Sentence Examples


  • The harmonious relations which subsisted between the two branches of the Wettins were disturbed by the interference of Maurice in Cleves, a proceeding distasteful to the Saxon elector, John Frederick; and a dispute over the bishopric of Meissen having widened the breach, war was only averted by the mediation of Philip of Hesse and Luther.
  • Littre and others, with Comte's approval, published an appeal for subscriptions, and on the money thus contributed Comte subsisted for the remaining nine years of his life.
  • This became the centre of fashion as well as of erudition in the southern capital, and subsisted long after its founder's death.
  • They subsisted miserably on the bounty of some natives, and partly by feeding on the seeds of a plant called nardoo.
  • In the 16th century it subsisted in Italy, Spain and southern France.