Phrases with "meanwhile"

Edith Wharton And meanwhile there was Vance at her disposal, young, good-looking, fresh, a novelty to the London palatewhile Octavius was already a staple diet. The Gods Arrive by Edith Wharton [1932]

Jane Austen The little visitor meanwhile was as unhappy as possible. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen [1814]

Sinclair Lewis But meanwhile I wish to give you any assistance I can. Selected Short Stories by Sinclair Lewis

Henry James The other rooms meanwhile had become conscious of the arrival of Madame Merle, who, wherever she went, produced an impression when she entered. Portrait of a Lady by Henry James [1881]

Henry Handel Richardson Grimly she set her teeth and waited; meanwhile laying shilling to shilling for the journey to Melbourne which she could see lay before her. Ultima Thule by Henry Handel Richardson

Henry James She meanwhile herself could well judge how heavy her father found the burden of Godfrey’s folly and how he was incommoded at having to pay the horrible woman six hundred a year. The Marriages by Henry James [1891]

H. G. Wells And meanwhile — meanwhile they go on being soldiers. Meanwhile by H. G. Wells [1927]

Florence Dixie I meanwhile had unslung my rifle, and was off in pursuit of him. Across Patagonia by Florence Dixie [1880]

H. G. Wells And meanwhile a few more of us must die in patience. The World Set Free by H. G. Wells [1914]

Richard meanwhile took off his wet smock-frock of former memory — his hat, and his false black whiskers, wiping the snow from the latter with his hand. East Lynne by Ellen Wood [1861]

Robert Louis Stevenson The Desprez’ meanwhile had taken up their abode at Tentaillon’s. The Treasure of Franchard by Robert Louis Stevenson

T. E. Lawrence The Arabs took their money, and gave gratifying assurances in exchange; yet these very tribes would be meanwhile in touch with Feisal, who obtained service for his payment. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

Theodore Dreiser And meanwhile I’ll see what I can do. The Titan by Theodore Dreiser

Grandmother meanwhile was unharnessing the horse. My Childhood by Maksim Gorky

George Gissing Alma meanwhile had lain quietly, and the household at length went to rest without renewal of alarms. The Whirlpool by George Gissing [1896]

Andrew Lang As soon as it saw the Caliph and his Vizier — who had crept up meanwhile — it gave vent to a joyful cry. The Green Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Deep distress reigned meanwhile in the nursery at Atherstone. Vic, the much-beloved, the stoat pursuer, the would-be church-goer, Vic was dead, and Molly’s soul refused comfort. Sir Charles Danvers by Mary Cholmondeley [1889]

Edith Wharton He should see that she had courage and gaiety to face their coming separation, and yet give herself meanwhile to this completer nearness; but she waited, as always, for him to strike the opening note. Tales of Men and Ghosts by Edith Wharton [1910]

George Meredith Now, meanwhile a steam arose from the mess, and he lay stretched. Beauchamp's Career by George Meredith [1875]

Helene meanwhile walked with difficulty, her eyes ever seeking something. A Love Episode by Émile Zola [1878]

M. P. Shiel At the entrance to the forest we met our old Lossow with his pipe, and he climbed with me back to the guest-court, Langler meanwhile striding well ahead of us, wrapped in silence. The Last Miracle by M. P. Shiel [1906]

She read again and again his note, to assure herself that she might really expect him: the minutes meanwhile stood still, or were told heavily by the distinct beating of her heart. Lodore by Mary Shelley

T. E. Lawrence Nuri meanwhile was hurrying the infantry, gunners and machine-gunners down in the thickening light, towards the line, with orders to get a mile beyond into the desert, form up into column and wait. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

Henry James She was aware meanwhile that she probably looked rather wan. What Maisie Knew by Henry James [1897]

What should it be? Which way should he go? And meanwhile the years slipped by, and now, obeying some mad, mysterious impulse, he had cut himself right off, hidden himself among the savages. Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

