Phrases with "again"

George Gissing If you are determined to remind me again and again that your strength puts me at your mercy —’ ‘Oh, not that! I will come no nearer to you. The Odd Women by George Gissing [1892]

Wilkie Collins As a matter of necessity, the subject of Sir Patrick’s expedition was dropped while the servants were in the room — to be regularly taken up again by Arnold in the intervals between the courses. Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins [1870]

Anthony Trollope She read her poor lines again and again, throwing herself back into the days and thoughts of former periods, and telling herself that it was all over. Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope [1865]

H. G. Wells At last the air was singing in again as once it had sung out. First Men in the Moon by H. G. Wells [1901]

Algernon Blackwood To see her there made it impossible to imagine her again in civilisation. John Silence by Algernon Blackwood

His lip trembled, and there, under the flickering station-lamps, suddenly stood that of which there never could be again any denial, for those of us who saw. The Pool in the Desert by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1903]

I saw it again at the same place last night, but I had no fit then. A Strange Story by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1862]

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu After this search, he again read the short account he had seen before, very carefully, and more than once. Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu [1871]

Elizabeth Gaskell Besides, I shall be over here again before you go. Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell [1865]

Charles Dickens Well, we will speak of it again — not once or twice, but many times; and you shall give me cheerful counsel, Emma.’ ‘And you will take it?’ asked his niece. Barnaby Rudge by Charles Dickens [1841]

She would never again kneel by a man to embrace him. Judith Paris by Hugh Walpole [1931]

Abraham Merri And again I marveled at the marble smoothness and fineness of her skin on which the caressing water left tiny silvery globules, gemming it. The Metal Monster by Abraham Merri

Rudyard Kipling There’s nothing wrong about the hero, is there?’ ‘Tell me again and I shall understand clearly. Many Inventions by Rudyard Kipling [1893]

Wilkie Collins She sat down again on the bed. I Say No by Wilkie Collins [1884]

Willa Cather Now go, and you will come again tomorrow, as long as there are tomorrows. Youth and the Bright Medusa by Willa Cather [1920]

Now was the wine poured forth yet again to the lords of Witchland, and the Red Foliot drank deep unto the glory of that land and the rulers thereof. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

Jules Verne On Sunday morning, the direction of the wind again changed, and it bore to the northwestward. Five Weeks in a Balloon by Jules Verne [1869]

H. G. Wells We shall kill and smash again — perhaps. The War in the Air by H. G. Wells [1908]

Again I was in the chamber with my sister’s corpse, again the pomps of life rose up in silence, the glory of summer, the frost of death. Suspiria de Profundis by Thomas De Quincey [1845]

Anthony Trollope Perhaps the time had now in truth come, in which it would be better for the country that the usual state of things should again exist. The Prime Minister by Anthony Trollope

Ours had gone back ten miles, to the Waikitty; we soon obtained clues as to their whereabouts, and had them back again in time to proceed on our journey. A First Year in Canterbury Settlement by Samuel Butler

Next morning the Lord Corund sent an herald and bade the Demons again to a parley. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

Arthur Conan Doyle Suddenly he sprang up again and ran across to the opposite parapet, whipped his lens from his pocket, and began to examine the stonework. The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1927]

F. Scott Fitzgerald Then comes the afternoon with the journey fading and dying, but quickening again at the end. Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald

I have had only one fear—that your pride might keep you from ever seeking me again as I am now. Captain Fracasse by Théophile Gautier [1863]

These three should shoot three arrows apiece, and the one that shot the best should again be chosen. The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood. by Written and illustrated by Howard Pyle

William Makepeace Thackeray I know, old co —” cried Jones. He was going to say old cock, but a flash from THE ROYAL EYE again awed him. The Rose and the Ring by William Makepeace Thackeray [1855]

Thomas Hardy In short, she felt there and then that to see St. Cleeve again would be an impropriety; and by a violent effort she retreated from his precincts, as he had observed. Two on a Tower by Thomas Hardy [1895]

George Gissing All the delight I have known in Italian travel burned again within my heart. The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft by George Gissing [1902]

Jules Verne Few travellers who had penetrated to these regions had ever again seen their native land. Five Weeks in a Balloon by Jules Verne [1869]

