Phrases with "injured"

Anthony Trollope Miss Thorne soon found that he had not broken his neck, nor any of his bones, nor been injured in any essential way. Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope

Elizabeth Gaskell We might not say we were poor, it would have injured the school, but I would have stinted and starved if mamma and I had got on as happily together as we might have done — as you and Mr. Gibson do. Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell [1865]

Wilkie Collins Now, Lucilla! Is Madame Pratolungo an injured woman? and am I a man who has slandered her?” There was another public seat, a few paces distant from us. Poor Miss Finch by Wilkie Collins [1872]

Niccolo Machiavelli It is seen, therefore, that there is nothing so capable of success as that which the enemy believes you cannot attempt, because men are often injured more when they are less apprehensive. The Art of War by Niccolo Machiavelli [1520]

Jack London Two died under it; others were injured for life; and the rest took the lesson to heart and ran away no more. Lost Face by Jack London

Anthony Trollope She had been able to assume a look of injured feminine dignity, of almost magnificent innocence, by which the lawyer was much startled. Kept in the Dark by Anthony Trollope [1882]

Henry Fielding If ever I injured the unspotted whiteness of thy virtue in my imagination, may hell —— ” “Do not terrify me,” cries she, interrupting him, “with such imprecations. Amelia by Henry Fielding

Ivan Turgenev He at once told Arina to bring the injured girl to him. Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev

Jeremy Bentham In effect, the same nominal offence is not the same real offence, when the sensibility of the individual injured is not the same. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham

George Meredith Deeply read in the Book of Egoism that he was, he knew the wisdom of the sentence: An injured pride that strikes not out will strike home. The Egoist by George Meredith [1879]

Arthur Conan Doyle She noticed that I shunned her, for at luncheon, when my eyes caught hers for a moment, she flashed across a surprised and injured glance, to which, however, I made no response. Uncle Jeremy’s Household by Arthur Conan Doyle

Elizabeth Gaskell Then Mrs. Leigh was alarmed, and, in her motherly anxiety, she began to fear lest she had injured Will in Susan’s estimation. Lizzie Leigh by Elizabeth Gaskell [1855]

John Galsworthy Curious how the injured party was always the one in disgrace! People admired immorality, however much they said they didn’t. Swan Song by John Galsworthy

George Meredith I wish to be certain that I have not injured her—that is all. Sandra Belloni by George Meredith [1887]

Benjamin Disraeli If you are not an habitual gamester, and I hope you have not been even an occasional one, unbounded extravagance could scarcely in two years have permanently injured your resources. The Young Duke by Benjamin Disraeli [1831]

Mark Twain It injured the frauds some; but the old fool he bulled right along, spite of all the duke could say or do, and I tell you the duke was powerful uneasy. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

Anthony Trollope The man had injured her — sorely — and she had punished him. An Eye for an Eye by Anthony Trollope [1879]

Alfred Ainger That might have injured me alive and dead: I am in a public office, and my life is insured. Charles Lamb by Alfred Ainger [1882]

Henry Kingsley He could only see his old love injured and abandoned, and nought more. The Recollections of Geoffrey Hamlyn by Henry Kingsley [1859]

And, injured as he is, I could not induce him to quit it. The Golden Ingot by Fitz James O’Brien

You take up the matter in a wrong light, Mr. Hyde.” “I don’t know anything of Kettie”—in an injured tone; “I don’t want to. Ketira the Gypsy by Ellen Wood [1876]

Anthony Trollope Many had offended her, some had injured her, one or two had insulted her; but, to her thinking, no one had so offended her, had so injured her, had so grossly insulted her as he had done. The Claverings by Anthony Trollope

George Meredith My father was injured by the English Admiralty: he never forgave it; but he would have fought one of their ships and offered his blood any day, if his country called to battle. The Amazing Marriage by George Meredith [1895]

Henry James You can’t console an injured noblewoman. Lady Barbarina by Henry James [1884]