Henry James The other visitor meanwhile turned to Fleda. “What is Mrs. Gereth going to do?” “Is that what you came to ask me?” Fleda demanded. The Spoils of Poynton by Henry James [1897]

Edith Wharton But meanwhile — ” “Oh, Lewis, I quite understand!” And clinging to him, the still-protesting baby in her wake, she passed with a dauntless step under the awful sign-board. False Dawn by Edith Wharton

He meanwhile had observed everything and had a hundred questions to ask. Judith Paris by Hugh Walpole [1931]

And meanwhile perhaps you’d like a look at Oliphant. He’s the modern authority on the period, or so I understand. The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey

Arthur Conan Doyle But meanwhile fret not thyself, my heart’s dove, for it is like that there may be no war waged, and we must await the news. The White Company by Arthur Conan Doyle [1891]

Andrew Lang Agamemnon meanwhile encourages the host. Homer and His Age by Andrew Lang

We will hasten on to the inn; you will meanwhile proceed on foot to the harbor. Twenty Years After by Alexandre Dumas [1845]

H. G. Wells And meanwhile the Wild Asses escapedaccording to the rules and the prophecies . The Wild Asses of the Devil by H. G. Wells [1915]

But meanwhile man’s power over Nature is steadily increasing. Collected Essays by George Orwell

H. G. Wells But meanwhile we’ve been busy, looking at fresh things. Marriage by H. G. Wells [1912]

William Makepeace Thackeray Danby meanwhile was at Boulogne, sickening after his wife and children. Our Street by William Makepeace Thackeray [1848]

Henry James They would settle this date before going back, and he meanwhile had his eye on a sweet little home. In the Cage by Henry James [1898]

Thomas Hardy Anne meanwhile had lain down dressed upon her bed, the window still open, her ears intent upon the sound of footsteps and dreading the reappearance of daylight and the gang’s return. The Trumpet-Major by Thomas Hardy [1879]

Margaret Oliphant Walter meanwhile stood before her, almost awkwardly, feeling the rigidity upon his countenance of a somewhat unmeaning smile. The Wizard's Son by Margaret Oliphant [1882]

H. G. Wells But he was on the outside of the crowd and at that time he could not reach her, and at last, growing anxious, he went away to find what had happened meanwhile to his body. Twelve Stories and a Dream by H. G. Wells [1903]

Edith Wharton And meanwhile you can make the Wheaters think we’re still here, and so they won’t be worried, and we shall have time to slip away. The Children by Edith Wharton [1928]

H. G. Wells And meanwhile he remained in profile, with an air of assurance — like a man who sits in an automobile after the chauffeur has had his directions. The World Set Free by H. G. Wells [1914]

Edith Wharton Meanwhile — meanwhile I can’t touch his. Tales of Men and Ghosts by Edith Wharton [1910]

Kelleran meanwhile had taken up his position on the hearthrug, whence he watched me with the same expression of contemplative interest upon his face to which I have before alluded. Dr Nikola’s Experiment by Guy Boothby [1899]

But meanwhile I get plenty fun studying the man Craw.” “Do you know him?” “Never clapped eyes on him. Castle Gay by John Buchan [1930]

H. G. Wells And meanwhile people want rubber. Marriage by H. G. Wells [1912]

But meanwhile the friars nailed the gleeman to his cross, and set it upright in the hole, and shovelled the earth in at the foot, and trampled it level and hard. The Secret Rose by William Butler Yeats [1897]

And meanwhile the art of war has remained almost stationary for thirty or forty years. Nineteen Eighty-four by George Orwell

George Meredith Mr. Radnor meanwhile scribbled, and despatched a strip of his Note-book, bearing a scrawl of orders, to his office. One of our Conquerors by George Meredith [1891]

H. G. Wells And meanwhile the military and naval authorities, now fully alive to the tremendous power of their antagonists, worked with furious energy. The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells [1898]

They professed to be content to let the issue have it; meanwhile they congratulated Lorne on his chance, telling him that a knock or two wouldn’t do him any harm at his age. The Imperialist by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1904]

