PRIVILEGE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of privilege
Definition:
n. special advantage or benefit not enjoyed by all; right reserved exclusively
Example:
David Beckham said it had been an honour and a privilege to have captained England.
Sentence in Classic:
More, they never lost, even for an instant, their sense of honour and privilege in being members of Animal Farm.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
He resolved one fine day in spring to go for a walk, marching straight before him, believing that it was a privilege of the human as well as of the animal species to make use of their legs as they pleased.
Candide By Voltaire Context
Thomas Traddles is so obliging as to solicit, in my ear, that he should have the privilege of ordering the ingredients necessary to the composition of a moderate portion of that Beverage which is peculiarly associated, in our minds, with the Roast Beef of Old England.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
The privilege of calling her by her name and hearing her call me by mine became, under the circumstances an aggravation of my trials; and while I think it likely that it almost maddened her other lovers, I know too certainly that it almost maddened me.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
It was my privilege to be your friend and guide when you came from the schoolroom to prepare for the world of life.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
He did not even know whether any one else in the world felt as he did, or whether he was the sole victim of this mournful privilege.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton Context
She could still imagine an ideal state of existence in which, all else being superadded, intercourse with Selden might be the last touch of luxury; but in the world as it was, such a privilege was likely to cost more than it was worth.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
Every day dawned as an exciting adventure, a day in which she would meet new men who would ask to call on her, tell her how pretty she was, and how it was a privilege to fight and, perhaps, to die for her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
The women were proposed to be taxed according to their beauty and skill in dressing, wherein they had the same privilege with the men, to be determined by their own judgment.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
I was cut to the quick at the idea of having lost the inestimable privilege of listening to the gifted Kurtz.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad Context
It had therefore been with smothered displeasure that the proud though indolent Lord of Coningsburgh beheld the victor of the preceding day select Rowena as the object of that honour which it became his privilege to confer.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context