Relic sentence example

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  • It is a relic of a different age.

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  • The most interesting Roman relic is "London Stone."

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  • His power is limited by a council of state, a relic of colonial days.

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  • The worship was a relic of the Phoenician cult of Astarte.

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  • A noteworthy relic of the Roman occupation, however, appears in its original place.

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  • The contents of the relic beds indicate that they belong for the most part to the age of bronze, although in some cases they may be referred to the latter part of the Stone age.

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  • The relic was dug up on the Aventine in 1705, and is now in the Louvre.

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  • From four to five hundred vessels of pottery finely made and elegantly shaped are indicated by the fragments recovered from the relic bed.

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  • One theory is that it is a relic of the early Christian church, symbolizing the battle of life and the triumph of good over evil.

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  • In this, the earliest period of Saxon history recorded, there appears to be no relic of the Christianity of the Britons, which at one time was well in evidence.

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  • The lake really lies on the watershed between the two, and is probably a glacial relic.

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  • Even the mere money value of the lost pieces must be immense, and among them is the central relic box, which would have told us in whose honour the monument was put up.

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  • This left the Tour Burbant as its sole relic of the middle ages.

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  • The chief relic is a gateway flanked by massive round towers, known as the Porte Saint-Pierre.

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  • Einbeck grew up originally round the monastery of St Alexander (founded 1080), famous for its relic of the True Blood.

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  • The other form, which was probably a relic of the conception of Yahweh as the author of natural fertility, was that part of the fruits of the earth should be offered to God in acknowledgment of His bounty, and that what was so offered was especially blessed and brought a blessing upon both those who offered it and those who afterwards partook of it.

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  • He was, moreover, almost the last relic of the great feudal aristocracy of the Conquest."

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  • But perhaps the most interesting relic of the past in Saalfeld is the striking ruin of the Hoher Schwarm, called later the Sorbenburg, said to have been erected in the 7th century.

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  • The chapel, higher up the bank, a relic of great beauty, was founded in 1446 by William St Clair, 3rd earl of Orkney.

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  • The present crater-wall of Monte Somma is doubtless a relic of that time.

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  • In it, too, the sense of duty will have become otiose and have disappeared, being essentially a relic of the history of the moral consciousness.

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  • The only relic of the ancient castle is a square tower, dating from the 12th century.

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  • Alexander turned, and near the town of Issus fought his second pitched battle, sending Darius and the relic of his army in wild flight back to the east.'

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  • Sofia, a circular edifice of about 760, now modernized, the roof of which is supported by six ancient columns, is a relic of the Lombard period; it has a fine cloister of the 12th century constructed in part of fragments of earlier buildings; while the cathedral with its fine arcaded facade and incomplete square campanile (begun in 1279) dates from the 9th century and was rebuilt in 1114.

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  • But the strength of the kingdom lay less perhaps in the army than in the magnificent fortresses which the nobility, and especially the two orders, had built; and the most visible relic of the crusades to-day is the towering ruins of a fortress like Krak (Kerak) des Chevaliers, the fortress of the Knights of St John in the principality of Tripoli.

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  • How he built a church and got into trouble in so doing at Ferney, how he put "Deo erexit Voltaire" on it (1760-61) and obtained a relic from the pope for his new building, how he entertained a grand-niece of Corneille, and for her benefit wrote his well-known "commentary" on that poet, are matters of interest, but to be passed over briefly.

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  • The church, which is the only important relic of the foundation, is cruciform, with a low central tower.

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  • As its name indicates, the commune was formerly a lake, which is said to have been a relic of a northern arm of the Rhine which passed through the district in the time of the Romans.

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  • It is still there beavering away, the last relic of Old Labor untouched by the political upheavals of the Thatcher era.

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  • This is an eminently disposable relic of his attempt in A Treatise of Human Nature to develop a sort of psychological mechanics.

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  • Once you leave the environs of Banja Luka, the country areas are like a relic from a previous century.

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  • All that's left is the relic, the national figurehead.

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  • The oldest surviving relic is the 1623 gravestone to Jane, daughter of George Graham, Bishop of Orkney.

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  • To some, they are nothing more than an outdated relic of the Cold War era.

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  • At the same time, the update fixes several known bugs including the teleporter bug found in the Relic map.

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  • When you create a set, the tile behind the relic turns gold.

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  • You will be spending most of your time trying to first, unearth the (initially unmovable) relic and then second, clear it and turn the tile gold.

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  • A lot of times I found myself with a well thought-out plan, dropping a certain relic down to another one that needed it, when relics falling from the top would form rows and take that relic away.

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  • The winner of the swordsmen competition has the privilege of touching the ancient Picori sword, a relic that seals evil powers inside a treasure chest.

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  • An ancient relic completes this package.

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  • As an exercise, turn the clock back and watch these relic movie trailers and see how well the short preview matches up to the movie and if it foreshadows its classic status.

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  • Movie posters are to a certain extent a relic of another time.

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  • It is said that this relic was given to Charlemagne before he departed for the holy land during the crusades.

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  • The ship, scheduled for decommissioning and transformation into a museum, is a relic of the first Cylon-Human war.

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  • On the contrary, they see that a manifest blessing has rested on women's preaching, and they regard its almost universal prohibition as a relic of the seclusion of women which was customary in the countries where Christianity took its rise.

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  • At the time of the Norman invasion the Saxon cathedral, with the library of Archbishop Egbert, perished in the fire by which the greater part of the city was destroyed, the only relic remaining being the central wall of the crypt.

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  • The place-name "Gospel Oak," which occurs in London and elsewhere, is a relic of these rogation processions, the gospel of the day being read at the foot of the finest oak the parish boasted.

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  • The former of these is connected with western Bagdad by a very primitive horse-tramway, also a relic of Midhat Pasha's reforms. The two parts of the city are joined by pontoon bridges, one in the suburbs and one in the main city.

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  • Remains of a monastery of the Cordeliers (15th and 17th centuries), of a building (13th century)known as the Palais Cardinal, and a square keep (the chief relic of a stronghold founded by Louis VIII.) are also to be seen.

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  • A relic of the old official meaning of "count" still survives in Transylvania, where the head of the political administration of the Saxon districts is styled count (comes, Graf) of the Saxon Nation.

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  • The village was burned by the British under Governor Tryon on the 12th of July 1779, and the chair in which it is alleged Tryon sat, on Grumman's Hill, as he watched the flames, has been kept as a relic. Norwalk was incorporated as a borough in 1836 and was chartered as a city in 1893.

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  • The probability seems to be that the earliest Perceval-Grail romance was composed at Fescamp, and was coincident with the transformation, under the influence of the Saint-Sang legend, of the originally Pagan talisman known as the Grail into a Christian relic, and that this romance was more or less at the root of all subsequent versions.

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  • The immediate source of this version is the poem of Wolfram von Eschenbach, though the Grail, of course, is represented in the form of the Christian relic, not as the jewel talisman of the Parzival; but the psychological reading of the hero's character, the distinctive note of von Eschenbach's version, has been adapted by Wagner with marvellous skill, and his picture of the hero's mental and spiritual development, from extreme simplicity to the wisdom born of perfect charity, is most striking and impressive.

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  • A gateway flanked by turrets (14th century) is a relic of the Hotel de Guise, built as a gild hall for the English woolstaplers, and given to the duke of Guise as a reward for the recapture of Calais.

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  • From this expedition he brought back to Paris a precious relic, the tunic of St Vincent, in honour of which he built at the gates of Paris the famous monastery of St Vincent, known later as St Germain-des-Pres.

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  • Another relic was the saint's staff or crozier, which became known as the coygerach or quigrich, and was long in the possession of a family of the name of Jore or Dewar, who were its hereditary guardians.

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  • The Tour Hautefeuille (a keep of the 11th century) is the principal relic of a château of the counts of Champagne; the rest of the site is occupied by the law courts.

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  • From this point of view the atomic doctrine might be regarded as a relic of the old numerical way of conceiving magnitude, and the opposite doctrine of the infinite divisibility of matter might appear for a time the most scientific. The atomists, on the other hand, asserted very strongly the distinction between matter and space.

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  • A fine Saracenic khan is the principal relic of antiquity at `Esdud.

