Phrases with "joins"

M. P. Shiel Cobby also had implored; had even said: “Suppose Daisy joins Sebingwe?” But at this she had smiled. Children of the Wind by M. P. Shiel [1923]

George Meredith Miss Middleton joins in the pleading. The Egoist by George Meredith [1879]

Robert Green Ingersoll Do not get the land fever and think you must buy all that joins you. The Ghosts and other lectures by Robert Green Ingersoll

Nathaniel Hawthorne I love that name: it widens the circle of my sympathies; it joins all the youthful to my household in the kindred of affection. Twice-Told Tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1842]

Also with feminine substantives he joins masculine articles, participles, and adjectives, as [Greek omitted]. Essays and Miscellanies by Plutarch

In his last year he was Captain of Boats, a position which joins the responsibility of a Cabinet Minister to the rapturous popular applause of a successful warrior. The Far Islands by John Buchan [1899]

On crossing the bridge which joins the two banks of the Seine at Bougival, he had been still more noticed. The Widow Lerouge by Émile Gaboriau

H. G. Wells I seem to begin at half a dozen places and it is only after a time that one finds that this joins up with that. Meanwhile by H. G. Wells [1927]

Anna Katherine Green He dropped this stick before he came to where the wood path joins Factory Road; and another hand than his raised it against Etheridge. This I aver; and this the lady here will aver. Dark Hollow by Anna Katherine Green

Bronislaw Malinowski The boy’s education begins with the moment when he leaves his parents, joins the young men’s camp, and begins to undergo a series of initiations. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

Alexander Pope VER. 233–236 — Happy the man, who to the shades retires, But doubly happy, if the Muse inspires! Blest whom the sweets of home-felt quiet please; But far more blest, who study joins with ease. Windsor Forest by Alexander Pope [1713]

Anthony Trollope It is on a long promontory, which takes the shape of a peninsula, for the neck which joins it to the main-land is not above half a mile across. North America by Anthony Trollope

With dearest love to you both (not forgetting Gran), in which Gladys joins me (though she doesn’t know I am saying so). A Bride from the Bush by E. W. Hornung [1890]

At times also he joins a party of friends and seeks some happier hunting ground farther from his campagne. Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo by Richard F. Burton [1876]

George Meredith She joins me in a cat-like way, and talks Of company, and even condescends To utter laughing scandal of old friends. Modern Love by George Meredith [1862]

George Gissing One end of Paradise Street joins the Walk, and into that she turned. Thyrza by George Gissing [1887]

From the Ghubbat el-Wagab, the path, easy travelling over flat ground, strikes to the north-east; and, fourteen miles and a half beyond, joins the ‘Aynúnah highway. The Land of Midian by Richard F. Burton [1879]

E. Phillips Oppenheim In a minute Katherine, flushed and breathless, joins me. The Postmaster of Market Deignton by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1897]

Rudyard Kipling A fresh stream from Chowringhi joins the Park Street detachment, and the two together stream away across the maidân toward the business quarter of the city. City of Dreadful Night by Rudyard Kipling [1891]

Sigmund Freud An elderly gentleman joins him and talks angrily of the King of Italy. Finally, towards the top of the hill, he is able to walk much more easily. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

William Makepeace Thackeray It joins heaven and earth together. Notes of a Journey From Cornhill to Grand Cairo by William Makepeace Thackeray

Walter Besant In this counsel the Bishop joins heartily. Dorothy Forster by Walter Besant [1884]

Arthur Conan Doyle Then he joins a rascally crew and must needs trapse off to the wars, and me with no one to bait the fire if I be out, or tend the cow if I be home. The White Company by Arthur Conan Doyle [1891]

John Lewis Burckhard The same descent, or cliff, continues westward towards Akaba on the Egyptian Hadj road, where it joins the Djebel Hesma (a prolongation of Shera), about eight hours to the N. of the Red sea. Travels in Syria and the Holy Land by John Lewis Burckhard

Arthur Morrison Now a lock of that sort joins in an angle or mitre at the middle, where the two sides meet like a valve, pointing to resist the tide; so that the hazardous path along the top turns off sharply midway. The Hole in the Wall by Arthur Morrison

Robert Louis Stevenson Such a place is the course of the Gazeille, where it waters the common of Monastier and thence downwards till it joins the Loire; a place to hear birds singing; a place for lovers to frequent. Essays of Travel by Robert Louis Stevenson

Arthur Conan Doyle The fellow was stooping with his head forward thrusting the boy through a tiny window, when I came down upon him just where the neck joins the spine. The Great Shadow by Arthur Conan Doyle [1892]

John Locke Now, whenever he perceives, believes, or supposes such a kind of divisibility to agree or disagree to his idea of that line, he, as it were, joins or separates those two ideas, viz. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke [1690]

Walter Scott If he joins with Murray, he will have at best but an auxiliary’s share of the spoil — if he comes hither before him, he will reckon on the whole harvest of depredation as his own. The Monastery by Walter Scott [1820]

If Jacob were to go with you across the moor, and put you into the old coach-road, you could find your way, I suppose, to where it joins the new one?” “Easily—gladly. The Phantom Coach by Amelia B. Edwards

Nevertheless in ‘The Limits of Pragmatism’ (ibid; January, 1904), he (much less clearly) joins in the attack. The Meaning of Truth by William James

Baldwin Spencer If a friend tumbles over a log and gives himself a good knock, they roar with laughter at him and the chances are that he joins in. Native tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia by Baldwin Spencer

I believe it continues in a semicircle and joins the lake again, thus isolating the hill I wished to visit. Australia Twice Traversed by Ernest Giles

Wilkie Collins When Oscar comes back, and when the rector joins us, our domestic privy council will be complete. Poor Miss Finch by Wilkie Collins [1872]

Watkin Tench It joins to the head and bristles of a rat the leading distinctions of a kangaroo, by running when pursued on its hind legs only, and the female having a pouch. A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson by Watkin Tench

John Lewis Burckhard The river Atbara joins the Mogren at about two days from this village, beyond which the united stream bears the latter name. Travels in Nubia by John Lewis Burckhard

I called this King's Creek. Another on the western flat beyond joins it. Australia Twice Traversed by Ernest Giles

Wilkie Collins When Monsieur Chaubard joins us, we had better sit down to supper. My Miscellanies by Wilkie Collins [1863]

John Lewis Burckhard We now return towards the Mala, a little beyond the spot where it joins the Ghazze. The shops terminate, and a broad, sandy plain commences, on which there are only a few detached coffee-houses. Travels in Arabia by John Lewis Burckhard

Victor Hugo It was the bridge over the Wey, connecting Weymouth with Melcombe Regis, and under the arches of which the Backwater joins the harbour. The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo [1869]

F. Scott Fitzgerald About half way between West Egg and New York the motor road hastily joins the railroad and runs beside it for a quarter of a mile, so as to shrink away from a certain desolate area of land. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

John Locke Both these he gives up, when he joins in a private, if I may so call it, or particular politic society, and incorporates into any common-wealth, separate from the rest of mankind. Second Treatise of Civil Government by John Locke [1690]

Philip was as weak as a woman, and began to cry out, “Every one betrays me,—no one cares for me; my mother, even, joins my enemies. Ten Years Later by Alexandre Dumas [1848-1850]

Two of life’s wayfarers start on their long life journey: the woman first; the man sees and joins her; then speaks to her. Our First Term at Oxford by Ellen Wood [1873]

Walter Scott I doubt our own merits will procure us slender preferment; and I trust he will send a ball through the Keeper’s head before he joins us. The Bride of Lammermoor by Walter Scott [1819]

E. F. Benson But it was more exalted not to, especially since the dissemination of it, now that Elizabeth knew, was as certain as if she had it proclaimed by the Town Crier. “He joins me to-morrow,” she said. Trouble for Lucia by E. F. Benson [1939]

Wilkie Collins He joins Betteredge in persuading you to drink a little brandy and water before you go to bed. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins [1868]

Gertrude Stein Please a plate, put a match to the seam and really then really then, really then it is a remark that joins many many lead games. Tender Buttons by Gertrude Stein [1914]

It joins the Water of Stark out there in the haugh. Castle Gay by John Buchan [1930]

Wilkie Collins I will let my clerk into the secret when he joins us. The Queen of Hearts by Wilkie Collins [1859]

Robert Louis Stevenson There stands, I fancy, to this day (but now how fallen!) a certain stationer’s shop at a corner of the wide thoroughfare that joins the city of my childhood with the sea. Memories and Portraits by Robert Louis Stevenson

Gaston Leroux Her father told me yesterday that, if she does not recover, it will not be long before he joins her in the grave. Mystery of the Yellow Room by Gaston Leroux [1907]

E. Phillips Oppenheim Feldemay in Vienna; joins him end of week. The Amazing Partnership by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1914]

Watkin Tench The wife returns to land with her booty, and the husband quitting the rock joins his stock to hers; and they repair either to some neighbouring cavern or to their hut. A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson by Watkin Tench

George Gissing Mr. Cullen joins in the mirth, looks as though he had never been angry in his life. Demos by George Gissing [1886]

Isabella Bird The large river Ottawa joins the St. Lawrence a short distance from this, and mingles its turbid waters with that mighty flood. The Englishwoman in America by Isabella Bird [1856]

A branch creek joins it from the north-east at nine miles. Australia Twice Traversed by Ernest Giles

Wilkie Collins The moment they are off the bench, the potboy snatches their seat away from behind them, and quietly joins the ostler who is carrying their table into the inn. My Miscellanies by Wilkie Collins [1863]

A man who piously shuts himself up to meditate upon the sin of wickedness; and to keep it fresh in his mind joins a brotherhood of awful examples. The Devil’s Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce [1911]

Willa Cather They were listening to a Mexican part-song; the tenor, then the soprano, then both together; the barytone joins them, rages, is extinguished; the tenor expires in sobs, and the soprano finishes alone. The Song of the Lark by Willa Cather [1915]

Wilkie Collins His time is too precious to be wasted in the earlier hours of the day, and he joins us at the dinner-table when his patients leave him free to visit his friends. The Two Destinies by Wilkie Collins [1876]

That devil, Porthos, is a man of prodigious strength; still, if Athos joins us, well, we shall be three of us to laugh at Aramis, that little coxcomb with his too good luck. Twenty Years After by Alexandre Dumas [1845]

Sir Walter Scott The spine where it joins the skull had received severe injury by his first fall. Guy Mannering by Sir Walter Scott [1815]

Rudyard Kipling The Thirty-Mile-Ride (now how the deuce did I know it was called the Thirty-Mile-Ride?) joins the sea-road beyond the first down where the lamp is. The Day’s Work by Rudyard Kipling [1898]

Rudyard Kipling Have no fear for me, therefore, no matter who joins the Regiment. It needs a very fierce stomach to add anything to our Government rations. The Eyes of Asia by Rudyard Kipling [1918]

You’ve got a good six hours to get your gear together, and then you’ll have time to snatch a sleep on board before the crew joins in the morning. Chance by Joseph Conrad [1913]

That’s me, all right; so I joins the outfit immediate. Nightmare! by Francis Stevens

D. H. Lawrence She’ll come back here: unless she joins me in Switzerland or somewhere. Aaron’s Rod by D. H. Lawrence

Any magnetick substance joins itself with a loadstone strongly, if the loadstone itself is strong; but more weakly, when it is somewhat imperfect or has been weakened by some flaw. On the Magnet by William Gilber

To love he joins death; to sex, shame; to intellect, madness; to virtue, cruelty; and to fair exteriors, bloody entrails. A Voyage to Arcturus by David Lindsay [1920]

Where the lane joins the shadowy village street his dog skulked up to him, sniffing at his heels. The Maker of Moons by Robert W. Chambers

Even Mrs Wayne joins in after a moment, laughing in spite of herself. A Clergyman’s Daughter by George Orwell

Thomas Wolfe He joins clubs and is afraid of ridicule; he is bored and unhappy and wretched most of the time. You Can’t Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe [1940]

John Stuart Mill A woman who joins in any movement which her husband disapproves, makes herself a martyr, without even being able to be an apostle, for the husband can legally put a stop to her apostleship. The Subjection of Women by John Stuart Mill [1869]

Isabella Bird At this place, where the Badush joins the Mauri Zarin, we were obliged to camp close to some Ilyat tents, which involved crowds, many demands, much noise, and much vigilance. Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan by Isabella Bird [1891]

Jane Austen Charles joins me in love, and everything proper. Persuasion by Jane Austen [1818]

T. H. Huxley The course of the frontal suture is indicated externally by a slight ridge; and where it joins the coronal, this ridge rises into a small protuberance. Essays by T. H. Huxley

Charles Dickens Except when a branch road joins the main one, there is seldom more than one track of rails; so that the road is very narrow, and the view, where there is a deep cutting, by no means extensive. American Notes for General Circulation by Charles Dickens [1842]

How the author passed his time with Glanlepze—His acquaintance with some English prisoners—They project an escape—He joins them—They seize a Portuguese ship and get off. Life and Adventures of Peter Wilkins by Robert Paltock [1751]

F. Scott Fitzgerald Come on! “Here’s a health to King Charles, Here’s a health to King Charles, Bring the bowl that you boast —” (PARAMORE joins in with a hearty voice. The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1922]

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu He joins modestly in the clapping that now and then follows a stroke of extraordinary brilliancy. Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu [1871]

John Locke And accordingly we see the positive law of God every where joins them together, without distinction, when it commands the obedience of children, Honour thy father and thy mother, Exod. xx. Second Treatise of Civil Government by John Locke [1690]

XI], 1904), he (much less clearly) joins in the attack. Essays in Radical Empiricism by William James

Jules Verne Twenty minutes later they alighted on the platform where the branch line to New Aberfoyle joins the railway from Dumbarton to Stirling. The night was already dark. The Underground City by Jules Verne [1877]

Henry Kingsley A puppy, three weeks old, joins the chase with heart and soul, but “eaves in” at about fifty yards, and sits him down to bark. The Recollections of Geoffrey Hamlyn by Henry Kingsley [1859]

Anna Katherine Green I will see that Mr. Travis joins us there. The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow by Anna Katherine Green

John Locke But yet it seems to me to intimate several relations the mind gives to the several propositions or parts of them which it joins by this monosyllable. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke [1690]

It joins friendly hands with the agnostic part of kantism, with contemporary agnosticism, and with idealism generally. The Meaning of Truth by William James

John Lewis Burckhard At the further end the Shamye joins the quarter of Shebeyka and Bab el Omar. This is a well-built part of the town, chiefly inhabited by rich merchants, or by olemas attached to the mosque. Travels in Arabia by John Lewis Burckhard

Likewise he joins with a preposition a noun improperly, as in the verse (I. x. Essays and Miscellanies by Plutarch