Phrases with "chapter"

Sigmund Freud In chapter III. we cited dreams which were manifestly dreams of convenience. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

Anthony Trollope This chapter should have been introductory and initiative; but the facts as stated will suit better to the telling of my story if they be told here. The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope [1883]

Anthony Trollope Moreover, I consider myself as qualified to write a chapter on hotels — not only on the hotels of America, but on hotels generally. North America by Anthony Trollope

Edith Wharton The Parisian table-end deserves a chapter to itself, so many are the famous sayings originating there, and so various is the attitude of the table-enders. A Backward Glance by Edith Wharton [1934]

H. G. Wells In some early chapter in this heap I compared all our present colour and abundance to October foliage before the frosts nip down the leaves. Tono Bungay by H. G. Wells [1909]

Edith Wharton Is it not being written, chapter by chapter, before our very eyes?” Odo laid the treatise aside. The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton [1902]

F. Scott Fitzgerald It was pleasant to sit lazily by the open window finishing a chapter of “Erewhon.” It was pleasant to yawn about five, toss the book on a table, and saunter humming along the hall to his bath. The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1922]

George Meredith If you can’t understand the circumstances without a chapter of statements, I’m sorry for you. The Adventures of Harry Richmond by George Meredith [1871]

Edith Wharton Amherst made no farther attempt to detain her, and the door closed on her as though it were closing on a chapter in their lives. Fruit of the Tree by Edith Wharton [1907]

Anthony Trollope Now I am aware that there is that in the last chapter which appears to offend against the spirit of calm recital which I profess. The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope [1859]

Andrew Lang To take examples:— 6 See “Queen Mary’s Jewels” in chapter ii. The Book of Dreams and Ghosts by Andrew Lang

Edith Wharton He was well on in his second chapter now. The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton [1913]

Thomas Hobbes The reasons whereof are the same which are alleged in the precedent chapter for the same rights and consequences of sovereignty by institution. Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes

But, alas! the story of Span—even this early chapter of the story of his stay at Wyndfell Hall—had not a happy ending. From Out the Vasty Deep by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1920]

Henry Handel Richardson Only a day or two later it was she who, in face of Kate and Maria, invited Tilly to turn up chapter and verse. The Getting of Wisdom by Henry Handel Richardson

Robert Louis Stevenson AFTER the 32nd chapter of TREASURE ISLAND, two of the puppets strolled out to have a pipe before business should begin again, and met in an open place not far from the story. Fables by Robert Louis Stevenson

Sigmund Freud For this purpose I shall select the dream of Irma's injection (see chapter II). The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

In the preceding chapter we have seen him fitting out a little fleet at Zacatula, to explore the shores of the Pacific. It was burnt in the dock-yard, when nearly completed. The History of the Conquest of Mexico by William Hickling Prescott [1843]

Olaf Stapledon In the next chapter we shall turn to the other great problem of. Philosophy and Living by Olaf Stapledon [1939]

Frederick Marryat They went to bed early, but not before Edward had read a chapter out of the Bible, and the prayers, as old Jacob had always done; and this again caused their tears to flow afresh. Children of the New Forest by Frederick Marryat [1847]

Anthony Trollope In this last chapter of our short story I will venture to run rapidly over a few months so as to explain how the affairs of Bowick arranged themselves up to the end of the current year. Dr. Wortle’s school by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope But we sojourned too long in the Holy Land to permit of our dwelling even for half a chapter in the Tyrol. George, however, and his friend remained there for a fortnight. The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope [1859]

Robert Green Ingersoll The next thing that I find is in the seventh chapter and the second verse: “For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged; and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again. Lectures by Robert Green Ingersoll

It is a very sad chapter of my life and I don’t want to think about it. His Prey was Man by Arthur Gask [1942]

George Elio This very morning, the first lesson was the twelfth chapter of Exodus, and Mr. Barton’s exposition turned on unleavened bread. The Sad Fortunes of the Reverend Amos Barton by George Elio

