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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of examine.

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Examples

  • At last the People of the foresaid Booth were seiz'd and examin'd: Conscience, which flew in their Faces, would not permit them to deny it much: The Maid own'd, that she carried the Head out upon a Plate, which Plate slipp'd out of her

    A Patch-Work Screen for the Ladies

  • Night, &c. He told me, that Piso's Mother had intended to admit her Son into my Lodging that Night: Wherefore, I examin'd her in the Presence of Shadrac, promising to pardon her if she told me the Truth.

    Exilius

  • Much I study'd, but could think of nothing that could have disoblig'd him; I examin'd my Words, to find if I had said anything that might have been affronting at his Arrival.

    The Amours of Bosvil and Galesia

  • Sir James and Mr. Morgan were just return'd from a ride; -- Lady Powis met us on the Green, where she said she had been walking some time, in expectation of her strollers, -- She examin'd my countenance very attentively, and then ask'd

    Barford Abbey

  • -- He examin'd the manner in which my hair was dress'd, and smiled his approbation; -- which _smile_, though only seen in the eyes, was more expressive than a contraction of all the other features.

    Barford Abbey

  • -- I could not longer trust myself in _their_ company, 'till I had reconnoitred the family; --' till I had examin'd who _there_ was best fitted to bear the first onset of sorrow.

    Barford Abbey

  • The Secrets of Nature have in all Ages been particularly examin'd by

    Tractus de Hermaphrodites Or, A Treatise of Hermaphrodites

  • The Count, after he was in Bed, being inspir'd with Love, began the amorous Adventure with _Isabella_, before he had thoroughly examin'd the

    Tractus de Hermaphrodites Or, A Treatise of Hermaphrodites

  • Hermaphrodites, _Columbus_ says he examin'd all the Parts, and found no essential Difference from other Women; the only Sign that they are Women is, that they suffer the flowing of their Terms every Month.

    Tractus de Hermaphrodites Or, A Treatise of Hermaphrodites

  • Brewers; for when loose Hops are boiled in the wort so long till they all sink, their Seeds will arise and fall down again; the wort also will be curdled, and broke into small Particles if examin'd in a Hand-bowl, but afterwards into larger, as big as great Pins heads, and will appear clean and fine at the Top.

    The London and Country Brewer

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