Usage examples for tracing

  1. He went and told the king that he had succeeded in tracing the thief, and would be ready to deliver him up at night if the king would send some constables with him. – Folk-Tales of Bengal by Lal Behari Day
  2. It is a process which every one feels, but which cannot be defined;- and it can be illustrated only by tracing its influence, in regard to those objects to which it is more particularly directed. – The Philosophy of the Moral Feelings by John Abercrombie
  3. Next morning there came a Boston paper containing a notice of the marriage, and this Guy sent to Daisy, with only the faint tracing of a pencil to indicate the paragraph. – Miss McDonald by Mary J. Holmes
  4. But if I did find my father and his friends, I don't want anyone tracing me. – The Colors of Space by Marion Zimmer Bradley
  5. And this the tracing of his fingers! – The Love-Chase by James Sheridan Knowles
  6. This is very significant, but at the same time there is little encouragement or satisfaction in studying and tracing the various reforms that have been started from time to time among the Hindus. – Modern India by William Eleroy Curtis
  7. The tank was quite full, and continued so for two or three days after, when, without any great call upon it from the cattle, it sensibly diminished, and at length dried up, and we should have been obliged to fall back, if in tracing up the little gully we had not found a pond that enabled us to keep our ground. – Expedition into Central Australia by Charles Sturt
  8. Tracing my gaze, she held out her hand for me to see. – The Thing from the Lake by Eleanor M. Ingram
  9. " I don't think we'll worry about tracing him from here just now," said the specialist. – The Mystery of the Green Ray by William Le Queux
  10. But if he felt that he had dropped it in the house, and he had the best of all reasons for not wishing anyone to know that he had visited Sir Horace that night, he would destroy the remaining glove and our chance of tracing it would be gone. – The Hampstead Mystery by John R. Watson
  11. Even should we succeed in tracing their flight, by the time we discovered them they would have crossed the boundary of Switzerland, or would be sailing over the ocean. – The Nameless Castle by Maurus Jókai
  12. Richard Wilson, when a mere child, indulged himself with tracing figures of men and animals on the walls of his father's house, with a burnt stick. – Self Help by Samuel Smiles
  13. The children were soon busy tracing their States and cutting them out. – Peggy in Her Blue Frock by Eliza Orne White
  14. The tracing obtained is rather complicated, since two sets of lines are found marked. – Artistic Anatomy of Animals by Édouard Cuyer
  15. Yet here the tracing of the line becomes the most interesting. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson