Phrases with "longer"

To my utter stupefaction they were no longer there. The Four-Fifteen Express by Amelia B. Edwards

The hand of God’s angel is on him; he is no longer altogether of this world. Dickens by Adolphus William Ward [1882]

Anna Katherine Green Then, being on her feet by this time, she turned to go, anxious to escape further embarrassment from a perspicacity she no longer possessed the courage to meet. Dark Hollow by Anna Katherine Green

If visitors were present, she no longer kept herself modestly in the background, but drew forward her chair and took part in the conversation. The Honor of the Name by Émile Gaboriau

But if he could no longer make use of it, he ran the risk of starving his ideals and his body . The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad [1907]

They are no longer an organised body, bound down by solemn compact to terrify his Majesty’s subjects whenever it pleases them to take offence in their heads and staves in their hands. Sketches by Boz by Charles Dickens [1836]

She no longer indulged in violent protestations; only sorrow and surprise remained visible on her face. A Love Episode by Émile Zola [1878]

Wilkie Collins Ignorant as she was of what had happened behind her chair, she saw a change in Mrs. Lecount’s look and manner which warned her to run no more risks, and to trust herself no longer in the house. No Name by Wilkie Collins [1862]

It was no longer her agitated and alarmed heart that inspired her; it was her conscience, calm and sincere. Serge Panine by Georges Ohnet [1881]

E. Phillips Oppenheim Teddy Jones—or Major Edward Jones, as it seemed he was now called—was a person whose appearance no longer suggested the poverty against which he had been struggling most of his life. Peter Ruff and the Double Four by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1912]

He no longer felt himself capable to cope with the baron, and moreover now, laboured under the serious disadvantage of being personally known to him. Captain Fracasse by Théophile Gautier [1863]

That knower of the king’s knowing must, it is now contended, be the same higher knower that was required for the cat’s knowing; for if you suppose otherwise, you have no longer the same king. A Pluralistic Universe by William James [1909]

Olaf Stapledon And then his animal body, tempered no longer by its soul of intelligence and love, would live on mechanically, until some later and more crazy war should finally destroy it. Death into Life by Olaf Stapledon

Sir Walter Scott I can no longer submit to have my own rights and those of my fellow-subjects trampled upon, our freedom violated, our persons insulted, and our blood spilt, without just cause or legal trial. Old Mortality by Sir Walter Scott [1816]

We’re no longer three adventurers in the enemy’s country. Greenmantle by John Buchan

Charlotte Perkins Gilman Education no longer impairs our machinery. Moving the Mountain by Charlotte Perkins Gilman [1911]

Sinclair Lewis Their house in Sachem, he perceived, no longer belonged to them except by the artificial convention of deeds and lawbooks. The Prodigal Parents by Sinclair Lewis

E. Phillips Oppenheim Mr. Sabin, recognising the fact that the situation was becoming dangerous, permitted himself no longer the luxury of displaying his anger. Mysterious Mr. Sabin by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1898]

Jules Verne The mercurial thermometer was of course no longer of any use for marking degrees, and an alcohol thermometer had to be used. The Fur Country by Jules Verne [1873]

George MacDonald I don’t think that, though, for my dream was longer ago than yours. At the Back of the North Wind by George MacDonald

Sigmund Freud Thus, many of the achievements which are a matter for wonder in a dream are now no longer to be attributed to dreaming, but to unconscious thinking, which is active also during the day. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

At seven bells in the morning, all hands were called aft, and told that Foster was no longer an officer on board, and that we might choose one of our own number for second mate. Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana [1840]

Nikolai Gogol It must be mentioned that the prominent personage was no longer a young man, but a good husband and respected father of a family. The Cloak by Nikolai Gogol

George MacDonald He looked up to find her face, and saw that she was no longer a beautiful giantess, but the tall gracious lady he liked best to see. At the Back of the North Wind by George MacDonald

Decks are no longer holystoned, but the cable still supplies the captain with opportunity to attest a pious respect for the divine ordinance. The Devil’s Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce [1911]

D. H. Lawrence It was so utterly dark, and yet such a naked statement, that rapid vibrations ran through his blood and over his brain, he was no longer responsible. Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence

A. E. W. Mason He was no longer recollecting Tewfik Bey and his heroic defence, or speculating upon the work to be done in the years ahead. The Four Feathers by A. E. W. Mason [1902]

Anthony Trollope A dark gloom settled itself on Galway, and men were heard to whisper among themselves that the Queen’s laws were no longer in force. The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope [1883]

Arthur Conan Doyle Come what might, I was ruined, for I had no longer the means of lighting the beacon even if I should reach it. The Adventures of Gerard by Arthur Conan Doyle [1903]

People were no longer sickened by sloth and surfeit, or deformed and depleted by overwork and famine. A Traveler from Altruria by William Dean Howells

Thus Willebald amassed wealth, till it was no longer worth his while to travel the seas. The Wife of Flanders by John Buchan

H. G. Wells So that we of Utopia are no longer the beaten and starved children of Nature, but her free and adolescent sons. Men Like Gods by H. G. Wells [1923]

Anthony Trollope Let the father work for the child while he is a child; but when the child has become a man, let him lean no longer on his father’s staff. North America by Anthony Trollope

Walter Scott I am in no shape worthy of your farther care, since I have no longer the swords of others at my disposal, and am totally unable for the present to draw my own. The Betrothed by Walter Scott [1825]

The sea no longer broke with fury; but a swell setting in steadily for shore, with long sweep and sullen burst replaced the roar of the breakers. The Last Man by Mary Shelley

Edith Wharton There was no longer any question of his working; the manuscript lay untouched. The Gods Arrive by Edith Wharton [1932]

Francis Bacon And then shall we be no longer kept dancing within little rings, like persons bewitched, but our range and circuit will be as wide as the compass of the world. Preparative toward a Natural and Experimental History by Francis Bacon

But General Gordon had always been a contradictious person — even a little off his head, perhaps, though a hero; and besides, he was no longer there to contradict . Eminent Victorians by Lytton Strachey

George Meredith Dacier was a coldly luminous image; still a tolling name; no longer conceivably her mate. Diana of the Crossways by George Meredith [1885]

H. G. Wells Soon he was no longer an associate of merely business men; he was big enough for the attentions of greater powers. Tono Bungay by H. G. Wells [1909]

She had at first yielded to our entreaties, but when she heard that the life of her favourite was menaced, she could no longer control her anxiety. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley [1831]

George Gissing For our philosophy sees no longer a supreme sanction, and no longer hears a harmony of the universe. The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft by George Gissing [1902]

Jane Austen He was no longer in doubt of the capabilities of her heart. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen [1814]

Willa Cather The garden, in which he sat all day, was no longer a valid excuse to keep him from his study. The Professor’s House by Willa Cather [1925]

George Gissing So Cecily began to converse with Mrs. Lessingham, and no longer gave heed to the artist’s utterances. The Emancipated by George Gissing [1889]

H. G. Wells With that realisation my interest shifted to those other creatures, the real Martians. Already I had had a transient impression of these, and the first nausea no longer obscured my observation. The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells [1898]

Arthur Morrison So that a philanthropist found him a better situation at a distance, where the evil influence could no longer move him. Tales of Mean Streets by Arthur Morrison

H.P. Lovecraft The longer I looked, the more the thing fascinated me; and in this fascination there was a curiously disturbing element hardly to be classified or accounted for. The Shadow over Innsmouth by H.P. Lovecraft [1931]

The apex of the tendril describes elongated ellipses, sometimes narrow and sometimes broad, with their longer axes inclined in slightly different directions. The Movements and Habits of Climbing Plants by Charles Darwin

Jules Verne But, indeed, in the thick diving-dress, the liquid element is no longer felt, and one only seems to be in an atmosphere somewhat denser than the terrestrial atmosphere. Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne [1872]

