Definitions of Wreaths

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Usage examples for Wreaths

  1. There were a good many pine branches pinned on to curtains and stuck into huge, ugly Japanese vases, a few wreaths hiding damp or dirty patches on the wall. – The Guests Of Hercules by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  2. They arrived at the Graham ranch house shortly after noon, where wreaths of holly, strings of evergreen, and red paper bells created a Christmas atmosphere. – The Iron Furrow by George C. Shedd
  3. How shall we wind these wreaths of ours, Where there are neither heads nor flowers? – Georgian Poetry 1913-15 by Edited by E. M. (Sir Edward Howard Marsh)
  4. We drove noiselessly through the great gates with their stone lions on either side, rampant in wreaths of snow, and up the village street, where life was hardly stirring yet. – The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers by Mary Cholmondeley
  5. You would sometimes scamper through the meadows, pluck the wild- flowers and weave them into wreaths round your head, or stand listening to the birds, or hold out your hands as if to embrace the sunny wind. – Aylwin by Theodore Watts-Dunton
  6. Nothing remained of the building but a few black sticks, from which small wreaths of smoke were issuing. – Jess of the Rebel Trail by H. A. Cody
  7. In the camps, the old soldiers had forgotten the wreaths of roses. – Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee by John Esten Cooke
  8. I learned to burst Each narrow prejudice of education, To crown my brow with never- fading wreaths, And mix my joy with the rejoicing crowd. – Mary Stuart A Tragedy by Frederich Schiller
  9. Plenty of wreaths for us to take back. – Gaslight Sonatas by Fannie Hurst
  10. As the blue incense wreaths floated aside the curled thing on the tiger skin moved, and the light from a copper lamp like Saidee's, streamed through huge coloured lumps of glass, into a pair of brilliant eyes. – The Golden Silence by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  11. The wreaths of grey moss stirred gently with the wind. – Daisy by Elizabeth Wetherell
  12. " I never looked upon war as a pastime or an elegant accomplishment," he declared, watching the wreaths rise from the deep bowl of his long pipe. – The Story of Old Fort Loudon by Charles Egbert Craddock
  13. Then the dazzling fire- wreaths curled and clasped through and about it all, filling the spaces with a rushing splendor, and reaching up their vivid spires above its compact body to an outline of complete live beauty. – We Girls: A Home Story by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  14. The windows are all decorated with carved flowers and wreaths, and the cornice beneath the eaves is prettily ornamented. – The Story of Rouen by Sir Theodore Andrea Cook
  15. Mr Revitts was enjoying himself when I reached his room; that is to say, he was sitting in his dingy old red- flannel shirt and his blue uniform trousers, with his sleeves rolled well up above the elbow, reading the police news in a daily paper and smoking a short black pipe, with the wreaths of smoke floating out of the open window. – The Story of Antony Grace by George Manville Fenn
  16. Beauty's tears and wreaths belong to him still, even in misfortune. – Invisible Links by Selma Lagerlof
  17. " Well," said Hildegarde to herself, " the tea- table will not be quite so pretty as if I had had time to make the wreaths; but they would rather play than have wreaths, and I should not have left it till the last hour, sinner that I am." – Hildegarde's Neighbors by Laura E. Richards
  18. They brought two wreaths with them. – The Created Legend by Feodor Sologub
  19. The older children made wreaths and dainty chains of them. – A Child's Story Garden by Compiled by Elizabeth Heber
  20. He has a very long pilgrimage before him, though he wrote pretty songs enough, and his mortal body, or one of them, lies in the Poets' Corner of the Abbey, and people come and put wreaths there with tears in their eyes. – The Child of the Dawn by Arthur Christopher Benson