Sentence Examples


  • He quickened his pace, having little reason to prolong the trip.
  • Of Spain, could not prolong their resistance.
  • Though his recovery was rapid and complete, he did not choose to prolong his stay abroad.
  • When Leopold I., duke of Austria, took Richard prisoner and delivered him to the emperor, Philip did his utmost by offers of money to prolong his captivity, and, allied with the English king's brother.
  • When Admetus was attacked by an illness that threatened to lead to his premature death, Apollo persuaded the Moerae (Fates) to prolong his life, provided any one could be found to die in his place.