Phrases with "alike"

Benjamin Disraeli Pride and fear alike forbade a return to their old purveyor. The Voyage of Captain Popanilla by Benjamin Disraeli [1828]

Wilkie Collins He desires, from motives alike honorable to you and to himself, to defray your traveling expenses whenever you wish to see the child. Hide and Seek by Wilkie Collins [1854]

Jeremy Bentham And this is alike true of every sort of pain, and of every sort of pleasure. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham

Jeremy Bentham The fact of its being established, I assume as notorious, and the necessity of it as alike obvious and incontestible. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham

He was corrupt alike politically and judicially, and now the hour of retribution arrived. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin [1910]

G. K. Chesterton The ancient English literature was like all the several literatures of Christendom, alike in its likeness, alike in its very unlikeness. The Victorian Age in Literature by G. K. Chesterton [1913]

Wilkie Collins Present alike when she forgets herself, and speaks in a rage — or when she reflects, and speaks with a purpose. Poor Miss Finch by Wilkie Collins [1872]

George Gissing Fate has given you nobility alike of heart and brain, and, if you live, you will lack no happiness that time has in its bestowal. Isabel Clarendon by George Gissing [1886]

Mark Twain There were our Mohammedan servants, a Latin monk, two Armenians and a Jew in our cortege, and all alike gazed with overflowing eyes. The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain

Anthony Trollope Your connection with my wife and your age alike restrain my resentment. The Prime Minister by Anthony Trollope

Benjamin Disraeli The grounds were not extensive, but they were only separated from the royal park by a wire fence, so that the scene seemed alike rich and illimitable. Lothair by Benjamin Disraeli [1870]

Robert Green Ingersoll Poison and nutrition, pain and joy, life and death, smiles and tears are alike to her. The Gods by Robert Green Ingersoll

Both of these rooms were exactly alike in every detail. The Day of the Locust by Nathanael Wes

Willa Cather All the rooms were carpeted alike (that was very unusual), with a soft velvet carpet, little blue and rose flowers scattered on a rose-grey ground. Obscure Destinies by Willa Cather [1932]

Miles Franklin Old and young alike we earned our scant livelihood by the heavy sweat of our brows. My Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin

I called the vile mountain which had caused me this disaster, Mount Destruction, for a visit to it had destroyed alike my horses and my hopes. Australia Twice Traversed by Ernest Giles

For the variety, truth, and aliveness of his characters he has probably no equal since Shakespeare, and though, of course, coming far behind, he resembles him alike in his range and in his insight. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin [1910]

Anthony Trollope He had used this short Session in order that he might keep his clutch fastened on power, and in doing so was indifferent alike to the Constitution, to his party, and to the country. Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope

Andrew Lang These houses belonged to three sisters, all endowed with fairy gifts, and all so alike in mind and person that they wished their houses and garments to be equally alike. The Yellow Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Advance or retrogression would be alike objectionable. The Heads of Cerberus by Francis Stevens

All the others are boys’ papers pure and simple, and they are sufficiently alike to be considered together. Collected Essays by George Orwell

Wilkie Collins Emily and Cecilia are dressed alike in white, with flowers in their hair. I Say No by Wilkie Collins [1884]

Chance, that wayward goddess, alike of the timid and the brave, had done her kindest to him, and like a wise man he was exploiting her favours to the full. Cloud the Smiter by Arthur Gask [1926]

Even the mother could find no excuse for staying at home with her boy, and felt that conscience and society alike required that she should assist at the service of her parish church. The Golden Calf by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1883]

Such an act, one is apt to fancy, would have been honourable alike to giver and receiver. Robert Burns by John Campbell Shairp [1879]

Gertrude Stein If it were smaller it was not alike and it was so much smaller that a table was bigger. Tender Buttons by Gertrude Stein [1914]

Joyous alike at his lonely easel or amidst his boon companions, he had not yet known enough of sorrow to love deeply. Zanoni by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1842]

