quest for


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Verb1.quest for - go in search of or hunt for; "pursue a hobby"
look for, search, seek - try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of; "The police are searching for clues"; "They are searching for the missing man in the entire county"
References in classic literature ?
At nightfall, once in the olden time, on the rugged side of one of the Crystal Hills, a party of adventurers were refreshing themselves, after a toilsome and fruitless quest for the Great Carbuncle.
When Saxon had told him of their attempt to get away from Oakland and of their quest for land, he sympathized with the first and shook his head over the second.
And so, armed with my credentials and my small arsenal, I set out alone upon my quest for the dearest girl in this world or yours.