GUIDANCE in a Sentence

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For GUIDANCE, below is one of 37 sentences:
I descend, and under a god's guidance clear my way between foe and flame; weapons give ground before me, and flames retire.

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 Meanings and Examples of GUIDANCE
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 n.  help and advice about how to do something
Classic Sentence: (21 in 2 pages)
1  Under the guidance of my new preceptors I entered with the greatest diligence into the search of the philosopher's stone and the elixir of life; but the latter soon obtained my undivided attention.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 2
2  Now," said Wemmick, "questioning being over," which he emphasized and repeated for my guidance, "I come to what I did, after hearing what I heard.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XLV
3  He painted studies from nature under the guidance of an Italian professor of painting, and studied mediaeval Italian life.
Anna Karenina 2 By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 5: Chapter 9
4  His face showed irresolution, and a seeking for counsel, support, and guidance in a matter he did not understand.
Anna Karenina 2 By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 5: Chapter 25
5  I must think it over and seek for guidance.
Anna Karenina 3 By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 7: Chapter 18
6  Though her face was paper white and her whole body trembled, the very quietness of her voice steadied Scarlett, revealing to her that they all looked to her for commands, for guidance.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVII
7  Under Morpeth's guidance her vivid plastic sense, hitherto nurtured on no higher food than dress-making and upholstery, found eager expression in the disposal of draperies, the study of attitudes, the shifting of lights and shadows.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
8  He threw aside his mental pamphlets on the philosophy of the retreated and rules for the guidance of the damned.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 12
9  It was very strange that a young gentleman who had never been left to his own guidance for five consecutive minutes, should be incapable at last of governing himself; but so it was with Tom.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II
10  --Three girls, the two eldest sixteen and fourteen, was an awful legacy for a mother to bequeath, an awful charge rather, to confide to the authority and guidance of a conceited, silly father.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 1
11  Our cabs were dismissed, and, following the guidance of Mr. Merryweather, we passed down a narrow passage and through a side door, which he opened for us.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
12  I descend, and under a god's guidance clear my way between foe and flame; weapons give ground before me, and flames retire.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK SECOND
13  Now must strength, now quickness of hand be tried, now all our art lend her guidance.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK EIGHTH
14  The only thing that could offer him any guidance were the papers, and the manufacturer had covered them from his view, so he just sank back against the arm of the chair.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Context  Highlight   In Chapter Seven Lawyer - Manufacturer - Painter
15  Becky responded to his call, and they made a smoke-mark for future guidance, and started upon their quest.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXI
Example Sentence: (16 in 2 pages)
1  I was looking forward to working under her expert guidance.
2  Volunteers are restoring the building under expert guidance.
3  Parents need to provide their children with firm guidance.
4  The guidance systems didn't work and the missile couldn't hit its target.
5  The nation looks to them for guidance.
6  We will update and - for the first time - publish the guidance for Ministers on procedure.
7  The section of society most needful of such guidance is the young male.
8  Haig tended not to seek guidance from subordinates.
9  I think you should seek guidance from your solicitor on this matter.
10  The laser guidance system dramatically increases the likelihood that the missile will strike home.
11  Among the many diamonds in your crown is the way people look up to you for guidance and leadership.
12  Following the guidance, we had to thread some complex passages, and mount a staircase before we reached her apartment.
13  The children's inherent love of learning is encouraged by giving them opportunities to engage in spontaneous, meaningful activities under the guidance of a trained adult.
14  Like many others who sought divine guidance from the oracle at Delphi, Oedipus could not understand the enigmatic oracular warning he received.
15  Following the superintendent's guidance, we had to thread some intricate passages, and mount a staircase before we reached her apartment.