Sentence Examples


  • Palaeontological evidence conclusively proves that the surface of the earth has been successively occupied by vegetative forms of increasing complexity, rising from the simplest algae to the most highly organized flowering plant.
  • Raleigh, were all of them seriously contemplated and successively rejected.
  • He was successively governor of Trinidad (1866-70), Mauritius (1871-4), Fiji (1875-80), New Zealand (1880-2) and Ceylon (1883-90).
  • Mendelssohn soon won the confidence of Bernhard, who made the young student successively his book-keeper and his partner.
  • Aloys Karolyi entered the Austrian diplomatic service, and was attached successively to embassies at various European capitals.