Sentence Examples

  • The securing of riches is a fallacious achievement, for often wealth perishes by some accident (v.
  • The living, he says, at least know that they shall die, but the dead know nothing - the memory of them, their love, hate and envy, perishes, they have no reward, no part in earthly life (ix.
  • In the third book he applies the principles of the atomic philosophy to explain the nature of the mind and vital principle, with the view of showing that the soul perishes with the body.
  • All heathendom is gathered together against Jerusalem and perishes there.
  • None of his great orations has survived, a loss regretted by Pitt more than that of the missing books of Livy and Tacitus, and no art perishes more completely with its possessor than that of oratory.