Besides all this, the immense revolution of the present period, will necessarily turn our attention towards the author of it, and when virtuous principles have been pretended in it, it will be highly important to shew that such have really influenced; and, as your own character will be the principal one to receive a scrutiny, it is proper (even for its effects upon your vast and rising country, as well as upon England and upon Europe) that it should stand respectable and eternal.
There are no more uses of "scrutiny" in the book.
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She scrutinized her reflection in the mirror.
The senator asked the agency to scrutinize the proposed legislation and report back to her with their findings.