Sir Walter Scott It is from the great book of Nature, the same through a thousand editions, whether of black-letter, or wire-wove and hot-pressed, that I have venturously essayed to read a chapter to the public. Waverley by Sir Walter Scott [1829]

G. K. Chesterton Before writing this chapter I ought to explain that I am quite incapable of writing it; at least as many serious literary authorities think it ought to be written. Robert Louis Stevenson by G. K. Chesterton [1927]

Edith Wharton And that, after all, was what it was, he mused; though he was still in the twenties the picture of the Willows seemed to close the chapter of his youth . The Gods Arrive by Edith Wharton [1932]

Andrew Lang But, in regard to the whole chapter of savage Supreme Beings, we must, as Mr. Tylor advises, keep watching for Christian and Islamite contamination. The Making of Religion by Andrew Lang

Andrew Lang The chapter of bullying among boys is one on which a man enters with reluctance. Adventures Among Books by Andrew Lang

Sigmund Freud We may here turn back to the interrupted theme (see chapter III) of the part played by organic, sleep-disturbing stimuli in dream-formation. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

Anthony Trollope Of the nature of his writings generally, I will speak in the last chapter of this little book. Thackeray by Anthony Trollope [1879]

Mark Twain In this place I may as well jot down a chapter concerning those necessary nuisances, European guides. The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain

See “The Naturalist in La Plata” chapter 3. The Naturalist in Nicaragua by Thomas Belt [1874]

Vide passim the chapter in Liberty entitled “Limits to the Authority of Society over the Individual,” where Mill denounces the idea of “the majority of operatives in many branches of industry . Carlyle by John Nichol [1892]

Anthony Trollope As long as she can do what she pleases with the diocese, she is willing to leave the dean and chapter to themselves. Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope It will be well that they who are interested only in the sensational incidents of our story to skip this chapter and go on to other parts of our tale which may be more in accordance with their taste. The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope [1883]

Anthony Trollope After which the chapter itself and the reading of it became a subject of debate, partly jocose and partly acrimonious. North America by Anthony Trollope

George Gissing A chapter of pure romance; one which, Irene felt, could not possibly have any relation to her normal life. The Crown of Life by George Gissing [1899]

Virginia Woolf It is possible that the composition of some of them was an act of duty, in the sense that the writing of a chapter of a novel was not an act of duty. The Death of the Moth and other essays by Virginia Woolf [1942]

Henry Fielding A chapter in which there is much learning. Amelia by Henry Fielding

Olaf Stapledon In the next chapter I shall discuss the whole question of the relation of body and mind. Philosophy and Living by Olaf Stapledon [1939]

If they had missed going to mass, or read a chapter of a novel, that was another thing: these were crimes whereof rebuke and penance were the unfailing weed. Villette by Charlotte Brontë [1853]

Henry Fielding A chapter very full of learning. The History of the Adventures of Joseph Andrews and his friend Mr Abraham Adams by Henry Fielding

A transition class is defined for separations between paragraphs, where a break in the flow is intended, without a chapter or subhead. The Design and Construction of eBooks by Steve Thomas [2015]

How these bodies came to possess these powers is a very curious chapter in history, in which it would be out of place to enlarge. Science and Education by Thomas Henry Huxley

Edgar Allan Poe He then took the book himself, and read me a chapter aloud. Tales of Illusion by Edgar Allan Poe

Leslie Stephen Now it became a day of unmixed gloom, and the chapter in which Job curses the hour of his birth lay open all day on his table. Swift by Leslie Stephen [1882]

In any case, in the typical Dickens novel, the Deus Ex Machina enters with a bag of gold in the last chapter and the hero is absolved from further struggle. Charles Dickens by George Orwell [1940]

H.P. Lovecraft It was my last link with a chapter of my life forever closed, and I valued it highly. The Transition of Juan Romero by H.P. Lovecraft [1919]

Anthony Trollope His judgment may be in great peril, but his volume or chapter will be easily written. North America by Anthony Trollope

As already stated in chapter ii. Fielding by Austin Dobson

Arthur Machen Nearly the whole of the third chapter is by me. The Hill of Dreams by Arthur Machen [1907]

George Meredith The rest was her English confided to a critic who would have good reason to be merciful: ‘The night has come that writes the chapter of the day. The Adventures of Harry Richmond by George Meredith [1871]

Sir John read a chapter of the Bible morning and night, and then, pushing the spectacles lower on his old red nose, he’d look over them at us and tell us simply to be good boys and girls. Seeing Life by Ellen Wood [1871]

John Morley De Tocqueville’s chapter on the causes which made literary men the principal persons in France, and the effect which this had upon the Revolution (Bk. III. ch. Burke by John Morley [1879]

Henry Fielding The chapter of evidence is the main business; that is the sheet-anchor; that is the rudder, which brings the vessel safe in portum. Amelia by Henry Fielding

As he left the room he flung me back a remark over his shoulder —‘Read the eleventh chapter of the First Book of Kings.’ After luncheon I went for a walk. The Grove of Ashtaroth by John Buchan [1910]

Anthony Trollope There is a chapter devoted to dinner-giving snobs, in which I think the doctrine laid down will not hold water, and therefore that the snobbism imputed is not proved. Thackeray by Anthony Trollope [1879]

Samuel Butler’s attack on the machine in the well-known chapter of Erewhon is a different matter. The Road to Wigan Pier by George Orwell [1937]

Nathaniel Hawthorne Then there is a chapter about the character of the Eldredge of the day, a Catholic, a morbid, shy man, representing all the peculiarities of an old family, and generally thought to be insane. The Ancestral Footstep by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Bronislaw Malinowski In the following chapter (Chap. VII.) attention will be paid to the functions of kin, which correspond to the collective feelings of parents to children. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

Isabella Bird A chapter from the Bible, read aloud by the teacher, followed, and a hymn beautifully sung, when the pupils filed off as before to the sound of music. The Englishwoman in America by Isabella Bird [1856]

Charles Kingsley For, in the first place, any such curse is formally abrogated in the eighth chapter and twenty-first verse of the very same document —“I will not again curse the earth any more for man’s sake. The Natural Theology of the Future by Charles Kingsley

Anthony Trollope I’m sure I’ve brought you the second volume of Gibbon twenty times, but I don’t believe you’ve read a chapter this month back. The Kellys and the O’Kellys by Anthony Trollope

Dunlop neglected it rather surprisingly, and until Professor Raleigh’s chapter on the subject there was little of a satisfactory kind to be found about it anywhere. The English Novel by George Saintsbury [1913]

Nearly the whole of the following chapter will be devoted to this subject; but I will first make a few remarks on one or two other points. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

Bronislaw Malinowski The reader is referred to the conclusions and summaries of the said chapter (pp. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

George Meredith The chapter on human error was opened: “We are all of one family—all of us erring children—all of us bound to abnegate hatred: by love alone are we saved. Vittoria by George Meredith [1867]

Jack London Through chapter after chapter he is worried by the one event that cometh to all alike. The Sea-Wolf by Jack London [1904]

Andrew Lang The results, whether they do or do not strengthen our first position, must be curious and instructive, if only as a chapter in the history of human error. The Making of Religion by Andrew Lang

Anthony Trollope The defendants should have been either the Corporation of Barchester, or possibly the chapter of your father. The Warden by Anthony Trollope

Arthur Machen Then he saw the chapter begun of a night in March: a great gale blew that night and rooted up one of the ancient yews in the churchyard. The Hill of Dreams by Arthur Machen [1907]

Helen Zimmern As she finished chapter after chapter, she read them out, the whole family assembling in their father’s room to listen to them. Maria Edgeworth by Helen Zimmern

Henry James There seemed to Isabel in these days something sacred in Gardencourt; no chapter of the past was more perfectly irrecoverable. Portrait of a Lady by Henry James [1881]

