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 Meanings and Examples of OATH
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oath
 n.  solemn promise; commitment to tell the truth
Classic Sentence: (98 in 7 pages)
1  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
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
2  Fact is, the way the Yankees have framed up that amnesty oath, can't nobody who was somebody before the war vote at all.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
3  But I ain't goin to take their oath.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
4  Many men, thinking soberly of General Lee's words and example, wished to take the oath, become citizens again and forget the past.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
5  Others who were permitted to take the oath, hotly refused to do so, scorning to swear allegiance to a government which was deliberately subjecting them to cruelty and humiliation.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
6  Scarlett heard over and over until she could have screamed at the repetition: "I'd have taken their damned oath right after the surrender if they'd acted decent."
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
7  "One hundred and fifty thousand dollars," murmured Scarlett, her horror at the oath fading.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
8  All your pa had to do was take the oath and sign the paper and off it would go to Washington.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
9  They got the oath out again and just as he was about to put pen to paper, Suellen made her mistake.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
10  She'd sworn an oath to herself that she would never do that again.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
11  Scarlett flung down the letter unfinished, with an oath.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVI
12  Yet was there a sort of indefinite, half-attained, unimaginable sublimity about it that fairly froze you to it, till you involuntarily took an oath with yourself to find out what that marvellous painting meant.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
13  Jurgis listened while the man entered the witness chair, took the oath, and told his story.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 17
14  Jurgis interrupted her with an oath of rage.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 19
15  He took the oath and told his story.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 25
Example Sentence:
1  Time will abandon those funny oath, until we also agree.
2  Men alleged oath, but is a beautiful lies just.
3  He took an oath of allegiance to his adopted country.
4  Evidence is given on oath and witnesses are subject to cross - examination.
5  There is a standard form of oath used in lawcourts.
6  All members had to swear a solemn oath never to reveal the secrets of the organization.
7  Government employees swear an oath not to reveal official secrets.
8  He swore an oath to support the king.
9  In 2004 Britain introduced a compulsory citizenship ceremony which required new citizens to take a broader oath promising to respect Britain's rights, freedoms and laws.
10  Their oath is to do no harm, but they haven't even spoken about healthcare reform before now.
11  "Are you in earnest? Do you truly love me? Do you sincerely wish me to be your wife?" "I do; and if an oath is necessary to satisfy you, I swear it."
12  Batman considered his oath to keep the people of Gotham City inviolable: nothing on earth could make him break this promise.
13  One honest word is better than two oaths.