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Definition of Shew

  • See Show.
  • Show.
  • establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment

How to use shew in a sentence. Shew pronunciation.

She hath only this one shew of Temperance, that let any Gentleman send for Ten Pottles of Wine in her House, he shall have but Ten Quarts; and if he want it that way, let him pay for't and take it out in Stew'd flesh.
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And what their several Arguments were, I shall next give you an Account of; and afterwards shew you more of their Pranks.
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And shew thy self a poor kind-hearted Ass!
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For our Mistress or Governess always ordered us to follow her, and to take all opportunitiss, as we came down Stairs from the Galleries, or as we past over the Kennels in the Streets, to lift up our Coats so high, that we might shew our handsome Legs and Feet, with a good fine Worsted or Silk pair of Stockins on; by which means the Gallants would be sure either to dog us 'emselves, or else to send their Footmen to see where we liv'd, and then they would afterwards come to us themselves.
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But the language of the sonnets to the Dark Lady is the language of passion: their cruelty shews it.
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I doubt not therefore but ye will readily shew the same clemency towards innocent and inoffensive men, which any one may expect from your Honors, whose business is not to destroy but to save and benefit mankind.
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Therein he them full fair did entertain, Not with such forged shews, as fitter been For courting fools that courtesies would feign, But with entire affection and appearance plain.
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For the life was manifested and we have seen it and bear witness and shew unto you that eternal life, which was with the Father, and was manifested unto us" (1 John i:1-2).
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After supper, the aunt told her nieces to shew me, to my room, and, as may well be supposed, we spent a most delightful night.
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He invited me to dine with him every Thursday, and undertook to send me a janissary who would protect me from the insults of the rabble and shew me everything worth seeing.
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Then I would often think that Zelmi, the eighth wonder of creation in the eyes of her father might not appear such in my eyes, and it would have been enough to make me miserable, for Yusuf was likely to live twenty years longer, and I felt that gratitude, as well as respect, would never have permitted me to give that excellent man any cause for unhappiness by ceasing to shew myself a devoted and faithful husband to his daughter.
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I thought I was looking upon Zelmi, and fancied that Yusuf had made up his mind to shew me that he was not less courageous than Ismail.
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I even went so far as to persuade myself that nothing but a Platonic friendship could exist between her and M. D- R-, and that M. F- was quite right now not to shew any jealousy.
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The peasants went away satisfied, but, to shew their devotion to me, they all fired their guns.
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Thus I continued to respect the privacy of Yusuf, to avoid implicating the good fame of Madame F-, and to shew myself in a light which was tolerably advantageous to me.
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I put a stop to the quarrel by telling Fastidio to shew me all his people, one after the other.
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I wanted to shew her openly my indifference and contempt, but whenever an opportunity offered, my courage would forsake me, and I would let it escape.
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She expressed a sentiment which moved me deeply, but I was careful not to shew it.
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Can you "shew your colours" in the throng?
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And somehow the Bible pictures of the flock shew wondrous contentment.
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Examples of Shew

Example #1
She sits continually at a Rack Rent, especially if her Landlord bears office in the Parish, because he may screen her from the Cart and _Bridewel_.
Example #2
Her Breath stinks worse than a Bear-garden, her Furniture consists of a Bed, a Plaister-Box and a Looking Glass: and a Pimp to bring in Customers.
Example #3
The first that stood upon her Pantables, as being chief, was the Whore, and thus it was she manag'd her Cause.
Example #4
These, are they that bring the Rogues, and Whores together, and wait upon them whilst they are acting of their filthiness.
Example #5
I'll warrant ye, you fell upon your knees, and begg'd her Pardon, because you kept my Company; and Promis'd that you'd never do so no more!
Example #6
This 'tis to have to do with one that has a Wife!