On being shown a relic said to be a bone of St. Elizabeth, he (Sigismund) turned it over and remarked that it could just as well be that of a dead cobbler.
O double sacrilege on things divine, To rob the relic, and deface the shrine!john dryden
Fair Greece! sad relic of departed worth! Immortal, though no more! though fallen, great!Rochdale
Why should only I? Be cased up, like a holy relic? I have youth And a little beauty.john webster
Any relic of the dead is precious, if they were valued living.emily brontë
If one takes pleasure in calling the gold standard a "barbarous relic," one cannot object to the application of the same term to every historically determined institution. Then the fact that the British speak English — and not Danish, German, or French — is a barbarous relic too, and every Briton who opposes the substitution of Esperanto for English is no less dogmatic and orthodox than those who do not wax rapturous about the plans for a managed currency.ludwig von mises
The last man! Yes I may well describe that solitary being's feelings, feeling myself as the last relic of a beloved race, my companions extinct before me...mary wollstonecraft
In truth , the gold standard is already a barbarous relic.john maynard keynes
Patna Museum, Rajput fashioned, was built by the [[British in 1917 and now houses a collection of poorly labeled Buddhist statues from the past 2000 years. The museum’s marvelous collection of stone and metal statues and painyings of the Buddha and the bodhistvas demonstrate how the Dhamma had inspired beauty and creativity throughout the centuries.In addition to the art work, the museums most prized possession is a relic casket containing what is believed to be the portion of the Buddha’s ashes obtained by Lichhavi rulers after the Buddh;as passing.
Doon is a unisexual Victorian relic. Make it co-educational!
Fair Greece! sad relic of departed worth! Immortal, though no more; though fallen great!lord byron
Your flesh is a relic, a mere vessel. Hand over your flesh and a new world awaits you. We demand it.
I am a remainder from Adam, a relic of Noah, a choice from Abraham, and an elite of Mohammad.
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