Phrases with "always"

Rudyard Kipling He always prided himself on speaking his mind, did Schreiderling! He left her at Simla one August, and went down to his regiment. Plain Tales from the Hills by Rudyard Kipling [1888]

He did not remember his sister at all, except as a tiny, feeble baby, always silent, with large, watchful eyes. Nineteen Eighty-four by George Orwell

Olaf Stapledon But always this enthusiasm is evoked by some relatively simple and vivid moral experience, such as the saving of a life, or a protest on behalf of those who are oppressed. Philosophy and Living by Olaf Stapledon [1939]

Edith Wharton He’s always such an angel to Clarissa . The Glimpses of the Moon by Edith Wharton [1922]

I wish she was not always persuading you to leave me for hours together. Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley [1899]

Andrew Lang The frozen breath always gave the same answer, but the Prince never came. The Green Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

George Meredith In composition, mind, always strike out your great scene, and work from it—don’t work up to it, or you’ve lost fire when you reach the point. Sandra Belloni by George Meredith [1887]

Rudyard Kipling Mother, think of me always as though I were sitting near by, just as I imagine you always beside me. The Eyes of Asia by Rudyard Kipling [1918]

This fact is so well known, that it is always recommended to stock a pond with two male tenches to one female, or at least with three males to two females. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

I always think waiters at grand hotels are stern. Eleanor's Victory by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1863]

Elizabeth Von Arnim I don’t like Duty — everything in the least disagreeable is always sure to be one’s duty. Elizabeth and her German Garden by Elizabeth Von Arnim [1898]

It loves freedom and has always helped other people to become free. The House of the Four Winds by John Buchan

G. K. Chesterton Something in the evil spirit of our time forces people always to pretend to have found some material and mechanical explanation. George Bernard Shaw by G. K. Chesterton [1909]

F. Scott Fitzgerald I’ve always thought you’d like it. The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1922]

Sinclair Lewis She did not look so disgusted as a man would have liked, but finally she achieved: “Oh, well, Alice always was one of these what-do-I-get-out-of-it wives. Kingsblood Royal by Sinclair Lewis

Wilkie Collins In that horrible situation, the grotesque and the terrible, always together in this strange life of ours, came together now. The Two Destinies by Wilkie Collins [1876]

It takes in the dried-up soil, the prickly pear, the palm-tree and the distant mountain, but it always misses the peasant hoeing at his patch. Collected Essays by George Orwell

That’s what the Colonel is always saying about Mr. Corey. He says it’s born in him to be a business man, and he can’t help it. The Rise of Silas Lapham by William Dean Howells

Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman I always thought he hurried it up because she wa’n’t fit to teach. Luella Miller by Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman

Anthony Trollope But those brigands in Italy always take away what you have about your person, but they don’t meddle with the heavy luggage. Tales of all countries by Anthony Trollope

Virginia Woolf The mowing-machine always wanted oiling. Jacob’s Room by Virginia Woolf [1920]

There are so many well-meaning people who always get up petitions. Max Carrados by Ernest Bramah [1914]

D. H. Lawrence Besides, you can always have a Johnny Walker. That’s the best of courting at the Ram Inn. I’ll go and get ready. The White Peacock by D. H. Lawrence

The thought contained in a poem is always simple, and is no more the primary purpose of the poem than the anecdote is the primary purpose of the picture. Collected Essays by George Orwell

Now, if he suspects anybody it must be one of the women, as he’s always following one or the other of them about, and the better-looking they are the more it seems he is suspecting them. Marauders by Night by Arthur Gask [1951]

Jules Verne In this way, the “Bonadventure” would be always within reach, under the eyes of the colonists, and if necessary, under lock and key. The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne [1874]

Edith Wharton I saw you always leading events, rather than waiting on them. The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton [1902]

Dr. Teal — a scientific Scotchman, who walked with his nose in the air and his spectacles turned to the skies, as if always looking for a lunar rainbowmade the best of it. A Day of Pleasure by Ellen Wood [1872]

Ivan Turgenev Everything about it was just as it always is. The Diary of a Superfluous Man and other stories by Ivan Turgenev

She seemed quite dazed at first, but she got round it and became as usual, always very silent and dull. The Goldfish by Mary Cholmondeley [1921]

Besides, on principle, he always took the prisoner’s part, in a mild, Platonic way, of course. Monsieur Lecoq by Émile Gaboriau

He always laughed with false loudness, to indicate his own superiority, when he thought a man had been guilty of a public silliness. The House with the Green Shutters by George Douglas Brown [1901]

H.P. Lovecraft I was mightily troubled by the fact that I always saw the great tableswhose height could not be under ten feet — from a level not below that of their surfaces. The Shadow Out of Time by H.P. Lovecraft [1935]

Poor Lucia Mondella! I remember her as it were but yesterday: a good girl she was! always the best-behaved in church; and whenever one passed her cottage . I Promessi Sposi by Alessandro Manzoni

James Joyce Lodenbroke the Longman, now he canseels under veerious persons but is always that Rorke relly! On consideration for the musickers he ought to have down it. Finnegans Wake by James Joyce

Arnold Bennett He had a great admiration for Constance, founded on gratitude to Samuel Povey; and as for Sophia, he always said to her that she would be an ornament to any car. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

Arthur Conan Doyle There! Now hide it in your dress, and you’ll always have a key to unlock any door. The Tragedy of the Korosko by Arthur Conan Doyle [1898]

Rudyard Kipling Kotick was the only one who asked questions, and none of his companions could tell him anything, except that the men always drove seals in that way for six weeks or two months of every year. The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling [1894]

Anthony Trollope I am always expecting a catastrophe when I am alone that is and then I am so often alone. The Belton Estate by Anthony Trollope

Mark Twain I’ve took off thousands of warts off of my hands that way, Huck. I play with frogs so much that I’ve always got considerable many warts. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain [1876]

Jack London We walked slowly, always going out with hands clasped, always coming back slowly with four pails of water. The Star Rover by Jack London [1915]

Walter Scott Then Alice Bridgenorth is a child — a mere child; and one always asks a baby to be one’s little wife, you know. Peveril of the Peak by Walter Scott [1822]

Arthur Conan Doyle And the noises were such as were strange to their ears, always the same high musical clashing. Sir Nigel by Arthur Conan Doyle [1906]

Mrs. Todhetley, always finding excuses for us, said it was worry and want of proper rest. Crabb Ravine by Ellen Wood [1869]

Tobias Smolle The people of this country dine at noon, and travellers always find an ordinary prepared at every auberge, or public-house, on the road. Travels through France and Italy by Tobias Smolle

Arthur Conan Doyle I don’t hear any sounds from the gnomes or fairies, but they always look happy, as if they were having a real good time. The Coming of the Fairies by Arthur Conan Doyle [1922]

W. H. Hudson He also cut off her hair, and braiding it into a belt wore it always round his waist — a golden trophy which doubtless won him great honour and distinction amongst his fellow savages. El Ombú by W. H. Hudson [1902]

Richard Burton The Arabs, doubtless for some reason of the kind, always draw their head-kerchiefs, like hoods, far over their brows, and cover up their mouths, even when the sun and wind are behind them. Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Richard Burton

Andrew Lang The frog was always careful to maintain her dignity, and nothing would have persuaded her to show her face in public places, or even along the high road, where there was a chance of meeting anyone. The Orange Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

You know I have been in Chancery, and the winding-up of a suit is always a nervous affair. The Familiar by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Theodore Dreiser She daily paid a visit to the home of Mrs. Olsen, always taking with her toys, candy, or whatever came into her mind as being likely to interest and please the child. Jennie Gerhardt by Theodore Dreiser

James Joyce I could have stayed up there for always only. Finnegans Wake by James Joyce

The absence of an accustomed face, even though the owner be nothing very remarkable, is always felt; and Wylder was missed, though, sooth to say, not very much regretted. Wylder’s Hand by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

But then Henry Muffins always was verbose and windy, always a man of froth. The Jest of Life by Arthur Gask [1936]

Helen Zimmern Her supreme good sense was always mingled with a regard for the social proprieties; she never loses these quite from sight; her idea of right is as much to preserve these as for right itself. Maria Edgeworth by Helen Zimmern

Whenever I want you to take me anywhere in your car I am always told that there is something wrong with it, or else that the chauffeur has got neuralgia and you don’t like to ask him to go out. Beasts and Super-Beasts by Saki

Sinclair Lewis What I always say is, ‘It’s better to have the whole Bible than a Bible full of holes. Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis

Sinclair Lewis Oh, I know you have worries; you’ve always worked so hard. The Prodigal Parents by Sinclair Lewis

