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Usage examples for devotee

  1. Such saints possess an efficacy even in the imposition of their hands; many a devotee like Tuldo, would more willingly greet death if his S. Catherine were by to smile and lay her hands upon his head, and cry, 'Go forth, my servant, and fear not! – Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Vol III. by John Symonds
  2. The daughter was called a devotee – The Ball and The Cross by G.K. Chesterton
  3. He was always a devotee of riding, and soon learned to ride well, with a natural ease and grace. – Boys' Book of Famous Soldiers by J. Walker McSpadden
  4. You have changed for me, your devotee the picture I had of this Bengal of ours- 'the soft breeze- cooled land of pure water and sweet fruit. – The Home and the World by Rabindranath Tagore
  5. He refused to be comforted by his devotee – The Wrong Twin by Harry Leon Wilson
  6. From all these details it would appear that Keats was by no means an ardent devotee of the feminine type of character. – Life of John Keats by William Michael Rossetti
  7. Pray, my dear, are you not a little of a devotee – Madame Roland, Makers of History by John S. C. Abbott
  8. These persons take as much pride in their mode of life as the devotee of fashion does in hers. – Practical Ethics by William DeWitt Hyde
  9. " I was not a lover; I was a devotee – Cord and Creese by James de Mille
  10. There he became such a devotee that death had no power over him, and he is wandering still. – Vikram-and-the-Vampire-Classic-Hindu-Tales-of-Adventure-Magic-and-Romance by Burton, Isabel, Lady
  11. It may be supposed that I returned to New York a more enthusiastic devotee of that Yankeeland to which I owed everything that was best in me. – The Autobiography of a Journalist, Volume I by William James Stillman
  12. I think I may class the " Ring and the Book" among them, though I have never been otherwise a devotee of Browning. – Literature and Life by William Dean Howells
  13. Beauchamp, you are a devotee of the goddess, I know. – Belles and Ringers by Hawley Smart
  14. The gods were expected, in return for worship, to be of use to the devotee – Roman Society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius by Samuel Dill
  15. But he was loath to admit that she could have any place in her affections for the scented devotee of hyacinths. – Fire-Tongue by Sax Rohmer
  16. That evening, as he sat in the hall of audience, he could speak of nothing but the devotee and his curiosity soon rose to such a pitch, that he proclaimed about the city a reward of one hundred gold pieces to any one that could bring to court this anchorite of his own free will. – Vikram-and-the-Vampire-Classic-Hindu-Tales-of-Adventure-Magic-and-Romance by Burton, Isabel, Lady
  17. That had suddenly opened a new vista in life for Charlie- he became a devotee of fame; everywhere he went he was followed by newspaper reporters and a staring crowd. – The Metropolis by Upton Sinclair
  18. I put him down at one glance as a devotee of science. – First Person Paramount by Ambrose Pratt
  19. For finding others worship him, he fell in with their opinion, and followed their example: and became as it were the devotee at the shrine of his own beauty, making it a deity to which every other thing or body was only fitted to be sacrificed. – Bubbles of the Foam by Unknown
  20. The drawback to abstract biology based on first principles is that it enables its devotee to develop arguments which seem plausible until they are reduced to the concrete. – Herbert Spencer by J. Arthur Thomson
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