Sentence Examples

  • The officer flourished his arm and hastily rode away.
  • Peter of Poitiers, the pupil of Peter the Lombard, flourished about 1160-1170.
  • Weaving and stocking trades also flourished in the 18th century.
  • The atrophy of the Ottoman sea-power had left the archipelago at the mercy of the Greek war-brigs; piracy flourished; and it became essential in the interests of the commerce of all nations to make some power responsible for the policing of the narrow seas.
  • The Church writers who flourished toward the end of the apostolic age and during the half century that followed it, including Clement of Rome, Ignatius of Antioch, Polycarp of Smyrna and the author known as "Barnabas."