Phrases with "forth"

Then he brightened, and broke forth into ribaldry like a nightingale. The Cloister and the Hearth by Charles Reade

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

Nor have I counted the kind of junky books-old school text-books and so forththat accumulate in the bottoms of cupboards. Collected Essays by George Orwell

Olive Schreiner She spreadeth out her hand to the poor: Yea, she reacheth forth her hands to the needy, She is not afraid of the snow for her household, For all her household are clothed with scarlet. Woman and Labour by Olive Schreiner

Robert Louis Stevenson Thus we across the modern stage Follow the wise of every age; And, as oaks grow and rivers run Unchanged in the unchanging sun, So the eternal march of man Goes forth on an eternal plan. New Poems by Robert Louis Stevenson

Rachel’s agony broke forth in a loud, wild cry. Wylder’s Hand by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

The hymn ceased as suddenly as it had begun, and then, from among the white-robed monks beside the throne, a man stepped forth with a paper in his hand. Dr Nikola Returns by Guy Boothby [1896]

It was with a view to summoning it forth to the field of honor that I suspended its master in the manner described. The Parenticide Club by Ambrose Bierce

The meat, vegetables and so forth lay there on the bare earth, raided by rats and cats. Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell

Anna Katherine Green Then the only person present whom she seemed to see burst forth with a low cry, saying: “You shall not be disappointed. The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow by Anna Katherine Green

For ye! for ye! if the decree of the linked rings goes forth ——” Here there was a perceptible quiver of the drapery back of the dais. The Bronze Hand by Anna Katharine Green

And forth he went to do her bidding, and a gentleman, who turned out to be that respectable pillar of the law whom Mr. Gamble in the morning had referred to as ‘Dirty Davy,’ entered. The House by the Church-Yard by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Edith Wharton She drew it forth with a rapturous “Oh, Zinnia,” and slipped it onto her hand, hastily thrusting the box into a fold of her jumper. The Children by Edith Wharton [1928]

Barmúdah (Pharmuthi)! dukh bi’l-‘amúdah (“April! pound with the pestle!”) alludes to the ripening of the spring crops; and so forth almost ad infinitum. The Land of Midian by Richard F. Burton [1879]

Thomas Hobbes Though the root thereof wax old, and the stock thereof die in the ground, yet when it scenteth the water it will bud, and bring forth boughs like a plant. Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes

He could stretch forth his hand to take her if he would. Sir Charles Danvers by Mary Cholmondeley [1889]

Arthur Morrison The first thing he noted was the issuing forth from the area steps of a healthy-looking girl in much gaily beribboned finery. The Dorrington Deed-Box by Arthur Morrison

Charles Kingsley And then breaks forth one of those disgraceful panics, which so often follow overweening presumption; and shrieks, oaths, prayers, and reproaches, make night hideous. Westward Ho! by Charles Kingsley

William Morris They have gone forth with some of our lads to gather venison, or it may be beeves and muttons for our victualling, and somewhat of battle may they have had on the way, for ill neighbours have we. The Water of the Wondrous Isles by William Morris [1897]

George Meredith The meeting of the blue and scarlet coaches drew forth Old England’s thunders; and when the costly treasures contained in them popped out heads, the moment was delirious. The Amazing Marriage by George Meredith [1895]

Arthur Conan Doyle Mr. Jonas Oldacre then informed me that there were a number of documents — building leases, title-deeds, mortgages, scrip, and so forth — which it was necessary that I should see and understand. The Return of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1904]

Nathaniel Hawthorne Sometimes, indeed, a lean gray rat peeped forth at the lean gray man, wondering what devil had got into the old house, which had always been so peaceable till now. Twice-Told Tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1842]

Arthur Schopenhauer And yet it is to this very food that it owes the power which it afterwards puts forth at the right time. Studies in Pessimism by Arthur Schopenhauer

E. F. Benson Then forth she went for the usual shoppings and chats in the High Street and put in some further fine work. Mapp and Lucia by E. F. Benson [1931]

It was here that Francesca had made her way when the intolerable inaction of waiting had driven her forth from her home. The Unbearable Bassington by Saki

The groan which preceded the fierce belching forth of the torrent was cast up to them from below. For the term of his natural life by Marcus Clarke [1874]

George Gissing The special prayer which Mr. Vissian had read forth on two Sundays, was, on the third, commenced with a phrase of thanksgiving. Isabel Clarendon by George Gissing [1886]

James Joyce Then, then, as soon as the lump his back was turned, with her mealiebag slang over her shulder, Anna Livia, oysterface, forth of her bassein came. Finnegans Wake by James Joyce

Put forth thine ankle; and thou, Hans, breathe on the chafer. The Cloister and the Hearth by Charles Reade

Mark Twain Shortly a supplementary program was issued which set forth that the Plymouth Collection of Hymns would be used on board the ship. The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain

Sir Walter Scott Whilst his Majesty was in the midst of this gay humour, and a call to the banquet was anxiously expected, a servant whispered Master Heriot forth of the apartment. The Fortunes of Nigel by Sir Walter Scott [1822]

Andrew Lang One day the children came to their father and said, ‘Father, we want to mount on golden steeds, and ride forth to see the world. The Green Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Margaret Oliphant They avoided each other’s eyes now; one or two heavy sobs broke forth from Mrs. Vincent’s breast, and her son walked with a dreadful funereal step from one end of the room to the other. Salem Chapel by Margaret Oliphant [1862]

Walter Scott He saluted the Colonel with profound ceremony, and talked of the fineness of the evening, which had summoned him forth of the Lodge, to take a turn in the Park, and enjoy the favourable weather. Woodstock by Walter Scott [1855]

Washington Irving Sometimes he would sit plunged in a delicious reverie; then he would seize his lute, and draw from it the most touching notes, and then throw it aside, and break forth into sighs and ejaculations. The Alhambra by Washington Irving

Anthony Trollope From that time forth nothing material occurred to interrupt the even course of their domestic harmony. Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope

Benjamin Disraeli In a few minutes Venetia herself stepped forth into the vestibule and listened. Venetia by Benjamin Disraeli [1837]

George Meredith Had she pushed forth the ‘woman,’ she must have stood for her. Sandra Belloni by George Meredith [1887]

H. G. Wells Wages-slavery, pimping and so forth are done with. Men Like Gods by H. G. Wells [1923]

Henry James He put them into his pocket-book, and the next time he encountered old Madame de Bellegarde drew them forth and displayed them to her. The American by Henry James [1877]

H. G. Wells If the miners are locked out, if nothing is done, then says the T.U.C. we shall have to call out the railwaymen, transport workers, engineers, postal employees and so forth and so on. Meanwhile by H. G. Wells [1927]

Benjamin Disraeli I feel half inspired, as when we parted in our misery at Hurstley, and I bade you, poor and obscure, go forth and conquer the world. Endymion by Benjamin Disraeli [1880]

Now, in passing on, if you happen to disturb one of these, they sally forth and punish you severely. Wanderings in South America by Charles Waterton [1825]

Philippa cautiously poked forth her head from the rugs, like a tortoise from under its shell, to see that Bernard, who was standing near the steersman, was out of hearing. Some Experiences of an Irish R.M. by Somerville and Ross [1899]

James Joyce When the shy star goes forth in heaven All maidenly, disconsolate, Hear you amid the drowsy even One who is singing by your gate. Chamber Music by James Joyce

A mighty cry for vengeance went up, and without waiting for further orders they charged forth in a body and made straight for the enemy. Animal Farm by George Orwell [1944]

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

He followed, and thereupon the driver started the bird, which set forth with long, rapid strides, at a pace fast as that of a trotting horse. A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder by James De Mille [1888]

Bold Gunther took the helm himself, and thus the worshipful and speedy knights set forth from land. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

Thy Heorot purged, jewel-hall brightest, enjoy while thou canst, with many a largess; and leave to thy kin folk and realm when forth thou goest to greet thy doom. Beowulf by translated by Francis Gummere

George Gissing The company which was exerting itself in the present instance had at all events an appreciative audience; laughter and applause broke forth very frequently. The Nether World by George Gissing [1888]

Arthur Morrison It was a shop ever too tight for its stock, which burst forth at every available opening, and heaped so high on the paving that the window was half buried in a bank of shining tin. A Child of the Jago by Arthur Morrison

Upon the seventh morning, forth upon the river sand at Worms the brave warriors pricked. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

Anthony Trollope At the time of which we are writing, her two elder sons had left her, and gone forth to make their own way, and take the burden of the world on their own shoulders. The Kellys and the O’Kellys by Anthony Trollope

