Phrases with "chapter"

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]

The position of Defoe in novel history is so great that there is a temptation to end this chapter with him. The English Novel by George Saintsbury [1913]

Arthur Machen At a quarter to ten Mr. Horbury appeared in cap and gown and read a chapter from St. Paul’s Epistle to the Romans, with one or two singularly maundering and unhappy prayers. The Secret Glory by Arthur Machen

The lengthy descriptions of the opening chapter he defended against his sister Laure’s strictures, asserting that they had ramifications with the subject which escaped her. Balzac by Frederick Lawton

Robert Browning Chapter on chapter did I count, As a curious traveller counts Stonehenge; Added up the mortal amount; And then proceeded to my revenge. Dramatic Lyrics by Robert Browning [1845]

Isabella Bird So, recollecting that my checks were marked Chicago, and seeing that the thief’s ticket bore the same name, I resolved to wait the chapter of accidents, or the re-appearance of my friends. The Englishwoman in America by Isabella Bird [1856]

Yet here, for once, I shall trespass on grounds not properly mine, and desire you to observe in St. Matthew, chapter xxi. Suspiria de Profundis by Thomas De Quincey [1845]

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

Sigmund Freud As shown in chapter VI., B., we can recognize in most dreams a centre supplied with a special sensory intensity. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

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]

The same feeling I had received from the crashing overture to the grand chapter of Daniel—“Belshazzar the king made a great feast to a thousand of his lords. Autobiographical Sketches by Thomas De Quincey [1853]

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

Willa Cather We would probably have gone further into the Bouchalka chapter of her life, had not Horace appeared and nervously asked us if we did not wish to take a turn before we went inside. Youth and the Bright Medusa by Willa Cather [1920]

Sigmund Freud The latter process we have already set apart in chapter VI as the dream-work proper. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

Florence Dixie As her purpose may appear strange to those who are ignorant of what prompted it, the next chapter will introduce this letter to the reader. Redeemed in Blood by Florence Dixie [1889]

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

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

Leon Trotsky I edited each chapter carefully, copied it into a note-book which had been smuggled in to me, and then sent that out to friends in other cells to read. My Life by Leon Trotsky

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]

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

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]

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

Anthony Trollope Of Thackeray as a poet, or maker of verses, I will say a few words in a chapter which will be devoted to his own so-called ballads. Thackeray by Anthony Trollope [1879]

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

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

Elizabeth Gaskell I could have read any chapter in the Bible now; and Nelly seemed as though she would never know it. The Heart of John Middleton by Elizabeth Gaskell [1850]

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

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 Gissing What led me to it, how I regarded it, we won’t discuss; I am as little prepared to do so now as when we talked at Exeter. That chapter in my life is happily over. Born in Exile by George Gissing [1891]

William Makepeace Thackeray If there is anything in the above statement which astonishes the reader, I promise him that in the next chapter of this little story he will be astonished still more. Roundabout Papers by William Makepeace Thackeray [1860-63]

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

Charles Dickens So — altogether as a matter of duty — I gave up the magnificent chapter for another day, and sauntered out with my hands in my pockets. Reprinted Pieces by Charles Dickens [1850]

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

G. K. Chesterton Among the more joyful of the memories that I am stirring in this chapter were many of the moonstruck banquets given by Mr. Maurice Baring; who in such matters might well have a chapter to himself. Autobiography by G. K. Chesterton [1936]

Andrew Lang Seven years after I had first read them your father died, and you, his son, asked me to contribute a chapter to the book which you contemplate publishing. Alfred Tennyson by Andrew Lang

George Gissing Adela and Alice sat over against each other; their contrasted appearances were a chapter of social history. Demos by George Gissing [1886]

G. K. Chesterton The trouble is that I fear the chapter would be found incredible and cast discredit on the rest of this laborious but reliable narrative. Autobiography by G. K. Chesterton [1936]

Janey opened the Prayer Book on the table by the bedside, and read a psalm and a chapter from the Gospel:— “Come unto Me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Notwithstanding by Mary Cholmondeley [1913]

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]

Henry James Don’t put us in a parenthesis — give us a chapter to ourselves. Portrait of a Lady by Henry James [1881]

Daniel Defoe But that which gives me a better opinion of Balaam than all this, is his plain prophecy of Christ, chapter xxiv. The History of the Devil by Daniel Defoe

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]

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

Elizabeth Gaskell At the end of the first chapter — that is to say, at the end of the story of Mr. Coxe’s calf-love, Miss Browning held up her hands in surprise. Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell [1865]

M. R. James I noticed the sun was going down, and told Frank to run in and see if tea was ready while I finished a chapter in the book I was reading. More Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by M. R. James

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]

Elizabeth Gaskell The evidence is clear as to his being present, aiding and abetting — indicted on the 4th section of 1 George I., statute 1, chapter 5. Sylvia’s Lovers by Elizabeth Gaskell [1863]

A chapter of this work is devoted to the consideration of the hereditary transmission of peculiarities from parent to offspring. Fathers of Biology by Charles McRae [1890]

Arthur Machen Poor Meyrick! He is one more chapter in her history. The Great God Pan by Arthur Machen

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]

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]

In the first chapter I have rendered solemn thanks for having been trained amongst the gentlest of sisters, and not under “horrid pugilistic brothers. Autobiographical Sketches by Thomas De Quincey [1853]

It was last Sunday evening, wasn’t it, that you read the chapter in St. Matthew which tells of the last judgment?” “Tod read it, sir. The Story of Dorothy Grape by Ellen Wood [1881]

As already stated in chapter ii. Fielding by Austin Dobson

Thomas Love Peacock To listen if she breathed was out of the question: the noses of a dean and chapter would have been soundless in the roar of the torrent. Crotchet Castle by Thomas Love Peacock

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

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

Virginia Woolf Not that her judgment could altogether acquiesce in the necessity for a study of Shakespeare’s sonnets as a preliminary to the fifth chapter of her grandfather’s biography. Night and Day by Virginia Woolf [1919]

It opened right in the middle of a chapter on ‘gun-shot wounds. The Dark Highway by Arthur Gask [1928]

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]

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

He loved the euphony of the Old Testament; his sonorous delivery would lift a chapter from Isaiah to the height of ritual, and every Psalm he read was a Magnificat whether he would or no. The Imperialist by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1904]

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

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]

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 I shall be blocking out the tenth chapter of Winged Purposes and it won’t be ready for you till next week. Crucial Instances by Edith Wharton [1901]

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]

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 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

E. Phillips Oppenheim What happened will always remain a chapter of secret history, but it was a very wonderful chapter. The Spy Paramount by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1934]

Sigmund Freud Radestock begins the chapter in which he deals with the subject by citing a number of opinions which insist on the analogy between insanity and dreaming. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

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]

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]

Robert Louis Stevenson I owed him this word of thanks, before I enter fairly on the second and far less agreeable chapter of my emigrant experience. The Amateur Emigrant by Robert Louis Stevenson

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]

Louisa May Alcott I cannot feel that I have done my duty as humble historian of the March family, without devoting at least one chapter to the two most precious and important members of it. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott [1868]

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]

As in the case of most African travels, when instruments are not used, the distances must be reduced: in chapter xii. Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo by Richard F. Burton [1876]

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

John Ruskin It will be seen by reference to the last chapter that our present task is to examine the relation of holders of store to holders of currency; and of both to those who hold neither. Munera Pulveris by John Ruskin

Anthony Trollope It is necessary that this one chapter shall be written in which the accidents that occurred in the lives of our three heroines shall be made subordinate to the political circumstances of the day. The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope [1883]

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

Sir Walter Scott And here we beg permission to close a chapter of still life. Waverley by Sir Walter Scott [1829]

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

H.P. Lovecraft It is of course impossible for me to relate in proper order the stages by which we picked up what we know of that monstrous chapter of prehuman life. At the Mountains of Madness by H.P. Lovecraft [1931]

It might have been a chapter in a new and popular book of Moorsonian philosophy. The Planter of Malata by Joseph Conrad [1915]

What is one to think of this queer chapter in human nature? It is odd enough on any view. Memories and Studies by William James

In the last chapter but one, the provisional hypothesis of pangenesis, above alluded to, is fully explained. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

Anthony Trollope In the last page of the last chapter it is told that it is so — that Esmond marries Lady Castlewood — but it is not told till all the incidents of the story have been completed. Thackeray by Anthony Trollope [1879]

Arthur Machen And here again comes a chapter as sad as that which I have written on my arithmetic. Far Off Things by Arthur Machen [1922]

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]

In order to explain the name, I must here digress into a chapter of the history of manners in the nineteenth century, very well worth commemoration for its own sake. The Wrecker by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne

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

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]

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

Still he did good service in insisting on chapter and verse and fair historical proof of these frightful stories, before they were admitted. Gibbon by James Cotter Morison [1878]

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]

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

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]

Anthony Trollope I will not describe it here, because I have done so in the first chapter of my first novel. An Autobiography by Anthony Trollope [1883]

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

Benjamin Disraeli I may give a chapter on Domestic Tactics. “My dear Marchioness,” continued Vivian, “see there: I have kept my promise, there is your bracelet. Vivian Grey by Benjamin Disraeli [1827]

E. Phillips Oppenheim It was a chapter from the life for which her heart was faint with longing. A Sleeping Memory by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1902]

