Phrases with "escorted"

Sir Geoffry escorted her to her home (near Bath), stayed two days there, and came back again. A Tale of Sin by Ellen Wood [1870]

Stephen Lucius Gwynn Bessy went down a week later, escorted by Power, to look at it, and returned delighted—very probably with its cheapness, for it was offered to them furnished at £40 a year. Thomas Moore by Stephen Lucius Gwynn [1905]

It didn’t seem quite right for young ladies to be escorted round the rink by strange young men. London in My Time by Thomas Burke

Charles Dickens They had already got the length of opening the hearse to take the coffin out, when some brighter genius proposed instead, its being escorted to its destination amidst general rejoicing. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens [1859]

Then I escorted her home —” “To Hillshire? What a knight-errant!” chuckled Dan. “Don’t be an ass. The Mystery Queen by Fergus Hume

Then, escorted by our guards, we returned to our room. Dr Nikola Returns by Guy Boothby [1896]

F. Scott Fitzgerald But Eleanor was thinking only of getting to a hair-dresser to prepare for tonight, and he escorted her reluctantly to the gate. The Pat Hobby Stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1941]

As he retired to his place again two monks came forward and escorted Nikola up the centre aisle towards the triple throne. Dr Nikola Returns by Guy Boothby [1896]

They were the count’s people, and I thought I recognized among them the two men who had escorted me when I left Méridor. Chicot the Jester by Alexandre Dumas

They seldom spoke to one another, and when they left they were escorted out, one by one. The Hangman’s Knot by Arthur Gask [1935]

Mark Twain Our party walked all through the house, and then the nobility escorted them all over the grounds, and finally brought them back to the palace about half-past two o’clock to breakfast. The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain

Arthur Conan Doyle Instead of that he took two tickets for the theatre, escorted his fiancee halfway there, and then suddenly disappeared. His Last Bow by Arthur Conan Doyle [1917]

But I trust,” he added as he escorted his two visitors to the door, “that you now acquit me of —” “Yes! yes! yes!” cried Braddock, hastily cutting him short and shaking his hand. The Green Mummy by Fergus Hume

Charles Dickens The escorted governed his own horse, but a loose line was attached to his bridle, the end of which one of the patriots kept girded round his wrist. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens [1859]

Mark Twain By and by there was a sound of music, and soon the Emperor of the French and the Emperor of Austria, escorted by the famous Cent Gardes, entered the enclosure. The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain

D. H. Lawrence And he offered his arm to Lucille, while Uncle Fred escorted Yvette. But it was a draggled, dull meal, all the same. The Virgin and the Gypsy by D. H. Lawrence

Gustave Flauber The crowd which waited for them at the gates escorted them to their palaces in order to obtain some news from them. Salammbo by Gustave Flauber

Nikolai Gogol He laid aside his brush, escorted them to the door, and then stood disconsolate for a long while in one spot before the portrait. The Mysterious Portrait by Nikolai Gogol

He sprang into his saddle; the lackey took his place by the coachman; the carriage went off at a quick pace, escorted by the three horsemen, and all was over. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas

Henry Handel Richardson Having escorted her to another room, Turnham came back rubbing his hands. Australia Felix by Henry Handel Richardson

E. Phillips Oppenheim He escorted her to the door, handed her into the automobile, and returned slowly to his rooms. Harvey Garrard's Crime by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1926]

Sinclair Lewis Potentates of the English motor-manufacturing companies called on them and escorted Sam to their factories. Dodsworth by Sinclair Lewis

Guy de Maupassan And Bertin, full of secret anguish, escorted his friend, pale and almost swooning, to the door, feeling her heart throb against his arm. Strong as Death by Guy de Maupassan

Keogh escorted the artist about town, introducing him to the little circle of English-speaking residents and pulling whatever wires he could to effect the spreading of White’s fame as a painter. Cabbages and Kings by O. Henry [1904]

D. H. Lawrence That evening she stayed at the Marsh till after dark, and Skrebensky escorted her home. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

Isabella Bird I left Erzerum on the 2d of December, escorted by my kindly hosts as far as Elijeh, having an Armenian katirgi, who in every respect gave me the greatest satisfaction, and the same servants as before. Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan by Isabella Bird [1891]

Isabella Bird After they received bakhsheesh they escorted me two miles farther “to honour the Khanum,” fired their guns in the air, salaamed profoundly, and with shrieks and yells left me at a gallop. Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan by Isabella Bird [1891]

She saw, but did not look at De Guiche, who, irritated and revengeful, turned his back upon her as she passed him, escorted by her nymphs, and followed by a hundred flatterers. Ten Years Later by Alexandre Dumas [1848-1850]

Here I disembarked, and, escorted by that amiable individual, set off at once on our journey to the dwelling of my mysterious hostess. The Beautiful White Devil by Guy Boothby [1897]

Isabella Bird Miss M—— and Pastor Ovannes escorted me for the first mile, and, meeting the caravan on their way back, gave Sharban a parting exhortation. Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan by Isabella Bird [1891]

E. Phillips Oppenheim The young man, with an attempt at his usual manner, finished the rest of his brandy and soda, bent over Félice’s fingers and kissed them, shook hands with Glenlitten, and was escorted outside. The Glenlitten Murder by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1929]

Theodore Dreiser After the march Aileen, surrounded by a half-dozen of gay, rudely thoughtless young bloods, escorted them all to see her portrait. The Titan by Theodore Dreiser

Jules Verne For some miles noisy flocks of storks, francolins, and ibises escorted the “Albatross” and tried to race her, but in her rapid flight she soon distanced them. Robur the Conqueror by Jules Verne [1887]

E. Phillips Oppenheim He escorted them down the stairs himself. The Amazing Partnership by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1914]

Five minutes later and the Smiter was being escorted between two detectives to the waiting car. Cloud the Smiter by Arthur Gask [1926]

Robert Louis Stevenson The key, upon trial, readily opened the front door; he entered that great house, a privileged burglar; and, escorted by the echoes of desertion, rapidly reviewed the empty chambers. The Dynamiter by Robert Louis Stevenson

Outside the town we were met by a number of gentlemen on horseback, and were escorted into it by them. Australia Twice Traversed by Ernest Giles

As I escorted him I felt that I must seriously interfere with this amusing but unpleasant affair. Philip Vasilyevich’s Story by Maksim Gorky

You escorted one of our lady members here, and we want a chance to make good. The Four Million by O. Henry [1906]

E. Phillips Oppenheim Good-morning!” Harvey sauntered out of the Bank in leisurely fashion, escorted to the steps by the Manager, a smiling, distinguished presentment of a class a little alien to the neighbourhood. Harvey Garrard's Crime by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1926]

Theodore Dreiser He remembered the light spirit in which he once looked after the girls — how he had danced, escorted them home, hung over their gates. Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser

Accordingly, at noon, amidst the thunder of artillery and the respectful homage of the army, we set out, escorted by a regiment of cavalry, of which Max, as a boy, had been colonel-in-chief. ’Long Live the King!’ by Guy Boothby [1900]

Robert Louis Stevenson Nor only that, but there was the old gentleman who had escorted me so far the night before, running out of his house at sight of me, with hands upraised in horror. Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes by Robert Louis Stevenson

Andrew Lang In it was seated the fairy queen, escorted by a dozen other fairies mounted on dragons. The Grey Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Jules Verne The Emir and the Khans dismounted, as did the dignitaries who escorted them. Michael Strogoff by Jules Verne [1876]

E. F. Benson Bit rosy, I thought her, as we escorted her home. Miss Mapp by E. F. Benson [1922]

Henry James After this his mother was escorted to it and conveyed to her apartments, and all the while it had been Julia who governed the succession of events. The Tragic Muse by Henry James [1890]

Arthur Conan Doyle I came in by train this morning, and on inquiring at Paddington as to where I might find a doctor, a worthy fellow very kindly escorted me here. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1892]

William Makepeace Thackeray A couple of steamers, the “Trident” and the “Ocean,” escorted the ships as far as Gibraltar, and there left them to pursue their voyage. The Second Funeral of Napoleon by William Makepeace Thackeray [1841]

When he turned to go, Morris escorted him through the garden. Sir Julian Garve by Ella D'Arcy [1897]

I therefore summoned the alchymist to come to me at Castellane. He came; and I had him escorted by eight or ten vigilant men, to whom I had given notice to watch his hands strictly. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

Law respectfully declined the money, and set out for Brussels in a post-chaise belonging to Madame de Prie, the mistress of the Duke of Bourbon, escorted by six horse-guards. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

E. Phillips Oppenheim Mr. Simmons escorted her politely to the door of the restaurant. The Amazing Partnership by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1914]

John Lewis Burckhard In the evening several hundred camels belonging to Bedouins came to be watered at the rivulet, escorted principally by women, who freely entered into conversation with us. Travels in Arabia by John Lewis Burckhard

E. Phillips Oppenheim A bowing maître d’hôtel escorted them to their table. Harvey Garrard's Crime by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1926]

It was eleven before we left this hospitable inn, escorted by the whole party to the dinghy. The Riddle of the Sands by Erskine Childers [1903]

John Galsworthy Asking one of them the way to the Vicarage, she was escorted by five. Maid in Waiting by John Galsworthy

Arnold Bennett Mr. Povey escorted him across the shop, and the head-master said with ordinary loudness: “Of course it’s nothing. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

He had just finished when Raoul arrived, escorted by Grimaud, both of them riding at full speed. Louise de la Valliere by Alexandre Dumas [1848-1850]

Jane Austen Lady Dalrymple and Miss Carteret, escorted by Mr Elliot and Colonel Wallis, who had happened to arrive nearly at the same instant, advanced into the room. Persuasion by Jane Austen [1818]

Von Ravenheim’s face brightened instantly, and with great gallantry, he escorted them to the lift and waited until it had passed up from his view. The Vengeance of Larose by Arthur Gask [1939]

Sir Walter Scott The Lady Rowena is desirous to return to Rotherwood, and must be escorted by a sufficient force. Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott [1820]

On the contrary, he escorted her into the house as if she were a princess honouring us with a visit. The Race of Life by Guy Boothby [1906]

Radclyffe Hall Mr. Benson gave his arm to Mrs. Ogden, Lawrence to Elizabeth, and Richard to Joan. Milly was provided with a Cambridge friend of Richard’s, and Mrs. Benson was pompously escorted by the local vicar. The Unlit Lamp by Radclyffe Hall

Isabella Bird Six Bashi Bazouks and two zaptiehs on foot in ragged and incongruous uniforms escorted us to the Turkish frontier. Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan by Isabella Bird [1891]

It was past four o’clock before I left the house, together with Mills. Mr. Blunt, still in his riding costume, escorted us to the very door. The Arrow of Gold by Joseph Conrad [1919]

Jules Verne Accordingly the greater portion of the party, escorted by Ben Zoof, made their way into one of the adjacent galleries that led to the shore. Off on a Comet by Jules Verne [1877]

Jack London After Hanan had sent Jesus to Caiaphas, and the Sanhedrim, assembled in Caiaphas’s house, had condemned Jesus to death, Jesus, escorted by a howling mob, was sent to Pilate for execution. The Star Rover by Jack London [1915]

Wilkie Collins Rufus recognised Phoebe among the late arrivals, escorted by a person in the dress of a gentleman, who was palpably a blackguard nevertheless. The Fallen Leaves by Wilkie Collins [1879]

While we were going down the courtyard to our boat, escorted by the intelligent and cheery executioner, Jim said he was very sorry. Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad [1900]

With eyes blazing with excitement and a voice heavily escorted with exclamation marks she made a dramatic announcement. Beasts and Super-Beasts by Saki

Still, any Clover Leaf was privileged to escort or be escorted by an outsider to a single dance. The Four Million by O. Henry [1906]

T. E. Lawrence Sherif Fauzan el Harith, the famous warrior who had captured Eshref at Janbila, escorted us, with about twenty Ateiba and five or six Juheina adventurers. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

Henry James Miss Blanchard was also present, escorted by Mr. Leavenworth, and the party was completed by a dozen artists of both sexes and various nationalities. Roderick Hudson by Henry James [1875]

This little cortege escorted the king to the chamber destined for him. The Vicomte de Bragelonne by Alexandre Dumas [1848-1850]

Arnold Bennett Big James, not without pomp, escorted a blushing Edwin to the end of one of these tables, near a small raised platform that occupied the extremity of the room. Clayhanger by Arnold Bennett [1910]

Theodore Dreiser He had been escorted into the general yard by Bonhag, had seen the general food of the place being prepared, had heard of Stener’s modified life here, and so forth. The Financier by Theodore Dreiser

Kate Chopin Victor escorted her out upon the banquette, lifted her parasol, and held it over her while he walked to the car with her. The Awakening by Kate Chopin

Thomas Wolfe With that he grasped Mr. Stoat by the hand, shook it in farewell, and with his other arm practically lifted that surprised gentleman from his chair and escorted him across the room. You Can’t Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe [1940]

Arthur Conan Doyle He had himself escorted Monsieur Otto downstairs, and now so deep was he in talk that he walked out bareheaded as far as the carriage. The Green Flag by Arthur Conan Doyle [1900]

In the happy kingdom of France the fortunate man who escorted a pretty woman, no matter where, needed not to fear ridicule or contumely, and was sure to be envied. Captain Fracasse by Théophile Gautier [1863]

But I must first tell you my excuse, and the change that had befallen Pinkerton. About a week after the picnic to which he escorted Mamie, Pinkerton avowed the state of his affections. The Wrecker by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne

Matters went on so some weeks, and it was perfectly true that Mr. Hurd escorted both ladies one day to Drayton House, at Julia’s request, and not Mrs. Dodd’s. Hard Cash by Charles Reade [1863]

He followed the line of the rails, escorted by Wang. “Where were you when you first saw the boat?” he asked over his shoulder. Victory by Joseph Conrad [1914]

This time they escorted no less a person than Maas himself, who looked as if he were scarcely awake. The Red Rat’s Daughter by Guy Boothby [1899]

Miles Franklin Mr. Hardy made many apologies and escorted Mrs. Crasterton down stairs with most knightly tenderness, making jokes and yarning. My Career Goes Bung by Miles Franklin [1946]

Having for the second time escorted them to their gallery beds, Biornson handed the small triple candelabra he had brought to Boots and bade them a brief good night. Citadel of Fear by Francis Stevens

Arnold Bennett Mr Orgreave himself had escorted him with a lantern round the wilderness of the lawn to the gates. Clayhanger by Arnold Bennett [1910]

Miles Franklin The publican had given M’Swat the key, so that we might enter without disturbing the household, and he escorted me to a bedroom, where I tumbled into bed with expedition. My Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin

They took it readily enough, as Laurance escorted the girl home. The Mystery Queen by Fergus Hume

Arnold Bennett And, escorted by the equivocal Angel of Eclipses, she had turned into King Street, and arranged her face, and courageously met her mother. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

Victor Hugo One evening in winter there was in a meadow there, the gates of which were locked, a fight, at which Josiana, escorted by Lord David, was present. The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo [1869]

D. H. Lawrence Farewell. Come along, Sybil love, the moon is shining — Good night all, good night!” I escorted her home, while they continued to look at the pictures. The White Peacock by D. H. Lawrence

Virginia Woolf And now Clarissa escorted her Prime Minister down the room, prancing, sparkling, with the stateliness of her grey hair. Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf [1925]

Arnold Bennett Mr Shushions, in a beaver tall-hat and with an apron rolled round his waist under his coat, escorted them back to their house, into which some fresh furniture had been brought. Clayhanger by Arnold Bennett [1910]

George Meredith At last she rose, and was escorted to the door by all present. Celt and Saxon by George Meredith [1910]

General Rompiro escorted us to the steamer. Roads of Destiny by O. Henry [1909]

I escorted her myself as far as the door, where she stood facing me. The Race of Life by Guy Boothby [1906]

Ivan Turgenev Ten minutes later Maria Nikolaevna appeared again, escorted by her husband. The Torrents of Spring by Ivan Turgenev [1872]

Washington Irving This done, he set forth, escorted by a troop of black horsemen of hideous aspect, and clad in shining armor. The Alhambra by Washington Irving

Margaret Oliphant Then, while that pleasurable glow remained, he escorted his mother to his own sleeping-room, which he had given up to her, and saw that her fire burned brightly, and that all was comfortable. Salem Chapel by Margaret Oliphant [1862]

Rafael Sabatini Fenzileh, becomingly veiled and hooded, stood before them, escorted by Marzak. A little behind them were the eunuchs and the litter in which, unperceived by Asad, she had been borne thither. The Sea Hawk by Rafael Sabatini

About an hour before the prayer of midday, the Shah, on foot, escorted by an immense concourse of attendants, priests, and of the people, entered the precincts of the sanctuary. The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan by James Justinian Morier

The footman opened the door, and the man I hated with such a deadly fervour escorted his friends across the pavement and, having placed them inside, got in himself. The Lust of Hate by Guy Boothby [1898]

D. H. Lawrence He was fond of Miss Mary. She had made it a rule of hospitality that he should always be escorted by herself or by her sister on his visits in the parish, which were not many. The Prussian Officer and other stories by D. H. Lawrence

The chamber had been hung with “blacks” for a twelvemonth, Reuben told her, as he escorted her over the house, and unlocked the doors of disused rooms. London Pride by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1896]

Miles Franklin Grannie escorted me to my room, and examined my hair. My Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin

For a moment the street was cleared, while a veiled lady on a palfrey was escorted by four running footmen and an armed steward. The Blanket of the Dark by John Buchan [1931]

Sinclair Lewis He appeared late, rather shaky, escorted by Martin. When he reached the speakers’ table, the guests rose to him, shouting. Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis [1925]

T. E. Lawrence The pace was easy; and we, who had been guarding our own lives for weeks, found it a relaxation beyond feeling to know ourselves so escorted as to share the light liability of danger with a host. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

Mademoiselle de Cernay, availing herself of English liberty, was returning escorted only by a maid in company with the Prince. The journey had been delightful. Serge Panine by Georges Ohnet [1881]

She had Mrs. Fyne’s walking-stick and was escorted by the Fyne dog. Chance by Joseph Conrad [1913]

Or, if Minnie made a special point of it, he escorted them into town again, where he treated them to a restaurant table d’hôte and a theatre afterwards. At Twickenham by Ella D'Arcy [1897]

Walter Scott His attendants are usually armed with halberds, and sometimes, at least, escorted by music. The Abbot by Walter Scott [1820]

I had turned off Maula for treating me like a dog, and I would not be escorted by him again. The Discovery of the Source of the Nile by John Hanning Speke [1863]

Presently Madame d’Albani entered, escorted by Cristine and by a tall gaunt serving-man, who seemed no part of the hostelry. The Company of the Marjolaine by John Buchan

The Russian officer immediately called up a couple of hands from his boat alongside, and then, escorted by Browne, set off on his tour of inspection. The Red Rat’s Daughter by Guy Boothby [1899]

Charles Dickens Whom Defarge escorted to the top of the stairs, and, leaving seated there, returned. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens [1859]

Guy de Maupassan An hour and a half later he escorted her to a cab-stand on the Rue de Rome. When she was seated in the cab, he whispered: “Tuesday, at the same hour. Bel Ami by Guy de Maupassan

E. F. Benson All those shillings mine? Fancy!” Miss Mapp was seething with excitement, curiosity and rage, as with Major Flint on one side of her and Captain Puffin on the other, she was escorted home. Miss Mapp by E. F. Benson [1922]

Sinclair Lewis He’s a mystic, in the highest sense of that badly escorted word. Dodsworth by Sinclair Lewis

He escorted Honoria to the door of his chambers, and left her to descend the dingy staircase as best as she might. Run to Earth by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1868]

Arnold Bennett Thus in the winter darkness — for it was not yet dawn — Samuel set forth to the trial, escorted by his son. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

Lady Roding came in first, escorted by Colonel Bendex, and then, gaily chatting and laughing, the others followed. The Grave-digger of Monks Arden by Arthur Gask [1938]

I escorted her to the Guelph Hotel in Jermyn Street, where she and her uncle were staying. The Mystery Queen by Fergus Hume

E. Phillips Oppenheim Mario drew out the table to enable Felix Drayton to pass and escorted him across the room. The Ostrekoff Jewels by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1932]

Arthur Conan Doyle When he reached Victoria Gardens Malone escorted Enid to the door of the flat, but he did not go in with her. The Land of Mist by Arthur Conan Doyle [1926]

Haraldsen had some business of his own, so Lombard, Peter John, and I got into oilskins, and, escorted by Anna, started out to prospect the island. The Island of Sheep by John Buchan [1936]

Thomas Wolfe Two young actors from the Community Guild Theatre escorted the Misses Hattie Warren and Bessie Lane, both of them grey-haired spinsters who were directors of the theatre. You Can’t Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe [1940]

Sir Geoffry escorted her thither. A Tale of Sin by Ellen Wood [1870]

Patalolo went back to his demolished stockade, escorted by a dozen boats with torches. An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad [1896]

Guy de Maupassant She returned one evening, escorted as usual by my father. A Parricide (Un parricide) by Guy de Maupassant [1882]

Arthur Machen The distinguished surgeon would then amputate Bill’s right hand, the dressings would be applied with the greatest care, and in due course the prisoner would be escorted to the hospital. Dreads and Drolls by Arthur Machen

One of the keepers escorted Gervaise. She was ascending a staircase, when she heard howlings which made her shiver to her very bones. L’Assommoir by Émile Zola

Will you follow me, gentlemen?” The cool, airy chamber to which he escorted them opened off one of the two galleries surrounding the dining-room. Citadel of Fear by Francis Stevens

E. Phillips Oppenheim What they’re all asking down in the market, though, is what the devil made you start in like this just at precisely the right moment?” Harvey smiled as he escorted his visitor to the door. Harvey Garrard's Crime by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1926]

We passed through empty dark rooms, escorted by gleams from the lights Stein carried. Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad [1900]

Gaston Leroux What finer retinue could be expected for his funeral? He would go down to the tomb escorted by the whitest shoulders in the world, decked with the richest jewels. The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux [1910]

John Galsworthy They escorted each other back and forth past the house, like some footman and housemaid for a quarter of an hour off duty. Flowering Wilderness by John Galsworthy

Anatole France Miss Bell escorted her friends to the station in her carriage. The Red Lily by Anatole France [1894]

George Meredith My lord’s party were escorted to the gates, not a little jeered; though they by no means had the worst of the tussle. The Amazing Marriage by George Meredith [1895]

I escorted my visitor to the gangway ceremoniously, and nearly overdid it. The Secret Sharer by Joseph Conrad [1910]

They escorted a richly decorated litter, which stopped in front of the King. “The Duchesse de Nevers!” cried Charles IX., “Ah! let that lovely robust Catholic come and receive our compliments. Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas

Wilkie Collins Shocking! shocking! I left a sincerely grateful letter to be forwarded to Sir Gervase; and, escorted by the steward, I went to school — being then just fourteen years old. Little Novels by Wilkie Collins [1887]

Our hero, cool and composed, said to himself: “But really, I haven’t fought at all, the whole day; I have only escorted a general. The Charterhouse of Parma by Stendhal

John Galsworthy Taking hold of his daughter-in-law by the elbow, he escorted her towards the carriage. The Man of Property by John Galsworthy

Henry Handel Richardson She escorted the other to the front door, and held it open for them to pass out. The Getting of Wisdom by Henry Handel Richardson

George Borrow There was much bustle in the house, caused by the arrival of a family from Coruna; they came in a large jaunting car, escorted by four carabineers. The Bible in Spain by George Borrow

Oscar Wilde He escorted them to their box with a sort of pompous humility, waving his fat jewelled hands, and talking at the top of his voice. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde [1891]

Sir Richard Burton But when it was evening, the wazirs and nobles took the bridegroom and, falling in, escorted him to the royal hamman (known as the Sultani), when he was bathed. The Arabian Nights' Entertainments by Sir Richard Burton

Edgar Allan Poe I would have escorted her myself, but felt that, under the circumstances of my introduction to the house, I had better remain unobserved where I was. Tales of Illusion by Edgar Allan Poe

Groups of men talking noisily walked in the middle of the road-way escorted by distressed women: men of all callings and of all classes going to report themselves at the fortress. Notes on Life and Letters by Joseph Conrad [1921]

Old Chongi’s “children,” who had escorted us all the way from Kamrasi’s, then took some beads and cast-off clothes for themselves and their father, and left us in good-humour. The Discovery of the Source of the Nile by John Hanning Speke [1863]