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  • The implements found in the relic bed under it were axe-heads of stone, with their haftings of stag's horn and wood; a flint saw, set in a handle of fir wood and fastened with asphalt; flint flakes and arrow-heads; harpoons of stag's horn with barbs; awls, needles, chisels, fish-hooks and other implements of bone; a comb of yew wood 5 in.

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  • Among the wooden objects recovered from the relic beds were tubs, plates, ladles and spoons, a flail for threshing corn, a last for stretching shoes of hide, celt handles, clubs, long-bows of yew, floats and implements of fishing and a dug-out canoe 12 ft.

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  • The terremare (so named from the marly soil of which they are composed) appear as mounds, sometimes of very considerable extent, which when dug into disclose the remains and relic beds of the ancient settlements.

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  • The most important relic of its Etruscan period is the Porta dell' Arco, an archway of dark greystone, about 20 ft.

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  • The most famous relic of antiquity is the "Niobe of Sipylus" (Suratlu Task) on the lowest slopes of the mountain about 4 m.

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  • It is usual to speak of the English burgagetenure as a relic of Saxon freedom resisting the shock of the Norman conquest and its feudalism, but it is perhaps more correct to consider it a local feature of that general exemption from feudality enjoyed by the municipia as a relic of their ancient Roman constitution.

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  • The parish church (dedicated to St John the Baptist) has a pre-Reformation stone altar and an ancient carved stone pulpit, said to be the only relic of an earlier church now covered by the sea.

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  • Of the Lollard movement in Scotland but little is known, but a curious relic has come down to our times in the shape of a New Testament of Purvey's Revision in the Scottish dialect of the early 16th century.

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  • Two days after this they sighted land to the right hand, and came to a cape, where they found the keel of a ship - perhaps a relic of some earlier, possibly Scandinavian explorer - and which they called therefore Kialames (Keelness; Cape Breton, or some adjacent point?); the long bleak sandy shores of this coast they called the Wonderstrands (on the east coast of Cape Breton Island?).

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  • In the cave of Phigalia Demeter was, according to popular tradition, represented with the head and mane of a horse, possibly a relic of the time when a non-specialized cornspirit bore this form.

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  • Behind it is a Gothic tower, the only relic of the old town hall, demolished in 1820.

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  • In them the foot has a flat ventral surface used for creeping, as in Gastropods, the byssus gland is but slightly developed, the pleural ganglia are distinct, there is a relic of the pharyngeal cavity, in some forms with a pair of glandular sacs, the gonads retain their primitive connexion with the renal cavities, and the otocysts are open.

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  • In 1819, however, this feudal relic was supplanted by a new constitution.

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  • Now, on the other hand, the relic came to be looked upon as in itself a thing of value as the channel of miraculous divine powers.

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  • The transition from the true relic to the hallowed object was especially common.

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  • The only relic of the ancient town now visible above ground is a small portion (four columns, lower diameter 7 ft.) of a Doric temple, the date of which (whether before or after 480 B.C.) is uncertain.

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  • Notwithstanding the importance of Perth in former times, almost the sole relic of the past is the church of St John the Baptist, a large Decorated cruciform building surmounted by a massive square central tower 155 ft.

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  • The relic was supposed to have been peculiarly treasured by the emperor Maximilian I.

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  • The body was ultimately removed by the inhabitants of Naples to that city, where the relic became very famous for its miracles, especially in counteracting the more dangerous eruptions of Vesuvius.

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  • The relic is shown twice a year - in May and September.

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  • About 403, some years after his return from the East, Vigilantius wrote his celebrated work against superstitious practices, in which he argued against relic worship, as also against the vigils in the basilicas of the martyrs, then so common, the sending of alms to Jerusalem, the rejection of earthly goods and the attribution of special virtue to the unmarried state, especially in the case of the clergy.

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  • The term is a relic of that early period in the history of stratigraphy when each group of strata was supposed to be distinguished by some peculiar lithological character.

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  • At Argos, his native place, during the festival of Athena, his shield was carried through the streets as a relic, together with the Palladium, and his statue was washed in the river Inachus.

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  • These were such as to conduce to its preservation and interest as a relic of antiquity.

