- n. a bishop in Asia Minor who is associated with Santa Claus (4th century)
“We never saw Clark Lee again, but later learned that he found a short-cut through St. Nicholas and Tayug to the central plain, where he had a brush with the Japs on his way to Bataan.”
“St. Nicholas at Calcker, had been familiar to critics, but not so the painter.”
“-- I said to her: "Lady, vow the journey to my Lord St. Nicholas of Warangeville and I will be his warranty that God will bring you home to France, with the King and your children" -- "Seneschal" -- said she -- "indeed I would gladly do so; but the King is so odd, that if he knew that I had made the promise without him, he would never let me go.”
“CHAPTER X. A few days later I was back with my father and family at the old St. Nicholas Hotel, New York, then the leading caravansary of the New World, which goes, without saying, of the entire world.”
“No, I'll none of it: I pray thee keep that for the hangman; for I know thou worshippest St. Nicholas as truly as a man of falsehood may.”
“A chancellor of York, Thomas de Farnylaw, leaves books, bound and unbound, to the Vicar of Waghen; a volume of sermons and a "quire" to the church of Embleton; and a Bible and Concordance to be chained in the north porch of St. Nicholas 'Church, Newcastle, "for common use, for the good of the soul of his lord William of Middleton" (1378).”
“Then to a 50-year-old church, St. Nicholas Church, in Encino, California.”
“Confederate dames had gotten themselves up regardless for their re-advent into the fashionable world, but on making their entrance into the parlors of the old St. Nicholas Hotel there was an explosion of laughter at their uncouth appearance.”
“The painting required was of the coronation of St. Nicholas of Tolentino, a recently canonized Augustinian friar who had been particularly popular in Umbria.”
“And the Queen told me that the workmanship of it had cost an hundred pounds When the ship was finished, the Queen sent it to me at Joinville, that I might have it brought to St. Nicholas; and so I did; and 1 saw it still at St. Nicholas 'when we brought the [present] King's sister to Hagenau, to the German king.”
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