Henry Fielding Being the first chapter of the eighth book. Amelia by Henry Fielding

Arthur Conan Doyle That may be the next chapter in the story of our rubber millionaires. The Land of Mist by Arthur Conan Doyle [1926]

Walter Scott Yet her very dignity might have kept me in order; for she never read a chapter excepting out of a Cambridge Bible, printed by Daniel, and bound in embroidered velvet. Redgauntlet by Walter Scott [1824]

The Bishop went thither with his chapter and with all his clergy, and the common people flocked together to share in the general mourning. The Life of Petrarch by Thomas Campbell

In the eighth chapter instances were given, to which many might here be added, of variations occurring at various ages, and inherited at the corresponding age. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

Robert Louis Stevenson I am desperately hunted to finish my Samoa book before the mail goes; this last chapter is equally delicate and necessary. Vailima Letters by Robert Louis Stevenson

It was a chapter of my life finished and done with and no one would read its pages again. The Silent Dead by Arthur Gask [1950]

At that date there were in existence only seven chapters of “Almayer’s Folly,” but the chapter in my history which followed was that of a long, long illness and very dismal convalescence. A Personal Record by Joseph Conrad [1912]

Indeed, the author does not even pretend to preserve congruity as regards his hero, for, in chapter v. Fielding by Austin Dobson

H. G. Wells Maxwell Brown, in a chapter called “Tantalus 1932”, cites forty instances of these realizations. The Shape of Things to Come by H. G. Wells [1933]

Robert Louis Stevenson Rigidly speaking, this would end the chapter of the stowaways; but in a larger sense of the word I have yet more to add. The Amateur Emigrant by Robert Louis Stevenson

In almost every chapter he came now upon a phrase or an incident which had served him as the basis for a sermon. The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic [1896]

With the French siege and the flight of the native population closes the last chapter of the local history of Philæ. A Thousand Miles up the Nile by Amelia B. Edwards [1877]

Robert Louis Stevenson It is very strange that X. should be so good a chapter and IX. and XI. so uncompromisingly bad. Vailima Letters by Robert Louis Stevenson

Olaf Stapledon Though in the last chapter of this book I shall make a few guesses about the universe, I shall in the main be concerned with matters nearer home. Saints and Revolutionaries by Olaf Stapledon

H. G. Wells That fight in the arsenal was a vivid incident in this closing chapter of the history of war. The World Set Free by H. G. Wells [1914]

Robert Green Ingersoll David is said to have been a man after God’s own heart, and if you will read the twenty-eighth chapter of Chronicles you will find that David died full of years and honors. Lectures by Robert Green Ingersoll

It is a chapter in family history. Judith Paris by Hugh Walpole [1931]

George Gissing A chapter in your education was lacking; now you can go on smoothly. Thyrza by George Gissing [1887]

Anthony Trollope While the correspondence given in the last chapter was going on Miss Trefoil had other troubles besides those there narrated, and other letters to answer. The American Senator by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope I trust I shall be excused if I attempt it as regards this one chapter; though, it may be, that I shall break down and fall into the commonplace narrative, even before the one chapter be completed. Doctor Thorne by Anthony Trollope

The chapter was finished, and with a smothered exclamation of admiration, he joined the others in begging Philip to proceed. The Heir of Redclyffe by Charlotte M. Yonge [1853]

About eight o’clock Rosalie made her appearance to recount the morning’s chapter of accidents. A Love Episode by Émile Zola [1878]

G. K. Chesterton The best parts of every proper romance are the first chapter and the last chapter; and to knock at a strange door and find a nice wife would be to concentrate the beginning and end of all romance. A Miscellany of Men by G. K. Chesterton [1912]

Arthur Conan Doyle Each life is but one chapter in a story which God has designed. The Maracot Deep by Arthur Conan Doyle [1929]

