Sentence Examples


  • He endured great hardships, but secured a livelihood by teaching and writing.
  • Their rule was that they had to earn their livelihood, and must not beg.
  • He went to Brussels, where for nearly thirty years he earned a scanty livelihood by his writings.
  • These sons of poor peasants, artisans or tradesmen are already disposed to narrow fanaticism, and generally take up study as a means of livelihood rather than from genuine religious interest.
  • At the age of twenty he was gaining his livelihood in the streets of Moscow as a vendor of meat-pies.