Phrases with "changed"

Anne Bronte Yet, as I listened, I felt inclined to think the man was sincere in all he said: he must have changed his views, and become decidedly religious, gloomy and austere, yet still devout. Agnes Grey by Anne Bronte [1847]

Slowly it changed colour as the poison gases escaped. Limehouse Nights by Thomas Burke

F. Scott Fitzgerald But at his words the grief in McIntyre’s eyes had changed to fury. Flappers and Philosophers by F. Scott Fitzgerald

E. F. Benson A panic seized her lest Poppy should have changed her mind. Trouble for Lucia by E. F. Benson [1939]

Presently, however, he caught sight of himself in the little mirror that was suspended at the side of the car, and at once his appearance of amusement was changed into a frown. The Jest of Life by Arthur Gask [1936]

E. Phillips Oppenheim From the moment when they had led him down from the bridge of his flagship, grey and fainting, he had been a changed man. Mysterious Mr. Sabin by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1898]

No, nobody could run off with a continent; but Heyst had run off with the girl! Ricardo could have had no conception of the cause of Schomberg’s changed expression. Victory by Joseph Conrad [1914]

William Morris O ye rich men hear and tremble! for with words the sound is rife: “Once for you and death we laboured; changed henceforward is the strife. Chants for Socialists by William Morris [1885]

George Gissing She changed her dress, and went down to luncheon. Denzil Quarrier by George Gissing [1891]

Robert Louis Stevenson When all was over, Archie came forth again into a changed world. The Weir of Hermiston by Robert Louis Stevenson

H. G. Wells At that his expression of serene resignation changed to an amazed anger. Twelve Stories and a Dream by H. G. Wells [1903]

Marjorie Bowen M. Rebmann hardly recognised him, so much had he changed since he had last seen him. The Grey Chamber by Marjorie Bowen

I recognize the truth of this without pretending to have been changed in anything but my point of view of it. My Literary Passions by William Dean Howells

Her fear had been too deep, too absorbing, too entire, to be changed to security. The Last Man by Mary Shelley

So the talk at top and bottom and both sides of the table, with its cross-readings, and muddle, and uproar, changed hands, and whisked and rioted, like a dance of Walpurgis, in his lonely brain. The House by the Church-Yard by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Sir Walter Scott He changed his tone, and exerted all his eloquence in endeavouring to soothe and extract from her the secret cause of such terror. Old Mortality by Sir Walter Scott [1816]

William Morris But when I entered she knew who I was, and her look of intense hatred was so fiend-like, that it changed my pity into horror of her. The Hollow Land by William Morris [1856]

Edith Wharton Only he didn’t, you see; not when they were little, and had to be wiped and changed and fed, and walked up and down when they were cutting their teeth. The Children by Edith Wharton [1928]

Maria Edgeworth But in a few minutes I found, to my sorrow, that he was not changed in mind towards me. Harrington by Maria Edgeworth

Henry James It was still more convincing than if she had done any of the common things — stammered, changed colour, shown an apprehension of what the person named might have said to me. The Sacred Fount by Henry James [1901]

Willa Cather And she would have known him, changed as he was. The Song of the Lark by Willa Cather [1915]

Jules Verne Every ten minutes the litter changed bearers. In Search of the Castaways by Jules Verne [1873]

Arthur Conan Doyle It was not merely that Holmes changed his costume. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1892]

Rudyard Kipling I’d no money, my clothes was filthy mucked; I hadn’t changed my linen in weeks, and I’d no proof of my claims except the ship’s papers, which, they said, I might have stolen. Rewards and Fairies by Rudyard Kipling [1910]

Andrew Lang She began to get quite ill, and in a few days she was so changed that it was difficult to recognise her; formerly she had been rosy and merry, now she was pale and nothing gave her any pleasure. The Red Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

D. H. Lawrence She said very little to her husband, but her manner had changed towards him. Sons and Lovers by D. H. Lawrence

Not enough to make him drunk but quite enough to make him muzzy, and the tilt of the coach as it changed direction had done the rest. The Singing Sands by Josephine Tey [1952]

At Carral falso we changed mules, and from the badness of the road, continued to go slowly. Life in Mexico by Frances Calderon de la Barca [1843]

Henry Handel Richardson All her heart was there: in the doings of her equals, the things that really mattered — who would be promoted, who prefect, whose seat changed in the dining-hall. The Getting of Wisdom by Henry Handel Richardson

All this is what was embraced in his vision of a changed world of thought and achievement. Bacon by R. W. Church [1884]

Henry Kingsley Your mother had changed her protector thrice during that time. Ravenshoe by Henry Kingsley [1861]

T. E. Lawrence Besides, a strategic scheme was not changed to follow up a tactical success. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

D. H. Lawrence The costumes had changed again. Sea and Sardinia by D. H. Lawrence [1921]

Anthony Trollope You may be sure that he has quite changed his mind about it. Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope [1865]

Arthur Conan Doyle But you, Holmes — you have changed very little — save for that horrible goatee. His Last Bow by Arthur Conan Doyle [1917]

Willa Cather It is more than a year since he sailed for France. The world has changed in that time, and so has he. One of Ours by Willa Cather [1922]

Jules Verne This water at first spread a smell like soup, which soon changed into a strong odor of sulphur. In Search of the Castaways by Jules Verne [1873]

Her face had changed its expression; it was hard and determined. Serge Panine by Georges Ohnet [1881]

The man stood as if rooted to the ground, the expression of his countenance so changed as to amount to complete transfiguration. A Second Coming by Richard Marsh [1900]

Andrew Lang The youth lazily raised himself on his elbow to look at her, and that one glance changed his whole nature. The Olive Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Tobias Smolle In spite of all his arts, he found it impracticable to surmount her objections to the proposed alliance, and therefore changed his battery. The Life and Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves by Tobias Smolle

Henry James The principal thing that was different was the tint of her golden hair, which had changed to a coppery red and, with the head it profusely covered, struck the child as now lifted still further aloft. What Maisie Knew by Henry James [1897]

Later in the decade, the shape changed to wide brims and squashed crowns. Lark Rise to Candleford by Flora Thompson [1945]

But, so far as personal appearance was concerned, he had not changed a bit. The Crime and the Criminal by Richard Marsh [1897]

Not changed since the Flood, if it comes to that. Brat Farrar by Josephine Tey

E. Phillips Oppenheim Afterwards, he changed his clothes at the usual time and sat down to a tete-a-tete dinner with his wife. Peter Ruff and the Double Four by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1912]

Anthony Trollope I have lived with one hope, and even the hope alone has changed me. Sir Harry Hotspur of Humblethwaite by Anthony Trollope [1871]

Leon Trotsky In the springtime the courtyard changed into a sea of mud. My Life by Leon Trotsky

Andrew Lang The queen took a short way home, got there before the king and changed her dress. The Violet Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Radclyffe Hall The room had changed very little since the time when she and Milly had shared it. The Unlit Lamp by Radclyffe Hall

His reprehension was changed to a caress, as he said, “You are right, my love, quite right; we must not live thus. Lodore by Mary Shelley

The other curate is changed at least every year, and is generally a young deacon, fresh from college. The Curate of St. Matthew’s by Ellen Wood [1879]

Tobias Smolle The champion, finding himself so smartly handled, changed his battery, and began to expatiate on his own exploits. The Adventures of Roderick Random by Tobias Smolle

It can be changed to disease, but never to absolute health by medicinal appliances. Medical Essays by Oliver Wendell Holmes

Wilkie Collins The double influence of the conversion, and of the life in The Retreat, had already changed him. The Black Robe by Wilkie Collins [1881]

Anthony Trollope I am inclined to think that Miss Garrow was right in saying that the world is changed as touching mistletoe boughs. Tales of all countries by Anthony Trollope

Jules Verne McNabbs declared they had never changed countries; but Paganel told him to wait, and he would soon see a difference. In Search of the Castaways by Jules Verne [1873]

He had wished that she and not he should be delivered over to the —— Something changed in the music that trickled from the telescreen. Nineteen Eighty-four by George Orwell

Rudyard Kipling I wished to speak to these men, but the words were changed in my mouth, and all I could say was, “Do not make that noise. Rewards and Fairies by Rudyard Kipling [1910]

Shrike again raised his fist, but when Miss Farkis drew back, he changed the gesture to a caress. Miss Lonelyhearts by Nathanael West [1933]

Henry Handel Richardson Love had no more reality, no more enduring-power, than the lover’s arms; the dream-child we reared, changed and passed; joy passed and pain, and the windy excitements of the day. Mary Christina by Henry Handel Richardson

It appears that a cross with civilised races at once gives to an aboriginal race an immunity from the evil consequences of changed conditions. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

After dinner in those days, things have changed since then somewhat. My Strangest Case by Guy Boothby [1901]

Her face was as changed as her voice; there was not only softness in it but appeal. The Mill Mystery by Anna Katharine Green

As the boat approached, the insignia of a voracious shark changed to the spent Ulysses, making forlorn and ineffectual efforts to rise. My Tropic Isle by E. J. Banfield

He was so changed that Donna Josefa herself could hardly recognise him. Her Father’s Name by Florence Marryat [1878]

Wilkie Collins Owen opened the Purple Volume, searched through the manuscripts, and suddenly changed color. The Queen of Hearts by Wilkie Collins [1859]

The intensity of his devotion at all times, the inspiration which the great festivals of the Church particularly roused in him, changed all this rapidly. Victorian Worthies by George Henry Blore

John Galsworthy For fear that it should bring on another, it must be changed for a system which would ensure that nations should not want anything too much. The White Monkey by John Galsworthy

Bram Stoker His expression again changed as, with a single impulse, we all advanced upon him. Dracula by Bram Stoker [1897]

Charles Dickens The strange influence (this was the story) now changed to a fainter one, but never changed afterwards. The Holly-Tree by Charles Dickens [1855]

Rudyard Kipling The tone of the repartees changed and instead of saying light-heartedly: ‘I’ll knock your silly face in. Soldiers Three by Rudyard Kipling [1899]

You remember how he got round Morrison.” He changed front abruptly, as if on parade, and marched off. Victory by Joseph Conrad [1914]

Geoffrey Chaucer He waiteth, if by word or contenance That she to hym was changed of corage; But nevere koude he fynde variance, She was ay oon in herte and in visage. The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

Accordingly he changed the subject abruptly by inquiring whether Maas had made any plans for the ensuing winter. The Red Rat’s Daughter by Guy Boothby [1899]

One day he came a changed and moody man, and threw himself into chair, crying, “Ah, traitress! traitress!” Gerard inquired what was his ill? “Traitress! traitress!” was the reply. The Cloister and the Hearth by Charles Reade

Ralph Waldo Emerson It had however changed the tone of its literary criticism from the time when a certain letter was written to the editor by Coleridge. Mrs. W. had the Editor’s answer in her possession. English Traits by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1856]

But the Wares changed all this. The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic [1896]

Theodore Dreiser As for Hurstwood, he was making a great fight against the difficulties of a changed condition. Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser

She drew herself up, proudly still — proudly and bravely in spite of all, but with her face changed — changed from its former expression of restless pain to the dull blankness of despair. Aurora Floyd by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1863]

Arthur Conan Doyle His appearance had changed for the worse during the few hours that I had been with him. His Last Bow by Arthur Conan Doyle [1917]

Mark Twain Several Georgians, fancy brands, 1852, changed hands to fill orders. The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain

F. Scott Fitzgerald Then, after dinner, she led him out on the dark sun-porch and deliberately changed the atmosphere. All the Sad Young Men by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1926]

Alarmed, I strove to arrest it, but now the colour on the breast changed and the whole figure seemed to absorb the infection as a sponge soaks up water. The King in Yellow by Robert W. Chambers

Abraham Merri Deliberately, almost banally had I not realized his purpose, he changed the subject. The Metal Monster by Abraham Merri

The back of the boy, owing to the incessant misses of the waddy, changed from brown to purple, and a red ribbon wavered down his thigh. Tropic Days by E. J. Banfield

Edith Wharton And it was the same now: life could not change Laura Lou, and neither had death changed her. Hudson River Bracketed by Edith Wharton [1929]

Louisa May Alcott But he did not write the letter that day, for as he rummaged out his best paper, he came across something which changed his purpose. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott [1868]

Wilkie Collins And, worse still, when the day came, I changed my dress three times before my newly-developed vanity was satisfied with the picture which the looking-glass presented to me of myself. A Fatal Fortune by Wilkie Collins [1874]

