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Quotes of sojourn

  1. It is a common saying, and in everybody's mouth, that life is but a sojourn – Plato
  2. First, it is not unimportant that the legislative texts of the Old Testament are placed in the mouth of Moses and within the narrative framework of the sojourn at Sinai. – Paul Ricoeur
  3. In the following pages I have endeavoured to describe all that appeared to me most important and interesting among the events and the scenes that came under my notice during my sojourn in the interior of Africa. – John H. Speke

Usage examples for sojourn

  1. The dairy- house, so humble, so insignificant, so purely to him a place of constrained sojourn that he had never hitherto deemed it of sufficient importance to be reconnoitred as an object of any quality whatever in the landscape; what was it now? – Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman by Thomas Hardy
  2. The poem ends on a note like the drawing in of a deep breath of country air after a prolonged sojourn in towns. – Oscar Wilde by Leonard Cresswell Ingleby
  3. 5. Badereise: sojourn at a bathing place for the benefit of the waters. – Home Life in Germany by Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick
  4. I think it would be a relief to the poor young lady, if the hotel could be searched for some trace of Mr. Dampier's sojourn there. – The End of Her Honeymoon by Marie Belloc Lowndes
  5. I'm greatly pleased already, and congratulate myself on finding so pleasant a place of summer sojourn – A Day Of Fate by E. P. Roe
  6. Anyhow, his expectations of recovery, or of marked benefit from the Italian sojourn were but faint. – Life of John Keats by William Michael Rossetti
  7. Fortunately the evidence of the sojourn of the Welsh mountains beneath the waters of the sea is not deficient, as in Scotland, in that complete demonstration which the presence of marine shells affords. – The Antiquity of Man by Charles Lyell
  8. This he could only do by supposing it a divine means for the development of the human soul in its sojourn in this life. –  by
  9. During our sojourn in France, food seemed plenty and we heard no complaint of shortage. – A Journey Through France in War Time by Joseph G. Butler, Jr.
  10. This place of their sojourn resembled one before described, and many others I had seen. – Journals Of Two Expeditions Of Discovery In North-West And Western Australia, Vol. 1 (of 2) by George Grey
  11. Champlain relates some remarkable events during his sojourn at Tadousac. – The Makers of Canada: Champlain by N. E. Dionne
  12. Now, if you wish to avoid all sorts of disagreeable things, the least of which will be a sojourn in prison, you must obey me. – Monsieur Lecoq by Emile Gaboriau
  13. 5. Before his death, Antidamarchus used to sojourn with me. – The English Language by Robert Gordon Latham
  14. So far as his story was concerned, he kept his word, entertaining the Marquis on the journey and during their two days' sojourn at the humble inn at Farlingford with that flow of sympathetic and easy conversation which always made Madame de Chantonnay protest that he was no Englishman at all, but all that there was of the most French. – The Last Hope by Henry Seton Merriman
  15. It was not so much that they had lost all of this money, it was not that he had spoken harshly to her for almost the first time since he had come into her life, but the shattering once more of certain hopeful dreams that had grown up within her since their sojourn in Battlesburg. – Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford by George Randolph Chester
  16. Major Carstairs had heard the story of Hilda Ryder's death discussed a good many times during his sojourn in India. – Afterwards by Kathlyn Rhodes
  17. Such, too frequently, sojourn long and lonely, with no comforter but Him who " knoweth the heart of a stranger." – The American Woman's Home by Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe
  18. After a brief sojourn at the Maltese Cross, Roosevelt made his way north to Elkhorn Ranch. – Roosevelt in the Bad Lands by Hermann Hagedorn
  19. I must confess that in these last moments of my sojourn among the people over whom I had ruled, I was treated with the most distinguished courtesy. – The Fixed Period by Anthony Trollope
  20. She looked on and watched Raymond's sojourn in the light from a standpoint negative and indifferent. – The Spinners by Eden Phillpotts