Phrases with "name"

Augustine Birrell There was a cult for Liberty in the middle of the eighteenth century, and Marvell’s name was on the list of its professors. Andrew Marvell by Augustine Birrell [1905]

He had his name marked for him, and a will directing his own. Romance by Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford [1903]

I hope that name is what all will call you some day. Barbara Rebell by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1905]

Sinclair Lewis The name of Chairman Planish, “a scholar who isn’t afraid to get out into the dust of the streets” (Waterloo Courier), had been advertised almost as loudly as the books. Gideon Planish by Sinclair Lewis

Robert Louis Stevenson And I bear’s a king’s name and speak the truth. Catriona by Robert Louis Stevenson

Isabella Bird This island was discovered by Sebastian Cabot in 1497, and more than two centuries afterwards received the name of St. John, by which it is still designated in old maps. The Englishwoman in America by Isabella Bird [1856]

Elizabeth Gaskell Molly caught the name in an instant, though she had not heard what had gone before. Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell [1865]

Fancy them telling us Margaret Brendon’s name was Andover, just because her mum is Mrs. Andover now! It never entered into their silly heads that the mother might have married again. The Beachy Head Murder by Arthur Gask [1941]

George Gissing His name is Hunger. Let us be glad that Italy can’t enrich herself by manufactures. The Crown of Life by George Gissing [1899]

At that moment Mr. Jones called him by name from within. Victory by Joseph Conrad [1914]

Henry James He read with surprise the name of Mrs. Hudson, and hurried forward to meet her. Roderick Hudson by Henry James [1875]

Samuel Johnson But his lines are very smooth in Rosamond, and too smooth in Cato. Addison is now to be considered as a critic: a name which the present generation is scarcely willing to allow him. Lives of the Poets by Samuel Johnson

Charles Kingsley Who is he?” “His name is Sebastian of Modena, my lord. Westward Ho! by Charles Kingsley

Anthony Trollope When he returned she had left her seat; but he heard her name announced on the stairs, and caught a glance of the back of her head as she made her way gracefully down through the crowd. The Small House at Allington by Anthony Trollope

Edgar Allan Poe As for Snobbs — any person who should look at me would be instantly aware that my name wasn’t Snobbs. Miss Tabitha Turnip propagated that report through sheer envy. Humorous Tales by Edgar Allan Poe

Henry James If Florry could by this time do without a chaperon — she had two latchkeys and went alone on the top of omnibuses, and her name was in the Red Book — she was enough of a duenna for another girl. The Tragic Muse by Henry James [1890]

Henry James You may call such a mistake as that by what ever name you please; it at any rate means, all round, their case. The Golden Bowl by Henry James [1904]

The horizon beyond Assûan is bounded on all sides by rocky heights, bold and picturesque in form, yet scarcely lofty enough to deserve the name of mountains. A Thousand Miles up the Nile by Amelia B. Edwards [1877]

Thomas Paine An Assembly under this name had been called in 1617. The Rights of Man by Thomas Paine [1791]

R. D. Blackmore My name is Mordacks, and I flatter nobodyexcept myself — that I know a good thing when I get it. Mary Anerley by R. D. Blackmore [1880]

She knew the thing which the wind had whispered in the sloping field and for which she had no name — it was Happiness. Faintly she shadowed it forth, but yet she could not see it. The Crock of Gold by James Stephens

Arthur Conan Doyle Eh, Jack?” “Look here, Thomas,” said I, “you want your name in the papers—is that it?” “That’s about the state of the case. Crabbe’s Practice by Arthur Conan Doyle

The name of the chemist being on the label, I went to him and found out who bought it. The Mystery of a Hansom Cab by Fergus Hume

Ford Madox Ford Her name was Beatrice Carmichael . Some Do Not . . . by Ford Madox Ford [1924]

Elizabeth Gaskell She turned sick and faint whenever Mr Donne’s name was casually mentioned. Ruth by Elizabeth Gaskell [1853]

Abraham Merri Half were they over the bridge when through the roar of the imprisoned stream I heard my name called softly. The Moon Pool by Abraham Merri

