DISCIPLE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DISCIPLE
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 n.  follower; adherent; person who learns from another, especially one who then teaches others
Classic Sentence:
1  Nor have Gall and his disciple Spurzheim failed to throw out some hints touching the phrenological characteristics of other beings than man.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 79. The Prairie.
2  The man is, most manifestly, a disciple of Apollo," cried the amused Alice, "and I take him under my own especial protection.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 2
3  "It wouldn't be the first time a little child had been used to instruct an old disciple, if it were so," said St. Clare.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXV
4  I took their word for all that they averred, and I became their disciple.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 2
5  Waldman, "to have gained a disciple; and if your application equals your ability, I have no doubt of your success."
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 3
6  Then with a grave gesture he extended a hand towards the light and, smiling, opened it slowly to the gaze of his disciple.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In TWO GALLANTS
7  'You don't know how such a life tries a man like Kurtz,' cried Kurtz's last disciple.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Context  Highlight   In III
8  As His disciple I adopt His pure, His merciful, His benignant doctrines.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXII
9  Arkady looked at Bazarov's disciple.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XII
10  He was intelligent, and just sufficiently educated to think himself a disciple of Epicurus; while he was, in reality, only a product of Pigault-Lebrun.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
11  Now, no doubt you know the names of all the twelve disciples.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IV
12  Their most faithful disciples were the two cart-horses, Boxer and Clover.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Context  Highlight   In Chapter II
13  'I am not such a fool as I look, quoth Plato to his disciples,' he said sententiously, emptied his glass with great resolution, and we rose.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Context  Highlight   In I
14  Chion and Leonidas of Heraclea, disciples of Plato, conspired against the despots Clearchus and Satirus.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI.
Example Sentence:
1  We must not think it strange if we see the best of men thus treated; the disciple is not greater than his Master.