Phrases with "later"

G. K. Chesterton So like Monkey to turn up sooner or later at a public-house, and you bet sooner rather than later; as if a gentleman couldn’t have anything he wanted sent quietly to his rooms. The Return of Don Quixote by G. K. Chesterton [1927]

But there was a later fact still. A Bride from the Bush by E. W. Hornung [1890]

It seemed to Browne later on, when he recalled all that had happened on that memorable morning, as if two emotions, pride and love, were struggling in her breast for the mastery. The Red Rat’s Daughter by Guy Boothby [1899]

Gertrude Stein I later bought a little tiny picture by Picasso of that epoch. The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein [1933]

Elizabeth Von Arnim He would find that out later from some one else — Francesca, anybody. The Enchanted April by Elizabeth Von Arnim [1922]

Wilkie Collins If I tried the experiment at home the landlord of the house would sooner or later discover me, and would have his suspicions aroused immediately. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

H. G. Wells Five view-cards of Stockholm dropped in a few days later and then absolute silence closed over Gemini. He vanished as completely out of her world as though he had never existed. Babes In The Darkling Woods by H. G. Wells [1940]

Though his traits are but slightly indicated, he suggests in general the character of Septimius, and may very easily have grown into him, at a later period. A Study of Hawthorne by G. P. Lathrop [1876]

Leon Trotsky In the writings of Marx, Engels, Plekhanov and Mehring, I later found confirmation for what in prison seemed to me only a guess needing verification and theoretical justification. My Life by Leon Trotsky

One morning some three weeks later the Chief Commissioner of Police was talking to one of the head detective-inspectors of Scotland Yard. The latter seemed in a very despondent mood. The Hatton Garden Crime by Arthur Gask [1945]

Rudyard Kipling There came a fresh, apparently causeless gust a few minutes later — savage, threatening, but futile. A Diversity of Creatures by Rudyard Kipling [1917]

A few minutes later they all trooped into the big lounge hall. Gentlemen of Crime by Arthur Gask [1932]

Anthony Trollope And then, too, later in the evening, after dinner, all the servants were called into the parlour that he might shake hands with them. Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope

Sigmund Freud I am accordingly driven to conclude that you were addicted to bed- wetting up to a later age than is usual with children. Fragment of an Analysis of a Case of Hysteria by Sigmund Freud [1905]

Sir Walter Scott I wish your aid had been either earlier or later — but you have saved my life, and you are bound to assist in making it endurable to me. The Fortunes of Nigel by Sir Walter Scott [1822]

Henry James A few days later Rowland presented himself, as civility demanded, at Mrs. Light’s door. Roderick Hudson by Henry James [1875]

The revelry might be designed for a later hour, though it was now near midnight, and Lady Sarah’s party had assembled at eleven. London Pride by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1896]

All later comers have the duty of quoting him and measuring their opinions with his opinion. A Pluralistic Universe by William James [1909]

Sooner or later some prig would have let me see his contempt for a poor Jacobin whose plans had come to grief, for in those people’s eyes I was nothing more than that. The Charterhouse of Parma by Stendhal

Olaf Stapledon He then lives in his apartments for months or years recording his experiences in rough notes, to be organized at a later date. Last Men in London by Olaf Stapledon

So it probably will be with many whole collateral lines of descent, which will be conquered by later and improved lines. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

One of them disappeared, and a moment or so later the purchase appeared at the foot of the stairs which led from the fireplace. Limehouse Nights by Thomas Burke

He had had later news of his unfortunate daughter than her husband had had, but of course he could throw no light at all on her murder or murderer. The Lodger by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1913]

George Gissing The incompetents, being in so vast a majority, will sooner or later spoil all the servants in the country. In the Year of Jubilee by George Gissing [1894]

George Gissing A few days later the guards at the Tiburtine Gate of Rome were hailed, before dawn, by a number of Greek soldiers in the disarray of flight. Veranilda by George Gissing [1903]

