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Sample sentences for the GRE study word posterity

posterity can be used as a noun

1.And sad posterity repeat the tale. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
2.And late posterity enjoy the deed. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
3.And late posterity record our praise. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
4.But at last posterity comes around to their way of thinking, abandons the old ruts and follows the trails they have blazed. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
5.Yea, more than equally, thought Ahab since both the ancestry and posterity of Grief go further than the ancestry and posterity of Joy. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
6.This their way is their folly yet their posterity approve their sayings. - from The King James Bible
7.Let our remotest posterity recall your achievements this day with pride. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
8.As I went with them the memory of my confident anticipations of a profoundly grave and intellectual posterity came, with irresistible merriment, to my mind. - from The Time Machine by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
9.Some go further, and speak of a fair posterity in the third and fourth generation. - from The Republic by Plato

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