Usage examples for epistle

  1. Mr. Underwood smiled a little, and put his finger on the verse in his beloved Epistle- 'Look not every man on his own things but every man also on the things of others. – The Pillars of the House, V1 by Charlotte M. Yonge
  2. Maurice dropped the long, closely written epistle, Stared hard at the wall, and gave vent to a whistle. – Three Women by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  3. " Now you will understand why I could not tell you where he had gone," said Jack, as he finished Barry's epistle. – The Second String by Nat Gould
  4. The epistle was confused, and blotted with tears. – The Mayor of Warwick by Herbert M. Hopkins
  5. The Epistle for this day says the very opposite. – Sermons on National Subjects by Charles Kingsley
  6. We find him named again, indeed, at the beginning of the Epistle to Philemon, in such immediate connection with the latter, and with his wife Apphia, that he has been supposed to be their son. – The Expositor's Bible: Colossians and Philemon by Alexander Maclaren
  7. When Roland had finished reading this epistle he looked at Denasia. – A Singer from the Sea by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  8. I believe he went straight home and wrote an epistle to Mecaenas, or whatever the man's name was, asking how it comes about that people who travel hundreds of miles to see things can never see what is all the time under their noses. – The Note-Books of Samuel Butler by Samuel Butler
  9. He might have suspected the origin of that infamous epistle, had not a cunning brain devised and executed it. – Lily Pearl and The Mistress of Rosedale by Ida Glenwood
  10. And when this epistle hath been read among you, cause that it be read also in the Church of the Laodiceans; and that ye also read the epistle from Laodicea. – The Expositor's Bible: Colossians and Philemon by Alexander Maclaren
  11. Baudin wrote two letters in reply, one officially, and the second, by far the more interesting document, a personal and friendly epistle. – Terre Napoleon A history of French explorations and projects in Australia by Ernest Scott
  12. I reached the city only yesterday after a variety of adventures, and as it would have taken a long epistle to explain my history, I resolved to come in person. – A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  13. That makes up for all the sadness of the Epistle; that gives us hope; that tells us of one who has been through life, and through death too, yet without sin. – Sermons on National Subjects by Charles Kingsley
  14. Miss Leonora said to herself as she threw down the mournful epistle; and then she could not help thinking again of Frank. – The Perpetual Curate by Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
  15. She must write letters to Mary Louise and her partners of the Higgledy- Piggledy, also a business epistle to her boss of the household necessities and jeweled novelties. – Mary Louise and Josie O'Gorman by Emma Speed Sampson
  16. 108. " If any man obeyeth not our word by this epistle, note that man." – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  17. The same motives which induced her not to consult Emily concerning the mysterious epistle had hitherto prevented her from imparting the secret of Mr. Phillips' inexplicable language and manner; but she had dwelt upon them none the less. – The Lamplighter by Maria S. Cummins
  18. My letter was, in my own estimation, a perfect masterpiece, and just the kind of epistle by which I was certain to conquer her very adoration, and to sink for ever the sun of Cordiani, whom I could not accept as the sort of being likely to make her hesitate for one instant in her choice between him and me. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  19. Let us go on, then, with the Epistle, line by line, throughout. – Sermons on National Subjects by Charles Kingsley