G. K. Chesterton My brother was much too remarkable a person not to have a chapter to himself. Autobiography by G. K. Chesterton [1936]

After reading for perhaps a half-hour he seemed to come to the end of a chapter and quietly laid away the book. Tales of Soldiers and Civilians by Ambrose Bierce

Robert Louis Stevenson St. Ives is now in the 5th chapter copying; in the 14th chapter of the dictated draft. Vailima Letters by Robert Louis Stevenson

There is a chapter at the end of David Copperfield in which David visits the prison where Latimer and Uriah Heep are serving their sentences. Charles Dickens by George Orwell [1940]

Virginia Woolf In a novel, where each chapter gains from the one before it or adds to the one that follows it, such separations would be intolerable. The Common Reader by Virginia Woolf [1925]

Edith Wharton He had meant to send Halo what he wrote, chapter by chapter; but he could not write. The Gods Arrive by Edith Wharton [1932]

IN the previous chapter I described to you at some length the strange challenge offered by the still stranger girl to whom I had played the part of a protector during the previous night. The Race of Life by Guy Boothby [1906]

He had been reading the chapter on the storms. Typhoon by Joseph Conrad [1902]

George Gissing But scarcely had he done a chapter or two when all the structure fell into flatness. New Grub Street by George Gissing [1891]

Anthony Trollope Therefore I have written this final chapter on his religion. The Life of Cicero by Anthony Trollope [1881]

Nathaniel Hawthorne We must therefore forego the delight of illuminating this chapter with personal allusions to men whose renown glows richly on canvas, or gleams in the white moonlight of marble. The Marble Faun by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1860]

Charles Dickens This Medium was the celebrated Baron Munchausen, who relates the experience in the opening of the second chapter of the incidents in HIS life. Contributions to All the Year Round by Charles Dickens [1859]

Olaf Stapledon Let me close this chapter by enumerating them. Last Men in London by Olaf Stapledon

Andrew Lang Even our frozen strath here has its modern legend, which may be told in English, and out of which, I am sure, a novelist could make a good short story, or a pleasant opening chapter of a romance. Adventures Among Books by Andrew Lang

H. G. Wells But before I finish this chapter and book altogether and go on with the great adventure of my uncle’s career. Tono Bungay by H. G. Wells [1909]

Aramis pleaded as his excuse a commentary upon the eighteenth chapter of St. Augustine, which he was forced to write in Latin for the following week, and which preoccupied him a good deal. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas

Robert Green Ingersoll And so I conclude from the account in the twenty-first chapter of the Acts that “Hebrew was the language of Jerusalem at that time, or that Paul would not have addressed the mob in that tongue. Lectures by Robert Green Ingersoll

G. K. Chesterton I salute it, from afar as I do musical harmony or the higher mathematics; but I shall not introduce into this book a chapter on any of these three topics. Robert Louis Stevenson by G. K. Chesterton [1927]

Richard Burton About the same time, Sayyid Abu ’l Hayja sent from Egypt a sheet of white brocade, embroidered in red silk with the chapter Y.S., in order to cover the inner wall. Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Richard Burton

George Meredith We have worn through a cloud with cloudy discourses, but we are in a land of shifting weathers, ‘coelum crebris imbribus ac nebulis foedum,’ not every chapter can be sunshine. Celt and Saxon by George Meredith [1910]

H. G. Wells Concurrently with writing the last chapter of this book I have been much engaged by the affairs of a new destroyer we have completed. Tono Bungay by H. G. Wells [1909]

I thought with sympathy of little Saint Teresa. This chapter is the tale that Peter told me — long after, sitting beside a stove in the hotel at Bergen, where we were waiting for our boat. Greenmantle by John Buchan

And, doing as she did about the chapter and hymn, they never had such a prayer-meeting as that. The Celtic Twilight by William Butler Yeats [1893]

Edith Wharton Elinor really was an epitome of six or seven generations — the last chapter of a long slowly moving story. Hudson River Bracketed by Edith Wharton [1929]

Dr. Livingstone (“First Expedition,” chapter xx. Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo by Richard F. Burton [1876]

G. K. Chesterton But when I remember that other world against which it reared its bourgeois banner of cleanliness and common sense, I will not end this chapter without doing it decent honour. George Bernard Shaw by G. K. Chesterton [1909]

Washington Irving Johnson, however, valued himself upon having thus enacted a chapter in the Rake’s Progress, and crowed over Garrick on the occasion. The Life of Oliver Goldsmith by Washington Irving [1840]

She concluded this chapter of history inverted with a sigh, and said, “So now he hates me, I believe, poor fellow. Hard Cash by Charles Reade [1863]

Arthur Conan Doyle I should like to recite the chapter which would be of most interest to yourself. The Green Flag by Arthur Conan Doyle [1900]

Henry James But she made an exception in his favour, and if she disliked their early relations as a chapter of her own history she seemed still to like them as a chapter of his. The Siege of London by Henry James [1883]

Radclyffe Hall Last night’s work seemed inadequate and unworthy; she decided to put a blue pencil through it and to rewrite the chapter from start to finish. The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe Hall

R. D. Blackmore Hence came a chapter of accidents, and a volume of motley incidents in various climes, and upon far seas. Mary Anerley by R. D. Blackmore [1880]

Bronislaw Malinowski I came across the paragraph in question unfortunately only after the MS. of the present chapter had been finished and the foregoing chapters had been printed. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

At the end of the previous chapter I described our arrival in the kingdom of Gota, and the farewell we took of the men who had risked so much to bring about our safe arrival there. ’Long Live the King!’ by Guy Boothby [1900]

Andrew Lang Neither my friend nor I was fond of describing love scenes, so we made the heroine disappear in the second chapter, and she never turned up again till chapter the last. Adventures Among Books by Andrew Lang

He was like a devourer of romances, who reads a thrilling story link by link, and who is impatient for every new chapter of the fiction. John Marchmont’s Legacy by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1862]

Henry Handel Richardson Laura, in company with several others, was in the garden, getting her Bible chapter by heart, when Maria called her. The Getting of Wisdom by Henry Handel Richardson

H. G. Wells In the preceding chapter we sketched the first practicable first phase of the Open Conspiracy as the propaganda of a group of interlocking ideas, a propaganda associated with pacificist action. What are we to do with our lives? by H. G. Wells [1928]

For Herries it was as though a new fresh chapter of his life had opened. Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

William Dampier Having made mention of the Moskito Indians it may not be amiss to conclude this chapter with a short account of them. A New Voyage Round the World by William Dampier [1697]

George Gissing We’ll have a chapter as we rest. In the Year of Jubilee by George Gissing [1894]

Julius Solinus writes in De Mirabilibus, chapter xxxiv. On the Magnet by William Gilber

I’ve never had a chapter read to me, or a prayer prayed. Wolfe Barrington’s Taming by Ellen Wood [1870]

I, who have copied out one little chapter of the lives of Rachel and Hester, cannot see plainly, but I catch glimpses of those other pages. Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley [1899]

There is a musty chronicle, written in intolerable Latin, and in it a chapter where every sentence holds a fact. The Cloister and the Hearth by Charles Reade

It is like beginning a new chapter in the volume of life, and one cannot help speculating as to what the chapter is to be about. Vixen by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1879]

Jean-Jacques Rousseau I WARN the reader that this chapter requires careful reading, and that I am unable to make myself clear to those who refuse to be attentive. The Social Contract by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

This scene is accusingly like the one in the last chapter of Lewis’s Monk, where the devil throws Ambrosio from the cliff to the river’s brink. The Supernatural in Modern English Fiction by Dorothy Scarborough

Anthony Trollope In this case, as in all others of the kind, the report was known to all the chapter before it had been heard by the archdeacon or his wife. Framley Parsonage by Anthony Trollope

Virginia Woolf She should have finished her chapter for Lucy; but not tonight. The Years by Virginia Woolf [1937]

