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wreath
 n.  a ring made of flowers and leaves for ornamental purposes
Classic Sentence: (29 in 2 pages)
1  I put him in your window, I make pretty wreath, and hang him round your neck, so that you sleep well.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
2  I make myself the wreath that you are to wear.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
3  We then waited whilst Lucy made her toilet for the night, and when she was in bed he came and himself fixed the wreath of garlic round her neck.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
4  Amongst other things, she clutched the wreath of flowers that Dr. Van Helsing insisted on my wearing round my neck, and tore it away from me.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
5  From some chimney opposite a thin wreath of smoke was rising.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 7
6  His children sold his house with the black wreath still on the door.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 5
7  "The wreath wants setting straight," she answered, not hearing him.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 5
8  It was not a Napoleon; it was one of those perfectly new twenty-franc pieces of the Restoration, on whose effigy the little Prussian queue had replaced the laurel wreath.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IX—THENARDIER AND HIS MANOEUVRES
9  I add, as the climax, that I have seen an Englishwoman dancing in a wreath of roses and blue spectacles.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER IV—THE BACK ROOM OF THE CAFE MUSAIN
10  In the summer Rose-red took care of the house, and every morning laid a wreath of flowers by her mother's bed before she awoke, in which was a rose from each tree.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In SNOW-WHITE AND ROSE-RED
11  I let him enjoy the luxury unannoyed; and after sucking out his last wreath, and heaving a profound sigh, he got up, and departed as solemnly as he came.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
12  A thick fog rolled down between the lines of dun-coloured houses, and the opposing windows loomed like dark, shapeless blurs through the heavy yellow wreaths.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE COPPER BEECHES
13  Rain squalls drifted across their russet face, and the heavy, slate-coloured clouds hung low over the landscape, trailing in gray wreaths down the sides of the fantastic hills.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 10. Extract from the Diary of Dr. Watson
14  At the first coming of the dawn the horrid figures melted in the whirling mist and snow; the wreaths of transparent gloom moved away towards the castle, and were lost.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
15  Lord Henry elevated his eyebrows and looked at him in amazement through the thin blue wreaths of smoke that curled up in such fanciful whorls from his heavy, opium-tainted cigarette.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1
Example Sentence:
1  Bessie had been down into the kitchen, and she brought up with her a tart on a certain brightly painted china plate, whose bird of paradise, nestling in a wreath of convolvuli and rosebuds, had been wont to stir in me a most enthusiastic sense of admiration; and which plate I had often petitioned to be allowed to take in my hand in order to examine it more closely, but had always hitherto been deemed unworthy of such a privilege.
2  The official delegation including Jimmy Carter, the Panamanian president Mireya Moscoso and King Juan Carlos of Spain visited two cemeteries to offer floral wreaths to the tens of thousands who died carving the canal across the Central American isthmus.
3  The ship was wreathed in smoke.
4  The local people used to wreathe the guest's head in leaves.