Phrases with "changes"

Wilkie Collins Inside the Bedroom, the outward aspect of Mr. Bigg changes as if by magic; and a kind of gorgeous slovenliness pervades him from top to toe. My Miscellanies by Wilkie Collins [1863]

H. G. Wells If things must filter up to him, they must also filter down, and they may undergo very considerable changes in the process. Russia in the Shadows by H. G. Wells

And [Greek omitted] he changes to [Greek omitted](I. xiv. Essays and Miscellanies by Plutarch

Wilkie Collins He rang the changes on those two names, I can’t tell you how often, and seemed to think it a better game than cup-and-ball. The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins [1889]

We have never taken boarders, and so we have kept it as it was built pretty much, and only made such changes in it as we needed or wanted for ourselves. A Traveler from Altruria by William Dean Howells

Yet despite all changes of taste and fashion, and all new arrivals, there are some which have gone on from decade to decade. London in My Time by Thomas Burke

Physical changes in this protoplasm manifest themselves in the course of a few days. My Tropic Isle by E. J. Banfield

And I noticed then more subtle changes in her both upon the next day and the next. The Shadow of Larose by Arthur Gask [1930]

D. H. Lawrence She knew he would, in the course of time, effect the changes he desired, he could re-organise the industrial system. Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence

Gertrude Stein A sudden slice changes the whole plate, it does so suddenly. Tender Buttons by Gertrude Stein [1914]

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu He shut out his two scarlet geraniums, which accompanied him in all his changes from one lodging to another. Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu [1871]

H. G. Wells Not only vast changes in institutions but changes in general ideas, changes in moral conceptions, a new universal education. The Brothers by H. G. Wells [1938]

Edith Wharton But that was long ago; long at least in a life as full of chances and changes as his. The Mother’s Recompense by Edith Wharton [1925]

She saw the changes of her countenance, as it expressed anger, scorn, and bitter indignation. Lodore by Mary Shelley

H. G. Wells But there are still other changes outside this vast advance in the pace and power of material life. What are we to do with our lives? by H. G. Wells [1928]

In short,’ says he, ‘its presence naturally changes every place into a kind of heaven. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

Mr. Perkupp said: “Mr. Buckling is going to retire, and there will be some slight changes in the office. The Diary of a Nobody by George and Weedon Grossmith

A. E. W. Mason And they looked at one another, remarking the changes which those six years had brought. The Four Feathers by A. E. W. Mason [1902]

Henry James You see the great difficulty is that, though he changes every three days about everything else in the world, he has never changed about your mother. What Maisie Knew by Henry James [1897]

In other cases, where the impressions are less strong, the physical changes producing these changes are perhaps confined to the sensorium. A Strange Story by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1862]

Other changes had come upon Francis Herries in these five years. Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

Very slight changes increase the health, vigour, and fertility of most or all organic beings, whilst other changes are known to render a large number of animals sterile. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu I used not to care about it; but one changes — and now it seems to me the most interesting place in the world, except, perhaps, one. The Tenants of Malory by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu [1867]

Robert Green Ingersoll He investigated the laws regulating the differences of temperature and climate, and the changes of the atmosphere. Lectures by Robert Green Ingersoll

H. G. Wells Changes in the number of half-breeds and in the proportion of white and coloured are changes of a temporary nature that may become controllable and rectifiable in a few generations. What are we to do with our lives? by H. G. Wells [1928]

Nathaniel Hawthorne It resembled one of those unaccountable changes and interminglings of identity, which so often occur among the personages of a dream. The Marble Faun by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1860]

But this rather changes order and custom, and all things which these men say carry with them the total subversion and confusion of affairs. Essays and Miscellanies by Plutarch

Thomas Paine It changes with the temper of every succeeding individual, and is subject to all the varieties of each. The Rights of Man by Thomas Paine [1791]

Clearly it is in the same way that that large magnet also (to wit, the earth itself) affects a piece of iron and changes its verticity. On the Magnet by William Gilber

He only asked me to give them rather more time — to make my changes more slowly. Shirley by Charlotte Bronte [1849]

Elizabeth Gaskell A girl’s love is like a puff of smoke — it changes with every wind. North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell [1854]

By changes in the form of the land and of climate, marine areas now continuous must often have existed within recent times in a far less continuous and uniform condition than at present. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

Edith Wharton He had not been abroad for seven years — and what changes the renewed contact produced! If the central depths were untouched, hardly a pin-point of surface remained the same. The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton [1905]

Each of the three powers which now divide the world is in fact unconquerable, and could only become conquerable through slow demographic changes which a government with wide powers can easily avert. Nineteen Eighty-four by George Orwell

Wilkie Collins For a moment, I was inclined to think these changes signified that she had discovered my absence from home during the night, and that she had some suspicion of the true cause of it. The Two Destinies by Wilkie Collins [1876]

William Henry Bragg This reasoning is not accurate, because our knowledge of the energy changes and of the whole process generally is far from perfect. Studies in Radioactivity by William Henry Bragg [1912]

Before continuing the narrative of events in Peru, we must turn to the mother-country, where important changes were in progress in respect to the administration of the colonies. The History of the Conquest of Peru by William Hickling Presco

Leon Trotsky In the final reckoning, it is, of course, these latter changes that decide. My Life by Leon Trotsky

It appeared to her as if a whole age had passed since she had seen or heard of him — as if countless events and incalculable changes might have taken place. Lodore by Mary Shelley

James Joyce As he sat at his desk in the King’s Inns he thought what changes those eight years had brought. Dubliners by James Joyce

Some changes took place in that time. The Rise of Silas Lapham by William Dean Howells

Edith Wharton Mr. Tredegar listened attentively, though the cloud of cigar-smoke between himself and Amherst masked from the latter his possible changes of expression. Fruit of the Tree by Edith Wharton [1907]

The breath of its lips is like ether; purer than the air around it, it changes the air for others to ice. Signa by Ouida

Great changes had taken place here. Three Hundred Years Hence by Mary Griffith

It was all alive, I felt, and changing every day; how it was changing, and the changes men might bring about, fascinated my mind beyond measure. The New Machiavelli by Herbert George Wells [1911]

Jonathan Swif This is a secret; but I know he has enemies, and they shall not be gratified, if they designed any such thing, which perhaps they might; for some changes there will be made. The Journal to Stella by Jonathan Swif

Theodore Dreiser In amended form the measure was sent to the senate, where the changes were stricken out and the bill once more returned to the house. The Titan by Theodore Dreiser

The changes at the Abbey House were very well understood. Vixen by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1879]

But, great as is the magnitude of these physical changes of the world, they have been accompanied by a no less striking series of modifications in its living inhabitants. On a Piece of Chalk by Thomas Henry Huxley

H. G. Wells We have made hardly any changes in our conception of university organisation, education, graduation, for a century — for several centuries. World Brain by H. G. Wells [1938]

Wilkie Collins Mr. Speedwell only spoke of changes for the worse in him which a woman would be likely to understand. Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins [1870]

Nothing escapes her sway in this present state, except Nature which, while seeming to change, never really changes her ultimate constituent elements, or her universal laws. Spenser by R. W. Church [1879]

Many facts clearly show how eminently susceptible the reproductive system is to very slight changes in the surrounding conditions. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

Bram Stoker Then the sweeping changes which followed the Norman Conquest wiped out all lesser records than its own. The Lair of the White Worm by Bram Stoker [1911]

Jean-Jacques Rousseau There are then, so to speak, as many princes as there are magistrates, and the State, no less divided than the government, either perishes or changes its form. The Social Contract by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Robert Louis Stevenson From its subtle windings and changes of level there arises a keen and continuous interest, that keeps the attention ever alert and cheerful. Collected Essays by Robert Louis Stevenson

Edith Wharton The book had undergone such changes that Vance was glad to see Fane again, and allowed the talk to be led to his work with more affability than he usually showed to interviewers. The Gods Arrive by Edith Wharton [1932]

Gertrude Stein This changes from day to day any day. Geography and Plays by Gertrude Stein

Thomas Hardy The heath and changes of weather were quite blotted out from their eyes for the present. Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy

Wilkie Collins Great changes have passed over that domestic firmament in which he prophetically discerned the little warning cloud. After Dark by Wilkie Collins [1856]

E. Phillips Oppenheim There are a lot of changes being made, and two new posts to be granted. The Glenlitten Murder by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1929]

G. K. Chesterton Wordsworth and Shelley were really original poets; their attitude of thought and feeling marked without doubt certain great changes in literature and philosophy. Robert Browning by G. K. Chesterton [1903]

Robert Louis Stevenson There is no untruth in this, for man, being a Protean animal, swiftly shares and changes with his company and surroundings; and these changes are the better part of his education in the world. Familiar Studies of Men and Books by Robert Louis Stevenson

Willowside was an out-of-the-way village at the farther end of Sussex, and Leona had several changes to make, and intervals of waiting to try her patience, before she reached it. Her Father’s Name by Florence Marryat [1878]

Jack London Empty as the man’s mind was of thoughts, he was keenly observant, and he noticed the changes in the creek, the curves and bends and timber-jams, and always he sharply noted where he placed his feet. Lost Face by Jack London

But in very truth the child was born, and, as Bacon says, for forty years grew and developed, with many changes yet the same. Bacon by R. W. Church [1884]

Anthony Trollope I conceive it to be by no means perfect, even for the wants of the people who use it; and I have already endeavored to explain what changes it seems to need. North America by Anthony Trollope

Olaf Stapledon In the experience of every monad there occur changes in clarity of perception. Philosophy and Living by Olaf Stapledon [1939]

Henry James There must, you know, be changes —!” “No one knows it better than I,” the girl said. In the Cage by Henry James [1898]

T. H. Huxley In animals, too, you may produce analogous changes in this way, as in the case of that deep bronze colour which persons rarely lose after having passed any length of time in tropical countries. Essays by T. H. Huxley

Jane Austen A great many changes have happened in the neighbourhood, since you went away. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen [1813]

H. G. Wells The more closely I scrutinize my reactions, the more I find detailed inconsistencies, changes of front and goings to and fro. An Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells

Guy de Maupassant You cannot imagine, my dear Lucy, how it changes him! I no longer recognize him-by day or at night. The Mustache (Good Reasons) (Le Moustache) by Guy de Maupassant [1883]

Virginia Woolf The fact that Arthur’s Education Fund changes the landscape — the halls, the playing grounds, the sacred edifices — is an important one; but that aspect must be left for future discussion. Three Guineas by Virginia Woolf [1938]

G. K. Chesterton For indeed there was in that house-party one face that had fallen into the habit of watching for all changes, like the changes of sunset and dawn. The Return of Don Quixote by G. K. Chesterton [1927]

Anthony Trollope On this occasion she made changes in her dress which were not usual, and therefore she was careful to avoid being seen as she went; but had she been interrogated she would have persevered. The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope [1870]

Anthony Trollope You will have to make other changes besides that; and the sooner that you begin to make them the easier they will be to you. Lady Anna by Anthony Trollope

Arthur Machen And he changed the subject, as a Freemason changes the subject. Holy Terrors by Arthur Machen

G. K. Chesterton It was perhaps appropriate that he should remain alone and apart; for he alone in all these changes had remained quite unchanged. Tales of the Long Bow by G. K. Chesterton [1925]

H. G. Wells Nobody wants fundamental changes in a world where hope and interest prevail. The Holy Terror by H. G. Wells [1939]

Their dispersal may, however, be mainly attributed to changes in the level of the land within the recent period, causing rivers to flow into each other. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

G. K. Chesterton The most urgent and hygienic changes were opposed by many on the ground that it was not safe for her to leave her sofa and her sombre room. Robert Browning by G. K. Chesterton [1903]

Anthony Trollope It came to be understood that Madame Staubach was to sleep at the lawyer’s house, and great changes were made in order that the aunt and niece might not be put in the same room. Linda Tressel by Anthony Trollope [1868]

Baldwin Spencer At the same time despite the natural conservatism of the native mind, changes have come over the tribe since the times when their ancestors lived, to whom the ceremonies now being dealt with refer. The Native Tribes of Central Australia by Baldwin Spencer

Wilkie Collins But the general disorganization produced by almost exclusive confinement to one position, had, even at this early period, begun to work sad changes in her personal appearance. Hide and Seek by Wilkie Collins [1854]

Yes, there WOULD be changes in her habits; but most of them would be secret ones. A Clergyman’s Daughter by George Orwell

H. G. Wells It changed as a lit house changes when its lights are suddenly extinguished. Twelve Stories and a Dream by H. G. Wells [1903]

Rudyard Kipling AERIAL BOARD OF CONTROL Lights No changes in English Inland lights for week ending Dec. 18th. Actions and Reactions by Rudyard Kipling [1909]

Here the lady changes places with her waiting-maid, while the lover changes places with his valet, and, in this impossible framework of symmetrical complications, the whole action spins itself out. Landmarks in Literature--French by Lytton Strachey

Jules Verne However, according to the doctor, there was no danger in the abrupt changes of temperature in going from the warm room into the cold. The English at the North Pole by Jules Verne

Guy de Maupassan I no longer think of my present existence; reverie carries me away; once more I pass through all the changes of my life. Relics of the Past by Guy de Maupassan

H.P. Lovecraft Further consultations of the monstrous diary brought about various changes of plan, and he knew that even in the end a large amount of uncertainty must remain. The Dunwich Horror by H.P. Lovecraft [1928]

These changes are continually going on, but from what cause none could satisfactorily explain to me. Domestic Manners of the Americans by Fanny Trollope

But at last the husband, thoroughly alarmed by the rapid changes in her appearance, obtained an unlimited leave and took her away from the capital to his parents in the country. Prince Roman by Joseph Conrad [1911]

George Gissing External changes of some importance had come to her of late. Thyrza by George Gissing [1887]

Anthony Trollope I’m the last man in the world to contest the possibility, or even the expediency, of changes in political opinion. Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope

E. F. Benson As we sat and talked after dinner she spoke of all that had happened in Polearn in that score of years, and yet somehow the changes of which she spoke seemed but to confirm the immutability of it all. Negotium Perambulans by E. F. Benson

Algernon Blackwood Only there were certain other changes as well, varying with each individual, and all interesting to note. John Silence by Algernon Blackwood

Anatole France He seemed to contemplate the changes to himself from the kind of food imagined by our host. At the Sign of the Reine Pédauque by Anatole France

It is so wearisome to count the changes which pass within us, that we take interest in the changes that pass without. A Strange Story by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1862]

Anthony Trollope Great changes had been going on at the Weights and Measures; or rather it might be more proper to say that great changes were now in progress. The Three Clerks by Anthony Trollope

There’s many curious changes may come in a person’s life, no doubt, and folks never know what’s going to happen to them; but whatever changes may come upon me, that isn’t one of them. Fenton’s Quest by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]

H. G. Wells The changes that have occurred in Great Britain in less than a year are astounding. The New World Order by H. G. Wells

Thomas Hardy It was thrown open by a stranger, not by the old man who had kept it for many years, and to whom she had been known; he had probably left on New Year’s Day, the date when such changes were made. Tess of the d’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

Elizabeth Gaskell The idea of seeing the sea — of being near it — watching its changes by sunrise, sunset, moonlight, and noon-day — in calm, perhaps in storm — fills and satisfies my mind. The Life of Charlotte Bronte by Elizabeth Gaskell [1857]

He could not take medicines like other men — a small dose had a terrible effect on him — and it was much the same with respect to changes of food, climate, and the like. The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Frank Preston Stearns [1906]

Catherine Helen Spence Care is certainly needed during the time of teething, and the changes of weather should be provided against; but our babies are not such tender blossoms as those of our great-grandmothers. A Week in the Future by Catherine Helen Spence

Anthony Trollope Matters had not gone very easily with George Voss in all the changes he had made during the last year. The Golden Lion of Granpere by Anthony Trollope

Mark Twain If the centre of the world changes, the column changes its position accordingly. The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain

Jules Verne Certain changes had been effected. The Fur Country by Jules Verne [1873]

George Gissing In a few miles the scenery changes from beauty to grandeur, and at the terminus no further steaming would be possible, for the great flank of Scawfell bars the way. The Odd Women by George Gissing [1892]

Anatole France It is true, I intend in that case also, to make several changes of which I’ll speak to you on a future day. At the Sign of the Reine Pédauque by Anatole France

Charles Dickens These changes costing little or nothing, scores of Mary Annes are solemnly converted into Bevelinas every session. American Notes for General Circulation by Charles Dickens [1842]

H. G. Wells In the established novel, objective through and through, the characteristic exterior reactions of the character were everything and the conflicts and changes of ideas within his brain were ignored. An Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells

Theodore Dreiser The powerhouses were completed and the system was started, even while the contracts for the changes on the West Side were being let. The Titan by Theodore Dreiser

H. G. Wells We have shown how little these formal changes were planned, and how small a share in these events is to be ascribed to creative intention or mental processes generally. The Shape of Things to Come by H. G. Wells [1933]

