wrap up


  • WordNet 3.6
    • v wrap up clothe, as if for protection from the elements "cover your head!"
    • v wrap up form a cylinder by rolling "roll up a banner"
    • v wrap up finish a task completely "I finally got through this homework assignment"
    • v wrap up arrange or fold as a cover or protection "wrap the baby before taking her out","Wrap the present"
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  • Harry Emerson Fosdick
    “A person wrapped up in himself makes a small package.”
  • John Ruskin
    “When a man is wrapped up in himself he makes a pretty small package.”
  • Lady Bird Johnson
    Lady Bird Johnson
    “Become so wrapped up in something that you forget to be afraid.”
  • Ralph Bunche
    Ralph Bunche
    “If you want to get across an idea, wrap it up in a person.”
  • Alexander Smith
    “If you wish to preserve your secret, wrap it up in frankness.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “He who is wrapped up in himself makes a mighty small package.”


In literature:

Dry and wrap up well, and you will be quiet after.
"Papers on Health" by John Kirk
He was wrapped up in her.
"The Daughters of Danaus" by Mona Caird
They appeared so wrapped up in each other.
"Patsy" by S. R. Crockett
On his journey to the girl's house the boy rides on a bullock and is wrapped up in a blanket.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India" by R. V. Russell
He was a clever boy, and I just reckon her heart was all wrapped up in him.
"Darry the Life Saver" by Frank V. Webster
Young Prescott gave a start of exultation as he made out a little, wrapped-up human bundle huddled on the back seat.
"The Grammar School Boys of Gridley" by H. Irving Hancock
They moaned and groaned and wept all night, although they slept in their clothes and were tightly wrapped up in heavy blankets.
"Across Unknown South America" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
It consisted merely of one blanket wrapped up in an oil-cloth sheet.
"Blown to Bits" by R.M. Ballantyne
After passing this station, I curled up on my bench, wrapped myself in my rugs, and had a snatch of sleep.
"A Boy's Voyage Round the World" by The Son of Samuel Smiles
A lovely day for the long trip, and we hitched the team to a light buggy so that we might wrap up better.
"Land of the Burnt Thigh" by Edith Eudora Kohl

In poetry:

Better is blessedness concealed
From sight, than joy to sense revealed.
Thanks for this happy mortal breath!
Praise for the life wrapped up in death!
"Winter Midnight" by Lucy Larcom
Till one night, when the sea-fog wrapped a shroud
Round spar and spire and tarn and tree,
Her soul went up on that lifted cloud
From this sad old house by the sea.
"A Newport Romance" by Francis Bret Harte
A mother was bathin' her baby one night
The youngest of ten, a poor little mite
The mother was fat and the baby was fin
T'was nawt but a skellington wrapped up in skin
"Biby's Epitaph" by Anonymous British
As I walked out in the streets of Laredo,
As I walked out in Laredo one day,
I spied a poor cowboy wrapped up in white linen,
Wrapped up in white linen as cold as the clay.
"The Cowboy's Lament (Streets of Laredo)" by Frank Maynard
Watch out for love
(unless it is true,
and every part of you says yes including the toes),
it will wrap you up like a mummy,
and your scream won't be heard
and none of your running will end.
"Admonitions To A Special Person" by Anne Sexton
"Swing up the traitor!" Though he be
Captive, yet Conqueror is he!
The blow he struck destroyed your power,
And prophesied the coming hour
When Heaven's avenging wrath shall fall,
And wrap your land in ruin's pall.
"Old John Brown" by Alfred Gibbs Campbell

In news:

My July 2011 bucket-list tour of Europe launched in London and wrapped up in Vienna.
The Clallam County Board of Commissioners will hold a hearing on 10 debatable budget emergencies as they wrap up the 2011 fiscal year.
Toronto FC wraps up worst-ever season.
Romney Wraps Up Deep South Tour.
Jules Bianchi wrapped up the Formula 3 Euro Series title in style with victory in race two at Dijon .
Christie just wrapped up the speech a few minutes ago.
Northeast Propane Show Wrap-up Steven Andrews.
As we're wrapping up another busy week here at The Daily Politics, a few things out of Brooklyn to share with you.
BlueSky Health wrapped up the Twilight League regular season with its fifth win in six games Tuesday, an 8-5 decision over Pat's Foods.
There are already signs that road work is wrapping up on the Southeast McCarran Road Project.
That's the reality in London, where most athletes are wrapping up their Olympic experience without a medal.
Crosby Stills and Nash wrapped up their five show run at New York's Beacon Theatre this week.
The 2012 Lady Steers volleyball team had a successful year BSHS wrapped up the season with a 26.
Several road projects are expected to wrap up over the next few days.
Several NATO deaths have been reported as the fight in the Taliban in stronghold of Marjah wraps up its first week.

In science:

Now we can wrap up the first phase of our analysis.
Minimal connected simple groups of finite Morley rank with strongly embedded subgroups
As a final test, we used the reverse QA procedure to “wrap up” a non-precessing-binary waveform, and found that it matched the corresponding true precessing waveform with a match of > 0.97 for all binary orientations.
Towards models of gravitational waveforms from generic binaries: A simple approximate mapping between precessing and non-precessing inspiral signals
We have seen that a system of N M2-branes can open up into a wrapped M5-brane when they are delocalized along the direction on which the M5-brane is wrapped.
Non-commutative Branes from M-theory
As we mentioned already in the previous section (5.4) can indicate the existence of a configuration in which (wrapped) D4-branes open up into a monopole, which cannot be explained however through the usual couplings present in the weakly coupled D4-brane effective action.
Non-commutative Branes from M-theory
Therefore iΦ iΦ ikN (8) indicates the existence of a configuration of N wrapped NS5-branes opening up into a KK6-brane, as we discussed in the previous section.
Non-commutative Branes from M-theory