The wimple covered the neck, and was worn chiefly out of doors.
"Earl Hubert's Daughter" by Emily Sarah Holt
She had pulled off her horned wimple and tied a kerchief round her head.
"The Merrie Tales Of Jacques Tournebroche" by Anatole France
There's aye a wimple in a lawyer's clew.
"The Proverbs of Scotland" by Alexander Hislop
All the music of the heather hills and the wimpling burns wooed me to join my kinsmen in the North.
"A Daughter of Raasay" by William MacLeod Raine
Agnes, that wimple of yours is all awry; who pinned it up?
"In Convent Walls" by Emily Sarah Holt
Little soft winds from the south wimpled the grass of the rolling ranges, shook all the leaves of the poplars.
"Tharon of Lost Valley" by Vingie E. Roe
Jim was seated on the grassy bank near the creek, where the clear water wimpled and gurgled over the white, rounded stones.
"The Spoilers of the Valley" by Robert Watson
The hawk-ticks exterminate them as readily as wimples do moles.
"The Crow's Nest" by Clarence Day, Jr.
Tweed was a "wimpling stately" stream, and there were "Eden scenes on crystal Jed" scarcely less fascinating.
"In the Border Country" by W. S. (William Shillinglaw) Crockett
She has a wimple in her hands which she may wind about her head.
"English Costume" by Dion Clayton Calthrop
Then up and spake an elder mon,
That held the Spade its Ace —
God save the lad! Whence comes the licht
"That wimples on his face?"
"The Fall of Jock Gillespie" by Rudyard Kipling
And it's here a mighty water flows,
With drifts of wind and wimpled waves;
But the darling head of a dear one dead
Is hidden beneath its caves.
"Stanzas" by Henry Kendall
My only door some pieces of crossed wood,
Within it I can rest enjoy.
I drink the water wimpling from the spring;
Nor hunger can my peace destroy.
"The Contentment Of A Poor Recluse" by Confucius
Sometimes the wavelets wimple in
O'erlapping tiers of crystal shelves,
And little circles dimple in,
As if the waters quaffed themselves,
The while they spin:
"Kadisha; Or, The First Jealousy" by Richard Doddridge Blackmore
Poor, fond enthusiast! whither stray?
By wimpling burn or broomy brae?
Wasting, I ween, the live-lang day
In am'rous rhime?--
The hour will come, thou'lt sigh, and say,
What loss o' time!
"The Links O' Forth : Or, A Parting Peep At The Carse O' Sterling" by Hector MacNeill
And now, Sir, a word to the wise is enough;
You'll make very little of all your old stuff;
And to build at your age, by my troth, you grow simple,
Are you young and rich, like the master of Wimple?
Derry down, down, hey derry down.
"Down-Hall. A Ballad." by Matthew Prior
You'll see them outfitted in wimples based on Flemish garb of the 14th century, their faces awash with pasty white and glittery sprays of vivid makeup, taking up names that simultaneously mock and empower.
A loitering breeze wimples green leaves, exposing their gray undersides, and beyond, fields swim in yellow and purple flowers.
Television star Raven-Symoné made her Broadway debut as the new wimple-wearing disco diva of Broadway's Sister Act, beginning March 27 at the Broadway Theatre.
ADRIAN —With nearly half the Lenawee County precincts reporting early today, incumbent Register of Deeds Carolyn Bater appeared to be ahead of challenger Sharon Wimple.