Sentence Examples


  • They were discovered before 1870 by searchers after petroleum, but their exploitation remained in the experimental stage until about 1900.
  • With each passing hour, the hope that my wife and young Molly were alive diminished but to give credit where due, the searchers never let up in their fervor.
  • Devoting himself next to optics, he produced memoirs which entitle him to a high place among the early, searchers after a true dynamical theory of light.
  • In science he was the first among modern men to set himself most of those problems which unnumbered searchers of later generations have laboured severally or in concert to solve.