Usage examples for wold

  1. 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)
  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. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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