Four Horsemen

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Four Horsemen (New Testament) the four evils that will come at the end of the world: conquest rides a white horse; war a red horse; famine a black horse; plague a pale horse
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Usage

In literature:

Round a far angle of the ruined wall four horsemen swept into sight at a gentle trot.
"Jack Haydon's Quest" by John Finnemore
The four horsemen drew near and trotted by at the same pace without seeming to turn their heads towards the canal.
"The Blue Pavilions" by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Certainly as many as three or four horsemen, perhaps a vehicle.
"The Black Wolf's Breed" by Harris Dickson
Meantime, the Duke gained a victory over the troops of Liege, (p. 082) and marched at the head of four thousand horsemen direct upon Paris.
"Henry of Monmouth, Volume 2" by J. Endell Tyler
But four infantrymen and five horsemen shamefacedly availed themselves of this permission.
"South American Fights and Fighters" by Cyrus Townsend Brady
Four horsemen, with rifles across their saddles, are now in sight.
"Oswald Langdon" by Carson Jay Lee
At the same moment four or five horsemen issued forth from the shadow of the walls, and galloped towards him, uttering loud yells.
"The Tiger Hunter" by Mayne Reid
Four horsemen came into view.
"Desert Conquest" by A. M. Chisholm
Four horsemen were issuing from the gate of the castle above.
"The Fifth Queen Crowned" by Ford Madox Ford
That afternoon as Juan Alvarez stood guard upon a hill he saw, far off to the west, four horsemen, riding slowly across the mesa.
"Hidden Water" by Dane Coolidge
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In news:

In a sure sign that the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse are waiting at a stoplight just up the street, the Associated Press is reporting that the cast of 'Glee' has just surpassed Elvis for the most 'Hot 100?
Jim Ross rides with The Four Horsemen .
The Four Horsemen News Archive from December to Dismember.
The Four Horsemen News Archive from Cyber Sunday.
The Four Horsemen News Archive from No Mercy.
The Four Horsemen News Archive from WrestleMania.
Tech Has New Four Horsemen And Google Says Its One Of Them.
The Four Horsemen of the Job-pocalypse.
In the spring of 1964, as a newly arrived aircraft maintenance technician at Pope Air Force Base, North Carolina, I was shown the film The Four Horsemen Story while attending a Lockheed C-130E familiarization course.
Sam's Favorites: The Four Horsemen .
The Four Horsemen — Eric Treadaway, Jim Preziosi, H Eric Mayse and Chris Dahlberg — are trying to become a real business with multiple revenue streams.
Remember the Four Horsemen of Apocalypse.
The Four Horsemen News Archive from Capitol Punishment.
The Lexington Horsemen have lost four of their last six games to drop their overall record to 7 - 7.
Fuel, Air, Compression , Spark: The Four Horsemen Of Motorcycling.
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