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holy grail

Medtalk A literary way of expressing 'elusive goal'
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Is the Grail a platter, a cup, a horn of plenty, a rock, a seed, a divine child, or a woman?
The students were wrapping up their work on "Grail to the Thief'' when Mr.
The technology demonstration/discussion provided an opportunity for a large contingent of architects/developers to witness the capabilities and efficiency of Groovy and Grails technology.
We've got to get them to break through their shell.' And I'm kind of the go-to person to make that happen, because they're not getting anywhere in their individual or group therapy," Grail explains.
The grail was my heart itself, a sacred retreat where all dualities disappeared in an alchemical inner marriage of transformation and restoration.
Researchers expect Grail to return a plethora of data, but that information won't be a guide to manned lunar missions anytime soon.
"I never believed the Grail stories but I accept that many other people do.
The rest of my presentation will sketch, with the broadest of broad brushes, a few images of The Grail at work from the 1960s till now.
According to Mathew Riley, CEO and Chief Research Scientist at Grail Engine Technologies, 'By incorporating multiple, high-energy, rapid discharge points in the cylinder, HCCI can be forced allowing combustion to be controlled.
Eternal Chalice: The Enduring Legend of the Holy Grail. Juliette Wood.
Gemstone of Paradise: The Holy Grail in Wolfram's Parzival.
In Wolfram von Eschenbach's Parzival, the Holy Grail is not a vessel or chalice as it is usually depicted, but instead is a translucent green stone carried in procession by a band of radiantly beautiful young women.