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inscribe
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

18 uses
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Definition
to write
in various senses, including:
  • to write, carve, or etch words onto something's surface — as in "The names of the major donors will be inscribed on the front wall."
  • to write a signed message and/or signature — as in "She inscribed the book with the message:  I know this story will speak to your heart. Love Emma"
  • to write down something when adding it to a list — as in "Their names were inscribed in the register of at Ellis Island."
  • Afterwards, the wall was whitewashed or scraped down, I know not which, and the inscription disappeared.
    Preface (51% in)
  • These Greek capitals, black with age, and quite deeply graven in the stone, with I know not what signs peculiar to Gothic caligraphy imprinted upon their forms and upon their attitudes, as though with the purpose of revealing that it had been a hand of the Middle Ages which had inscribed them there, and especially the fatal and melancholy meaning contained in them, struck the author deeply.
    Preface (30% in)
  • Dame Aloise de Gondelaurier, a rich and noble woman, who held by the hand a pretty girl about five or six years of age, and dragged a long veil about, suspended to the golden horn of her headdress, halted as she passed the wooden bed, and gazed for a moment at the wretched creature, while her charming little daughter, Fleur-de-Lys de Gondelaurier, spelled out with her tiny, pretty finger, the permanent inscription attached to the wooden bed: "Foundlings."
    1.4.1 — Vol 1 Bk 4 Chpt 1 — Good Souls (64% in)
  • As possessor of this fief, Claude Frollo was one of the twenty-seven seigneurs keeping claim to a manor in fee in Paris and its suburbs; and for a long time, his name was to be seen inscribed in this quality, between the Hôtel de Tancarville, belonging to Master Francois Le Rez, and the college of Tours, in the records deposited at Saint Martin des Champs.
    1.4.2 — Vol 1 Bk 4 Chpt 2 — Claude Frollo (6% in)
  • There were, indeed, here and there, some inscriptions on the walls, but they were pure sentences of learning and piety, extracted from good authors.
    1.5.1 — Vol 1 Bk 5 Chpt 1 — Abbas Beati Martini (3% in)
  • Gossip Tourangeau obeyed, and read this inscription engraved above his head: "Medicine is the daughter of dreams.
    1.5.1 — Vol 1 Bk 5 Chpt 1 — Abbas Beati Martini (38% in)
  • For, let us insist upon this point, masonry must not be thought to be powerful only in erecting the temple and in expressing the myth and sacerdotal symbolism; in inscribing in hieroglyphs upon its pages of stone the mysterious tables of the law.
    1.5.2 — Vol 1 Bk 5 Chpt 2 — This Will Kill That (20% in)
  • Look at the Greek pediment inscribed upon the Roman pediment, and vice versa.
    1.5.2 — Vol 1 Bk 5 Chpt 2 — This Will Kill That (76% in)
  • In accordance with the fashion of the epoch, a Latin inscription on the wall indicated to the learned passer-by the pious purpose of this cell.
    1.6.2 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 2 — The Rat-Hole (88% in)
  • The custom was retained until the middle of the sixteenth century of explaining an edifice by a brief device inscribed above the door.
    1.6.2 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 2 — The Rat-Hole (90% in)
  • The curious child had detached the bag from the goat's neck, had opened it, and had emptied out its contents on the rush matting; it was an alphabet, each letter of which was separately inscribed on a tiny block of boxwood.
    2.7.1 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 1 — The Danger of Confiding One's.... (93% in)
  • Persons desirous of visiting this door at the present day will recognize it by this inscription engraved in white letters on the black wall: "J'ADORE CORALIE, 1823.
    2.7.4 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 4 — ANARKH (17% in)
  • The ray of light which penetrated through this aperture made its way through a spider's circular web, which tastefully inscribed its delicate rose in the arch of the window, and in the centre of which the insect architect hung motionless, like the hub of this wheel of lace.
    2.7.4 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 4 — ANARKH (28% in)
  • Beside it lay a pair of bellows no less dusty, the upper side of which bore this inscription incrusted in copper letters: SPIRA SPERA.
    2.7.4 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 4 — ANARKH (31% in)
  • Other inscriptions were written, in accordance with the fashion of the hermetics, in great numbers on the walls; some traced with ink, others engraved with a metal point.
    2.7.4 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 4 — ANARKH (31% in)
  • There were, moreover, Gothic letters, Hebrew letters, Greek letters, and Roman letters, pell-mell; the inscriptions overflowed at haphazard, on top of each other, the more recent effacing the more ancient, and all entangled with each other, like the branches in a thicket, like pikes in an affray.
    2.7.4 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 4 — ANARKH (32% in)
  • He had done this with so much unrelenting animosity that the inscription, ~Eduensis episcopus~, had become almost effaced.
    2.7.7 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 7 — The Mysterious Monk (48% in)
  • To this little shoe was attached a parchment on which was inscribed this charm,— ~Quand le parell retrouveras Ta mere te tendras les bras~.
    2.11.1 — Vol 2 Bk 11 Chpt 1 — The Little Shoe (50% in)

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