Phrases with "later"

I remembered, later on, the prismatic compass, and wired to the Minories to have one sent at once, feeling rather relieved that I was not present there to be cross-examined as to size and make. The Riddle of the Sands by Erskine Childers [1903]

Olaf Stapledon Or did they possess it? In a later creation, certainly, true life broke out most strangely. Star Maker by Olaf Stapledon

The grown-up people rebuked my joyousness, while admitting that it might be as well that I should have the measles then as later on. The Ghost Ship by Richard Middleton

Arthur Machen In a great measure the sentiment remained with him in later life. The Secret Glory by Arthur Machen

Bram Stoker That the idea was becoming fixed in her mind, was shown by a letter which she wrote later in the day to Adam Salton, and sent to him by hand. The Lair of the White Worm by Bram Stoker [1911]

The word “comrades” had attracted his attention, and he proposed to ask the prisoner to explain it at a later stage of the inquiry. Monsieur Lecoq by Émile Gaboriau

Nothing now remained except to collect the different objects which would be useful for the prosecution, and might at a later period confound the culprit. The Widow Lerouge by Émile Gaboriau

Spangles appear to have been introduced during the reign of Elizabeth, but they were never freely used on velvet, finding their proper place ultimately on the satin books of a later time. English Embroidered Bookbindings by Cyril Davenport [1899]

G. K. Chesterton The chief tragedy in the trend of later literature may be expressed by saying that the smaller Macaulay conquered the larger. The Victorian Age in Literature by G. K. Chesterton [1913]

After a time she sobbed out parts of the story in fragmentary sentences, but neither then nor later did Vanaman learn all its details, nor did he wish to. Claimed! by Francis Stevens

He stared in hard as he went by, then, two days later she saw him again. His Prey was Man by Arthur Gask [1942]

Hams and sides of bacon were salted, to be taken out of the brine later and hung on the wall near the fireplace to dry. Lark Rise to Candleford by Flora Thompson [1945]

Olaf Stapledon However different the other world from this world, he must sooner or later find his feet in it. Philosophy and Living by Olaf Stapledon [1939]

About two minutes later I was entering the gate of the Pink Chalet. ‘Why, Mr Ivery, come right in,’ said the voice at the table. Mr. Standfast by John Buchan [1919]

Louis Pasteur From these gemmules we have ultimately produced vibrios, ready to reproduce others by the process of transverse division for a certain time, to be themselves encysted, later on. The physiological theory of fermentation by Louis Pasteur

It was partly because Stanhope’s later plays had in them something of this purification and simplicity that she loved them. Descent into Hell by Charles Williams [1937]

Wilkie Collins Shall we shake hands? I suppose we must come to it sooner or later — and why not sooner?” These odd words of welcome were spoken in a clear, ringing, pleasant voice. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

H.P. Lovecraft Old Scribonius himself looked very grave, and the sharp voices of us later comers seemed to hold something of curious inappropriateness, as in a place of death or the temple of some mystic god. The Very Old Folk by H.P. Lovecraft [1927]

D. H. Lawrence And here was the blank grey ashiness of later daytime. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

If, as he hoped, the quarry was lying helpless through engine trouble, sooner or later the agile, swift little launch must nose out her misty hiding place. Claimed! by Francis Stevens

Leon Trotsky Not until much later did we learn that the sailor, our children’s friend, was responsible for all this. My Life by Leon Trotsky

Baldwin Spencer They also believe that the spirit child goes inside the women at a spot which is frequented by such children and that natives who die are born again at a later period. Native tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia by Baldwin Spencer

Andrew Lang A rather better fate attended another book of this class, which, although belonging to a later period, may be briefly referred to here. The Library by Andrew Lang

Edith Wharton Though I was more of a proficient in Colonel Alingdon’s later than his earlier pursuits, the thought of his soldiering days was always coming between me and the pacific work of his old age. The Descent of Man and other stories by Edith Wharton [1903]

