Usage examples for Summing

  1. His place was outside the circle, gravely watching, gravely summing up, with a brilliant malice, the fools and wise ones inside. – John M. Synge: A Few Personal Recollections, with Biographical Notes by John Masefield
  2. Then he, Summing his story in a word, a glance, Added, But though you see me broken down And poor enough, not empty- handed quite I come. – Rose and Roof-Tree Poems by George Parsons Lathrop
  3. In summing up, it may be briefly stated that with all fruits, and in all the large markets, beauty, size, and good keeping qualities are the points which are chiefly considered. – Success With Small Fruits by E. P. Roe
  4. On the 7th of July she wrote a few lines in her journal, summing up the month during which she had left it untouched. – The Life and Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Volume I (of 2) by Florence A. Thomas Marshall
  5. Confusion is then less likely to creep into the conception, and the definition comes like a satisfactory summing up of familiar points that are resolved into clear words. – Writing for Vaudeville by Brett Page