barbed-wire entanglement

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  • After that men went away, and all thought things looked like the greatest entanglement. Cited from The Story of Burnt Njal, by Anonymous
  • If they might but start again, in a new land, free from entanglements! Cited from Pioneers of the Old South, by Mary Johnston
  • We had as well take a day off to do our part in this entanglement. Cited from David Lannarck, Midget, by George S. Harney
  • He only wished to get you out West to break off any possible entanglement. Cited from The Midnight Passenger, by Richard Henry Savage
  • After various entanglements and problems, all works out for the best for the young people.
  • Sitting in his own chamber he once more went over the whole extraordinary entanglement. Cited from Thoroughbreds, by W. A. Fraser
  • I know not how the entanglement took place but so it was. Cited from The Best American Humorous Short Stories, by Various
  • Was there no other way out of his entanglement with her? Cited from The Maid of Maiden Lane, by Amelia E. Barr
  • Let's put it this way - there are entanglements that make it less easy.
  • But I cannot help feeling that I have led you into a strange entanglement. Cited from The Grand Babylon Hotel, by Arnold Bennett
  • I know not how the entanglement took place, but so it was. Cited from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe V4[Raven Edition]
  • He had just lost one girl because of his Red entanglements. Cited from 100%: The Story of a Patriot, Upton Sinclair
  • However entanglement usually does not lead to other mechanical problems with a well-maintained machine.
  • We have seen how the people suffered under its entanglement. Cited from Essays in Rebellion, by Henry W. Nevinson
  • There had never been, however, what the world is pleased to term entanglements. Cited from A Splendid Hazard, by Harold MacGrath
  • The American public has been carefully trained to avoid entanglement with foreign affairs. Cited from New York Times Current History: The European War, Jan 9, 1915, Vol. 1
  • Answer me but one question: Are you free from the entanglement of what the world calls love? Cited from The Dynamiter by RL & Fanny VDG Stevenson
  • Peter, with certain directions, found it pretty easy to make his way through the entanglement. Cited from Greenmantle, by John Buchan
  • What a simple and complete solution of all the difficulties and entanglements his death would be. Cited from Without Dogma, by Henryk Sienkiewicz
  • He watched every move made and succeeded in keeping Toronto free of entanglements.
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