Charles Dickens He was a square-built, strong-made, bull-necked fellow, of the true English breed; and as Hugh measured him with his eye, he measured Hugh, regarding him meanwhile with a look of bluff disdain. Barnaby Rudge by Charles Dickens [1841]

His servant had meanwhile driven that awful cab away. The Lust of Hate by Guy Boothby [1898]

Elizabeth Gaskell His father will be dying sometime, I reckon, and then he’ll step into the Croft Farm. But meanwhile —” “Then, thou’lt let the farm,” said she, still as eagerly as ever. Lizzie Leigh by Elizabeth Gaskell [1855]

On entering Nefta, the escort immediately entered, according to custom, a marabet (that of Sidi Bou Aly), Captain B. and R. meanwhile standing outside. Travels in Morocco by James Richardson

Henry James Where would the poor illusions find room? She’s meanwhile very serious; she sits for hours in perfect silence, her eyes fixed on the horizon. The Point of View by Henry James [1882]

Leon Trotsky And meanwhile I did nothing about registering for the course in mathematics in the University. I stayed on in Odessa, still looking for something. My Life by Leon Trotsky

William Makepeace Thackeray Clarence meanwhile nods, winks, smiles, and patronizes them all with the easiest good-humor. Our Street by William Makepeace Thackeray [1848]

Rafael Sabatini And meanwhile be no less sure that you have no cause for immediate fear. The Sea Hawk by Rafael Sabatini

Gustave Flauber Narr’ Havas had encompassed them with his horse; the Suffet meanwhile drove them back and crushed them. Salammbo by Gustave Flauber

William Godwin Savonarola meanwhile could not long be silent; he resumed his philippics as fiercely as ever. Lives of the Necromancers by William Godwin [1834]

Anthony Hope And meanwhile —” “Meanwhile,” said I, “the King’ll be hanged if he doesn’t have some breakfast. The Prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope

He rather thought it did; meanwhile his mother! Of himself he thought little. Agatha Webb by Anna Katharine Green

G. K. Chesterton And meanwhile it was being weakened by heavy blows from without. The Victorian Age in Literature by G. K. Chesterton [1913]

Mr Milburn was of those who were building up the country; with sufficient protection he was prepared to go on doing it long and loyally; meanwhile he admired the structure from all points of view. The Imperialist by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1904]

Edith Wharton But meanwhile she could only follow in imagination what was going on in the other room. Fruit of the Tree by Edith Wharton [1907]

George Eliot The tall girl meanwhile was constantly staring at Maggie and grinning. The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot [1860]

But meanwhile I wasn’t badly off. Coming up for Air by George Orwell

H. G. Wells And meanwhile the freshness of Ethel’s blouses departed, and Lewisham refrained from the repair of his boot which had cracked across the toe. Love and Mr Lewisham by H. G. Wells [1900]

William Godwin Vincenzio meanwhile was busied in making a fire with the assistance of Gaddi, and burning a great quantity of precious perfumes. Lives of the Necromancers by William Godwin [1834]

But meanwhile ruin was again staring him in the face. Little Memoirs of the Nineteenth Century by George Paston [1902]

And meanwhile Ivan Ilyitch sank more and more into meditation and a sort of whirl of ideas; in his absorption he sipped his glass every half-minute. An Unpleasant Predicament by Fyodor Dostoyevsky [1861]

Rafael Sabatini But meanwhile Kynaston had kicked aside the discarded furbelow and cloak, and stood free to receive this onslaught — graceful, alert, and poised like a fencing-master. The Plague of Ghosts by Rafael Sabatini

Krag and Nightspore meanwhile had gone on ahead with the light, so that he had to complete the ascent in darkness. A Voyage to Arcturus by David Lindsay [1920]

Pauline meanwhile looked up, and nodded vigorously. A Love Episode by Émile Zola [1878]

Just what it was they would consider later; meanwhile Mrs Kilbannon responded with what she would have called cool civility. The Imperialist by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1904]

