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Sample sentences for the GRE study word sect

sect can be used as a noun

1.Of this new sect Ye are not sound. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
2.I am not a pagan, but a Christian philosopher--a follower of the sect of Jesus. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
3.So is all her sect and they be once in a calm, they ar. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
4.Goliardais a babbler and a buffoon Golias was the founder of a jovial sect called by his name. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
5.from the world, to follow her, when young Escap'd and, in her vesture mantling me, Made promise of the way her sect enjoins. - from The Divine Comedy, Complete by Dante Alighieri
6.Which knew me from the beginning, if they would testify, that after the most straitest sect of our religion I lived a Pharisee. - from The King James Bible
7.Then the high priest rose up, and all they that were with him, which is the sect of the Sadducees, and were filled with indignation. - from The King James Bible
8.The founder of a sect or party, or an inventor, impresses us less when we know how or by what the way was prepared for his activity. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
9.Almost every different congregation might probably have had a little sect by itself, or have entertained some peculiar tenets of its own. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
10.When sects and factions were newly born. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
11.In a wall'd prison, packs and sects of great one. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
12.saw Upon a pillar stand on high, That was of lead and iron fine, Him of the secte Saturnine. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
13.Years passed, years of bitter struggle and heartache, before the impossibility of uniting the various Protestant sects was generally recognized. - from English Literature by William J. Long
14.The austere system of morality has, accordingly, been adopted by those sects almost constantly, or with very few exceptions for there have been some. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
15.This is what socialism said outside and above a few sects which have gone astray that is what it sought in facts, that is what it sketched out in minds. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
16.Almost all religious sects have begun among the common people, from whom they have generally drawn their earliest, as well as their most numerous proselytes. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
17.The fairest forms may be revolting in certain moods of mind, as is proved by the fact that the Mahometans, and many sects of Christians, have renounced the use of pictures and images. - from The Republic by Plato
18.Of the secte Saturnine Of the Saturnine school so called because his history of the Jewish wars narrated many horrors, cruelties, and sufferings, over which Saturn was the presiding deity. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

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