Virginia Woolf Something always has to be done next. The Waves by Virginia Woolf [1931]

H.P. Lovecraft And always the shadow of nameless fear hung bout the sealed trap-doors and the dark, windowless elder towers. The Shadow Out of Time by H.P. Lovecraft [1935]

He brushed Monsieur Maurice’s clothes, waited upon him at table, attended him in his bed-room, was always within hearing, always on the alert, and haunted the prisoner like his shadow. Monsieur Maurice by Amelia B. Edwards [1873]

D. H. Lawrence James now gave two performances each evening — and he always had some audience. The Lost Girl by D. H. Lawrence

You sometimes lecture me for wishing to be rich, Lina; but if I were rich, you should live here always — at any rate, you should live with me wherever my habitation might be. Shirley by Charlotte Bronte [1849]

She does not sleep well, and that is always a bad thing. The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic [1896]

Sir Walter Scott But it was the fate of this great commander, always to gain the glory, but seldom to reap the fruits of victory. A Legend of Montrose by Sir Walter Scott [1819]

Mary Webb Vessons came and stood in the doorway with the teapot in one hand and the expression of acute agony he always wore when singing. Gone to Earth by Mary Webb [1917]

Sinclair Lewis Even her admiration, since she always gushed the same things in the same way, began to irritate him. Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis

Anthony Trollope Any good done in the world always pays. The Belton Estate by Anthony Trollope

Andrew Lang We are far from contending that it is always possible to understand Homer’s descriptions of defensive armour. Homer and His Age by Andrew Lang

Several persons negotiated for it; but, somehow, always before the bargain was closed they heard the unpleasant rumors and declined to treat any further. A Stable for Nightmares by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Guy de Maupassan They were people who had a strict etiquette for everything, and whose feelings seemed always stilted, like their words. Une Vie (A Woman’s Life) by Guy de Maupassan

Charles Kingsley I’ve a sort of a forecasting in my inwards, like, as I always has when aught’s gwain to happen, as though I shuldn’t zee mun again, like, I have, miss. Westward Ho! by Charles Kingsley

John Galsworthy I always set my watch by them. Maid in Waiting by John Galsworthy

My daughter’s turned religious, and she’s a fancy that I should cut her a cross to hang in her room, so that, as she says, she can always think of Christ crucified. A Second Coming by Richard Marsh [1900]

The Colonel and his wife, who had always liked Ida, liked her all the better now that they saw her established in a stately home — the only daughter of a man of fortune and position. The Golden Calf by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1883]

Mark Twain A man ought always to have a trade to fall back on. What is Man? and other essays by Mark Twain

Rudyard Kipling He’s a rummy chapalways asking to be told where he is and what the buildings about him are. Soldiers Three by Rudyard Kipling [1899]

He always said that Donovan closed the other while somebody was holding his good right hand. The Four Million by O. Henry [1906]

You must pray for me, Tamar. There is a dreadful image — and I sometimes think a dreadful being always near me. Wylder’s Hand by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Charles Dickens It is gone, Ned, and has been gone — how old are you? I always forget. Barnaby Rudge by Charles Dickens [1841]

The face will always be there to be stamped upon. Nineteen Eighty-four by George Orwell

If you really want to reform and turn over a new leaf, as you are always telling me, I should advise you to go home and marry him. The Pleasure-Pilgrim by Ella D'Arcy [1895]

And then there’s Latin — I always put Latin on the prospectus. A Clergyman’s Daughter by George Orwell

It was an easy-going place and the side-door always was kept open, with a dim light always burning in the passage until dawn. The Beachy Head Murder by Arthur Gask [1941]

Jack London And now she lives in darkness, and she who was always fickle, for the first time is constant — and constant to a shade, to a dead man she does not realize is dead. Lost Face by Jack London

G. K. Chesterton But he was also a man with a natural surge of laughter within him, so that his broad strong mouth seemed always to be shut down on it in a grimace of restraint. Autobiography by G. K. Chesterton [1936]

Charles Dickens The manner of his morning walk was with his hands crossed behind him; an umbrella, in figure the express image of himself, always in one hand; a snuffbox in the other. Somebody’s Luggage by Charles Dickens [1862]

Thomas Wolfe And always in the end, because of Edward’s faith in him, George would be healed and find himself miraculously restored to self-belief. You Can’t Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe [1940]

Henry David Thoreau The amount of it is, if a man is alive, there is always danger that he may die, though the danger must be allowed to be less in proportion as he is dead-and-alive to begin with. Walden by Henry David Thoreau

Sinclair Lewis I always say to Ma, I say, ‘Ma, why didn’t you name me Doloress or something with some class to it?’” “Well, now, I think it’s a scrumptious name. Babbit by Sinclair Lewis

He liked to imagine, too, that at those times her colour always heightened, if ever so little. The Tragedy of the Silver Moon by Arthur Gask [1940]

I meant to visit her owner later on, but I very nearly changed my mind, as I always feel rather a fool on smart yachts, and my German isn’t very good. The Riddle of the Sands by Erskine Childers [1903]

Robert Louis Stevenson This may be Utopian; but it is always a little thing if one mother or two mothers can be brought to feel more tenderly to those who share their toil and have no part in their reward. Lay Morals by Robert Louis Stevenson

Successful business men always make enemies, don’t they?” “Yes, but any particular ones, I mean. The Beachy Head Murder by Arthur Gask [1941]

At last he decided that I was well, and I, knowing that my mind had always been as sound as his, if not sounder, “paid my tuition” as he jokingly called it, and left. The King in Yellow by Robert W. Chambers

James Joyce In that I did not always fail. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce

Robert Louis Stevenson Nor was it always easy to wear the armour of that ideal. Memoir of Fleeming Jenkin by Robert Louis Stevenson

Benjamin Disraeli I have no idea of the predominant interest not being predominant; that would be singular! I knew you would agree with me; we always agree. Vivian Grey by Benjamin Disraeli [1827]

Henry James They had a theory that they were very thorough, and yet they seemed always to be in the amusing part of lessons, the intervals between the dull dark tunnels, where there were waysides and jolly views. The Pupil by Henry James [1891]

James Joyce What was the name of that priestylooking chap was always squinting in when he passed? Weak eyes, woman. Ulysses by James Joyce [1922]

He always used a two-piece Castle–Connell rod, though he granted it was a cumbrous thing to travel with. The Three Hostages by John Buchan [1924]

Another thing about him which is very strange — he always wears a big pink patch over one eye. The House on the Fens by Arthur Gask [1940]

Willa Cather Sympathy always cleared his mind, and ridicule was poison to him. O Pioneers! by Willa Cather [1913]

Athos replied complacently, as he always did. The Vicomte de Bragelonne by Alexandre Dumas [1848-1850]

Virginia Woolf And whatever these ceremonies may mean you perform them always together, always in step, always in the uniform proper to the man and the occasion. Three Guineas by Virginia Woolf [1938]

Arnold Bennett The ‘note’ of its policy was discretion, always discretion, and quietude, simplicity, remoteness. The Grand Babylon Hotel by Arnold Bennett [1902]

Anthony Trollope She was a woman full of high-bred courtesy, and had always been gracious to her son-in-law’s friends,—but it had been with a cold grace. Marion Fay by Anthony Trollope [1882]

Anthony Trollope Since that time you have always thought of me with a white choker and dress-boots. Mr. Scarborough's Family by Anthony Trollope [1883]

Charlotte Perkins Gilman Then we were under surveillance for three more — always with a tutor or a guard or both. Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman [1915]

E. T. A. Hoffmann Who knows whether it is not some poor man being pursued and wants protection from Mademoiselle, who is always ready to do an act of kindness? But let us be cautious. Mademoiselle De Scudéri by E. T. A. Hoffmann

D. H. Lawrence Fair, wise, even benevolent words: always the human good speaking, and always underneath, something hateful, something detestable and murderous. Aaron’s Rod by D. H. Lawrence

Neither am I thinking of those ambitious minds who, always looking forward to some aim of aggrandizement, can spare no time for a detached, impersonal glance upon them selves. A Personal Record by Joseph Conrad [1912]

The greatest, however, that they could get up was, that I always paid the Wanyamuezi “temporaries” more than they got, though “permanents. The Discovery of the Source of the Nile by John Hanning Speke [1863]

John Galsworthy I always like Wimbledon Common — it hasn’t been caught up yet. Swan Song by John Galsworthy

Thomas Hardy It is a great pity, but it’s always so! Yet I’ve done very well this year. The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy

Arthur Morrison In the morning the police still held the Jago. Their presence embarrassed many, but none more than Dicky Perrott, who would always take a turning, or walk the other way, at sight of a policeman. A Child of the Jago by Arthur Morrison

Anthony Trollope Truth is always the best, you know. Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope

She feared that grief so excessive would at length turn my brain, and in truth I was not always in my proper senses. The Monk by Matthew Lewis [1796]

John Galsworthy That turn of her neck always seemed to him a little too showy, and in the “Queen of all I survey” manner — not quite distinguished. To Let by John Galsworthy

You see, father is always away almost, and he does not play anything when he is at home. Diana Tempest by Mary Cholmondeley [1893]

Marjorie Bowen She thought of her father with a sudden yearning; she had always turned to him in her little troubles. The Viper of Milan by Marjorie Bowen [1906]

F. Scott Fitzgerald The slicker seemed distributed through school, always a little wiser and shrewder than his contemporaries, managing some team or other, and keeping his cleverness carefully concealed. This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Rudyard Kipling They went back always to perpetual trouble, either of lawsuits, or theft, or strayed cattle; and they sat on thorns. A Diversity of Creatures by Rudyard Kipling [1917]

We were twice as pleasant with poor Tom Driver — he never meddled with any one, and was always in liquor; Old Gin was the name he went by. Uncle Silas by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

But the doctors always prefer the king who is to the king who is not. The Man in the Iron Mask by Alexandre Dumas [1850]

Arthur Conan Doyle It is true that I have had to depict myself sometimes as brave, sometimes as full of resource, always as interesting; but, then, it really was so, and I had to take the facts as I found them. The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard by Arthur Conan Doyle [1896]

D.H. Lawrence So I’m always pushed this way and that, like a fool. The Trespasser by D.H. Lawrence

Anthony Trollope And here I cannot but make a remark on the personal bearing of these Arabs. Whether they be Arabs or Turks, or Copts, it is always the same. Tales of all countries by Anthony Trollope

Arnold Bennett His brain must always have been wrong! And now he was doomed, and the worst part of his doom was that he was unaware of it. Clayhanger by Arnold Bennett [1910]

The morning began as it always did, with the rattle of china and the voice of Mrs Tinker as she set down his early-morning tea. The Singing Sands by Josephine Tey [1952]

Virginia Woolf She always meant to set up a house of her own; perhaps in Kensington, perhaps at Kew, so that she could have the benefit of the gardens. Between the Acts by Virginia Woolf [1941]

Bram Stoker Hitherto, she had always looked to her cousin for sympathy, for understanding, for loyal support. The Lair of the White Worm by Bram Stoker [1911]

Italian towns are accustomed to singular spectacles, but the why and the wherefore of these are always known. The Charterhouse of Parma by Stendhal

Ivan Turgenev Bizmyonkov, always polite and ready to do services, avoided me. The Diary of a Superfluous Man and other stories by Ivan Turgenev

Edith Wharton She wanted to make sure of the Dakin Blackbirds. She always wants the best of everything at her parties . The Gods Arrive by Edith Wharton [1932]

But the thought of those times always cuts me up. Her Father’s Name by Florence Marryat [1878]

Maria Edgeworth Duty, always laborious, never can be graceful; and what is not graceful in woman cannot be amiable — can it, my amiable Gabrielle? But I reproach myself for all I have written. Leonora by Maria Edgeworth [1806]

Robert Green Ingersoll It is a splendid thing that there is always some grand man who will not mind, and who will think for himself. The Ghosts and other lectures by Robert Green Ingersoll

You’ll stop here for the rest of the night? Martha’s beds are always aired. John Marchmont’s Legacy by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1862]

George Eliot I’ve been at the Hall Farm, and they always have their supper betimes, you know: they don’t keep your late hours. Adam Bede by George Eliot [1859]

Leon Trotsky As a rule, matters were brought up for consideration without previous preparation, and almost always as urgent business. My Life by Leon Trotsky

T. H. Huxley The arc described by any one bone or plane, however, is not by any means always in proportion to the arc described by another. Essays by T. H. Huxley

She had no home; but lived sometimes with one wealthy relation, sometimes with anotheralways admired, always elegantly dressed; but not always happy. Run to Earth by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1868]

Henry James Iniquities in such a country somehow always made pictures; and there had been dower-houses in the novels, mainly of fashionable life, on which her later childhood was fed. A London Life by Henry James [1888]

Wilkie Collins When a woman wants me to do anything (my daughter, or not, it doesn’t matter), I always insist on knowing why. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins [1868]

Virginia Woolf It was only for a moment, catching sight of myself before I had time to prepare myself as I always prepare myself for the sight of myself, that I quailed. The Waves by Virginia Woolf [1931]

Henry Kingsley Behind him, unseen, came a phantom, always gaining on him, and driving him along the giddiest wallaby tracks. The Recollections of Geoffrey Hamlyn by Henry Kingsley [1859]

G. K. Chesterton But youth is always ambitious and universal; mature work exhibits more of individuality, more of the special type and colour of work which a man is destined to do. Robert Browning by G. K. Chesterton [1903]

Sinclair Lewis We don’t always want to go on shifting and changing. Gideon Planish by Sinclair Lewis

E. Phillips Oppenheim I always have the feeling, somehow, that they are strangers. The Strange Boarders of Palace Crescent by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1934]

George Gissing Her manner was always amiable, frequently affectionate. The Whirlpool by George Gissing [1896]

Henry Adams He was a bulky figure in society, always friendly, good-natured, obliging, and useful; almost as universal as Milnes and more busy. The Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams [1907]

Bram Stoker It all seemed grotesque to me, and presently I said, “Well, Professor, I know you always have a reason for what you do, but this certainly puzzles me. Dracula by Bram Stoker [1897]

Henry Handel Richardson But he found it difficult at the present happy crisis to bear a grudge — even if it had not been a proved idiosyncrasy of his, always to let a successful finish erase a bad beginning. Australia Felix by Henry Handel Richardson

Arthur Conan Doyle Again, at billiards I may not always play me best, but that’s gineralship. The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle [1890]

Guy de Maupassan Baron de Croiselles, the Senator, showed in admirable terms, that God always returns victorious into well-born souls which have gone astray for a moment. The Marquis De Fumerol by Guy de Maupassan

E. Nesbi All the servants always gave us things at home, and us to them when it was their birthdays. The Railway Children by E. Nesbi

Edith Wharton The passing of Miss Plummet always told Vance what time it was. The Gods Arrive by Edith Wharton [1932]

Charles Dickens It was a long church for a church of its size, and he was at the upper end, but he always looked at the door. The Uncommercial Traveller by Charles Dickens [1860]

E. F. Benson And croquet — may we play croquet after lunch? I always try to cheat, and if I’m found out I lose my temper. Queen Lucia by E. F. Benson [1920]

Washington Irving A stage coach, however, carries animation always with it, and puts the world in motion as it whirls along. The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon by Washington Irving

I always feel upset the next day. The Night of the Storm by Arthur Gask [1937]

Also whenever my master went into Bovey he always brought back a bottle of beer for him. The Silent Dead by Arthur Gask [1950]

Here Mr. Brown, always “on hand,” had got everything ready, so that we had only to hook on the gig and hoist it up, when the order was given to loose the sails. Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana [1840]

Virginia Woolf She is always referring her impressions to a standard — hence the incisiveness, the depth and the comedy that make those spontaneous statements so illuminating. The Death of the Moth and other essays by Virginia Woolf [1942]

Henry James Her brother was always in the smoking-room, where Vogelstein observed him, in very tight clothes, his neck encircled with a collar like a palisade. Pandora by Henry James [1884]

Thomas Hardy Men who love women the very best always blunder and give more pain than those who love them less. The Trumpet-Major by Thomas Hardy [1879]

She always did this sort of thing herself with a dreadful relish on previous occasions. Moth and Rust by Mary Cholmondeley [1912]

Anthony Trollope Henry declared that he was a false, cunning creature; and Charles James, though he always spoke of him as his dear brother Samuel, was not slow to say a word against him when opportunity offered. The Warden by Anthony Trollope

D. H. Lawrence She was English. She always spoke so prettily. Kangaroo by D. H. Lawrence

Helen Zimmern He describes Miss Edgeworth as small, short and spare, with frank and kind manners, always looking straight into the face of those she spoke to with a pair of mild, deep gray eyes. Maria Edgeworth by Helen Zimmern

Rudyard Kipling Dots always give the reader the idea you aren’t dealing fairly with your man. Limits and Renewals by Rudyard Kipling [1932]

