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 Meanings and Examples of PROPHET
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 n.  one who speaks by divine inspiration or as the interpreter through whom the will of a god is expressed
Classic Sentence: (34 in 3 pages)
1  But poorly could I withstand them, much as in other moods I was almost ready to smile at the solemn whimsicalities of that outlandish prophet of the wharves.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 28. Ahab.
2  Now, then, be the prophet and the fulfiller one.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 37. Sunset.
3  The one called Lucas was a mild and meek-looking little gentleman of clerical aspect; he had been an itinerant evangelist, it transpired, and had seen the light and become a prophet of the new dispensation.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 31
4  A solemn and respectful silence succeeded this incoherent burst from the lips of the Delaware prophet.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 30
5  A serious prophet upon predicting a flood should be the first man to climb a tree.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 11
6  You must go to the house of Hades and of dread Proserpine to consult the ghost of the blind Theban prophet Teiresias, whose reason is still unshaken.
The Odyssey By Homer
Context  Highlight   In BOOK X
7  '"'Mother,' said I, 'I was forced to come here to consult the ghost of the Theban prophet Teiresias.'
The Odyssey By Homer
Context  Highlight   In BOOK XI
8  Then I remembered what the blind Theban prophet Teiresias had told me, and how carefully Aeaean Circe had warned me to shun the island of the blessed sun-god.
The Odyssey By Homer
Context  Highlight   In BOOK XII
9  I don't care about knuckling under to any man, as these folk do to their darned prophet.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
10  It had been impossible to find a man in the Jerusalem of the prophet, though there were thousands of male humans.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 6
11  Also, on the other hand, that it will never cause him to be applauded as a prophet, revered as a priest, or exalted as a king.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: 2 The New Course Causes Disappointment
12  Noirtier was a true prophet, and things progressed rapidly, as he had predicted.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 13. The Hundred Days.
13  "He must be a prophet, then," said Valentine, smiling.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 57. In the Lucerne Patch.
14  I thought of telling the prophet that art had a soul, but that man had not.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 19
15  The people imagine that, when it thunders, the prophet Ilya's riding across the sky in his chariot.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER X
Example Sentence:
1  He described how the prophet Samuel to anoint David with oil, crown him king of Israel.
2  The prophet is as ready to tell them the meaning of it.
3  A prophet is not recognized in his own land.
4  A young girl in the village experienced a prophetic vision.
5  He had a prophetic dream about a train crash the night before the rail disaster.
6  Her early achievements were prophetic of her future greatness.
7  I have no magical prophetic powers; when I predict what will happen, I base my predictions on common sense.