Usage examples for sustenance

  1. Satisfied that my horses had not the strength to cross such a country, and that in it I had not the slightest chance of procuring the necessary sustenance for them, I turned back to Cooper's Creek, and then deemed it prudent to travel quietly on towards the place at which we first struck it, and had subsequently left our surplus stores. – Expedition into Central Australia by Charles Sturt
  2. Whether the specific amount of contribution was or was not imposed, at least the sustenance of the clergy and of religion was ever considered a debt of justice. – Church and State as Seen in the Formation of Christendom by T. W. Allies
  3. We did not scruple to take some sustenance of Duran's providing, since it was paid for out of Carlos' gold. – The Voodoo Gold Trail by Walter Walden