Usage examples for winged

  1. Bob Roberts was determined upon having one evidently, for having given the obnoxious remains another stamp, he took a look round, to see if any other pest, winged or legged, had been brought from the shore, and seeing nothing, he again settled himself down, gave a turn or two and a twist to get himself comfortable, ending by sitting with his legs stretched straight out, his head thrown back, and his nose pointed straight up at the awning. – Middy and Ensign by G. Manville Fenn
  2. Then indeed he might enter the chambers of pain and fear and guilt with the innocent confidence of a winged angel of comfort and healing! – Thomas Wingfold, Curate by George MacDonald
  3. A minute spark winged into the darkness toward the spot, still many miles away, where the strange ship hung. – The Secret of the Ninth Planet by Donald Allen Wollheim
  4. " You shall don my winged slippers," said the strange prince, " and they will bear you over sea and land." – Old Greek Stories by James Baldwin
  5. The nurse waved her arms at the bright winged thing, but it fluttered over her head. – Watchbird by Robert Sheckley
  6. " They've winged him, Tommy," I said. – A Rogue by Compulsion by Victor Bridges
  7. Oh, how fine a thing it is to be a winged horse! – Journeys Through Bookland V2 by Charles H. Sylvester
  8. All the world has all along known the names of the gentlemen who have uttered our winged words. – Leigh Hunt's Relations with Byron, Shelley and Keats by Barnette Miller
  9. The air was full of winged creatures. – The Mad Planet by Murray Leinster
  10. Life, the shadow of wide- winged time, Cast from the wings that change as they climb, Life may vanish in death, and seem Less than the promise of last year's prime. – The Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wright
  11. The Tinleys had winged a dreadful shaft at them; not in itself to be dreaded, but that it struck a weak point; it was a common shot that exploded a magazine; and for a time it quite upset their social policy, causing them to act like simple young ladies who feel things and resent them. – Sandra Belloni by George Meredith, v1 by George Meredith
  12. The thought that a great, winged beetle- to me, a flying beetle is the horror of horrors! – The Beetle A Mystery by Richard Marsh
  13. They were frequently decorated with a death's- head, or with a coffin with a full- length skeleton lying in it, or with a winged skull. – Customs and Fashions in Old New England by Alice Morse Earle
  14. The night fell, and next morning there rose before us the winged figures that crown the Custom House of that port and are an introduction to the glories of Spain. – On Nothing & Kindred Subjects by Hilaire Belloc
  15. We wasn't expectin' anything so early in the game, and they winged me the first clatter. – Pardners by Rex Beach
  16. Despair gave strength to Julia, and winged her flight. – A Sicilian Romance by Ann Radcliffe
  17. Numbers of bronze- winged pigeons came to drink, and we shot several of them. – Australia Twice Traversed, The Romance of Exploration Australia Twice Traversed. The Romance Of Exploration, Being A Narrative Compiled From The Journals Of Five Exploring Expeditions Into And Through Central South Australia, And Western Australia, From 1 by Ernest Giles
  18. This rapid- winged night bird is widely distributed over South- eastern Australia, if not over every part of the Continent. – Expedition into Central Australia by Charles Sturt
  19. A conclusion, winged with excitement, formed itself in the mind of Max. – Max by Katherine Cecil Thurston