Anthony Trollope The three miles became half a mile, and probably some salutary changes were made in my wardrobe. An Autobiography by Anthony Trollope [1883]

G. K. Chesterton It cannot be broken by changes and by time, like that of those others who repent. The Paradoxes of Mr. Pond by G. K. Chesterton [1936]

Benjamin Disraeli Political revolutions, changes of empire, wrecks of dynasties and the opinions that support them, these are the marvels of the vulgar, but these are only transient modifications of life. Venetia by Benjamin Disraeli [1837]

E. Nesbi They did not guess then how they would grow to love the railway, and how soon it would become the centre of their new life, nor what wonders and changes it would bring to them. The Railway Children by E. Nesbi

He changes with the styles in fiction but he never goes out of fashion. The Supernatural in Modern English Fiction by Dorothy Scarborough

Ford Madox Ford What? Oh, Eighteen, of course! Six years ago! What changes in the world! What cataclysms! What Revolutions! . A Man Could Stand Up by Ford Madox Ford [1926]

Kate Chopin But where the healthful conditions are only physical, rapid motion changes from a source of pleasure to one of mere expediency. At Fault by Kate Chopin

H. G. Wells I do not know the precise changes that occurred, nor the names our chemists give them, my work has carried me away from such things, only this I know — I and all men were renewed. In the Days of the Comet by H. G. Wells [1906]

Anthony Trollope I never think anything of changes like that. The Belton Estate by Anthony Trollope

But no changes were made, and Bacon was “still next the door. Bacon by R. W. Church [1884]

Anna Katherine Green Instead of hastening on, he stopped; and, having stopped, paused long enough to take in all the features of the scene, and any changes which time might have wrought. Dark Hollow by Anna Katherine Green

Some among them were also attacking the church, and proposing all sorts of changes in society. Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana [1840]

D. H. Lawrence She changes her tack from the harbour mouth, and goes coursing away, passing behind us. Sea and Sardinia by D. H. Lawrence [1921]

Anthony Trollope When the gloom of the evening had come, she too came out and walked with him about the garden and grounds with the professed object of showing him whatever little changes might have been made. John Caldigate by Anthony Trollope

Benjamin Disraeli Statesmen in high places are not always so well acquainted with the changes and gradations of opinion in political parties at home as they are with those abroad. Endymion by Benjamin Disraeli [1880]

Washington Irving Absence, like death, sets a seal on the image of those we have loved; we cannot realize the intervening changes which time may have effected. The Life of Oliver Goldsmith by Washington Irving [1840]

Mr. Allison had already told me that he intended to make no changes in his domestic arrangements for the few days we were likely to occupy this house. The Hermit of ——— Street by Anna Katharine Green

Margaret Oliphant Comfort! I remember,” she said, with one of those sudden changes of tone which bewildered Mrs. Vincent, “your son once spoke to me of getting comfort from those innocent young sermons of his. Salem Chapel by Margaret Oliphant [1862]

Wilkie Collins The changes — mostly changes for the worse — wrought in her by the suffering through which she had passed since that time were now (for the moment) effaced. The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins [1873]

H.P. Lovecraft That I could visit unerringly any point in that structure or in that city which had escaped the changes and devastations of uncounted ages, I realized with hideous and instinctive certainty. The Shadow Out of Time by H.P. Lovecraft [1935]

Robert Louis Stevenson Jonathan, who had followed close behind, beheld these changes from over her shoulder, and his face darkened sorely. Lay Morals by Robert Louis Stevenson

In changes of this nature, there will be little or no tendency to alter the original pattern, or to transpose the parts. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

Arthur Conan Doyle Such changes shake a man’s soul, my children. Micah Clarke by Arthur Conan Doyle

It is eighteen months now since Sir Geoffry died; and strange changes have taken place. A Tale of Sin by Ellen Wood [1870]

H. G. Wells She got her best hat from the next room to make certain changes in the arrangement of its trimmings. Love and Mr Lewisham by H. G. Wells [1900]

Anthony Trollope I want no changes — at least no changes that shall make you worse off than you now are, as long as you and I live together. The Warden by Anthony Trollope

William Blake Times on times he divided, & measur'd Space by space in his ninefold darkness Unseen, unknown! changes appeard In his desolate mountains rifted furious By the black winds of perturbation 3. The Book of Urizen by William Blake [1794]

Robert Green Ingersoll Man is an organism that changes several forms of force into thought-force. Lectures by Robert Green Ingersoll

Virginia Woolf William Bankes (who was entirely free from all such vanity) laughed, and said he attached no importance to changes in fashion. To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf [1927]

Charles Stur These changes in the character of the country convinced me that we should soon arrive at some more important one. Narrative of an expedition into Central Australia by Charles Stur

Ah, I fear she is a frivolous fairy, but how pretty she is, and how dangerously captivating to a man who has once allowed himself to study her changes of feeling and countenance. The Old Stone House and other stories by Anna Katharine Green

H. G. Wells He remained a God spread all over space and time, yet nevertheless he was capable of special response and magic changes in the order of events. An Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells

George Eliot Ah! even Mrs. Glegg’s day seems far back in the past now, separated from us by changes that widen the years. The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot [1860]

The changes that have operated upon most of London’s amenities have operated also upon the club. London in My Time by Thomas Burke

But the only changes that had actually taken place were changes of name. Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell [1938]

Conditions and circumstances which in a few generations effect desirable changes in horses will assuredly be influential in respect of the physique and stamina and moralities of man. Tropic Days by E. J. Banfield

George Meredith The slipper of a soubrette trips the heart of a king and changes the destiny of a nation-the history of mankind. The Gentleman of Fifty and the Damsel of Nineteen by George Meredith

The pelvis would have to be broadened, the spine peculiarly curved, and the head fixed in an altered position, all which changes have been attained by man. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

John Galsworthy They say that in delirium tremens you see a fixed object, preferably dark, which suddenly changes shape and position. To Let by John Galsworthy

Sigmund Freud For there had been many changes in the meantime. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

Arnold Bennett Not even Edwin reflected that profound molecular changes might be proceeding in George’s brain, for which changes he was in no way responsible. These Twain by Arnold Bennett [1916]

Jack London Other changes I discovered were wrought in my condition by my new garb. The People of the Abyss by Jack London [1903]

This necessity opened his eyes to the fundamental changes of the world. End of the Tether by Joseph Conrad [1902]

Wilkie Collins And now it changes to a cracking noise — close by — at the shutter of the back drawing-room window. Mr Wray’s Cash Box by Wilkie Collins [1852]

George Meredith The solitary sound and steady motion of their feet were eloquent of early morning in a city, not less than the changes of light in heaven above the roofs. The Tragic Comedians by George Meredith [1880]

Henry Handel Richardson On the way, he exclaimed aloud at the marvellous changes that had taken place since he was last in the township. Australia Felix by Henry Handel Richardson

Wilkie Collins Beyond that it authorizes and even desires you to make any changes which you or your trusted legal adviser may think right. The Black Robe by Wilkie Collins [1881]

D.H. Lawrence The changes in him were deeper, like alteration in his tissue. The Trespasser by D.H. Lawrence

Robert Louis Stevenson Pitiful is the case of the blind, who cannot read the face; pitiful that of the deaf, who cannot follow the changes of the voice. Truth of Intercourse by Robert Louis Stevenson

H. G. Wells Not changes of shade, mind you, but changes of colour. The Holy Terror by H. G. Wells [1939]

Hark! I hear the angels singing!’ There came over the crowd’s mood one of those sudden changes to which such heterogeneous gatherings are essentially liable. A Second Coming by Richard Marsh [1900]

Elizabeth Gaskell We forget, now-a- days, so rapid have been the changes for the better, how cruel was the condition of numbers of labourers at the close of the great Peninsular war. The Life of Charlotte Bronte by Elizabeth Gaskell [1857]

Virginia Woolf Atmosphere not only changes the sizes and shapes of things; it affects solid bodies, like salaries, which might have been thought impervious to atmosphere. Three Guineas by Virginia Woolf [1938]

Nikolai Gogol She changes her dress four times in the course of the play. The Inspector-General by Nikolai Gogol

Consequently, I knew nothing of the purpose which drew together these surgeons, nor suspected anything of the cruel changes which might have been wrought in my sister’s head. Suspiria de Profundis by Thomas De Quincey [1845]

Olaf Stapledon Physical causation, it may be said, is credible because all physical events are changes within a single physical system of events. Philosophy and Living by Olaf Stapledon [1939]

Jack London Here I marked the changes with every dream-visit, and the changes were in accordance with the time that elapsed between visits. The Star Rover by Jack London [1915]

