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  • No matter what he did, he was becoming more and more entwined in the dealings of the Glade.   (source)
    entwined = entangled (mixed up in)
  • His fingers were entwined, resting on the table in front of him.   (source)
    entwined = twisted together
  • His grip was still entwined with Tala's, but he felt his body being washed from his soul, meat from the bone, and with it went all the pain and weariness he ever held inside him, every scar, every wound, every bad memory.   (source)
    entwined = interconnected (not easily separated)
  • Despite Langdon's assurances that the keystone had nothing to do with her past, Sophie still sensed something deeply personal entwined within this mystery, as if...   (source)
    entwined = wound
  •   My love has placed her little hand
      With noble faith in mine,
      And vowed that wedlock's sacred band
      Our nature shall entwine.   (source)
    entwine = twist together or interconnect
  • The laces had been securely entwined around a barnacle-encrusted root.†   (source)
  • The wallpaper is a trellis design, with grapevines and roses entwined, pink once, now the light brown of milky tea.†   (source)
  • The last thing he saw was the entwined figures of Glen Papineau and his mother, as she twisted and fought in his arms.†   (source)
  • I entwined my fingers with his and felt the warmth of his hand as something comforting.†   (source)
  • Chablis entwined both of her hands around the young man's biceps.†   (source)
  • To imagine ourselves living together somewhere else, on the West Coast, say, was to imagine that we were not ourselves, and, in a way, that we had nothing for each other, since what we had for each other seemed to grow out of our entwined history and to be specific to this place.†   (source)
  • Their entwined hands rested on the side of the table.†   (source)
  • Our voices, wrapping around each other's, entwining, and then tugging free, in the pitch black.†   (source)
  • Emily stared at their entwined hands, blushed, but kept holding on.†   (source)
  • They saw a large oil painting of two snakes entwined together that hung on the wall.†   (source)
  • The body had eroded into a hill, entwined with grass and vines.†   (source)
  • Instead, I throw my arm over his chest and entwine my legs with his.†   (source)
  • Both of us will die today, gunned down or smashed up or exploded in some terrible moment of fire and twisted metal, and when they go to bury us we'll be so melted together and entwined they won't be able to separate the bodies; pieces of him will go with me, and pieces of me will go with him.†   (source)
  • Sometimes in front, sometimes behind, A constant companion, for we are entwined.†   (source)
  • Deep blue pile, it was entwined with what seemed to be a surrealistic jungle scene full of ropes and vines and trees filled with exotic birds.†   (source)
  • Taking the risk, I entwined my fingers with hers.†   (source)
  • Representative Santos moved to the front of the stage, hands now entwined behind her, and swept her eyes over the room.†   (source)
  • But life was also three girls skipping down the street, their arms entwined; Rocco Luciano paying his penny back faithfully, every single week; Rahel's new baby.†   (source)
  • Two cat-snake monsters stood in the center of the palette, their necks entwined.†   (source)
  • Boney leaned toward me, hands entwined.†   (source)
  • He took her hand, cold and twitching with terror, he entwined his fingers with hers, and almost in a whisper he began to recount his recollections of other ocean voyages.†   (source)
  • Here there was a substance more precious than all others—it was life itself and entwined all around with symbolism and ritual.†   (source)
  • I thought about Hailsham closing, and how it was like someone coming along with a pair of shears and snipping the balloon strings just where they entwined above the man's fist.†   (source)
  • Later, our arms entwined, we strolled through the park, talking about our future together.†   (source)
  • He talked for an hour and twenty-five minutes-from two-fifty to four-fifteen-and told, while Nye attempted to list them, of highways and hotels, motels, rivers, towns, and cities, a chorus of entwining names: Apache, El Paso, Corpus Christi, Santillo, San Luis Potosi, Acapulco, San Diego, Dallas, Omaha, Sweetwater, Stillwater, Tenville Junction, Tallahassee, Needles, Miami, Hotel Nuevo Waldorf, Somerset Hotel, Hotel Simone, Arrowhead Motel, Cherokee Motel, and many, many more.†   (source)
  • A chad or is a large, half-moon-shaped cloth entwined around the shoulders, forehead, and chin to reveal only eyes, nose, and mouth.†   (source)
  • Our bodies are entangled, entwined, but Helene is foreign to me suddenly, unknowable as the heavens.†   (source)
