Usage examples for forsakes

  1. It is a prevalent idea that a leopard will not eat putrid meat, but that he forsakes a rotten carcase and seeks fresh prey. – Eight Years' Wandering in Ceylon by Samuel White Baker
  2. The man of genius who forsakes the equity that the humble peasant has at heart will find all paths strange to him; and these will be stranger still should he overstep the limit his own sense of justice imposes: for the justice that soars aloft, keeping pace with the intellect, creates new boundaries around all it throws open, while at the same time strengthening and rendering more insurmountable still the ancient barriers of instinct. – The Buried Temple by Maurice Maeterlinck
  3. Providence never forsakes the man who is trying to do right. – The Lights and Shadows of Real Life by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English