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  • I should be very sorry that such a friendship as has subsisted between him and Captain Benwick should be destroyed, or even wounded, by a circumstance of this sort.

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  • Many people in the world have to subsist on $1 a day.
  • Mr. Grote has returned from the woods empty-handed for the past three days, and we’re subsisting on eggs and potatoes.
    Christina Baker Kline  --  Orphan Train

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