Usage examples for wold

  1. Near it stands wold- hut. – Tales of Three Hemispheres by Lord Dunsany
  2. Then as the screaming died he became aware that there was a human note in it, and that Frank was crying to him, somewhere across the confines of the wold, and the horror that had been deepening with each shot he fired rose to an intolerable climax. – None Other Gods by Robert Hugh Benson
  3. How wold you like to again venture out toward the British lines in search of information? – The Dare Boys of 1776 by Stephen Angus Cox
  4. It began thus: " Guardian of gold in the pine- tree wold, Art many hundred ages old. – The Marvellous History of the Shadowless Man and The Cold Heart by Adelbert von Chamisso Wilhelm Hauff
  5. He obviously could not go on reading theology at Wych- on- the- Wold until he went to Glastonbury. – The Altar Steps by Compton MacKenzie
  6. " We be wold folks," had answered that ancient, when deftly sounded as to why they should not take up their quarters altogether at Heath Hover on the ground of convenience to her- Melian. – The Heath Hover Mystery by Bertram Mitford
  7. Give me credence and trow me, if ye had experience of eating men and women's flesh, ye wold think it so delicious that ye wold never forbear it again. – The Book of Were-Wolves by Sabine Baring-Gould
  8. Or who may dare on wold to wear 45 The fairies' fatal green? – Narrative and Lyric Poems (first series) for use in the Lower School by O. J. Stevenson
  9. The words wold and shold are mere carelessness; necessery instead of necessary, belongs, I suspect to the same class. – Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis
  10. They hunted by field, and they hunted by wold; they drew the woods blank, and the scent didn't lie on the downs at all. – The Book of Dragons by Edith Nesbit
  11. Shortly afterwards a stone of fifty- six pounds was exhibited in London, which several witnesses declared they had seen fall at Wold Cottage, in Yorkshire, in 1795. This body was subsequently deposited in our national collection, and is now to be seen in the Natural History Museum at South Kensington. – The Story of the Heavens by Robert Stawell Ball
  12. Then there was the river to bathe in; there were the hills and valleys to roam over, and the wold and woodland, with their wealth of nuts and birds'- nests and what not of boyhood's treasures. – Men of Iron by Ernie Howard Pyle
  13. And if some dreadful morn, After great search and shouting thorough the wold, We found thee missing,- strangled,- drowned i' the mere, Then should I go distraught and be clean mad! – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  14. Their limbs lie strewn about the fatal mount, Blackened and torn, eyes gummed with blood, hearts rolled Out from their ribs, to give the wolves of the wold A red feast; nothing of them left but these Pierced relics, underneath the olive trees, Show where the gin was sprung- the scoundrel- trap Which brought those hero- lads their foul mishap. – Poems by Victor Hugo
  15. On this May evening they stood by the signpost and looked across the shimmering grass to where the sun hung in his web of golden haze above the edge of the wold. – The Altar Steps by Compton MacKenzie
  16. I can get on quite as well from recollection, while sitting in the Parliament house, as if wandering through wood and wold. – Sir Walter Scott as a Critic of Literature by Margaret Ball
  17. This, of course, is not true of Belgian Luxembourg and the region of the Ardennes, where the population is much more sparse; where we do not stumble, about every fifteen miles or so, on some big town of historic name; and where the endless chessboard of little fields that lies, for example, between Ghent and Oudenarde, or between Malines and Louvain, is replaced by long contours of sweeping limestone wold, often covered with rolling wood. – Beautiful Europe - Belgium by Joseph E. Morris
  18. " There, I never do seem to hear anything nowadays, my wold man bein' so ter'ble punished wi' the lumbaguey and not able to do a hand's turn for hisself. – North, South and Over the Sea by M.E. Francis (Mrs. Francis Blundell)
  19. I wish the ugly sly wold witch Would tumble over into ditch; I woulden pull her out not very vast. – Poems of Rural Life in the Dorset Dialect by William Barnes