Sentence Examples with the word starve

Nepotism, however, still left its scars upon the body politic, shown in the progressive decay of agriculture in the Campagna, causing Rome to starve in the midst of fertile but untilled nepotistic latifundia.

Yang also quotes Mao as saying in a 1959 meeting, When there is not enough to eat, people starve to death.

But the Austrians had no intention of attacking him, for time was now working on their side and, leaving his men to starve in the exhausted district, the emperor again returned to Dresden, where for the rest of the month he remained in an extraordinary state of vacillation.

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The rest either starve or get killed.

Because, as mentioned earlier, your claim to food is a financial one, so if you have no money, you starve to death.

Cond, with the men-at-arms of John Casimir, son of the Count Palatine, tried to starve out the capital; but once more the defection Peace of of the nobles obliged him to sign a treaty of peace at juomneman.

A hastily collected force of 3000 men under C. Claudius Pulcher endeavoured to starve out the rebels, but the latter clambered down the precipices and put the Romans to flight.

He won't need to destroy ME, for if I don't get something to eat pretty soon I shall starve to death, and so save him the trouble.

She's not stupid either, but I'll bet she'd starve if she didn't have a bank account to tap.

Keep this in mind because we will return to it: In the modern age, people starve to death not because they have no food but because they have no money.