She always knew the particular subjects likely to interest particular people, and was a good listener as well as a good talker. Phantom Fortune by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1883]

His time had always been his own. Tropic Days by E. J. Banfield

D. H. Lawrence We were still going third class, rather to the disgust of the railway officials at Mandas. At first the country was rather open: always the long spurs of hills, steep-sided, but not high. Sea and Sardinia by D. H. Lawrence [1921]

Anthony Trollope Twice a week, always on the same days, he was in the chapel up at this end of the parish, and on these days he could always find Fanny on her way home. The Claverings by Anthony Trollope

George Borrow It was then that the Greeks called him Achilles. Myself. He was not always successful. The Romany Rye by George Borrow

Elizabeth Gaskell These her mother always read — first reading a chapter. North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell [1854]

Thomas Paine The Parliaments on their part insisted that they had not only a right to remonstrate, but to reject; and on this ground they were always supported by the nation. The Rights of Man by Thomas Paine [1791]

H.P. Lovecraft The stones in the crumbling corridors seemed always hideously damp, and there was an accursed smell everywhere, as of the piled-up corpses of dead generations. The Outsider by H.P. Lovecraft [1921]

Charles Dickens So I do that white chap; he’s always got his blinking eyes upon a fellow. Hard Times by Charles Dickens [1854]

For on land or air there is always something excessive and hindering; as arms that swing at the sides of a man, and which the mind must remember. Irish Fairy Tales by James Stephens

F. Scott Fitzgerald They walked along the street, and he recognized with a sort of excitement just how her shorter footsteps always fell in between his own. All the Sad Young Men by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1926]

Jules Verne What a new sensation was this for the maiden! She had been rowed on the waters of Lake Malcolm; but the oar, handled ever so lightly by Harry, always betrayed effort on the part of the oarsman. The Underground City by Jules Verne [1877]

Thomas Hardy We are together now, and it is unknown how long we shall be so; the unknown always fills my mind with terrible possibilities, even when I may reasonably expect it to be cheerful. Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy

They always look unhealthy and never live to grow old. The Vengeance of Larose by Arthur Gask [1939]

Edith Wharton Donna Marianna was urgent with him to marry, but he always declared that he had a family in his tenantry, and that, as for a wife, she had never let him feel the want of one. Crucial Instances by Edith Wharton [1901]

Edith Wharton He had a good word for everybody, too, and was always dressed in the French fashion, and smelt as sweet as a bean-field; and every soul about the place welcomed the sight of him. Crucial Instances by Edith Wharton [1901]

It always is directly hurtful; it may sometimes be indirectly beneficial. Medical Essays by Oliver Wendell Holmes

Francis Bacon For the testimony and information of the sense has reference always to man, not to the universe; and it is a great error to assert that the sense is the measure of things. The Great Instauration by Francis Bacon [1620]

I was always a drinker of whisky, and when I had taken a considerable amount it always went to my legs; they swerved, and gave way under me. A Book of Ghosts by S. Baring-Gould [1904]

Loving and chaste wives and mothers are always most indulgent to those who have been led astray by the voice of passion. The Honor of the Name by Émile Gaboriau

I was asked repeatedly to speak at hastily summoned public meetings and nearly always complied with the requests. The Red Paste Murders by Arthur Gask [1924]

Henry James Mrs. Prest knew nothing about the papers, but she was interested in my curiosity, as she was always interested in the joys and sorrows of her friends. The Aspern Papers by Henry James [1888]

One o’clock to the tick and he’s always ready for his feed. The Master Spy by Arthur Gask [1936]

We may be quite sure they are untruthful, but we can’t always bring it home to them. The Silent Dead by Arthur Gask [1950]

G. K. Chesterton The whole point of Stevenson’s story is that of a man haunted by a tune, always seeking for the broken notes of a lost melody; which he himself called the note of the time-devouring nightingale. Robert Louis Stevenson by G. K. Chesterton [1927]

Maria Edgeworth Enthusiasm, fancying itself raised above the reach of ridicule, is always incensed when it feels that it is not safe from its shafts. Harrington by Maria Edgeworth

Augustine Birrell Even in the most troubled times men go about their business, and our poet was always a man of affairs. Andrew Marvell by Augustine Birrell [1905]

Charles Dickens Master’s always considerate so far. Barnaby Rudge by Charles Dickens [1841]