Phrases with "cases"

Francis Bacon The growth of them comes from great wits; the prizes and rewards of them are in the hands of the people, or of great persons, who are but in very few cases even moderately learned. The New Organon by Francis Bacon [1620]

Sommerfeld relieved me of nearly all the office work: I had only to get up the speeches, for he prepared the cases for me. My Life and Loves by Frank Harris

Jeremy Bentham Yet in all these cases the motive is the same: it is neither more nor less than the motive of ill-will. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham

John Galsworthy The final word in cases of this nature rests with the Secretary of State, who issues the surrender warrant. Maid in Waiting by John Galsworthy

Wilkie Collins When a sensible woman has a serious question put to her, and evades it by a flippant answer, it is a sure sign, in ninety-nine cases out of a hundred, that she has something to conceal. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

Wilkie Collins For once in a way, report turned out to be true, in both the cases just mentioned. After Dark by Wilkie Collins [1856]

In cases where the predatory activity is a collective one, this propensity is frequently called the martial spirit, or, latterly, patriotism. The Theory of the Leisure Class by Thorstein Veblen

Moir. Remarks at a meeting of the Edinburgh Medico–Chirurgical Society. Refers to cases of Dr. Kellie, of Leith. Sixteen in succession, all fatal. The Contagiousness of Puerperal Fever by Oliver Wendell Holmes

There ARE cases when, if girls fail to get married it’s THEIR OWN FAULT. It happens even out here sometimes. Burmese Days by George Orwell

H.P. Lovecraft The cases were of a strange golden wood, with fronts of exquisite glass, and containing the mummified forms of creatures outreaching in grotesqueness the most chaotic dreams of man. The Nameless City by H.P. Lovecraft [1921]

Maria Edgeworth Philosophic doubt for me, especially in cases where ’tis not worth while to determine; but I see I astonish you, Mr. Ormond.” “You do, indeed,” said Ormond, ingenuously. Ormond by Maria Edgeworth

Goldwin Smith In the length of the interval between his early poems and his great work he resembles Milton; but widely different in the two cases had been the current of the intervening years. Cowper by Goldwin Smith [1880]

George Elio It’s one of those complicated cases in which the delirium is likely to be of the worst kind — meningitis and delirium tremens together — and we may have a good deal of trouble with him. Janet’s Repentance by George Elio

Edward Jenner I have inoculated a great number of females in that situation, and never observed their cases to differ in any respect from those of my other patients. On Vaccination Against Smallpox by Edward Jenner

We are reminded by this latter fact of the extraordinary cases of Hippeastrum, Passiflora, &c. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

Jeremy Bentham Yet in all three cases the motive may be the very same: it may be neither more nor less than curiosity. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham

Benjamin Disraeli He drove over with some fine horses, and several cases and bags containing instruments and weapons for the fray. Lothair by Benjamin Disraeli [1870]

G. K. Chesterton In his old age, he shows traces of being so bizarre a thing as an abstract police detective, writing at length in letters and diaries his views of certain criminal cases in an Italian town. Robert Browning by G. K. Chesterton [1903]

Algernon Blackwood They are all within you, these entrances, although outer cases such as colour, music and other things lead you towards them. John Silence by Algernon Blackwood

Anthony Trollope The assistance of the village carpenter in filling certain cases that he had made was all that they knew how to obtain beyond that of their own two servants. The Small House at Allington by Anthony Trollope

The innkeeper’s wife got in cases of tinned salmon and Australian rabbit. Lark Rise to Candleford by Flora Thompson [1945]

The cases remained in the hall, and the messenger was taken charge of by the servants till he had eaten his supper. Carmilla by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Edith Wharton It was said — Dr. Lanskell was understood to have said — that the baffled instinct of motherhood was peculiarly intense in cases where lung-disease prevented marriage. The Old Maid by Edith Wharton

George Gissing If I knew a doctor who had many cases of insomnia in hand, I would recommend “Mr Bailey” to him as a specific. New Grub Street by George Gissing [1891]

