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76 example sentences with  sophronia

76 example sentences with sophronia

I was so successful in this business as finally to become the owner of the Joseph B., which vessel I exchanged away at Portsmouth for the Sophronia, a top-sail schooner of one hundred and sixty tons, worth about fourteen hundred dollars.

In the meantime, Gisippus fell in love with a young and beautiful Athenian maiden named Sophronia, and a marriage was arranged between them.

It was the first time that Titus had seen Sophronia, and as he looked upon her beauty he grew as much enamoured as ever a man in the world was with a woman.

I have fallen in love with Sophronia, and it is killing me.

Some days afterwards, Sophronia was brought to his house for the bridal ceremony to be consummated.

Going into the dark bridal chamber, he softly asked Sophronia if she would be his wife.

In the morning, Sophronia discovered the trick that had been put upon her.

Great was the resentment against Gisippus throughout Athens, for Sophronia came of a very ancient and noble family.

For the rest of their lives Titus and Sophronia, and Gisippus and Fulvia, lived very happily together in the same palace in Rome, and every day added something to their contentment and felicity.


Olindo thinks it happiness to be martyred at the same stake with Sophronia.

The first (Olindo and Sophronia) is perhaps unique for the hopelessness of its commencement (I mean with regard to the lovers), and the perfect, and at the same time quite probable, felicity of the conclusion.

There is no reason to believe that the staid and devout Sophronia would have loved her adorer at all, but for the circumstance that first dooms them both to a shocking death, and then sends them, with perfect warrant, from the stake to the altar.


The image is stolen in the night; and the king, unable to discover who has taken it, orders a massacre of the Christian portion of his subjects, which is prevented by Sophronia's accusing herself of the offence.

The Amazon Clorinda, who has come to fight on the side of Aladin, obtains their pardon in acknowledgment of her services; and Sophronia, who had not loved Olindo before, now returns his passion, and goes with him from the stake to the marriage-altar.


His name was Olindo; Sophronia was that of the maiden.

"'Tis but just," returned Sophronia.

He had thought within himself, "What if it should be Sophronia!"

Sophronia had looked up when she heard the youth call out, and she gazed on him with eyes of pity.

Thus spoke Sophronia to her lover; but not a whit was he disposed to alter his mind.

And blissful indeed was the fortune of Olindo; for love, so proved as his, awoke love in the noble bosom of Sophronia; and so he passed from the stake to the marriage-altar, a husband, instead of a wretch condemneda lover beloved, instead of a hopeless adorer.

The following were the first members: Wm. A. Cheney, Leader, Sophronia Cheney, Abigail Cheney, D.S. Cowles, Ann Cowles, Henry Moore, and wife.

Sophronia encourages Palmira to persist in her resolution of living apart from her husband until she is convinced of the reformation of his manners, and Isabinda sends to Elvira a copy of a modest epithalamium on her sister's marriage.

That English Earl was very attentive last night to Sophronia at Mrs. Jessap's ball.

She was also highly gratified at the supposed effect of Sophronia's marriage upon a certain clique who had been too exclusive to admit her in their set.

My little Sophronia came along and took the rag off the bush.

After casting about for some time for a name which should be worthy of her, he decided in favor of Sophronia Sphynx, as being euphonious and genteel, and, furthermore, indicative of mystery.

I was convinced that, whatever I might suffer from Sophronia, I should escape poverty; and we therefore proceeded to adjust the settlements according to her own rule, fair and softly.


feeling? Sophronia.

Do not be offended, Sophronia; I only meant that we are all of us more inclined to believe these things than we at first imagine.

Now, really, Sophronia, I think you are the one that is unkind.

It may be so with you, Sophronia; but there are those who seriously believe every word of a fortune-teller, and actually live more in the unseen but expected events of the future, than in faithfully performing their duties in the present.

This is true, Sophronia.

Eveline, Sarah, Sophronia.

Eveline, Sarah, Sophronia.

(Turns to Sophronia,)

You do not answer, Sophronia.

Certainly, Sophronia.

(To Sophronia.)

Previous to the arrival of the Turkish army before the castle, the angelic Sophronia, daughter of the governor of Abydos, was visited by a dream.

Sophronia awoke, sad and disappointed, to find that her late bliss was only a dream.

It happened, unfortunately for the garrison, that a gallant Turkish captain, in the prime of youth, called Abdurachman approached so near to the castle gates, as to be plainly observed by the fair Sophronia, from a small turret window, out of which she had viewed the besiegers.

Sophronia, meanwhile, was agitated at the ill success of the Turks, though she did not despair of seeing the captain again.

As soon as he had dismissed Annis, he flew with Sophronia's letter to the general, who, upon reading it, expressed great astonishment; he determined to raise the siege the next morning, and resolved to rely fully on the beautiful traitress for the future success of his enterprise.

Sophronia reached her lover's tent weary and faint, for she had walked with great haste.

When they arrived at the postern gate, Sophronia told the captain that he, with his men, must first enter the castle, and then kill the sentinels and wardens, after which he would be enabled to give admittance to all his friends.

Meanwhile, Sophronia and Annis, both dreadfully agitated, heard from their chamber the dying groans of the poor Christians.

At length the door of Sophronia's room burst open, and Abdurachman rushed in to seize her, while Annis, nearly dead with terror, calmly submitted to the grasp of a common soldier who accompanied the captain.

The dreadful scene was acted and over; the Turks were possessors of the famed castle of Abydos, and Sophronia's father, the governor, was hanged.

Alas! deluded Sophronia!

The beautiful Sophronia took poison and expired.




By Elva Sophronia Smith & Alice Isabel Hazeltine, editors. Roger Duvoisin, illustrator.

By Elva Sophronia Smith & Alice Isabel Hazeltine, editors. Roger Duvoisin, illustrator.


By Elva Sophronia Smith, decorations by Edwin B. Kolsby.

Elva Sophronia Smith (A); 8Nov74; R590280.




By Elva Sophronia Smith & Alice Isabel Hazeltine, editors. Roger Duvoisin, illustrator.

By Elva Sophronia Smith & Alice Isabel Hazeltine, editors. Roger Duvoisin, illustrator.


By Elva Sophronia Smith, decorations by Edwin B. Kolsby.

Elva Sophronia Smith (A); 8Nov74; R590280.

The boys were to learn that she was a chum of Grace Hooper, that her name was Sophronia Doyle, though commonly nicknamed "Skeets."

It is from this story of the historian William of Tyre, that Tasso, in his Jerusalem Delivered, has drawn the admirable episode of Olindo and Sophronia; a fine example, and not the only one, of an act of tyranny and an act of virtue inspiring a great poet with the idea of a masterpiece.

How faint and spiritless are the Charms of a Coquet, when compar'd with the real Loveliness of Sophronia's Innocence, Piety, good Humour and Truth; Virtues which add a new Softness to her Sex, and even beautify her Beauty!

How much greater Glory would Sophronia do the General, if she would chuse rather to work the Battle of Blenheim in Tapestry, than signalize her self with so much Vehemence against those who are Frenchmen in their Hearts.

'Sophronia, who seems by her Phrase and Spelling to be a Person of Condition, sets forth, That whereas she hath a great Estate, and is but a Woman, she desires to be informed, whether she would not do prudently to marry Camillus, a very idle tall young Fellow, who hath no Fortune of his own, and consequently hath nothing else to do but to manage hers.'

In her alone that owns this book is seen Clorinda's spirit, and her lofty mien, Sophronia's piety, Erminia's truth, Armida's charms, her beauty, and her youth.