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814 examples of twining in sentences

the Conqueror be, The generous Beast Does to the Yoke submit his noble Breast; While Gemini smiling and twining of Arms, Shews Love's soft Indearments and Charms; And Cancer's slow Motion the degrees do express, Respectful Love arrives to Happiness.

The guiding standard was on high upreared, Where twining snakes the tortoises embrace, While oxtails, crest-like, did the staff's top grace.

All this while, when no coaxing or care prevailed upon any transplanted slip to grow, one was coming up silently outside the fence near the wicket, coiling so secretly in the rabbit-brush that its presence was never suspected until it flowered delicately along its twining length.

"I, ah,the white flower of twining (clematis), on my body and my hair, and so I sang: "I am the white flower of twining, Little white flower by the river, Oh, flower that twines close by the river; Oh, trembling flower!

"I, ah,the white flower of twining (clematis), on my body and my hair, and so I sang: "I am the white flower of twining, Little white flower by the river, Oh, flower that twines close by the river; Oh, trembling flower!

" Madame Delphine looked down, twining her handkerchief among her fingers.

And now I mind me how he loved the dog; How many an hour he sported in the sun, Twining his grisly neck with summer buds; And how the dog was patient with the boy, Yielding him gently to his little arms There was a lion's heart in the old hound!

The Rev. T. Twining, one of Dr. Burney's friends, wrote in 1779:'You use a form of reference that I abominate, i.e. the latter, the former.

I find the serpent old, That, twining in his speckled breast, About the flowers disguised does fold, With wreaths of fame and interest.

There stood the fine hyacinths under glass bells, some quite fresh, others somewhat sickly; water snakes were twining about them, and black crabs clung tightly to the stalks.

Only the winding and twining diaphanous veils played where he feared she might have been visible.

"Oh, my simple-minded darling," she said to him the next day, sitting on his lap and twining her arms about his neck, "you will never know what a pleasure it was for me to pay my handsome tutor for all his kindness.

Once upon a time, The two-shaped Ericthonius had his birth (Without a mother) from the teeming earth; 30 Minerva nursed him, and the infant laid Within a chest, of twining osiers made.

In vain the mariners would plough the main With sails unfurled, and strike their oars in vain; Around their oars a twining ivy cleaves, And climbs the mast and hides the cords in leaves: The sails are covered with a cheerful green, And berries in the fruitful canvas seen.

It had its lair between two rocks, its twining arms showing outside, its eyes and body in the shadow.

On and on we marched, through vaults of flowery smilax, where lianas with strange and gorgeous blossoms snared our feet in their twining ropy stems.

They belong to a twining, scrambling bush, with finely-pinnated mimosa leaves.

" They had been looking into each other's eyes with the delight of reading there the love that filled their hearts, but now Moll bent her head as if she could no longer bear that searching regard, and unable to make response to his pretty speech, sat twining her fingers in her lap, silent, with pain and pleasure fluttering over her downcast face.

Some of the savages looked above, among the twining branches, and some shot their arrows in the snow, but fortunately not in the direction of Mary while others ran about in every direction, examining all the large trees in the vicinity.

It is a pretty twining evergreen, with the leaves placed on long slender petioles, and palmately divided into usually five leaflets.

It is a twining shrub that in this country, even under favourable circumstances, one rarely sees ascending to a greater height than about 12 feet.

Leaves small and narrow, on slender, twining stems, that clothe well the lower half of a garden wall in some sunny favoured spot.

When planted in rich, moist soil, this soon forms an attractive mass of twisting and twining growths, with distinct glossy foliage in summer and brilliant scarlet fruit in autumn.

COCCULUS CAROLINUS.This is a half hardy, twining shrub, of free growth when planted by a tree stem in a sheltered wood, but with by no means showy flowers; indeed, it may be described in few words as a shrub of no great beauty nor value.

