Saint George

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Saint George Christian martyr; patron saint of England; hero of the legend of Saint George and the Dragon in which he slew a dragon and saved a princess (?-303)
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Usage

In literature:

Saint George and the Dragon, painted by V. Carpaccio in 1516, Venice; S. Giorgio Maggiore.
"Winning a Cause" by John Gilbert Thompson and Inez Bigwood
Kleber was still in the camp of Saint Georges, Chalbos was at Nantes with a corps d'armee, Beaupuy was at Angers.
"No Surrender!" by G. A. Henty
Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George.
"The Seventeenth Highland Light Infantry (Glasgow Chamber of Commerce Battalion)" by Various
They explored Saint George of the Sea Weed after that, took tea in the public gardens and had a day at Torcello.
"The Lovely Lady" by Mary Austin
And that was appropriate, because St. George is my patron saint.
"A Soldier of the Legion" by C. N. Williamson
That armament had sailed from Southampton on Saint George's day.
"Chivalry" by James Branch Cabell
And by Saint George, I will restore Spain to the rightful heir.
"The Book-Hunter at Home" by P. B. M. Allan
I see thou wouldst fain have me hanged; but, by Saint George!
"The White Rose of Langley" by Emily Sarah Holt
Lord Nelson now returned to the `Saint George,' and the fleet sailed to the eastward to look after the Swedes.
"The Story of Nelson" by W.H.G. Kingston
Lord Nelson now returned to the `Saint George,' and the fleet sailed to the eastward to look after the Swedes.
"The Grateful Indian" by W.H.G. Kingston
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In poetry:

Of battles fierce and warriors big,
He writes in phrases dull and slow,
And waves his cauliflower wig,
And shouts "Saint George for Marlborow!"
"The Chronicle Of The Drum" by William Makepeace Thackeray
Sweet hardy kindly hands
Like these were his that stands
With heel on gorge
Seen trampling down the dragon
On sign or flask or flagon,
Sweet Saint George.
"A Child's Battles" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
And he got so fed up with this being a Saint.
And the Princess he'd won always naggin',
That he bunked off one day and he opened a pub,
And he called it the George and the Dragon'.
"St. George and the Dragon" by Weston and Lee
That night the Old Baron gave Uncle his bride,
When he saw her he fainted with horror,
She'd a face like a kite, worse than that the old Baron
Said 'George. you'll be Saint George tomorrow.
"St. George and the Dragon" by Weston and Lee
To give you some idea ofour family tree,
And don't think I'm hoastin' nor braggin',
My great, great, great, great, great, great Uncle George,
Wor the Saint George who slaughtered the Dragon.
"St. George and the Dragon" by Weston and Lee
And he uttered a fearful cry
To his gay archers near by,
Ho! archers! draw your arrows to the head,
And make sure to kill them dead;
Forward, without dread, and make them fly,
Saint George for England, be our cry!
"The Battle of Bannockburn" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

George Slanger, All Saints Episcopal Church, Minot.
George Comparetto (left) of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints presents Carol Newton, executive director of Outreach with a large donation of canned food .
UFC welterweight champion George St-Pierre visits his old high school in Saint Remi, Que.
A Kosovo Albanian woman looks out a window in the village of Babaj Bokes after sheep were slaughtered in celebration of Saint George's Day.
Related Stories for Scenes from Greekfest at Saint George Greek.
"George Sacko has died at Saint Michael's Medical Center," it read.
NW Christian to meet Saint George 's for title.
Spanish tapas and short comic plays will be offered June 30 and July 7 at the Spanish Bakery, 42 St George St. "Comedia" is staged by the Saint George Players.
Saint Luke 's Health System has appointed a chief physician to replace George Pagels, who is retiring.
Saint Paul Public Housing Agency / Minn. George Heinrich Photography.
Spesutia Church , Saint George's Parish, Closing.
George Washington tops Saint Louis 52-46.
Scenes from Greekfest at Saint George Greek Orthodox Church on Kingston Pike Friday, Sept 28, 2012.
Athena Marlar, center, dances with fellow members of the Saint George Greek Orthodox Church youth group during Greekfest at the church Friday, Sept 28, 2012.
Newport's Patron Saint: George Wein.
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