Anthony Trollope But on the following morning, circumstances led to Frank Gresham’s name being mentioned. Doctor Thorne by Anthony Trollope

Amans. Why should I name the land across the sea Wherein I first took hold on misery? Why should I name the land that flees from me? Let me depart, since ye are happy here. Poems by the Way by William Morris [1891]

G. K. Chesterton The omnibus driver, whose full name was William Pond, followed indeed with no pretence of reluctance. The Return of Don Quixote by G. K. Chesterton [1927]

George Gissing You know, Bell, it was a mere chance that he isn’t in the Ministry! His name was mentioned; we know it for a fact. Thyrza by George Gissing [1887]

James Joyce Just nice time to walk to Artane. What was that boy’s name again? Dignam. Yes. Vere dignum et iustum est. Ulysses by James Joyce [1922]

They are not without that which we call a First Cause, and they name it Anyambia, which missionary philologists consider a contraction of Aninla, spirit (?), and Mbia, good. Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo by Richard F. Burton [1876]

Guy de Maupassant She was well-known in Asnieres as “La Bluette.” This name was given to her because she often dressed in blue. The Peddler (Le Colporteur) by Guy de Maupassant [1900]

The first letters were very correct, but, as time passed, Marshall’s name began to appear on Blanche’s side with greater frequency. The Haunted Woman by David Lindsay [1922]

The treating of a name as excluding from the fact named what the name’s definition fails positively to include, is what I call ‘vicious intellectualism. A Pluralistic Universe by William James [1909]

Walter Scott I am not a MacMillanite, or a Russelite, or a Hamiltonian, or a Harleyite, or a Howdenite8 — I will be led by the nose by none — I take my name as a Christian from no vessel of clay. The Heart of Mid-Lothian by Walter Scott [1818]

Thomas Wolfe It gave him a feeling of uneasiness and suppressed excitement to see his name through the transparent front. You Can’t Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe [1940]

While Fortune favor’d, while his arms support The cause, and rul’d the counsels, of the court, I made some figure there; nor was my name Obscure, nor I without my share of fame. The Aeneid by translated by John Dryden

Theodore Dreiser Think of the church ye was raised in, and the name we’ve got to stand up for in the world. The Financier by Theodore Dreiser

Henry Fielding I first fee’d him, and then acquainted him with the name of the disease. A journey from this world to the next by Henry Fielding

E. F. Benson And though she seldom gives her autograph, she’s promised to sign her name in Worship’s book. Trouble for Lucia by E. F. Benson [1939]

George Meredith She had done that, written her name to the renunciation of him! No individual could bear the sight of such a crime, and no suffering man could be appeased by a single victim to atone for it. The Tragic Comedians by George Meredith [1880]

A smart-looking young woman, with frizzed hair and a black dress, who I suppose was the clerk or something, took my name at the office. Coming up for Air by George Orwell

He is on the yacht, too, and keeps begging her to name the day. The Day of the Locust by Nathanael Wes

Robert Louis Stevenson Next day she came out about the same hour alone, and, as soon as the sand-hills concealed her from the pavilion, drew nearer to the edge, and called me by name in guarded tones. The Pavilion on the Links by Robert Louis Stevenson

He resolutely declined to name his associate in the castle, and he made no mention of Ann Devenham or young Harden, also he said nothing about the footman having been drugged. The Hidden Door by Arthur Gask [1934]

Krent told me that Bowring had forged Sir Hannibal’s name to some bills, and these Sir Hannibal kept hanging over Bowring’s head. The Crowned Skull by Fergus Hume

Robert Louis Stevenson And what are ye asking me to do, but just to sell it ye for siller?” “Andie! have I named the name of siller?” cried I. “Ou, the name’s naething”, said he; “the thing is there, whatever. Catriona by Robert Louis Stevenson

R. D. Blackmore He says that I am a dastard and a skulk, and unworthy to bear the name of Yordas.” “What a wicked, unnatural man he must be!” cried Mary. “He deserves to have no children. Mary Anerley by R. D. Blackmore [1880]

Anthony Trollope Nor did she name a distant day, because, were she to do so, the terrible evil of Harry Annesley’s arrival in Brussels would not be prevented. Mr. Scarborough's Family by Anthony Trollope [1883]

