GENERATION's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of generation
Definition:
n. all offspring at same stage from common ancestor; interval of time between the birth of parents and their offspring
Example:
They lived a long time, their generation is 100 years to us.
Sentence in Classic:
During that time I have lived happily at Horsham, and I had begun to hope that this curse had passed away from the family, and that it had ended with the last generation.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Everything in camp was drenched, the campfire as well; for they were but heedless lads, like their generation, and had made no provision against rain.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
O Lord, our God, who hast poured down the blessings of Thy Truth according to Thy Holy Covenant upon Thy chosen servants, our fathers, from generation to generation, bless Thy servants Konstantin and Ekaterina, and make their troth fast in faith, and union of hearts, and truth, and love.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The chest in the passage was the place of mourning for the younger female generation in the Rostov household.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
In place of the former close dark circles formed by thousands of bees sitting back to back and guarding the high mystery of generation, he sees hundreds of dull, listless, and sleepy shells of bees.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Later, another generation had planted fruit trees, which in time had spread their arms widely across the red orange weathered brick.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf Context
So, she appropriated the greater part of the weekly stipend to her own use, and consigned the rising parochial generation to even a shorter allowance than was originally provided for them.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
And because all governments inspire respect at the first, this government also lasted for a while, but not for long, and seldom after the generation which brought it into existence had died out.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
Tramps slouched into the recess and struck matches on the panels; children kept shop upon the steps; the schoolboy had tried his knife on the mouldings; and for close on a generation, no one had appeared to drive away these random visitors or to repair their ravages.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson Context
But the latter did not stir a muscle; he was a man of the old stamp, and did not share the modern views of the younger generation.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev Context
After days and nights of incredible labour and fatigue, I succeeded in discovering the cause of generation and life; nay, more, I became myself capable of bestowing animation upon lifeless matter.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context