The injured heathen got out at the church, still rude and erect, and walked away without a backward glance, to join the small group of children by the side door. The Singing Sands by Josephine Tey [1952]

D. H. Lawrence And this with an injured petulant spitefulness which turns my blood. Sea and Sardinia by D. H. Lawrence [1921]

Wilkie Collins Fritz is persuaded that Madame Fontaine is an injured woman. Jezebel’s Daughter by Wilkie Collins [1880]

Jane Austen But that was not enough; for when people are determined on a mode of conduct which they know to be wrong, they feel injured by the expectation of any thing better from them. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen [1811]

George Gissing And the worst of it was that these glimpses harmed her, injured her morally. The Emancipated by George Gissing [1889]

Theodore Dreiser Finally, fate intervened in the sudden home-coming of her father, who had been seriously injured by an accident at the glass-works in Youngstown where he worked. Jennie Gerhardt by Theodore Dreiser

I am the Mayor of Rich, and if the people of Rich have been injured it is my business to remedy it and help them. Many Dimensions by Charles Williams [1931]

Werrick’s hand darted like lightning to the fish-gutting knife in his breast pocket, but in doing so he altered his position and pressed heavily upon his injured ankle. The Dark Mill Stream by Arthur Gask [1947]

Charles Dickens He shall come back of his own accord to clear himself, and put all those that have injured his good character, and he not here for its defence, to shame. Hard Times by Charles Dickens [1854]

Anthony Trollope Perhaps it might be best that she should go at once, so that no prolonged period of his future career should be injured by his waiting. Marion Fay by Anthony Trollope [1882]

Anthony Trollope I doubt, indeed, whether wheat is ever much injured by such usage. Hunting Sketches by Anthony Trollope

James Joyce The manager asked repeatedly did no one know who the injured man was or where had his friends gone. Dubliners by James Joyce

George Meredith A blazing disaster ends the chapter!” This was talk of an injured veteran. Lord Ormont and his Aminta by George Meredith [1894]

Anthony Trollope He has heard, no doubt, something of the story which has injured our credit, and it is natural that he should take the boys away. Dr. Wortle’s school by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope She knew that he was suffering from the injured pride of futile love, almost as much as from the futile love itself. The Small House at Allington by Anthony Trollope

Jane Austen Every body seemed injured by me. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen [1811]

Charlotte Perkins Gilman To oppose it was almost a confession of guilt and injured a man’s chances of marriage. Moving the Mountain by Charlotte Perkins Gilman [1911]

It was a wearisome afternoon for that injured young lady. The Golden Calf by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1883]

Edmund Burke If they do not provide for them, they will be undone by the efforts of the most dangerous of all parties: I mean an extensive, discontented moneyed interest, injured and not destroyed. Reflections on the Revolution in France by Edmund Burke [1790]

Rudyard Kipling The injured husband took up the wondrous tale. Under the Deodars by Rudyard Kipling [1888]

Guy de Maupassant He makes M. Mallet leave his net and return to the basket; then we pack the barometers and everything that could be injured by possible shocks. The Trip of Le Horla (Le Voyage du Horla) by Guy de Maupassant [1887]

Henry Handel Richardson Hanging his coat over the chinks in the door, and turning back his sleeves, Mahony took up the lantern and stooped to examine the injured leg. Australia Felix by Henry Handel Richardson

Arthur Conan Doyle The injured man was laid on his bed, and at Holmes’s request I examined him. The Return of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1904]

Anthony Trollope And yet he had been injured — injured very deeply. The Small House at Allington by Anthony Trollope

Virginia Woolf It injured her that he should shrink. To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf [1927]

The injured man then swore he would have justice done him at the sultan’s hands, and all yelled again for dates and rice. Journal of Adventures in Somali Land by John Hanning Speke [1864]

Anthony Trollope There! I am not so injured as I might seem to be,—for I never believed them. Sir Harry Hotspur of Humblethwaite by Anthony Trollope [1871]

Caroline Lamb Oh, hear me,” she continued, throwing herself forward before him: “reserve that arm to defend an injured country. Glenarvon by Caroline Lamb [1816]

He felt that he had no right to remain any longer, when in all probability his presence was a torture to the girl who had injured him. Fenton’s Quest by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]

Jeremy Bentham In giving a suitable satisfaction to an injured person. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham

Walter Scott It covered a corslet, which had once been of polished steel, fairly gilded, but was now somewhat injured with rust. The Abbot by Walter Scott [1820]

Anne Bronte A few months’ arduous toil might well be borne by me with such an end in view; and in the interim my son could not be much more injured than he was already. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte [1848]

Willa Cather When she was displeased, even a little, these lines tightened, drew her nose back, and gave her a suspicious, injured expression. A Lost Lady by Willa Cather [1923]

Samuel Johnson We found only the ruins of a small fort, not so injured by time but that it might be easily restored to its former state. A Journey to the Western Isles of Scotland by Samuel Johnson

Rafael Sabatini Jake nursed his injured hand, grimacing with pain. The Plague of Ghosts by Rafael Sabatini

Anthony Trollope His daughter is as much affected as anybody, and if I understand him he is not the man to see any interest of his own injured by want of care. Is He Popenjoy? by Anthony Trollope [1878]

Anthony Trollope She came on, breasting the hill with quick steps, and when she drew near we could see that there was a frown as of injured majesty on her brow. Tales of all countries by Anthony Trollope

George Gissing It is worse than idle to stand before me as an injured woman, austere in her rectitude. Sleeping Fires by George Gissing [1896]

Alexander Pope In vain on father Thames she calls for aid, Nor could Diana help her injured maid. Windsor Forest by Alexander Pope [1713]

Henry James When I reopened my eyes he was looking at me with an injured air. The Coxon Fund by Henry James [1894]

Anthony Trollope The tyrant would certainly have many friends in Rome. The injured provincials would probably have none of great mark. The Life of Cicero by Anthony Trollope [1881]

Gaston Leroux A guard who had an injured leg, whose healing he had despaired of, was cured by Alexis. Then there was found to be no actual charge against him. The Secret of the Night by Gaston Leroux [1913]

For the present, Œdipus viewed himself as no criminal, but much rather as an injured man, who had simply used his natural powers of self-defence against an insolent aggressor. The Theban Sphinx by Thomas De Quincey

Richard Burton The worst part of such a case is, that the injured party has no redress. Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Richard Burton

In cases, however, in which the offender is of higher rank than the injured man, the latter in despair sometimes resorts to opium, and, rushing forth in a frenzy, slays all he can lay hands upon. The Golden Chersonese and the way thither by Isabella L. Bird [1883]

Edith Wharton It was long past the dinner-hour when the job was done, and Ethan had to give up going to the village because he wanted to lead the injured horse home and wash the cut himself. Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton [1911]

Wilkie Collins My object was to recall that base young man to his duty to my dear charming injured Euneece. The hotel servant told me that Mr. Dunboyne had gone out. The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins [1889]

They cannot be injured by the experiment; for it is not in the power of man to render them more insignificant than they are at present. A Vindication of the Rights of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft [1792]

Nathaniel Hawthorne In some of these holy edifices they saw pictures that time had not dimmed nor injured in the least, though they perhaps belonged to as old a school of Art as any that were perishing around them. The Marble Faun by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1860]

George Gissing In this matter before him, he was undeniably an injured man. Denzil Quarrier by George Gissing [1891]

James Joyce The right side of the head had been injured in the fall. Dubliners by James Joyce

James Anthony Froude Either the artist fails altogether by attempting the impossible, or those whom he addresses are themselves intellectually injured by an unreal treatment of truths hitherto sacred. Bunyan by James Anthony Froude [1880]

Petitions from counties, cities, and boroughs, in all parts of the kingdom, were presented, crying for the justice due to an injured nation and the punishment of the villanous peculators. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

