Example sentences for: pearse

How can you use “pearse” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Pearse read out a Declaration of Independence from the General Post Office on O’Connell Street.

  • Two years into World War I, on Easter Monday, 24 April 1916, the Easter Rising began when the Citizen’s Army, led by trade unionist James Connolly, and the Irish Republican Brotherhood, led by poet Padráig Pearse, took control of a number of key buildings in the capital.

  • The Tower Craft Design Center on Pearse Street, off Grand Canal Quay, has a range of crafts made and sold on the premises.

  • Fifteen of the leaders were executed, including Pearse and the wounded Connolly, who was brought to his execution in an ambulance and shot tied to a chair.


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