canon in a sentence
Example sentences for canon
Occasionally, one of those songs sticks in the Christmas-music canon.
Students choose a piece of poetry from the literary canon and compare it with the lyrics of a favorite pop song.
In the ancient canon of the Roman mass, he is ranked among the martyrs.
Adding smoked salmon and scrambled eggs to matzo brei, a simple recipe from the Passover canon.
But it's still a significant amount of the English literary canon, and a promise the great works will live on.
Picking and choosing from the cultural canon to make new works is a constant of humanity's artistic history.
The biblical canon could have vanished within a generation had it not been kept perpetually alive through habits of study.