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‘Draw’ as a verb

Below are some examples of sentences from classic literature using the word ‘Draw’ as a verb.

1

“Now, then, draw nearer to the fire,” she continued.

From ‘Jane Eyre’, by Charlotte Brontë.

2

She drew back from the spectacle of my humiliation and of her triumph.

From ‘The Moonstone’, by Wilkie Collins.

3

Their attention was suddenly drawn to the window, by the sound of a carriage.

From ‘Pride and Prejudice’, by Jane Austen.

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As Madame Beck ruled by espionage, she of course had her staff of spies.

From ‘Villette’, by Charlotte Brontë.

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