Phrases with "departed"

Elizabeth Gaskell One of the good influences over John Barton’s life had departed that night. Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell [1848]

Walter Scott He departed from Scotland upon his mission, which, it was supposed, might detain him upon the continent for some months. The Bride of Lammermoor by Walter Scott [1819]

Richard Hakluy Hee departed from Chaguate, and passed the Riuer by Aays; going downe by it hee found a towne called Chilano, which as yet they had not seen. Virginia Richly Valued by Richard Hakluy

We had no alternative but to return to the only spot where we knew water was to be had; this was now distant twenty-one miles to the north-east, so we departed in a straight line for it. Australia Twice Traversed by Ernest Giles

Before Mr. Foliott departed for the Cape he had thrown Richard off; had been obliged to do it. Helen Whitney’s Wedding by Ellen Wood [1877]

That infamous figure upright on its feet, still, rigid, with stony eyes, as if its rotten soul had departed that moment and the carcass hadn’t had the time yet to topple over. An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad [1896]

The Speaker departed in raptures. Elizabeth and Essex by Lytton Strachey [1928]

Andrew Lang Worshipping first the departed souls of his kindred, man later extended the doctrine of spiritual beings in many directions. The Making of Religion by Andrew Lang

The old fellow departed from his impressive immobility to turn his rakishly hatted head and look at me with his old, black, lack-lustre eyes. The Partner by Joseph Conrad [1915]

An hour afterwards he departed from Raynham in a post-chaise. Run to Earth by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1868]

Rudyard Kipling He departed a ‘Seedee boy,’ as they call the stokers; he returned the full-blooded Sultan of Zanzibar — His Highness Sayyid Burgash, with a bottle in each hand. Life’s Handicap by Rudyard Kipling [1891]

And, so strange a thing is the human heart, the Baron de Sigognac departed much comforted by the bitter grief and tears of her whom he so devotedly loved and worshipped. Captain Fracasse by Théophile Gautier [1863]

Anthony Trollope There would seem to each of us to be a personal affront were a departed relative delineated with all those faults by which we must own that even our near relatives have been made imperfect. Thackeray by Anthony Trollope [1879]

But, naturally, on my report of the case, the whole of our party were devoured by a curiosity to see the departed fair one. The Orphan Heiress by Thomas De Quincey [1835]

Then, seeing all were ready, young Partington mounted his horse again, and the yeomen having shaken hands all around, the five departed upon their way. The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood. by Written and illustrated by Howard Pyle

Margaret Oliphant But while the mistress of the house departed to her own quarter much overawed, the minister’s mother went to the sick-room with no such composure as she assumed. Salem Chapel by Margaret Oliphant [1862]

Benjamin Disraeli They departed at break of day, Nicæus riding by the side of the litter, and occasionally making the most anxious inquiries after the well-being of his fair charge. The Rise of Iskander by Benjamin Disraeli [1834]

Charles Stur Be that as it may, we departed from the creek without seeing anything of these poor people. Narrative of an expedition into Central Australia by Charles Stur

From the Euston Station he departed by the night mail for Liverpool, under the cover of darkness. Charlotte’s Inheritance by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1868]

We shall hear in the morning;” and she departed to her own room. Diana Tempest by Mary Cholmondeley [1893]

Richard Hakluy The Portugales departed from Eluas the 15. Virginia Richly Valued by Richard Hakluy

Richard Burton Maysunah departed with her son Yazid, and did not return to Damascus till the “fatted ass” had joined his forefathers. Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Richard Burton

Anthony Trollope He hated people who were unsocial and averse to dining out, and who departed from the ways of living common among English country gentlemen. The American Senator by Anthony Trollope

George Borrow No one relieving him at Santander, he departed and begged his way till he found himself in some part of Aragon, but where he scarcely knew. The Bible in Spain by George Borrow

Then he felt my pulse, took my temperature, and, having made a few notes on the case-paper, departed with another smile and a friendly nod. Mr Polton Explains by R. Austin Freeman [1940]

She had never seen anything in her life but chaotic wrecks of departed splendour, confusion, debt, and difficulty. Eleanor's Victory by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1863]

Henry Kingsley But the last remnant of that love departed from my heart twenty years ago, and that is why I can write of her so calmly now, and that is the reason, too, why I remain an old bachelor to this day. The Recollections of Geoffrey Hamlyn by Henry Kingsley [1859]

Larose had started from his chair and all the exultation had departed from his face. The Master Spy by Arthur Gask [1936]

Maria Edgeworth Jacob departed satisfiedhappy in the hope that he had done me a service; and so in fact it proved. Harrington by Maria Edgeworth

The magic had departed from the wine. Keep the Aspidistra Flying by George Orwell

Rafael Sabatini The bewildered lackey unlocked the door and departed at a curt nod from his master. The Plague of Ghosts by Rafael Sabatini

Charles Kingsley We now come to “In Memoriam;” a collection of poems on a vast variety of subjects, but all united, as their name implies, to the memory of a departed friend. Tennyson by Charles Kingsley

My mother, who had not left her room when we departed for church, received us very graciously. ’Long Live the King!’ by Guy Boothby [1900]

George Borrow Accordingly, at three in the morning, we departed for Galicia. We had scarcely proceeded half a league when we were overtaken by a thunder-storm of tremendous violence. The Bible in Spain by George Borrow

Wilkie Collins After giving her the note to deliver, he had solemnly charged her to be gentle in communicating the tidings that she bore, and had departed alone for London. He heard all remonstrances with patience. The Queen of Hearts by Wilkie Collins [1859]

I’m now y-pight: I have ye itche! The superstition that maladies can be cured by royal taction is dead, but like many a departed conviction it has left a monument of custom to keep its memory green. The Devil’s Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce [1911]

Mr. Parrish departed in dudgeon; and I— when I had expressed my profound gratitude to Mr. Cohen for his timely helpfollowed him, in considerably better spirits than when I had arrived. Mr Polton Explains by R. Austin Freeman [1940]

Charles Dickens Before we departed from that spot, four soldiers standing in a ring, fired twice into the air. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens [1860]

Having announced the names and fairly pushed them into the room, the footman departed in a hurry, as there was much excitement amongst the servants and he wished to hear all that was being said. The Mystery Queen by Fergus Hume

William Godwin Gods known and unknown, the spirits of departed heroes, the Gods of heaven and hell, abstractions of virtue or vice, might unblamed be made the objects of religious worship. Lives of the Necromancers by William Godwin [1834]

Richard Hakluy The 31st of August we departed from Gilbert’s Sound for England, and when we came out of the harbour there came after us seventeen of the people looking which way we went. Voyages in Search of The North-West Passage by Richard Hakluy

George Gissing Eustace Derwent departed in a day or two, having an invitation to join friends in Scotland. He had vastly enjoyed the privilege of listening to Arnold’s talk. The Crown of Life by George Gissing [1899]

I’ve heard that Souls departed have sometimes Fore-warned Men of their deaths: ’Twas kindly done To knock, and give the alarum. The Monk by Matthew Lewis [1796]

Not an hour had I departed when my repentance set in; and even then I would have retraced and come back, but I did not know how. East Lynne by Ellen Wood [1861]

D. H. Lawrence It was a small, stuffy, defunct room, of mahogany, and deathly enlargements of photographs of departed people done in carbon. Sons and Lovers by D. H. Lawrence

George Borrow Concluding that I was merely summoned on some unimportant business connected with the neighbourhood, I felt no surprise, and forthwith departed in company with the officer. The Romany Rye by George Borrow

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle She departed then and the lights went out and I was left squatting in the rhododendron-bush. The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle [1894]

So also those departed spirits who were now sealed to it were aware of its surroundings through what would have been its or their senses, had it or they lived. All Hallows’ Eve by Charles Williams [1945]

Aphra Behn She had all her life, before her marriage, lived in one, and wished now, she had never seen the world, or departed from a life so pure and innocent. Love-letters between a Nobleman and his sister by Aphra Behn

He affected to look on the religious ceremonies of his day as his models, the heathen philosophers, regarded the worship of gods and departed heroes: mummeries good for the populace. The Cloister and the Hearth by Charles Reade

Arthur Conan Doyle I saw the gintleman who departed for Russia — Langworthy, I believe, was his name. The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle [1890]

Those who there craved gifts departed hence full merrily. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

Thomas Love Peacock Scythrop was not exactly prepared for this decisive step; but he could only stammer out, ‘Really, sir, you are too good;’ and Mr Glowry departed to bring Mr Hilary to ratify the act. Nightmare Abbey by Thomas Love Peacock

Do not rest! Strive to deserve the good place I am reserving for you at Courtornieu. Go!” He departed without a word, but also without attempting to conceal his disappointment and chagrin. The Honor of the Name by Émile Gaboriau

William Morris Now they sat to meat as my man hath told you, and then departed from the hall, and the witch also. The Water of the Wondrous Isles by William Morris [1897]

He had not appeared on the scene till the time for the ceremony, and after the marriage was seen to take his bride away in one carriage while the old gentleman departed in another. The Circular Study by Anna Katharine Green

Benjamin Disraeli Some hours had elapsed since her interview with Dr. Masham; the medical attendant had departed for a few hours. Venetia by Benjamin Disraeli [1837]

Whereupon she left me with a little bow and an invitation to join them that day at dinner, while I departed into the town on my own errands. The Company of the Marjolaine by John Buchan

Ann Radcliffe The soldier brought a pitcher of water, and casting round the place a look of sullen scrutiny, departed in silence. The Castles of Athlin and Dunbayne by Ann Radcliffe [1789]

Miles Franklin The two servant girls had departed on their Christmas holiday that morning, so grannie and auntie were the only members of the family at home. My Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin

We departed from Versailles fifteen hundred souls. The Last Man by Mary Shelley

George Gissing Two days later, Mrs. Lessingham and her niece, accompanied by Reuben Elgar, departed for Capri. The day after that, Mr. and Mrs. Bradshaw in very deed said good-bye to Naples and travelled northwards. The Emancipated by George Gissing [1889]

Rudyard Kipling He saw the heavy lids droop over her eyes — the watcher behind them departed — and, his soul sinking into assured peace, Conroy slept. A Diversity of Creatures by Rudyard Kipling [1917]

D. H. Lawrence They departed with slight leave-taking. The Prussian Officer and other stories by D. H. Lawrence

When thou wast departed from the hall methought all the bright lights were bedimmed. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

John Polidori Such was the information with which we departed from the peaceful isle of Mitylene; our imaginations all on the rack, guessing who this rambler in Greece could be. The Vampyre by John Polidori

So he wrought his will herein, in that he departed not from strife before he had slain all his father’s banesmen, though dreadful the deed seemed in every wise. The Story of the Volsungs by translated by William Morris and Eirikr Magnusson

Sinclair Lewis No, what you do is, you hypnotize yourself until you’re convinced that every dear departed was a model of some virtue, and then you rhapsodize about that. Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis

At the end of his examination he said quietly-- “It is even as thou sayest; the brother’s life is departed from him. Dr Nikola Returns by Guy Boothby [1896]

He listened to Madame Magnotte’s stories of departed splendour. Charlotte’s Inheritance by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1868]

Guy de Maupassan Bertin never remained long after the young girl had retired; it was as if half the charm that held him there had departed with her. Strong as Death by Guy de Maupassan

Then after an interlude of a year it had dawned upon them that power had mysteriously departed from him. The New Machiavelli by Herbert George Wells [1911]

William Morris So he departed from Jerusalem and came to Acre, and dight his passage as one who had great longing to repair to his own country. Old French Romances by William Morris [1896]