Tydomin meanwhile had walked straight to the gulf, and set down Crimtyphon’s body on the edge. A Voyage to Arcturus by David Lindsay [1920]

Henry James Hyacinth meanwhile descended the ladder. The Princess Casamassima by Henry James [1886]

This German Socialism, which took its schoolboy task so seriously and solemnly, and extolled its poor stock-in-trade in such mountebank fashion, meanwhile gradually lost its pedantic innocence. The Manifesto of the Communist Party by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels

Edith Wharton Supper meanwhile was being laid on the greasy table down the middle of the room. The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton [1902]

Henry Handel Richardson Crossing his arms on the table, Krafft began to speak, meanwhile fixing his companion with his eye. Maurice Guest by Henry Handel Richardson

Radclyffe Hall But when you can, do let me come and see you — meanwhile if I can help you at all . The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe Hall

He was sent to a school at Enfield, and having meanwhile become an orphan, was in 1810 apprenticed to a surgeon at Edmonton. In 1815 he went to London to walk the hospitals. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin [1910]

Tobias Smolle Sir Launcelot meanwhile went to breakfast with his friends, and, having put on his armour, ordered the horses to be brought forth. The Life and Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves by Tobias Smolle

H. Rider Haggard Sir Henry meanwhile was boiling with rage at what had happened; indeed, it was with difficulty that we could keep him still. King Solomon’s Mines by H. Rider Haggard

Edith Wharton But meanwhile what are you all going to live on? It costs something to feed such an army. The Children by Edith Wharton [1928]

Edith Wharton But meanwhile the political distemper was rapidly spreading, and in spite of Gemma’s Austrian affiliations it was no longer possible for her to receive the enemy openly. Crucial Instances by Edith Wharton [1901]

Julia would arrive presently: meanwhile there was the book. Nineteen Eighty-four by George Orwell

Virginia Woolf And meanwhile there are the women in the background. The Voyage Out by Virginia Woolf [1915]

Charlotte Perkins Gilman But meanwhile it is a very poor nation indeed that does not provide full education for its children. Moving the Mountain by Charlotte Perkins Gilman [1911]

F. Scott Fitzgerald Olive sat down on the foot of Emily’s chaise longue and Brevoort took a stool from against the wall, meanwhile noting the other occupants of the room. Taps at Reveille by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1935]

I fancy the worthy retainer had been prowling about the hall meanwhile with the hope of surprising the clue to some domestic mystery in his mistress’s face as she emerged from the study. Eleanor's Victory by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1863]

He survived, however until 1841, meanwhile more or less cognizant of his wife’s attachment and offering no opposition. Balzac by Frederick Lawton

George Meredith Sir Willoughby meanwhile was on a line of conduct suiting his appreciation of his duty to himself. The Egoist by George Meredith [1879]

Virginia Woolf But meanwhile far more serious matters claimed every ounce of his strength. The Common Reader by Virginia Woolf [1925]

Mrs. Gaskell Miss Pole, Miss Matty, and I, meanwhile attended to Miss Brown: and hard work we found it to relieve her querulous and never-ending complaints. Cranford by Mrs. Gaskell [1851-3]

It may be averted; there’s just a chance that it may: meanwhile I am encompassing her about with care, guarding her as the apple of my eye. Ketira the Gypsy by Ellen Wood [1876]

D. H. Lawrence But meanwhile the fight between them, terrible as she knew it to be, was inconclusive. Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence

Ivan Turgenev But meanwhile things had not been going too well at Maryino, and poor Nikolai Petrovich was having a hard time. Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev

George Fairfax meanwhile had lain himself down to take his rest in tolerable good-humour with himself and the world in general. The Lovels of Arden by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]

And meanwhile the Communist press in foreign countries was shouting that there was no sign of revolution anywhere; the seizure of factories, setting up of workers’ committees, etc. Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell [1938]

