Sentence Examples


  • The French perished from the conditions to which the Russian army was itself exposed.
  • Antiochus perished in a fresh expedition to the east in Luristan (187).
  • Hers was one of the most touching tragedies of the Revolution; she perished because she was the sister of the king.
  • The French did not need to be informed of the fact that half the prisoners--with whom the Russians did not know what to do- -perished of cold and hunger despite their captors' desire to save them; they felt that it could not be otherwise.
  • But he lost his way in the eastern desert and perished with his whole army (484).