SPARTAN's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of spartan
Definition:
a. avoiding luxury and comfort; sternly disciplined
Example:
Looking over the bare, unheated room, with its hard cot, he wondered what he was doing in such spartan quarters.
Sentence in Classic:
And this was due to the Spartan kings, who, being appointed to that dignity for life, and placed in the midst of this nobility, had no stronger support to their authority than in defending the people against injustice.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
Elsing, erect as a Spartan mother, betraying her inner turmoil only by the straggling gray locks that hung from her chignon; and Fanny Elsing white as a ghost.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
A helot of Agesilaus made us a dish of Spartan broth, but I was not able to get down a second spoonful.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
Enjolras, who was grave, dominated it, in the attitude of a young Spartan sacrificing his naked sword to the sombre genius, Epidotas.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
During the reading of this, which was long, the public attention was continually drawn towards Andrea, who bore the inspection with Spartan unconcern.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
There was no trace, however, of anything of the kind, nor could I discover any sign which might indicate the character or intentions of the man who lived in this singular place, save that he must be of Spartan habits and cared little for the comforts of life.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle Context
For Greece being divided into two factions, one of which sided with the Athenians, the other with the Spartans, it resulted that many of its cities were divided against themselves, some of the citizens seeking the friendship of Sparta and some of Athens.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
It was implacable duty; the police understood, as the Spartans understood Sparta, a pitiless lying in wait, a ferocious honesty, a marble informer, Brutus in Vidocq.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
We are few in number, we have a whole army arrayed against us; but we are defending right, the natural law, the sovereignty of each one over himself from which no abdication is possible, justice and truth, and in case of need, we die like the three hundred Spartans.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
They wished to hold Greece as the Spartans held it, making it free and permitting its laws, and did not succeed.
The Prince By Nicolo Machiavelli Context