Usage examples for purview

  1. Further, although by the Russo- British Note of 1898 British subjects were specificially excluded from participation in railway construction north of the Great Wall, by the Additional Note attached to the Russo- British Note the engagements between the Chinese Government and the British and Chinese Corporation were specifically reserved from the purview of the agreement. – The Problem of China by Bertrand Russell
  2. Your object is to subjugate the Southern States, and a requisition made upon me for such an object- an object, in my judgment, not within the purview of the Constitution, or the Act of 1795- will not be complied with. – The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2) by Jefferson Davis