I was afraid of being arrested for the murder, so, as suggested by Vandeloup, I changed clothes with the dead man and wrapped my own up in a bundle. Madame Midas by Fergus Hume

When they did begin to understand, many were unwilling to sign for a period long enough to be useful; many more grew quickly tired of the work, changed their mind and broke their engagements. Victorian Worthies by George Henry Blore

Frances Hodgson Burnett Even Donal had not seemed wholly convinced and though his mother had said the Lady Downstairs WAS—somehow the subject had been changed at once. The Head of the House of Coombe by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1922]

Elizabeth Gaskell He rose up, and coldly, as a matter of form, in a changed voice, wished her “Good-bye. Ruth by Elizabeth Gaskell [1853]

Henry David Thoreau But he, poor man, disturbed only a couple of fins while I was catching a fair string, and he said it was his luck; but when we changed seats in the boat luck changed seats too. Walden by Henry David Thoreau

D.H. Lawrence There the chill wind was changed into sound. The Trespasser by D.H. Lawrence

Edith Wharton She always looked at her mother with curiosity now: curiosity not so much as to what had changed in her, but as to what had remained the same. Twilight Sleep by Edith Wharton [1927]

A. E. W. Mason In the very process of collecting together the gifts which he had made to her she changed her mind. The Four Feathers by A. E. W. Mason [1902]

E. Phillips Oppenheim After a while he changed his position, and throwing down the Field, crossed the room with a yawn, and stood before a picture at the other side of the card table. The Long Arm of Mannister by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1909]

Charles Dickens Its aspect had been wholly changed in a moment. No Thoroughfare by Charles Dickens [1867]

Then for these two years the picture that had transformed her, that had changed her from a thoughtless baby into something, something very different . Judith Paris by Hugh Walpole [1931]

Edith Wharton Medford had not changed his position. Certain People by Edith Wharton [1930]

Anatole France M. Jérôme Coignard, seeing her become red with anger, changed the conversation with kindly meant ability. At the Sign of the Reine Pédauque by Anatole France

Rudyard Kipling The horse cantered on, rose at the embankment of the water-channel, changed leg cleverly on top, and hopped down in a cloud of golden dust. Actions and Reactions by Rudyard Kipling [1909]

Henry James What was most vivid to him, in the deserted scene of Pinnie’s unsuccessful industry, was the changed vision with which he had come back to objects familiar for twenty years. The Princess Casamassima by Henry James [1886]

We changed horses at Nopaluca, Acagete and Amosoque, all small villages, with little more than the POSADA, and a few poor houses, and all very dirty. Life in Mexico by Frances Calderon de la Barca [1843]

Sinclair Lewis Stacy changed the privateers’ brigantine into a Red River cart. Things by Sinclair Lewis

If so, he changed his mind, or at least postponed his intention. Uncle Silas by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

The duke first addressed Isabel. He said to her, “Come hither, Isabel. Your friar is now your prince, but with my habit I have not changed my heart. Tales from Shakespeare by Charles and Mary Lamb

T. E. Lawrence Also, it was an icy morning, and I had been up all night and was Teutonic enough to decide that they should pay for my changed mind and plan. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

H. G. Wells Its appearance had changed very greatly since his first sight of it. When the Sleeper Wakes by H. G. Wells [1899]

William Makepeace Thackeray Well, about this time my Lady Griffin and Miss G. made their appearants at Parris, and master, who was up to snough, very soon changed his noat. The Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush by William Makepeace Thackeray [1838]

Robert Louis Stevenson At last, I took the lead and changed the conversation. Vailima Letters by Robert Louis Stevenson

Flurry certainly was a changed man, and his garden was a changed garden. Some Experiences of an Irish R.M. by Somerville and Ross [1899]

Henry Fielding I own I had once an extreme good opinion of him, but I changed it, and I acquainted you that I had so — ” “But not,” cries he, “with the reasons why you had changed it. Amelia by Henry Fielding

Anthony Trollope Then the “Faery Queen” would be changed for a novel, and she would look up from her book to see whether Patience had turned upon her any glance of reprobation. Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope [1871]