George Gissing Now and then he tapped his barometer, which for some days had hovered about “change,” the sky meanwhile being clouded. Our Friend the Charlatan by George Gissing [1899]

Rafael Sabatini And meanwhile the autumn faded into winter, and with the coming of stormy weather Sir Oliver and Rosamund had fewer opportunities of meeting. The Sea Hawk by Rafael Sabatini

Rafael Sabatini Sir Oliver meanwhile took stock of so much of the Swallow’s armament as was visible and wondered what like were those on the main-deck below. The Sea Hawk by Rafael Sabatini

Charles Kingsley But meanwhile the whole thing was but a fresh misery. Two Years Ago by Charles Kingsley

Rafael Sabatini And meanwhile there was Sir Henry sneering. The Plague of Ghosts by Rafael Sabatini

They can’t face the meanwhile — that’s what it comes to. The Imperialist by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1904]

Arnold Bennett And meanwhile a miracle of ecstasy had opened — opened like a flower. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch The Carmelite meanwhile detached two heavy silver sconces from a great candelabrum and set them by her feet. The Poisoned Ice by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

And meanwhile she had imposed a certain duty on him, which inferred she had no design of returning to her home. Her Father’s Name by Florence Marryat [1878]

Francis meanwhile hated the confident young man and hated Rogers. He was sure that they were mocking him; indeed, that everyone in the shop was mocking him. Judith Paris by Hugh Walpole [1931]

Arthur Conan Doyle But meanwhile you will clearly understand that I insist upon a promise that this connection with my daughter shall go no further. The Land of Mist by Arthur Conan Doyle [1926]

Radclyffe Hall But meanwhile they should all cultivate more pride, should learn to be proud of their isolation. The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe Hall

Arthur Conan Doyle Scourges should fall and penance be done for many a long week before the shadow of that day should pass from Waverley. But meanwhile there was no effort to bring them back to their rule. Sir Nigel by Arthur Conan Doyle [1906]

Sinclair Lewis And meanwhile you can go plumb to hell, my young friend!” Martin did not pursue him into the hall. Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis [1925]

H.P. Lovecraft About four hours remained for conversation if I were to catch the eight o’clock coach for Arkham, and I began to dole out more liquor to the ancient tippler; meanwhile eating my own frugal lunch. The Shadow over Innsmouth by H.P. Lovecraft [1931]

Charles Dickens He meanwhile watched her brisk, sharp movements, and repeated to himself, “She’ll do!” After about twenty minutes of silence thus employed, he got up, saying: “Well, Hester, I’m going. The Haunted House by Charles Dickens [1859]

H. G. Wells And meanwhile I suppose it was very fine to go whirling through the air like a flight of young swallows, swift and easy. Twelve Stories and a Dream by H. G. Wells [1903]

Edith Wharton But meanwhile he must map out some kind of a working plan; must clear up his own mind, and consider how to make it clear to her. The Children by Edith Wharton [1928]

Elizabeth Gaskell He meanwhile watched her brisk sharp movements, and repeated to himself, ‘She’ll do!’ After about twenty minutes of silence thus employed, he got up, saying — ‘Well, Hester, I’m going. The Crooked Branch by Elizabeth Gaskell [1859]

Edith Wharton And meanwhile it seemed easier to let Undine have what she wanted. The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton [1913]

He wasn’t sorry to sit down; the doctor meanwhile wandering round rather restlessly. The Place of the Lion by Charles Williams [1931]

Descriptive passages are mentioned in it “to be inserted” at a later time, meanwhile concentrating his energy on more important portions of the narrative. The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Frank Preston Stearns [1906]

Edith Wharton But meanwhile Frenside’s counsel returned to her. The Gods Arrive by Edith Wharton [1932]

Daniel Defoe Accordingly, down I went, and talked of indifferent affairs; meanwhile my sister dressed herself all over again, not being willing to be seen in an undress. Everybody’s business is nobody’s business by Daniel Defoe [1725]