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

Anthony Trollope I shall go on playing cards, my dear, till Mr Stumfold can send me chapter and verse forbidding it. Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope [1865]

George Gissing I opened it, I began to read—a ghost of boyhood stirring in my heart—and from chapter to chapter was led on, until after a few days I had read the whole. The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft by George Gissing [1902]

Wilkie Collins What Benjamin thereupon told me, exactly coincided with what Miserrimus Dexter had told me — as related in the thirtieth chapter of my narrative. The Law and the Lady by Wilkie Collins [1875]

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

Anthony Trollope About noon on the day after the occurrences related in the last chapter Lady George owned to herself that she was a most unfortunate young woman. Is He Popenjoy? by Anthony Trollope [1878]

Charles Kingsley We look in vain, however, in Mr. Vaughan’s chapter for an explanation of this fact, save his assertion, which we deny, that Hindoo Mysticism was in essence and at its root wrong and rotten. Hours with the Mystics by Charles Kingsley

It had drifted somehow into our dug-out on the Scarpe, and after we had all stuck in the second chapter it had disappeared in the mud to which it naturally belonged. Mr. Standfast by John Buchan [1919]

Robert Green Ingersoll Then I turn to the first chapter of the Acts, and there I find an account of the last conversation; and in that conversation there is not one word upon this subject. What shall we do to be Saved? by Robert Green Ingersoll

John Galsworthy He began to enjoy them, especially the chapter deprecating the workman’s dislike of parting with his children at a reasonable age. The Silver Spoon by John Galsworthy

Anthony Trollope In what I have said at the end of the last chapter about my hunting, I have been carried a little in advance of the date at which I had arrived. An Autobiography by Anthony Trollope [1883]

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]

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]

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]

Elizabeth Gaskell He seemed to find some difficulty in beginning, for, if I had not heard that he wanted to speak to me, I should never have guessed it, he seemed so much absorbed in reading a chapter to the end. Cousin Phillis by Elizabeth Gaskell [1864]

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]

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

The chapter immediately following, which describes the literary and other inhabitants of Elysium, is even better. Fielding by Austin Dobson

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]

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

Anthony Trollope There were but two days between the scenes described in the last chapter and the day fixed for Mary’s departure, and during these two days Larry Twentyman’s name was not mentioned in the house. The American Senator by Anthony Trollope

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]

W. H. Hudson In the present chapter and the succeeding one I shall treat of the aspects of nature in the valley itself. Idle Days in Patagonia by W. H. Hudson

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

Here the tendency of which I spoke at the end of the last chapter comes into play. The Road to Wigan Pier by George Orwell [1937]

Henry Fielding We will now in the next chapter proceed with our history. Amelia by Henry Fielding

George Gissing Agnes had married the middle-aged member of Parliament, and henceforth must be thought of as Lady Revill. That chapter of life, whether or not the doom of his existence, was finally closed. Sleeping Fires by George Gissing [1896]

Anthony Trollope The instance of Verres will be narrated in the next chapter but one. The Life of Cicero by Anthony Trollope [1881]

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]

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]

He reminded me one day with satisfaction that at Laverlaw we were half-way to the Norlands. One thing was clear — for him that English chapter was closed. The Island of Sheep by John Buchan [1936]

Before concluding this chapter I will say a word on the system I pursued with regard to my classes: my experience may possibly be of use to others. The Professor by Charlotte Bronte [1857]

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]

Never was there such a chapter of accidents. Life in Mexico by Frances Calderon de la Barca [1843]

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

Then, leaving Henriette in her room, paler and more beautiful than ever, she entered the great ballroom, the same room in which, two years and a half ago, the first chapter of our history opened. Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas

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]

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 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]

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

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

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

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]

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]

Some one had taken it! Taking one thing with another, Browne’s night after the incident described at the end of the previous chapter was far from being a good one. The Red Rat’s Daughter by Guy Boothby [1899]

Thomas Wolfe My only object is to set down here the truthful record of George Webber’s life, and he, I feel quite sure, would be the last person in the world to wish me to suppress any chapter of it. You Can’t Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe [1940]

Sigmund Freud I select the dream, cited in chapter V., of the botanical monograph. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

Anthony Trollope It will have been observed that in the list given in the previous chapter the works commonly published as Cicero’s Philosophy have been divided. The Life of Cicero by Anthony Trollope [1881]

Like Hogarth, in that famous drinking scene to which reference has already been made, Fielding was careful to disclaim any personal portraiture in Joseph Andrews. In the opening chapter of Book iii. Fielding by Austin Dobson

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]

Thomas Wolfe Rodney’s Magazine, too, had become interested in the young author and was going to publish a story, a chapter from the book, in their next number. You Can’t Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe [1940]

