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holy grail

Medtalk A literary way of expressing 'elusive goal'
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But tennis guru Brad Gilbert has urged Henman not to abandon his quest for the holy grail.
The strange and mystical quest for the Holy Grail has inspired writers and artists from the early Middle Ages to the Victorians, and the current exhibition of the tapestries shows just how mystical the PreRaphaelites could get.
They didn't set out on a quest for the Holy Grail of privatization, the U.
You see, I'm on the quest for the Holy Grail with Sir Lancelot and, well, you never know what he's going to run into next.
The poems encompass numerous minor characters and romantic exploits, notably the quest for the Holy Grail.
Abbey's best - known mural is The Quest for the Holy Grail (completed 1902) in the Boston Public Library.
Telling the legendary tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, and their quest for the Holy Grail, Monty Python's SPAMALOT features a chorus line of dancing divas and knights, flatulent Frenchmen, killer rabbits and one legless knight who create unforgettable musical production numbers that Eric Idle promises will be "as good as or quite likely better than any other show with killer rabbits and a legless knight opening on Broadway or in Chicago this season.
As I entered Belfast's Therapie clinic on Donegall Place opposite City Hall, I wondered whether my quest for the holy grail of hair removal - its banishment forever more - would finally be answered.
Somehow he has landed the role of King Arthur who, in the film which inspired the stage show, embarks on a quest for the Holy Grail with a man banging coconut shells together in lieu of a horse.
Nigel Terry stars as Arthur, the ill-fated king of the Britons, who is taken under the wing of enigmatic magician Merlin (Nicol Williamson) and embarks on a quest for the Holy Grail.
Failing that slim possibility I could always join the Welsh Christians on their quest for the Holy Grail - complete with the Manic Street Preachers and their lucky leeks of course.
ARSENE WENGER continues his quest for the Holy Grail on Tuesday boosted by the prospect of Robert Pires's return to the Arsenal squad.