• Caesar's legions landing in Britain
    Caesar's legions landing in Britain
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Legioned lē"jŭnd Formed into a legion or legions; legionary.
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  • Mark Twain
    “The cross of the Legion of Honor has been conferred on me. However, few escape that distinction.”


In literature:

Legion of Honor, Cross of, ii, 159.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 14" by Elbert Hubbard
He entered the war a common soldier and now has the Legion of Honor on his breast.
"A Journey Through France in War Time" by Joseph G. Butler, Jr.
What was there in the subject of the Foreign Legion to attract such a girl?
"A Soldier of the Legion" by C. N. Williamson
Our schools for Education in evil are numerous, and their teachers are legion.
"Aims and Aids for Girls and Young Women" by George Sumner Weaver
This thought has brought unrest to your pillow, but a legion of demons chases sleep from mine.
"Manasseh" by Maurus Jokai
The splendid legions of the South could not be beaten.
"Before the Dawn" by Joseph Alexander Altsheler
All the engines and breastworks of the Fifth and Tenth Legions were entirely consumed.
"For the Temple" by G. A. Henty
By this means we shall put an end to the war, without endangering the legions, and almost without a blow.
"The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to prose. Volume II (of X) - Rome" by Various
Now there's never hurt can harm us, and the years will never fade The memory of the soldiers of the legions unafraid.
"The Path to Home" by Edgar A. Guest
My legions all rest upon their arms.
"Aurelian" by William Ware

In poetry:

Though high-fronted valour may scowl at the foe,
And with eyes of defiance advance;
'Tis thou has repell'd desolation and woe,
And the conquering legions of France.
"To The British Channel" by Robert Bloomfield
The chieftain obey'd: with a merciful air
He wrung from thy natives a tear;
But the justice and valour of Britain, e'en there,
Shook his legions, recoiling with fear.
"The Fury Of Discord" by Sir John Carr
O armies of the night, your rhythmic tramp
Lures me at last to the deep bourne of Sleep,
And you and I find peace in some far camp
Where only silence and her legions creep.
"Rain On The Roof" by Charles Hanson Towne
'Here say you that Caesar's warriors lie? —
But my little white cat was my only friend!
Could she but live, might the record die
Of Caesar, his legions, his aims, his end!'
"The Roman Gravemounds" by Thomas Hardy
Though seven Devils revell'd in thy heart,
Nay, though a Legion that retreat possess'd,
Christ, with a word, can make them all depart,
Like flies before a tempest, from thy breast.
"Advice To A Sinner, To Come To Christ" by Rees Prichard
"A tale worth the telling,"' though I tell for the same,
Great objects of pity we see in the street,
"With nothing to wear, though a legion by name,
Is not to buy clothing, but something to eat.
"Nothing To Eat" by Horatio Alger Jr

In news:

Harrisburg's ceremonies are scheduled at the George Hart American Legion Post 167, 600 E Logan St.
The Legion invites the public to hear veteran Willie McCluskey speak.
American Legion Past National Commander William E Galbraith passed away March 4 in Chandler, Ariz.
In his continuing effort to bolster support for the Iraq war, President Bush traveled to Reno, Nevada, on August 28 to speak to the annual convention of the American Legion.
What happened to the legions of young construction workers and waiters and students and drug dealers and bellmen and security guards and bartenders who I use to compete for every wave with.
There will be a military flag presentation, held by the American Legion Post No 152 following the services at the church.
2nd break-in at Elyria American Legion.
Legion post hosts 1st Marine Corps District.
The old reasons for not liking the Tribune were legion: it was too gray and fat and rich and powerful and conservative, and its heritage was dominated by a madman, the colonel, Robert R McCormick.
Rockford American Legion officials are interested in acquiring the 2-acre parcel, but village officials who met Tuesday night said they still are unable to clear up ownership of the tract.
OTC Legion suffers playoff loss to NYM .
Lady Gaga treated her legion of fans to a brand new song on Christmas day.
The Squirrels crossed back over into state lines with a 1-3 record defeating only Paducah Junior Legion, 13-6.
Three Paynesville Area High School students returned from the American Legion Boys and Legion Auxiliary Girls State on June 14.
NORTH ADAMS — The McCann Technical School cheerleaders will hold a spaghetti supper on Wednesday from 4 to 7 pm, at the American Legion, 91 American Legion Drive.

In science:

For example, Legion authorization is implemented by the use of a MayI method on all Legion ob jects.
Fine-Grained Authorization for Job Execution in the Grid: Design and Implementation
Our work could be integrated with Legion in a similar manner as we described here, through the reimplementation of ob ject creation routines (Legion’s equivalent of GRAM) and the MayI method.
Fine-Grained Authorization for Job Execution in the Grid: Design and Implementation
Although it also uses access control lists to manage its policy, it does not provide the per-job interface of GRAM and Legion.
Fine-Grained Authorization for Job Execution in the Grid: Design and Implementation
None of them provide a distributed memory abstraction, though CORBA, Java RMI and Legion do this in a way by accessing remote objects. A lookup service is provided to locate these objects, which can be added to DSVP by an SEP implementation.
Extending and Implementing the Self-adaptive Virtual Processor for Distributed Memory Architectures
Dynamic scheduling is usually applied when it is difficult to estimate the cost of applications, or jobs are coming on-line dynamically (in this case, it is also called on-line scheduling). A good example of these scenarios is the job queue management in some metacomputing systems like Condor and Legion.
An Architectural Model for a Grid based Workflow Management Platform in Scientific Applications