Louisa May Alcott Laurie meanwhile posted off to comfort Amy, and told his story so well that Aunt March actually ‘sniffed’ herself, and never once said “I told you so”. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott [1868]

He had apparently abandoned his intention of overtaking the German, who had meanwhile passed out of sight. My Fascinating Friend by William Archer

Theodore Dreiser Aileen meanwhile was contemplating the peculiar nature of her situation. The Financier by Theodore Dreiser

Conway meanwhile was busying himself with a very practical task. Lost Horizon by James Hilton

The house had meanwhile been demolished but there was no hint or whisper of any lucky find. Max Carrados by Ernest Bramah [1914]

The Mexicans, elated with their success, meanwhile abandoned themselves to jubilee; singing, dancing and feasting on the mangled relics of their wretched victims. The History of the Conquest of Mexico by William Hickling Prescott [1843]

George Gissing Then again she scratched and kicked simultaneously, her voice meanwhile screaming insult and menace, which must have been audible in the neighbours’ houses. The Town Traveller by George Gissing [1897]

Baldwin Spencer The boy and his kinda meanwhile sit apart in front of the men and women within the circle so that they can be seen by everyone. Native tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia by Baldwin Spencer

H.P. Lovecraft Willett meanwhile had gone up to the dismantled laboratory and brought down a few odds and ends not included in the moving of the July before. The Case of Charles Dexter Ward by H.P. Lovecraft [1927]

Anthony Trollope She got to her room as quickly as possible; and then, before she had even taken off her hat, she sat down to think of it all — sending her maid away meanwhile to fetch her a cup of tea. The American Senator by Anthony Trollope

F. Scott Fitzgerald At the Glion funicular he checked his bicycle and took a small beer on the terrace of the station buffet, meanwhile watching the little bug crawl down the eighty-degree slope of the hill. Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald Oh, he was a pretentious fool, making careers out of cocktails and meanwhile regretting, weakly and secretly, the collapse of an insufficient and wretched idealism. The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1922]

He would have to meet her, no doubt, one day; meanwhile he was entirely at peace, and he did not want to think of anything at all. Descent into Hell by Charles Williams [1937]

Henry James Papa was married the day before yesterday at Brighton.” Miss Overmore glittered more gaily; meanwhile it came over Maisie, and quite dazzlingly, that her “smart” governess was a bride. What Maisie Knew by Henry James [1897]

Radclyffe Hall And meanwhile the examination drew nearer. The Unlit Lamp by Radclyffe Hall

Algernon Blackwood And meanwhile the darkness settled about us and the biting wind swept roaring through the trees overhead. John Silence by Algernon Blackwood

Captain Matamore meanwhile lies sprawling on the ground, making ludicrous and ineffectual efforts to regain his feet. Captain Fracasse by Théophile Gautier [1863]

Edith Wharton But meanwhile she had the morning to herself, and could muse pleasantly on the disposal of its hours. The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton [1905]

But meanwhile the Queen proceeded with her plan. Elizabeth and Essex by Lytton Strachey [1928]

George Eliot Mr. Irwine meanwhile went out to give some orders. Adam Bede by George Eliot [1859]

Nikolai Gogol But meanwhile his eye glanced involuntarily through the joint of the screen at the portrait muffled in the sheet. The Mysterious Portrait by Nikolai Gogol

The captain and Herrick meanwhile turned their back upon the lights in Attwater’s verandah, and took a direction towards the pier and the beach of the lagoon. The Ebb-Tide by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne

Ethel and Villiers meanwhile walked out, and, descending to the river side, they were enticed by the beauty of the evening to go upon the water. Lodore by Mary Shelley

Edith Wharton And meanwhile his creation lives on inside of him, and is nourished by him and grows more and more beautiful. The Gods Arrive by Edith Wharton [1932]

Henry James But meanwhile it befell that, in London, he was stricken with influenza and with subsequent sorrow. Flickerbridge by Henry James [1902]