Again they close, and once again disjoin; In troop to troop oppos’d, and line to line. The Aeneid by translated by John Dryden

Guy de Maupassant When I went upstairs again I found that Mme. Kergaran was waiting on the first landing, and I went up slowly, expecting, and ready for, anything. My Landlady (La Patronne) by Guy de Maupassant [1884]

Wilkie Collins Think again before you decide on keeping that engagement. Little Novels by Wilkie Collins [1887]

The woman had sunk down again upon the floor, and hidden her face. The Tragedy in the Palazzo Bardello by Amelia B. Edwards

Kenneth Grahame When he saw that he had secured their attention, and that they were evidently waiting for him to address them, he turned back to the table again and reached out for the cheese. The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

Arthur Conan Doyle Mysakes! it didna tak lang for me tae drap doon amang the cairpets again and cover mysel’ ower. The Mystery of Cloomber by Arthur Conan Doyle [1889]

D. H. Lawrence The music began again and the dance. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

Anthony Trollope Sir George was near fifty, full fifteen years older than his wife, who was again older than her brother. The American Senator by Anthony Trollope

H. G. Wells Oh, Willie, Willie! The shame of it! The sin and shame of it!” She flung herself upon my shoulder, and clung to me, and began again to wish her daughter lying dead at our feet. In the Days of the Comet by H. G. Wells [1906]

I got the letter off, and took it down to the office for Mr. Perkupp to see, but he again repeated that he could trust me. The Diary of a Nobody by George and Weedon Grossmith

Thomas Hardy But again he regained his feet, wrenching Henchard’s arm considerably, and causing him sharp pain, as could be seen from the twitching of his face. The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy

His head swims now and again when he thinks of it. The Partner by Joseph Conrad [1915]

They always played about breakfast-time, again during the morning, at luncheon, and also whenever we went in and out; again before dinner, and during most of dinner-time. Queen Victoria by Lytton Strachey

Lucy Maud Montgomery Oh, yes, he’s all right again now, but he takes them spells oftener than he used to and I’m anxious about him. Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery [1908]

Ann Radcliffe Satisfied with this conclusion, he again laid his head on his pillow of straw, and soon sunk into a slumber. The Italian by Ann Radcliffe [1796]

And I found Yulun. And again she was on a bridge. The Slayer of Souls by Robert W. Chambers [1920]

F. Scott Fitzgerald The door closed; a moment later it was opened again to let his coat billow forth and his cane clatter down the steps. Taps at Reveille by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1935]

He notices the peculiar fatigue which sight-seeing causes in deep natures, and becomes unspeakably weary of it, yet returns to it again next day with an interest as fresh as before. The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Frank Preston Stearns [1906]

Jules Verne Only six hours instead of twelve elapsed between sunrise and sunrise; three hours after rising in the west the sun was sinking again in the east. Off on a Comet by Jules Verne [1877]

And they returned the same again promptly; they entrusted him to Christ with sighings full sad. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by translated by Kenneth G. T. Webster and W. A. Neilson

To put Dawes again to the torture would be to show to Troke and his friends that the “Commandant’s wife” had acted without the “Commandant’s authority”, and that must not be shown. For the term of his natural life by Marcus Clarke [1874]

Henry James He had merely waked up one morning again in the country of the blue and had stayed there with a good conscience and a great idea. The Next Time by Henry James [1895]

Jules Verne Mr. Ward again took up our conversation. The Master of the World by Jules Verne [1904]

George Gissing His heart did battle, and at moments assailed him in a triumph of heroic desire; but then again came the sinking moments, the sense of a grovelling fellowship with people he despised. The Crown of Life by George Gissing [1899]

D. H. Lawrence Then again he drew the latch back, and very gently pushed the door. Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence

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

Elizabeth Gaskell Then she slowly pushed the door open with gentle motion, to save her flickering candle from being again extinguished. The Grey Woman by Elizabeth Gaskell [1861]

Edgar Allan Poe He had made considerable progress on his return when the fall of the knife again caused him to hesitate. The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket by Edgar Allan Poe

Jacques Futrelle In a minute now Hatch could see him climbing all over Mr. Randolph. But again Dick gained control of himself. The Chase of the Golden Plate by Jacques Futrelle [1906]

In my emotion I again began to talk. The Daughter of the Commandant by Aleksandr Pushkin

Edith Wharton He moved back into the living-room, where a shaded light hung from the ceiling; but the room was airless, and finally he went out again and dragged his seat to its old place under the fig tree. Certain People by Edith Wharton [1930]

This again is followed by one of the finest shipwrecks in all poetry. Henrik Ibsen by Edmund Gosse

Wilkie Collins Mercy was alone again in the room. The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins [1873]

D. H. Lawrence She had some new reverence for that which he wanted, he felt that his cathedrals would never again be to him as they had been. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

Rudyard Kipling He has gone back to the Road again for a while. Kim by Rudyard Kipling [1901]

John Galsworthy There, at any rate, was something substantially his own, domestically certain again at last; something which made property worth while — a real thing once more. In Chancery by John Galsworthy

It is occasionally quite absent, or again is largely developed. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

Gustave Flauber As he found himself again in places where he had already seen her, the interval of the days that had passed was obliterated from his memory. Salammbo by Gustave Flauber

He never was heard of again anywhere in the wide world. The Crock of Gold by James Stephens

And just then Milly joined us, shouting to us to look at the herons flying; so Cousin Monica did, and smiled and nodded in thanks to Milly, and was again silent and thoughtful as we walked on. Uncle Silas by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Edith Wharton JUNE again at Hanaford — and Cicely’s birthday. Fruit of the Tree by Edith Wharton [1907]

Algernon Blackwood A few thousand years ago these people lived in mud huts, before that in caves, before that again in trees. The Bright Messenger by Algernon Blackwood [1922]

Gaston Leroux I carry the general down and take him to his room again on my back. The Secret of the Night by Gaston Leroux [1913]

Merton again stood before her, and repeated the intimation he had already given. The Evil Guest by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

I’ll meet you again tomorrow, same time, same place. The Shadow of Larose by Arthur Gask [1930]

Wilkie Collins The white mist went on again slowly — with the clear bright night all round it. Little Novels by Wilkie Collins [1887]

H. G. Wells And as Phi-oo rolled him over into the darkness among the livid fleshiness again I felt a distinctly unpleasant sensation, although as he rolled the insect in him was confessed. First Men in the Moon by H. G. Wells [1901]

Anthony Trollope Then the application was repeated by the woman with a threat; and you again refused. John Caldigate by Anthony Trollope

Sinclair Lewis And he saw as pitiful the fact that Fran expected to find youth again merely by changing skies. Dodsworth by Sinclair Lewis

Catalina again paused to listen and to watch, went home to the hospitable Senora’s house, retired to bed, fell asleep, and early the next morning was awakened by the Corregidor and four alguazils. The Spanish Nun by Thomas De Quincey [1847]

Virginia Woolf There again comes that rollicking chorus. The Waves by Virginia Woolf [1931]

Through the dull, heavy sky now and again burst the sun, flooding reddish light through the skeleton windows upon the mass of simple faces upturned to us. Ten Days That Shook the World by John Reed

Anthony Trollope Next session, let Monk be ready with his bill again — the same measure exactly. The Prime Minister by Anthony Trollope

Jules Verne Kalumah now gave up all hope of again seeing Mrs Barnett and the other colonists of Fort Hope. She concluded that they had all been swallowed up by the ocean long ago. The Fur Country by Jules Verne [1873]

Henry James He was so prepared with a greeting that he instantly smiled, as a shaken jug overflows; but she gave him no response, turned away again and sank back in her chair. The Liar by Henry James [1888]

George MacDonald It was full tide, and the stars were shining clear in its depths, for it lay still, waiting for the turn to run down again to the sea. At the Back of the North Wind by George MacDonald

Mrs. Dean came back again for Christmas. As if she would let Alice stay away from the Parsonage when Herbert was at home! The Rose of Delhi did not come back for nearly two years. Aunt Dean by Ellen Wood [1872]

Benjamin Disraeli Once, by way of experiment, Lady Annabel again addressed her, but Venetia gave no answer. Venetia by Benjamin Disraeli [1837]

H.P. Lovecraft When the view of the water again opened out — this time on my right — I was half-determined not to look at it at all. The Shadow over Innsmouth by H.P. Lovecraft [1931]

Andrew Lang So next morning she went again to the flowery meadow and sought the witch in her hut, and told her of her grief. The Yellow Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Wilkie Collins An hour or two later, 1 descend to the lodge again to see how she is. My Miscellanies by Wilkie Collins [1863]

Arthur Machen But now and again he will talk oddly. Out of the Earth by Arthur Machen

Sarah still out, so went up, opened the door, and found it was only Cummings. Remembered the grocer’s boy had again broken the side-bell. The Diary of a Nobody by George and Weedon Grossmith

Samuel Johnson He was banished from the table of Lord Tyrconnel, and turned again adrift upon the world, without prospect of finding quickly any other harbour. Lives of the Poets by Samuel Johnson

And again the young man felt the blood beating in his ears. The Inn of the Two Witches by Joseph Conrad [1913]

A. E. W. Mason But she knew again the long and sleepless nights and the dull hot misery of the head as she waited for the grey of the morning. The Four Feathers by A. E. W. Mason [1902]

George Elio The housemaid told the cook what she supposed had happened; the cook shook her head and said, ‘Eh, dear, dear!’ but they both expected to see their mistress back again in an hour or two. Janet’s Repentance by George Elio

For no sooner did they emerge again into open view, than the rocky avalanche thundered on their heads with a fury against which steel helm and cuirass were as little defence as gossamer. The History of the Conquest of Mexico by William Hickling Prescott [1843]

But the mist crept down again with the darkening, and all we could see was the occasional white glimmer of a duck’s wing. The Island of Sheep by John Buchan [1936]

Anthony Trollope We will talk about it again after dinner. Mr. Scarborough's Family by Anthony Trollope [1883]

F. Scott Fitzgerald She had beckoned him and yawned at him and beckoned him again and he had responded often with bitterness and narrowed eyes. All the Sad Young Men by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1926]

I— I— shall hope to see you again in a year or two. Aurora Floyd by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1863]

Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch What I want ‘ee to do just now is to take this here lugger again and sail along in to Plymouth with her as your prize. Captain Dick and Captain Jacka by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

William Henry Hudson After a distressing interval of silence, during which they all continued regarding me with unabated curiosity, the old gentleman condescended to address me again and asked me my name and country. A Crystal Age by William Henry Hudson

Andrew Lang When Hans had finished his work, he again put his old hacks into the cart, but they could not move it from the spot. The Pink Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

George Gissing Egremont again walked away from her. Thyrza by George Gissing [1887]

Thomas Love Peacock Mr Panscope descended the tower, which he vowed never again to approach within a quarter of a mile. Headlong Hall by Thomas Love Peacock

Thomas Hardy I took it into the outhouse, again shifted the cupboard, and plastered over the mouth of the oven behind. Desperate Remedies by Thomas Hardy [1871]

Wilkie Collins As a means of subsistence, needlework soon proved itself to be insufficient; and she found herself thrown back again on the old resource of going out to service. The Poisoned Meal by Wilkie Collins [1858]

Once more, then, sire, and for the last time, I again implore you to leave me. Louise de la Valliere by Alexandre Dumas [1848-1850]

George Gissing At the entrance again she stopped. The Odd Women by George Gissing [1892]

The latter married again very shortly afterwards, and neglected the poor boy, the offspring of her first marriage. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

G. K. Chesterton She told herself again and again that she was being morbid, and then told herself again and again that she was only morbid because she was mad. Four Faultless Felons by G. K. Chesterton [1930]

Mrs. Gaskell Deborah used to smile (I don’t think we ever laughed again after my mother’s death), and say she was quite put in a corner. Cranford by Mrs. Gaskell [1851-3]

Thomas Hardy Anne reached home again in time to preside over preparations for dinner. Desperate Remedies by Thomas Hardy [1871]

Andrew Lang A little after this the princess said again to the prince, ‘Look round; do you see anything behind us?’ ‘Yes,’ said the prince, ‘the big black cloud is there again. The Pink Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Lady Morgan Within twelve miles of M——— house, as I reached an eminence, I again paused to look back, and caught a last view of the mountain of Inismore. It seemed to float like a vapour on the horizon. The Wild Irish Girl by Lady Morgan [1806]

John Galsworthy Outside, in passing the dining-room window, she was again conscious of a face with eyes, burningly alive, watching her go by. Maid in Waiting by John Galsworthy

