Phrases with "carried"

Andrew Lang In the course of a great many journeys to the forest he carried away many rich stuffs and much fine linen, and set up a shop opposite that of Ali Baba’s son. The Blue Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Rome really belongs to the Anglo–Saxon nations, and the Pope and the past seem to be carried on entirely for our diversion. Italian Journeys by William Dean Howells [1867]

This board was carried out in the canoe, about forty yards into the river. Wanderings in South America by Charles Waterton [1825]

Finally, the dawn beginning to break, he carried Gauntry into an adjoining room and, laying him upon a settee there, doused his head and face over with cold water. The House on the Fens by Arthur Gask [1940]

Wilkie Collins My childish logic carried me to that length. The Queen of Hearts by Wilkie Collins [1859]

D. H. Lawrence The coffin was carried round to the church, the funeral bell tanged at intervals, the mourners carried their wreaths of white flowers. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

This was the fascination that carried him through the weary waiting-time. A Study of Hawthorne by G. P. Lathrop [1876]

Sir Theodore and the others faithfully carried out the task which she had set them — faithfully put before the public the very image of Albert that filled her own mind. Queen Victoria by Lytton Strachey

Wilkie Collins I prefer to record simply that I carried my point. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

Perhaps, like me, he carried a pistol. A Strange Disappearance by Anna Katharine Green

Walter Scott His horse was carried by a ragged lad, who acted as hostler, into a paltry stable; where, however, the nag was tolerably supplied with food and litter. Peveril of the Peak by Walter Scott [1822]

I did not, however, wait to revive her, but went across to where her father lay, and picking the body up in my arms, carried it across the street to a dark corner. Dr Nikola Returns by Guy Boothby [1896]

Rudyard Kipling It was our war-ship Clampherdown,  Fell in with a cruiser light That carried the dainty Hotchkiss gun And a pair o’ heels wherewith to run  From the grip of a close-fought fight. Departmental Ditties and other verses by Rudyard Kipling [1886]

Thomas Hardy Mr. Marchmill was in a thriving way of business, and he and his family lived in a large new house, which stood in rather extensive grounds a few miles outside the city wherein he carried on his trade. Wessex Tales by Thomas Hardy [1888]

E. Phillips Oppenheim Wolfenden’s words—the first spoken words of love which had ever been addressed to her—had carried with them at the time a peculiar and a very sweet conviction. Mysterious Mr. Sabin by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1898]

Arthur Conan Doyle We carried with us the raw meat in a zinc pail. The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1927]

Sir Richard Burton These two ceased not to abide in their several realms and the law was ever carried out in their dominions. The Arabian Nights' Entertainments by Sir Richard Burton

Andrew Lang The queen then caught sight of a man who carried some venison. The Pink Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Her boy, Marburning, carried a broken spear to help him in his lameness, but Nabbari had carried him most of the way. The Passing of the Aborigines by Daisy Bates [1938]

Edith Wharton I didn’t know exactly what to answer and we walked on a little way in silence; then she said: “If you’d carried him off this morning he would have escaped all this fuss. Coming Home by Edith Wharton [1916]

The body was carried up the side, and uncovered, just as Mrs. Dodd saw in her dream. Hard Cash by Charles Reade [1863]

George Gissing Had he carried off his love, he would have wedded her in disregard of every danger; and so long as it was only the Greeks that sought her, I should have done my best to aid and to protect him. Veranilda by George Gissing [1903]

On nearer approach it was seen that she had suffered considerable damage, her topmasts appearing to have been carried completely away. The Beautiful White Devil by Guy Boothby [1897]

Still the risk was great, for Lady Hester carried with her many articles of value, and of course was wholly at the mercy of her conductors, who got their living by plunder. Little Memoirs of the Nineteenth Century by George Paston [1902]

Walter Scott You have required to be carried before a magistrate. Redgauntlet by Walter Scott [1824]

E. Phillips Oppenheim She carried a tray on which was a silver shaker. The Strange Boarders of Palace Crescent by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1934]

Edith Wharton Fulvia had been carried into the audience-chamber and laid on the dais, her head resting on the velvet cushions of the ducal chair. The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton [1902]

A new intoxication carried him away. Eminent Victorians by Lytton Strachey

Daniel Defoe He carried me in the coach to the Spring Garden, at Knightsbridge, where we walked in the gardens, and he treated me very handsomely; but I found he drank very freely. The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe [1683]

Anthony Hope I carried the queen’s letter, and — well, I would have given much to have old Sapt or Rudolf Rassendyll by my side. Rupert of Hentzau by Anthony Hope

Charles Dudley Warner The enthralled but bashful sailor carried the letter in his pocket till it was worn out, without ever being able to summon pluck enough to deliver it. Washington Irving by Charles Dudley Warner

Benjamin Disraeli Her culture, according to Waldershare, was to be carried on chiefly by conversations. Endymion by Benjamin Disraeli [1880]

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]

Samuel Johnson Our boat could not be forced very near the dry ground, and our Highlanders carried us over the water. A Journey to the Western Isles of Scotland by Samuel Johnson

In pursuance of his new plan he carried his gold to the Bank of England and changed it into these notes. Max Carrados by Ernest Bramah [1914]

But there it was; and conceiving that the sight of it would please the ladies, I carried it down into the library, and in an evil hour called three or four of those about me to inspect it. The Amethyst Box by Anna Katharine Green

H. G. Wells It seemed a matter of secondary importance to them who was fed, clothed, carried about by their always more competent material organisations. The Holy Terror by H. G. Wells [1939]

Now if we read clauses two and three carefully, we shall see that he has rendered it virtually impossible that his wishes can be carried out. The Eye of Osiris by R. Austin Freeman [1911]

Steele Rudd Not exactly a “traveller;” he carried no swag or billycan, and wore a pair of boots much too large. On Our Selection by Steele Rudd

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]

He carried a metal pencil-case, and one of those long, thin note-books which gentlemen of the Stock Exchange use to enter their bargains in. Mr. Ely’s Engagement by Richard Marsh

Anthony Trollope He was very brave, and persevered in such a fashion that he carried his point. Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope Then she learned that the quarrel between the father and son had been carried to such a pitch that no hope of reconciliation remained. Marion Fay by Anthony Trollope [1882]

Henry Fielding Nay, he carried his fondness even to inanimate objects, of which we have above set down a pregnant example in his demonstration of love and tenderness towards his boats and ship. Journal of a Voyage to Lisbon by Henry Fielding

As the men set the boat’s head to the welcome line of lights that marked the Neck, a black spot balanced upon a black line was swept under their stern and carried out to sea. For the term of his natural life by Marcus Clarke [1874]

H. G. Wells The aeroplane, and that primitive “navigable” the Zeppelin, carried the war behind the fronts and attacked the civilian population in the cities. The Shape of Things to Come by H. G. Wells [1933]

Charlotte Perkins Gilman Therefore, they habitually considered and carried out plans for improvement which might cover centuries. Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman [1915]

William Makepeace Thackeray As we wanted money (for my occupation with Magny caused our bank to be much neglected), my uncle had carried Magny’s trinkets to Mannheim to pawn. The Memoires of Barry Lyndon by William Makepeace Thackeray [1852]

It is not pretended that the disease is always, or even, it may be, in the majority of cases, carried about by attendants; only that it is so carried in certain cases. The Contagiousness of Puerperal Fever by Oliver Wendell Holmes

Robert Louis Stevenson Brown and yellow butterflies are sown and carried away again by the light air — like thistledown. Collected Essays by Robert Louis Stevenson

Theodore Dreiser Such a purse had never been carried by any one attentive to her. Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser

Anthony Trollope Whether the bribe carried the day, or whether the bishop’s wife really chose to see the vicar’s wife, it boots not now to inquire. Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope

Alphonse Daudet In his left hand Tartarin took a steel-pointed knuckle-duster; in the right he carried a sword-cane; in his left pocket a life-preserver; in the right a revolver. Tartarin of Tarascon by Alphonse Daudet [1872]

It may be carried in the folds of a woman’s gown, or among the feathers of a courtier’s hat. London Pride by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1896]

M. R. James It went sailing up to a surprising height, and was carried down with a despairing moan as of a winter wind in a hollow chimney, or an organ whose wind fails suddenly. Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by M. R. James

George Gissing Mutimer was delighted with the idea, and at once had it carried out. Demos by George Gissing [1886]

Meanwhile, Miss Holmes carried her cane about with her. Lark Rise to Candleford by Flora Thompson [1945]

Wilkie Collins He is said to make use of shocking language whenever my name is mentioned, and to wish that he had been carried off by the yellow fever before he ever set eyes on the Softly family. A Rogue’s Life by Wilkie Collins [1879]

