Usage examples for undergo

  1. His father, however, was gone; but the marquis was destined to undergo yet many more days of misery. – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
  2. Then, in a reverse manner, after full moon, it goes through the same phases, until, as a slender crescent, it becomes invisible in the solar rays; afterwards to re- appear in a few days, and, in its monthly round, to undergo the same cycle of changes. – The Astronomy of Milton's 'Paradise Lost' by Thomas Orchard
  3. That being so those in the position of white men's servants would undergo risk- grave risk. – A Frontier Mystery by Bertram Mitford
  4. There was woe in Ethelwyn's heart and pain in her throat, and the woe was on account of the pain; for Elizabeth and her mother had gone to town to arrange things for Dick, who was to be taken to the hospital, where he was to undergo an operation that would, in all probability cure him. – What Two Children Did by Charlotte E. Chittenden
  5. If you would only reassure me, my child, so I wouldn't have to undergo such moments of anxiety as I do. – Jewel A Chapter In Her Life by Clara Louise Burnham
  6. But I thought it rather became me to undergo that sentence. – Madame Roland, Makers of History by John S. C. Abbott
  7. He determined, however, to undergo this torture. – The Autobiography of St. Ignatius by Saint Ignatius Loyola
  8. But he had discovered that for a man to return to his boyhood was but to undergo the torture of those who are haunted by lost spirits. – The Place Beyond the Winds by Harriet T. Comstock
  9. When the stimulus is carried beyond moderate limits, the response, owing to fatigue or other causes, may sometimes undergo an actual diminution. – Response in the Living and Non-Living by Jagadis Chunder Bose
  10. The next morning the troops moved out again, marching twenty miles; halting at dark near Lewinsville, the men were too tired to cook, and threw themselves on the ground regardless of anything, and were soon asleep; it was now sixteen days since the division had left Petersburg; having travelled during that time, by water three hundred miles, by rail one hundred and sixteen miles, and on foot one hundred and seventy- five miles, total five hundred and ninety- one miles in that short space of time; but this was comparatively nothing, considering the marching the men were compelled to undergo while in the Shenandoah Valley. – Campaign of the Fourteenth Regiment New Jersey Volunteers by J. Newton Terrill
  11. I was not going to see battles fought or undergo hardships. – The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon by José Maria Gordon
  12. The months that produced this large amount of work were spent in a depth of solitude such as only Ivan would have dared to undergo. – The Genius by Margaret Horton Potter
  13. Moreover, von Kerber and his small escort were evidently making a fight of it, and, while daylight lasted, the Hadendowas, once discovered, would endeavor to shoot down their quarry at a safe range rather than undergo the certain loss of an open assault. – The Wheel O' Fortune by Louis Tracy
  14. I shall be able to undergo any exertion without inconvenience. – The Practice of Autosuggestion by C. Harry Brooks
  15. To undergo its transformation, it goes down instead of coming up. – The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles by Jean Henri Fabre
  16. I know what miseries sensitive girls undergo in thinking over their foolish speeches and actions, and imagining that every one remembers them as distinctly as they themselves do. – A Little Country Girl by Susan Coolidge
  17. " She will scarcely be able to undergo the fatigue of so long a walk," he remarked. – On the Banks of the Amazon by W.H.G. Kingston
  18. But, as a learned friend has observed to me, 'What trials did he undergo, to prove the perfection of his virtue? – The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL.D. by James Boswell
  19. " If you were better able to undergo the fatigue I would," I said; " but I wish first to place you in safety." – In the Wilds of Africa by W.H.G. Kingston