Usage examples for probation

  1. Through all the dreary time of that probation, her pretty white hand seemed beckoning me onward to a happy future! – Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  2. Her year of probation was passing away. – The Lost Lady of Lone by E.D.E.N. Southworth
  3. The affair of Harry and Dorothy being thus satisfactorily arranged, the other six were adjusted with little difficulty; and Mr. Falconer returned with a light heart to the Grange, where he presented himself at dinner on the twenty- seventh day of his probation. – Gryll Grange by Thomas Love Peacock Commentator: George Saintsbury
  4. This morning there had been trouble in the German class, and as a result, two students had been placed on probation. – The New Boy at Hilltop by Ralph Henry Barbour
  5. Of course kids are never taken on, and it ain't held out to you that you're going there on probation. – An Amateur Fireman by James Otis
  6. One best way of worship there needs must be; ours may indeed not be the absolutely best, but it is our part, it is our probation to see that we strive earnestly after what is best; yes, and strive with might and main to confer upon our fellows the gains which we have found. – Robert Browning by Edward Dowden
  7. And the length of probation? – Castle Craneycrow by George Barr McCutcheon
  8. Have you endured the probation? – The Monk and The Hangman's Daughter by Adolphe Danziger De Castro and Ambrose Bierce
  9. Surely you tried to shorten the probation- time?" – Barren Honour: A Novel by George A. Lawrence
  10. The gate of the Last Probation stands open- enter! – The Life Everlasting: A Reality of Romance by Marie Corelli
  11. The father's consent he had secured beforehand, but he thought Fernando ought to write to him; and it was also needful to consult the Rector as to the length of actual preparation and probation. – The Pillars of the House, V1 by Charlotte M. Yonge
  12. And she cared less about the probation; but she craved for liberty. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  13. Life is always a probation. – The Heart-Cry of Jesus by Byron J. Rees