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Noah's ark

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Noah's ark a child's toy in imitation of the ark of Noah and its inhabitants
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Usage

In literature:

He watched the animals leave the Ark and had to do all the hard work when Noah's children built houses.
"Jewish Fairy Tales and Legends" by Gertrude Landa
At the present time they have Noah's ark.
"The Lost Ten Tribes, and 1882" by Joseph Wild
We used to call this house Noah's Ark, from the variety of its occupants.
"Sketches of Our Life at Sarawak" by Harriette McDougall
How many days elapsed after Noah's entering into the ark before the flood came?
"Little Folks (Septemeber 1884)" by Various
On the chimney-piece were ranged a row of toys, plaster cats, barking dogs, a Noah's ark, and an enormous woolly lamb.
"Nine Little Goslings" by Susan Coolidge
Even a woman wouldn't have expected to find him playin' Noah's Ark in the coffee-room with the Mayor's two kids!
"The Dop Doctor" by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
ANIMALS AND FOOD IN THE ARK; NOAH'S OBEDIENCE.
"Commentary on Genesis, Vol. II" by Martin Luther
The form and dimensions of Noah's ark are definitely given in the sacred record.
"The Testimony of the Rocks" by Hugh Miller
They were of Noah's Ark size; it was only minuteness that showed their remoteness.
"Daisy's Aunt" by E. F. (Edward Frederic) Benson
The stage drove off, after depositing cousin Jehoiakim and a Noah's-ark of a trunk.
"Graham's Magazine Vol XXXII No. 6 June 1848" by Various
After all, Noah's three sons all came out of the ark together.
"The House in Town" by Susan Warner
I always call it his Noah's Ark myself.
"Brooke's Daughter" by Adeline Sergeant
Animals in a new Noah's Ark are made correctly to the scale designed by a London artist who studies the beasts in the Zoo.
"The So-called Human Race" by Bert Leston Taylor
O how glad I shall be to have a Noah's ark!
"Talkers" by John Bate
Thus did Noah, and thus by God's command he entered the Ark with his family.
"The Negro: what is His Ethnological Status? 2nd Ed." by Buckner H. 'Ariel' Payne
Desolate grey sand is a hideous exchange for sward, and orange trees look like toys from a Noah's ark.
"The House of Fulfilment" by George Madden Martin
A lifeboat retired from service was more fun than Noah's Ark to keep the happy company afloat for a fishing-party or a picnic.
"Grenfell: Knight-Errant of the North" by Fullerton Waldo
He called it Noah's Ark.
"Seeds of Pine" by Janey Canuck
He looked exactly like a Noah's Ark Rhinoceros, but of course much bigger.
"Just So Stories" by Rudyard Kipling
That would be a hundred times better than Noah's ark.
"The Overcoming Life" by Dwight Moody
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In poetry:

This Palace tall,
This Cristial Hall,
Which Imperors might covet,
Stands in High Park
Like Noah's Ark,
A rainbow bint above it.
"The Crystal Palace" by William Makepeace Thackeray
Better by far it is, upon the whole,
Safely with Noah in the ark to keep,
Than in a sea of vice to plunge one's soul,
Lost with the crowd in the unfathom'd deep.
"Stanza's Concerning Some Persons And Things, That Are Mentioned In The Holy Scriptures" by Rees Prichard
Christ is the Ark, which from th' o'erwhelming deep,
Did Noah erst, and all his household, keep:
Christ likewise is the only Ark can save
The present age, from sin's all-cov'ring wave.
"Christ Is All In All" by Rees Prichard

In news:

Noah's Ark attraction gets final piece of land .
Sure, there's the something like 75 films on stuff like surfing penguins and the building of Noah's Ark.
Is Japanese dock a Noah's Ark or a Trojan Horse .
Man creates his own Noah's Ark to save himself from apocalypse .
Johan Huibers shows off his full-scale replica of Noah's Ark in Dordrecht, more.
Inspired by the biblical story, Johan Huibers has constructed a full-scale replica of Noah's Ark that recently opened to visitors.
Dutch man builds replica of Noah's Ark .
Johan Huibers poses Monday with a stuffed tiger in front of the full-scale replica of Noah's ark he built in Dordrecht, Netherlands.
A Dutch Christian with a lot of time on his hands has built a full-size, fully functional replica of Noah's ark .
Johan Huibers answers questions during an interview inside the full scale replica of Noah's Ark in Dordrecht, Netherlands, Monday Dec 10, 2012.
Noah's Ark Animal Foundation rescues its 1,000th dog.
Builders of a Noah's Ark in Northern Kentucky put faith, painstaking detail into $50 million tourism project.
Creationist rolls out life-size Noah's ark replica.
Dutch man builds replica of Noah's Ark.
Man Builds Full-Scale Noah's Ark.
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