Phrases with "envisaged"

Arnold Bennett Though Constance had, previous to her marriage, envisaged certain alterations, she had determined to postpone them, feeling that one revolutionist in a house was enough. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

James Joyce In Lionel Marks’s antique saleshop window haughty Henry Lionel Leopold dear Henry Flower earnestly Mr Leopold Bloom envisaged battered candlesticks melodeon oozing maggoty blowbags. Ulysses by James Joyce [1922]

Politics were to be tolerated, so long as they remained a game; so soon as they grew serious and envisaged the public good, they became insufferable. Books and Characters by Lytton Strachey

Don’t you see yourself it’s all that remains for me to do?” Underhill’s quick brain envisaged the man’s whole life, the infamy of it, the pathos of it. Sir Julian Garve by Ella D'Arcy [1897]

George Meredith She saw the word, the nothing but the word that it was, and she envisaged it, for the purpose of saying adieu to it—good-bye even to the poor empty word. Lord Ormont and his Aminta by George Meredith [1894]

Never had his wildest fancies envisaged anything like this. The House of the Four Winds by John Buchan

Andrew Lang Now, first, anthropology has taken for granted that the Supreme Deities of savages are envisaged by them as ‘spirits. The Making of Religion by Andrew Lang

Radclyffe Hall All that she envisaged was immense: her pictures, her passions, her remorses. The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe Hall

Andrew Lang To meet these wants, to supply ‘soul,’ with its moral stimulus, and to provide a phrase or idea under which the Deity could be envisaged (i. The Making of Religion by Andrew Lang

If a bullet might at any moment come from a covert — that was the crude way I envisaged the risk — then good-bye to the charm of my summer meadows. The Three Hostages by John Buchan [1924]

H.P. Lovecraft Then two incidents occurredwide enough apart, but both of intense interest in the case as Malone envisaged it. The Horror at Red Hook by H.P. Lovecraft [1925]

To change the channel of his thoughts, West turned to the little girl who still mutely envisaged him. A Marriage by Ella D'Arcy [1896]

Arnold Bennett They envisaged new tribulations, but for a brief instant there was surcease. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]