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  • v. Common misspelling of perusal.

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Examples

  • Nor, as far as I could tell from my quick persual of the magazine -- which, incidentally, I did not purchase -- was there any explanation offered by the magazine's editors as to what happened to Barsness (vis a vis he and the magazine or vice-versa) and/or where he went.

    The Rifleman's Badge of Honor

  • I know it will appear to be quite radical, even to progressives, upon first persual.

    Think Progress » White House insists there is no civil war

  • My feeling is that a dogged persual of the truth which Americans are entitled to know would lead him into some squirmy gray areas, and I suppose I would like to believe that, say what you will about legal parameters and mandates and such, he would be under a certain obligation to go there regardless.

    Firedoglake » Carpe Diem

  • Syntax of Things has an Underrated Writers series up for your persual.

    Underrated Writers : Edward Champion’s Reluctant Habits

  • Of course they have a right to voice their opinions, but their aggressive persual of acceptance while displaying rather juvenile and shocking behaviour at times only alienates those they wish to reach, the very thing you accuse me of regarding the issue of abortion.

    fort sumter, brooklyn

  • "Of course they have a right to voice their opinions, but their aggressive persual of acceptance while displaying rather juvenile and shocking behaviour at times only alienates those they wish to reach, the very thing you accuse me of regarding the issue of abortion."

    fort sumter, brooklyn

  • A brief persual indicates that is very liberal theologically and very happy to be right about everything while being openminded about everything while not believing anything.

    Insight Scoop | The Ignatius Press Blog:

  • Such will be found, briefly stated, the mode of discussing the life and works both of St. Ignatius of Antioch and of St. Polycarp of Smyrna; and two results will reward a patient persual of these volumes.

    The Quarterly Review, Volume 162, No. 324, April, 1886

  • It is to be hoped that the consideration of this life will aid in the development of all sterling qualities, and that women will rise from its persual with a stronger determination than ever to become unselfish, useful, and devoted.

    Grace Darling Heroine of the Farne Islands

  • Thinking more seriously of helping this woman and realizing that the time required to look up and answer these questions was more than I had expected to give, it occurred to me that if I really wanted to aid, I should map out for her a course of study and then answer questions which naturally arose from a persual of the suggested books.

    My Own Life Story

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