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Holy Sepulchre


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Holy Sepulchre the sepulcher in which Christ's body lay between burial and resurrection
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In literature:

He begged that his armor be offered up at the Holy Sepulchre, and that prayers be said there for the repose of his soul.
"With Spurs of Gold" by Frances Nimmo Greene
Such, we believe, are the visits of most English Christians to the so-called Holy Sepulchre.
"The Bertrams" by Anthony Trollope
He fought for the Holy Sepulchre, and gained it.
"G. K. Chesterton, A Critical Study" by Julius West
Up, guardians of the Holy Sepulchre, strike for the Kingdom and the Cross!
"Historic Boys" by Elbridge Streeter Brooks
His restless spirit led him to the Syrian deserts, and to the chapel of the Holy Sepulchre.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
But the Holy Sepulchre itself might easily have escaped the fire without a special miracle.
"Memoirs To Illustrate The History Of My Time" by François Pierre Guillaume Guizot
Inside, the mosque is light and high and very rich in polished stone and gilding; it is very different from the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
"Round the Wonderful World" by G. E. Mitton
For in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre the Scribe found him not.
"Dreamers of the Ghetto" by I. Zangwill
Not one of us but spits at the creed the others mouth and purr, But we all believe, we all believe, in the Holy Sepulchre!
"Many Gods" by Cale Young Rice
The churches belonging to the Templars were usually built in circular form in imitation of the church of the Holy Sepulchre at Jerusalem.
"Our Homeland Churches and How to Study Them" by Sidney Heath
"A Trip to the Orient" by Robert Urie Jacob
Steps before the entrance of the Holy Sepulchre.
"Visits To Monasteries in the Levant" by Robert Curzon
Helena erected a magnificent church on the site of the Holy Sepulchre, calling it New Jerusalem.
"Women of Early Christianity" by Alfred Brittain
The church of the Holy Sepulchre in Bridge Street is one of the four ancient round churches in England.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 1" by Various
No Peter the Hermit preaches a new Crusade in this nineteenth century, to recover possession of the Holy Sepulchre.
"The Story of Malta" by Maturin M. Ballou
I am not going to weary the reader with detailed description of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
"The Ship Dwellers" by Albert Bigelow Paine
Opposite St. John's Chapel is the little round church of the Holy Sepulchre.
"Milton's England" by Lucia Ames Mead
Let's march to the deliverance of the Holy Sepulchre!
"The Pilgrim's Shell or Fergan the Quarryman" by Eugène Sue
Can it be that they have rescued the Holy Sepulchre from the infidel at last?
"The Ravens and the Angels" by Elizabeth Rundle Charles
Did I not profess myself ready to lead over land and sea to the Holy Sepulchre?
"God Wills It!" by William Stearns Davis

In poetry:

And by the Holy Sepulchre
I've pledged my knightly sword
To Christ, His blessed Church, and her,
The Mother of our Lord.
"The Knight of St. John" by John Greenleaf Whittier
It was Sir Christopher Gardiner,
Knight of the Holy Sepulchre,
From Merry England over the sea,
Who stepped upon this continent
As if his august presence lent
A glory to the colony.
"Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 3. The Landlord's Tale; The Rhyme of Sir Christopher" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"I have put out the holy sepulchral fire,
I have scatter'd the dust of my warrior-sire!
It burns on my head, and it weighs down my heart;
But the winds shall not wander without their part
To strew o'er the restless deep!
"The Sword Of The Tomb : A Northern Legend" by Felicia Dorothea Hemans
Why sing the legends of the Holy Grail,
The dead crusaders of the Sepulchre,
While these men live? Are the great bards all dumb?
Here is a vision to shake the blood of Song,
And make Fame’s watchman tremble at his post.
"The Frozen Grail" by Elsa Barker
The Greek will curse you if you call his Ikons images,
And damns your soul to Hell--no purgatory, if you please!
About Procession of the Ghost he's prickly as a burr,
But he believes, as we all believe, in the Holy Sepulchre!
"A Song Of The Sects" by Cale Young Rice
The Latin swears his Roman Pope is judge infallible.
Wherefore you may be very sure the Devil from his skull
Will drink a toast unto all liars, who such a lie aver--
Tho they believe, as we all believe, in the Holy Sepulchre!
"A Song Of The Sects" by Cale Young Rice

In news:

Church of the Holy Sepulchre Threatens Temporary Closure Over Jerusalem Water Bill.
Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre bank account blocked over water bill dispute.
Holy Sepulchre bank account blocked for water bill.
Christian clergymen hold candles inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, in Jerusalem's Old City, Friday, Nov 2, 2012.
Particular emphasis is placed on the early Church 's faithful witness to the authenticity of the Holy Sepulchre.
5, 2012: Catholic clergy attends the Washing of the Feet ceremony during the Easter Holy Week inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, traditionally believed to be the burial site of Jesus Christ, in Jerusalem's Old City.
AP Catholic clergy attend a procession during Holy Saturday inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, traditionally believed to be the burial site of Jesus Christ, Saturday.