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Survey, vb. 1) to look on: the which (treasure) “he will not every hour s.” Sonn. 52, 3. “my love's sweet face s., if time have any wrinkle graven there,” 100, 9. “which here thou viewest, beholdest, --est, or seest,” LLL I, 1, 247 (Armado's letter). “I will s. the inscriptions,” Merch. II, 7, 14. “s. with thy chaste eye . . . thy huntress' name,” As III, 2, 2. “to the furthest verge that ever was --ed by English eye,” R2 I, 1, 94. “to s. his dead and earthy image,” H6B III, 2, 147.
2) to inspect, to examine: “we first s. the plot,” H4B I, 3, 42. H4B I, 3, 42 “--s the singing masons,” H5 I, 2, 197. “I am come to s. the Tower,” H6A I, 3, 1. “to s. the bodies of the dead,” IV, 7, 57. “let us s. the vantage of the field,” R3 V, 3, 15.
3) to see, to perceive: “the Norweyan lord --ing vantage,” Mcb. I, 2, 31. cf. sub 1: R2 I, 1, 94.
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