By its slender, twining, purplish stems, it may at once be distinguished, as also by the deep green, purplish-tinted leaves, and sweetly-scented flowers of various shades of yellow and purple.

This evergreen twining shrub is not to be generally recommended, it requiring wall protection even in southern England.

"Next the fishes and snakes and other reptiles held their council, and they decided that as the human race had now become such enemies to them they would trouble them with 'fearful dreams' of snakes twining about them, and blowing their poisonous breath in their faces, by which they would lose their appetites and die, while others of them would seek opportunity to make the water they drank, or even the air they breathed, unwholesome.

I was then unused to the ways and customs of the Persian peasantry, or should have known that it was but labour lost to make one spring at the old idiot, and, twining my fingers in his throat, shake him till he yelled for mercy.

Thy rosy young cheek to my own thou art pressing, Thy little arms twining around me I feel.

Just now I asked Mr. Twining to let me go a-gunning for this afternoon.

Though I have been much to blame in the present case, yet I think it but just that Mr. Twining should bear his part.

I can imagine nothing more lovely than the sight of the delicate creepers attached to the tall stems of these palms and twining up to their very crests.

SEA Soft soft wind, from out the sweet south sliding, Waft thy silver cloud webs athwart the summer sea; Thin thin threads of mist on dewy fingers twining Weave a veil of dappled gauze to shade my babe and me.

And twining his arms round Nizza, notwithstanding her shrieks and resistance, he bore her away.

Whence Fancy made me dreams of happiness: For hope grew round me, like the twining vine, 80 And fruits, and foliage, not my own, seemed mine.

The peak was still in sunlight, and suddenly, half way down, a band of roseate clouds, twining and changing like a choir of Bacchantes, soared around the western edge and hung poised above the unillumined forests at the mountain-base; light as air they came and went and faded away, ghostly, after their work of momentary beauty was done.

He only knew that it was possible to tear the twining grip away, to spring back till he crashed against the side of the shanty, still pleading in a fear-maddened voice: "Perris, d'you hear?

The day wore away, and yet no answerthe next came and passed, still no communication; and Charlie had given up in despair, when he was agreeably surprised by the following: "Messrs. Twining, Western, and Twining will be much obliged to Charles Ellis, if he will call at their office, 567, Water-street, to-morrow morning at eleven o'clock, as they would like to communicate further with him respecting a situation in their establishment.

The day wore away, and yet no answerthe next came and passed, still no communication; and Charlie had given up in despair, when he was agreeably surprised by the following: "Messrs. Twining, Western, and Twining will be much obliged to Charles Ellis, if he will call at their office, 567, Water-street, to-morrow morning at eleven o'clock, as they would like to communicate further with him respecting a situation in their establishment.

We will now visit, in company with the reader, the spacious offices of Messrs. Twining, Western, and Twining, where we shall find Mr. Western about consigning to the waste-paper basket a large pile of letters.

We will now visit, in company with the reader, the spacious offices of Messrs. Twining, Western, and Twining, where we shall find Mr. Western about consigning to the waste-paper basket a large pile of letters.

Both the gentlemen rose, and Mr. Twining offered her a chair.

" "We sent a note to your brother?" said Mr. Twining, in a tone of surprise.

Mr. Twining glanced over it, and remarked, "This is your writing, Western;" then taking Charlie's letter from the desk of Mr. Western, he asked, in a doubting tone, "Is this your own writing and composition?" "My own writing and composing," answered Charlie.

"Have you a father?" asked Mr. Twining.

Esther at last ventured to ask of Mr. Twining.

" Charlie sat down as directed, and dashed off a few lines, which he handed to Mr. Twining, who looked at it over and over; then rising, he beckoned to his partner to follow him into an adjoining room.

Esther made no reply, and they remained in silence until Mr. Twining returned to the room.

" "Oh, don't mention it," said Mr. Twining, evidently happy to get rid of them; and, opening the door, he bowed them out of the office.