  • Their crowns entwined and crisscrossed and whispered with rain, and bowed and shifted as troops of monkeys passed through them like currents of wind, leaping from crown to crown, crying their untranslatable cries.†   (source)
  • For a few moments, Eragon and Orik maneuvered the canoe alone as Nari picked at the entwined bands.†   (source)
  • Her tattoo was an intricate series of knots entwined around her face—within the sapphire design I was sure I could see plunging horses.†   (source)
  • Now they were locked together, legs entwined, faces only inches apart, mouths almost exhaling into each other and the gun still wedged between them, below her left breast, hurting her, bruising her ribcage.†   (source)
  • I believe that she now knows that her life is entwined with those of people who love her ….†   (source)
  • When you think about the textured histories of the teams and the faith and passion of the fans and the way these forces are entwined citywide, and when you think about the game itself, live-or-die, the third game in a three-game playoff, and you say the names Giants and Dodgers, and you calculate the way the players hate each other openly, and you recall the kind of year this has turned out to be, the pennant race that has brought the city to a strangulated rapture, an end-shudder…†   (source)
  • The sunlight shone through the windows, and I could see the dust entwined in the beams of sunlight.†   (source)
  • Lorenzo tried to pull it out, but it only got more entwined.†   (source)
  • As I came closer, I saw that they were entwined-not in a mating, nature-takes-its-course kind of way, but almost tenderly, if that was even possible, like they were holding each other.†   (source)
  • "It's so romantic, Sir P.," Mum Olga sighed, entwining her arm in his.†   (source)
  • Our hands were tightly entwined.†   (source)
  • It was a small crucifix, with the body of Christ in bronze fixed to the wood, and the garlic was wreathed around it, a fresh garland entwined with an old one, in which the buds were withered and dried.†   (source)
  • Then, in his affected, r-less Spanish, he proceeded to explain that he had no particular inclination for married life, being in love only with the arts, literature, and scientific curiosities, and therefore had no intention of disturbing her with the usual demands of a husband; they could live together, but not entwined, in perfect harmony and decorum.†   (source)
  • We were to be like long vines with entwined roots, like trees that stand a thousand years, like a pair of mandarin ducks mated for life.†   (source)
  • He could feel the rosary still entwined in her fingers, and the softness of her skin and the wetness from her tears.†   (source)
  • There were two melodies, spun as one, twisted and entwined into a single song.†   (source)
  • He sat beside her or at her feet and followed her around like a puppy, his fingers entwined in the hem of her dress.†   (source)
  • Three couples were inside; all but the driver got out, all laughing, playfully entwining their arms.†   (source)
  • With some Angelenos, those two emotions were as inextricably entwined as the viscera of inoperable Siamese twins.†   (source)
  • She slept like that, her head tucked under Jace's chin, her spine fitted to his body, their legs entwined.†   (source)
  • The threads multiplied and entwined themselves solidly around the one pulsating organ they had become and tightened slightly, testing them for a reaction.†   (source)
  • You see, there is a vine that often times grows in peach orchards, entwined into peach trees.†   (source)
  • Our fingers entwined.†   (source)
  • Entwined, we swing like a rocking chair.†   (source)
  • I ask as Fee entwines herself in the moss as if it were ermine.†   (source)
  • Glorious and entwined.†   (source)
  • The air smelled of some exotic spice, and the floor beneath his feet displayed a mosaic of two women entwined in love.†   (source)
  • In the shape of a cross, leaves and flowers entwined around it.†   (source)
  • But the next thing I know, I'm sitting up and, my fingers entwined in his shirtfront, I'm whispering, "Oh, Andrew, everything's so awful!†   (source)
  • On some we've entwined shells and starfish and exotic things, and they're beautiful, even if they do stink.†   (source)
  • I was still amazed that I had been up on the stage with them, my arm entwined with that of Roslyn Page, while we did several Yes, I wills in the background of "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me" as Misty and Lily alternated parts, Misty sounding as much like Diana Ross as Diana Ross.†   (source)
  • These were some of the most passionate moments of their lives together, the most searingly entwined.†   (source)
