Usage examples for instructed

  1. Your conscience, instructed by the Bible, should guide." – From Jest to Earnest by E. P. Roe
  2. He must be told that he was nobody in the world, and instructed also to tell her whom he loved, an Earl's daughter, the same tidings; that he was nobody, that he would come to possess no property, and that in the law's eyes did not possess even a name. – Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope
  3. I was two years old when my parents returned, and as they had brought a great company with them the true mother instructed my nurse to take me back to her cottage and keep me there, that I might not be disturbed by noise. – Strange True Stories of Louisiana by George Washington Cable
  4. Conchobar said, " Who has instructed you?" – The Cattle-Raid of Cualnge (Tain Bo Cualnge) by Unknown
  5. The ridge was broken by a gap a mile or two ahead, and it was there that Andrew had instructed Mappin to make the second cache. – For the Allinson Honor by Harold Bindloss
  6. Your guide will probably understand very little English: let him be instructed in your wishes before you set out. – Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands by Charles Nordhoff
  7. He carefully had instructed his men and had posted them in the best places, and he knew where each of them should be found. – Bring Me His Ears by Clarence E. Mulford
  8. They had been instructed not to tell Mr. Peary of my affairs, and they had been encouraged to believe themselves always near land. – My Attainment of the Pole by Frederick A. Cook
  9. " Go down and see him," I instructed Gertrude. – The Circular Staircase by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  10. She walked with a very grave face into the study, to be instructed by Miss Tatham in her new duties. – Loyal to the School by Angela Brazil
  11. But Cosmo of the new time, found himself at home with the men of the next older time, because both he and they were true; for in the truth there is neither old nor new; the well instructed scribe of the kingdom is familiar with the new as well as old shapes of it, and can bring either kind from his treasury. – Warlock o' Glenwarlock by George MacDonald
  12. Our daily routine in the river was so similar that we will now consider the whole of the ship's cargo had been bought, and she is getting ready to make a start for home, which we were all very glad of; but our joy did not last long, for the mail arriving just at that time with letters from England, the captain received communication from our owners that they were sending out another ship, which he was instructed was for our chief mate to take charge of. – West African studies by Mary Henrietta Kingsley
  13. I instructed the children and young people to walk straight forward, and not even turn their heads to the right or left, and not to notice by look or word any remark that might be made, not even to talk to each other until we reached our little stand in the woods. – A Woman's Life-Work Labors and Experiences by Laura S. Haviland
  14. Jesse did as instructed, Billy following a little distance behind him. – The Young Alaskans on the Missouri by Emerson Hough
  15. So she instructed the cook and the man- servant- even begged them earnestly to keep a watch on what was going on. – The Son of His Mother by Clara Viebig
  16. He was instructed to run an engine and freight- cars to a point a quarter of a mile north of the fort, and to wait there until he heard a locomotive whistle or pistol shots, when he was to run on to the fort as quickly and as noiselessly as possible. – Soldiers of Fortune by Richard Harding Davis
  17. The men had been instructed before setting out that not a word was to be spoken or a movement made until Max rejoined them. – Long Live the King by Guy Boothby
  18. Anthony Wallner instructed me to tell you that too. – Andreas Hofer by Lousia Muhlbach
  19. It is not their fault that they are ignorant savages; and we must think of what we should have been ourselves if we had not been instructed. – Twice Lost by W.H.G. Kingston
  20. Of the four persons who had instructed him, three were quite simple persons, without the least claim to intellectual superiority; the other a man of genius, who had become humble by contact with human sorrows. – Masterman and Son by W. J. Dawson