Phrases with "equally"

Thomas Hardy His eyes were equally barren of worldly and religious faith. Tess of the d’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

Jane Austen Elizabeth, equally next to Jane in birth and beauty, succeeded her of course. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen [1813]

Elizabeth Gaskell She fully intended to go, and was equally sure that her mother was already planning her dress for the occasion in her own mind. Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell [1865]

Walter Scott It is not necessary we should be equally minute in describing the sleeping apartment of the Master of Ravenswood, which was that usually occupied by the goodman and goodwife themselves. The Bride of Lammermoor by Walter Scott [1819]

Algernon Blackwood And, by this strange vision so often vouchsafed to me, I am equally sure that one day it shall be given to me to announce to a weary world this glorious and terrific message. The Man Who Found Out by Algernon Blackwood

Bight of Bight. He terms the southern or Munda stream Rio de Angrta, or Angex, whilst the equally important Muni (Danger) becomes only “a little river” without name. Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo by Richard F. Burton [1876]

Thomas Paine When the emissions stopped, the continent was left in possession of two hundred millions of dollars, perhaps as equally dispersed as it was possible for trade to do it. The American Crisis by Thomas Paine

G. K. Chesterton These are the kind of stories which discredit a person almost equally whether they are believed or no. The Club of Queer Trades by G. K. Chesterton [1905]

John Morley Himself the most industrious and active-minded of men, he was ever sober in cutting the channels of his activity, and he would have had others equally moderate. Burke by John Morley [1879]

It travels, like an epidemic, on the sightless currents of the atmosphere, or by the laws of a telluric influence equally intangible. The Dead Sexton by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

And — what was equally serious — his views were shared by Mrs. Shuttleworth, who had already decided that the pushing young Rector was ‘tainted’. Eminent Victorians by Lytton Strachey

Jules Verne The Grand Duke observed with satisfaction the zeal exhibited by the people in the work, whom ere long he would find equally courageous in the defense. Michael Strogoff by Jules Verne [1876]

Jane Austen But in sorrow she must be equally carried away by her fancy, and as far beyond consolation as in pleasure she was beyond alloy. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen [1811]

To get under way was impossible, for the wind was dead against us; and to go anywhere by land was equally out of the question. A Thousand Miles up the Nile by Amelia B. Edwards [1877]

George Meredith You are assured that the dread of shame, if not emulation, is making him equally wary and alert. Evan Harrington by George Meredith [1861]

Charles Kingsley Another must needs answer him with something equally irrelevant; a long chatter ensues, in spite of all cries to order and question. Two Years Ago by Charles Kingsley

Baldwin Spencer It is equally true that the youths are, everywhere and always, at the time of initiation, told that the noise is not the voice of a spirit but is made by the bull-roarer. Native tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia by Baldwin Spencer

Andrew Lang One man knew this chant, as modified or made by himself; other men knew others, equally unsatisfactory. Homer and His Age by Andrew Lang

James Payn Dislike, nay even want of appreciation, will often paralyse the most agreeable of our fellow-creatures, and make them duller than those who are at all times equally tedious. Mirk Abbey by James Payn [1866]

With regard to the second class of causes producing diseases, he attributed many disorders to a vicious system of diet, for excessive and defective diet he considered to be equally injurious. Fathers of Biology by Charles McRae [1890]

He and Lecoq were alone together, free in the streets of Paris, armed with mutual distrust, equally obliged to resort to strategy, and forced to hide from each other. Monsieur Lecoq by Émile Gaboriau

Charles Dickens Could you bear good fortune equally well, if it was to come?” “I hope so. A Message from the Sea by Charles Dickens [1860]

H.P. Lovecraft An unmistakable human shout or deep chorused scream seemed to answer this malign wonder from the Curwen farm, after which the unknown stench grew complex with an added odour equally intolerable. The Case of Charles Dexter Ward by H.P. Lovecraft [1927]

Charlotte Perkins Gilman For food we either went to any convenient eating-house, ordered a meal brought in, or took it with us to the woods, always and equally good. Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman [1915]

Nathaniel Hawthorne The polish of eighteen centuries ago, as yet but half rubbed off, and the heat of to-day’s sunshine, lingering into the night, seem almost equally ephemeral in relation to it. The Marble Faun by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1860]

Sinclair Lewis Indeed his exploration into the mysteries of his own people was a failure insofar as he expected to find them different from that other caste, equally his own people, who were called whites. Kingsblood Royal by Sinclair Lewis

Anthony Trollope Both shall be equally well born, or both shall be equally ill born; but still it is so. North America by Anthony Trollope

William Makepeace Thackeray I wish my other histories had been equally authentic. The Memoires of Barry Lyndon by William Makepeace Thackeray [1852]

Sir Walter Scott The access from gallery to gallery is equally primitive. Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott [1820]

The stores were equally abundant: I wanted one forge, and received three. The Land of Midian by Richard F. Burton [1879]

E. F. Benson But equally impossible that night were billiards or bridge, or any form of diversion. The Other Bed by E. F. Benson

Abraham Merri But true is it also that were he sworn to Ishtar equally would that have been impossible. The Ship of Ishtar by Abraham Merri

A second test having been followed by equally satisfactory results, it was decided that a sum of money should be raised by subscriptions, and that Dermody should be assisted to enter the university. Little Memoirs of the Nineteenth Century by George Paston [1902]

Charles Stur There are in South Australia two periods of the year which are equally deceptive to the stranger. An account of the sea coast and interior of South Australia by Charles Stur

Arnold Bennett A very few other human beings, equally mysterious, passed furtive and baffling up and down the slope. These Twain by Arnold Bennett [1916]

Benjamin Disraeli The cuisine of Mr. Grey was superb; for although an enthusiastic advocate for the cultivation of the mind, he was an equally ardent supporter of the cultivation of the body. Vivian Grey by Benjamin Disraeli [1827]

La Mole had spent a miserable day, and this miserable day had followed three or four others equally miserable. Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas

Unreasoning belief in love and her fellow-creatures was followed by an equally unreasoning disbelief in both. Moth and Rust by Mary Cholmondeley [1912]

Rosette made a superhuman effort to throw herself between our swords, for both combatants were equally dear to her; but her strength failed her and she fell unconscious across the foot of the bed. Mademoiselle de Maupin by Théophile Gautier [1835]

R. D. Blackmore None, however, of these perhapses went very deeply into her heart, which was equally trusting and trusty. Mary Anerley by R. D. Blackmore [1880]

Benjamin Disraeli By Lady Bloomerly’s advice, the plan was entrusted in confidence to about a dozen dames equally influential. The Young Duke by Benjamin Disraeli [1831]

Let me recommend you to be equally silent— especially in your cups. Castle Gay by John Buchan [1930]

If he does more or less than this he equally fails. Henry James by William Dean Howells

Anthony Trollope He had two mounted men, whom he called boundary riders, one an Irishman and the other a German — and them he trusted fully, the German altogether, and the Irishman equally as regarded his honesty. Harry Heathcote of Gangoil by Anthony Trollope

Samuel Johnson Both the old and the new reading are philosophical nonsense, but they are both, and both equally poetical sense. Preface to Shakespeare by Samuel Johnson [1765]

All would be equally free to bid; all would be equally free to refrain. Garden Cities of To-morrow by Ebenezer Howard

Jules Verne It is equally well known that when the speed is great the work of the weight varies in almost inverse ratio to the square of the speed, and therefore becomes almost insignificant. Robur the Conqueror by Jules Verne [1887]

His reply was equally brief and energetic. Ralph Rashleigh by James Tucker

And it was not only the place that she loved; she was equally attached to “the simple mountaineers,” from whom, she said, “she learnt many a lesson of resignation and faith. Queen Victoria by Lytton Strachey

Anthony Trollope From different causes, she and I are left pretty nearly equally without friends. The Claverings by Anthony Trollope

Ambrosio, I live but to serve you: Your interest and happiness are equally mine. The Monk by Matthew Lewis [1796]

George Gissing You have told me what you think of me; shall I be equally frank and speak as if you were a college friend? For at all events we are friends. A Life's Morning by George Gissing [1885]

Anthony Trollope But the custom which is damnable and cruel, is backed by law which is equally so. The American Senator by Anthony Trollope

Herman Melville He was gratified with their manners: like most uncivilized women, they seemed at once tender of heart and tough of constitution; equally ready to die for their infants or fight for them. Benito Cereno by Herman Melville

It logically calls for an equally unique and unparalleled spiritual superstructure. Memories and Studies by William James

Edmund Burke I do not charge this danger equally to every part of the discourse. Reflections on the Revolution in France by Edmund Burke [1790]

Thomas Love Peacock Mr Jenkison. A supposition that must always remain in force, unless a second fiddler, equally adventurous and more successful, should return with an accurate report of the true state of the fact. Headlong Hall by Thomas Love Peacock

Anna Katherine Green The answer was equally blunt: “Yes; a criminal over whose trial his father presided as judge. Dark Hollow by Anna Katherine Green

Pride and generosity equally forbad his endeavouring to persuade his wife to quit a course of life she liked, to enter upon a scene of trials and sorrows with one for whom she did not care. Lodore by Mary Shelley

They were all out of work, and a job and a house seemed to them about equally remote and impossible. The Road to Wigan Pier by George Orwell [1937]

At the same time, to return over the boulders in the bright moonlight seemed an equally sure way to discovery. Prester John by John Buchan

Wilkie Collins In different ways, the relief to both of them was equally great. Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins [1870]

Of course if she were to fall ill and die it would be equally unfortunate. Beasts and Super-Beasts by Saki

A few of the older men were equally poor-spirited. Lark Rise to Candleford by Flora Thompson [1945]

He was completely distracted by the sudden perception that the position was without issue — that death and life had in a moment become equally difficult and terrible. Tales of Unrest by Joseph Conrad [1898]

Anthony Trollope Hence his conversation had a peculiar charm, but he was not equally happy with his pen. An Autobiography by Anthony Trollope [1883]

Wilkie Collins Fritz and his sweetheart left the house together, on an errand in which they were both equally interested — the purchase of the ring which was to typify Minna’s engagement. Jezebel’s Daughter by Wilkie Collins [1880]

Wilkie Collins If the science of physiognomy be not an entire delusion, the cause of this amazing unanimity was legibly written in their faces; in other words, they all three looked equally afraid of the ghost. The Dead Secret by Wilkie Collins [1857]

Jack London It is incontestable that a man is not fit to begin his day’s work on a meal like that; and it is equally incontestable that the loss will fall upon his employer and upon the nation. The People of the Abyss by Jack London [1903]

G. K. Chesterton The isolation of this idea in humanity is akin to its religious character; but it is not even in humanity by any means equally distributed. A Miscellany of Men by G. K. Chesterton [1912]

Ivan Turgenev Father and son were both equally glad to see him at that moment; there are situations, however touching, from which one nevertheless wants to escape as quickly as possible. Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev

T. H. Huxley The unions of the rock-pigeon and the ring-pigeon appear to be equally barren of result. Essays by T. H. Huxley

Arthur Conan Doyle A very little thing serves to depreciate their price, and an equally small thing will send it up again. The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle [1890]

Leslie Stephen And Burke equally admitted Johnson’s supremacy in conversation. Samuel Johnson by Leslie Stephen [1878]

The water was eagerly welcomed by Roberts; and the other wounded men were equally clamorous for a drink. Ralph Rashleigh by James Tucker

This was equally brief with the charge; but, alas! it was not equally satisfactory. Paul Clifford by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1830]

Arthur Conan Doyle It seemed to me very strange as there are several empty houses on the market which appear to be equally eligible, but naturally I was interested in what he said. The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1927]

Charles Kingsley Either analogy will do equally well and equally ill. Two Years Ago by Charles Kingsley

Nor did he sigh retrospectively, when he viewed the equally pleasant, but not wholly satisfying vista of the past decade. Lost Horizon by James Hilton

Anthony Trollope He first tendered his arm to Adela, who positively refused it; then to Caroline, who was equally determined. The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope [1859]

Charles Dickens It is the same (inconceivable why!) with Farming. Shooting, equally so. Somebody’s Luggage by Charles Dickens [1862]

Arthur Conan Doyle It is equally certain, too, that whatever her sins are, they will soon receive a more than sufficient punishment. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1892]

Henry Kingsley We found the ground he mentioned taken up; but he says there is equally good on the next river. The Recollections of Geoffrey Hamlyn by Henry Kingsley [1859]

Anthony Trollope This was another subject on which he felt himself equally unwilling to speak; he could not advise her not to make one; and he certainly would not advise her to do so. The Kellys and the O’Kellys by Anthony Trollope

So general is this form of transmission that it is an anomaly when variations in certain breeds are transmitted equally to both sexes. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

Ann Radcliffe Awed by the gloom of the place, she feared to venture further, yet almost equally dreaded to remain alone in any part of the ruin, while a man so desperate as Spalatro was hovering about it. The Italian by Ann Radcliffe [1796]

Jules Verne Women, children, and servants, in equally expensive dress, surrounded their husbands, fathers, or masters, who resembled the patriarchs of tribes in the midst of their immense households. From the Earth to the Moon by Jules Verne [1867]

H. G. Wells Suppose there are a lot of patterns, and suppose that so long a they don’t destroy social life they are all equally permissible. Babes In The Darkling Woods by H. G. Wells [1940]

George Borrow It is true that I am a Spaniard, being born in Spain, but it is equally true that I am of German blood, for my grandparents came from Germany, even like those of this gentleman, my lord and husband. The Bible in Spain by George Borrow

In Malay marriage contracts it is agreed that all savings and “effects” are to be the property of husband and wife equally, and are to be equally divided in case of divorce. The Golden Chersonese and the way thither by Isabella L. Bird [1883]

Meantime, in years long after that day, and on an occasion perhaps equally interesting, viz. Murder considered as one of the Fine Arts by Thomas de Quincey [1827]

Anthony Trollope The trees remained, but the lawn, the drive, and the flower patches, which of course once existed there, were now all alike, equally prolific in large brown dock weeds and sorrels. The Macdermots of Ballycloran by Anthony Trollope [1847]

H. G. Wells Whether or not it will remain lost for ever, with the material and origin of it, are things equally speculative at the present time. The Crystal Egg by H. G. Wells [1897]

Algernon Blackwood The confusion that followed was equally characteristic, and equally remarkable, displaying greatness side by side with its defects. The Bright Messenger by Algernon Blackwood [1922]

Richard Burton His conduct proving equally satisfactory in the kitchen, after getting security from him, and having his name registered by the Shaykh,22 I closed with him for eighty piastres a month. Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Richard Burton

Anthony Trollope But the Earl was resolved that he would take his cousin over the stepping-stones; and Minnie and the curate were equally determined. Lady Anna by Anthony Trollope

Henry James The lamp, in a corner, was so thickly veiled that the room was in tempered obscurity, lighted almost equally from the street and the brilliant shop-fronts opposite. The Tragic Muse by Henry James [1890]

Wilkie Collins Hopes! Betrothed, or not betrothed, she was equally far from me. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

Thomas Paine America would be equally as foolish as Britain, were she to suffer so great a degradation on her flag, and such a stroke on the freedom of her commerce, to pass without a balance. The American Crisis by Thomas Paine

Anthony Trollope Alas! either construction was not equally unsuited to the family fortunes. Doctor Thorne by Anthony Trollope

The river ran equally heavily with the weight of its mirk. All Hallows’ Eve by Charles Williams [1945]

Wilkie Collins Both of them were in fault — I am afraid both of them were equally in fault. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

As if from the door, though it did not open, there grew out another shape, equally distinct, equally ghastly — a man’s shape, a young man’s. The Haunted and the Haunters by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1859]

Anna Katherine Green There are signs equally plain of his having gone up them, but only once, and at the time he wore the rubbers. The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow by Anna Katherine Green

Sir Walter Scott Favoured by the night, one large body of dismounted dragoons attempted to force the enclosures, while another, equally strong, strove to penetrate by the highroad. Waverley by Sir Walter Scott [1829]

Metrobe did not expect to survive, but he was firmly convinced that the currency of this world would be equally useful in the spirit-land into which he expected to pass. Max Carrados by Ernest Bramah [1914]

Isabella Bird Whether sober or not, she was equally voluble; and as her language was not only inelegant, but replete with coarseness and profanity, the annoyance was almost insupportable. The Englishwoman in America by Isabella Bird [1856]

Give him time enough, and you will see him tread out the complete circle in which he and his brethren are equally bound to walk. Sir Charles Danvers by Mary Cholmondeley [1889]

Another point looked equally clear. Hand and Ring by Anna Katharine Green

Anthony Trollope It might, perhaps, not be long before she would be equally anxious to conquer again. Framley Parsonage by Anthony Trollope

G. K. Chesterton In the public controversy his appearance and disappearance were equally isolated and odd. The Return of Don Quixote by G. K. Chesterton [1927]

Then followed contests for the right of appropriating the taxes, and the whole ended in the closing of the road, which both parties were equally anxious to keep open for their mutual gain. The Discovery of the Source of the Nile by John Hanning Speke [1863]

I was about saying something concerning the Kosekin alphabet or something else of an equally appropriate nature, when she prevented me. A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder by James De Mille [1888]

Leslie Stephen To Swift, indeed, misfortune and injury seem equally to have meant resentment, whether against the fates or some personal object. Swift by Leslie Stephen [1882]

John Morley They are all equally unflattering. Voltaire by John Morley

As has been partly said, the means by which this effect is achieved, and also the means by which it is not, are almost equally remarkable. The English Novel by George Saintsbury [1913]

H. G. Wells The effect upon the rest of Marjorie’s family was equally gratifying. Marriage by H. G. Wells [1912]

Wilkie Collins And, on the other hand, I am equally sure that you, in your innocence of all suspicion, found those reasons conclusive at the time. No Name by Wilkie Collins [1862]

Now, while Richard Hardie sat brooding and miserable, expecting utter ruin, and only brightening up on guinea day, Julia had a protege with equally false views but more cheerful ones. Hard Cash by Charles Reade [1863]

My companions were equally hardy, and in point of bodily fatigue, perhaps, we were a match for any nation in the world. The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan by James Justinian Morier

Anthony Trollope But since that, Frederic had declared his intention of marrying the young woman in spite of his poverty, and Clara seemed to be equally determined. The Belton Estate by Anthony Trollope

Walter Scott These two contending parties were so equally balanced, that the predominance of the influence of either was often determined by the course of the sun. Saint Ronan’s Well by Walter Scott [1824]

What I have come for is a certain genealogy which M. Pierre de Gondy took to Avignon, without knowing what he carried, and, equally in ignorance, brought back to you just now. Chicot the Jester by Alexandre Dumas

Though not equally gifted, they were equally disinterested, equally enlightened, and equally anxious for the advancement of humanity. Little Memoirs of the Nineteenth Century by George Paston [1902]

Charles Dickens When I had done with the free air and the view, I had to go down into the valley and look after the hops (which I know nothing about), and to be equally solicitous as to the cherry orchards. Reprinted Pieces by Charles Dickens [1850]

