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  • She plans to attend Fuller Theological Seminary.
  • Princeton Theological Seminary has the largest theological library in the United States.
  • And when Corrine was old enough, she sent her to Spelman Seminary where Aunt Theodosia had gone.
    Alice Walker  --  The Color Purple
  • A preacher from the Seminary began a low, insistent, theological argument with a young lieutenant,
    Michael Shaara  --  The Killer Angels

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  • His father wanted him to be a seminarian, but the First World War broke out and when Hoss was but a stripling of sixteen he joined the army.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • "Like going to bed in seminary and waking up at Ole Miss," Richard says, and they both laugh.
    Kathryn Stockett  --  The Help
  • So did his teachers at the seminary, who deemed him too playful and impatient with pomp and procedure; they delayed his ordination.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey
  • That he had attended a seminary until he was sixteen.
    Paulo Coelho  --  The Alchemist
  • At thirty-one, Graham was the youngest college president in America, manning the helm at Northwestern Schools, a small Christian Bible school, liberal arts college, and seminary in Minneapolis.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • After marching through a number of streets the patrol arrested five more Russian suspects: a small shopkeeper, two seminary students, a peasant, and a house serf, besides several looters.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace

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  • "You don’t know I quit the seminary?"
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • The attached seminary has a well-documented history of unorthodoxy and was once the clandestine meeting hall for numerous secret societies.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • From his home he had gone to the seminary to bid adieu to many schoolmates.
    Stephen Crane  --  The Red Badge of Courage
  • So I decided to pose the question in seminary.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Burned
  • Although he had been an award-winning physics student while in university, he’d heard another call and gone into the seminary.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • For the little seminary …… 1,500 livres Society of the mission …… 100 " For the Lazarists of Montdidier …… 100 " CHAPTER II.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • Tuesday Eve Had a lively time in my seminary this morning, for the children acted like Sancho, and at one time I really thought I should shake them all round.
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
  • Whatever happened, in his early twenties he eventually ended up in a seminary in Australia.
    William P. Young  --  The Shack
  • They were rather handsome, had been educated in one of the first private seminaries in town, had a fortune of twenty thousand pounds, were in the habit of spending more than they ought, and of associating with people of rank, and were therefore in every respect entitled to think well of themselves, and meanly of others.
    Jane Austen  --  Pride and Prejudice
  • He wished he had exercised self-control and gone into the seminary.
    Jack Gantos  --  Hole in My Life
  • That forest-dell, where Lowood lay, was the cradle of fog and fog-bred pestilence; which, quickening with the quickening spring, crept into the Orphan Asylum, breathed typhus through its crowded schoolroom and dormitory, and, ere May arrived, transformed the seminary into an hospital.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • The palace of a chief minister is a seminary to breed up others in his own trade: the pages, lackeys, and porters, by imitating their master, become ministers of state in their several districts, and learn to excel in the three principal ingredients, of insolence, lying, and bribery.
    Jonathan Swift  --  Gulliver’s Travels
  • He was a Liberal and a Mason, just like his brothers, and yet he wanted his son to go to the seminary.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • It was a seminary, but there was no obligation to the priesthood.
    Julia Alvarez  --  In the Time of the Butterflies
  • On Thursday, at two in the afternoon, Jose Arcadio left for the seminary.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • And how Hightower had come straight to Jefferson from the seminary, refusing to accept any other call; how he had pulled every string he could in order to be sent to Jefferson.
    William Faulkner  --  Light in August
  • One can’t be alone for a minute in that great seminary of a house, with all the doors wide open, and always a servant bringing tea, or a log for the fire, or the newspaper!
    Edith Wharton  --  The Age of Innocence
  • Is nothing more needed than to get a footing, by hook or by crook, in other people’s houses to rule over the masters (and that, perhaps, after having been brought up in all the straitness of some seminary, and without having ever seen more of the world than may lie within twenty or thirty leagues round), to fit one to lay down the law rashly for chivalry, and pass judgment on knights-errant?
    Miguel de Cervantes  --  Don Quixote
  • He spent six years at some American seminary.
    Graham Greene  --  The Power and the Glory
  • I express myself so as to be understood; I …. am not a seminary rat.