  • Thus I was ready to bide my time and discover what might felicitously happen, see what Sundays like this—entwined amid the other promising days of the onrushing summer—would bring.†   (source)
  • The cover of the little book is red and embossed with baby ducklings falling out of a basket entwined with morning glories.†   (source)
  • Their hair, which was grey, had grown over their eyes till it almost concealed their, faces, and their beards had grown over the table, climbing pound and entwining plates and goblets as brambles; entwine a fence, until, all mixed in one great mat of hair, they flowed over the edge and down to the floor.†   (source)
  • There was scarcely a woman alive, it seemed, who could resist the urge to haul men down onto beds, car seats, kitchen floors, dining-room tables, park grass, parlor sofas, or packing crates, entwine warm thighs around them, and pant in ecstasy.†   (source)
  • HOPBINES We seek shelter from inclement weather Under a willow entwined with ivy.†   (source)
  • Let them suffer what I have for this Union, and they will feel it entwining so closely around their hearts that it will be like snapping the cords of life to give it up…… What are the people who call me a traitor?†   (source)
  • The TWO LOVERS enter, 113 entwined in an embrace; they halt centre-stage and separate; she carries a basket on her arm.†   (source)
  • It's good to feel his fingers entwined with mine again, not for show but in actual friendship.   (source)
    entwined = twisted together
  • All that night they lay entwined, neither of them able to sleep.   (source)
    entwined = in each other's arms
  • Towering stone pillars entwined with more carved serpents rose to support a ceiling lost in darkness, casting long, black shadows through the odd, greenish gloom that filled the place.   (source)
    entwined = wrapped
  • Their trunks entwine.   (source)
    entwine = twist together
  • "I know," I said, and it was easy to believe him as we lay there in the early winter darkness, him kissing my forehead, my bare feet entwined with his.   (source)
    entwined = twisted together
  • The muscular hand broke from my custody; my arm was seized, my shoulder — neck — waist — I was entwined and gathered to him.   (source)
    entwined = wrapped
  • The supporting poles were entwined with white and gold flowers.†   (source)
  • I picked up the stylus before realizing it was entwined with a pair of tiny green snakes.†   (source)
  • He leans his forehead down on our entwined hands.†   (source)
  • "Thank you sir," she said, her knuckles white and entwined in front of her.†   (source)
  • Our paths might be entwined, but …. but I think you must continue to travel your own road for now.†   (source)
  • Noah's strong hand slipped over my wrist before he entwined his fingers with mine.†   (source)
  • I entwined my fingers with Echo's and walked her across the empty street, toward the fountain.†   (source)
  • Echo withdrew into her hair the moment she entwined her fingers with mine.†   (source)
  • Where had he learned to maim and cripple with lunging feet, and fingers entwined into hammers?†   (source)
  • He entwines his fingers behind my back and pulls me tightly against him.†   (source)
  • Even as children, they would creep into each other's beds and sleep with their arms entwined.†   (source)
  • Will crashed into Marcus, entwining them both in the ropes as the pegs tore loose from the ground.†   (source)
  • It seemed that no matter how tired we were, most evenings were spent entwined in each other's arms.†   (source)
  • With their arms entwined, she whispered in his ear, "Are you always this easy to get along with?"†   (source)
  • They stood from the couch, still entwined, and he led her quietly to the bedroom.†   (source)
  • In the crook of his arm was a long staff entwined with two living serpents.†   (source)
  • Three entwined ladies of Siam in beaded gowns and slippered feet perform a slow, elaborate dance.†   (source)
  • Spent, they fell asleep, their fingers entwined.†   (source)
  • They both looked at their hands entwined.†   (source)
  • We were like long vines, reaching out to each other, forever entwined.†   (source)
  • Lowering her gaze from his eyes to their entwined hands, she didn't answer Joe's question.†   (source)
  • To me this summed up what I wanted our relationship to be: deep, entwined, forever.†   (source)
  • VI Nina and Jinny Love, wandering down the lower path with arms entwined, saw the Boy Scout's tent.†   (source)
  • The cage part of the string machine was split open like an egg, and the string had become completely entwined and entangled.†   (source)
  • And also poems: As round about the sturdy Oak Entwines the loving Ivy Vine, My Faith so true, I pledge to You, Twill evermore be none but Thine, Your Faithful Laura.†   (source)
