from the four corners of the earth

from the four corners of the earth

From all parts of the world; from the farthest reaches. People traveled from the four corners of the world to hear the guru speak.
See also: corner, earth, four, of
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So the most renowned knights came from the four corners of the earth and retired down the dragon's throat one after the other.
The biggest ornament our nation is the ingathering of the exiles, the millions of Jews who arrived from the four corners of the earth to fulfill the dream of generations.
He wants wealth from the four corners of the earth and all allied worldly knowledge, gains and powers to satiate his instinct of reshaping the map and commanding the world.
people from the four corners of the earth, having given their lives to Jesus after listening to this wonderful man of God share the love of Christ.
'When I was being condemned from the four corners of the Earth...
SOME of the world's rarest chillis are being grown on Anglesey with seeds sourced from the four corners of the earth, thanks to a unique collaboration between a high street shop and a champion gardener.
It's already a the scene of a pilgrimage for an army of Dylan Thomas aficionados from the four corners of the Earth who have loved visiting the place where as a boy Dylan remembered he could look "out into the moonlight and the unending smoke-coloured snow...and hear the music rising from the long, steady falling night."
Over 1300 leaders of international education from 80 countries are attending the two-day conference titled 'Going Global.' "You have assembled from the four corners of the earth to reflect on what you are doing.
Already we are told that close to a 100 international thoroughbred stars from the four corners of the earth have arrived in Dubai to compete in the Carnival's 11 meetings that lead up to the brilliant Dubai World Cup on March 30.
In just a few days LinguaForce was able to form the team of professional translators capable of successfully completing these translations, by tracking down Esperanto-speaking professional translators adept in such a project from the four corners of the earth.
In this great work the whole of the Christian world--the communion of saints, the apostles, the four evangelists, martyrs, prophets, and even the cardinal virtues--stream in from the four corners of the earth to worship before the fountain of the water of life and the paschall lamb, who stands serenely on an altar, a small stream of its blood spilling neatly into a waiting chalice.
Dance and music from the four corners of the earth will be on offer at the 48th Billingham International Folklore Festival from August 10-18.
The rights Madison espoused and which have been fought for the world over would attract international jurists from the four corners of the earth.
The Red hordes gathered from the four corners of the earth hoping to witness the latest chapter in their club's glorious history.
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