Phrases with "afterwards"

Andrew Lang The whole party afterwards sat down to dinner, after which they all returned to their own hut. The Brown Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

But they followed us afterwards across the ground. Mr. Justice Raffles by E. W. Hornung [1909]

Ford Madox Ford An extraordinarily lovable man, that Uncle John. Thin, gentle, and with a “heart” that made his life very much what Florence’s afterwards became. The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford

H. G. Wells In the bar I afterwards found some biscuits and sandwiches that had been overlooked. The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells [1898]

My donkey-boys afterwards said they had overhead this fellow propose to the Sheik to put me to death whilst I was in the interior of the great Pyramid, and to share with him the booty. Eothen by Alexander William Kinglake [1844]

He was tempted to blackest sin—tempted by the madness of jealousy, wrought upon afterwards by a sudden panic. Wyllard's Weird by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1885]

Frederick Marryat Shortly afterwards the order was given to mount, and the troopers set off. Children of the New Forest by Frederick Marryat [1847]

He was one of the grandest animals I’d ever seen, and I afterwards found he was better than he looked. Robbery Under Arms by Rolf Boldrewood

Anthony Trollope He afterwards went with these through many of our provincial towns, and then carried them to the United States, where he delivered them to large audiences in the winter of 1852 and 1853. Thackeray by Anthony Trollope [1879]

Thomas Hardy His course was towards the highway; and a few minutes afterwards the trot of a horse might have been heard upon its frosty surface, lessening till it died away upon the ear. A Changed Man by Thomas Hardy [1913]

Louis Pasteur We then withdrew the heat from under the test-tube, and immediately afterwards covered the water which it contained with a layer of oil and then permitted the whole apparatus to cool down. The physiological theory of fermentation by Louis Pasteur

Anthony Trollope Immediately afterwards I told the same to her brother; and she, no doubt, has told the same to you. Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope

Amidst the huts of poverty and labor, the vast stream which afterwards poured its broad waters beside the cities and palaces of earth took its neglected source. The Last Days of Pompeii by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1834]

No one knew afterwards how it had happened. Diana Tempest by Mary Cholmondeley [1893]

Watkin Tench They afterwards heave at each other with pointed twigs. A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson by Watkin Tench

Becher afterwards tried the States-General of Holland with no better success. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

At his Right hand his son Art, to be afterwards as famous as his famous father, took his seat, and on his left Goll mor mac Morna, chief of the Fianna of Ireland, had the seat of honour. Irish Fairy Tales by James Stephens

Certain it is, that for a considerable time afterwards he carefully avoided the street indicated in the letter as the scene of danger. The Familiar by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

After the destruction of Pompeii, I met once more with Olinthus — saved, alas! only for a day, and falling afterwards a martyr to the indomitable energy of his zeal. The Last Days of Pompeii by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1834]

Anthony Trollope We may say that Charles James Harrington Fitzroy Yellowplush, or C. FitzJeames De La Pluche, as he is afterwards called, would be nothing but for his “orthogwaphy so carefully inaccuwate. Thackeray by Anthony Trollope [1879]

John Lewis Burckhard We afterwards descended again to the side of the river, near one of the small hamlets which compose the district of Shamet el Wah (شعامت الواح). Travels in Nubia by John Lewis Burckhard

Rafael Sabatini The very manner in which he yielded shows that he was no longer master of his wits; proves, as he afterwards claimed, the Tokay to have been drugged. Casanova’s Alibi by Rafael Sabatini

On all these occasions, as afterwards on the continent, Byron espoused the Liberal side of politics. Byron by John Nichol [1880]

H. G. Wells And afterwards you will have to learn all sorts of other things. Tono Bungay by H. G. Wells [1909]

Arthur Conan Doyle They found her afterwards by her own hearthstone, thrust through by a Frenchman’s bill. The White Company by Arthur Conan Doyle [1891]

He said he had upwards of twelve hundred accomplices in the crime of witchcraft in various parts of France, whom he named to the king, and many of whom were afterwards arrested and suffered execution. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

