Phrases with "estranged"

H. G. Wells I refrained from going to him in spite of an occasional regret that in this way I estranged myself from my aunt Susan, and I maintained a sulky attitude of mind towards him. Tono Bungay by H. G. Wells [1909]

Let her look round the crowd then about her; and among the fair girls she saw, any one was as near her in affection and duty, as the child so early torn from her, to be for ever estranged and lost. Lodore by Mary Shelley

The first words spoken were not those of one becoming estranged from this world, and already permitted to stray at times into realms foreign to the living. Shirley by Charlotte Bronte [1849]

Edith Wharton When Charity, in response to Harney’s message, had gone to meet him at the Creston pool her heart had been so full of mortification and anger that his first words might easily have estranged her. Summer by Edith Wharton [1917]

Anthony Trollope The mother also loved her son with a mother’s natural love; but Louis had ever been ashamed of his mother, and had, as far as possible, estranged himself from her. Doctor Thorne by Anthony Trollope

Thomas Hardy Your story was that you had met as estranged people, who were not husband and wife at all in Heaven’s sight — not that you had made it up with her. Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy

Anthony Trollope We were all estranged from him, and yet I believe that he would have given his heart’s blood for any of us. An Autobiography by Anthony Trollope [1883]

Elizabeth Gaskell He was too much exhausted, too much oppressed by his feelings, and also too much estranged by his father’s angry, suspicious letters. Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell [1865]

John Galsworthy George understood from those mutterings that Soames had exercised his rights over an estranged and unwilling wife in the greatest — the supreme act of property. The Man of Property by John Galsworthy

Anne early divined, from Janet’s not very luminous letters, that George was becoming estranged from her. Moth and Rust by Mary Cholmondeley [1912]

D. H. Lawrence Yet he was tense, feeling that he and the elderly, estranged woman were conferring together like traitors, like enemies within the camp of the other people. Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence

But always stood before him Harry in his altered mien and estranged looks, as he had seen him, sullen and threatening, that day. The Wyvern Mystery by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Edith Wharton But when Gerty stood at her side with the tea she pushed it away, and turned an estranged eye on the familiar room. The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton [1905]

F. Scott Fitzgerald It concerned the occult: an estranged couple were brought together by a medium in a vaudeville show. The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1922]

George Meredith By my interpretation of the case, I was justified; but I estranged my family and made the world my enemy. The Tragic Comedians by George Meredith [1880]

H. G. Wells They went back into the house and found his father and her uncle waiting in an estranged silence. Babes In The Darkling Woods by H. G. Wells [1940]

And when he was gone, after a cold, estranged farewell, uttered perforce in the presence of Madame Sampiero, Barbara turned her face away to hide her tears. Barbara Rebell by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1905]

George Gissing Plied with further questions, she told where he was living, but gave no account of the circumstances that had estranged them. In the Year of Jubilee by George Gissing [1894]

Anthony Trollope Nothing that any one has ever said of him has estranged me from him. Phineas Finn by Anthony Trollope

Wilkie Collins And worse, far worse than this, he persists in declaring the event of to-day has fatally estranged you from him. The Law and the Lady by Wilkie Collins [1875]

Jane Austen Fanny estranged from him, silent and reserved, was an unnatural state of things; a state which he must break through, and which he could easily learn to think she was wanting him to break through. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen [1814]

Lady Morgan In the castle of Inismore I was estranged from the world: here I am estranged from myself. The Wild Irish Girl by Lady Morgan [1806]

Anna Katherine Green Judge Ostrander, I do not know what has estranged you from Oliver. It must be something serious;- -for you are both good men. Dark Hollow by Anna Katherine Green

Wilkie Collins He was totally estranged from his mother and his elder brother. No Name by Wilkie Collins [1862]

Elizabeth Gaskell We had become very much estranged ever since I had heard of this report of my engagement to her. Mr. Harrison’s Confessions by Elizabeth Gaskell [1851]

George Gissing The first escapade she had forgiven; the second estranged her. The Town Traveller by George Gissing [1897]

Thomas Hardy She had something of an estranged mien; the solitude exhaled from the heath was concentrated in this face that had risen from it. Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy

George Gissing What does that matter when you speak kindly to me once more? I had rather die now at your feet and see the old gentleness when you look at me, than live on estranged from you. New Grub Street by George Gissing [1891]

Jikharev reappeared in the workshop in two er three days, went to the bath, and worked for two weeks in his comer, without speaking, pompous and estranged from every one. In the World by Maksim Gorky

George Gissing Then again he was still estranged from the old woman. Demos by George Gissing [1886]

D. H. Lawrence His mind was absent all the evening, estranged by the snow and his passion. Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence

Sinclair Lewis Look! Sissy and I will walk up Elm Street tomorrow evening, giving an imitation of estranged lovers. It Can’t Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis

Robert Louis Stevenson This may have been an error from the first, or he may have estranged her by subsequent misconduct or temerity. Familiar Studies of Men and Books by Robert Louis Stevenson

D. H. Lawrence She was perfectly callous about all the talk of the accident, but her estranged air looked like trouble. Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence

G. K. Chesterton It was the irritant of this irritation, which seemed to me a little local irritation, against any large views either of loyalty or liberty, that slowly estranged me from political liberalism. Autobiography by G. K. Chesterton [1936]

Anthony Trollope And, moreover, our Miss Sarah Marrable had, throughout her whole life, been somewhat estranged from the elder branches of the family. The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope [1870]

Thomas Hardy She was his comrade, friend, unconscious sweetheart no longer; and her eyes regarded him in estranged silence. Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy

True love and fidelity are no more to be estranged by ill, than falsehood and hollow-heartedness can be conciliated by good, usage. Tales from Shakespeare by Charles and Mary Lamb

Marjorie Bowen M. du Boccage was absorbed in the restoration of Javiaux du Boccage; his wife was completely estranged from him. Forget-me-not by Marjorie Bowen [1932]

Robert Louis Stevenson The memory of his father rose in his mind: he, too, estranged and defied; despair sharpened into wrath. Lay Morals by Robert Louis Stevenson

H. G. Wells Lychnis seemed always near him and ready to be with him, but her want of active intellectual interests, so remarkable in this world of vast intellectual activities, estranged him from her. Men Like Gods by H. G. Wells [1923]

H. G. Wells I made exaggerated fine statements of the longing I felt for her when I was away, of the shock and misery of finding her estranged and cool. In the Days of the Comet by H. G. Wells [1906]

Upon the granting of this, Mistress Matchwell and Dirty Davy — estranged for some time, as we have said — embraced. The House by the Church-Yard by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

His own intolerable pride was not the least cause of the evil; for it estranged many a generous spirit, who would have been willing to co-operate with him in all cordiality. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

William Henry Hudson When I arrived at the house I was met by the young man who had set me the morning’s task; but he was taciturn now, and wore a cold, estranged look, which seemed to portend trouble. A Crystal Age by William Henry Hudson

Nathaniel Hawthorne Constituting so pitiful a minority as now, we were inevitably estranged from the rest of mankind in pretty fair proportion with the strictness of our mutual bond among ourselves. The Blithedale Romance by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1852]

Caroline Lamb Buchanan estranged himself from her confidence, and appeared jealous of her authority. Glenarvon by Caroline Lamb [1816]

Charles Dickens Say but one affectionate word to me, and tell me there is nothing angry or estranged between us, and I will detain you no longer. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens [1859]

H. G. Wells He could not bring himself to go out and run the gauntlet of the observant windows and the cold estranged eyes. The History of Mr. Polly by H. G. Wells [1910]

George Gissing That he should fail to make a great name, this was grievous disappointment to Amy, but this alone would not have estranged her. New Grub Street by George Gissing [1891]

Anthony Trollope Her aunt was estranged from her. Linda Tressel by Anthony Trollope [1868]

Anthony Trollope Her mind was set against the writer before she began it, and every word in it tended to make her feel more estranged from him. Framley Parsonage by Anthony Trollope

Caroline Lamb Were it otherwise, how could I support the unmeasured guilt I have heaped upon my soul? The friends of my youth are estranged by my repeated errors and long neglect. Glenarvon by Caroline Lamb [1816]

Anthony Trollope If I had the slightest reason for thinking that your daughter was estranged from me, I would not persecute either you or her. The Duke’s Children by Anthony Trollope

Benjamin Disraeli During this interval she had not been estranged from him. Endymion by Benjamin Disraeli [1880]

Thomas Hardy I have always been grateful to you, and as far as I am concerned we need never have become so estranged as we have. A Pair of Blue Eyes by Thomas Hardy [1899]

Don’t think that I am estranged from him. Chance by Joseph Conrad [1913]

George Gissing Without disguise they debated the probability that Redgrave was being estranged from Alma by Sibyl Carnaby; of course, taking for granted Sibyl’s guilt, and presuming that she feared rivalry. The Whirlpool by George Gissing [1896]