Finally he had told her that he would be leaving for Canada shortly, and had departed one morning, carrying a suitcase and bidding her a final farewell. War in Heaven by Charles Williams [1930]

Edgar Allan Poe All others had departed from the chamber of Death. They had deposited me in the coffin. Romances of Death by Edgar Allan Poe

Wee Archie departed next morning when ‘the boat’ called, on his way to spread light throughout all the other dark places of the archipelago. The Singing Sands by Josephine Tey [1952]

In consequence, he departed speedily, and I spent the afternoon wondering whether he would return before the day ended, or leave me to the endurance of a night of suspense. The House of the Whispering Pines by Anna Katharine Green

George Borrow The next day we departed for Coruna, leading our horses by the bridle: the day was magnificent, and our walk delightful. The Bible in Spain by George Borrow

And he departed from her and went to his fellows to ship, and let make him knight and came again upon the morrow for to kiss this damosel. The Travels of Sir John Mandeville by John Mandeville

Richard Hakluy From the time that the Gouernour departed from Canasagua, hee iournied fiue daies through a desert; and two leagues before hee came to Chiaha, there met him 15. Virginia Richly Valued by Richard Hakluy

G. K. Chesterton Save for Lord Saltoun, it was a family party of Fishers, for the only other distinguished stranger had just departed after dinner, leaving the rest to their coffee and cigars. The Man Who Knew Too Much by G. K. Chesterton

Charles Dickens Full of this pleasure, I shortly afterwards departed from the town, little dreaming of an addition to my good fortune. The Uncommercial Traveller by Charles Dickens [1860]

Arthur Machen Read the memorial tributes to departed Heads in a well-known and most respectable Church paper. The Secret Glory by Arthur Machen

It was now three months since Lingard had landed Willems in Sambir and had departed hurriedly, leaving him in Almayer’s care. An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad [1896]

Ford Madox Ford It is a singular affair!”‘ She departed up the path towards the stable, speculating on the nature of her man’s relatives. Last Post by Ford Madox Ford [1928]

John Lewis Burckhard I departed from Derr with an old Arab, named Mohammed Abou Saad (محمّد أبو سَعد), one of the Bedouins called Kerrarish (قاريش). Travels in Nubia by John Lewis Burckhard

At the commencement of the year 1354, before he departed for Venice, Petrarch received a present, which gave him no small delight. The Life of Petrarch by Thomas Campbell

As soon as they had departed Nikola was invited to examine the person upon the stretcher. Dr Nikola Returns by Guy Boothby [1896]

And it came to pass, that when Jesus had finished these parables, he departed thence. The Doré Gallery of Bible Illustrations by Gustave Doré

Anthony Trollope He had declared to himself when he bought the property that with this object would he settle himself down upon it, and he had not departed from it. The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope [1883]

Henry Fielding Mrs Tow-wouse was just awake, and had stretched out her arms in vain to fold her departed husband, when the maid entered the room. The History of the Adventures of Joseph Andrews and his friend Mr Abraham Adams by Henry Fielding

D. H. Lawrence There was a marriage, after which Mrs. Witt departed to America, Lou and Rico leased a little old house in Westminster, and began to settle into a certain layer of English society. St Mawr by D. H. Lawrence

Henry Fielding This at length he obtained, and then departed well satisfied. Amelia by Henry Fielding

Spadevil’s image-like clearness of form had departed for him; his frowning face he knew to be the deceptive portico of a weak and confused intellect. A Voyage to Arcturus by David Lindsay [1920]

I departed in search of the room in question, and discovered it without much difficulty. The Race of Life by Guy Boothby [1906]

Arnold Bennett He was dressed with some distinction; good clothes, when put to the test, survive a change of fortune, as a Roman arch survives the luxury of departed empire. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

Watkin Tench About the middle of the month our good friends the French departed from Botany Bay, in prosecution of their voyage. A Narrative of the The Expedition to Botany Bay by Watkin Tench [1788]

