Usage examples for wanderings

  1. Desmond, who had lost his bearings somewhat in the course of his wanderings came to a full stop irresolutely, where two streets crossed, thinking that he would retrace his footsteps to the main- road on the chance of picking up a taxi to take him back to town. – Okewood of the Secret Service by Valentine Williams
  2. In their wanderings they became great missionaries. – Sketches of the Covenanters by J. C. McFeeters
  3. In all my wanderings I've always really thought of this as home. – The Flirt by Booth Tarkington
  4. He had been dealt with both frankly and tenderly; not saved from fruitful mistakes, not forbidden to wander; and yet his mistakes had never been permitted to be irreparable, his wanderings had taught him to desire the road rather than to dread the desert. – Beside Still Waters by Arthur Christopher Benson
  5. The distribution of the Barren- ground Reindeer in Europe seems to warrant the belief that, at the time it began its southward wanderings from the Polar area, Northern Norway must have been connected with Greenland in the manner just indicated, but, as I shall explain later on, Russian Lapland and part of Northern Russia, or the land between the White Sea and the Baltic, must at that time have been submerged by the sea. – The History of the European Fauna by R. F. Scharff
  6. This can be said of Martin's wanderings in America, that from the time he lands in America to the time he sets sail from it he never meets a living man. – Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens by G. K. Chesterton
  7. They were very gentle folk indeed, and Mrs. Clemens, in future years, found her heart going back oftener to Edinburgh than to any other haven of those first wanderings – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  8. In his wanderings his heart burned within him many a time, and he abruptly departed from his theory of passive resistance. – John Knox and the Reformation by Andrew Lang
  9. In my many wanderings in tropical America, I have seen numerous strange trees, but these are extraordinarily so. – Through Five Republics on Horseback by G. Whitfield Ray
  10. These adventures occupied the first two years of Bob McGraw's wanderings – The Long Chance by Peter B. Kyne
  11. She was eager for a change of scene and a few weeks later they began their wanderings – The Untilled Field by George Moore
  12. It is an interesting study to follow back our day dreams through their wanderings to the origin. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  13. That afternoon in her chamber were seated Mr. Middleton and Fanny, while Julia recounted the story of her wanderings – Tempest and Sunshine by Mary J. Holmes
  14. So it chanced that, in his wanderings he came to Astolat, and there he had a hearty welcome of the Lord of Astolat, who asked him for news of the tournament. – Stories from Le Morte D'Arthur and the Mabinogion by Beatrice Clay
  15. He carefully made notes during his wanderings from 1652 to 1664, which he afterwards copied out on his voyage to England in 1665. Between these years he made four journeys, and heads his first narrative with this title: " The Relation of my Voyage, being in Bondage in the Lands of the Irokoits, which was the next year after my coming into Canada, in the yeare 1651, the 24th day of May." – Voyages of Peter Esprit Radisson by Peter Esprit Radisson
  16. Her condition demanded the immediate presence of her husband, notwithstanding the fact that to call him in from his wanderings now might mean the abandonment of his great dreams of Donnaville. – The Long Chance by Peter B. Kyne
  17. During our wanderings through the woods that summer, Bige and I came upon a family of beavers at Mud Pond. – The Chief Engineer by Henry Abbott
  18. Otherwise her wanderings were for the most part quite unintelligible to the people at her bedside. – The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins
  19. Somehow, well used as he was to her mental wanderings they made him uneasy to- night. – The Story Of Waitstill Baxter by By Kate Douglas Wiggin
  20. I gloated over this welcome sight almost with tears, as I realised that I was restored to my countrymen once more, after all my perils and wanderings – Athelstane Ford by Allen Upward