as a verb
Below are some examples of sentences from classic literature
using the word ‘Let’ as a
Let me think what I have achieved.
From ‘David Copperfield’, by Charles Dickens.
“Let the child who broke her slate come forward!”
From ‘Jane Eyre’, by Charlotte Brontë.
It was high time for me to chip in.
“Let me speak,” I said.
From ‘Greenmantle’, by John Buchan.
“A child couldn’t have got drunk on it—let alone a grown man!”
From ‘The Moonstone’, by Wilkie Collins.
“Now, jump in, and let us see if I can
repair the consequences of my own blunder.”
From ‘The Return of Sherlock Holmes’, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
“Let us walk out in the park, and you
shall tell me all about your brothers and sisters.”
From ‘Mansfield Park’, by Jane Austen.
“Let us be doing something. Be it only half
a play, an act, a scene; what should prevent us?”
They stood for some time without speaking a word.
From ‘Pride and Prejudice’, by Jane Austen.
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