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Sample sentences for the GRE study word satire

satire can be used as a noun

1.Dost thou think I care for a satire o. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
2.It is a satire on modern man and his belittling virtues. - from Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche
3.In _Gulliver's Travels_ the satire grows more unbearable. - from English Literature by William J. Long
4."Luxury Land," a keen satire on monks and monastic religion. - from English Literature by William J. Long
5.must be a personating of himself a satire against the softnes. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
6.The Whigs feared the lash of his satire the Tories feared to lose his support. - from English Literature by William J. Long
7.What is the chief object of satire of literature How do the two objects conflic. - from English Literature by William J. Long
8.In the fourth voyage the merciless satire is carried out to its logical conclusion. - from English Literature by William J. Long
9.Read a passage and comment upon it, first, as satire second, as a description of the Puritans. - from English Literature by William J. Long
10.Swift's two greatest satires are his _Tale of a Tub_ and _Gulliver's Travels_. - from English Literature by William J. Long
11.Disappointed by his failure as an illustrator, he began his literary career by writing satires on society for _Fraser's Magazine_. - from English Literature by William J. Long
12.Besides these greater works, an enormous number of fables and satires appeared in this age, copied or translated from the French, like the metrical romances. - from English Literature by William J. Long
13.At Twickenham he wrote his _Moral Epistles_ poetical satires modeled after Horace and revenged himself upon all his critics in the bitter abuse of the _Dunciad_. - from English Literature by William J. Long
14.With equal sagacity, Father Hardouin astonished the world with the startling announcement that the neid of Virgil, and the satires of Horace, were literary deceptions. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
15.Some are melancholy poems on his lost Rosalind some are satires on the clergy one, "The Briar and the Oak," is an allegory one flatters Elizabeth, and others are pure fables touched with the Puritan spirit. - from English Literature by William J. Long
16.Like Swift, he despised shams, but unlike him, he never lost faith in humanity and in all his satires there is a gentle kindliness which makes one think better of his fellow-men, even while he laughs at their little vanities. - from English Literature by William J. Long
17.The beginner will do well to omit the earlier satires of Thackeray, written while he was struggling to earn a living from the magazines, and open _Henry Esmond_ , his most perfect novel, though not the most widely known and read. - from English Literature by William J. Long

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