Sentence Examples


  • Formerly giraffes were found in large herds, but persecution has reduced their number and led to their extermination from many districts.
  • Soon afterwards he made the acquaintance of Lycinna, about whom we know little beyond the fact that she subsequently excited the jealousy of Cynthia, and was subjected to all her powers of persecution (vexandi).
  • But persecution raged, especially against the pastors.
  • Podébrad's persecution of the newly-founded community of the Bohemian brethren is certainly a blemish on his career.
  • It is pathetic and yet inspiring to study the development of Presbyterianism in France; pathetic because it was in a time of fierce persecution that the French Protestants organized themselves into churches, and inspiring, because it showed the power which scriptural organization gave them to withstand incessant, unrelenting hostility.

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