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Woodcut

A block of wood with a letter or image cut into it. Woodcuts were used as an early way to print materials in large quantities. They developed in Asia.
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A wood fire at night has a fascination not to be resisted by those of mortal race.
We did have it; never has its remembrance faded; that idyllic afternoon of roving in the old Carlisle woods with the Story Girl and Uncle Blair gleams in my book of years, a page of living beauty.
Might it be that this piece of wood has learned to weep and cry like a child?
He set aside the hatchet and picked up the plane to make the wood smooth and even, but as he drew it to and fro, he heard the same tiny voice.
Very soon I had a choking smoky fire of green wood and dry sticks, and could economize my camphor.
The forest seemed full of the smell of burning wood.
And when the King had ridden off she took the little shirts and went into the wood, and the reel showed her the way.
HE was sitting on a log; he sniffed the air, and kept glancing uneasily round the wood.
The whistle of the locomotive penetrates my woods summer and winter, sounding like the scream of a hawk sailing over some farmer's yard, informing me that many restless city merchants are arriving within the circle of the town, or adventurous country traders from the other side.
He was sorry the idea had not come into his mind in the days before his daughter Louise had been born and thought that surely now when he had erected a pile of burning sticks in some lonely place in the woods and had offered the body of a lamb as a burnt offering, God would appear to him and give him a message.
After listening a few moments in silence, the count and his attendant convinced themselves that the hounds had separated into two packs: the sound of the larger pack, eagerly giving tongue, began to die away in the distance, the other pack rushed by the wood past the count, and it was with this that Daniel's voice was heard calling ulyulyu.
My place of refuge was constructed of wood, but so low that I could with difficulty sit upright in it.