Phrases with "altered"

She repeated her question in an altered form. The Crime and the Criminal by Richard Marsh [1897]

And, to tell you the truth, my marriage so altered me that, what with a snuff-coloured coat and a brown scratch wig, with a pen in my right ear, I looked the very picture of staid respectability. Paul Clifford by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1830]

Jules Verne It was from the sides, by means of long boathooks or props thrust against the bed of the stream, that the jangada was kept in the current, and had its direction altered when going astray. Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon by Jules Verne [1881]

Henry James It was I myself who in a sudden madness altered and destroyed them. The Way it Came by Henry James [1896]

It is also known with the higher animals, even after early youth, that the skull yields and is altered in shape, if the skin or muscles be permanently contracted through disease or some accident. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

H. G. Wells It altered the outlook tremendously. The Research Magnificent by H. G. Wells [1915]

Henry James I took it already before I left home, and I don’t mind telling you that, altered as you are, I take it still more now that I’ve seen you. The Ambassadors by Henry James [1903]

Anthony Trollope Then he altered the form of his hands, and taking them from the table he dashed them together before his face. Rachel Ray by Anthony Trollope

Thomas Hardy His face had altered its expression from stern anger to pity. A Pair of Blue Eyes by Thomas Hardy [1899]

Wilkie Collins But the sea altered him to a certain extent. The Fatal Cradle by Wilkie Collins [1861]

But it seemed that, for some reason, the plotters had slightly altered their plans. Roads of Destiny by O. Henry [1909]

At the age of thirteen he went to Eton, and here every thing wore an altered and unpleasing aspect. Lodore by Mary Shelley

Henry Adams Galileo and Bacon gave a still newer curve to it, which altered its values; but all these changes had never altered the continuity. The Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams [1907]

She turned very pale; the expression of her face altered from mere annoyance to aversion and dread. A Clergyman’s Daughter by George Orwell

Jane Austen She had seen the same Frederick Wentworth. “So altered that he should not have known her again!” These were words which could not but dwell with her. Persuasion by Jane Austen [1818]

E. Phillips Oppenheim He read them through carefully, altered a couple of words, and nodded approval. Harvey Garrard's Crime by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1926]

Just as he was in the act of jumping down from the top of a boulder, his vision altered and he came to an automatic standstill. A Voyage to Arcturus by David Lindsay [1920]

Leslie Stephen Observing the slip of the pen, he altered the phrase by writing the correct words above the line. Alexander Pope by Leslie Stephen [1880]

Wilkie Collins My plans are altered since we met yesterday. The Black Robe by Wilkie Collins [1881]

Charles Kingsley I know that you hate to be praised; so I will not tell you what has altered my opinion. Two Years Ago by Charles Kingsley

Jane Austen She was an altered creature, quieted, stupefied, indifferent to everything that passed. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen [1814]

M. P. Shiel The net result is in each case the same—the altered ratio of the total amount of reproductive health to the total amount of reproductive disease. Prince Zaleski by M. P. Shiel [1895]

When he had lighted the pipe, and smoked about half-a-dozen whiffs with a great assumption of coolness, he addressed himself to his daughter in an altered and conciliating tone. Fenton’s Quest by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]

G. K. Chesterton You see I’m a Moderate.” He laughed a little for the first time, and his plain face was suddenly altered for the better. Four Faultless Felons by G. K. Chesterton [1930]

The wanderings of her mind did not depart, but they altered their character. The Avenger by Thomas de Quincey

Jack London Neglecting the boats that remained to her, she had altered her course so as to anticipate ours. The Sea-Wolf by Jack London [1904]

Edith Wharton THE fresh spring sunshine which had so often attended Lizzie Weston her dusty climb up the hill of St.-Cloud beamed on her, some two years later, in a scene and a situation of altered import. Tales of Men and Ghosts by Edith Wharton [1910]

Wilkie Collins What hope have I that he will recover with an altered mind toward me? Absence has not changed it; suffering has not changed it. The Law and the Lady by Wilkie Collins [1875]

Wilkie Collins The sight of this chance altered all his plans. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

Walter Scott The altered tone of the miller’s moiety corresponded very much with this supposition. Peveril of the Peak by Walter Scott [1822]

Edith Wharton The sight instantly altered Vance’s mood, and he continued to lean on the fence, puffing ironically at his cigarette and whistling a vaudeville tune. Hudson River Bracketed by Edith Wharton [1929]

Willa Cather Surely these people knew no more about Flavia than they had known before, but the mere fact that the thing had been said altered the situation. The Troll Garden by Willa Cather [1905]

Wilkie Collins She had not since forgotten, or altered her purpose of making him a present of the drawing which he had admired so much. Hide and Seek by Wilkie Collins [1854]

There was a fierce earnestness in Glyndon’s altered temper which awed and silenced the quiet commonplace of his friend’s character. Zanoni by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1842]

Edgar Allan Poe To his extreme horror and astonishment, the head of the gigantic steed had, in the meantime, altered its position. Old World Romances by Edgar Allan Poe

Anthony Trollope But the breeches-maker’s tale had altered the aspect of things very greatly. Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope [1871]

Indeed, it altered the whole tone of the defence. The House of the Whispering Pines by Anna Katharine Green

Henry Kingsley He was in a state of excitement, and was thinking of no one less than Charles, and Charles’s moustaches had altered him, as I said before. Ravenshoe by Henry Kingsley [1861]

Wilkie Collins He told fortunes, he conjured, he danced on the tight-rope, he acted, he sold quack medicines, he altered his mind again, and returned to the army. Memoirs of an Adopted Son by Wilkie Collins [1861]

Arthur Conan Doyle He bore up bravely, and tried to hug his sorrow to heart, and hide it from the vulgar gaze of mankind, but he became an altered man. Gentlemanly Joe by Arthur Conan Doyle

Thomas Hardy Still, they were sensible and honest young fellows enough, and did their best to make shift with their lot as they had arranged it, and not to repine at what could not now be altered or mended. Life’s Little Ironies by Thomas Hardy

Virginia Woolf It altered the composition of the picture a little. To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf [1927]

Matters were in this condition as regarded Mustapha, when an incident occurred during my second winter at Luxor that completely altered the tenor of Mustapha’s life. A Book of Ghosts by S. Baring-Gould [1904]

Thomas Hardy My plans were altered by a family event, which it will surprise you to hear of. The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy

Arthur Machen The roads had stiffened into iron ridges, the fences and trees were glittering with frost crystals, everything was of strange and altered aspect. The Hill of Dreams by Arthur Machen [1907]

F. Scott Fitzgerald In that second, as Samuel slumped to the ground, it flashed to him that he had been hit like that twice before, and simultaneously the incident altered like a dream — he felt suddenly awake. Flappers and Philosophers by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Kate Chopin It doesn’t make it any the more bearable to feel that the cause of this unlooked for change lies within myself-my altered feelings. At Fault by Kate Chopin

H. G. Wells The race could not have altered fundamentally in that brief interval. Men Like Gods by H. G. Wells [1923]

Arnold Bennett The atmosphere had altered completely with the swiftness of magic. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

Anthony Trollope Dolly had said that he was shabby — but the man was altered rather than shabby. The Duke’s Children by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope But at any rate, whether laws are to be altered or to be left, it is a comfort to me that I need not put my finger into that pie. The Prime Minister by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope I have a feeling that I have been ill-used — not by you, Mr Gresham, specially, but by the party; and I look upon the whole question of office with altered eyes. Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope

The forms by the fire moved; the shadow of the woman altered its shape, and Babalatchi’s song was cut short abruptly by a fit of soft and persistent coughing. An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad [1896]

Robert Louis Stevenson As I lay against the parapet, wholly wretched and not entirely master of my mind, I could hear my kinsman maundering to himself in an altered and melancholy mood. The Merry Men by Robert Louis Stevenson

Edith Wharton It was not merely the change that years and experience and altered values bring. The Long Run by Edith Wharton [1916]

Arthur Machen The Llantrisant Abbey of his day had been so altered from age to age that the last abbot would certainly have seen little that was familiar to his eyes. Holy Terrors by Arthur Machen

Arthur Conan Doyle It cannot be said that these prejudices were founded on any strong principle, or that they could not be altered where his own personal interests demanded it. Through the Magic Door by Arthur Conan Doyle [1907]

The lamp wriggled in the gimbals, the loosened books toppled from side to side on the shelf, the long barometer swung in jerky circles, the table altered its slant every moment. Typhoon by Joseph Conrad [1902]

George Gissing His features had altered so since Arthur had last seen him as scarcely to be recognisable. Workers in the Dawn by George Gissing [1880]

George Gissing Women who wanted to be thought smart had quite altered their tone about her. The Whirlpool by George Gissing [1896]

Guy de Maupassan He altered his handwriting, as he remembered her restless brain and her many whims. The Sequel to a Divorce (Rencontre) by Guy de Maupassan

Anna Katherine Green A face was visible in it — a very white face which altered under my scrutiny into a semblance more natural. The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow by Anna Katherine Green

E. F. Benson She’s altered my face; she’s given it a most disgusting expression. Trouble for Lucia by E. F. Benson [1939]

As if my innermost nature had been altered by the action of some moral poison, I felt an abject dread of going to sea. A Smile of Fortune by Joseph Conrad [1911]

Lady Mary sat beside the bed with clasped hands, praying dumbly, with her eyes fixed on her grandmother’s altered face. Phantom Fortune by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1883]

Arnold Bennett It isn’t my fault if rules are altered and officials silly. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

Anthony Trollope The very nature of mankind has altered in the old country. The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope [1883]

Anthony Trollope She was accordingly being patched up; but now things were altered again. The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope [1859]

Nothing had been altered since the time of Sir George’s great grandfather; and the whirligig of time had just now made the old things precious. Phantom Fortune by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1883]

Anthony Trollope His whole aspect of life seemed to have been altered during the last few months. The Small House at Allington by Anthony Trollope

By introducing morals and religion into his scheme of education, he altered the whole atmosphere of public-school life. Eminent Victorians by Lytton Strachey

H. Rider Haggard So be it, my children; in my old age I hear the gods speaking in an altered voice and I obey them. The People of the Mist by H. Rider Haggard

William Hazlitt The manner in which Shakespeare’s plays have been generally altered or rather mangled by modern mechanists, is a disgrace to the English stage. Characters of Shakespeare’s Plays by William Hazlitt [1817]

Anthony Trollope He is quite an altered man now. The Three Clerks by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope It was undoubtedly possible that, under the altered circumstances of the case, so strange a being as Mr. Saul might have changed his mind. The Claverings by Anthony Trollope

She had not looked forward to the child’s coming with any supreme pleasure, or supposed that her life would be altered by his advent. The Lovels of Arden by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]

Anthony Trollope The Marquis would fret in silence, not daring to commit himself to an argument with his son, and would in secret lament over the altered ideas of the age. The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope [1870]

The Princess Charlotte’s death, however, altered the case; and when the Duke of Kent renewed his offer, she accepted it. Queen Victoria by Lytton Strachey

Anthony Trollope But all that should be altered now. The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope [1859]

Anthony Trollope The Chronicle of the Drum would be a true ballad all through, were it not that there is tacked on to it a long moral in an altered metre. Thackeray by Anthony Trollope [1879]

Thomas Hardy The parson, who had been expecting a question on some local business or intelligence, at the tenor of her words altered his face to the higher branch of his profession. Two on a Tower by Thomas Hardy [1895]

H. G. Wells The Tyranny, says Vordin, altered the human face for ever. The Shape of Things to Come by H. G. Wells [1933]

George Eliot We have simply to adapt ourselves to altered conditions. Romola by George Eliot [1862-3]

Joseph Furphy Naturally, he had taken a slight local colour, but this seemed to express the limit of his susceptibility to altered conditions. Such is Life by Joseph Furphy

The gentleman, who stood in an attitude of forced condescension and restrained anger, was much moved at these words, and bending towards the supplicant, ‘Rise,’ said he, in an altered tone. I Promessi Sposi by Alessandro Manzoni

He was pointsman at South Crabb?” Why, yes, to be sure! And she was not much altered either. Sophie Chalk by Ellen Wood [1869]

Anthony Trollope She was just falling into a quiet mode of life when there came this invitation from the Marchesa Baldoni. Now she has come back quite an altered person, and the struggle has to be made all over again. Ayala’s Angel by Anthony Trollope

Wilkie Collins This might have been true then; but I am altered now: pride and ambition have been persecuted and starved out of me. Basil by Wilkie Collins [1852]

Then, suddenly, the whole expression of his face altered to one of great relief. The Vengeance of Larose by Arthur Gask [1939]

The whole appearance of the great man was altered in so many ways. The Jest of Life by Arthur Gask [1936]

Leslie Stephen He altered the whole tone of the correspondence by omission, and still worse by addition. Alexander Pope by Leslie Stephen [1880]

John Locke Pound an almond, and the clear white colour will be altered into a dirty one, and the sweet taste into an oily one. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke [1690]

Werrick’s hand darted like lightning to the fish-gutting knife in his breast pocket, but in doing so he altered his position and pressed heavily upon his injured ankle. The Dark Mill Stream by Arthur Gask [1947]

George Gissing Nothing had been altered here since his father’s, nay, since his grandfather’s time. Demos by George Gissing [1886]

Sir Henry, all yeomanry red and gold, was having the bursting hooks and eyes at his throat altered in his wife’s room. Diana Tempest by Mary Cholmondeley [1893]

George Meredith Malice had lighted up his features, and finding, after the first burst of sarcasm, that it was vain to indulge it toward an absent person, he altered his style. Sandra Belloni by George Meredith [1887]

Wilkie Collins His easy movements altered in the strangest way, until they almost became the movements of a slow awkward man. Poor Miss Finch by Wilkie Collins [1872]

Charles Dickens When the writer saw him for the last time on earth, the smile and the manner shone out once through the weakness, still: the bright unchanging Soul within the altered face and form. Contributions to All the Year Round by Charles Dickens [1859]

I was completely changed; suffering of body and mind had altered me in feature and in bearing, as much as in character. The Purcell Papers by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Edith Wharton Lita’s face was what it always was: something so complete and accomplished that one could not imagine its being altered by any interior disturbance. Twilight Sleep by Edith Wharton [1927]

Miles Franklin My toilet had altered me almost beyond recognition. My Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin

Charles Kingsley And if the twenty-first chapter of the Book of Revelation, and the eighth verse, is to be taken as it stands, their doom has not altered since Odin’s time, unless to become still worse. Two Years Ago by Charles Kingsley

John Galsworthy Here! You move on! No hawkin’ in this street!” A man with a barrow who had looked as if he had been going to cry ‘Winkles!’ altered the shape of his mouth. Flowering Wilderness by John Galsworthy

Charles Dickens I only wondered for the passing moment, as I stopped at the door and looked back, under what altered circumstances I should next see those rooms, if ever. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens [1860]

E. F. Benson Hasn’t altered an atom since I knew her. Queen Lucia by E. F. Benson [1920]

Thomas Hardy This excursive time was an awakening for Swithin. To altered circumstances inevitably followed altered views. Two on a Tower by Thomas Hardy [1895]

Jane Austen Sir Thomas’s return made a striking change in the ways of the family, independent of Lovers’ Vows. Under his government, Mansfield was an altered place. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen [1814]

Jane Austen As I am happily quite an altered creature in one respect, it is very fit that you should have the satisfaction of knowing it. Emma by Jane Austen [1816]

I have, therefore, altered such of the names as might, if stated, get us into difficulty; others, belonging to minor characters in the strange story, I have left untouched. The Purcell Papers by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Wilkie Collins Under these circumstances my first impression altered to a certain extent. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

William Makepeace Thackeray At dawn in the morning we were on deck; the character had not altered of the scenery about the river. Notes of a Journey From Cornhill to Grand Cairo by William Makepeace Thackeray

He was more altered than Janet, looking graver and older, his light hair as wild as ever. Lady Jenkins by Ellen Wood [1879]

His words came slowly, but his voice never altered one bit. Robbery Under Arms by Rolf Boldrewood

Partitions altered themselves; door-ways moved across to opposite sides; a recess opened itself, tall and deep, for it knew not what statue — simply because, it seemed, the Lady Celia willed it so. The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic [1896]

Thomas Carlyle The tremolar dell’ onde, that “trembling” of the ocean-waves, under the first pure gleam of morning, dawning afar on the wandering Two, is as the type of an altered mood. On Heroes and Hero Worship and the Heroic in History by Thomas Carlyle

H. G. Wells I want to tell that story as well as I can while I am still a clear-headed and active man, and while many details that may presently become blurred and altered are still rawly fresh in my mind. The Passionate Friends by H. G. Wells [1913]

M. R. James I’m very glad to have seen just this spot again before you altered it. More Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by M. R. James

Frances Hodgson Burnett Stairs had been altered and widened, walls had been given fresh and delicate tints, and one laid one’s hand on cream white balustrades and trod on soft carpets. The Head of the House of Coombe by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1922]

No, nothing else altered — everything just the same. Gentlemen of Crime by Arthur Gask [1932]

Anthony Trollope But what was there to think about? Nothing that she had said altered in the least his idea about the man. The Prime Minister by Anthony Trollope

Jules Verne The compass showed that the Nautilus had not altered its course. Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne [1872]

Jane Austen Henrietta asked him what he thought of you, when they went away, and he said, ‘You were so altered he should not have known you again. Persuasion by Jane Austen [1818]

Algernon Blackwood We were in shadow now; the air was cool; the perfume of the open desert had altered to the fragrance that was incense. Julius LeVallon by Algernon Blackwood [1916]

With, what he estimated, the greater than a million to one chance that he would run into Mangan himself, Larose had not come made-up, or altered his appearance in any way. The Vaults of Blackarden Castle by Arthur Gask [1950]

Edmund Burke These are, I believe, the properties on which beauty depends; properties that operate by nature, and are less liable to be altered by caprice, or confounded by a diversity of tastes, than any other. On the Sublime and Beautiful by Edmund Burke [1757]

Anthony Trollope Mr Wharton, said the altered man, hoped that Mrs Parker would take a little refreshment, and he would be down himself very soon. The Prime Minister by Anthony Trollope

Daniel Defoe The case was altered with me: I had money in my pocket, and had nothing to say to them. The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe [1683]

Arthur Machen He certainly had not thought of tracing Mrs. Marsh’s altered air to the villainous crime that had been committed. Holy Terrors by Arthur Machen

Wilkie Collins Mirabel’s manner — studiously cold and formal thus far — altered on a sudden. I Say No by Wilkie Collins [1884]

Anthony Trollope The whole form of the girl’s face was altered when she was alone. The American Senator by Anthony Trollope

Wilkie Collins No recollection of the day when he had followed her sister and herself on their way home with Miss Garth rose in her memory, while he now confronted her, with his altered manner and his altered dress. No Name by Wilkie Collins [1862]

Thomas Hardy Cytherea was surprised to hear how quickly the voice had altered from tenderness to harshness, vexation, and disappointment. Desperate Remedies by Thomas Hardy [1871]

A dozen times on the journey Cuthbert altered his mind. The Secret Passage by Fergus Hume

Richard Burton If it be an exact copy of the Meccan temple as it stood in A.D. 879, it shows that the latter has greatly altered in this our modern day. Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Richard Burton

Andrew Lang When Allan Ramsay, about 1720, took up and printed a ballad, he altered it if he pleased. Sir Walter Scott and the Border Minstrelsy by Andrew Lang [1910]

Louis Pasteur Let us repeat the foregoing experiment, but under altered conditions. The physiological theory of fermentation by Louis Pasteur

His way of life was not greatly altered by his consecration. Victorian Worthies by George Henry Blore

Robert Louis Stevenson Benjamin Franklin went through life an altered man, because he once paid too dearly for a penny whistle. Lay Morals by Robert Louis Stevenson

Guy de Maupassant He found her altered in character, and sadder than formerly, but when he said to her: “What is the matter with you? You seem unhappy. The Awakening (Reveil) by Guy de Maupassant [1883]

Her pale cheeks were delicately formed, but much altered and shrunk by a gradual extenuation. I Promessi Sposi by Alessandro Manzoni

Virginia Woolf The change of sex, though it altered their future, did nothing whatever to alter their identity. Orlando by Virginia Woolf [1928]

Wilkie Collins The career of life was over for some — the purposes of life had altered for others — Jane Langley alone, still remained unchanged. The Twin Sisters by Wilkie Collins [1851]

Wilkie Collins Her whole tone and manner altered once more. The Two Destinies by Wilkie Collins [1876]

William Black No, my children,’ continued I, more gravely, ‘those gowns may be altered into something of a plainer cut; for finery is very unbecoming in us, who want the means of decency. Goldsmith by William Black [1878]

Wilkie Collins Gabriel had hardly repeated the first two or three sentences of his grandfather’s confession, when the priest, in quick, altered tones, abruptly asked him his name and place of abode. After Dark by Wilkie Collins [1856]

Olaf Stapledon Gradually, however, the balance of power in the world altered in favour of the Chinese Empire. This was due at bottom to the greater efficiency and colder intelligence of the Chinese ruling class. Darkness and the Light by Olaf Stapledon

E. Phillips Oppenheim Even the shopwalkers, whom she had always disliked and treated with studied coldness, altered their demeanor towards her. A Sleeping Memory by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1902]

Jules Verne The captain, having scanned the horizon, consulted the compass, and slightly altered our course. The Master of the World by Jules Verne [1904]

Lady Morgan He was shocked at my altered appearance, and his tenderest solicitudes were awakened for my health. The Wild Irish Girl by Lady Morgan [1806]

Arnold Bennett The apparition of Matthew Peel–Swynnerton had somehow altered the very stuff of her fibres. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

Nembutal capsules or no Nembutal capsules, altered prescription or prescription as it originally was, the fact remained that a left-handed man would not have shot himself with his right hand. His Prey was Man by Arthur Gask [1942]

Arthur Conan Doyle He drew up his knees, altered his seat, and set his teeth with a grim determination to go through with it should it kill him. The Green Flag by Arthur Conan Doyle [1900]

H. G. Wells Certain genes making up the human mentality, we agree, have been altered in this new type. Star-Begotten by H. G. Wells [1937]

Henry James At present perfectly alive again, she was altered only, as it were, by resurrection. Glasses by Henry James [1896]

Nathaniel Hawthorne In the morning, perhaps, they might have looked at her with altered eyes, but by the Thanksgiving fireside they felt only that their own Prudence had come back to them, and were thankful. The Snow Image and other stories by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1851]

Anthony Trollope And now her altered position in regard to wealth rather increased than diminished her foibles. Cousin Henry by Anthony Trollope [1879]

He altered figures; he introduced entries; he tore out whole leaves, and made a bonfire of them in the grate — carefully removing from the grate first of all its paper ornament. Getting Away by Ellen Wood [1871]

Anthony Trollope In truth, the champagne, and the imprisonment, and Ayala together, had altogether altered his appearance. Ayala’s Angel by Anthony Trollope

Mr. Moore leaned forward on his desk, moved his chair, altered his attitude. Shirley by Charlotte Bronte [1849]

Washington Irving She marked his altered looks and stifled sighs, and was not to be deceived by his sickly and vapid attempts at cheerfulness. The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon by Washington Irving

Anthony Trollope If international law be what the lawyers say it is, international law must be altered to suit the requirements of modern civilization. North America by Anthony Trollope

Good altered since my last tour—twent’ years ago. The Cloven Foot by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1879]

Anthony Trollope I should be more so under these altered circumstances. The Claverings by Anthony Trollope

George Gissing When Arthur’s visit was announced to him, he first bade the servant say he was from home, but the next moment altered his mind and ordered that he should be admitted. Workers in the Dawn by George Gissing [1880]

Andrew Lang In one (A), the story went on from the quarrel between Agamemnon and Achilles, to the holding of a general assembly “to consider the altered state of affairs. Homer and His Age by Andrew Lang

Wilkie Collins Gentleman Jones, not in the least altered or ruffled, smoothed down his wristbands, smiled, and walked away. A Rogue’s Life by Wilkie Collins [1879]

Anthony Trollope But, perhaps, things are altered since then. Framley Parsonage by Anthony Trollope

Annoyed at his having seen them so closely, they were intending to walk by with a curt good-day, when suddenly the scared expression of his face altered to one of intense anger. The Man of Death by Arthur Gask [1945]

William Makepeace Thackeray Suckmstances is altered with me. Burlesques by William Makepeace Thackeray

Anthony Trollope They have been arranged according to the judgment of the different people concerned, and have been altered from time to time to suit such altered judgment. North America by Anthony Trollope

I am a miserable coward, and I can not meet your altered looks, I can not hear your altered voice. Aurora Floyd by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1863]

Edith Wharton From the Gormers’ tumultuous progress across their native continent, she returned with an altered view of her situation. The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton [1905]

Anthony Trollope I cannot but think that he altered his mind and changed his purpose while he was writing it, actuated probably by that editorial monition as to its length. Thackeray by Anthony Trollope [1879]

G. K. Chesterton They altered the whole face of Europe with their deductive fancies. Robert Browning by G. K. Chesterton [1903]

Jules Verne We can well understand to how many discussions and conversations the altered appearance of the country gave rise. The Fur Country by Jules Verne [1873]

Wilkie Collins Don’t you see that I am ill? don’t you see that you are irritating me to no purpose?” She altered her tone. Little Novels by Wilkie Collins [1887]

Then suddenly his whole expression altered and his face broke again into its usual pleasant lines. The Silent Dead by Arthur Gask [1950]

Arnold Bennett Hilda’s note suddenly and completely altered his views upon the composition of love-letters. Clayhanger by Arnold Bennett [1910]

The shape of my eyes was altered and my eyebrows were straighter and had lost the outward curve. The Secret of the Garden by Arthur Gask [1924]

H.P. Lovecraft The words and beliefs expressed ten weeks before seemed bodied forth in the darkness beyond the small circle of candle light, and I sickened at the hollow, altered voice of my host. From Beyond by H.P. Lovecraft [1920]

Wilkie Collins They have not altered their relative positions the least in the world. My Miscellanies by Wilkie Collins [1863]

When charged with inaccuracy in his use of Einstein’s Relativity theory, Shaw altered the equation and weakenedthe pun. The Adventures of the Black Girl in her Search for God by George Bernard Shaw

George Gissing But at the letter-box he altered his intention. Thyrza by George Gissing [1887]

Anthony Trollope I would not for worlds have you altered in anything;—except,” she said, “in your love for me. The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope [1883]

Catherine altered the position of every chair and table in Margaret’s house; and perhaps for the better. The Cloister and the Hearth by Charles Reade

Arthur Conan Doyle It was strange under these altered surroundings to see the old, well-known faces and figures. The Lost World by Arthur Conan Doyle [1912]

It was with altered feelings, therefore, that he went forth to look for her. John Marchmont’s Legacy by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1862]

John Locke The eternal law and nature of things must not be altered to comply with his ill-ordered choice. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke [1690]

Wilkie Collins Nothing will induce me to see him, until his way of life (as you call it) is altered altogether. Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins [1870]

The shoulder-knots could be altered easily enough, all twelve, in an hour or so’s work. Descent into Hell by Charles Williams [1937]

H. G. Wells The eyebrows — it could scarcely be the eyebrows? But he altered them. The Stolen Bacillus and other incidents by H. G. Wells [1895]

But he was touched by her tone, even in spite of his utter ignorance of its meaning, and he replied, in an altered manner, “Certainly, Olivia, if you really wish it, I will stay. John Marchmont’s Legacy by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1862]

H. G. Wells I’ve altered it a good deal for the book which, will be published in April or May by Harper Bros., and then this long silence of a year and more will be over. An Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells

Wilkie Collins He altered quite remarkably, at the same time. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins [1868]

Jack London And then, just as I was growing accustomed to this rhythm, it was suddenly altered and I was given two days and nights straight. The Star Rover by Jack London [1915]

I have not altered the times of the chosen meat offerings. The Book of the Dead by E. A. Wallis Budge

Algernon Blackwood Father Collins, quite honestly doubtless, altered his key automatically. The Bright Messenger by Algernon Blackwood [1922]

Starlight for all that seemed altered like, and every now and then he’d go off with Warrigal and stay away from daylight to dark. Robbery Under Arms by Rolf Boldrewood

Ann Radcliffe He withdrew, however, from the eyes of his neighbours, unwilling to submit his altered circumstances to their observation. The Italian by Ann Radcliffe [1796]

Thomas Paine No article of this constitution could be altered or infringed at the discretion of the government that was to ensue. The Rights of Man by Thomas Paine [1791]