[ʃəʊd] or [ʃod]
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- A piece of tapestry over a door also showed a blue-green world with a pale stag in it. George Eliot. Middlemarch.
- He tried to look knowing over the Latin grammar when little Rawdon showed him what part of that work he was in. William Makepeace Thackeray. Vanity Fair.
- He showed me the silhouettes before he pasted them on white paper and handed them to the girls. Ernest Hemingway. A Farewell To Arms.
- Sissy's face sufficiently showed that her appeal to him was not finished. Charles Dickens. Hard Times.
- Caliphronas showed me that face, and I fell in love with it. Fergus Hume. The Island of Fantasy.
- Murder by a Madman, and the contents of the paper showed that Mr. Horace Harker had got his account into print after all. Arthur Conan Doyle. The Return of Sherlock Holmes.
- He showed four fingers. Hemingway, Ernest. For Whom The Bell Tolls.
- In the fewest words, the Sergeant showed them the evidence of the footmarks, and told them that a fatal accident must have happened to her. Wilkie Collins. The Moonstone.
- I reassured him on this point, and, as well as I could, I showed him the mere outline of my experience. Charlotte Bronte. Villette.
- It is something which makes your body move, as the spring made the wheels go in my watch when I showed it to you. Louisa May Alcott. Little Women.
- His face, his voice, his manner, all showed that too plainly. Charles Dickens. Bleak House.
- He delivered the jewels to the Abbot, and then showed him the pictures. Rupert S. Holland. Historic Inventions.
- Pablo shook his head and, seeing Don Pepe looking at him, he shook his head at Don Pepe and showed him the key, holding it up in his hand. Hemingway, Ernest. For Whom The Bell Tolls.
- They showed her to me in parties, splendidly dressed. Charlotte Bronte. Jane Eyre.
- She carefully opened her reticule a little way and showed me a folded piece of paper inside as the appointment of which she spoke. Charles Dickens. Bleak House.
- Holmes moved the lamp, and we both bent over the sheet of paper, which showed by its ragged edge that it had indeed been torn from a book. Arthur Conan Doyle. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.
- How they showed their scars and sores, and piteously pointed to their maimed and crooked limbs, and begged with their pleading eyes for charity! Mark Twain. The Innocents Abroad.
- The light in our window above showed that this late visit was indeed intended for us. Arthur Conan Doyle. The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes.
- You showed me how insufficient were all my pretensions to please a woman worthy of being pleased. Jane Austen. Pride and Prejudice.
- This done, they returned to the house, and, being shown into a parlour, took off their great-coats and hats, and showed like what they were. Charles Dickens. Oliver Twist.
- The Mexicans all the way back to the city could see the same thing, and their conduct showed plainly that they did not enjoy the sight. Ulysses S. Grant. Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant.
- Boots had then run down the lane, and another little smudge of blood showed that it was he who had been hurt. Arthur Conan Doyle. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.
- The great minister showed perceptible hesitation. Arthur Conan Doyle. The Return of Sherlock Holmes.
- These he showed us from the drawing-room window, while his bird was hopping about his head, and he laughed, Ha ha ha ha! Charles Dickens. Bleak House.
- Presently Rose showed her the attention of asking, ere she turned the leaf, Are you ready? Charlotte Bronte. Shirley.
- Grinstone showed his teeth and laughed in her face with a familiarity that was not pleasant. William Makepeace Thackeray. Vanity Fair.
- The guide showed us the veritable armor worn by the great son-in-law and successor of Mahomet, and also the buckler of Mahomet's uncle. Mark Twain. The Innocents Abroad.
- I went back to the stern and showed her how to hold the oar. Ernest Hemingway. A Farewell To Arms.
- One entry showed an almost hopeful spirit. Edgar Rice Burroughs. Tarzan of the Apes.
- He always showed a generous and kindly spirit toward the Southern people, and I never heard him abuse an enemy. Ulysses S. Grant. Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant.