Sentence Examples


  • Athens alone had withstood them with success.
  • It became the seat of the presidency of Connaught under Elizabeth, and withstood a siege by the insurgents in 1641.
  • Peter withstood him on many occasions.
  • They have maintained their stock untainted, and have withstood the influence of the white man to a remarkable degree (for example, they use no spirituous or fermented drink), though they have suffered a serious decrease in numbers at his hands.
  • On the 13th of May and on the 10th of June he successfully withstood the attacks of Tripolitan forces sent to dislodge him.