DISCIPLINE in a Sentence

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discipline
 n.  training that makes people more willing to obey or more able to control themselves
 n.  a particular area of study, especially a subject studied at a college
Classic Sentence: (52 in 4 pages)
1  The grave-diggers being thus bound to service in the evening in summer and at night in winter, in this cemetery, they were subjected to a special discipline.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER V—IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO BE DRUNK IN ORDER TO BE ...
2  He retreated, leaving Marius alone in the cemetery, and there was discipline in this retreat.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—MARBLE AGAINST GRANITE
3  Here lies Blondeau, Blondeau the Nose, Blondeau Nasica, the ox of discipline, bos disciplinae, the bloodhound of the password, the angel of the roll-call, who was upright, square exact, rigid, honest, and hideous.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER II—BLONDEAU'S FUNERAL ORATION BY BOSSUET
4  I had to do it, because insurrection must have its discipline.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER VIII—MANY INTERROGATION POINTS WITH REGARD TO A C...
5  A barricade before the arrival of danger is chaos; in danger, it is discipline itself.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII—THE SITUATION BECOMES AGGRAVATED
6  People were for order in combination with lack of discipline.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XII—DISORDER A PARTISAN OF ORDER
7  In their stead d'Artagnan thought he perceived in an obscure corner a discipline cord suspended from a nail in the wall.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 26 ARAMIS AND HIS THESIS
8  de Treville never jested in matters relating to discipline.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 28 THE RETURN
9  Felton's orders were, for the rest, executed with a silent rapidity that gave a good idea of the way in which he maintained discipline.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 52 CAPTIVITY: THE FIRST DAY
10  Whippings are necessary sometimes, for a peasant often plays the fool, and discipline ought to be maintained.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER III
11  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
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VII
12  Now he excused himself for having been taken prisoner and now, imagining himself before his own officers, insisted on his soldierly discipline and zeal in the service.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER X
13  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
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER XV
14  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
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXV
15  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
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER IX
Example Sentence: (27 in 2 pages)
1  Parents have the authority to discipline their children.
2  The soldiers showed perfect discipline under the fire of the enemy.
3  With children, it is important to achieve the right balance between love and discipline.
4  She keeps good discipline in class.
5  Traditional quilts combine the discipline of pattern with the artistic freedom to choose color and scale.
6  This is the academic discipline which is the intellectual concept of both theories and methods.
7  The discipline of studying music can help children develop good work habits.
8  Lack of discipline at home meant that many pupils found it difficult to settle in to the ordered environment of the school.
9  Running a kitchen involves a great deal of discipline and speed.
10  The school will use all available sanctions to maintain discipline.
11  The teacher was unable to maintain discipline.
12  The tribunal is unique because Mr Jones is not subject to the normal police discipline code.
13  Order and discipline have been placed in the hands of headmasters and governing bodies.
14  We should parent children with both love and discipline.
15  Pugh laid particular stress on the need for discipline.