Usage examples for meditation

  1. Margery's case gave him more food for meditation. – The Passionate Elopement by Compton Mackenzie
  2. That conception wouldn't have been found in men's minds at first; it would have been the result of later crude meditation upon the fact. – Questionable Shapes by William Dean Howells
  3. Here he remained till dawn in meditation, but as to the nature of his meditations I am, dear maidens, ignorant. – Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard by Eleanor Farjeon
  4. After a proper interval of meditation, Jim said: Sol' it this week. – The Mystery of Metropolisville by Edward Eggleston
  5. Let me see, he added, with an air of deep meditation. – Old Ebenezer by Opie Read
  6. For many years he had given himself to devotion and meditation. – India’s Problem Krishna or Christ by John P. Jones
  7. Then they ceased- I had heard as the voice of my star That told me the truth of my fortunes- thus far I had read of my sorrow, and lay in the hush Of deep meditation,- when lo! – The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood by Thomas Hood
  8. If we do not, by faith and meditation, realize the principles which flow from the truth as it is in Jesus, and obtain the strength which is stored in Him, we shall not grow by Him or like Him. – The Expositor's Bible: Colossians and Philemon by Alexander Maclaren
  9. She had an agitated sort of meditation in the train. – Lord of the World by Robert Hugh Benson
  10. Robert sat with his fist at his temples, in a frowning meditation. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  11. Meditation, it is true, hardly threw fresh light upon the matter. – The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic
  12. He did not sleep long, however, but soon rose, and continued to traverse his apartment, as if buried in meditation, till dawn. – History-of-the-Conquest-of-Peru by Prescott, William Hickling
  13. But when Dunstan's meditation reached this point, the inclination to go on grew strong and prevailed. – Silas Marner The Weaver of Raveloe by George Eliot
  14. Absorbed in meditation, he went silently home. – Paul Clifford, Volume 1. by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  15. The smoke thinned, and through it I saw the gigantic ape standing quite still, like a creature lost in meditation. – Allan and the Holy Flower by H. Rider Haggard
  16. So also Shakespeare's knowledge or his moral insight, Milton's greatness of soul, Shelley's 'hate of hate' and 'love of love, ' and that desire to help men or make them happier which may have influenced a poet in hours of meditation- all these have, as such, no poetical worth: they have that worth only when, passing through the unity of the poet's being, they reappear as qualities of imagination, and then are indeed mighty powers in the world of poetry. – Oxford Lectures on Poetry by Andrew Cecil Bradley
  17. " Sound sleep by night, study and ease, Together mixed sweet recreation; And innocence, which most doth please, With meditation. – The Log School-House on the Columbia by Hezekiah Butterworth
  18. It was a spot pleasantly convenient for meditation, but overlooked on one side by the House of the Little Sisters; in which, as I guessed afterwards, madame must have awaited me, for the square when I entered it was empty, yet in a moment, though no one came in from the street, she stood beside me. – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman