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 Meanings and Examples of SERMON
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sermon
 n.  religious discourse delivered as part of a church service
Classic Sentence: (53 in 4 pages)
1  They marched in procession thus habited and heard a very pathetic sermon, followed by fine church music.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In VI
2  We had a very pious and humane Iman, who preached an excellent sermon, exhorting them not to kill us all at once.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XII
3  The subject of his sermon was charity.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—WORKS CORRESPONDING TO WORDS
4  After the delivery of that sermon, it was observed that he gave a sou every Sunday to the poor old beggar-women at the door of the cathedral.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—WORKS CORRESPONDING TO WORDS
5  To all appearances, it was an occasion for preaching him a little sermon, and of impressing the Bishop on the convict, so that a mark of the passage might remain behind.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IV—DETAILS CONCERNING THE CHEESE-DAIRIES OF PONTA...
6  During the sermon, when the preacher is in the chapel, they drop their veils over their faces.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—THE OBEDIENCE OF MARTIN VERGA
7  He makes me a present of a sermon and his purse.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—IN WHICH LITTLE GAVROCHE EXTRACTS PROFIT FROM ...
8  "Except the sermon," said Gavroche.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—IN WHICH LITTLE GAVROCHE EXTRACTS PROFIT FROM ...
9  "Yes, let the sermon be clear," said the curate.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 26 ARAMIS AND HIS THESIS
10  There happened to be a sermon, which made the church very full of people.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 29 HUNTING FOR THE EQUIPMENTS
11  The sermon over, the procurator's wife advanced toward the holy font.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 29 HUNTING FOR THE EQUIPMENTS
12  ABOUT half-past ten the cracked bell of the small church began to ring, and presently the people began to gather for the morning sermon.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
13  Tom counted the pages of the sermon; after church he always knew how many pages there had been, but he seldom knew anything else about the discourse.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
14  Other people uninterested in the sermon found relief in the beetle, and they eyed it too.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
15  By this time the whole church was red-faced and suffocating with suppressed laughter, and the sermon had come to a dead standstill.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
Example Sentence:
1  It is a blind silly goose that comes to the fox's sermon.
2  A good example is the best sermon.
3  The collection will be taken /made after the sermon.
4  The minister preaches a sermon now and then.
5  It is a silly goose that comes to the fox's sermon.
6  It kind of made him drunk, as you may say, and he didn't know nothing at all the rest of the day, and preached a prayer-meeting sermon that night that gave him a rattling ruputation, because the oldest man in the world couldn't a understood it.
7  The minister based her sermon on her exegesis of a difficult passage from the book of Job.
8  The studio has teamed up with a specialist marketing firm with the aim of encouraging pastors to utilise Zack Snyder's comic book reboot in sermons.
9  And the poor old stick used to cry out 'Oh you villains childs!' -- and then we sermonized her on the presumption of attempting to teach such clever blades as we were, when she was herself so ignorant.