Usage examples for persecute

  1. That it was I who helped you to win your Marianna, though indirectly, is well known, not only to this man, but to all Rome,- which is quite reason enough to persecute you since they cannot do anything to me. – Weird Tales. Vol. I by E. T. A. Hoffmann
  2. On the 24th day of December following, we had one man killed, and one wounded, by the Indians, who seemed determined to persecute us for erecting this fortification. – The Adventures of Daniel Boone: the Kentucky rifleman by Uncle Philip