Algernon Blackwood It seemed, however, to be a man standing upright in a sort of flat-bottomed boat, steering with a long oar, and being carried down the opposite shore at a tremendous pace. The Willows by Algernon Blackwood [1907]

It was such a thunder of furious exultation as might have carried a Viking chief into his last battle. The Island of Sheep by John Buchan [1936]

At the end of a few minutes she came out of a private closet, to which no one but herself had admission, and in which she carried on her experiments in chemistry. Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas

Such a one was the ill-starred Juliet. She had lost her indulgent parents, her brothers and sisters, companions of her youth; in one fell swoop they had been carried off from her. The Last Man by Mary Shelley

Edith Wharton He looked better than when he had left for the south; his leg was less stiff, and he carried his tall carefully dressed figure with a rigid jauntiness. Twilight Sleep by Edith Wharton [1927]

I carried the child to his home, and had to remain there some time. A Strange Story by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1862]

E. Phillips Oppenheim Once more she carried herself with the old lightsome grace. A Sleeping Memory by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1902]

George Borrow When at college, for he has been at college, he carried off everything before him as a Latiner, and was first-rate at a game they called matthew mattocks. The Romany Rye by George Borrow

Henry Handel Richardson He resolved to go through the street of that name in the afternoon; but, when the time came, he forgot about it, and it was not till next morning that he carried out his intention. Maurice Guest by Henry Handel Richardson

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

Augustine Birrell The formal reception of the ambassador was on the 11th of February. Marvell was in the ambassador’s sledge and carried his credentials upon a yard of red damask. Andrew Marvell by Augustine Birrell [1905]

Edith Wharton But carried it where to? That was the question Boyne could not help putting. The Children by Edith Wharton [1928]

The opening of the defence carried the minds of many back to the inquest. Hand and Ring by Anna Katharine Green

Berlioz carried this folly of pride to its highest pitch. Balzac by Frederick Lawton

Arthur Conan Doyle He carried something in his other hand, but whether sword or javelin I could not see. The Maracot Deep by Arthur Conan Doyle [1929]

H. G. Wells Servants were expected to be cheap and servile and grateful, and most things, coals, slops, and so forth had to be carried by hand up and down the one staircase. An Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells

Anthony Trollope He stayed by the vessel when the boat was carried away, and he was saved in that way. The Claverings by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope He had a plan; but would say nothing about it till he had seen whether it could be carried out. The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope [1870]

The regent, who knew nothing whatever of the philosophy of finance, thought that a system which had produced such good effects could never be carried to excess. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

E. Phillips Oppenheim His thoughts travelled still farther back, to the time when he had almost carried the child from the roadside to her hospital, from there to a nursing home, and afterwards to the altar. The Glenlitten Murder by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1929]

At last we carried away an armful of splendid plumes, most of which measured from two and a half to three feet in length. A Thousand Miles up the Nile by Amelia B. Edwards [1877]

Ford Madox Ford And carried liquor cheerfully. A Man Could Stand Up by Ford Madox Ford [1926]

Arthur Conan Doyle Sir Thomas Wake was beaten to the ground with a battle-axe—that being the weapon which he had selected—and had to be carried to his pavilion. The White Company by Arthur Conan Doyle [1891]

Andrew Lang He carried his basket to the Princess, who at once sent him back to the pantry to bring all the tarts and sugar plums that had been prepared for the King’s supper. The Red Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Edgar Rice Burroughs And all the way Kala carried her little dead baby hugged closely to her breast. Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs [1912]

Edith Wharton So much was almost immediately clear to Mrs. Peyton; but in a moment her inferences had carried her a point farther. Sanctuary by Edith Wharton [1903]

James Joyce Bald Pat carried two diners’ drinks, Richie and Poldy. And Father Cowley laughed again. Ulysses by James Joyce [1922]

Edgar Wallace My astronomical and radiological studies were practically carried on at the same time. Planetoid 127 by Edgar Wallace [1927]

H. G. Wells And him a new guest and wanting to stay! Then she filled the mustard pot, and, putting it with a certain stateliness upon a gold and black tea-tray, carried it into the parlour. The Invisible Man by H. G. Wells [1897]

Thomas Hardy The troublesome sheet was a banker’s receipt for two hundred pounds, placed to the credit of Miss Swancourt, which the impractical girl had totally forgotten she carried with her. A Pair of Blue Eyes by Thomas Hardy [1899]

He lifted the canoe, bottom upwards, to his head, and, paddle and pole in either hand, carried it into the forest. The Mystery of Choice by Robert W. Chambers [1896]

On the whole, his native good sense carried him well through the ordeal. Robert Burns by John Campbell Shairp [1879]

She looked paler than usual, but she carried herself with her head held high and there was no lack of spirit in her expression. The Poisoned Goblet by Arthur Gask [1935]

Edith Wharton I was glad enough when we got back to the base at last, and the grim load we carried was lifted out and taken into the hospital. Coming Home by Edith Wharton [1916]

This was the entrance and exit which Fétis had generally used in his attendance upon his master, and he had always carried a key to this door about his person. Mohawks by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1886]

James Joyce Corny Kelleher opened the sidedoors and the gravediggers came in, hoisted the coffin again, carried it out and shoved it on their cart. Ulysses by James Joyce [1922]

Cluffe, in a frenzy, carried this piece of mercantile insolence off to his lawyer. The House by the Church-Yard by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

But to-day in his head he carried with him the rocking wood. Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

Dark objects, carried swiftly on the breast of the current, struck with a grinding tearing noise against the stone piers, spun around for an instant, and hurried away into the darkness. The King in Yellow by Robert W. Chambers

Sir Walter Scott He had easily persuaded Steenie, who was a bold thoughtless young fellow, to engage in the frolic along with him, and the jest had been inadvertently carried a great deal farther than was designed. The Antiquary by Sir Walter Scott [1816]

Daniel Defoe Our greatest misfortune as to our stock was that it was all in money, which every one knows is an unprofitable cargo to be carried to the plantations. The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe [1683]

Jack London The tide could not have carried the masts far to seaward, and there had been no wind. The Sea-Wolf by Jack London [1904]

Anthony Trollope He had been screwed up to the pitch of asserting a will of his own, and might possibly be carried on till by an absolute success he should have been taught how possible it was to succeed. Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope

Victoria, who doubtless carried in her mind some memory of Albert’s disapproval of a similar verdict in the case of Oxford, was very much annoyed. Queen Victoria by Lytton Strachey

Elizabeth Gaskell One was, that he put nearly the whole breadth of Paris between him and an enemy; though why Morin was an enemy, and to what extent he carried his dislike or hatred, Clement could not tell, of course. My Lady Ludlow by Elizabeth Gaskell [1858]

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

H. G. Wells Meanwhile my feet and my previous direction carried me through the warm darkness to Checkshill station with its little lights, to the ticket-office window, and so to the train. In the Days of the Comet by H. G. Wells [1906]

I was with Madame Georges from the day she first entered this house to the day she was carried out of it in her coffin. Wyllard's Weird by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1885]

Steele Rudd The cow thereupon carried a panel of the yard away, and got out and careered down the lane, bucking and bellowing till all the cattle of the country gathered about her. On Our Selection by Steele Rudd

Isabella Bird The ink is thick, and is carried with the pens in a papier-maché inkhorn. Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan by Isabella Bird [1891]

Henry James This was why I carried it to Albemarle Street no later than on the morrow. The Death of the Lion by Henry James [1894]

E. Nesbi The engine-driver picked her up, carried her to the train, and laid her on the cushions of a first-class carriage. The Railway Children by E. Nesbi

Walter Scott The form of the Labarum may still be recognised in the banners carried in ecclesiastical processions in all Roman Catholic countries. Count Robert of Paris by Walter Scott [1832]

His garments were dusty, as if with many a weary mile’s wandering on the parched high-roads, and he carried a large pack of goods upon his back. Run to Earth by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1868]

Arthur Conan Doyle At the Lymington River they splashed through the ford, and lay in the meadows on the further side to eat the bread and salt meat which they carried upon the sumpter horses. The White Company by Arthur Conan Doyle [1891]

During his absence Browne had entrusted their arrangements to his care; and in consequence Jimmy carried about with him an air of business, which at other times was quite unusual to him. The Red Rat’s Daughter by Guy Boothby [1899]

William Makepeace Thackeray That scheme is not to be carried out. Roundabout Papers by William Makepeace Thackeray [1860-63]

Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch Sam himself had borne an inconspicuous share in them; and because of them Sam’s father had carried a white face to his grave. The Haunted Dragoon by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch [1893]

G. K. Chesterton The consequence was that the Colonel carried his monstrous green headgear about the streets of that suburb for nearly a week, and nobody ever mentioned the subject to him. Tales of the Long Bow by G. K. Chesterton [1925]

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]

Samuel Johnson Those who then left the country were generally the idle dependants on overburdened families, or men who had no property; and therefore carried away only themselves. A Journey to the Western Isles of Scotland by Samuel Johnson

George Eliot Society couldn’t be carried on if we inquired into private conduct in that way — and Christianity tells us to think no evil — and my belief is, that Miss Unit had no cards sent her. The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot [1860]

George Gissing By discreet management the piled volumes were stowed in bags, carried downstairs, emptied into a cart, and conveyed away, so quietly that the sick woman was aware of nothing. Christopherson by George Gissing

John Lewis Burckhard A narrow ditch was also carried along its whole extent, to increase the means of defence; and thus Djidda enjoys, in Arabia, the reputation of being an impregnable fortress. Travels in Arabia by John Lewis Burckhard

Anthony Trollope Our heroine’s adventures are carried on much further, but they cannot be given here in detail. Thackeray by Anthony Trollope [1879]

E. Phillips Oppenheim He carried in his hand a little volume, bound in violent purple and tied up with ribbon. The Amazing Partnership by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1914]

Robert Louis Stevenson The Anarchists think otherwise, from which it is only plain that they have not carried to the study of history the lamp of human sympathy. Lay Morals by Robert Louis Stevenson

Leon Trotsky I carried away from every party meeting a double store of assurance in the rightness of my stand. My Life by Leon Trotsky

With a good deal of trouble I lashed his hands behind his back with the belt of my waterproof, carried him inside the cave and laid him in the dark end of it. Mr. Standfast by John Buchan [1919]

Andrew Lang Such volumes were carried about by the jongleurs, who chanted their own or other men’s verses. Homer and His Age by Andrew Lang

The process has to be conscious, or it would not be carried out with sufficient precision, but it also has to be unconscious, or it would bring with it a feeling of falsity and hence of guilt. Nineteen Eighty-four by George Orwell

John Lewis Burckhard The iron ore is carried upon mules and asses, one day’s journey and a half to the Mesbek, where the mountain abounds in oak. Travels in Syria and the Holy Land by John Lewis Burckhard

Presently the man spoke, and the tree-tops heard the words that the night-wind carried up among their leaves. The Lonely House by Arthur Gask [1929]

Edith Wharton With soundless steps, with lowered voices, the machinery of life was carried on. Fruit of the Tree by Edith Wharton [1907]

Thomas Love Peacock The fire was open on all sides, and the smoke was caught and carried back under a funnel-formed canopy into a hollow central pillar. Crotchet Castle by Thomas Love Peacock

Anthony Trollope He carried himself well, saying as little as he could of his own horse, and taking, or affecting to take, great interest in the race. The Duke’s Children by Anthony Trollope

Folding a shawl round her, I carried her back to the drawing-room. Villette by Charlotte Brontë [1853]

He would be carried out naked from his cosy shelter to lie in the cold earth, and his soul—he believed in the soul—would go shivering into the infinite spaces. Castle Gay by John Buchan [1930]

Arthur Conan Doyle Several others were carried in in the same fashion and laid in the kitchen, while a young surgeon, little more than a boy, remained behind in charge of them. The Adventures of Gerard by Arthur Conan Doyle [1903]

Sinclair Lewis Martin Lumsen’s little boy Willy carried a tasseled banner inscribed “Zenith the Zip City — Zeal, Zest and Zowie — 1,000,000 in 1935. Babbit by Sinclair Lewis

It is a happy thought, Barbara, and I only hope it may be carried out. East Lynne by Ellen Wood [1861]

Anthony Trollope In latter days he had governed his political feelings with more decorum, and had not allowed himself to be carried away by such foolish fervour as he had evinced in his youth. Doctor Thorne by Anthony Trollope

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Is there a crime to be done, a paper to be abstracted, we will say, a house to be rifled, a man to be removed — the word is passed to the professor, the matter is organized and carried out. The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle [1894]

The butcher appeared just after breakfast, and, as usual, when he made an early delivery, he carried with him the London newspapers. The House on the Island by Arthur Gask [1931]

Henry James He carried his volume of Ariosto in his pocket, and took it out every now and then and spouted half a dozen stanzas to his companion. Roderick Hudson by Henry James [1875]

Anthony Trollope The whole thing was a threat, and not to save herself from any misery, would she have succumbed to a menace; but still it was possible that the threat might be carried out. The Claverings by Anthony Trollope

Just a common ship’s boat, which the man who owns her uses for taking the workmen and stevedores to and from the ships loading at the buoys off Greenhithe. She would have carried some thirty people. Notes on Life and Letters by Joseph Conrad [1921]

Anthony Hope Both wore shooting costumes and carried guns. The Prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope

E. Phillips Oppenheim He carried the satchel into the small anteroom, locked the door, and returned with the key in his pocket. The Ostrekoff Jewels by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1932]

He carried her, her hair strayed across his breast, up the stairs, along the tumbling passage to the little room where he had slept with small David on their first night in the house. Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

Anthony Trollope The Major with much pluck had carried on his operations in opposition to the wishes of the resident members of the hunt. The Duke’s Children by Anthony Trollope

Jules Verne Thus, believers and unbelievers, the learned and the ignorant, alike had their eyes fixed on the doctor, and he became the lion of the day, without knowing that he carried such a mane. Five Weeks in a Balloon by Jules Verne [1869]

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

Then he carried her off to see about a new staircase upon which he wanted her opinion. The Crowned Skull by Fergus Hume

Henry Handel Richardson He carried himself erectly, swinging a little on his hips. Maurice Guest by Henry Handel Richardson

D. H. Lawrence The electricity was carried into every mine. Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence

Between them the two creatures carried the girl upstairs; their monstrous shadows rising against the walls. All Hallows’ Eve by Charles Williams [1945]

Marjorie Bowen Today his right hand was hanging in a sling, while in, the other he carried a roll of drawings. The Viper of Milan by Marjorie Bowen [1906]

Jack London He discovered the mistake too late, when Thornton was abreast of him and a bare half-dozen strokes away while he was being carried helplessly past. The Call of the Wild by Jack London [1903]

Sir Walter Scott Being, as we have said, a second son, his father destined him to a share in a substantial mercantile concern, carried on by some of his maternal relations. The Antiquary by Sir Walter Scott [1816]

Whether civil or rude, she was never civil or rude but what she carried public opinion along with her. A Strange Story by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1862]

Baldwin Spencer The second part of the ceremony was concerned with the Elkintera or white bat totem, and one of the two performers also carried one of these Atnuta objects, representing a dead man, on his head. The Native Tribes of Central Australia by Baldwin Spencer

As soon as the pieces of leaves are carried in they must be cut up by the small class of workers into little pieces. The Naturalist in Nicaragua by Thomas Belt [1874]

All change had carried on some kind of memory which was encouragement. All Hallows’ Eve by Charles Williams [1945]

Struck in the breast and extending his arms, the Spaniard fell back on the crupper, and the terrified horse, turning around, carried him off. Twenty Years After by Alexandre Dumas [1845]

In prose, MAUPASSANT carried on the work of Flaubert with a sharper manner and more vivid style, though with a narrower range. Landmarks in Literature--French by Lytton Strachey

H. G. Wells Heating was done by the sheet-iron stove they had brought with them, and the smoke was carried out to the roof by a thin sheet-iron pipe which had come up outside a roll of canvas. Marriage by H. G. Wells [1912]

But the Conte had a sense of his own valour, he was full of generous impulses, he was easily carried away, and at such times allowed himself to make imprudent speeches. The Charterhouse of Parma by Stendhal

His head was well shaped and well set upon his shoulders, his height was six feet two if an inch, and he carried himself with the erectness of a man accustomed to an outdoor life. My Strangest Case by Guy Boothby [1901]

Henry James With her delicate surface, her conventional mildness, he made out she was strong; she had set her patience upon a height and carried it like a diadem. The Siege of London by Henry James [1883]

Lucy Maud Montgomery And if it isn’t carried in just a certain way the handle pulls out — so I’d better keep it because I know the exact knack of it. Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery [1908]

Sir Walter Scott His ferula was stuck on the other side, like Harlequin’s wooden sword; and he carried in his hand the tattered volume which he had been busily perusing. Kenilworth by Sir Walter Scott [1821]

Thomas Wolfe The phrase, accompanied as it always was by a dark and smouldering look, carried an air of “There’s more to this than meets the eye”. You Can’t Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe [1940]

Benjamin Disraeli Henrietta piqued herself upon the unsuspected inquiries which she carried on respecting her absent friend. The Consul’s Daughter by Benjamin Disraeli

Robert Louis Stevenson For life, though largely, is not entirely carried on by literature. Truth of Intercourse by Robert Louis Stevenson

Henry James That would have carried out his system. An International Episode by Henry James [1878]

The editor’s name evidently carried great weight, even then. A Study of Hawthorne by G. P. Lathrop [1876]

You see, Millie Matheson said her character was Lady Bountiful, and as she was our hostess of course we all had to vote that she had carried out her character better than anyone. Beasts and Super-Beasts by Saki

Jules Verne Some gun wads, carried by the wind, fell beside them; they were made of printed paper, which Paganel picked up out of curiosity, and with some trouble deciphered. In Search of the Castaways by Jules Verne [1873]

Anthony Trollope The two men whom Mr Apjohn had sent from his office, together with the butler and Mrs Griffith, began their work in the old man’s bed-room, and then carried it on in the parlour. Cousin Henry by Anthony Trollope [1879]

H. G. Wells We have been carried along — with no means of measuring the increasing swiftness in the succession of events. What are we to do with our lives? by H. G. Wells [1928]

George Gilfillan He is said about this time to have in his walks carried arms, and had a large dog as his protector; but none of the dunces had courage enough to assail him. Life of Alexander Pope by George Gilfillan

Edith Wharton But such sensitiveness may be carried to excess. Sanctuary by Edith Wharton [1903]

Arthur Conan Doyle That last spring, which he hoped would have brought the fight to a bloody end, carried him clear of the edge, and he found himself in an instant eight feet deep in the ice-cold stream. The White Company by Arthur Conan Doyle [1891]

He carried his helmet in his hand, and his face wore an air of judicial solemnity. Castle Gay by John Buchan [1930]

Kate Chopin She carried in her hands a thin handkerchief, which she tore into ribbons, rolled into a ball, and flung from her. The Awakening by Kate Chopin

Willa Cather They carried him right along, swinging in the air, and finally ran him into the barb-wire fence and cut his face and neck up. One of Ours by Willa Cather [1922]

George Eliot They carried her to the sofa and loosened her dress. Adam Bede by George Eliot [1859]

Lower still, where any degree of leisure, even ostensible, has become impracticable for the wife, the conspicuous consumption of goods remains and is carried on by the wife and children. The Theory of the Leisure Class by Thorstein Veblen

The women were delighted with the showy goods which he carried in his pack, and which he sold them at prices far below those of the best bargains they had ever made before. Run to Earth by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1868]

Jules Verne Jup, carried by Neb and Pencroft, was placed in the lift, and only a slight moan now and then escaped his lips. The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne [1874]

Giddy — wildfainting — still terror carried me on. Uncle Silas by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

William Dampier This present was carried by Mr. Henry More in the evening. A New Voyage Round the World by William Dampier [1697]

H. G. Wells He looked dusty and tired, but his eye was brighter than it used to be, and he carried in a rather unaccustomed manner, a workman’s tool basket. In the Days of the Comet by H. G. Wells [1906]

E. Phillips Oppenheim He carried a railway ticket clenched in his hand and seemed to have hard work to keep from dancing. The Ostrekoff Jewels by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1932]

D. H. Lawrence But he found himself again WANTING to be convinced, wanting to be carried away. Kangaroo by D. H. Lawrence

Arthur Morrison Josh Perrott, however, hard as nails and respected for it, feared neither Rann nor Leary, and leaving a little money with his missis, carried his morning mouth in search of beer. A Child of the Jago by Arthur Morrison

And blind Hans’s boy came forward, but was sifted narrowly by my master, and stammered and faltered, and owned he had seen nothing, but only carried blind Hans’s tale to the chief constable. The Cloister and the Hearth by Charles Reade

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu And Mr. Etherage did not look pleased by the recital; on the contrary, he carried his head unusually high, and looked hot and minatory, but he did not explode. The Tenants of Malory by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu [1867]

He was without a hat, carried a sword, and flourished a handkerchief in his hand. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas

H. G. Wells Both of us carried whips and loaded revolvers. The Island of Doctor Moreau by H. G. Wells [1896]

Sir Walter Scott That is Henry Bertram, son to Godfrey Bertram, umquhile of Ellangowan; that young man is the very lad — bairn that Dirk Hatteraick carried off from Warroch wood the day that he murdered the gauger. Guy Mannering by Sir Walter Scott [1815]