Anthony Trollope He had smashed his shoulder to pieces against a stump on the bank, and was afterwards shot on that very spot. Phineas Finn by Anthony Trollope

Charles Dickens When the man at the shop afterwards offered me spurs and a whip, I turned from him with horror. The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices by Charles Dickens [1857]

Guy de Maupassant Soon afterwards I saw that Julien was giving me the ‘cold shoulder,’ as they say. The Log (La Bûche) by Guy de Maupassant [1882]

John Douglas, afterwards bishop of Salisbury, brought Bowle’s materials before the public. Milton by Mark Pattison [1879]

Both passed away like a summer cloud; and never but once afterwards did I witness on her part a momentary sign of anger. Carmilla by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Charles Dickens He did not begin to treat me coldly, as a poor simpleton, when my uncle and I so fatally quarrelled; nor did he afterwards gradually possess himself of our business and edge me out. The Poor Relation’s Story by Charles Dickens [1852]

Henry Fielding The king at first refused it, being moved thereto, as I afterwards found, by some churchmen, particularly by one of his chaplains, whom I had prevented from obtaining a bishopric. A journey from this world to the next by Henry Fielding

Soon afterwards that chief, attended by several of his staff, rode into their lines, and cordially embraced his countrymen and companions in arms, for the first time since the beginning of the siege. The History of the Conquest of Mexico by William Hickling Prescott [1843]

Isabella Bird Long afterwards a man began to cut down the tree, but when the axe was laid to its root blood gushed forth. Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan by Isabella Bird [1891]

Anthony Trollope Ricketts, see if the fly be there for Mr Jones.” A few minutes afterwards his confidential clerk was alone with him in the room. Cousin Henry by Anthony Trollope [1879]

He afterwards went to Strasbourg, intending to fix his residence in that town. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

Samuel Johnson Soon afterwards we came to the General’s Hut, so called because it was the temporary abode of Wade, while he superintended the works upon the road. A Journey to the Western Isles of Scotland by Samuel Johnson

Tobias Smolle His horse was exactly in the stile of its rider; a resurrection of dry bones, which (as we afterwards learned) he valued exceedingly, as the only present he had ever received in his life. The Expedition of Humphry Clinker by Tobias Smolle

They were assisted by the presence at the Castle of Mr., afterwards Professor, Walker, who had known Burns in Edinburgh, and was during that autumn living as a tutor in the Duke’s family. Robert Burns by John Campbell Shairp [1879]

I afterwards saw her at the theatre, where she was cheered enthusiastically. Little Memoirs of the Nineteenth Century by George Paston [1902]

He felt the tails of one or two brush his nose; and well for him it was that they did not discover him there, as he afterwards found. Irish Fairy Tales by edited by W. B. Yeats

Bram Stoker You must eat now, afterwards you shall tell me all. Dracula by Bram Stoker [1897]

Arthur Conan Doyle You were taken, if I remember aright, but did afterwards brain the sentry with your fetters, and swam the Rhine under the fire of a regiment. Micah Clarke by Arthur Conan Doyle

Anthony Trollope The murder may afterwards have been an accident. Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope

The character of K. was much misunderstood until the publication by R.M. Milnes, afterwards Lord Houghton (q. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin [1910]

Henry James He saw Mrs. Light’s carriage waiting at the door, and heard afterwards that Christina went home to dinner. Roderick Hudson by Henry James [1875]

Wilkie Collins Shortly afterwards Sir John died, and my lady was left with her little girl, Miss Rachel, and no other child. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins [1868]

Frederick Marryat He afterwards went into another small room, where he found sundry small trunks and cases locked-up. Children of the New Forest by Frederick Marryat [1847]

Goldwin Smith He had also brought from the same place an outcast boy whose case bad excited his interest, and for whom he afterwards provided by putting him to a trade. Cowper by Goldwin Smith [1880]

Henry Handel Richardson The wedding — a very quiet affair — took place early one morning in September. The Professor’s hands and feet were ice-cold, both at the civil marriage and afterwards in the church. Two Tales of Old Strasbourg by Henry Handel Richardson

Arthur Conan Doyle When I met him afterwards he said that he would teach me to mind my own business. The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle [1890]

Jules Verne I attached little importance to the incident, and shortly afterwards joined the party in the main-top, where we continued talking for some hours. The Survivors of the Chancellor by Jules Verne [1875]

Indians have an extraordinary affection for them; wherever Indians have been you find marigolds growing, even years afterwards when the jungle has buried every other trace of them. Burmese Days by George Orwell

E. Phillips Oppenheim They found out afterwards that some one had tampered with the cable in the engine room. The Glenlitten Murder by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1929]

Walter Besant For several days afterwards I observed that he was agitated, and would go a-walking by himself in the garden, shaking his forefinger as he went, as one does who is in trouble. Dorothy Forster by Walter Besant [1884]

Henry Kingsley Archer’s dismay, when we afterwards let him know this, was delightful to behold. Ravenshoe by Henry Kingsley [1861]

He afterwards thought of another contrivance, which may seem incredible. The Secret History of the Court of Justinian by Procopius [1896]

Frederick Marryat He had nearly gained the summit when he heard the report of firearms, and soon afterwards a man on horse back, in full speed, galloped over the hill towards him. Children of the New Forest by Frederick Marryat [1847]

I afterwards learned that during the whole of our walk he had heard the well-known footsteps tracking him as we proceeded. The Familiar by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Arnold Bennett Immediately afterwards there came into the restaurant an apparition which momentarily stopped every conversation in the room. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

But luckily no child appeared, and in the end she agreed to give up trying, and soon afterwards they parted. Nineteen Eighty-four by George Orwell

Edmund Burke The leaders teach the people to abhor and reject all feodality as the barbarism of tyranny; and they tell them afterwards how much of that barbarous tyranny they are to bear with patience. Reflections on the Revolution in France by Edmund Burke [1790]

He had but one difference then, he afterwards said in one of his tracts, with his party. Daniel Defoe by William Minto [1879]

Leslie Stephen Pope afterwards incorporated this statement—which was meant to prove, by some palpable falsehoods, that the dunces had not been the aggressors—in his own notes, without Savage’s name. Alexander Pope by Leslie Stephen [1880]

Rudyard Kipling His being President afterwards made no odds to ’em. Rewards and Fairies by Rudyard Kipling [1910]

She was so kind and attentive; never going to her bed afterwards until Lady Jenkins was up from hers. Lady Jenkins by Ellen Wood [1879]

Leslie Stephen At Oxford, Johnson acquired the friendship of Dr. Adams, afterwards Master of Pembroke and author of a once well-known reply to Hume’s argument upon miracles. Samuel Johnson by Leslie Stephen [1878]

Gaston Leroux I went into The Yellow Room to give her some slight orders and she directly afterwards left the pavilion, and I resumed my work with my father. Mystery of the Yellow Room by Gaston Leroux [1907]

You saw Miss Challoner in Lenox — admired her — offered yourself to her and afterwards wrote her a threatening letter because she rejected you. Initials Only by Anna Katharine Green

William Dampier We lay here afterwards three days, making great fires to dry our books. A New Voyage Round the World by William Dampier [1697]

Edgar Allan Poe I will therefore describe it as I afterwards saw it — from a position on the stone wall at the southern extreme of the amphitheatre. Tales of Natural Beauty by Edgar Allan Poe

Arthur Conan Doyle Sceptical as he was before he tested it, afterwards he offered £100 down for it. The Coming of the Fairies by Arthur Conan Doyle [1922]

Thomas Hardy I will not go into particulars, but I afterwards saw her several times, and soon discovered that the Beloved (as to whose whereabouts I had been at fault so long) lurked here. The Well-Beloved by Thomas Hardy [1897]

Arthur Conan Doyle They were, as I afterwards understood, officers of the fleet who were passing through Havant, and seeing us at work in the yard, designed to ask us some question as to their route. Micah Clarke by Arthur Conan Doyle

In 1822 he visited Sir Walter Scott at Edinburgh. Soon afterwards his health began to give way, and he died in 1832. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin [1910]

Jules Verne Immediately afterwards shots were heard fired from the left bank. Michael Strogoff by Jules Verne [1876]

Anthony Trollope During dinner and afterwards they were very full of hunting for the next day. Ayala’s Angel by Anthony Trollope

William Hazlitt We know how he afterwards kept his promise. Characters of Shakespeare’s Plays by William Hazlitt [1817]

Anthony Trollope Shortly afterwards the earl came in, and there was a conference between him and his mother. Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope

He discovered it afterwards to his cost, but in the meantime suffered himself to be impelled by the regent into courses which his own reason must have disapproved. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

George Gissing It was continued afterwards in the drawing-room, until Mallard, observing that Miriam sat alone, went over to her. The Emancipated by George Gissing [1889]

And afterwards thus, word for word: “First, as virtue, barely taken, has nothing towards our living, so neither has vice anything to oblige us to depart. Essays and Miscellanies by Plutarch

Stephen Lucius Gwynn The Boston frigate took him to New York, and its captain, John Douglas, afterwards admiral, formed a friendship with the poet of which proofs were given again and again. Thomas Moore by Stephen Lucius Gwynn [1905]

Charles Dickens It had been almost dark before, but now it seemed quite dark, and soon afterwards very dark. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens [1860]

Alfred Perceval Graves He afterwards served as a major of dragoons under Marlborough. At the beginning of the eighteenth century, William Le Fanu was the sole survivor of his family. A Memoir of Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu by Alfred Perceval Graves

A few moments afterwards the clank of chains was heard, and there entered — Chvabrine. I was struck by the change that had come over him. The Daughter of the Commandant by Aleksandr Pushkin

Virginia Woolf Much polish was afterwards bestowed on it, but even in the original it was striking enough. Orlando by Virginia Woolf [1928]

Andrew Lang Shortly afterwards they each married, and settled down in homes of their own with their wives. The Grey Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

He afterwards distinguished himself during the revolutionary outbreak of 1869. The Naturalist in Nicaragua by Thomas Belt [1874]

Peter afterwards held some ecclesiastical office in the holy city, but what it was, or what was his ultimate fate, history has forgotten to inform us. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

Anton Chekhov When a little while afterwards they were driving in a cab, it was already dark, and lights began to gleam in the windows. The Chorus Girl and other stories by Anton Chekhov

He told me afterwards that he wondered what on earth was coming. The Silent Dead by Arthur Gask [1950]

Walter Scott Sir Gideon Murray, treasurer-depute, had a great share of his forfeiture; but the attainder was afterwards reversed, and the honours and estate were conferred upon the brother of the deceased. The Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border by Walter Scott [1802-1803]

A peculiar but not strong nor displeasing odor came from this drawer, which was lined with a wood that we afterwards discovered to be hazel. The Haunted and the Haunters by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1859]

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu If that old Lord Verney had suspected the truth that the marriage was valid, as it afterwards proved, he was the only member of his family who did so. The Tenants of Malory by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu [1867]

The plates were published by E. Grattan in eight monthly parts at a shilling each, and were afterwards sold in volume form at nine shillings. Old Coloured Books by George Paston [1905]

Thomas Hardy Fearing more the issue of such an undertaking than what a gentle young man might think of her waywardness, she immediately afterwards determined to please herself by reversing her statement. A Pair of Blue Eyes by Thomas Hardy [1899]

William Hope Hodgson And afterwards the People did wander over that Country of Silence, and made visit and honour to their Ancestors, if such were deserving. The Night Land by William Hope Hodgson

Henry James I fling myself back on my couch and for a long time afterwards the orifice in the wall emits strange murmurs and rumblings. The Point of View by Henry James [1882]

E. Phillips Oppenheim Directly afterwards a brougham drawn by a pair of powerful horses passed them close to the curb-stone. A Sleeping Memory by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1902]

Thomas Hardy And now say how could I be with you afterwards as I had been before?’ ‘I don’t know at all; I can’t say. A Pair of Blue Eyes by Thomas Hardy [1899]

M. P. Shiel Of these he gave me one in the August of the year of the Pope’s visit, and shortly afterwards I started for Alresford (Swandale lies five miles north-west of Alresford by carriage-road). The Last Miracle by M. P. Shiel [1906]

Pu Songling Two or three days afterwards she had there an ulcer that no remedies could cure; everything was tried and everything failed. Strange Stories from the Lodge of Leisures by Pu Songling [1740]

Walter Scott He, however, placed it in his bosom, and was afterwards bitten. Quentin Durward by Walter Scott [1823]

Sidney Colvin Immediately afterwards I searched for more of his (in reality) fugitive pieces, in which task, at my request, he again assisted me. Keats by Sidney Colvin [1887]

Leslie Stephen Swift returned to Ireland, never again to leave it: to lose soon afterwards his beloved Stella, and nurse an additional grudge against courts and favourites. Swift by Leslie Stephen [1882]

A few seconds afterwards the door opened, and Mr. Marston entered the apartment. The Evil Guest by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

E. Phillips Oppenheim They lunched astonishingly well at Sherry’s and drove afterwards in Central Park. When they returned to the hotel, Sogrange was in excellent spirits. Peter Ruff and the Double Four by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1912]

Frances Hodgson Burnett When she bade her good-bye at Charing Cross Station and stood and watched the train until it was quite out of sight, afterwards she went back to the rooms for which she felt no regrets. The Head of the House of Coombe by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1922]

Arnold Bennett Soon afterwards both Alicia, with an infant, and Janet came to see her. These Twain by Arnold Bennett [1916]

It was said afterwards and confirmed by many there, that when they were actually in mid-air McAlbane was seen to turn his head sharply and look into the crowd thronging the rails. Gentlemen of Crime by Arthur Gask [1932]

I afterwards found, however, that the result was very different. Eothen by Alexander William Kinglake [1844]

Anthony Trollope I afterwards became acquainted with the writer of those articles, the contributor himself informing me that he had written them. An Autobiography by Anthony Trollope [1883]

His elegant proportions, however, gave but a small idea of the enormous strength I afterwards discovered him to possess. The Lust of Hate by Guy Boothby [1898]

Charles Dickens However, she expressed herself very sorry to hear such a dismal account of her state of health, and shortly afterwards sat down with her grandfather and Mrs Jarley to breakfast. The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens [1840]

Washington Irving We stopped a few moments afterwards to water the horses, and on resuming our route, a turn of the road brought us in sight of a neat country seat. The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon by Washington Irving

Samuel Johnson He saw soon afterwards a process commenced in the same court against himself, on an information in which he was accused of writing and publishing an obscene pamphlet. Lives of the Poets by Samuel Johnson

Charles Dickens A little while afterwards he was in some other strait. Reprinted Pieces by Charles Dickens [1850]

Charles Dickens Immediately afterwards that woman screamed, fainted, and was carried out. The Trial for Murder by Charles Dickens

Then — as to what happened afterwards he was not quite clear. Gentlemen of Crime by Arthur Gask [1932]

Thomas Paine The guilt of a government is the crime of a whole country; and the nation that can, though but for a moment, think and act as England has done, can never afterwards be believed or trusted. The American Crisis by Thomas Paine

Jack London I got it all from the Indian afterwards — we made a trip over the ice together to Dyea. That morning Mr. Indian broke through the ice and wet himself to the waist. Lost Face by Jack London

That was the end of my Romance! Romance! The broadsheet sellers would see to it afterwards with a “Dying confession. Romance by Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford [1903]

Mitchinson told me afterwards that with a face grey from pain he drew for him a sketch of our position and told him exactly how near we were to our end . Mr. Standfast by John Buchan [1919]

Anthony Trollope He was more than ordinarily polite — and was afterwards declared by the Duchess to have made love like an old gander. Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope

Gustave Flauber But three hours afterwards extraordinary tidings were spread abroad: the Suffet had discovered springs at the foot of the cliff. Salammbo by Gustave Flauber

It may interest you to know that Mr. Vesey, the man whom you perhaps remember I abducted, was the chairman of the meeting that offered the first reward for my father, and years afterwards for me. The Beautiful White Devil by Guy Boothby [1897]

H. G. Wells So that this is my last day anyhow, the days afterwards if they come at all to me, will be refuse. The World Set Free by H. G. Wells [1914]

It was from him, to some extent, that Burton acquired the taste, afterwards so extraordinarily developed for erotic, esoteric and other curious knowledge. The Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wrigh

Nellie Bly The guard came afterwards and took our tickets. Around the World in Seventy-Two Days by Nellie Bly [1890]

Charles Dickens But that did him no more good than his afterwards trying to pacify the Barons with lies. A Child’s History of England by Charles Dickens [1852]

Her brother and mother were afterwards arrested for coining. The Secret Passage by Fergus Hume

But afterwards she resumed her purpose. The New Machiavelli by Herbert George Wells [1911]

Leslie Stephen Then he was taken up by Lord Tyrconnel, but abandoned by him after a violent quarrel; he afterwards called himself a volunteer laureate, and received a pension of 50l. Samuel Johnson by Leslie Stephen [1878]

Ivan Turgenev At first this wounded me intensely; afterwards it, as it were, touched me; but, finally, it infuriated me. The Diary of a Superfluous Man and other stories by Ivan Turgenev

Thomas Hardy Near him sat the parson and another gentleman, whom she afterwards learnt to be a London physician; and on the parson whispering a few words the Baron opened his eyes. The Romantic Adventures of a Milkmaid by Thomas Hardy

He afterwards wrote a Life of Byron (1830), which gave rise to much criticism and controversy, and he also ed. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin [1910]

On leaving Atarneus, Aristotle took with him a niece of Hermias, named Pythias, whom he afterwards married. Fathers of Biology by Charles McRae [1890]

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu And the old gentleman bid them all a glowering good night, and shortly afterwards they heard him wheeled away to his bed-room, and were relieved. The Tenants of Malory by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu [1867]

Indeed, this peculiar grassy flat formation suggests the proximity of a river everywhere in Africa; and I felt sure, as afterwards proved true, that a river was not far from us. Journal of a Cruise on the Tanganyika Lake by John Hanning Speke [1864]

Goldwin Smith He had longed for the office, sinfully as he afterwards fancied; it would exactly have suited him and made him comfortable for life. Cowper by Goldwin Smith [1880]

We afterwards learned that he levied the same little tribute on every dahabeeyah that came up the river; so I conclude that he must by this time have quite an interesting collection of small cutlery. A Thousand Miles up the Nile by Amelia B. Edwards [1877]

But that was not the cry that uttered itself afterwards in the French Revolution. In Joanna’s days, the first step towards rest for France was by expulsion of the foreigner. Charles Lamb by Thomas De Quincey

He told me afterwards that it was a relief to his feelings, which had been much lacerated by the misplaced affections of the bride. Diana Tempest by Mary Cholmondeley [1893]

Anthony Trollope But Mr Rubb shook Miss Colza off almost unceremoniously, and seated himself by Miss Mackenzie. Immediately afterwards arrived the doctor and his wife. Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope [1865]

H. G. Wells It was the first invasion of their lives by this conception, a conception that was ever afterwards to leave them altogether, of retreat and reconstruction. Marriage by H. G. Wells [1912]

One day a little while afterwards when he’d been down to the shop to buy chicken-corn he met me outside the door and stopped me in his surly way. Coming up for Air by George Orwell

If Providence had been on the side of guilt, the circumstances could not have been more favourable for the deception I afterwards played. Agatha Webb by Anna Katharine Green

William Makepeace Thackeray In moments of pain, have you not looked at some indifferent object so? It mingles dumbly with your grief, and remains afterwards connected with it in your mind. Roundabout Papers by William Makepeace Thackeray [1860-63]

He was so anxious to insure his life — I remember hearing him talk of it at Hyley, when I was a child — to make things straight, as he said, for us; and, you see, very soon afterwards he died. Charlotte’s Inheritance by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1868]

