In the 16th century it subsisted in Italy, Spain and southern France.
And so it subsisted until the break-up of the monarchy.
This became the centre of fashion as well as of erudition in the southern capital, and subsisted long after its founder's death.
They subsisted miserably on the bounty of some natives, and partly by feeding on the seeds of a plant called nardoo.
On that occasion Bismarck helped Gorchakov to ward off the threatened intervention of France and England, and he thereby founded the cordial relations which subsisted between the cabinets of Berlin and St Petersburg down to 1878, and which contributed powerfully to the creation of the German empire by defending the Prussian cabinet against the jealousy and enmity of Austria and France.