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Usage examples for wilderness

  1. They discovered no signs of Indians, and it appeared as if they were alone in a wilderness. – The U.P. Trail by Zane Grey
  2. The engine- room crowd had emerged from the companion and were staring at the wilderness of ice and snow. – The Ice Pilot by Henry Leverage
  3. You belong to the second generation of the wilderness. – The Boy Scouts Book of Stories by Various
  4. At that time he had told her nothing, but since then- when we were far out in the wilderness- I do not know. – The Eye of Dread by Payne Erskine
  5. " And how did you find your way here in the wilderness- and at night, too? – Pelle the Conqueror, Vol. 2 by Martin Anderson Nexo
  6. Why were she and Martin living away in the wilderness among the Indians? – If Any Man Sin by H. A. Cody
  7. Their view remains in the phrase about giving a man the freedom of a city: they had no desire to give him the freedom of a wilderness. – A Short History of England by G. K. Chesterton
  8. Unquestionably these trees of the African are as old as those of the American wilderness. – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  9. I am but a voice crying in the wilderness, and these things must run their course. – The Journal of Arthur Stirling "The Valley of the Shadow" by Upton Sinclair
  10. In no other way can so much pleasure be found on the trip, and by no other means can you put yourself so immediately and completely in sympathy with the spirit of the wilderness. – Fly Fishing in Wonderland by Klahowya
  11. He had sought the wilderness, and men were fast taking it away from him. – The Adventures of Daniel Boone: the Kentucky rifleman by Uncle Philip
  12. I've got to get out in a wilderness and fight with it. – The Heart's Kingdom by Maria Thompson Daviess
  13. We began to think they were lost in the wilderness. – The Bark Covered House or, Back in the Woods Again by William Nowlin
  14. If a man did not like the company at the Howling Wilderness he need not put in an appearance. – First Fam'lies of the Sierras by Joaquin Miller
  15. And when I took them in hand they were a wilderness. – A Letter of Credit by Susan Warner
  16. Then we were shown over the Wilderness. – Cumner & South Sea Folk, Complete by Gilbert Parker
  17. Love in the wilderness could not last for ever. – The Lamp in the Desert by Ethel M. Dell
  18. It is a perfect wilderness now, mother: you never saw such a place. – Not Like Other Girls by Rosa N. Carey
  19. Thus, a second time, did Conrad and his family, with many others, take to the wilderness. – The Settler and the Savage by R.M. Ballantyne
  20. And now he had disappeared into the wilderness of the city. – The Genius by Margaret Horton Potter
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