Maria Edgeworth Mrs. Harcourt now broke forth into indignant exclamations against Grace. Mad. de Rosier gently pacified her, and hinted that it would be but just to give her a fair hearing in the morning. The Good French Governess by Maria Edgeworth

William Shakespeare The statute of thy beauty thou wilt take, Thou usurer, that putt’st forth all to use, And sue a friend came debtor for my sake; So him I lose through my unkind abuse. The Sonnets by William Shakespeare

Pausing in her lamentations, she surveyed him with a glance of awe and horror, then burst forth anew. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte [1847]

Robert Louis Stevenson At first, there broke forth upon him a strong sweat, that made his face to shine, and in which the greedy insects settled thickly. The Dynamiter by Robert Louis Stevenson

Mary Webb And lead thee forth beside the waters of comfort. Gone to Earth by Mary Webb [1917]

We must not be of those who go forth for wool and come home shorn. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

Washington Irving By and by a man came forth from a door in the foundation of the tower, close by the water’s edge, leading a powerful horse by the bridle. The Alhambra by Washington Irving

Ndá dwells in the woods and comes forth only by night bundled up in dry plantain leaves7 and treading on tall stilts; he precedes free adult males who parade the streets with dance and song. Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo by Richard F. Burton [1876]

And ye see the earth parched, and when we send down water on it, it stirs and swells, and brings forth herbs of every beauteous kind. The Qur'an by translated by E. H. Palmer

Andrew Lang Wherefore I, being concerned to know the verity, did set forth to make search in every manner, and came in my quest even unto the ends of the earth. Letters to Dead Authors by Andrew Lang

Therefore, on the day when this plan, slowly and solitarily ripened, shall break forth, it will break forth with all the conditions of success which always accompany an unforeseen event. The Vicomte de Bragelonne by Alexandre Dumas [1848-1850]

George Gissing Father and mother both held forth to her in the same tone: ‘You have the battle of life before you; it is a terrible one, and the world is relentless. A Life's Morning by George Gissing [1885]

Benjamin Disraeli In vain Mrs. Cadurcis would pour forth upon this, the favourite theme for her wrath and her lamentations, all the bitter expressions of her rage and woe. Venetia by Benjamin Disraeli [1837]

Tobias Smolle The old men and women, in their holiday garments, stood at their doors to receive their benefactor, and poured forth blessings on him as he passed. The Life and Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves by Tobias Smolle

Walter Besant Even in France, the wretch who goeth forth to have his limbs crushed upon the wheel bears his head erect and is of a bold countenance, because of the crowds who have come out to see him. Dorothy Forster by Walter Besant [1884]

Henry James Hyacinth knew there was something out of the way as soon as he saw Lady Aurora’s face look forth at him, in answer to his tap, while she held the door ajar. The Princess Casamassima by Henry James [1886]

Rudyard Kipling Then she went forth to capture Pluffles under the guns of the enemy; just as Mrs. Cusack–Bremmil carried away Bremmil under Mrs. Hauksbee’s eyes. Plain Tales from the Hills by Rudyard Kipling [1888]

Edgar Rice Burroughs It will be foolhardy enough if you go forth by day. Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs [1912]

This loyalty called forth comments not altogether gracious. The Cloister and the Hearth by Charles Reade

Come forth now with thin eyghen columbine. Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales for the Modern Reader by prepared & edited by Arthur Burrell MA

William Morris But now if thou wilt not come forth of the boat uncompelled, we shall pluck thee forth of it. The Water of the Wondrous Isles by William Morris [1897]

Let him ring forth the word of truth. Mother by Maksim Gorky

George Gissing Her arms were about his neck; her body clung against his; she breathed hotly into his eyes as she panted forth words, Latin, Greek, all burning with shameless desire. Veranilda by George Gissing [1903]

The holes in her shoes spat water forth like pumps; they were real musical shoes, and played a tune as they left moist traces of their broad soles along the pavement. L’Assommoir by Émile Zola

George Eliot Nothing could wipe out the long years of desertion; but the culprit, looking back on those years with the sense of irremediahle wrong committed, would call forth pity. Romola by George Eliot [1862-3]

Andrew Lang With the first rays of light the whole village was awake, and the women set forth armed with baskets and the men with knives in order to cut up the buffalo. The Orange Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Nathaniel Hawthorne More than once he had cleared his throat, and drawn in the long, deep, and tremulous breath, which, when sent forth again, would come burdened with the black secret of his soul. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1850]

