Usage examples for woe

  1. Happy are they which have been my friends, and woe unto my Lord Chief Justice. – Oxford Lectures on Poetry by Andrew Cecil Bradley
  2. He looked the picture of woe. – The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol by William J. Locke
  3. I suppose you see poor Turpin's woe? – Kitty's Conquest by Charles King
  4. 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
  5. The crown has fallen from our head; Woe to us! – The Makers and Teachers of Judaism by Charles Foster Kent
  6. " My fate," was the reply, " will be the fate of the man who called out, Woe! – Modern Magic by Maximilian Schele de Vere
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Oh, oh, I have a woe! – Marjorie's Busy Days by Carolyn Wells
  11. And with this widow an appearance of melancholy solemnity, almost of woe, was natural to her. – An Eye for an Eye by Anthony Trollope
  12. Then he turned to the Wazirs and said to them, " Woe to you! – Supplemental Nights, Volume 1 by Richard F. Burton
  13. O woe is me, O by my mother! – Four Plays of Gil Vicente by Gil Vicente
  14. Go where I will, I never Find peace or hope- forever Woe, woe and misery! – Faust by Goethe
  15. Ay, woe to France! – The Last Of The Barons, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. Her face was the picture of woe, her lips were curled ready to cry. – Peggy-Alone by Mary Agnes Byrne