Usage examples for entwine

  1. 5. And did I then say, for the altar of glory, That the earliest, the loveliest of flowers I'd entwine, 30 Though with millions of blood- reeking victims 'twas gory, Though the tears of the widow polluted its shrine, Though around it the orphans, the fatherless pine? – The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley Volume III by Percy Bysshe Shelley Edited by Thomas Hutchinson, M. A.
  2. By such stirring words did he entwine with the love of liberty that passion for military glory which was destined to strangle the Republic. – The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2) by John Holland Rose
  3. For indeed it is but composed of oft- interrupted thoughts, that entwine themselves with more or less system around two or three subjects. – Wisdom and Destiny by Maurice Maeterlinck
  4. About her locks entwine a diadem Of purest gems- the ruby's fiery glow Commingling with the emerald's green. – The Bride of Messina A Tragedy by Frederich Schiller
  5. She shrieked as the detective tore the whistle from her, and he felt her slender figure entwine itself about him. – The Grell Mystery by Frank Froest
  6. They are attached to long strings of jelly which entwine among grasses and other objects in the ponds. – Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study by Ontario Ministry of Education
  7. That is why the Indians of the Nicola country still cling to their old- time story that the Tulameen carries the spirit of a young girl enmeshed in the wonders of its winding course; a spirit that can never free itself from the canyons, to rise above the heights and follow its fellows to the Happy Hunting Grounds, but which is contented to entwine its laughter, its sobs, its lonely whispers, its still lonelier call for companionship, with the wild music of the waters that sing forever beneath the western stars. – Legends of Vancouver by E. Pauline Johnson
  8. Where the hemlock and the pine Sweet memories recall, As their fragrant boughs entwine Around the panelled wall. – In The Yule-Log Glow, Vol. IV (of IV) by Harrison S. Morris
  9. But he who thus expressed himself would not exchange with the other; For around the identity of each heroine he can entwine the personality of one whom he has encountered. – Kai Lung's Golden Hours by Ernest Bramah Commentator: Hilaire Belloc
  10. Their rapturous arms entwine and cling In the depths of night; He hunts for her face for his wondering, And her eyes are bright. – Toward the Gulf by Edgar Lee Masters
  11. So round his melancholy neck A rope he did entwine, And, for his second time in life, Enlisted in the Line! – The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood by Thomas Hood
  12. V What wreaths shall we entwine For our dear boys to deck their holy shrine? – The Poems of Henry Van Dyke by Henry Van Dyke
  13. Trees, creepers, and natural flowers peep in and almost entwine themselves with the marvellously painted or carved foliage of the temple itself. – The Empire of the East by H. B. Montgomery
  14. If they consist of rice and fruit, they are immediately eaten; if of flowers, the men put them in their turbans, and the girls entwine them in their hair. – Dr. Scudder's Tales for Little Readers, About the Heathen. by Dr. John Scudder
  15. And moreover they felt themselves bound more strongly to each other by a renewal of the old friendship which may, even when the thoughts are unlike, and the topmost branches as it were divide, forever entwine the roots of two lives. – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse
  16. There is a part of man's nature, Philip- that is to say, of such men as I have been and you will be- the sympathetic, emotional, reverential part, which cries out for some belief in a higher, an infinite Power, for some sort of religion which it can cling to and entwine with every action of daily life. – Mr. Marx's Secret by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  17. Yet they grew divine By their long tumbles; and if we can match Their hierarchy, shall we not entwine One wreath? – Masterpieces Of American Wit And Humor by Thomas L. Masson (Editor)