Guy de Maupassan Days, weeks, months, seasons, years, all were alike to him. A Stroll by Guy de Maupassan

The British Consulate was the common rendezvous of all men: Arab, Hindi, German, French, or American, were all alike received without distinction or any forced restraint. Journal of a Cruise on the Tanganyika Lake by John Hanning Speke [1864]

George Gissing I remain, yours truly, ‘RICHARD MUTIMER.’ It seemed to Richard that this was the very thing, alike in tone and phrasing. Demos by George Gissing [1886]

Her beauty and her soul alike enthralled him. The Last Days of Pompeii by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1834]

Robert Louis Stevenson There was infinite import in the question alike for her and him. The Weir of Hermiston by Robert Louis Stevenson

Arthur Conan Doyle The merits and faults of this Scotch system are alike evident. The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle [1890]

His heart was with them always, as his purse, and his wine, and his bread were alike shared ever among them. Under Two Flags by Ouida [1867]

But both these measures seemed alike impolitic. The History of the Conquest of Mexico by William Hickling Prescott [1843]

Miles Franklin I treated everyone alike and they all admitted that I was friendly and full of fun. My Career Goes Bung by Miles Franklin [1946]

Edith Wharton Every hour was alike in its slow passage, yet there did not seem to be enough of them to eke out an ordinary day. Hudson River Bracketed by Edith Wharton [1929]

Alfred Ainger The old classical tragedy and the old-world sentimental comedy alike failed to satisfy him, and it was not till he first saw Mrs. Siddons that the acted drama reasserted its power. Charles Lamb by Alfred Ainger [1882]

And so, remonstrances and objections being alike useless, I was compelled to yield to the arrangements that had been made. A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder by James De Mille [1888]

Rudyard Kipling How alike we English are! Here is an extract from a report: ‘And the Chinese form of decoration which formerly covered the office has been wisely obliterated with whitewash. From Sea to Sea by Rudyard Kipling [1899]

Jeremy Bentham In the fourth place, a natural arrangement, governed as it is by a principle which is recognised by all men, will serve alike for the jurisprudence of all nations. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham

Jules Verne Lieutenant Walter, the boatswain, and Dowlas the carpenter have all alike distinguished themselves, and made us feel that they are men to be relied on. The Survivors of the Chancellor by Jules Verne [1875]

If there were no witches, human testimony and human reason are alike destitute of value. The Devil’s Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce [1911]

The scholar and the artist, the antiquarian and the historian, the architect and the lover of natural scenery, alike find here the amplest gratification of their tastes. Milton by Mark Pattison [1879]

All alike live in grass-hut villages, fenced round by bomas in the south, but open in the north. The Discovery of the Source of the Nile by John Hanning Speke [1863]

H.P. Lovecraft It likewise became clear that, since the same solution never worked alike on different organic species, he would require human subjects for further and more specialised progress. Herbert West — Reanimator by H.P. Lovecraft [1922]

Those who admired her most compared her to a tall white lily, alike stately and graceful. Run to Earth by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1868]

Walter Scott He was now sensible, too late, of the various dangers and inconveniences with which his dearest friends were threatened, alike by his discomfiture or his success in the approaching duel. The Monastery by Walter Scott [1820]

Ann Radcliffe Beneath the gentle guidance of Madame de Menon, their hours had passed in happy tranquillity, for they were ignorant alike of the sorrows and the pleasures of the world. A Sicilian Romance by Ann Radcliffe [1790]

The shadow of that old ghastly terror sometimes came between her and Mr. Sheldon, even now, though she had long ago assured herself that the terror had been alike groundless and unreasonable. Charlotte’s Inheritance by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1868]

Jules Verne The lieutenant was well informed in many matters outside the pale of his profession, and his attainments were alike creditable to himself and to the liberal friend who had given him his education. Off on a Comet by Jules Verne [1877]