Jeremy Bentham Parental Relation. When the party injured stands in the relation of father or mother, grandfather or grandmother, to the delinquent. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham

Thomas Hardy But you must not think too much of such random observations,’ he continued encouragingly, as he noticed her injured looks. A Pair of Blue Eyes by Thomas Hardy [1899]

Ford Madox Ford She exclaimed: “Never!” She had a mission from the poor boy’s injured mother. Last Post by Ford Madox Ford [1928]

Jules Verne More than one, in digging underneath the wheel, was dangerously injured by the splinters of stone. From the Earth to the Moon by Jules Verne [1867]

Caroline Lamb She talked much too of injured innocence, of the malignity of the world, of contempt for her own sex, and of the superiority of men. Glenarvon by Caroline Lamb [1816]

Usually when you talk to a man who has been injured you find that it was a couple of hours or so before they got him to the surface. The Road to Wigan Pier by George Orwell [1937]

Benjamin Disraeli His horse stole a few yards away, and though scarcely less injured than its rider, instantly commenced cropping the inviting pasture. The Rise of Iskander by Benjamin Disraeli [1834]

Jane Austen Even then, I was not such a fool as not to mean to be reconciled in time; but I was the injured person, injured by her coldness, and I went away determined that she should make the first advances. Emma by Jane Austen [1816]

Theodore Dreiser She had a remote, censorious, subdued, self-righteous, and even injured air. The Titan by Theodore Dreiser

In this distress she applied to Harriot, who she knew was ever ready to serve even those who had most injured her. A Description of Millenium Hall and the Country Adjacent by Sarah Sco

Lutz was not injured by an outside force. Claimed! by Francis Stevens

Theodore Dreiser Though his hands were bandaged, the mere fact that he could walk and was not otherwise injured was some consolation. Jennie Gerhardt by Theodore Dreiser

Wilkie Collins I laid down Marian’s letter, and felt myself — justly felt myself — an injured man. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

Mr. Ranelagh is an injured man. The House of the Whispering Pines by Anna Katharine Green

H. Rider Haggard The female form, which was nude, was of great though severe beauty, but unfortunately the features had been injured by centuries of exposure to the weather. King Solomon’s Mines by H. Rider Haggard

Louisa May Alcott Won’t that be better than moping here?” “I don’t wish to be sent off as if I was in the way,” began Amy, in an injured voice. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott [1868]

Jules Verne They found that the deck and the cross-beams that supported it had been much less injured than they expected, and the thick, heavy planks had only been scorched very superficially. The Survivors of the Chancellor by Jules Verne [1875]

Anthony Trollope He lacked the audacity to proceed at once from the acknowledgment of his fault to a declaration of his love; but I hardly think that he would have injured himself had he done so. Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope [1865]

Anthony Trollope She had ill-treated him in her early days; but, as she had told herself so often, she had served him rather than injured him by that ill-treatment. The Claverings by Anthony Trollope

Edward Bellamy I am for all the world like a man who has permitted an injured limb to lie motionless under the impression that it is exquisitely sensitive, and on trying to move it finds that it is paralyzed. Looking Backward From 2000 to 1887 by Edward Bellamy

Jack London Two things I had acquired by my accident: an injured knee-cap that went undressed and from which I suffered for weary months, and the name of “Hump,” which Wolf Larsen had called me from the poop. The Sea-Wolf by Jack London [1904]

D. H. Lawrence This speech, in its indirectness, so injured Miss Louisa that she hated her mother deep, deep in her heart, and almost hated herself. The Prussian Officer and other stories by D. H. Lawrence

Sir Walter Scott The king never talks of it but he rubs the injured part, and quotes his ’infandum ———-renovare dolorem. The Fortunes of Nigel by Sir Walter Scott [1822]

She had been injured internally by a kick from a horse; she hadn’t a cent on her when she got ashore; I don’t think she even asked to see the child. A Smile of Fortune by Joseph Conrad [1911]

Then, suddenly, von Swartz’s injured hand slipped from its bandage and, quick as the strike of a snake, had shot out over the desk and gripped the dealer fiercely by the throat. The Hatton Garden Crime by Arthur Gask [1945]

Leslie Stephen Having no character to lose, he could reveal his own practices without a blush, if the revelation injured others. Alexander Pope by Leslie Stephen [1880]

Anthony Trollope It is never so broad that the beauty of the banks is lost in the distance or injured by it. North America by Anthony Trollope

The injured cacique challenged his rival to single combat. The History of the Conquest of Mexico by William Hickling Prescott [1843]

James Anthony Froude His sins, whatever these were, had not injured his outward circumstances; it is clear that all along he worked skilfully and industriously at his tinkering business. Bunyan by James Anthony Froude [1880]

Anthony Trollope Lopez took the injured man home to the house in Manchester Square, and then returned in the same cab, hatless, to his own lodgings. The Prime Minister by Anthony Trollope

Then, having hired some camels, he joined a caravan, consisting of several hundred men and beasts, which was bound for Medina; but his injured foot still incommoded him. The Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wrigh

These were favourable, or so the doctor declared, but the injured woman’s condition called for great care and he would send over a capable nurse at-once. The House of the Whispering Pines by Anna Katharine Green

Wilkie Collins I was the injured man, you were the aggressor; I was righting myself by getting back a possession of which you had robbed me, and any means were sanctified by such an end as that. Basil by Wilkie Collins [1852]

Arthur Conan Doyle With truth, however, I can say that though I have been ten years upon the roads, I have never yet taken a groat from the poor, or injured any man who did not wish to injure me. Micah Clarke by Arthur Conan Doyle

If a man bars another from a pleasure which he would otherwise enjoy, or actively hurts him without good reason, the latter is said to be injured as much as if his property had been interfered with. Hume by Thomas Henry Huxley [1879]

She inquired whether it was likely that he had been injured in the fall from the gig and could be lying ill somewhere. The Story of Dorothy Grape by Ellen Wood [1881]

Anthony Trollope It is because I believe that you are injured that I am here. Cousin Henry by Anthony Trollope [1879]

Ford Madox Ford One could not, however, expect a woman — and an injured woman . Last Post by Ford Madox Ford [1928]

H. G. Wells Those who were injured were stunned to begin with and then generally they found themselves surrounded by attentive helpers, carried in ambulances to hospital wards, bandaged, drugged. Babes In The Darkling Woods by H. G. Wells [1940]

Jeremy Bentham Weakness. When the party injured is the inferior, either as respects natural strength or difference of weapons, so that he had no chance of defending himself with success. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham

Wilkie Collins Do you think, if she knew the truth, she would write of a wretch who has mortally injured her as she writes here? They have put her off with the excuse that she innocently sends to me. Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins [1870]

The police were positive somehow that I had been injured in the bicycle spill and could not be far away from where I had been hurt. The Secret of the Garden by Arthur Gask [1924]

Mary Webb He was also injured at having been kept up so late last night. Gone to Earth by Mary Webb [1917]

Ford Madox Ford The boy, with his shining eyes and bright cheeks, seemed to beg Mark to concede that his mother was at least an injured woman. Last Post by Ford Madox Ford [1928]

Edgar Rice Burroughs I did not want Raja to attack any of the people upon whose friendship I so greatly depended, nor did I want him injured or slain by them. Pellucidar by Edgar Rice Burroughs [1923]

Anthony Trollope That man has injured me, and all the world knows it. The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope It is not they who in truth have injured me. Dr. Wortle’s school by Anthony Trollope

Wilkie Collins When both his partners summon him to do justice to an injured woman, even Keller must submit!” The widow’s eyes were still hidden behind her handkerchief. Jezebel’s Daughter by Wilkie Collins [1880]

Anthony Trollope It had been sanctioned, and she had loved; and now that sanction was withdrawn! She knew that she was injured — deeply, cruelly injured, but she would bear it, showing nothing, and saying nothing. Rachel Ray by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope And he knew that the other woman was glaring at him with the eyes of an injured lioness, though he did not dare to turn his own to her face. An Eye for an Eye by Anthony Trollope [1879]

Anthony Trollope Had he not greatly injured her? Had she not herself told him that his want of mercy had caused all her misery? Ought he not, at any rate, to spare her now? But yet he remained. The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope [1859]

Arnold Bennett She had sworn to go — but to be turned out, to be turned out of the house of her birth and out of her father’s home, that was different! Her pride, injured as it was, had a great deal to support. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

The flesh of the game is not in the least injured by the poison, nor does it appear to corrupt sooner than that killed by the gun or knife. Wanderings in South America by Charles Waterton [1825]

Charles Dickens Who is injured yet? It is a fair case throughout. The Battle of Life by Charles Dickens [1846]

Leon Trotsky On October 17 1 it announced the Constitutional Manifesto. It is true that injured Czarism retained the apparatus of power. My Life by Leon Trotsky

Leslie Stephen It had seriously injured his eyes, entirely destroying, it seems, the sight of one. Samuel Johnson by Leslie Stephen [1878]

Caroline Lamb She dwelt with pleasure upon the remembrance of every momentary act of violence, and thought of his gaiety and merriment, as of a sure testimony that he was not injured by her ill conduct. Glenarvon by Caroline Lamb [1816]

Henry Fielding I am afraid I have killed the man who hath injured your honour. Amelia by Henry Fielding

Anthony Trollope People make claims upon me who have been my enemies through life, who have injured me to the utmost of their power, who have never ceased striving to make me wretched. The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope [1859]

If they were like other caterpillars, they might be seized and injured before it was known they were not fit for food. The Naturalist in Nicaragua by Thomas Belt [1874]

Anthony Trollope He had hitherto felt himself to be an injured man; but now he had to feel that he himself had committed the injury. The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope [1859]

By-and-by he stalked gloomily in with a hunch of bread apiece, and exit with an injured air. The Cloister and the Hearth by Charles Reade

Hereupon, the boy sets up a most awful howling; screws the lower part of the palms of his hands into the corners of his eyes; and endeavours to look the picture of injured innocence. Sketches by Boz by Charles Dickens [1836]

Baldwin Spencer There is now living at Alice Springs a man who was thus injured by an Illapurinja, and whose life was only just saved, so the natives believe, by the exertions of a medicine man. The Native Tribes of Central Australia by Baldwin Spencer

George Eliot But this difference of sensibility between Laniger and his friends only mirrors in a faint way the difference between his own point of view and that of the man who has injured him. Impressions of Theophrastus Such by George Eliot [1878]

H. G. Wells If by good luck he survived, he survived with his lungs so injured that he easily fell a victim to tuberculosis or suchlike disease. The Shape of Things to Come by H. G. Wells [1933]

Henry Fielding But, if you fail me now, expect all the revenge of an injured woman. Amelia by Henry Fielding

George Gissing But his face grew so haggard in fixed misery that compassion at length prevailed over her injured pride. New Grub Street by George Gissing [1891]

Utter then your ‘fiat lux,’ cast the full light of publicity on this dark villainy; and behold it will wither, and your oppressed and injured fellow-citizen be safe from that very hour. Hard Cash by Charles Reade [1863]

Wilkie Collins Had she injured him, or had he injured her? His words bewildered and oppressed her simple heart. After Dark by Wilkie Collins [1856]

Edward Jenner She received the infection on a part of her hand which had been previously in a slight degree injured by a scratch from a thorn. On Vaccination Against Smallpox by Edward Jenner

Leslie Stephen His friends thought that he injured himself by over-exercise; and the battle was necessarily a losing one. Swift by Leslie Stephen [1882]

Arthur Conan Doyle Then, with the aid of the groom and the stable-boy, they had conveyed their injured mistress to her room. The Return of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1904]

Walter Scott Apparently, a sense of wounded honour, and the deep desire of vindicating his injured feelings, had proved too strong for the fantastic affectation of his acquired habits. The Monastery by Walter Scott [1820]

Anthony Trollope Neither her wealth nor her heart would be in any way injured by the confession which she was prepared to make. The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope

Rudyard Kipling They held a court-martial on me to find out how often I’d sworn at the poor injured Neutral, and whether I’d given him hot-water bottles and tucked him up at night. Debits and Credits by Rudyard Kipling [1926]

Jules Verne Presently, raising his head, “No,” said he; “no! Heaven be my witness, neither Madge nor I have ever injured anybody. The Underground City by Jules Verne [1877]

Arthur Conan Doyle The injured archer lay upon the ground, with several of his comrades gathered in a knot around him. Sir Nigel by Arthur Conan Doyle [1906]

H. G. Wells For an injured husband the law sanctifies revenge. The Passionate Friends by H. G. Wells [1913]

They shall not be injured more than can be helped. Robbery Under Arms by Rolf Boldrewood

Anthony Trollope No one would be injured by anything that he might do. The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope [1870]

Willa Cather The stout woman who always played the injured wife called Tillie’s attention to the fact that this would be a fine opportunity for her niece to show what she could do. The Song of the Lark by Willa Cather [1915]

Wilkie Collins And I don’t say that he has ever committed any acts of violence, or ever willingly injured anybody. The Law and the Lady by Wilkie Collins [1875]

F. Scott Fitzgerald He felt with injured naïvete that Gloria should not have interrupted such innocent and harmless enjoyment. The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1922]

Anthony Trollope Augustus had been the most injured of all; but a son, though he may bring an action against his father for bigamy, cannot summon him before any tribunal because he has married his mother twice over. Mr. Scarborough's Family by Anthony Trollope [1883]

Leslie Stephen There is no proof, or even the slightest presumption, that Addison or Addison’s friends ever injured Pope, though it is clear that they did not love him. Alexander Pope by Leslie Stephen [1880]

His round face was smooth-shaven and wore an expression of abused innocence which would have done credit to an injured cherub. The Heads of Cerberus by Francis Stevens

Anthony Trollope She had not been very wise in her life, having lost the friends who would have been truest to her, and confided in persons who had greatly injured her. Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope

D. H. Lawrence Nothing vital is injured — and yet the life is broken in them. Aaron’s Rod by D. H. Lawrence

George Meredith I do not in truth suppose it would have injured me; but I would not run one unnecessary risk. Beauchamp's Career by George Meredith [1875]

George Gissing I contemplate no career which could possibly be injured even by my immediate marriage. A Life's Morning by George Gissing [1885]

Guy de Maupassan The injured man became livid, ground his teeth and writhed a little, but did not exclaim. At Sea by Guy de Maupassan

Gertrude Stein Germaine, so Fernande said, was the heroine of many a strange story, she had once taken a young man to the hospital, he had been injured in a fracas at a music hall and all his crowd had deserted him. The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein [1933]

Getting to boat again, after a very little paddling we pulled in to shore, on the Uganda side, to stop for the night, and thus allowed the injured Wanyoro to go down the river before us. The Discovery of the Source of the Nile by John Hanning Speke [1863]

Arthur Conan Doyle It was to cover his injured eye that he wore this patch, which he removed when he entered the room. Tales of Terror and Mystery by Arthur Conan Doyle [1923]

Charles Kingsley The only way, therefore, in which he could vent his feeling, was by showing to Lucia that studied attention which sympathy and chivalry demand of a man toward an injured woman. Two Years Ago by Charles Kingsley

Arthur Conan Doyle The injured man had already deposed that he was so taken by surprise by the suddenness of the attack that he could state nothing beyond the fact that the first man who struck him wore a moustache. The Valley of Fear by Arthur Conan Doyle [1914]

Edgar Allan Poe My friend, however, was now too much injured to render us any aid whatever, and I was so encumbered with my disguise that I could do but little. The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket by Edgar Allan Poe