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  • In Prussia therefore the older provinces came under the Prussian Code, the Rhine provinces had French law, the newly annexed provinces had endless variety, and in part of Pomerania considerable elements of Swedish law still remained, a relic of the long Swedish occupation.

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  • Rhymer's Tower was crumbling to pieces, and its stones were being used in the erection of dykes, cottages and houses, when the Edinburgh Border Counties Association acquired the relic and surrounding lands in 1895, and took steps to prevent further spoliation and decay.

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  • The only relic of its former importance is the Evangelical church of St Catherine, one of the most beautiful Gothic edifices of the 13th and 14th centuries in Germany, and recently restored at the public expense.

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  • St Patrick's bell, long preserved at Armagh, the oldest Irish relic of its kind, is now, with its shrine of the year 1091, preserved in the museum of the Royal Irish Academy at Dublin.

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  • But, regarded broadly, the Highland mountains are monuments of erosion, the relic of an old tableland, the upper surface and former inclinations of which are shown approximately by the summits of the existing masses and the direction of the chief water-flows.

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  • The possession of an extraordinary relic, a bloody Host, or the like, was everywhere considered a sufficient claim for the privileges of indulgences; and wherever this privilege existed, there the pilgrims were gathered together.

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  • The church, substantially unaltered, forms an almost unique Christian relic. It has been called Roman, but is later.

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  • The BrOmserburg, or Niederburg, a massive structure built in the 13th century, formerly belonging to the archbishops of Mainz; the Boosenburg, or Oberburg, which was rebuilt in 1868, with the exception of the keep; the Adlerturm, a relic of the fortifications of the town; and the Vorderburg, the remains of an old castle.

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  • The Rauberturm is a relic of the old castle of the margraves of Moravia; the round castle-chapel, known as the heathen temple (Heiden-Tempel), in the Romanesque style of the 12th century, was at one time considered the most ancient building in Moravia.

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  • The epic of Beowulf, the most precious relic of Old English, and, indeed, of all early Germanic literature, has come down to us in a single MS., written about A.D.

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  • The extinction of the Welsh Court of Great Sessions in 1830 served to remove the last relic of separate jurisdiction in Wales itself, but in 1881 special legislation was once more inaugurated by the Welsh Sunday Closing Act (46 Victoria), forbidding the sale of spirituous liquors by all inn-keepers on Sundays to any but bona fide travellers throughout Wales and Monmouthshire.

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  • Hence the magicoreligious society or individual practitioner piles ceremony on ceremony, name of power on name of power, relic on relic, to consolidate the forces within reach and assume direction thereof.

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  • A brilliant and pathetic relic of the close of the medieval period exists in the Love Letters addressed in 1498 by Ingrid Persdotter, a nun of Vadstena, to the young knight Axel Nilsson.

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  • This he printed in 1606 in his Thesaurus temporum, in which .he collected, restored and arranged every chronological relic extant in Greek or Latin.

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  • In 1560 a supposed tooth of Buddha was brought to Goa; the raja of Pegu offered ioo,000 for the relic, and as Portuguese India was virtually bankrupt the government wished to accept the offer; but the archbishop intervened and the relic was destroyed.

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  • The Relic conveys the impressions of a journey in Palestine and in parts suggests his indebtedness to Flaubert, but its mysticism is entirely new and individual; while the versatility of his talent further appears in The Correspondence of Fradique Mendes, where acute observation is combined with brilliant satire or rich humour.

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  • It was founded by Donnell O'Brien, king of Thomond (1168-1194); and owes its foundation and name to the presentation to his family of a portion of the true Cross, which attracted numerous pilgrims. The shrine of this relic is in the Ursuline convent at Blackrock, Co.

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  • The hill on which the town is built is surmounted by a keep of the 14th century, the relic of a fortress the site of which is partly occupied by a large penitentiary for women.

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  • Of the ancient Benedictine abbey, the only remains are a part of a gateway, a lodge (a beautiful Perpendicular relic) and some buttresses, while some broken stone arches and walls remain of the conventual buildings.

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  • The abbot's tower, a stately relic, stands about 2 m.

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  • An Orthodox monastery is perhaps the most perfect extant relic of the 4th century.

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  • A theological seminary is the only relic now left of the university of Salzburg, founded in 1623 and suppressed in 1810.

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  • Returning from Rome he purchased at Pavia a relic said to be an arm of St Augustine of Hippo, for a hundred talents of silver and one of gold, and presented it to the abbey of Coventry.

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  • He published the results in his Roma (1550), in which the correspondence between every discoverable relic of the old city and the references to them in ancient literature was traced in detail.

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  • A most interesting relic of the monks was discovered in 1857 in the Cambridge University library by Henry Bradshaw.

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  • The term, however, is a relic of an early period of Kant's mental development.

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  • He tried hard to procure a unification of coinage and weights and measures, but failed owing to the opposition of the estates, who were afraid of the new taxation necessary to meet the loss involved in raising the standard of the coinage, and who held to their local measures and currency partly from conservatism, partly as a relic of local liberty.

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  • There, on the sandy bank of the river, at a spot where later piety erected a dagaba (a solid dome-shaped relic shrine), he cuts off with his sword his long flowing locks, and, taking off his ornaments, sends them and the horse back in charge of the unwilling Channa to Kapilavastu.

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  • The Maqam of Abraham is also connected with a relic of heathenism, the ancient holy stone which once stood on the Ma`jan, and is said to bear the prints of the patriarch's feet.

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  • The most important relic of antiquity is the Castle Hill, a mound l000 ft.

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  • The Christian oath might be on a copy of the Gospels, a saint's crozier, relic or other holy thing.

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  • The character of this talisman or relic varies greatly, as will be seen from the following summary.

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  • In the short prose romance known as the "Didot" Perceval we have, for the first time, the whole history of the relic logically set forth.

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  • 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.

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  • Why does a sacred relic provide purely material food?

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  • The story with Nicodemus as protagonist is told of the Saint-Sang relic at Fecamp; and, as stated already, a similar origin is ascribed to the Volto Santo at Lucca.

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  • We have a curious relic of this in the later times of ecclesiastical persecution, when the heretic was doomed to the stake that he might be punished in some manner " short of bloodshed."

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  • Of the largest of these, the Alaotra Lake in the Antsihanaka plain is the relic; it is about 25 m.

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  • The Asiatic and Malayan affinities of many of its animals, as well as the physical conditions of the bed of the Indian Ocean, make it highly probable that Madagascar, while once forming part of Africa, is the chief relic of a considerable archipelago formerly connecting that continent with Asia, its other portions being shown by groups of small islands, and by coral atolls and shoals, which are gradually disappearing beneath the waves.

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  • Pasted over the photo of a museum relic, her saucy model becomes a temptress of caricatured exotica.

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  • I like my work to appear timeless, so that it has features both associated with the contemporary but also with the aged relic.

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  • Another relic of this period is a beautiful triptych, looted from a chapel on one of the Spanish ships.

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  • Judging from its rather fanciful functions and from its name, it is probably a relic of the pre-historic jurisdiction of the patriarch-king.

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  • The most interesting Roman relic is " London Stone."

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  • The lake really lies on the watershed between the two, and is probably a glacial relic. Its contribution to either infant stream appears to depend on conditions of overflow determined by the blocking of ice masses towards one end.

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  • The new foundation received a grant from King Robert, in gratitude for the aid which he was supposed to have obtained from a relic of the saint on the eve of the great victory of Bannockburn.

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  • The Tour Hautefeuille (a keep of the 11th century) is the principal relic of a château of the counts of Champagne; the rest of the site is occupied by the law courts.

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  • The exhibition of the Holy Coat at Trier had attracted enormous numbers of pilgrims, and so, indignant at what appeared to him an imposture, he assisted to publish an investigation into the authenticity of the celebrated relic. From this time he began to take an active part in contemporary politics and in controversy as a strong though moderate Liberal.

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  • It was built (consecration, 1248) by St Louis of France to contain the relic of the Crown of Thorns, ransomed by the king from the Venetians, who held it in pawn from the Latin emperor of the East, John of Brienne, lately dead.

