Phrases with "every"

Anthony Trollope When one is well in the town, every little narrow lane, every turn—and the turns are incessant—every mosque and every shop creates fresh surprise. The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope [1859]

Arthur Morrison In the morning he had no particular prize in view, and loitered at every shop, waiting his chance at anything portable. A Child of the Jago by Arthur Morrison

Sinclair Lewis It sounded unselfish and it brought in more; every devotee saved up for that occasion; and it proved easier to get one fifty-dollar donation than a dozen of a dollar each. Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis

D. H. Lawrence And every step seemed like a weight on his chest. Sons and Lovers by D. H. Lawrence

On every side the people feared his mighty prowess. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

James Joyce And every single fellow had a different way of walking. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce

Edgar Allan Poe But every work of art should contain within itself all that is requisite for its own comprehension. Criticism by Edgar Allan Poe

George Eliot I told you to go and see the rabbits every day. The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot [1860]

Walter Scott It presently blazed, and afforded him light to see the room in every direction. Woodstock by Walter Scott [1855]

Its features bore ever increasing scores and furrows, for it was used for hours every day as a punching-ball. My Tropic Isle by E. J. Banfield

How strange it is to think that every individual in this immense crowd must be lodged and fed—and what a prodigious amount of food and wine it must take to satisfy them all. Captain Fracasse by Théophile Gautier [1863]

Charles Kingsley The literature of every nation is its autobiography. On Literature--English by Charles Kingsley

Virginia Woolf So we open Jane Eyre; and in two pages every doubt is swept clean from our minds. The Common Reader by Virginia Woolf [1925]

John Galsworthy I shall suggest that they had met, or at all events had had every opportunity of so meeting. Over the River by John Galsworthy

We have seen it in every wood, for we know his ways and often dig him out for our supper, since a winter hedgehog will fry like an eel in his own fat. The Blanket of the Dark by John Buchan [1931]

Thomas Hardy The lightship winked every night from the quicksands to the Beal Lantern, and the Beal Lantern glared through its eye-glass on the ship. The Well-Beloved by Thomas Hardy [1897]

There was a constant come-and-go of prisoners of every description: drug-peddlers, thieves, bandits, black-marketeers, drunks, prostitutes. Nineteen Eighty-four by George Orwell

Anthony Trollope He is driven to the lowest depths of dismay by every speech which he is called upon to make. Rachel Ray by Anthony Trollope

Thomas Hardy After prolonging his visit by every conceivable excuse in his power, he summoned courage, and offered her his hand and his heart. A Group of Noble Dames by Thomas Hardy [1891]

Robert Louis Stevenson His eye, from where he stood whistling in the key, with his back to the garden railings, reposed on every feature of reality; and yet his own possession seemed as flimsy as a dream. The Dynamiter by Robert Louis Stevenson

But he gazed at every single article with great attention, lovingly stroked them with his fingers, and stuck out his thick lips importantly. In the World by Maksim Gorky

George Eliot It seemed to Romola as if every fresh hour of her life were to become more difficult than the last. Romola by George Eliot [1862-3]

E. F. Benson Let us practice in the dinner-hour every day. Lucia's Progress by E. F. Benson [1935]

Bram Stoker Next, taking a handful of the flowers, he rubbed them all over the sashes, as though to ensure that every whiff of air that might get in would be laden with the garlic smell. Dracula by Bram Stoker [1897]

George Gissing It was a cloudy morning; every now and then a gust flung rain against the window. The Nether World by George Gissing [1888]

He loved her still, no doubt; but the bright holiday-time of his love was over, and his wife’s presence had no longer the power to charm away every dreary thought. Fenton’s Quest by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]

Anthony Trollope He had married much above himself in every way. The Prime Minister by Anthony Trollope

Walter Scott The Marquis occupied the chamber of dais, which, in every house above the rank of a mere cottage, was kept sacred for such high occasions as the present. The Bride of Lammermoor by Walter Scott [1819]

