SURVEY's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of survey
Definition:
n. poll; detailed critical inspection
Example:
A Bank of Israel survey has now shown that the number of families living below the poverty line in Israel tripled between 1988 and 2001.
Sentence in Classic:
We continued our systematic survey of the edge of the sodden portion of the moor, and soon our perseverance was gloriously rewarded.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Besides being occupied with his estates and reading a great variety of books, Prince Andrew was at this time busy with a critical survey of our last two unfortunate campaigns, and with drawing up a proposal for a reform of the army rules and regulations.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
After their survey of the library they went down into the garden, where Candide praised its several beauties.
Candide By Voltaire Context
Dick, and Janet, while it was in progress, and completing a survey I had already been engaged in making of the room.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Miss Bart had the gift of following an undercurrent of thought while she appeared to be sailing on the surface of conversation; and in this case her mental excursion took the form of a rapid survey of Mr.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
Lawrence drive off, and then sallied out to dig her way down to the hedge, where she paused and took a survey.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
Jennings, who, having heard of the arrival of a gentleman at the cottage, came to take a survey of the guest.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen Context
After her attentive survey of the wild slopes and hollow ravines a gesture of impatience escaped Eustacia.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
Thrice now does the horned moon fill out her light, while I linger in life among desolate lairs and haunts of wild beasts in the woodland, and from a rock survey the giant Cyclopes and shudder at their cries and echoing feet.
The Aeneid By Virgil Context
Franz and the countess exchanged a smile, and then the latter resumed her conversation with Albert, while Franz returned to his previous survey of the house and company.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
An instant after, the broken door was removed, and the pale face of Athos appeared, who with a rapid glance took a survey of the surroundings.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context