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  • Even at Stonehenge, the oldest relic of prehistoric religion in England, where we picture in imagination the worship of the rising sun, nature worship degraded to a horrible depth by human sacrifice, we find struggling for expression the idea of a corporate religious life.

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  • A curious difficulty, a relic of an older state of society, aros in the principality of Lippe, in consequence of the extinction of the elder ruling line and a dispute as to the succession (see LIPPE).

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  • The work was done too soon and too fast, the colours began to fade at once, and are now barely decipherable; but the broken designs, so long as any vestige remains, will always be interesting as a relic of an important aesthetic movement and as the first attempt on Morris's part towards decorative art (see Rossetti).

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  • Skelmorlie Aisle, the sole relic of the old parish church of St Columba, was converted into a mausoleum in 1636.

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  • The living Maidenhair-tree (Ginkgo biloba) (see Gymnosperms) remains, like Matonia and Dipteris, among the ferns, as an isolated relic in the midst of recent vegetation.

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  • It is a solid stupa of brick, in the form of a cone, raised over a relic chamber; and the place of worship is the surrounding platform with a perimeter of nearly 1400 ft.

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  • The part kept by himself became the famous relic preserved in the oratory of the Frankish kings under the name of St.

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  • Rumor abound that the legendary 7 th Book of Nagash had been uncovered by a relic hunter from Bretonnia.

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  • This interesting relic of antiquity formerly stood near the entrance to the town from Middleton.

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  • Relic veneration, as Gombrich and Obeyesekere pointed out in 1988, is part of the changing face of Buddhism in Sri Lanka.

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  • A partial list includes the '52 Reissue Telecaster, the '51 NoCaster Relic Telecaster, the '59 Relic Telecaster, the '60s Reissue Custom Telecaster Bigsby, the '68 Blue Flower Telecaster Reissue and many more.

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  • The ruined church at Longpont (13th century) is the relic of an important Cistercian abbey; Urcel and Mont-Notre-Dame have fine churches, the first entirely in the Romanesque style, the second dating from the 12th and 13th centuries, to which period the church at Braisne also belongs.

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  • This depression is supposed to be a relic of the former post-Pliocene connexion between the Black Sea and the Caspian, and is accepted by most geographers as the natural frontier between Europe and Asia, while others make the dividing-line coincide with the principal water-parting of the Caucasus mountain system.

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  • Besides these, the bishop also wears a pectoral cross (i yKbX7r Loy) and a medal containing a relic (7rave yea).

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  • In it is preserved a relic supposed to be the right arm of St Augustine, brought from Pavia in 1842.

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  • The veneration of relics also received a strong impulse from the fact that the Church required that a relic should be deposited in every altar.

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  • This practice developed into the medieval rule that no altar can be consecrated unless it contain a relic or relics.

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  • It is a reasonable conjecture that this extraordinary relic of barbarism was characteristic of the earlier stratum of the population who presumably called themselves Arici.

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  • Fossil is known for their unique modern vintage watch designs and the Relic brand continues this tradition.

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  • Relic watches feature the unique designs of Fossil watches for an affordable price.

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  • The Relic brand emerged in 1990 as a more affordable alternative to Fossil and followed the same fashion theme of modern vintage.

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  • The Relic watch headquarters are located in Richardson, Texas.

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  • Many people do not even realize that Fossil owns Relic because the Relic name appears on the watch face.

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  • Relic may be inspired by Fossil design but the brand achieves its own look and fashion statement.

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  • The Relic watch by Fossil follows the same quality standards of its parent, Fossil.

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  • Relic watches last for years and maintain a good appearance under daily wear.

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  • Relic watches range in price from about $40 to $100, depending upon the model.

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  • The Internet has the best deals on Relic watches.

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  • Relic watches are popular and you can find them at many local department stores and jewelry stores.

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  • The Internet is also a good source for Relic watches.

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  • Shoppers who want a watch that will perform well will be drawn to Relic watches.

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  • Due to all of these benefits, Relic watches will continue to appeal to shoppers for a long time.

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  • The chapel served as the sanctuary of the relic lodged in the upper chapel, and the whole building was attached as the place of worship to the king's palace.

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  • A relic of pre-Reformation times, these old men still figure in the accounts of English cathedrals.

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