Usage examples for Generations

  1. " Future generations will take no interest in you or your millions," she said calmly. – The Lion and the Mouse A Story of an American Life by Charles Klein
  2. Even quite small churches possessed many treasures which the piety of many generations had bestowed upon them. – Vanishing England by P. H. Ditchfield
  3. It is your province to display an energy which will hold our country up to the admiration of all future generations. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  4. The States were fighting the battle of liberty against slavery, in which the future generations of Germany, as well as of the Netherlands were interested. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  5. I'll see that it stays in the family seven generations longer! – The Return of Peter Grimm by David Belasco Edited by Montrose J. Moses
  6. I wonder how many generations that's going to wear. – Clover and Blue Grass by Eliza Calvert Hall
  7. Thus many times the Lord adorneth the death and departure of his saints, to hold forth unto after- generations, how excellent they are in his eyes. – The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3 by John Bunyan
  8. Generations hence the state will probably require of every person periodic physical examination after school age. – Civics and Health by William H. Allen
  9. I consider myself well descended, going back for many generations on both sides of intelligent and respectable people. – An Autobiography by Catherine Helen Spence
  10. Both her parents came of families which had been Christian, and Catholic- Christian, for many generations. – Saint Augustin by Louis Bertrand
  11. The ceremony is to take place in Harmac City, and will be the greatest of its sort for generations, a feast of the entire people in short. – Queen Sheba's Ring by H. Rider Haggard
  12. It's too bad; we American women seem somehow to have let go of everything real, in the last few generations. – The Rich Mrs. Burgoyne by Kathleen Norris
  13. And gradually a great feeling of pity rose in her heart for the family which had lived here for so many generations, and which seemed now so likely to die out. – The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers by Mary Cholmondeley
  14. We did our blamedest to behave, but you can't break off the habits of generations in a week or two. – At Good Old Siwash by George Fitch
  15. A very old family which has lived in the same house for generations. – The Everlasting Arms by Joseph Hocking
  16. Of course, we all know about Jacques Haret, but the fellow has been permitted in all the houses where the Harets have been received for generations. – Francezka by Molly Elliot Seawell
  17. And future generations, when they look upon its calm and unstained bosom, will remember with grateful hearts, those brave men who have given security to their homes, and will bless your patriot names when they repeat the story of Bloody Run. – Hansford: A Tale of Bacon's Rebellion by St. George Tucker
  18. For many generations they had not public churches, but were reduced to meet in secret. – Church and State as Seen in the Formation of Christendom by T. W. Allies
  19. It will give them and their people a sense of dignity and power that might otherwise take generations to secure. – What Answer? by Anna E. Dickinson
  20. Three generations ago, said the Mouldiestwarp, a little baby was stolen from Arden. – Harding's luck by E. [Edith] Nesbit