Pierre departed toward Captain Levison’s room, and Lady Isabel took up the letters and examined their superscription with interest. East Lynne by Ellen Wood [1861]

And Miss Selina Loach certainly knew Miss Saul.” As Jennings departed the postman came up the stairs with the late letters. The Secret Passage by Fergus Hume

Walter Scott The intelligent reader may recollect, that Tyrrel departed from the Fox Hotel on terms not altogether so friendly towards the company as those under which he entered it. Saint Ronan’s Well by Walter Scott [1824]

Andrew Lang Soon afterwards his mother also departed from this world. The Pink Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

But the reception they got departed from tradition and propriety. The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad [1907]

Washington Irving It is almost startling to hear this warning of departed time sounding among the tombs, and telling the lapse of the hour, which, like a billow, has rolled us onward towards the grave. The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon by Washington Irving

Rudyard Kipling He departed without a word, and, so far as I could see, without moving his legs. Actions and Reactions by Rudyard Kipling [1909]

Sinclair Lewis To-night he departed with feigned and apologetic liveliness. Babbit by Sinclair Lewis

Louisa May Alcott But monsieur could not wait even a ‘flash of time’, and in the middle of the speech departed to find mademoiselle himself. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott [1868]

William Makepeace Thackeray I departed forthwith to Strasburg, and requested the vote and interest of the Citizen President of the Committee of Public Safety. He heard me with a great deal of attention. The Paris Sketch Book by William Makepeace Thackeray [1840]

Richard Hakluy How the Gouernour departed from Aquixo to Casqui, and from thence to Pacaha: and how this Countrie differeth from that which we had passed. Virginia Richly Valued by Richard Hakluy

Edgar Allan Poe I strived to decypher them, but in vain; while ever and anon, like the spirit of a departed sound, the shrill and piercing shriek of a female voice seemed to be ringing in my ears. Romances of Death by Edgar Allan Poe

But the sower watched the young rice-shoots grow up without fear, and the traders came and went, departed lean and returned fat into the river of peace. Tales of Unrest by Joseph Conrad [1898]

He departed in high spirits, most unlike his usual leave-takings, and his last words to Peter were fierce exhortations to secrecy. The Magic Walking Stick by John Buchan [1927]

Richard Hakluy The 14th, with contrary wind, we were forced to put into Scilly. The 15th we departed thence, having the wind north and by east, moderate and fair weather. Voyages in Search of The North-West Passage by Richard Hakluy

He, therefore, contented himself by making a thorough examination of the outside of the house; then, remounting his horse, he departed on a gallop. The Honor of the Name by Émile Gaboriau

Charles Dickens The departed disposition to sleep kept far away. No Thoroughfare by Charles Dickens [1867]

Louisa May Alcott It was like Marmee to get up a little treat for them, but anything so fine as this was unheard of since the departed days of plenty. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott [1868]

Walter Scott Gently replacing him on his seat —“Bless,” he said, “father — bless your son, who has returned in safety, as you blessed him when he departed in danger. Woodstock by Walter Scott [1855]

John Lewis Burckhard It was not without great apprehension that I departed from this place. Travels in Nubia by John Lewis Burckhard

ONE hour later I departed from the Colossus Trust Company with instructions not to return. Serapion by Francis Stevens

Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch No sooner had the woman departed than I visited my brother and begged him (while he unstrapped his valise) to explain this apparent miracle. The Laird’s Luck by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch [1901]

He was in a gay humour, and she departed in a reflected gleam of his good spirits. The Rise of Silas Lapham by William Dean Howells

The fear that he might have departed suddenly for England — (or for Spain) — caused me a sort of ridiculous depression as though I had missed a unique opportunity. The Arrow of Gold by Joseph Conrad [1919]

Charles Dickens The first thing they saw on entering the town was the skeleton of Sleary’s Circus. The company had departed for another town more than twenty miles off, and had opened there last night. Hard Times by Charles Dickens [1854]