For it is alike an infirmity to perish by being resolved into another, and to be saved by being nourished by the resolution of others into himself. Essays and Miscellanies by Plutarch

His passions were strong, his aversions and attachments alike vivid; the force he exerted in holding both in check by no means mitigated an observer’s sense of their vehemence. Villette by Charlotte Brontë [1853]

Olaf Stapledon Victims and spectators alike studied the situation with quiet interest, even with a sort of bright exultation not wholly unlike amusement. Star Maker by Olaf Stapledon

Theodore Dreiser Deceptive eyes, unreadable, but alluring alike to men and to women in all walks and conditions of life. The Titan by Theodore Dreiser

Willa Cather Wherever sun sunned and rain rained and snow snowed, wherever life sprouted and decayed, places were alike to him. The Professor’s House by Willa Cather [1925]

After a little time, a steady persistence in this system began to manifest its results in a very marked though gradual improvement, alike in the health and spirits of the invalid. The Familiar by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

He represented the expedient as alike dishonest and ruinous. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

A residence in Turkey was abhorrent to her; her religion and her feelings were alike averse to it. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley [1831]

As a linguist, an artist, a musician, Victor alike shone pre-eminent; but in music he was triumphant. Run to Earth by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1868]

Robert Louis Stevenson One cheerful circumstance I note in these guerilla missions, that each side relies on hell, and Protestant and Catholic alike address themselves to a supposed misgiving in their adversary’s heart. Essays of Travel by Robert Louis Stevenson

H. G. Wells Below and above alike there was opportunity, more public, more publicity, more publishers and more patronage. An Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells

George Gissing And many months went by before she suspected that her imagination had deceived her; imagination, ever the most potent factor of her being, the source alike of her strength and her weakness. A Life's Morning by George Gissing [1885]

H. G. Wells Odd people they all are great and small, very much alike at bottom and curiously different on their surfaces. Tono Bungay by H. G. Wells [1909]

Francis Bacon For we find that the depth of a hill and the depth of a cave from the flat are the same thing; both remote alike from the sun and heaven’s beams, and from the open air. The New Atlantis by Francis Bacon

Rudyard Kipling But still I am the Cat who walks by himself, and all places are alike to me. Just So Stories for Little Children by Rudyard Kipling [1902]

Followers, antagonists, and critics alike seem to assume on the part of the reader a knowledge of the Essay on the Human Understanding, and to make that the starting-point of their own speculations. Locke by Thomas Fowler [1880]

Raymond and the poachers were alike forgotten. Sir Charles Danvers by Mary Cholmondeley [1889]

Baldwin Spencer They are most distinctive structures and it is very rare to find two that are alike in form and decoration. Native tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia by Baldwin Spencer

Wilkie Collins These blind peoples, when they first see, have all alike the same hatred of anything what is dark. Poor Miss Finch by Wilkie Collins [1872]

Watkin Tench For it is strikingly singular that three such noble harbours as Botany Bay, Port Jackson, and Broken Bay, alike end in shallows and swamps, filled with mangroves. A Narrative of the The Expedition to Botany Bay by Watkin Tench [1788]

Wilkie Collins Innocent alike of all knowledge of the serious reason for fear which did really exist, Mrs. Ellmother and Alban felt, nevertheless, the same vague distrust of an intimacy between the two girls. I Say No by Wilkie Collins [1884]

From her twelfth year upwards her intellectual superiority had been recognised in the convent, alike by the nuns and their pupils. London Pride by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1896]

Whatever may be said of the virtues of hospitality, I found all the world alike in its determination to make the most of strangers, if not to devour them. Travels in Morocco by James Richardson

John Galsworthy These two, Giles and Jesse, were so alike and so inseparable that they were known as the Dromios. They never talked, and seemed always completely occupied in doing nothing. The Man of Property by John Galsworthy

Officers and crew alike reported that never a better master sailed than Jack had proved himself on this homeward voyage. Aunt Dean by Ellen Wood [1872]

Ralph Waldo Emerson Nature is a sea of forms radically alike and even unique. Nature by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1836]

He saw it all; and it was all alike — sordid, miserable, hopeless. John Marchmont’s Legacy by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1862]

Nathaniel Hawthorne But, in my mind, the one and the other were alike impalpable. The Blithedale Romance by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1852]

Benchers and architect alike cordially welcomed Watts’s offer to decorate a blank wall with fresco. Victorian Worthies by George Henry Blore

The Crusaders fought with a blind fury, which fanaticism and suffering alike incited. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

They were weary and sick at heart, and his menaces and promises were alike thrown away. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

To her the Pyramids and Niagara, a tropical thunderstorm, a mazourka by Chopin, and a Parisian bonnet, were all alike charming. The Lovels of Arden by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]

Walter Scott Honour and gratitude alike forbade such a line of conduct, even had it been consistent with the natural bashfulness, simplicity, and innocence of his disposition. Saint Ronan’s Well by Walter Scott [1824]

Right and left alike the edifices were all aflame. A Love Episode by Émile Zola [1878]

Thomas Hardy Lucetta had confessed everything to him before her death, and it was not altogether desirable to make much ado about her history, alike for her sake, for Henchard’s, and for his own. The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy

Mark Twain Their life-histories are about alike — but look at the results! Their ages are about the same — about around fifty. What is Man? and other essays by Mark Twain

She and they alike yearned towards act, and could not reach it. All Hallows’ Eve by Charles Williams [1945]

The rest of her waking hours were devoted to a routine which seemed void alike of mirth or reason. The House of the Four Winds by John Buchan

Arnold Bennett He was not happy because he was wrung between hope and fear, alike divine. Clayhanger by Arnold Bennett [1910]

Manner and tone alike were dogged. The Crime and the Criminal by Richard Marsh [1897]

E. F. Benson In form it was completely human, but the growth of hair that covered limbs and trunk alike almost completely hid the sun-tanned skin beneath. The Horror-Horn by E. F. Benson

E. F. Benson When logic and good feeling alike had produced an irresistible case against her, she swept it all away, and asked you if you would have some more cold tea or cold mutton, or whatever it was. Mapp and Lucia by E. F. Benson [1931]

Benjamin Disraeli They were all alike with their delicate aquiline noses, bright complexions, short upper lips, and eyes of sunny light. Lothair by Benjamin Disraeli [1870]

Rudyard Kipling They are tempered alike in the fires of war and the little daily fires of a million small hearths. A Book of Words by Rudyard Kipling [1928]

R. D. Blackmore For invaders and defenders were by this time in real earnest with their work, and sure alike of having done the very best that could be done. Mary Anerley by R. D. Blackmore [1880]

Robert Louis Stevenson Detonations of temper were not unfrequent in the zones he travelled; but sulky fogs and tearful depressions were there alike unknown. Providence and the Guitar by Robert Louis Stevenson

Ivan Turgenev Both belonged to old families; both were rich, independent, and without family ties; tastes and inclinations were alike in both. Dream tales and prose poems by Ivan Turgenev

Signa, hoary and old, stands there unchanged; beholding the sun shine alike on the just and on the unjust. Signa by Ouida

Walter Scott But thus it is — Heaven works its purposes through human folly; and Douglas’s ambitious affection, as well as thine, shall contribute alike to the desired end. The Abbot by Walter Scott [1820]

Garden and night were both alike ideal. Wyllard's Weird by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1885]

E. Phillips Oppenheim A vase of lilac, and a glass bowl of hothouse fruit upon which the bloom still lingered, gave almost an epicurean tone to the little repast; the eyes and the palate were alike to be ministered to. The Amazing Judgment by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1897]

She was deaf alike to the ’Tiser and to statistics. Hard Cash by Charles Reade [1863]