Robert Louis Stevenson I have heard the reverse process going on between a Scotswoman and a French girl; and the arguments in the two cases were identical. Essays of Travel by Robert Louis Stevenson

Willa Cather For several hours last night cases of eggs and boxes of oranges were being carried into the Chief Steward’s cabin by a flunky of his from the galley. One of Ours by Willa Cather [1922]

It may be well to extend the same caution to cases of simple peritonitis. Medical Essays by Oliver Wendell Holmes

Bram Stoker We have read of very many cases inj the past; and even now the hum-drum of life is broken by the fact or the echo of some startling revelation of the kind. Famous Imposters by Bram Stoker [1910]

Sir Walter Scott On many occasions this has a singular and striking effect, but it degenerates into mere empty form and grimace in cases where the defunct has had the misfortune to live unbeloved and die unlamented. Guy Mannering by Sir Walter Scott [1815]

Mark Twain When a man leads a right and valuable life under it he is not deceived as to the REAL chief motive which impels him to it — in those other cases he is. What is Man? and other essays by Mark Twain

Elizabeth Gaskell After this, I shall go on looking out for suitable cases among the middle-aged people of my acquaintance. Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell [1865]

Though he hammered away at his law cases as thoroughly as ever, he found more time for relaxation and the company of his friends. Roads of Destiny by O. Henry [1909]

The final result will generally have been, as already explained, an advance, but in some few cases a retrogression, in organisation. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

Anthony Trollope But we will submit one or two other cases to you. The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope

Edward Bellamy All cases of atavism are treated in the hospitals. Looking Backward From 2000 to 1887 by Edward Bellamy

Arthur Conan Doyle The ‘baccy is in the flat cases over by the Black Drop there. Micah Clarke by Arthur Conan Doyle

In the the following chapters, I’ll describe some of the special cases I’ve provided for. The Design and Construction of eBooks by Steve Thomas [2015]

For in many other cases he uses the plural for the singular. Essays and Miscellanies by Plutarch

H. G. Wells I infer rather than learn from his narrative that he was captured by the mooncalf herds under the direction of these other Selenites who “have larger brain cases (heads?) and very much shorter legs. First Men in the Moon by H. G. Wells [1901]

Richard Burton The watches worn by respectable people in Al-Hijaz are almost a1ways old silver pieces, of the turnip shape, with hunting cases and an outer etui of thick leather. Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Richard Burton

Arthur Conan Doyle The cases of ammunition and of food were scattered about in a wild litter, together with our unfortunate cameras and plate-carriers, but none of them were missing. The Lost World by Arthur Conan Doyle [1912]

Arthur Morrison In cases of this sort there is sometimes an arrangement for the amount to be paid a little at a time as required; that, however, I judge, would not be an arrangement to please you. Tales of Mean Streets by Arthur Morrison

Edith Wharton Such cases were common enough — if the man recovered he bought off the woman and got a divorce. Sanctuary by Edith Wharton [1903]

Sinclair Lewis He had realized from divorce cases that boredom can be a slimier serpent in Eden than cruelty or drunkenness, and he saw that snake writhing. Cass Timberlane by Sinclair Lewis

William Makepeace Thackeray Both were rigorously searched; the Jew’s papers and cases taken from him: the jewel was found in a private pocket. The Memoires of Barry Lyndon by William Makepeace Thackeray [1852]

Willa Cather It was not absolutely necessary for him to come, but he had no very pressing cases at home. The Song of the Lark by Willa Cather [1915]

Nellie Bly The large room is completely lined with cases from ceiling to floor, and these glass-doored cases are packed with handsomely bound books which must be worth a fortune. Around the World in Seventy-Two Days by Nellie Bly [1890]

H. G. Wells He had seen a man handling a pile of cases for some public use. The Holy Terror by H. G. Wells [1939]

Bronislaw Malinowski In general it may be said that elopement was always punished, and in the majority of cases afterwards, under certain conditions, legalized and acknowledged. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

