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Sample sentences for the GRE study word finite

finite can be used as a adj

1.For angers sake, finite to infinit. - from Paradise Lost by John Milton
2.The sea had jeeringly kept his finite body up, but drowned the infinite of his soul. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
3.The finite which admits of progress and sublime toil, they do not think about. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
4.What Daniel of their thousands hath reveal'd With finite number infinite conceals. - from The Divine Comedy, Complete by Dante Alighieri
5.But the mathematician argues, from his finite truths, through habit, as if they were of an absolutely general applicability--as the world indeed imagines them to be. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
6.How confidently did my dream contemplate this finite world, not new-fangledly, not old-fangledly, not timidly, not entreatingly-. - from Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche
7.That the good is of the nature of the finite is a peculiarly Hellenic sentiment, which may be compared with the language of those modern writers who speak of virtue as fitness, and of freedom as obedience to law. - from The Republic by Plato

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