PATIENCE in a Sentence

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patience
 n.  the ability to accept delay or annoyance without complaining or becoming angry
 n.  a card game played by one person
Classic Sentence: (133 in 9 pages)
1  With indomitable patience and perseverance, Jefferson Hope possessed also a power of sustained vindictiveness, which he may have learned from the Indians amongst whom he had lived.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
2  "We must possess our souls in patience," said Mrs. Manresa again.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 5
3  And at last his patience was rewarded.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER SEARCH FOR MR. HYDE
4  Have patience, sir," replied his counsellor; "I might retort your accusation, and blame the inconsiderate levity which foiled my design, and misled your own better judgment.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
5  Still, however, his speech was hailed by Cedric as an incontestible token of reviving spirit in his companion, whose previous indifference had begun, notwithstanding his respect for Athelstane's descent, to wear out his patience.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
6  "Thy patience, maiden," replied the Templar.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
7  Gurth shall carry mine armour; and for the rest, rely on it, that as I will not overload Malkin's back, she shall not overcome my patience.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
8  But her love was somehow only an excursion from her marriage with Clifford; the long, slow habit of intimacy, formed through years of suffering and patience.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 5
9  Now quietly, subtly, she was unravelling the tangle of his consciousness and hers, breaking the threads gently, one by one, with patience and impatience to get clear.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 7
10  It was the stillness, and the timeless sort of patience, in a man impatient and passionate, that touched Connie's womb.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 8
11  Oh, I've no patience with these romances.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 8
12  Mellors was slinging his gun over his shoulder, his face queer and expressionless, save for an abstracted look of patience.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 13
13  But it's a delicate thing, and takes patience and the long pause.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 19
14  I must really congratulate your ladyship," said she, "on the play being chosen; for though you have borne it with exemplary patience, I am sure you must be sick of all our noise and difficulties.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
15  I cannot think of it with any patience; and it does appear to me an evil of such magnitude as must, if possible, be prevented.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
Example Sentence: (25 in 2 pages)
1  Although patience and persistence is a painful thing, but it can gradually bring you the benefits.
2  Although patience and persistence is a painful thing, but it can gradually bring you good.
3  Let patience grow in your garden always.
4  Lon has no patience with anything of the child variety.
5  He doesn't have the patience to wait.
6  Fortune often rewards with interest those that have patience to wait for her.
7  His behavior would try the patience of Job.
8  Parliament has not yet begun to combat the deepening economic crisis, and public patience is wearing thin.
9  Only those who have the patience to do simple things perfectly ever acquire the skill to do difficult things easily.
10  In life, patience is the key.
11  Nature, time, and patience are the three great physicians.
12  Thank you for your hard work and patience on this holiday season.
13  You have to have such a lot of patience when you're dealing with kids.
14  The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.
15  Skill comes only with practice, patience and persistence.