Thomas Hardy Two or three minutes later the Duke became visible round the corner of the hut, dragging by the collar the now inert body of the second man. A Changed Man by Thomas Hardy [1913]

H. G. Wells It was the dream of Briggs’ later years to be formally incorporated in the English university system. An Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells

Andrew Lang Nor can we discuss the later changes of faith. Custom and Myth by Andrew Lang

Professor von Schroeder points out that their father was the god Rudra, later known as Civa, the god of departed souls, and of fruitfulness, i. From Ritual to Romance by Jessie L. Weston [1920]

Leon Trotsky No wonder the party of the independents later chose him as its leader. My Life by Leon Trotsky

Every man believes himself superior to every form of silliness, but I never saw a lover yet who did not lapse sooner or later into mild idiocy. The Golden Calf by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1883]

He is, no doubt, at large now, walking about and conducting himself as sanely as you or I, yet the germ of insanity is there, and sooner or later he will commit another crime. The Mystery of a Hansom Cab by Fergus Hume

Annette was not country-bred, and she had not that vague confidence in her mother earth which those who have played on her surface from childhood never lose in later life. Notwithstanding by Mary Cholmondeley [1913]

Though it comes from the senses which shall later oppress and profane it, the senses at first shrink into shade, awed and hushed by the presence that charms them. A Strange Story by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1862]

He indeed demonstrated physiologically the existence of some such passages; but it remained for a later observer, with improved appliances, to verify the fact. Fathers of Biology by Charles McRae [1890]

Victor Hugo A few minutes later the Matutina was free of the breakers. The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo [1869]

Henry James I so far justify my privilege at least as still to feel that prime impression, of extreme intensity, underlie, deep down, the whole mass of later observation. A small boy and others by Henry James [1913]

During his residence in Holland, as we have already seen, he appears to have entertained some doubts on this subject, but, at a later period, those doubts appear to have been finally laid. Locke by Thomas Fowler [1880]

Arthur Conan Doyle She did not hear the study door close, but a minute or so later there was a dreadful cry in the room below. The Return of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1904]

Wilkie Collins Later in the evening, if you please — later in the evening. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

Henry James But she will — she MUST, sooner or later — stay with THEM. Maggie will want her — Maggie will make her. The Golden Bowl by Henry James [1904]

The later story is more selective in its aids to ghostly effect, and adapts the means desired to each particular case, so that it hits the mark. The Supernatural in Modern English Fiction by Dorothy Scarborough

Olaf Stapledon We have raised a fundamental question about the nature of human individuality, and one which we must consider more carefully at a later stage. Philosophy and Living by Olaf Stapledon [1939]

H. G. Wells There could be no greater contrast in the world than that between the older revolutionary crises in human affairs and this later conflict of wills. The Shape of Things to Come by H. G. Wells [1933]

D. H. Lawrence But in England, during the later years of the war, a true and deadly fear of the criminal LIVING spirit which arose in all the stay-at-home bullies who governed the country during those years. Kangaroo by D. H. Lawrence

Ralph Waldo Emerson Sooner or later all men will be my friends, and will testify in all methods the energy of their regard. The Conservative by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1841]

In another of the Duke of Burgundy, sixty years later (1420), knives and other implements occur, but no fork. Old Cookery Books and Ancient Cuisine by William Carew Hazli

Inspector Doyle called there again a few days later to complain that the repair had been most ineffectual, and to his astonishment, he learned that the garage proprietor knew nothing about it. The Shadow of Larose by Arthur Gask [1930]

She had hidden herself so well that it was half-an-hour later when I discovered her crouching white and silent by the latticed window in the store-room above. The King in Yellow by Robert W. Chambers

Andrew Lang There was more fun than fashion in the cult, which was later revived, developed, and gossiped about more than enough. Adventures Among Books by Andrew Lang

F. Scott Fitzgerald A few days later he took him to Duluth and bought him a blue coat, six pair of white duck trousers, and a yachting cap. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Olaf Stapledon At a later date, I asked Victor to throw some light on the difference between his own ideas and the Dolt’s interpretation of them. A Man Divided by Olaf Stapledon

