Usage examples for winding

  1. That well- remembered winding street! – Poems of West & East by Vita Sackville-West
  2. Down the winding gravel path came their aunt; a strikingly handsome woman. – His Big Opportunity by Amy Le Feuvre
  3. But hundreds of warriors still crowded the lofty winding road, and hundreds more held the top, and it was plain that if the Spaniards won through at all, the task would be a hard one. – Montezuma's Daughter by H. Rider Haggard
  4. Though but ten miles in a direct line, it was well nigh twenty by the winding of the stream- a good, even difficult, day's journey. – The Lone Ranche by Captain Mayne Reid
  5. Do you think I'd be going around the house winding any others? – That Affair Next Door by Anna Katharine Green
  6. I had clearly seen that there was a great secret; I had seen that on the face of the young farmer on the platform of Llantrisant station; and in my mind there was all the while the picture of him going down the dark, steep, winding lane that led to the town and the sea, going down through the heart of the wood, with light about him. – The Great Return by Arthur Machen
  7. Then, without another word, he turned and strode off towards the winding white road that led to the station. – Okewood of the Secret Service by Valentine Williams
  8. As the detective rode up the winding, shaded walk toward the house, he noticed a man- servant just ahead of him. – The Crime of the French Café and Other Stories by Nicholas Carter
  9. " No," said he, " I see very well that winding won't do," and told her what had happened to him in the forest, and from that time forth left her in peace about it. – Household Tales by Brothers Grimm by Grimm Brothers
  10. On the mere chance that the door of the winding staircase might not be locked, he went out and turned into the passage where it was. – The Heart of Rome by Francis Marion Crawford
  11. He followed Edgar to the end and up a flight of winding steps. – Clementina by A.E.W. Mason
  12. Marcel was standing on the drifted bank of the little river, winding its way towards the Northern hills. – The Heart of Unaga by Ridgwell Cullum
  13. All was ready and he was winding up his affairs. – The Mandarin's Fan by Fergus Hume
  14. There was no one, we are told, who had not fallen up or down these dark winding stairs except Bessie. – Elizabeth Gilbert and Her Work for the Blind by Frances Martin
  15. " Better not forget that," I said, winding it. – The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories by Arnold Bennett
  16. Such were the thoughts that passed through the mind of the Perpetual Curate as he went rapidly through the winding country- road going " home." – The Perpetual Curate by Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant