THIS page provides hundreds of example sentences taken from English literature, illustrating the use of various words.

‘New’ as an adjective

Below are some examples of sentences from classic literature using the word ‘New’ as an adjective.


I’m going to be married, and lead a new life.

From ‘Nicholas Nickleby’, by Charles Dickens.


“A new hat, is, however, essential. Mine has a six-inch hole in it.”

From ‘Psmith, Journalist’, by P.G. Wodehouse.

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“Shall I tell you what you ought to say?”

From ‘Northanger Abbey’, by Jane Austen.

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