Sentence Examples


  • It is nothing else than the preaching and precept of Christ.
  • The earliest instance of an ecclesiastical precept on the subject occurs in can.
  • Antisthenes was a pupil of Socrates, from whom he imbibed the fundamental ethical precept that virtue, not pleasure, is the end of existence.
  • The use of excommunication as a form of Christian discipline is based on the precept of Christ and on apostolic practice.
  • To the ordinary good citizen of antiquity, whose religion was the consecration of family ties, such a precept was no less scandalous than it is to a Chinaman or Hindu of to-day.