one spot flight deck with full hangar facilities for a Merlin helicopter.
Other birds of prey include peregrine, goshawk, merlin and barn owl.
Just one Merlin engine would pump out several pounds of lead halides on a sortie to Berlin; almost chemical warfare!
Merlin's marine biologist declared the Powan " A fresh water herring that is pretty unique to Loch Lomond.
For while Jason is not immortal like Merlin, neither is he dead.
You might call me Merlin or Saturn, the wise old lawgiver.
A size 8 hook, Merlin hook link and 10lb mainline helped complete the deed.
In it I used both VLBA and MERLIN observations to study circumstellar masers and did theoretical modeling of both water and oh masers.
Originally posted by merlin i cant see you getting banned from here Merlin?
Other birds of prey may be seen further along the dale - including the very rare merlin.
I even saw a female merlin with buff and brown spots perched in a tree.
The crags and moorland are suitable nesting and feeding areas for a variety of birds, including the peregrine, merlin and red grouse.
For the golfers, Merlin Golf club with its driving range is also nearby.
The green-eyed monster will be in the shape of Peter Taylor's devoted gray parrot, Merlin.
Merlin the African gray parrot has gone missing from his home in Stevenage.
New wing, 4 bladed propeller, streamlined cockpit, modified Merlin II engine using special fuel.
If you are really sharp-eyed you may pick up the strong purposeful flight of a peregrine, or glimpse a merlin dashing by.
The first of these engines with a 2-speed supercharger was the Merlin X. This added significantly to the length of the engine.
At the trees in Merlin Dean we heard a willow warbler, a summer visitor.
Holidays will be led by an experienced bird watcher from Merlin Bird Tours.
True, the Directory seemed on the point of collapse; it had been overcome by the popularly elected Chambers in the insignificant coup d'etat of 30 Prairial (18th of June) 1799; when Larevelliere-Lepeaux and Merlin were compelled to resign.
Carmarthen is commonly reputed to occupy the site of the Roman station of Maridunum, and its present name is popularly associated with the wizard-statesman Merlin, or Merddyn, whose memory and prophecies are well remembered in these parts of Wales and whose home is popularly believed to have been the conspicuous hill above Abergwili, known as Merlin's Hill.
So Merlin preserves his diabolic origin; Arthur his mystic coming and his mystic passing; while Gawain, and after him Lancelot, journey across the river, as the Irish hero Bran had done before them to the island of fair women - the Celtic vision of the realm of death.
Guyot, the later editions of which appeared under Merlin's superintendence, and also contributed to other important legal compilations.
The two vacant places in the Directory were filled by Merlin of Douai and Francois of NeufchÃ¢teau.
With book 29, author Mary Hope Osborne begins a new set of adventures called the "Merlin Missions."
Arthurian wizard Merlin begins instructing the siblings through a new set of time traveling elements.
Merlin's Organic Cleaning Products - Has a wide variety of organic cleaners as well as organic pet food and bedding.
Spellbinder - Talk to Merlin after obtaining all first level magic abilities.
Collecting all of the Spell Arts will help in obtaining Goofy's Dream Shield from Merlin.
Merlin the Wizard has a Meteor, Fire, and Poison attacks.
You can dress as Merlin if you wish with his pointed hat and flowing robes or you can add a dash of mystery with pointed ears and flowers in your hair.
That person happens to be unsuspecting Arthur, apprentice to Merlin.
At Excalibur, the children can become a part of the magical world of Merlin and King Arthur.
Merlin the Wizard is a figure of legend, mystery and magic in literature, folklore and pop culture associated with the Arthurian legend.
The standard imagery of Merlin first appeared in the work of Geoffrey of Monmouth around 1136.
In the original tales of Merlin, he was a cambion, a child fathered by an incubus upon a human woman.
Merlin was both mentor and advisor to King Arthur until Merlin fell to the persuasive charms of Nimue (although some tales say it was the Lady of the Lake) and imprisoned for all time.
While different versions vary on Merlin's age, he is nearly always depicted as a sage and modern wizards in pop culture such as Albus Dumbledore (Harry Potter) and Gandalf the Grey (Lord of the Rings) were based on this ideal.
In the Harry Dresden novels, Merlin is a character who leads the White Council and in the BBC series of the same name, Merlin is a young man, newly coming into his powers and discovering his destiny.
Hundreds of books, poems and films have depicted Merlin through the decades.
The Sorcerer's Apprentice - Merlin trained Balthazar and upon his death gave Balthazar the quest to find the Prime Merlinian.
Merlin and Merlin's Apprentice - The tale of Merlin's lift is told with Sam Neill in the role.
King Arthur - The film casts Merlin as the non-magical leader of the blue painted woads and the father of Guinevere.
Stargate SG-1 - Merlin was an Ancient who ascended and then retook human form to defend against the Ori.
Merlin appears in several episodes and even possesses Daniel.
The Mists of Avalon - In this adaption of the Marion Zimmer Bradley novels, Merlin is the title of Taliesin, the Archdruid of Britain.
The number of novels that Merlin figures into is far longer than the list of films and television programs.
White - Depicts Merlin as a man who lives backwards in time.
The Crystal Cave by Mary White - The first of Stewart's Merlin trilogy focuses on earlier legends of Merlin Ambrosius, but makes him Arthur's cousin.
Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling - Characters refer to "Merlin's Beard" as their exclamation.
The word "merlin" is so strongly associated with the image of the wise and wizened man that to describe something as a Merlin is to conjure the iconic image.
Merlin's powers were extensive, but it was his wise council and clever nature that made him so powerful.
Merlin has become the mold from which all other literary and fictional wizards must be cast.
The election of Merlin of Douay and Francois of Neufchatel as Directors, in place of Carnot and Barthelemy, gave to that body a compactness which enabled it to carry matters with a high hand, until the hatred felt by Frenchmen for this soulless revival of a moribund Jacobinism gradually endowed the Chambers with life and strength sufficient to provoke a renewal of strife with the Directory.
In the meantime he had done much useful work, especially that of laying down, conjointly with Merlin of Douai, the principles on which the legislation of the revolutionary epoch should be codified.
Toutain, Esperandieu, Gauckler, Merlin, Homo and many others, to say nothing of German scholars, such as Willmans and Schulten, and especially of a great number of enthusiastic officers of the army of occupation, who explored all the ancient sites, and in many cases excavated with great success (for their results see the works quoted above).
Sundry manuscripts of the yet more extensive compilation which begins with the Grand Saint Graal also refer to Map as having composed the cycle in conjunction with Robert de Borron, to whom, as a rule, the Grand Saint Graal and Merlin are exclusively assigned.
Then he was elected to the Legislative Assembly, sitting at the extreme left, and forming with C. Bazire and Merlin de Thionville the "Cordelier trio."
In both cases the romance follows the prose rendering of Borron's Joseph of Arimathea and Merlin, and precedes a Mort Artus, thus forming part of a complete cycle.
Merlin of Douai and La RevelHere Lepeaux were driven to resign in June.
Merlin, under suzerainete, shows that the word was not used by all feudal writers in the same sense.