" To us, indeed, the perpetual kissing, and twining, and panting of these amorous persons, is rather ludicrous than seductive; and their eternal sobbing and whining, raises no emotion in our bosoms, but those of disgust and contempt.

Colman, Twining, Harris, Baretti, Hawkesworth, Reynolds, Barry, were among those who occasionally surrounded the tea-table and supper-tray at her father's modest dwelling.

ALICE TWINING, MARTYR XXVI.

Scarcely was he gone when a slight, fairy form came flitting through the moonlight to where Maggie sat, and, twining its snow-white arms around her neck, looked lovingly into her eyes, whispering soft and low, "My sister!"

When we were last, my gentle Maid, In love's embraces twining, 'Twas Night, who saw, and then betray'd! "Who saw?"

" "Sister, I hope you will do no such thing," murmured a young Fairy who lay near twining seaweeds into a wreath.

Here he took priest's orders at the hands of Bishop Lowth, and found society congenial to him in Dr. Foster, a kindred whig, and in Thomas Twining, a kindred scholar.

Fronds slender, climbing or twining, three to five feet long.

" "What can we do?" murmured Alice, twining her fingers piteously.

The lines were complete exemplifications of the line of beauty, so far as their waving, and twisting, and twining was concerned; and the orthography it was past all human comprehension to understand.

" "No," said I, twining my arm around one of the young trees near, "I prefer remaining here.

Then, twining both hands in Ken's collar, he made a frantic effort to break his grip and fling him aside.

A glorious band, gathering, twining, shooting past each other,jousting, tilting,with blazing banners, and a field broader than that of the "Cloth of Gold"; for this reached to and mingled with the cloudsyea, tinted them with flame-color and roses,and garlanded the earth with crimson blossoms that nestled among her forests on the far-off horizon.

The cannon is mute and the sword in its sheath Uncrimsoned the banner floats joyous and fair: Yet beauty is twining an evergreen wreath, And the voice of the minstrel is heard on the air.

These twining vines that burst with purple bloom, These fragrant flowers, so innocent and fair, They speak to me of loving childhood's days, And tell me of the boundless love of God.

The vineshere partly supported by decayed and broken-down trellises, there twining themselves among the branches of the slender saplings which had sprung up among themgrew in wild and unpruned luxuriance, and the few scattered grapes they bore were the undisputed prey of the first comer.

Nature herself seems to wield a new peculiar spell in such associationold quarries, the rusting tramways choked with fern; forgotten mines with the wild vine twining tenderly about the old iron of dismantled pit-tackle, grown as green as itself with the summer rains; roads once dusty with haste over which only the moss and the trailing arbutus now leisurely travel.

A great green cable had writhed across the big wire enclosures of the giant hens' run, and flung twining leaf stems about two outstanding pines.

There stood Anna, flushed and eager, twining arms with the placid Flora.

With a rush Mrs. Brenner was on her knees before Munn, clutching him about the legs with twining arms.

He struggled, still dizzy from his fall, bent over and tore at her twining arms, but the more he pulled the tighter she clung, fastening her misshapen fingers in the lacing of his shoes.

Recreations and Studies of a Country Clergyman of the Eighteenth Century. See TWINING, Rev. Thomas.

TWINING, Rev. Thomas, Recreations and Studies of a Country Clergyman of the Eighteenth Century, London, 1882.

TWINING, Rev. Thomas, Recreations and Studies of a Country Clergyman, Johnson's dislike of 'the former, the latter,' iv. 190, n. 2; funeral, iv. 420, n. 1; the old willow-tree at Lichfield, iv.

HADLEY, ARTHUR TWINING.

Margaret Wimsatt (W); 7Sep76; R641093. R641094. Arthur Twining Hadley.

It is twining the rack with flowers; and hanging a man with a cord of gold.

An evergreen twining plant, requiring a greenhouse for its cultivation and a soil of sandy loam and peat.

A greenhouse evergreen twining plant of a very beautiful order, which thrives best in a compost of sandy loam and peat.

