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woods
 n.  small forest; woodland; dense collection of trees covering a relatively small area
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  The crash of a loaded branch falling far off in the woods reverberated like a musket-shot, and once a fox barked, and Mattie shrank closer to Ethan, and quickened her steps.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In II
2  That was all; but all their intercourse had been made up of just such inarticulate flashes, when they seemed to come suddenly upon happiness as if they had surprised a butterfly in the winter woods.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
3  He looked at her hair and longed to touch it again, and to tell her that it smelt of the woods; but he had never learned to say such things.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
4  The sun was low across the new-plowed fields and the tall woods across the river were looming blackly in silhouette.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
5  And, my dear, they stayed out nearly all night and walked home finally, saying the horse had run away and smashed the buggy and they had gotten lost in the woods.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
6  Beyond it, Peachtree road narrowed and twisted under great trees out of sight into thick quiet woods.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
7  The trains are crowded and uncertain and the passengers are liable to be put off in the woods at any time, if the trains are needed for the wounded or troops and supplies.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
8  But she couldn't take Melanie to the woods.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
9  Even if you didn't run into the Yankees, the woods are full of stragglers and deserters from both armies.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
10  The dim shapes of houses grew farther and farther apart and unbroken woods loomed wall-like on either side.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
11  He laughed suddenly, a ringing, free laugh that startled the echoes in the dark woods.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
12  She felt that the once-familiar woods were full of ghosts.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
13  Suellen, you and Carreen fill the baskets with as much food as you can carry and get to the woods.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
14  This was her last view of home, her last view except what she might see from the cover of the woods or the swamp, the tall chimneys wrapped in smoke, the roof crashing in flame.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
15  I came back as soon as I got the stock safe in the woods.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
Example Sentence: (99 in 7 pages)
1  Then away out in the woods I heard that kind of a sound that a ghost makes when it wants to tell about something that's on its mind and can't make itself understood, and so can't rest easy in its grave, and has to go about that way every night grieving.
2  I didn't believe we could lick such a crowd of Spaniards and A-rabs, but I wanted to see the camels and elephants, so I was on hand next day, Saturday, in the ambuscade; and when we got the word we rushed out of the woods and down the hill.
3  The police searched all the woods within a six-mile radius.
4  Sometimes a stack of people would come there, horseback, from ten or fifteen mile around, and stay five or six days, and have such junketings round about and on the river, and dances and picnics in the woods daytimes, and balls at the house nights.
5  A Florida swamp is a bad place to be, if you don't know how to find your way around in the woods.
6  The animals forage in the woods.
7  The woodsman had not realized how ingenuous Little Red Riding Hood was until he heard that she had gone off for a walk in the woods with the Big Bad Wolf.
8  After its long hibernation, the bear was hard to lumber through the woods.
9  I got an old tin lamp and an iron ring, and went out in the woods and rubbed and rubbed till I sweat like an Injun, calculating to build a palace and sell it; but it warn't no use, none of the genies come.
10  Living in a house and sleeping in a bed pulled on me pretty tight mostly, but before the cold weather I used to slide out and sleep in the woods sometimes, and so that was a rest to me.
11  It was the cool gray dawn, and there was a peace in the deep pervading calm and silence of the woods.
12  Abandoned by their owners, dogs may revert to their feral state, roaming the woods in packs.
13  Now, far away in the woods a bird called; another answered.
14  Three things soon pass away; the echo of the woods, the rainbow, and woman's beauty.
15  Officers combed the woods for the murder weapon.