Usage examples for compiling

  1. One knows from experience that Mr. Weekley would contrive to avoid unnecessary dullness, even if he were compiling a railway guide, but that he would also get the trains right." – The Romance of Names by Ernest Weekley
  2. A tour there was after all not much to boast of; it had become so common that the geography of Canaan was as well known as that of Egypt itself, and the stay- at- home scribe had consequently no difficulty in compiling a guide- book to it. – Patriarchal Palestine by Archibald Henry Sayce
  3. When I was in London I was told that young Grove- he was not " Sir" then- was compiling a dictionary; and, not having a very exalted idea of his ability, I am free to confess that, in a measure, I snubbed him. – Memoirs of an American Prima Donna by Clara Louise Kellogg
  4. In compiling these lists I have permitted no personal preference or prejudice to consciously influence my judgment. – The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story by Various
  5. In fact, if any gentleman was about compiling a treatise on elocution, I would recommend to him to pass a year or two on board one of our men of war, where he would daily hear specimens of eloquence, known and unknown to exclusively terrestrial orators, whether in the halls of Congress, at a public dinner- table, or on a stump. – An Old Sailor's Yarns by Nathaniel Ames