ILLUSTRATION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ILLUSTRATION
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 n.  picture; drawing; showing by example
Classic Sentence: (50 in 4 pages)
1  A significant illustration of the fact, again and again repeated in this book, that the skeleton of the whale furnishes but little clue to the shape of his fully invested body.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 104. The Fossil Whale.
2  Your Kentuckian of the present day is a good illustration of the doctrine of transmitted instincts and peculiarities.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XI
3  As they stood there now by Legree, they seemed an apt illustration of the fact that brutal men are lower even than animals.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXII
4  Jo glanced at the sheet and saw a pleasing illustration composed of a lunatic, a corpse, a villain, and a viper.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER THIRTY-FOUR
5  "Merely to the illustration of your character," said she, endeavouring to shake off her gravity.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 18
6  Willoughby thought the same; and their behaviour at all times, was an illustration of their opinions.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 11
7  Today all the significance of his book rose before him with special distinctness, and whole periods ranged themselves in his mind in illustration of his theories.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 3: Chapter 30
8  An illustration of something of this same feeling came under my observation afterward.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Context  Highlight   In Chapter VI.
9  Only the ineffective word "hedgehog" illustrated his vision of Europe, bristling with guns, poised with planes.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 4
10  I see your photograph, and Sir Clifford's, in the illustrated papers sometimes.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 7
11  She was thrilled by her contact with a man of the upper class, this titled gentleman, this author who could write books and poems, and whose photograph appeared in the illustrated newspapers.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 9
12  Leslie Winter was attached to Clifford, but personally did not entertain a great respect for him, because of the photographs in illustrated papers and the literature.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 10
13  They treasure up every one of your pictures in the illustrated papers, and probably pray for you every night.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 11
14  No case, however, in which Holmes was engaged has ever illustrated the value of his analytical methods so clearly or has impressed those who were associated with him so deeply.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In XI. The Adventure of The Naval Treaty
15  Cuzak had brought home with him a roll of illustrated Bohemian papers.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5. Cuzak's Boys: II
Example Sentence: (41 in 3 pages)
16  The clear, lively illustrations are in full colour.
17  Ask an insurance broker to obtain some illustrations for you to compare.
18  All illustrations are reproduced by kind permission of the Mercury Gallery.
19  Encyclopedias on CD-ROM include sound, illustrations and simple animations.
20  You get 30 chapters with instructive illustrations, including an easy-to-follow, step-by-step, six-week basic training program.
21  To illustrate my point I have done a comparative analysis.
22  The company's bank statements illustrate its success.
23  I shall take four different examples from contemporary literature to illustrate my point.
24  Let me give an example to illustrate the point.
25  A single example serves to illustrate what I mean.
26  She strayed from the text in a few places to illustrate some of her more interesting points.
27  The foregoing examples illustrate this point.
28  Two short quotations will illustrate my point.
29  The following examples illustrate how this operates in practice.
30  It is intended to illustrate what life as a bus conductor in Glasgow was.