Saint Mark

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Saint Mark Apostle and companion of Saint Peter; assumed to be the author of the second Gospel
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Usage

In literature:

In the interval he dreamt that Saint Mark had offered to help him defeat the Dutch.
"The Philippine Islands" by John Foreman
Schriever, Saint Mark, Lincoln Mem., 4.
"The American Missionary -- Volume 54, No. 2, April, 1900" by Various
He was the titular saint of the great church in Venice before that honour was bestowed upon S. Mark the Evangelist.
"Byzantine Churches in Constantinople" by Alexander Van Millingen
Archie Armstrong did not know until they were well started that Bill o' Burnt Bay was a marked man in Saint Pierre.
"Billy Topsail & Company" by Norman Duncan
These large saints, especially the St. Mark, still recall the Paduan period.
"The Venetian School of Painting" by Evelyn March Phillipps
The pavement undulates like that of Saint Mark's.
"Cathedrals of Spain" by John A. (John Allyne) Gade
And now another son was born, on Saint Mark's day, April 25, 1215, at the royal residence of Poissy.
"Women of Mediæval France" by Pierce Butler
You wouldn't catch a master trained at Saint Mark's going on like that with girls.
"The New Mistress" by George Manville Fenn
And tell my son to give you twenty marks for the saint's keeper.
"Landolin" by Berthold Auerbach
Then we look for raptures and ecstasies such as marked the lives of the greatest saints.
"Saint Bonaventure" by Rev. Fr. Laurence Costelloe, O.F.M.
These are the two pairs of saints, St John with St Peter in front and St Paul with St Mark in the background.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 8" by Various
First ought to come last, you know, only Saint Mark's Church comes before Finsbury, don't you see?
"Mad" by George Manville Fenn
The doctrine of Saint Mark is the column of our church.
"The Highlands of Ethiopia" by William Cornwallis Harris
Natalie prayed for the happiness of Mark Claghorn, and that she might forget him and resign him to the saint whose lips she pressed.
"Mr. Claghorn's Daughter" by Hilary Trent
On the voyage to Venice the saint saved the vessel from shipwreck, and after their arrival St. Mark threw all others into the shade.
"Irma in Italy" by Helen Leah Reed
But the head of the saint was conveyed safely to Venice, and is venerated in the ducal basilica of St. Mark.
"Curiosities of Christian History" by Croake James
Saint Blaise must yield to Saint Mark.
"Sketches from the Subject and Neighbour Lands of Venice" by Edward A. Freeman
It is also worn as a mark of honour and distinction by saints and martyrs.
"Fictitious & Symbolic Creatures in Art" by John Vinycomb
A cross afterwards marked the spot where the saint was baptized, and it was called the Cross of Finnian.
"Insula Sanctorum et Doctorum" by John Healy
Vivarini, St Mark enthroned, and a Virgin and Child with Saints.
"Venice and its Story" by Thomas Okey
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In poetry:

For should the saints enjoy all this
But for a certain time,
O, how would they their mark then miss,
And at this thing repine?
"Of Heaven" by John Bunyan
Perhaps a saint may sigh and say,
"I fear I'm yet to learn
These marks of marriage love." Yet stay,
Thy Husband's bowels yearn.
"The Believer's Jointure : Chapter II." by Ralph Erskine
OUT of the dead cathedral, where dead saints
Mark for untold contempt worn, sorry tales
Mumbled by fatted priests, whose boast be-
-wails
"Melbourne Sonnets: VII In The Bank" by E J Rupert Atkinson
The new moon marked the twilight hour,
A night-jar quavered eerily,
And swallows circled round the tower--
Saint Sepulchre's beside the sea.
"Saint Sepulchre’s Beside The Sea" by Clinton Scollard
Rebecca heard the gossips say,
"Alone from dusk till midnight stay
Within the church-porch drear and dark,
Upon the vigil of Saint Mark,
And, lovely maiden! you shall see
What youth your husband is to be."
"Rebecca" by Sir John Carr
The fire of God is soon to fall
(Thou know'st it) on this earthly ball;
Full many a soul, the price of blood,
Marked by th' Almighty's hand for good,
To utter death that hour shall sweep -
And will the saints in Heaven dare weep?
"Eleventh Sunday After Trinity" by John Keble

In news:

The field goal tied the mark set by the Saints' Tom Dempsey in 1970 and matched by Denver's Jason Elam in 1998 at the old Mile High Stadium.
Michelle Desirae Marble and Mark Peder Halling were united in marriage Sept 1 in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Salt Lake Temple.
Members of the Saint Mark 's boys and girls' soccer teams met Nov 17 to support Stockings for Soldiers, a Delaware-based organization that makes holiday stockings for US troops who are deployed duri.
Saint Mark United Methodist Church in Vestavia Hills is asking for volunteers to help set up this year's pumpkin patch.
Saints linebacker Mark Simoneau will likely be out of the lineup for several weeks, if not longer, after he tore his triceps in Saturday's scrimmage.
SAINTE-JULIE, Quebec — Bob Tway shot a 7-under 65 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over Mark Calcavecchia after the second round of the Champions Tour's Montreal Championship.
SAINTE-JULIE, Quebec (AP) – Bob Tway shot a 7-under 65 to take a one-stroke lead over Mark Calcavecchia after the second round of the Champions Tour's Montreal Championship on Saturday.
Flint native, Alabama alum Mark Ingram hopes New Orleans Saints are in playoffs for BCS national championship.
Members of the Saint Mark's boys and girls' soccer teams met Nov 17 to support Stockings for Soldiers, a Delaware-based organization that makes holiday stockings for US troops who are deployed duri.
Members of the Saint Mark's boys and girls' soccer teams met Nov 17 to support Stockings for Soldiers, a Delaware-based organization that makes holiday stockings for US troops who are deployed during the holidays.
And Mrs Mark Bobo, of Martinsburg, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Laurel Eliza , to Vincent M Wehmeyer, son of Wanda Wehmeyer, of Saint Marys, and the late Thomas Wehmeyer.
Saint Mark's Cathedral hosts exhibition of illuminated , hand-written Bible.
Saints' Mark Ingram is a paintball wizard.
New Orleans Saints defense remains team's biggest question mark : Ten observations.
New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram carries the ball on a 27-yard touchdown run during the third quarter of an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders in Oakland, Calif, Sunday, Nov 18, 2012.
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