Livs sentence example
- The Livs, who formerly extended east into the government of Vitebsk, have nearly all passed away.
- The Livs and Letts were as much the prey of the Lithuanians "as sheep are the prey of wolves."
- The connecting link between the western and the eastern Baltic was the isle of Gotland, where German merchants from Lubeck had established a depot (the later Visby)_ The fur-trade with the Esthonians and Livonians proved so lucrative that a German colony was planted in Livonia itself at what was afterwards Riga, and in 1201 for its better security the colony was converted into a bishopric. A still firmer footing was gained by the Germans on Livonian soil when Abbot Theoderick of Riga founded the order of the Sword (a foundation confirmed by the pope in 1204), whose duty it was to convert the heathen Esths and Livs and appropriate as much of their land in the process as possible.
- Livs are hand polished and assembled by hand creating a stunning finish like nothing you have ever seen.