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2118 examples of  allusions  in sentences

2118 examples of allusions in sentences

Before the fourth century we find allusions to the evening prayer in the early Fathers, Clement I. of Rome, St. Ignatius, St. Clement of Alexandria, Tertullian, Origen, the Canons of St. Hippolytus, St. Cyprian (for texts see Baumer-Biron; 1. c.t. 20 seq.

Elsewhere, in The Island he returns, amid allusions to the Alps and Apennines, to the friends of his youth: The infant rapture still survived the boy, And Lach-na-gair with Ida look'd o'er Troy, Mixed Celtic memories with the Phrygian mount, And Highland linns with Castalie's clear fount.

Byron's allusions to Scotland are variable and inconsistent.

Similarly, the richest pages of Byron's workfrom the date of The Curse of Minerva to that of the "Isles of Greece"are brightened by lights and adorned by allusions due to his training, imperfect as it was, on the slopes of Harrow, and the associations fostered during his truant years by the sluggish stream of his "Injusta noverca."

In such like allusions and loving conceits they were engaged, when the lady was called away to her mother.

In order that the reader may be enabled to understand the allusions, which seem to be so plain to our lovers, it may be necessary to explain another odious feature in the policy of the Republic of Venice.

He is fond of making critical allusions in his sermons; and is rather lengthy in his talk.

It is true that allusions are often made to these peculiarities, but where are we to look for the explanation?

His wealth of imagery and allusions, together with his rare combination of poetic and logical reasoning, make these orations remarkable, entirely apart from their subject and purpose.

He abhors the trite and obvious, and, in escaping them to indulge in witty riddles, fanciful expressions, and difficult allusions, he imperils his clearness.

And although it may reasonably be supposed that the chief of these will be already known to most readers of Pindar, yet so profusely allusive is this poet that to understand his allusions will very often require knowledge which would not have been derived from a study of the more commonly read Hellenic writers.

He had not spoken with her about it again, the rare allusions which they made to it between themselves, in their hourly conversations, left them undisturbed; and it was simply as if the two months which they still had to live together were to be without end, an eternity stretching beyond their view.

The plants of the garden, the animals of the wood, the minerals of the earth, and meteors of the sky, must all concur to store his mind with inexhaustible variety; for every idea is useful for the enforcement or decoration of moral or religious truth; and he, who knows most, will have most power of diversifying his scenes, and of gratifying his reader with remote allusions and unexpected instruction.

And pages might be filled with the ignorant and scornful allusions which the heathen applied to the Jews.

But it is time for us to continue the meagre record of the life of Marcus, so far as the bare and gossiping compilations of Dion Cassius, and Capitolinus, and the scattered allusions of other writers can enable us to do so.

In the view I have given of our connection with foreign powers allusions have been made to their domestic disturbances or foreign wars, to their revolutions or dissensions.

Even reading had its perils; for books had sometimes aristocratical insignia, and sometimes counter revolutionary allusions; and when the administrators of police happened to think the writer a conspirator, they punished the reader as his accomplice.

The heroes who endured their angers and jests and tragic loves are delicately veiled allusions to the sunsurely, a very harmless topic of conversation, even in Greece; and the monsters, 'Gorgons and Hydras and Chimรฆras dire,' their grisly offspring, their futile opponents, are but personified frosts.

Foscolo, it is true, says it is, in general, more severe than refined; and it is perilous to differ with such a critic on such a point; for much of it, unfortunately, is lost to a foreign reader, in consequence of its dependance on the piquant old Tuscan idiom, and on popular sayings and allusions.

The vogue of the book was not due to its merits as fiction, which are slight, but to the spiciness of personal allusions.

As Mr. Austin Dobson has pointed out, Mrs. Haywood's novel is remarkable for its scant allusions to actual places and persons.

Among these are the following: Allusions to Attic salt, when asked to pass the salt-cellar.

It ought however to be borne in mind that if such collections did exist, and if Polycarp's allusions or quotations are to be referred to them, they are to the same extent evidence that these hypothetical collections did not materially differ from our present Gospels, but rather bore to them very much the same relation that they bear to each other.

Of the same nature are the allusions to the census of Cyrenius (there is no material discrepancy between Luke and Justin), and the statement of the age at which the ministry of Jesus began.

We will follow the example that is set us in presenting the whole of the passages alleged to contain allusions to the fourth Gospel; and it is the more interesting to do so with the key that the recent discovery has put into Our hands.

The allusions in question are not direct quotations, but are rather reminiscences of language.

The allusions are all made in this incidental manner; and the life of Origen, if he was born, as is supposed, about 185 A.D., would overlap that of Heracleon.

I can hardly consider the simple allusions to 'flight' ([Greek: pheugein], ii. 9; [Greek: taede kakeise apodedrakenai], i. 62) as necessarily references to the retreat to Ephraim in John xi.

Supposing it to be shown that some of the allusions which are thought to be taken from our Gospels were merely accidental coincidences of language, this would not materially affect the part of the evidence which could not be so explained.

Supposing even that some of these allusions could be definitely referred to an apocryphal source, the possibility would be somewhat, but not so very much, increased that other instances which bear resemblance to our Gospels were also in their origin apocryphal.

