Usage examples for scan

  1. By day made strange, the woods we range With blinking eyes we scan; While down the skies the wild duck cries: " The Day- the Day to Man!" – The Second Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
  2. " How often haunting the highest hilltop, I scan the ocean thy sail to see; Wilt come to- night, Love? – The Doctor A Tale Of The Rockies by Ralph Connor
  3. He had less time to read, less time to think, to scan the veil of his future. – The Inside of the Cup, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  4. 47. " And herself seems passing to that awful dissolution, whose issue is not given human foresight to scan." – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  5. You pause and scan his face for a responsive glow. – Modern American Prose Selections by Various
  6. He continued to scan the coast intently. – The Wheel O' Fortune by Louis Tracy
  7. We cannot lift the mantle of the past: We seem to wander over hallow'd ground: We scan the trail of Thought, but all is overcast. – The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886 by Ministry of Education
  8. He had the feeling that every one of the eight dual beings in the room was hanging on his answer and that something was boring into his mind and turning over his next thoughts and peering at and under them before he had a chance to scan them himself. – The Creature from Cleveland Depths by Fritz Reuter Leiber
  9. But to share the inmost consciousness of a noble thinker, to scan one's self in the white light of a pure and radiant soul,- this is indeed the highest form of teaching and discipline. – A Mortal Antipathy by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  10. I scan the lily and the rose, I nod to every nodding tree, I follow every stream that flows, And wait beside the steadfast sea. – Poems by Elizabeth Stoddard
  11. My children scan curiously your E. 's drawings, as they have seen them. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  12. Then, too, if the shutter revolves too quickly, the light is like little flashes of lightning, while, if it goes too slowly, a lookout might happen to scan that point on the horizon at the instant it was dark. – The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  13. Anxiously I scan the room. – Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist by Alexander Berkman
  14. There, in that untroubled place, There, with eyes amused, they scan, Cradled still in time and space, This, the infant world of man. – Half-Past Bedtime by H. H. Bashford
  15. To his surprise he heard an answering shout and a second later saw Ted Turner dash through the pines, pause on the shore, and scan the stream. – Ted and the Telephone by Sara Ware Bassett