Sentence Examples


  • The " ordinary " ecclesiastical tribunals of the later middle ages still subsist in England, at least as regards the laity.
  • In habits some of the species are nocturnal and others diurnal; but all subsist on a mixed diet, which includes birds, reptiles, eggs, insects and fruits.
  • These pass imperceptibly into - (5) the arid desert, where rainfall is at a minimum, and the only plants are those modified to subsist with the smallest supply of water.
  • This was justly regarded by him as an important service to his country and one of the triumphs of his career, and he hoped to obtain further successes with the assistance of Germany, but the cordial relations between the cabinets of St Petersburg and Berlin did not subsist much longer.
  • But a religion could not permanently subsist in this world of space and time without some external concrete embodiment.

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