Sentence Examples


  • Sea-elephants and fur-seals were formerly plentiful.
  • The hunters were formerly a numerous and merry crew here.
  • Formerly he had feared the end.
  • Formerly giraffes were found in large herds, but persecution has reduced their number and led to their extermination from many districts.
  • Its geographical range was formerly very extensive, and included Great Britain, France, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Germany, Bohemia, Hungary, Poland, Transylvania, Galicia, the Caucasus as far as the Caspian, southern Russia, Italy, Spain, Greece, Rumania, Bulgaria, Servia, and portions of central and northern Asia.