Phrases with "here"

Here dwell no hateful locks, no Pallace cares, No broken vows dwell here, nor pale fac’d fears, Then here I’l sit and sigh my hot loves folly, And learn t’affect an holy melancholy. The Compleat Angler by Izaac Walton [1653]

The Scylding queen spoke: “Quaff of this cup, my king and lord, breaker of rings, and blithe be thou, gold-friend of men; to the Geats here speak such words of mildness as man should use. Beowulf by translated by Francis Gummere

H. Rider Haggard So I pray thee, Eric, bide thou here while thou mayest, for I would have thee at my side. Eric Brighteyes by H. Rider Haggard

Why were they here again so early? Had anything new come to light? It was a question which seemed to strike others as well as myself. The Amethyst Box by Anna Katharine Green

Anthony Trollope I need not here investigate the motives, either great or little, on which this opinion was founded. The Life of Cicero by Anthony Trollope [1881]

Do you know, Inspector, I’ve won over £2,000 here today and drawn it all in cash. Cloud the Smiter by Arthur Gask [1926]

Helene looked at the timepiece: “It’s a quarter to seven; they will be here soon,” she replied. A Love Episode by Émile Zola [1878]

Elizabeth Gaskell And in those trees there is both a rookery and a heronry; the herons ought to be here by now, for they’re off to the sea in August, but I have not seen one yet. Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell [1865]

He was seen here in the hall only a few minutes before the rumpus occurred, and can’t give me a satisfactory explanation. The Hangman’s Knot by Arthur Gask [1935]

Thomas Hardy Who are you looking for, miss?’ ‘My brother — he has walked a short distance inland; he must be here directly. Desperate Remedies by Thomas Hardy [1871]

Charles Dickens By degrees, these dwindled away and disappeared or were replaced, here and there, by a feeble rush-candle which was to burn all night. The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens [1840]

Edith Wharton But with the young people here . The Mother’s Recompense by Edith Wharton [1925]

Wilkie Collins We will meet here again at two o’clock. No Name by Wilkie Collins [1862]

Frances Hodgson Burnett Mrs. Medlock said unceremoniously: “Well, here you are! This room and the next are where you’ll live — and you must keep to them. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1911]

Anthony Trollope There were two lines of a postscript, which could not but flatter him: ‘Papa is so anxious for Christmas, that you may be here again and so, indeed, am I also. The Belton Estate by Anthony Trollope

R. D. Blackmore Although it requires a vast deal of knowledge to know that there is any road here at all. Mary Anerley by R. D. Blackmore [1880]

H.G. Wells Down here one gets no practice worth speaking about in mental cases. The Wonderful Visit by H.G. Wells [1895]

Is it the loss of his company distresses you?” “No, no! It is best that he should come here no more. The Infidel by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1900]

Virginia Woolf But here she paused, for there was some weakness in her father’s character that could not be put into plain language by a daughter. The Death of the Moth and other essays by Virginia Woolf [1942]

Wilkie Collins I would die here at your feet, rather than doubt the least word he said to me!” The priest signed to her quietly to return to the stool. After Dark by Wilkie Collins [1856]

Consequently, we here behold a plant in an actual state of transition from a leaf-climber to a tendril-bearer. The Movements and Habits of Climbing Plants by Charles Darwin

There, he was told that his father was in jail, and came here to ask us to let him see him. The Secret Passage by Fergus Hume

E. Phillips Oppenheim The gentleman who is with her now, he wrote a little note to mademoiselle, here in the restaurant at luncheon one day. The Amazing Partnership by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1914]

Walter Scott I tell you — I asseverate to your Majesty — two hundred armed fanatics will be here within the hour, to surprise the guards. Peveril of the Peak by Walter Scott [1822]

The yards, of course, are not proof against dogs, and the Australian shepherd’s hut is built close against the yard; here this is unnecessary. A First Year in Canterbury Settlement by Samuel Butler

Charles Dickens They both led tramping lives, and this woman in Gerrard Street here had been married very young, over the broomstick (as we say), to a tramping man, and was a perfect fury in point of jealousy. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens [1860]

Increased size has here been acquired in opposition to the usual relation between size and the period of development, for the males, though larger, emerge before the smaller females. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle I press the ‘Dining’ knob and here we are, you see. The Doings of Raffles Haw by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle [1891]

Bram Stoker There is a side-light here of the hereditary aspect of the case. Famous Imposters by Bram Stoker [1910]

I have lived here for many years. Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad [1900]

We’ll have Duffham here at once. Caromel’s Farm by Ellen Wood [1878]

You have been too long here already. My Wife’s Tempter by Fitz James O’Brien

H. Rider Haggard Ah!” as a bright flash of lightning passed from heaven to earth, “I thought that we should get a storm; it will be here in half an hour. Dawn by H. Rider Haggard

It is quite possible that all the work they did here has not perished. Alps and Sanctuaries of Piedmont and the Canton Ticino by Samuel Butler [1881]

E. Phillips Oppenheim You are probably in greater danger here than you realise. The Ostrekoff Jewels by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1932]

Herman Melville In vain did some of the less elated magistrates here caution him; saying that though truly the tower was Titanic, yet limit should be set to the dependent weight of its swaying masses. The Bell-Tower by Herman Melville

Nathaniel Hawthorne So, when the guests collected themselves in little groups, here and there, in the wide saloon, a cheerful and airy gossip began to be heard. The Marble Faun by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1860]

George Gissing When he opened the envelope, he found two lines: “If you could come to see me here before five o’clock, I should be glad. Isabel Clarendon by George Gissing [1886]

He shifted, looked round, realized that he was cold, stood up, stamped once or twice, and said: “Yes, here I am. Shadows of Ecstasy by Charles Williams

Edith Wharton But overhead the canopy of darkness was as dense, except for the tall lights hanging it here and there with a planetary glory. The Mother’s Recompense by Edith Wharton [1925]

Anthony Trollope As for money, you know, you have none of your own, and I am told that he has a very nice property in Rufford. There is a neighbour of his coming here to-morrow, and perhaps he knows him. The American Senator by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope But I hope you did not send for me here to talk about him. Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope

Algernon Blackwood And that, indeed, is the essential meaning of the thrill — that Heaven is here and now. The Garden of Survival by Algernon Blackwood [1918]

Rudyard Kipling He could paint faces to a marvel; with a brush-dab here and a line there changing them past recognition. Kim by Rudyard Kipling [1901]

Wilkie Collins For the last five months I have lived here with Clara — here, on the little estate which was once her mother’s, which is now hers. Basil by Wilkie Collins [1852]

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu Speak here in a very low tone, as I do. Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu [1871]

I had been here with Sir Francis on my former visit, many years ago. A Book of Ghosts by S. Baring-Gould [1904]

Henry James A month afterward, here where I sit now, I was stitching her grave-clothes. The Ghostly Rental by Henry James [1876]

H. Rider Haggard Girls are pleasant, and were it not for such as these,” and he pointed round him, “we should none of us be here this day; but men are better. King Solomon’s Mines by H. Rider Haggard

Then in my Lauender I’le lay, Muscado put among it, And here and there a leafe of Bay, Which still shall runne along it. Muses Elizium by Michael Drayton [1630]

Strange that it should be my connection with the sea which brought me here to the Villa.” “Unexpected perhaps. The Arrow of Gold by Joseph Conrad [1919]

M. Lebrun here is a man who draws most excellently. The Man in the Iron Mask by Alexandre Dumas [1850]

Jane Austen I am very little able — Have you a chair, ma’am? Do you sit where you like? I am sure she will be here presently. Emma by Jane Austen [1816]

Elsewhere the town is invading the country: here the country must invade the town. Garden Cities of To-morrow by Ebenezer Howard

Charles Dickens And I hope the Thquire’th well?’ ‘My father will be here soon,’ said Louisa, anxious to bring him to the point. Hard Times by Charles Dickens [1854]

Benjamin Disraeli Summer, in its most unctuous state and most mellow majesty, is here perpetual. The Voyage of Captain Popanilla by Benjamin Disraeli [1828]

And here it might have been thought that as his experience ended his power of description would have ended too. Wordsworth by F. W. H. Myers [1881]

Charles Dickens I am here to redeem my promise. A Christmas Tree by Charles Dickens [1850]

Coming to the poisoning of Agatha Wandsworth, here the jury must take a commonsense view of all the circumstances of the case. The Man of Death by Arthur Gask [1945]

E. Phillips Oppenheim Except for a brief stay at Monte Carlo, I have come here directly from Paris.” Berati leaned slightly forward. The Spy Paramount by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1934]

Sarah Orne Jewett Once she’d have got here anyway. The Country of the Pointed Firs by Sarah Orne Jewett [1896]

I had expected that Inspector Scrutton, especially, would have been down upon the doctor like a load of bricks, but instead here he was listening quietly, and evidently to some degree impressed. The Shadow of Larose by Arthur Gask [1930]

My legs are a’ gashed and scartit, for I cam’ here through stane and briar like a dementit staig [young horse]. Witch Wood by John Buchan [1927]

Maria Edgeworth She did not attempt to read it regularly through: some passages here and there were sufficient to astonish and shock her extremely. Belinda. by Maria Edgeworth

Anthony Trollope He is not worse now than when he came down here last year. Sir Harry Hotspur of Humblethwaite by Anthony Trollope [1871]

George Meredith Teeth of the giants marked she where thin ground Rocky in spikes rebelled Against the hand here slack as rotted net. A Reading of Earth by George Meredith [1888]

For the manner of war is not there as it is here or in other countries, ne the ordinance of war neither. The Travels of Sir John Mandeville by John Mandeville

E. Phillips Oppenheim I see,” he added, glancing across the room, “that our friends the enemy are represented here to-night. The Spy Paramount by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1934]

Mark Twain The next longest was from here to Sidon — say about sixty or seventy miles. The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain

George Gissing My wife was here for a long time, and when she went away, you accompanied her. The Emancipated by George Gissing [1889]

John Locke I will not here trouble myself to prove that all terms are not definable, from that progress in infinitum, which it will visibly lead us into, if we should allow that all names could be defined. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke [1690]

George Meredith Your favourite, Madame la Baronne, is interdicted from presenting himself here so long as he persists in offending me. Beauchamp's Career by George Meredith [1875]

E. Phillips Oppenheim Go down to the hotel and change your clothes, and then ride up here to call. To Win the Love He Sought by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1895]

Tents, shepherds, and large flocks of goats and kids showed that water was not distant; and, here in Baliyy-land, even the few young women seemed to have no fear of the white face. The Land of Midian by Richard F. Burton [1879]

Charlotte Perkins Gilman We could look out on one side over a stretch of open country, quietly rich and lovely; on the other, the garden, with tables here and there, far apart enough for privacy. Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman [1915]

He will be here in a very little; we passed him on the road. Signa by Ouida

E. F. Benson She did not want him to go away from her house, and she sent over here for some silk pyjamas belonging to her husband, which he thought she had given him. Queen Lucia by E. F. Benson [1920]

Willa Cather I am here today because I want to be with you today. The Song of the Lark by Willa Cather [1915]

E. Phillips Oppenheim Say, it strikes me as rather a curious thing that you should come in here and talk about a million and a half, when that’s just the amount concerned in my other little deal. Peter Ruff and the Double Four by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1912]

Jack London However, in the hope that some antiquarian scholar may be able to place more definitely the date of the events I shall describe, I here give an extract. The Star Rover by Jack London [1915]

Robert Louis Stevenson And here I must explain; and the reader would do well to look at a map. Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson

Arthur Conan Doyle Ah, here is a four-wheeler, and Miss Morstan is inside. The Sign of Four by Arthur Conan Doyle [1890]

Algernon Blackwood I walked softly here and there, still puzzling over that odd sound of infinite pattering, and of that pressure upon the tent that had wakened me. The Willows by Algernon Blackwood [1907]

Nathaniel Hawthorne Behold here a change, wrought in the twinkling of an eye, like an incident in a tale of magic, even while your observation has been fixed upon the scene. The Snow Image and other stories by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1851]

