Magdala

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Magdala Designating an orange-red dyestuff obtained from naphthylamine, and called magdala red naphthalene red, etc.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n magdala Naphthalene red. See red.
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Usage

In literature:

MAGDALENE, n. An inhabitant of Magdala.
"The Devil's Dictionary" by Ambrose Bierce
The two following days were spent in paying the men of Magdala, Leptis, and Hecatompylos; Spendius went about among the Gauls.
"Salammbo" by Gustave Flaubert
So we mounted the horses and rode grimly on toward Magdala, cantering along in the edge of the water for want of the means of passing over it.
"The Innocents Abroad" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
So we mounted the horses and rode grimly on toward Magdala, cantering along in the edge of the water for want of the means of passing over it.
"The Innocents Abroad, Part 5 of 6" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
We say no more about Magdala and Deburieh now.
"The Innocents Abroad, Part 6 of 6" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
At length, on the 12th of March, the march to Magdala really commenced.
"Our Soldiers" by W.H.G. Kingston
A Levee followed and then dinner with Lord Napier of Magdala in his own mess-tent.
"The Life of King Edward VII" by J. Castell Hopkins
Not only Mary of Magdala, but Susanna, and Joanna, the wife of King Herod's steward who had been cured by Him, were His grateful friends.
"Child's Story of the Bible" by Mary A. Lathbury
They landed on the coast, and marched to Magdala.
"Asiatic Breezes" by Oliver Optic
Napier of Magdala, Lord, i.
"The Life of Gordon, Volume II" by Demetrius Charles Boulger
Stanley's Coomassie and Magdala.
"Our Italy" by Charles Dudley Warner
During their senile gossip the elder asks if Pilate had known a certain beauty named Mary of Magdala.
"The Cup of Fury" by Rupert Hughes
The Magdala group is unconformable to that of Ashangi in some places.
"Volcanoes: Past and Present" by Edward Hull
The Prince called on Lord Napier of Magdala to say a few words in addition to the formal report which was read.
"Speeches and Addresses of H. R. H. the Prince of Wales: 1863-1888" by Edward VII
Magdala red discovered by Schiendl.
"Coal" by Raphael Meldola
The force landed at Zoulla on the Red Sea, and marching up the country came within sight of the hill-fortress of Magdala in April, 1868.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 1" by Various
EN ROUTE FOR MAGDALA.
"George Alfred Henty" by George Manville Fenn
South of the supposed plain of Gennesareth is Mejdel, commonly supposed to represent the New Testament town of Magdala.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 4" by Various
On Easter Monday the stronghold of Magdala was stormed and captured, and Theodore fell by his own hand.
"Some Jewish Witnesses For Christ" by Rev. A. Bernstein, B.D.
Behind Magdala the hills rise abruptly to about 1,000 feet.
"Curiosities of Christian History" by Croake James
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In poetry:

Mary of Magdala groaned and prayed:
"O God, I am very much afraid;
For out of my body, by sin defiled,
Thou biddest me make a little child.
"Mary Of Magdala" by Edith Nesbit
Mary of Magdala was brought
From mysteries strange and dark and drear
To heights with joy and gladness fraught;
She radiates a luster clear.
"Ministering Women" by Nancy Rebecca Campbell Glass
Mary of Magdala came to bed;
There were no soft curtains round her head;
She had no mother to hold of worth
The little baby she brought to birth.
"Mary Of Magdala" by Edith Nesbit
Mary of Magdala laughed and sighed;
"I never deserved a child," she cried.
"Dear God, I am ready to go to hell,
Since with my little one all is well."
"Mary Of Magdala" by Edith Nesbit
On Jordan's banks gathered an eager crowd,
The Royal city poured its dwellers out;
The vintage was untouched in Ephraim;
No fisher's boat from Magdala put out.
"What Went Ye Out For To See?" by Nora Pembroke
Mary of Magdala held her breath
In the clutch of pain like the pains of Death,
And through her heart, like the mortal knife,
Went the pang of joy and the pang of life.
"Mary Of Magdala" by Edith Nesbit