LAURELS's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of laurels
Definition:
n. honors conferred for some notable achievement; credit
Example:
The writers for this episode certainly don't rest on their laurels from the season opener.
Sentence in Classic:
Their zeal on this occasion was perhaps sharpened by curiosity, since every one desired to know who the knight was that had gained so many laurels, yet had refused, even at the command of Prince John, to lift his visor or to name his name.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
For our own part, we do not think so; it seems to us impossible that the same hand should pluck laurels and purloin the shoes from a dead man.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
And the conquering people are not, I hope, to be slaves by conquest, and wear their laurels only to shew they are sacrifices to their leaders triumph.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke Context
When we got to the land, which was not far, there, on the face of a cliff near the sea, we saw a great cave overhung with laurels.
The Odyssey By Homer Context
He took his way, as Mary had done, through the door in the shrubbery and among the laurels and the fountain beds.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett Context
Behind a hedge of laurel a light glimmered in the window of a kitchen and the voice of a servant was heard singing as she sharpened knives.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context