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 Meanings and Examples of EXILE
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exile
 v.  force separation from one's native country
Classic Sentence: (46 in 4 pages)
1  She felt her exile deeply, and for the first time in her life, realized how much she was beloved and petted at home.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER NINETEEN
2  I too," answered Theoclymenus, "am an exile, for I have killed a man of my own race.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XV
3  The people will not like this when they come to know of it; we must see that they do us no hurt, nor drive us from our own country into exile.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVI
4  My eye passed all other objects to rest on those most remote, the blue peaks; it was those I longed to surmount; all within their boundary of rock and heath seemed prison-ground, exile limits.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
5  All my heart is yours, sir: it belongs to you; and with you it would remain, were fate to exile the rest of me from your presence for ever.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
6  Well might Catherine deem that heaven would be a land of exile to her, unless with her mortal body she cast away her moral character also.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
7  As he had not voted for the death of the king, he had not been included in the decrees of exile, and had been able to remain in France.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE BISHOP IN THE PRESENCE OF AN UNKNOWN LIGHT
8  No one is ignorant of the fact that letters sent to an exile by post very rarely reached him, as the police made it their religious duty to intercept them.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I—THE YEAR 1817
9  This is no new fact; Descartes complained of it in his exile.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I—THE YEAR 1817
10  Moreover, he had in his favor that great recommendation to the throne, exile.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER III—LOUIS PHILIPPE
11  Under the Caesars, there is the exile to Syene; there is also the man of the Annales.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER II—THE ROOT OF THE MATTER
12  Death on the barricade or the tomb in exile, is an acceptable occasion for devotion.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XX—THE DEAD ARE IN THE RIGHT AND THE LIVING ARE N...
13  Long shall be thine exile, and weary spaces of sea must thou furrow through; and thou shalt come to the land Hesperia, where Lydian Tiber flows with soft current through rich and populous fields.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK SECOND
14  And here I find a marvellous great company, newly flocked in, mothers and men, a people gathered for exile, a pitiable crowd.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK SECOND
15  I sail to sea an exile, with my comrades and son and the gods of household and state.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK THIRD
Example Sentence:
1  Everyone is born king, and most people die in exile.
2  He is now living in exile in Egypt.
3  The king went into exile because of the political situation in his country.
4  They threatened to exile her in southern Spain.
5  After an exile of ten years her uncle returned to Britain.
6  The president referred to rumors, which he dismissed as false, that the former army commander, Lino Oviedo, had returned to Paraguay from his exile in Argentina.
7  Although some exiles struggled in menial jobs in the West, they at least enjoyed the benefits of a peaceful society.
8  Myanmar is also known as Burma, a term favored by exiles and dissidents including Suu Kyi.
9  The first wave arrived as near-destitute refugees, but over the decades the exiles have risen to become a potent force in American political life.
10  His two main rivals suffer the disadvantage of having been long-term political exiles.
11  The king exiled one of his official for murder.