Sentence Examples

  • During the first half of the 19th century wholesale clearances had been effected in many districts, and the crofters were compelled either to emigrate or to crowd into areas already congested, where, eking out a precarious living by following the fisheries, they led a hard and miserable existence.
  • Cronje, the latter having posted down from Maf eking with 2000 men and arrived on the previous night.