• How you used to play Pilgrim's Progress
    How you used to play Pilgrim's Progress
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. i Pilgrimize To wander as a pilgrim; to go on a pilgrimage.
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Additional illustrations & photos:

The Pilgrims in England and Holland The Pilgrims in England and Holland
The Pilgrim Settlement The Pilgrim Settlement
A Group of Pilgrim Relics A Group of Pilgrim Relics
Pilgrims Returning from Church Pilgrims Returning from Church

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Pilgrims did not eat with forks. They only used spoons, knives and their fingers
    • pilgrimize To wander or journey about as a pilgrim: sometimes with an impersonal it.
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  • E.E. (Edward. E.) Cummings
    “At least the Pilgrim Fathers used to shoot Indians: the Pilgrim Children merely punch time clocks.”
  • James Russell Lowell
    “They talk about their Pilgrim blood, their birthright high and holy! a mountain-stream that ends in mud thinks is melancholy.”
  • John Dryden
    “Like pilgrims to the appointed place we tend; The world's an inn, and death the journey's end.”
  • Nelson Demille
    Nelson Demille
    “We're all pilgrims on the same journey-but some pilgrims have better road maps.”
  • Lord Byron
    “I am as comfortless as a pilgrim with peas in his shoes -- and as cold as Charity, Chastity or any other Virtue.”
  • American Saying
    American Saying
    “The Pilgrim Fathers landed on the shores of America and fell on their knees; then they fell upon the aborigines.”


In literature:

Now, a party of pilgrims were able thus to ride in as many as sixty-four different ways.
"The Canterbury Puzzles" by Henry Ernest Dudeney
Everybody wanted to become a pilgrim.
"The History of London" by Walter Besant
Commerce had as many pilgrims as religion.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
Then at Puttenham the pilgrims would divide again.
"Highways and Byways in Surrey" by Eric Parker
Other people called these voyagers Pilgrims, which means wanderers.
"The Children's Book of Christmas Stories" by Various
The next act will be Samoset's visit to the Pilgrims.
"History Plays for the Grammar Grades" by Mary Ella Lyng
Providence, Pilgrim, 116.35; North, C. E., 4.70.
"The American Missionary -- Volume 54, No. 2, April, 1900" by Various
Brooklyn, Ch., of the Pilgrims, Boys' Mis.
"The American Missionary -- Volume 54, No. 3, July, 1900" by Various
The great diversities of experience in the true pilgrims are dominated by one supreme motive.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 7" by Various
Canaan, Pilgrim C., L. M.
"The American Missionary -- Volume 54, No. 4, October, 1900" by Various

In poetry:

Thou art my prayer, my saint, my shrine!
(For never holy pilgrim kneel'd,
Or wept at feet more pure than thine),
My virgin love, my sweet Mathilde!
"Serenade" by William Makepeace Thackeray
Fountain of wisdom! Spirit of creation!
Life-source of blessing!—hear the humble praises
Of Thy poor pilgrim, whose short day of sadness
Soon will be over!
"Winter: Saturday Evening" by John Bowring
"Flora in beauty and solitude roves,
List'ning for thee in the shade of the groves."
"Pilgrim, I hasten her truth to repay,
Over the mountains away and away."
"Lord Of The Castle." by George Pope Morris
Through the mist of the night her gold fires
Gleamed down through the valley below,
A welcome they threw to the pilgrim,
In their streaming and beckoning glow.
"Tamara" by Mikhail Yuryevich Lermontov
Shine on, "Lone Star!"* Thy radiance bright
Shall spread o'er all the eastern sky;
Morn breaks apace from gloom and night:
Shine on, and bless the pilgrim's eye.
"Shine On" by Samuel Francis Smith
THE quiet of a shadow-haunted pool,
Where light breaks through in glorious tenderness;
Where the tranced pilgrim in the shelter cool
Forgets the way's distress, —
"The Still Hour" by Lucy Larcom

In news:

Peepli Live and Scott Pilgrim vs the World.
Catholic Organizations Come Together to Prepare Official Centre for English-Speaking Pilgrims WYD .
Catholic Organizations Come Together to Prepare Official Centre for English-Speaking Pilgrims at World Youth Day.
Claremont Pilgrim Place Festival returns for 64th hurrah.
The crafts, collectibles and homemade jams are back this weekend with the return of the annual Pilgrim Place Festival, now in its 64th year.
Club's Pop Pilgrims series travels to Houston, Texas, the filmmaker's hometown, to check out some of the locations in his second film.
Pilgrim said he has 20 years of comprehensive tax and accounting experience.
Back in 1621, the Pilgrims' first Thanksgiving in North America lasted for three consecutive days, most likely somewhere between Sept 21 and Nov 11.
The UWUA strike authorization vote on Friday took place as Entergy entered the final stages of a six-year review process to renew the license at Pilgrim Nuclear.
5/2 (Plymouth) The union that represents more than 400 workers at the Pilgrim nuclear plant in Plymouth has scheduled a vote this week on whether to authorize leadership to call a strike.
As you gobble your Thanksgiving turkey, imagine being a Pilgrim in March 1621.
Car bomb kills 7 in Iraq, including 3 Iranian pilgrims visiting Shiite shrines.
Born May 12, 1920, at Bernie, to the late John O and Jesse Pearl Watkins Wilson, she was a member of The Pilgrim's Rest Church in Fairdealing.
The Pilgrims would be so disappointed.
Pilgrim's Pride awarded the Koontzs with $500 for their environmental excellence.

In science:

Pilgrim, Subdivision rules and virtual endomorphisms, Geom.
Groups defined by automata
The authors thank Xander Faber, Patrick Ingram, and Kevin Pilgrim for helpful conversations.
A census of quadratic post-critically finite rational maps defined over Q
Critical orbits and attracting cycles in p-adic dynamics. arXiv:1201.1605v1. Eva Brezin, Rosemary Byrne, Joshua Levy, Kevin Pilgrim, and Kelly Plummer. A census of rational maps.
A census of quadratic post-critically finite rational maps defined over Q
Kulldorff, M. (1999), “Spatial scan statistics: models, calculations, and applications,” Scan statistics and applications, 303–322. — (2010), “SaTScan-Software for the spatial, temporal, and spacetime scan statistics,” Boston: Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care.
Spatial Multiresolution Cluster Detection Method