Usage examples for woe

  1. Go where I will, I never Find peace or hope- forever Woe woe and misery! – Faust by Goethe
  2. I suppose you see poor Turpin's woe – Kitty's Conquest by Charles King
  3. He looked the picture of woe – The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol by William J. Locke
  4. And with this widow an appearance of melancholy solemnity, almost of woe was natural to her. – An Eye for an Eye by Anthony Trollope
  5. Her face was the picture of woe her lips were curled ready to cry. – Peggy-Alone by Mary Agnes Byrne
  6. There are some women that seek them, fish for them, and woe to the man who does not now and then commit one! – The Petty Troubles of Married Life, Complete by Honore de Balzac
  7. Happy are they which have been my friends, and woe unto my Lord Chief Justice. – Oxford Lectures on Poetry by Andrew Cecil Bradley
  8. Now I knew that it was: and also I knew that the world was a place of torment and woe – They Call Me Carpenter by Upton Sinclair
  9. The crown has fallen from our head; Woe to us! – The Makers and Teachers of Judaism by Charles Foster Kent
  10. O woe is me, O by my mother! – Four Plays of Gil Vicente by Gil Vicente
  11. Behold the shore; no rising cities there, To hail them welcome from the sea appear, In the wild woods the exil'd host were spread, The heavens their covering, and the earth their bed: What expectations but a life of woe – The Poems of Philip Freneau, Volume I (of III) by Philip Freneau
  12. Then she stopped again, overcome by the knowledge of all the woe in the world, and gathering all the universe into her generous little heart she exclaimed earnestly: " I wish everybody in the world could be happy." – Georgina of the Rainbows by Annie Fellows Johnston
  13. " My fate," was the reply, " will be the fate of the man who called out, Woe – Modern Magic by Maximilian Schele de Vere
  14. Then he turned to the Wazirs and said to them, " Woe to you! – Supplemental Nights, Volume 1 by Richard F. Burton
  15. Woe worth the while for her sorrow, and her hope of life forlorn! – The Story of Sigurd the Volsung and the Fall of the Niblungs by William Morris
  16. Ay, woe to France! – The Last Of The Barons, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  17. It hath many scenes of woe Happy they who through them pass, Sweetly singing as they go,- Comforting some lonely heart, Making some weak spirit strong;- So may I, and then depart, On my lips a song! – Canadian Wild Flowers by Helen M. Johnson
  18. Far and far our homes are set round the Seven Seas, Woe for us if we forget, we that hold by these, Unto each his mother beach, bloom and bird and land- Masters of the Seven Seas, Oh! – Lafcadio Hearn by Nina H. Kennard
  19. She was calm, stately, grave- but her eyes were not red with weeping nor was her face drawn with woe – Youth Challenges by Clarence B Kelland
  20. Oh, oh, I have a woe – Marjorie's Busy Days by Carolyn Wells