Victor Hugo His name was Capgaroupe. He used to drink out of a flat bottle on which there was a name written in red. The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo [1869]

H. G. Wells None spake the name of Ugh-lomi for fear that it might bring him. A Story of the Stone Age by H. G. Wells [1897]

To this he gave the name of Mount Erebus. The other was quiet; it was of somewhat less height, and he gave it the name of Mount Terror. Mark, now, how wonderfully this resembles More’s account. A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder by James De Mille [1888]

Caroline Lamb His servant, a countryman of ours, by name O’Kelly, brought me a glass with something in it, which he bade me drink; but I would not. Glenarvon by Caroline Lamb [1816]

Washington Irving He declared his name and rank. The Alhambra by Washington Irving

Artephius, a name noted in the annals of alchymy, was born in the early part of the twelfth century. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

Henry James She had presently in fact so recovered herself that she seemed to know she could more easily have made him name his wife than he have made her name her husband. The Golden Bowl by Henry James [1904]

Richard Burton Masjid Zu Tawa. 15 Familiar for “Rahat al-Hulkum,”— the pleasure of the throat — a name which has sorely puzzled our tourists. Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Richard Burton

This painter was only a name to him, a vague shadow; but he felt a fierce wrath against him. Signa by Ouida

He has mentioned a name once or twice, the name of Marian. Have you ever heard that?” “I should say I have, sir, times and often since he’s been ill. Fenton’s Quest by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]

E. Nesbi In the early morning Bobbie heard her name and jumped out of bed and ran to Mother’s bedside. The Railway Children by E. Nesbi

George Meredith A chill went through his blood on hearing one of his assailants speak the name of Barto Rizzo. The English oath stopped an arm that flashed a dagger half its length. Vittoria by George Meredith [1867]

Gertrude Stein She believed for many years that Kaiser was the real name of Francis Joseph and she never could come to accept the name as belonging to anybody else. The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein [1933]

If the gold I mean to leave in your hands satisfy you, and if you don’t wish my proposal to be at once withdrawn, you must, before I leave this room, write your name to this engagement. Schalken the Painter by J. Sheridan Le Fanu [1851]

Guy de Maupassant The name comes from an old story which has now become a legend, although it is true in all respects. Madame Husson’s “Rosier” (Le Rosier de Madame Husson) by Guy de Maupassant [1887]

See, the paper is not very clear because of these oil marks, and the salt water, but it’s a ticket-of-leave licence, sure enough, and his name is Bracegirdle, or something like that. The Vengeance of Larose by Arthur Gask [1939]

I shall drop out of your lives for a little while and Larose must mean nothing more to you than just the name of the man of whom you have heard. The Dark Highway by Arthur Gask [1928]

Elizabeth Gaskell I dare say the youth had no great desire to trace out the father, who had been one in name only. Disappearances by Elizabeth Gaskell [1851]

William Morris But it is strange your name Is not the same the minstrel sung of yore; You call’d it Rapunzel, ’tis not the name. The Defence of Guenevere by William Morris [1858]

James Anthony Froude The name of this brisk lad is Ignorance. Leaving him, they are caught in a net by Flatterer, and are smartly whipped by ‘a shining one,’ who lets them out of it. Bunyan by James Anthony Froude [1880]

On telling his name and position, the man was willing to state all he knew. The Secret Passage by Fergus Hume

Charles Dickens What is called Taste, is only another name for Fact.’ Thomas Gradgrind nodded his approbation. Hard Times by Charles Dickens [1854]

Edith Wharton When Vance left the Cocoanut Tree, rather later than he had meant to, he went to Frenside’s lodgings, but found a card with “Away” above the latter’s name in the vestibule. Hudson River Bracketed by Edith Wharton [1929]

The allusion to this general helplessness had, besides, a special propriety in the case of Œdipus, who drew his very name (Swollen-foot) from the injury done to his infant feet. The Theban Sphinx by Thomas De Quincey

D. H. Lawrence He made out that the woman was asking him for his name —“Meester —? Meester —?” she kept saying, with a note of interrogation. Aaron’s Rod by D. H. Lawrence

