- v. Simple past tense and past participle of shew.
“The slangy term shewed the speaker's desire to get rid of his own feelings.”
“But my imagination, like Elstir engaged upon rendering some effect of perspective without reference to a knowledge of the laws of nature which he might quite well possess, depicted for me not what I knew but what it saw; what it saw, that is to say what the name shewed it.”
“Various coins shewed through the gold meshes of the one; the Russia leather of the other told no tales.”
“Trice, who in short shewed me a writt he had ready for my father, and I promised to answer it.”
“And I to Tom Trice, who in short shewed me a writt he had ready for my father, and I promised to answer it.”
“And it is a thing to be noted, that Luke saith not, that the disciples were sent to hear Paul preach, but the disciples being come together to break bread upon the first day of the week, that is, to be partakers of the holy communion, at what time the Lord's death was by the preaching of the word shewed (1 Cor. xviii.”
“And Jesus in that word shewed me ghostly sight of her: right as I had seen her afore little and simple, so He shewed her then high and noble and glorious, and pleasing to Him above all creatures.”
“These wretches undismayed, unmoved by the terrors of the bombarding ravages around, strove and vied with each other in the committal of every act of the most unlicensed ferocity and depredation, breaking open houses, assaulting the inmates, murdering such as shewed resistance, denuding the more submissive of their clothing, abusing women — particularly in the Jewish quarter — to all which atrocities the Europeans were likewise exposed.”
“According to her book, this revelation was "shewed" to her on 8 or 14”
“Lenman's health, to which he made as short an answer as he could, but such as shewed there was such a person, and his confusion on this question made her relation enquire what could be the meaning of it, which all the company could easily explain.”
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