Isabella Bird Two sheep with injured legs lie in a corner with some fodder beside them. Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan by Isabella Bird [1891]

Anthony Trollope With Griffenbottom he dealt as tenderly as he did with Sir Thomas, sending them both forth to the world, unseated indeed, but as innocent, injured men. Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope [1871]

Anthony Trollope Linda seemed to have confessed her iniquity, and yet, after her confession, spoke of herself as though she were the injured person,—of herself and her lover as though they were both ill used. Linda Tressel by Anthony Trollope [1868]

Anthony Trollope The story of her great wrongs and cruel usage as much talked of, and men said that one who had been so injured should be regarded as having in nowise sinned at all. Doctor Thorne by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope There was terrible suffering before it began, and there is the sense of injured innocence on his return, but nowhere do we find any record of what took place. The Life of Cicero by Anthony Trollope [1881]

Elizabeth Gaskell At last he stopped right before the place where she was sitting, with an air of injured meekness on her face. Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell [1848]

Jules Verne Neb, hurrying home, brought back some tools with which to open the chest in such a way that it might be injured as little as possible, and they proceeded to its inventory. The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne [1874]

Anthony Trollope Not injured me! For two years your cousin Hugh’s house was my home. The Claverings by Anthony Trollope

Steele Rudd Poor thing! She would have injured her long, miserable, putty-looking fingers! Such a contrast between her and Sal! Then we sat down to supper — that old familiar repast, hot meat and pumpkin. On Our Selection by Steele Rudd

Wilkie Collins A woman who respects herself, and whose whole heart is with her husband, is not so very seriously injured when a wretched crippled creature is rude enough to put his arm around her waist. The Law and the Lady by Wilkie Collins [1875]

George Meredith I feel he’s the man who has injured this girl, by every witness of facts that I can bring together; and as for the other young fellow I led such a dog’s life down here, I could beg his pardon. Rhoda Fleming by George Meredith [1865]

Rudyard Kipling In injured innocence no boy excelled Beetle. Then it occurred to Prout that he might have been unfair to the culprit, who had not striven to deny or palliate his offense. Stalky & Co. by Rudyard Kipling [1899]

I told him what had occurred, and he methodically proceeded to examine the injured man. The Shadow of Larose by Arthur Gask [1930]

Jane Austen In that, he could not be defended; but if he had injured her, how much more had he injured himself; if her case were pitiable, his was hopeless. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen [1811]

Twelve years had gone by since Boringdon had dreamed the dream which had to a certain extent embittered and injured the whole of his youth. Barbara Rebell by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1905]

The injured husband, for example, is invariably ridiculed, the adulterer glorified. The Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wrigh

He ended by convincing Mr. Vane he was a sane and injured man, and his father a dark designing person. Hard Cash by Charles Reade [1863]

So far as he knew — and he believed himself to have been in perfect accord with his daughter — she had injured no one. Initials Only by Anna Katharine Green

William Henry Hudson Doubtless in falling your head was struck and injured by a stone. A Crystal Age by William Henry Hudson

George Eliot The cause of freedom, which is the cause of God’s kingdom upon earth, is often most injured by the enemies who carry within them the power of certain human virtues. Romola by George Eliot [1862-3]

Thomas More They, on the other hand, judge that no man is to be esteemed our enemy that has never injured us; and that the partnership of the human nature is instead of a league. Utopia by Thomas More

For some reason--why, I shall never be able to explain--an irresistible desire to save the injured man came over me. The Lust of Hate by Guy Boothby [1898]

Theodore Dreiser The whole thing has gone on so long that you have injured your prospects all around, and yet you continue. Jennie Gerhardt by Theodore Dreiser

Arthur Conan Doyle Had he done so he might have met his own death, but he would have injured me or my horse past all hope of escape. The Adventures of Gerard by Arthur Conan Doyle [1903]

The injured man had recovered his senses. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas