Usage examples for insertion

  1. It may, however, serve to show that Ireland's record in sport, like her record in so many other things set forth in this book, is great and glorious enough to warrant the insertion of this short chapter among those which tell of old achievements and feats of high emprize. – The Glories of Ireland by Edited by Joseph Dunn and P.J. Lennox
  2. I can find nothing suspicious in them, except the deliberate insertion of formulae which occur in genuine ballads. – Sir Walter Scott and the Border Minstrelsy by Andrew Lang
  3. Three bears were killed, one of which was somewhat above the ordinary dimensions, measuring eight feet four inches from the snout to the insertion of the tail. – Three Voyages for the Discovery of a Northwest Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific, and Narrative of an Attempt to Reach the North Pole, Volume 2 (of 2) by Sir William Edward Parry
  4. The great tuberosity is divided into three parts- summit, convexity, and crest; these different parts give insertion to the muscles of the shoulder. – Artistic Anatomy of Animals by Édouard Cuyer
  5. H. Bisseker, chaplain at the Leys School, Cambridge, too late for insertion in an earlier portion of the book: 'Your brother's friendship, as you must have heard so often during the past few months, was valued in Cambridge beyond that of most men, and I am probably only one of many who still look to that friendship as among the prominent facts of their time up here. – Letters to His Friends by Forbes Robinson
  6. Ealing recalled an obscure passage in his letter, which was really an insertion, in the text, of the address of his haven of refuge. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  7. The apse has an insertion of Gothic windows, but the eleventh- century Romanesque features are still prominent. – The Cathedrals and Churches of the Rhine by Francis Miltoun