Loyalty in a sentence

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Definition of Loyalty

  • The state or quality of being loyal; fidelity to a superior, or to duty, love, etc.
  • the act of binding yourself (intellectually or emotionally) to a course of action
  • the quality of being loyal
  • feelings of allegiance

How to use loyalty in a sentence. Loyalty pronunciation.

Here and there a house had decked itself with colours of loyalty; otherwise the Lane was as quiet as usual.
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The language of the sonnets addressed to Pembroke, extravagant as it now seems, is the language of compliment and fashion, transfigured no doubt by Shakespear's verbal magic, and hyperbolical, as Shakespear always seems to people who cannot conceive so vividly as he, but still unmistakable for anything else than the expression of a friendship delicate enough to be wounded, and a manly loyalty deep enough to be outraged.
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Madame de Tecle readily attributed the equivocal conduct of the Count to the inspiration of a chivalric loyalty.
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Well, I interpret it thus: I imagine two beings, equally free and strong, loving and valuing each other beyond all else, having no affection, no loyalty, no devotion, no honor, except toward each other-but possessing all for each other in a supreme degree.
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The women forgot their anger in their increasing loyalty.
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A few years later, when the Unitas Fratrum was confronted by a great financial crisis, it was largely the loyalty and liberality of the Dutch members that enabled it to reach a position of safety.
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Afraid of their dusky neighbors, anxious to keep on good terms with them, distrusting their loyalty to the English under the bribes offered by French and Spanish, the Government tried to limit the intercourse between the Indians and the settlers as much as possible, treating the former as honored guests whenever they came to Savannah, but forbidding the latter to go to them without special permit in times of peace, and not at all in time of war.
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For they escaped, not merely from vice and worldliness, but, as the event proved, from imminent danger of death if they kept the loyalty which they had sworn to their emperor; or the worse evil of baseness if they turned traitors to him to save their lives.
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But it must be remembered, in fairness, that if they obeyed their supposed superiors, they had first chosen their superiors themselves; that as the becoming a monk at all was an assertion of self-will and independence, whether for good or evil, so their reverence for their abbots was a voluntary loyalty to one who they fancied had a right to rule them, because he was wiser and better than they; a feeling which some have found not degrading, but ennobling; and the parent, not of servility, but of true freedom.
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Verily, I, from this brilliant and Blessed Spot, speak to you face to face, while ye are in that far distant country, saying: “O people of loyalty, O people of faithfulness, O people who are awakened by the Breath of God, O people who are inhaling the scent of life from the Spirit of God!
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Serve ye the sovereigns of the world with utmost truthfulness and loyalty.
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At any rate they had a grandfather in common; at any rate there was a kind of loyalty between them sometimes found between relations who have no other cause to like each other, as these two had.
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No, Mary thought, with unflinching loyalty to what appeared to her to be the true view, having lost what is best, I do not mean to pretend that any other view does instead.
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His loyalty to the Constitution and the Union His political errors Greatness and worth of his career His death His defects of character His counterbalancing virtues Permanence of his ideas and his fame _JOHN C. CALHOUN_. THE SLAVERY QUESTION.
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He was always religiously inclined and joined the Church before he died,-perhaps, however, out of loyalty to his wife, whom he adored, rather than from theological convictions.
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You assail a sacred ark where dwell the seraphim and cherubim of our liberties, of our honor, of our interests, of our loyalty itself.
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Loyalty was conceived as binding one primarily to one's own State.
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For had not Friendship been a lie to him, Love only a hollow cheat, and woman's vows of deathless loyalty but writ in sand to be washed out by the next wave of passion?
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Through the loyalty of your wife's pure heart, whatever humiliates you must humiliate her.
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Such courage to face sacrifice, such devotion to God, such loyalty to government, such consecration to the task of conquering an unpromising and forbidding desert, such determination to secure the advantages of education, such unselfish devotion to the welfare of their fellows-where could we turn for such inspiration to one who would teach?
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Examples of Loyalty

Example #1
Champion Hill is a gravel byway, overhung with trees; large houses and spacious gardens on either hand.
Example #2
On Tuesday afternoon, when, beneath a cloudless sky, the great London highways reeked and roared in celebration of Jubilee, Nancy and her friend Miss. Morgan walked up Grove Lane to Champion Hill.
Example #3
But the language of the sonnets to the Dark Lady is the language of passion: their cruelty shews it.
Example #4
Paul Veronese is an anchorite compared to Shakespear.
Example #5
As she believed she knew him thoroughly, she thought he wished to avoid committing himself, or awakening public observation, before he had made up his mind.
Example #6
The conduct of M. de Camors, and his more than reserved bearing, annoyed her occasionally; but when we love any one we are likely to interpret favorably all that he does, or all that he omits to do.