relic englannista suomeksi
jäännös, jäänne, reliikki
That which remains; that which is left after loss or decay; a remaining portion.
(RQ:Shakespeare All's Well) let him not ask our pardon;The nature of his great offence is dead,And deeper than oblivion we do buryThe incensing relics of it (..)
(RQ:Browne Christian Morals)
1797, (w), ''The Italian'', London: T. Cadell Jun. & W. Davies, Volume 2, Chapter 6, p. 184,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/004837677.0001.002
- It appeared, from (..) the ruins scattered distantly along its skirts, to be a part of the city entirely abandoned by the modern inhabitants to the reliques of its former grandeur.
1850, (w), ''Antonina, or, The Fall of Rome'', London: Richard Bentley, Volume I, Chapter 1, pp. 10-11,https://archive.org/details/antoninaorfallof01coll
- She exerted the last relics of her wasted strength to gain a prominent position upon a ledge of the rocks behind her (..)
(RQ:Du Bois Souls of Black Folk) they know that the low social level of the mass of the race is responsible for much discrimination against it, but they also know, and the nation knows, that relentless color-prejudice is more often a cause than a result of the Negro’s degradation; they seek the abatement of this relic of barbarism, and not its systematic encouragement and pampering by all agencies of social power from the Associated Press to the Church of Christ.
(RQ:Charlotte Bronte Jane Eyre) the imperfect light entering by their narrow casements showed bedsteads of a hundred years old; chests in oak or walnut, looking, with their strange carvings of palm branches and cherubs’ heads, like types of the Hebrew ark; rows of venerable chairs, high-backed and narrow; stools still more antiquated, on whose cushioned tops were yet apparent traces of half-effaced embroideries, wrought by fingers that for two generations had been coffin-dust. All these relics gave to the third storey of Thornfield Hall the aspect of a home of the past: a shrine of memory.
1991, ''U.S. News & World Report'' (volume 116, issues 9-16, page 72)
- Published in 1982, the now out-of-print computer guide is a real relic, full of dozens of black-and-white pictures of large, bulky computers that you would sooner find in the Smithsonian than on anybody's desk today.
(RQ:Smollett Roderick Random)
(RQ:Hume History) the duke, in order to support their drooping hopes, ordered a procession to be made with the reliques of St. Valori, and prayers to be said for more favourable weather.
(RQ:Wharton Age of Innocence)
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