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Sample sentences for the GRE study word sentient

sentient can be used as a adj

1.I shuddered as I assigned to them in imagination a sensitive and sentient power, and even when unassisted by the lips, a capability of moral expression. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
2.Thus, from the very first day, all her sentient and thinking powers loved this kind man. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
3.Force has its origin in spiritual motion and this motion, flowing through the limbs of sentient animals, enlarges their muscles. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci
4.What an ominous minute is that in which society draws back and consummates the irreparable abandonment of a sentient being Jean Valjean was condemned to five years in the galleys. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
5.The artistic intelligence is not interested in things from this standpoint of mechanical accuracy, but in the effect of observation on the living consciousness--the sentient individual in each of us. - from The Practice and Science Of Drawing by Harold Speed
6.Science demands that phenomena be observed with the unemotional accuracy of a weighing machine, while artistic accuracy demands that things be observed by a sentient individual recording the sensations produced in him by the phenomena of life. - from The Practice and Science Of Drawing by Harold Speed

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