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1036 examples of shuns in sentences

" "Let me have the poor comfort of underrating my enemy, the thing above all others that a wise man shuns and a fool indulges.

And when he came to himself, he said, How many hired servants of my father's have bread enough and to spare, and I perish with hunger!" Many a person who shuns abstractions and talks altogether of the concrete things of life, yet traps out circumstance in general rather than specific terms.

And still he journeys through the hills and shuns the haunts of men; None look upon his misery in field or lonely fen.

Adonis, hastening to the hunt, His heavenly mistress shuns, The mountain boars before him flee,

My lord forsakes me every night, Nor till the morning comes again; He shuns as painful my caress, My very presence brings him pain; Little indeed he recks of me, If only he may elsewhere reign.

The crafty monarch of the Christians has no magnanimity in warfare; he seeks to subdue us through the weakness of our bodies, but shuns to encounter the courage of our souls.

Deeper to wound, she shuns the fight: She drops her arms, to gain the field; Secures her conquest by her flight, And triumphs when she seems to yield.

Frown not, I know her evil our womanly nature shuns, Turns from, with shuddering horror; but now so low is her head For God's sake, woman, remember your own little ones Lying safely at home in their snow-white sheltered bed.

Thou shade of Death, through whom the soul at length Shuns pain and sadness hostile to the heart, Whom mourners find their last and sure relief!

Learning he shuns that he may live at ease; And since the world is little to his mind, God and God's ruling Forethought he denies.

O Love, how many a net, how many a snare Shuns through long years the bird by fate malign, Only at last to die more piteously!

"That crimson tent where spear-men frowning stand, And steel-clad veterans form a threatening band, Holds mighty Gรบdarz, famed for martial fire, Of eighty valiant sons the valiant sire; Yet strong in arms, he shuns inglorious ease, His lion-banners floating in the breeze.

Art thou, lovely intruder, a mere vision, an aerial being that shuns the touch?"

I like her that she shuns temptation, Prince Richard; but I bear with doting lovers.

So the soul, that drop, that ray Of the clear fountain of eternal day, Could it within the human flower be seen, Remembering still its former height, Shuns the sweet leaves and blossoms green;

Perchance the bald old eagle, On gray Beth-peor's height, Out of his lonely eyrie Looked on the wondrous sight; Perchance the lion stalking, Still shuns that hallowed spot, For beast and bird have seen and heard That which man knoweth not.

Flie from thy foe, Ascanio is thy friend: The fearfull hare so shuns the labouring hound,

The career of a mere rake, who shuns no means of gratifying his low appetites, has little analogy with that of an originally honest inquirer, led astray by the want of faith and his sensual nature.

[or where it does make a difference]; for he will [then] shun the lie as shameful, since he shuns it simply because it is a lie.

It is impossible to conceive a nobler thing in the world than a just princea thoroughly good man, who shuns no part of the burden of his duty, though it bend him double; who loves and cares for his people as a father does for his children, and who is almost incessantly occupied in their welfare, very seldom for his own.

"I have been so unfortunate as to forfeit your friendship; your eye shuns mine, and you sedulously avoid my conversation.

soon he shall pursue: Shuns he thy gifts?

So wings the wounded Deer her headlong flight, Pierced by some ambush'd archer of the night, 265 Shoots to the woodlands with her bounding fawn, And drops of blood bedew the conscious lawn; There hid in shades she shuns the cheerful day, Hangs o'er her young, and weeps her life away.

"The angel, Pity, shuns the walks of war!

As far as he is successful in his endeavors, he cannot be said to have lived a life of illusion; for the evils which he shuns are very real.

I, I, tis so; the villaine in my name Hath purchas'd her affection for himselfe, And therefore was he absent from the feast, And therefore shuns my sight and leaves behind This counterfet to keep him still in mind.

I suspect that we should read "What rock hath bred this savage-minded man That such true love in such rare beautie shuns?" 4to.

Hence the truth of the remark, (especially insisted upon by Osorius de Gloria), that fame shuns those who seek it, and seeks those who shun it; for the one adapt themselves to the taste of their contemporaries, and the others work in defiance of it.

In health, in sickness, thus the suppliant prays; Hides from himself his state, and shuns to know, That life protracted is protracted woe.

thou, who lov'st to stray Where thy long pinions sweep the sultry line, Or mark'st the bounds which torrid beams confine By thy averted course, that shuns the ray Oblique, enamour'd of sublimer day: Oft on yon cliff thy folded plumes recline, And drop those snowy feathers Indians twine To crown the warrior's brow with honours gay.

With the fortune she has won from her various lovers Glicera retires from the world and henceforth shuns the society of men.

[Illustration: In cav-ern pools, in end-less night, The poor blind Pro-teus shuns the light.]

He says, 'Now since it was not allowable to say that something non-existent had come into being as a projection from a non-existent Deityfor Basilides avoids and shuns the existences of things brought into being by projection

Instead of giving assistance, every one shuns the invalid; and if he is thought to be at all in the way, he is taken to some distant spot, whither it is thought sufficient to carry him food at intervals.