Anthony Trollope But here we are at Father Jerome’s altar. La Vendée by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope She must come here as one of our household. Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope [1871]

H. Rider Haggard However, I sent him a note to tell him that there was fun on here to-night, which was generous of me, as he may be a rival bidder. The People of the Mist by H. Rider Haggard

Anthony Trollope Only be here as much as you can when you come home. The Claverings by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope Everything here has been told to you. Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope [1865]

H. G. Wells That’s how people begin to feel it and see it in America. That’s how we feel it here — when we look into our minds. The Holy Terror by H. G. Wells [1939]

Frances Hodgson Burnett There is no one to talk to here except you and Ben Weatherstaff. And you have to do your work and Ben Weatherstaff won’t speak to me often. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1911]

Anthony Trollope The buxom woman was wanted here and there till it was too late, and Ayala had left her room. Ayala’s Angel by Anthony Trollope

He fears me and the secrets I can tell, and he thinks that here the scorpion cannot sting. Mohawks by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1886]

M. R. James And here I come to a passage to which I should not dare to ask your attention, but that it appears to me to be founded in truth, and is supported by testimony deserving of credit. More Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by M. R. James

Elizabeth Gaskell My little lady here must learn the receipt, and make me some. The Moorland Cottage by Elizabeth Gaskell [1851]

But here what have we? Nothing but a handful of poor fools deceived by Lenin and Trotzky. . Ten Days That Shook the World by John Reed

Wilkie Collins Will you come here to-morrow in the daytime? I have got a chaise and a pony. The Law and the Lady by Wilkie Collins [1875]

It is here that the great qualities of his style show themselves most clearly. Landmarks in Literature--French by Lytton Strachey

Rafael Sabatini The Count should have discerned that here was a man of a stamp very different from Tomatis, a man ready to go more than half-way to meet him if his purpose were a quarrel. Casanova’s Alibi by Rafael Sabatini

As for instance, what do you possess here at Constantinople? You cannot have come thus far, except for important purposes. The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan by James Justinian Morier

I started for England immediately, and landed here half an hour ago. The Cloven Foot by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1879]

George Gissing Don’t you think Mr. Dalmaine’s looking remarkably well? I’m so sorry I haven’t got my little boy here for you to see. Thyrza by George Gissing [1887]

Robert Green Ingersoll Colonel Ingersoll here told another tale from the Hindoo, of a man who refused to enter Paradise without a faithful dog, urging that ingratitude was the blackest of all sins. On Hell by Robert Green Ingersoll

It’s a pity you didn’t give them a false name when they brought you here last night. Keep the Aspidistra Flying by George Orwell

I’ll get Palliser here as soon as I can. Many Dimensions by Charles Williams [1931]

Henry Kingsley I have come back to Casterton. I must stay here at present on your account, and I am in mortal fear of dying here. Ravenshoe by Henry Kingsley [1861]

Jules Verne And here appalling shouts arose in the streets; they were the cries of despair. Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon by Jules Verne [1881]

But here there was no such difficulty or distinction; all was natural. Shadows of Ecstasy by Charles Williams

H. G. Wells He would stay here and suffer such suffering as there might be before the end. Men Like Gods by H. G. Wells [1923]

David Hume We consider not, that the fantastical desire of shewing liberty, is here the motive of our actions. An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding by David Hume

Edith Wharton He would have liked, beyond almost everything, here under Fingall’s roof to discover just one of his pictures. Here and Beyond by Edith Wharton [1926]

Robert Green Ingersoll Why? Because here is the only true civilization. Lectures by Robert Green Ingersoll

Henry James I shall stay here as long as I may. Portrait of a Lady by Henry James [1881]

Walter Scott I have not been called Mistress at the head of the table for so many years, to be woman’d here by you. Peveril of the Peak by Walter Scott [1822]

George Gissing You shall go away some afternoon, and leave me here with a great pile of dusters. In the Year of Jubilee by George Gissing [1894]

Arthur Conan Doyle But here were three strong men at a great crisis, and it was fascinating to observe them. The Poison Belt by Arthur Conan Doyle [1913]

