Usage examples for purvey

  1. Clearly the buyer in this branch must possess real taste and discrimination in addition to commercial ability, in order to be able to purvey these properly to the public. – The Romance of a Great Store by Edward Hungerford
  2. Their rest they had given over for toil, that they might purvey the guests good cheer. – The Nibelungenlied by Unknown
  3. " And you are my young master his nephew, who knew where to purvey me of good steel," added Fulford, shaking Giles's hand. – The Armourer's Prentices by Charlotte Mary Yonge
  4. He will purvey me to a page's place in some noble household, and get thee a clerk's or scholar's place in my Lord of York's house. – The Armourer's Prentices by Charlotte Mary Yonge
  5. You'll purvey my compliments to his Highness, Mr. Lee, requested the cook, an' 'spress to him de mortification we 'speriences at being necessitated to tender him his tea outen de elegantest ob best Japan. – Janice Meredith by Paul Leicester Ford
  6. But Lupin was sitting up for her ladyship, with Miss Lutwyche, and would purvey hot water then, in place of this, which would be cold. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan