Phrases with "guided"

Anthony Trollope I will be guided by your opinion. The Claverings by Anthony Trollope

Jules Verne Benito guided his movements by those of the raft, which the long poles of the Indians kept just over his head. Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon by Jules Verne [1881]

Jules Verne As I had seen before, neither masts, nor rigging! Not even a flagstaff at the stern! Toward the bow there arose the top of a periscope by which the “Terror” could be guided when beneath the water. The Master of the World by Jules Verne [1904]

Such considerations left him cold, and he preferred to be guided by the general laws of Providence. It only remained to discover what those general laws were. Eminent Victorians by Lytton Strachey

Arthur Machen I can’t say that it guided me in any real sense; it was more like a great flare of red paint on a wall; it rang up my attention, if I may say so; it was a sort of shock like a bang on the big drum. The Terror by Arthur Machen

William Godwin Sextus, guided by the general fame of this woman, sought her in her haunts. Lives of the Necromancers by William Godwin [1834]

He guided her to a chair in the kitchen and shut the door. The Day of the Locust by Nathanael Wes

Charles Dickens It was easy to see that it was an avoided house — a house that was shunned by the village, to which my eye was guided by a church spire some half a mile off — a house that nobody would take. The Haunted House by Charles Dickens [1859]

Verily, we have sent down to thee the Book for men in truth; and whosoever is guided it is for his own soul: but whoso goes astray it is against them, and thou art not a guardian for them. The Qur'an by translated by E. H. Palmer

Anthony Trollope His father had become more and more bitter with him as he learned that his son would in no respect be guided by him. Ayala’s Angel by Anthony Trollope

Robert Louis Stevenson He must first quit himself of this ill-smelling vehicle and of the human beast that guided it — first do that; do that, at least; do that at once. The Misadventures of John Nicholson by Robert Louis Stevenson

Leon Trotsky The so-called “reconstruction” is directed by those same classes, parties, and even individuals who guided the destruction. My Life by Leon Trotsky

Virginia Woolf Elizabeth guided her this way and that; guided her in her abstraction as if she had been a great child, an unwieldy battleship. Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf [1925]

God has wonderfully guided His frail people. The Blanket of the Dark by John Buchan [1931]

Henry Handel Richardson Besides you promised, remember, not so VERY long ago, to be guided next time by what I thought. The Way Home by Henry Handel Richardson

He tied his horse to a tree, and he ran into the glade, guided by the screams of the child. Wyllard's Weird by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1885]

Walter Scott You must be guided in this — in all — by your own prudence. Peveril of the Peak by Walter Scott [1822]

John Locke Till then we see the law allows the son to have no will, but he is to be guided by the will of his father or guardian, who is to understand for him. Second Treatise of Civil Government by John Locke [1690]

Some comely instinct guided it thitherwards, sometimes staggering low over the water, sometimes flitting splendidly high until distance and the glowing sky absorbed it. My Tropic Isle by E. J. Banfield

Anthony Trollope I must in part be guided by others. Lady Anna by Anthony Trollope

Theodore Dreiser Our civilisation is still in a middle stage, scarcely beast, in that it is no longer wholly guided by instinct; scarcely human, in that it is not yet wholly guided by reason. Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser

Tobias Smolle Six of those fellows, tucked up above the middle, with long poles in their hands, took charge of our coach, and by many windings guided it safe to the opposite shore. Travels through France and Italy by Tobias Smolle

Wilkie Collins But the old man steadily refused to be guided by her advice. The Dead Secret by Wilkie Collins [1857]

William Hope Hodgson Excitedly, I sprang down the steps, and, guided by the rattle of the window-sash, reached the door of one of the empty bedrooms, at the back of the house. The House on the Borderland by William Hope Hodgson

I wish you could be guided to a different conclusion but, after all, it is your own conscience that must be satisfied. The Imperialist by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1904]

Florence Dixie It is a wise hand and far-seeing mind that has hitherto guided those children’s lives. Redeemed in Blood by Florence Dixie [1889]

Richard Hakluy The Gouernour commanded him to be cast to the dogs: and another guided him to Soacatino, whither hee came the day following. Virginia Richly Valued by Richard Hakluy

And yet Lecoq resolutely persisted in his theory, guided by the following reasons. Monsieur Lecoq by Émile Gaboriau

Edith Wharton You’re inclined to ridicule such considerations, but gradually you’ll come to see their importance; and meanwhile, do trust me when I ask you to be guided by my mother. The Reef by Edith Wharton [1912]

Well, would you ever have thought, sir, that the man who guided you to a lodging in the steppe was the great Tzar himself?” As he said these words he assumed a grave and mysterious air. The Daughter of the Commandant by Aleksandr Pushkin

Almost immediately after dinner, Beatrice confessing that she was very tired, I rather self-consciously took a pewter candlestick from its stand in the lower hall and guided her up-stairs. The Long Chamber by Olivia Howard Dunbar

Now he was quite as much excited as Mr. Bulstrode. He scrambled through the lattice, and ran off to the stables, guided by the lighted windows of the grooms’ dormitories. Aurora Floyd by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1863]

Wilkie Collins Her husband had guided himself near to her by the table. The Dead Secret by Wilkie Collins [1857]

M. P. Shiel I followed into house, and, guided by their noise, went up quaint, rickety stairs with large banisters to second floor. The Lost Viol by M. P. Shiel [1905]

Henry Fielding She asked me why I would venture on such a step, without consulting her; she said her advice might have been civilly asked, if I was resolved not to have been guided by it. A journey from this world to the next by Henry Fielding

Wilkie Collins Clara had been guided all her life by the opinions of others, and she was guided by them now. The Twin Sisters by Wilkie Collins [1851]

Jules Verne I noted that the “Terror” seemed to be guided in its course through the air with surprising ease. The Master of the World by Jules Verne [1904]

His boots were stout and very square in shape, and it was obvious that comfort and not fashion had guided him in their selection. The Lonely House by Arthur Gask [1929]

When viewed in the light of that modern common sense which has guided economic discussion, it seems formal and insubstantial. The Theory of the Leisure Class by Thorstein Veblen

E. Phillips Oppenheim It was the climax towards which he had steadfastly guided the course of this mild intrigue. Peter Ruff and the Double Four by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1912]

H.P. Lovecraft A larger man guided his steps; a repellent hulk whose bluish face seemed half eaten away by some unknown malady. Herbert West — Reanimator by H.P. Lovecraft [1922]

Wilkie Collins Mrs. Wagner would do well, in her own interests, to be guided by his disinterested advice. Jezebel’s Daughter by Wilkie Collins [1880]

Annette guided Mrs. Nicholls and Mrs. Cocks and the timid under-housemaid from the Dower House from circling round the note to the note itself. Notwithstanding by Mary Cholmondeley [1913]

By instinct he seemed to be guided to the best trees for bark, generally selecting “gulgong,” though others were equally pliant in his hands. Tropic Days by E. J. Banfield

She was very fond of him, poor thing; though she wasn’t a woman to give way or to be guided by a husband. The Cloven Foot by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1879]

Bram Stoker We are in the hands of God, and He has hitherto guided us, and will do so to His own end. The Lair of the White Worm by Bram Stoker [1911]

Sir Walter Scott Well, well, take patience, man, and be guided by me, for I will be the hoop will bind you together at last. The Fortunes of Nigel by Sir Walter Scott [1822]

Anthony Trollope And as she was a good girl, loving her mother, anxious to do well, guided by pure thoughts, she felt aware that Mr Rowan should be shunned. Rachel Ray by Anthony Trollope

Frederick Marryat But do nothing in haste — consult well, and be guided by them, who will, if it is considered advisable and prudent, join with you in your project. Children of the New Forest by Frederick Marryat [1847]

Rudyard Kipling Only somehow it seemed that, in all this new life, I was being guided for your sake as well as my own. Soldiers Three by Rudyard Kipling [1899]

You allow Maulevrier to be your guide in a matter in which your own instinct should have guided you — your womanly instinct! But you have always been an unwomanly girl. Phantom Fortune by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1883]

George Gissing Be guided by me, dear little girl. The Odd Women by George Gissing [1892]

Willa Cather Leaving his bags with her, he crossed the railroad tracks, guided by an occasional teasing tinkle of the bell in the cornfield. One of Ours by Willa Cather [1922]

A gleam of moonlight was on the water at the burn’s exit, and thither I guided myself. No-Man’s-Land by John Buchan [1899]

Arnold Bennett Yet amid the wild confusion of her feelings, a mechanical intelligence guided her hand to follow Arthur Dayson’s final sentences. Hilda Lessways by Arnold Bennett [1911]

Anthony Trollope She had simply declared that she would be guided by her cousin. The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope He will do you good if you will tell him the truth, and will then be guided by him. Doctor Thorne by Anthony Trollope

H.P. Lovecraft No teacher urged or guided me, and I do not recall hearing any human voice in all those years — not even my own; for although I had read of speech, I had never thought to try to speak aloud. The Outsider by H.P. Lovecraft [1921]

George Meredith Yet when Carlo explained his position to her next day, she was milder in her condemnation of him, and even admitted that a man must be guided by such brains as he possesses. Vittoria by George Meredith [1867]

M. P. Shiel He went in by an out-of-the-way door, and found his way up-stairs, guided here or there by a lonely night-light. The Lost Viol by M. P. Shiel [1905]

William Henry Bragg When I first put forward the neutral pair theory I was ignorant of the work of Einstein and was guided only by the results of experimental investigation on the behaviour of the new rays. Studies in Radioactivity by William Henry Bragg [1912]

Without pause or remission of pace I continued to press forward, but after a while I found to my confusion that the slight track which had hitherto guided me now failed altogether. Eothen by Alexander William Kinglake [1844]

Then with her recital finished, he guided her gently to the big rustic seat upon which they had sat at their last meeting in the garden. The Hidden Door by Arthur Gask [1934]

George Gissing When time had tempered her anguish, she saw with clear eyes that her acts had been guided by hallucination. A Life's Morning by George Gissing [1885]

George Borrow I almost resolved to do so — but yet in a question of so much importance, I ought not to be guided by vanity. The Romany Rye by George Borrow

Rudyard Kipling They burnt a corpse upon the sand — The light shone out afar; It guided home the plunging boats That beat from Zanzibar. Spirit of Fire, where’er Thy altars rise. Plain Tales from the Hills by Rudyard Kipling [1888]

She put her hand down to my sex and guided it in sighing a little with satisfaction as bit by bit it slipped home. My Life and Loves by Frank Harris

He admitted having guided the English from the island of Groix. Although a priest and a Frenchman, he had violated his priestly office to aid him in discovering the password to the fort. The Mystery of Choice by Robert W. Chambers [1896]

Rudyard Kipling They must be met and guided by new methods. Limits and Renewals by Rudyard Kipling [1932]

Ralph Waldo Emerson If he allows himself to be guided by the commissaries he will never stir, and all his expeditions will fail. Representative Men by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1850]

Henry Handel Richardson When, after ten long days, she saw him again, an unfailing instinct guided her aright. Maurice Guest by Henry Handel Richardson

Andrew Lang Then the maiden guided him to the castle, and kindled a fire, and brought him food. The Lilac Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Cutting a long sapling, he fastened to one end of it the floating bundle, and thus guided it to a spot where the beach shelved abruptly into deep water. For the term of his natural life by Marcus Clarke [1874]

Benjamin Disraeli One morning, in their perambulations, the monsignore unlocked the door of a covered way which had no light but from a lamp which guided their passage. Lothair by Benjamin Disraeli [1870]

Sir Walter Scott And you, if you will be guided by my counsel, will give up this wild-goose chase, and fly your hawk at some other game. Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott [1820]

Truly America has a great future before her; great in toil, in care, and in responsibility; great in true glory if she be guided in wisdom and righteousness; great in shame if she fail. Science and Education by Thomas Henry Huxley

Then when you get there you will be guided by your husband, of course. An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad [1896]

Jules Verne By the assistance of his father, who carefully guided his feet up the rigging, Andre was hoisted into the main-top. The Survivors of the Chancellor by Jules Verne [1875]

Elizabeth Gaskell He’s none of my clever men, nor am I going to be guided by him, whatever he may think. Half a Life-time Ago by Elizabeth Gaskell [1855]

Anthony Trollope In choosing what might be best to be done on her account, he could not allow himself to be guided by her spirit. John Caldigate by Anthony Trollope

Frederick Marryat When the winter breaks up I shall send you to London. You will then be able better to judge of what is going on, and your absence will not create any suspicion; but you must be guided by me. Children of the New Forest by Frederick Marryat [1847]

Radclyffe Hall All the way back down the big north paddock Williams wept and wailed and tried to get out, but his niece put one hefty young hand on his shoulder; with the other she guided the lurching bath-chair. The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe Hall

George Gissing The deep roar of the falls was in his ears, and it guided his footsteps. Workers in the Dawn by George Gissing [1880]

Ann Radcliffe They never suffer themselves to be guided by circumstances, but fix for life upon a certain standard, from which they will, on no account, depart. The Romance of the Forest by Ann Radcliffe [1791]

Arnold Benne Finally, in choosing the first occupations of those evening hours, be guided by nothing whatever but your taste and natural inclination. How to Live on Twenty-Four Hours a Day by Arnold Benne

Jane Austen I saw you with the very person who had guided you in that year of misery. Persuasion by Jane Austen [1818]

Remember Him how He guided you, although ye were surely before of those who err. The Qur'an by translated by E. H. Palmer

Wilkie Collins The nurse could fix no time for her appearance, caution requiring that she should wait and be guided by circumstances. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

Arnold Bennett Having guided Sophia to this spot, and impressed upon her that they were not to move, he seemed to consider that the activity of his role was finished, and spoke no word. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

George Meredith It was only to make him remember by the smart that he must always suffer when he would not be guided by her. Evan Harrington by George Meredith [1861]

Anthony Trollope At this period he was, or professed to be, very much guided in his public life by Mr. Bertram’s opinion. The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope [1859]

They were very tractable, and were harnessed for riding in a peculiar way; lines like reins were fastened to the wings, and the driver, who sat close by the neck, guided the bird in this way. A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder by James De Mille [1888]

John Galsworthy Chance had, in fact, guided the Val Darties to a spot where the South Downs had real charm when the sun shone. To Let by John Galsworthy

Frederick Marryat As soon as it was dusk the three travellers left their retreat, and, guided by Edward, soon arrived at the cottage. Children of the New Forest by Frederick Marryat [1847]

Without any self-consciousness, he guided the Prince’s hands in the art. The Passing of the Aborigines by Daisy Bates [1938]

John Locke For till it be resolved how far we are to be guided by reason, and how far by faith, we shall in vain dispute, and endeavour to convince one another in matters of religion. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke [1690]

He guided the party through the side path which terminated near Rose Cottage. The night was dark and rainy, but there were occasional gleams of moonlight. The Secret Passage by Fergus Hume

H. G. Wells In all this I’m guided by you. The Holy Terror by H. G. Wells [1939]

Maria Edgeworth My mind is in such confusion, I have no power to decide; I will be guided by your advice. Leonora by Maria Edgeworth [1806]

H.P. Lovecraft Here, I thought was the ideal place for a long secret colloquy; so I guided my companion down the lane and picked out spots to sit in among the mossy stones. The Shadow over Innsmouth by H.P. Lovecraft [1931]

Robert Louis Stevenson He guided the newcomer across the court-yard, looking sharply and quickly in his face, and grumbling all the time about the cold, and the discomfort and dilapidation of the castle. Lay Morals by Robert Louis Stevenson

Arthur Conan Doyle When I said that you stimulated me I meant, to be frank, that in noting your fallacies I was occasionally guided towards the truth. The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle [1902]

Anthony Trollope There was no such pillar for his use, and he was driven to acknowledge to himself that in this distressing position he must be guided by his own strength, and his own lights. The Prime Minister by Anthony Trollope

Anne Bronte Other children might be guided by the fear of anger and the desire of approbation; but neither the one nor the other had any effect upon these. Agnes Grey by Anne Bronte [1847]

Wilkie Collins His kind instincts, however, guided his hand at the same moment to the drawing. Hide and Seek by Wilkie Collins [1854]

Wilkie Collins Enough myself to be guided by your advice, and to prove my gratitude in that way, if I can prove it in no other. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

Walter Scott She, therefore, resolved to be guided by her while she was in so hopeful a disposition, and act for her own safety according to circumstances. The Heart of Mid-Lothian by Walter Scott [1818]

Edgar Rice Burroughs The fierce jungle would make easy prey of this unprotected stranger in a very short time if he were not guided quickly to the beach. Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs [1912]

Anthony Trollope But here the dearest aim of my life is concerned, and I might be guided either this way or that, or to my great advantage, by knowing whether I stand well or ill with him. The Prime Minister by Anthony Trollope

It came with the first hour of twilight, when the royal escort, guided by the verderers, arrived in hot haste below the Barrington dam. The Blanket of the Dark by John Buchan [1931]

Consequently, sexual selection has not here been interfered with or guided for the sake of protection. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

The moon was up by now, the Hunters’ Moon shining in a clear sky, and it guided him through the beechwood and a plantation of young spruces to the corner of a walled kitchen garden. Castle Gay by John Buchan [1930]

Anthony Trollope But now, if you will let me, I will tell you how it is that I will be guided by you, and why. Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope

But Nan Archdale would be guided only by what she herself thought right and seemly. Studies in Love and Terror by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1913]

Elizabeth Gaskell He could not see before him, and was guided by the sound of footsteps rather than by the sight of the figure moving onwards. Sylvia’s Lovers by Elizabeth Gaskell [1863]

Walter Scott I must necessarily be guided by your advice, since you have the power to make it a command. Castle Dangerous by Walter Scott [1832]

The movement no doubt is guided by opposition to the force of gravity, as in the case of the ascent of the plumules of germinating seeds. The Movements and Habits of Climbing Plants by Charles Darwin

George Eliot This fact was not what Tito knew, but what his constructive talent, guided by subde indications, had led him to guess and hope. Romola by George Eliot [1862-3]

Walter Scott Others spoke of it as a “love-lighted watchfire,” by which the provident anxiety of a former lady of Martindale guided her husband homeward through the terrors of a midnight storm. Peveril of the Peak by Walter Scott [1822]

Anthony Trollope He could not liberate his soul without doing something in public to convince his cousins that in their general practices of life they were not guided by reason. The American Senator by Anthony Trollope

It will be best,” he said, and put his hand on Bruno’s arm and guided him out of the doorway into the dark freezing night. Signa by Ouida

Walter Scott I tell thee,” said the Saracen, “that not thy brother in arms — not thy brother in blood — shall discover thee, if thou be guided by my counsels. The Talisman by Walter Scott [1825]

The men had rushed at each other savagely, like beasts in a circus, and whatever of science had guided Fareham’s more practised hand had been employed automatically. London Pride by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1896]

Wilkie Collins Please look back at your experience of the very worst female prisoner you ever had to deal with — and be guided accordingly if Helena catches you at a private interview. The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins [1889]

Edgar Rice Burroughs Pray allow yourself to be guided by a more mature and practical mind hereafter when in need of wise counsel. Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs [1912]

Sinclair Lewis He had the sermons of Spurgeon, Jefferson, Brooks, and J. Wilbur Chapman. He was willing to be guided by these masters, and not insist on forcing his own ideas on the world. Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis

Algernon Blackwood And automatically the splendid muscles of the practised ski-er and athlete saved and guided him, for he was hardly conscious of controlling either speed or direction. The Glamour of the Snow by Algernon Blackwood

Wilkie Collins In that conviction, he had instructed his man of business not to stir in the affair until he had heard from Mr. Frankland, and to be guided entirely by any directions which that gentleman might give. The Dead Secret by Wilkie Collins [1857]

But he was a stout-hearted lad, and knowing his general direction from his home, he plunged into the forest without hesitation, guided by the stars. Tales of Soldiers and Civilians by Ambrose Bierce

George Gissing It’s no good saying that I ought to have been guided by you five years ago. The Unclassed by George Gissing [1883]

Rudyard Kipling The beating of her heart was making her sick, and Dick was coming nearer, guided by the sound of her breathing. The Light That Failed by Rudyard Kipling [1891]

She had made no plans when she entered the office, having determined to be guided entirely by the force of such circumstances as might meet her there. Her Father’s Name by Florence Marryat [1878]

Anthony Trollope But he had refused to be guided by her till he had come to a point in the conversation at which he had found himself thoroughly exhausted. Mr. Scarborough's Family by Anthony Trollope [1883]

Finally that it has a soul, and in its movement is guided by choice in certain menaces it makes (O. xii. Essays and Miscellanies by Plutarch

Elizabeth Gaskell She stood still for a minute, imagining to herself the position of the parties, guided by the only circumstance which afforded any evidence, the trailing mark on the dust in the road. Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell [1848]

John Donne A cloud itself was a pillar which guided the church,282 and the glory of God not only was, but appeared in a cloud. Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions and severall steps in my Sicknes by John Donne

Anthony Trollope Such is the information we have; and if we elect to believe that Cæsar was then joined with Catiline, we must be guided by our ideas of probability rather than by evidence. The Life of Cicero by Anthony Trollope [1881]

Benjamin Disraeli Men who are guided by their sisters seldom make very great mistakes. Endymion by Benjamin Disraeli [1880]

Wilkie Collins She had stirred in the depths of that great heart the faith in which the man lived — the steady principle which guided his modest and noble life. The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins [1873]

Anthony Trollope And I tell you what, Eleanor; it will be much better for you if you will allow yourself to be guided also by the advice of those who are your friends. Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope If you will promise to be guided by me in this matter, if you will undertake not to see him any more, I will — if not forget it — at any rate pardon it, and be silent. The Duke’s Children by Anthony Trollope

Robert Louis Stevenson These guided her forward; until she came forth at last upon the clearing whence the smoke arose. Prince Otto by Robert Louis Stevenson

The wretches then proceeded to pick the locks of the different bureaux, guided by Blanco, who, in his former capacity, had made himself au fait of all the secrets of the house. Life in Mexico by Frances Calderon de la Barca [1843]

Jules Verne There I should be guided by circumstances, and by any chance indications we might discover. In Search of the Castaways by Jules Verne [1873]

Wilkie Collins Will you take my uncle into your confidence, and be guided by his advice?” With her mind still far away from the subject, Anne looked out absently at the lawn, and made no answer. Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins [1870]

William Harrison Ainsworth He was moving slowly forward, guided by his comrade. A Night's Adventure in Rome by William Harrison Ainsworth

George Meredith The study of politics should be guided by some light of statesmanship, otherwise it comes to this wild preaching. Beauchamp's Career by George Meredith [1875]

They knew the rules of correct conduct to the minutest detail, and, guided by these rules, which were not at all clear to me, they judged others pitilessly and unsparingly. In the World by Maksim Gorky

H.P. Lovecraft Instinct guided him in his wriggle through the transom, and in the crawl which followed his jarring thud on the damp ground. In the Vault by H.P. Lovecraft [1925]

Anthony Trollope Alaric brushed a tear from his eye, and ended by promising to be guided by his friend’s advice. The Three Clerks by Anthony Trollope

