Phrases with "newspaper"

Virginia Woolf And then, without conscious effort, by some trick of the brain, she found herself becoming interested in some scheme for organizing a newspaper campaign. Night and Day by Virginia Woolf [1919]

Wilkie Collins Every newspaper in Paris was inundated with a deluge of advertisements, announcing the forthcoming work in terms of eulogy such as the wonderstruck reader had never met with before. My Miscellanies by Wilkie Collins [1863]

Arnold Benne No newspaper reading in trains! I have already “put by” about three-quarters of an hour for use. How to Live on Twenty-Four Hours a Day by Arnold Benne

Ralph Waldo Emerson Hence it comes that no newspaper is trusted now, no books are bought, and the booksellers are on the eve of bankruptcy. English Traits by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1856]

Antonia’s appearance at Leicester House was the occasion of a flight of newspaper paragraphs. The Infidel by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1900]

Thomas Love Peacock He laid the newspaper on the table, as was his custom, and proceeded to converse with the young lady: a conversation of many pauses, as much of signs as of words. Crotchet Castle by Thomas Love Peacock

George Eliot While affairs were at this triumphant juncture, Mr. Freely one morning observed that a stone-carver who had been breakfasting in the eating-room had left a newspaper behind. Brother Jacob by George Eliot [1864]

Wilkie Collins I was living with him in a country-house in Italy — up in the mountains, near Sienna. We never saw an English newspaper or met with an English traveler for weeks and weeks together. The Law and the Lady by Wilkie Collins [1875]

Henry James The newspaper lay by his chair — the thing that came in the afternoon and the servants thought one wanted; without sense for what was in it he had mechanically unfolded and then dropped it. The Altar of the Dead by Henry James [1895]

Theodore Dreiser Local newspaper men in Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Columbus were instructed to report by wire whether anything of Jennie’s history was known in their city. Jennie Gerhardt by Theodore Dreiser

D. H. Lawrence I never was a wife, except in newspaper notices. St Mawr by D. H. Lawrence

Say, do you happen to know a newspaper artist named Lathrop—a tall man with nice eyes and an easy way of talking? No, I don’t remember what paper he works on. Roads of Destiny by O. Henry [1909]

D. H. Lawrence He brought the grater, and she grated the bread on to a newspaper on the table. Sons and Lovers by D. H. Lawrence

Edith Wharton He hadn’t any pull of that sort; sorry; but Vance had better go straight home if he had an opening on a newspaper there. Hudson River Bracketed by Edith Wharton [1929]

George Gissing What is it that drives you on? What oestrus possesses you? What keeps your brain resolute and your hand firm? “I buy a newspaper now and then. Isabel Clarendon by George Gissing [1886]

But by-and-by, by accident, I saw your name in a newspaper that was lying on the table with Paul’s hat and gloves. John Marchmont’s Legacy by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1862]

Chancing to take up a newspaper of your county the other day, my eye fell upon your name. The Professor by Charlotte Bronte [1857]

Arnold Bennett Sophia had no conception of the significance of those guns, for, though she read a great deal, she never read a newspaper; the idea of opening a newspaper never occurred to her. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

The newspaper reports contained no particulars of the relations of the parties that could furnish any hints as to motives on the part of any of them, but merely a bare statement of the events. The Eye of Osiris by R. Austin Freeman [1911]

Jacques Futrelle He stared at her gravely for an instant, then turned, crumpled up the section of newspaper with its glaring head-lines and dropped it into a waste-basket. The Diamond Master by Jacques Futrelle [1909]

Theodore Dreiser He arranged at once to have his client appear before any warrant could be served, and to forestall the newspaper palaver which would follow it if he had to be searched for. The Financier by Theodore Dreiser

In front of the great doorway a dismal row of newspaper sellers standing clear of the pavement dealt out their wares from the gutter. The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad [1907]

The newspaper had evidently been used to wedge the pump more tightly in its clip. His Prey was Man by Arthur Gask [1942]

George Gissing He lazily resolved to bring her to clearer avowal before quitting Rivenoak. At evening, the coachman drove him to Hollingford, where he alighted at Mr. Breakspeare’s newspaper office. Our Friend the Charlatan by George Gissing [1899]

