Sentence Examples


  • Despite this destitution, the soldiers and officers went on living just as usual.
  • Destitution on the frontiers led the Triennial Convention to engage extensively in home mission work (1817 onward), and in 1832 the American Baptist Home Mission Society was constituted for the promotion of this work.
  • In such a state of despair and destitution there is no hope for spiritualism, save in God; and Clauberg, Geulincx and Malebranche all take refuge under the shadow of his wings to escape the tyranny of extended matter.
  • Despite a huge emigration of Jews from Russia, the congestion within the pale is the cause of terrible destitution and misery.
  • In the former, however, they were successful, and the destitution they left in their wake almost wrecked Napoleon's subsequent combinations.
 

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