Quotes of tangled

  1. I've always done things the hard way. I was born like a piece of tangled yarn. The job is trying to untangle it, and I'll probably go on doing it for the rest of my life. – Karen Allen
  2. Motivations are too tangled and complex. – Russell Banks
  3. But the beginning of things, of a world especially, is necessarily vague, tangled chaotic, and exceedingly disturbing. How few of us ever emerge from such beginning! How many souls perish in its tumult! – Kate Chopin
  4. I had the idea that I should beat up every player I tangled with and nothing ever convinced me it wasn't a good idea. – Ted Lindsay
  5. Oh, what a tangled web do parents weave when they think that their children are naive. – Ogden Nash
  6. When you make as many speeches and you talk as much as I do and you get away from the text, it's always a possibility to get a few words tangled here and there. – Dan Quayle
  7. We are tangled in a very significant Islamic insurgency in Iraq. – Michael Scheuer
  8. O, what a tangled web we weave when first we practise to deceive! – Walter Scott
  9. Over any such tangled wave of problems the S -1 secret would be dominant and yet we will not know until after that time probably, until after that meeting, whether this is a weapon in our hands or not. – Henry L. Stimson
  10. Who shall measure the hat and violence of the poet's heart when caught and tangled in a woman's body? – Virginia Woolf

Usage examples for tangled

  1. This also turned out a useless effort; she got the linen hopelessly twisted and tangled and presently she tossed this upon the table. – Betty Zane by Zane Grey
  2. " Sufficiently to know that they are dissatisfied;" returned Ronsard quietly,-" And that, deep down among the tangled grass and flowers of that brilliant pleasure- ground called Society, there is a fierce and starving lion called the People, waiting for prey!" – Temporal Power by Marie Corelli
  3. I could not bring myself to reveal to her how tangled and gloomy a mystery was between us. – On the Church Steps by Sarah C. Hallowell
  4. He turned to examine the medal, holding it between finger and thumb; or rather, his eyes examined it while his brain ran back along the tangled procession of hopes and blunders, wrongs and trials and lessons hardly learnt, of which this mocking piece of silver symbolised the end and the reward. – The Ship of Stars by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  5. By this time the Chinaman had got tangled up with the orders and was putting out drinks every which way. – Somewhere in Red Gap by Harry Leon Wilson
  6. Tangled forest rolled up the hills wherever the stiff, dark pines could find soil in which to grow. – Partners of the Out-Trail by Harold Bindloss
  7. " Well-" she began again, and, as likely as not, her mind taken up with the tangled thread, would add: " Where was I, Davey?" – The Pioneers by Katharine Susannah Prichard
  8. I had too much at stake to get tangled up that way, but I was thinking that it was pretty near time for me to find a wife. – The Mayor of Warwick by Herbert M. Hopkins
  9. He showed her how to place her fingers- their fingers got tangled up- they laughed. – Missy by Dana Gatlin
  10. " He's all tangled up in the string. – The Story of a Bold Tin Soldier by Laura Lee Hope
  11. And that walk from a cell to a sleep Is known as Life, And those ten dark steps Of tangled rapture and tears Men still call Love. – Open Water by Arthur Stringer
  12. Quietly they went out of the house and found the horse, only a few yards distant, with his feet tangled in the reins. – Moor Fires by E. H. (Emily Hilda) Young
  13. But the gropings are there,- vastly confused in the tangled strains of the nation's interests. – A Preface to Politics by Walter Lippmann
  14. The mast broke off close to where it was fastened to the toy wagon, and the sail became tangled in the arms and legs of the children. – Six Little Bunkers at Uncle Fred's by Laura Lee Hope
  15. And just now, if you please, a tiny new moon all tangled up in its branches. – Out of the Air by Inez Haynes Irwin
  16. Only in moving pictures, novels, and some magazine fiction are industrial relations, business competition, politics, and diplomacy tangled up with the girl and the other woman. – Public Opinion by Walter Lippmann
  17. Of course I did; though my feet got tangled in with the ivy, and I almost fell down; but, once safe on the ground, I tracked her swift enough, for she seemed to scorn moving beyond a walk. – Norston's Rest by Ann S. Stephens
  18. Sparrer could just make him out through the tangled screen of brush. – The Boy Scouts in A Trapper's Camp by Thornton W. Burgess
  19. Away from the weary, dusty town, Where the sorrows dim the days, To the sleeping lake and the silent stream And the wildwood's tangled ways! – Oklahoma and Other Poems by Freeman E. Miller

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