Shipwreck sentence example

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  • St Paul's Bay was the site of shipwreck of the apostle in A.D.
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  • The claim that St Paul was shipwrecked at Meleda off the Dalmatian coast, and not at Malta, has been clearly set at rest, on nautical grounds, by Mr Smith of Jordanhill (Voyage and Shipwreck of St Paul, London, 1848).
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  • There are almost 11,000 known shipwreck sites around the British Isles.
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  • Crusoe's shipwreck and adventures, his finding the footprint in the sand, his man "Friday," - the whole atmosphere of romance which surrounds the position of the civilized man fending for himself on a desert island - these have made Defoe's great work an imperishable part of English literature.
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  • Not only his political hopes, but his domestic happiness had suffered shipwreck.
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  • He also contributed papers to Archaeologia on the site of Babylon, the island of St Paul's shipwreck, and the landing-place of Caesar in Britain.
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  • The heaviest losses were due to war, shipwreck and tropical diseases, but large numbers of the underpaid or unpaid soldiers deserted to the armies of native states.
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  • The shipwreck was many fathoms from the surface.
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  • Sea World San Diego is also home to exciting water attractions, such as The Journey to Atlantis and Shipwreck Rapids.
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  • The discovery of the Bermudas resulted from the shipwreck of Juan Bermudez, a Spaniard (whose name they now bear), when on a voyage from Spain to Cuba with a cargo of hogs, early in the 16th century.
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  • In this case, too, the Sicilian Vespers was the rock on which the hopes and pretensions of the sovereign of Naples suffered shipwreck.
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  • Don't let them make shipwreck of your faith.
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  • Shipwreck Beads-Advertised as featuring the "World's Largest Selection of Beads," this site features beading kids, tools, books, classes, and more.
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  • Shipwreck Beads, a site advertising the world's largest bead selection, has a nice assortment of bead kits that create jewelry in both traditional and contemporary styles.
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  • It was on this rock that, both in Austria and in Germany, the revolution suffered shipwreck.
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  • The site of Cape Colonna is extolled by Byron, and is the scene of Falconer's "Shipwreck."
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  • The deacons have functions in the Eucharist and about the altar which point to an early date; they have also much administrative work of an important kind, and especial provisions are made for the care of the sick and the dead, and the burial of those who perish by shipwreck.
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  • In 1762, he survived a shipwreck during a campaign against the Spanish that led to the capture of Havana, Cuba.
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  • Their vessel, laden with 116 tuns of wine, had suffered shipwreck near Shoreham.
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  • The minute character of the narrative, the accurate description of the various journeyings, the unimportance of some of the details, especially some of the incidents of the shipwreck, are strong reasons for believing that the narrative is that of an eyewitness.
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  • Do n't let them make shipwreck of your faith.
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  • Leigh Bishop gave a deep shipwreck exploration presentation to a full house.
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  • Alexander was once a disciple, yet he ' made shipwreck of the faith, '1 Tim.
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  • Food, costume and decorations plus a silly game of squid rings to play at your own shipwreck party.
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  • He died at Langham on the 9th of August 1848, his death being hastened by news of the loss of his son by shipwreck.
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  • He experienced considerable difficulty in founding this second colony, from the strenuous opposition of a neighbouring tribe, the Petiguares; at length he succeeded in clearing his lands of them, but not long afterwards he perished by shipwreck.
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  • The question of survivorship, where two or more persons are shown to have perished by the same catastrophe, as in cases of shipwreck, has been much discussed.
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  • In 1529 the manuscript translation of Deuteronomy is mentioned as having perished with his other books and papers in a shipwreck which he suffered on the coast of Holland, on his way to Hamburg.
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  • On the next topic of importance, the primacy of the pope, the project of union nearly suffered shipwreck; but here a vague formula was finally constructed which, while acknowledging the pope's right to govern the church, attempted to safeguard as well the rights of the patriarchs.
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  • The brethren were aided in old age, sickness and poverty, often also in cases of loss by robbery, shipwreck and conflagration; for example, any member of the gild of St Catherine, Aldersgate, was to be assisted if he "fall into poverty or be injured through age, or through fire or water, thieves or sickness."
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  • Other pirates appeared in 793 on a different coast, Northumbria, attacked a monastery on Lindisfarne (Holy Island), slaying and capturing the monks; the following year they attacked and burnt Jarrow; after that they were caught in a storm, and all perished by shipwreck or at the hands of the countrymen.
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  • According to one account he was lost at sea, according to another he died at Stymphalus in Arcadia, and according to a third at Leucas, from grief at the loss by shipwreck of his baggage, containing a number of new plays which he had translated from Menander.
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  • Among the most famous were the expedition undertaken by Diego de Ordaz, whose lieutenant Martinez claimed to have been rescued from shipwreck, conveyed inland, and entertained at Omoa by "El Dorado" himself (1531); and the journeys of Orellana (1540-1541), who passed down the Rio Napo to the valley of the Amazon; that of Philip von Hutten (1541-1545), who led an exploring party from Coro on the coast of Caracas; and of Gonzalo Ximenes de Quesada (1569), who started from Santa Fe de Bogota.
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  • She thus escaped shipwreck in his crazy vessel, and rode by Mary's side in triumph into London on the failure of the plot.
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