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Example sentences for "eschew"

Lexicographically close words:
eschatology; escheat; escheated; escheator; escheats; eschewe; eschewed; escheweth; eschewing; eschue
  1. Upon which he was counselled to take heed unto himself and to eschew evil company, which leads to horrible defections, and into the straight road to perdition.

  2. And this we eschew that any man should rebuke us in this abundance, that is ministered by us, and make provision for honest things, not in the sight of God only, but also in the sight of men.

  3. Did this letter, love, contain my death, Should you deny my sight of it, I would not Nor see my sorrow nor eschew my danger, But willingly yield me a patient Unto the doom that your displeasure gave.

  4. Y: And I do call to witness the self-reproaching spirit: (Eschew Evil).

  5. Y: Eschew all sin, open or secret: those who earn sin will get due recompense for their "earnings.

  6. Y: If ye (but) eschew the most heinous of the things which ye are forbidden to do, We shall expel out of you all the evil in you, and admit you to a gate of great honour.

  7. With the to wrasyll, thou walxis euer moir wyght; Eschew thyne hant, and mynnys sal thi mycht.

  8. It is want of love and charity that blinds the mind and darkens the heart, that it cannot see how to eschew and pass by scandals in others, but it must needs dash and break its neck upon them.

  9. Death, you think that is a common lot, and you cannot eschew it however, nay, but the death here meant is of another sort, in respect of which you may call death life.

  10. Or how can thou eschew it, if thou walk with them?

  11. Let him eschew evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and ensue it.

  12. But, at the outset of these notes, I took the resolution to eschew politics, and I will endeavour to keep it as far as possible.

  13. When I began to jot down these notes, I made up my mind to eschew comparisons and moralizing; I find I have unconsciously done both, but will endeavour not to offend again.

  14. Turn out of their courses and eschew them, step forth of their ways and do not resemble them; meanwhile, let me be no more troubled by you, but leave me now in silence, I beseech you.

  15. Most of them divide the human races by the color of the skin, and state that the case of the black and white races is that of extreme intermixture, and cite that between two white races as a desirable one.

  16. The Japanese coolies so brought in were welcomed and prosperous--at least for a while.

  17. Still better, if he would but eschew brandy altogether; and only drink of the limpid white-wine of the rills and the brooks.

  18. Nothing, he declared, would ever induce him to ask a party of reading men to his rooms again; and from that hour he seemed to eschew fellowship with the whole fraternity.

  19. He must eschew all such vanities as white trousers and well-cut boots.

  20. Doubtless you would also wish us to retire into the desert, and eschew the conversation of mankind.

  21. Eschew fine words as you would rouge; love simple ones as you would native roses on your cheek.

  22. If you would eschew pain, eschew pleasure.

  23. While, therefore, I entered into a bond with myself to eschew that insidious compound in future, I also adopted the far more imminent and important resolve, to run away from New Orleans.

  24. Oh, dear, what a sigh honest Jack Falstaff must have heaved when he swore "he would eschew sack and low company, and live cleanly.

  25. To the officers, we will only add a word--let them eschew all hats and short coats, and keep to their caps and frocks.

  26. This happened a short way aboon the Netherbow, and my grandfather stopped to speak with him; but there was a haste and confusion in his manner which made him rather eschew this civility.

  27. And he answered, "Forasmuch as I see them flee and eschew the good and commonly do evil.

  28. Then since that he that was so noble a clerk held this book for the best, doubtless it must follow that this is a noble book and a virtuous, and such one that a man may eschew all vices and ensue virtue.

  29. Mr R enjoined me to correspond with him on every opportunity, gave me his blessing, and some urgent advice to eschew poetry, and prophesied that he should live to see me posted.

  30. If you would be wise, eschew the past, and consider the present at your service.

  31. He condemned an asceticism run mad, and called it vanity and superstition for people to eschew flesh when they had no such commandment, and substitute for it foreign vegetables, condiments for fat, and expensive fishes.

  32. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "eschew" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.
    Other words:
    abstain; avoid; boycott; deny; despise; disbelieve; dispense; double; duck; elude; eschew; evade; flee; flinch; forbear; forgo; help; refrain; renounce; sacrifice; shirk; shun; shy; spare; swear; withhold