Usage examples for Underwent

  1. He was too powerful a boy to be beaten, but he underwent every mode of that negative punishment which is more grievous than many stripes. – Curiosities of Impecuniosity by H. G. Somerville
  2. In this it becomes frequent; and in the following many classical writers and more mediaeval authors in Latin underwent the process. – A Short History of French Literature by George Saintsbury
  3. But if the corpse were destroyed or underwent a process of natural disintegration the fact was brought home to him that death had occurred. – The Evolution of the Dragon by G. Elliot Smith
  4. The Revenue Boards, in both countries, underwent exactly the same regulation, were deprived of their independent consequence, and placed under the superintendence of English control; the innocent and the guilty being treated in every respect alike. – Political Pamphlets by George Saintsbury
  5. From that time the boundaries of the ancient kingdom underwent changes from century to century. – Les Parsis by D. Menant
  6. He was brought back to the house, where he immediately underwent a preliminary examination before the city magistrates. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  7. He underwent these painful experiences from a desire never to be a begging guru, or a burden on his disciples. – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda
  8. He underwent various operations, but derived only partial benefit from them. – Handel by Edward J. Dent
  9. We kept a more regular course than on the previous day, over a country that underwent no change. – Expedition into Central Australia by Charles Sturt
  10. Much of the time the sick man kept himself well in hand, was able to cover up outward evidence of the torture which he underwent and in that fact rested some indication of the determination that had once been in him. – Bruce of the Circle A by Harold Titus
  11. Miss Wilder's stern face underwent no change. – The Cricket by Marjorie Cooke
  12. Murrell's face underwent a swift change. – The Prodigal Judge by Vaughan Kester
  13. She underwent the usual preparations, and, on the appointed day, was led to the cross, amidst a great concourse of people, as eager, perhaps, as their civilized fellow- men, to witness the horrors of an execution. – Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 3 (of 3) by James Athearn Jones
  14. The trouble I underwent respecting a useful black mare, for which Mr. Day had given thirty guineas, and which carried me beautifully, was immense. – Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole in Many Lands by Mary Seacole Commentator: W. H. Russell
  15. So in ancient days might a fair maiden have regarded her knight who underwent entirely unnecessary batterings for her sake. – The Fortunate Youth by William J. Locke
  16. Jack was always ready to do a kind turn to a poor servant out of place, and has often been known to assist such as were in prison, which charitable disposition he perhaps acquired from having lost a good place himself, having seen the inside of a prison, and known the want of a meal's victuals, all which trials King Pharaoh's butler underwent so he may have been that butler; at any rate, I have known positive conclusions come to on no better premisses, if indeed as good. – Lavengro The Scholar, The Gypsy, The Priest by George Borrow
  17. Thus far the lusty young Kentuckian felt no misgiving, but within fifty yards the trail underwent the startling change- the footprints being separated by more than three yards now. – The Lost Trail by Edward S. Ellis
  18. " My Prince," answered the Vizier, " the toils and the dangers of the war have never for a moment driven from my mind the memory of that Princess, who, with Mahoud, underwent the most odious transformation through the power of Ulin." – Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers by Various
  19. We were not half- way across the square, however, before my feelings underwent a complete change. – Long Live the King by Guy Boothby
  20. And now her mind underwent a complete change. – Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon