- v. present participle of subsist.
“For there was a syllo - gism, the terms subsisting, as well in this, as ia. that way.”
“I recall subsisting on Doritos between the years 1985 - 1997.”
“The Indians are described as subsisting by farming, fishing, hunting, lumbering, and labouring, with good dwellings and stock well cared for; very industrious and of good morals, excepting a few intemperates.”
“Furthermore, he doth speak, command, forbid, promise, and threaten by an eternal, ancient word subsisting in his essence.”
“In a letter written in 1745 to his friend George Montagu, Horace Walpole gives an amusing description of the patron of Roubiliac, and, incidentally, reveals the not very brotherly terms subsisting between himself and the knight: 'You propose making a visit to Englefield Green”
“At the same time he had the unpleasant duty to point out, that the evidence of the Spanish lady was so far prejudicial, that it pointed out the good terms subsisting between the young man and the pirate-captain.”
“To the success of both, and indeed even to my 'subsisting' in either, health and the possession of my faculties are necessary Requisites.”
“Smallaxe, it is not at all clear to me why all jobs should entail "subsisting" in the robust sense of subsisting you give.”
“It's not the government's job to take care of you without you doing something yourself. smallaxe, it is not at all clear to me why all jobs should entail "subsisting" in the robust sense of subsisting you give.”
“IV, v-vi) and Murray facetiously referred to the situation when he spoke of "a Dryness" subsisting "between some certain gentlemen and me until the unhappy differences of the province are reconciled" (Letters of James Murray, Loyalist, p. 42).”
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