St. George


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n St. 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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Additional illustrations & photos:

St. George Saw the Head of the Dragon Lifted from the Pool St. George Saw the Head of the Dragon Lifted from the Pool


In literature:

St. George and Dragon, 1520.
"The Venetian Painters of the Renaissance" by Bernhard Berenson
Numerous legends speak of the strange connection which exists between St. George and the Wolf.
"Russian Fairy Tales" by W. R. S. Ralston
The festival of St. George is held on April 23rd.
"Three Thousand Years of Mental Healing" by George Barton Cutten
The Island of Otaheite, or St. George .
"A Book of Discovery" by Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge
I tried to make him understand, by diagrams on the pavement, that he was some half-mile from St. George's.
"Nights in London" by Thomas Burke
It is a dragon like the one St. George killed.
"The Book of Dragons" by Edith Nesbit
Later he became assistant organist at St. Thomas' Episcopal Church, under George William Warren.
"Contemporary American Composers" by Rupert Hughes
Mr. George did not go to St. Paul's that afternoon to church, as he had at first intended.
"Rollo in London" by Jacob Abbott
Washburn resumed his toilet, for he had just donned the new uniform, with which all hands had provided themselves at St. George.
"Down South" by Oliver Optic
The Grand Cross of St. Michael and St. George, or G.C.M.G.
"The Life of King Edward VII" by J. Castell Hopkins

In poetry:

"Now by St. George, thou vent'rous knight,
Thy steed has nobly done;
Swim back, and pardon make thee light,
Thy pardon he has won!"
"The Fatal Horse" by William Hayley
He knew the pains of hunger and thirst,
Sleep disturbed, the endless road,
But St. George twice touched
His breast untouched by a bullet.
"Memory" by Nikolai Stepanovich Gumilev
They say: It is the Child's Crusade
Was talked of in our early Spring.
St. George, St. Denis, to their aid!
That was a boy's voice challenging,
Shrill like a bugle, unafraid!
"Palestine: 1917 " by Katharine Tynan
He couches — ay now we'll see mischief, I dread:
Quick — level your rifles — and aim at his head:
Thrust forward the spears, and unsheath every knife —
St. George! he's upon us! — Now, fire, lads, for life!
"The Lion Hunt" by Thomas Pringle
Ha, by St. George! thou knowest not what thou sayest,
Therefore yield thyself, Sir Frenchman, for like an ass thou brayest;
Then planting his lance he ran at the Count without fear,
And the Count fell beneath the Black Prince's spear.
"The Battle of Cressy" by William Topaz McGonagall
We swarmed up sides and bulwarks and gave them blow for blow,
And all night long we fought, my boys, 'mid the dying and the dead,
Till our young Captain's broadsword had laid their leader low,
And at the masthead floated St. Georges Cross of red.
"How We Took The Great Galleon" by Cicely Fox Smith

In news:

UFC champion Georges St-Pierre looks on bright side after knee surgery.
UFC welterweight star Georges St-Pierre.
George E Brin 85, of Greene St died Friday at home.
George Mayor Daniel McArthur speaks during a kickoff event in St George this summer, joining other area officials to promote the "Clear the Air Challenge," a statewide campaign to lower vehicle emissions and protect air quality.
Ride your bike to St George's to enjoy "Cycling Music" in the sunshine.
Bill Courtney has given notice that he will not be coaching football at St George's Independent School next fall.
ECS boys, St George's Hirschman capture state golf titles.
Carmen Wilkerson poses for a photo in the former St George City Hall where she was mayor in what is now St Louis County.
St George, Utah – Jay Ellsworth Parrish, 74, passed away Friday, Dec 23, 2011.
Blessing Of The Animals Planned At St George's Episcopal Church .
Carol Bogon Phelan, St George's Episcopal Church Bolton.
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1091 N Bluff St St George, UT, 84770.
Fire Truck "Smokey Blue" Headed to St George Island.
Announcement is made of the forthcoming marriage of Lauren Nicole Tartt of Shallotte and Jimmy St George of Supply.

In science:

We thank Georges Alecian and Franck Le Petit for discussions, Bob Rubin and Yiannis Tsamis for their comments on a fir st version of the manuscript.
Enrichment of the ISM by metal-rich droplets and the abundance bias in HII regions