Sentence Examples

  • Attempted without success to round up the few Turkish forces, rallied by Djavid, which had escaped from the catastrophes of Monastir and Yannina.
  • As in a Greek tragedy, we hear in his works the echo of great events and terrible catastrophes; we do not see them.
  • There were catastrophes detrimental to the preservation of older literary records, and vicissitudes which, if they have not left their mark on contemporary history - which is singularly blank - may be traced on the representations of the past.
  • In the face of great natural catastrophes, such as river inundations, famines, tidal waves and cyclones of the lower provinces of Bengal, the religious instinct works with a vitality unknown in European countries.
  • The partial destruction of San Francisco by earthquake and fire in 1906 was one of the great catastrophes of history.

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