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  • n. (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; brother of John; author of the Epistle of James in the New Testament

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Examples

  • He came from the priory at Ewyas Harold, back in the days when it was still a monastery—Priory of St. James and St. Bartholomew, that was its name.

    To Ruin a Queen

  • I started a new search: St. James Academy suicide.

    Untouchable

  • Under Gebhard IV, who received neither papal ratification nor consecration, the Benedictine abbey of Oberalteich was founded; under Hartwich I (1105-26) were founded the Scots monastery of St. James at Ratisbon, and the Benedictine monasteries of Mallersdorf,

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • It was in this way that Blueskin kept himself amused while they followed the path of the Thames past Westminster and St. James and then, when city started to turn into country, past the pretty village of Chelsea, with all its fine, large houses, before proceeding to Putney and Mortlake.

    THE TIME QUAKE

  • Sam approached with as good a determination to pay court as did ever suitor after a vacant place at St. James 'or Washington.

    Uncle Tom's cabin, or Life among the lowly

  • General attribute of pilgrims who had visited tomb of St. James the Great Santiago in Compostela, Spain.

    A Handbook of Symbols in Christian Art

  • The Lamentation is an enlarged version of the Pietà, incorporating mourning figures mentioned in the Gospels: Mary Magdalene, St. John, Mary the mother of St. James the Less, and others.

    A Handbook of Symbols in Christian Art

  • According to legend, St. James the Great drove the Moors from Spain and established the Christian religion there.

    A Handbook of Symbols in Christian Art

  • The Epistle of St. James in the New Testament is commonly attributed to him.

    A Handbook of Symbols in Christian Art

  • Many miracles were attributed to St. James the Great, known as Santiago in Spain, and his church became one of the most famous pilgrimage centers in Europe.

    A Handbook of Symbols in Christian Art

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