One name was as good as another to most of the men; to them it was just a name and meant nothing. Lark Rise to Candleford by Flora Thompson [1945]

Truth, they say, follows not the counting of noses, nor is it only another name for a majority vote. The Meaning of Truth by William James

Baldwin Spencer Every tribe has its own name for the very peculiar and far-reaching sound produced in this way. Native tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia by Baldwin Spencer

Anthony Trollope Mercy to Miss O’Hara! Lady Scroope had the name of being a very charitable woman. An Eye for an Eye by Anthony Trollope [1879]

Andrew Lang The only odd trouvaille that ever fell to me was a clean copy of “La Journee Chretienne,” with the name of Leon Gambetta, 1844, on its catholic fly-leaf. The Library by Andrew Lang

The doctor had some scientific name for it, and I was taking medicine. Roads of Destiny by O. Henry [1909]

The major-domo (for it was he) bowed respectfully, for the chief huntsman’s name was well known in Anjou. “Monsieur,” said he, “please to enter and take some repose. Chicot the Jester by Alexandre Dumas

H. Rider Haggard Doubtless also his anxiety to win fortune had to do with the lady whose name was written in the prayer-book. The People of the Mist by H. Rider Haggard

Caroline Lamb His name she asked: he replied, “Camioli.” “If gold can give you peace, take this,” she said. Glenarvon by Caroline Lamb [1816]

H. Rider Haggard His mother was a Preston, and his name is Arthur Preston Heigham. George told me something about him just now, and, on thinking it over, I remember the whole story. Dawn by H. Rider Haggard

Your name is George Lowe, and you are a journalist. The Man in the Queue by Josephine Tey

Anthony Trollope Thorne is only a name in the matter. Doctor Thorne by Anthony Trollope

Baldwin Spencer Alwairi's young daughter, named Maidjangba, is the reincarnation of a woman of the same name who was her mother's mother. Native tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia by Baldwin Spencer

Sinclair Lewis Still, name does sound kind of familiar. Dodsworth by Sinclair Lewis

The bank and the silversmith have muddled matters between them; they may have put young Todhetley’s name into it through seeing his father’s on the bank-note. A Tragedy by Ellen Wood [1886]

Ivan Turgenev Her name is Nina, Ninetta, as you like; she’s the daughter of a rich merchant here. The Diary of a Superfluous Man and other stories by Ivan Turgenev

Wilkie Collins Keep strictly secret all that I said to you yesterday about Dexter. Don’t even mention my name when you see him. The Law and the Lady by Wilkie Collins [1875]

Anthony Trollope The name of the doctor’s brother had not been alluded to between them since the days of that trial; but still it was impossible but that Scatcherd should well remember him. Doctor Thorne by Anthony Trollope

George Gissing By close listening he believed he heard her utter the name of her husband. Demos by George Gissing [1886]

Anthony Trollope But then a change of a name implies such a confession of failure! It had on the whole been thought better to maintain the courage of the opinion which had first made the mistake. Is He Popenjoy? by Anthony Trollope [1878]

Charles Dickens What part in my decision was borne by Monsieur P. Salcy, is of no moment, though I own to encountering that gentleman’s name on a red bill on the wall, before I made up my mind. The Uncommercial Traveller by Charles Dickens [1860]

It seemed strange to look at the calico, with the name of a London printer stamped on the back, and lines of railway and highroad running through every shire. No-Man’s-Land by John Buchan [1899]

Their name for a cowardly assassin is ‘a brave man,’ and for an harlot, ‘a courteous person,’ which is as much as to say that a woman’s worst vice, and a man’s worst vice, are virtues. The Cloister and the Hearth by Charles Reade

The fourth man’s name was John Recklow. He might have been over fifty, or under. The Slayer of Souls by Robert W. Chambers [1920]

Anthony Trollope But till her name had been mentioned, he could not bring himself to mention it. John Caldigate by Anthony Trollope

By the seventh, this Junta takes the name of the Administrative Provincial Junta. By the eighth, O’Donoju was named member of this Junta. By the ninth, this Junta was to name a president. Life in Mexico by Frances Calderon de la Barca [1843]

Samuel Johnson It should not be concealed, however, that it is printed with Mr. Jago’s name in Dodsley’s Collection, and is mentioned as his in a letter of Shenstone’s. Lives of the Poets by Samuel Johnson

W. H. Hudson At other times I amuse myself by seeking for the resinous gum, known here by its Indian name ‘maken’. Idle Days in Patagonia by W. H. Hudson

You suspect, or, at least, associate in your own mind a name with the man you met. Agatha Webb by Anna Katharine Green

Arthur Conan Doyle There are some who think that he would have done better to stick by the old name that his forebears bore. Micah Clarke by Arthur Conan Doyle

Anthony Trollope She had omitted to name the diamonds in her catalogue of the things stolen; but she was sure that she had never said that they were not then taken. The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope

George Gissing Better to reject such silly affectations and use her proper name boldly. The Whirlpool by George Gissing [1896]

But if his will really induces him to inscribe his name in the register of our brotherhood, we, who can judge of the thoughts of all men, will convince him of the truth of our promises. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

My name is disgraced, but I won’t be on earth to suffer for the disgrace. The Mystery Queen by Fergus Hume

Anthony Trollope Wherever he was encountered there seemed to be an opinion that he ought to assume whatever name and whatever rights belonged to his father. Marion Fay by Anthony Trollope [1882]

Andrew Lang He gives no evidence for the following statement: ‘It can be shown that “frog” was used as a name for the sun. Custom and Myth by Andrew Lang

Tobias Smolle From its great affinity to the Latin, it was called Romance, a name which the Spaniards still give to their own language. Travels through France and Italy by Tobias Smolle

Anthony Trollope Will you be good enough, kind enough, enough my friend, not to connect my name again with that of Miss Dale while I am here? “Has there been a quarrel? “No; there has been no quarrel. The Small House at Allington by Anthony Trollope

Henry James It transported our troubled friend from the vulgar hour and the ugly fact; drew him to something that had no warrant but its sweetness, no name nor place save as the pure, the remote, the antique. The Tragic Muse by Henry James [1890]

Anthony Trollope I differ from him, and, therefore, I name another. La Vendée by Anthony Trollope

Also name and present whereabouts of a man at that time in service of the above. The Leavenworth Case by Anna Katharine Green

George Gissing When Hubert’s name was announced by the servant, this gentleman stopped midway in a sentence, took his pipe from his lips, and looked to the door with curiosity. Demos by George Gissing [1886]

Henry James The marquis with supernatural gravity mentioned to him the name of each, while the gentleman who bore it bowed; they were all what are called in France beaux noms. The American by Henry James [1877]

Nikolai Gogol His father’s name was Akakiy, so let his son’s be Akakiy too. The Cloak by Nikolai Gogol

So we are wont to call both the olive-tree and the fruit [Greek omitted], and the oak-tree and its acorn [Greek omitted] communicating the name of the one to the other. Essays and Miscellanies by Plutarch

Henry Adams Mr. Adams made no effort to find efficient help; perhaps he knew no name to suggest; perhaps he knew too much of Washington, but he could hardly have hoped to find a staff of strength in his son. The Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams [1907]

Guy de Maupassan The next Sunday the priest mentioned them by name before the whole congregation. Une Vie (A Woman’s Life) by Guy de Maupassan

Wilkie Collins The name of this correspondent carries its own guarantee with it. The Black Robe by Wilkie Collins [1881]

Julian Hawthorne I put my name to the receipt accompanying the parcel, and the servant went out. Calbot’s Rival by Julian Hawthorne

Henry James He was not easy till he had found the right name for it — a name the more satisfactory that it was simple, comprehensive, and plausible. The Tragic Muse by Henry James [1890]

Rudyard Kipling Then there was a hideous scene, and it was complicated by my companion hurrying up with the blanket and telling me — always by name — that he would rescue me or perish in the attempt. Many Inventions by Rudyard Kipling [1893]