Elizabeth Gaskell Even down to the itinerant orange-vendor, or the fabricator of cooling drinks on the Chiaja, all were visited, all were alike subject to this strange supervision. An Italian Institution by Elizabeth Gaskell [1864]

Amidst the victory which he obtains over himself, Death steps in, and levels alike the victor and the vanquished. The Life of Petrarch by Thomas Campbell

F. Scott Fitzgerald HE: You and I are somewhat alikeexcept that I’m years older in experience. This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Augustine Birrell But it cannot be said that the king’s debauchery was ever approved of even in London. Both the mercurial Pepys and the grave Evelyn alike deplore it. Andrew Marvell by Augustine Birrell [1905]

But I venture to say that such views are contrary alike to reason and to fact. On the Advisableness of Improving Natural Knowledge by Thomas Henry Huxley

When there was some water in it, the natives had fenced it round to catch any large game that might come to drink; at present they were saved the trouble, for game and water had both alike departed. Australia Twice Traversed by Ernest Giles

To them was procrastinated — into them concentrated, alike by professors, mistresses, and pupils — the main burden of preparation for the examinations preceding the distribution of prizes. Villette by Charlotte Brontë [1853]

But the whole vast range alike of sweeping glooms overhead, dwelt upon all meditative minds, even those that could not distinguish the altitudes nor decipher the forms. Joan of Arc by Thomas De Quincey

Beauty in women and distinction in men are alike in this: they seem to be the unthinking a kind of credibility. The Devil’s Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce [1911]

I loathed the elusive lines, and began to mix the verses up on purpose, putting all the words which sounded alike together anyhow. My Childhood by Maksim Gorky

I confess I eyed it wistfully myself; but Raffles was adamant alike to friend and foe, and merely beckoned me to follow him down the wooden stair, without answering Levy at all. Mr. Justice Raffles by E. W. Hornung [1909]

Voice and countenance alike wore a determined look, as if his words were law. Wolfe Barrington’s Taming by Ellen Wood [1870]

H. G. Wells Her vice, her crime, her law alike were inspired by a fierce and terrible energy, and like the great cities of mediaeval Italy, her ways were dark and adventurous with private war. The War in the Air by H. G. Wells [1908]

George Borrow Here rise tall and dusky walls, with square towers at short distances, of so massive a structure that they would seem to bid defiance alike to the tooth of time and the hand of man. The Bible in Spain by George Borrow

Anatole France All alike wore blue surcoats laced with gold. The Seven Wives of Bluebeard by Anatole France [1920]

George Meredith Rose-pink and dirty drab will alike have passed away. Diana of the Crossways by George Meredith [1885]

George Gissing To bear up under the secret thought of her crime and its consequences required in Ida Starr a courage different alike in quality and degree from that of which children are ordinarily capable. The Unclassed by George Gissing [1883]

He was on good terms alike with the Ministry and with the Opposition. He dined and slept at Dawley at the beginning of the week, and drank Sir Robert’s port on a Saturday evening. Mohawks by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1886]

Edgar Allan Poe Observe the generalizing, disingenuous, patronizing tone:— “It is the empty charlatan, to whom all things are alike impossible, who attempts everything. Criticism by Edgar Allan Poe

Others contended, that, if they were supernatural beings, fraud and force would be alike useless. The History of the Conquest of Mexico by William Hickling Prescott [1843]

Elizabeth Gaskell If we can’t, we may shut up shop at once, and hands and masters go alike on tramp. North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell [1854]

Henry Handel Richardson All alike deplored Richard’s fate, and offered her their heartfelt sympathy; but from none of them could she wring a promise of help or interference. Ultima Thule by Henry Handel Richardson

Unbroken always is this blank; alike entire and unexplained. Villette by Charlotte Brontë [1853]

At bottom they were all alike — very practical rather than idealistic. A Set of Six by Joseph Conrad [1908]

