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 Meanings and Examples of BROTHERHOOD
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brotherhood
 n.  the kinship relation between a male offspring and the siblings; the feeling that men should treat one another like brothers
Classic Sentence:
1  He firmly believed in the possibility of the brotherhood of men united in the aim of supporting one another in the path of virtue, and that is how Freemasonry presented itself to him.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II
2  "God, death, love, the brotherhood of man," he kept saying to himself, associating these words with vague yet joyful ideas.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III
3  He said that Freemasonry is the teaching of Christianity freed from the bonds of State and Church, a teaching of equality, brotherhood, and love.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XII
4  "Only our holy brotherhood has the real meaning of life, all the rest is a dream," said Pierre.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XII
5  You say: join our brotherhood and we will show you the aim of life, the destiny of man, and the laws which govern the world.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XII
6  Though I do stick firmly to the belief in the fatherhood of God and the brotherhood of man and the leadership of Jesus.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
7  He felt the subtle battle brotherhood more potent even than the cause for which they were fighting.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 5
8  On its borders I trust we stand; and the throes that now convulse the nations are, to my hope, but the birth-pangs of an hour of universal peace and brotherhood.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIII
9  As there is always more wretchedness below than there is brotherhood above, all was given away, so to speak, before it was received.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II—M. MYRIEL BECOMES M. WELCOME
10  In the brotherhood of gamins Voltaire is not known, but Papavoine is.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII—THE GAMIN SHOULD HAVE HIS PLACE IN THE CLASSI...
11  In the brotherhood of gamins, a memorable accident counts for a great deal.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII—THE GAMIN SHOULD HAVE HIS PLACE IN THE CLASSI...
12  A brotherhood of penitents, clothed from head to foot in robes of gray sackcloth, with holes for the eyes, and holding in their hands lighted tapers, appeared first; the chief marched at the head.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 35. La Mazzolata.
13  But my choice and constant companions should be a set of my own immortal brotherhood; among whom, I would elect a dozen from the most ancient, down to my own contemporaries.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 3: CHAPTER X.
14  It had stupefied all blessed impulses, and awakened into vivid life the whole brotherhood of bad ones.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XX.THE MINISTER IN A MAZE
Example Sentence:
1  Secret brotherhoods surround themselves with arcane rituals and trappings to mystify outsiders.