    Ivan Turgenev  --  Fathers and Sons
  • I studied her in seminary.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • It may be imagined that a gentleman so qualified and so disposed, was in no danger of becoming formidable to the learned seminaries of Eton or Westminster.
    Henry Fielding  --  Tom Jones
  • I can forgive mother almost everything except the fact that in a sudden burst of religiosity toward the end, she left half of what remained to be spent in stained-glass windows and seminary endowments.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  This Side of Paradise
  • Many of the boys who sat in those front benches a few years ago are perhaps now in distant lands, in the burning tropics, or immersed in professional duties or in seminaries, or voyaging over the vast expanse of the deep or, it may be, already called by the great God to another life and to the rendering up of their stewardship.
    James Joyce  --  A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
  • Mrs. Goddard was the mistress of a School—not of a seminary, or an establishment, or any thing which professed, in long sentences of refined nonsense, to combine liberal acquirements with elegant morality, upon new principles and new systems—and where young ladies for enormous pay might be screwed out of health and into vanity—but a real, honest, old-fashioned Boarding-school, where a reasonable quantity of accomplishments were sold at a reasonable price, and where girls might be sent…
    Jane Austen  --  Emma
  • Singular, communed the guest with himself, the wonderfully unequal faculty of metempsychosis possessed by them, that the puerperal dormitory and the dissecting theatre should be the seminaries of such frivolity, that the mere acquisition of academic titles should suffice to transform in a pinch of time these votaries of levity into exemplary practitioners of an art which most men anywise eminent have esteemed the noblest.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • Back when I was at seminary, I imagined I heard my grandfather’s voice: I thought God was supposed to love you unconditionally Those sure sound like a lot of conditions to me.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • When she was eighteen, Baby Kochamma fell in love with a handsome young Irish monk, Father Mulligan, who was in Kerala for a year on deputation from his seminary in Madras.
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things
  • They speak about the house, which Gerald and Lydia bought back in the seventies, when no one wanted to live in the area, about the history of the neighborhood, and about Clement Clarke Moore, who Gerald explains was a professor of classics at the seminary across the street.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • The city college Simon and I attended wasn’t a seminary in charge of priests who taught Aristotle and casuistry and prepared you for European games and vices and all the things, true or not true, actual or not actual, nevertheless insisted on as true and actual.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • "I had this Sunday School teacher," Ellerby goes on, "and every time I asked her a tough question—like ’How come nobody ever caught Jack the Ripper?’ or ’Why did my big brother get killed when he got straight A’s clear through college and was going into the seminary?’—she’d say the Lord works in strange and mysterious ways that we may not understand."
    Chris Crutcher  --  Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes
  • An exhorter—a secret preacher—one, who in defiance of all the tenets and processes of organized and historic, as well as hieratic, religious powers and forms (theological seminaries, organized churches and their affiliations and product—all carefully and advisedly and legitimately because historically and dogmatically interpreting the word of God) choosing to walk forth and without ordination after any fashion conduct an unauthorized and hence nondescript mission.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  An American Tragedy
  • The last thing I wanted to happen to me was to get serious with some seminarian.
    Peter Jenkins  --  A Walk Across America
  • The seminary.
    David Almond  --  Clay
  • Willie was attending seminary school at White’s Ferry Road Church and was living with six guys in a small house in town.
    Willie & Korie Robertson  --  The Duck Commander Family
  • He’d studied for the ministry, and while he left because of what he saw as hypocrisy among the seminary students, he was still very religious.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • Every well-conducted seminary has some instructor who is under the delusion that he is teaching English boys and girls to speak French with a good Parisian accent.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • Besides the physical inheritance, they left him the legacy of service to Christ-a mantle he’d worn ever since he entered the seminary at the age of fifteen.
    W. William Winokur  --  The Perfect Game
  • Alan, Jase, and Willie are ordained ministers and attended seminary at White’s Ferry Road Church.
    Phil Robertson  --  Happy, Happy, Happy: My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander
  • And then, with a serious expression, she asked if I was planning to go to seminary and become a lady preacher or something—to which I just laughed.
    Melody Carlson  --  Becoming Me
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