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Usage examples for wanting

  1. I don't blame you for wanting to try it, though. – Between You and Me by Sir Harry Lauder
  2. Second, he keeps other people who might know them from wanting to. – The Lost Art of Reading by Gerald Stanley Lee
  3. The idea of wanting any proof! – Taken Alive by E. P. Roe
  4. That's really what I've been wanting to say to you, more than the other. – From the Housetops by George Barr McCutcheon
  5. Well, there are so many wanting places, said the Emperor; but let me see! – The Art of the Story-Teller by Marie L. Shedlock
  6. They knew me again, and came up as if wanting to speak. – A Dash from Diamond City by George Manville Fenn
  7. And shame had not been wanting. – Notwithstanding by Mary Cholmondeley
  8. Your grandfather is wanting you. – The Bars of Iron by Ethel May Dell
  9. You are always wanting people to go to bed before they are ready. – Vacation with the Tucker Twins by Nell Speed
  10. I suppose it means no more but that the chance is wanting. – Hills of the Shatemuc by Susan Warner
  11. But the inspired genius of Paul is wanting. – The Making of the New Testament by Benjamin W. Bacon
  12. " You'll be wanting some pictures," said she. – Ted and the Telephone by Sara Ware Bassett
  13. Why, in making plenty of noise, and in wanting all they could get to eat. – Little Lucy's Wonderful Globe by Charlotte M. Yonge
  14. He that is robb'd, not wanting what is stolen, Let him not know it, and he's not robb'd at all. – Montaigne and Shakspere by John M. Robertson
  15. Is there nothing wanting, dear? – Love Me Little, Love Me Long by Charles Reade Edition: 10 Language: English
  16. Caroline, he knew, would be at her post as teacher, he said, and he hoped Miss Keeldar would not be wanting. – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë
  17. I'll see about it; I may possibly be wanting some money soon. – The Fat and the Thin by Emile Zola
  18. I'm glad you have come, I've been wanting to see you. – The Diamond Pin by Carolyn Wells
  19. We are not, as you might perhaps suppose, wanting in news. – Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris by Henry Labouchère
  20. And to think of not wanting the children to see them and know them and love them- and understand! – Andrew the Glad by Maria Thompson Daviess
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