  • Singing and dreams were entwined.†   (source)
  • Her white hand was entwined in his.†   (source)
  • There's a snapshot of my mother at the Normal School, in London, Ontario, taken with two other girls; all three are standing on the front steps of their boarding house, laughing, their arms entwined.†   (source)
  • He had a faint memory of her kneeling beside him and running her hand, warm and smooth, across his forehead, palm touching his brow and ending with fingertips entwined in his hair.†   (source)
  • On my Tree of Paradise, I intend to put a border of snakes entwined; they will look like vines or just a cable pattern to others, as I will make the eyes very small, but they will be snakes to me; as without a snake or two, the main part of the story would be missing.†   (source)
  • I took his arm and wrapped it tightly around me, threading my own arms and legs around him so that we were tightly entwined.†   (source)
  • The tufty-haired wizard waved his hand high over the heads of Bill and Fleur and a shower of silver stars fell upon them, spiraling around their now entwined figures.†   (source)
  • Soon red tendrils completely entwined him, and Amos stood petrified, his unblinking eyes staring straight ahead.†   (source)
  • Olaf followed closely behind them and the three children could smell his stale breath as they brought the suitcase indoors and set it on the carpet beneath the painting of the entwined snakes.†   (source)
  • Something snags my feet and I sprawl out on the ground. I feel it wrapping around me, entwining me in sharp fibers. A net!†   (source)
  • "Who wouldn't prefer him, what woman would take you, you are nothing, nothing, nothing to him," crooned Riddle-Hermione, and she stretched like a snake and entwined herself around Riddle-Harry, wrapping him in a close embrace: Their lips met.†   (source)
  • There was a vast dim dining room with William Morris wallpaper, the Strawberry Thief design, and a chandelier entwined with bronze water-lilies, and three high stained-glass windows, shipped in from England, showing episodes from the story of Tristan and Iseult (the proffering of the love potion, in a ruby-red cup; the lovers, Tristan on one knee, Iseult yearning over him with her yellow hair cascading — hard to render in glass, a little too much like a melting broom; Iseult alone,…†   (source)
  • While among us, she amused herself with a number of supposed fits, hallucinations, caperings, warblings and the like, nothing being lacking to the impersonation but Ophelia's wildflowers entwined in her hair; but she did well enough without them, as she managed to deceive, not only the worthy Mrs. Moodie, who like many high-minded females of her type, is inclined to believe any piece of theatrical twaddle served up to her, provided it is pathetic enough, and whose inaccurate and…†   (source)
  • Leaving their dirty breakfast dishes behind, which is not a good thing to do in general but perfectly acceptable in the face of an emergency, they walked with Uncle Monty to the front entryway, past the painting of two snakes entwined together, out the front door, and onto the lawn, as if they wanted to talk to the snake-shaped hedges instead of to one another.†   (source)
  • I lay still, listening to his breathing slow and deepen, the sound of the rain below it, felt his warm fingers entwined with mine.†   (source)
  • Like a crocodile with eyes at water level—seeing both below and above the surface—I saw the Duat entwined with the regular world.†   (source)
  • Every now and then I would catch myself staring down at his tanned hands, those squared-off fingers, just inches from my own, and I would remember how our fingers felt entwined—the warmth of him, the illusion, even in stillness, of a kind of strength—and a lump would rise in my throat until I thought I could barely breathe and I had to retreat to the WC, where I would lean over the sink and sob silently under the strip lighting.†   (source)
  • I entwined my fingers in his hair and pulled his head back to mine, but the second his hand touched the waist of my jeans, my heart shook and my hands snapped out to stop him.†   (source)
  • I felt his feet meet mine under the table and our legs entwine, and slowly I felt something that had felt tight and uncomfortable begin to ease in my chest.†   (source)
  • That design, the two entwined snakes?†   (source)
  • Both are honorable families, and both I have known, but my fate has always been most entwined with that of the Herondales.†   (source)
  • This isn't quite as good, although it has its own song: In days of yore, from Britain's shore,
    Wolfe, the dauntless hero, came
    And planted firm Britannia's flag
    On Canada's fair domain.
    Here may it wave, our boast, our pride
    And join in love together
    The thistle, shamrock, rose entwine
    The Maple Leaf forever.
    Miss Lumley's jaw quivers in a frightening way when we sing this.†   (source)
  • Entwined against the wall, both sweating and bruised, blood trickling from mouths and eyes, Bourne hammer-locked the contact's neck from behind, his left knee jammed into the small of the man's back, his right leg wrapped around the contact's ankles, clamping them.†   (source)
  • Thomas had watched the duo walk into the woods to broker peace with Qurong, a peace that was somehow entwined with betrayal.†   (source)
  • I looked up at him, taking in the line of his chin, his eyes and long lashes, the way his fingers were already brushing a bit of my hair off my face, entwining themselves in the strands there.†   (source)
  • He turned again, focusing now on the wall, on a bundle of wires there, entwined like arteries, leaving the room and heading down the hall.†   (source)
  • Her tattoo was an intricate series of knots entwining around her face—within the sapphire design horses plunged and reared.†   (source)
  • I stare at our hands, at my slim fingers entwined in his larger ones, at the veined muscles of his forearm, the slight bones of my wrist, the warmth of our skin meeting.†   (source)
  • A cloud had almost completely covered the thin strip of blue sky that lay between the two sets of buildings, and a cold wind started pulling at the thin strings on the balloons and uncurling the crepe paper entwined on the stoop railings.†   (source)
  • I held up the pot I'd taken from A.F.'s room—the initials etched in clay, the stamp with the two entwined snakes.†   (source)
  • After, as they lay entwined amongst the dragon skulls, he rested his head against her, inhaling the smooth clean smell of her hair.†   (source)
  • When I was close enough to see how their branches entwined like old friends, I stopped and closed my eyes.†   (source)
  • I'd seen Lucas from a distance, eating a bag of potato chips in front of Mayor's Market, but knew better than to go up and ask him how things had gone in D.C. Ever since the day I'd driven away from the yellow house, with them all out in the yard behind me, I'd felt more clearly than ever that their fate was in no way entwined with mine.†   (source)
  • The prayer had been entwined throughout my childhood, spoken at the change of seasons, in thanks for the lavender harvest, or in preparation for the coming winter, as well as whenever Grandma was faced with hard decisions.†   (source)
  • After all our hopes of survival had been crushed, we finally ended our performance with a slow, deathlike movement, both of us entwined together.†   (source)
  • Something I cannot name passes between them, and then Pip's lips are on Fee's in a deep kiss, as if they feed on one another, their fingers entwined in each other's hair.†   (source)
  • I remained crouched over the pile of pottery shards, staring at the initials A.F. and the entwined serpents.†   (source)
  • There was no mistaking what he was and even if I hadn't felt the power and darkness that radiated from him, there was no frickin' way I could miss his Mark, the sapphire-blue crescent moon on his forehead and the additional tattooing of entwining knot work that framed his equally blue eyes.†   (source)
  • Cayley's head lay on the opposite end, her hands together, childlike, under her cheek, her legs entwined with Brad's.†   (source)
  • I decided the really horrible thing was entwining the two together: Show us who you are; now feel bad about it.†   (source)
  • In the pool, there were men and women entwined, flesh refracted and moving rhythmically, and there were the pills, the moonshine, but the man who emerged from the pool naked apparently crossed a line.†   (source)
  • I have set Thy feet upon my lap, I have poured my tears over them, Jesus; I have entwined them with the string of beads from around my neck, I have buried them in my hair, as in the folds of a burnous.†   (source)
  • On one of her mother's fingers was a slender golden band in the entwined form of a cobra, the eye of the serpent made of a tiny ruby.†   (source)
  • Their hair, which was grey, had grown over their eyes till it almost concealed their, faces, and their beards had grown over the table, climbing pound and entwining plates and goblets as brambles; entwine a fence, until, all mixed in one great mat of hair, they flowed over the edge and down to the floor.†   (source)
  • Entwined, they stared-orphan-like themselves-past Easter's cot and through the tent opening as down a long telescope turned on an incandescent star, and saw the spiral of Elberta's hat return, and saw Exum jump over a stick and on the other side do a little dance in a puff of dust.†   (source)