Benjamin Disraeli So far as I have observed, we have matter enough in this world on every possible subject already. Vivian Grey by Benjamin Disraeli [1827]

He felt more at his ease every way. The Wyvern Mystery by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Frances Hodgson Burnett Then the green things began to show buds and the buds began to unfurl and show color, every shade of blue, every shade of purple, every tint and hue of crimson. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1911]

Washington Irving To the astonishment of every one, himself among the number, he succeeded. The Life of Oliver Goldsmith by Washington Irving [1840]

H. G. Wells He hated Foxbourne, he hated Foxbourne High Street, he hated his shop and his wife and his neighboursevery blessed neighbour — and with indescribable bitterness he hated himself. The History of Mr. Polly by H. G. Wells [1910]

Elizabeth Gaskell He rode out every day, sometimes with his father about the outlying fields, sometimes far away for a good gallop. Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell [1865]

I read and reread them so often that every line is seared for ever in my mind. The Red Paste Murders by Arthur Gask [1924]

Anthony Trollope Indeed, it is impossible that the bishop should himself see every clergyman in the diocese on every subject of patronage that may arise. Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope

Miles Franklin Her judgments of people would amuse you, Sir.” Derek beamed upon me every now and again. My Career Goes Bung by Miles Franklin [1946]

Wilkie Collins They betrayed his birth and breeding, his old ancestral prejudices, his chivalrous sense of honour, in every glance. Basil by Wilkie Collins [1852]

H. G. Wells In another place was a vast array of idols — Polynesian, Mexican, Grecian, Phoenician, every country on earth I should think. The Time Machine by H. G. Wells [1896]

Edgar Allan Poe He professed excessive astonishment, of course, but congratulated me most cordially, and proffered every assistance in his power. Tales of Illusion by Edgar Allan Poe

G. K. Chesterton When John Braintree came into the room, Olive instantly and in a flash saw every detail about him; all that she liked in his appearance and all that she disliked in his clothes. The Return of Don Quixote by G. K. Chesterton [1927]

Charles Dickens Everybody fell senseless at the pumps every day. A Holiday Romance by Charles Dickens [1868]

Sinclair Lewis Ever start him spieling about gardening? Say, that fellow can tell you the name of every kind of tree, and some of their Greek and Latin names too! Besides, we owe the Joneses a dinner. Babbit by Sinclair Lewis

Sigmund Freud It is remarkable how nimbly this particular theory avoids the greatest danger that threatens every dream-interpretation; that is, shipwreck on one of the contrasts incorporated in dreams. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

As it were, I seem to be losing it anew, every hour of every day. The Woman with One Hand by Richard Marsh

George Meredith She opened a portfolio of Mr. Tuckham’s water-colour drawings in every clime; scenes of Europe, Asia, and the Americas; and he was to be excused for not caring to look through them. Beauchamp's Career by George Meredith [1875]

Wilkie Collins She trusts entirely to strong coffee and the near flare of the gaslight to combat the natural sleepiness which follows a hard day’s work begun at eight o’clock every morning. My Miscellanies by Wilkie Collins [1863]

Arthur Conan Doyle The singular incident made, as you may think, the deepest impression upon me, and I pondered over it and turned it every way in my mind without being able to make anything of it. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1892]

Ralph Waldo Emerson The foolish have no range in their scale, but suppose every man is as every other man. Nature by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1836]

John Galsworthy Look at our industrialism, our old maids, cranks, humanitarianisms, poetry! We jut in every direction. Over the River by John Galsworthy

George Meredith Regularly every week-day she headed the war now rageing between Olmer and Addicotes, on the borders of the estates. Lord Ormont and his Aminta by George Meredith [1894]

Andrew Lang And this happened every night. The Violet Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

It was her good sense, the admirable sweetness of her nature, her exceptional facility and ease in daily relations, that endeared her to every body. A Personal Record by Joseph Conrad [1912]

D. H. Lawrence The lads spend every penny on themselves, clothes, smoking, drinking in the Miners’ Welfare, jaunting off to Sheffield two or three times a week. Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D. H. Lawrence

Ivan Turgenev You can explain your trouble to me and of course I will make every effort . Lieutenant Yergunov’s Story by Ivan Turgenev

E. Phillips Oppenheim She should have every penny of my money. The Lion and the Lamb by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1930]

Wilkie Collins That is the only reason she will give, and the only answer she will make to every question that I can ask of her. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins [1868]

George Gissing Had he carried off his love, he would have wedded her in disregard of every danger; and so long as it was only the Greeks that sought her, I should have done my best to aid and to protect him. Veranilda by George Gissing [1903]

H. G. Wells It had a record of every living person and it knew in what message district he was. Men Like Gods by H. G. Wells [1923]

Sigmund Freud She had made herself an accomplice in the affair, and had dismissed from her mind every sign which tended to show its true character. Fragment of an Analysis of a Case of Hysteria by Sigmund Freud [1905]

In “Earth’s Holocaust” we get the first result of Hawthorne’s insight into the demonianism of reformatory schemers who forget that the centre of every true reform is the heart. A Study of Hawthorne by G. P. Lathrop [1876]

Wilkie Collins The sunlight poured its unclouded beauty on every object that I could see. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins [1868]

Robert Louis Stevenson This was followed by a monstrous hissing and simmering as from a kettle of the bigness of St. Paul’s; and at the same time from every chink of door and window spirted an ill-smelling vapour. The Dynamiter by Robert Louis Stevenson

Jean-Jacques Rousseau In every body politic there is a maximum strength which it cannot exceed and which it only loses by increasing in size. The Social Contract by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Every touch from her, every velvety pat, drew blood. Autobiographical Sketches by Thomas De Quincey [1853]

It’s positively eerie to see him making notes with a steady hand when shells are dropping like hailstones and we’re all thinking every minute’s our last. Mr. Standfast by John Buchan [1919]

It was a vulgar pretentious place, all gilt and white paint — one of those hotels which have overcharging and bad service written on every brick. Keep the Aspidistra Flying by George Orwell

Wilkie Collins His features and his color, his height and his breadth; his ornaments and his clothes — on all these points she collected evidence, in every direction and in the smallest detail. Poor Miss Finch by Wilkie Collins [1872]

In these their wives, growing paler every week, lead half-expiring lives, kept alive by the efforts of ubiquitous “punkah-wallahs;” writing for the mail, the one active occupation. The Golden Chersonese and the way thither by Isabella L. Bird [1883]

There are compensations in life at every period of man. A Book of Ghosts by S. Baring-Gould [1904]

Sofya, laughing at times, told how she met and concealed the fugitive, how she feared the spies, and saw one in every person she met, and how comically the fugitive conducted himself. Mother by Maksim Gorky

D. H. Lawrence For once, every eye was upon her, every mind was thinking about her. The Lost Girl by D. H. Lawrence

His every movement was spied on. A Book of Ghosts by S. Baring-Gould [1904]

Edith Wharton Every doctor knows that in cases of spinal lesion recovery is becoming more and more frequent — if the patient survives the third week there’s every reason to hope. Fruit of the Tree by Edith Wharton [1907]

Arthur Conan Doyle He pounced lightly upon it, carried it off to the corner, and there, holding it between his paws, tore and wrenched at it, raising his bloody muzzle every now and then to look at us. Tales of Terror and Mystery by Arthur Conan Doyle [1923]

Isabella Bird Trees grew in every variety of the picturesque. The Englishwoman in America by Isabella Bird [1856]

D. H. Lawrence But by nature he was a monarchist, nay, an imperialist, as every true Austrian is. The Captain’s Doll by D. H. Lawrence

He smiled, unconsciously to himself, and, scarcely knowing that he did so, quickened his pace at every step. The Tragedy in the Palazzo Bardello by Amelia B. Edwards

Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch Towards nightfall, as Ney weakened and the Allies were reinforced, our troops pushed forward and recaptured every important position taken by the French that morning. The Laird’s Luck by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch [1901]

Robert Louis Stevenson But it took him a long time to get down-stairs, and a still longer to undo the fastenings, repenting (I dare say) and taken with fresh claps of fear at every second step and every bolt and bar. Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson

Henry Handel Richardson For every one knew who SHE was . The End of a Childhood by Henry Handel Richardson

Gertrude Stein Why is the name changed The name is changed because in the little space there is a tree, in some space there are no trees, in every space there is a hint of more, all this causes the decision. Tender Buttons by Gertrude Stein [1914]

Something always happened to baffle the best planned manifestations in every part of Europe. It was a time of general activity. A Set of Six by Joseph Conrad [1908]

Jules Verne It is a question of life or death for him, and looked at in every way it will cost him something. Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon by Jules Verne [1881]

Nathaniel Hawthorne The provincial captains are drumming up for soldiers, in every newspaper. The Snow Image and other stories by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1851]

James Joyce But look what you have in your handself! The movibles are scrawling in motions, marching, all of them ago, in pitpat and zingzang for every busy eerie whig’s a bit of a torytale to tell. Finnegans Wake by James Joyce

Anthony Trollope The new squire was seen in his pew every Sunday morning, and often entertained the parson at the house. John Caldigate by Anthony Trollope

Sinclair Lewis She wanted to send to every soldier at the Front a canary in a cage. It Can’t Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis

She was soon known as the belle of the ballet, and speedily made herself obnoxious to the principal dancers, who resented her superior charms as an insolence, and took every occasion to snub her. The Cloven Foot by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1879]

William Godwin She presented to every stranger who landed in her territory an enchanted cup, of which she intreated him to drink. Lives of the Necromancers by William Godwin [1834]

And you are so fit for it, and will make it turn to so much use to every one. The Heir of Redclyffe by Charlotte M. Yonge [1853]

Edith Wharton Every colour, every gesture, every word and note of music that made up the texture of the gorgeous ceremonial might indeed seem part of a long-studied and astutely-planned effect. The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton [1902]

He was a citizen of the world; because he not only painted the environs, but reflected the passions and aspirations of every scene amid which he dwelt. Byron by John Nichol [1880]

Washington Irving But what a pleasing creature is the object of his appetite! why, she wears a large fur cap, with a deal of Flanders lace; and for every pair of breeches he carries, she puts on two petticoats. The Life of Oliver Goldsmith by Washington Irving [1840]

Henry Handel Richardson The result of letting her mind dwell on such things was that she grew steadily more awake; and till dawn would lie listening to every sound. Ultima Thule by Henry Handel Richardson

Arthur Conan Doyle But short of final and absolute proof, I consider, after carefully going into every possible source of error, that a strong prima-facie case has been built up. The Coming of the Fairies by Arthur Conan Doyle [1922]

As he had been personally known to every man, woman and well-grown child in the village, the funeral, as the local newspaper phrased it, “was largely attended. Can Such Things Be? by Ambrose Bierce [1893]

E. Phillips Oppenheim We cannot go knocking up every one to enquire. The Strange Boarders of Palace Crescent by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1934]

H. G. Wells It will have received from every language under the sun. The Holy Terror by H. G. Wells [1939]

John Morley But Fox only referred to the lesson which he thought to be contained in it, that representation is the sovereign remedy for every evil. Burke by John Morley [1879]

Algernon Blackwood Fear stalked the passages, and lurked in the corners of every room. John Silence by Algernon Blackwood

Henry David Thoreau On every other side, it was at least thirty rods from the nearest woods. The Succession of Forest Trees by Henry David Thoreau

Rudyard Kipling Sure enough, when he waked at tea-time, Winton proposed to take Mullins all through every one of his day’s lapses from grace, and ‘Do you think it will count against me?’ said he. A Diversity of Creatures by Rudyard Kipling [1917]

Extreme fatigue was signified in every line of her figure; and upon her countenance a deep perplexity was written. Cabbages and Kings by O. Henry [1904]

They’ve sent out repair gangs, it seems; I had old Mr. Hoskins in-you know him, I expect; the grandfather, I mean; comes in for his quarter-pound every Sunday evening as regularly as the sun . The Place of the Lion by Charles Williams [1931]

Andrew Lang They keep a strict watch on every country dealer’s catalogue, snap up all he has worth selling, and sell it over again, charging pounds in place of shillings. The Library by Andrew Lang

Olaf Stapledon The enthralled spectators followed her every movement with unconscious mimicry. Last Men in London by Olaf Stapledon

I give full concrete particular value for the ideas of knowing in every case I can think of, yet my critics insist that ‘plain honest English knowing’ is left out of my account. The Meaning of Truth by William James

Jules Verne From every side the birds flew down on to the carcass, and their cries were enough to deafen a congress. Robur the Conqueror by Jules Verne [1887]

George Gissing To go to Dagworthy with sovereigns in his hand, and this story upon his lips, would be to invite suspicion by every strongest sign of guilt. A Life's Morning by George Gissing [1885]

The country’s material prosperity at the time was considerable, and reacted upon literature of every kind by furnishing a more leisured public. Balzac by Frederick Lawton

Jane Austen Her feelings are tolerably acute, and she is so charmingly artless in their display as to afford the most reasonable hope of her being ridiculous, and despised by every man who sees her. Lady Susan by Jane Austen [1794]

It was her duty, she told herself; and she who had so failed in love must needs fulfil every duty. The Golden Calf by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1883]

But, as every one said, poultry would not maintain him. Reality or Delusion? by Ellen Wood [1868]

Olaf Stapledon These our differences, that haunt us elusively at every turn, or step suddenly forward and bar the way with fire, cannot without disaster be ignored. Death into Life by Olaf Stapledon

H. G. Wells In every country where that right does not exist it has to be fought for. What are we to do with our lives? by H. G. Wells [1928]

George Gissing When I have done my work at home I think I ought to be every bit as free as you are — every bit as free. The Odd Women by George Gissing [1892]

As he is bound on a long-promised journey, and as he expects me to leave the house immediately after him, he has drawn every shade and fastened every lock. The Circular Study by Anna Katharine Green

His statuettes and portraits were scattered throughout the land in every house and hut. Cabbages and Kings by O. Henry [1904]

George Meredith Diana’s glance at the years behind lighted every moving figure to a shrewd transparency, herself among them. Diana of the Crossways by George Meredith [1885]

Wilkie Collins I promise, if you will remain here, to tell you every thing when I come back. Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins [1870]

Arthur Conan Doyle He had no occupation, but was interested in several companies and went into town as a rule in the morning, returning by the 5:14 from Cannon Street every night. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1892]

Tobias Smolle Accordingly, I was almost every night engaged with company, among whom I was exposed to every mortification, danger, and abuse, that flow from drunkenness and brutality. The Adventures of Roderick Random by Tobias Smolle

What was he doing? What was in his head? There was purpose in every movement. The Man in the Queue by Josephine Tey

William Godwin But a furious deluge of rain was said to have occurred at the instant every thing was ready; the fire was extinguished; and the trial for the present was thus rendered impossible. Lives of the Necromancers by William Godwin [1834]

The temperature of the patient himself must be noted once in every hour, and should on no account be permitted to get higher or lower than it is at the present moment. Dr Nikola’s Experiment by Guy Boothby [1899]

Edgar Allan Poe In this state-room the pseudo-wife, slept, of course, every night. Tales of Illusion by Edgar Allan Poe

