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Intertwine  n.  The act of intertwining, or the state of being intertwined.






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"Intertwine" Quotes from Famous Books



... to whom we probably owe most of our flowers and fruits (for it is actually estimated that more than a hundred thousand varieties of plants would disappear if the bees did not visit them) and possibly even our civilisation, for in these mysteries all things intertwine. She is nimble and attractive, the variety most common in France being elegantly marked with white on a black background. But this elegance hides an inconceivable poverty. She leads a life of starvation. She is almost naked, whereas her sisters are ...
— The Life of the Bee • Maurice Maeterlinck

... of this garden, before a large bason of water, and fixed upon a sort of parapet wall—is a very pleasing, colossal group of two female statues—Pomona and Flora, as I conceive—sculptured by Dannecker. Their forms are made to intertwine very gracefully; and they are cut in a coarse, but hard and pleasingly-tinted, stone. For out-of-door figures, they are much superior to the generality of unmeaning allegorical marble statues in the ...
— A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume Three • Thomas Frognall Dibdin

... that two souls who love are, like the parts of a Mexican gemel-ring, the more difficult to intertwine the better ...
— The Darrow Enigma • Melvin L. Severy

... resolves not only the negations of critical scholarship but the dogmatic affirmations of the Churches into symptoms of immaturity in the understanding of spiritual things; in the knowledge how heaven's high with earth's low should intertwine. The third speaker voices the manifold protest of the nineteenth century against all theologies built upon an aloofness of the divine and human, whether the aloof God could be reached by special processes and ...
— Robert Browning • C. H. Herford

... to see the abandonment of Nature in this extravagance of vegetation, this wild luxuriance of flowers and foliage; the trees stretch out their arms, breed and intertwine in the most fantastic manner; the branches make a hundred curiously-distorted turns, and interlace in beautiful disorder; sometimes hanging the red berries of the mountain-ash among the silver foliage of ...
— The Cross of Berny • Emile de Girardin

... friend! behold this cup, Round which the garlands intertwine; With Massic it is foaming up, And we would drink to thee and thine. And of the draught thou shalt partake, Who lov'st ...
— Echoes from the Sabine Farm • Roswell Martin Field and Eugene Field



Words linked to "Intertwine" :   pleach, crochet, wattle, interlace, lace, noose, tat, hook, loop, twist, knit, untwine, tangle, ravel, create from raw material, entwine, twine, splice, wreathe



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