- v. archaic present participle of shew.
“It bore the inscription + Benvenutus + on one side, and on the other + me fecit +, in Saxon characters; the name shewing that the maker was an Italian, the crosses probably implying that he (or the owner, if made to order) was a Christian; while from the Saxon lettering we should infer that the Italian sword-cutler exercised his craft in the north of Europe.”
“And the girle did conduct him to her maistres house, which dwelt in a streate called Marpertugio, a name shewing the honestie of the streate, wher she dwelt.”
“It's a sign of" – Mr. Esthwaite would have said "fever," but Eleanor had composedly faced him, and he was silent; only busied himself in shewing Mr. Amos out, without a word that he ought not to have spoken.”
“He gave up, however, his project, forgetting the chace when he no longer heard the hounds, and desired Mr. Dubster to proceed in shewing his lions?”
“Right worshipfull, this small treatie (written in Dutch, shewing”
“The book is the record of twenty years 'meditation upon that one experience; for, "when the shewing, which is given for a time, is passed and hid, then faith keepeth it by grace of the Holy Ghost unto our lives end".”
“They may, however, be referred to as shewing the relation of the”
“Now since many of the volumes contain a number of treatises, the names of these treatises, although they have not always been correctly christened, are written down under each volume, and an Arabic numeral is added to each name shewing on what leaf each tract begins.”
“Besides, I was thinking of returning to Venice, and felt great delight at the idea of shewing myself there in the garb of honour, for I had been rather ill-treated in that of religion.”
“I felt rather curious to see the company, and with the idea of shewing Zanovitch that I was not likely to become a charge on his purse, I dressed myself magnificently once more.”
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Words from the book by Jane Austen.
about Julian, Thomas Merton quotes what Evagrius Ponticus said in the 4th Century, "he (she) who really prays is a theologian and he (she) who is a theologian really prays."
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