Here again my learned friend seems to have proved too much. The Eye of Osiris by R. Austin Freeman [1911]

Washington Irving Just before daybreak the priest put a piece of gold into his hand, and having again blindfolded him, conducted him back to his dwelling. The Alhambra by Washington Irving

This should have brought Despair upon him when his hopes were foil’d, But though one crop was marr’d, again he toil’d; And sow’d his seed afresh. The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood by with biographical introduction by William Michael Rossetti

George Gissing Giving him all the ready-money I then possessed, which was a very paltry sum, I requested him to see me again on the following day. Workers in the Dawn by George Gissing [1880]

Henry James When she could really see again she was on a sofa in the drawing-room, staring with intensity at an object soon distinct as the great Italian cabinet that, at Poynton, had been in the red saloon. The Spoils of Poynton by Henry James [1897]

He called to me to know how I felt, and to show him that I was better, I endeavoured to rise, only to fall back again in what must have been a dead faint. The Beautiful White Devil by Guy Boothby [1897]

The bold king again had mind of his glory: with might his glaive was driven into the dragon’s head, — blow nerved by hate. Beowulf by translated by Francis Gummere

Rudyard Kipling How many maids, and whose wives, hang upon thine eyelashes? Ye hail from Benares? I would have gone there again this year, but my daughter — we have only two sons. Kim by Rudyard Kipling [1901]

The Arabs, after the first burst of their grief was over, came to me again in a body, and begged me to assist them, for they were utterly undone. The Discovery of the Source of the Nile by John Hanning Speke [1863]

G. K. Chesterton This is the Song Against Songs, Hump.” And again he let his voice out like a bellow against the evening silence. The Flying Inn by G. K. Chesterton [1914]

Flung up there by the sea, ages ago, the same sea has already so undermined it, so under-tunnelled it, that with a few ages more it must crumble in, and sink again to the ocean bed from which it came. The Web of Maya by Ella D'Arcy [1895]

Sinclair Lewis So the Doctor again took up the traveling-salesman’s routine of the itinerant lecturer. Gideon Planish by Sinclair Lewis

Arthur Conan Doyle It was joy indeed to be out in the phosphorescent light of the bathybian plain, and to see the clear translucent water once again around us. The Maracot Deep by Arthur Conan Doyle [1929]

H. Rider Haggard In half an hour more we were once again making fair progress with the help of a good wind. Allan Quatermain by H. Rider Haggard

Nancy had not again seen anything, but she knew he had. Featherston’s Story by Ellen Wood [1889]

Henry James What took place was a marked change in the attitude of Mrs. Beale — a change that somehow, even in his absence, seemed to bring Sir Claude again into the house. What Maisie Knew by Henry James [1897]

Thomas Hardy Perceiving that they had really pained her they said no more, and order again prevailed. Tess of the d’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

Guy de Maupassant Dawn again broke above his head and he began to make his observations. Walter Schnaffs’ Adventure (L'Aventure de Walter Schnaffs) by Guy de Maupassant [1883]

But almost at once another man came into her life, again a man far more than double her age, and caring very little what happened to her, she married him. The Night of the Storm by Arthur Gask [1937]

Sarah Orne Jewett William’ll be in again for me tomorrow, so I can come back here an’ rest me over night, an’ go to meetin’ tomorrow, and have a nice, good visit. The Country of the Pointed Firs by Sarah Orne Jewett [1896]

When this was done, the man again touched his hat, and looked steadily and searchingly at me for a second or so, while he got the key into his pocket. Uncle Silas by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Or the young may have an intermediate character; or again they may differ greatly from the adults in both their seasonal plumages. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

Edith Wharton With vertiginous speed and microscopic vision she was reliving that whole period of her life, stripping bare again the black ruin over which the drift of three happy years had fallen. Tales of Men and Ghosts by Edith Wharton [1910]

Andrew Lang He again excited the utmost curiosity. The Valet’s Tragedy by Andrew Lang

G. K. Chesterton His limbs were weary, his clothes were torn, and in his eyes was that unfathomable joy of life which man will never know again until once more he takes himself seriously. Varied Types by G. K. Chesterton [1903]

Several times I met Mark Rivers again at the McLaren’s, and with the jealous eye of one who loves, I saw that he loomed large in Helen’s mind. The Shadow of Larose by Arthur Gask [1930]

Andrew Lang Before he could pick it up a hawk flew in, snatched up the little lamp and flew away again with it. The Olive Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

E. F. Benson What is an Elemental?” Once again his eye dilated. The Thing in the Hall by E. F. Benson [1912]

Anthony Trollope He again thinks of starting from Brundisium, and promises, when he has arrived there, instantly to begin a new work. The Life of Cicero by Anthony Trollope [1881]

Edith Wharton His one terror was to do anything which might efface the sound and impression of her words; his one thought, that he should never again feel quite alone. The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton [1920]

Jules Verne The captain stamped and stamped again with mingled vexation, agitation, and bewilderment. Off on a Comet by Jules Verne [1877]

Vsevolod Krestovsky And again the brass filings disappeared and in the crevice appeared a new globule of gold. Knights of Industry by Vsevolod Krestovsky

Anna Katherine Green Withdrawing from the window, she crept again to Reuther’s room and peered carefully in. Dark Hollow by Anna Katherine Green

Right in front of us an awkward Red Guard was trying to ride one, falling off again and again, to the childlike delight of a thousand rough men. Ten Days That Shook the World by John Reed

Arnold Bennett He saw George Cannon again halted and turning like a serf to the wall of the corridor. These Twain by Arnold Bennett [1916]

He has gammoned me, Madame Burle. By God! Does he take me for an old fool?” “So he stole?” the mother again questioned. Captain Burle by Émile Zola

Then suddenly he put it back upon the shelf and turned again to the butler. The Judgment of Larose by Arthur Gask [1934]

Algernon Blackwood Besides, we only go deeper into their country! There’s nothing ahead for fifty miles but willows, willows, willows!” He sat down again in a state of semi-collapse. The Willows by Algernon Blackwood [1907]

Wilkie Collins You may sacrifice yourself for your love of him over and over again still, but he shall make no sacrifices now for you, until he has first found out how they affect my convenience and my pleasure. My Miscellanies by Wilkie Collins [1863]

Dogs ignore neither enemy nor friend, and even from where he stood there was audible again the steady shuffle of many approaching sandals. Citadel of Fear by Francis Stevens

Robert Louis Stevenson We tried how long it took one to recover; ’tis a sanguine creature; it is all abroad again before (I guess again) two minutes. Vailima Letters by Robert Louis Stevenson

Miles Franklin They returned at dusk, Rory again seated on Harold’s shoulder, and two of the little boys clinging around him. My Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin

Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch But the first boat had hardly dropped a foot from the davits when he sung out, “Wurroo, lads!” and up again went the Unity’s great lug-sail in a jiffy. Captain Dick and Captain Jacka by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

Wilkie Collins He read it down to the signature — then looked up to the address, and went through it again from the beginning. The Dead Secret by Wilkie Collins [1857]

Henry James She freshly sprang to him and again they inaudibly conversed. What Maisie Knew by Henry James [1897]

Even now my head’s stuffed full of bits out of the Bible. And the children of Israel did evil again in the sight of the Lord. And Asher abode in his breeches. Coming up for Air by George Orwell

Arthur Machen But it was hopeless, again and again it was hopeless. The Hill of Dreams by Arthur Machen [1907]

George Meredith In consequence, when he again saw Lady Charlotte, his admiration of that one prized characteristic of hers paralyzed him. Sandra Belloni by George Meredith [1887]

Individuality is preserved, and Buddhas who have entered Nirvana occasionally reappear again to intervene on behalf of the faithful. The Diamond Sutra by translated from the Chinese with an introduction and notes by William Gemmell

Anthony Trollope Cicero again called the Senate together, and entered the meeting leading the guilty Prætor by the hand. The Life of Cicero by Anthony Trollope [1881]

Rudyard Kipling I wonder if he will try to poison me again in my breakfast, and make me cook it twice. Kim by Rudyard Kipling [1901]

F. Scott Fitzgerald But again she had the sense that Dick was taking care of her, and she delighted in responding to the eventual movement as if it had been an order. Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Henry James She had got it well locked up there by the time that, from an upper window, she saw Mrs. Gereth again in the garden. The Spoils of Poynton by Henry James [1897]

