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1) alit. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A past tense and a past participle of alight1....

2) alight 1. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...The queen alighted from the carriage. 3. To come by chance: alight on a happy solution. Middle English alighten, from Old English lhtan : -, intensive pref. + lhtan,...

3) 23785. Frost, Robert. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...leaving some things to take their course.Hope may not nourish a cow or horse,But spes alit agricolam 'tis said. ATTRIBUTION:Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "Something...

4) 66126. Yeats, William Butler. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...childhood on, had now so muchA grey gull lost its fear and flewDown to her cell and there alit,And there endured her fingers' touchAnd from her fingers ate its bit....

5) Chapter II. The Sixteenth Book. Of the Vision of Sir Ector, and How He Jousted with Sir Uwaine Les Avoutres, His Sworn Brother. Malory, Sir Thomas. 1909-14. The Holy Grail. The Harvard Classics
...another vision the contrary. For it seemed him that his brother, Sir Launcelot, and he alit out of a chair and leapt upon two horses, and the one said to the other:...

6) Chapter XVII. The Sixteenth Book. How There Came a Voice Which Charged Sir Bors to Touch Him Not, and of a Cloud That Came between Them. Malory, Sir Thomas. 1909-14. The Holy Grail. The Harvard Classics
...heard a voice that said: Flee Bors, and touch him not, or else thou shall slay him. Right so alit a cloud betwixt them in likeness of a fire and a marvellous flame,...

7) Genitabile Caelum by M. Pacuvius. Heathcote William Garrod, comp. 1912. The Oxford Book of Latin Verse
...quod nostri caelum memorant, Grai perhibent aethera: quidquid est hoc, omnia animat format alit auget creat sepelit recipitque in sese omnia, omniumque idem est pater,...

8) Chapter VII. The Seventeenth Book. A Wonderful Tale of King Solomon and His Wife. Malory, Sir Thomas. 1909-14. The Holy Grail. The Harvard Classics
...And when he was on sleep him thought there come from heaven a great company of angels, and alit into the ship, and took water which was brought by an angel, in a...

9) Chapter III. The Fourteenth Book. How Sir Percivale Came into a Monastery, Where He Found King Evelake, Which Was an Old Man. Malory, Sir Thomas. 1909-14. The Holy Grail. The Harvard Classics
...well with walls and deep ditches, and there he knocked at the gate and was let in, and he alit and was led unto a chamber, and soon he was unarmed. And there he had...

10) Lucan's Birthday by Publius Papinius Statius. Heathcote William Garrod, comp. 1912. The Oxford Book of Latin Verse
...15 centum Thespiacis odora lucis stent altaria uictimaeque centum, quas Dirce lauat aut alit Cithaeron. Lucanum canimus, fauete linguis, uestra est ista dies, fauete,...

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