Usage examples for instruction

  1. On the table is a Bible and Prayer- book, and sometimes a third book for amusement or instruction. – A Boy's Voyage Round the World by The Son of Samuel Smiles
  2. The children took their own share in the instruction, and were themselves made to point out and describe that which had just been explained to them. – Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence by Louis Agassiz
  3. This Rule is general in several of its inculcations; but it appears to have been written particularly as an instruction to a priest, for the moral and spiritual direction of himself and his flock. – An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800 by Mary Frances Cusack
  4. I visited them twice a year by canoe and dog- train, and found them anxious for religious instruction and progress. – By Canoe and Dog-Train by Egerton Ryerson Young
  5. I fired, and one fell, quite dead, and that completed my education, for now he declared he was not going to waste any more time on my instruction. – Far Away and Long Ago by W. H. Hudson
  6. She did not take a seat near him, and turned, as if for instruction, to Mrs. Bowen. – Indian Summer by William D. Howells
  7. From America the instruction has been received against receiving any such into the Christian Church. – India’s Problem Krishna or Christ by John P. Jones
  8. The blind man knew this and continued to give him instruction. – Khaled, A Tale of Arabia by F. Marion Crawford
  9. For the first course of instruction given in the new buildings, Huxley obtained the aid of Prof. – Thomas Henry Huxley; A Sketch Of His Life And Work by P. Chalmers Mitchell
  10. Dennis's heart leaped within him at the thought of instruction from such a teacher, and he longed to offer his services. – Barriers Burned Away by E. P. Roe
  11. Woman should also have instruction in the training of children. – The Women of the Arabs by Henry Harris Jessup
  12. And instruction in religion? – The Future Belongs to the People by Karl Liebknecht
  13. 3: 16. If by faith we receive into our hearts the instruction in righteousness as given by the Scriptures, it will make us perfect in this life. – How to Live a Holy Life by C. E. Orr
  14. Crowded with entertainment and instruction. – Records of a Girlhood by Frances Ann Kemble
  15. Opportunities for instruction are offered. – The Education of American Girls by Anna Callender Brackett
  16. Denis made all haste away from the promised instruction, and his father was presently again absorbed in his book. – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau