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  • Please peruse this report at your leisure.
  • She perused the menu while she waited for him to arrive.
  • And as she watched Spencer peruse Kate Spade’s leather luggage, Hanna wondered if Spencer was thinking what she was thinking:
    Sara Shepard  --  Pretty Little Liars
  • Come, go with me, peruse this as thou goest;
    Fair Jessica shall be my torch-bearer.
    William Shakespeare  --  The Merchant of Venice

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  • he’d perused the record of my case with the utmost care.
    Albert Camus  --  The Stranger
  • Let me peruse this face:
    William Shakespeare  --  Romeo and Juliet
  • "As to the reason for your presence here . . . a quality of my faction is curiosity," she says, "and while perusing your records, I saw that there was another error with another one of your simulations."
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • He falls to such perusal of my face As he would draw it.
    William Shakespeare  --  Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
  • It was bustling with people, but they scored a table at the window and perused the menus.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • He and the other fifth-years spent a considerable part of the final weekend of the Easter break reading all the careers information that had been left there for their perusal.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

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  • peruse this letter
    William Shakespeare  --  King Lear
  • His chief delight, however, was found in the perusal of an exceedingly rare and curious book in quarto Gothic—the manual of a forgotten church—the Vigiliae Mortuorum secundum Chorum Ecclesiae Maguntinae.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Fall of the House of Usher
  • Pray you peruse that letter:
    William Shakespeare  --  Twelfth Night
  • Soon after finishing the perusal of this description, he took his departure,
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Purloined Letter
  • ...he received a new product every month to peruse, no obligation to buy.
    Sarah Dessen  --  The Truth About Forever
  • Peruse this paper, madam.
    William Shakespeare  --  The Two Gentlemen of Verona
  • The priest takes him to the bookseller and stands in the street, guarding him, while he peruses the shelves.
    Junot Diaz  --  Drown
  • Within this hour it will be dinner-time;
    Till that, I’ll view the manners of the town,
    Peruse the traders, gaze upon the buildings,
    And then return and sleep within mine inn;
    For with long travel I am stiff and weary.
    William Shakespeare  --  The Comedy of Errors
  • As Hollis perused the menu, I looked out on to the boardwalk, watching the people walk by.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Along for the Ride
  • Only a few haunt the "parlor," perusing a menu of services and a couple of girls.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Glass
  • that we may peruse the men
    William Shakespeare  --  Henry IV, Part 2
  • Peruse them well.
    William Shakespeare  --  All’s Well That Ends Well
  • ...and perusing the newspaper.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Hound of Rowan
  • Spiro peruses the folio.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • Really just kind of perusing the crowd, you know, as I was walking around socializing.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • Sophia was still perusing the menu as well.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • He spent the next half hour perusing useless information.
    James Dashner  --  The Kill Order
  • If you can find your name on that list, you are welcome to peruse the stacks at your leisure.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • I found a thousand small tasks to do—attending to the luggage labels, buying coffee, perusing newspapers, going to the loo—all of which meant that I didn’t have to look at him.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • She left a note which I have enclosed for your perusal.
    Gail Carson Levine  --  Ella Enchanted
  • "This sucks," she says, perusing her jewelry.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Hopeless
  • Margot hands him the form and he peruses it quickly.
    Katja Millay  --  The Sea of Tranquility
  • The girls perused the fashions, while the boys lusted after the hunting and sports equipment.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • Lieutenant Rahms left his perusal of the stove and nodded to the notary.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • The style, however, as now can be seen, continues to possess an unruffled, wryly sardonic, self-anatomizing quality which Gide might have admired had he ever been able to peruse these humiliated pages: I might be tipped off to what is going on when we get into the taxi after Gage & Tollner’s.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • The children agreed, and for thirty minutes or so they perused several cookbooks that Justice Strauss recommended.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Bad Beginning
  • Corrine kept up her perusal of me.
    Bella Forrest  --  A Shade of Vampire
  • But after perusing the log— running a heavy forefinger down the column of dates —he didn’t seem inclined to go in and get it off the shelf for me.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • Sister Maria nodded, perusing the list.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • My eyes peruse the bank, but there’s nothing.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • She perused the perfectly ordinary menu selections with a feeling of stupefaction.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • He peruses his schedule on the computer and is dismayed to see overbooks—squeezes, as the doctors call them—inserted into his time slots all week.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • The Vogon perused them.
    Douglas Adams  --  The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
  • Villefort made no answer, but raised his head at the expiration of a few seconds, and again perused the letter.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • Uncle Vernon was perusing the letter again.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • These visions faded when I perused, for the first time, those poets whose effusions entranced my soul and lifted it to heaven.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • The perusal of this paper absorbed Phileas Fogg until a quarter before four, whilst the Standard, his next task, occupied him till the dinner hour.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • Elizabeth noticed every sentence conveying the idea of uneasiness, with an attention which it had hardly received on the first perusal.
    Jane Austen  --  Pride and Prejudice
  • Mr. Ferro perused my effort.
    Homer Hickam  --  October Sky
  • This book I had again and again perused with delight.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
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