PILGRIMAGE in a Sentence

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For PILGRIMAGE, below is one of 15 sentences:
Besides, the board made periodical pilgrimages to the farm, and always sent the beadle the day before, to say they were going.

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 Meanings and Examples of PILGRIMAGE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  a journey to a sacred place
Classic Sentence:
1  I would have made a pilgrimage to the highest peak of the Andes, could I when there have precipitated him to their base.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 9
2  The spirits that guarded me had provided these moments, or rather hours, of happiness that I might retain strength to fulfil my pilgrimage.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 24
3  Deeming Sunday the best day for taking Mr. Wemmick's Walworth sentiments, I devoted the next ensuing Sunday afternoon to a pilgrimage to the Castle.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XXXVII
4  They saw more rooms and made more discoveries than Mary had made on her first pilgrimage.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXV
5  Travelling would be agreeable enough," said he groaning, "if one only had no body, or could send it to rest while the spirit went on its pilgrimage unhindered, whither the voice within might call it.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Context  Highlight   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
6  Father's best books found their way there, Mother's easy chair, Jo's desk, Amy's finest sketches, and every day Meg brought her babies on a loving pilgrimage, to make sunshine for Aunty Beth.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER FORTY
7  The two castaways, John Ferrier and the little girl who had shared his fortunes and had been adopted as his daughter, accompanied the Mormons to the end of their great pilgrimage.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
8  It was like a weary pilgrimage amongst hints for nightmares.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Context  Highlight   In I
9  When Theodosia had gone to sleep Princess Mary thought about this for a long time, and at last made up her mind that, strange as it might seem, she must go on a pilgrimage.
War and Peace 2 By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER XXVI
10  For my own part, my occupation in my solitary pilgrimages was to recall every yard of the old road as I went along it, and to haunt the old spots, of which I never tired.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
11  The railroad had carried the remains of Johnston's army from North Carolina to Atlanta and dumped them there, and from Atlanta they began their pilgrimages afoot.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXX
12  Besides, the board made periodical pilgrimages to the farm, and always sent the beadle the day before, to say they were going.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER II
Example Sentence:
1  There was a ban on political protests during the pilgrimage.
2  Most Muslims try to make a pilgrimage/go on a pilgrimage to Mecca at least once in their life.
3  The shrine was an object of pilgrimage.