Phrases with "forth"

Andrew Lang And now the King and the Queen, having kissed their dear child without waking her, went out of the palace and put forth a proclamation that nobody should dare to come near it. The Blue Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Edith Wharton Her voice rattled like her bangles as she poured forth a stream of anecdote and ejaculation; and her round black eyes jumped with acrobatic velocity from one face to another. Bunner Sisters by Edith Wharton [1916]

For a while Almah stood looking forth between the trees to where the bright sunlight sparkled on the sea, and then with a sigh she turned to the left. A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder by James De Mille [1888]

In those days were there great troubles in Norway. Harald the Unshorn,6 son of Halfdan the Black, was pushing forth for the kingdom. The Story of Grettir the Strong by translated by William Morris and Eiríkr Magnússon [1869]

Therefore the sagacious men, who watched and directed the interests of the order, were never so anxious to incorporate able and zealous sons and send them forth to win back the world. The Cloister and the Hearth by Charles Reade

George Meredith The sun must smile on us with peculiar warmth to woo us forth utterly-pluck our hearts out. Evan Harrington by George Meredith [1861]

Anon full ready in greed of vengeance, Grendel’s mother set forth all doleful. Beowulf by translated by Francis Gummere

Whider shal thanne the wrecched synful man flee to hyden him? Certes he may not hyden him, he moot come forth and shewe him. Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales for the Modern Reader by prepared & edited by Arthur Burrell MA

William Makepeace Thackeray I could not, however, go forth satisfied to the campaign until I learned from Julia my fate. Burlesques by William Makepeace Thackeray

James Joyce A woman’s hand flung forth a coin over the area railings. Ulysses by James Joyce [1922]

Wilkie Collins From that time forth we are strangers to each other. No Name by Wilkie Collins [1862]

Sir Richard Burton Presently they went forth and sat down upon couches of kingship, whilst all the wazirs and emirs and grandees and lords of the land presented themselves and kissed ground. The Arabian Nights' Entertainments by Sir Richard Burton

Robert Louis Stevenson Presently, however, he paid her with a half-crown piece, and she must go forth after the change. Catriona by Robert Louis Stevenson

Washington Irving The atalayas had given the alarm by fire and smoke from the mountain tops of “an enemy across the border,” and the king of Granada had sallied forth with a great force to the encounter. The Alhambra by Washington Irving

Helen Zimmern All Miss Edgeworth’s ready, generous, truly Irish enthusiasm breaks forth in this epistle, which is too laudatory, too much written à la volée to be truly critical. Maria Edgeworth by Helen Zimmern

George Gissing He felt that he had made an impression, that Lord Dymchurch thought more of him than hitherto, and this sent him forth in buoyant mood. Our Friend the Charlatan by George Gissing [1899]

George Gissing Only yesterday did she set forth for Rome, and she may have passed the night at Neapolis. A horseman will easily overtake her. Veranilda by George Gissing [1903]

Anthony Trollope Mrs Finn had long since been quite sure that a real black swan had been sent forth out of her nest. Phineas Finn by Anthony Trollope

George Gissing Early in the afternoon she made ready to go forth on the only business which now took her from home. In the Year of Jubilee by George Gissing [1894]

William Morris Then she stayed her feet, and set the horn to her lips and blew; and the oliphant gave forth a long singing note which was strange to hear. The Water of the Wondrous Isles by William Morris [1897]

Nathaniel Hawthorne They had revealed themselves to his imagination, no doubt, with all their deity about them; but, bedaubed with buff color, they stood forth to the eyes of the profane in the guise of naked women. The Marble Faun by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1860]

Henry Kingsley To the home she had meant to come to only as a penitent, to leave her child there and go forth into the world to die. The Recollections of Geoffrey Hamlyn by Henry Kingsley [1859]

Arthur Conan Doyle Yet, with scarce an hour of rest, Sir Nigel was as blithe and bright as ever as they set forth after breakfast upon their way. The White Company by Arthur Conan Doyle [1891]

From that time forth Is Corydon still Corydon with us. The Eclogues of Virgil by translated by J. B. Greenough

Thy very cradle shall pour forth for thee Caressing flowers. The Eclogues of Virgil by translated by J. B. Greenough

Nathaniel Hawthorne The people looked, with an unshaken hope, to see the minister come forth out of the conflict transfigured with the glory which he would unquestionably win. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1850]

The chamberlains of the host bare water forth in basins of ruddy gold. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

William Godwin She offers no prayers, and pours forth no supplications; she has recourse to no divination. Lives of the Necromancers by William Godwin [1834]

But Lydon, feeling ashamed at his present position, and endeavoring in vain to shake off the grasp of the virago, slipped his hand into his girdle, and drew forth a short knife. The Last Days of Pompeii by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1834]

H. G. Wells Sane, clear, matter-of-fact books setting forth the broad facts of health and life, the existence of certain dangers, should come their way. Mankind in the Making by H. G. Wells [1903]

Jack London At this juncture forth came the adjutant. The People of the Abyss by Jack London [1903]

Louisa May Alcott The parlor was always bright and attractive, the chessboard ready, the piano in tune, plenty of gay gossip, and a nice little supper set forth in tempting style. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott [1868]

George Meredith Black the driving raincloud breasts the iron gate-way: She is forth to cheer a neighbour lacking mirth. Poems and Lyrics of the Joy of Earth by George Meredith [1883]

Anthony Trollope But now all was altered, and he was to go forth to his wooing again. Mr. Scarborough's Family by Anthony Trollope [1883]

If — if there be any one plea that I can put forth as a faint shadow of excuse for what has happened, it lies in my love for another. A Tale of Sin by Ellen Wood [1870]

Aphra Behn Dormida fearing trouble drags Clarinda forth and meeting Alonzo in the street they throw themselves on his honourable protection. The Dutch Lover by Aphra Behn [1673]

H.P. Lovecraft A boat with a lantern in its prow darted into sight, made fast to an iron ring in the slimy stone pier, and vomited forth several dark men bearing a long burden swathed in bedding. The Horror at Red Hook by H.P. Lovecraft [1925]

Other elements of supernaturalism are used, as angels, demons, and so forth while the Æons and the Intermedii (whoever they are!) appear as chorus. The Supernatural in Modern English Fiction by Dorothy Scarborough

Sir Walter Scott Sometimes, however, she gleamed forth a dubious light upon the scene of action. Waverley by Sir Walter Scott [1829]

The people knew or guessed what had happened, and sent forth a confused shout of applauses and imprecations. I Promessi Sposi by Alessandro Manzoni

Baldwin Spencer They go forth together, the Iwaiyu in the lead, the Yalmuru behind. Native tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia by Baldwin Spencer

Zona Gale The days when, “like a man unfree,” he had fared forth from his unlovely lodgings clandestinely to partake of an evil omelette, seemed enchantingly far away. Romance Island by Zona Gale [1906]

In the same hour came forth fingers of a man’s hand, and wrote over against the candlestick upon the plaister of the wall of the king’s palace: and the king saw the part of the hand that wrote. The Doré Gallery of Bible Illustrations by Gustave Doré

And forth he goth, no lenger wold he tarye, Into the toun unto a pothecarye, And prayèd him that he him wolde selle Som poysoun, that he might his rattis quelle. Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales for the Modern Reader by prepared & edited by Arthur Burrell MA

Arnold Bennett His sensations were agreeable and yet disagreeable, for he wished both to remain where he was and to go forth and engage her in brilliant small talk. Clayhanger by Arnold Bennett [1910]

Robert Louis Stevenson The matter of an hour afterward I made a light again, put on my shoes of list that I had worn by my lord’s sick-bed, and set forth into the house to call the voyagers. The Master of Ballantrae by Robert Louis Stevenson

That high temperature was the source of his inspiration, and the secret of a spell which, during his life, commanded homage and drew forth love. Byron by John Nichol [1880]

These jewels, drinking in the sunshine by day, gave it forth during the hours of darkness in a radiance of pink light and a soft effulgence as of moonbeams. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

F. Scott Fitzgerald Braddock Washington stumbled, and let forth an involuntary curse. Tales of the Jazz Age by F. Scott Fitzgerald

And I should account it most blameable hotheadedness to have sallied forth when it seemed Spitfire had the victory. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

William Hope Hodgson And I went the more silent; and later did kneel among three rocks, and peered forth for a while upon the place before me. The Night Land by William Hope Hodgson

Anthony Trollope And then he made Merton and the clerk bring forth all the papers, as though he had never brought forth any papers to prove the other statement to Mr. Grey. And he did expect Mr. Grey to believe them. Mr. Scarborough's Family by Anthony Trollope [1883]

Bram Stoker I shall have all tickets and so forth for our journey. Dracula by Bram Stoker [1897]

W. H. Hudson And presently flinging up her arms, she burst forth into shrieks so terrible in the depth of agony they expressed that overcome by the sound I sank upon the earth and hid my face. El Ombú by W. H. Hudson [1902]

Anthony Hope And indeed it was time, for the wound that Detchard had given me was broken forth afresh, and my blood was staining the ground. The Prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope

Algernon Blackwood For the clear loveliness seemed to take my hand and lead me forth into a vale of beauty that, behind the stillness, was brimming with activity. Julius LeVallon by Algernon Blackwood [1916]

Arthur Conan Doyle Behind him his serving wench, her blue whimple over her head, and one hand thrust forth to bear the lanthorn which threw a golden bar of light along her master’s path. The White Company by Arthur Conan Doyle [1891]

The males of certain birds may occasionally be heard pouring forth their love-song long after the proper time, shewing that they have either lost or never gained a mate. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

He it is who prays 21 for you and His angels too, to bring you forth out of the darkness into the light, for He is merciful to the believers. The Qur'an by translated by E. H. Palmer

Robert Louis Stevenson The lads go forth pricked with the spirit of adventure and the desire to rise in life, and leave their homespun elders grumbling and wondering over the event. Essays of Travel by Robert Louis Stevenson

H. G. Wells Moral values, bias and prejudice, hatreds and so forth were supposed to come “by nature. The Shape of Things to Come by H. G. Wells [1933]

They dressed their journey; one saw them riding forth upon the sand. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

One young lady in particular drew forth her pencil, and began sketching, while her mamma looked complacently on, and abstractedly devoured a sandwich. Paul Clifford by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1830]

Benjamin Disraeli She was sanguine — she was confident in the wisdom of Lothair. She knelt before an image of the Virgin, and poured forth her supplications for the success of their enterprise. The Carrier Pigeon by Benjamin Disraeli

Then Robin turned to Little John, and quoth he, “Go thou and Will Stutely and bring forth those five pack horses yonder. The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood. by Written and illustrated by Howard Pyle

Adam Lindsay Gordon For deeper and richer the crimson That gathers behind thee throws forth A halo thy raiment and limbs on, And leaves a red track in the path That flows from thy wine-press of wrath. Poems by Adam Lindsay Gordon

Rudyard Kipling Now I lift the cloth that clokes the clay, And, wearied, at Thy feet I lay My wares ere I go forth to sell. Soldiers Three by Rudyard Kipling [1899]

Thomas Hardy After two or three such walks up and down the gate of the castle grounds clicked, and a form came forth which proved to be the expected one. The Well-Beloved by Thomas Hardy [1897]

Andrew Lang Then the poor young man again set forth as well as his horse could take him, begging his living as he went, and, somehow or other, he ended by reaching the home of the wind. The Green Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Joseph Furphy My soul went forth in a paean of joy, for, exactly as the perfect circle of a flying scrawl bespoke Giotto, this action bespoke Stewart of Kooltopa, now masquerading under a pair of strange horses. Such is Life by Joseph Furphy

John Galsworthy Jolly was anxious that they should see him rowing, so they set forth to the river. In Chancery by John Galsworthy

The captain ripped them open one by one, and a flood of mixed silver coin burst forth and rattled in the rusty bottom of the box. The Wrecker by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne

Certain it is, that the ominous sound of “Duck him,” was breathed forth by a voice, and it was caught up and echoed around. East Lynne by Ellen Wood [1861]

And Gro knew that it was now with the King even as it had been with Gorice VII. in years gone by, when his strength gave forth and the spirit tare him. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

There is a Norland proverb which says that few can see farther forth than when Odin meets the wolf. The Island of Sheep by John Buchan [1936]

Henry James He said nothing, but gravely took out his pocket-book and drew forth a small photograph. Eugene Pickering by Henry James [1874]

