could draw up

15 examples (0.03 sec)
  • Her usual appearance was like a curtain which she could draw up at request for a capital performance. Cited from The Real Thing, by Henry James
  • "Do you know an official who could draw up a document for the transfer of the estate?" Cited from The Precipice, by Ivan Goncharov
  • I think I could draw up a programme. Cited from Ginx's Baby, A Satire, by Edward Jenkins?
  • Her usual appearance was like a curtain which -- she could draw up at request for a capital performance. Cited from Some Short Stories, by Henry James
  • The princess, seeing that we were at some little distance from the table, told us that we could draw up close to it. Cited from A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times, V.5 of 6, by Guizot
  • If one could draw up the list of critical and creative men in art the scale would not tip evenly. Cited from Promenades of an Impressionist, by James Huneker
  • His heart sank into a draw-well of misery, out of which the rope of thinking could draw up nothing but suicide. Cited from There & Back, by George MacDonald
  • They were great people who could draw up their statutes in splendid passages of sustained nobility. Cited from The Glory of English Prose, by Stephen Coleridge
  • The action is dismissed; and you will only be so good as to give me your hand into the coach, which stands as near to this house as it could draw up. Cited from Clarissa, Volume 7, by Samuel Richardson
  • The ability and nice adaptation with which he could draw up a prefatory address, was one of his peculiar excellencies. Cited from Life Of Johnson, V1, by Boswell, ed. Birkbeck Hill
  • If any accident should happen to the boat, it was doubtful if there were persons on board who could draw up and pass the proper resolutions of thanks to the officers. Cited from The Complete Writings of Charles Dudley Warner V1
  • Arriving at the villa, we were obliged to wait for a moment to let a pony-chaise get by us before we could draw up at Benjamin's door. Cited from The Law and the Lady, by Wilkie Collins
  • Also it was known that he could draw up a copper-riveted Contract that would hold Water, but as a Pleader he was a Pickerel. Cited from People You Know, by George Ade
  • The cleverest lawyer would never have pretended that he could draw up a document that would carry over the smallest tittle of merit from one person to another, however close the tie of blood. Cited from Equality, by Edward Bellamy
  • The river disordered the Ambrones; before they could draw up all their army on the other side of it, the Ligurians presently fell upon the van, and began to charge them hand to hand. Cited from Plutarch's Lives, A. H. Clough,