Sentence Examples


  • Proposing to seek his fortune abroad, he went on foot to Nantes, but was there prostrated by an illness so severe that all thoughts of emigration were perforce abandoned.
  • The colossus stood for fifty-six years, till an earthquake prostrated it in 224 B.C. Its enormous fragments continued to excite wonder in the time of Pliny, and were not removed till A.D.
  • He was aghast at his hesitation and, trying to arouse his former devotional feeling, prostrated himself before the Gates of the Temple.
  • He then prostrated himself nine times before the tablet and made offerings of silk and jade.
  • Mrs. Green stayed with Mrs. Watts, who was almost prostrated with grief, while her son rushed for assistance.

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