Sentence Examples

  • The pestilence was fearfully severe.
  • Desertion, pestilence and famine added to the usual horrors of a siege, and at length on the ninth day of the fourth month 586, a breach was made in the walls.
  • A plague smote the city, and when it was removed to Ekron, pestilence followed in its wake.
  • The nature of this pestilence has been a matter of much controversy, and some have doubted its being truly the plague.
  • London had been ravaged by plague on many former occasions, but the pestilence that began in December 1664 lives in history as "the Plague of London."

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