pilgrim


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someone who journeys in foreign lands

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one of the colonists from England who sailed to America on the Mayflower and founded the colony of Plymouth in New England in 1620

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someone who journeys to a sacred place as an act of religious devotion

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A hermit thriveth best where there be multi- tudes of pilgrims.
All our pilgrims looked on and commented -- on the expert way in which the whip was handled.
The pilgrims looked whence it should proceed, but closed their eyes with a thrill of awful admiration, to exclude the fervid splendor that glowed from the brow of a cliff impending over the enchanted lake.
As touching the other pilgrims of the Great Carbuncle, the legend goes on to tell, that the worshipful Master Ichabod Pigsnort soon gave up the quest as a desperate speculation, and wisely resolved to betake himself again to his warehouse, near the town dock, in Boston.
The Lord of the Celestial City," began the other pilgrim, whose name was Mr.
It may be remembered that there was an ancient feud between Prince Beelzebub and the keeper of the wicket gate, and that the adherents of the former distinguished personage were accustomed to shoot deadly arrows at honest pilgrims while knocking at the door.
The executive officer said the pilgrims had no charity:
Then the constable said, for the third time, "Now tell me, holy father, do pilgrims to Canterbury wear good Lincoln green beneath their robes?
said Pierre, naively, who had listened attentively to the pilgrim.
He orders these pilgrims to be driven away, but she receives them.
I only said that you are a pilgrim, a nobleman, and that I used to know you.
Gluttonous wasters' are there, lazy beggars, lying pilgrims, corrupt friars and pardoners, venal lawyers, and, with a lively touch of realistic humour, cooks and their 'knaves' crying, 'Hot pies
It were a hard road unless we had a guide that might go with us afoot until we got there," said the pilgrims.
They wandered here and there with their absurd long staves in their hands, like a lot of faithless pilgrims bewitched inside a rotten fence.
Light this halt of the pilgrims by the wild red flames of cressets and torches, streaming up at intervals from every part of the innumerable throng.