Phrases with "influx"

Margaret Oliphant It was for him to change the face of affairs—to reduce Tozer into his due place of subordination, and to bring in an influx of new life, intelligence, and enlightenment over the prostrate butterman. Salem Chapel by Margaret Oliphant [1862]

George Gissing It was ten o’clock, but an influx of visitors at such an hour was nothing remarkable. The Unclassed by George Gissing [1883]

D. H. Lawrence Inflowing fate, inflowing doom, what does it matter? The man by himselfthat is the absolute — listening — that is the relativity — for the influx of his fate, or doom. Kangaroo by D. H. Lawrence

Ralph Waldo Emerson Locke is as surely the influx of decomposition and of prose, as Bacon and the Platonists, of growth. English Traits by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1856]

Elizabeth Gaskell Miss Martineau was from home; she always leaves her house at Ambleside during the Lake season, to avoid the influx of visitors to which she would otherwise be subject. The Life of Charlotte Bronte by Elizabeth Gaskell [1857]

However. There were long years ahead in which that influx could be assimilated. The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey

Edith Wharton The following Sunday brought another influx of visitors, and Bessy seemed to fling herself with renewed enthusiasm into the cares of hospitality. Fruit of the Tree by Edith Wharton [1907]

He was rather wondering that no patients had come in yet, for people knew that this was the time to catch him, before he started on his rounds, and he generally had an influx on Monday morning. Sandstone Torr by Ellen Wood [1874]

Ralph Waldo Emerson A correspondent revolution in things will attend the influx of the spirit. Nature by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1836]

Henry Adams The influx of new force was nearly spontaneous. The Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams [1907]

H. G. Wells Instead there was an influx of uncongenial spirits, interested in the worlds of dramatic art and poetry and literary journalism. The Holy Terror by H. G. Wells [1939]

But this temporary weakness was followed by an influx of wild vigour; she forgot her forty-two years, and flew to hover round the fire as the hen round water. Hard Cash by Charles Reade [1863]

Henry David Thoreau Suddenly an influx of light filled my house, though the evening was at hand, and the clouds of winter still overhung it, and the eaves were dripping with sleety rain. Walden by Henry David Thoreau

James Joyce The King’s coming here will mean an influx of money into this country. Dubliners by James Joyce

Olaf Stapledon This work I was already attempting; but it was hampered on this occasion, and on most others, by the prodigious influx of perceptions, thoughts and emotions which I have attempted to describe. Last Men in London by Olaf Stapledon

H.P. Lovecraft The scenery, judged by an ordinary aesthetic canon, is more than commonly beautiful; yet there is no influx of artists or summer tourists. The Dunwich Horror by H.P. Lovecraft [1928]

Olaf Stapledon Victoriously, the human ape assimilates the teeming influx of new facts. Last Men in London by Olaf Stapledon

George Elio The thought of Mr. Tryan was associated for her with repose from that conflict of emotion, with trust in the unchangeable, with the influx of a power to subdue self. Janet’s Repentance by George Elio

H. G. Wells Its Church of England orthodoxy broke down with Catholic emancipation and an influx of Dissenters and Jews. Since then nothing in Camford except a few dreaming spires had pointed anywhere. The Holy Terror by H. G. Wells [1939]

Robert Louis Stevenson At the same time, the great influx of Anglo-Saxons had begun to affect the life of the studious. Collected Essays by Robert Louis Stevenson

Charles Kingsley The answer so easy twenty years ago, that the new poetry was spoiled by an influx of German bad taste, will hardly hold good now, except with a very few very ignorant people. Thoughts on Shelley and Byron by Charles Kingsley

Olaf Stapledon This influx of refugees caused a serious food problem, but in spite of protests from short-sighted critics the Federal Government insisted on welcoming the new-comers. Darkness and the Light by Olaf Stapledon

D. H. Lawrence Because to persist in resistance of the sensitive influx of the dark gradually withers the soul, makes it die, and leaves a human idealist and an automaton. Kangaroo by D. H. Lawrence

Edgar Allan Poe Unless, for example, we shall come to have an influx of spondees in our English tongue, it will always be impossible to construct an English hexameter. Criticism by Edgar Allan Poe

Keogh leaned in the doorway, his bold and humorous countenance wearing a look of interest at the unusual influx of life and sound into the street. Cabbages and Kings by O. Henry [1904]