Sentence Examples


  • The brotherhood appears to have languished in obscurity during the republic, and to have been revived by Augustus.
  • For the next six years the war languished owing to the timidity of the emperor, the incompetence of his generals and the exhaustion of the Porte; but on the 11th of September 1697 Prince Eugene of Savoy routed the Turks at Zenta and on the 13th of November 1698 a peace-congress was opened at Karlowitz which resulted in the peace of that name (Jan.
  • In 1100 he was captured by Danishmend of Sivas, and he languished in prison till 1103.
  • Many distinguished compositions appeared in its pages, but it gradually languished, and was given up after a year's experiment.
  • But while poetry languished, prose, for the first time, began to flourish in Denmark.