Usage examples for WOES

  1. Many woes might perhaps have been saved to Europe, if Burke had applied this maxim to the government of the new France. – Burke by John Morley
  2. This is the third of the three great woes – Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation by S. D. Gordon
  3. " But it just is another runaway expedition- though not a bicycle," said the girl, and thereupon poured into his ears the story of Alice Meynell and her woes – Barbara in Brittany by E. A. Gillie
  4. Here was the fountain- head of all his woes – Under the Skylights by Henry Blake Fuller
  5. They had nothing to fear; any change of fortune brought with it the end of their woes – Salammbo by Gustave Flaubert
  6. He rode on, still humming the woes of the lady who married for gold. – The Lure of the Dim Trails by by (AKA B. M. Sinclair) B. M. Bower
  7. I forgot the three Tituses and with them many of my woes – A Fool and His Money by George Barr McCutcheon
  8. Ruddles, Gadmire, and Troddles returned to Tankerville, - disappointed no doubt at not bringing with them him whose company would have made their feet glorious on the pavement of their native town,- but still with a comparative sense of their own importance in having seen the great sufferer whose woes forbade that he should be beheld by common eyes. – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  9. But the wonderful relenting kind of look on his grave features as he watched the little twins tumbling about his great books, and certain marks of real sympathy he had sometimes shown for her in her lesser woes encouraged her, and she went straight to his study, letter in hand. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  10. 1- 4. Then follows a series of woes ii. – Introduction to the Old Testament by John Edgar McFadyen
  11. Before I was able to point out my woes to my kind host, he burst out with- " So you scoundrel, you impostor, you damned young villain, pretending to be a gentleman, you get admission into a man's house and dine at his table, when your proper place had been behind his chair. – The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer, Complete by Charles James Lever (1806-1872)
  12. Every day he pours out his woes to me till I can almost howl with misery. – Viviette by William J. Locke
  13. And he indeed came wandering to Rhodes, suffering woes – The Iliad of Homer (1873) by Homer
  14. 4. The sermon of woes Christ's last appeal to the Jewish nation. – Pleasure & Profit in Bible Study by Dwight Moody
  15. A friend was calling upon another and began pouring out a stream of personal woes – Quiet Talks on Service by S. D. Gordon
  16. Why do you bind these woes on me? – Irish Fairy Tales by James Stephens
  17. Joys and woes compared with which all others might seem but faint shadows, would spring from the new relations. – Autobiography and Selected Essays by Thomas Henry Huxley
  18. But, all the same, I can do no more, I can do no more; and I would rather go off, since the woes of others rise higher and higher around me, and I have ended by doing the most foolish things, scandalising the faithful and making my superiors indignant with me, without even saving one single poor person from the ever- growing torrent of want. – Paris From the "Three Cities" by Emile Zola
  19. " If I have made you think of the woes of the world, so you have shown me glimpses of a life where men and women are almost free from care. – The Captain of the Gray-Horse Troop by Hamlin Garland