EMANCIPATION in a Sentence

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23 example sentences for EMANCIPATION, such as:

1. who worked for Catholic emancipation.
2. The more I see of emancipation the more criminal I think it is.
3. The first desire of the emancipated slave, generally, is for education.
4. We have emancipated them, but they remain slaves looking for their masters, all the same.
5. At first, the attempts to emancipate the slaves were unpopular in New England as well as in the South.

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 Meanings and Examples of EMANCIPATION
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
emancipation
 n.  freeing someone from the control of another
Classic Sentence: (21 in 2 pages)
1  The more I see of emancipation the more criminal I think it is.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVI
2  Since the emancipation came and the tie of mutual interest and regard between master and servant was broken, the Negro has drifted away into a state which is neither freedom nor bondage.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Context  Highlight   In V
3  In the same book, I met with one of Sheridan's mighty speeches on and in behalf of Catholic emancipation.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VII
4  who worked for Catholic emancipation.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVII
5  Doubtless the scheme may have been used, in unjustifiable ways, as a means of retarding our emancipation.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLIII
6  And he proceeded to unfold his own scheme of emancipation by means of which these drawbacks might have been avoided.
Anna Karenina 1 By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 3: Chapter 27
7  Alexey Alexandrovitch expressed the idea that the education of women is apt to be confounded with the emancipation of women, and that it is only so that it can be considered dangerous.
Anna Karenina 2 By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 4: Chapter 10
8  Anna, in that first period of her emancipation and rapid return to health, felt herself unpardonably happy and full of the joy of life.
Anna Karenina 2 By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 5: Chapter 8
9  After the war and emancipation, the great form of Frederick Douglass, the greatest of American Negro leaders, still led the host.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In III
10  The first desire of the emancipated slave, generally, is for education.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLV
11  Stowe, then of Lane Seminary, Ohio, with regard to emancipated slaves, now resident in Cincinnati; given to show the capability of the race, even without any very particular assistance or encouragement.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLV
12  'Please, stop,' he repeated once more, instinctively revelling in a consciousness of his own advanced and emancipated condition.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER III
13  There was nothing repulsive in the little plain person of the emancipated woman; but the expression of her face produced a disagreeable effect on the spectator.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIII
14  It was an age in which the human intellect, newly emancipated, had taken a more active and a wider range than for many centuries before.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Context  Highlight   In XIII. ANOTHER VIEW OF HESTER
15  We have emancipated them, but they remain slaves looking for their masters, all the same.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 8
Example Sentence:
1  Mr. Jefferson did not mean to say, nor do I, that the power of emancipation is in the Federal Government.
2  At first, the attempts to emancipate the slaves were unpopular in New England as well as in the South.