James Anthony Froude In the most passionate language of self-abhorrence, he accuses himself of all manner of sins, yet it is improbable that he appeared to others what in later life he appeared to himself. Bunyan by James Anthony Froude [1880]

F. Scott Fitzgerald She left the flowers she cut in designated spots to be brought to the house later by the gardener. Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Alway she kissed him in her gentle slumber; later suffering came to both. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

Henry Kingsley And later we sent again, but he did not come; and the man we had sent, being asked, looked uneasy, and said he did not know why. Ravenshoe by Henry Kingsley [1861]

I could therefore leave with a clear conscience; Mrs. Gannon promising to do all that was necessary, even if she were obliged to take a later train than she had expected to. The Mill Mystery by Anna Katharine Green

Jack London A few minutes later the remainder of the tribe, strung out as it was on the march, trailed in. White Fang by Jack London [1906]

George Meredith And later arrived another message, bearing the character of an urgent petition. Beauchamp's Career by George Meredith [1875]

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

She was as independent as any of her feminine descendants two hundred years later were likely to be. Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

Gertrude Stein We met him later with Hemingway and then in Belley, but we never knew him very well. The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein [1933]

Theodore Dreiser He again suggested a little while later that she should persuade Harold to go to Europe. There would be the same ostensible reasonadditional means from her relatives. The Titan by Theodore Dreiser

A few days later Victoria poured out her heart to her uncle. Queen Victoria by Lytton Strachey

Frances Hodgson Burnett Somewhat later there stepped through the little arched doorway a respectable looking elderly woman and a childlike white-faced girl in a close black frock. Robin by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1922]

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

Then, his meal finished, he got up and as a matter of course began to clear away, and a few minutes later from the sounds that came from the kitchen, he was washing up. The House on the Island by Arthur Gask [1931]

Did ever a witch burnt for sorcery produce its equal?’ A few weeks later we hear of one manifestation of the new power, which did not quite come up to the expectations of its admirers. Little Memoirs of the Nineteenth Century by George Paston [1902]

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

He made a later will this afternoon, leaving all his money and estates to four London hospitals. The Lust of Hate by Guy Boothby [1898]

Ivan Turgenev A few moments later his lips were pressed to the beardless dusty sunburnt cheek of the young graduate. Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev

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

George Gissing A few days later Mr. Dagworthy dined with us, and I took an opportunity of talking with him; it seemed to me certain that Emily had some special place in his thoughts. A Life's Morning by George Gissing [1885]

Rudyard Kipling Then, thought I, “the matter of American journalism shall be looked into later on. American Notes by Rudyard Kipling [1891]

Gertrude Stein She was then a young one, she was then quite a young one, she was later a little an older one. Geography and Plays by Gertrude Stein

Andrew Lang Manifestly the dwelling of a military-prince in the heroic age would be evolved to meet his needs, which were not the needs of later Hellenic citizens. Homer and His Age by Andrew Lang

We might perhaps be able to take it later on. A Love Episode by Émile Zola [1878]

When she was able to speak, she looked wildly about her, and asked if ”it was gone?” When later she was able to tell her story more coherently, it was as follows. The Childerbridge Mystery by Guy Boothby [1902]

Catherine Helen Spence There were pious words of mediaeval saints and of later worthies introduced into the prayers; some, quite new to me, about which St. Bridget informed me afterwards. A Week in the Future by Catherine Helen Spence

A few days later when she returned forlorn, Baaburgurt slily brought up the rear of the fowls and goats to console her. The Passing of the Aborigines by Daisy Bates [1938]

Rudyard Kipling Even then, if he fails in his payments later on . Kim by Rudyard Kipling [1901]

Wilkie Collins I know not whether she heard me, but her wild thoughts changed — changed darkly to later events. Basil by Wilkie Collins [1852]

Leslie Stephen This evidence was adduced with conclusive force by Bowles in a later controversy, and would be enough by itself to convict Pope of the imputed deception. Alexander Pope by Leslie Stephen [1880]

