Usage examples for Contemplating

  1. " Oh, that is a very beautiful idea," exclaimed Leonora, contemplating the ring which he had handed her. – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  2. At the same time, they are often remarkably melted into humble, admiring gratitude, by contemplating the love and sufferings of Christ, and seem to delight in hearing of that subject above all others. – The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3 by John Bunyan
  3. It's this, Mr. Gryce: A certain gentleman we know has been contemplating matrimony; but since this accident happened at the museum,- that is, within the last two days,- the engagement has been broken off. – The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow by Anna Katharine Green