G. K. Chesterton Long afterwards the words found their way into verse which expressed a certain consciousness of the combination, and of the blend of nations in his blood. Autobiography by G. K. Chesterton [1936]

And this week’s work in three, and if afterwards it can be done with less in four, shall be an acknowledgment to the king for his bounty to you. Life and Adventures of Peter Wilkins by Robert Paltock [1751]

Anton Chekhov She was conscious afterwards of a big, black shadow coming softly up to her, picking up a shawl that had dropped on to the floor and carefully wrapping it round her feet. The Chorus Girl and other stories by Anton Chekhov

M. P. Shiel But on the afternoon of departure an uproar arose which Cobby afterwards believed to have been engineered by her. Children of the Wind by M. P. Shiel [1923]

Elizabeth Gaskell The walls are wainscoted with deal, that is afterwards painted oak. French Life by Elizabeth Gaskell [1864]

Nathaniel Hawthorne Soon afterwards they saw a solitary figure advancing along one of the paths that lead from the obscurer part of the ground towards the gateway. The Marble Faun by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1860]

William Godwin In that point however it afterwards appeared that he was mistaken. Memoirs of the Author of a Vindication of the Rights of Woman by William Godwin [1798]

Anthony Trollope So she went, and immediately afterwards the Duke followed her. Phineas Finn by Anthony Trollope

Shortly afterwards Mr. Scott found some consolation in building the St. Pancras Hotel in a style of his own. Queen Victoria by Lytton Strachey

Immediately afterwards Ricardo went out of the room. Victory by Joseph Conrad [1914]

The child was found soon afterwards on the stairs weeping, and being asked what was the matter, replied, “Mans is all alike. Alps and Sanctuaries of Piedmont and the Canton Ticino by Samuel Butler [1881]

John Hill Burton But if the same discipline can be accomplished by instruction in subjects more likely to be afterwards made practically available by the pupil, there would be undoubted economy in the change. Introduction to the Study of the Works of Jeremy Bentham by John Hill Burton

G. K. Chesterton The clerk came afterwards to figure rather as a mere cheap Cockney with clipped speech; a sort of broken English that seems broken by accident; chipped rather than clipped. Autobiography by G. K. Chesterton [1936]

Karl Philipp Moritz Here he first lisped his native tongue; here first conceived the embryos of those compositions which were afterwards to charm a listening world; and on these plains the young Hercules first played. Travels in England in 1782 by Karl Philipp Moritz

H. Rider Haggard He told me afterwards that he did not consider it sportsmanlike. Allan Quatermain by H. Rider Haggard

Julian Hawthorne But afterwards I understood it all. Calbot’s Rival by Julian Hawthorne

Soon afterwards the failure of his publisher involved him in difficulties which, combined with his delicate health, made the remainder of his life a continual struggle. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin [1910]

A few days afterwards it happened that it was incumbent upon me to attend the funeral of the Roman Catholic Bishop of the diocese. Some Experiences of an Irish R.M. by Somerville and Ross [1899]

So it afterwards happened, Alexander having been murdered in his chamber by his cousin Lorenzo, who corresponded exactly with the above description. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

He met him afterwards in his old form. The Book of Were-Wolves by S. Baring-Gould [1865]

I afterwards often encountered these ants in the forests and it may be convenient to place together all the facts I learnt respecting them. The Naturalist in Nicaragua by Thomas Belt [1874]

A safe-conduct was despatched; it was, as Burghley afterwards remarked, “prudently drafted”; it allowed the bearer safe ingress into England, but it made no mention of his going away again. Elizabeth and Essex by Lytton Strachey [1928]

Sidney Colvin Soon afterwards Rice left, and Brown and Keats then got to work diligently at the task they had set before themselves, that of writing a tragedy suitable for the stage. Keats by Sidney Colvin [1887]

John Morley Dr. Leland afterwards described him compendiously as a sullen, vain, proud, selfish, canker-hearted, envious reptile. Burke by John Morley [1879]

Henry James A short time afterwards he introduced me to a photograph of my predestined, who has a pretty, but an extremely inanimate, face. Eugene Pickering by Henry James [1874]