George Gissing She had never been tender in her words, could not be tender; but he saw in her countenance the suffering through which she had gone, and read grievous things in the eyes that could no longer weep. Demos by George Gissing [1886]

D. H. Lawrence When Walter Morel and Jerry arrived at Bestwood they felt a load off their minds; a railway journey no longer impended, so they could put the finishing touches to a glorious day. Sons and Lovers by D. H. Lawrence

Edith Wharton He was resolved to let no rashness or negligence hinder the attempt, and to prove, by the discretion of his course, that he was no longer the light fool who had once hazarded her safety. The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton [1902]

Wilkie Collins You are no longer a friendless creature, Jack. You have a friend in me. Jezebel’s Daughter by Wilkie Collins [1880]

Andrew Lang The king was very unhappy at seeing his dearly loved daughter suffer, and at last she became so wretched that he could no longer bear it. The Olive Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Gertrude Stein Anyway he went back to Paris and when we got there, we went a longer way, by way of Madrid, he was driving a Paris taxi. The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein [1933]

G. K. Chesterton And if the dangerous comfort and self-flattery of modern England continues much longer there will be less democratic value in an English election than in a Roman saturnalia of slaves. A Miscellany of Men by G. K. Chesterton [1912]

Benjamin Disraeli Her mouth also was no longer closed. Vivian Grey by Benjamin Disraeli [1827]

Ann Radcliffe She no longer beheld Theodore as one respited from death, but took leave of him with a mournful pre-sentiment that she should see him no more. The Romance of the Forest by Ann Radcliffe [1791]

That is what he was — a man of averages, balances, the safe level, no more disposed to an extravagant opinion than to wear one side whisker longer than the other. The Imperialist by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1904]

James Hogg I desired to sleep; but it was for a deeper and longer sleep than that in which the senses were nightly steeped. The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner by James Hogg [1824]

Robert Louis Stevenson But his reflections, brief as they had appeared, must have occupied him longer than he supposed, and there was the man already returning with the receipt. The Misadventures of John Nicholson by Robert Louis Stevenson

George Meredith Tiny peccadilloes were no longer matter of jest, and the sinner exposed stood ‘sola’ to receive the brand. Lord Ormont and his Aminta by George Meredith [1894]

Olaf Stapledon But having passed through his phase of self-searching and self-discipline, and having surrendered himself (as he might put it) into the keeping of his: God, he no longer troubles about himself. Saints and Revolutionaries by Olaf Stapledon

E. Phillips Oppenheim It was a message from a world every memory of which had been deliberately crushed, a world, indeed, in which he had seemed no longer to hold any place. Peter Ruff and the Double Four by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1912]

Jules Verne He dared no longer think; he would no longer reflect! Like a crazy man, his feet bleeding, his body cut and torn, he walked on during all that day and a part of the next night. Five Weeks in a Balloon by Jules Verne [1869]

Robert Louis Stevenson It was plain he must stay no longer where he was. The Misadventures of John Nicholson by Robert Louis Stevenson

Her face was no longer rose-tinted but flushed, and she was smiling. The Blanket of the Dark by John Buchan [1931]

Wilkie Collins The wild bustle and uproar of the costermongers’ night market no longer rioted round him: the street by daylight was in a state of dreary repose. The Fallen Leaves by Wilkie Collins [1879]

Sir Richard Burton This man hath no longer the force to work thee harm, he lieth dead and stone-dead. The Arabian Nights' Entertainments by Sir Richard Burton

William Cowper As nations, ignorant of God, contrive A wooden one, so we, no longer taught By monitors that Mother Church supplies, Now make our own. The Task by William Cowper [1785]

Arthur Conan Doyle What shall I do—ah, what shall I do? I am no longer master of my own soul. The Parasite by Arthur Conan Doyle [1894]

Certainly a lump of cinders was no longer an object even of religious hostility. Melmoth the Wanderer by Charles Maturin [1820]

