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Sample sentences for the GRE study word missive

missive can be used as a noun

1.Of missive ruin part incentive ree. - from Paradise Lost by John Milton
2.Did gibe my missive out of audience. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
3.Atrides first discharged the missive spea. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
4.Sent from an arm so strong, the missive woo. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
5.Toss'd round and round, the missive marble fling. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
6."Formulario de epistole vulgare missive e responsive. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci
7.Notwithstanding, my journey homeward was sadder than my journey thither and many misgivings I had, ere I could prevail on myself to put the missive into Mrs. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
8."Captain Mayhew, stand by now to receive it" and taking the fatal missive from Starbuck's hands, he caught it in the slit of the pole, and reached it over towards the boat. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
9.'A letter from your old acquaintance, the housekeeper at the Grange,' I answered annoyed at her exposing my kind deed, and fearful lest it should be imagined a missive of my own. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
10.Whiles I stood rapt in the wonder of it, came missives from th. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
11.Coarse paper, coarsely folded--the very sight of certain missives is displeasing. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
12.At the same moment, Napoleon at Saint Helena was treating in the same fashion the missives of Sir Hudson Lowe addressed to General Bonaparte. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

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