Usage examples for wanting

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