Definition of Swannings
1. swanning [n] - See also: swanning
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Literary usage of Swannings
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind by Herbert George Wells (1921)
"But each of such swannings still leaves a tribal nucleus behind to supply fresh invasions in the future. The history of the more highly organized empires of ..."
2. Port Phillip Settlement by James Bonwick (1883)
"It was in seasons of political or social difficulty that the great swannings have ever taken place, originating the Greek colonies in Asia, Italy, ..."
3. The Gospel Standard, Or, Feeble Christian's Support (1840)
"swannings of infidelity in my heart, weakness, weariness, and painfulness of hody, together with the injections of the devil, have sometimes reduced me to ..."