Definition of Delving:
- "The Kempton-Wace Letters", Jack London Anna Strunsky.
A spendthrift of my time and labor, I went out of my way to collect materials, and to build for myself, when I should have known that older and abler architects had already appropriated all that was worth preserving; that the edifice was built, the quarry exhausted, and that I was, consequently, only delving amidst rubbish.- "Memoir of John Lothrop Motley, v1", Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Edition: 10 Language: English.
- "Nature's Serial Story", E. P. Roe.