Usage examples for woof

  1. Everything was drawn into the same woof; the rites of their religion and the daily routine of existence so woven together that they could not distinguish the devout emotion possessing them from the mute love of each for each. – Maria Chapdelaine A Tale of the Lake St. John Country by Louis Hemon
  2. Whatever the result may be, the woof and knot always look rather untidy, because too many hands are working and tugging at them. – Human, All-Too-Human, Part II by Friedrich Nietzsche
  3. Her warp of life was toiling hard, but love its beauteous woof. – The Loom of Life by Cotton Noe
  4. He tried to read when he got to his room; but Alma's looks, tones, gestures, whirred through and through the woof of the story like shuttles; he could not keep them out, and he fell asleep at last, not because he forgot them, but because he forgave them. – A Hazard of New Fortunes by William Dean Howells
  5. He it is who constitutes the warp and woof on which the quality and pattern of the whole fabric must depend. – Citadel of Faith by Shoghi Effendi
  6. She is woof of his dreams, she is warp of his mind; Who tears her away shall leave nothing behind. – Three Women by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  7. From the hollow gloom of the forest below there came a deep- toned " woof" that was half a roar. – Dusty Star by Olaf Baker
  8. His pioneer life in New York, his thrilling adventures in Kansas, where he fought slavery so fiercely that he saved that state from being branded with the curse, his unwise but conscientiously- conceived and carefully planned attack on Harper's Ferry, his capture, trial and death, as told in Mr. Sanborn's pages make up the warp and woof of a story, which surpasses in interest anything of the nature of a biography that has been published for many a day. –  by
  9. The warp and woof of our beautiful tapestries, so much in evidence in every home, express the Spirituality of the Martian people; as do also the creations of the Martian sculptors, and the works of those who use brush and paint. – The Planet Mars and its Inhabitants A Psychic Revelation by Eros Urides and J. L. Kennon
  10. Then looked at Toto and the dog said " Woof!" – The Patchwork Girl of Oz by L. Frank Baum
  11. " Was it a bear," said Baby, " or a woof that touched you?" – A Christmas Posy by Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth
  12. The two series of threads which are interlaced receive the technical terms of warp and weft- in poetical language, warp and woof. – The Jute Industry: From Seed to Finished Cloth by T. Woodhouse and P. Kilgour
  13. I had crowded together the most gorgeous and even some of the most useful and durable materials for my woof, but I had no pattern, and consequently never began to weave. – Memoir of John Lothrop Motley, v1 by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Edition: 10 Language: English
  14. There is nothing new, nothing obscure about it, being a simple weaving of warp and woof. – The Tapestry Book by Helen Churchill Candee
  15. The artist had woven his undesirable subject into the warp and woof of the material with such cunning skill that, as one continued to gaze, one began to wonder if by any possibility the creatures could be alive. – The Beetle A Mystery by Richard Marsh
  16. The woof of that web was the sense of vacancy in her- the unconquerable feeling that a thing by which she had lived was utterly lost. – The Readjustment by Will Irwin
  17. It was just on the silver edge of the third day that a wistful woof on our porch sent four hastily slippered feet skurrying to the door. – Sigurd Our Golden Collie and Other Comrades of the Road by Katharine Lee Bates
  18. The mantle, wove from such a warp and such a woof, was necessarily very large; and it really appeared to me that the prelate did not very well know what to do with so much of it, more especially as the contributions include a new robe annually. – The Monikins by J. Fenimore Cooper
  19. In the bedroom a dozen garments were flung over the foot of the unmade bed, Julia's toys and clothing littered this and the sitting- room, the silk woof had been worn away on the heavily upholstered furniture, and the strands of the cotton warp separated to show the white lining beneath. – The Story Of Julia Page Works of Kathleen Norris, Volume V. by Kathleen Norris
  20. Beyond the woof of finite things, Thy threads of wonder deep- entangled lie- Time's intertexturings Within Eternity- With Song, mayhap, to be his memories; For Beauty borders nigh The ultimate, eternal Verities. – The Star-Treader and other poems by Clark Ashton Smith