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

H. G. Wells Sooner or later some simple native will come along and take you off. Twelve Stories and a Dream by H. G. Wells [1903]

Arthur Morrison I did not learn till later how the little painter’s vanity had pushed him over bounds at the inquest, so far that he committed himself to an absolute recognition of the murderer. The Hole in the Wall by Arthur Morrison

H. G. Wells Sooner or later this choice would have confronted mankind. The World Set Free by H. G. Wells [1914]

Wilkie Collins But I thought to myself, ‘If you had taken a proper interest in my poor baby while she was with you, you must sooner or later have found it out. The Fallen Leaves by Wilkie Collins [1879]

In spite of myself I was sorry for Maitland. A few days later Barrett came to my rooms. The Romance of His Life by Mary Cholmondeley [1921]

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]

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]

Then later I find such things as this: “Heard D. s ——. The New Machiavelli by Herbert George Wells [1911]

A few days later Franklin Pierce suddenly appeared at No. 68 Piazza Poli, with that shadow on his face which was never wholly to leave it. The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Frank Preston Stearns [1906]

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]

George Meredith He quoted the Bevisham doctor! ‘Convictions are generally first impressions that are sealed with later prejudices,’ and insisted there was wisdom in it. Beauchamp's Career by George Meredith [1875]

Walter Crane The mantling of later times displayed the heraldic colours of the knight, when, being clad in plate armour, there was no other means of displaying them except on the shield. Line and Form by Walter Crane [1900]

He shall have a little; and perhaps if he grows into a steady fellow and comes back what he ought to be, I may alter the will later and leave them equal inheritors. Aunt Dean by Ellen Wood [1872]

At the moment, it is there for neither; later we shall probably judge it to have been there for both. Essays in Radical Empiricism by William James

Theodore Dreiser One evening when Lester happened to be lingering about the flat later than usual the door bell rang, and, Jennie being busy in the kitchen, Lester went himself to open the door. Jennie Gerhardt by Theodore Dreiser

His later years were passed in literary drudgery and poverty. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin [1910]

Rudyard Kipling At the time the French Government, I think, purchased a quantity of military stores which were duly expended sixteen years later in quite another direction. Souvenirs of France by Rudyard Kipling

H.P. Lovecraft Seven day-fractions later Zkauba squatted on his prism in awe and half despair, for the truth had opened up a new and conflicting set of memories. Through the Gates of the Silver Key by H.P. Lovecraft [1934]

Anthony Trollope When I knew him better, in later years, I thought I could recognise the sensitive nature which he had as a boy. Thackeray by Anthony Trollope [1879]

It was only a few days later that Dr. Bryerly actually did arrive at Knowl, quite unexpectedly, except, I suppose, by my father. Uncle Silas by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

But the element of invisibility enters in as a new and very terrible form of supernatural manifestation in later fiction. The Supernatural in Modern English Fiction by Dorothy Scarborough

She’ll not come in later than ten o’clock. Verena Fontaine’s Rebellion by Ellen Wood [1880]

Thomas Hardy A few minutes later the point of the pickaxe clicks upon a stony substance. A Changed Man by Thomas Hardy [1913]

Andrew Lang They fight, both die and are buried in one tomb, and Galahad later achieves the adventure of winning Balin’s sword. Alfred Tennyson by Andrew Lang

He was wont at a later date to disparage this production, and frequently recanted many of his verdicts in marginal notes. Byron by John Nichol [1880]

Gertrude Stein It was much later that he published The Making of Americans in the Contact press and that everybody quarrelled. The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein [1933]

George Meredith They are there, even Franko and Fred. I ‘m afraid I promised to get them in at a later period of the day. Evan Harrington by George Meredith [1861]

T. E. Lawrence To his patient teaching I owed most of my later competence to accompany tribal Arabs on the march without ruining their range and speed. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

Ford Madox Ford Two and a half hours later they came back, stumbling heavily. The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford

Jane Austen I never could have been happy with him, after knowing, as sooner or later I must have known, all this. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen [1811]