  • Entwined around his neck was a rope, depending from a stark metal gallows tree around which a clutch of Polish soldiers was making last preparations for his passage into the beyond.†   (source)
  • —then abruptly dawning: to view, as on a pornographic screen, our pale white entwined bodies splashing back from the lusterless mirror on the bathroom door.†   (source)
  • Having risen fully upright, I was on the absolute verge (I could feel the impulse in me like a powerful vibration) of leaning forward and grasping Nathan by the collar, pulling him to his feet for an eye-to-eye confrontation, as Bogart had done so many times in Bogart's and my entwined past.†   (source)
  • Uttering these words, she squeezed my hand, which was now entwined with hers a scant millimeter from the straining tumefaction in my lap, and her eyes gazed into mine with such a galvanized look of passion and certitude that it took' all my self-command to avoid, that very instant, some ludicrous, brutish, public embrace.†   (source)
  • Dressed thus, but recumbent and entwined in each other's arms, they appeared from where I stood as peaceful as two lovers who had gaily costumed themselves for an afternoon stroll, but on impulse had decided to lie down and nap, or kiss and make love, or merely whisper to each other of fond matters, and were frozen in this grave and tender embrace forever.†   (source)
  • The Dean entwined his fingers on his stomach and waited for the plea he expected.†   (source)
  • He pointed to an entwined monogram of two letters executed in platinum.†   (source)
  • With their arms entwined about each other, the black mother and the brown daughter gazed open-mouthed at the trunk in the corner.†   (source)
  • Then at last, as we stood, still entwined and breathless after the last eager dance, the piano was closed with a bang, and our arms fell wearily to our sides like those of the winds and strings and the flutist, blinking sleepily, put his flute away in its case.†   (source)
  • The lieutenant sat down with dapper irritation at the chief's table; behind his head two hearts were entwined in pencil on the whitewash.†   (source)
  • Even the midday sun would not penetrate the interlacing of those green leaves, they were too thickly entwined, one with another, and only little flickering patches of warm light would come in intermittent waves to dapple the drive with gold.†   (source)
  • "You all make too damn much fuss about everything," said Gus Webb, lying flat, his hands entwined under his head.†   (source)
  • The dining room has a splendid bronze gate, placed by mistake on the ceiling, in the shape of a trellis entwined with fresh bronze grapes.†   (source)
  • Keating leaned with chummy respect against the boy's shoulder and looked at the laurel garlands entwined about fluted columns three floors high.†   (source)
  • She leaned back in her chair, and stretched her arms down to her knees, twisting her wrists, palms out, the fingers of her two hands entwined.†   (source)
  • They went on and on, their arms entwined, without a word.†   (source)
  • Next to a metal-roofed arcade, open to the south and filled with lounge chairs, stood a flagpole, painted reddish brown and displaying a banner that fluttered full now and then—a fantasy flag, green and white, with a snake-entwined caduceus, the symbol of healing, at its center.†   (source)
  • Then there was the crashing about of the entwined bodies, the laboured breathing, the short quick gasps of sudden pain.†   (source)
  • And if any of you would punish in the name of righteousness and lay the axe unto the evil tree, let him see to its roots; And verily he will find the roots of the good and the bad, the fruitful and the fruitless, all entwined together in the silent heart of the earth.†   (source)
  • The girl's eyes had watched him too, but her life is too much entwined with his: there is her passion, her wonder, her anger, and, above all, her fear and her unforgiving love.†   (source)
  • And so, following Hans Castorp's instructions, they said no more; but the carriages quickly reached the grocer's little house entwined with wild grape, where they did not have to wait a moment.†   (source)
  • He was also inclined to temper tantrums and had frequently clashed with Herr Wenzel about politics or other matters, for he was incensed by the nationalist aspirations of the Bohemian, who likewise declared himself an advocate of temperance and would sometimes cast moral aspersions on the brewer's profession, whereupon the latter would turn red-faced and defend the incontestable benefits to health found in the beverage with which his interests were so intimately entwined.†   (source)
  • —Pope's Illiad Cora stood foremost among the prisoners, entwining her arms in those of Alice, in the tenderness of sisterly love.†   (source)