This elegant twining plant is best grown in pots, so that it can more conveniently be taken indoors in the winter.

It may also be grown as a small tree for the lawn or centres of large beds by keeping the long twining shoots pinched in.

The picture with its graceful feminine forms and twining lines has the same quality of rhythmical exaltation as Plates 19 and 35, a quality typical of the Garwhal master-artist in his greatest phase.

A note of warm twining quality, like a baby's finger.

The water's edge was in almost every place fringed with the closely twining mangrove trees, behind which the country gradually rose to an average level of about 200 feet, being thickly covered with the various sorts of Eucalypti, for which all the explored portions of this continent are more or less remarkable.

PRIYAMVADร The Ke[S']ara-tree, whilst your graceful form bends about its stem, appears as if it were wedded to some lovely twining creeper.

Verily, Her ruddy lip vies with the opening bud; Her graceful arms are as the twining stalks; And her whole form is radiant with the glow Of youthful beauty, as the tree with bloom.

most brilliant of climbing plants, how sweet it is to see thee cling thus fondly to thy husband, the mango-tree; yet, prithee, turn thy twining arms for a moment in this direction to embrace thy sister; she is going far away, and may never see thee again. KANWA.

And now, my dear friend, where shall I sit down, that I may enchant my sight by gazing on the twining plants, which seem to remind me of the graceful shape of my beloved? Mร[T.]HAVYA.

Receive it back, as the beautiful twining-plant receives again its blossom in token of its reunion with the spring.

To my heart: for as I press thee, How, I know not, the mere contact Brings me back again the freshness And the greenness of my youth, Like the vine's embracing tendrils Twining round an aged tree: Gallant youth, who art thou?

* CREEPERS AND CLIMBERS The CLIMBING, and TWINING SHRUBS offer a numerous family, highly deserving of cultivation, the following being a few of the most desirable.

The PASSION FLOWER, Passiflora, is a very large family of twining shrubs, many of them really beautiful, and generally of easy cultivation, this country being of the same temperature with their indigenous localities.

This is the time to make layers of Honeysuckle, Bauhinia, and other climbing and twining shrubs.

" In the twining of English holly and Western pine upon the great English novelist's grave the poet expresses a happy thought.

" "Have you not my love, my confidence, my fondest, warmest esteem?" exclaimed Percy, impetuously, and twining his arm, as in fondness he often did, around his brother's neck.

exclaimed Edward, when the agitation of this sudden meeting had subsided, and he found himself seated on a sofa between his aunt and sister, clasping the hand of the former and twining his arm caressingly round the latter.

She had changed her dress for a simple yet elegant travelling costume, and was now listening with respectful deference but glistening eyes to the fond words of her mother, who, twining her arm around her, had drawn her a little apart from the others, as if her farewell could not be spoken aloud; their attention was so arrested by a remark of Lord Malvern, and his son's reply, that they turned towards them.

Her parents felt she was twining herself more and more around their hearts, and beheld, with inexpressible anguish, that though her young mind was so strong, her fragile frame was too weak to support the constant struggle.

This I sat engaged in guessing, strange similitude confessing, 'Twixt this fowl, whose goggle-eyes glared on me from above my door, And a chap with long legs twining, whom I'd often seen reclining On the Treasury Bench's lining, Irish anguish gloating o'er; This same chap with long legs twining Irish anguish chuckling o'er, Tories christened, "Brave BALFOUR." Then methought the air grew denser.

This I sat engaged in guessing, strange similitude confessing, 'Twixt this fowl, whose goggle-eyes glared on me from above my door, And a chap with long legs twining, whom I'd often seen reclining On the Treasury Bench's lining, Irish anguish gloating o'er; This same chap with long legs twining Irish anguish chuckling o'er, Tories christened, "Brave BALFOUR." Then methought the air grew denser.

Dot laughed aloud, twining her arm in his.