Anthony Trollope On the fourth day Clara saw Mrs Askerton, but then Will Belton’s name was not mentioned. The Belton Estate by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope Would not I have been prouder than anything to have had a horse in my name win the race! Was it likely I should lame him? Anyways I didn’t, and I don’t think your Lordship thinks it was me. The Duke’s Children by Anthony Trollope

But the mention of Troth woke him up and the name of Albinus didn’t please him. The Island of Sheep by John Buchan [1936]

Virginia Woolf Then she turned and found herself face to face with a young man she thought she knew but could not put a name to. The Years by Virginia Woolf [1937]

Wilkie Collins He had noticed overnight the name of the Belgian city, “Liege,” engraved on it. I Say No by Wilkie Collins [1884]

Glancing at the title-page, I found the name of “Père Silas.” A fly-leaf bore in small, but clear and well-known pencil characters: “From P. C. D. E. to L— y. Villette by Charlotte Brontë [1853]

Tobias Smolle He scratched his chin, and protested his abhorrence of cards, the very name of which being mentioned, made him sweat with vexation, as it recalled the money-dropper to his remembrance. The Adventures of Roderick Random by Tobias Smolle

In the first place I demand the instant suppression of monsieur; I know you well enough for you to call me by my name and speak in the language of intimates. Mademoiselle de Maupin by Théophile Gautier [1835]

Thomas Hardy We were wondering what could keep you home here mollyhorning about when you have made such a world-wide name for yourself in the nick-nack trade — now, that’s the truth o’t. Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy

Robert Louis Stevenson It sang in his sleeping ears, It hummed in his waking head: The name - Ticonderoga, The utterance of the dead. Ballads by Robert Louis Stevenson

Rudyard Kipling Which end of the buildings does one get out at? Will you show me, Willy? Who was that boy who took the drill?” “Corkran, I think his name is. Stalky & Co. by Rudyard Kipling [1899]

She has a trick in hand — that much I know, but I’m darned if I can put a name to it. Greenmantle by John Buchan

Arthur Conan Doyle So I was introduced to Miss Penclosa, and it did not escape me that as my name was mentioned she glanced across at Agatha. Wilson had evidently been talking. The Parasite by Arthur Conan Doyle [1894]

Nor a would not commit this to his officer, but himself called on each lad by name whenso he saw a likely one, and speered would a ride with him. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

George Meredith He mentioned the name “Lady Ormont” distinctly during some remarks on travel. Lord Ormont and his Aminta by George Meredith [1894]

Once, since, she had seen his name in the Times: it was amongst the list of visitors staying at some nobleman’s country-house. Anne by Ellen Wood [1876]

Isbel read the name in silent astonishment. The Haunted Woman by David Lindsay [1922]

Henry James They hadn’t to name it or to phrase it — possibly even couldn’t had they tried; peace and support came to them, without that, in the simple revelation of each other. The Sacred Fount by Henry James [1901]

Henry James Mrs. Gereth made one — it was her sole, faint flicker of passion — to the extent of declaring that he was too abjectly weak to deserve the name of a man. The Spoils of Poynton by Henry James [1897]

Robert Louis Stevenson May I name it? may I be so irreverent? It is in herself — her heart is soft. Prince Otto by Robert Louis Stevenson

Wilkie Collins Not knowing the name of it, and not daring to excite surprise by asking, I found the place full of vague yet mysterious interest. A Rogue’s Life by Wilkie Collins [1879]

Elizabeth Gaskell You don’t remember me I see, but my name is Bell, and once or twice when the parsonage has been full, I’ve slept here, and tasted your good ale. North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell [1854]

What name was that you said? Tell me if you dare!” He made a threatening gesture with his knife, seeming to be half frenzied with excitement. The Woman with One Hand by Richard Marsh

Arthur Conan Doyle I have no taste for such amours as you speak of, and I have sworn that my name shall be coupled with that of no woman save my ever dear wife. The White Company by Arthur Conan Doyle [1891]

Arthur Conan Doyle I remember the name as well as the face,’ cried Monmouth. ‘You see, gentlemen,’ he continued, turning to his staff, ‘the courtiers begin to come in at last. Micah Clarke by Arthur Conan Doyle