Ivan Turgenev How often — how long they are tied! And later on comes the time when they fall off, and there is no rising above earth, no flying to heaven any more. The Diary of a Superfluous Man and other stories by Ivan Turgenev

He later aggravated the offence by taking a wife. The Passing of the Aborigines by Daisy Bates [1938]

Gertrude Stein We got up at sunrise, as later it would have been impossible to cross Paris in a car. The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein [1933]

Every one is insufficient and off its balance, and responsible to later points of view than itself. The Meaning of Truth by William James

George Meredith Half-an-hour later Luigi saw Barto in the saddle, tight-legged about a rusty beast, evidently bound for the South-eastern gate, his brows set like a black wind. Vittoria by George Meredith [1867]

Sinclair Lewis He let him have three or four, later one or two, drinks a day, and with no great pleasure shared them with him. The Prodigal Parents by Sinclair Lewis

Well, we will talk about it later and see. Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas

Anthony Trollope I never knew either of them to mean anything which did not sooner or later get itself accomplished. Marion Fay by Anthony Trollope [1882]

Algernon Blackwood She left, her violent little will intent upon vengeance of a later victory that she still promised herself with concentrated passion. The Bright Messenger by Algernon Blackwood [1922]

Nathaniel Hawthorne There were four of us who rode together through the storm; and Hollingsworth, who had agreed to be of the number, was accidentally delayed, and set forth at a later hour alone. The Blithedale Romance by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1852]

H. P. Lovecraf Both golems and dybbuks are fixed types, and serve as frequent ingredients of later Jewish tradition. Supernatural Horror in Literature by H. P. Lovecraf

Rudyard Kipling I knew it would be found sooner or later by someone. Rewards and Fairies by Rudyard Kipling [1910]

Baldwin Spencer Some few days later the ceremony of handing over the lizard Churinga to their new owner, the initial stage in connection with which has already been described, was completed. The Native Tribes of Central Australia by Baldwin Spencer

In Spain, everyone whose opinions are to the Left of those of the Communist Party is sooner or later discovered to be a Trotskyist or, at least, a traitor. Collected Essays by George Orwell

In later years she was not well, and I do not remember that she ever came here, but her friends always received a cordial welcome when they visited her. The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Frank Preston Stearns [1906]

James Joyce Till later Lammas is led in by baith our washwives, a weird of wonder tenebrous as that evil thorn-garth, a field of faery blithe as this flowing wild. Finnegans Wake by James Joyce

Arthur Conan Doyle It is but a precarious trade, and must end sooner or later in a dance on nothing in a tight cravat, with some kind friend tugging at your legs to ease you of any breath that you might have left. Micah Clarke by Arthur Conan Doyle

Algernon Blackwood What followed was told her later by word of mouth. The Bright Messenger by Algernon Blackwood [1922]

Well, sooner or later perhaps this incredible nightmare would stop. The Greater Trumps by Charles Williams

Henry James This was the very beginning with him of a condition as to which, later on, it will be seen, he found cause to pull himself up; and he was to remember the moment duly as the first step in a process. The Ambassadors by Henry James [1903]

Wilkie Collins Expect a second telegram later in the day. Poor Miss Finch by Wilkie Collins [1872]

H. G. Wells He was alive until within a year or so ago, but his later appearance changed. In the Days of the Comet by H. G. Wells [1906]

They told me later he had laboured at the desk with patience, and with constant effort; but it had killed him. Signa by Ouida

Every now and then it was hinted that a clue had been found, and that the police would sooner or later track down the criminal. The Green Mummy by Fergus Hume

Rudyard Kipling I’ll worm them out of the boy later on and — you see?’ ‘I do. Kim by Rudyard Kipling [1901]

Retrospect comes with later and more lonely hours. Initials Only by Anna Katharine Green

Returning later in the day I saw the elder of the two young women standing on the porch and near her a tall man in black clothing — the man whom I had expected to see. Tales of Soldiers and Civilians by Ambrose Bierce

This many a high-born maid must needs bewail in later times. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

Jean-Jacques Rousseau Every legitimate government is republican;10 what government is I will explain later on. The Social Contract by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

A few days later Haydon was arrested, and carried to the King’s Bench, his house was taken possession of, and all his property was advertised for sale. Little Memoirs of the Nineteenth Century by George Paston [1902]

Henry Handel Richardson Why should we have to drill a non-existent morality into his progeny? Besides, I’m not going to have you blamed for bad results, later on. Australia Felix by Henry Handel Richardson

A few minutes later Bastille Snoreoh told Mrs. Scrutton that he too had finished his investigations. Marauders by Night by Arthur Gask [1951]

William Henry Bragg Since it is now known that the velocity of the ray depends materially on the quality of the primary X ray, it is better to push on to the consideration of later work. Studies in Radioactivity by William Henry Bragg [1912]

Leon Trotsky A few minutes later teachers began to come out of their room next door, the majority of them hurrying to their classrooms with out so much as noticing me. My Life by Leon Trotsky

Sigmund Freud When our student days are over, it is no longer our parents or teachers who see to our punishment; the inexorable chain of cause and effect of later life has taken over our further education. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

He forced himself into a sitting position, and a minute or so later crawled to the window, which was open at the bottom. The Vengeance of Larose by Arthur Gask [1939]

Edith Wharton She had said it first — more’s the pity — to Hylton Davies; with the result that two months later she was on his yacht, headed for the West Indies . The Mother’s Recompense by Edith Wharton [1925]

E. Phillips Oppenheim The four habitués met in the bridge room of the St. George’s Club a few days later as though no crisis were holding the country breathless. The Spymaster by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1938]

H. Rider Haggard The other is, that as sure as I am standing here, sooner or later the Masai will try to avenge the slaughter inflicted on them today. Allan Quatermain by H. Rider Haggard

It would be wiser for you to be frank with me, Marian. Rely upon it that I shall sooner or later learn the secret underlying this treacherous business. Fenton’s Quest by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]

Arthur Machen Though he added a good deal in later years and remodelled and rearranged freely, there is a certain charm of vigour and freshness about the first sketch which is quite delightful in its way. The Secret Glory by Arthur Machen

Leon Trotsky Not until much later did I realize the meaning of attempts to establish something approaching familiarity between us. My Life by Leon Trotsky

Anthony Trollope She had another place to visit before she returned home but it was a place for which a later hour in the evening would suit her better. Rachel Ray by Anthony Trollope

She greeted there enow who later came through her to grief. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

E. Phillips Oppenheim A few moments later Fawley, from his balcony, saw the huge car in which they had driven up to Mont Agel circle round by the Casino and turn northwards . The Spy Paramount by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1934]

A few minutes later he returned, and, drawing his chair close to Drayton, dropped into it and disclosed the thing he had brought. The Heads of Cerberus by Francis Stevens

Wilkie Collins I am afraid I have disgusted you? We will drop the subject, and resume my precious autobiography at a later date. I Say No by Wilkie Collins [1884]

Sigmund Freud I shall cite here a few examples from Silberer's work, and on account of certain peculiarities of the phenomena observed I shall refer to the subject later on. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

Some makeshift for a conscience is demanded sooner or later in all, and this Simon could not supply. The Black Fishers by John Buchan

Sigmund Freud We shall see later on that this very motor paralysis during sleep is one of the fundamental conditions of the psychic process which functions during dreaming. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

Wilkie Collins When she left us at last, later in the day, I sent a letter after her to the hotel. The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins [1889]

Miles Franklin Henry Beauchamp later explained this to me. My Career Goes Bung by Miles Franklin [1946]

Andrew Lang The very few alterations made later are verbal. Alfred Tennyson by Andrew Lang

Thomas Hardy She had escaped exposure on this occasion; but the incident had been an awkward one, and should have suggested to Baptista that sooner or later the secret must leak out. A Changed Man by Thomas Hardy [1913]

D. H. Lawrence For later on I saw the steward send other larks flying for demanding more than one-fifty. Sea and Sardinia by D. H. Lawrence [1921]

Henry Handel Richardson You know, later on he might cast it up at you. The Way Home by Henry Handel Richardson

Olaf Stapledon Every creed, every theory, he secretly tested and sooner or later rejected in the light of his own recent illumination. Last Men in London by Olaf Stapledon

A few bids later it chanced that my eye encountered that of Captain Trent, and his, which glittered with excitement, was instantly, and I thought guiltily, withdrawn. The Wrecker by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne

Olaf Stapledon But later in his life, as I shall tell, he outgrew all these attitudes, which he came to regard as adolescent. A Man Divided by Olaf Stapledon

M. P. Shiel This son was later on, in 1591, seen by his son to fall from a lofty balcony at Orven Hall, while walking in his sleep at high noonday. Prince Zaleski by M. P. Shiel [1895]

Anthony Trollope But it would be a happiness to her if this young sister-in-law, who would no doubt sooner or later be the female head of the house, could be taught to love her. Is He Popenjoy? by Anthony Trollope [1878]

H. Rider Haggard It might be delayed for a year, but sooner or later it will come. Allan Quatermain by H. Rider Haggard

Anthony Trollope His ancestors had been Consuls when the forefathers of patricians of a later date “were clapping their chapped hands and throwing up their sweaty nightcaps. The Life of Cicero by Anthony Trollope [1881]

Days followed, exquisite days, which have none like them in later life whatever later life may bring. Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley [1899]

His later years were spent in the family of his patron, chiefly at Chatsworth, where he continued his literary activity until his death, which occurred in 1679, in his 91st year. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin [1910]

F. Scott Fitzgerald It’s only a short way — it isn’t as if you didn’t speak French.” “Mother — aren’t there some things I don’t have to do?” “Oh, well then go later — but some day before we leave. Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald

I may want to speak to you again later on. The Judgment of Larose by Arthur Gask [1934]

H.P. Lovecraft There was that first specimen on whose rifled grave marks of clawing were later seen. Herbert West — Reanimator by H.P. Lovecraft [1922]

Guy de Maupassan A few days later he wrote: “You have rendered me a great service, my dear mother, for we were in the greatest distress. The History of a Heart by Guy de Maupassan

Sigmund Freud At the beginning of the treatment I had to tell her that for the present I had little time to give her, but that later on I would devote a whole hour to her daily. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

Henry James Poor Adelaide’s silence was fully explained later — practically explained when in June, returning to London, I was honoured by this admirable woman with an early visit. The Coxon Fund by Henry James [1894]

Then later in the day you will entrain back in this direction according to your several instructions. Gentlemen of Crime by Arthur Gask [1932]

D. H. Lawrence A few days later came a letter from Clifford. He was evidently upset. Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D. H. Lawrence

Thomas Hardy Whether or not Venn abstained from riding thither because he had met Thomasin in the same place might easily have been guessed from her proceedings about two months later in the same year. Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy

H. G. Wells As Lord Redcar wrote a day or so later to the Times — I have that Times, I have all the London papers of the last month before the Change — “The man was paid off and kicked out. In the Days of the Comet by H. G. Wells [1906]

Sigmund Freud In a later chapter we shall undertake the task of making the peculiarities of this seemingly incorrect operation more intelligible. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

H.P. Lovecraft The widowed Rhoby Harris never recovered from the shock of her husband’s death, and the passing of her firstborn Elkanah two years later was the final blow to her reason. The Shunned House by H.P. Lovecraft [1924]

Arthur Conan Doyle Certes, we shall do as I say, and that no later than this very day. The White Company by Arthur Conan Doyle [1891]

