Sentence Examples

  • Though Rhodes continued a free town for another century, its commercial prosperity was crippled and a series of extensive earthquakes after A.D.
  • In the Encyclopedia of Earthquakes and Volcanoes, the authors repeat an estimate of a cost of one trillion U.S. dollars to rebuild Tokyo if it were hit by a major earthquake.
  • The church, which was converted into a mosque by the Turks, was partly destroyed by earthquakes in 1818 and 1858.
  • The disorders of the 14th century, however, the numerous earthquakes, and the Black Death, which had spread over the greater part of Europe, produced a condition of ferment and mystic fever which was very favourable to a recrudescence of morbid forms of devotion.
  • In numerous instances clear evidence of recent movements along the fault planes has been discovered; and frequent earthquakes testify with equal force to the present uplift of the mountain blocks.

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