Usage examples for wrought

  1. A cloud, driving before the sun, does not produce a greater change in the aspect of the earth, than was wrought in the expression of Wilder's countenance by this unexpected sight. – The Red Rover by James Fenimore Cooper
  2. I went to the New Catholics at Paris, where Providence wrought wonders to conceal me. – The Autobiography of Madame Guyon by Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon
  3. That was also the time when the few good pictures which the country possesses were painted, and when much of the splendid church plate which still exists was wrought. – Portuguese Architecture by Walter Crum Watson
  4. Was it you who wrought this evil? – A Son of the Immortals by Louis Tracy
  5. So I took a mighty oath, and I said as I'd niver hold Philip to be my lawful husband again, nor iver forgive him for t' evil he'd wrought us, but hold him as a stranger and one as had done me a heavy wrong. – Sylvia's Lovers -- Complete by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  6. Her manner wrought an instant change in him, and when he spoke again he was the Warwick of a year ago. – Moods by Louisa May Alcott
  7. Surely a wonderful change this month's training had wrought. – Private Peat by Harold R. Peat
  8. Alice seems very much wrought up and I promised her I would speak to you. – Chicken Little Jane by Lily Munsell Ritchie
  9. There dwelt in her deep blue eyes a look of hidden, mysterious power which had wrought in her mother a certain fear of her eldest daughter. – To Him That Hath A Novel Of The West Of Today by Ralph Connor
  10. Its very situation, he asserted, in the bosom of noble mountains, in the midst of the great Fatherland, had wrought powerfully upon his disposition of mind, which, especially since much sickness in his early youth, had always been very still. – The Student-Life of Germany by William Howitt
  11. Rose sat down promptly, and wrought according to orders. – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë
  12. Jacqueline had wrought close to success during that May twilight on the edge of the Cuernavaca pond. – The Missourian by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
  13. But I did not reply; I was so much wrought upon that no words would come to me. – The Coming of the King by James Hocking
  14. I could curse the woman who has wrought this misery! – Wife in Name Only by Charlotte M. Braeme (Bertha M. Clay)
  15. The French losses were far greater; they amounted to 17, 000 men, and were chiefly wrought because of the full development of the fire of the German artillery. – The Franco-German War of 1870-71 by Count Helmuth, von Moltke
  16. He put from him the knowledge of how her charm wrought upon him- bound him the faster every time he spoke to her. – The Power and the Glory by Grace MacGowan Cooke
  17. I was full of anxiety for Gareth, and I had been so greatly wrought upon by the events of the day that, as I had assured the General, my own concerns seemed too small to care about; and yet I could not put them away from me. – By Wit of Woman by Arthur W. Marchmont