William Morris All the people of the town were come forth to meet them, for runners had gone before them, and they stood on either side of the way murmuring greetings, and with their heads bent low in reverence. The Well At The World’s End by William Morris [1896]

Thomas Love Peacock Young Gamwell was brought forth with his arms pinioned behind him; his sister Alice and his father, Sir Guy, attending him in disconsolate mood. Maid Marian by Thomas Love Peacock

It was set forth in the programme of this tropic vaudeville that it would be made known why Shorty O’Day, of the Columbia Detective Agency, lost his position. Cabbages and Kings by O. Henry [1904]

Charles Dickens She so heard the loud, hearty Lancashire voices on the stairs; and, for the first time, she understood the contrast of the desolation of the poor man who had so lately gone forth in lonely despair. A House to Let by Charles Dickens [1858]

Virginia Woolf The old suspicions subterraneously at work in him rushed forth from concealment openly. Orlando by Virginia Woolf [1928]

Rudyard Kipling Here is no home — here is but wildernesse: Forth pilgrime — forth beast from out thy stall! Look up on high and thanke the God of all. A Book of Words by Rudyard Kipling [1928]

William Morris Well, they said that I had been wounded by the fragment of a shell, Another of which had slain her outright, as forth she ran Toward Arthur struck by a bullet. The Pilgrims of Hope by William Morris [1885]

Andrew Lang Then she took her lute and, without saying anything to anyone, she went forth into the wide world. The Violet Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

George Gissing Putting forth a hand, she caught the stripling’s ear and pinched it shrewdly. Veranilda by George Gissing [1903]

Arthur Conan Doyle At other places, at, the risk of their lives, Dissenting ministers came forth and stood by the wayside, blessing us as we passed, in spite of the rough jeers and oaths of the soldiers. Micah Clarke by Arthur Conan Doyle

William Morris Presently he came to his sober mind again, and stood up and looked forth keenly, and saw no sign of any dwelling of man. The Wood Beyond the World by William Morris [1894]

H.P. Lovecraft And the sons of those young men of other days, who did indeed go forth in olive-drab with the true spirit of their ancestors, went from distant places and knew not the Street and its ancient spirit. The Street by H.P. Lovecraft [1919]

Ye were the best of nations brought forth unto man. The Qur'an by translated by E. H. Palmer

Everywhere the folk began to gape amazed and many of Gunther’s men fared forth to meet them. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

Sir Walter Scott Such was the address of each in parrying and striking, that the spectators broke forth into a unanimous and involuntary shout, expressive of their delight and admiration. Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott [1820]

Nathaniel Hawthorne Garden-flowers and blossoms of the wilderness laughed gladly forth amid the verdure, so fresh and dewy that they must have grown by magic on that happy pine tree. Twice-Told Tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1842]

The earth gave forth her subtlest perfumes under the fire of the midsummer sun. Vixen by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1879]

Rudyard Kipling She turns me back and forth between her hands. The Eyes of Asia by Rudyard Kipling [1918]

Benjamin Disraeli Iskander broke the seal, and drew forth a letter from the silken cover. The Rise of Iskander by Benjamin Disraeli [1834]

Charles Dickens Those who have spent the night on doorsteps and cold stones crawl off to beg; they who have slept in beds come forth to their occupation, too, and business is astir. Master Humphrey’s Clock by Charles Dickens [1840]

Florence Dixie At length the front door bell pealed forth its clang. Redeemed in Blood by Florence Dixie [1889]

Charles Dickens Presently, the house door secretly opened, and they slowly and spitefully crept forth into the pouring rain. The Uncommercial Traveller by Charles Dickens [1860]

Arthur Conan Doyle Driven forth at the end of pikes, the girl was pushed towards the boat. The Dealings of Captain Sharkey by Arthur Conan Doyle [1925]

Arthur Conan Doyle Then it rang clearly forth once more, but this time in another direction. Sir Nigel by Arthur Conan Doyle [1906]

William Godwin Macbeth saw, and thought the wood approached him; but he remembered the prophecy, and led forth and marshalled his men. Lives of the Necromancers by William Godwin [1834]

There then burst forth a confused murmur of congratulations and acclamations. I Promessi Sposi by Alessandro Manzoni

She spoke as if the words clung to her lips; as if she had to put them forth delicately for fear of damaging the frail things. Romance by Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford [1903]

Edith Wharton She understood now that she could not go forth and leave her old self with him: that self must indeed live on in his presence, but it must still continue to be hers. The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton [1905]

Then men set up the tables and bare forth water for the guests. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

H. G. Wells Here, Stella, I economise energy by writing ‘and so forth and so on. Babes In The Darkling Woods by H. G. Wells [1940]

Edgar Allan Poe This hen brought forth very frequently, a hundred chickens in the day; and, after birth, they took up their residence for several weeks within the stomach of their mother. Tales of Science by Edgar Allan Poe

Nathaniel Hawthorne It was Mistress Hibbins, who, arrayed in great magnificence, with a triple ruff, a broidered stomacher, a gown of rich velvet, and a gold-headed cane, had come forth to see the procession. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1850]

Willa Cather Alexander took her two hands from his shoulders and swung them back and forth in his own, laughing his big blond laugh. Alexander’s Bridge by Willa Cather [1912]

Robert Green Ingersoll Splendid! Here is something from the old testament: “When thou goest forth to war against thine enemies, and the Lord thy God hath delivered them into thine hands, and thou has taken them captive. On Hell by Robert Green Ingersoll

Anthony Trollope He felt like a liberated convict as he stepped freely forth into the sweet evening air, and made his way through the town to the opposition inn. The Three Clerks by Anthony Trollope

H. G. Wells As we progress towards a scientific production of primary substances, the actual proportion of agricultural workers, miners, forest wardens, fishermen and so forth in the community must fall. The Shape of Things to Come by H. G. Wells [1933]

And there wild-flowers, whose chill hues the eye would have scarcely distinguished the day before, now glittered forth in blooms of unfamiliar beauty. A Strange Story by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1862]

They implicated twenty or thirty witches, who went about causing women to miscarry, bringing down the lightning of heaven, and making maidens bring forth toads. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

William Morris But now I will let all that pass, and will bid thee ask what thou wilt; and I promise thee that I will help thee to come thy ways to thy kindred, that thou mayst put forth thy luck in their behalf. The Well At The World’s End by William Morris [1896]

Arthur Conan Doyle Backward and forward swayed the mighty throng, now down the valley and now up, as each side in turn put forth its strength for a fresh rally. Sir Nigel by Arthur Conan Doyle [1906]

Anthony Trollope Two or three hours since, Mrs Ray had fondly promised that she would trust her younger daughter, and had let her forth alone, proud in seeing her so comely as she went. Rachel Ray by Anthony Trollope

Sir Richard Burton Returning to the palace of my uncle, I was told that he had gone forth a-sporting and hunting, so I slept that night without seeing him. The Arabian Nights' Entertainments by Sir Richard Burton

Joseph Furphy A squatter — just or unjust, generous or avaricious, hearty or exclusive, debonair or harsh — should be a strong man; this was a weakling; and my soul went forth in genuine compassion for him. Such is Life by Joseph Furphy

A short time before she had regarded death without terror, for her father had been its prey, and his image was often shadowed forth in her fancy, beckoning her to join him. Lodore by Mary Shelley

Edith Wharton From the passage at the back she dragged forth a bicycle, and guided it to the edge of the street. Summer by Edith Wharton [1917]

Ruth had sometimes wondered why the incidents, the books, which called forth emotion in others, passed her by. Sir Charles Danvers by Mary Cholmondeley [1889]

H. G. Wells I won’t trouble you with any apparent nonsense about other planets and so forth again. A Modern Utopia by H. G. Wells [1905]

Walter Scott Behold, while thy servant is at thy side, he will pour forth the treasures of his memory, as the fountain sendeth her stream beside the pathway, for the refreshment or him that walketh thereon. The Talisman by Walter Scott [1825]

George Gissing Even if seven more children were added to their family, all would be brought up amid abundance, and sent forth into the world as well equipped for its struggles as the tenderest heart could desire. Denzil Quarrier by George Gissing [1891]

Andrew Lang Oh dear! if our own dear mother only knew all about it! Come along, and let us go forth into the wide world together. The Red Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

But today I am all alone; I owe duty to no one, and I must go forth and make money for myself. Her Father’s Name by Florence Marryat [1878]

Leon Trotsky We were not being called up for cross-examination, so we would run back and forth from one corner to the other, trying to keep warm; we talked about the past and hoped wonderingly about our future. My Life by Leon Trotsky

Washington Irving The once bustling and self-sufficient man of the law was drawn forth from his dungeon more dead than alive. The Alhambra by Washington Irving

But when there is any latent nobility in the popular mind, such scorn, by its very extremity, will call forth its own counteraction. Schiller by Thomas De Quincey

Ann Radcliffe She had heard of Adeline’s walk; and La Motte having gone forth into the forest at an early hour, her imagination, heated by the broodings of jealousy suggested that they had appointed a meeting. The Romance of the Forest by Ann Radcliffe [1791]

We had not gone two miles before a thunderstorm came on; and the black clouds which had been gathering above our heads burst forth in torrents of rain. Life in Mexico by Frances Calderon de la Barca [1843]

Henry Fielding She now burst forth into some very satirical invectives against that lady, and declared she had the art, as well as the wickedness, of the devil himself. Amelia by Henry Fielding

Tobias Smolle When they come forth into the world, they become as diligent and alert as any people upon earth. The Expedition of Humphry Clinker by Tobias Smolle

Joseph Furphy I fixed my belltopper, adjusted my specs, and assumed my stately pipe, whilst my soul went forth in psalms of thanksgiving. Such is Life by Joseph Furphy

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu And forth he went to pay his brief visit to his brother — not caring twopence, as he said, what Lord Wynderbroke thought of him. Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu [1871]

If I be daungerous, God yive me sorwe, Myn housbond schal han it at eve and at morwe, Whan that him list com forth and pay his dette. Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales for the Modern Reader by prepared & edited by Arthur Burrell MA

Charles Kingsley You’ll see me, by the eye of imagination, committing all the seven deadly sins; and by the tongue of inspiration go forth and proclaim the same at the town-head. Two Years Ago by Charles Kingsley

Abraham Merri She did not answer — only held out her arms to Alusar. His love stood forth unafraid even as hers. The Ship of Ishtar by Abraham Merri

William Blake The speary hand burned aloft, unbuckled was the shield, forth went the hand of jealousy among the flaming hair, and hurl'd the new born wonder thro' the starry night. The Marriage of Heaven and Hell by William Blake [1790-93]

William Cowper But poverty with most, who whimper forth Their long complaints, is self-inflicted woe, The effect of laziness or sottish waste. The Task by William Cowper [1785]

Andrew Lang Instantly a man came forth and asked what she wanted. The Red Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

And they went greatly wondering forth of the accursed castle of Ishnain Nemartra, glad to come off so scatheless. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

F. Scott Fitzgerald Anthony was compelled to protest: “Bore me? I should say not!” “Got a cousin —” began Dick, but Anthony interrupted by stretching out his arms and breathing forth a low cry of exultation. The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1922]

Was not Celia rich? Would she not with lightning swiftness draw forth that check-book, like the flashing sword of a champion from its scabbard, and run to his relief? Why, of course. The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic [1896]

Arthur Conan Doyle And yet if Hazlitt and De Quincey had set forth to tell weird stories they might have developed something of the kind. Through the Magic Door by Arthur Conan Doyle [1907]

Anthony Trollope I would not have it thought that, because I have so spoken of Cicero’s aspirations and convictions, I intend to put him forth as a faultless personage in history. The Life of Cicero by Anthony Trollope [1881]

H.P. Lovecraft Discomfort and expectancy were oddly mingled in most of us when at length our party of eighteen rattled forth over the arid leagues of sand and rock. The Shadow Out of Time by H.P. Lovecraft [1935]

William Harrison Ainsworth He was gone; none of the bystanders who had seen him go forth knew whither. A Night's Adventure in Rome by William Harrison Ainsworth

So he cast his net into the river and soon drew it forth filled with fish. The Fables of Aesop by Joseph Jacobs. Includes A Short History of the Aesopic Fable

Baldwin Spencer Then Numereji awoke, lifted himself up, put down his head and vomited forth the bones of all the men and women he had eaten. Native tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia by Baldwin Spencer

George Gissing Kingcote had not the power to maintain such reserve; sooner or later he had to find a confidant, and pour forth in sympathetic ears the stream of his miseries. Isabel Clarendon by George Gissing [1886]

H. G. Wells The people who tell the story about them say that he was false to her or that she was unworthy of him or that he or she made no effort and so forth and so on. An Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells

Jack London He slowly moved his head back and forth under it and turned from side to side, now in the sunshine, now in the shade, feeling the shadow, as it were, testing it by sensation. The Sea-Wolf by Jack London [1904]

D. H. Lawrence They often gathered in a little circle while he sat on a bench, and held forth to them, laughing. Sons and Lovers by D. H. Lawrence

She had fondly hoped that he would, adorned by his newly-inherited title, and endowed with the gifts of fortune, step upon the stage of the world, and shine forth the hero of his age and country. Lodore by Mary Shelley

William Makepeace Thackeray Her spirit went forth and spied the shuddering wretch in his cell. Roundabout Papers by William Makepeace Thackeray [1860-63]

But his actor’s need to be liked was stronger than his resentment, and he was putting forth all his charm in an effort to win over this so-unexpected antagonist. To Love and Be Wise by Josephine Tey [1950]

George Eliot A poet pours forth his song and BELIEVES in the listening ear and answering soul, to which his song will be floated sooner or later. The Lifted Veil by George Eliot [1859]

William Morris Then the twain mounted their horses again and set forth silently on the road, as they had been bidden. The Well At The World’s End by William Morris [1896]

George Gissing He saw that, for all their human kindness, they were disposed rather, to approve than condemn the deacon’s supposed action, and he had gone forth from them in scarce concealed bitterness. Veranilda by George Gissing [1903]

Rudyard Kipling And we are so new even now that in every quarter of the Empire to-day you can see those pioneers putting forth on their quests. A Book of Words by Rudyard Kipling [1928]

Robert Louis Stevenson But it was too late; he had been challenged the PROCES-VERBAL was begun; and he again squared his elbows over his writing, and the Arethusa was led forth a prisoner. Collected Essays by Robert Louis Stevenson

Edward Bellamy Let me stay here, and not go forth any more. Looking Backward From 2000 to 1887 by Edward Bellamy

William Makepeace Thackeray The old gentleman, whose tongue was generally as close as his purse, now poured forth a flood of eloquence which quite astonished me. The Paris Sketch Book by William Makepeace Thackeray [1840]

But all these instances set forth only slow and groping interchange of sympathy and thought beside one other instance which the Rubberneck coach shall disclose. The Four Million by O. Henry [1906]

William Morris Fare forth with the bow to the lily lea Betwixt the thorn and the oaken tree. A Dream of John Ball by William Morris [1888]

William Henry Hudson Then we all laughed; for now evidently my blundering did not so much matter, since I had shed my outer integument, and come forth like a snake (with a divided tail) in a brand new skin. A Crystal Age by William Henry Hudson

Had I ever seen the president before? Why not? I saw him once ride forth in a carriage from the vapor in Solitas. When I shaved him he gave me a gold piece, and said there was to be no talk. Cabbages and Kings by O. Henry [1904]

Washington Irving The people thronged forth to see him with impatient joy, for his benignant rule had won all hearts. The Alhambra by Washington Irving

Thomas Wolfe Somewhere along the road, after they had spent hours driving back and forth and getting nowhere, McHarg’s amazing reserves of energy and vitality ran completely out. You Can’t Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe [1940]

William Morris But when she was upright on her feet, she hardened her heart, and went forth into the hall, and no less was her wonder than erst. The Water of the Wondrous Isles by William Morris [1897]

H. G. Wells They have soiled their minds with schemes of annexation and exploitation in Syria, in Albania, in Mesopotamia and Asia Minor. Russia was to have had Constantinople, and so forth and so forth. An Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells

Joseph Furphy O, Mr. Collins!”— and the girl’s tears broke forth afresh, whilst ungovernable sobs shook her from head to foot —“I can’t git it off o’ my mind what Mrs. Bodyzart said. Such is Life by Joseph Furphy

Anthony Trollope And you sally forth and do all manner of magnificent deeds. The Claverings by Anthony Trollope

Gustave Flauber The pulleys and caps grated, the rope curtains were lowered, and showers of stones and showers of arrows poured forth simultaneously; all the scattered slingers ran up. Salammbo by Gustave Flauber

Andrew Lang He was expected to sail from Bombay, but news of his setting forth has not been received (February 10) at the moment when this is written. The Making of Religion by Andrew Lang

Anthony Trollope It had been forbidden ground to her as well as to him since the day on which they had walked forth together from its walls. Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope

At the clashing of the cymbals the King sprang at Goldry as the panther springeth, and with the rush bare him backward and well nigh forth of the wrastling ground. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

Anthony Trollope For a twelvemonth he was opposed by his guardian; but at the end of the year he was fitted forth for the colony. Harry Heathcote of Gangoil by Anthony Trollope

Sir Richard Burton Go forth straightway and buy me and bring hither nineteen mules, together with one large leathern jar of mustard oil and seven and thirty vessels of the same kind clean empty. The Arabian Nights' Entertainments by Sir Richard Burton

Elizabeth Gaskell Her eye caught on a bee entering a deep-belled flower: when that bee flew forth with his spoil she would begin — that should be the sign. North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell [1854]

Virginia Woolf I only want to see you happy, Katharine.” Again she stretched forth her arms, but they remained empty. Night and Day by Virginia Woolf [1919]

William Morris Presently then came forth through the gate those two, hand in hand, and Earl Geoffrey with them. Child Christopher and Goldilind the Fair by William Morris [1895]

And the pater, after holding forth a bit about thrift versus extravagance, handed out the sovereign. The Syllabub Feast by Ellen Wood [1875]

Jack London It was a simple affair, now, to go forth in the morning and return by noon with a boatload of seals. The Sea-Wolf by Jack London [1904]

George Gissing May was driven forth from the house, and Lady Ogram, just as she was bidding me take steps for my immediate marriage, fell to the ground unconscious—dying. Our Friend the Charlatan by George Gissing [1899]

Margaret Oliphan It is a shame to use such words in speaking of her, even though to cast them forth as wholly inapplicable. The Sisters Brontë by Margaret Oliphan

Robert Louis Stevenson From that time forth there is nothing human left in him, only ‘the fiend of Scotland,’ Macduff’s ‘hell-hound,’ whom, with a stern glee, we see baited like a bear and hunted down like a wolf. Lay Morals by Robert Louis Stevenson

Rudyard Kipling Their pickets hurried forth to bring them back, met pickets of strange regiments on the same duty; and, after a while, the bugles blew madly for more pickets with officers to control the tumult. Kim by Rudyard Kipling [1901]

Jules Verne The cabins poured forth a torrent of sailors and officers, each with heaving breast and troubled eye watching the course of the cetacean. Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne [1872]

Sinclair Lewis It was Big Business, that ancient dragon which Bishop Prang and Senator Windrip had gone forth to slay, that had the interesting time. It Can’t Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis

So that same morning the messenger started forth upon his errand. The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood. by Written and illustrated by Howard Pyle

Anthony Trollope There are women who seem always to be burying someone; and Mrs. Bolton, as she went forth to visit her daughter, was fit to bury any one short of her husband. John Caldigate by Anthony Trollope

H. P. Lovecraft Then, as I remained, paralyzed with fear, he found his voice and in his dying breath screamed forth those words which have ever afterward haunted my days and nights. The Alchemist by H. P. Lovecraft [1908]

In them is there beauty for you when ye drive them home to rest, and when ye drive them forth to graze. The Qur'an by translated by E. H. Palmer

Sir Walter Scott Get thyself ready, a God’s name!” They were soon launched on the princely bosom of the broad Thames, upon which the sun now shone forth in all its splendour. Kenilworth by Sir Walter Scott [1821]

Mark Twain It is all over now; but when I look back, the idea of these venerable fossils skipping forth on a six months’ picnic, seems exquisitely refreshing. The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain

Walter Scott We will go forth as if to strike a deer. The Monastery by Walter Scott [1820]

Tobias Smolle And a fourth breaks forth at once in all the splendour of a gay equipage, under the title and denomination of a foreign count. The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom by Tobias Smolle