Phrases with "everybody"

Gertrude Stein Guillaume would have been a bond of union, he always had a quality of keeping people together, and now that he was gone everybody ceased to be friends. The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein [1933]

Elizabeth Gaskell The worst side of everybody seems to have come out. The Moorland Cottage by Elizabeth Gaskell [1851]

G. K. Chesterton The tutor said in private what everybody had indignantly expected him to say in public, and remonstrated with the youth for his display of imitative drama. Four Faultless Felons by G. K. Chesterton [1930]

E. F. Benson So out of sheer good nature I sent her a card, so that she could tell everybody she had been asked. Lucia in London by E. F. Benson [1927]

This idealising process is perfectly easy and familiar to everybody with the literary sense. Coleridge by H. D. Traill [1884]

H. G. Wells This whiff of firing brought everybody to rigid attention, and then as they stood and stared, silence closed upon them. The Brothers by H. G. Wells [1938]

D. H. Lawrence They were a curious lot, it is true: everybody rather exceptional. Aaron’s Rod by D. H. Lawrence

Toward this group a woman was running, followed by the eyes of everybody about the house. Four Days in Dixie by Ambrose Bierce [1888]

D. H. Lawrence When Billy, catching up the local jargon, called Cassie a “sinner”, everybody detested him. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

E. F. Benson Wealth in London brought to your house shoals of the Hon. Mrs. Not-quite-init, second-rate pianists, and the crowd of everybody else who wanted to get on. The House of Defence by E. F. Benson [1906]

Gertrude Stein Next Saturday evening at the rue de Fleurus everybody was talking about the banquet to Rousseau and then I found out that Rousseau was the painter whose picture I had seen in that first independent. The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein [1933]

Arnold Bennett And everybody had to visit the corpse. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

Everybody is excited; everybody is clamoring, and prices are mounting higher and higher. Mother by Maksim Gorky

Wilkie Collins My experience in the law, Mr. Frank, has convinced me that if everybody burned everybody else’s letters, half the courts of justice in this country might shut up shop. After Dark by Wilkie Collins [1856]

Nellie Bly She kept me up-stairs until nearly everybody was out of the house, and then took me down to the basement for coffee and a bun. Ten Days in a Mad-House by Nellie Bly

Wilkie Collins It is best for everybody (much the best for me) that I should not remain here at present; and — and — dear father! I have always been your spoiled child; and I know you will indulge me still. The Twin Sisters by Wilkie Collins [1851]

Arnold Bennett Of course everybody pretended to everybody else that the musical evening was a quite ordinary phenomenon. These Twain by Arnold Bennett [1916]

His wits were as slow as his movements, and he was the kind of man who never hears of anything until everybody else has stopped talking about it. Keep the Aspidistra Flying by George Orwell

Anthony Trollope I wouldn’t say so to you even, as it looks like boasting, only it’s so necessary you should know how the land lies; besides, everybody knew it; all the world knew we were engaged. The Kellys and the O’Kellys by Anthony Trollope

Andrew Lang As everybody knows, if we once begin to think we soon begin to do, and it was not very long before the key was no longer in the maiden’s hand but in the lock of the chest. The Pink Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Wilkie Collins In the first place — ” “Do you usually mention your secrets in a voice that everybody can hear?” asked Mrs. Blyth, laughing. Hide and Seek by Wilkie Collins [1854]

Then everybody goes to lunch — swells and selectors, Germans and Paddies, natives and immigrants, a good many of them, too, and there was eating and drinking and speechifying till all was blue. Robbery Under Arms by Rolf Boldrewood

Henry Handel Richardson Papa was very polite to them, and said “Good morning!” to everybody with a little bow, and whether they did or not. Ultima Thule by Henry Handel Richardson

R. D. Blackmore Not everybody could have swum out through that entrance, against a spring-tide and the lollop of the sea; and one dash against the rocks would have settled me. Mary Anerley by R. D. Blackmore [1880]

Mark Twain They peddle out such a fish as that by the pound in the market-house there; everybody buys some of him; his meat’s as white as snow and makes a good fry. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

It was the only supper-room that I have been in that was not over-crowded; in fact we were the only people there, everybody being so busy dancing. The Diary of a Nobody by George and Weedon Grossmith

Wilkie Collins You don’t like to be told, even indirectly, that you know nothing of Art. In these days, everybody knows everything — and thinks nothing worth knowing after all. I Say No by Wilkie Collins [1884]

D. H. Lawrence And so everybody began to say “I’m getting tired of her. The Lost Girl by D. H. Lawrence

Anthony Trollope Stubbs, the groom, had been in Barchester on the preceding day, and, according to his account — so said Mary — everybody in the city was talking about it. Framley Parsonage by Anthony Trollope

D. H. Lawrence Strange the feeling round the harbour: as if everybody had gone away. Sea and Sardinia by D. H. Lawrence [1921]

Charlotte Perkins Gilman It is so humiliating not to know little common things such as everybody else knows. Moving the Mountain by Charlotte Perkins Gilman [1911]

Analysed, its main characteristics are these: The music — and if possible it should be the same music for everybody — is the most important ingredient. Collected Essays by George Orwell

I promise you everybody will know everything very soon. The Dark Mill Stream by Arthur Gask [1947]

Guy de Maupassan There further results from it that credulous good people like me are deceived by everybody and especially by women, who have a talent in this direction. A Warning Note by Guy de Maupassan

George Gissing Miss Nunn says that everybody has noticed how ill you seem. The Odd Women by George Gissing [1892]

Ralph Waldo Emerson But everybody is drugged with his own frenzy, and the pageant marches at all hours, with music and banner and badge. The Conduct of Life by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1860]

Anthony Trollope It seems to me now that everybody knows everything. The Duke’s Children by Anthony Trollope

Willa Cather But at four fifteen everybody was roused by the gas alarm. One of Ours by Willa Cather [1922]

Charles Kingsley Live and let live; everybody knows his own business best; anything is better than marriage without real affection. Two Years Ago by Charles Kingsley

Sinclair Lewis Suppose everybody argued that way. Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis [1925]

You really know everybody — or everybody we need care about. The Lovels of Arden by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]

James Joyce Justice it means but it’s everybody eating everyone else. Ulysses by James Joyce [1922]

H. G. Wells Then he perceived the back of Mr. Garvace and heard his gubernatorial voice crying to no one in particular and everybody in general: “Get him out of the window. The History of Mr. Polly by H. G. Wells [1910]

Robert Green Ingersoll But there were some men gifted with that wonderful prophecy that fulfils itself, and with that wonderful magnetic power that makes heroes of everybody they come in contact with. The Ghosts and other lectures by Robert Green Ingersoll

R. D. Blackmore It is only what everybody says, because I never want to please them. Mary Anerley by R. D. Blackmore [1880]

He knew that everybody courted and flattered him, and that he was almost stifled by the overpowering sense of his own grandeur. John Marchmont’s Legacy by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1862]

Alas, poor young man! Now that he is in trouble, everybody is going to behave disgracefully to him. The Charterhouse of Parma by Stendhal

His ears had been closely cropped, and he had not a vestige of a tail, so that he looked like one of those grotesque Japanese chimeras that everybody is familiar with. Captain Fracasse by Théophile Gautier [1863]

Everybody almost is for progress in general, and nearly everybody is opposed to any change, except in so far as gross increments are change, in his particular method of living and behaviour. The New Machiavelli by Herbert George Wells [1911]

Henry James Everybody wanted to meet them, and wanted everybody else to do so, and Verena saw they could easily have quite a vogue, if they only chose to stay and work that vein. The Bostonians by Henry James [1886]

He must be there, on the spot, to see this star rise gently and slowly above society’s horizon, and to mark how everybody bowed down and worshipped the new light. Phantom Fortune by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1883]

When everybody has gone, come up. Serge Panine by Georges Ohnet [1881]

Maria Edgeworth She stepped forward; and to my surprise, and I believe to the surprise of everybody else, took mine, made a sign to her husband not to follow us, and walked quickly towards the house. Leonora by Maria Edgeworth [1806]

Willa Cather With prosperity came a kind of callousness; everybody wanted to destroy the old things they used to take pride in. One of Ours by Willa Cather [1922]

Arnold Bennett These three were the aristocracy of the court-room; they knew it; Samuel Povey knew it; everybody knew it, and felt it. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

Henry James I assure you everybody knows them. Lady Barbarina by Henry James [1884]

John Stuart Mill In struggles for political emancipation, everybody knows how often its champions are bought off by bribes, or daunted by terrors. The Subjection of Women by John Stuart Mill [1869]

Edith Wharton Society, to everybody here, means the sanction of their own special group and of the corresponding groups elsewhere. The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton [1913]

Elizabeth Von Arnim It had certainly got hold of everybody there, in its different varieties, except herself. The Enchanted April by Elizabeth Von Arnim [1922]

Jack London But nobody was on that side — everybody watching the ceremony, you see. Lost Face by Jack London

I am writing to you for information, because you always know everything about everybody in Adelaide. There is an extraordinary man staying here, at our hotel. The Jest of Life by Arthur Gask [1936]

Thus everybody had a duty to perform during this interregnum but myself. Journal of Adventures in Somali Land by John Hanning Speke [1864]

Anthony Trollope Only it seems that everybody is uncommonly well pleased without thinking who has to pay for the piper. The Prime Minister by Anthony Trollope

R. D. Blackmore Miss Upround was of a playful nature, and teased everybody she cared about; and although Sir Duncan was a great hero to her, she treated him sometimes as if he were her doll. Mary Anerley by R. D. Blackmore [1880]

Sinclair Lewis That certainly showed, didn’t it (agreed everybody at the Boosters Club luncheon), how hard-up we were for manpower. Kingsblood Royal by Sinclair Lewis

G. K. Chesterton Then everybody said, even the King himself, that old Loeb the pawnbroker was dead, and so he was. Four Faultless Felons by G. K. Chesterton [1930]

Gertrude Stein Berenson had a tendency to be supercilious and so everybody let him go on and on. The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein [1933]

Told everybody else, but not him. Keep the Aspidistra Flying by George Orwell

Anthony Trollope I suppose you have brought a gun like everybody else?” “Yes — I have brought a gun, I do shoot; but I am not an inveterate sportsman. Phineas Finn by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope He slept at Penrith till nearly noon, then breakfasted and started with post-horses for Humblethwaite. He felt that everybody knew what he was about, and was almost ashamed of being seen. Sir Harry Hotspur of Humblethwaite by Anthony Trollope [1871]

But it’s always the same; everybody wants to have their own way. Many Dimensions by Charles Williams [1931]

Sinclair Lewis You’re always explaining to everybody that you’ve never slipped into wedlock. World So Wide by Sinclair Lewis

Mark Twain And, mind you, everybody was doing the same; and the place was that damp I never see anything like it. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

Edith Wharton Ellie always tells everybody everything. The Glimpses of the Moon by Edith Wharton [1922]

George Meredith I speak what everybody knows, and you, I am sure, are astonished to hear me. The Adventures of Harry Richmond by George Meredith [1871]

G. K. Chesterton It was not merely that everybody believed that nothing would happen; it was also that everybody believed that anything happening was even duller than nothing happening. The Victorian Age in Literature by G. K. Chesterton [1913]

Besides, as a matter of course, everybody at the chateau was ignorant of the interview which had taken place between La Valliere and the king. Ten Years Later by Alexandre Dumas [1848-1850]

Sinclair Lewis That’s outrageous and undemocratic!” whimpered Fred. “Nonsense. Who says they will?” growled Cass. “Oh, everybody does. Cass Timberlane by Sinclair Lewis

Only we had got into a world where everybody had everything they wanted, or else had the money to pay for it. Robbery Under Arms by Rolf Boldrewood

Marie Corelli Now everybody says that if poor Martine had not put Fabien in the cart to save herself the trouble of holding him on her knee, he would not have tumbled out and been hurt. The Master-Christian by Marie Corelli [1900]

George Meredith Ferdinand is insufferable with his pride—he’s jealous of everybody who has manners, and Drummond approves him, and I will not bear it. Evan Harrington by George Meredith [1861]

William Makepeace Thackeray For instance, everybody knows the princely hospitalities of the Scharlaschild family at Paris, Naples, Frankfort, &c. The Book of Snobs by William Makepeace Thackeray [1846]

Benjamin Disraeli And I will let everybody know you. Venetia by Benjamin Disraeli [1837]

Charles Dudley Warner He is as deep as usual; shakes his head and winks through his spectacles at everybody he meets. Washington Irving by Charles Dudley Warner

D. H. Lawrence Fortunately in the village everybody was slack and friendly. Kangaroo by D. H. Lawrence

Anthony Trollope I think that sheep and barn-door fowls do better for everybody in the long run, and that men who cannot live without shooting should go beyond thickly-populated regions to find it. Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope

D. H. Lawrence It tugs and tugs and will go, and one is glad the further it goes, even it everybody else is nasty about it. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

E. F. Benson When everybody had had a good look, he raised his hat. Queen Lucia by E. F. Benson [1920]

Elizabeth Von Arnim Then Miss Hyslup, ashamed to death of everybody and everything, besides having to fight an overpowering desire to burst into tears, got as near a taunt as she was ever to get. Mr Skeffington by Elizabeth Von Arnim [1940]

Anthony Trollope Kennedy asked me, and people seem to think that everybody is to do what he bids them. Phineas Finn by Anthony Trollope

G. K. Chesterton His way of talking had been so eccentric that everybody for miles round would have agreed, if they had heard him, that he had a tile loose. Tales of the Long Bow by G. K. Chesterton [1925]

H. Rider Haggard The rest of the morning was spent by everybody in busy preparation. Dawn by H. Rider Haggard

You’d see the troopers asking everybody for their licences, and those that hadn’t them would be marched up to the police camp and chained to a big log, sometimes for days and days. Robbery Under Arms by Rolf Boldrewood

G. K. Chesterton If the doctor had known as much about his own psychology as he did about everybody else’s, he might have understood the symptoms better. Four Faultless Felons by G. K. Chesterton [1930]

H. G. Wells Everybody talked of flying, everybody repeated over and over again, “Bound to come,” and then you know it didn’t come. The War in the Air by H. G. Wells [1908]

E. F. Benson There was such a gratifying response to my other invitations that I most culpably and carelessly, dear lady, thought that everybody had accepted. Miss Mapp by E. F. Benson [1922]

Anthony Hope He told me the etiquette of the Ruritanian Court, promising to be constantly at my elbow to point out everybody whom I ought to know, and give me hints with what degree of favour to greet them. The Prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope

The soldiers allowed themselves to be drawn away by the force of principles, which are, like discipline, the obligatory tie in everybody constituted for any purpose. The Vicomte de Bragelonne by Alexandre Dumas [1848-1850]

This doctor and his man are the same person! J. Reynolds with that bag is Dr. Smith, and he’s been fooling everybody here all the time. The Master Spy by Arthur Gask [1936]

Anthony Trollope I am all the other way, as everybody knows. The Three Clerks by Anthony Trollope

John Galsworthy He confided to his mother that he must be an unsociable beast — it was jolly to be away from everybody who could talk about the things people did talk about. To Let by John Galsworthy

The trick of arresting attention by an unexpected thesis, such as this promise of reasons for peace when everybody was dreaming of war, is an art in which Defoe has never been surpassed. Daniel Defoe by William Minto [1879]

Frances Hodgson Burnett Robin knew she would ask no questions and she dully felt that the blows which were falling on everybody every day must have stunned her also. Robin by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1922]

Wilkie Collins When the prisoner took his place in the dock on the second day, there was but one conviction in the minds of the people in courteverybody said, “The clock will hang him. Poor Miss Finch by Wilkie Collins [1872]

Anthony Trollope If the story of the old woman in the portrait may be taken as evidence of a family connection between Lady Cantrip and Lord Popplecourt, everybody there was more or less connected with everybody else. The Duke’s Children by Anthony Trollope

Everybody liked and respected her, gentle and simple — everybody had a good word for her. Robbery Under Arms by Rolf Boldrewood

Soon everybody was talking of Pugatchéf. The Daughter of the Commandant by Aleksandr Pushkin

Elizabeth Gaskell But I know that I never was spoken to as if I was trying to do my duty before — “trying” indeed! everybody always knew that I did it, without talking about it before my face in that rude manner. Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell [1865]

Benjamin Disraeli Mrs. Thornberry seemed enchanted and gushing with affectioneverybody was dear or dearest. Endymion by Benjamin Disraeli [1880]

John Galsworthy But everybody will be nice to you. Maid in Waiting by John Galsworthy

D. H. Lawrence Skrebensky waited, she waited, everybody waited for the decision. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

There seems to be only Dr. Quail looking after everybody here. The Grave-digger of Monks Arden by Arthur Gask [1938]

Anthony Trollope Dangerous! What makes me so angry is that she should think everybody is a fool except herself. Rachel Ray by Anthony Trollope

Vernon, who was pronounced thoroughly convalescent, was to go back to Salisbury Plain with the Jardines, everybody being agreed that Wimperfield Park was no place for him under existing circumstances. The Golden Calf by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1883]

I tell you Lloyd’s is a ring like everybody else; only it’s an English ring, and that’s what deceives you. The Wrecker by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne

Mark Twain For everybody soon forgot to remember any contact with him or any incident connected with him. Is Shakespeare Dead? by Mark Twain

Andrew Lang Scott had set everybody on reading, and too many on writing, novels. Alfred Tennyson by Andrew Lang

Wilkie Collins Not that I have betrayed any secrets; for, as you know, I am as ignorant as everybody else of what the early troubles of my poor dear aunt may have been. The Fallen Leaves by Wilkie Collins [1879]

Leon Trotsky Then everybody rose and sang: “Lord Almighty, let there be no more kings or rich men!” I could scarcely believe my eyes or ears. My Life by Leon Trotsky

Edith Wharton And everybody in Bettsbridge knows about Dr. Buck. He has his office in Worcester, and comes over once a fortnight to Shadd’s Falls and Bettsbridge for consultations. Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton [1911]

George Meredith Yet everybody said now that she was unhappy. The Case of General Ople and Lady Camper by George Meredith [1877]

Wilkie Collins And everybody loved HIM. What chance had Mr. Franklin — what chance had anybody of average reputation and capacities — against such a man as this? On the fourteenth, came Mr. Godfrey’s answer. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins [1868]

D. H. Lawrence However, everybody listens: as I do myself. Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D. H. Lawrence

Anthony Trollope Thought everybody was to be here who had ever seen him. Is He Popenjoy? by Anthony Trollope [1878]

Besides, everybody bows down to Mrs. Knightley. She’s as good as she’s handsome, I believe, and that’s saying a great deal. Robbery Under Arms by Rolf Boldrewood

Anne Bronte For it’s no great matter, really: he’ll be all right when he’s married, as mamma says; and reformed rakes make the best husbands, everybody knows. Agnes Grey by Anne Bronte [1847]

Then the car stopped, and as everybody was getting out he got out, too. A Set of Six by Joseph Conrad [1908]

He stepped over his prostrate brother-in-law and tore blindly down the street, everybody making way for the frantic white man. An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad [1896]

Virginia Woolf The sun grew hotter and everybody seemed to come very close together and to feel each other’s presence, which they had almost forgotten. To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf [1927]

Alfred Ainger He assures me everybody wears velvet collars now. Charles Lamb by Alfred Ainger [1882]

Jack London It was patent to everybody that the boy was afraid. The Sea-Wolf by Jack London [1904]

Walter Besant Almost everybody (every woman, indeed, without exception) has seen, some time or other, strange and wonderful things which cannot be explained. Dorothy Forster by Walter Besant [1884]

Anthony Trollope Though everybody else knew it, no idea of what was intended had yet come across her mind. The Duke’s Children by Anthony Trollope

D. H. Lawrence It would need Cyril or Lettie to keep me alive in Canada.” It was a bold stroke — everybody was embarrassed. The White Peacock by D. H. Lawrence

He went in for a parting glass with them; but when he offered to pay, they would not hear of it, No; he was going a long journey; they would treat him; everybody must treat him, the landlord and all. The Cloister and the Hearth by Charles Reade

Virginia Woolf There was silence; everybody stood up; and the Judge came in. The Years by Virginia Woolf [1937]

Charlotte Perkins Gilman Then everybody older than I always complained about all manner of things, and told how much better—and cheaper—things were when they were young. Moving the Mountain by Charlotte Perkins Gilman [1911]

Kamrasi was surprised at this clamour for food, and inquired what we ate at home that we were so different from everybody else. The Discovery of the Source of the Nile by John Hanning Speke [1863]

Anthony Trollope The fact was, everybody asked had come, and as she could not, of course, have counted on that, why, she had got, you see, twice as many people as she had expected. The Three Clerks by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope As to everybody wanting her, I hope she does not flatter herself that there is anything of the kind. Ayala’s Angel by Anthony Trollope

G. K. Chesterton In one sense, everything about everybody is interesting. Robert Louis Stevenson by G. K. Chesterton [1927]

Jules Verne The approach of the final moment filled everybody with the most serious reflections. Five Weeks in a Balloon by Jules Verne [1869]

But that which is most wonderful, and which everybody knows, is this — the bodies of those that are killed by thunderbolt never putrefy. Symposiacs by Plutarch

George Meredith Like everybody else, she fancied he drew his supplies from my inexhaustible purse; she hoped the bills would be paid off immediately: the servants’ wages were overdue. The Adventures of Harry Richmond by George Meredith [1871]

Robert Louis Stevenson He has grown great in his own estimation, not by blowing himself out, and risking the fate of AEsop’s frog, but simply by the habitual use of a diminishing glass on everybody else. Lay Morals by Robert Louis Stevenson

D. H. Lawrence The firm is not a charity institution, as everybody seems to think. Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence

George Meredith It is hoped that everybody sees the importance of understanding such points. Sandra Belloni by George Meredith [1887]

Rudyard Kipling Then everybody in the jungle suffers. The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling [1894]

Marie Corelli He was the Pope’s confidential valet — a personage who was perhaps more in the secrets of everybody and everything than even Gherardi himself. The Master-Christian by Marie Corelli [1900]

Leon Trotsky Its announcement was usually followed by a general sigh of fear, as if everybody had been dipped into icy water. My Life by Leon Trotsky

Henry Adams In four-and-twenty hours he could know everybody; in two days everybody knew him. The Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams [1907]

Opposite is the church with the clock upon it, as everybody knows, and at sight of the dial my companion had wrung his hands; it was close upon the half-hour. The Black Mask by E. W. Hornung [1901]

George Eliot Oh, I shall puzzle my small brain to contrive some plot that will bring everybody into the right mind, so that you may marry Philip when I marry — somebody else. The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot [1860]

It’s sad to think that the prison, exile, and all sorts of vile outrages await you as everybody else. Mother by Maksim Gorky

Jane Austen I avoided the Middletons as much as possible, as well as everybody else who was likely to prove an acquaintance in common. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen [1811]

Benjamin Disraeli Another hour passed over, and then Tom Cogit kept touching the Baron’s elbow and whispering in a voice which everybody could understand. The Young Duke by Benjamin Disraeli [1831]

It must be owned, there is still some fear of God in Milan; everybody came to their senses. I Promessi Sposi by Alessandro Manzoni

Anthony Trollope If everybody could be a Duchess and a Palliser, I should not perhaps think so much about it. The Duke’s Children by Anthony Trollope

William Makepeace Thackeray Everybody in the town knew what everybody had for dinner. The Fitz-Boodle Papers by William Makepeace Thackeray [1842-43]

D. H. Lawrence And some people’s minds, like my aunt and uncle, are full of religion and hell for everybody except themselves. St Mawr by D. H. Lawrence

Anthony Trollope Though she knows ever so much that nobody else knows, she is ignorant of ever so much that everybody ought to know. Ayala’s Angel by Anthony Trollope

I was complimented by everybody present upon the fertility of my imagination. The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan by James Justinian Morier

Nobody had known of the proposed expedition except Goody Picker; and she, as everybody testified, was true to the backbone. Watching on St. Mark’s Eve by Ellen Wood [1868]

Andrew Lang But if nobody could tell the exact extent of his sovereignty everybody was aware that the emperor’s right eye laughed, while his left eye wept. The Violet Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

George Elio Why, it is plain to everybody that you love him. Mr. Gilfil’s Love Story by George Elio

Jane Austen She was speaking only as she had been used to hear others speak, as she imagined everybody else would speak. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen [1814]

Almost everybody with anything to sell was taken into this little room, the door was shut and sometimes it was many minutes before the seller came out again. The Vaults of Blackarden Castle by Arthur Gask [1950]

Rudyard Kipling Unfortunately, everybody must be either a man or a woman. The Light That Failed by Rudyard Kipling [1891]

Wilkie Collins I become irritated by the boorish staring and frowning of everybody about me, and express myself strongly on the subject of my reception at the hotel to an English traveller dining near me. My Miscellanies by Wilkie Collins [1863]

Arnold Bennett The nerves of everybody were like nothing but a raw wound. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

John Galsworthy As everybody said, Jerry Corven had charm! “Clare’s been giving me bad marks, I suppose?” “We won’t discuss it, please; whatever she feels, I do too. Over the River by John Galsworthy

Anthony Trollope Everybody in London would be there, and Phineas was resolved that as long as he remained in London he would be seen at places where everybody was seen. Phineas Finn by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope Indeed, everybody has been talking of it ever since. Rachel Ray by Anthony Trollope

Edith Wharton And what she wanted of everybody was to be like Christ: to BE Christ. What the world needed was Christs by the million — for the millions. Hudson River Bracketed by Edith Wharton [1929]

If everybody was like me, liquor would be going a-begging. Victory by Joseph Conrad [1914]

Thomas Hardy I know my hair is beautiful; everybody says so. A Pair of Blue Eyes by Thomas Hardy [1899]

Sometimes this uncritical friendliness of hers to everybody touched my heart, and sometimes I wished that she would use strong language and assert herself more. My Childhood by Maksim Gorky

William Makepeace Thackeray In that noble Court everybody was a gambler. The Memoires of Barry Lyndon by William Makepeace Thackeray [1852]

Margaret Oliphant If this were so! Already everybody at table had begun to remark her changed looks, and to whisper that they had been sure there was “something between” Katie and the poor young lord. The Wizard's Son by Margaret Oliphant [1882]

Anthony Trollope Oh, Jonathan, I shall be so proud that everybody who knows me should see what sort of a man has chosen to love me. Ayala’s Angel by Anthony Trollope

James Payn Don’t hang out such signals of distress that everybody who meets us offers their confounded pity. Mirk Abbey by James Payn [1866]

Wilkie Collins But, if you and Julius Caesar keep the secret from everybody — and I know you will — there is no fear at all. Mr Wray’s Cash Box by Wilkie Collins [1852]

H. G. Wells Mussolini, the Pope, Roosevelt, everybody is sending telegrams and warnings. Babes In The Darkling Woods by H. G. Wells [1940]

Leon Trotsky For the occasion everybody outfitted himself in civilian attire. My Life by Leon Trotsky

Anthony Trollope It was not only that he had been thrown over by Mary Masters, but that everybody knew that he had been thrown over. The American Senator by Anthony Trollope

Oscar Wilde Besides, everybody knows that the Sonnets were addressed to Lord Pembroke. The matter is settled once for all. The Portrait of Mr. W. H. by Oscar Wilde [1889]

I am assured that everybody will—pity me,” this with a smile of bitterest meaning. Wyllard's Weird by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1885]

Wilkie Collins Has everybody got a port-crayon and two bits of chalk? Yes, everybody has. Hide and Seek by Wilkie Collins [1854]

G. K. Chesterton Well, when I saw Sunday’s face I thought it was too largeeverybody does, but I also thought it was too loose. The Man Who Was Thursday by G. K. Chesterton

Anthony Trollope During these days everybody was in a hurry — everybody was eager; and there was a common feeling that not a minute was to be lost. Phineas Finn by Anthony Trollope

Sinclair Lewis What’s the use of it? These days, everybody except a hillbilly knows that colored and white folks are exactly alike, same as black and white kittens are. Kingsblood Royal by Sinclair Lewis

Gertrude Stein I talked to everybody about how these two things were to be accomplished. The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein [1933]

Anthony Trollope Here, in Parliament, everybody will be as conservative as the outside will let them. The Duke’s Children by Anthony Trollope

Arthur Machen There is a vast amphitheatre, finely gilt, painted, and illuminated, into which everybody that loves eating, drinking, staring, or crowding is admitted for twelve pence. Dreads and Drolls by Arthur Machen

Arnold Bennett This had complicated the affair of the removal; but it had helped everybody to pretend, in an adult and sedate manner, that nothing in the least unusual was afoot. Clayhanger by Arnold Bennett [1910]

Anthony Trollope But everybody found fault with me for marrying her to the tailor. An Autobiography by Anthony Trollope [1883]

There was, however, a difficulty, for Hatherleigh was most reserved to everybody about his private affairs and, so obviously, not the kind of man of whom one could ask personal questions. The Dark Mill Stream by Arthur Gask [1947]

Guy de Maupassant Perhaps everybody knew, for no one was surprised. Belhomme’s Beast (La Bête à Maît' Belhomme) by Guy de Maupassant [1885]

If this was the High Court of Appeal, which never rose day or night, it might account for the pale and jaded aspect of everybody in it. Mr. Justice Harbottle by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Edith Wharton Donald Paul’s life lay open for everybody in London to read. Here and Beyond by Edith Wharton [1926]