SCHEME's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of scheme
Definition:
n. elaborate and systematic plan of action; chart or outline of a system or object
Example:
As well as the baby bonus scheme, Prime Minister says his government is to encourage more immigration as a way of bringing in more talent.
Sentence in Classic:
I could not myself see the bearing of this incident, but I clearly perceived that Holmes was weaving it into the general scheme which he had formed in his brain.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
He talked learnedly about field drains, silage, and basic slag, and had worked out a complicated scheme for all the animals to drop their dung directly in the fields, at a different spot every day, to save the labour of cartage.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
And he proceeded to unfold his own scheme of emancipation by means of which these drawbacks might have been avoided.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Dick anxiously watched us from his chair, we concocted a scheme in virtue of which we got him to work next day, with triumphant success.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Such were the flattering opinions earned by the newcomer to the town; and these opinions he retained until the time when a certain speciality of his, a certain scheme of his (the reader will learn presently what it was), plunged the majority of the townsfolk into a sea of perplexity.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
To the senate, however, and the wiser among the citizens, the scheme appeared so rash and mischievous that they publicly declared they would die sooner than consent to it.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
From whatever angle he viewed their dawning intimacy, he could not see it as part of her scheme of life; and to be the unforeseen element in a career so accurately planned was stimulating even to a man who had renounced sentimental experiments.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
She might plan and scheme, she might work harder than her slaves had ever worked, she might succeed in overcoming all of her hardships, she might through dint of determination solve problems for which her earlier life had provided no training at all.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
The other project was, a scheme for entirely abolishing all words whatsoever; and this was urged as a great advantage in point of health, as well as brevity.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
Kennicott, who have completely redecorated their charming home on Poplar Street, and is now extremely nifty in modern color scheme.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
A successful scheme of this sort generally brings on another; and the having been to Mansfield Common disposed them all for going somewhere else the day after.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context