crown of

crown of

thorns placed upon Christ’s head after scourging. [N.T.: John 19:2]
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They clothed her with heavenly garments: on her head they put a fine, well-wrought crown of gold, and in her pierced ears they hung ornaments of orichalc and precious gold, and adorned her with golden necklaces over her soft neck and snow-white breasts, jewels which the gold- filleted Hours wear themselves whenever they go to their father's house to join the lovely dances of the gods.
On a throne hung with clouds sat the Frost-King; a crown of crystals bound his white locks, and a dark mantle wrought with delicate frost-work was folded over his cold breast.
yes, monsieur le cardinal, I am well aware I am poor, and yet the crown of France is worth a million, and to perform a good action I would pledge my crown if it were necessary.
Well I don't think that any Jews in the world would lend such a sum, even upon the crown of France.
This crown of the laughter, this rose-garland crown: I myself have put on this crown, I myself have consecrated my laughter.
This crown of the laughter, this rose-garland crown: to you my brethren do I cast this crown
said some, and others answered, "It is he that hath but now so soundly cracked the crown of Eric o' Lincoln.
And together they had sat and woven a crown of dandelions for her hair.
dandelions, with whose golden blooms Walter had crowned her his queen of love and future bride--dandelions, the harbingers of spring, her sorrow's crown of sorrow--reminder of her happiest days.
Military rank under the crown of Great Britain was attained with much longer probation, and by much more toilsome services, sixty years ago than at the present time.
Fans can expect to see some the world's top skate competitors including Bastien Salabanzi, Geoff Rowley, Rune Glifberg, Andy Macdonald, Eric Koston, Austin Seaholm and Cara Beth Burnside, battling it out to win the overall Vans Triple Crown of Skateboarding title.