Phrases with "kinship"

We analyze his motives — at a safe distance — seek to understand his vagaries and to estimate his kinship with us. The Supernatural in Modern English Fiction by Dorothy Scarborough

George Gissing He makes me feel that I am a very part of the universe, and that in health I can deny kinship with nothing that exists. Thyrza by George Gissing [1887]

D. H. Lawrence The kinship was there, the old kinship, but he had belonged to a different world from hers. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

The sense of kinship surged in his heart; these were his people, this his lot as well as theirs. The Imperialist by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1904]

D. H. Lawrence Thank goodness one still knows enough about them to find one’s kinship at last. Sea and Sardinia by D. H. Lawrence [1921]

George Meredith I do suspect there kinship is betwixt them. Evan Harrington by George Meredith [1861]

Andrew Lang We have found them tracing kinship and deriving names from the mother. Custom and Myth by Andrew Lang

We see human beings turned into beasts as a curse from the gods for sin or as expressing the kinship between man and nature. The Supernatural in Modern English Fiction by Dorothy Scarborough

The kinship of the two types of temperament is further shown in a proclivity to “sport” and gambling, and a relish of aimless emulation. The Theory of the Leisure Class by Thorstein Veblen

Victor Hugo Their kinship is visible in the fop. The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo [1869]

Sigmund Freud For nature is really demonic, not divine; that is to say, the dream is not a supernatural revelation, but is subject to the laws of the human spirit, which has, of course, a kinship with the divine. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

It obviously shades off in unbroken continuity into what is recognized as superstitious practice and belief, and so asserts its claim to kinship with the grosser anthropomorphic cults. The Theory of the Leisure Class by Thorstein Veblen

He had no kinship with humanity. Among the Tibetans by Isabella L. Bird [1894]

Bronislaw Malinowski It is evident, therefore, that the general idea of kinship cannot be construed in terms of any of these special sets of ideas. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

So the king gathers together a mighty army, and therewith falls on his kinsmen, deeming that if he made their kinship of small account, yet none the less they had first wrought evil against him. The Story of the Volsungs by translated by William Morris and Eirikr Magnusson

Edith Wharton The young man on the bench who seemed to assert some sort of right of kinship with the dead woman, got to his feet again, and the proprietor of the stove joined him. Summer by Edith Wharton [1917]

To what end should she tell them of kinship if she could not give them a kinswoman’s love? And she could not. The Infidel by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1900]

That substance, entering into the composition of Molière, gave him his broad-based solidity, and brought him into kinship with the wide humanity of the world. Landmarks in Literature--French by Lytton Strachey

D. H. Lawrence There was a sort of kinship between them. Love Among the Haystacks by D. H. Lawrence [1930]

Jack London So reasoning, he felt his soul go forth in kinship with that august company, that multitude whose gaze was forever upon the arras of infinity. The Red One by Jack London [1918]

Robert Louis Stevenson A man may naturally disclaim all moral kinship with the Reverend Mr. Zola or the hobgoblin old lady of the dolls; for these are gross and naked instances. Collected Essays by Robert Louis Stevenson

James Joyce He felt that he was hardly of the one blood with them but stood to them rather in the mystical kinship of fosterage, fosterchild and fosterbrother. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce

Andrew Lang The exogamous limit, therefore, is denoted by the stock-name and crest, and kinship is kinship in the wolf, bear, potato, or whatever other object is recognised as the original ancestor. Custom and Myth by Andrew Lang

Algernon Blackwood He was already aware of a deep subtle kinship between the three of them, a kinship hardly of this physical world. The Bright Messenger by Algernon Blackwood [1922]

G. K. Chesterton Wherever human nature is human and unspoilt by any special sophistry, there exists this natural kinship between war and wooing, and that natural kinship is called romance. Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens by G. K. Chesterton [1911]

G. K. Chesterton But while his kaleidoscope of fancy and epigram gives him some kinship with the present day, he was essentially of an earlier type: he was the last of the prophets. Varied Types by G. K. Chesterton [1903]

G. K. Chesterton He had no kinship with those new and strange universalists of the type of Tolstoi who praise existence to the exclusion of all the institutions they have lived under, and all the ties they have known. Robert Browning by G. K. Chesterton [1903]

Arthur Machen It was as if the sickening fumes that steamed from the burning bricks had been sublimed into the shape of houses, and those who lived in these grey places could also claim kinship with the putrid mud. The Hill of Dreams by Arthur Machen [1907]

Robert Louis Stevenson For nowadays the pride of man denies in vain his kinship with the original dust. Collected Essays by Robert Louis Stevenson

In Ireland we have much kinship with the Icelanders, or “Danes” as we call them and all other dwellers in the Scandinavian countries. The Celtic Twilight by William Butler Yeats [1893]

Robert Louis Stevenson Great as would seem the incongruity, it may have pleased Charles to own a sort of kinship with ragged singers, and whimsically regard himself as one of the confraternity of poets. Familiar Studies of Men and Books by Robert Louis Stevenson