E. Phillips Oppenheim He returned to the subject a few minutes later on, however. The Great Impersonation by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1920]

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

The need will come, perhaps, later — when the work comes. The Golden Calf by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1883]

By this trail I was returning one evening later than usual. Tales of Soldiers and Civilians by Ambrose Bierce

Ann Radcliffe One evening Ellena had lingered on the terrace later than usual. The Italian by Ann Radcliffe [1796]

Anthony Trollope The probability was that he would be able to pump his father more thoroughly in his present weak state than he might do in a later part of the afternoon; so he persevered. Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope

Henry James It wouldn’t, like the world she had just left, know sooner or later what she had done, or would know it, at least, only if the final consequence should be some quite overwhelming publicity. The Golden Bowl by Henry James [1904]

Arthur Conan Doyle We have to prepare the quarters for the regiment, who will be up to join Churchill’s forces not later than to-night. Micah Clarke by Arthur Conan Doyle

George Gissing Poor Rhoda! She would not have a very cheerful day at Seascale. Perhaps she would follow him by a later train. The Odd Women by George Gissing [1892]

The eyelids flickered a little, and then slowly closed; a few seconds later a respiratory movement of the thorax was just observable, accompanied by a heavy sigh. Dr Nikola’s Experiment by Guy Boothby [1899]

Elizabeth Gaskell But those last blessed words replaced him on his throne in her heart, and called out penitent anguish for all the bitter estrangement of later years. Lizzie Leigh by Elizabeth Gaskell [1855]

Wilkie Collins The impression produced by later events had not only intensified this feeling, but had presented the motives of that true friend under an entirely new point of view. I Say No by Wilkie Collins [1884]

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]

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]

Wilkie Collins You shall hear from me later in the day. Poor Miss Finch by Wilkie Collins [1872]

Olaf Stapledon Consequently these worlds stagnated, and sooner or later succumbed to accidents, which might well have been prevented. Star Maker by Olaf Stapledon

Arthur Conan Doyle And no later than this morning. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1892]

Ivan Turgenev A few days later he passed away. Dream tales and prose poems by Ivan Turgenev

A few minutes later Mrs. Bottleworthy was anxiously waiting to give the order for the luncheon to be served. The Jest of Life by Arthur Gask [1936]

Jacques Futrelle Weary and spiritless they went aboard the boat, and a little while later they steamed out into the stream and threaded their way down the bay. Elusive Isabel by Jacques Futrelle [1909]

George Meredith I looked on my later self as one observes the mossy bearded substances travelling blind along the undercurrent of the stream, clinging to this and that, twirling absurdly. The Adventures of Harry Richmond by George Meredith [1871]

Sooner or later he was going to have to account for the boys not being there. The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey

H. G. Wells No. Go later in the day if you will, and let us two take this one talk that God Himself has given us. The Passionate Friends by H. G. Wells [1913]

G. K. Chesterton I shall have occasion to point out later that Shaw is, in one very serious sense, the very opposite of paradoxical. George Bernard Shaw by G. K. Chesterton [1909]

A few months later the crisis came. Queen Victoria by Lytton Strachey

A few minutes later Elaine could see glimpses of his white car as it rushed past the rhododendron bushes. The Unbearable Bassington by Saki

When later on I got rid of my class-prejudice, or part of it, it was in a roundabout way and by a process that took several years. The Road to Wigan Pier by George Orwell [1937]

It had been rendered worthless, perhaps rather contemptible by a later one, that of falling in love with Rachel, and the astonishing discovery that he was in love for the first time. Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley [1899]

He knew that Colonel Jasper had a valuable collection of gold coins and a few weeks later he came to steal them. The Silent Dead by Arthur Gask [1950]

Mark Twain Mr. Clemens was in great stress of mind when I first saw him, but a few hours later I found him writing steadily. What is Man? and other essays by Mark Twain

Edith Wharton Mrs. Fetherel, blushing, embarrassed and happy, slipped into the space produced by this displacement, and a few moments later had taken her seat in the train. The Descent of Man and other stories by Edith Wharton [1903]

