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).
  • 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).
  • Much damage was done to the tower, and the nave roof perished, for the fire reached practically every part of the building, though the stonework of the nave suffered comparatively little.