In the twelfth chapter he calls it a “great and beneficial plan. Gibbon by James Cotter Morison [1878]

And not only is such a study instructive: he who reads for amusement only will find no chapter in the annals of the human mind more amusing than this. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

G. K. Chesterton The fog of the first chapter never lifts. Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens by G. K. Chesterton [1911]

Andrew Lang Grant that his accustomed fit came upon him during the excitement of the murder, as it does come after “a nicht wi’ opium,” in chapter ii. The Puzzle of Dickens’s Last Plot by Andrew Lang

E. Phillips Oppenheim She thought of that night of humiliations as of some ugly shadow, a chapter of her life done with forever, She realized and marvelled at her own sufferings. A Sleeping Memory by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1902]

Anthony Trollope Of all those papers it may be said that each has that quality of a pearl about it which in the previous chapter I endeavoured to explain. Thackeray by Anthony Trollope [1879]

Pu Songling Every evening from that time, at the hour when she had appeared to him, he lit a lantern, went to the house next door and read a chapter of the holy text. Strange Stories from the Lodge of Leisures by Pu Songling [1740]

Virginia Woolf A few stanzas, a few pages, a chapter here and there, the beginning of this novel, the end of that, are equal to the best of any age or author. The Common Reader by Virginia Woolf [1925]

Arthur Conan Doyle Let her read Timothy chapter two, ninth to fifteenth verses. Micah Clarke by Arthur Conan Doyle

Anthony Trollope Above an hour had passed after the interruption mentioned at the end of the last chapter before Mrs Ray and Rachel crossed back from the farmhouse to the cottage, and when they went they went alone. Rachel Ray by Anthony Trollope

Professor Stoud, in the excellent chapter on ‘Mental Activity,’ in vol. Essays in Radical Empiricism by William James

H. G. Wells And then the chapter of adverse accidents began. The War in the Air by H. G. Wells [1908]

Charles Kingsley And if the twenty-first chapter of the Book of Revelation, and the eighth verse, is to be taken as it stands, their doom has not altered since Odin’s time, unless to become still worse. Two Years Ago by Charles Kingsley

Benjamin Disraeli This friend had been his college companion, and, in the odd chapter of circumstances, had become a powerful political character. The Young Duke by Benjamin Disraeli [1831]

H. G. Wells I finished my chapter before I shut the window and turned down and blew out the lamp. An Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells

Both of these extracts are entirely typical: you would find something like them in almost every chapter of every number, to-day or twenty-five years ago. Collected Essays by George Orwell

George Gissing The money would be paid, and therewith finis to that dragging chapter of her life. The Whirlpool by George Gissing [1896]

George Gissing How a man of Mr. Warricombe’s intelligence could take grave interest in an arid exegesis of the first chapter of Genesis, Godwin strove in vain to comprehend. Born in Exile by George Gissing [1891]

Victor Hugo Leges Inæ, chapter the twentieth. The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo [1869]

Andrew Lang In the following chapter we discuss a mode of inducing hallucinations which has for anthropologists the interest of universal diffusion. The Making of Religion by Andrew Lang

The old woman came in and took away the tea things, and shortly after the Sergeant entered and read the chapter and the prayers. The Wyvern Mystery by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Mark Twain If it is not a chapter that any company might be proud to have a body write about them, my judgment is fit for nothing. The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain

H. G. Wells There is this idea of federalism upon which I have already submitted a criticism in chapter 7. The New World Order by H. G. Wells

H. G. Wells He had come to the end of a chapter in his work and wished to brace himself for a new beginning. The Dream by H. G. Wells [1924]

We have seen in the Table in the first chapter that Mikania scandens is a regular twiner, and F. Muller informs me that in S. Brazil there is another species which is a leaf-climber. The Movements and Habits of Climbing Plants by Charles Darwin

