Sentence Examples


  • If their ancestors had been carried out to sea once or twice by a flood and safely drifted as far as the Galapagos Islands" (Wallace), "they must have been numerous on the continent" (Rothschild and Hartert).
  • At the graves of national heroes or ancestors worship was paid.
  • It had ancestors in a flourishing condition during the Secondary epoch.
  • His ancestors, it is believed, came from Scotland, and settled at Bayonne when that region was occupied by the English.
  • Brauer, that the Thysanura represent more nearly than any other existing insects the ancestors of the class, has been accepted by the great majority of students.