Walter Besant That was the name which had so long escaped my memory —“Ebenezer Grumbelow”. The Case of Mr Lucraft by Walter Besant [1886]

The name of my wife was embroidered within, upon the lining, and it thus became a serviceable link to the hellish cabal against her. The Household Wreck by Thomas De Quincey [1838]

George Gissing In Pall Mall, Barmby felt it incumbent upon him to name the several clubs, a task for which he was inadequately prepared. In the Year of Jubilee by George Gissing [1894]

Thomas Paine A constitution is not a thing in name only, but in fact. The Rights of Man by Thomas Paine [1791]

Elizabeth Gaskell But when she saw the squire’s face she could have bitten her tongue out for having named Cynthia’s name to him. Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell [1865]

George Gissing She had once remarked on the pleasantness and fitness of a wife’s possessing in her own name an income equal to that of her husband; yet she resigned it without fuss. The Whirlpool by George Gissing [1896]

I have lived partly by art, partly by literature, and have not succeeded in winning a name in either profession. The Cloven Foot by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1879]

Miles Franklin It is no trouble to them to master geology, mineralogy, anatomy, and other things, the very name of which gives me a headache. My Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin

Arthur Morrison In his day-dreams he saw himself a tradesman, with a shop of his own and the name ‘R. Perrott,’ with a gold flourish, over the door. A Child of the Jago by Arthur Morrison

Anthony Trollope He did not name the exact sum which had been left at the bank in Melbourne, but he did make Mr. Crinkett understand that they were not paupers. John Caldigate by Anthony Trollope

Willa Cather Week after week her name was posted at the Opera, and week after week it was canceled, and the name of one of her rivals was substituted. Youth and the Bright Medusa by Willa Cather [1920]

Guy de Maupassant The other one, which bore the imposing name of “Linden Cottage,” looked like a middle-class residence and was frequented by the aristocracy of the rod. Sundays of a Bourgeois (Les Dimanches d’un bourgeois de Paris) by Guy de Maupassant [1880]

Richard Hakluy How much the greater the will is, so much more giueth it name to the workes, and the workes giue testimonie of the truth. Virginia Richly Valued by Richard Hakluy

Elizabeth Barrett Browning His name shall stand perpetually As a name to applaud and cherish, Not only within the civic wall For the loyal, but also without For the generous and free. Poems Before Congress by Elizabeth Barrett Browning [1860]

Wilkie Collins In this case, as in Mr. Godfrey’s case, the handwriting was strange; but the name mentioned was the name of one of Mr. Luker’s customers. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins [1868]

The name of Evelyn is never mentioned in this house. The Circular Study by Anna Katharine Green

Anthony Trollope The place was called Necropolis. The name had always been distasteful to me, as I had never wished to join with it the feeling of death. The Fixed Period by Anthony Trollope

Captivating Anthony at once with his handsome appearance, he said in a charmingly melodious voice, “My name ees Croupin, Raphael Croupin, and your mistress, she know I am coming. Marauders by Night by Arthur Gask [1951]

Ann Radcliffe His name is Nicola di Zampari.” “What is his condition?” “He is a monk of the Dominican convent of the Spirito Santo,” replied Schedoni. “Of his family I know little. The Italian by Ann Radcliffe [1796]

The nearest approximation to a name for what I mean, which we possess, is “physical geography. Science and Education by Thomas Henry Huxley

Andrew Lang Annius (his real vernacular name was Nanni) was born at Viterbo, in 1432. Books and Bookmen by Andrew Lang

Wilkie Collins The marriage immediately before it was impressed on my attention by the circumstance of the bridegroom’s Christian name being the same as my own. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

Charles Dickens No name could stand there, more inseparably associated in the writer’s mind with the dignity of generosity: with a noble scorn of all littleness, all cruelty, oppression, fraud, and false pretence. Contributions to All the Year Round by Charles Dickens [1859]

Wilkie Collins Julius ventured on disturbing the waiter by asking for Mr. Geoffrey Delamayn. At the sound of that illustrious name the waiter looked up with a start. Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins [1870]

Anthony Trollope Mrs. O’Hara had feared the subject, and Kate had thought of him much too often to allow his name to be on her tongue. An Eye for an Eye by Anthony Trollope [1879]

George Meredith Do not be too ready with a name for me. The Egoist by George Meredith [1879]

Anthony Trollope Mr. Hart’s name came next, but he passed it on. Mr. Scarborough's Family by Anthony Trollope [1883]

Jules Verne This dugong, which also bears the name of the halicore, closely resembles the manatee; its oblong body terminated in a lengthened tail, and its lateral fins in perfect fingers. Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne [1872]

William Makepeace Thackeray My name and titles were all over the town the day after my arrival. The Memoires of Barry Lyndon by William Makepeace Thackeray [1852]

Ann Radcliffe Vivaldi shut himself in his apartment to deliberate, if that may deserve the name of deliberation, in which a conflict of passions, rather than an exertion of judgment, prevailed. The Italian by Ann Radcliffe [1796]

But, pardon me, Sir, if I ask your name and your business here. Greenmantle by John Buchan

George Meredith One morning Vittoria was gladdened by a letter from Rocco Ricci, who had fled to Turin. He told her that the king had promised to give her a warm welcome in his capital, where her name was famous. Vittoria by George Meredith [1867]

Maria Edgeworth Lady Cecilia now called upon each to name the man among the celebrated of modern days, whom they should most liked to have seen. Helen by Maria Edgeworth

George Meredith That was a name never uttered at the Grange. ‘The scoundrel?’ he inquired harshly, half in a tone of one assuring himself, and his rigid dropped jaw shut. The Adventures of Harry Richmond by George Meredith [1871]

Widowed, by a death that was the seal of her marriage sacrament, and left her his wife only in name and law. Under Two Flags by Ouida [1867]

Morgan Robertson Her name must be Myra, too; it was her voice I heard in that dream. The Wreck of the Titan by Morgan Robertson

Nellie Bly They tell me bamboo punishment (I cannot now recall the name they gave it) is not as uncommon in China as one would naturally suppose from its extreme brutality. Around the World in Seventy-Two Days by Nellie Bly [1890]

On a bare hill-top seven gigantic boulders keep guard round the simple tombstone on which his name is engraved. Victorian Worthies by George Henry Blore

George Gissing His name was announced at the door of a sitting-room, and he entered. Demos by George Gissing [1886]

His name was given wrongly in the papers as Daunt.” The caretaker whistled. The House on the Fens by Arthur Gask [1940]

George Gissing This house was known as ‘Turberville & Co.,’ a name which Marian now heard for the first time. New Grub Street by George Gissing [1891]

Robert Louis Stevenson I met one of my fellow-passengers months after, driving a street tramway car in San Francisco; and, as the joke was now out of season, told him my name without subterfuge. Across the Plains by Robert Louis Stevenson

Wilkie Collins Then Mrs. Treverton paused, looked the writing over, and, taking the pen, signed her name at the end of it. The Dead Secret by Wilkie Collins [1857]

Walter Scott Yet it is my duty to tell you, that the truth, whatever its consequences may be, the truth is what you owe to your country, and to that God whose word is truth, and whose name you have now invoked. The Heart of Mid-Lothian by Walter Scott [1818]

Wilkie Collins Have you got your pocket-book, Amelius? In case we are separated at some later time, I want to write the name and address in it of a person whom we can trust. The Fallen Leaves by Wilkie Collins [1879]

She went to an expensive boarding school, where I understand she was known as Margot. Her name is Peggy.” They swung into the farm entrance and came to rest on the small old cobbles of the yard. Brat Farrar by Josephine Tey

My brother, poor Pink, (this was an old household name which he retained amongst us from an incident of his childhood,) was so in an immoderate degree. Autobiographical Sketches by Thomas De Quincey [1853]

George Gissing Nothing more delightful to Polly, who drew off her gloves and made herself thoroughly comfortable, whilst the young man—his name was Christopher Parish—nervously scanned a bill of fare. The Town Traveller by George Gissing [1897]

Arthur Conan Doyle You must know, then, that this Marshal Millefleurs, whose real name is Alexis Morgan, is a man of very great ingenuity and bravery. The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard by Arthur Conan Doyle [1896]