Usage examples for initiated

  1. To his former care for the physical well- being of the men, he added now a concern for their mental and spiritual good, and hence the system of libraries and clubrooms he had initiated throughout the camps and towns along the line. – The Doctor A Tale Of The Rockies by Ralph Connor
  2. The initiated were discreet; those who had the whispers were open. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. Michelangelo brought to its perfection that system of working wholly through the human form which Signorelli initiated. – The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti by John Addington Symonds
  4. Still he did not forget his wife; and in his Wanderings in West Africa, a record of this voyage, there is a very pretty compliment to her which, however, only the initiated would recognise. – The Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wright
  5. A number of us are going to be initiated this afternoon; then we will be Tenderfoot Scouts. – Keep-Well Stories for Little Folks by May Farinholt-Jones
  6. As this proposal follows in the track of the reform sought to be initiated by the Meridian Conference of Washington, held on the invitation of this Government, the United States should manifest a friendly interest in the Italian proposal. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  7. Its essence is a mystery in which only a handful are initiated. – Comrade Kropotkin by Victor Robinson
  8. Archy was in that mood which follows heavy drinking by the initiated. – Command by William McFee
  9. So had the further reading by one's self, for one's self, to get up a particular branch of study; the " swell dinner," as May persisted in calling it in her own mind, though it was simple and social enough- beyond certain indispensable forms and ceremonies- to the initiated; the withdrawal once more to the dreary retirement of her own room, since a new girl had neither the requisite familiarity nor the heart to go and tap at her neighbours' doors, where no substitute for " sporting the oak" had as yet been found, and drop in for a little purely human chatter. – A Houseful of Girls by Sarah Tytler
  10. Thus Louis and Hector had early been initiated into the mysteries of the chase. – Lost in the Backwoods by Catherine Parr Traill
  11. It initiated us into a sacred brotherhood. – The Red Planet by William J. Locke
  12. A vigorous campaign against flies has been initiated by the journal which describes itself as " that paper which gets things done." – Mr. Punch's History of the Great War by Punch
  13. The whole affair, as initiated by ourselves, was, in proportion to the German claims, much too elaborate. – My Three Years in America by Johann Heinrich Andreas Hermann Albrecht Graf von Bernstorff
  14. She has initiated you into all her mysteries, and you owe her eternal friendship and everlasting gratitude." – 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
  15. Nevertheless, I am quite certain, that there is not a minister of state, a favourite, or a single person of whatever rank, initiated by his office into the domestic life of sovereigns, who will not echo my sentiments. – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete by Duc de Saint-Simon
  16. None of the three has initiated the customs of the other two. – The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles by Jean Henri Fabre
  17. In other countries reforms had been initiated by Governments, and forced upon an unwilling people. – History of Modern Europe 1792-1878 by C. A. Fyffe
  18. Better pleased by this figure than he'd expected to be, Aaron initiated the long- drawn ceremony required to discharge himself from Kazunzumi's hospitality. – Blind Man's Lantern by Allen Kim Lang
  19. His departure was hastened by his wish to return to Sibyl's wedding; he hoped to get initiated into the duties of his new position, conquer the first difficulties, and gain a few days of leisure for a short visit home before the busy winter season commenced. – The Old Stone House by Anne March
  20. Mrs. Gaddesden saw from the various notices of his arrival in the English papers that even in England, among the initiated he was understood to be a man of mark. – Lady Merton, Colonist by Mrs. Humphry Ward