pore over

[ pawr, pohr ]SEE DEFINITION OF pore over

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PORE OVER

Well, you may; you can take your books to the library, and have a long evening to pore over them.

He loved to pore over his father's tracings and maps of the old workings.

Who can pore over the suppers of Apicius without the fondest regret?

Therefore you cannot sit down in the evening and pore over its mystic signs.

In a fever of hope and fear, I pore over it in the solitude of the cell.

To pore over them is to achieve a certain contentment of the soul.

If you had learned to read, you would have to pore over books all the time.

Lewis went back into his house, and, lighting his lamp, sat down to pore over one of Brother Nathan's books.

Many a night would she pore over the Latin Grammar, that she might be even one stage before me in the morning.

Your men who pore over treaties and maps and protocols may plan and scheme to their hearts' content; but we can act.

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