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Usage examples for weaving

  1. Besides all this, all the time that could be spared from the duties of her own household was employed in weaving for others. – In and Out of Rebel Prisons by Lieut. A. [Alonzo] Cooper
  2. They deceive others first, and then they deceive themselves, though in their fits of 'inspiration' as they call it, they may, while weaving a thousand lies, accidentally hit on one truth. – God's Good Man by Marie Corelli
  3. Into the weaving of her garments she had put threads of crimson in strange patterns- they were often the symbols of the Apache gods or spirit people, and when she chose she made the other women feel fear with them. – The Flute of the Gods by Marah Ellis Ryan
  4. I do not think we shall be long idle, continued John, and when we open the gates again, there will be spinning and weaving work that will keep the looms busy day and night. – The Measure of a Man by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  5. And if the art of tapestry weaving is almost a lost one to- day, at least the weavers can find in history much matter for pride. – The Tapestry Book by Helen Churchill Candee
  6. Perhaps you would like to be weaving cotton in a factory this heavenly day, or selling yards of hot stuffs in a shop? – Fernley House by Laura E. Richards
  7. Lake Algonquin lay before her in its evening glory, a glory veiled and softened by the amethyst veil the autumn was weaving. – The End of the Rainbow by Marian Keith
  8. " Is Gurn really Gurn, then, and have I been mistaken from start to finish in the little romance I have been weaving round him? – Fantômas by Pierre Souvestre Marcel Allain
  9. Over and over, weaving itself into all she said and saw. – Erik Dorn by Ben Hecht
  10. She thought perhaps the weaving might be carried on in some such place at a little distance from London.... – Elizabeth Gilbert and Her Work for the Blind by Frances Martin
  11. " The most skilful of all creatures, that taught man the noble art of weaving," he eagerly retorted. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  12. And the Weaving Maiden asked the willow. – The Chinese Fairy Book by Various
  13. The Jews were plentiful and supplied capital- you can find their traces in the name of the " Jews' Lane Ward"- and then came the industrious Flemings, who brought with them the art of weaving cloth and peculiar modes of building houses, so that Lynn looks almost like a little Dutch town. – Vanishing England by P. H. Ditchfield
  14. " Children of yesterday, Heirs of to- morrow, What are you weaving- Labor and sorrow? – Quiet Talks about Jesus by S. D. Gordon
  15. In Wigan there is a considerable amount of weaving as well as spinning. – Home-Life of the Lancashire Factory Folk during the Cotton Famine by Edwin Waugh
  16. This irregularity is in some cases a matter of serious consideration, as in the instance of driving weaving machinery. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  17. He emerged from the forest and saw again the leisurely weaving of the smoke shroud above the house. – The Abandoned Room by Wadsworth Camp
  18. The children, sitting on the grass before us, were weaving chaplets of wild flowers. – Coelebs In Search of a Wife by Hannah More
  19. He knew the pattern weaving under his feet as one knows that of his own garden from an overlooking window. – The Last Shot by Frederick Palmer
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