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Joan of Arc


Joan of Arc was beatified in 1909 and canonized in 1920.
  French heroine and military leader inspired by religious visions to organize French resistance to the English; captured by the English, tried for heresy, and burned at the stake when she was 19 years old (1412-1431)
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  • Joan of Arc was beatified in 1909 and canonized in 1920.
  • Between the books stood stern busts of notable humans, Greeks and Romans, Jefferson and Joan of Arc and MLK.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • In Malalai we Pashtuns have our very own Joan of Arc.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • Joan of Arc?
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo

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  • I am going because…. well, because everyone is going: and besides—I am not Joan of Arc or an Amazon.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • I mean the person who loves Joan of Arc and the salesgirls in dress shops on Broadway—with an equal fervor.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • I never have cared for that Joan of Arc business or whatever they call it.
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • Last person I knew to have a pure silver aura was the woman you know as Joan of Arc.
    Micheal Scott  --  The Alchemyst
  • Moreover, its port was the last in the kingdom of France open to the English, and by closing it against England, our eternal enemy, the cardinal completed the work of Joan of Arc and the Duc de Guise.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • Like Joan of Arc.
    James Patterson  --  The Angel Experiment

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  • Aren’t you getting to be the Joan of Arc around here! I seem to remember you were in there pitching with the rest of us.
    Stephen King  --  Carrie
  • They had a song about Joan of Arc that they used to sing at me but that was just mean—it would just make me cry, for there was nothing the matter with my head then.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • Joan of Arc.
    Meg Cabot  --  The Princess Diaries
  • She has maybe had plenty to put up with already in her way, and you would be a sap to crucify her just because you got some high-faluting idea you are an Eagle Scout and she is Joan of Arc.
    Robert Penn Warren  --  All the King’s Men
  • So did Saint Olaf and Charlemagne, to say nothing of Romeo and Juliet, Joan of Arc, Ivanhoe, the Pied Piper of Hamelin, and many mighty princes and majestic kings, chivalrous knights and fair damsels, anonymous stained-glass window makers and ingenious organ builders.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • Marriage and childbirth strengthen the swordswoman, who is not a maid like Joan of Arc.
    Maxine Hong Kingston  --  The Woman Warrior
  • Sing a Joan of Arc and a flor da lee sing a mademoiselle from Armentieres.
    Dalton Trumbo  --  Johnny Got His Gun
  • Carol, you stop admiring yourself as the Joan of Arc of the hired girls, or I’ll spank you.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Main Street
  • Claire had her nose in a book constantly, and recently, her Joan of Arc fascination had bloomed into all things martyred.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • King Alfred conquered the Dames, King Arthur lived in the Age of Shivery, King Harold mustarded his troops before the Battle of Hastings, Joan of Arc was canonized by Bernard Shaw.
    Richard Lederer  --  A Brief History of the World
  • Joan of Arc, Heloise, Agnes Sorel, the beautiful Ferroniere, and Clemence Isaure stood out to her like comets in the dark immensity of heaven, where also were seen, lost in shadow, and all unconnected, St. Louis with his oak, the dying Bayard, some cruelties of Louis XI, a little of St. Bartholomew’s Day, the plume of the Bearnais, and always the remembrance of the plates painted in honour of Louis XIV.
    Gustave Flaubert  --  Madame Bovary
  • You do not expect me, dear father, to play Joan of Arc, and to lead the men to battle?
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Pathfinder
  • They even attacked holy people, like their Joan of Arc.
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Betrayed
  • I shall go as Joan of Arc.
    Libba Bray  --  Sweet Far Thing
  • And how about Joan of Arc?
    Darren Shan  --  A Vampire’s Assistant
  • Like Joan of Arc.
    Athol Fugard  --  Master Harold...and the Boys
  • Still masked by the eastward houses, the sun was warming up Joan of Arc’s helmet only, and it made a solitary patch of brightness in the Cathedral square.
    Albert Camus  --  The Plague
  • Josie’s drawing of the plaster-cast of Joan of Arc, which it had taken her all summer to do for her mother, had rolled itself tightly up on the desk like a diploma.
    Eudora Welty  --  The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty
  • I thought my life would have been so different if I had started off with another name, an inspirational name like Madame Marie Sklodowska Curie or Joan of Arc, Amelia Earhart.
    Jill McCorkle  --  Ferris Beach
  • There were the fairy tales—Grimm, Andersen, the English, the French, "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves"; and there was Aesop and Reynard the Fox; there were the myths and legends, Robin Hood, King Arthur, and St. George and the Dragon, even the history of Joan of Arc; a whack of Pilgrim’s Progress and a long piece of Gulliver.
    Eudora Welty  --  One Writer’s Beginnings
  • I just realized that both of those people, Joan of Arc and Tutankhamen, died young.
    Micheal Scott  --  The Alchemyst
  • ’Or Joan of Arc with your hair,’ said Frank shyly.
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • Joan of Arc.
    Libba Bray  --  Sweet Far Thing
  • Joan of Arc"or Jeanne d’Arc as they say in France"lived in like the twelfth century and one day when she was my age she heard this angel’s voice tell her to take up arms and go help the French army fight against the British (the French were always fighting the British, all the way up until the Nazis attacked, and then they were like, "Zut alors!
    Meg Cabot  --  The Princess Diaries
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