H.P. Lovecraft With the passage of time Kienze and I decided that we were still drifting south, meanwhile sinking deeper and deeper. The Temple by H.P. Lovecraft [1920]

Their scanty supplies meanwhile had entirely failed them, and they appeased the cravings of appetite by such roots as they dug out of the earth, or by the nuts and berries that grew wild in the woods. The History of the Conquest of Mexico by William Hickling Prescott [1843]

Henry James I agreed with her that I would drop the subject for a while, and that meanwhile we should be good friends. Confidence by Henry James [1879]

Andrew Lang Elsa meanwhile was tossed about between hope and fear, and felt as if the girl would never come. The Violet Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

E. Phillips Oppenheim Hildyard meanwhile was carefully acting up to an idea which had come to him in the middle of a sleepless night. The Amazing Judgment by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1897]

Edith Wharton But meanwhile she had to catch up somehow with her forgotten engagement. Hudson River Bracketed by Edith Wharton [1929]

William Morris But meanwhile Birdalone had run to Viridis, who had fallen a dead weight aside of her horse, and lay half hanging by the bonds of her ankles. The Water of the Wondrous Isles by William Morris [1897]

But meanwhile I will show you something more. The Greater Trumps by Charles Williams

George Meredith By and by a son would shove him aside; meanwhile he shelved his parent, according to the manners of energy. The Egoist by George Meredith [1879]

F. Scott Fitzgerald Little Ede meanwhile had been looking at her mother curiously. All the Sad Young Men by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1926]

Mark Twain He sat down and took a long rest, torturing himself meanwhile to keep awake, and then started warily down the home-stretch. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain [1876]

H. G. Wells One hesitates upon the magnificent plan and devotion of one’s lifetime and meanwhile there is usage, there are engagements. The Research Magnificent by H. G. Wells [1915]

Sarah and Deborah meanwhile were talking together as eagerly as any two women will who are very old friends and have not seen one another for a while. Judith Paris by Hugh Walpole [1931]

Henry Handel Richardson But out into it he must, to drive through dust-clouds so opaque that one could only draw rein till they subsided, meanwhile holloaing off collisions. Australia Felix by Henry Handel Richardson

H. G. Wells And meanwhile with all that much of trouble in her, she’d be bound to do something wrong. Meanwhile by H. G. Wells [1927]

H. G. Wells Thoroughly statesmanlike article!” “And meanwhile this Bigness is spreading in all sorts of ugly ways. The Food of the Gods and how it came to Earth by H. G. Wells [1904]

Arthur Morrison But I had started two or three men meanwhile making inquiries at the railway stations, and so on. The Chronicles of Martin Hewitt by Arthur Morrison

The young girl meanwhile was moving up towards him along the seat, for the effect which his sharpest rebuke produced on her never lasted more than four minutes. The Pleasure-Pilgrim by Ella D'Arcy [1895]

H. G. Wells And meanwhile these cosmic rays fly noiselessly about me — the arrows of the Martians — and by a birth here and a birth there — humanity undergoes — dehumanization. Star-Begotten by H. G. Wells [1937]

Robert Louis Stevenson And meanwhile the doctor, with sun umbrella, wide Panama, and patriarchal beard, is busy wheedling and (for aught the rest of us know) bribing the too facile sentry. Essays of Travel by Robert Louis Stevenson

Henri meanwhile had passed into St. Luc’s room. Chicot the Jester by Alexandre Dumas

Thomas Hardy Grace meanwhile had not gone far. The Woodlanders by Thomas Hardy

Nellie Bly He worked for some time, still firmly holding the snake by the head before he could get it into the basket, the reptile meanwhile lashing the ground furiously with its tail. Around the World in Seventy-Two Days by Nellie Bly [1890]

A man driving off cattle in the foreground looks as if he had stepped out of one of the tablets in the British Museum. Rameses meanwhile towers, swift and godlike, above the crowd. A Thousand Miles up the Nile by Amelia B. Edwards [1877]

Edith Wharton And meanwhile there was the world of wonders within him. The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton [1913]

