Sentence Examples


  • Gold, with myrrh and frankincense were offered by the Persian Magi to the infant Jesus at his birth; and in Revelation viii.
  • The extent to which he was influenced by the Magi and the Eastern astrologists is a matter of pure conjecture.
  • With Anaxarchus, he went to the East in the train of Alexander, and studied in India under the Gymnosophists and under the Magi in Persia.
  • The church of Notre-Dame contains a fine De Crayer (The Adoration of the Magi), Michelangelo's marble group of the Virgin and Child, and the fine monuments with gilded copper effigies of Charles the Bold and his daughter, Mary of Burgundy.
  • The church of St Mary is Perpendicular, with a fine porch, a painting of the Adoration of the Magi, attributed to Rubens, a small crypt said to have been used by Cromwell as a prison for the Royalists, and many interesting monuments.