His cases hung long on hand, and when he had a patient of wealth and standing Dr. Rylance knew how to keep him. The Golden Calf by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1883]

Anthony Trollope There was no evidence against him other than circumstantial evidence, and both judges and jury were wont to be unwilling to accept such, when uncorroborated, as sufficient in cases of life and death. Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope

Walter Scott And so, if these Ravenswood cases be called over the coals in the House of Peers, you will find that the Marquis will have a crow to pluck with you. The Bride of Lammermoor by Walter Scott [1819]

Bronislaw Malinowski In the other cases we are not informed at all how the individual or family comes into possession, or are informed in such an inexact way954 that we cannot attach much value to the information. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

Bronislaw Malinowski In cases of sudden danger or emergency, the scattered groups are rapidly warned or collected” by messenger or smoke signals. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

Francis Bacon These cases have reference principally to the sight, and secondarily to the touch. The New Organon by Francis Bacon [1620]

This was not as a temporary measure — there were cases of people being kept four and five months almost without sight of daylight. Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell [1938]

H.P. Lovecraft Scientific men were little more affected, though four cases of vague description suggest fugitive glimpses of strange landscapes, and in one case there is mentioned a dread of something abnormal. The Call of Cthulhu by H.P. Lovecraft [1926]

Anthony Trollope All cases in which foreigners are concerned, or the rights of foreigners, are brought or may be brought into the national courts. North America by Anthony Trollope

Andrew Lang The phenomena were cases of healing, many of them surprising, of cataleptic rigidity, and of insensibility to pain, among visitors to the tomb of the Abbé Paris (1731). The Making of Religion by Andrew Lang

G. K. Chesterton In other words, you mean there is a story behind every paradox of Pond. Certainly that is true—of all those cases when I have been told the story. The Paradoxes of Mr. Pond by G. K. Chesterton [1936]

Robert Louis Stevenson Rennie was afterwards appointed by the Commissioners as advising engineer, whom Stevenson might consult in cases of emergency. Records of a Family of Engineers by Robert Louis Stevenson

There are cases in which to obtain time for thought seems the one essential thing — cases in which a reprieve is as good as a pardon. Charlotte’s Inheritance by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1868]

Besides, they are engrossed in the acquisition of knowledge, and the burning desire that consumes them is to get out of these borrowed cases as speedily as may be. A Book of Ghosts by S. Baring-Gould [1904]

Maria Edgeworth Would it not be hard, ma’am, to constitute the feelings of one person always sole judge of the intentions of another? though in cases like the present I submit. Harrington by Maria Edgeworth

They came in mostly overland through Portuguese territory, though there have been cases of consignments to Johannesburg houses, the contents of which did not correspond with the invoice. Prester John by John Buchan

He thinks his prescription cured a single case of a particular complaint; he tries it in twenty similar cases without effect, and sets down the first as probably nothing more than a coincidence. Medical Essays by Oliver Wendell Holmes

Arthur Conan Doyle It seems, from what I gather, to be one of those simple cases which are so extremely difficult. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1892]

Anthony Trollope It is ordained that all criminal trials, except in cases of impeachment, shall be by jury. North America by Anthony Trollope

These two distinct cases of reversion are often confounded together by those who have written on inheritance. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

H.P. Lovecraft For the long cases they seized proved upon opening to contain some exceedingly gruesome things; so gruesome, in fact, that the matter could not be kept quiet amongst the denizens of the underworld. The Case of Charles Dexter Ward by H.P. Lovecraft [1927]

But the real importance of a large number of eggs or seeds is to make up for much destruction at some period of life; and this period in the great majority of cases is an early one. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

E. Phillips Oppenheim We’ll talk over my cases together, if they seem to run a little too close to the line. Peter Ruff and the Double Four by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1912]