George Gissing Thus, she would long ago have brought forth and displayed that marble visage of her beauty in its prime, but for a superstitious fear which withheld her. Our Friend the Charlatan by George Gissing [1899]

And he was going forth to speak to that man words of cold and worldly wisdom. Almayer’s Folly by Joseph Conrad [1895]

Geoffrey Chaucer And Venus sleeth me on that oother syde For jalousie and fere of hym Arcite.”  Now wol I stynte of Palamon a lite, And lete hym in his prisoun stille dwelle, And of Arcita forth I wol yow telle. The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

Washington Irving He gazed on her for a moment as one entranced; it seemed as if his whole soul beamed forth in the gaze, and rested upon that lovely form. The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon by Washington Irving

Rafael Sabatini By Sakr-el-Bahr’s orders these were dragged forth from the blackness into which they had been flung. The Sea Hawk by Rafael Sabatini

At last a word struggled forth from between her clasped hands. Hand and Ring by Anna Katharine Green

You rise in the morning from your pallet of straw and go forth to your daily labor in the fields. Negligible Tales by Ambrose Bierce

So swayed they back and forth for a long time, breathing heavily. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

Jacques Futrelle Finally he arose and paced nervously back and forth across the room, glancing at the diminutive figure of The Thinking Machine each time as he turned. The Chase of the Golden Plate by Jacques Futrelle [1906]

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

Frances Hodgson Burnett Perhaps you and I together—” The Duchess was seeing again the two who had come forth shining from the conservatory. Robin by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1922]

And forth he goth with a foul angry cheere, And fat his felaw, there as lay his stoor; He lokid as it were a wylde boor, And grynte with his teeth, so was he wroth. Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales for the Modern Reader by prepared & edited by Arthur Burrell MA

William Morris She clad herself, and set her hand to her pouch and drew forth bread, and sat eating it on the bank above the smooth sand. The Water of the Wondrous Isles by William Morris [1897]

Edith Wharton He knew not whether his own faith was lost; he felt only that it had put forth on a sea of difficulties across which he saw the light of no divine command. The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton [1902]

Walter Scott His blood flows in my veins, and while his has been poured forth unrequited, mine will permit me no rest. The Monastery by Walter Scott [1820]

Andrew Lang Anon crept she into a little thicket, where sleep came upon her, and she slept till prime next day, when the shepherds issued forth from the town and drove their bestial between wood and water. Aucassin and Nicolete by Andrew Lang

On the grimy walls revolutionary slogans — ‘Visca P.O.U.M.!’ ‘Viva la Revolucion!’ and so forth — had been scrawled. Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell [1938]

When she came forth from out the minster, they begged the gallant knight again to bear her company, as he had done afore. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

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

Reproaches, hot and fast, were poured forth upon the suitor’s unlucky head. The Silent Chimes by Ellen Wood

Robert Louis Stevenson Her heart melted and flowed forth to them in kindness. Prince Otto by Robert Louis Stevenson

From this time forth the power of Rome, which had long been unstable, utterly fell to the ground for want of capable support. The Secret History of the Court of Justinian by Procopius [1896]

Rafael Sabatini Strip forth your own, and haply I can do as much for you as I am wont to do for myself. The Sea Hawk by Rafael Sabatini

George Gissing But then flashed forth the sputtering whiteness of the electric light, and its ceaseless hum was henceforth a new source of headache. New Grub Street by George Gissing [1891]

Robert Browning In one year they sent a million fighters forth South and North, And they built their gods a brazen pillar high As the sky, Yet reserved a thousand chariots in full force — Gold, of course. Dramatic Lyrics by Robert Browning [1845]

George Gissing The gate was closed; no one could have gone forth so quickly. Denzil Quarrier by George Gissing [1891]

Anthony Trollope In such cases the Speaker calls on two members, who come forth and stand fronting each other before the chair, making a gangway. North America by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope From this time forth it was supposed that such assistance would be necessary. Ayala’s Angel by Anthony Trollope

Kenneth Grahame A minute more and St. George’s red plumes topped the hill, as the Saint rode slowly forth on the great level space which stretched up to the grim mouth of the cave. Dream Days by Kenneth Grahame

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

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]

