1 She was a brown little creature, with skinny legs like a bird and a myriad of pigtails carefully wrapped with twine sticking stiffly out from her head.
2 And bring up all the towels you can find and that ball of twine.
3 The trouser pockets yielded nothing except a candle end, a jackknife, a plug of tobacco and a bit of twine.
4 Her dress was of faded gingham of the type once worn only by house servants, and her sunbonnet was secured under her chin by a piece of twine.
5 Now and then he stooped to pick up a patch, or save an end of tarred twine, which otherwise might have been wasted.
6 Before day-dawn, Judge Thatcher and the handful of searchers with him were tracked out, in the cave, by the twine clews they had strung behind them, and informed of the great news.
7 So long as the nets were good, they caught fish; and so long as they sold their fish, they were able to buy twine for new nets.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 106. Dividing the Proceeds.
8 The arm Louisa had begun to twine around her neck, unbent itself.
9 Fantine had long evaded Tholomyes in the mazes of the hill of the Pantheon, where so many adventurers twine and untwine, but in such a way as constantly to encounter him again.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II—A DOUBLE QUARTETTE
10 Long graceful ropes of ivy and grapevine and smilax were hung everywhere, in looping festoons on the walls, draped above the windows, twined in scallops all over the brightly colored cheesecloth booths.
11 They seemed so predatory, so ruthless and yet, twined in her skirt, so broken, so helpless.
12 Madame Ratignolle, more careful of her complexion, had twined a gauze veil about her head.
13 His fingers twined nervously about his rifle.
14 She raised them up, looked earnestly at them, twined them around her thin fingers, and looked from time to time, anxiously at her father.
15 He opened it, and a lock of long, curling hair fell from it, and twined about his fingers.