Phrases with "carried"

No man ever carried that thing through without feminine help. That Affair Next Door by Anna Katharine Green

Being close a-nigh the old lady’s I carried of him in. Dick Mitchel by Ellen Wood [1870]

George Elio She carried it up to her own room, wondering, and there read — ‘Dear Caterina, Do not suspect for a moment that anything Sir Christopher may say to you about our marriage has been prompted by me. Mr. Gilfil’s Love Story by George Elio

Nellie Bly My escort returned soon after, followed by a porter who carried a large basket which he put in our carriage. Around the World in Seventy-Two Days by Nellie Bly [1890]

I lifted her up bodily and carried her to the car, and although I was torn with anxiety, I remember the ecstasy of those minutes now. The Shadow of Larose by Arthur Gask [1930]

G. K. Chesterton He carried in his hand a disproportionately large key of a shining yellow metal and wore a large golden or gilded crown. Autobiography by G. K. Chesterton [1936]

When the light had been carried away, her eyes opened quite wide. A Love Episode by Émile Zola [1878]

The royal-yards were then struck, tackles got upon the yard-arms and the stay, the long-boat hoisted out, a large anchor carried astern, and the ship moored. Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana [1840]

Karl Philipp Moritz The body of a fellow-creature is carried to his long home as though it had been utterly unconnected with the rest of mankind. Travels in England in 1782 by Karl Philipp Moritz

H. G. Wells Otherwise I should have carried on. The Holy Terror by H. G. Wells [1939]

Jack London While he talked more soldiers from the ship carried up several shoulder-loads of inch-planking. The Star Rover by Jack London [1915]

H.P. Lovecraft Certainly, these pictures carried conclusive evidence of something in the Vermont hills which was at least vastly outside the radius of our common knowledge and belief. The Whisperer in Darkness by H.P. Lovecraft [1930]

Then rolling up about one half of the pulp into a ball, it carried it off. The Naturalist in Nicaragua by Thomas Belt [1874]

It is, however, carried still further, and woman, weak woman! made by her education the slave of sensibility, is required, on the most trying occasions, to resist that sensibility. A Vindication of the Rights of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft [1792]

Maria Edgeworth Some had been seized and carried off before their arrival, but not by any of Sir Herbert’s tenants. Ormond by Maria Edgeworth

James Joyce These two gentlemen and one of the curates carried him up the stairs and laid him down again on the floor of the bar. Dubliners by James Joyce

Elizabeth Gaskell On she went, writing incessantly for three weeks; by which time she had carried her heroine away from Thornfield, and was herself in a fever which compelled her to pause. The Life of Charlotte Bronte by Elizabeth Gaskell [1857]

Charles Dickens When intelligence of this new affront was carried to the King in his chamber, his passion was so furious that he tore his clothes, and rolled like a madman on his bed of straw and rushes. A Child’s History of England by Charles Dickens [1852]

Anthony Trollope As for the son, he has jumped out of a boat on the Rhine, as he was being carried to his monastery, and was drowned! But he was not drowned, but had only dived. Thackeray by Anthony Trollope [1879]

Anthony Trollope And the mode in which she carried her matutinal curls, done up with black pins, very visible to the eye, was not in itself becoming. Nina Balatka by Anthony Trollope

A part of the programme had been carried out in the saloons on the way up. Roads of Destiny by O. Henry [1909]

Then one came forward who had been chosen to play the priest because he had a bald crown, and in his hand he carried a brimming pot of ale. The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood. by Written and illustrated by Howard Pyle

Thomas Hardy The next act of his plan is more than difficult, but is carried out. A Changed Man by Thomas Hardy [1913]

Miles Franklin I was called the misappropriator of funds for trying to save a great public swindle, and the fellows who carried it through were knighted. My Career Goes Bung by Miles Franklin [1946]

Frances Hodgson Burnett Each night the basket was carried to her room. Robin by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1922]

