PRESERVATION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PRESERVATION
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 n.  conservation; protection
Classic Sentence: (198 in 14 pages)
1  The great and chief end, therefore, of men's uniting into commonwealths, and putting themselves under government, is the preservation of their property.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IX
2  It is a power, that hath no other end but preservation, and therefore can never have a right to destroy, enslave, or designedly to impoverish the subjects.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XI
3  to the will of God, of which that is a declaration, and the fundamental law of nature being the preservation of mankind, no human sanction can be good, or valid against it.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XI
4  the preservation of the rest; but the disposing of his goods has nothing to do with it.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XI
5  So far as concerns the overthrow or preservation of his fair fame and his earthly state, and perchance his life, he is in my hands.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
6  On the contrary, it would have been better, for his preservation would then have naturally and tenderly addressed my heart.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XXXIX
7  She therefore put the boy on the ground, and, adjusting her dress and bonnet, she walked on at as rapid a pace as she thought consistent with the preservation of appearances.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VII
8  Miss Ophelia looked despairingly as her cousin took all her treasures from her, and rejoiced to find herself once more in the carriage with them, in a state of preservation.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XV
9  But she was quite quick-witted enough to use his suggestion for her own preservation.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 11
10  But they must have been air-tight to judge from the fair preservation of some of their contents.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Context  Highlight   In VIII
11  The widow's gratitude for her preservation was outspoken.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXX
12  Elizabeth, particularly, who knew that her mother owed to the latter the preservation of her favourite daughter from irremediable infamy, was hurt and distressed to a most painful degree by a distinction so ill applied.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 53
13  The first and chief object of our Order, the foundation on which it rests and which no human power can destroy, is the preservation and handing on to posterity of a certain important mystery.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III
14  They all preserve, however, the common characteristics of barrenness, inhospitality, and misery.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
15  Our sole object in taking these things is to preserve our health.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Context  Highlight   In Chapter III
Example Sentence: (53 in 4 pages)
16  We need to preserve the element of surprise.
17  We must encourage the planting of new trees and preserve our existing woodlands.
18  He and his wife finally had to move from their apartment just to preserve their sanity.
19  To preserve a friend three things are required: to honour him present, praise him absent, and assist him in his necessities.
20  We must preserve our natural resources.
21  Most countries try to preserve their international credit rating in order to secure necessary loans.
22  Efforts to preserve the peace have failed.
23  She managed to preserve her sense of humour under very trying circumstances.
24  The society was set up to preserve endangered species from extinction.
25  The Act contained provisions designed to preserve the status quo.
26  Every step will be taken to preserve your anonymity.
27  The doctors need to preserve and re-route those veins or both twins risk suffering a stroke.
28  It's because we have to preserve a country that we built to be great and prudence is the only way to do it.
29  A tour of this smokehouse will give you an idea of how the pioneers used to desiccate food in order to preserve it.
30  He questioned the government's right to expropriate his land to create a wildlife preserve.