Usage examples for shew

  1. He took a pleasure in going thither- the more, perhaps, that he rather liked to shew how little he cared for remarks upon his appearance. – Friarswood Post-Office by Charlotte M. Yonge
  2. And I say again, Tilly; you have nothing but words to shew for it. – Trading by Susan Warner
  3. I may also take a piece of gold, and shew you the same thing. – The Chemical History Of A Candle by Michael Faraday
  4. If you do not find M. Buttafoco, and will go directly to M. Pascal Paoli General of the nation, you may in the same manner shew him this letter, and as I know the nobleness of his character, I am sure you will be very well pleased at your reception. – Boswell's Correspondence with the Honourable Andrew Erskine, and His Journal of a Tour to Corsica by James Boswell
  5. Shew me its like if you can! – A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume Two by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
  6. Her lips were compressed, but not a sign of fear did she shew. – The Coming of the King by James Hocking
  7. You discover under the text one of the most passionate lives, most busy and richest in instruction, that history has to shew. – Saint Augustin by Louis Bertrand
  8. Thus did it happen, I have no doubt, that, from an over delicacy in striving to avoid every thing like the shew of over- reaching, or taking advantage of the Baronet's liberality, I excited in him a suspicion which I by no means merited. – Memoirs of Henry Hunt, Esq. Volume 3 by Henry Hunt
  9. Shew them to me that I may depart from them. – The Forbidden Gospels and Epistles, Complete by Archbishop Wake
  10. Sing ye to the Lord, for He hath done great things: shew this forth in all the earth. – On Prayer and The Contemplative Life by St. Thomas Aquinas
  11. I nede not also spend any time, to shew, how, the other manner of distributing of degrees, doth agree to these Rules. – The Mathematicall Praeface to Elements of Geometrie of Euclid of Megara by John Dee
  12. You do not see the carbon, but we can soon shew it to you. – The Chemical History Of A Candle by Michael Faraday
  13. If we give him that, he will let us know in what way we may shew it. – Wych Hazel by Susan and Anna Warner
  14. My mouth shall shew forth thy righteousness. – The Pharisee And The Publican by John Bunyan
  15. That shewed feeling more than he meant to shew it. – The Gold of Chickaree by Susan Warner
  16. It is here mentioned in order to shew that conjugial love is celestial, spiritual, and holy, because it corresponds to the celestial, spiritual, and holy marriage of the Lord and the church. – The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love by Emanuel Swedenborg