Usage examples for Striven

  1. But if ye lose, I give the prizes, for which ye have just striven to Robin Hood and his men, according to my royal word." – Robin Hood by J. Walker McSpadden
  2. He looked upon the flocks surrounding him and wondered how much longer they would be his- how much longer anything would be his- for war was not merely in the air but was actually at his gates; war with the whites, with whom he had ever striven to live on friendly and peaceful terms. – The Triumph of Hilary Blachland by Bertram Mitford
  3. Since the death of her mother, nearly ten years ago, she had striven to fill her place and to be to this lovable, grown- up boy who was her father all that his adored young wife had been. – The Splendid Folly by Margaret Pedler