Sir Walter Scott These apertures admitted, even at mid-day, only a dim and uncertain light, which was changed for utter darkness long before the rest of the castle had lost the blessing of day. Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott [1820]

Henry James In the summer of 1876, however, an incident befell him which changed the current not only of his thoughts, but of his customary sequences. Portrait of a Lady by Henry James [1881]

Anthony Trollope Having so concluded, Captain Aylmer returned to the house, washed his hands, changed his boots, and went down to the drawing-room just as dinner was ready. The Belton Estate by Anthony Trollope

Robert Louis Stevenson She was all changed again, to the clocked stockings. Catriona by Robert Louis Stevenson

Virginia Woolf She changed from one charming house to another, and several distinguished literary gentlemen paid her compliments and came to tea. The Common Reader by Virginia Woolf [1925]

Afterwards he changed his opinion. An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad [1896]

Arnold Bennett However, I changed my mind once again, and decided to come on to London, and accept the risks of being miserable there without my hôtel. The Grand Babylon Hotel by Arnold Bennett [1902]

Thomas Hardy Then the wind blew in a changed spirit, and died away to a zephyr. A Pair of Blue Eyes by Thomas Hardy [1899]

Wilkie Collins The whole expression of his face changed in an instant — changed so darkly that she recoiled from him in terror, and put back the hair into the newspaper. Hide and Seek by Wilkie Collins [1854]

H.P. Lovecraft He changed his business, but something always preyed upon him. In the Vault by H.P. Lovecraft [1925]

Margaret Oliphant Perhaps if you had not left Sloebury, if your circumstances had not changed, your friendship might have changed into—something warmer, as people say. The Wizard's Son by Margaret Oliphant [1882]

We knew nothing of mental inertia, and could imagine the opinion of a whole nation changed by one lucid and convincing exposition. The New Machiavelli by Herbert George Wells [1911]

Andrew Lang The second time the Princess changed herself into a loaf, and laid herself on the table among four other loaves; and she was so like the other loaves that no one could see any difference between them. The Red Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Wilkie Collins Arriving at the rose-garden, he stopped and took out his pipe; then suddenly changed his mind, and turned back again by another path. Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins [1870]

About two hundred changed hands in this way. Travels in Morocco by James Richardson

He would return a man — graver, wiser, altogether changed: changed so much as to love her perhaps. John Marchmont’s Legacy by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1862]

Never! He looked round slowly at the brilliance of things in the deadly sunshine and took up his paddle! How changed everything seemed! The river was broader, the sky was higher. An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad [1896]

He was the only one changed; changed since the light-hearted days before that episode of sin and care came to the Grange. It had soon passed away again; but somehow it had left its mark on him. A Tale of Sin by Ellen Wood [1870]

George Gissing When it was a few minutes past five, and no foot had yet sounded in the corridor, all other feeling was lost in the misgiving that he might have changed his mind. The Emancipated by George Gissing [1889]

Thomas Hardy Will you lend me your clothes?” “I don’t mind if I do,” said Hedger Luxellian; and they changed there and then. A Pair of Blue Eyes by Thomas Hardy [1899]

And then the shuddering, which had bent the snowfall against him like a billow, changed to a fury of wind. The Blanket of the Dark by John Buchan [1931]

I changed it in New York; I got very good exchange,” he said, and then, with a momentary outbreak, “God in heaven, how I toiled for it!” he cried. The Wrecker by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne

George Gissing The drawing-room was much changed in appearance since Christian’s last visit. Born in Exile by George Gissing [1891]

Elizabeth Gaskell He had thought it changed when he had first seen her, but it was now almost the same to him as of yore. A Dark Night’s Work by Elizabeth Gaskell [1864]

He was much changed from the man I remember. For the term of his natural life by Marcus Clarke [1874]

Andrew Lang His old cotton rags of clothes were changed to beautiful linen and embroidered cloth; on his hard, bare feet were warm, soft shoes, and on his head a great jewelled turban. The Brown Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Henry James Waterville made some haphazard remark about the beauty of the evening — in point of fact the weather had changed for the worse — to which she vouchsafed no reply. The Siege of London by Henry James [1883]