Thomas Hardy In going hither and thither he observed in the outskirts of a small town a red-and-blue placard setting forth the great advantages of the Empire of Brazil as a field for the emigrating agriculturist. Tess of the d’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

Sir Richard Burton Bid him fare forth from before our face. The Arabian Nights' Entertainments by Sir Richard Burton

Kate Chopin She rummaged in the larder and brought forth a slice of Gruyere and some crackers. The Awakening by Kate Chopin

You might have thought that some ingot were pouring forth from an invisible crucible on the horizon, broadening out with a coruscation of bright colors as it gradually grew colder. A Love Episode by Émile Zola [1878]

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu The dog flew the length of his tether at Mr. Levi’s legs, and the Jewish gentleman sprang forth more hastily even than he had entered. The Tenants of Malory by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu [1867]

William Cowper He must speak, Whose word leaps forth at once to its effect, Who calls for things that are not, and they come. The Task by William Cowper [1785]

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

Henry James One certainly envies the privilege of having heard the finest of Emerson’s orations poured forth in their early newness. Hawthorne by Henry James [1879]

George Gissing For the last few days I have seen the swallows gathering, now they were ranged upon my roof, perhaps in the last council before their setting forth upon the great journey. The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft by George Gissing [1902]

Wilkie Collins When she came of age, Lucilla was to have an income of fifteen hundred pounds a year — on certain conditions, which the will set forth at great length. Poor Miss Finch by Wilkie Collins [1872]

Each of the two gardens brought forth its food and did not fail in aught. The Qur'an by translated by E. H. Palmer

Anthony Trollope And so they sallied forth with already half the ceremony of a wedding. Tales of all countries by Anthony Trollope

Henry David Thoreau The shadows of the clouds are moving; The works of man shine; The earth puts forth fruits; The fruit of the olive puts forth. Natural History of Massachusetts by Henry David Thoreau [1842]

R. D. Blackmore His antagonist drew forth a red bandana handkerchief, and fastened his bleeding hands behind his back. Mary Anerley by R. D. Blackmore [1880]

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]

Virginia Woolf Also the pomp and the indifference and the emphasis, always on the wrong place, of people holding forth under chandeliers in full evening dress, wearing stars and decorations. The Waves by Virginia Woolf [1931]

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

Andrew Lang And what a dinner he made! When he had QUITE done, they set forth once more. The Brown Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

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]

Elizabeth Gaskell But now the real state of the case came blurting forth in answer to her impatient questioning. Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell [1848]

The concluding air was “Dixie,” and as the exhilarating notes tumbled forth they were almost overpowered by a great clapping of hands from almost every table. The Four Million by O. Henry [1906]

G. K. Chesterton But it is quite obvious that unless it called forth that one kind of sympathy, it would call forth nothing but laughter and rotten eggs. The Victorian Age in Literature by G. K. Chesterton [1913]

Jack London Nor you nor I can pluck forth the fat. The Star Rover by Jack London [1915]

Edith Wharton And what do I see when I look within them? What do I see issuing forth from them even now?” The speaker paused, her arm of denunciation again outstretched. Certain People by Edith Wharton [1930]

He it is who brought forth gardens with trailed 24 and untrailed vines, and the palms and corn land, with various food, and olives, and pomegranates, alike and unlike. The Qur'an by translated by E. H. Palmer

Lilian was wrapped with unnecessary care, and we all went forth into the garden. A Strange Story by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1862]

They are the sexual forces in music: “male and female created he them;” and these mighty antagonists do not put forth their hostilities by repulsion, but by deepest attraction. Suspiria de Profundis by Thomas De Quincey [1845]

William Harrison Ainsworth But if I was, at first, surprised at the display of anger which I had called forth in him, how much more was I astonished to behold the whole expression of his countenance suddenly change. A Night's Adventure in Rome by William Harrison Ainsworth

The regimental dinner was breaking up and Tom Machin was holding forth in the hall to a knot of bemedalled friends. The Three Hostages by John Buchan [1924]

So it is with birds; but many cock birds do not so much pursue the hen, as display their plumage, perform strange antics, and pour forth their song in her presence. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

Even music was not wanting: banners floated in the air, and the shrill fife and loud trumpet breathed forth sounds of encouragement and victory. The Last Man by Mary Shelley

James Payn Her very accomplishments, which were numerous, were timidly concealed, and peeped forth one by one, almost, as it seemed, by compulsion. Mirk Abbey by James Payn [1866]

Arthur Conan Doyle Then the colonel would go forth in his wrath, and farmsteadings would blaze and villages tremble; but next morning there was still that same dismal tale to be told. The Green Flag by Arthur Conan Doyle [1900]

She did not stop to accuse or excuse herself for having sent him forth to what was to prove his death. The Unbearable Bassington by Saki

Sir Walter Scott The Temple sendeth not forth her champions against nameless men. Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott [1820]

Robert Louis Stevenson Those things that still smacked of winter were all rusty about her, and those things that already relished of the spring had put forth the tender and lively colours of the season. The Weir of Hermiston by Robert Louis Stevenson

Washington Irving He had not, like Johnson, a vast fund of acquired facts to draw upon; nor a retentive memory to furnish them forth when wanted. The Life of Oliver Goldsmith by Washington Irving [1840]

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

Henry James The book was the finest piece of imaginative writing yet put forth in the country. Hawthorne by Henry James [1879]

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]

Scarcely had he taken up his lounge outside, when two gentlemen came forth from it, arm-inarm. East Lynne by Ellen Wood [1861]

George Gissing Turning to take the opposite direction, he saw some one coming forth from the gates by which he had just stood—a lady—and it might be——? Agitation shook him from head to foot. Denzil Quarrier by George Gissing [1891]

Andrew Lang He employs the arguments of evolution and so forth to justify the seduction of a little girl of fifteen, and later, by way of making amends, proposes to commit incest by marrying her sister. Alfred Tennyson by Andrew Lang

Andrew Lang And it was well that he had forgotten, for when the princess had poured forth her own adventures, she ended up by speaking of all she owed to the little white fox. The Olive Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

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]

We marshal it forth on set occasions, to work manacled under our eyes, and then goad it back to its cell again. Moth and Rust by Mary Cholmondeley [1912]

Walter Scott Acting upon this liberal principle, publicans as yet hung forth the painted emblems of their calling, and sign-painters, if they seldom feasted, did not at least absolutely starve. The Bride of Lammermoor by Walter Scott [1819]

Arthur Conan Doyle Let all who love their prince and country stand fast, while those who think more of a well-lined purse step forth upon the farther side. The White Company by Arthur Conan Doyle [1891]

George Gissing Every educated person is really a missionary, whose duty it is to go forth and spread the light. Our Friend the Charlatan by George Gissing [1899]

Barbara turned to the window, a low moan of pain escaping her, as she pressed her forehead on one of its panes, and looked forth at the dusky night. East Lynne by Ellen Wood [1861]

Frances Hodgson Burnett It was the strangest thing he had ever heard, Archibald Craven thought, as it was poured forth in headlong boy fashion. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1911]

But had not gone more than halfway, when the clouds burst forth in torrents, pouring their fury on our devoted heads, so that in five minutes we were all drenched as if we had fallen into a river. Life in Mexico by Frances Calderon de la Barca [1843]

He gave the knife to Miss Twexby, with injunctions to her to keep it safe, then sallied forth to buy his shipwrecked friend a box and some clothes. Madame Midas by Fergus Hume

Robert Louis Stevenson In this excellent frame he bade adieu to the old gentleman, whose voice had proved so musical, and set forth for the drawing-room. Prince Otto by Robert Louis Stevenson

Andrew Lang The Queen hung a little cross round his neck, and after much weeping and lamentation the Prince bade them all farewell and set forth on his journey. The Green Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Within the drawing-room the piano was sending forth its loudest strains, and from end to end of the floor swept the ball with its charming drolleries. A Love Episode by Émile Zola [1878]

I put the candle on the table and went forth into the outer darkness. Some Experiences of an Irish R.M. by Somerville and Ross [1899]

Jane Austen The complaints and lamentations which politeness had hitherto restrained, now burst forth universally; and they all agreed again and again how provoking it was to be so disappointed. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen [1811]

William Morris So she did off her helm to hear the better, and stood thus a little; then she turned about and stooped down to Arthur, who was yet sleeping, and put forth a hand to rouse him. The Water of the Wondrous Isles by William Morris [1897]

As one coffee-seed sown brings forth fruit in plenty, so my coming here may be considered. The Discovery of the Source of the Nile by John Hanning Speke [1863]

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]

Margaret Oliphant His genius broke forth out of the clouds. Salem Chapel by Margaret Oliphant [1862]

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

Now, after many months’ absence from Sant, the truth at last shines forth for me in its simple splendour, like an upturned diamond. A Voyage to Arcturus by David Lindsay [1920]

H. P. Lovecraf He knew the abysmal gulfs of abnormality that he had opened, and went forth into the wild hills prepared and resigned. Supernatural Horror in Literature by H. P. Lovecraf

Alfred Ainger In truth, Lamb was unused to let his sympathies go forth save in certain customary directions. Charles Lamb by Alfred Ainger [1882]

This was Zillah, the stout housewife; who at length issued forth to enquire into the nature of the uproar. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte [1847]

Then they set forth upon their way, the Sheriff riding upon his horse and Robin running beside him. The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood. by Written and illustrated by Howard Pyle

Edgar Allan Poe I called to mind the great variety of buoyant matter that strewed the coast of Lofoden, having been absorbed and then thrown forth by the Moskoe-strom. Tales of Science by Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe The forgotten graves Of the heart broken utter forth their plaint. Criticism by Edgar Allan Poe

Elizabeth Barrett Browning The nightingales, the nightingales! O cold white moonlight of the north, Refresh these pulses, quench this hell! O coverture of death drawn forth Across this garden-chamber . Last Poems by Elizabeth Barrett Browning [1862]

George Gissing But after dinner they sat alone together in the study, Mrs. Lashmar being called forth by some parochial duty. Our Friend the Charlatan by George Gissing [1899]

William Morris Then the ring of men opened, and the king came forth towards us; a tall man and big, of fifty-five winters, goodly of body and like to my lord to look upon. The Well At The World’s End by William Morris [1896]

F. Scott Fitzgerald Lincoln was still swinging Honoria back and forth like a pendulum from side to side. Taps at Reveille by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1935]

It was the shirt of poor Bates. With trembling hands he tore away the stones, and pulled forth the rest of the garments. For the term of his natural life by Marcus Clarke [1874]

The Lady Mevrian hath espied us from afar, and rideth forth to bring thee home. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

The result is a pretty shrub enough; but not the tree of knowledge, with its roots firmly fixed in fact, its branches perennially budding forth into new truths, which Hume might have reared. Hume by Thomas Henry Huxley [1879]

D.H. Lawrence Her mind traced again the tumultuous, obscure strugglings of the two, forth from Eden through the primitive wildernesses, and she felt sorrowful. The Trespasser by D.H. Lawrence

James Joyce The editor who, leaning against the mantelshelf, had propped his head on his hand, suddenly stretched forth an arm amply. Ulysses by James Joyce [1922]

Nathaniel Hawthorne Here it comes, out of the same house whence we saw brave Captain Gardner go forth to the wars. The Snow Image and other stories by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1851]

W. H. Hudson Unexpectedly, when the young wife-killer imagined that only two days of life remained to him, his fellow-prisoners dragged him forth from his cell, and from that moment he vanished utterly from sight. El Ombú by W. H. Hudson [1902]

Arthur Conan Doyle But what a tread it was! It gave one the impression of enormous weight carried upon sponge-like feet, which gave forth a muffled but ear-filling sound. Tales of Terror and Mystery by Arthur Conan Doyle [1923]

Robert Green Ingersoll Therefore the Lord God sent him forth from the garden of Eden to till the ground from which he was taken. Lectures by Robert Green Ingersoll

Miss Panken sat sipping a cup of tea; Lizzie a tumbler of hot water that gave forth a suspicious odour. Roger Bevere by Ellen Wood [1884]

In emblematic gorgeousness hung the pictures of the four Seasons, buxom wenches all, save Winter, who was deformedly bodied forth in the likeness of an aged carle. Paul Clifford by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1830]

Walter Scott Thus slowly pacing forth his course, with the air of a pilgrim rather than of a deer-hunter, Halbert about the close of the evening regained his paternal tower. The Monastery by Walter Scott [1820]

At length Don Raymond observed that one corner of the blue satin lining was unripped; He tore it open hastily, and drew forth a small scrap of paper neither folded or sealed. The Monk by Matthew Lewis [1796]

Sir Walter Scott He therefore put forth his strength, and marched stoutly along at the head of his followers, eyeing our hero from time to time, as if he longed to enter into controversy with him. Waverley by Sir Walter Scott [1829]