Wilkie Collins He went his way and I went mine, and not a living soul followed me afterwards — that I’ll warrant. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

Andrew Lang One night, when, unlike her usual habit, she was sleeping soundly — afterwards she felt sure that a drug had been put into her food — the witch came to the tower. The Olive Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

William Godwin The story thus briefly told by Michael Scot, afterwards passed through many hands, and was greatly dilated. Lives of the Necromancers by William Godwin [1834]

He deposed that he had come to the house on the preceding evening, and had been given some supper, and was afterwards permitted to sleep among the hay in one of the lofts. The Evil Guest by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Charles Dickens The priest, after confessing the trick, was shut up in prison, where he afterwards died — suddenly perhaps. A Child’s History of England by Charles Dickens [1852]

Richard Burton But some months afterwards I was delighted to hear from the Abbe Hamilton that he had discovered in one of the rock monuments a “lithographed proof” of the presence of Sesostris (Rhameses II.). Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Richard Burton

While at dinner a large ship appeared in the offing, and soon afterwards we saw a light whale-boat pulling into the harbor. Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana [1840]

Arthur Conan Doyle It was in the private sitting-room to which we afterwards repaired that Holmes asked Baskerville what were his intentions. The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle [1902]

He afterwards suppressed public exhibitions in Byzantium, to save the usual State contribution, to the ruin of an almost countless multitude who found their means of support in these entertainments. The Secret History of the Court of Justinian by Procopius [1896]

He never said a word to me, but Rainton told me afterwards he went about telling everyone I had knocked his horse about. The Secret of the Garden by Arthur Gask [1924]

Olaf Stapledon Long afterwards we learned the explanation of this painful incident. Star Maker by Olaf Stapledon

Once when I broke into a good laugh about something, she turned round and stared at me so intently and with such startled eyes that for a long time afterwards I was uneasy. The Secret of the Garden by Arthur Gask [1924]

H.P. Lovecraft Immediately afterwards an utterly unbearable foetor welled forth from the unseen heights, choking and sickening the trembling watchers, and almost prostrating those in the square. The Haunter of the Dark by H.P. Lovecraft [1935]

Anthony Trollope Then she went away and afterwards jumped the palings into Rufford Park. That evening she was shot. The American Senator by Anthony Trollope

It turned out afterwards that he’d met them at an inn on the mountains, and helped them to doctor one of their leaders that had been griped. Robbery Under Arms by Rolf Boldrewood

Henry James This pronouncement was emphasised by his dancing with her at a royal ball to which the two ladies afterwards went, and was not impaired by the fact that she thought he danced very ill. An International Episode by Henry James [1878]

Fate had walled him round with difficulties, had set a barrier before his steps: Fate or his only folly, that easy yielding to temptation which a man prefers to think of afterwards as fatality. Wyllard's Weird by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1885]

William Makepeace Thackeray In some time afterwards I asked him for the dividend of the cash he got for the plate, but all the satisfaction he gave me was, that it was lost, which occasioned me to have my own opinion of him. The Irish Sketch Book by William Makepeace Thackeray [1843]

But in less than one minute afterwards she came into the room, bathed in tears. Rose Lodge by Ellen Wood [1876]

Walter Besant With them were Colonel Oxbrough, who had served under King James II.; the two Wogans, Nicolas and Charles; and Mr. James Talbot (who afterwards escaped from Newgate, but being retaken was executed). Dorothy Forster by Walter Besant [1884]

James Payn But in those days there was such a thing as Politics. The baronet was a Tory, and his friend a Whig of what was afterwards called “advanced opinions. Mirk Abbey by James Payn [1866]

Soon afterwards the captain came softly on deck, and stood by me for some time looking at the compass. Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana [1840]

Andrew Lang But before he got there he met a huge creature on four legs, which he afterwards knew to be a dog, who stood and gazed at him with a long red tongue hanging out of his mouth. The Orange Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Anthony Trollope And afterwards Phineas Finn had waylaid Mr Bonteen in the passage between Bolton Row and Berkeley Street, and had there — murdered him. Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope