Shining Path

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Shining Path a terrorist group formed in Peru in the late 1960s as a splinter group from the communist party of Peru; is among the most ruthless guerilla organizations in the world; seeks to destroy Peruvian institutions and replace them with a Maoist peasant regime; is involved in the cocaine trade "Shining Path has been responsible for 30,000 deaths"
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Quotations

  • D'Alembert
    D'Alembert
    “The difficulties you meet will resolve themselves as you advance. Proceed, and light will dawn, and shine with increasing clearness on your path.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “To be a star, you must shine your own light, follow your own path, and don't worry about the darkness, for that is when the stars shine brightest.”

Usage

In literature:

Along this path he traveled far away until he saw before him a beautiful object shining in the bright light.
"A Treasury of Eskimo Tales" by Clara Kern Bayliss
Our own firmament now shines brightly upon our paths.
"The Negro and the Nation" by George S. Merriam
The same sun, you said, would shine on us all and we would all walk in the same path.
"Historical Tales, Vol. 2 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
Wherever he went, a light seemed to shine in his path; and when he departed, he was followed by many blessings.
"The Huguenots in France" by Samuel Smiles
The moon was now shining brightly, and a beautiful silvery path of light lay on the water.
"The Island House" by F. M. Holmes
The trees, the shrubs, the paths are covered, and some shine in the twilight like tiny lanterns.
"Jewish Fairy Tales and Legends" by Gertrude Landa
Car and driver splendid mates, they fled in pulsating vigor down their white path where the sun was shining.
"From the Car Behind" by Eleanor M. Ingram
The moon had risen and was shining brightly when she at last got up and climbed the winding paths up to the house.
"Tante" by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
It is the first thing my eye seeks, and it is always there, shining on our path.
"Farthest North" by Fridtjof Nansen
It shone on and on in one great bright path, like the moon shining over the sea.
"Fairy Tales from the German Forests" by Margaret Arndt
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In poetry:

I want to serve the weary,
And cause a light to shine
In every path that's dreary,
To cheer when strength declines.
"Magna est Veritas" by Frank Barbour Coffin
I would not lift it if I could;
The little flame, though faint and dim
As glow-worm spark in lonely wood,
Shining where no man calls it good,
May one day light the path for him,--
"Two Ways To Love" by Susan Coolidge
This nymph, quoth he, great Penbrooke hight by name,
Sister to valiant Sidney, whose cleere light
Gives light to all that tread true paths of Fame,
Who in the globe of heau'n doth shine so bright;
"The Authors Dreame To The Ladie Marie" by Aemilia Lanyer
Great Liberty, who guards her gates,
Will shine upon her course,
And light the long, adventurous path
With radiance from God's Source.
And though blood dye that ocean track,
America will not turn back.
""America Will Not Turn Back" --Woodrow Wilson" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Her yoke is heavy to be borne,
Her bitter paths are choked with thorn,
But glorious shines, through mist and haze,
The splendour of her coming days.
Our loftiest tribute shall be then,
“He served his fellow-men.”
"The Dead Democrat" by George Essex Evans
I journeyed on, when the night was gone,
O'er a coast of oak and pine;
And I followed a path that a stream had drawn
Through a land of vale and vine,
And here and there was a village fair
In a nest of shade and shine.
"What The Wind Said" by James Whitcomb Riley

In news:

Shining Path rebels burned three helicopters used by a private gas consortium on Saturday, leaving Peru's only natural gas pipeline without maintenance services.
A Peruvian military helicopter patrols the remote jungle where Shining Path guerrillas kidnapped dozens of gas workers on April 9.
Abimael Guzman Reynoso, leader of Shining Path's 12-year war against the Peruvian Government, was convicted today of treason and sentenced to life in prison.
Sunrise on Tuscaloosa shined a light on the path of destruction just south of the University of Alabama campus.
Peru's Ambassador Quits After Meeting With Shining Path Members.
As Shining Path 's political arm grows, government clamps down.
The Shining Path terrorized Peru in the 1980s and '90s.
On the hunt for Shining Path rebels.
Peru's Shining Path rebels demand $10 million in ransom for hostages.
Peru's newly sworn-in Humala will face remnants of Shining Path .
Leader's New Image Saps Shining Path 's Strength.
But after Maritza Garrido Lecca was captured this month with Abimael Guzman Reynoso, leader of the Shining Path guerrilla group, the gracefulness of dance was lost.
But despite the apparent show of strength, most analysts here believe the move is actually a sign of Shining Path 's desperation.
They said two men and a woman, carrying machine guns and thought to be Shining Path guerrillas, stopped the bus outside Ica, a city 200 miles south of Lima.
Shining Path rebels who kidnapped a group of gas workers in southern Peru on Monday are demanding $10 million in ransom for their release.
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