Edith Wharton But meanwhile the Duke had regained his voice. The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton [1902]

D. H. Lawrence But meanwhile Whiston was courting her, and she made splendid little gestures, before her bedroom mirror, of the constant-and-true sort. The Prussian Officer and other stories by D. H. Lawrence

Standing near the open door of the pavilion, Helene meanwhile inhaled the cold air with delight. A Love Episode by Émile Zola [1878]

Virginia Woolf Miss Allan meanwhile murmured with the curious intimacy which a spinster often achieves with dogs, to the fox-terrier which Evelyn had at last induced to come over to them. The Voyage Out by Virginia Woolf [1915]

Jacques Futrelle The scientist listened without comment to the recital, casually studying meanwhile the three crimson drops on the glass. The Chase of the Golden Plate by Jacques Futrelle [1906]

Virginia Woolf Helen meanwhile stitched at her embroidery and thought over the things they had said. The Voyage Out by Virginia Woolf [1915]

For answer, Penn suddenly pulled the young man back into his seat, and enveloped him in a cloud of drowsy smoke, keeping his own mouth and nose well covered meanwhile with the silk muffler. The Mystery Queen by Fergus Hume

He meanwhile was busy in London making friends by his conspicuous, almost obtrusive, genius, and sowing the seeds of discord by his equally obtrusive spleen. Carlyle by John Nichol [1892]

And meanwhile I snatched recklessly at his own solution. The Riddle of the Sands by Erskine Childers [1903]

Margaret Oliphant The two mothers meanwhile talked calmly in the room below, where Macalister had lighted the fire, and where, in the cheerful blaze and glow, everything became more easy and tranquil and calm. The Wizard's Son by Margaret Oliphant [1882]

D. H. Lawrence Mitchka meanwhile was glancing round the room. The Captain’s Doll by D. H. Lawrence

Edith Wharton But meanwhile the German advance, which had sent so many rich residents out of Paris, had driven into it the lamentable horde of the Belgian and French refugees. A Backward Glance by Edith Wharton [1934]

Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch The rest of us meanwhile defiled down this same road, formed line in front of it, and under a brisk cannonade from the French heights waited for the next move. The Laird’s Luck by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch [1901]

George Gissing He was being talked of meanwhile in the Tyrrells’ drawing-room. Thyrza by George Gissing [1887]

Dorothy meanwhile had crept away; she did not even stop to find out whether there would be an opportunity of saying goodbye to Nobby — she was too frightened, too anxious to escape. A Clergyman’s Daughter by George Orwell

Henry James But meanwhile it has a certain importance. Portrait of a Lady by Henry James [1881]

Henry James Perhaps he will, but he hasn’t yet; and I’m willing to give him meanwhile the benefit of the doubt. The Golden Bowl by Henry James [1904]

Sir Richard Burton And meanwhile I shall have made off and none will know that it was I slew him. The Arabian Nights' Entertainments by Sir Richard Burton

Edith Wharton Dredge meanwhile was going on obstinately with his work. Tales of Men and Ghosts by Edith Wharton [1910]

Leslie Stephen But the device meanwhile had recoiled upon its author; the very danger against which he should have guarded himself had now occurred. Alexander Pope by Leslie Stephen [1880]

Meanwhile —” “There is no meanwhile at all,” Richardson interrupted. The Place of the Lion by Charles Williams [1931]

H. G. Wells But meanwhile this tension increases and a vast multitude of lives is strained to tragic issues. What are we to do with our lives? by H. G. Wells [1928]

H. G. Wells And meanwhile business could be carried on. The Shape of Things to Come by H. G. Wells [1933]

Walter Besant He meanwhile nodded and winked with an ever-increasing delight which I failed to understand. The Case of Mr Lucraft by Walter Besant [1886]

They were screwed and arranged; Malone and Donne meanwhile herding together and sneering at him, which the little man, glancing over his shoulder, saw, but did not heed at all. Shirley by Charlotte Bronte [1849]