George Berkeley The objects of sense exist only when they are perceived; the trees therefore are in the garden, or the chairs in the parlour, no longer than while there is somebody by to perceive them. A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge by George Berkeley [1710]

Sinclair Lewis He no longer merely invited the public, but galloped out and dragged it in. Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis

G. K. Chesterton Their mockery and their heroism still remain, heaven knows; but they no longer thus combine in the mock heroic. Autobiography by G. K. Chesterton [1936]

Jack London As he grew stronger, he found himself compelled to play alone, for the sister no longer lifted her head nor moved about. White Fang by Jack London [1906]

Sinclair Lewis He no longer merely scolded sin. Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis

Arthur Conan Doyle No longer did it reflect, as in a limpid mirror, the splendour of the sun, the sweet silvery glow of the moon, or the coruscating clusters of countless stars. Through the Magic Door by Arthur Conan Doyle [1907]

D. H. Lawrence Afterwards, with a dim wonder, she touched the great scars in his sides with her finger-tips, and said: “But they no longer hurt?” “They are suns!” he said. The Man Who Died by D. H. Lawrence

No longer was she to be one of the audience watching a film, but she was to be on the film herself, and even more than that, it would be she who would be making the film. The Man of Death by Arthur Gask [1945]

George Meredith Greatly to his astonishment, he found that it was no longer he and Beauchamp against Jenny, but Jenny and Beauchamp against him. Beauchamp's Career by George Meredith [1875]

Henry Handel Richardson At last Bob could stand it no longer and bolted from the room. The Getting of Wisdom by Henry Handel Richardson

Andrew Lang Hans found that his limbs no longer pained him, and lay for some time thinking of the hidden treasure. The Violet Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Ivan Turgenev The image of the young girl floated before me, my heart was no longer leaping, but was full of a sort of sweet oppression. First Love by Ivan Turgenev

The angel’s wings are no longer white, but many coloured as in old times, and there is a touch of humour in the fact that of the six souls in purgatory, four are women and only two men. Alps and Sanctuaries of Piedmont and the Canton Ticino by Samuel Butler [1881]

Virginia Woolf The birds no longer settle on the high road. The Waves by Virginia Woolf [1931]

Elizabeth Gaskell In a minute or two the noises came, and gathered fast, and filled our ears; we, too, heard voices and screams, and no longer heard the winter’s wind that raged abroad. The Old Nurse’s Story by Elizabeth Gaskell [1852]

Henry Adams The conflict is no longer between the men, but between the motors that drive the men, and the men tend to succumb to their own motive forces. The Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams [1907]

Edith Wharton Presently he came up to her again, no longer perilous and importunate, but awkwardly tender, ridiculously moved by her distress. The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton [1913]

H. G. Wells No longer had he the quality of rocky scenery; he had the quality of rocky scenery that had arisen and tossed its mane and marched. Meanwhile by H. G. Wells [1927]

Edith Wharton Well, she would not be too eager in this case; she would give her suitor a longer taste of suspense. The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton [1905]

Maria Edgeworth She pressed onwards, and he no longer stopped her path. Helen by Maria Edgeworth

E. Phillips Oppenheim Anna was no longer there! “I will tell you how to become the wealthiest man in Finland,” Haven went on. The Ostrekoff Jewels by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1932]

Guy de Maupassant I have just come from consulting my medical man, for I could no longer get any sleep. Le Horla by Guy de Maupassant [1887]

The longer hairs vibrate sympathetically with the graver notes, and the shorter hairs with the higher ones. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

Virginia Woolf He has to have the courage to say that what interests him is no longer “this” but “that”: out of “that” alone must he construct his work. The Common Reader by Virginia Woolf [1925]

E. Phillips Oppenheim He had heard no one approach, yet when he looked up quickly he found he was no longer alone. To Win the Love He Sought by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1895]

Virginia Woolf There is thus no longer any reason to be confined to the minute span of actual experience which is still, for us, so narrow, so circumscribed. Three Guineas by Virginia Woolf [1938]