H. G. Wells The Lord Paramount departed from his customary use of pithy and direct speech and argued a point. The Autocracy of Mr. Parham by H. G. Wells [1930]

As it was, Mr Charvill departed like Cinderella, but long before Cinderella’s hour. Castle Gay by John Buchan [1930]

George Meredith The worship to departed splendour vowed Conjured a simulacrum, wove her lash, For the slow measure timed her peal of bells. Odes in Contribution to the Song of French History by George Meredith [1898]

William Morris But on the morrow Redhead departed from Goldburg with his men, and he loth to depart, and they gave him farewell lovingly. The Well At The World’s End by William Morris [1896]

Anthony Trollope DEAR LOPEZ, (not without premeditation had he departed from the sternness of that ‘Mr Lopez’, which in his anger he had used at the chambers. The Prime Minister by Anthony Trollope

Edith Wharton She did not see Tarrant again before he departed for the office. Hudson River Bracketed by Edith Wharton [1929]

Richard Hakluy Hee departed from Caliquen the 10. Virginia Richly Valued by Richard Hakluy

George Borrow Sleeping that night in the suburbs of the town, I departed early next morning in the direction of the south. The Romany Rye by George Borrow

Maria Edgeworth So Fowler departed, happy, but I remained unhappy — not with her, departed my fears. Harrington by Maria Edgeworth

He departed under a storm of obloquy. Eminent Victorians by Lytton Strachey

Mark Twain On high, amid all this grotesqueness, sits the departed doge. The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain

I exchanged my land-sledge for one fashioned for the inequalities of the frozen ocean, and purchasing a plentiful stock of provisions, I departed from land. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley [1831]

Sir Walter Scott So, au revoir, my dear Waverley.’ The first occupation of Waverley, after he departed from the Chieftain, was to go in quest of the officer whose life he had saved. Waverley by Sir Walter Scott [1829]

For her in many a waking vision the heavens opened and the spirits of departed saints descended from their abode in bliss to hold converse with her. London Pride by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1896]

Thomas Hardy Each mournful emptied shape stands ever after like the nest of some beautiful bird from which the inhabitant has departed and left it to fill with snow. The Well-Beloved by Thomas Hardy [1897]

Anthony Trollope In that matter of the loan, he departed very widely from the precept which teaches us that honesty is the best policy. Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope [1865]

Anthony Trollope He departed to dress, absolutely troubled in his conscience. The Kellys and the O’Kellys by Anthony Trollope

This being arranged, Mr. Granger departed to write letters, leaving Sophia established, with her Berlin-wool work, at one of the windows. The Lovels of Arden by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]

Percy Bysshe Shelley Matilda listened—it was the nuns at a convent, chanting the requiem for the soul of a departed sister. Zastrozzi by Percy Bysshe Shelley [1810]

D. H. Lawrence The west, over the land, was a clear gush of light up from the departed sun. Kangaroo by D. H. Lawrence

Wilkie Collins There was nothing in the French capital that I was more anxious to see, and I departed by myself for the church. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

George Meredith He departed at the hour settled for him. Beauchamp's Career by George Meredith [1875]

Elizabeth Gaskell Since then the fourteenth of February had been the dreariest of all the year, because the most haunted by memory of departed happiness. Libbie Marsh’s Three Eras by Elizabeth Gaskell [1847]

The sun poured his fiery beams full down upon us, and it was not until he departed over the cliffs to the west that we had a moment's respite; the place was a perfect oven. Australia Twice Traversed by Ernest Giles

Arthur Machen It has begun to haunt me; I feel as if I had gazed too long into the eyes of the Sphinx.’ Phillipps departed with the tablet in an inner pocket. The Red Hand by Arthur Machen

In the morning he rose early; and as it was a holiday carried his ill-humour on to the moors; not reappearing till the family were departed for church. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte [1847]

Richard Hakluy They staied two daies there: And departed from thence vnto the place, where the arme of the Riuer entreth into the sea. Virginia Richly Valued by Richard Hakluy

George Meredith He departed to see Lady Arpington, and thereby rivet his chains. The Amazing Marriage by George Meredith [1895]

Robert Louis Stevenson It must be given out that he departed — as he came — without any note of preparation. The Master of Ballantrae by Robert Louis Stevenson

Henry James It is a wonderful place, certainly, though, thank the Lord, Baxter departed last week, blaspheming horribly at trente et quarante. Roderick Hudson by Henry James [1875]

Juliet is the dearest girl in the wide world,” and he departed laughing. The Secret Passage by Fergus Hume

Jacintha could find no terms sufficiently strong to express her gratitude, and the Monk departed loaded with her benedictions. The Monk by Matthew Lewis [1796]

Having inquired about the means of travelling to Villette, and secured a seat in the diligence, I departed on the strength of this outline — this shadow of a project. Villette by Charlotte Brontë [1853]

Rudyard Kipling Ben, the Governor, departed to England, where he kept a pack of real dainty hounds, but never ceased to long for the old lawless lot. Actions and Reactions by Rudyard Kipling [1909]

I therefore packed my traps and departed to Sydney, where I hoped to be able to solve the problem that was of such vital importance to me. The Race of Life by Guy Boothby [1906]

Richard Hakluy They departed from Minoya the second day of Iulie, 1543. Virginia Richly Valued by Richard Hakluy

H.P. Lovecraft Soon cross streets and junctions began to appear; those on the left leading to shoreward realms of unpaved squalor and decay, while those on the right shewed vistas of departed grandeur. The Shadow over Innsmouth by H.P. Lovecraft [1931]

We neither saw nor heard anything more of our sable enemies, and on the 18th we departed out of their coasts. Australia Twice Traversed by Ernest Giles

H. Rider Haggard And so, when the time came, those two went up together to the altar-rails, and, kneeling side by side, ate of the bread and drank of the cup, and, rising, departed thence with a new link between them. Dawn by H. Rider Haggard

After a brief experimental career as tripe the sails had departed this life forever. The Ocean Wave by Ambrose Bierce

Jack London When the W. H. Willis pulled into White Horse, it was learned that the Flora had waited three days over the limit, and had departed only a few hours before. Lost Face by Jack London

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu Meanwhile, the evil spirit has departed from the house, and the spirit of music has come, music with yet a cadence of sadness in it. The Tenants of Malory by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu [1867]

Nathaniel Hawthorne She had lost — and she trembled lest it should have departed forever — the faculty of appreciating those great works of art, which heretofore had made so large a portion of her happiness. The Marble Faun by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1860]

Charles Dickens When I had been let out at the platform-door, like a prisoner whom his turnkey grudgingly released, I looked in again over the low wall, at the scene of departed glories. The Uncommercial Traveller by Charles Dickens [1860]

She assured her daughter that “It will pass;” and taking up her thick umbrella, departed in haste to see after a schooner she was going to load with granite from her quarry. Tales of Unrest by Joseph Conrad [1898]

The lower world; the residence of departed spirits; the place where the dead live. The Devil’s Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce [1911]

Caroline Lamb Well, if I did not hear the shriek of the dear departed two full hours after he gave up the ghost. Glenarvon by Caroline Lamb [1816]

H.P. Lovecraft Friends had held him when he drew a stiletto, but West departed amidst his inhuman shrieks, curses and oaths of vengeance. Herbert West — Reanimator by H.P. Lovecraft [1922]

William Morris Then she took leave of the alderman, thanking him much for his good-will, and so departed from Greenford at all adventure, when the day was yet young. The Water of the Wondrous Isles by William Morris [1897]

Arnold Bennett It was settled that Lily should pass the night with Constance. At last the doctor and Dick departed together, the doctor undertaking the mortuary arrangements. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