Edgar Allan Poe Criticism is not, we think, an essay, nor a sermon, nor an oration, nor a chapter in history, nor a philosophical speculation, nor a prose-poem, nor an art-novel, nor a dialogue. Criticism by Edgar Allan Poe

Olaf Stapledon I SHALL begin this chapter with a summary of the positive though tentative conclusions which seem to me to have emerged at one stage or another throughout the course of this book. Philosophy and Living by Olaf Stapledon [1939]

Richard Burton The curious reader will find in old histories a multitude of others, whose graves are now utterly forgotten at Al-Madinah. 31 See chapter xix. Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Richard Burton

I have, therefore, much pleasure in making a slight correction in the preceding chapter of this tolerably true history. The Ocean Wave by Ambrose Bierce

Mark Twain And so I close my chapter on the Church of the Holy Sepulchre — the most sacred locality on earth to millions and millions of men, and women, and children, the noble and the humble, bond and free. The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain

The chapter (which has been written and printed for the reasons mentioned in the preface) is chiefly filled with the detailed conversation, or rather discourse, of a highly eccentric gentlewoman. Eothen by Alexander William Kinglake [1844]

Leon Trotsky We dismally tottered along after him from chapter to chapter. My Life by Leon Trotsky

Andrew Lang In the whole amusing history of impostures, there is no more diverting chapter than that which deals with literary frauds. Books and Bookmen by Andrew Lang

Walter Scott Major Bridgenorth himself read and expounded a chapter of Scripture, with much strength and manliness of expression, although so as not to escape the charge of fanaticism. Peveril of the Peak by Walter Scott [1822]

Bronislaw Malinowski For a criticism of Howitt’s, and Spencer and Gillen’s speculations on the origin of marriage, the reader may be referred to the excellent chapter in Mr. Thomas’s work. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

Henry James And whom has she, after all,” Mrs. Assingham added, “to complain to?” “Hasn’t she always you?” “Oh, ‘me’! Charlotte and I, nowadays —!” She spoke as of a chapter closed. The Golden Bowl by Henry James [1904]

But we shall see in the sixth chapter that intermediate varieties, inhabiting intermediate districts, will in the long run generally be supplanted by one of the adjoining varieties. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

That had ornamental chapter headings and tailpieces after this style. Collected Essays by George Orwell

In the first chapter I attempted to show that changed conditions act in two ways, directly on the whole organisation or on certain parts alone, and indirectly through the reproductive system. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

William Morris Troy type, with list of chapter headings and glossary in Chaucer type. The Art and Craft of Printing by William Morris [1902]

Arthur Machen I have quoted his phrase in the first chapter of this record: “A kind of resurrection of the body. Holy Terrors by Arthur Machen

He may have intended to publish the twenty-first chapter later as a second volume. The Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wrigh

George Meredith This is how the chapter has run on. Vittoria by George Meredith [1867]

Sir Richard Burton He laid hands on these in pain and recited for those a chapter of the Koran and made orisons for a third. The Arabian Nights' Entertainments by Sir Richard Burton

She asked leave to read a chapter to him; he listened as to some gentle memory of childhood. Hard Cash by Charles Reade [1863]

Henry James If however the deficiencies of his own wardrobe were a chapter by themselves he didn’t like his little charge to look too poor. The Pupil by Henry James [1891]

Major headings — the heading for one of the divisions defined above, such as the heading for a preface or a chapter title — are encoded using h3. The Design and Construction of eBooks by Steve Thomas [2015]

Richard Burton At the Hatim or Hijr. 10 The former is the 109th, the latter the 112th chapter of the Koran (I have translated it in a previous volume). Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Richard Burton

Anthony Trollope Whether or no the ill-natured prediction made by certain ladies in the beginning of the last chapter was or was not carried out to the letter, I am not in a position to state. The Warden by Anthony Trollope

William Morris This is hard indeed to do; yet if we ponder upon a chapter of ancient or mediaeval history, it seems to me some glimmer of a chance of doing so breaks in upon us. Hopes and Fears for Art by William Morris [1882]