E. F. Benson No longer was there any need to fear the dislocation of his espaliered locks. Queen Lucia by E. F. Benson [1920]

Frances Hodgson Burnett Above all he knew exactly what the world would say if a poor wretch of a girl told a story like this of a youngster like Donal—when he was no longer on earth to refute it. Robin by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1922]

It no longer intoxicated, it penetrated; it no longer inspired desire, it inspired respect. The Vicomte de Bragelonne by Alexandre Dumas [1848-1850]

Nellie Bly I no longer wondered at his fears of getting a wife who could not travel without trunks. Around the World in Seventy-Two Days by Nellie Bly [1890]

George Gissing And in the joy of these recollections there seemed to sound a regretful note, as if he spoke of things gone by and irrecoverable, no longer for him. The Whirlpool by George Gissing [1896]

Answer me, come! or I shall think you have no longer that rapidity of judgment I have so much admired in you. The Vicomte de Bragelonne by Alexandre Dumas [1848-1850]

Leslie Stephen He is no longer proclaiming a policy, but endeavouring to disavow the policy attributed to his party. Swift by Leslie Stephen [1882]

Abraham Merri I was Leif Langdon. Dwayanu was no longer master of my mind — nor ever again would be. Dwellers in the Mirage by Abraham Merri

Guy de Maupassan You are not yet aware of what you feel, but by and by you will no longer be able to deceive yourself regarding it. Strong as Death by Guy de Maupassan

Go gette me hir that wil my lyf ensure, For in this wo I may no longer dure. Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales for the Modern Reader by prepared & edited by Arthur Burrell MA

George Gissing He looked forward to the day when he would have a little more money in his pocket, and no longer dread the last fortnight of each quarter, with its supperless nights. A Poor Gentleman by George Gissing

Arthur Morrison There they hung, in all their decent innocence of shape in the seat, and they were shorter of leg, longer of waist, and wilder of pattern than he had ever worn before. Tales of Mean Streets by Arthur Morrison

Henry Adams Lady Palmerston was no longer young or handsome, and could hardly at any age have been vivacious. The Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams [1907]

Arnold Bennett She was no longer horrified by expectancy. Hilda Lessways by Arnold Bennett [1911]

H. G. Wells But it had no longer any idea of what it was up to. The Shape of Things to Come by H. G. Wells [1933]

Thomas Hardy Festus paused, looking after her; and when he could no longer see her slight figure he swept away his deliberations, began singing, and turned off in the other direction. The Trumpet-Major by Thomas Hardy [1879]

Texworthy sat like a graven image, but he no longer lolled in his chair, and he was frowning as if deep in thought. Gentlemen of Crime by Arthur Gask [1932]

Ann Radcliffe The glare of externals had no longer power over his imagination. The Castles of Athlin and Dunbayne by Ann Radcliffe [1789]

F. Scott Fitzgerald She was a mischief, and that was a satisfaction; no longer was she a huntress of corralled game. Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Andrew Lang When he came there the sea was quite green and yellow, and was no longer shining. The Green Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Kate Chopin The tears came so fast to Mrs. Pontellier’s eyes that the damp sleeve of her peignoir no longer served to dry them. The Awakening by Kate Chopin

Society can no longer live under this bourgeoisie, in other words, its existence is no longer compatible with society. The Manifesto of the Communist Party by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels

Robert Louis Stevenson You are no longer content to be your own enemy; you must be your wife’s also. Virginibus Puerisque by Robert Louis Stevenson

Wilkie Collins It was cold and barren — it was no longer the view that I remembered. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

Henry Adams History and science spread out in personal horizons towards goals no longer far away. The Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams [1907]

Wilkie Collins Penrose is no longer to be trusted; and the exertions of the agent to whom I committed my inquiries are exertions that have failed. The Black Robe by Wilkie Collins [1881]

Margaret Oliphant The throng streamed in till there was no longer an inch of standing-ground, nor a single seat vacant, except that one empty chair which perplexed the assembly. Salem Chapel by Margaret Oliphant [1862]

