Example sentences for: destinies

How can you use “destinies” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Thomas Jefferson Farnham, a New England attorney, wrote in the 1840s, “In a word, the Californians are an imbecile, pusillanimous, race of men, and unfit to control the destinies of that beautiful country” (Weber, 295).

  • Its two destinies come together in the Piazza del Duomo, where open-air cafés and ice cream parlors look up a long monumental staircase to the Arab-Norman campanile and polychrome mosaic façade of the Romanesque cathedral, built as a symbol of the republic’s glory.

  • I always use two simple words when people tell me that one company--whether it is AOL or Microsoft or Disney--is in charge of all our destinies: Babylon was.

  • He was a gentle country newspaperman ( Johnny Come Lately , 1943), or a lovable alcoholic who sits in a bar all day musing over the destinies of his friends ( Time of Your Life , 1948).

  • As in Career Girls , scenes are reduced to a single shot, a single tableau, but LaBute's compositions are rigid and airless: they call attention to their own wit, and to the fact that the characters' destinies are fixed.


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