Sentence Examples


  • Cromwell, however, persevered, reminding Fortescue, who was left in command, that the war was one against the" Roman Babylon,"that they were" fighting the Lord's battles "; and he sent out reinforcements under Sedgwick, offering inducements to the New Englanders to migrate to Jamaica.
  • On the archiepiscopal throne Chrysostom still persevered in the practice of monastic simplicity.
  • The nation was too proud to accept defeat, and persevered in the unhappy attempt to reverse the fortunes of war.
  • The viceroys of Peru still persevered in their attempts to plant a colony in the hypothetical southern continent.
  • His vehement missionary addresses were met by mob violence, but he persevered with undaunted zeal.