Usage examples for representing

  1. Calm thought convinced him that nothing had yet happened which compelled belief in the worst result; and, as one who needs consolation often finds relief in comforting another, Archibius cheered his own heart by representing to his younger friend that, even if Octavianus were the victor and should deprive Egypt of her independence, he would scarcely venture to take from the citizens of Alexandria the free control of their own affairs. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. This was a new condition with him, representing Clara's gain in their combat. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. They have little opportunity for the life of the parlor, representing the expansive, social human life which comes into contact with other lives. – Our Unitarian Gospel by Minot Savage
  4. I should tell you, perhaps, that I am representing Miss Sinclair as well as myself. – The Golden Web by Anthony Partridge
  5. Is this the plane that you fellows representing the Daily Independent are going to fly in? – Around the World in Ten Days by Chelsea Curtis Fraser
  6. Besides, he made such a free use of the most sacred of names, that I shrink from representing his utterance. – Wilfrid Cumbermede by George MacDonald
  7. Each submarine behaved in a different way from the others, the difference, of course, representing the human element in control. – The Victory At Sea by William Sowden Sims Burton J. Hendrick
  8. Over the altar is a painting by a German artist representing our Saviour in the Garden of Gethsemane, a work of much more than ordinary merit. – Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia by Maturin M. Ballou
  9. Lord Loring's check, in Father Benwell's pocket, representing such a liberal subscription that my lord was reluctant to mention it to my lady- there was the reading of the riddle, as plain as the sun at noonday! – The Black Robe by Wilkie Collins
  10. Of the third class of red raspberries, representing our pure native species, I should recommend only one variety- the Turner; and that is so good that it deserves a place in every collection. – The Home Acre by E. P. Roe
  11. At the foot of each is a small scene representing the meaning of the writing above. – The Lives of the Painters, Sculptors & Architects, Volume 1 (of 8) by Giorgio Vasari
  12. Each guest writes on a piece of paper what cities he supposes the other guests are representing. – Entertainments for Home, Church and School by Frederica Seeger
  13. There was a moment, on this, when Milly's look had to be taken as representing one of two things- either that she was completely vague about the promise or that Mr. Densher's name itself started no train. – The Wings of the Dove, Volume 1 of 2 by Henry James
  14. " Judge Moore, representing the new owner, called round this morning and took me in tow. – The Valley of the Giants by Peter B. Kyne
  15. He's representing an independent company from Marsopolis. – Treachery in Outer Space by Carey Rockwell and Louis Glanzman
  16. These were- and still are- divided into three each composed of three members, and each class representing a clan. – The Iroquois Book of Rites by Horatio Hale
  17. And therefore the Lower House of Convocation, representing, no doubt, the views of a majority of the clergy, while they professed, in 1689, that 'the interest of all the Protestant Churches was dear to them, ' were anxious to make it very clear that they owned no close union with them. – The English Church in the Eighteenth Century by Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton
  18. These were surrendered without question and he escaped with the money, representing, of course, that he had orders from the Imperial government. – Popular Law-making by Frederic Jesup Stimson
  19. Under this conviction I have addressed myself to Baron Engerstrom, representing to him the danger that his Majesty's ships might be exposed to in keeping the seas at the perilous season of the year if no ports were open to them; and I requested of him to give me early intelligence if Sweden were disposed to consent to this article, and as to when it might be put into execution. – Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord de Saumarez. Vol II by Sir John Ross
  20. It is a personal pronoun, representing duty, in the third person, singular number, and neuter gender; according to Rule 10th, which says, " A pronoun must agree with its antecedent, or the noun or pronoun which it represents, in person, number, and gender:" and is in the objective case, being governed by doing; according to Rule 5th, which says, " A noun or a pronoun made the object of an active- transitive verb or participle, is governed by it in the objective case." – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown