Sentence Examples


  • Though feeding largely on worms and insects they ravage gardens and fields, on which account they are detested by the colonists.
  • In November Jerome sailed in a squadron commanded by Admiral Willaumez, which was to ravage the West Indies; but it was scattered by a storm.
  • Meanwhile the Turkish governors on the Bulgarian bank never ceased to ravage the country, and again it seemed as if Walachia must share the fate of the Balkan States and succumb to the direct government of the Ottoman.
  • Isaac's only military expedition was against the Hungarians and Petchenegs, who began to ravage the northern frontiers in 1059.
  • From thence in the spring of 452 he again set forth to ravage or to conquer Italy.