Saint John

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Saint John a port in eastern Canada; the largest city in New Brunswick
    • n Saint John a river that rises in Maine and flows northeastward through New Brunswick to empty into the Bay of Fundy
    • n Saint John (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally said to be the author of the 4th Gospel and three epistles and the book of Revelation
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Usage

In literature:

Another saint whose recognition was very tardy is St. John Nepomuk.
"From a Terrace in Prague" by Lieut.-Col. B. Granville Baker
If after Saint John, a pen is placed in one hand and a book in the other.
"A Voyage round the World" by W.H.G. Kingston
In 1708 Saint Ovide surprised and captured St. John's, but again old John Pynn held the fort at Carbonear.
"Newfoundland and the Jingoes" by John Fretwell
John the Baptist's Chapel is usually ascribed to Abbot John Browne (or Newton), from the similarity of his initials to those of the saint.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Gloucester [2nd ed.]" by H. J. L. J. Massé
It was the eve of Saint John's day.
"The Wagnerian Romances" by Gertrude Hall
Yet the Apostle Saint John saith we are to love our brethren.
"In Convent Walls" by Emily Sarah Holt
If you must needs trust any one, my cousin Derette is safe; she is in Saint John's anchorhold.
"One Snowy Night" by Emily Sarah Holt
St. John's English version of Saint Simon.
"The Book-Collector" by William Carew Hazlitt
And at the corner of the place is a small church, dedicated to 'Saint John of the Pine-cone,' that is, of the Region.
"Ave Roma Immortalis, Vol. 2" by Francis Marion Crawford
Brotherhood of Saint John Beheaded, ii.
"Ave Roma Immortalis, Vol. 1" by Francis Marion Crawford
All happened exactly as Saint John describes.
"Arrows of Freethought" by George W. Foote
Just you and I in old Saint John's.
"The Romance of a Plain Man" by Ellen Glasgow
John the Baptist and Jerome; above is a figure of a bearded saint holding a book.
"The Shores of the Adriatic" by F. Hamilton Jackson
Whether ye have loved me or no, By Saint John I will not with thee go!
"Fifteenth Century Prose and Verse" by Various
I swear it by the red brands of this fire, by Saint Kado my patron, and by Saint John.
"Legends & Romances of Brittany" by Lewis Spence
Saint Miguel has a relief of the Nativity of Christ, Saint Juan, one representing Saint John baptizing.
"Cathedrals of Spain" by John A. (John Allyne) Gade
At last we came to the white house of Gordonstoun, which stands on the hill above the clachan of Saint John.
"The Men of the Moss-Hags" by S. R. Crockett
Newfoundland: Saint Johns; type locality; Mt.
"A Synopsis of the North American Lagomorpha" by E. Raymond Hall
Sir John was by right Lord Grey of Groby, but never sat at Westminster as such, being killed at Saint Albans.
"Elizabethan England" by William Harrison
King William, two parishes, viz: Saint John and Saint Margaret.
"The History of Virginia, in Four Parts" by Robert Beverley
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In poetry:

The hounds close in, the saints press out,
And you are crushed between,
What will you do, John Henry,
With none to intervene?
"Ballad Of A New Villon" by Benjamin Musser
The voice of Saint John,
The beloved disciple,
Who wandered and waited
The Master's appearance,
Alone in the darkness,
Unsheltered and friendless.
"Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. The Musician's Tale; The Saga of King Olaf XXII. -- The Nun Of Nida" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Or a blue berg at sunrise glittering tall,
Great as a town adrift come shining on
With sharp spires, gemlike as the mystical
Clear city of Saint John.
"Kismet" by Jean Ingelow
"Then fill the sweet cup of your hand, my love,
And pledge me your maiden faith thereon,
By the touch of the letter'd stone above,
And the holy water of Saint John."
"The Well Of Saint John" by Richard Doddridge Blackmore
Saint John too tells us, that if any man
Beholds a brother troubled and distrest,
And does not give him all the help he can,
The love of God dwells not in such a breast.
"Advice To Distribute To The Poor, According To Every One's Circumstances And Abilities" by Rees Prichard
Instedd of their abewsing and calling hout Poleece
Let em send out JOHN to us vith six-pence or a shillin apiece.
Then like good young horgin-boys avay from there we'll go,
Blessing sweet SAINT CICILY that taught our pipes to blow.
"The Organ-Boy’s Appeal" by William Makepeace Thackeray

In news:

Hundreds of worshippers packed Saint John's Cathedral.
Hundreds of worshippers packed Saint John's Cathedral Friday night.
The Saint John's Bible is Finished.
Final Pages Of Saint John's Bible To Be Unveiled This Week.
COLLEGEVILLE – A labor of love that began 15 years ago will finally come to an end this week when the final pages of the Saint John's Bible are unveiled.
In Disney's Cup International Youth Soccer, Tamahine beat Saint John, 4-0.
John McCusker/The Times-Picayune New Orleans Saints fans Tarak Anado and Jamie Walter celebrate the team's 31-17 win over the Indianapolis Colts in Super Bowl XLIV in Miami.
Saint John's Lutheran Church in Stovertown celebrated it's bicentennial with church members from past and present.
Catching sunshine bass on saint johns river, fl.
Pope John Paul the second is what some call on the "fast track" to becoming a saint.
Kenna Caprio and Edward Doerr were married on Saturday, Aug 11, 2012, at the Catholic Community of Saint John Neumann in Lebanon Township.
US Congressman-elect John Hall and Buffy Saint-Marie To Speak At 19th Annual Folk Alliance Conference Published December 14, 2006.
The 19th Annual International Folk Alliance Conference will present US Congressman-elect John Hall and songwriter Buffy Saint-Marie as keynote speakers.
Clark had a heart attack Wednesday morning at Saint John's hospital in Santa Monica, a day after he was admitted for an outpatient procedure.
John Ryan, our Lil' Who Dat , was born on February 3, 2010 -- just in time to watch the Saints in the Big Game.
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In science:

Webb, Properties and Applications of Diamond Cubes, Ph.D. thesis, University of New Brunswick Saint John, 2010.
Diamond Dicing
This summer about 40 physicists working on a variety of such approaches met for two weeks at Saint John’s College in Santa Fe to discuss recent progress in these areas.
Matters of Gravity, the newsletter of the APS TG on gravitation
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