1 Men pass through such superhuman loves and outlive them: they are the probation subduing the heart to human joys.
2 He insisted that Mrs. Cutter had purposely remained childless, with the determination to outlive him and to share his property with her 'people,' whom he detested.
3 To this she would reply that unless he changed his mode of life, she would certainly outlive him.
4 I think he must have made an agreement with death to outlive all his heirs, and he appears likely to succeed.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 74. The Villefort Family Vault.
5 Everybody is wondering to whom the count will leave his fortune, though he may perhaps outlive us all, as I sincerely hope he will.
6 Anne hoped she had outlived the age of blushing; but the age of emotion she certainly had not.
7 "Here is a nut," said he, catching one down from an upper bough, "to exemplify: a beautiful glossy nut, which, blessed with original strength, has outlived all the storms of autumn."
8 When we see such a time at hand we will say, 'I have outlived my faith and purpose,' and die.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyContext Highlight In BOOK 3: 4 An Hour of Bliss and Many Hours of Sadness
9 Her joy and expression of regard long outlived her wonder.
10 Peggotty was quietly assisting, with the old insensible work-box, yard-measure, and bit of wax-candle before her, that had now outlived so much.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 57. THE EMIGRANTS
11 She saw Main Street in the dusty prairie sunset, a line of frontier shanties with solemn lonely people waiting for her, solemn and lonely as an old man who has outlived his friends.
12 She, poor innocent creature, is left to be victimized by an old man who has outlived his wits.