The name Shillong is derived from a peak of the same name. According to one legend the name came from a young handsome boy called ‘Shyllong’ who was born under mysterious conditions to a virgin mother .
There are believers who by God's grace, have climbed the mountains of full assurance and near communion, their place is with the eagle in his eyrie, high aloft; they are like the strong mountaineer, who has trodden the virgin snow, who has breathed the fresh, free air of the Alpine regions, and therefore his sinews are braced, and his limbs are vigorous; these are they who do great exploits, being mighty men, men of renown.charles haddon spurgeon
Ah, sunflower, weary of time, Who countest the steps of the sun, Seeking after that sweet golden clime Where the traveller's journey is done; Where the youth pined away with desire And the pale virgin shrouded in snow Arise from their graves, and aspire Where my sunflower wishes to go.william blake
This is virgin territory out here for whorehouses.al capone
Blondes make the best victims. They're like virgin snow that shows up the bloody footprints.alfred hitchcock
My last picture for Warners was Romance on the High Seas. It was Doris Day's first picture; that was before she became a virgin.Oscar Levant
White and shining virgin of all human virtues, ark of the covenant between earth and heaven, tender and strong companion partaking of the lion and of the lamb, Prayer! Prayer will give you the key of heaven! Bold and pure as innocence, strong, like all that is single and simple, this glorious, invincible Queen rests, nevertheless, on the material world; she takes possession of it; like the sun, she clasps it in a circle of light.honoré de balzac
[My husband Emilio] found the last remaining virgin in the '70s -- and that was me.gloria estefan
I believe that He was made man, joining the human nature with the divine in one person; being conceived by the singular operation of the Holy Ghost, and born of the blessed virgin Mary, who, as well after as before she brought Him forth, continued a pure and unspotted virgin.john wesley
This is virgin territory out here for whorehouses.
Jesus Christ who, as it turns out, was born of a virgin, cheated death, and rose bodily into the heavens can now be eaten in the form of a cracker.
First in the ranks see Joan of Arc advance, The scourge of England and the boast of France! Though burnt by wicked Bedford for a witch , Behold her statue plac'd in glory 's niche; Her fetters burst, and just releas'd from prison, A virgin phoenix from her ashes risen.
The founders of a new colony, whatever Utopia of human virtue and happiness they might originally project, have invariably recognised it among their earliest practical necessities to allot a portion of the virgin soil as a cemetery, and another portion as the site of a prison.
Let the storm rage and the sky darken — not for that shall we be dismayed. If we trust as we should in Mary, we shall recognize in her, the virgin Most Powerful "who with virginal foot did crush the head of the serpent.pope pius x
Truly we are passing through disastrous times, when we may well make our own the lamentation of the Prophet: "There is no truth, and there is no mercy, and there is no knowledge of God in the land" (Hosea 4:1). Yet in the midst of this tide of evil, the virgin Most Merciful rises before our eyes like a rainbow, as the arbiter of peace between God and man.pope pius x
Die for the virgin, for your mother the Empress, for the royal family. The Church will pray to God for the dead. The survivor has honor and glory.alexander suvorov
Firmly impressed in his own mind, that it was utterly vain for a soul to hope for salvation unless it believed in Jesus, the virgin, the saints and holy martyrs; he brought heart and soul to his task; and the more he saw of Marie, the more painfully did he deplore her blind infatuation, and the more ardently desire, to save her from the eternal perdition which, as a Jewess, must await her.grace aguilar