Definition of Shewing
1. Verb. (archaic) (present participle of shew) ¹
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Definition of Shewing
1. shew [v] - See also: shew
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Literary usage of Shewing
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Law of Population: A Treatise, in Six Books; in Disproof of the by Michael Thomas Sadler (1830)
"shewing the Effect of Mortalities on the Number of Marriages in Sweden. ... shewing, from the Registers of England, the Effect of Scarcities ou the ..."
2. The Landscape Gardening and Landscape Architecture of the Late Humphrey by Humphry Repton, John Claudius Loudon (1840)
"Architecture, exhibiting the principle of abutments for Gothic arches 220 & 221. , shewing the origin of Grecian and Gothic, with the relative pressure of ..."
3. The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan (1846)
"stood : my conscience, too, afflicted me;1 and, as I thought, the Judge had always his eye upon me, shewing indignation in his countenance. ..."
4. The Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut [1636-1776] by Connecticut, Connecticut General Assembly, Connecticut Council, James Hammond Trumbull, Council of Safety (Conn.), Charles Jeremy Hoadly (1885)
"Sharon, deceased, shewing to this Assembly that the debts due from the estate of said deceased with what was allowed to ..."
5. The Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut [1636-1776] by Connecticut, Connecticut General Assembly, Connecticut Council, Council of Safety (Conn.)., James Hammond Trumbull, Charles Jeremy Hoadly (1874)
"Upon the memorial of William Moor, Isaac Gillett and Ephraim Phelps, committee of Turkye Hill parish in Syms- bury and Windsor, shewing to this Assembly ..."
6. The Novels of Jane Austen by Jane Austen (1892)
"Thank you, my dear, for shewing it me. It is as pretty a letter as ever I saw, and does Lucy's head and heart great credit." Chapter THE Miss Dashwoods had ..."
7. The Novels of Jane Austen by Jane Austen, Reginald Brimley Johnson (1892)
"Thank you, my dear, for shewing it me. It is as pretty a letter as ever I saw, and docs Lucy's head and heart great credit." THE Miss Dashwoods had now been ..."