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Sample sentences for the GRE study word satyr

satyr can be used as a noun

1.Hyperion to a satyr so loving to my mothe. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
2.And just as the buffoon and satyr are foreign to him in body and conscience, so Aristophanes and Petronius are untranslatable for him. - from Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche
3.The wild beasts of the desert shall also meet with the wild beasts of the island, and the satyr shall cry to his fellow the screech owl also shall rest there, and find for herself a place of rest. - from The King James Bible
4.That it should come to this But two months dead--nay, not so much, not two So excellent a king that was, to this, Hyperion to a satyr so loving to my mother, That he might not beteem the winds of heaven Visit her face too roughly. - from Hamlet by William Shakespeare
5.They passed the gates, visited the manikin anchorite in his grotto, tried the mysterious little effects of the famous cabinet of mirrors, the wanton trap worthy of a satyr become a millionaire or of Turcaret metamorphosed into a Priapus. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
6.Lawrence Sterne - has been compared to a "little bronze satyr of antiquity in whose hollow body exquisite odors were stored." That is true, so far as the satyr is concerned for a more weazened, unlovely personality would be hard to find. - from English Literature by William J. Long
7.Javert was the first to alight he made sure with one glance of the number on the carriage gate, and, raising the heavy knocker of beaten iron, embellished in the old style, with a male goat and a satyr confronting each other, he gave a violent peal. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
8.Like one of those drunken satyrs in the pictures of Rubens. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
9.But wild beasts of the desert shall lie there and their houses shall be full of doleful creatures and owls shall dwell there, and satyrs shall dance there. - from The King James Bible

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