wilting

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n wilting causing to become limp or drooping
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Quotations

  • Marcus Aurelius
    Marcus%20Aurelius
    “Thou wilt find rest from vain fancies if thou doest every act in life as though it were thy last.”
  • Decimus Magnus Ausonius
    Decimus Magnus Ausonius
    “Begin -- to begin is half the work, let half still remain; again begin this, and thou wilt have finished.”
  • Carl Rowan
    Carl Rowan
    “Nothing wilts faster than laurels that have been rested upon.”
  • Mohammed
    Mohammed
    “Believe, if thou wilt, that mountains change their place, but believe not that man changes his nature.”
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin%20Franklin
    “Let the child's first lesson be obedience, and the second will be what thou wilt.”
  • St. Augustine
    St.%20Augustine
    “Grant what thou commandest and then command what thou wilt.”

Usage

In literature:

What reward wilt thou have from Me for all thy labour?
"On Prayer and The Contemplative Life" by St. Thomas Aquinas
And so wilt thou become great, and very wise, and loving.
"Nicanor - Teller of Tales" by C. Bryson Taylor
It means, my king, that thou wilt have to fight for thy kingdom.
"King Arthur's Knights" by Henry Gilbert
Beautiful moon, wilt thou tell me where, vol.
"The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volumes I-VI." by Various
Go, seek thy father, and ask him what thou wilt.
"A Book of Myths" by Jean Lang
The Pharisees are anxiously wondering whether thou wilt come up to the Passover.
"King of the Jews" by William T. Stead
Thou wilt work thy fingers to the bone, child!
"Mistress Margery" by Emily Sarah Holt
King, wilt thou bear this mad impiety?
"The Works of Lord Byron" by Lord Byron
Wilt thou make thy process and thy decree, thy citation and thy judgment, but one act?
"Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions" by John Donne
But as I do not know thy law, thou wilt have to tell me if I should desire thee to do some forbidden thing.
"Earl Hubert's Daughter" by Emily Sarah Holt
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In poetry:

How long, O Lord our God,
Holy and true and good,
Wilt Thou not judge Thy suffering church,
Her sighs and tears and blood?
"The Church Has Waited Long" by Horatius Bonar
And yet I shrink not, as at first:
Be thou the judge of guilt;
Thou knowest all my best and worst,
Do with me as thou wilt.
"A Book of Dreams: Part I" by George MacDonald
"Lord of my life, my love, my soul!
Say, what wilt Thou with me?"
A voice replied, "I go to Rome
To be crucified for thee."
"The Vision Of St. Peter" by John Hay
Yea, though my faith be dim,
I would believe
That Thou this precious gift,
Wilt now receive;
O, take their young hearts now;
"Lead Them To Thee" by Robert Wadsworth Lowry
'God of all the olden prophets,
Wilt thou speak with men no more?
Have I not as truly served thee
As thy chosen ones of yore?
"A Parable" by James Russell Lowell
Say, wilt thou change thy glory
For this same youth of mine?
And I will give my days i' the sun
For that great song of thine.
"The Passionate Reader To His Poet" by Richard Le Gallienne

In news:

The popularity of salad items of all shapes and sizes has some players in this segment wilting.
That is, it wilts, releases a lot of moisture and becomes very tender.
Heat doesn't wilt enthusiasm for Schoolcraft's Fourth of July celebration.
The traits of good form blossom (or wilt) early.
Eric Larson writes about verticilium wilt.
Experts say corn-growing regions need to manage Goss's wilt to optimize yield.
Appetite for organic food wilts as economy suffers.
From Wilt Chamberlain to Jeremy Lin: 10 NBA 'firsts'.
Clell Wilt , 95, of Vienna was called to be with his Lord and Savior, who was first in his life, Oct 12, 2012, at Camden Clark Medical Center.
Ashley R Wilt and Jonathan M Upfold were married May 24, 2009, at the Maui Tropical Plantation, with the Rev.
Kobe on meeting Wilt Chamberlain.
Remembering Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point miracle.
Posts Tagged ' Wilt Chamberlain.
Wilt Chamberlain changed the game.
Salem — George A Wilt , age 73, of Salem, died peacefully at his home, Wednesday, December 5, 2012, following a brief illness.
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