Talisman Sentence Examples
He wore a glowing talisman on a leather chain around his neck.
He placed the talisman on the door frame of Hannah's cell. The door opened.
I don't use history to predict the future, like some talisman that lets me pick winning lottery numbers (don't I wish).
Over the years, people considered the gemstone as a talisman for good luck, health and happiness.
He held out a hand that contained a small talisman.Advertisement
His image and name are often found on "votive hands," a kind of talisman adorned with emblems, the nature of which is obscure.
Recent grail researches have made it most probable that that mysterious talisman was originally the vessel of the ritual feast held in honour of a deity of vegetation, - Adonis, or another; if the Round Table also, as Dr Mott suggests, derives from a similar source, we have a link between these two notable features of Arthurian tradition, and an additional piece of evidence in support of the view that behind the Arthur of romance there lie not only memories of an historic British chieftain, but distinct traces of a mythological and beneficent hero.
A hand, with fingers outstretched as a talisman against the evil eye, is carved above this gate on the exterior; a key, the symbol of authority, occupies the corresponding place on the interior.
Ully returned a couple of minutes later. He strode to Toby's cell and dangled the talisman before it. Toby's door opened.
Rhyn opened the door, surprised to find the jailer's room empty. He'd expected Jared at least. He closed the door quietly behind him. He snatched the talisman hanging near the door, the one that freed inmates from their cells. He ignored the quickening of his pulse as he entered the familiar cell block.Advertisement
Makaroff, The Yermak in the Ice (in Russian) (St Petersburg, 1901); The Norwegian North Atlantic Expedition (on the " Voringen "), 1876-1878 (Christiania, 1880-1900); Expeditions scientifiques du " Travailleur " et du " Talisman," 1880-1883 (Paris, 1891 et seq.); Die Ergebnisse der Plankton-Expedition, 1889 (Kiel, 1892 et seq.); Resultats des campagnes scientifiques accomplies sur son yacht par Albert I e ' Prince Souverain de Monaco (Monaco, from 1889); The Danish " Ingolf " Expedition, 1806 (Copenhagen, 1900); Prof. Luksch, Expeditionen S.M.
Thus the sacrament which was intended to be a bond of peace, became a chief cause of dissension and bloodshed, and was often discussed as if it were a vulgar talisman.
He was starting to look like a lucky talisman.
God's presence was to abide in Jerusalem, and, as the century drew near its close, " Immanuel " became the watchword and talisman of a strong faith that God would never permit Jerusalem to be captured by the Assyrians.
A talisman made from Hawthorn wood will enhance your ability to release love, open the heart and align yourself to your spiritual development.Advertisement
The cell block fell silent. Even Jared looked at him in surprise. Rhyn took the talisman dangling from the demon's hand and pressed it against the wall of the cell holding Gabe.
Used as a child's talisman to sleep soundly & protect from bad dreams.
The evil tycoon Koga Shuko is obsessed with finding both halves of the Double Dragon a talisman which will give him awesome mystical powers.
Even Jeremy Bentham, restive under appeals to vague and intangible standards, breaks out in despairing indignation against the word " ought " as " the talisman of arrogance, indolence point of the particular theist who speaks to the ques tion.
The received a great impetus from the enthusiasm of the great Amerieastern part of the North Atlantic has been the scene of many can oceanographer Captain Matthew Fontaine Maury, U.S.N., expeditions, often purely biological in their purpose, amongst who directed the whole impetuous strength of his character to which there may be mentioned the cruises of the " Travailleur " the task of compelling the silent depths of the ocean to tell their and " Talisman " under Professor Milne-Edwards in 1880-1883, tale.Advertisement
Once prized as a talisman against disease, silver is now helping in the fight against 21st century ills such as MRSA.
It 's good to carry a card but your SOS talisman is great cos paramedics or anyone with medical knowledge recognize the symbol immediately.
Used as a child 's talisman to sleep soundly & protect from bad dreams.
The belief is that this imparts strength and also provides a talisman of protection against being killed.
Highly valued in ancient cultures, this is a popular talisman for protection, good fortune and good health.Advertisement
The Talisman Ski Resort is located about two and a quarter hours from Toronto.
The Talisman resort has six lifts, 15 runs and one Terrain Park.
Over the years, people viewed moonstone as a solid ray of moonlight, a love charm or a talisman for healing.
The emerald has been used as a talisman against evil and physical harm.
While a horseshoe in concept serves to protect the footing of the animal, it has gained popularity as a talisman ever since.
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.
It is still used in the service of the synagogue, and the Mahommedans not only add it after reciting the first Sura of the Koran, but also when writing letters, &c., and repeat it three times, of ten with the word Qimtir, as a kind of talisman.
For the story of Sir Simon Lockhart's adventures with the heart of the Bruce, see Sir Walter Scott's The Talisman.
The character of this talisman or relic varies greatly, as will be seen from the following summary.
To be " right " they should be on the new jib and this one is a sort of talisman!
Talisman introduces the " Touch Design " concept of perfect symbiosis between man and machine.
He has become a talisman for the fans, the man who provides moments of excitement which have defined the last two seasons.
He had a talisman, the use of which he would not divulge, saying the stone could speak for itself.
He says that he will join if you use an escape talisman.
Can they uncover the venomous secrets of an evil Snake Cult to find the long-lost talisman of the Cobra King?
The Angel gave instructions for a magical talisman with which they could contact the spirit world more easily.
This amulet would have been valued for exuding divine energy and was probably worn as a protective talisman by a pious Buddhist.
The Precious Gourd is a wonderful talisman to take with you on a journey for protection.
Each piece is not only a lavish work of art but also a powerful talisman and a source of positive energies.
It's good to carry a card but your SOS talisman is great cos paramedics or anyone with medical knowledge recognize the symbol immediately.
They're each in pursuit of a talisman called the Allspark, which will give immense power to anyone who possesses it.
There were three gates in the western city and four in the eastern; one of the latter, however, on the north side, called "Gate of the Talisman" from an Arabic inscription bearing the date A.D.
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.
Here the Grail is a food-providing, self-acting talisman, the precise nature of which is not specified; it is designated as the "rich" Grail, and serves the king and his court sans serjant et sans seneschal, the butlers providing the guests with wine.
It is guarded by a body of chosen knights, or templars, and acts alike as a life and youth preserving talisman - no man may die within eight days of beholding it, and the maiden who bears it retains perennial youth - and an oracle choosing its own servants, and indicating whom the Grail king shall wed.
A rudely carved stone lion, which lies on the roadside close to the southern extremity of the city, and by some is supposed to have formed part of a building of the ancient city, is locally regarded as a talisman against famine, plague, cold, &c., placed there by Pliny, who is popularly known as the sorcerer Balinas (a corruption of Plinius).
The earliest form of the Grail story, the Gawain- Bleheris version, exhibits a marked affinity with the characteristic features of the Adonis or Tammuz worship; we have a castle on the sea-shore, a dead body on a bier, the identity of which is never revealed, mourned over with solemn rites; a wasted country, whose desolation is mysteriously connected with the dead man, and which is restored to fruitfulness when the quester asks the meaning of the marvels he beholds (the two features of the weeping women and the wasted land being retained in versions where they have no significance); finally the mysterious food-providing, self-acting talisman of a common feast - one and all of these features may be explained as survivals of the Adonis ritual.