He was educated by his father in India, and one can well realise the sort of education he got from such parents from the many allusions to the Bible and its old Testament characters that one constantly finds used with such effect in his books.

Allusions to the nose have a tendency to be vulgar, which is another mystery inciting us to investigate it.

Of topical allusions, apart from timeworn themes of coupons and profiteers, there was scarce a sign, and such burlesque as there was had no sort of subtlety in it.

I shall not trouble you with the Prefaces, Compliments, and Apologies made to me before each Epistle when it was desired to be inserted; but in general they tell me, that the Persons to whom they are addressed have Intimations, by Phrases and Allusions in them, from whence they came.

Tho the Author in the whole Course of his Poem, and particularly in the Book we are now examining, has infinite Allusions to Places of Scripture, I have only taken notice in my Remarks of such as are of a Poetical Nature, and which are woven with great Beauty into the Body of this Fable.

The talk ran more on general questions, and less on people, than she was used to; but though the allusions to pictures and books escaped her, she caught and stored up every personal reference, and the pink in her cheeks deepened at a random mention of Mr. Popple.

Mrs. Fairford made no tactless allusions to her being a newcomer in New Yorkthere was nothing as bitter to the girl as thatbut her questions as to what pictures had interested Undine at the various exhibitions of the moment, and which of the new books she had read, were almost as open to suspicion, since they had to be answered in the negative.

Being a novice in addresses of this kind, I had sat down early in the morning, in my crowded log hut, and written an address, couched in such a manner, and with such allusions and appeals, as I supposed would be most appropriate.

" "Or Fortunatus's purse, which was always full," added old Mr. Delamere, who read the Latin poets, and whose allusions were apt to be classical rather than scriptural.

[Footnote 151: The letters of the years 58 to 54 are full of bitter allusions to the invidia of these men, which culminate in the long and windy one to Lentulus Spinther of October 54, where he actually accuses them of taking up Clodius in order to spite him.

Sulpicius was opposing Cicero in this case, and the latter's allusions to him are useful specimens of the good breeding spoken of above.]

iv. 1 and 3, to Sulpicius, with allusions to his consulship.]

[Footnote 524: Political allusions in mimes, were, however, not unknown.

He means perhaps rather that flattering allusions to Caesar did not hurt his feelings.]

All allusions to them in the constitution recognise them as "persons."

All allusions to them in the constitution recognise them as "persons."

But the ferment worked outside the actual doings of the voyagers themselves, and it can be traced beyond definite allusions to them.

Allusions, indeed, are surprisingly few; Drake is scarcely as much as mentioned among the greater writers of the age.

Milton, a scholar whose mind was occupied by other and more ultimate matters, is full of allusions to it.

Boys frequently take hold of some peculiarity in speech or in dress, or of some mistake which has been made, and, not realising the pain they cause, carelessly torture their unfortunate schoolfellow with unkind allusions.

These structures are generally supposed to have been built with astronomical allusions, especially the noble temple at Stonehenge.

He did not ride well, which surprised us, as, from the frequent allusions to horsemanship in his works, we expected to find him almost a Nimrod, It was evident that he had pretensions on this point, though he certainly was what I should call a timid rider.

Drayton's allusions to the propagation of Robin's fame may give an idea of the diffusion of the ballad-singers: "In this our spacious isle I think there is not one, But he hath heard some talk of him and Little John; But to the end of time the tales shall ne'er be done, Of Scarlock, George-a-Green and Much the Miller's son.

"Rude nations make few or no allusions to the productions of the arts.

All is to be discovered from the obscurest allusions and hints.

There are many allusions to the palm in the Scriptures.

Is there not danger in introducing discussions or allusions relating to matters of religion into common discourse? Danger to what?I asked.

Would you, then, banish all allusions to matters of this nature from the society of people who come together habitually?

CO. King Solomon's Temple and citadel and New Masonic Scriptural allusions.

King Solomon's Temple and citadel and New Masonic Scriptural allusions by Sidney Morse.

A dictionary of Biblical allusions.

R106139, 22Jan53, Lloyd E. Smith (A) A dictionary of Biblical allusions.

The Bible and De Molay; presentation; Scriptural allusions and quotations, etc. SEE Land, Frank S. HOLMGREN, E. S., comp. Rules for admission to the bar in the several states and territories of the United States in force April 1, 1928, together with the Code of ethics adopted by the American Bar Association annotated to cases in point and list of law schools.

Harold Lamb (A); 15Sep55; R155923. LAND, FRANK S. The Bible and De Molay; presentation; Scriptural allusions and quotations, etc., by Frank S. Land and Frank A. Marshall in The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments, according to the authorized or King James' version.

The Bible and De Molay; presentation; Scriptural allusions and quotations, etc. SEE Land, Franks.

HOLMAN (A. J.) CO. History and purpose of Rainbow, also scriptural quotations and allusions in the Rainbow ritual.

Knights of Malta, also declaration of principles, scriptural quotations and allusions, by Sidney Morse.

Scriptural quotations and allusions, the fourth to the thirty-second degrees inclusive.