George Meredith Anecdotes also are portable, unlike the lightning flash, which will not go into the pocket; they can be carried home, they are disbursable at other tables. Diana of the Crossways by George Meredith [1885]

He carried a cane and wore gloves because, as he said, he detested red hands. Miss Lonelyhearts by Nathanael West [1933]

George Meredith Her timid inability to join with him for instant action reminded him that he carried many weights: a bad name among her people and class, and chains in private. The Tragic Comedians by George Meredith [1880]

H. G. Wells I carried the books of answers of my correspondence students in buses and trains to and from the Red Lion Square laboratories and marked them in any odd time, with a red-filled fountain pen. An Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells

Charles Dickens Some of the hacked swords were tied to the wrists of those who carried them, with strips of linen and fragments of dress: ligatures various in kind, but all deep of the one colour. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens [1859]

Thomas Wolfe The little blonde woman went over and carried on a whispered conversation with the young man and several other people who were standing at the open window. You Can’t Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe [1940]

D. H. Lawrence Aaron carried his bowler hat with him. Aaron’s Rod by D. H. Lawrence

Anthony Trollope Her knees seemed to be weak beneath her, and all she could do was to pluck to pieces the few flowers that she carried at her waist. The Three Clerks by Anthony Trollope

Nathaniel Hawthorne An immense accumulation of musty prejudices will be carried off by the free circulation of society. Twice-Told Tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1842]

Anthony Trollope He carried his bill about the Canada Railway, with sundry other small bills appertaining to it, through the House in a manner which redounded infinitely to his credit. Phineas Finn by Anthony Trollope

Jack London Nevertheless he felt a little prick of ambition, a sneaking desire to have another battle with that ptarmigan hen — only the hawk had carried her away. White Fang by Jack London [1906]

Wilkie Collins His far-seeing intellect, his daring duplicity, carried him straight on to his end in view. The Black Robe by Wilkie Collins [1881]

Elizabeth Gaskell So I carried it a little way, and then I opened it and saw your name, Mary.” Mary took her hands away from her eyes, and looked with surprise at her aunt’s face, as she uttered these words. Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell [1848]

Isabella Bird They carried double-barrelled guns besides revolvers. Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan by Isabella Bird [1891]

Thomas Hardy Ha-ha! —’twas a good joke, and well carried out, and I give the man credit for’t!” Elizabeth-Jane was amazed at the intelligence. The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy

He carried a stick, wore a silk hat, and used spectacles for close sight. Max Carrados by Ernest Bramah [1914]

Edith Wharton Not that, on the face of it, a missive announcing Mrs. Sam Newell’s arrival at Ritz’s, and her need of his presence there that afternoon at five, carried any special mark of the portentous. The Hermit and the Wild Woman and other stories by Edith Wharton [1908]

Walter Scott The wife of a farmer in Lothian had been carried off by the Fairies, and, during the year of probation, repeatedly appeared on Sunday, in the midst of her children, combing their hair. The Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border by Walter Scott [1802-1803]

H. G. Wells He carried a musket, and a powder-flask was stuck in his girdle. Tono Bungay by H. G. Wells [1909]

Henry James She had a vague sense of its being abysmal, the spirit with which Mrs. Beale carried off the awkwardness, in the white and gold salon, of such a want of breath and of welcome. What Maisie Knew by Henry James [1897]

D. H. Lawrence The mainsail also was slit, and the stun-sails had been carried away in a blizzard. Kangaroo by D. H. Lawrence

It shall never be carried to accomplishment. A Book of Ghosts by S. Baring-Gould [1904]

The live totems go back to the sea and the land of Jimbin when their season is over, but the spirits of the human dead are carried away to the island of Loomurn, which lies over the western sea. The Passing of the Aborigines by Daisy Bates [1938]

Anthony Trollope Their idea was, that every word so heard was carried to the priest, and that the priest kept a book in which every word so uttered was written down. Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope

Charles Dickens Left alone with her mother, Louisa saw her lying with an awful lull upon her face, like one who was floating away upon some great water, all resistance over, content to be carried down the stream. Hard Times by Charles Dickens [1854]

He carried an umbrella, and smoked a trabucos cigar in a holder. The Widow Lerouge by Émile Gaboriau

Jules Verne One carried a harpoon and a line similar to those employed in catching whales. Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne [1872]

Elizabeth Gaskell She never hears me: she and all the saints in Heaven cannot hear my prayers, for the Evil One carries them off, as he carried that first away. The Poor Clare by Elizabeth Gaskell [1856]

Andrew Lang Zambac ordered her women to give them all the attention possible, and desired they should be carried into her own rooms. The Grey Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Stone would have to be carried and built up into walls, then the sails would have to be made and after that there would be need for dynamos and cables. Animal Farm by George Orwell [1944]

Nathaniel Hawthorne At the same time with this acrid contest of quicklime, which caused much effusion of tears from suffering eyes, a gentler warfare of flowers was carried on, principally between knights and ladies. The Marble Faun by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1860]

James Joyce He carried on the tradition of his Napoleon, the great Blackwhite, whose memory he evoked at times by legend and mimicry. Dubliners by James Joyce

She was a magnificent creature, tall and rather large and dark, and she carried them off magnificently. Shadows of Ecstasy by Charles Williams

Arthur Conan Doyle On the other side was a frightful wilderness of black, scattered rocks, which were the débris carried down by the river at high flood. The Tragedy of the Korosko by Arthur Conan Doyle [1898]

Richard Burton The reader, I must again express a hope, will pardon the length of these descriptions, — my object is to show him how business is carried on in these hot countries. Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Richard Burton

Edgar Rice Burroughs When the task was finished he carried his trophy to the fork of a high tree, and there, curling himself securely in a crotch, he fell into deep and dreamless slumber. Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs [1912]

A blind impulse carried her forward with outstretched hands. Mother by Maksim Gorky

Elizabeth Gaskell He carried his hat in his hand, as if he liked to feel the coming breeze lifting his hair. Cousin Phillis by Elizabeth Gaskell [1864]

Arthur Morrison On the stairs, Billy Leary, scaling the barricade, was flung from top to bottom, and had to be carried home. A Child of the Jago by Arthur Morrison

Anthony Trollope When the house of an American is carried down the river, he builds himself another, as he would get himself a new coat when his old coat became unserviceable. North America by Anthony Trollope

Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch Each was original, and each carried even into details the unmistakable stamp of its author. The Two Scouts by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

James Anthony Froude I have gone full of guilt and terror to the pulpit door; God carried me on with a strong hand, for neither guilt nor hell could take me off. Bunyan by James Anthony Froude [1880]

Guy de Maupassan Distant voices arose under the trees, a confused sound, the noise of an approaching crowd; for Mederic had, in the course of his rounds carried the news from door to door. Little Louise Roqué by Guy de Maupassan

E. F. Benson The case is carried further by certain internal evidence in the story itself. Charlotte Bronte by E. F. Benson [1932]

Men who had gone listless and even hostile were overborne and carried away by the universal enthusiasm. Signa by Ouida

Had he carried a sjambok, it would have fallen on my back. Prester John by John Buchan

Margaret Oliphant If they was to take Mr. Vincent on his merits without no prejudice, they would find as he hadn’t carried out the expectations as was formed of him. Salem Chapel by Margaret Oliphant [1862]

Such a man would now be carried to his last resting-place in one of his own farm wagons and be followed by his near relatives in a couple of cars. Lark Rise to Candleford by Flora Thompson [1945]

A conversation was carried on between them just as it might have been between an ordinary Jones and Robinson. “‘I did come!’ he replied. Tom Ossington’s Ghost by Richard Marsh [1898]

Thomas Hardy So to the cottage he took her on the evening of the marriage, giving up his old room at his aunt’s — where so much of the hard labour at Greek and Latin had been carried on. Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy

The invention of print, however, made it easier to manipulate public opinion, and the film and the radio carried the process further. Nineteen Eighty-four by George Orwell

Anthony Trollope But, as that could not be, her mother must be left to succumb, and the fight must be carried on afterwards as best it might. Rachel Ray by Anthony Trollope

H. G. Wells It had to be carried somehow to Surly Hall. I arrived after twilight with arms that felt like limp strings of pain, extremely exhausted and sorry for myself. An Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells

The bier was a shallow wooden tray, carried upon a light and weak wooden frame. Eothen by Alexander William Kinglake [1844]

Anthony Trollope And he carried himself with no sheepish, shame-faced demeanour as though half ashamed of the thing which he had done. Kept in the Dark by Anthony Trollope [1882]

Andrew Lang When he had sat there a little while a cloud swept by, and, seizing him, carried him away. The Yellow Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Baldwin Spencer Amongst the Mias was an aged cripple, who was carried to the ground, and was one of the most keen participators in the ceremony. The Native Tribes of Central Australia by Baldwin Spencer

With Hareton the resemblance is carried farther: it is singular at all times, then it was particularly striking; because his senses were alert, and his mental faculties wakened to unwonted activity. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte [1847]

Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch The swing of the crowd carried her off her feet, and she had to leap with the best. Midsummer Fires by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

Some think he slipped into Fowler’s Bog, near by, but we round here believe the warlocks got him and, carried him away. The Silent Dead by Arthur Gask [1950]

Arthur Conan Doyle He had brought with him as an escort a dangerous fellow, named Gomez, a man who carried weapons, and was prepared to use them. Tales of Terror and Mystery by Arthur Conan Doyle [1923]

Thomas Hardy It was gone; somebody had carried it off bodily, as Samson carried off the pin and the web. Two on a Tower by Thomas Hardy [1895]

Her major expeditions were centred on the Autumn sales and the January sales, but she carried her bargain-hunting zeal into every shopping visit. London in My Time by Thomas Burke

He carried his left arm in a sling, and there was a broad bandage over the back of his head. The Dark Highway by Arthur Gask [1928]

He was brought home borne on green fir-boughs interlaced, by four fellow-jägers, and they carried him into his house. A Book of Ghosts by S. Baring-Gould [1904]

William Dampier The general always carried his wives and children, his servants, his money and goods with him: so we all embarked in the morning and arrived there before night. A New Voyage Round the World by William Dampier [1697]

William Morris This operation they carried out in Oxford Street, then a great street of shops of all kinds. News from Nowhere by William Morris [1890]

After the harvest had been carried from the fields, the women and children swarmed over the stubble picking up the ears of wheat the horse-rake had missed. Lark Rise to Candleford by Flora Thompson [1945]

Arthur Morrison Also he bought drink of J. Mills, a publican; if J. Mills carried on business near Copleston’s so much the easier my task would seem. The Dorrington Deed-Box by Arthur Morrison

Arthur Conan Doyle I poured them out with quivering hands and burning words which might have carried conviction to the most sceptical. The Parasite by Arthur Conan Doyle [1894]

I prayed that this one horse might be an exception, for he carried more than Caesar and his fortunes. Prester John by John Buchan

John Morley Ferney was the centre of the most universal and varied correspondence that any one man has ever carried on. Voltaire by John Morley

Anthony Trollope At Troon the porter behaved well, and did not struggle much as he carried it from the carriage on to the platform. The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope

Wilkie Collins The women-servants carried her to my bed. Little Novels by Wilkie Collins [1887]

Jules Verne Ayrton and Pencroft were able to fasten the masts and spars by means of ropes, the ends of which were carried to the beach. The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne [1874]

E. Phillips Oppenheim Can you tell me why it is, my dear Mr. Ferrison?” Roger, who at her earnest request had carried her in from the lounge and was seated close to the couch, shook his head. The Strange Boarders of Palace Crescent by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1934]

Tai Ling waited until she drew out a frowsy packet of cigarettes; then back to her he carried the laugh, and slipped a lighted match over her shoulder almost before the cigarette was at her mouth. Limehouse Nights by Thomas Burke

Jules Verne He it was who commanded the “Albatross!” He it was who carried off by way of reprisal Uncle Prudent, Phil Evans and Frycollin; and they might be considered lost for ever. Robur the Conqueror by Jules Verne [1887]

He certainly was wonderful clever in all sorts of ways when there was any devilment to be carried out. Robbery Under Arms by Rolf Boldrewood

I want to be carried into the verandah. An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad [1896]

Andrew Lang But the man was sorry for him, and shot a dog and carried pieces of his lungs and liver to the king, who was satisfied, and did not trouble himself any more. The Crimson Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

He was uneasy there, for, with some misgiving, he had noted with what efforts the six bearers had lowered it from off their shoulders when, that afternoon, they had carried it into the church. The Grave-digger of Monks Arden by Arthur Gask [1938]

Anthony Trollope And she spoke of it without a blush,—without any reticence! Young ladies were much emancipated, but he did not think that they generally carried their emancipation so far as this. Mr. Scarborough's Family by Anthony Trollope [1883]

He must have carried away half of the gratuities they offered. A Book of Ghosts by S. Baring-Gould [1904]

Edith Wharton A last snatch of gondola-music came from far off, carried upward on a sultry gust. The Glimpses of the Moon by Edith Wharton [1922]

Anthony Trollope It may, I think, easily be seen that any system, such as ours, carried across so large a country, would go on increasing in cost at an enormous ratio. North America by Anthony Trollope

One Red Guard carried three rifles, two of which he had taken away from yunkers; another had four portfolios bulging with written documents. Ten Days That Shook the World by John Reed

Andrew Lang In high spirits the youth carried it off to his mother. The Violet Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Guy de Maupassant A piece of bologna, four cents’ worth of bread, and a quart of wine, made up the luncheon which they carried away, wrapped up in their handkerchiefs. Two Little Soldiers (Petit Soldat) by Guy de Maupassant [1885]

There are also cramp-holes for metal which, of course, has been carried off by the Bedawin: the rusty stains suggest iron. The Land of Midian by Richard F. Burton [1879]

Baldwin Spencer The arm-bones are wrapped in bark, and are carried by the namminjerri men to where the lubras are sitting down wailing, and are handed over to the mother, who sits with them across her legs. Native tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia by Baldwin Spencer

Jules Verne Her car was a platform somewhat like that of the balloon used by Krebs and Renard; and it carried all the necessary outfit, instruments, cables, grapnels, guide-ropes, etc. Robur the Conqueror by Jules Verne [1887]

Watkin Tench Here met Daveney, the person who planned and now superintends all the operations carried on here. A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson by Watkin Tench

Robert Louis Stevenson He carried my great-coat and umbrella a few miles. Records of a Family of Engineers by Robert Louis Stevenson

Others (a still worse variety) carried us to neighbouring saloons to dice for cocktails and (after the cocktails were paid) for dollars on a corner of the counter. The Wrecker by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne

Wilkie Collins He carried a message from my mother — a message for me. The Two Destinies by Wilkie Collins [1876]

Andrew Lang Not uncommon, too, is a TOKEN carried by Sophia when she pursues her lost adorer, to insure her recognition. The Valet’s Tragedy by Andrew Lang

H. G. Wells We did not wait to save anything our dead had carried, but we kept the second mule with us — he carried my tent and some other rubbish — out of a feeling of friendship. The Flying Man by H. G. Wells [1893]

George Meredith You’ll take it!’ He pressed her so warmly to retain the bundle in her custody that she carried it away. Celt and Saxon by George Meredith [1910]