John Locke The most usual cases wherein this happens, are these following: 5. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke [1690]

Jules Verne The cords that secured the cases of provisions had burst asunder. The Survivors of the Chancellor by Jules Verne [1875]

Jules Verne The cases containing the dried meat, and the fish that we had preserved, have both been washed away, and all that now remains to us is about sixty pounds of biscuit. The Survivors of the Chancellor by Jules Verne [1875]

Edward Jenner In all the cases under my care there have only occurred two or three which required any application, owing to erysipelatous inflammation on the arm, and they immediately yielded to it. On Vaccination Against Smallpox by Edward Jenner

Isabella Bird These consist of passages from the Koran, which are written on parchment in very small characters, and are enclosed in cases of silver or leather. Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan by Isabella Bird [1891]

Edgar Allan Poe If you will observe the MS., in the present instance, you will easily detect five such cases of unusual crowding. The Gold-Bug by Edgar Allan Poe

The signification of the resuscitation ceremony is obscured in cases where the same figure undergoes death and revival without any corresponding change of form. From Ritual to Romance by Jessie L. Weston [1920]

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu However, as you say, cases differ, and I daresay you are well advised. Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu [1871]

The evidence is, also, derived from hostile witnesses, who in all other cases consider fertility and sterility as safe criterions of specific distinction. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

Arthur Conan Doyle I have eight or ten similar cases maturing. The Return of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1904]

E. Phillips Oppenheim How can you tell whether I should be suitable—even if I were willing?” “You will remember the two cases which I have mentioned to you,” he answered. A Sleeping Memory by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1902]

Arthur Morrison Yesterday I should have refused, because I have five cases in progress already, but today I find that circumstances have given me a day or two. The Chronicles of Martin Hewitt by Arthur Morrison

Bronislaw Malinowski But where they are completely absent (as in Australia) we prefer not to use the suggestive term consanguinity, and to distinguish these cases from the former we use the term kinship. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

R. D. Blackmore So now you know what to expect, Master Anerley.” Stephen Anerley never made light of his wife’s opinions in those few cases wherein they differed from his own. Mary Anerley by R. D. Blackmore [1880]

Andrew Lang Now, to find anything like attested cases of successful clairvoyance among savages is a difficult task. The Making of Religion by Andrew Lang

Mark Twain In ALL cases it seeks a SPIRITUAL contentment, let the MEANS be what they may. What is Man? and other essays by Mark Twain

Olaf Stapledon Such cases overwhelmingly suggest that physical events take effect on the course of mental events. Philosophy and Living by Olaf Stapledon [1939]

Anthony Trollope Though it was holiday-time, still there was plenty of work for him to do, various heavy cases to get up and papers to be read, if only he could settle himself down to the doing of it. The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope

Mark Twain Y.M. ALL longings, desires, ambitions SPIRITUAL, never material? O.M. Yes. The Master in you requires that in ALL cases you shall content his SPIRIT— that alone. What is Man? and other essays by Mark Twain

Bronislaw Malinowski But only in cases of great abundance of food does the local group live and move together. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

Edward Jenner It certainly appears extremely extraordinary that in all my cases there never was but one pustule, which appeared on a patient’s elbow on the inoculated arm, and maturated. On Vaccination Against Smallpox by Edward Jenner

Now, hardly any cases have been ascertained with certainty of hybrids from two quite distinct species of animals being perfectly fertile. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

John Hill Burton Such are the grounds upon which the forfeiture of personal estate, in cases of clergyable felony, still continues to subsist. Introduction to the Study of the Works of Jeremy Bentham by John Hill Burton

Bronislaw Malinowski In cases when a man secured a wife without her family’s approval (but usually with her own consent), this act was considered a trespass, both in the cases of a girl and of a married woman. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

The minister, still new to the place, for the most part held his peace, but now and then, in cases which he knew of, he asserted his authority. Witch Wood by John Buchan [1927]

However, in but few cases had the damage proceeded to lengths which had rendered what was left absolutely worthless — discovery had come just in the nick of time. Tom Ossington’s Ghost by Richard Marsh [1898]

Murder has its counterpart among the Kosekin in cases where one man meets another, forces money on him, and kills himself. A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder by James De Mille [1888]

F. Scott Fitzgerald I’ve bought three cases of Gordon gin from a revenue officer. The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1922]

I’ve sailed with some hard cases in my time, and seen pins flying like sand on a squally day — but never a match to our old man. The Wrecker by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne

In the first nineteen days of January, 1829, he had five consecutive cases of puerperal fever, every patient he attended being attacked, and the three first cases proving fatal. Medical Essays by Oliver Wendell Holmes

Jules Verne Mioustic!» Enfin, ni ses camarades ni lui n’ont eu le courage de pénétrer dans les cases fidgiennes. L’île à hélice by Jules Verne [1895]

H.P. Lovecraft The same statement also covered the numerous cases of wounds, all of which were extensively bandaged and treated only by Dr. Jabez Bowen, who had accompanied the party. The Case of Charles Dexter Ward by H.P. Lovecraft [1927]

Wilkie Collins There are other cases in which the dangerous system of telling the truth becomes equally judicious. The Black Robe by Wilkie Collins [1881]

Bronislaw Malinowski We are informed in many places that they discuss important matters and decide vital questions; and especially in cases where any law has been transgressed. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

But first let us look to a few analogous cases in our domestic varieties. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

For ornithological purposes, what is needed is not glass cases full of stuffed birds on perches, but convenient drawers into each of which a great quantity of skins will go. Science and Education by Thomas Henry Huxley

His work at once arrested attention, but it did not at once in all, or in many, cases fix it, even with critical readers: and for a long time the general public turned an obstinately deaf ear. The English Novel by George Saintsbury [1913]

Andrew Lang Now, out of 1,622 cases of hallucination of all known kinds (coincidental or not), mental strain was reported in 220 instances; of which 131 were cases of grief about known deaths or anxiety. The Making of Religion by Andrew Lang

Olaf Stapledon There was to be a vast system of special courts of appeal to deal with cases of alleged officialism and interference with liberty. Darkness and the Light by Olaf Stapledon

T. H. Huxley But, in all these cases we have ‘human interference’. Essays by T. H. Huxley

In cases of punishment for all serious offences, slaves are brought before the judicial authorities, and suffer the same punishment as free men. Travels in Morocco by James Richardson

So many difficult cases had he brought to a successful conclusion that it had come to be believed by the public generally that it was by instinct mainly that he had succeeded where others had failed. Marauders by Night by Arthur Gask [1951]

G. K. Chesterton I have known one or two isolated cases also of the mere man of imagination. Autobiography by G. K. Chesterton [1936]

Rudyard Kipling Two hundred and ten fever cases only, and the balance looking like so many ghosts with sore eyes. Under the Deodars by Rudyard Kipling [1888]

Andrew Lang We also note cases in which missionaries found such native names as ‘Father,’ ‘Ancient of Heaven,’ ‘Maker of All,’ ready-made to their hands. The Making of Religion by Andrew Lang

Two cases of champagne scarce lasted the four-and-twenty hours, and almost the whole was drunk by Huish and the captain. The Ebb-Tide by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne

Leon Trotsky The cases were locked and the keys were missing. My Life by Leon Trotsky

Arthur Conan Doyle I set to work moving all the cases out from the wall, and Duroc, gaining new hope from my courage, helped me with all his strength. The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard by Arthur Conan Doyle [1896]

Elizabeth Gaskell Two lawyers’ clerks were discussing the cases to come on that Assizes; of course, “the murder case,” as it had come to be termed, held a conspicuous place in their conversation. Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell [1848]

Francis Bacon Meanwhile in this and many other cases it will easily be seen how poor we are in natural history, when in place of certain instances I am sometimes compelled to adduce as examples bare suppositions. The New Organon by Francis Bacon [1620]

Bronislaw Malinowski In the first place consider the facts of daily life559—the behaviour of parents towards children in all the cases where the latter want help or merit punishment. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

On which account nouns of the neuter gender and many masculine and feminine ones have these three cases alike. Essays and Miscellanies by Plutarch

Andrew Lang I now give cases in the experience of Miss Angus, as one may call the crystal-gazer. The Making of Religion by Andrew Lang

John Stuart Mill But to make the cases parallel, we must suppose that the rule of the court of law was, not to try the cause, but to give judgment always for the same side, suppose the defendant. The Subjection of Women by John Stuart Mill [1869]

Arthur Machen There were lots of cases in which the police never got the man they were after. Holy Terrors by Arthur Machen

That such series of cases have been observed in this country, and in this neighborhood, I proceed to show. The Contagiousness of Puerperal Fever by Oliver Wendell Holmes

Sigmund Freud The free play of ideas following any chain of associations may perhaps occur in cases of destructive organic affections of the brain. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

So it is with plants; cases could be given of introduced plants which have become common throughout whole islands in a period of less than ten years. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

James Clerk Maxwell In all these cases blue and yellow do not make green. Five of Maxwell’s Papers by James Clerk Maxwell

H. G. Wells In the majority of cases the best that can be hoped for, even then, will be to see the best man in the class privileged in relation to any particular service, discharging that service. Mankind in the Making by H. G. Wells [1903]

There is another and curious class of cases in which close external resemblance does not depend on adaptation to similar habits of life, but has been gained for the sake of protection. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

Bronislaw Malinowski We read that in cases where a man begrudges his wife to a Pirrauru he is regarded as churlish. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

Arthur Conan Doyle The year ’87 furnished us with a long series of cases of greater or less interest, of which I retain the records. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1892]

The wonder indeed is, on the theory of natural selection, that more cases of the want of absolute perfection have not been detected. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

Andrew Lang The faint variations in the design are not greater than such as mark every moment of culture, for in all there is some movement; in all, cases are modified by circumstances. Homer and His Age by Andrew Lang

In all the series of cases mentioned, the death-carrying attendant was surrounded by others not tracked by disease and its consequences. Medical Essays by Oliver Wendell Holmes

His speciality was supposed to be diseases of women, but he treated nerve cases as well and had quite a fair proportion of men among the patients who came to consult him. The Storm Breaks by Arthur Gask [1949]

Rudyard Kipling In ninety-nine cases out of a hundred a mortally-wounded crocodile can scramble to deep water and get away; but the Mugger of Mugger–Ghaut was literally broken into three pieces. The Second Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling [1895]

In cases of this kind, if the variation were of a beneficial nature, the original form would soon be supplanted by the modified form, through the survival of the fittest. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

Ann Radcliffe No! it is merciful, and though it punishes guilt, it never applies the torture but in cases of necessity, when the obstinate silence of the prisoner requires such a measure. The Italian by Ann Radcliffe [1796]

Francis Bacon And in this part I commend much the deducing of the law of God to cases of conscience; for that I take indeed to be a breaking, and not exhibiting whole of the bread of life. The Advancement of Learning by Francis Bacon [1605]

Andrew Lang At Amherst too, as in a pair of recent Russian cases and others, there was plenty of fire-raising. The Book of Dreams and Ghosts by Andrew Lang

G. K. Chesterton This is what separates the case in question from any parallel cases of novelists cut off in the act of creation. Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens by G. K. Chesterton [1911]

As he extends the range of his observations, he will meet with more cases of difficulty; for he will encounter a greater number of closely-allied forms. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

Rudyard Kipling The brawls were bred by liquor in which they assisted — in saloons and gambling-hells they were wont to pull their guns’ on a man, and in the vast majority of cases without provocation. From Sea to Sea by Rudyard Kipling [1899]

Algernon Blackwood And it was these he desired to help: cases often requiring special and patient study — things no doctor can give for a guinea, and that no one would dream of expecting him to give. John Silence by Algernon Blackwood

Sigmund Freud We can here distinguish two cases which, however, are essentially one. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

Jeremy Bentham Yet in all four cases the motive is the same: it is neither more nor less than the love of reputation. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham

James Joyce Talk of immorality! I’ve heard of cases — what am I saying? — I’ve known them: cases of . Dubliners by James Joyce

Jeremy Bentham Retaliation, therefore, in the few cases in which it is practicable, and not too expensive, will have one great advantage over every other mode of punishment. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham

Arnold Benne In cases of abounding youth and exceptional energy and desire for effort I should say unhesitatingly: Keep going, day in, day out. How to Live on Twenty-Four Hours a Day by Arnold Benne

Perhaps it was the contents of one of those packing cases that gave off so unpleasant an odor. Citadel of Fear by Francis Stevens

And lastly, a startling series of cases by Mr. Storrs of Doncaster, to be, found in the “American Journal of the Medical Sciences” for January, 1843. Medical Essays by Oliver Wendell Holmes

George Berkeley Qu. Whether there be not an art to puzzle plain cases as well as to explain obscure ones? 63. The Querist by George Berkeley [1735]

Wilkie Collins He inquired if Winterfield had left London. There are certain cases (as I am told by medical authorities) in which the dangerous system of bleeding a patient still has its advantages. The Black Robe by Wilkie Collins [1881]

Charles Kingsley The cholera come there? Why, it never had come yet, which signified, when he inquired a little more closely, that there had been only one or two doubtful cases in 1837, and five or six in 1849. Two Years Ago by Charles Kingsley

John Stuart Mill Such cases are entirely exceptional: and weak kings have quite as often governed ill through the influence of male favourites, as of female. The Subjection of Women by John Stuart Mill [1869]

I have myself cured cases with them that the surgeons could not cure; cases that but for me, under God, might never have been cured in this world. Abel Crew by Ellen Wood [1874]

John Lewis Burckhard It is only in cases of great abundance, and by particular favour, that the Pasha permits any articles to be sold to the pilgrims. Travels in Syria and the Holy Land by John Lewis Burckhard

Olaf Stapledon Such cases are rare, but none the less significant for the understanding of the nature of personality. Philosophy and Living by Olaf Stapledon [1939]

Tobias Smolle From this figure, it was supposed that the waters were efficacious in cases of barrenness. Travels through France and Italy by Tobias Smolle

Some cases are very rapidly curable, others extremely tedious. Green Tea by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Brandy it was — cases of the best Frinch brandy. Some Experiences of an Irish R.M. by Somerville and Ross [1899]

George Meredith Mr. Woodseer applies to me in cases he can certify. The Amazing Marriage by George Meredith [1895]

Edgar Allan Poe In ninety-nine cases from the hundred I would abide by its decision. The Mystery of Marie Roget by Edgar Allan Poe [1842]

Washington Irving I broke through the outer cases of the mummy, unfolded its many wrappers and bandages, and at length found the precious volume on its bosom. The Alhambra by Washington Irving

Theodore Dreiser Such cases were not infrequent. The Financier by Theodore Dreiser

The pathetic element which underlies and deepens the humour is, of course, produced in the two cases in two exactly opposite ways. Sterne by H. D. Traill [1882]

Walter Scott As this was one of the last cases of conviction in England, Dr Hutchison has been led to dilate upon it with some strength of eloquence as well as argument. Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft by Walter Scott [1831]

Thomas Paine In both these cases the public becomes a prey to every miscreant who can tamper successfully with the follies either of age or infancy. Common Sense by Thomas Paine [1776]

Francis Bacon Yet in all these cases some notions are of necessity a little better than others, in proportion to the greater variety of subjects that fall within the range of the human sense. The New Organon by Francis Bacon [1620]

Wilkie Collins In support of those assertions, he now told me of two interesting cases which had occurred in his professional practice. Poor Miss Finch by Wilkie Collins [1872]

Thomas Hardy Such cases are happily not new to human nature, but there never was a case in which a man more completely befocled his former self than in this. A Group of Noble Dames by Thomas Hardy [1891]

Bronislaw Malinowski In other words we may say that our information on the regulation of paternal authority in the few cases where it can come into play is very scanty. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

There have been some few cases of erysipelas. Medical Essays by Oliver Wendell Holmes

This point did not escape Mannhardt’s acute critical eye; he remarks that, in cases where, e. From Ritual to Romance by Jessie L. Weston [1920]

Wilkie Collins I had read in medical books of cases of morbid nervous sensitiveness exactly similar to the case of Miss Dunross, as described by herself — and that had been enough for me. The Two Destinies by Wilkie Collins [1876]

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Let us walk out together, Robert, and you will tell me of any fresh cases where I may be of assistance. The Doings of Raffles Haw by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle [1891]

In cases like the present, one must not strike until the blow is sure, and we have but presumptions. The Widow Lerouge by Émile Gaboriau

Anthony Trollope In all these cases the fashion of the game is much more cherished than the game itself. Marion Fay by Anthony Trollope [1882]

Ralph Waldo Emerson A person seldom falls sick, but the bystanders are animated with a faint hope that he will die:— quantities of poor lives; of distressing invalids; of cases for a gun. The Conduct of Life by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1860]

Sinclair Lewis It is true that I have unearthed many dreadful, DREADFUL cases of secret sin. Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis

Bronislaw Malinowski In the only cases where the question of a decision as to the child’s lot arises, i. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

In cases of this kind the patient is apt to be nervous, and the business is done more expeditiously if there is no third party present. Fenton’s Quest by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]

Joseph Furphy But in cases of this kind, there is only one thing worse than victory. Such is Life by Joseph Furphy

In the simplest and completest cases the experiences are cognitive of one another. Essays in Radical Empiricism by William James

Arthur Conan Doyle The affair seems absurdly trifling, and yet I dare call nothing trivial when I reflect that some of my most classic cases have had the least promising commencement. The Return of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1904]

G. K. Chesterton Here was one of the rare cases where Dickens, in a real and human sense, did suffer from the lack of culture. The Victorian Age in Literature by G. K. Chesterton [1913]

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Two great metal cases were lying on the floor. The Doings of Raffles Haw by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle [1891]

Jules Verne Cette réunion d’une cinquantaine de cases occupait une légère dépression de terrain dans une vallée étendue entre de basses montagnes. Cinq Semaines En Ballon by Jules Verne [1863]

A fine is imposed on all other cases of absence. Oxford by Thomas De Quincey [1835]

Yes, and another thing! He said, too, that in violent death cases the grass on the graves took much longer to grow. The House on the Fens by Arthur Gask [1940]

Arthur Conan Doyle You will then learn in possibly twenty cases out of the twenty-three that the waste of the day before has been burned or removed. The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle [1902]

Anthony Trollope Had he lived more in the world, he would have had recourse to the common resort in cases where speech is difficult; he would have written a letter to his sister. The Macdermots of Ballycloran by Anthony Trollope [1847]

H. G. Wells In cases of exhaustion the preparation known as Gibberne’s B Syrup has, I suppose, saved more lives already than any lifeboat round the coast. Twelve Stories and a Dream by H. G. Wells [1903]

Leslie Stephen If all such cases were adduced, we should have nearly picked the argumentative part of the essay to pieces; but Bolingbroke supplies throughout the most characteristic element. Alexander Pope by Leslie Stephen [1880]

But now came a series of cases destined to fling this earliest murder into the shade. The Avenger by Thomas de Quincey

In private practice, leaving out of view the cases that are to be ascribed to the self-acting system of propagation, it would seem that the disease must be far from common. Medical Essays by Oliver Wendell Holmes