Sinclair Lewis At the dressing-hour, he said mildly to Fran, “I wonder if we mightn’t have dinner here in our stateroom tonight? I want to talk about things. Dodsworth by Sinclair Lewis

Nobody like him has ever been in Castle Gay. You say that he was seen here this very morning. Castle Gay by John Buchan [1930]

Ah dame! you will not find such refreshments here as at the château, but they are heartily at your service. All-Saints' Eve by Amelia B. Edwards

I thought I heard your voice just now, speaking to some one”— he had not the heart to mention her baby —“and came down here to look for you. The Lovels of Arden by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]

E. Phillips Oppenheim Did Lem here get it, or even see it? No. Did I? No. It’s your Gentleman David who did us in. The Lion and the Lamb by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1930]

Sinclair Lewis Mighty proud to have you let me come butting in here in this informal way. Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis

Philip Sidney O Philomela fair! O take some gladness, That here is juster cause of plaintful sadness: Thine earth now springs, mine fadeth; Thy thorn without, my thorn my heart invadeth. Poems by Philip Sidney

I should never have teased you to bring me here had I known ’twas like this; but you have at least cured me of the desire to come again—or to visit any place that resembles this. The Infidel by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1900]

My host, somewhat to my surprise, did the same, and turning abruptly towards me, said: “Sir, I have lived here in strict retirement for three-and-twenty years. The Phantom Coach by Amelia B. Edwards

The literary world here is a thing which I have no other course left me but to defy. Carlyle by John Nichol [1892]

Anthony Trollope Madame Goesler is here — not altered in the least. Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope

Gathering boldness, he asked her whether she lived alone here with her father, and said that it must be bleak enough in the winter-time. Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

Algernon Blackwood The hidden nine-tenths of the self peeped out here and there periodically. The Bright Messenger by Algernon Blackwood [1922]

Jane Austen It’s the best berth at Spithead. But here is my sister, sir; here is Fanny,” turning and leading her forward; “it is so dark you do not see her. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen [1814]

E. Phillips Oppenheim You can hide here all night if you like. The Lion and the Lamb by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1930]

Thomas Hardy A divinity still hedged kings here and there; and war was considered a glorious thing. Life’s Little Ironies by Thomas Hardy

They stood a little distance off, singly—one here and there. A Second Coming by Richard Marsh [1900]

David Hume All our failures here proceed from bad education, want of capacity, or a perverse and unpliable disposition. An Enquiry into the Principles of Morals by David Hume

Rudyard Kipling Oh, yes! And here occurred a gross impertinence of Villamarti. He had, after an interval, followed Chisto — to retrieve his reputation. Debits and Credits by Rudyard Kipling [1926]

Benjamin Disraeli And here he lived, and here he roamed, and here his voice sounded, now in glee, now in melancholy, now in wild and fanciful amusement, and now pouring into her bosom all his domestic sorrows. Venetia by Benjamin Disraeli [1837]

Jack London Let it suffice that here we knew power in all its material expression. The Star Rover by Jack London [1915]

Great enow he thought the scathe he here received, but thereafter King Gunther’s liegeman did him more of harm. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

Rudyard Kipling Now Hugh here is a better man than thou art, Richard.” He had made his voice harsh and croaking, like a raven’s. Puck of Pook’s Hill by Rudyard Kipling [1906]

Elizabeth Gaskell Look here — in Darkshire, hardly the breadth of my finger from Milton, is Heston, which I have often heard of from people living in the north as such a pleasant little bathing-place. North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell [1854]

H. G. Wells I got a cold collation here to make her sit up. The History of Mr. Polly by H. G. Wells [1910]

Anthony Trollope He’ll never be able to get his nose in here if once an order has been given for his exclusion. Mr. Scarborough's Family by Anthony Trollope [1883]

E. Phillips Oppenheim Should I have come here to talk to you if I had not wished your husband well?” The woman sank reluctantly into a chair. The Glenlitten Murder by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1929]

He came behind the bed here and very gently adjusted the cord. Cloud the Smiter by Arthur Gask [1926]

Anthony Trollope All you fellows here are flunkies from top to bottom. Is He Popenjoy? by Anthony Trollope [1878]

