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Usage examples for proceeding

  1. I will ask you, therefore, if you do not object to what I confess is an unusual proceeding to take Eveena under your charge to- morrow." – Across the Zodiac by Percy Greg
  2. They also agreed on a mode of proceeding – The Sand-Hills of Jutland by Hans Christian Andersen
  3. Josephine heard him with at least the appearance of utter surprise, ordered him to quit her presence, and went immediately to demand of Napoleon whether the minister had had any authority for this proceeding – The History of Napoleon Buonaparte by John Gibson Lockhart
  4. After proceeding some distance we found a cave larger than the one seen this morning; of its actual size however I have no idea, for being pressed for time I did not attempt to explore it, having merely ascertained that it contained no paintings. – Journals Of Two Expeditions Of Discovery In North-West And Western Australia, Vol. 1 (of 2) by George Grey
  5. It was a very necessary proceeding – Melbourne House by Elizabeth Wetherell
  6. But, little as you deserve it, I am going to give you and your family one chance to reform, before proceeding against you. – Driven Back to Eden by E. P. Roe
  7. This was so natural in a seaman, that Spike, while he noted the proceeding took it in good part. – Jack Tier or The Florida Reef by James Fenimore Cooper
  8. She wore very pretty, dainty clothes, and Edna found her eyes very often wandering in the direction of this little girl during service; but the object of her admiration once turned and made a face at Edna, which proceeding shocked her very much. –  by
  9. He was aware that some more decided method of proceeding was now required. – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  10. Act for proceeding against the Presbytery of Sky, for not keeping the Synod. – The-Acts-Of-The-General-Assemblies-of-the-Church-of-Scotland by Church of Scotland. General Assembly
  11. My mode of proceeding was to raise the buskins, and plant them down again, each time striking upon new ground. – The Boy Tar by Mayne Reid
  12. Life in London was proceeding much as usual. – The Pretty Lady by Arnold E. Bennett
  13. They will think, if they haven't the map, that we are proceeding by it, and they'll dig, too. – Tom Swift in the Land of Wonders or, The Underground Search for the Idol of Gold by Victor Appleton
  14. Proceeding thither by myself, and saying that we had need of such a thing, I offered to purchase it with part of a sum of gold, which I had on me when carried away, and had carefully preserved. – Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Vol. XX by Alexander Leighton
  15. A.: To avoid losing two months on proceeding by China, for a ship sailing from Port Jackson was to put in China. – The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders by Ernest Scott
  16. This being a very dangerous proceeding his mind was changed. – The Nightrider's Feud by Walter C. McConnell
  17. The song proceeding from it was soft and lovely, like his mother's voice, and she seemed to say, 'My child, my beloved child! – Stories from Hans Andersen by Hans Christian Andersen
  18. I had two motives for my proceeding – The Millionaire Baby by Anna Katharine Green
  19. I have seen other people do the same, and it has always appeared to me a singularly foolish proceeding – The Red Thumb Mark by R. Austin Freeman
  20. As a rule they seemed glad to surrender, and the condition of some of them may be gathered from the following incident: An officer proceeding along the road in charge of a number of led horses received information that there were some of the enemy in the neighborhood. – America's War for Humanity by Thomas Herbert Russell
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