The Virgin

  1. the mother of Jesus; Christians refer to her as the Virgin Mary; she is especially honored by Roman Catholics
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How To Use The Virgin In A Sentence

  • I see his sensibility as basically that of an earlier age: he is a chivalric knight devoted to his lady; this devotion is like that of a medieval Christian who lives in the world yet profoundly venerates the Virgin Mary. Sena Jeter Naslund - An interview with author
  • Washington accused Dinwiddie of claiming that he had exceeded his authority by allowing batmen and transport for the officers of the Virginia Regiment. George Washington’s First War
  • In the Virginia songs, on the other hand, the chorus is usually sung twice after each verse -- often the second time with some such interjaculatory expression as "I say now," "God say you must," as given in Slave Songs of the United States.
  • The Virgin and Santa Clara rivers snake easily between flat-topped mesas, following paths of least resistance.
  • One legend has it that thyme was included among the hay used to make a bed for the Virgin Mary and the Christ Child, so it is often considered one of “Mary’s bedstraws” of which there are several. Thyme - The Virgin's Humility
  • Senator Jim Webb, the Virginia Democrat, former Navy Secretary and once and forever Marine, said unequivocally today that he was not interested in serving as Senator Barack Obama's running mate.
  • He promoted the Virgin as its protectress, commissioning a hymn in her honour, and incurred criticism from Bruno of Querfurt for ‘favouring the Roman people above all others with money and honours'.
  • She was the virgin poetess dressed in white, the tremulous daughter who never left her father's house, the maiden who turned to art because she was thwarted in love.
  • That's wot you are, a bloomin 'toff! the Virgin howled back as he shut the door. CHAPTER 20
  • Have the tipsy revellers in the back row of pews at midnight mass come to share the wonder of the virgin birth?
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