Definitions of writings

  1. the third of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures

Usage examples for writings

  1. When the Egyptians wanted any of their writings to last for a very long time, they did not trust them to the frail papyrus rolls, but used another kind of book altogether. – Peeps at Many Lands: Ancient Egypt by James Baikie
  2. It will be enough if I contribute a few observations scattered through my writings or my notes. – More Hunting Wasps by J. Henri Fabre
  3. His writings have that absolute requisite for securing permanent popularity- truth to nature. – Rollo's Museum by Jacob Abbott
  4. Men forgot the evolution through which the writings had passed. – Edward Caldwell Moore Outline of the History of Christian Thought Since Kant by Edward Moore
  5. After his death his writings were pub. – A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin
  6. I offer my writings as the answer. – The American Nations, Vol. I. by C. S. Rafinesque
  7. This is, however, not so much because of what they did as from the fact that they were more given to writing, and then their writings have been better preserved for us than those of other nations. – Education: How Old The New by James J. Walsh
  8. In such a case he would have to refer to those men, or to their writings for guidance. – The Faith of Islam by Edward Sell
  9. They are to them the sacred writings. – An Orkney Maid by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  10. The unfinished history shows a depth of learning and dignity of style, very wonderful in the writings of a man who spent his life in incessant and absorbing action. – Devon, Its Moorlands, Streams and Coasts by Rosalind Northcote
  11. Are these writings more interesting than the others we have come upon before? – Atlantida by Pierre Benoit
  12. And so they went one night to his room, when he was out, and that man of his was away too, and they carried keys, and opened pretty much everything; and they found- well, they found just nothing at all except writings and letters,- letters from places in America and in England, and some with Italian postmarks: that was all. – A Mortal Antipathy by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  13. G. K. was to begin his published writings with poetry and art criticism- in other words with vision. – Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward
  14. I don't even care about reading now- the world, and pictures of it, rather than writings about the world! – The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846 by Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett
  15. Nevertheless it deserves to be remarked, that short as these writings are, we have in them the first outlines of all future learned teaching. – Church and State as Seen in the Formation of Christendom by T. W. Allies
  16. Ingleby laughed, though, as Sewell's writings had stirred him to intense appreciation, even in England, he was not altogether pleased with the little twinkle in his comrade's eyes. – Delilah of the Snows by Harold Bindloss
  17. Some had writings from their fathers or their friends. – The Flute of the Gods by Marah Ellis Ryan
  18. " Sir Knight," said the king, " I bring here writings containing answers to your question; they are replies that many women have given, and should be right; these I bring in ransom for my life and lands." – Hero-Myths & Legends of the British Race by Maud Isabel Ebbutt
  19. I have also derived profit from the writings of Prof. – Life in the Roman World of Nero and St. Paul by T. G. Tucker