Tho now he Shuns thy longing Arms, He soon shall court thy slighted Charms; Tho now thy Offrings he despise, He soon to thee shall Sacrifice; Tho now he freeze, he soon shall burn, And be thy Victim in his turn.

It would not methinks be an useless Comparison between the Condition of a Man who shuns all the Pleasures of Life, and of one who makes it his Business to pursue them.

He therefore who turns his Face from the unhappy Man, who will not look again when his Eye is cast upon modest Sorrow, who shuns Affliction like a Contagion, does but pamper himself up for a Sacrifice, and contract in himself a greater Aptitude to Misery by attempting to escape it.

In a word, he shuns and disowns me.

Soon as Almagro heard applauding fame 115 The triumphs of Peruvia, loud proclaim, Unconquer'd Chili's vale he swift forsakes, And his bold course to distant Cusco takes; Shuns Andes' icy shower, its chilling snows, The arrowy gale that on its summit blows; 120 A burning desart undismay'd he past, And meets the ardours of the fiery blast.

So the meek Lama, lur'd by some decoy Of man, from all his unembitter'd joy; Ere while, as free as roves the wand'ring breeze, 45 Meets the hard burden on his bending knees[A]; O'er rocks, and mountains, dark, and waste he goes, Nor shuns the path where no soft herbage grows; Till worn with toil, on earth he prostrate lies, Heeds not the barb'rous lash, but patient dies.

But, like your own sex, it shuns all those who court it.

LEONIS When o'er the agรจd lion steals The instinct of approaching death, Whose numbing grasp he vaguely feels In trembling limbs and labored breath, He shuns the garish light of day, And leaving mate and whelps at play, In mournful silence creeps away.

Happiness is like our shadows; it shuns us when we pursue it, it follows us when we flee from it.

Little enjoyment he finds in going about among others; Nay, he will even avoid young ladies' society wholly; Shuns the enlivening dance which all young persons delight in.

The sentence read: "He durst not, because what a noble heart dares least is to belie the plighted word, and what the kind heart shuns most is to wrong the confiding friend.

"The wisdom which constitutes this form, and receives this love, is rational, and at the same time moral, wisdom: rational wisdom regards the truths and goods which appear inwardly in man, not as its own, but as flowing in from the Lord; and moral wisdom shuns evils and falses as leprosies, especially the evils of lasciviousness, which contaminate its conjugial love.

Every one who believes in the Lord, and shuns evils as sins, performs uses from the Lord; but every one who neither believes in the Lord, nor shuns evils as sins, does uses from self and for the sake of self.

Every one who believes in the Lord, and shuns evils as sins, performs uses from the Lord; but every one who neither believes in the Lord, nor shuns evils as sins, does uses from self and for the sake of self.

The Mahometans also have their heaven; for all in the universe, who acknowledge a God, and from a religious notion shuns evils as sins against him, are saved.

Every one who believes in the Lord, and shuns evils as sins, performs uses from the Lord; but every one who neither believes in the Lord, nor shuns evils as sins, does uses from self, and for the sake of self, 266.

Every one who believes in the Lord, and shuns evils as sins, performs uses from the Lord; but every one who neither believes in the Lord, nor shuns evils as sins, does uses from self, and for the sake of self, 266.

Moral wisdom shuns evils and falses as leprosies, especially the evils of lasciviousness, which contaminate its conjugial love, 102.

Sometimes it is a little harder to read than the light things that are so numerously given us by magazines and story books, but no one shuns hard work where it yields pleasure.

Enlarge my life with multitude of days, In health, in sickness, thus the suppliant prays, Hides from himself his state, and shuns to know That life protracted is protracted woe.

Behold the leering belle, caress'd by all, Adorn each private feast and public ball, 140 Where peers attentive listen and adore, And not one matron shuns the titled whore.

He neither dreads the contact of the bakerthe Scylla of the metropolitan peripatetic, nor yet shuns the dire collision of the chimney-sweephis Charybdis.

The kind of man you have in mind isn't in it; shuns it as he would a plague spot.

Wild creatures, once his loved companions, shun him as he, in turn, shuns the face of man.

So let them live, renounced by their own sons, And taste the amnesty that spares and shuns.

With ease such fond chimeras we pursue, As fancy frames for fancy to subdue: 160 But when ourselves to action we betake, It shuns the mint like gold that chemists make.

Offended that we fought without his leave, He takes this time his secret hate to show: Which Charles does with a mind so calm receive, As one that neither seeks nor shuns his foe.

The Swallow, privileged above the rest Of all the birds, as man's familiar guest, Pursues the sun in summer, brisk and bold, But wisely shuns the persecuting cold: 430 Is well to chancels and to chimneys known, Though 'tis not thought she feeds on smoke alone.

If he shuns man in Kentucky, he must haunt the long lonely river valleys where the wild cedars grow.

"I think young folks, both colors, shuns work.

They shuns the field work.