Anthony Hope He’ll be back by then, sir?” “Yes, Simon, your brother will be here tomorrow morning. Rupert of Hentzau by Anthony Hope

Bram Stoker After reading his account of it I was prepared to meet a good specimen of manhood, but hardly the quiet, businesslike gentleman who came here today. Dracula by Bram Stoker [1897]

F. Scott Fitzgerald But he’s been sitting here all day drinking — except for the time it took him to walk to the corner for a newspaper. The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1922]

And to invite you to it, I do here promise you, that for my part, I will be as free and open-hearted, as discretion will warrant me to be with a stranger. The Compleat Angler by Izaac Walton [1653]

Arthur Morrison Hewitt stooped to the keyhole and whispered back, “Is Mr. Penner here now?” “No.” “Then I must come in and wait for him. The Adventures of Martin Hewitt by Arthur Morrison

Walter Scott And here I sit, the skipper of the JUMPING JENNY— a nutshell of a thing, but goes through the water like a dolphin. Redgauntlet by Walter Scott [1824]

Anthony Trollope I should not wonder if he has come here for the sake of carrying out the threats which they made against your poor brother. The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope [1883]

H. G. Wells And here we are spiked on the off-chance. Tono Bungay by H. G. Wells [1909]

H. G. Wells And so here he was! He paused. The Wild Asses of the Devil by H. G. Wells [1915]

Remember — years or a lifetime Your own dearest always, here and hereafter Bert June 8 (Extract from Evening Bulletin) . Serapion by Francis Stevens

Thomas Hardy He had often come up here without stating his purpose to his mother; but this was the first time that he had been ostensibly frank as to his purpose while really concealing it. Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy

Arthur Conan Doyle But I am here to lead these men in profit and honor, not to quarrel with every fool who has not the wit to understand how soldiers should be led. Sir Nigel by Arthur Conan Doyle [1906]

Anthony Trollope But it has to be acknowledged, in this and in all his discourses as to the perfect orator, that it is here as it has been in all the inquirers after the [Greek: to kalon]. The Life of Cicero by Anthony Trollope [1881]

Henry James Advancing farther, he found himself before a vast iron gate, rusty and closed; here he paused a moment, looking through the bars. The American by Henry James [1877]

Francis had lost touch with the Town. He had been here now for nearly five months. Judith Paris by Hugh Walpole [1931]

George Gissing You and I—you, Thyrza, my sweet-eyed, my beautiful—sit here side by side and hold each other’s hands. Thyrza by George Gissing [1887]

Edgar Allan Poe You will understand that I suggest nothing here as probable, or as coincident with my own opinion. The Mystery of Marie Roget by Edgar Allan Poe [1842]

Rudyard Kipling And here a blissful halt was called under the shadow of the high bank of a tobacco field. Letters of Marque by Rudyard Kipling [1891]

Virginia Woolf All here is false; all is meretricious. The Waves by Virginia Woolf [1931]

George Meredith So here is Evan fixed at Beckley Court as long as Melville stays. Evan Harrington by George Meredith [1861]

E. Phillips Oppenheim I shall sit here till you do, anyhow. The Passionate Quest by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1924]

But here I cannot stay; I am still too near old haunts: so close under the dungeon, I can hear the prisoners moan. Villette by Charlotte Brontë [1853]

William Hope Hodgson And here I would remark, that we made our fishing save our provisions through all our stay on the island. The Boats of the “Glen Carrig” by William Hope Hodgson

Louisa May Alcott You can do as you please, but I shall keep my book on the table here and read a little every morning as soon as I wake, for I know it will do me good and help me through the day. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott [1868]

Now, do you happen to know of anyone about here who answers to that description?” The doctor regarded Larose with a grim smile. The Hidden Door by Arthur Gask [1934]

Anthony Trollope If she be not gone afore night, I will sleep here among the sacks. The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope [1870]

F. Scott Fitzgerald From here and there in accents of bravado, of mockery, of submissive humor, a few remarks were dropped that soon melted into the listless and pervasive silence. The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1922]

I halted, and said, “Rest here for a few moments, till I gather up the conclusions to which your speculative reasoning seems to invite me. A Strange Story by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1862]

Anthony Trollope You see that here in London, and at Carlisle, you have — given incorrect versions. The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope

Andrew Lang If you will step in here you shall have my daughter for a wife, and I will send attendants with her, and as many horses and servants as you wish. The Grey Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

George Gissing The windows of the other houses were all open; here and there women talked from them with friends across the street. Thyrza by George Gissing [1887]

D. H. Lawrence There’s no need for shots, Miss Huffen — we bring it down — you see here —” And he stooped, pointing to a shallow, shelving excavation which he was making under the coal. The Lost Girl by D. H. Lawrence

Mary Webb There is no one about here with more looks than a brussels sprout. Gone to Earth by Mary Webb [1917]

But it seems rather strange you must needs come out here in secret to see such a very intimate acquaintance as I am, considering as you’re the mistress of that great castle up yonder. Run to Earth by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1868]

Anna Katherine Green But there is some one here who does. The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow by Anna Katherine Green

Isn’t the air in here frightfully stuffy? I can hardly keep my eyes open. Nightmare! by Francis Stevens

D. H. Lawrence They were merely conductors of the hotel: here a sarcastic curl of the lip. Sea and Sardinia by D. H. Lawrence [1921]

Maria Edgeworth The falsehood was here so indubitable, so proved, that Helen herself trembled at the thought of Cecilia’s acknowledging the plain facts to her husband. Helen by Maria Edgeworth

Morbid cases, here as elsewhere, lay the normal machinery bare. Memories and Studies by William James

E. Phillips Oppenheim She nodded to the young man as she held out her hand to Fawley. “You see that my brother is here to answer for his sins,” he remarked. The Spy Paramount by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1934]

Algernon Blackwood And here he clashed with his promise to Devonham. Behind the simple proposal lay these various threads of motive, emotion and qualification. The Bright Messenger by Algernon Blackwood [1922]

Wilkie Collins A quarter of an hour’s ride from here to the shooting-cottage. Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins [1870]

It is quite out of the question that I should come here again so long as you are likely to be lying in wait for me. The Golden Calf by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1883]

These, the Somali said, were left here by their predecessors, and, they thought, were Christian tombs. Journal of Adventures in Somali Land by John Hanning Speke [1864]

George Gissing If his interview with Lady Ogram proved encouraging, he would stay here over the next day, and give himself time to make acquaintance with the borough. Our Friend the Charlatan by George Gissing [1899]

Marjorie Bowen If thou wouldst end thy days, here comes a chance, methinks, for someone will have to carry ill news to Visconti.’ And even as he spoke a white-faced servant entered. The Viper of Milan by Marjorie Bowen [1906]

Ford Madox Ford She said that if only people here would take example. Last Post by Ford Madox Ford [1928]

G. K. Chesterton And just telephone to headquarters for a policeman, and let him come here at once and stand by till I want him. The Man Who Knew Too Much by G. K. Chesterton

Mark Twain You pay five and six dollars apiece for fine linen shirts in Paris; here and in Leghorn you pay two and a half. The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain

Robert Louis Stevenson And so here is young heroism with a wooden sword, and mothers practice their kind vocation over a bit of jointed stick. Virginibus Puerisque by Robert Louis Stevenson

William Morris But lo thou! here are we safe for this present; but we must nowise tarry. The Water of the Wondrous Isles by William Morris [1897]

Thomas Hardy Bob and Festus turned to him to explain; and when the latter had had his say Bob added, ‘Well, all I know is that this box’— here he stretched out his hand to lay it upon the lid for emphasis. The Trumpet-Major by Thomas Hardy [1879]

Henry Handel Richardson And put his hand out and said: “Come here to me, Cuffy. There’s something I wish to say to you. Ultima Thule by Henry Handel Richardson

Henry James But it will scarcely matter,” Isabel explained; “since so long as you’re here I can’t be called near you. Portrait of a Lady by Henry James [1881]

Jack Nuffles — I met him here tonightsays they are gypsies — where are they, I wonder? I’ll go over and have a peep at the prophet. The Room in the Dragon Volant by J. Sheridan LeFanu