George MacDonald After a stray job or two by the way, they drew up in the row upon the stand between Cockspur Street and Pall Mall. They waited a long time, but nobody seemed to want to be carried anywhere. At the Back of the North Wind by George MacDonald

I say they were happy days, but they carried with them one very disquieting thought. The Shadow of Larose by Arthur Gask [1930]

Sir Walter Scott But if I carried a bale of linen cloth under my arm, I could not penetrate to the Horsemarket ere I should be overwhelmed with queries about its precise texture and price. The Antiquary by Sir Walter Scott [1816]

George Meredith The earl was a widower; his mother managed the family, and being hard to convince, she customarily carried her point, save when it involved Percy’s freedom of action. Diana of the Crossways by George Meredith [1885]

Olaf Stapledon But never again, no never again, would he persuade himself that in their degradation he himself could thrive; or that, while the many suffered, his work could be carried on by an unheeding few. Death into Life by Olaf Stapledon

Jules Verne Mr. G. Lejean even reports that he has seen it carried on, openly, under the French flag. Five Weeks in a Balloon by Jules Verne [1869]

Henry Kingsley Any people but the Jewels would have made some sort of a bridge by now; but they have been content with a fallen tree ever since the old bridge was carried away. The Recollections of Geoffrey Hamlyn by Henry Kingsley [1859]

Henry Fielding All which were answered in their own kind and phrase by our men, between whom and the other crew a dialogue of oaths and scurrility was carried on as long as they continued in each other’s hearing. Journal of a Voyage to Lisbon by Henry Fielding

We seemed to have been carried in a southwesterly direction along a broad strait that ran into the vast ice-fields. A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder by James De Mille [1888]

It is a guinea; I carried it in my glove. Mr. Justice Harbottle by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Laguitte had almost to be carried to the ground; one of his seconds supported him on one side, while on the other he leaned heavily, on his stick. Captain Burle by Émile Zola

Isabella Bird Aziz says that I must be “tired of life,” or I should never ride over them, and certainly Screw carried me at the peril of his life and mine. Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan by Isabella Bird [1891]

But his case was too preposterous, and Esmeer, with his shrill penetrating voice and his way of pointing with all four long fingers flat together, carried the point against him. The New Machiavelli by Herbert George Wells [1911]

One while I fancied her carried away by her kinsfolks; then, that she was gone of her own accord to make peace with her father. Life and Adventures of Peter Wilkins by Robert Paltock [1751]

In his hand he carried a white stock-whip, which he balanced upon his hip. The Phantom Stockman by Guy Boothby

Robert Louis Stevenson The two shillings carried him not quite as many miles; at the end of which distance, he sat down upon the wayside and took off his brogues from his feet, like a man about to rest. Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson

Andrew Lang So, one fine morning, all three set out; Martin and Michael carried two great bags full of food, but Jack carried nothing. The Orange Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Lucy Maud Montgomery Yet she was undeniably glad that they were in the same class; the old rivalry could still be carried on, and Anne would hardly have known what to do if it had been lacking. Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery [1908]

Rudyard Kipling Alan carried me off to tea the same evening in a town where he seemed to know everybody. France at War by Rudyard Kipling [1915]

M. R. James But they didn’t like having their bones boiled, I take it, and the end of it was they carried him off whither he would not. A Warning to the Curious and other ghost stories by M. R. James

Elizabeth Gaskell The words of holy trust, though perhaps they were not fully understood, carried a faithful peace down into the depths of his soul. Ruth by Elizabeth Gaskell [1853]

George Gissing Had his heart been resolute as it was tender, he would long ago have carried out a project which haunted him at every moment of anger or fear. In the Year of Jubilee by George Gissing [1894]

H. G. Wells Eudena kept the first place, running light and with her breath easy, for Ugh-lomi carried the Fire Stone in his hand. A Story of the Stone Age by H. G. Wells [1897]