Thou shade of Death, through whom the soul at length Shuns pain and sadness hostile to the heart, Whom mourners find their last and sure relief!

He shuns the presentthe historical past seems alone to concern him.

The good man quietly discharges his duty, and shuns ostentation; the vain man considers every good deed lost that is not publickly displayed.

If in the time when he was under such workings of the Spirit he had made known his case to his minister, or any godly friend, whose company he now shuns, as not willing to be put in mind, or hear any more of such matters.

I am not the child of former days to auntie; that is apparent from the way she looks at me, the way she shuns me, avoiding all contact with me....

Though my accountant shuns addition She has the rarest intuition.

The cattle are abandoned, the crops neglected, and every traveller shuns the "city of the plague:" and even that precaution is no security.

"She sees the conquest of her eyes, Nor heals the wounds she gave; She smiles when'er my blushes rise, And, sighing, shuns her Slave.

280; sends his speech on India to, iv. 260, n, 2; shuns subjects of disagreement in their talk, ii. 181; study of Low Dutch, iv.

Leisure surrounds them, and discord shuns them.

it is not in our power to have recourse to any established laws of speech; but we must remark how the writers of former ages have used the same word, and consider whether he can be acquitted of impropriety, upon the testimony of Davies, given in his favour by a similar passage: She loaths the wat'ry glass wherein she gaz'd, And shuns it still, although for thirst she dye.

The association exercises the power of life and death; every body shuns him, whose head it has proscribed.

The snake we know is naturally very timid, and shuns even the society of its fellow-creatures; and consequently, must have a great dread of the presence of human beings.

Strange to say, the words "And Jacob served seven years for Rachel" have been accepted as proof of self-sacrifice by several writers, including Dr. Abel, who cites those words as indicating that the ancient Hebrews knew "the devotion of love, which gladly serves the beloved and shuns no toil in her behalf."

Tho now he Shuns thy longing Arms, He soon shall court thy slighted Charms; Tho now thy Offrings he despise, He soon to thee shall Sacrifice; Tho now he freeze, he soon shall burn, And be thy Victim in his turn.

It would not methinks be an useless Comparison between the Condition of a Man who shuns all the Pleasures of Life, and of one who makes it his Business to pursue them.

He therefore who turns his Face from the unhappy Man, who will not look again when his Eye is cast upon modest Sorrow, who shuns Affliction like a Contagion, does but pamper himself up for a Sacrifice, and contract in himself a greater Aptitude to Misery by attempting to escape it.

In a word, he shuns and disowns me.

you gave Hopes to him that shuns you, without mortifying him that languishes for you.

The dozing racer hears his chariot roll, Smacks the vain whip, and shuns the fancied goal.

The last is often known under the term of white ants, in which we count the deadly termite, the yellow corslet termite, the termite that shuns the light, the biter, the destroyer" "And those that constructed this ant-hill?" asked Dick Sand.

Instead of rejoicing in it, as a true and upright man ought,instead of blaming those who accept his pretensions on too slight grounds,instead of encouraging full inquiry and giving frank explanations, he resents doubt, shuns everything that will test him, is very obscure as to his own pretensions, (so as to need probing and positive questions, whether he does or does not profess to be Messiah,) and yet is delighted at all easy belief.

6. Tho' now he shuns my longing arms, He soon shall court thy slighted charms; Tho' now thy off'rings he despise, He soon to thee shall sacrifice; Tho' now he freeze, he soon shall burn, And be thy victim in his turn.

It is to be observed, that Time, and the same Time, differ only in their Figure, and not in their Occasion, as Monsieur De la Touche says, for to take the Time upon a Thrust, you must go off upon the Lunge, as if it were on the same Time, except that the Figure of the Body shuns the Thrust, which in that of the same Time it does not do. 5.

Exactly for the same reason the average American working woman shuns housework as a means of livelihood.

Yet so strong is her instinctive repugnance to the medieval system on which her household is conducted, that she shuns it, runs away from it whenever she can.

He avoids and shuns everything of that kind.

They were preachers to the corporate conscience of Israel, and dealt with subjects which the modern pulpit effeminately shuns.

The lark, that shuns on lofty boughs to build Her humble nest, lies silent in the field; But if (the promise of a cloudless day) Aurora smiling bids her rise and play, Then straight she shows 'twas not for want of voice, Or power to climb, she made so low a choice; Singing she mounts; her airy wings are stretch'd T'wards heaven, as if from heaven her note she fetch'd.

BOHEMIAN, name given to one who lives by his wits and shuns conventionality.

Such deeds demonstrate, in an indisputable manner, that the Philippine people was not created, as all believed, for the sole purpose of dragging the chains of servitude, but that it has a perfect idea of order and justice, shuns a savage life, and loves a civilized life.

As our author shuns metaphysical, so do we shun metapsychical inquiries.

That rout has been traced, to our shame, in history; the pen of the novelist shuns the disgraceful theme.

As shuns a bad conscience Light and day, so the fox fought shy of the nobles assembled.

CHESTERTON SHUNS THE ISLE OF WIGHT.