But if we should be overpowered, well, every man keeps one bullet for himself. Ten Days That Shook the World by John Reed

Turkish affairs familiarly known: castles built in the air: much ado, and little help: in no age so little so much made of; every one highly in his own favour. Spenser by R. W. Church [1879]

Elizabeth Von Arnim Absorbed in it, and in the agreeable knowledge that every day he was better off than the day before, he had lost even the recollection that there were such things as love and dreams. Mr Skeffington by Elizabeth Von Arnim [1940]

Edith Wharton From where she sat she could look down the empty elm-shaded street, up which, at this hour every day, she was sure to see her husband’s figure advancing. The Hermit and the Wild Woman and other stories by Edith Wharton [1908]

Arnold Bennett And still the victim, unbroken, went through his agony every two minutes or oftener, with the most frightful regularity. Clayhanger by Arnold Bennett [1910]

John Morley Attention has been called by every writer on Voltaire to the immense number of the editions of his works, a number probably unparalleled in the case of any author within the same limits of time. Voltaire by John Morley

Whenever your call sounds, the beggars will rise around ye like an autumn mist out of every corner of England.” Then his eyes became anxious. The Blanket of the Dark by John Buchan [1931]

H. G. Wells The Council spread by title deed, mortgage, share, every political party, every newspaper, they bought. When the Sleeper Wakes by H. G. Wells [1899]

Muddied and bloodied, glistening with sweat, and limp as if every bone in his body were broken, he looked in the very last stages of exhaustion. The Poisoned Goblet by Arthur Gask [1935]

Rudyard Kipling Next day the sky cleared and the sea dropped a little, and the Dimbula began to roll from side to side till every inch of iron in her was sick and giddy. The Day’s Work by Rudyard Kipling [1898]

George Gissing Nowhere could be discovered a human form; but man’s dwellings, and the results of his labour, painted the wide landscape in every direction. The Whirlpool by George Gissing [1896]

Kate Chopin Step by step she lived over every instant of the time she had been with Robert after he had entered Mademoiselle Reisz’s door. The Awakening by Kate Chopin

Mark Twain He used to marry a new wife every day, and chop off her head next morning. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

At first the days had been a nightmare for him, as every moment he had been expecting to feel the heavy hand of a detective upon his shoulder. His Prey was Man by Arthur Gask [1942]

Well, this sort of thing happened every blessed morning, till I nearly went mad with the strain of it. The Treasure of Sacramento Nick by Guy Boothby

Charles Dickens Finally, every kind of property belonging to them was seized by the King, except so little as would defray the charge of their taking themselves away into foreign countries. A Child’s History of England by Charles Dickens [1852]

Sinclair Lewis Lunch.” “Mother! I want Ginger to come play with me every day!” “Well, perhaps; we’ll see. Let’s Play King by Sinclair Lewis

The king, however, was certainly among the number of those who are susceptible of a deep passion, if every thing be true that is reported of him. Autobiographical Sketches by Thomas De Quincey [1853]

Every duty, every tiny decision, every small household matter, had become of late an intolerable burden. Diana Tempest by Mary Cholmondeley [1893]

He had only to travel from place to place, making careful inquiries at post-offices and in all likely quarters at every stage of his journey. Fenton’s Quest by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]

Sir Walter Scott In the rear of these troopers came the main body of the prisoners, at the head of whom were some of their leaders, who were treated with every circumstance of inventive mockery and insult. Old Mortality by Sir Walter Scott [1816]

George Gissing Then her tenderness, she shows it in every glance; and her bright, free gladness. Isabel Clarendon by George Gissing [1886]

Arthur Machen I only saw the man once, and I thought him her inferior in every respect, and considerably older. Holy Terrors by Arthur Machen

Maria Edgeworth Hector wished to save his friend, but the desire of vengeance overcame every other feeling. The Grateful Negro by Maria Edgeworth

George Meredith Not every journalist can say as much. Celt and Saxon by George Meredith [1910]

Sir Walter Scott There is more than mere strength, there seems as if the whole soul and spirit of the champion were given to every blow which he deals upon his enemies. Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott [1820]

The plan he proposed stole about the grocer’s every weakness, and tugged his inclinations to consent. The House with the Green Shutters by George Douglas Brown [1901]

Robert Louis Stevenson In every way I have been taught my weakness, my instability, and my unfitness for the world. Prince Otto by Robert Louis Stevenson

Henry James Verena looked at this image as at a painted picture, perceived all it represented, every detail. The Bostonians by Henry James [1886]

He stood outside of every social relation, and within an organised humanity he might almost have been reckoned as a different species. Demi-Gods by James Stephens

Wilkie Collins It is not twelve o’clock yet, and there is every probability that some new form of sentimental persecution is in store for me before the evening. My Miscellanies by Wilkie Collins [1863]

He had explored and investigated every inch of the old dwelling-place, and had found nothing. Birds of Prey by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1867]

Henry Handel Richardson He infected Laura; and there the two of them sat, doing their best to appear unconscious of the terrible spasms which, every few seconds, distorted their faces. The Getting of Wisdom by Henry Handel Richardson

Edith Wharton The same advertisement would appear every day, for weeks to come, in every newspaper; how could he prevent her seeing it? He could not always be hiding the papers from her. The Touchstone by Edith Wharton [1900]

George Eliot If you can really cling to me with all your heart, every obstacle will be overcome in time; we need only wait. The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot [1860]

Wilkie Collins But whatever the nature of the affliction she had suffered, the traces it had left were deeply and strikingly visible in every part of her face. The Dead Secret by Wilkie Collins [1857]

Wilkie Collins You go to Romayne in every way worthy of him, and you know that he loves you. The Black Robe by Wilkie Collins [1881]

Anthony Trollope Her husband went through it all with the utmost patience, reading every word, giving orders as to every detail, and conscientiously doing that which he conceived he had undertaken to do. Phineas Finn by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope Would it not in every way be better for him that they should find it? He could not bring himself to destroy it, and surely, sooner or later, it would be found. Cousin Henry by Anthony Trollope [1879]

Another argument that has had great weight with me, must, I think, have some force with every considerate benevolent heart. A Vindication of the Rights of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft [1792]

Robert Louis Stevenson Prosperous enough in reality, it has an air of decay; and though the population has increased, a roofless house every here and there seems to protest the contrary. Collected Essays by Robert Louis Stevenson

With the now much blackened pail he scooped on furiously in every direction, only desisting when he had cleared a space wide enough to have held half a dozen bodies. The Dark Mill Stream by Arthur Gask [1947]

Felix was both well and handsomely clad, and could hold his own as the elder brother in every respect most insisted upon by the Parisian gentleman. The Circular Study by Anna Katharine Green

Nathaniel Hawthorne Thus Franklin Pierce became the nominee of the convention; and as quickly as the lightning flash could blazon it abroad his name was on every tongue, from end to end of this vast country. Life of Franklin Pierce by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1852]

Thomas Hardy When I talk to her I can anticipate every turn of her thought, every sentiment, every act, so long did I study those things in your mother and in you. The Well-Beloved by Thomas Hardy [1897]

The town seems so full of people, with such busy faces, all in motion, that I can hardly fancy it is not some celebrated fair; but I see it is every day the same. Letters from Turkey by Mary Wortley Montagu [1725]

Wilkie Collins In every other proceeding which related to his marriage, he had been kept in the background; he had been compelled to follow in the footsteps of his ingenious friend. No Name by Wilkie Collins [1862]

E. F. Benson They knew (as who does not?) that she used in her books every possible scrap of personal experience: there was never an author of fiction who owed so much to her own actual life. Charlotte Bronte by E. F. Benson [1932]

Anthony Trollope A really sharp policeman knows every one of any note in London. It might, perhaps, be useful that evidence should be given at the forthcoming trial of the little contest which we have described. The Three Clerks by Anthony Trollope

James Anthony Froude That every act involves consequences which cannot be separated from it, and may continue operative to eternity, is a philosophical position which is now generally admitted. Bunyan by James Anthony Froude [1880]

Thomas Carlyle This is our common course; this is in some sort open to every creature, what we call the beaver career; perhaps more open in England, taking in America too, than it ever was in any country before. Latter-Day Pamphlets by Thomas Carlyle

H. G. Wells All the city rose, every third man almost was in it! All the blue, all the public services, save only just a few aeronauts and about half the red police. When the Sleeper Wakes by H. G. Wells [1899]

The night is growing clearer and colder every minute. A Clergyman’s Daughter by George Orwell

George Gissing And now he wishes to get me away from all the people I know because he is jealous of every one. The Odd Women by George Gissing [1892]

The moon was shining full upon them, and I could see every expression of their faces. The Shadow of Larose by Arthur Gask [1930]

H. G. Wells Mr. Lewisham could see them afresh every morning as his head came through his shirt. Love and Mr Lewisham by H. G. Wells [1900]

George Gissing Mrs Boston Wright cries him up at every opportunity. New Grub Street by George Gissing [1891]

Bram Stoker They were cautious, careful, and discreet in every way and seemed to live their lives in exceeding blamelessness. Famous Imposters by Bram Stoker [1910]

Ralph Waldo Emerson Each effect strengthens every other. The Method Of Nature by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1841]

John Hill Burton Almost every species of commercial deception is carried on in words that are in themselves true. Introduction to the Study of the Works of Jeremy Bentham by John Hill Burton

Anthony Trollope They take his money regularly,—get something nearly every year, join the rads at the nomination, and vote for the squire at the poll. Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope [1871]

Suddenly in her old age she goes and lends three brass pots to her sister’s son’s wife, and begins to abuse him every day in a loud voice. Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad [1900]

Edward Bellamy Miles of broad streets, shaded by trees and lined with fine buildings, for the most part not in continuous blocks but set in larger or smaller inclosures, stretched in every direction. Looking Backward From 2000 to 1887 by Edward Bellamy

Theodore Dreiser You have perhaps seen the would-be’s, the nearly’s, the pretenders in every fieldinteresting people all — devoted with a kind of mad enthusiasm to the thing they wish to do. The Titan by Theodore Dreiser

Algernon Blackwood As she opened the door every nerve she possessed was tingling. The Bright Messenger by Algernon Blackwood [1922]

H. Rider Haggard He stood quite still and gave me every opportunity, but whether it was the excitement or the wind, or the fact of the man being a long shot, I don’t know, but this was what happened. King Solomon’s Mines by H. Rider Haggard

At an ordinary inquest there are only two—maybe three—attending, but now every paper in the kingdom has pretty well applied for a pass to that reporters’ table. The Lodger by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1913]

M. P. Shiel I am frail in every part, but do very well as I am without athletics. The Lost Viol by M. P. Shiel [1905]

We are led to believe by the doctors that once in every seven years our physical being undergoes a change. ’Long Live the King!’ by Guy Boothby [1900]

Charles Dickens I have heard of it, and read of it, as removed, enlarged, every way altered. A Message from the Sea by Charles Dickens [1860]

Every hour, every moment, that she had spent in Owen’s company was indelibly engraved on her memory. An Engagement by Ella D'Arcy [1896]

Edgar Allan Poe Indeed, every appearance warranted me in apprehending a Simoom. I told the captain my fears; but he paid no attention to what I said, and left me without deigning to give a reply. Tales of Science by Edgar Allan Poe

Henry James Fleda reflected that what she “required” was simply every object that surrounded them. The Spoils of Poynton by Henry James [1897]