  • Things came at last to Evdoksya, flushed from the wine she had drunk, tapping with her flat finger-tips on the keys of a discordant piano, and beginning to sing in a hoarse voice, first gipsy songs, and then Seymour Schiff's song, 'Granada lies slumbering'; while Sitnikov tied a scarf round his head, and represented the dying lover at the words— 'And thy lips to mine In burning kiss entwine.'†   (source)
  • By the expiration of that time, Mr. Bumble had illustrated the position by removing his left arm from the back of Mrs. Corney's chair, where it had previously rested, to Mrs. Corney's apron-string, round which it gradually became entwined.†   (source)
  • They were surrounded by men, women, and children, who sang a kind of lugubrious psalm, interrupted at regular intervals by the tambourines and cymbals; while behind them was drawn a car with large wheels, the spokes of which represented serpents entwined with each other.†   (source)
  • That being clearly stated, I take it to be, as it were, a duty, that we should extend our patronage to a degraded stage, even for the sake of the associations with which it is entwined.†   (source)
  • In the enormous incisions of his ears were entwined ornaments of silver, beads, and porcupine's quills, mingled in a rude taste, and after the Indian fashions.†   (source)
  • "Alas! my lord," said Isaac, "your law permits you not to know how the child of our bosom is entwined with the strings of our heart—O Rebecca! laughter of my beloved Rachel! were each leaf on that tree a zecchin, and each zecchin mine own, all that mass of wealth would I give to know whether thou art alive, and escaped the hands of the Nazarene!"†   (source)
  • I imitate neither Manfred nor Anthony; but without words, protestations, or vows, my life has entwined itself with yours; you leave me, and you are right in doing so,—I repeat it, you are right; but in losing you, I lose my life.†   (source)
  • Such young unfurrowed souls roll to meet each other like two velvet peaches that touch softly and are at rest; they mingle as easily as two brooklets that ask for nothing but to entwine themselves and ripple with ever-interlacing curves in the leafiest hiding-places.†   (source)
  • My success surpassed my own expectations; the stump was entwined by the cord in such a way as to leave no doubt whatever as to the feasibility of the wonderful performances I described; and I was assailed by petitions from the boys, each anxious to possess a lasso of his own, without a moment's delay.†   (source)
  • In those newspapers short of copy, you saw the reappearance of every gigantic imaginary creature, from "Moby Dick," that dreadful white whale from the High Arctic regions, to the stupendous kraken whose tentacles could entwine a 500–ton craft and drag it into the ocean depths.†   (source)
  • After the birth of little Harry, however, she had gradually become tranquillized and settled; and every bleeding tie and throbbing nerve, once more entwined with that little life, seemed to become sound and healthful, and Eliza was a happy woman up to the time that her husband was rudely torn from his kind employer, and brought under the iron sway of his legal owner.†   (source)
  • Complicated garnish of iron-work entwines itself over the flights of steps in this awful street, and from these petrified bowers, extinguishers for obsolete flambeaux gasp at the upstart gas.†   (source)
  • …Blucher's arrival, to be Irony itself in the tomb, to act so as to stand upright though fallen, to drown in two syllables the European coalition, to offer kings privies which the Caesars once knew, to make the lowest of words the most lofty by entwining with it the glory of France, insolently to end Waterloo with Mardigras, to finish Leonidas with Rabellais, to set the crown on this victory by a word impossible to speak, to lose the field and preserve history, to have the laugh on your…†   (source)
  • Clennam's eyes had strayed to a natural picture on the wall, of two pretty little girls with their arms entwined.†   (source)
  • An elderly woman was pointed out to him; and to her he said, as he knelt down and gently unwound Madeline's arms from the lifeless mass round which they were entwined: 'I represent this lady's nearest friends, as her servant here knows, and must remove her from this dreadful scene.†   (source)
  • I regret that my arrangements in life, combined with circumstances over which I have no control, will put it out of my power ever to fall back upon that offer or to renew it in any shape or form whatever, but it will ever be a retrospect entwined—er—with friendship's bowers."†   (source)
  • "The blood of these accursed dogs," said the Grand Master, "shall be a sweet and acceptable offering to the saints and angels whom they despise and blaspheme; and with their aid will we counteract the spells and charms with which our brother is entwined as in a net.†   (source)
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