History and purpose of Rainbow, also, scriptural quotations and allusions in the Rainbow ritual.

Verse with allusions.

Verse with allusions.

That as to the signification of dreams, & the objections against them, as being dark and doubtful, they are expressed generally by hierogliphical representations, similies, allusions, and figurative emblematic ways, by which means, for want of interpretation, the thing was not understood, and, consequently, the evil not shunned.

Occasionally mysterious allusions are made to 'he,' what 'he' will do with a certain farm, whether 'he' will support such and such a movement, or subscribe to some particular fund, what view will 'he' take of the local question of the day?

Reading Greek literature in the light of modern science, it is interesting to note that we have in the foregoing account unmistakable allusions to several primitive customs which have prevailed among savages and barbarians in all parts of the world.[308] The Greek writers, ignorant of the revelations of anthropology regarding the evolution of human habits, assumed such customs to have been originated by particular lawgivers.

contain allusions to various such feuds, and accounts of the jealousies existing not only between families, but between prominent members of the same family.

They describe the Americans as lighting a great council-fire, sharpening tomahawks, striking the war-post, declining to give "two bucks for a blanket," as the British wanted them to, etc.; with incessant allusions to the Great Spirit being angry, the roads being made smooth, refusing to listen to the bad birds who flew through the woods, and the like.

Luna guessed Don Antolin's thoughts and his allusions to the devil who had got loose in the cloister.

" Eric folded the letter sadly, and put it into his pocket; he didn't often show them his school letters, because, like this one, they often contained allusions to things which he did not like his aunt to know.

In arguing therefore we a. Present true and pertinent facts, or evidence; or b. Appeal directly to general theories, or by means of facts, maxims, allusions, inferences, or the quoting of authorities, seek to call up such theories.

" When we went home, Metelill was as proud and delighted as possible at what she called the Bird's triumph; but Avice did not seem at all elated, but to take her knowledge as a mere outcome of her ordinary Oxford life, where allusions, especially Ruskinese and Dantesque, came naturally.

I know of no spot where all the little incidents mentioned in the poem would exactly fit in, and a few of the local allusions are evidently by a stranger.

The allusions to the garden ground at Dove Cottage, in the poems which follow, will be noted as they occur.

It is not too much to say that, as the result of Catholic training, teaching, intuition, and association, the least instructed of his Madrid audience more easily understood Calderon's allusions, than the great majority of those who, reared up in totally different ideas, are able to do, even after much labour and sometimes with considerable sympathy.

Thus I have anticipated allusions to the Beautiful in considering the Good.

The delicacy of the allusions leaves their images in a transparent mist; the very elasticity of the equivocation furnishes a refuge for the thought which it disquiets.

Occasionally we meet with topical allusions, for instance the thrust at Taylor put into the mouth of the rude Cancrone: Farewell ye rockes and seas, I thinke yee'l shew it That Sicelie affords a water-Poet.

This, as Mr. Fleay supposes, may well be satirical of some of the city pageants, though it is best to be cautious in discovering definite allusions.

Moreover, the topical allusions scattered throughout the Aminta, as well as the highly occasional character of the prologue to the Pastor fido, serve to connect these plays directly with the 'occasional' eclogue.

They are commonly of an allegorical nature, containing allusions to real persons, and are for the most part composed in terza rima, diversified in the more complex examples by the introduction of octaves and lyrical measures.

As I have quoted in an earlier page some unfavorable allusions to Homer's description of a Grecian garden, it will be but fair to follow up Milton's picture of Paradise, and Tasso's garden of Armida, and Ariosto's Garden of Alcina, and Spenser's Garden of Adonis and his Bower of Bliss, with Homer's description of the Garden of Alcinous.

VAUDEVILLE, a light, lively song with topical allusions; also a dramatic poem interspersed with comic songs of the kind and dances.

It contains our apologies for not accompanying you, and one or two allusions," making an attempt to wink at Ben, which failed, his eyes being unused to such an undignified style of humor.

And it was indeed only when the author was well along in his work that he felt any inclination to introduce a few political allusions with what is called a "definite purpose," into a work inspired by the principles of pure comedy.

Its popularity is explained by its scope, which comprises explanations of allusions to natural objects met with in Scripture and elsewhere.

She told Anne her niece's history to prevent painful allusions on the journey.

I understand not your allusions.

Even more, the careless and unwarrantable allusions of Mr. Gregory to certain scars, evidently from burns that he had the insolence to observe on your neck and arms, and remark upon as mere foils to their beauty, in my first acquaintance with you and before I had a right to silence him, recurred to me as a partial confirmation of my fears.

One of the girls was understood to be engaged to be married to a far distant lieutenant, of whom Penrith knew nothing, which circumstance gave rise to sundry ingenious conceits in the acrostic line, based on allusions to "his story" and "mystery!"

To crown all, he has scattered through these few pages a multitude of proper names, most of them gorgeous in sound, and each of them carrying its own strange freight of reminiscences and allusions from the unknown depths of the past.

She thought it must have been the other sister, now in India, and that this gave the key to many allusions she had heard and which she marvelled at herself for not having understood.