Charles Dickens On the occurrence of a death in Titbull’s, it is invariably agreed among the survivors — and it is the only subject on which they do agree — that the departed did something ‘to bring it on. The Uncommercial Traveller by Charles Dickens [1860]

Arnold Bennett The fear that Sophia had already departed made him sick. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

Sinclair Lewis Holabird stared, assembled his mustache, departed from his Diligent Director manner, and spoke: “Wait a minute, if you don’t mind. Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis [1925]

Rudyard Kipling He was quite sure that he had not in any way departed from virtue, and there were reasons, too, of which Torpenhow knew nothing. The Light That Failed by Rudyard Kipling [1891]

William Morris And on the morrow he departed and we saw him not again. The Well At The World’s End by William Morris [1896]

Elizabeth Gaskell The picturesqueness of those ancient streets has departed now. Ruth by Elizabeth Gaskell [1853]

The meal finished, and the servant having departed for the last time, Drayton asked a question which had been in the back of his head for two hours past. The Heads of Cerberus by Francis Stevens

William Blades It hid behind the paper, emitted some caustic fluid, and then departed this life. The Enemies of Books by William Blades [1880]

Thomas Wolfe But no return is here among us in America. Here are no streets still haunted by departed men. You Can’t Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe [1940]

One of these murmured audibly to his neighbors as he departed that HIS pew could be had now for sixty dollars. The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic [1896]

Guy de Maupassan Then he departed quickly, without turning toward her again. Strong as Death by Guy de Maupassan

Determined to discover exactly where she stood, the duchess shortly refused, and the young man departed without a word. The Honor of the Name by Émile Gaboriau

Probably they only wanted to make sure that he had really departed to forget all about him. Huntingtower by John Buchan [1922]

Arnold Bennett Mr. Critchlow, in high sardonic spirits, said that he would go too; the three departed together, heavily charged with Constance’s love and apologies. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

From the other side life had not departed wholly as yet. The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad [1907]

Then Dain and the white woman departed to call up Bulangi and find a hiding-place. Almayer’s Folly by Joseph Conrad [1895]

Love, that once in childhood had been so mere a necessity to me, that had long been a mere reflected ray from a departed sunset. Suspiria de Profundis by Thomas De Quincey [1845]

Henry Kingsley The Major got out his wife’s pony; and setting her on it, and handing up the son and heir, departed home to dinner. The Recollections of Geoffrey Hamlyn by Henry Kingsley [1859]

Theodore Dreiser This was in the mere matter of the halt his career had received when he departed from Chicago. A man’s fortune or material progress is very much the same as his bodily growth. Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser

I have opened and shut the gates of this caravanserai for fifty years, and find that all pleasure is departed from me. The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan by James Justinian Morier

What he thought I was after I cannot imagine, for I departed with a rucksack on my back and a stout stick in my hand, which scarcely suggested the chase. The Three Hostages by John Buchan [1924]

Charles Dickens Five hundred years had passed, since Julius Caesar’s first invasion of the Island, when the Romans departed from it for ever. A Child’s History of England by Charles Dickens [1852]

William Morris But the folk betook them anew to the gaol, and brought forth another; and the Lady departed thence, whereas she knew him not. Old French Romances by William Morris [1896]

Anthony Trollope She was a small, elegantly made old woman, with a face from which the glow of her youth had not departed without leaving some streaks of a roseate hue. Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope

Charles Kingsley Thou’lt break my heart, thou warbling bird, That wantons through the flowery thorn; Thou minds me o’ departed joys, Departed never to return. Burns and His School by Charles Kingsley

John Galsworthy The two cars departed for another mound said to be two miles off. A Silent Wooing by John Galsworthy

The man — it was Symons — departed crawling on his hands and knees to make the circuit and, well — he had not returned. The Rover by Joseph Conrad [1923]

The horse had gone, and, as she argued, the rider must have departed with it. The Purcell Papers by J. Sheridan Le Fanu