OATH's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of oath
Definition:
n. solemn promise; commitment to tell the truth
Example:
Their oath is to do no harm, but they haven't even spoken about healthcare reform before now.
Sentence in Classic:
Injun Joe repeated his statement, just as calmly, a few minutes afterward on the inquest, under oath; and the boys, seeing that the lightnings were still withheld, were confirmed in their belief that Joe had sold himself to the devil.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
After that they took his right hand, placed it on something, and told him to hold a pair of compasses to his left breast with the other hand and to repeat after someone who read aloud an oath of fidelity to the laws of the Order.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The extremities of famine to which they were reduced, obliged them to eat our two eunuchs, for fear of violating their oath.
Candide By Voltaire Context
Before I could obey, however, the tinker seized the handkerchief out of my hand with a roughness that threw me away like a feather, and putting it loosely round his own neck, turned upon the woman with an oath, and knocked her down.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
After an impatient oath or two, and some stupid clawing of herself with the hand not necessary to her support, she got her hair away from her eyes sufficiently to obtain a sight of him.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
And though the tribunes withstood him, contending that the oath had been sworn to the dead consul and not to Quintius, yet the people under the influence of religious awe, chose rather to obey the consul than believe the tribunes.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
Any prisoner who will take the oath of allegiance and enlist for Indian service for two years will be released and sent West.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
The worst mark you can receive is a promise, especially when it is confirmed with an oath; after which, every wise man retires, and gives over all hopes.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
The next Preceptory would grant thee absolution for an oath, the keeping of which concerned nought but the honour or the dishonour of a miserable Jewish maiden.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
At the moment when he reminded him of his infamy which deprived him of the right to take an oath, Chenildieu raised his head and looked the crowd in the face.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
Thenardier had that peculiar rectilinear something about his gestures which, accompanied by an oath, recalls the barracks, and by a sign of the cross, the seminary.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context