G. K. Chesterton CITY MEN OUT ON ALL FOURS IN A FIELD COVERED WITH VEAL CUTLETS. And on the other hand, some people were predicting that the lines of kinship would become narrower and sterner. The Napoleon of Notting Hill by G. K. Chesterton

Grandson of his State, and stepchild to Elmville—thus had fate fixed his kinship to the body politic. Roads of Destiny by O. Henry [1909]

D. H. Lawrence He looked at the athletic, seemingly fearless girl, and he detected in her a kinship with his own dark corruption. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

Jack London I don’t know what it was, but it gave me a feeling of kinship just the same. Lost Face by Jack London

Jack London He saw me, but there was no kinship between us, and with him, at least, no sympathy of understanding; for he cowered perceptibly and dragged himself on. The Iron Heel by Jack London [1908]

G. K. Chesterton The great and abiding truth for which the Brontë cycle of fiction stands is a certain most important truth about the enduring spirit of youth, the truth of the near kinship between terror and joy. Varied Types by G. K. Chesterton [1903]

Now I rue the kinship I have gained with them. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

Edith Wharton Old Mrs. Mingott had always professed a great admiration for Julius Beaufort, and there was a kind of kinship in their cool domineering way and their short-cuts through the conventions. The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton [1920]

John Galsworthy The ingenious beauty of each group of blossoms was being digested by variegated types of human being linked only through that mysterious air of kinship which comes from attachment to the same pursuit. Flowering Wilderness by John Galsworthy

They were spun of love and kinship and cherished memories. Lark Rise to Candleford by Flora Thompson [1945]

H. G. Wells There was a peculiar mental kinship between us that even the profound differences of our English and American trainings could not mask. The Passionate Friends by H. G. Wells [1913]

Andrew Lang They infer that this permission is a survival from the time when a man’s father’s children were not reckoned as his kindred, and when kinship was counted through mothers. Custom and Myth by Andrew Lang

This passion for kinship she carried far beyond her own class. Castle Gay by John Buchan [1930]

Andrew Lang The very nature of the prohibition, on the other hand, shows that kinship was understood in a manner all unlike our modern system. Custom and Myth by Andrew Lang

D. H. Lawrence She thought he seemed to acknowledge some kinship between her and him, a natural, tacit understanding, a using of the same language. Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence

He thirty-seven, and yet already there was some kinship between them . Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

Andrew Lang But his observations, misguided by his crude magical superstitions, have led him to believe in a state of equality and kinship between men and animals, and even inorganic things. Custom and Myth by Andrew Lang

George Meredith Not till the fire is dying in the grate, Look we for any kinship with the stars. Modern Love by George Meredith [1862]

Jack London It was, rather, a kinship of equality. Lost Face by Jack London

Mary Webb She had so deep a kinship with the trees, so intuitive a sympathy with leaf and flower, that it seemed as if the blood in her veins was not slow-moving human blood, but volatile sap. Gone to Earth by Mary Webb [1917]

Jack London Of course, if they are favourably made and are not tied by kinship duties, they may run away from the industrial battlefield. The People of the Abyss by Jack London [1903]

D. H. Lawrence It is rare now to feel a kinship between a room and the one who inhabits it, a close bond of blood relation. The White Peacock by D. H. Lawrence

G. K. Chesterton Lastly, the story exemplifies throughout the power of the third principle—the kinship between gaiety and the grotesque. Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens by G. K. Chesterton [1911]

Thomas Hardy Hearing people about — among others the before-mentioned married couple quarrelling, the woman’s tones having a kinship to Avice’s own — he returned to the house. The Well-Beloved by Thomas Hardy [1897]

D. H. Lawrence He was tall, very thin, and silent, strangely suggesting kinship with the rats of the place. The White Peacock by D. H. Lawrence

George Meredith Something of astronomy he knew; but in relation to that science, he sank his voice, touchingly to Diana, who felt drawn to kinship with him when he had a pupil’s tone. Diana of the Crossways by George Meredith [1885]

Virginia Woolf There is perhaps a kinship among qualities; one draws another along with it; and the biographer should here call attention to the fact that this clumsiness is often mated with a love of solitude. Orlando by Virginia Woolf [1928]

John Galsworthy The feeling of kinship stirred in Soames, the instinct of family adjustment. The White Monkey by John Galsworthy

George Eliot With her dark coloring and jet crown surmounting her tall figure, she seems to have a sort of kinship with the grand Scotch firs, at which she is looking up as if she loved them well. The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot [1860]

Thomas Hardy The mockery was, that he should have no sooner taught a girl to claim the shelter of his paternity than he discovered her to have no kinship with him. The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy

Algernon Blackwood He would not lose her finally, it seemed; some subtle kinship held them together in this trinity. The Bright Messenger by Algernon Blackwood [1922]

Olaf Stapledon Or rather, not utterly alien; since, if these arguments are correct, there is an essential underlying kinship and identity in all possible kinds of conscious being. Philosophy and Living by Olaf Stapledon [1939]

Sinclair Lewis He was an overgrown farm-boy, awed and afraid now, and Neil realized what his announcement of Negro kinship must have done to this simple, loving and mercenary family-man. Kingsblood Royal by Sinclair Lewis