HYMN in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of HYMN
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
hymn
 n.  song of praise or adoration, especially, a religious ode, a sacred lyric
Classic Sentence: (41 in 3 pages)
1  It did not seem possible that war had swept over them twice, that they were living in a ravaged country, close to the border of starvation, when this old sweet Christmas hymn was being sung.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
2  Nearly all joined in singing this hymn, which swelled high above the howling of the storm.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. The Sermon.
3  After the last hymn had been sung, and the congregation was dismissed, Ole slipped out to the hitch-bar and lifted Lena on her horse.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: IV
4  First they sang a hymn, and then one of the three, a tall, smooth-shaven man, very thin, and wearing black spectacles, began an address.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 23
5  The exercises of his family devotions were always commenced with singing; and, as he was a very poor singer himself, the duty of raising the hymn generally came upon me.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
6  He would read his hymn, and nod at me to commence.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
7  To show himself independent of me, he would start and stagger through with his hymn in the most discordant manner.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
8  The trees began softly to sing a hymn of twilight.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 8
9  His lips moved at intervals, as parts of the hymn fell brokenly from them.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
10  Beth went to the piano and played the father's favorite hymn.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FIFTEEN
11  Good night, my darlings, said Mrs. March, as the hymn ended, for no one cared to try another.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FIFTEEN
12  The room was very still, when the clear voice failed suddenly at the last line of Beth's favorite hymn.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-THREE
13  A long grace was said and a hymn sung; then a servant brought in some tea for the teachers, and the meal began.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
14  Thanks being returned for what we had not got, and a second hymn chanted, the refectory was evacuated for the schoolroom.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
15  The other, a bull-necked youth with coarse bloated features, was standing in front of the window with his hands in his pocket, whistling a popular hymn.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER IV. A FLIGHT FOR LIFE
Example Sentence:
1  In an effort to inculcate religious devotion, the officials ordered that the school day begin with the singing of a hymn.
2  I can hear the hymn from the nearby church.
3  The congregation stood to sing the hymn.
4  He liked to sing hymns as he worked.
5  They sing hymns to glorify God.