Rudyard Kipling People’s eyes, and the women’s especially, seemed to be set to a longer range, a more comprehensive gaze. France at War by Rudyard Kipling [1915]

Her father no longer required her care. The Honor of the Name by Émile Gaboriau

Willa Cather For me the mesa was no longer an adventure, but a religious emotion. The Professor’s House by Willa Cather [1925]

Wilkie Collins The postern by which Skeldergate was formerly approached no longer exists; and the few old houses left in the street are disguised in melancholy modern costume of whitewash and cement. No Name by Wilkie Collins [1862]

Benjamin Disraeli He could no longer resist the conviction that he was a superior essence, even to all around him. The Young Duke by Benjamin Disraeli [1831]

George Gissing They no longer talked of the old subjects, but of those mean concerns of material life which formerly they had agreed to dismiss as quickly as possible. New Grub Street by George Gissing [1891]

Mr Craw was no longer plaintive—he was determined and he was angry. Castle Gay by John Buchan [1930]

He inquired after Philip Feltram, and shed tears when he heard that he was no longer at Mardykes Hall, and that Trebeck or other friends could give him no tidings of him. The Haunted Baronet by J. Sheridan Le Fanu [1871]

Jules Verne A still more fearful symptom was that their tongues could no longer articulate a word. The English at the North Pole by Jules Verne

Gaston Leroux We had no longer any ground for hoping that we could clear up the mystery of that night. Mystery of the Yellow Room by Gaston Leroux [1907]

I shall be seeing you again on Monday,” and with his coat-tails flying and no longer happy-looking, he flew out of the lounge and vanished into the lift. The Jest of Life by Arthur Gask [1936]

Olaf Stapledon Men were no longer slaves, but their minds were moulded to a culture fashioned by men in chains. Death into Life by Olaf Stapledon

I was no longer young enough to behold at every turn the magnificence that besets our insignificant footsteps in good and in evil. Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad [1900]

Jules Verne He seemed no longer to disturb himself in the least about the wolves outside, though their yells had redoubled in intensity. In Search of the Castaways by Jules Verne [1873]

Walter Scott I would have these stately shrines deprived of the idols which, no longer simply regarded as the effigies of the good and of the wise, have become the objects of foul idolatry. The Monastery by Walter Scott [1820]

William Morris The fact is, they are no longer part of our lives. Hopes and Fears for Art by William Morris [1882]

A. E. W. Mason But Yusef was no longer to be trusted. The Four Feathers by A. E. W. Mason [1902]

She no longer needed to survey my actions, my words, my thoughts; but she accorded me the sincere flattery of spell-bound attention, and it was made intoxicating by her smile. Romance by Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford [1903]

I had realised by this time that Aunt Pussy was no longer responsible for her long cruelty to Mark and me, and my old affection for her revived somewhat with her pathetic dependence on me. Her Murderer by Mary Cholmondeley [1921]

The mere fact that he has been absent somewhat longer than usual affords no ground whatever for the drastic proceeding of presumption of death and taking possession of his property. The Eye of Osiris by R. Austin Freeman [1911]

George Gissing In the three or four months since his marriage, he seemed to have grown older; he no longer held himself so upright. The Odd Women by George Gissing [1892]

H. G. Wells He was no longer for or against Right or Left. The infection of Ratzel’s too congenial mind had made all these antagonisms transparent and unreal. The Brothers by H. G. Wells [1938]

O that God in heaven would grant, that I might bear so good a shield as that thou hast in thy hand, most noble Rudeger! Then I should no longer need a hauberk in the fray. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

His fair, pleasant face was gentle as ever, but the once clear blue eyes no longer looked very clear and did not meet ours freely; his hands shook, his fingers were restless. Roger Bevere by Ellen Wood [1884]

Algernon Blackwood Professor Ebor was no longer the same man. The Man Who Found Out by Algernon Blackwood

Jules Verne The leader’s baton is no longer anything but a broken stick on the prompter’s box. Doctor Ox’s Experiment by Jules Verne [1874]

