Usage examples for sermon

  1. The best introduction to his theory of existence is perhaps the instruction given to the five monks after his first sermon. – Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3) An Historical Sketch by Charles Eliot
  2. He was the author of the famous sermon on The Sun do Move. – The Valiants of Virginia by Hallie Erminie Rives
  3. They stand to pray and hear the text, and sit to sing and hear the sermon. – Letters to His Friends by Forbes Robinson
  4. It was a good sermon. – Shenanigans at Sugar Creek by Paul Hutchens
  5. You must have seen me getting more and more ill- tempered, I'm sure; and I have thought of it the first thing in the morning and the last thing at night; and tried to drive the thought away just as he said one did in his sermon. – Tom Brown at Oxford by Thomas Hughes
  6. " Well, Grandma," asked Charleton as he helped the old lady into her saddle, " what did you think of the sermon?" – Judith of the Godless Valley by Honoré Willsie
  7. Andrea, who had crossed the long rectangle of this public place all by himself, was now also approaching the Doges' Palace, and in passing, he had a look inside the church of San Marco, where he saw the people standing tightly packed, even outside the portal, and listening to the sermon. – Andrea Delfin by Paul Heyse
  8. And the sermon was perfect. – St. Cuthbert's by Robert E. Knowles
  9. This little discussion must be taken in place of Dr Wilson's sermon, of which no one could remember more than the text half an hour after it was delivered. – Sylvia's Lovers -- Complete by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  10. Then Mrs. Brattle took her leave, and the parson finished his sermon. – The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope
  11. May 18, 1528, he began his sermon with the explanation: " Catechismus dicitur instructio - Catechism is instruction"; likewise the sermon of September 14: " Catechism, i. – Historical Introductions to the Symbolical Books of the Evangelical Lutheran Church by Friedrich Bente
  12. " I wasn't in church, as usual,- I didn't hear the sermon," he replied. – The Inside of the Cup, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  13. I have a sermon in my pocket which may be of some use to you to hear. – The History of the Life of the Late Mr. Jonathan Wild the Great by Henry Fielding
  14. She would simply get a fine sermon like a naughty child, nothing worse. – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  15. 12. Give an outline analysis, from notes or memory, of an address or sermon to which you have listened for this purpose. – The Art of Public Speaking by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
  16. It is difficult to conceive how a person can follow the rules given in the Sermon on the Mount, without being, and showing himself to be, well- bred. – The Young Man's Guide by William A. Alcott
  17. To which I added similar confession, for even so I drove the sermon by, and I have not " told"- till now. – Angling Sketches by Andrew Lang
  18. I dare say one sermon a day is enough for so small a person as you. – A Country Doctor and Selected Stories and Sketches by Sarah Orne Jewett