Rudyard Kipling He praised her “queenly beauty” first; and, later on, he hinted At the “vastness of her intellect” with compliment unstinted. Departmental Ditties and other verses by Rudyard Kipling [1886]

Bram Stoker It may have been that such caverns were formed in the usual geologic way — bubbles or flaws in the earth’s crust — which were later used by the monsters of the period of the young world. The Lair of the White Worm by Bram Stoker [1911]

But the general character continues in the enlarged and expanded ones of Bacon’s later years. Bacon by R. W. Church [1884]

Wilkie Collins He had always delighted in riding young and high-spirited horses; and the habit remained with him after he had quitted the active duties of his profession in later life. Little Novels by Wilkie Collins [1887]

Wilkie Collins I see in it the prophecy — strangely fulfilled in later years — of events in Mary’s life, and in mine, which future pages are now to tell. The Two Destinies by Wilkie Collins [1876]

Two years before his death he told me the reason — an unhappy youthful love-affair in Scotland. Twice in later life, he said, temptation had come to him, and he had had to make his decision. Memories and Studies by William James

I am permitted to publish the following letter from the owner of the Alert, giving her later record and her historic end — captured and burned by the rebel Alabama:— New London, March 17, 1868. Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana [1840]

George Meredith Even later in the morning, when she was cooler and he had come to speak, more than her own strength was needed to resist him. Beauchamp's Career by George Meredith [1875]

Guy de Maupassan When, later on, he went down to breakfast, he felt doubled up as if after prodigious fatigues; and he scarcely ate anything, still haunted as he was by the fear of what he had seen the night before. Little Louise Roqué by Guy de Maupassan

Years passed, and the rare letters from Mrs. Vinck, later on from the girl herself, were the only thing to be looked to to make life bearable amongst the triumphant savagery of the river. Almayer’s Folly by Joseph Conrad [1895]

She cancelled the sale of the work of art, and a few days later Deplis learned with a sense of consternation that she had presented it to the municipality of Bergamo, which had gratefully accepted it. The Chronicles of Clovis by Saki

E. Phillips Oppenheim The thing was trivial as it stood, but its importance had been enhanced a thousandfold by later news. Mysterious Mr. Sabin by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1898]

A few minutes later Regie was laughing and talking and feeling himself a hero. Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley [1899]

Wilkie Collins She had passed all the later years of her life in retirement. Little Novels by Wilkie Collins [1887]

James Anthony Froude But the estimate which a man forms of himself in later life, if he has arrived at any strong abhorrence of moral evil, is harsher than others at the time would have been likely to have formed. Bunyan by James Anthony Froude [1880]

H. G. Wells At earliest it should not occur until a year or so later when the youngster has become able and willing to take a directive interest in his or her own future. An Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells

I am knocked up with over exertion and excitement — that’s all; my strength will come back to me sooner or later if I lie quietly here. Fenton’s Quest by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]

Theodore Dreiser Perhaps God would, later — she was not sure. The Financier by Theodore Dreiser

Many of his early visits were paid to the Iron Duke at Strathfieldsaye; in later life no one entertained him more often than Lord Palmerston, with whom he was connected by marriage. Victorian Worthies by George Henry Blore

When they reached the house the latter, leaving his guest in the dining-room, went in search of his wife, to return about ten minutes later saying she was unwell. Quod Erat Demonstrandum by Guy Boothby

Yet even to his confused perceptions’ the state of the light seemed to mark an hour considerably later than that of seven a. Castle Gay by John Buchan [1930]

Only three weeks later did they finally submit. Ten Days That Shook the World by John Reed

Arthur Conan Doyle The makers of the Treaty are staunch enough, as the Tories were under Pitt and Castlereagh, or the Whigs at the time of Queen Anne, but sooner or later the others must come in. Through the Magic Door by Arthur Conan Doyle [1907]

Thereby the heroes later fell in mickle danger. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

I felt about him as Browning felt about Waring in the poem, for I believed that sooner or later — and rather soon than late — he would in some way or other make for himself a resounding name. The Island of Sheep by John Buchan [1936]

George Meredith A few minutes later my father beckoned me to pay my respects to Graf Kesensky, an ambassador with strong English predilections and some influence among us. The Adventures of Harry Richmond by George Meredith [1871]

Virginia Woolf Thus preserved, his taste later was of extreme fineness. The Waves by Virginia Woolf [1931]

A few days later Justin was carried off by disease, after a reign of nine years, and Justinian and Theodora reigned alone. The Secret History of the Court of Justinian by Procopius [1896]

Leslie Stephen It is important, therefore, to remember that they were wrung from him in later years, after a life tormented by constant disappointment and disease. Swift by Leslie Stephen [1882]

Guy de Maupassan You will feel the same, later on. Une Vie (A Woman’s Life) by Guy de Maupassan

Then she and the man went out of the hall, but not five minutes later I found the man close near me again, when I was talking to some ladies. The Hangman’s Knot by Arthur Gask [1935]

F. Scott Fitzgerald A few years later this was to be a great stage for Amory, a cradle for many an emotional crisis. This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Wilkie Collins Besides, she may as well have her walk now, for I shan’t be able to spare Patty later in the day. Hide and Seek by Wilkie Collins [1854]

James Joyce I was looking for a fellow to back a bill for me no later than last week. Ulysses by James Joyce [1922]

But the pinchbeck sobriety of later times was unable to tolerate her freedom. A Memoir of Mrs. Behn by Montague Summers

The ghosts that are actively vicious are the most vivid and numerous in later fiction. The Supernatural in Modern English Fiction by Dorothy Scarborough

Gertrude Stein He was in his creative activity dominated by spanish ritual, later by negro ritual expressed in negro sculpture (which has an arab basis the basis also of spanish ritual) and later by russian ritual. The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein [1933]

Because of this same love in later days the valiant knight lay pitiful in death. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

That part of Kensington is being gradually rebuilt; old Garland had bought the freehold, and sooner or later it was safe to sell at a handsome profit for building sites. Mr. Justice Raffles by E. W. Hornung [1909]

A few minutes later Terence put in appearance. The Childerbridge Mystery by Guy Boothby [1902]

George Gissing But, if he loved her, these theories would sooner or later be swept aside; he would plead with her to become his legal wife. The Odd Women by George Gissing [1892]

E. Phillips Oppenheim Never did the Philistines oppress and humiliate the children of Israel as these people have done the nation of His later choice. The Wrath to Come by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1924]

Anthony Trollope Now I begin to hope that sooner or later I shall unstiffen. The Duke’s Children by Anthony Trollope

H. P. Lovecraf Mr. Hodgson’s later volume, Carnacki, the Ghost–Finder, consists of several longish short stories published many years before in magazines. Supernatural Horror in Literature by H. P. Lovecraf

At last, however, they reached the steps, climbed them, and a few moments later were standing in the dead man’s study once more. The Childerbridge Mystery by Guy Boothby [1902]

Anthony Trollope If a later will was there, the later will would speak for itself. Cousin Henry by Anthony Trollope [1879]

George Eliot The return was still looked for with longing; affection and satisfied pride would again warm her later years. Felix Holt the Radical by George Eliot [1866]

Kate Chopin A few days later a box arrived for Mrs. Pontellier from New Orleans. It was from her husband. The Awakening by Kate Chopin

A few months later he was transferred from Kyauktada and promoted. Burmese Days by George Orwell

Theodore Dreiser Cowperwood had his franchise, and, groan as they might, it was now necessary, in the language of a later day, “to step up and see the captain. The Titan by Theodore Dreiser

George Gissing Bob was much later in getting rest. The Nether World by George Gissing [1888]

Theodore Dreiser At Bass’s suggestion Jennie wrote her mother to come at once, and a week or so later a suitable house was found and rented. Jennie Gerhardt by Theodore Dreiser

Dream-supernaturalism becomes even more prominent in later fiction and contributes passages of extraordinary power of which De Quincey’s Dream-Fugue may be mentioned as an example. The Supernatural in Modern English Fiction by Dorothy Scarborough

Thomas Hardy There was a little backwardness in the bill-paying of the couple; but in justice to them it must be added that sooner or later all owings were paid. A Changed Man by Thomas Hardy [1913]

At any rate, I ought to have had the sense to have left it behind the blackberry bushes and gone back to fetch it later on when the coast would have been quite clear. The Beachy Head Murder by Arthur Gask [1941]

H. G. Wells The later occasions were not simply matters of chipping and breaking. The Shape of Things to Come by H. G. Wells [1933]

Wilkie Collins Take care!” So my mother-in-law spoke to me later in the day, when we happened to be alone. The Law and the Lady by Wilkie Collins [1875]

Henry Handel Richardson The four-roomed, weatherboard cottage, to which at a later date a lean-to had been added, faced the bush: from the verandah there was a wide view of the surrounding country. The Getting of Wisdom by Henry Handel Richardson

Oliver Goldsmith I am told that even in this very room a debtor of his, no later than last year, died for want. The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith

E. Phillips Oppenheim I suppose whatever they do to me I shall have a few years to live abroad later on. Harvey Garrard's Crime by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1926]

Arthur Conan Doyle I thought that I should see him no more that night; but a few minutes later he came into the kitchen, where I was sitting with the old folk. The Great Shadow by Arthur Conan Doyle [1892]

Balzac laughingly remarked one day that they needed a biographical dictionary to render their identity clear; and he added that perhaps somebody would be tempted to do the work at a later date. Balzac by Frederick Lawton

Guy de Maupassan The abbé called again some days later and hinted mysteriously at one of those shameless intrigues between persons whose conduct should be irreproachable. The History of a Heart by Guy de Maupassan

Florence Dixie Numbers of these latter animals were brought for our inspection, from among which we selected about fifty, of whose merits and failings I shall have to speak at a later occasion. Across Patagonia by Florence Dixie [1880]

Theodore Dreiser Business will be all the better for it later on. The Financier by Theodore Dreiser

Olaf Stapledon For, no matter now alien from one another at the outset, each group gradually acquired such far-reaching imaginative power that sooner or later it was sure to make contact with others. Star Maker by Olaf Stapledon

Thomas Wolfe I had not the technical ability for the one, and, in view of what I was to discover for myself in later years, I think I was too honest for the other. You Can’t Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe [1940]

Wilkie Collins In the heat of the discussion whether she should submit to the operation at once — or whether she should marry Oscar first, and let Grosse try his experiment on her eyes at a later time. Poor Miss Finch by Wilkie Collins [1872]

Thomas Hardy She attended to a few closing details of housewifery, and a few minutes later they retired for the night. Desperate Remedies by Thomas Hardy [1871]

Bram Stoker At Rome he became acquainted with and married a very beautiful woman, Lorenza de Feliciani, daughter of a lace-maker, round whom later biographers weave romances. Famous Imposters by Bram Stoker [1910]

William Henry Bragg At a later date, Kleeman extended his experiments by using the secondary γ rays excited in lead, zinc, and carbon. Studies in Radioactivity by William Henry Bragg [1912]

But she made no such demur when a little while later Mr. Gryce was announced. Hand and Ring by Anna Katharine Green

Sooner or later the foreign powers must intervene here — as one would intervene to cure a sick child, and teach it how to walk. Ten Days That Shook the World by John Reed

F. Scott Fitzgerald A few minutes later as Pat sat shivering in the centre of the room his memory went back to those peep-shows of his youth — though at the moment he could see little resemblance. The Pat Hobby Stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1941]