Walter Scott The margin of the court-book again bears the melancholy and brief record, “Convicta et combusta. Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft by Walter Scott [1831]

Now her imagination pictured it within the aisles of a magnificent cathedral; and now again the real scene — the rustic church of Longfield was vividly present to her mind. Lodore by Mary Shelley

Olaf Stapledon I said something about being glad to see him again after all these years. A Man Divided by Olaf Stapledon

M. P. Shiel When, soon after 3 A.M. his eyes again opened, all was still. The Lord of the Sea by M. P. Shiel [1901]

Wilkie Collins I said so to Miss Jillgall, and I say it again here. The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins [1889]

Wilkie Collins He will be comfortably asleep before the hour hand gets round again to nine. Nine O’Clock! by Wilkie Collins [1852]

Henry James She rested her eyes on him a moment and then turned again to her companion. The American by Henry James [1877]

Walter Scott You know me well enough to be assured, that I will never be again in the scrape of attacking an unresisting antagonist, were he ten times my brother. Saint Ronan’s Well by Walter Scott [1824]

I started to my feet, and in mere despair I applied myself again to each of the two doors alternately. The Purcell Papers by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Guy de Maupassant Beyond it, stretches out the region of peaks, and further on again the region of precipices. The Spasm (Le Tic) by Guy de Maupassant [1884]

Henry Kingsley But, before he began, he looked up in Charles’s face, as if he was going to speak; then he began vigorously, but in half a minute looked up again and stopped. Ravenshoe by Henry Kingsley [1861]

George Gissing Thereupon Mrs. Travis again opened her little bag, and took out a cabinet photograph. The Emancipated by George Gissing [1889]

Did I not give from the altar the very flame which lit Eva’s being? Come again into the heaven whence thou wert sent. Shirley by Charlotte Bronte [1849]

John Galsworthy Did this mean that he must now leave them, leave England again — leave everything, and cleave to Fleur? If she claimed him, if she decided on declaring their act of union, he supposed it did. Swan Song by John Galsworthy

F. Scott Fitzgerald When he looked around again the girl was standing up on the rushing board, her arms spread wide, her eyes lifted toward the moon. All the Sad Young Men by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1926]

Thomas Hardy As soon as his horned friend were down, William turned, clinked off like a long-dog, and jumped safe over hedge, before the praying bull had got on his feet again to take after him. Tess of the d’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

Henry James And when this morning I again saw I knew it would be because you had — and also then, from the first moment, because you somehow wanted me. The Jolly Corner by Henry James [1908]

Wilkie Collins The landlady and the maid, watching her with curious eyes, detected that she was again weeping bitterly, and noticed with astonishment, at the same time, how neatly she put on her bonnet and shawl. The Dead Secret by Wilkie Collins [1857]

Charles Dickens Then, put it in your bosom to keep it safe, and when I sit here again to-morrow night, give it to me. The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices by Charles Dickens [1857]

You rather laughed at me the first time, if you remember; perhaps you will laugh again now. Featherston’s Story by Ellen Wood [1889]

Henry Handel Richardson I will never do it again — never again. Maurice Guest by Henry Handel Richardson

Abraham Merri We set out again on the ancient road. Dwellers in the Mirage by Abraham Merri

H. G. Wells Here again is something far too great and dangerous for our present wisdom, but something which it seems inevitable our race will ultimately attempt. The Shape of Things to Come by H. G. Wells [1933]

I shan’t see you again to-night, Marshall . The Haunted Woman by David Lindsay [1922]

George Gissing Might she hope that he would call at the hotel in Exeter, if she wrote again to make an appointment? Well, that needed no reply. Born in Exile by George Gissing [1891]

Thomas Love Peacock Matilda told him he must come again on the morrow, for she had a very long confession to make to him. Maid Marian by Thomas Love Peacock

Ram Singh again unquestioningly took up the reins. The hesitation of Miss Anderson by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1903]

H. Rider Haggard Arthur cut short his clamours by again compressing his wind-pipe. Dawn by H. Rider Haggard

G. K. Chesterton You needn’t be frightened; I promise I won’t trouble you again till it succeeds. Tales of the Long Bow by G. K. Chesterton [1925]