Usage examples for SPIE

  1. Not so: euen through the hollow eyes of death, I spie life peering: but I dare not say How neere the tidings of our comfort is Wil. – Richard-II by Shakespeare, William
  2. Spie out somewhat, and you shall see whether the Kinge hath not Power to bestow it on you. – Shakespeare's Lost Years in London, 1586-1592 by Arthur Acheson
  3. When thou wilte see if in the daie there be comen anie spie into the Campe, cause everie man to goe to his lodgynge. – Machiavelli, Volume I The Art of War; and The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli
  4. Lo, when back mine eye Pilgrim- like I cast, What fearful ways I spie Which, blinded, I securely passed! – Lyrics from the Song-Books of the Elizabethan Age by Various
  5. 194. " These busibodies are like to such as reade bookes with intent onely to spie out the faults thereof"- Perkins's Works, p. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  6. If well, you haue men for your enemies, and of men the greatest: whose enuie and malice will spie you out, and whose crueltie and tyrannie will euermore threaten you. – A Discourse of Life and Death, by Mornay; and Antonius by Garnier by Philippe de Mornay Robert Garnier
  7. I spie a knave in drinking. – Lyrics from the Song-Books of the Elizabethan Age by Various