Henry James She ought to be carried straight ahead; she ought to walk right up to the top. The Bostonians by Henry James [1886]

E. F. Benson Darcy lifted him out and carried him indoors. The Man Who Went Too Far by E. F. Benson

George Meredith She carried the tale of his grief and trials and his romantic devotion to the Imperial flag, daily to Countess Lena; persisting, though she could not win a responsive look from Lena’s face. Vittoria by George Meredith [1867]

H. G. Wells He was lifted up on men’s shoulders and carried away from that devouring panel. When the Sleeper Wakes by H. G. Wells [1899]

Sir Walter Scott You are charged with having carried that lady off from her father’s house; and we are here in arms to shed our best blood for her recovery, and for bringing to justice those who have injured her. The Black Dwarf by Sir Walter Scott [1816]

Henry Handel Richardson Unattached teachers were regarded with suspicion—unless they happened to be former pupils of the institution, in which case it was assumed that they carried out its precepts. Maurice Guest by Henry Handel Richardson

A. E. W. Mason And an answer did come, but it was not carried up the creek and across the lawn. The Four Feathers by A. E. W. Mason [1902]

Oscar Wilde Trunks had to be carried down, and mufflers looked for. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde [1891]

H. G. Wells It carried her mind back to the days when Gemini was a little boy convalescent in the day nursery and being rather a greedy little pig about his food. Babes In The Darkling Woods by H. G. Wells [1940]

Thomas Hughes He felt completely carried off his moral and intellectual legs, as if he had lost his standing-point in the invisible world. Tom Brown’s School Days by Thomas Hughes

Gustave Flauber Then the current carried them away. Salammbo by Gustave Flauber

Guy de Maupassan How long ago — how long ago it was — the time when she had gone over these same paths as a young girl, carried away by her dreams. The History of a Heart by Guy de Maupassan

A hyena had carried it into the grass and dropped it. The Discovery of the Source of the Nile by John Hanning Speke [1863]

Andrew Lang The Princess Rosette’s portrait was carried at the head of the procession, and after it walked the King surrounded by his courtiers. The Red Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

For myself, I can only bring a personal note, give a glimpse of the human side of the good work for sailors ashore, carried on through so many decades with a perfect understanding of the end in view. Notes on Life and Letters by Joseph Conrad [1921]

Anthony Trollope There had come there of late, quite of late, a young sculptor, named Isadore Hamel. Hamel was an Englishman, who, however, had been carried very early to Rome and had been bred there. Ayala’s Angel by Anthony Trollope

Jane Austen Frederick Wentworth had used such words, or something like them, but without an idea that they would be carried round to her. Persuasion by Jane Austen [1818]

Charles Dickens Their Scotch bonnets, ornamented with plumes of jet black feathers, Mr Grinder carried on his instrument. The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens [1840]

Anatole France There were women weeping behind the coffin carried by the black phantoms, who wore heavy shoes. The Red Lily by Anatole France [1894]

Rudyard Kipling But that was in the days when they carried the high hand. Rewards and Fairies by Rudyard Kipling [1910]

Robin carried them joltingly along a lovely lane till they came to a gentle acclivity, by which time, having given vent to his exuberance, the pony settled down into a crawl. The Golden Calf by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1883]

Henry James He would have carried it through, but he couldn’t bear to think of that, and the sense of the further arguments he was spared made him feel at peace with all the world. The Reverberator by Henry James [1888]

Baldwin Spencer At the first the rite of circumcision is carried out and at the second that of subincision. Native tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia by Baldwin Spencer

A. E. W. Mason Even Calladine drew his chair forward again and sat with his eyes fixed upon the stage and quite carried out of himself. The Affair at the Semiramis Hotel by A. E. W. Mason [1917]

Edith Wharton It was the woman who published them, wasn’t it?” He caught up his armful, transferring it, on the doorstep, to a cab which carried him to his rooms. The Touchstone by Edith Wharton [1900]