George Gissing For what alternative had she rebuffed him? Redgrave’s sagacity had guided him well up to a certain point, but it had lost sight of one thing essential to the success of his scheme. The Whirlpool by George Gissing [1896]

John Polidori He found himself in utter darkness: the sound, however, guided him. The Vampyre by John Polidori

He sent several parties of Spaniards, guided by the natives, to explore the regions where gold was obtained. The History of the Conquest of Mexico by William Hickling Prescott [1843]

Walter Scott But I have said I will be guided by thee, Markham, and rat me but I will. Woodstock by Walter Scott [1855]

Anthony Trollope She declared her conviction that Rachel might still be made to go in a straight course, if only she could be guided by a hand sufficiently strict and armed with absolute power. Rachel Ray by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope In a matter such as that — political and not social in its nature — a jury is sure to be guided by what it has, perhaps unconsciously, learned to be the feeling of the country. Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope She would describe to him, if words from her could describe them, all her difficulties, and would promise to be guided by him absolutely in everything. Nina Balatka by Anthony Trollope

George Gissing Here she lit a lamp; then, without speaking, guided them over the house, of which she appeared to be the only inhabitant. Thyrza by George Gissing [1887]

Anthony Trollope He did send three loving words to Marion—“his own, own, dearest Marion,” and sent them under cover to her father, to whom he wrote, saying that he would be guided by the Quaker’s counsels. Marion Fay by Anthony Trollope [1882]

My opinion is that his conduct was guided solely by his wish to keep his son out of harm’s way. Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad [1900]

At any rate I shall go up and see Lord Thralldom tomorrow morning, and be guided by what I learn then. The Hidden Door by Arthur Gask [1934]

Arthur Conan Doyle On either side of him burned rows of candles, and this was the beacon which had welcomed us at sea, which had guided me over the water, and which I had hailed as my star of hope. The Adventures of Gerard by Arthur Conan Doyle [1903]

H. Rider Haggard Surely some merciful Power guided our footsteps to the jackal hole, for that is what it must have been, at the termination of the tunnel. King Solomon’s Mines by H. Rider Haggard

They think that I let myself be guided too much by mere sentiment. Prince Roman by Joseph Conrad [1911]

Sir Walter Scott She guided them to the wood of Warroch by the same track which the late Ellangowan had used when riding to Derncleugh in quest of his child on the miserable evening of Kennedy’s murder. Guy Mannering by Sir Walter Scott [1815]

Jules Verne By the providence of God I met with them, and instantly guided them to where you were. The Underground City by Jules Verne [1877]

As I passed through Saint-Pavin, on my return, I saw eight mounted soldiers, guided by a peasant, also on horseback. The Honor of the Name by Émile Gaboriau

H. G. Wells They were also watched for by aeroplanes and special airships whose signals guided the destroyers to their quarry. The Shape of Things to Come by H. G. Wells [1933]

Wilkie Collins As things were, Mr. Luker must be guided by his own interests. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins [1868]

I promise ye naught and I advise ye naught; but I bid ye keep your heart up, and be guided by circumstances. Shirley by Charlotte Bronte [1849]

H. G. Wells All night, Fate, with the quiet complacency, and indeed at times the very face and gestures of Johnson, guided him towards that undesired establishment at the corner near the station. The History of Mr. Polly by H. G. Wells [1910]

Edith Wharton This instinct of protection in the afternoon, on his way uptown, guided him to the club in search of a man who might be persuaded to come out to the country to dine. The Touchstone by Edith Wharton [1900]

Wilkie Collins Sarah’s old experience of Porthgenna guided her instinctively toward this part of the house. The Dead Secret by Wilkie Collins [1857]

At the end of a winding corridor they perceived a light and guided by the gruesome master of the place they set out towards it. Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas

Walter Scott You will find it longer and rougher than that by which I would have guided you. Peveril of the Peak by Walter Scott [1822]

Anthony Trollope We have to admit that the ordinary reader, as the ordinary picture-seer, requires to be guided by a name. Thackeray by Anthony Trollope [1879]

Robert Louis Stevenson The whiteness of the path guided us into the sleeping town of Broughton, thence through Picardy, and beside my old acquaintance the gibbet of the two thieves. Catriona by Robert Louis Stevenson

Wilkie Collins Be guided by me again, when I say that you have been here long enough. The Black Robe by Wilkie Collins [1881]

Anthony Trollope But, dear Amelia, I will be guided by you altogether. Doctor Thorne by Anthony Trollope

George Gissing The feat she had performed when mere vital instinct guided her, she would have failed in when attempting it with the full understanding of its danger. A Life's Morning by George Gissing [1885]

Now leave go,” and he was gently guided down into the seat of an open car. The Grave-digger of Monks Arden by Arthur Gask [1938]

He becomes a more perfect being of his own accord for a certain time, if guided wisely by the magnetiser, but wanders if he is ill-directed. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

And at his up-rising and down-sitting, at board and in bed, though he saw it not, the Nameless One guided him with the demon eyes to the sea whose waves were gore. Zanoni by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1842]

Anthony Trollope She would call upon Mr Comfort at the parsonage, explain the whole thing to him, and be guided altogether by his counsel. Rachel Ray by Anthony Trollope

Algernon Blackwood Then Julius, taking her right hand, guided my left to hold the other one. Julius LeVallon by Algernon Blackwood [1916]

Jules Verne The sportsmen, guided by Dick’s barking, rushed on his traces; they had to run about a mile, and arrived quite out of breath, for the lungs are rapidly suffocated in such an atmosphere. The English at the North Pole by Jules Verne

Olive Schreiner The artificial social movements which have had their origin in the arbitrary will of individuals, guided with however much determination and reason, have of necessity proved ephemeral and abortive. Woman and Labour by Olive Schreiner

Victor Hugo After his fashion, he guided his comrades, the smugglers. The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo [1869]

Andrew Lang At length, guided by the light, he reached the door of the most splendid castle he could have imagined. The Blue Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Anthony Trollope Such as it was, Mrs Ray felt herself bound to be guided by it. Rachel Ray by Anthony Trollope

John Locke The result of our judgment upon that examination is what ultimately determines the man; who could not be free if his will were determined by anything but his own desire, guided by his own judgment. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke [1690]

Wilkie Collins Having guided Leonard to a seat, Rosamond returned to the library, and took from the table a tray containing a bottle of water and a tumbler, which she had noticed when she passed through. The Dead Secret by Wilkie Collins [1857]

Mary Webb Surreptitiously guided by Hazel’s foot, it had crept under Amelia’s skirt and laid its cold inquiring head on her ankle, thinly clad for conquest. Gone to Earth by Mary Webb [1917]

Anthony Trollope He was a man of no great mental calibre — not sharp, and quick, and capable of repartee as was the Doctor, but rational in all things, and always guided by his conscience. Dr. Wortle’s school by Anthony Trollope

Charles Dickens As, in talking with me, he had easily started the subject I might be supposed to understand best, and to be the most interested in, so, in talking with others, he guided himself by the same rule. Hunted Down by Charles Dickens [1860]

Anthony Trollope He is a man in a high position, and perhaps you may think fit to obey him, although you utterly refuse to be guided in any way by your mother. Mr. Scarborough's Family by Anthony Trollope [1883]

Ann Radcliffe Here fancy flourishes — the sensibilities expand — and wit, guided by delicacy and embellished by taste — points to the heart. A Sicilian Romance by Ann Radcliffe [1790]

E. Phillips Oppenheim You will be certain to see him there, and you must be guided by his manner towards you. Mysterious Mr. Sabin by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1898]

These were our only guide, for the darkness and the snow had drawn the ship from our sight, and we had to be guided by our hearing only. A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder by James De Mille [1888]

You would be guided by impulse. Shirley by Charlotte Bronte [1849]