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]

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

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]

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

T. H. Huxley For example, the second chapter of Purchas’ work, which I have just quoted, contains “A Description and Historicall Declaration of the Golden Kingdom of Guinea, etc. Essays by T. H. Huxley

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 Green Ingersoll Read the order of Moses in the 31st chapter of Numbers. A great many chapters I dare not read to you. Lectures by Robert Green Ingersoll

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]

Thomas Hobbes But it may perhaps be alleged that the last chapter only, not the whole Pentateuch, was written by some other man, but the rest not. Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes

Wilkie Collins Is there no encouragement in it for you and for me?” 2 2 See Betteredge’s Narrative, chapter viii. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins [1868]

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]

Anthony Trollope I will return to the speeches of the period to which this chapter is devoted, taking that first which he made to the Senate as to the report of the soothsayers respecting certain prodigies. The Life of Cicero by Anthony Trollope [1881]

William Dampier While we lay here the young prince that I mentioned in the 13th chapter came aboard. A New Voyage Round the World by William Dampier [1697]

Wilkie Collins Until that time, suspend your judgement on the strange chapter of family history which I am now about to relate. Nine O’Clock! by Wilkie Collins [1852]

Jack London And here I must close this first chapter of my narrative. The Star Rover by Jack London [1915]

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]

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

Robert Green Ingersoll Read the history of Holland, read the history of South America, read the history of Mexico — a chapter of cruelty beyond the power of language to express. Lectures by Robert Green Ingersoll

Anthony Trollope The works reviewed in the last chapter contained disputations on the Greek philosophy which Cicero thought might be well handled in the Latin language for the benefit of his countrymen. The Life of Cicero by Anthony Trollope [1881]

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

Olaf Stapledon In the light of the tentative findings of this chapter and the chapter on Immortality, we may, I think, draw a rather important conclusion. Philosophy and Living by Olaf Stapledon [1939]

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]

Henry James They perused that chapter perpetually and zealously, and they derived from it the purest part of their mission. The Bostonians by Henry James [1886]

The chapter of complaints ended —“You know,” said he, “why I have called. The Widow Lerouge by Émile Gaboriau

Then follows another chapter from Book xix. Fielding by Austin Dobson

Anthony Trollope They trust to a chapter of accidents, and leave things to arrange themselves. The Duke’s Children by Anthony Trollope

Andrew Lang Scott says that Smollett, when on a visit to Scotland, used to write his chapter of “copy” in the half-hour before the post went out. Adventures Among Books by Andrew Lang

Sigmund Freud He would have preferred that his father should not come home at all, which is identical with the wish (see chapter V., D.) that his father would die. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

Geneva, or more precisely the hydropathic establishment of Champel, is rendered forever famous by the termination of the eighth chapter in the history of Almayer’s decline and fall. A Personal Record by Joseph Conrad [1912]

T. H. Huxley The chapter is entitled, “The strange adventures of Andrew Battell, of Leigh in Essex, sent by the Portugals prisoner to Angola, who lived there and in the adioining regions neere eighteene yeeres. Essays by T. H. Huxley

Louisa May Alcott Father and Mother sat together, quietly reliving the first chapter of the romance which for them began some twenty years ago. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott [1868]

Walter Scott But that was a chapter of romance, and his uncle’s conversation had opened to him a page of the real history of life. Quentin Durward by Walter Scott [1823]

Walter Scott Bowmaker, in order to explain the cruelty and ambition of Edward I., dedicates a chapter to shew “how the kings of England are descended from the devil, by the mother’s side. The Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border by Walter Scott [1802-1803]

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]

Ralph Waldo Emerson Palestine is ever the more valuable as a chapter in universal history, and ever the less an available element in education. Representative Men by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1850]

Olaf Stapledon In the next chapter I shall enlarge upon the subject of the more developed human activities. Philosophy and Living by Olaf Stapledon [1939]

Wilkie Collins In the eighth chapter of Betteredge’s Narrative, an allusion will be found to the arrival of a foreigner and a stranger at my aunt’s house, who came to see me on business. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins [1868]

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

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]

Guy de Maupassan I followed those romances of adultery which were unfolded chapter by chapter, in their brutal reality, of things that had actually occurred, and for the first time I forgot my own unhappiness in them. Mad by Guy de Maupassan

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]

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]

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

John Ruskin I shall in this first chapter shortly sketch out the range of subjects which will come before us as we follow these three branches of inquiry. Munera Pulveris by John Ruskin

E. Phillips Oppenheim A chapter of her life was floating away there with the little trembling strips lighter than the air, already hopelessly destroyed. Mysterious Mr. Sabin by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1898]