Edith Wharton She could not cheat her impatience with the mirage of far-off satisfactions, and for the moment present and future seemed equally void. The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton [1913]

You might have killed under great provocation, and in righteous anger, and from a moral point of view you might be equally as worthy of respect as the judge who was sentencing you to death. The Night of the Storm by Arthur Gask [1937]

Conversely, there is a change of outlook, equally quaint, among certain birds. Last Leaves from Dunk Island by E. J. Banfield

Perhaps in either case the difficulties to be encountered were equally great; but the present problem was the more complex and the more interesting. Queen Victoria by Lytton Strachey

Arthur Conan Doyle He fights for the mere pleasure of fighting and is equally ready to take up either side of a question, so that it is no wonder that he has found it a costly amusement. The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle [1902]

Therefore favour and disgrace are equally to be feared. Tao Te Ching by Lao tzu

Henry James They had just heard her say, “It is not me, mother,” and he and Mrs. Tarrant and the girl herself were all equally aware it was not she. The Bostonians by Henry James [1886]

We were both equally horrified at Gibson's mischance. Australia Twice Traversed by Ernest Giles

Henry James It established much of a propriety that they were in common parlance equally “nice” and almost equally handsome. The Way it Came by Henry James [1896]

Anthony Trollope But equally true whether you bid him come or allow him to remain away. Tales of all countries by Anthony Trollope

It is commonly assumed, perhaps from monstrosities affecting the embryo at a very early period, that slight variations or individual differences necessarily appear at an equally early period. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

The bad wine is so very bad, that we catch ourselves wondering whether the finer brands were genuine, when we see the same palate equally satisfied with both. Sterne by H. D. Traill [1882]

Their surprise was equally great at the complexion of his sable companion. The History of the Conquest of Peru by William Hickling Presco

Robert Louis Stevenson Pedro the penniless pays you with an I O U from the equally penniless Miguel. It is a sort of local currency by courtesy. The Old Pacific Capital by Robert Louis Stevenson

Leslie Stephen He was sure that he could mean as well in the religion he now professed as in any other; and that being so, he thought that a change even to an equally good religion could not be justified. Alexander Pope by Leslie Stephen [1880]

George Meredith Brother officers said of Major Nagen that he was occasionally equally senseless in the nose, which had been tweaked without disturbing the repose of his features. Vittoria by George Meredith [1867]

It is equally clear that he is no mere youth. A Thousand Miles up the Nile by Amelia B. Edwards [1877]

Edgar Allan Poe As our present ultimatum of complexity, we have arrived at triple-rhymed, natural-dactylic lines, existing proportionally as well as equally with regard to other triple-rhymed, natural-dactylic lines. The Rationale of Verse by Edgar Allan Poe [1848]

His manners were equally uncouth. Stingaree by E. W. Hornung [1905]

Elizabeth Gaskell I had the Seven Champions, and the Pilgrim’s Progress, and both seemed to me equally wonderful, and equally founded on fact. The Heart of John Middleton by Elizabeth Gaskell [1850]

Virginia Woolf But it is equally true of the careless Scott, who scribbled masterpieces to build castles before breakfast, and of the modest maiden lady who wrote furtively and quietly simply to give pleasure. The Common Reader by Virginia Woolf [1925]

Anthony Trollope To do either seemed to be equally difficult, and for a while he sat there almost gasping in his misery. The Claverings by Anthony Trollope

John Stuart Mill It is equally the business of education to cultivate both. On Liberty by John Stuart Mill [1859]

Anthony Trollope It was not only odious to Lord de Terrier and to most of those who worked with him, but was equally so to many of Mr Mildmay’s most constant supporters. Phineas Finn by Anthony Trollope

Arthur Morrison Also that any other way out would be equally noisy, and would entail the circuit of the house. The Chronicles of Martin Hewitt by Arthur Morrison

Wilkie Collins The sound of the luncheon bell was equally a relief to both of us. Little Novels by Wilkie Collins [1887]

Isabella Bird The settler in whose barn we had left our horse fed him well with oats, and was equally generous. The Englishwoman in America by Isabella Bird [1856]

Robert Louis Stevenson You wonder whether it was so always; whether desire was always equally dull and spiritless, and possession equally cold. Virginibus Puerisque by Robert Louis Stevenson

If we were spies, his tactics had been equally applicable. The Riddle of the Sands by Erskine Childers [1903]

Sir Walter Scott No, she has been upon honour with me if she were the devil, and I will be equally upon honour with her. Guy Mannering by Sir Walter Scott [1815]

Hence actions that induced fertility in the animal world were held to be equally efficacious in stimulating the reproductive energies of the vegetable. From Ritual to Romance by Jessie L. Weston [1920]

Unfortunately, our feelings do not always respect the law of probabilities, and to me that evening, the possible and the impossible were equally disquieting. Can Such Things Be? by Ambrose Bierce [1893]

Sir Walter Scott On each side of the stone altar was a monument, the appearance of which formed an equally strange contrast. The Black Dwarf by Sir Walter Scott [1816]

G. K. Chesterton There were other equally scientific documents dealing with the treatment of clouds, the driving of birds to graze on insects, and so on. Tales of the Long Bow by G. K. Chesterton [1925]

Anthony Trollope But it is equally true that he did not want to be bribed himself. Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope [1871]

Anthony Trollope And it might be presumed that the political followers of the right honourable gentleman would be equally reticent, as they were understood to have accepted his tactics without a dissentient voice. Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope

If they are equally glad to accept them ——” “They must be!” the old gentleman declared. That Affair Next Door by Anna Katharine Green

Helen Zimmern The society and manners of the Irish are painted as equally provoking and endearing. Maria Edgeworth by Helen Zimmern

Walter Scott The rest of the history is equally a contrast to some we have told and others we shall have to recount. Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft by Walter Scott [1831]

G. K. Chesterton The lady had got it fixed in her head that the servant cooked her own meals separately, whereas the servant was equally fixed on the policy of eating what was left over from the lady’s meals. Autobiography by G. K. Chesterton [1936]

Edith Wharton Fed up equally with Harlem and with the opera, with Greenwich Village and the plutocrats. Hudson River Bracketed by Edith Wharton [1929]

Wilkie Collins Is it the interest of a friend, or the interest of an enemy?” Rash as I might be, I was not quite reckless enough yet to meet that plain question by an equally plain reply. The Law and the Lady by Wilkie Collins [1875]

Anthony Trollope I will take the monarchy as it is, simply remarking that its recondite forms are very hard to be understood by foreigners, and that they seem to me to be for the most part equally dark to natives. The American Senator by Anthony Trollope

All prophets, the true equally with the false, have felt the instinct for surrounding themselves with the majesty of darkness. The Pagan Oracles by Thomas De Quincey

Anthony Trollope Would Laura Kennedy be equally explicit? She was too clever to forget that such plainness of speech would be, must be more difficult to Lady Laura than to herself. Phineas Finn by Anthony Trollope

Her infancy was a long alternation of beatings and caresses, equally furious. The Widow Lerouge by Émile Gaboriau

Leslie Stephen It would have been as foolish to use more copper for the pence as to make the works of a watch of gold if brass is equally durable and convenient. Swift by Leslie Stephen [1882]

Henry Handel Richardson What happened to them happened equally to the three small creatures they had brought into the world. Ultima Thule by Henry Handel Richardson

E. Phillips Oppenheim She, on the other hand, seemed to have some equally strong reason for coming. Peter Ruff and the Double Four by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1912]

Anthony Trollope I’m prejudiced against Mahomet M. M. I’m equally prejudiced in favour of Mr. Jones, junior, of Ballintubber. It’s horrible to be troubled by the one. The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope [1883]

Pan, who had been lying on a couch of dried grass, sat up and bent an equally cheerful regard on the children. The Crock of Gold by James Stephens

She seemed to be equally startled, and her gurgling cry caught up Chloe’s shriek. Many Dimensions by Charles Williams [1931]

It is equally active in all climates, and undertakes all kinds of labour without a murmur. Little Memoirs of the Nineteenth Century by George Paston [1902]

The singular depth of the romantic glow in this passage, and its equally singular simplicity,—a simplicity which makes it intelligible to every one,—are conspicuous to every reader. Sir Walter Scott by Richard H. Hutton [1878]

A portly looking waiter he was, with a white waistcoat, a white shirt, which bulged out in a most obtrusive manner, and a large white cravat, which was tied round an equally large white collar. Madame Midas by Fergus Hume

His name and memory were revered, equally with any upon the list comprising Houston, Boone, Crockett, Clark, and Green. He had lived simply, independently, and unvexed by ambition. Roads of Destiny by O. Henry [1909]

Samuel Johnson The road beyond Aberdeen grew more stony, and continued equally naked of all vegetable decoration. A Journey to the Western Isles of Scotland by Samuel Johnson

They were, it was almost equally sure, somewhere beyond that pass which Boots had so eagerly desired to explore. Citadel of Fear by Francis Stevens

William Makepeace Thackeray If he sold his goods at an enormous price, he paid for them at a rate almost equally exorbitant. Mens Wives by William Makepeace Thackeray [1843]

In direct pathos—the other side of humour—he is equally effective. Carlyle by John Nichol [1892]

Anthony Trollope All who go there are equally ignorant. The Life of Cicero by Anthony Trollope [1881]

Richard Burton In course of time I saw that all my companions had metamorphosed themselves in an equally remarkable manner. Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Richard Burton

Anthony Trollope Ziska and his mother were equally anxious to save Nina from the Jew, but not exactly with the same motives. Nina Balatka by Anthony Trollope

Louis Pasteur Another equally exceptional characteristic of yeast and fermentation in general consists in the small proportion which the yeast that forms bears to the sugar that decomposes. The physiological theory of fermentation by Louis Pasteur

The profound horror that was equally felt by both, was differently expressed by each. Melmoth the Wanderer by Charles Maturin [1820]

Elizabeth Gaskell It is like the equally mighty agency of steam; capable of almost unlimited good or evil. Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell [1848]

Henry David Thoreau Though I do not believe that a plant will spring up where no seed has been, I have great faith in a seed — a, to me, equally mysterious origin for it. The Succession of Forest Trees by Henry David Thoreau

Edmund Burke They certainly did not contribute equally with each other, nor either of them equally with the commons. Reflections on the Revolution in France by Edmund Burke [1790]

G. K. Chesterton For she was one of those women who at bottom regard all men as equally mad, wild animals of some utterly separate species. Manalive by G. K. Chesterton [1912]

Edith Wharton It is true that the Bellomont puppets did not go to church; but others equally important did — and Mr. and Mrs. Wetherall’s circle was so large that God was included in their visiting-list. The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton [1905]

Rudyard Kipling To-day I come before you, equally convinced of the necessity and desirability of interdependence combined with association and union. A Book of Words by Rudyard Kipling [1928]

Jane Austen They were not the same, but they were, perhaps, equally good. Persuasion by Jane Austen [1818]

Thomas Paine The most numerous religious denomination are the Presbyterians; but no one sect is established above another, and all men are equally citizens. The Rights of Man by Thomas Paine [1791]

If she attend to her children, it is, in general, to dress them in a costly manner — and, whether this attention arise from vanity or fondness, it is equally pernicious. A Vindication of the Rights of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft [1792]

Olaf Stapledon On the other hand, it is equally clear that reality is not a number of self-complete things, with no internal connections with one another. Saints and Revolutionaries by Olaf Stapledon