DIVINE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of divine
Definition:
v. perceive intuitively; foresee future; have nature of or being a deity
Example:
Nothing infuriated Tom more than Aunt Polly's ability to divine when he was telling the truth.
Sentence in Classic:
Every sin would then come forth from its lurking place, the most rebellious against the divine will and the most degrading to our poor corrupt nature, the tiniest imperfection and the most heinous atrocity.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Tom Sawyer went home quite cheerful, thinking to himself that there was some satisfaction about divine service when there was a bit of variety in it.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
He listened and talked, and all the while he was thinking of her inner life, trying to divine her feelings.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
In regard to this project of marriage for me, I will tell you, dear sweet friend, that I look on marriage as a divine institution to which we must conform.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
It is possible to love someone dear to you with human love, but an enemy can only be loved by divine love.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Several churches of different denominations are open, and divine service is performed in them unhindered.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Instead of men endowed with divine authority and directly guided by the will of God, modern history has given us either heroes endowed with extraordinary, superhuman capacities, or simply men of very various kinds, from monarchs to journalists, who lead the masses.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
For my part I see nothing so divine as the Fathers who here make war upon the kings of Spain and Portugal, and in Europe confess those kings; who here kill Spaniards, and in Madrid send them to heaven; this delights me, let us push forward.
Candide By Voltaire Context
There were some hooks in the beams of the ceiling, the use of which I did not divine then; and some lockers and boxes and conveniences of that sort, which served for seats and eked out the chairs.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Again and again did he strive to divine the cause, but could not do so; so he went wandering aimlessly about the town, without succeeding in making up his mind whether he or the officials had gone crazy.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
Moreover, under the old religions none obtained divine honours save those who were loaded with worldly glory, such as captains of armies and rulers of cities; whereas our religion glorifies men of a humble and contemplative, rather than of an active life.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context