Anthony Trollope No horrible old earl with gloating eyes carried me off in my childhood and robbed me of the pleasure of my youth. Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope

Edith Wharton On two of them he had not gone very far, on the third he had nearly stuck in the mud; but the fourth had carried him to the very heart of wonder. The Glimpses of the Moon by Edith Wharton [1922]

Five times he sailed to the rich parts of France, and a good score of times he carried his flag of three stars against the easterly vikings. The Far Islands by John Buchan [1899]

Sinclair Lewis He was erect; his old uniform was clean-brushed, his linen collar spotless; in his hand he carried one lone glove. Selected Short Stories by Sinclair Lewis

Gaston Leroux However, I carried out his program. The Secret of the Night by Gaston Leroux [1913]

Their heads were gaudily decorated with coronals of plumes, and they carried fans in their hands. The History of the Conquest of Mexico by William Hickling Prescott [1843]

D. H. Lawrence The child treasured her drawing, carried it about with her, and showed it, with a silent embarrassment, to everybody. Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence

Catching the letter up, I carried it to the window. Initials Only by Anna Katharine Green

Jules Verne These sounds, carried through the passage as through an acoustic tube, came clearly to the ear. The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne [1874]

Ford Madox Ford Well, he carried out the programme to the last breath. The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford

William Makepeace Thackeray A capital steamer, which on this day was thronged with people, carried us for about four hours down the noble stream and landed us at Limerick quay. The Irish Sketch Book by William Makepeace Thackeray [1843]

Charles Dickens Such a heart Madame Defarge carried under her rough robe. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens [1859]

His great friends shewed him the cold shoulder, and his humble flatterers carried their incense to some other shrine. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

Rudyard Kipling I carried that over to this month — the green ink. The Smith Administration by Rudyard Kipling [1899]

If an isolated case occur, the sufferer is carried to a mountain-top, where he is left to recover or die. Among the Tibetans by Isabella L. Bird [1894]

Andrew Lang Just before Rizzio’s murder Mary was enceinte, and might well be carried in a litter, though she usually rode. The Book of Dreams and Ghosts by Andrew Lang

Arthur Conan Doyle Taking the forms, he carried them over to the window and carefully examined that which was uppermost. The Return of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1904]

D. H. Lawrence But carried on by a sure instinct in the complete darkness of his soul, he corresponded mystically with her, imperceptibly, but palpably. Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence

Abraham Merri It carried my instruments, and ammunition, and I felt we were going to need the latter. The Metal Monster by Abraham Merri

Justified by several different kinds of warrants, an examination of the Hampstead house was carried out but with no results. Shadows of Ecstasy by Charles Williams

T. E. Lawrence There would be four or five present; and after the morning’s news a tray of breakfast would be carried in. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

Louis Pasteur Some time afterwards the fermentation came to an end; we carried on the experiment, nevertheless, until April 18, 1875. The physiological theory of fermentation by Louis Pasteur

He then erects his tail, and expands his wing-feathers into a great, almost upright, circular fan or shield, which is carried in front of the body. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

Rudyard Kipling Then Portland took my rod and caught some ten-pounders, and my spoon was carried away by an unknown leviathan. American Notes by Rudyard Kipling [1891]

Arthur Machen I wrote every night when the house was still, and every day I carried the roll of copy down the lane to meet the postman on his way to Caerleon-on-Usk. And so my story has come round full circle. Far Off Things by Arthur Machen [1922]

Henry Lawson He carried a Royal Alfred, and had a billy in one hand and a stick in the other. While the Billy Boils by Henry Lawson

Andrew Lang And Thakane carried her answer back to Masilo. ‘Why, I would gladly give her two thousand!’ cried he, ‘for she has saved my daughter. The Brown Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

D’Artagnan felt he had allowed himself to be carried away, and that he had committed an error. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas