Phrases with "everything"

Jane Austen But everything must take its chance. Persuasion by Jane Austen [1818]

She restrained herself for his sake, and as everything she did she did it simply, unaffectedly, and even good humouredly. Freya of the Seven Isles by Joseph Conrad [1911]

Henry James Inspiration, moreover, seemed rather to have faded away; in consequence of Olive’s influence she had read and studied so much that it seemed now as if everything must take form beforehand. The Bostonians by Henry James [1886]

Edith Wharton The operation was overeverything had “gone beautifully,” as beautifully as it almost always does on these occasions. Twilight Sleep by Edith Wharton [1927]

Gaston Leroux What a marvelous panorama! You can see everything from here. The Secret of the Night by Gaston Leroux [1913]

Anthony Trollope It had been arranged between you that everything should be over; and if I had thought that anything of the kind would have occurred again I would have told them not to let you into the house. Ayala’s Angel by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope Is it not everything to me — everything in this world — that you and I should agree about this? I have nothing else to think of but you. The Claverings by Anthony Trollope

George Gissing If not, I’ll go away and leave you to find out everything as best you can. Demos by George Gissing [1886]

Gertrude Stein Some are needing that not any one is one some are not wondering about and then again and again finding that they are knowing everything that that one is ever doing. Geography and Plays by Gertrude Stein

Since he was sharing the lady of the house, he considered himself to have a half interest in everything and would pocket any franc pieces he saw lying about. L’Assommoir by Émile Zola

Benjamin Disraeli They approved of everything that had been done, but shook their heads. Endymion by Benjamin Disraeli [1880]

Edmund Burke Those who serve the king can be actuated by no natural motive but fear — by a fear of everything except their master. Reflections on the Revolution in France by Edmund Burke [1790]

Henry James He had been dying so long; he was so ready; everything had been so expected and prepared. Portrait of a Lady by Henry James [1881]

Frances Hodgson Burnett Since the War has changed everything and everybody, all one’s feelings have grown stronger. Robin by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1922]

Andrew Lang And if everything round about ye turns blue I hae beated the deil; but should a’ things turn red he’ll hae conquered me. The Blue Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

George Meredith Our horses and carriages follow us: everything you would like. The Adventures of Harry Richmond by George Meredith [1871]

Theodore Dreiser Everything ornately upholstered, everything carefully finished, everything remarkably reserved. Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser

Edith Wharton Mr. Grew constantly affirmed to himself that the boy was “not a genius”; but, barring this slight deficiency, he was almost everything that a parent could wish. Tales of Men and Ghosts by Edith Wharton [1910]

Watkin Tench Edward Dod, one of the governor’s household, who conducts everything here in the agricultural line, accompanied us part of the way, and afforded all the information he could. A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson by Watkin Tench

Nellie Bly I could not see any more than I had the night before on account of a heavy gray fog that completely hid everything more than a yard away. Around the World in Seventy-Two Days by Nellie Bly [1890]

I find here everything I looked for. Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas

I have managed everything for too long here. Judith Paris by Hugh Walpole [1931]

However, everything seemed to show that the Maréchal de Montmorency was mistaken. Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas

Pu Songling The night covered everything with its black veil, but nobody appeared at the door. Strange Stories from the Lodge of Leisures by Pu Songling [1740]

But he saw nothing and he heard nothing and he bit hard upon his lips to make certain everything were not a dream. The Hidden Door by Arthur Gask [1934]

Elizabeth Gaskell It would be a shame to be ill when everything is in its full summer beauty. Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell [1865]

Vanel was visibly overcome, and advanced into the middle of the cabinet, bowing to everything and everybody. Louise de la Valliere by Alexandre Dumas [1848-1850]

The police,” here the voice sneered, “think everything is known, and refuse to believe that we exist. The Mystery Queen by Fergus Hume

Henry Handel Richardson Careless, distraught, interested in everything rather than in money, he had ambled along unthinking as a babe, leaving Simmonds to his own devices for months, nay, years, at a time. The Way Home by Henry Handel Richardson

Henry James He had a very complete sense that everything was over between them; that the link had snapped which bound them so closely together for a while. The Princess Casamassima by Henry James [1886]

E. Phillips Oppenheim Let me have every detail, so that I can fit everything into its proper place and prove your words. The Postmaster of Market Deignton by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1897]

H. G. Wells Over everything human hangs the threat of such war as man has never known before, were armed and reinforced by all the powers and discoveries of modern science. What are we to do with our lives? by H. G. Wells [1928]

Henry Kingsley I determined to make him my heir from the first time I saw him at Ranford, if he turned out well If I had announced it, everything would have gone right. Ravenshoe by Henry Kingsley [1861]

Edgar Allan Poe I attracted my brother’s attention by signs, pointed to the floating barrels that came near us, and did everything in my power to make him understand what I was about to do. Tales of Science by Edgar Allan Poe

Nellie Bly I try to keep a knowledge of everything that is going on in America and greatly appreciate the hundreds of letters I receive yearly from Americans who read my books. Around the World in Seventy-Two Days by Nellie Bly [1890]

R. D. Blackmore In return for this, he was always thought of first, and the best of everything was kept for him, and Mrs. Carroway quoted him to others as a wonder, though she may not have done so to himself. Mary Anerley by R. D. Blackmore [1880]

Gertrude Stein I remember it began, Miss Gertrude Stein as you may or may not know, is, and then you went on and said everything you had to say. The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein [1933]

Henry James Are you sure you do everything to satisfy Mrs. Dallow?” Mr. Carteret continued. The Tragic Muse by Henry James [1890]

Henry Handel Richardson He had to learn, once and for all, that, by tomorrow, everything would be over; for, notwithstanding the wretchedness of the past days, he was as far off as ever from understanding. Maurice Guest by Henry Handel Richardson

Wilkie Collins Eccentric in everything else, Mat was consistently eccentric even in his confusion. Hide and Seek by Wilkie Collins [1854]

This man knows our life and our way of thinking and everything about us. Mr. Standfast by John Buchan [1919]

Sinclair Lewis All we want is — everything for all of us! For every housewife and every longshoreman and every Hindu nationalist and every teacher. Main Street by Sinclair Lewis

Henry James I only say that she’s FIXED, that she must stand exactly where everything has, by her own act, placed her. The Golden Bowl by Henry James [1904]

Of course, everything was now different with regard to this particular friend. From Out the Vasty Deep by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1920]

We are practically in the identical surroundings that the murderer was then, and I want to do everything exactly as he did, and according to time table. Cloud the Smiter by Arthur Gask [1926]

Edgar Allan Poe The turns of phraseology, the tricks of rhythm, the arrangement of the paragraphs, the general conduct of the satireeverything — all — are Dryden’s . Criticism by Edgar Allan Poe

Henry James I’ve done, earnestly, everything I could — I’ve made it, month after month, my study. The Golden Bowl by Henry James [1904]

E. F. Benson How wonderful the light is! how good everything smells!” He was speaking with a sort of purr of sensuous enjoyment, though the words were clear and unblurred. The House of Defence by E. F. Benson [1906]

Of course for poor people like us everything comes in. An Honest Thief by Fyodor Dostoyevsky [1848]

They golf and go fishing and play tennis, and to all appearances have the best of everything to eat and drink. The House on the Island by Arthur Gask [1931]

Anthony Trollope Pray give my best love to Margaret, and tell her that Ayala shall bring everything with her that she wants. Ayala’s Angel by Anthony Trollope

Indeed, everything in her quiet world loved this girl: but very slowly there was growing in her consciousness an unrest, a disquietude to which she had hitherto been a stranger. The Crock of Gold by James Stephens

Henry James Strange, inexpressibly strange — so distinctly she saw that if she did give it up she should somehow give up everything for ever. The Golden Bowl by Henry James [1904]

Olaf Stapledon We made expeditions on Cumnor Hill. We punted on the Cher. We sat up late in my room or his, talking about everything under the sun, and far beyond it. A Man Divided by Olaf Stapledon

Henry James What shall we call our ‘self’? Where does it begin? where does it end? It overflows into everything that belongs to us — and then it flows back again. Portrait of a Lady by Henry James [1881]

Anthony Trollope When everything is settled, of course I will tell you. The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope [1870]