Wilkie Collins No, not at that moment; not when she was helpless and ashamed; not when her weakness might make her yield, only to regret it at a later time. The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins [1873]

Miles Franklin Old Crasterton and one Sir James Hobnob later had had their way and grew rich and honoured, while Pa became poor and obscure. My Career Goes Bung by Miles Franklin [1946]

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

Anthony Trollope He was quite sure not only that a later will had been made, but that it was in existence. Cousin Henry by Anthony Trollope [1879]

Arthur Machen For anything I know, the books tasted as well thus housed as they did at a later period when I kept them in an eighteenth-century bookcase of noble dark mahogany, behind glass doors. Far Off Things by Arthur Machen [1922]

Arthur Conan Doyle I was so sure of it that for years I have been terrified if ever he came home later than was expected. The Valley of Fear by Arthur Conan Doyle [1914]

And not only in the files of Scotland Yard. Sooner or later a thing like that begins to be whispered about. The Franchise Affair by Josephine Tey

Then he heard gruff voices, and a few seconds later the eyes of the woman and the little boys opposite were turned along the direction of the road. The Lonely House by Arthur Gask [1929]

Theodore Dreiser His financial wit had told him there were ways to assign his holdings in favor of his largest creditors, which would tend to help him later to resume; and he had been swift to act. The Financier by Theodore Dreiser

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

Olaf Stapledon As the leaves of a young tree differ from the leaves of an old tree, the early generations differ from the later in bodily and mental configuration. Last Men in London by Olaf Stapledon

Once at least in my later days at Penge, I spent a shilling in admission chiefly for the sake of them. The New Machiavelli by Herbert George Wells [1911]

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]

G. K. Chesterton I shall have more to say of this aspect of the matter later on; the point is for the moment that an art school can be a very idle place and that I was then a very idle person. Autobiography by G. K. Chesterton [1936]

John Galsworthy This is made plain, because it was exactly what was not plain to Old Jolyon later on. On Forsyte ’Change by John Galsworthy

Nine bob he had set aside from his wages — God knew what that was going to mean, later in the week! — and five he had borrowed from Julia. He had gone round to Julia’s place on Thursday night. Keep the Aspidistra Flying by George Orwell

Wilkie Collins Let the scene be changed, and the narrative be resumed at a later hour of the day. The Devil’s Spectacles by Wilkie Collins [1879]

H. G. Wells You get together sooner or later with all the other imaginations in the world that have got lit up. Babes In The Darkling Woods by H. G. Wells [1940]

Andrew Lang A few days later the monkey stopped again at the baker’s hut. The Brown Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

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]

Thomas Hardy Bishop Helmsdale did not tear himself away from Welland till about two o’clock that afternoon, which was three hours later than he had intended to leave. Two on a Tower by Thomas Hardy [1895]

Andrew Lang A few days later she entrusted her affairs to her wazir, and made preparation to go with the prince to his own country. The Brown Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Francis had things that he must do in Keswick. He would come later to his brother’s house to fetch her. Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

Leslie Stephen The relations between Pope and his co-religionists exercised a material influence upon his later life. Alexander Pope by Leslie Stephen [1880]

Olaf Stapledon In every world that had gained full eugenical power there arose sooner or later a sharp public discussion as to the most suitable length of individual life. Star Maker by Olaf Stapledon

E. F. Benson In a later letter, however, Charlotte says that there were nearly ninety pupils. Charlotte Bronte by E. F. Benson [1932]

H.P. Lovecraft Later on one man thought he caught some distant gunshots, and still later Smith himself felt the throb of titanic and thunderous words resounding in upper air. The Case of Charles Dexter Ward by H.P. Lovecraft [1927]

Edith Wharton Eleanor is porous, and I knew that sooner or later the unnecessary truth would exude through the loose texture of her dissimulation. Crucial Instances by Edith Wharton [1901]

Mark Twain Vanity occasionally leads a man to display wealth, but sooner or later the Emperor trumps up a charge against him — any sort of one will do — and confiscates his property. The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain

Arthur Conan Doyle He hastened upstairs, and a few minutes later I heard the slam of the hall door, which told me that he was off once more upon his congenial hunt. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1892]

Now where are you staying the night? The Bull Hotel! Good! Then I’ll ring you up later if I think of anything. The Poisoned Goblet by Arthur Gask [1935]

F. Scott Fitzgerald Was Pat an old friend sent to get the playwright home? Pat saw this and waited until a half-hour later when he found himself alone with Woll in the washroom. The Pat Hobby Stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1941]

Olaf Stapledon Thus Paul would entertain himself with fantasies, till sooner or later a bleak familiar thought would strike him. Last Men in London by Olaf Stapledon

Bram Stoker She was also arrested as were Retaux de Vilette, and, later on at Brussels, Olivia, who threw some light on the fraud. Famous Imposters by Bram Stoker [1910]

Andrew Lang These attractions, and even the engravings of a later day, seem meagre enough compared with the allurements of manuscripts. The Library by Andrew Lang

I do not know whether this house will be discontinued when the railway is opened, but understand that the proprietor has taken the large hotel at Piora, which I will speak of later on. Alps and Sanctuaries of Piedmont and the Canton Ticino by Samuel Butler [1881]

Anthony Trollope You may as well know now as later that I have done with racing — for ever. The Duke’s Children by Anthony Trollope

Edith Wharton He heard sleigh-bells approaching in the dark, and a few minutes later the cutter was gliding off with him into the unknown. The Gods Arrive by Edith Wharton [1932]

Louis Pasteur We shall better understand the significance of this result later on. The physiological theory of fermentation by Louis Pasteur

Oscar Wilde It was not till much later that he sought to find expression by pen or poison. Intentions by Oscar Wilde [1891]

H.P. Lovecraft It was under the sea, at first for food and later for other purposes, that they first created earth life — using available substances according to long-known methods. At the Mountains of Madness by H.P. Lovecraft [1931]

Virginia Woolf His reputation of later years was, with one obvious exception, undoubtedly the highest in England; yet he was not popular. The Common Reader by Virginia Woolf [1925]

Wilkie Collins He prescribed, and promised to pay us a second visit later in the day. Jezebel’s Daughter by Wilkie Collins [1880]

T. E. Lawrence They told me later that his mother had been a slave-girl married by the old Emir late in life. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

Anatole France I believe I have been able to restore it after the confidences he gave me at a later time, when he honoured me with his friendship. At the Sign of the Reine Pédauque by Anatole France

Andrew Lang The panic was contagious; only Odysseus escaped its influence, and redeemed the honour of the Achaeans, as he did again on a later day. Homer and His Age by Andrew Lang

F. Scott Fitzgerald A few minutes later she left the house by a side door and crossed the lawn to the gardener’s gate. Taps at Reveille by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1935]

H. G. Wells It was only later I found that I had dropped my nailed stick in my fall. The Island of Doctor Moreau by H. G. Wells [1896]

Henry James A few minutes later I met Jasper again, and he stopped of his own accord and said to me — ‘We shall be in about six in the evening, on the eleventh day — they promise it. The Patagonia by Henry James [1888]

Guy de Maupassant He preferred to learn the truth at once, good or bad, later on; and he went out into the night. Old Amable (Père Amable) by Guy de Maupassant [1886]

It has allotted sites of 30 acres for various institutions, and at a later stage will doubtless be prepared to assume the whole cost of maintaining them. Garden Cities of To-morrow by Ebenezer Howard

A few minutes later I was past the Westerham turning. Coming up for Air by George Orwell

Thomas Hardy You’ll find it an awful bother later on if you don’t. Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy

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]

Leslie Stephen It tormented him for days, weeks, and months, gradually becoming more permanent in later years. Swift by Leslie Stephen [1882]

George Meredith Sooner or later we shall have her making a noise, you may be certain. Diana of the Crossways by George Meredith [1885]