The shades of night were falling fast, As through an Alpine village passed Ayouth, who bore,'mid snow and ice, A banner with a strange device, Excelsior!
They came with banner, spear, and shield, and it was proved in Bosworth field. Not long the Avenger was withstood, Earth help'd him with the cry of blood.william wordsworth
He brought me to the banqueting house, and his banner over me was love.Bible (Old Testament)
We receive this Child into the Congregation of Christ's flock, and dosign him with thesign of the Cross, in token that hereafter he shall not be ashamed to confess the faith of Christ crucified, and manfully to fight under his banner against sin, the world, and the devil, and to continue Christ's faithful soldier and servant unto his life's end. Amen.
The sociologists of knowledge have been among those raising high the banner which reads: 'We don't know if what we say is true, but it is at least significant.' The sociologists and psychologists engaged in the study of publicopinionand mass communications aremost often found in the opposed camp of the empiricists? 'We don't know that what we say is particularly significant, but it is at least true.'
No blazoned banner we unfold One charge alone we give to youth, Against the sceptred myth to hold, The golden heresy of truth.
Bohemia has no banner. It survives by discretion.
March we forth in the strength of GodWith the banner of Christ unfurled,That the light of the glorious gospel of truthMay shine throughout the World.
I have loved but one flag and I can not share that devotion and give affection to the mongrel banner invented for a league.Henry Cabot Lodge
A song for our banner! The watchword recall which gave the Republic her station: "United we stand, divided we fall!" It made and preserves us a nation!george pope morris
I take with me the conscience of defeat as a victory banner.fernando pessoa
Up with the banner of your new Lord, Jehovah Jesus! Raise it in firm decision, with quiet earnestness and with humble prayer; keep it with unflinching fortitude, and be ready to die rather than dishonor it.william mackergo taylor
Throw thy bold banner to the breeze!Front with thy ranks the threatening seasLike thine own proud armorial trees, Carolina!Fling down thy gauntlet to the Huns,And roar the challenge from thy guns;Then leave the future to thy sons, Carolina!henry timrod
On a day of fire and blood, a tattered banner waved above Dumai's wells, bearing the ancient symbol of Aes Sedai. On a day of fire and blood and the one power, as prophecy had suggested, the unstained tower, broken, bent knee to the forgotten sign. The first nine Aes Sedai swore fealty to the Dragon Reborn, and the world was changed forever.robert jordan
In the presence of this blood banner which represents our Führer, I swear to devote all my energies and my strength to the saviour of our country, Adolf Hitler. I am willing and ready to give up my life for him, so help me God.baldur von schirach
Uncover when the flag goes by, boys, 'Tis freedom's starry banner that you greet, Flag famed in song and story Long may it wave, old glory The flag that has never known defeat.
Humanity has a strange fondness for following processions. Get four men following a banner down the street, and, if that banner is inscribed with rhymes of pleasant optimism, in an hour, all the town will be afoot, ready to march to whatever tune the leaders care to play.
I have loved but one flag and I can not share that devotion and give affection to the mongrel banner invented for a league.
Yet, Freedom! yet thy banner, torn, but flying, Streams like the thunder-storm against the wind.lord byron
I take with me the conscience of defeat as a victory banner.
O say, does that star-spangled banner yet wave O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave?