Sentence Examples

  • Among the rodents the hamster and the field-mouse are a scourge to agriculture.
  • "It's all God's scourge," said Dron.
  • Sixty strokes of an ox-hide scourge were awarded for a brutal assault on a superior, both being amelu.
  • The various species of rapacious animals are disappearing, together with the colonies of marmots; the insectivores are also becoming scarce in consequence of the destruction of insects; while vermin, such as the suslik, or pouched marmot (Spermophilus), and the destructive insects which are a scourge to agriculture, become a real plague.
  • Florus actually dared to scourge and crucify Jews who belonged to the Roman order of knights.