Benjamin Disraeli My freedom and my fame are alike at stake. The Rise of Iskander by Benjamin Disraeli [1834]

Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch Men and women alike suffered from an unwonted corpulence and tightness of raiment that morning, and each and all seemed to have cast the affliction off as they arose from their knees. I Saw Three Ships by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch [1893]

G. K. Chesterton The old reformers and the old despots alike desired definite things, powers, licenses, payments, vetoes, and permissions. George Bernard Shaw by G. K. Chesterton [1909]

Sir Walter Scott The knights and spectators are alike impatient, the time advances, and highly fit it is that the sports should commence. Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott [1820]

Abraham Merri Sirk and Karak alike stood silent, amazed, staring at me. Dwellers in the Mirage by Abraham Merri

The Chasseur colored slightly, as he remembered that he had forgotten alike his own position and their relative stations. Under Two Flags by Ouida [1867]

It was a perfect marauding campaign for them all, and all alike were soon laden with as much as they could carry. The Discovery of the Source of the Nile by John Hanning Speke [1863]

Wilkie Collins On every other topic he deferred to me with the utmost readiness and docility; on this he maintained his strange opinion with an obstinacy which set reason and persuasion alike at defiance. The Queen of Hearts by Wilkie Collins [1859]

Testimony and argument alike would imply a doubt that your Honor means to perform your sworn duty. Negligible Tales by Ambrose Bierce

But the wonders differ from Normal Science in this — they are alike objectless, purposeless, puerile, frivolous. The Haunted and the Haunters by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1859]

Gunther’s liegemen now would go to church, and all alike had risen from their beds. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

How very much alike to Lord Michael he was, so much so, that in the distance, or in a bad light, he might easily be mistaken for the great lord himself. The Vengeance of Larose by Arthur Gask [1939]

W. H. Hudson The object was at such a distance that to all of us alike it presented no definite form, but was merely something dark, standing against a hoary background of tall grass-plumes. Idle Days in Patagonia by W. H. Hudson

Perfect culture should supply a complete theory of life, based upon a clear knowledge alike of its possibilities and of its limitations. Science and Education by Thomas Henry Huxley

Jew and Christian alike had waited for the man who now walked through the empty London streets. All Hallows’ Eve by Charles Williams [1945]

Pollard willows indicated the edge of one field, gaunt poplars marked the boundary of another, alike leafless and unbeautiful, standing darkly out against the dim grey sky. London Pride by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1896]

Daniel Defoe Cain. To punish? say you, did he use the word, the very word? am I commissioned then to punish Abel? D. Not Abel only, but his rebel race, as they, alike in crime, alike are joined in punishment. The History of the Devil by Daniel Defoe

Francis Bacon Both alike therefore cause pain in animate substances, and tear asunder and consume the parts in such as are inanimate. The New Organon by Francis Bacon [1620]

Ford Madox Ford We’ve always been — or we’ve seemed always to me — so alike in our thoughts. Some Do Not . . . by Ford Madox Ford [1924]

George Gissing He always seemed weary, alike in body and mind. The Unclassed by George Gissing [1883]

Ford Madox Ford And under the long strain of the war he had outgrown alike the mentality and the traditions of his own family and his own race. Last Post by Ford Madox Ford [1928]

I hoped the lesson was not lost upon Raffles. Dialogue and action alike resembled one of our own performances far more than ordinary police methods as we knew them. Mr. Justice Raffles by E. W. Hornung [1909]

Which way would he go? All roads were alike to him, so he turned at last and walked somewhere. The Crock of Gold by James Stephens

Sinclair Lewis Nine-tenths of the American towns are so alike that it is the completest boredom to wander from one to another. Main Street by Sinclair Lewis

It was the fate of Blasco Nunez to have his purposes baffled alike by his friends and his enemies. The History of the Conquest of Peru by William Hickling Presco

Wilkie Collins In this emergency, the passenger in the wrecked vessel (whose life Dermody had saved) came forward with a proposal which took father and daughter alike by surprise. The Two Destinies by Wilkie Collins [1876]

His right to govern me is clear as day, My duty manifest to disobey; And if that fit observance e’er I shut May I and duty be alike undone. The Devil’s Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce [1911]

E. T. A. Hoffmann Now that the monster who had been able to direct his secret murderous weapons against both friend and foe alike unpunished was out of the world, the Parisians breathed freely once more. Mademoiselle De Scudéri by E. T. A. Hoffmann

Rudyard Kipling Dat’s where losin’ and bearin’ comes so alike in de long run, we do say. Traffics and Discoveries by Rudyard Kipling [1904]

The rich and poor thronged alike to their mansardes to learn the secrets of the future. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

George Meredith Such things are seen large by these young people, but as they have neither organs, nor arteries, nor brains, nor membranes, dissection and inspection will be alike profitlessly practised. The Egoist by George Meredith [1879]

Edmund Burke All proportions, every arrangement of quantity, is alike to the understanding, because the same truths result to it from all; from greater, from lesser, from equality and inequality. On the Sublime and Beautiful by Edmund Burke [1757]

Baldwin Spencer At the same time, as young and old men alike have to do so at some time or other, it is impossible to regard it as a right which is forcibly taken by strong men from weaker ones. The Native Tribes of Central Australia by Baldwin Spencer

Thomas Paine What they want is clear, solid revenue, and the modes which they would take to procure it, would operate alike on all. The American Crisis by Thomas Paine

Walter Scott The others advanced on Graeme, who had just sense enough to perceive that any attempt at resistance would be alike fruitless and imprudent. The Abbot by Walter Scott [1820]

Nor yet a timber o'er the waves alertly flew She might not aim to pass it; oary-wing'd alike To fleet beyond them, or to scud beneath a sail. Poems and Fragments by Catullus

James Joyce His harp, too, heedless that her coverings had fallen about her knees, seemed weary alike of the eyes of strangers and of her master’s hands. Dubliners by James Joyce

Blaise Pascal Against this order those sin alike who undertake to define everything and to prove every thing, and who neglect to do it in those things which are not evident of themselves. Of the Geometrical Spirit by Blaise Pascal

Benjamin Disraeli Stories, inconsistent with themselves, were all alike eagerly believed, and what evidence there might be for any one of them, the virtuous people, by whom they were repeated, neither cared nor knew. Venetia by Benjamin Disraeli [1837]

My clothing and skin were alike in rags. Four Days in Dixie by Ambrose Bierce [1888]

Benjamin Disraeli There was repose alike of body and soul. Lothair by Benjamin Disraeli [1870]

Anthony Trollope M.P. and M.T.,” — whereby Mr Bunce, I fear, meant empty — “are pretty much alike when a man hasn’t a fortune at his back. Phineas Finn by Anthony Trollope

James Hogg He then roused his drowsy companions, who were alike alarmed at the panic of the horses, all of them declaring that they had never seen either Mause or jolly start in their lives before. The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner by James Hogg [1824]

Gaston Leroux It was like a dramatic rebus with which old Europe and new America alike became fascinated. Mystery of the Yellow Room by Gaston Leroux [1907]

Another chief appear’d, alike in name, But short was his career of martial fame; For generous valour oft to fortune yields, Too oft the arbitress of fighting fields. Petrarch’s Triumphs by Petrarch

His destiny forbid alike curiosity or surprise. Melmoth the Wanderer by Charles Maturin [1820]

Ye must all hide it and aver alike that robbers slew Kriemhild’s husband as he rode alone a-hunting through the pine wood. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

Helen Whitney’s future, according to the cards, or to Dame Ness’s reading of them, would be all plain sailing; smooth and easy, and unmarked alike by events and by care. A Day in Briar Wood by Ellen Wood [1877]

They held in common land alike by their line of birth, inheritance, home: but higher the king because of his rule o’er the realm itself. Beowulf by translated by Francis Gummere

Equally attentive to all, alike kind to all, always calmly the same, he seemed to her just as much a stranger as before to everybody and everything except his cause. Mother by Maksim Gorky

His poems are not all of them equally nonsensical; some of them get their effect by a perversion of logic, but they are all alike in that their underlying feeling is sad and not bitter. Collected Essays by George Orwell

Charlotte Perkins Gilman Terry had insisted that if they were parthenogenetic they’d be as alike as so many ants or aphids; he urged their visible differences as proof that there must be men — somewhere. Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman [1915]

Henry James The upshot of everything for him, alike of the less and of the more, was that the exquisite day bloomed there like a large fragrant flower that he had only to gather. The Golden Bowl by Henry James [1904]

Wilkie Collins Officers and men alike take their chance together. The Frozen Deep by Wilkie Collins [1874]

D. H. Lawrence And Rome and Egypt alike had left her alone, unroused. The Man Who Died by D. H. Lawrence

Willa Cather Walls and ceiling alike were covered with a yellow paper which had once been very ugly, but had faded into inoffensive neutrality. The Professor’s House by Willa Cather [1925]

T. E. Lawrence Hundreds of the inhabitants were raped and butchered, the houses fired, and living and dead alike thrown back into the flames. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

Thomas Paine It reaches all mankind, and in matters which concern us, or concern us not, it alike provokes in us a desire to know them. The American Crisis by Thomas Paine

Anthony Trollope You and Lily are not alike in this. The Small House at Allington by Anthony Trollope

Samuel Johnson While now perhaps with Dido’s ghost she roves, And hears and tells the story of their loves, Alike they mourn, alike they bless their fate, Since Love, which made them wretched, made them great. Lives of the Poets by Samuel Johnson

G. K. Chesterton This is the great and dominant characteristic of Mrs. Browning, that she was significant alike in failure and success. Varied Types by G. K. Chesterton [1903]

Marie Corelli Women are all alike — they rest on love — when that fails, then everything fails, and they drop into old age without a groan. The Master-Christian by Marie Corelli [1900]

Benjamin Disraeli The principle of adoption was the secret of the strength and endurance of Rome. It gave Rome alike the Scipios and the Antonines.” “A court would be rather dull without a woman at its head. Endymion by Benjamin Disraeli [1880]

Sidney Colvin His youth, origin, and temperament alike saved him from anything but a healthy relation of equality with his younger, and deference towards his elder, companions. Keats by Sidney Colvin [1887]

Ann Radcliffe Thus, not less precipitate in his pity than his anger, and credulous alike to the passion of the moment, he was now as eager to apologize for his error, as he had been hasty in committing it. The Italian by Ann Radcliffe [1796]

The two young ladies differed strongly, alike in appearance and in character. The Purcell Papers by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Anthony Trollope As population increases and trades arise peculiar to those different climates, the interests of the people will differ, and a new secession will take place beneficial alike to both parties. North America by Anthony Trollope

M. R. James But now, thanks to a negligent maid and a loose stair-carpet, there is some prospect that necessary business will be transacted without a complete loss alike of voice and temper. More Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by M. R. James

Virginia Woolf Praise and blame alike mean nothing. A room of one’s own by Virginia Woolf [1929]

His personal sympathies, to say nothing of his professional interest in the mystery to which this man — and this man only — possibly held the key, alike forbade. Initials Only by Anna Katharine Green

Robert Green Ingersoll Nothing was too small — nothing too large; the falling of sparrows and the motions of planets were alike attended to by these industrious and observing deities. Lectures by Robert Green Ingersoll

Cooks, waiters and plongeurs differ greatly in outlook, but they are all alike in being proud of their efficiency. Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell

Sidney Colvin In all ordinary relations of life, his character was conspicuous alike for manly spirit and sweetness. Keats by Sidney Colvin [1887]