Usage examples for zeal

  1. The reason why zeal is like the ardent fire of love is, because zeal is of love, which is spiritual heat, and this in its origin is like fire. – The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love by Emanuel Swedenborg
  2. There was Jeeves, standing behind me, full of zeal. – My Man Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse
  3. Your zeal is carriage- bought. – Indian Summer by William D. Howells
  4. They attached themselves, with all their zeal and energy, to the Girondists. – Madame Roland, Makers of History by John S. C. Abbott
  5. All are fired by the same zeal, all obey the same lead, all work for the same object. – England and Germany by Emile Joseph Dillon
  6. Has anything been proved to warrant this official zeal- this government interference? – The Macdermots of Ballycloran by Anthony Trollope
  7. The Queen sold off all she possessed, received with her own hands sometimes even as little as ten pistoles, in order to content the zeal of those; who brought, and thanked them with as much affection as they themselves displayed. – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete by Duc de Saint-Simon
  8. To keep pace with the electric mind of this companion required some effort on her part, and she applied herself with renewed zeal to her studies. – The Life and Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Volume I (of 2) by Florence A. Thomas Marshall
  9. This must be done with zeal and a kindly intention- But I- Now, when the fate of this country, my own, and the children's is hanging in the balance, when I have not fifteen minutes at my command, and there is no end of writing and consulting, I can waste no time on such matters." – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  10. The missionary zeal of New England, compared with that of New France, was exceedingly mild. – The War Chief of the Ottawas A Chronicle of the Pontiac War: Volume 15 (of 32) in the series Chronicles of Canada by Thomas Guthrie Marquis
  11. Stirr'd by an overwhelming zeal, And social impulse, a terrible throng! – The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood by Thomas Hood
  12. Winnie took it in the same pleasant mood and began upon both with great zeal; but before she had got half through the strawberries something seemed to come over her recollection; and the latter part of the meal her face grew more shadowy than the growing evening. – Hills of the Shatemuc by Susan Warner
  13. Had it been otherwise we might naturally have expected to find the zeal which was lacking in the National Church showing itself in other Christian bodies. – The English Church in the Eighteenth Century by Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton
  14. The factor of zeal or enthusiasm points to the thyroid. – The Glands Regulating Personality by Louis Berman, M.D.
  15. But you see what zeal will do for me. – Jane Talbot by Charles Brockden Brown
  16. It would want a good deal of zeal to walk eight miles after a week's hard work. – Jill's Red Bag by Amy Le Feuvre