Sentence Examples

  • Assuming she survives tonight.
  • Soothsaying was no modern importation in Arabia; its characteristic form - a monotonous croon of short rhyming clauses - is the same as was practised by the Hebrew " wizards who peeped and muttered " in the days of Isaiah, and that this form was native in Arabia is clear from its having a technical name (saj`), which in Hebrew survives only in derivative words with modified sense.'
  • The Great Mart survives only in the Beast Mart held on the 11th of December.
  • It is celebrated in Catholic countries, as the last day of the carnival, with feasting and merrymaking, of which, in England, the eating of pancakes alone survives as a social custom, the day having been called at one time "Pancake Tuesday."
  • CARACTACUS, strictly Caratacus, the Latin form of a Celtic name, which survives in Caradoc and other proper names.

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