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The Récollets refused any assistance, and they passed the whole winter subsisting on corn and vegetables of their own cultivation.

As a fact, I have been subsisting on hard biscuit and weak whisky-and-water: though I'm an excellent sailor, as they say.

Foe-FarrellArthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

For twelve days he pursued this course, subsisting on native roots and boiled tops of grass trees.

There is a very large number of idlers going about the country and subsisting in this way.

The Land of the KangarooThomas Wallace Knox

These are demons, subsisting so long as their creators are under the domination of the evil.

The Wonderful Story of RavalettePaschal Beverly Randolph

The committee endeavour to draw an inference from this against a subsisting right of tenure.

I passed a day there at a time when William Henry was subsisting on this very simple but wholesome food.

The Sea Dyaks are piratical tribes, dwelling on the coasts or borders of rivers, and subsisting by rapine and violence.

Women and children wandered for days in the woods, subsisting on nuts and berries.

But the novelty of Mosby's mode of warfare consisted chiefly in the manner of subsisting, quartering and protecting his men.

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