Usage examples for brethren

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Grant unto my brethren the permission to build their temple! – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Better call at the house of the Miserecordia; the brethren will fetch his body. – Vendetta A Story of One Forgotten by Marie Corelli
  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. These went back to their brethren, to endure hardness as good soldiers for Christ's sake. – Sketches of the Covenanters by J. C. McFeeters
  10. God gave me neither relatives, friends, nor brethren. – Iermola by Joseph Ignatius Kraszewksi
  11. Brethren, I stand before you to- night for the last time. – The Scarlet Feather by Houghton Townley
  12. He was not ashamed to call us brethren, and to be tempted like as we are. – Men, Women, and God by A. Herbert Gray
  13. As he gazed, a star shot from its brethren, and vanished from the depth of space! – Zanoni by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. And his brethren were content. – Expositions of Holy Scripture Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers by Alexander Maclaren
  17. I was resolved to stand by you and by my brethren against my better judgment. – The Red Cockade by Stanley J. Weyman
  18. The brethren are now all provided for.... – Every Man for Himself by Norman Duncan
  19. 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