DISCIPLINE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of discipline
Definition:
n. trait of being well behaved ; act of punishing ; system of rules of conduct or method of practice
Example:
Here in the heart of conservative Texas, young criminals, murderers are forced to confront military style discipline.
Sentence in Classic:
Then her conscience reproached her, and she yearned to say something kind and loving; but she judged that this would be construed into a confession that she had been in the wrong, and discipline forbade that.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
The Guards had made their whole march as if on a pleasure trip, parading their cleanliness and discipline.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
When sent for by Count Ostermann, Rostov, remembering that he had charged without orders, felt sure his commander was sending for him to punish him for breach of discipline.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The habits of the military class are the absence of freedom, that is, discipline, idleness, ignorance, cruelty, debauchery, and drunkenness.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
With reference to army discipline, orders were continually being issued to inflict severe punishment for the nonperformance of military duties and to suppress robbery.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
What I had to do, was, to turn the painful discipline of my younger days to account, by going to work with a resolute and steady heart.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Whippings are necessary sometimes, for a peasant often plays the fool, and discipline ought to be maintained.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
And this was possible through the prudence of the English king and the wise ordinances of his kingdom, which never in time of peace relaxes its warlike discipline.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
But some intuitive repugnance, getting the better of years of social discipline, had made her push Mr.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
The master is a person of an excellent disposition and is remarkable in the ship for his gentleness and the mildness of his discipline.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
She had borne eight children, as red of hair and as full of life as she, and had raised them most successfully, so the County said, because she gave them all the loving neglect and the stern discipline she gave the colts she bred.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context