William Hope Hodgson In that case we were no longer enveloped in that extraordinary atmosphere. The Ghost Pirates by William Hope Hodgson

Wilkie Collins Little by little, using her eyes for a longer and longer time on each succeeding day, she mastered the serious difficulty of teaching herself to write by sight instead of by touch. Poor Miss Finch by Wilkie Collins [1872]

He must have seen as well as I did that the professor was no longer a hundred per cent safe to hold any secret. The Vaults of Blackarden Castle by Arthur Gask [1950]

Andrew Lang As Mr. Robertson Smith says, ‘where the God had a house or a temple, we recognise the work of men who were no longer pure nomads, but had begun to form fixed homes. The Making of Religion by Andrew Lang

Unless something unforeseen occurs, the period of waiting should not be longer than I have said. Lost Horizon by James Hilton

His fashionable coats and boots, treasured so carefully of late, were no longer objects of tender care and delight to him. Eleanor's Victory by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1863]

F. Scott Fitzgerald Let him come now — she no longer feared that, only she must first reach the station, because that was part of the game. The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1922]

He wears the finest broadcloth and top-boots like the Baron d’Escorval. He no longer works; he makes others work; and when he passes, everyone must bow to the earth. The Honor of the Name by Émile Gaboriau

Dynastic wars are no longer feared, dynastic alliances no longer valued. The Revolutionist’s Handbook and Pocket Companion by George Bernard Shaw

G. K. Chesterton The five people looked at each other and realized that, after that shriek, the extraordinary family situation could no longer be kept in the family. Four Faultless Felons by G. K. Chesterton [1930]

E. F. Benson It was getting very clear then (and during this week Riseholme naturally thought of nothing else) that Lucia designed a longer residence in the garish metropolis than she had admitted. Lucia in London by E. F. Benson [1927]

H. G. Wells My thoughts became vague and cloudy, no longer leading in definite directions. First Men in the Moon by H. G. Wells [1901]

For it was strange, but she had no longer any shadow of doubt that this girl of whom she was reading was herself. A Clergyman’s Daughter by George Orwell

H. G. Wells What else is there to do? All over the world we shall declare that there is no longer mine or thine, but ours. The World Set Free by H. G. Wells [1914]

Mrs. Gaskell It was no longer from, “My dearest John;” it was from “My Honoured Husband.” The letters were written on occasion of the publication of the same sermon which was represented in the picture. Cranford by Mrs. Gaskell [1851-3]

George Elio When the first heart-piercing hours were over — when her horror at his delirium was no longer fresh, she began to be conscious of her relief from the burden of decision as to her future course. Janet’s Repentance by George Elio

Benjamin Disraeli What an event! What a marvellous event! A revolution has occurred in the life of Henrietta Ponsonby: she was no longer her own mistress; she was no longer her father’s child. The Consul’s Daughter by Benjamin Disraeli

John Lewis Burckhard Near it, also, is a small mosque, called Djama è Soleymanye, in a state of decay, and no longer used for religious purposes; but serving, at present, to lodge a few Turkish soldiers. Travels in Arabia by John Lewis Burckhard

John Locke Hinder light from striking on it, and its colours vanish; it no longer produces any such ideas in us: upon the return of light it produces these appearances on us again. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke [1690]

Gone was its diffidence and no longer was it polite. The Day of the Locust by Nathanael Wes

My attention, however, was soon drawn to much nearer the house, and there was no longer any need for me to look through the telescope. The Silent Dead by Arthur Gask [1950]

John Locke But if a greater force than his, either holds him fast, or tumbles him down, he is no longer free in that case; because the doing or forbearance of that particular action is no longer in his power. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke [1690]

Feeling myself no longer necessary in that spot, I followed where my wishes led and entered the room where Luttra was bidding good-bye to her father. A Strange Disappearance by Anna Katharine Green

Edith Wharton She no longer wanted to open its hidden drawers. The Gods Arrive by Edith Wharton [1932]

Helene’s breath no longer woke tremors within him, and when their eyes met they were only eloquent of the sympathetic sadness of two souls threatened by a common misfortune. A Love Episode by Émile Zola [1878]

George Gissing Eve was no longer in her vivacious mood; brilliant sunshine, and the breeze upon the heath, had no power to inspirit her; spoke in monosyllables, and behaved with unaccountable reserve. Eve's Ransom by George Gissing [1894]

Wilkie Collins He could hide his face: he could no longer command it. Miss or Mrs? by Wilkie Collins [1871]

Anatole France My good master was no longer there; he had taken to his heels. At the Sign of the Reine Pédauque by Anatole France

Edith Wharton One day she persuaded him to let her stay up longer than usual. Hudson River Bracketed by Edith Wharton [1929]

H. G. Wells Patrols of soldiers — here no longer hussars, but grenadiers in white — were warning people to move now or to take refuge in their cellars as soon as the firing began. The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells [1898]

Thus the city even was no longer there to keep the child company, as on bright afternoons, when, on leaning out a little, it seemed to her as though she could touch each district with her hand. A Love Episode by Émile Zola [1878]

There was no longer in her soft face that celestial serenity which spoke her content in her dreams, but often a look of anxiety and trouble. A Strange Story by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1862]

Thomas Hardy Weights of lead seemed to be affixed to their feet, which would no longer obey their wills. Life’s Little Ironies by Thomas Hardy

Guy de Maupassan You will be free to live as you please when you are no longer under my roof; but, as you will continue to bear my name, I must warn you that, should any scandal arise, I shall show myself inflexible. A Meeting by Guy de Maupassan

The difference in light between the forest behind him and the forest ahead became so marked that he could no longer doubt that he was on the point of coming out. A Voyage to Arcturus by David Lindsay [1920]

She had sympathy with old and young alike, but perhaps she felt most deeply for those who were struggling in the meshes of middle age, no longer interesting to others or even to themselves. Diana Tempest by Mary Cholmondeley [1893]

Henry James I am afraid that when I let my thoughts meddle with such matters I am no longer a servant. The American by Henry James [1877]

But when she goes out from thees plaace it will not matter any longer that she can do a handstand better than anyone else and that she ees a good half-back. Miss Pym Disposes by Josephine Tey

E. Phillips Oppenheim I wish you to understand that Miss Hardinge is no longer a welcome inmate of this house. A Sleeping Memory by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1902]

It was in the Opera House, and I was questioning her for longer than half an hour. The Tragedy of the Silver Moon by Arthur Gask [1940]

G. K. Chesterton As the little singing figure came nearer and nearer, Evan fell on his knees, and after an instant Beatrice followed; then Madeleine fell on her knees, and after a longer instant Turnbull followed. The Ball and the Cross by G. K. Chesterton [1909]

I do not know what arrangements Messrs. Halliday and Upjohn have made with you, Valera, but I am detaining you longer in England than they probably anticipated, and for my own pleasure or convenience. Her Father’s Name by Florence Marryat [1878]

Washington Irving He was no longer pale and melancholy. The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon by Washington Irving

That evening in the car — did I actually kiss her?” He blushed hotly and then smiled again, but this time no longer grimly. The Jest of Life by Arthur Gask [1936]

Henry Fielding I stood for a moment silent; then, flying to her, I caught her in my arms, no longer resisting, and softly told her she must give me then herself. The History of the Adventures of Joseph Andrews and his friend Mr Abraham Adams by Henry Fielding

Thomas Wolfe And if you do mention zem, and do not say nice sings, zen ye can no longer read you, and you cannot come back. You Can’t Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe [1940]

Thomas Hardy He softly went nearer to her, and observed that a warm flush now rosed her hitherto blue cheeks, and felt that her hanging hand was no longer cold. Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy

Anthony Trollope Doubtless that look, made up partly of offence and partly of female dignity, no longer clouds her brow. Hunting Sketches by Anthony Trollope