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divide
 v.  sever into two or more parts or pieces; separate into parts; cause to be separate
Classic Sentence: (180 in 13 pages)
1  "If you divide that into eight parts there will be half a crown for each of, you," he said.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
2  It would be some relief to unseal his tongue for a little while; to divide his burden of distress with another sufferer.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
3  So they ate and drank, and after that the little man said: 'Since you have a good heart, and are willing to divide what you have, I will give you good luck.'
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE GOLDEN GOOSE
4  Doubtless; but there is no occasion to divide the honors of my discovery with him.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 9. The Evening of the Betrothal.
5  He opened the window; a bright yellow streak crossed the sky, and seemed to divide in half the poplars, which stood out in black relief on the horizon.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 108. The Judge.
6  Then we can divide up his property amongst us, and let his mother and the man who marries her have the house.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVI
7  If the suitors kill me in my own house and divide my property among them, I would rather you had the presents than that any of those people should get hold of them.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVII
8  No," said Colonel Fitzwilliam, "that is an advantage which he must divide with me.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 33
9  Mr. Darcy was almost as far from her as the table could divide them.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 54
10  The two great streets, which run across and divide it into four quarters, are five feet wide.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER IV.
11  He had been one of the winners in the land lottery conducted by the State to divide up the vast area in middle Georgia, ceded by the Indians the year before Gerald came to America.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
12  Take it out to those men and divide it up.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIV
13  He protested that it was too much, but the other had agreed to divide even.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 25
14  He would not allow the older boys to impose upon me, and would divide his cakes with me.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
15  As Tom had informed them that their party would be looked for in Sandusky, it was thought prudent to divide them.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
Example Sentence: (62 in 5 pages)
16  To take on the south was to risk splintering the Democratic Party, then an angry amalgam of northern liberals, southern segregationists and pragmatists like the president, who tried to straddle the divide.
17  This play is divided into three acts, and each act has three scenes.
18  If a house be divided against itself, that house cannot stand.
19  It is difficult to imagine how the North and South could ever agree on a formula to unify the divided peninsula.
20  The teacher divided the class and took one section to the library and left the other to write an article.
21  The bag is divided into separate compartments.
22  There were four of us, so we divided the orange into quarters and each ate a piece.
23  The chinese word for crisis is divided into two characters, one meaning danger and the other meaning opportunity.
24  A bank's local market share tends to be divided equally between the local branch and branches located elsewhere.
25  This issue has bitterly divided the community.
26  Congress is still evenly divided on the issue.
27  He divided up his property and gave a portion to each of his children.
28  Europe is divided into economic zones.
29  Western powers have been accused of trying to establish a puppet government/regime in the divided country.
30  The divided family remains a powerful metaphor for a society that continued to tear itself apart.