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 Meanings and Examples of INSCRIBE
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inscribe
 v.  write or engrave; mark down as something to be read; imprint; assign or address to
Classic Sentence: (18 in 2 pages)
1  It is a fine name to inscribe on my ledgers, and my cashier was quite proud of it when I explained to him who the Cavalcanti were.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 66. Matrimonial Projects.
2  On the ancient monuments of barbarism and despotism I will inscribe great words of justice and mercy.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XIX
3  On its back was pasted a strip of coarse brown wrapping paper, inscribed in pale homemade ink.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
4  She then wrote out a cheque for Trenor, and placing it, without an accompanying word, in an envelope inscribed with his name, laid the two letters side by side on her desk.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
5  Even his cuff-buttons were engraved with hieroglyphics, and he was more inscribed than an Egyptian obelisk.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: I
6  Its mystic imagery are so many talismans and gems inscribed with unknown hieroglyphics; she folds them in her bosom, and expects to read them when she passes beyond the veil.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
7  He then called for his horses, drove to the Chamber, and inscribed his name to speak against the budget.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 66. Matrimonial Projects.
8  On the front of the monument was inscribed: "The families of Saint-Meran and Villefort," for such had been the last wish expressed by poor Renee, Valentine's mother.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 105. The Cemetery of Pere-la-Chaise.
9  Two large slabs of marble, on which were inscribed their names, were placed on either side of a little enclosure, railed in, and shaded by four cypress-trees.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 113. The Past.
10  These Seven Commandments would now be inscribed on the wall; they would form an unalterable law by which all the animals on Animal Farm must live for ever after.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter II
11  Napoleon approved of this poem and caused it to be inscribed on the wall of the big barn, at the opposite end from the Seven Commandments.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VIII
12  Finally I heard a click, the broad green door swung open, and inside I had a glimpse of a number of paper packets, each tied, sealed, and inscribed.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VII. THE ADVENTURE OF CHARLES AUGUSTUS MILVERTON
13  Saint Didorus, Archbishop of Cappadocia, desired that this single word might be inscribed on his tomb: Acarus, which signifies, a worm of the earth; this was done.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER III—MOTHER INNOCENTE
14  Under each capital letter were inscribed names followed by very characteristic notes.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—FACTS WHENCE HISTORY SPRINGS AND WHICH HISTORY ...
15  He had a pocket-book about him; the same one which had contained the note-book in which he had inscribed so many thoughts of love for Cosette.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER VII—GAVROCHE AS A PROFOUND CALCULATOR OF DISTANCE...
Example Sentence:
1  I told the jeweler to inscribe the ring with my name.
2  The volume had been personally inscribed by the author.
3  There was a card on each door with a guest's name inscribed thereon.
4  Inside the cover someone had inscribed the words 'To Thomas, with love'.
5  The prize winners each receive a book with their names inscribed on the first page.
6  Tolkien (a more talented draughtsman than most of his imitators) provided the beautiful hand-inked maps that folded out of the original three hardback volumes of The Lord of the Rings, inscribed in his own strange, archaic handwriting.