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Quotes of brethren

  1. Through these offices it was my privilege to get to know almost every Jewish person, and those whom I did not come to know through these offices I came to know through love and a desire to know my brethren the members of my people. – Shmuel Y. Agnon
  2. Difficulty, my brethren is the nurse of greatness- a harsh nurse, who roughly rocks her foster- children into strength and athletic proportion. – William C. Bryant
  3. Some respected and beloved brethren insist that the forming and organising of churches is, according to God's will, the only means of finding blessing in the midst of that confusion which is acknowledged to exist. – John Nelson Darby
  4. Queer Eye is a makeover show, meant to help our straight brethren – Kyan Douglas
  5. Sir Walter, with his 61 years of life, although he never wrote a novel until he was over 40, had, fortunately for the world, a longer working career than most of his brethren – Arthur Conan Doyle
  6. I venture to allude to the impression which seemed generally to prevail among their brethren across the seas, that the Old Country must wake up if she intends to maintain her old position of pre -eminence in her colonial trade against foreign competitors. – King George V
  7. Besides all this, if you are idle, and take to bad courses, you will hurt those of your brethren who are slaves, and do all in your power to prevent their being free. – Jupiter Hammon
  8. All the reasons which require the subjection of a believer to the brethren of a particular church, require his subjection to all his brethren in the Lord. – Charles Hodge
  9. In such a case, it would be almost sure of success, if the active members of a society established for that purpose, were inclined to meet the poor as men, as brethren and as Christians. – Joseph Lancaster
  10. God has given you your country as cradle, and humanity as mother; you cannot rightly love your brethren of the cradle if you love not the common mother. – Giuseppe Mazzini
  11. The World is my country, all mankind are my brethren and to do good is my religion. – Thomas Paine
  12. I told the brethren that the Book of Mormon was the most correct of any book on earth, and the keystone of our religion, and a man would get nearer to God by abiding by its precepts, than by any other book. – Joseph Smith, Jr.
  13. The event of the landing of these brethren upon our shores is to be, not without its beneficial effect, as well to the colored population of this country, as it promises to be to ill -fated Africa. – Lewis Tappan

Usage examples for brethren

  1. Grant unto my brethren the permission to build their temple! – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. Hippias's brethren regarded him with eyes that plainly said they wished he had remained there. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. God gave me neither relatives, friends, nor brethren – Iermola by Joseph Ignatius Kraszewksi
  4. Better call at the house of the Miserecordia; the brethren will fetch his body. – Vendetta A Story of One Forgotten by Marie Corelli
  5. And his brethren were content. – Expositions of Holy Scripture Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers by Alexander Maclaren
  6. I was resolved to stand by you and by my brethren against my better judgment. – The Red Cockade by Stanley J. Weyman
  7. Stafford worked his fly steadily and systematically, with a light and long " cast" which had made him famous with the brethren of the craft, and presently he landed a glittering trout, which, though only a pound in weight, was valued by Stafford at many a pound in gold. – At Love's Cost by Charles Garvice
  8. " Though I have given you a text, my brethren I do not intend this morning to preach any sermon. – Peccavi by E. W. Hornung
  9. His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, in responding for the toast, which had been received with loud applause, thanked the brethren and said " it gave him the greatest pleasure to be there, surrounded by the brethren of the craft to which he was proud to belong. – Speeches and Addresses of H. R. H. the Prince of Wales: 1863-1888 by Edward VII
  10. He was not ashamed to call us brethren and to be tempted like as we are. – Men, Women, and God by A. Herbert Gray
  11. He was highly honorable in his course and had the confidence of the citizens, the respect of his professional brethren and the esteem of the courts. – Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution by L. Carroll Judson
  12. As he gazed, a star shot from its brethren and vanished from the depth of space! – Zanoni by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  13. All those kind brethren hearty welcome gave, For each was glad a sinner's soul to save. – The Emigrant Mechanic and Other Tales In Verse Together With Numerous Songs Upon Canadian Subjects by Thomas Cowherd
  14. Pray, my dear brethren that he may rest in peace. – Memoirs of James Robert Hope-Scott, Volume 2 by Robert Ornsby
  15. Brethren I stand before you to- night for the last time. – The Scarlet Feather by Houghton Townley
  16. They must learn caution by seeing their brethren caught or poisoned. – The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, Vol. I (1st edition) by Charles Darwin
  17. The brethren are now all provided for.... – Every Man for Himself by Norman Duncan
  18. These went back to their brethren to endure hardness as good soldiers for Christ's sake. – Sketches of the Covenanters by J. C. McFeeters
  19. This is a degree of mercy which, as thy own heart must confess, no man living does or can exercise towards his brethren – True Christianity by Johann Arndt
  20. That day was theirs alone to be shared with no other living thing, save the lesser brethren of the wilderness. – Then I'll Come Back to You by Larry Evans