Sentence Examples


  • Forty years were now to elapse before any further efforts were made by the Spaniards to colonize any part of the territory of the river Plate and lower Parana.
  • The thirty years that were to elapse between the dedication of the precinct to Aeacus and the final victory of Athens (Herod.
  • A complete survey was ordered by the law of the 1st of March 1886,but many years must elapse before its completion.
  • I lay there dismally calculating that sixteen entire hours must elapse before I could hope for a resurrection.
  • It might be that a long interval would elapse ere the White Whale was seen.

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