The kernel of the nut is an article of diet, and can be prepared in many ways.
The kernel of the legend is, therefore, the enmity between relatives, which exists in two forms, the one in which the son-in-law kills his father-in-law, as in the "Helgi" saga, the other in which Hagen kills his son-in-law and is killed by him, too, as in the "Hilde" saga.
The speculative kernel of Christianity is the incarnation of God, already taught by the Indian sages; this, however, is not to be understood as a single event in time, but as eternal.
The kernel of the mosque is always the mihrab, or niche facing toward the Kasbah of Mecca, where the imamA stands to say the prayer.
The kernel is almost the same colour as the nutmeg, but it has no net-work: it is dried in the shade.
The kernels preserved in sugar are an agreeable confection.
On the stage, one man is a prince, another a minister, a third a servant or a soldier or a general, and so on,--mere external differences: the inner reality, the kernel of all these appearances is the same--a poor player, with all the anxieties of his lot.
The inmost kernel of Christianity is the truth that suffering--the Cross--is the real end and object of life.
The kernel of this celebrated romance is actual history."