George Gissing She likes you so much, and gives such weight to everything you say. Denzil Quarrier by George Gissing [1891]

In fact, they sometimes appeared to me to be a people on whom a curse had fallen, and stripped them of everything but their pride, their manners, and their voices. Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana [1840]

If Madame Gerdy spoke, he could always reply: “After stealing my name for your son, you will do everything in the world to enable him to keep it. The Widow Lerouge by Émile Gaboriau

Why should not everything go on as it had done before, if Captain Laxton really wished it to do so? And so she said in a low tone, “Of course we have missed you too, all of us, very much. Barbara Rebell by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1905]

Pu Songling My house, my properties, everything I possess belongs to you. Strange Stories from the Lodge of Leisures by Pu Songling [1740]

H. G. Wells I went to the window and pulled up the blind and stared at the street outside with its street lamps still alight; everything was gaunt and bleak in the colourless cold horror of the earliest dawn. The Dream by H. G. Wells [1924]

Anthony Trollope But everything was always paid for Reginald. It was necessary, of course, that he should have a profession, and he took a commission in the army. The American Senator by Anthony Trollope

But just before it is — I was sent to offer you everything — all the kingdoms in it and their glory. All Hallows’ Eve by Charles Williams [1945]

He would go down to the shop and see if everything was all right! One thing — the walk would do him good and shake up his liver! The time was just half-past nine. The House with the High Wall by Arthur Gask [1948]

Edith Wharton For now of course he must know everything — this horrible letter made it inevitable. Fruit of the Tree by Edith Wharton [1907]

Henry Handel Richardson There isn’t anything I haven’t tried my luck at, and with everything it’s been the same. Australia Felix by Henry Handel Richardson

Algernon Blackwood Everything felt-with everything else, and all were neighbours. Julius LeVallon by Algernon Blackwood [1916]

My father used to tell me everything about the races. Wyllard's Weird by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1885]

Henry James For the last six months it has been everything to me. Roderick Hudson by Henry James [1875]

Bram Stoker There everything was as it had been on the previous evening. The Lair of the White Worm by Bram Stoker [1911]

H. G. Wells She thought that women were the race and men merely incidents, and that every great man in the world owed nearly everything to his mother. The Holy Terror by H. G. Wells [1939]

Andrew Lang When the third Thursday evening came, everything happened exactly as it had happened on the two former occasions. The Red Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

George Eliot We shall set everything right by degrees. Felix Holt the Radical by George Eliot [1866]

Anthony Trollope Then he made up his mind that he would tell everything to his brother-in-law, as far as everything can be told in such a matter. The American Senator by Anthony Trollope

Margaret Oliphant The shock of the discovery was over—Susan was gone; but where, and with whom? There was still something to hope, if everything to fear. Salem Chapel by Margaret Oliphant [1862]

H. G. Wells Competition, he showed, argues the final victory of a dominating competitor (or group of competitors) which will own practically everything and attempt to hold all mankind in unendurable subjection. An Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells

He was staking everything upon what would eventuate from the happenings of the next half hour, for, if his reasoning were correct, he would have located by then a body hidden somewhere in the sands. The Dark Highway by Arthur Gask [1928]

D. H. Lawrence Perhaps everything WAS different from all he had known. Kangaroo by D. H. Lawrence

But everything seemed against her. Her Father’s Name by Florence Marryat [1878]

Willa Cather Maybe you boys can’t hardly remember the year we had that terrible hot wind, that burned everything up on the Fourth of July? All the corn an’ the gardens. Obscure Destinies by Willa Cather [1932]

That had been until the last year, but in the last year fear had grown in her breast, swallowing up everything else in her. Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

He perceived with fear that everything around him was still. Tales of Unrest by Joseph Conrad [1898]

You are not going to let her die oh, surely not!” “I will do everything possible,” the doctor simply said. A Love Episode by Émile Zola [1878]

D. H. Lawrence It was a smallish table, with a very few daisy-flowers: everything rather frail, and sparse. Aaron’s Rod by D. H. Lawrence

Sigmund Freud Water within, water without, water in the beds in the form of dampnesseverything fluid and super fluid. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

Edgar Allan Poe They pretend to no analysis; they propose nothing like system; they make no attempts at even rule; everything depends upon “authority. The Rationale of Verse by Edgar Allan Poe [1848]

Arnold Bennett The drawn blinds created a beautiful soft silvery gloom which solemnised everything and made even the clumsy carving on the coffin seem like the finest antique work. These Twain by Arnold Bennett [1916]

Arnold Bennett However, I could do everything else. Hilda Lessways by Arnold Bennett [1911]

D.H. Lawrence She rose; everything was a red blur. The Trespasser by D.H. Lawrence

Rudyard Kipling One day, everything would go beautifully. A Book of Words by Rudyard Kipling [1928]

Edith Wharton She had taken everything else from him; and now she meant to take the one thing that made up for all the others. Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton [1911]

Henry James So he comes and lounges here and rails at everything and every one. Roderick Hudson by Henry James [1875]

Henry Handel Richardson And under the influence of this emotion everything came out. Ultima Thule by Henry Handel Richardson

Willa Cather He seemed to hold in his brain an actual picture of everything he had seen that morning. Youth and the Bright Medusa by Willa Cather [1920]

Henry James If they are going to trample over their betters, it isn’t on account of her having seemed to give up everything to us here that they will let her off. The Princess Casamassima by Henry James [1886]

For just the very fraction of a second it flashed into Ramon’s mind to strike Douro down there and then and take everything for himself, but he quickly thought better of it. The Man of Death by Arthur Gask [1945]

You oughtn’t to have stopped them when you saw there were two in the car, and then you muddled everything by starting to run. The Dark Highway by Arthur Gask [1928]

H. G. Wells He had never been abroad in a town at half-past two in his life before, and the stillness of everything in the bright sunrise impressed him profoundly. The History of Mr. Polly by H. G. Wells [1910]

Anthony Trollope You see that as soon as anything is fixed, I come and tell you everything at once. The Prime Minister by Anthony Trollope

Wilkie Collins When everything I possessed had been sold for the benefit of my creditors, I was reprimanded and let out. A Rogue’s Life by Wilkie Collins [1879]

E. Phillips Oppenheim Harvey asked a few more questions and listened attentively to everything that was said. Harvey Garrard's Crime by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1926]

Mark Twain About every quarter of a mile, it seemed to me, a man came out and held up a club till the train went by, to signify that everything was safe ahead. The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain

Mark Twain How much do a king git?” “Get?” I says; “why, they get a thousand dollars a month if they want it; they can have just as much as they want; everything belongs to them. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

That night before I got into bed I took stock of everything and carefully reviewed my prospects of success. The Secret of the Garden by Arthur Gask [1924]

George Gissing Notwithstanding his noteworthy success in two classes, it seemed to him that he had lost everything — that the day was one of signal and disgraceful defeat. Born in Exile by George Gissing [1891]

Mine is at yours, and though useless, know me for your servant, and command me in everything that you may desire. Life in Mexico by Frances Calderon de la Barca [1843]

The ascent was at length completed after an infinity of trouble, and our view from the top of the mountain repaid me fully for everything of the past. Journal of Adventures in Somali Land by John Hanning Speke [1864]

Edith Wharton Perhaps before their talk was over she might be able to say a word about Alvah Loft; she was so sure that Dexter would see everything differently if only he could be relieved of his frustrations. Twilight Sleep by Edith Wharton [1927]

George Eliot Tito heard so far, but he was deaf to everything else till he was specially addressed. Romola by George Eliot [1862-3]

D. H. Lawrence It was a red-moustached Welshman with a slightly injured look in his pale blue eyes, as if everything hadn’t been as good to him as he thought it ought, considering his merit. Kangaroo by D. H. Lawrence

Go on! Get up my clean stairs and knock everything to pieces, yeh pack of flat-faced pleading chameleons!” He stopped and spluttered and shook himself with impotent anger. Limehouse Nights by Thomas Burke

Algernon Blackwood In the street and village everything had seemed so much smaller than he remembered, but here, inside the school building, everything seemed so much bigger. John Silence by Algernon Blackwood

Sinclair Lewis In what remained of Ex — President Windrip’s life, everything was ex. It Can’t Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis

Margaret Oliphant He strolled forth when he had arranged everything to “look about him. The Wizard's Son by Margaret Oliphant [1882]

Charles Dickens She won’t scratch it out, and quite honourable; because we have made an understanding that everything is to be taken down, and that nothing that is once taken down shall be scratched out. The Perils of Certain English Prisoners by Charles Dickens [1857]

Jim and I worked away steady, got in a tidy bit of crop, and did everything that lay in our way right and regular. Robbery Under Arms by Rolf Boldrewood

Most likely, she thought, he would go and lay everything before the Chief Commissioner of Police himself. The Storm Breaks by Arthur Gask [1949]

Oscar Wilde Then the curtain rises, and you will see the girl to whom I am going to give all my life, to whom I have given everything that is good in me. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde [1891]

It was tobacco that made everything tolerable. Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell

I think our little interpreter was worth everything he cost, and more. Familiar Spanish Travels by William Dean Howells

F. Scott Fitzgerald It was too late — everything was too late. The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1922]

Thomas Hardy When all was done, and she had smoothed his extemporized bed, and placed everything within his reach that she could think of, she took her leave of him, and locked him in. The Woodlanders by Thomas Hardy

Ivan Turgenev I will myself run to the kitchen and order the samovar to be brought in; everything will be ready, everything. Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev

George Gissing And he comes into my house no better than a burglar—and lays his hands on everything that’ll bring money. The Riding-whip by George Gissing

He gave his vivid word to everything he had seen and done; we laughed and exclaimed and were silent in a concert of admirable understanding. A mother in India by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1903]

Frances Hodgson Burnett I wanted to do everything he wanted me to do. Robin by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1922]

George Borrow I will be guided in everything by your counsel. The Bible in Spain by George Borrow

Pain — humiliationloss of respect — of friends, of everything that ennobles life, that . Tales of Unrest by Joseph Conrad [1898]

Benjamin Disraeli No one can accuse me of trifling with the affections of your sweet companion, and I must do her the justice to say that she did everything to convince me that she shrank from my attentions. Endymion by Benjamin Disraeli [1880]

Wanting some tobacco, he saw a good reason for going into Orton. Esther had told him he could get tobacco and everything else at her aunt’s. Irremediable by Ella D'Arcy [1894]

Isabella Bird At the end of the day they have a very substantial supper, with plenty of whisky, and, if everything has been satisfactory, the convivial proceedings are prolonged till past midnight. The Englishwoman in America by Isabella Bird [1856]

Gustave Flauber Then everything was in disorder and confusion: mules, serving men, litter, provisions, and baggage. Salammbo by Gustave Flauber

Gertrude Stein If they move in the shoe there is everything to do. Geography and Plays by Gertrude Stein

A horrible nausea came upon him, everything for the moment was black before his eyes, and the voices he heard were very far away. The House on the Island by Arthur Gask [1931]

All my carefully arranged plans were now upset, and I should have to think out everything anew. The Secret of the Garden by Arthur Gask [1924]

H. G. Wells Or everything might have been different. Babes In The Darkling Woods by H. G. Wells [1940]

By this means the state received, without interruption, the tribute due from each, and, in turn, reimbursed those who furnished it, and thus everything was to the advantage of the state. The Secret History of the Court of Justinian by Procopius [1896]

Thomas Wolfe She had tried everything in life — except living. You Can’t Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe [1940]

Edith Wharton You reach back and take everything — back to the first days of all. The Reef by Edith Wharton [1912]

Am I to give up everything that belongs to me because anyone has got something like it?” Nancy thought over this sentence without at once replying. The Greater Trumps by Charles Williams

Margaret Oliphant If he had been let alone, he represented to himself, everything would have been different; but to yield to this perpetual bullying was against every instinct. The Wizard's Son by Margaret Oliphant [1882]

Anthony Trollope You are sharp enough to understand that I have done everything in my power to save us both from this trouble. The Duke’s Children by Anthony Trollope

Edmund Burke And this branch rises, as naturally as the other two branches, from terror, the common stock of everything that is sublime. On the Sublime and Beautiful by Edmund Burke [1757]

He wished, as was his custom, everything above-board, and such ‘an opinion’ as might be published by either client in the ‘Times’ next day if he pleased it. Wylder’s Hand by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

A pearly blur settled over them, and a light sifted of all glare, of everything unkindly and searching that dwells in the splendour of unveiled skies. Notes on Life and Letters by Joseph Conrad [1921]

She put her hand in carefully and searchedeverything was there; and up from the bag came a scent that made her shut her eyes and laugh with its power to bring her experiences back to her. A Daughter of To-Day by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1894]

Now, abbe, is everything arranged?” “Everything.” “At two o’clock tomorrow. The Vicomte de Bragelonne by Alexandre Dumas [1848-1850]

Thomas Wolfe The reason for it was printed in their flesh, legible in everything they did. You Can’t Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe [1940]

G. K. Chesterton Like everything mediaeval, it ramified back to a root in religion; and was a sort of small copy of the Christian idea of man’s creation. A Miscellany of Men by G. K. Chesterton [1912]

We must risk everything now, and I shall be very much astounded if he’s not easy to squeeze. The House on the Island by Arthur Gask [1931]

Anthony Trollope How will you get over that, Mr President?” A small people, — numerically small, — cannot of course do everything at once. The Fixed Period by Anthony Trollope

Thomas Hardy She desired above everything to be no weight upon him in his career, no clog upon his high activities. Life’s Little Ironies by Thomas Hardy

Robert Green Ingersoll Let us make this Sunday a day of splendid pleasure, not to excess, but to everything that makes man purer and grander and nobler. Lectures by Robert Green Ingersoll

Elizabeth Von Arnim It appeared that they were all wrong—measurements, preparation, soil, manure, everything that could be wrong, was. The Solitary Summer by Elizabeth Von Arnim [1899]

George Eliot The old servants will have to put up with my man Dominic, who will show them how to cook and do everything else, in a way that will rather astonish them. Felix Holt the Radical by George Eliot [1866]

Thomas Hobbes For where no covenant hath preceded, there hath no right been transferred, and every man has right to everything and consequently, no action can be unjust. Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes

Anthony Trollope You and Mr Kennedy have the same enjoyment of everything around you here. Phineas Finn by Anthony Trollope

Yes, everything had been tried — everything . Queen Victoria by Lytton Strachey

Benjamin Disraeli Mrs. Ferrars, though singularly intuitive, shrank from controversy, and settled everything by contradiction and assertion. Endymion by Benjamin Disraeli [1880]

Anthony Trollope By those laws, as they are construed, everything is to be done for two nations at war with each other; but nothing is to be done for all the nations of the world that can manage to maintain the peace. North America by Anthony Trollope

A flash of lightning threw everything near me into violent relief. A Set of Six by Joseph Conrad [1908]

Seen from a distance, from the river, it was a very pleasing sight; everything looked like tiny toys of many colors. In the World by Maksim Gorky

Andrew Lang And say to her that what I foretell shall come to pass, and if she does not come everything in the kingdom shall fall into ruin, and not one stone shall be left upon another. The Yellow Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Henry James She knew nothing of conventional signs or estimates, but understood everything that might be said to her from an artistic point of view. Mrs. Temperly by Henry James [1887]

Wilkie Collins But as it was, my fatal invalid prepossessions blinded me to everything but the unexpected blessing of that mahogany shelf by the bedside. My Miscellanies by Wilkie Collins [1863]

After I had got the general hang I glanced up occasionally until I caught Stephanie’s eye, by which I knew that she was there all right and concluded that everything was going along quite jollily. Max Carrados by Ernest Bramah [1914]

It would mean the ruin of everything for him there. The Tragedy of the Silver Moon by Arthur Gask [1940]

Anthony Hope Then his sense of amusement conquered everything else, and he sat down in a chair, laughing. Rupert of Hentzau by Anthony Hope

George Gissing I am very foolish, but one cannot be too careful, you know, and with you I shall feel everything so simple and natural and straightforward. The Whirlpool by George Gissing [1896]

Miles Franklin I know you are too clever for me; but I love you, and could give you everything you fancied. My Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin

Wilkie Collins Robbed of everything he possessed — that’s the police report, after searching his pockets. The Fallen Leaves by Wilkie Collins [1879]

Henry James I’m faithless, I’m heartless, I’m brutal, I’m everything horrible — it’s understood. Madame de Mauves by Henry James [1874]

Arnold Bennett Ah! She envied them, and she intensely depreciated everything that was hers. These Twain by Arnold Bennett [1916]

John Galsworthy He had no intention of being taken round by that chap, and shown everything he didn’t want to see, for half-a-crown. Swan Song by John Galsworthy

Algernon Blackwood It seemed that everything I asked and everything he answered were as familiar as though we spoke of some lecture of the day before. Julius LeVallon by Algernon Blackwood [1916]

Jack London For that matter, the professional men and the artists are at this present moment villeins in everything but name, while the politicians are henchmen. The Iron Heel by Jack London [1908]

Jules Verne On the contrary, there was everything to be feared from robbers such as these. Michael Strogoff by Jules Verne [1876]

John Galsworthy Accustomed to her own way in everything — Flower of his life! And now that she couldn’t have it. To Let by John Galsworthy

Virginia Woolf In the eighteenth century we knew how everything was done; but here I rise through the air; I listen to voices in America; I see men flying — but how its done I can’t even begin to wonder. Orlando by Virginia Woolf [1928]

Anthony Trollope I shall tell everything to him. Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope

When the messenger returned, he brought letters from Bellario of advice how to proceed, and also everything necessary for her equipment. Tales from Shakespeare by Charles and Mary Lamb

H. G. Wells I should only be here for twenty or thirty years at the most, and I would learn everything I could and do everything I was told. Men Like Gods by H. G. Wells [1923]

Henry Handel Richardson Indeed, everything that could go wrong had done so. Sister Ann by Henry Handel Richardson

Anthony Trollope But at Ahalala everything was straggling. John Caldigate by Anthony Trollope

Guy de Maupassan Jeanne and the baron inspected everything and returned home for breakfast. The History of a Heart by Guy de Maupassan

Ralph Waldo Emerson It is not question to express our thought, to elect our way, but to overcome resistances of the medium and material in everything we do. The Conduct of Life by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1860]

To love! to love! everything brought her back to that caressing phrase — even the pride born of her virtue. A Love Episode by Émile Zola [1878]

Anthony Trollope If everything else failed he would go home across the country, any friend accompanying him, or else alone. Marion Fay by Anthony Trollope [1882]

Henry James She was familiar, at the age of six, with the fact that everything had been changed on her account, everything ordered to enable him to give himself up to her. What Maisie Knew by Henry James [1897]

Benjamin Disraeli After a while, she talked of selling her diamonds and reducing her equipage, sacrificing which she assumed would put everything right. Endymion by Benjamin Disraeli [1880]

Nikolai Gogol A mysterious twilight obscured the blue sky and made everything seem indistinct and distant. A May Night by Nikolai Gogol

Edith Wharton She was sharply aware of everything that was going on about her, but she felt unable to rouse herself. Twilight Sleep by Edith Wharton [1927]

Willa Cather It wakes up everything that’s asleep in you. The Song of the Lark by Willa Cather [1915]

Andrew Lang He plucked this flower and went with it to the castle; and there everything which he touched with the flower was freed from the enchantment, and he got his Jorinde back again through it. The Green Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Rudyard Kipling That sort laugh at everything that isn’t in their own fat lives. Traffics and Discoveries by Rudyard Kipling [1904]

Arnold Bennett Your mother is what we call tenant-for-life; everything goes to you in the end. Hilda Lessways by Arnold Bennett [1911]

Ivan Turgenev But my youth is over, and, like one who has climbed on to a mountain, everything lies clear before me. The Diary of a Superfluous Man and other stories by Ivan Turgenev

Shebbeare, who was a journalist, had the journalist faculty of “letting everything go in”—of taking as much as he could from Richardson, Fielding, Smollett, etc. The English Novel by George Saintsbury [1913]

H. G. Wells They disregard him and he seems to disregard them and effaces everything from his mind. Meanwhile by H. G. Wells [1927]