EXHORTATION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of EXHORTATION
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  act of practice of exhorting; act of inciting to laudable deeds; incitement to that which is good; language intended to incite and encourage
Classic Sentence: (33 in 3 pages)
1  My words of passionate exhortation.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: XI
2  He imagined men such as he had himself been a fortnight ago, and he addressed an edifying exhortation to them.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III
3  All the Masons sat down in their places, and one of them read an exhortation on the necessity of humility.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IV
4  Clergymen paused in the streets, to address words of exhortation, that brought a crowd, with its mingled grin and frown, around the poor, sinful woman.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Context  Highlight   In V. HESTER AT HER NEEDLE
5  A young deacon, whose long back showed in two distinct halves through his thin undercassock, met him, and at once going to a little table at the wall read the exhortation.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 5: Chapter 1
6  Miss Bart accepted this exhortation in a spirit of the purest impartiality.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 7
7  In fact, the exhortation seemed rather a superfluous one to a man with a great pair of iron fetters on his feet.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER X
8  Having announced these precautions, the heralds concluded with an exhortation to each good knight to do his duty, and to merit favour from the Queen of Beauty and of Love.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XII
9  His soul was not there to hear and greet it and he knew now that the exhortation he had listened to had already fallen into an idle formal tale.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 4
10  That once conceded, I return to my exhortation.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
11  We had a very pious and humane Iman, who preached an excellent sermon, exhorting them not to kill us all at once.
Candide By Voltaire
Context  Highlight   In XII
12  He remained there for a fortnight, preaching, administering the sacrament, teaching, exhorting.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII—CRAVATTE
13  In a few moments it became clear that Madame Haupt was engaged in descending the ladder, scolding and exhorting again, while the ladder creaked in protest.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 19
14  He paced the apartment to and fro, now vainly exhorting the terrified maiden to compose herself, now hesitating concerning his own line of conduct.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIII
15  Arina Vlasyevna was crying quietly; she was utterly crushed, and could not have controlled herself at all if her husband had not spent two whole hours early in the morning exhorting her.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXI
Example Sentence:
1  Our teacher gives us exhortation to study hard.
2  The chairman exhorted the party workers to action.
3  Kennedy exhorted his listeners to turn away from violence.
4  The general exhorted his men to fight well.
5  The party leader exhorted his members to start preparing for government.
6  He was using the phrase to exhort his compatriots to prepare for war, to engage in the struggle for freedom.