I have, for the present, changed my plans. All-Saints' Eve by Amelia B. Edwards

On, therefore, he went, till he reached a part where the country changed from cultivated fields into a heath of ferns and broom. I Promessi Sposi by Alessandro Manzoni

D. H. Lawrence He saw Yvette recoiling, and immediately his manner changed to the worldly old good-humoured cynic which he affected. The Virgin and the Gypsy by D. H. Lawrence

Anthony Trollope During the performance they all changed partners more than once, but each lady came back to her own after very short intervals. Is He Popenjoy? by Anthony Trollope [1878]

E. Phillips Oppenheim Then she turns round and speaks to me in altogether a changed manner and altered tone. The Postmaster of Market Deignton by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1897]

Ivan Turgenev He changed very little, however, later on. The Diary of a Superfluous Man and other stories by Ivan Turgenev

He says that while I was sleeping he changed carriages at Exeter because he suspected that someone was underneath the seat. Marvels and Mysteries by Richard Marsh

Anna Katherine Green After twelve years, Mrs. Scoville! After —” But here indignation changed suddenly into suspicion, and eyeing her visitor with sudden disfavour she cried: “This is your work, madam. Dark Hollow by Anna Katherine Green

In a tone suddenly changed to confidential au- dacity Sterne hastened on. End of the Tether by Joseph Conrad [1902]

Jules Verne At a height of about 31 feet the nature of the ground changed without becoming more practicable. Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne [1872]

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle The inspector was about to tell them the importance which we attached to it when, by the luckiest chance in the world, I tumbled down in a sort of fit and so changed the conversation. The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle [1894]

Henry James The weather had changed to fair; the day, one of the last of the treacherous May-time, was warm and windless, and the air had the brightness of the hawthorn and the blackbird. Portrait of a Lady by Henry James [1881]

T. E. Lawrence We changed direction sharply, and warily approached the ruins. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

Wilkie Collins In the still evening light I saw the face of Marian Halcombe. Changed, changed as if years had passed over it! The eyes large and wild, and looking at me with a strange terror in them. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

Immediately his expression changed and a look of bewilderment spread over his face. ’Long Live the King!’ by Guy Boothby [1900]

Thomas Hardy Then it would grow lighter, and her features would become simply feminine; they had changed from those of a divinity who could confer bliss to those of a being who craved it. Tess of the d’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

Wilkie Collins You must have changed your opinion now. The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins [1889]

I changed the birds over into the spare cage and hid them in a bag. In the World by Maksim Gorky

Madame Leonie changed her mind. A Set of Six by Joseph Conrad [1908]

Morgan Robertson His changed appearance induced a boss stevedore to hire him tallying cargo, which was more lucrative than fishing, and furnished, in time, a hat, pair of shoes, and an overcoat. The Wreck of the Titan by Morgan Robertson

Kate Chopin It must have changed since then. At Fault by Kate Chopin

Chief Inspector Heat of the Special Crimes Department changed his tone. The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad [1907]

H. G. Wells Never before have the conditions of life changed so swiftly and enormously as they have changed for mankind in the last fifty years. What are we to do with our lives? by H. G. Wells [1928]

Wilkie Collins She laid the portrait face downward, among some papers on the table, then abruptly changed her mind, and hid it among the thick folds of lace which clothed her neck and bosom. The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins [1873]

I tasted mine, and I don’t mind saying that it changed my view of things entirely. The Ghost Ship by Richard Middleton

Being satisfied that there was none, I brought the edges of the wound together and then put a piece of lint on it, and over that a very large poultice, which was changed morning, noon and night. Wanderings in South America by Charles Waterton [1825]

She was surprised, and began to wonder if her son were really as decided as he appeared to be, when a slight event changed the aspect of affairs. Chicot the Jester by Alexandre Dumas

The sudden revulsion of feeling was great: and truly he was a changed man. The Silent Chimes by Ellen Wood

Anthony Trollope I don’t know that I’m changed at all. Is He Popenjoy? by Anthony Trollope [1878]

Anthony Trollope Then in his disgust towards his nephew he changed his purpose, and made another will in Isabel’s favour. Cousin Henry by Anthony Trollope [1879]

Arthur Conan Doyle From Chicago he went under a changed name to California, and it was there that the light went for a time out of his life when Ettie Edwards died. The Valley of Fear by Arthur Conan Doyle [1914]

He had also changed my apartment; for he perceived that I had acquired a dislike for the room which had previously been my laboratory. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley [1831]

Anthony Trollope But our manner of showing or of hiding these characteristics will be changed — as also our power of adding to or diminishing their intensity. An Autobiography by Anthony Trollope [1883]

Henry James Everything had changed — changed extraordinarily with the mere turning of that gentleman’s back, the treacherous aspect of which its owner couldn’t surely have suspected. A Round of Visits by Henry James [1910]

Abraham Merri They changed from mottled silver into faint rose, deepened to crimson. The Metal Monster by Abraham Merri

Andrew Lang Now they are changed for ever into ravens. The Red Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

William Morris And therewith she looked curiously on Birdalone, and knit her brows when she saw that the maiden changed countenance in nowise. The Water of the Wondrous Isles by William Morris [1897]

Rudyard Kipling His face, by the full ray of the kerosene lamp, changed and darkened, and Kim, used as every beggar must be to watching countenances, took good note. Kim by Rudyard Kipling [1901]

George Gissing On going out, he changed this for a black frock coat. Isabel Clarendon by George Gissing [1886]

Algernon Blackwood His hat was off, his hair tumbled in the wind, and his lean brown face gave him the touch of an Oriental. Presently he changed places with Sangree, and came down to talk with me by the tiller. John Silence by Algernon Blackwood

H. G. Wells The fat man changed countenance, a flash of savage resolution crossed his face, and something in the revolver clicked. Twelve Stories and a Dream by H. G. Wells [1903]

Leslie Stephen If so, a vexatious incident must have changed his view of Pope’s pleasantries, though Pope professedly appeared as his defender. Alexander Pope by Leslie Stephen [1880]

There must be some mysterious attraction, Mr. Fenton. I think your friend is a good deal changed of late. Fenton’s Quest by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]

But when his lantern showed him that the lock had been tampered with, his annoyance changed to a thrill of hopeful excitement. The Ghost Ship by Richard Middleton

D. H. Lawrence And the obstinate light never changed in the eyes of the watcher, not even when he turned to the approaching manager. Kangaroo by D. H. Lawrence

The men had changed their rig, and wore breeches and leggings and khaki shirts, with open necks and sleeves rolled up, very different people from the exquisites of the hotel. The Island of Sheep by John Buchan [1936]

Elizabeth Gaskell All is so altered, so changed between us, as utterly as if it never had been, that I think I shall have no shame in showing it him, for my own part of it. A Dark Night’s Work by Elizabeth Gaskell [1864]

E. Phillips Oppenheim I changed it to grilled sole, but I am allowing you a sauce. The Spymaster by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1938]

Edgar Rice Burroughs In consequence, his requests that we stop suddenly changed to commands as he became aware that we were trying to escape him. Pellucidar by Edgar Rice Burroughs [1923]

Wilkie Collins The mist was thickening again, but thickening now in clouds that parted and changed minute by minute, under the influence of the light behind them. Basil by Wilkie Collins [1852]

And his voice was so changed that the man, though naturally vexed at being turned out, made no comment on the plea of sudden indisposition which young Powell put forward. Chance by Joseph Conrad [1913]

Wilkie Collins Magdalen was so changed since Frank’s departure that she helped the general depression, instead of relieving it. No Name by Wilkie Collins [1862]

The City about them had not changed nor they. All Hallows’ Eve by Charles Williams [1945]

She started to behold him, so changed were his gloomy brow, his resolute, careworn features, from the graceful form and careless countenance of the artist-lover. Zanoni by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1842]

Gertrude Stein Why is the name changed The name is changed because in the little space there is a tree, in some space there are no trees, in every space there is a hint of more, all this causes the decision. Tender Buttons by Gertrude Stein [1914]

Virginia Woolf Yes, Katharine’s engagement had changed her a little. Night and Day by Virginia Woolf [1919]

Ivan Turgenev On the contrary, it changed into a sort of menacing roar, the roll of thunder . Dream tales and prose poems by Ivan Turgenev

Anthony Trollope Things were much changed with Linda Tressel when she could condescend to do this. Linda Tressel by Anthony Trollope [1868]