Usage examples for enfold

  1. We spent an hour sitting on the stone benches, under the yew and box hedges, and watching the purple twilight enfold the landscape, as we conversed. – Francezka by Molly Elliot Seawell
  2. This form was generated by one who was trying, while sitting in meditation, to fill his mind with an aspiration to enfold all mankind in order to draw them upward towards the high ideal which shone so clearly before his eyes. – Thought-Forms by Annie Besant C.W. Leadbeater
  3. That is His way- to meet the man who has discovered his own insufficiency- to intervene at the desperate minute- to reveal to incarnate weakness His eternal strength- to give a strange assurance that He Himself is about to enfold the man or woman in His power, and tale charge of the future. – Men, Women, and God by A. Herbert Gray
  4. Then the ample wings may suddenly enfold the sleeping body, and the savage jaws grip the startled head before there is time even to scream. – Concerning Animals and Other Matters by E.H. Aitken, (AKA Edward Hamilton)
  5. The very walls appeared to open to him like a refuge, to enfold themselves around him with friendly strength and understanding. – The-Choir-Invisible by Allen, James Lane
  6. Ere his rival died The terrors that enfold the Stygian stream And black Avernus, and the ghostly slain Broke on his sleep. – Pharsalia; Dramatic Episodes of the Civil Wars by Lucan