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  • v. Present participle of pilgrim.

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Examples

  • Even my own quarters are rented out to a horde of scaly horrors who are pilgriming to End of Nothing.

    Project Pope

  • If the body is nothing but a temporary habita - tion for a soul pilgriming through earthly and other than earthly existences towards a final reward or pun - ishment, then our concern must be to “care for the soul.”

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • The spirit of the road and of the chase was in his veins, and he was aglow with "the taste for pilgriming."

    Romance Island

  • He had longed unspeakably to go pilgriming, and he had forthwith been permitted to leave the world behind with its thickets and thresholds, its hesitations and confusions, its marching armies, breakfasts, friendships and the like, and to live on the edge of what will be.

    Romance Island

  • The humming bird, the swallows, the purple martins, the chimney swifts, also seem to be a-pilgriming.

    Some Summer Days in Iowa

  • Along this valley Chaucer's Immortals may have gone a pilgriming, and in this bosky wood Robin Hood may have trained his band.

    Some Summer Days in Iowa

  • And if pilgriming is to do you good, you ought to do it properly.

    The Wouldbegoods

  • It had been all over the world with him, and had been pilgriming like that for years and years.

    Following the Equator

  • And such is the personal spell of his ineffable tenderness, nobleness, and grandeur, even as exerted on the reader from his printed pages, that many a strong man, pilgriming thither from remote lands, has been known to kneel with convulsive emotion on his lowly grave at Bayreuth.

    The Friendships of Women

  • In this age of literary and multifarious pilgriming, it cannot be unacceptable to propose an excursion to a mansion dignified by its associations with such a name.

    The Knickerbocker, or New-York Monthly Magazine, April 1844 Volume 23, Number 4

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