Sentence Examples


  • Of Aleppo, he was prostrated by fever, and finally died at Aleppo on the 19th of August.
  • The faithful prostrated themselves before an adorned but empty chair, which was raised upon a podium of five steps.
  • The colossus stood for fifty-six years, till an earthquake prostrated it in 224 B.C. Its enormous fragments continued to excite wonder in the time of Pliny, and were not removed till A.D.
  • After five months' voyage the ship reached Mozambique, where the captain resolved to winter, and Xavier was prostrated with a severe attack of fever.
  • Coast were ruined and the banana industry prostrated; and in 1906 Havana suffered damage.