But certainly she had made deep observations while she noted in silence the changes that passed around her. The Last Man by Mary Shelley

Andrew Lang As to changes in language, “a poetical dialect . Homer and His Age by Andrew Lang

Charles Dickens It’s rose upon us too, now, — sixpence a week, — on account of these new changes in the law, about the rates. The Uncommercial Traveller by Charles Dickens [1860]

Elizabeth Von Arnim To her he was her lover, as he used to be; and she would never notice or mind any of the ignoble changes that getting older had made in him and would go on making more and more. The Enchanted April by Elizabeth Von Arnim [1922]

Thomas Hardy The changes of the weather were their only events, the birds of the New Forest their only company. Tess of the d’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

H. G. Wells The changes have been rung upon methods of counting; cumulative votes and the prohibition of plumping, and so on, have been tried without any essential modification of the results. Mankind in the Making by H. G. Wells [1903]

W. H. Hudson Sailors see atmospheric changes which are not apparent to others; and, in the like manner, the physician detects the signs of malady in faces which to the uninstructed vision seem healthy enough. Idle Days in Patagonia by W. H. Hudson

Virginia Woolf They are subject to changes of opinion; opinions change as the times change. The Death of the Moth and other essays by Virginia Woolf [1942]

Ralph Waldo Emerson This is the theory of dancing, to recover continually in changes the lost equilibrium, not by abrupt and angular, but by gradual and curving movements. The Conduct of Life by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1860]

The principal constituents of the skeleton, and the changes of form of contracting muscles, may be felt through one’s own skin. Science and Education by Thomas Henry Huxley

H.P. Lovecraft Charles had had freaks and changes of minor interests before, but this growing secrecy and absorption in strange pursuits was unlike even him. The Case of Charles Dexter Ward by H.P. Lovecraft [1927]

Edward Bellamy It did not appear that any very startling revolution in men’s attire had been among the great changes my host had spoken of, for, barring a few details, my new habiliments did not puzzle me at all. Looking Backward From 2000 to 1887 by Edward Bellamy

As for myself, by one of those anomalous changes of feeling of which we are all the subjects, I found that I was in a state of indifference for which I could by no means account. Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana [1840]

Andrew Lang So children are told, in Scotland, that, if the wind changes while they are making faces, the grimace will be permanent. The Making of Religion by Andrew Lang

Then the conceived changes of the sensible experience can be symbolized by sliding the ruler along the line of dots. A Pluralistic Universe by William James [1909]

John Lewis Burckhard After this time, the historians mention no other material repairs or changes in the mosque; and I believe none took place in the eighteenth century. Travels in Arabia by John Lewis Burckhard

Arthur Morrison Then he changes the notes, or sells ’em abroad, an’ how do we stand then? Why, you’re a bigger fool than I thought you was! . The Hole in the Wall by Arthur Morrison

Charles Kingsley Its changes are so complicated that geologists have as yet hardly arranged them. Thoughts in a Gravel-Pit by Charles Kingsley

Sir Walter Scott Zhe will buy changes an zhe loikes stuffs. Kenilworth by Sir Walter Scott [1821]

Jonathan Swif I reckon upon going to Windsor to-morrow with Mr. Secretary, unless he changes his mind, or some other business prevents him. The Journal to Stella by Jonathan Swif

Bram Stoker His novels are really excellent, though the changes in social life and in religious, political and artistic matters, which took place between 1844 and 1910, make some things in them seem out of date. Famous Imposters by Bram Stoker [1910]

Robert Louis Stevenson Even in the unchanging face of the death-stone, changes were to be remarked; and in the channeled lettering, the moss began to renew itself in jewels of green. The Weir of Hermiston by Robert Louis Stevenson

Of course these changes have their drawbacks, as well as their advantages. East Lynne by Ellen Wood [1861]

T. H. Huxley B. C. D. E F. Successive changes of the yolk indicated in the text. Essays by T. H. Huxley

Walter Scott Lady Penelope was disconcerted, like an awkward horse when it changes the leading foot in galloping. Saint Ronan’s Well by Walter Scott [1824]

These changes are indicated in a summary and comprehensive way by means of what is called ‘Grimm’s Law.’ Take Latin and English, for instance. A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder by James De Mille [1888]

Victor Hugo A change in the shape of the shell changes the shape of the fish inside. The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo [1869]