Far out in the ocean, where the water is as blue as the prettiest cornflower, and as clear as crystal, it is very, very deep; so deep, indeed, that no cable could fathom it: many church steeples, piled one upon another, would not reach from the ground beneath to the surface of the water above. There dwell the Sea King and his subjects.hans christian andersen
Padmanabha Swamy temple located inside the East Fort, this Vaishnava temple is very famous attracting devotees from all parts. Dedicated to Lord Vishnu sleeping on Anantha, the serpent King, this temple is a rare blend of Dravidian architecture and the Kerala style.Biju Mathew, in Pilgrimage to Temple Heritage, 2013. p.65
How amiable are thy tabernacles,O L of hosts! 96 My soul longeth, yea, even fainteth for the courts of the L: my heart and my flesh crieth out for the living God. Yea, thesparrow hath found anhouse, and theswallowa nest for herself, where she may lay her young, even thine altars,O L of hosts, my King, and my God.Bible (Old Testament)
'Where shall I begin, please your Majesty?' he asked. 'Begin at the beginning,'the King said, gravely, 'and go on till you come to the end; then stop.'1865 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, ch.12, 'Alice's Evidence'.
I am no less confident, that no learned lawyer will affirm that an impeachment can lie against the King, they all going in his name: and one of their maxims is, that the King can do no wrong.Reasons for declining the jurisdiction of the High Court of Justice (21 January 1649)
And wherever men are fighting against barbarism, tyranny, and massacre, for freedom, law, and honour, let them remember that the fame of their deeds, even though they themselves be exterminated, may perhaps be celebrated as long as the world rolls round. Let us then declare that King Arthur and his noble knights, guarding the Sacred Flame of Christianity and the theme of a world order, sustained by valour, physical strength, and good horses and armour, slaughtered innumerable hosts of foul barbarians and set decent folk an example for all time.winston churchill
Cotton is King; or Slavery in the Light of Political Economy.David Christy, title of book (pub. 1855), the phrase "Cotton is King" was later used by James H. Hammond in the US Senate in March, 1858, and Gov. Manning of South Carolina, in a speech at Columbia, S. C. (1858).
A cat may looke on a King.Part II, chapter 5. (Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919))
One day, a King will come, and the Sword will rise... again.Excalibur (1981), written by Rospo Pallenberg and John Boorman, based on Le Morte d'Arthur by Thomas Malory
By the yawning tree in the twilight The King unbound his sword , Severed the harp of all his goods, And there in the cool and soundless woods Sounded a single chord. Then laughed ; and watched the finches flash, The sullen flies in swarm, And went unarmed over the hills, With the harp upon his arm...G. K. Chesterton, describing Alfred going incognito about England as a harpist, in The Ballad of the White Horse (1911), Book III : The Harp of Alfred
It is quite certain that in seeing the people who treat us so well despite their own misfortune, we are more obliged than ever to work hard for their happiness. The King seems to understand this truth; as for myself, I know that in my whole life (even if I live for a hundred years) I shall never forget the day of the coronation.marie antoinette
When the King was horsed thore, <Launcelot lookys he upon, How courtesy was in him more Than ever was in any mon.Morte d'Arthur, Harleian Library. (British Museum.) Manuscript 2,252.
The King of Babylon stood at the parting of the way.Ezekiel, XXI. 21. See also Xenophon—Memorabilia, II. 1. "Choice of Hercules." Referred to by Carlyle—Sartor Resartus, Book II.
One may live as a conqueror, a King, or a magistrate; but he must die as a man.Daniel Webster, p. 173. (Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895))
The country on the sea coast, now called Macedonia, was first acquired by Alexander, the father of Perdiccas, and his ancestors, originally Temenids from Argos...The whole is now called Macedonia, and at the time of the invasion of Sitalces, Perdiccas, Alexander's son, was the reigning King.Book II, 99,-