Languished sentence example
- The brotherhood appears to have languished in obscurity during the republic, and to have been revived by Augustus.
- But while poetry languished, prose, for the first time, began to flourish in Denmark.
- In 1100 he was captured by Danishmend of Sivas, and he languished in prison till 1103.
- Many distinguished compositions appeared in its pages, but it gradually languished, and was given up after a year's experiment.
- A great wave of secularity rolled over the Church, engulfing the religious orders with the rest; love waxed cold, fervour languished; learning declined, discipline was relaxed, bitter rivalries broke out, especially between Franciscans and Dominicans.Advertisement
- In this dungeon he languished for two and a half years, and, despite all the efforts of Pope Honorius III.
- Commercial life also languished.
- Subsequently the industry languished.
- Castruccio dominated Tuscany, where the Guelph cause, in the weakness of King Robert, languished.
- But the aristocratic youth still preferred frequenting the universities of Prague, Padua and Paris, and accordingly the newly founded studium languished.Advertisement
- As a result the number of ships calling at Tristan considerably diminished and trade languished.
- The school had languished since the death of its founder and first head, Martin Planta (1727-1772), and von Salis hoped to revive it by reconstituting it as a "Philanthropin" under Bahrdt's management.
- The engine then languished in the open air, slowly deteriorating until under cover storage was provided about 15 years later.
- The Molby reign ended in October 2002 as the Tigers languished in 18 th place.
- Presently at a feast of Anahite Gregory refused to assist his sovereign in offering pagan sacrifice, and his parentage being now revealed, was thrown into a deep pit at Artashat, where he languished for fourteen years, during which persecution raged in Armenia.Advertisement
- In most cases, however, closeouts are considered first-quality items, although they may have languished on shelf or rack for an extended period of time.
- A cosmopolitan center in the early 20th century to rival Paris and London, Shanghai languished after the Communist takeover in 1949.