Usage examples for Displaying

  1. The light of day was indeed favourable for displaying to advantage the beauties of Lochmarlie Castle, which owed more to nature than art. – Marriage by Susan Edmonstone Ferrier
  2. This must have been almost too much of a triumph for a generous mind, considering that the court before which he was displaying the signs of a new world had refused the opportunity of securing the discovery for itself. – The Life of Columbus by Arthur Helps
  3. And, as the House was presently counted out, the discussion would not have been worth recording, were it not for the opportunity which it gave of displaying the practical and moderate wisdom of Wilberforce himself, who joined in the opposition to Lord Percy's motion. – The Constitutional History of England From 1760 to 1860 by Charles Duke Yonge
  4. I do not mean to assert that Krak was not and had not been all along fond of me, but in ordinary seasons to feel affection was with Krak no reason at all for displaying it. – The King's Mirror by Anthony Hope
  5. Now, my friends, you who have or may have far greater opportunities of displaying that banner than we womenkind, why should you be less brave and loyal than your sisters? – Kept for the Master's Use by Frances Ridley Havergal