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  • I’ve tracked her rise from the time she was just a neophyte extra excited to be on the big screen.
  • They claim their software is neophyte-friendly.
  • By this time Peter had miraculously divided the class into two opposing squads, put Lincoln as goalie at one end of the field, Ethel at the other, and was leading a hopelessly chaotic pack of soccer neophytes up and down the field.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • Veterans began loitering outside the new men’s windows, pretending to speak to each other when in fact they were grilling the neophytes.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken

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  • He’s my neophyte Downworlder to mock and boss around, not yours.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Fallen Angels
  • Unfortunately, there are no set rules for the neophyte.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • You have no right to preach to me, you neophyte, that have not passed the porch of life, and are absolutely unacquainted with its mysteries.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • Two months ago, an Opus Dei group at a midwestern university had been caught drugging new recruits with mescaline in an effort to induce a euphoric state that neophytes would perceive as a religious experience.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • They built great temples of initiation to which neophytes traveled from around the world to partake of the wisdom.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • The neophytes are in groupism freefall.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen

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  • That we, the neophytes, might have an excess of light shining upon us all at once, orders were given to let out Twenty Eight.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • Truth be told, climbing Everest has always been an extraordinarily dangerous undertaking and doubtless always win be, whether the people involved are Himalayan neophytes being guided up the peak or world-class mountaineers climbing with their peers.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • I therefore have not come to the consideration of Mr. Carstone as a neophyte.
    Charles Dickens  --  Bleak House
  • She has the air of a professional guide for whom the ravishments of, say, Niagara Falls have become a commonplace, but who hopes to enjoy vicariously the raptures of visiting neophytes.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Alias Grace
  • Her whole soul was possessed by the fact that a fuller life was opening before her: she was a neophyte about to enter on a higher grade of initiation.
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • If our neophyte, strong in the new-born love of antiquity, were to undertake to imitate what he had learnt to admire, it must be allowed he would act very injudiciously, if he were to select from the Glossary the obsolete words which it contains, and employ those exclusively of all phrases and vocables retained in modern days.
    Sir Walter Scott  --  Ivanhoe
  • She had the neophyte’s shock of discovery that, outside of tracts, conservatives do not tremble and find no answer when an iconoclast turns on them, but retort with agility and confusing statistics.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Main Street
  • On the second day the road rose steeply to a grass spur above the forest; and it was here, about sunset, that they came across an aged lama—but they called him a bonze—sitting cross-legged above a mysterious chart held down by stones, which he was explaining to a young man, evidently a neophyte, of singular, though unwashen, beauty.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • For a neophyte, you understand, your current outrageously undeserved position notwithstanding.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • On Saturday, December 9th, in the year 1531, a poor neophyte of the monastery of St. James was hurrying down Tapeyac hill to attend Mass in the City of Mexico.
    Willa Cather  --  Death Comes for the Archbishop
  • The amende was so sweetly made that even Lydia Sessions, still exceedingly employed at being pictorially chagrined over the depravity of her neophyte, could but be appeased.
    Grace MacGowan Cooke  --  The Power and the Glory
  • Which is the reason for the maze of corridors and dark vaulted chambers through which the neophyte must wander, for the black cloth with which the halls of lodges of the strict charges are draped, for the cult of the coffin, which plays such an important role in their meetings and initiation ceremonies.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • And no one seems to be taking responsibility for the neophyte " He took a deep breath.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Eclipse
  • A neophyte entering the pyramid of initiation.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • After these neophytes came a guard of warders on foot, in the same sable livery, amidst whose partisans might be seen the pale form of the accused, moving with a slow but undismayed step towards the scene of her fate.
    Sir Walter Scott  --  Ivanhoe
  • Robert, the Bible does not talk openly for the same reason the Ancient Mystery Schools were kept hidden . for the same reason the neophytes had to be initiated before learning the secret teachings of the ages . for the same reason the scientists in the Invisible College refused to share their knowledge with others.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • The path of the mysteries and purification is beset with dangers, it leads through the fear of death, through the realm of corruption, and the apprentice, the neophyte, is the young man who is hungry for the wounds of life, demands that his demonic capacity for experience be awakened, and is led by shrouded forms, who are merely shades of the great mystery itself.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • I have a woman’s heart, but not where you are concerned; for you I have only a comrade’s constancy; a fellow-soldier’s frankness, fidelity, fraternity, if you like; a neophyte’s respect and submission to his hierophant: nothing more — don’t fear."
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • You have no right to preach to me, you neophyte, that have not passed the porch of life, and are absolutely unacquainted with its mysteries.
    Bronte, Charlotte  --  Jane Eyre
  • The neophyte had natural athletic ability, but he didn’t even know the rules of the game.
  • But with all the ardour of a neophyte and the pride of an apt learner I was at that time a great nautical casuist.
    Conrad, Joseph  --  The Mirror of the Sea
  • Carstone as a neophyte.
    Dickens, Charles  --  Bleak House
  • That we, the neophytes, might have an excess of light shining upon us all at once, orders were given to let out Twenty Eight.
    Dickens, Charles  --  David Copperfield
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