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holy grail

Medtalk A literary way of expressing 'elusive goal'
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King Arthur trying to persuade the Frenchman on the castle battlements to join his quest for the Holy Grail provides one of the funniest moments in this celebrated Monty Python film.
Its award-winning titles include: G-NOME, HELICOPS, Monty Python and the Quest for the Holy Grail, Monty Python's Complete Waste of Time, ACE VENTURA, and Tracer.
The Italy international could end up costing as much as pounds 20m with add-ons, but Benitez hopes a more attack-minded man in midfield could be the key in his quest for the holy grail - the Premier League title.
But with medical scienceEs quest for the holy grail of cancer cures drug trials are a necessity.
But the search for ways to restore stability by taking some control back from speculators without sacrificing free market efficiency is an arduous one, and experts say success in the quest for the Holy Grail is still a long way off.
Revenue for the quarter consisted primarily of continued strong domestic and international sales of Monty Python & The Quest for the Holy Grail and Monty Python's Complete Waste of Time and the initial sales of both Disney's Topsy Turvy Games and Ace Ventura, which shipped on the last day of the quarter in limited quantities.
IT may not be the real thing but thousands of movie buffs are about to join the quest for the Holy Grail.
NASDAQ: SEVL) announced record second quarter 1996 net revenues as the Company began shipping its first major titles of the year, Monty Python and the Quest for the Holy Grail and Tracer(TM).
TIM Henman, who 12 months ago went within two points of reaching his first Wimbledon final, says he is better prepared to complete his quest for the Holy Grail this year.
It's here at the church's obelisk where a truly scary albino monk with a penchant for harming himself and others starts his own quest for the Holy Grail.
7th Level's award-winning entertainment products include: G-NOME, ACE VENTURA(TM), Monty Python and the Quest for the Holy Grail, Monty Python's Complete Waste of Time, Arcade America(TM), Battle Beast(TM), Take Your Best Shot(TM) and Tracer(TM).
Upcoming titles include Arcade America(TM), SharkBoy(TM), G-NOME(TM), Return to Krondor(TM) and Monty Python's Quest for the Holy Grail (working title).