Andrew Lang The girl must, however, have told her mother what Elsa had said, for a few days later she spoke to Elsa seriously: ‘Do not worry yourself with useless wondering. The Violet Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Kate Chopin This she had thought nothing of, though she was surprised when he did not join her later in the afternoon, when she went down to the beach. The Awakening by Kate Chopin

It is only a short winter, and the people know that when the floods rise and spread, then they will find compensation, later on, for them in the doubled richness of grass and measure of corn. Signa by Ouida

Anthony Trollope There is a woman, of whom not to speak in a work purporting to be a memoir of my own life would be to omit all allusion to one of the chief pleasures which has graced my later years. An Autobiography by Anthony Trollope [1883]

Edith Wharton One of the fellows at the Cocoanut Tree gave him the name of a moneylender; and a few days later he had a thousand dollars in his pocket. Hudson River Bracketed by Edith Wharton [1929]

F. Scott Fitzgerald A few minutes later he was hurrying through the sharp morning air to Kingsley’s drug-store. All the Sad Young Men by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1926]

Anthony Trollope And I have enough belief in myself to be confident that sooner or later I shall earn a sufficiency. Ayala’s Angel by Anthony Trollope

Wilkie Collins If I had been older I might have been too much absorbed in grief to observe my aunt so closely as I did, when she was composed enough to see me later in the day. The Queen of Hearts by Wilkie Collins [1859]

G. K. Chesterton One poet, or, to speak more strictly, one poem, belongs to the same general atmosphere and impulse as Swinburne; the free but languid atmosphere of later Victorian art. The Victorian Age in Literature by G. K. Chesterton [1913]

Jane Austen I mean never to be later in rising than six, and from that time till dinner I shall divide every moment between music and reading. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen [1811]

A few moments later Browne bade him good-bye, and, calling a hansom, drove back to his own house. The Red Rat’s Daughter by Guy Boothby [1899]

Anna Katherine Green It must have been fully two hours later that Mr. Gryce, sitting down in his former chair, looked up and found his view unobstructed to the river. The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow by Anna Katherine Green

A half-hour later I saw her with Frederick again. Agatha Webb by Anna Katharine Green

The whole fabric of circumstance was between them, to realize and to explore; later surveys, as we know, had not reduced it. The Imperialist by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1904]

Ann Radcliffe On the evening of a very sultry day, having supped in their favorite spot, the coolness of the hour, and the beauty of the night, tempted this happy party to remain there later than usual. A Sicilian Romance by Ann Radcliffe [1790]

George Gissing A few hours later he dined with Worboys and the archæologist’s German comrade. Sleeping Fires by George Gissing [1896]

Algernon Blackwood A few minutes later the door opened softly and Dr. Fillery looked in, hesitated for a second, then advanced into the room. The Bright Messenger by Algernon Blackwood [1922]

Vritra is often used as an appellative for a cloud, and kabhanda, an old name for a rain-cloud, in later times became the name of a devil. The Book of Were-Wolves by S. Baring-Gould [1865]

Thomas Hardy Knight’s portmanteau having in the meantime arrived, they soon retired to prepare for dinner, which had been postponed two hours later than the usual time of that meal. A Pair of Blue Eyes by Thomas Hardy [1899]

Bram Stoker When later I saw him through the chink of the hinges of the door laying the table in the dining room, I was assured of it. Dracula by Bram Stoker [1897]

Virginia Woolf Happily for himself, he was killed two nights later in a drunken brawl, and so did not live to see how this prediction turned out. Orlando by Virginia Woolf [1928]

William Morris And Habundia answered: Well then, there is this to be said, that sooner or later this must have happened, for thereby lieth thy road of escape; wherefore it is better sooner than later. The Water of the Wondrous Isles by William Morris [1897]

Arthur Conan Doyle A lifeboat marked Stratford was found later in the neighbourhood of the tragedy, together with some deck gratings, a lifebuoy, and a spar. The Maracot Deep by Arthur Conan Doyle [1929]