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  • Some scholars believe the increased responsibility and power Constantine brought to Christians resulted in a conversion from being entirely pacifistic to embracing just war theory.
  • Years were to pass before its translation into English (done excellently by Constantine FitzGibbon).
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • "Oh I knew Constantine," I say.
    Kathryn Stockett  --  The Help
  • She had opportunities of sending her letters to the Grand Duke Constantine Pavlovich, who commanded the Guards.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace

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  • The Colosseum was a dilapidated shell, and the Arch of Constantine had fallen.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • In consequence I embarked for Oran, and went from thence to Constantine, where I arrived just in time to witness the raising of the siege.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • Dr. Constantine-I forgot, I have not introduced you.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • , in the matter of sepulture, resisted Constantine Pogonatus.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • And then I witnessed the most extraordinary thing, something I thought I’d no sooner see than King Constantine himself turning up at our door dressed in a clown suit: a single tear, swelling at the edge of my mother’s right eye.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • "The Greek Slave, or Constantine the Avenger," is the name of this thrilling drama!
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women

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  • She held an open book on her knees and was pointing out something in it to Constantine who, dressed in a man-o-war suit, lay at her feet.
    James Joyce  --  Dubliners
  • Ah Constantine! of how much ill was mother, not thy conversion, but that dowry which the first rich Father received from thee!
    Dante Alighieri  --  Dante’s Inferno
  • While some were occupied with this latter duty, others were employed in dragging away the larger tubs, so soon as filled with the sperm; and when the proper time arrived, this same sperm was carefully manipulated ere going to the try-works, of which anon. It had cooled and crystallized to such a degree, that when, with several others, I sat down before a large Constantine’s bath of it, I found it strangely concreted into lumps, here and there rolling about in the liquid part.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • The Bible, as we know it today, was collated by the pagan Roman emperor Constantine the Great.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • That was in the reign of the Emperor Constantine.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • Thus the king with his great army departed, leaving the queen and realm in the governance of Sir Baudwin and Constantine.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D’Arthur
  • Thus the king with his great army departed, leaving the queen and realm in the governance of Sir Baudwin and Constantine.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D’Arthur, Volume I
  • I looked at the Constantine wire running along the top of the prison fence: a crown of thorns for a man who wanted to be a savior.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • So if this collection of people has nothing in common with what would have brought up the back of a Xerxes’ army or a Constantine’s, new things have been formed; but what struck me in them was a feeling of antiquity and thick crust.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • Which titles of Duke, Count, and Marquis, came into the Empire, about the time of Constantine the Great, from the customes of the German Militia.
    Thomas Hobbes  --  Leviathan
  • He was the last one who worshipped the Olympian gods, before Constantine came along and adopted Christianity.
    Rick Riordan  --  The House of Hades
  • How Sir Ector found Sir Launcelot his brother dead, and how Constantine reigned next after Arthur; and of the end of this book.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D’Arthur, Volume II
  • My brother Gregory’s wife’s brother, whom you may know; his name is Constantine Lakedemonoff, and he used to be a magistrate— VOITSKI.
    Anton Chekhov  --  Uncle Vanya
  • On Sunday mornings Victor Ippolitovich, accompanied by his bulldog, usually took a leisurely walk down the Petrovka and along Kuznetsky Most, and at one of the street corners they were joined by the actor and gambler Constantine Illarionovich Satanidi.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • Lactantius, whom Constantine the Great chose to be his son’s tutor, put the question quite directly: how would it help him gain his salvation if he knew the sources of the Nile or the ravings of physicists about the heavens?
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • He dranke hippocras, clarre, and vernage <14> Of spices hot, to increase his courage; And many a lectuary* had he full fine, *potion Such as the cursed monk Dan Constantine<15> Hath written in his book *de Coitu;* *of sexual intercourse* To eat them all he would nothing eschew: And to his privy friendes thus said he: "For Godde’s love, as soon as it may be, Let *voiden all* this house in courteous wise."
    Geoffrey Chaucer  --  The Canterbury Tales
  • Dr. Constantine, M. Poirot.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • Not to mention her asking me the whereabouts a Constantine, her maid growing up.
    Kathryn Stockett  --  The Help
  • Dr. Constantine is of the opinion that death occurred at about 1 A.M.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • I know what happen between Constantine and Miss Skeeter’s mama and ain’t no way I’m on tell her that story.
    Kathryn Stockett  --  The Help
  • Dr. Constantine screwed up his face thoughtfully.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • Our previous maid, Constantine, used to stare those forward-sloping stairs down every day, like it was a battle between them.
    Kathryn Stockett  --  The Help
  • "It was most unscientific," returned Dr. Constantine.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • In this coach Dr. Constantine and I are the only travellers.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • 7 THE BODY Followed by Dr. Constantine, Poirot made his way to the next coach and to the compartment occupied by the murdered man.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • "You see?" cried Constantine eagerly.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • Dr. Constantine was at a loss to know what to make of this singular remark.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • Constantine knitted his brows.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • "There is one thing that I do not understand," said Dr. Constantine.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • Poirot went on to relate the joint conclusions of himself and Dr. Constantine.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • "I may accompany you?" asked Constantine.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • Dr. Constantine leaned forward a little.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • That was the only part I didn’t like about having the top floor of the house, that it separated me from my Constantine.
    Kathryn Stockett  --  The Help
  • I look over at Constantine’s bathroom, now Pascagoula’s.
    Kathryn Stockett  --  The Help
  • When we were kids, Mother told us she’d spank us if we went in Constantine’s bathroom.
    Kathryn Stockett  --  The Help
  • I miss Constantine more than anything I’ve ever missed in my life.
    Kathryn Stockett  --  The Help
  • If I begged and practiced my catechism, Mother would sometimes let me go home with Constantine on Friday afternoons.
    Kathryn Stockett  --  The Help
  • The closer we got to Constantine’s house, the more she’d smile.
    Kathryn Stockett  --  The Help
  • Constantine wasn’t just tall, she was stout.
    Kathryn Stockett  --  The Help
  • A little farther on, we’d get to Constantine’s house.
    Kathryn Stockett  --  The Help
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