Anthony Trollope As he sat in the train, with a newspaper in his hand, he went on acknowledging to himself that he was a villain. The Small House at Allington by Anthony Trollope

He had on a pair of big tortoiseshell reading glasses, and when he looked up from his newspaper and caught my eye he smiled. Mr. Standfast by John Buchan [1919]

Upon the morning of the day before his wife was going away, Larose went into her room with the piece of newspaper in his hand. His Prey was Man by Arthur Gask [1942]

Wilkie Collins I told him that I had been brought up among foreigners, and that I had never even seen an English newspaper for the last ten years. The Guilty River by Wilkie Collins [1886]

He was sure no one could have been an observer of his return, and for awhile had been thrilled into ecstasy and forgetfulness by the jewels he had poured out upon a sheet of newspaper upon the floor. The Hangman’s Knot by Arthur Gask [1935]

The porter jerked up his head with a frown and then quickly folding up his pink newspaper and thrusting it into his pocket, he rose to his feet and walked briskly towards the hall door. The Judgment of Larose by Arthur Gask [1934]

Thomas Hardy I am a poor put-upon soul; but my “Duty of Man” will be left to me when the newspaper is gone. The Trumpet-Major by Thomas Hardy [1879]

She rolled a newspaper into a club and struck her husband on the mouth with it. Miss Lonelyhearts by Nathanael West [1933]

Willa Cather But soon after they were engaged Scott began to do his daily prose poem for a newspaper syndicate. The Professor’s House by Willa Cather [1925]

Sinclair Lewis A newspaper has not the least chance of lying about on the asphalt — some householder with a frequently barbered mustache will indignantly pounce upon it inside of an hour. Our Mr. Wrenn by Sinclair Lewis

SNOUTER [sotto voce]: You —— son of a ——! GINGER: Yes — they lets you kip on the bleeding stone floor with three newspaper posters ‘stead of blankets. A Clergyman’s Daughter by George Orwell

He had, so he stated, seen an advertisement in a newspaper that a mummy, swathed in green bandages, was to be sold in Malta; and had sent his assistant to buy it and bring it home. The Green Mummy by Fergus Hume

Jacques Futrelle His gaze lingered on Mr. Grimm for an instant, and when he came opposite he stooped and picked up the fallen newspaper sheet. Elusive Isabel by Jacques Futrelle [1909]

H. G. Wells A pseudo-twin appeared, said “Hello!” and vanished, and then he had an instant’s vision of Mr. Pope, newspaper in hand, appearing from the dining-room. Marriage by H. G. Wells [1912]

Arnold Bennett As he came to Duck Square, he met a newspaper boy shouting shrilly and wearing the contents bill of a special edition of the “Signal” as an apron: “Duke of Clarence. More serious bulletin. Clayhanger by Arnold Bennett [1910]

Anthony Trollope Every newspaper was discussing his conduct, his ability as a soldier, his energy, and his fate. North America by Anthony Trollope

Theodore Dreiser As a matter of fact, her little newspaper fame was nothing at all to him. Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser

H. G. Wells And also he wanted to get away for a time from Mr. Peeve. The very streets were becoming a torment to him, he wanted never to see a newspaper or a newspaper placard again. Men Like Gods by H. G. Wells [1923]

Theodore Dreiser He gathered up this damning evidence in a newspaper and carried it back into the sitting-room where Jennie was sewing. Jennie Gerhardt by Theodore Dreiser

Henry Adams Scarcely a newspaper in the country kept discipline. The Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams [1907]

D. H. Lawrence She unfolded another lump of newspaper and disclosed some roots of pansies and of crimson daisies. Sons and Lovers by D. H. Lawrence

Anthony Trollope He declared to himself that, let the newspaper say what it would, he would not of his own motion throw himself among the lion’s teeth which were prepared for him. Cousin Henry by Anthony Trollope [1879]

Larose looked up from the newspaper with a white face, and drew in a deep breath. The Grave-digger of Monks Arden by Arthur Gask [1938]

Most positively, most confidently, the witness declared that she had seen a newspaper parcel under his arm; it had bulged out at the back —so she declared. The Lodger by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1913]

F. Scott Fitzgerald I saw the clippings and newspaper photographs. Taps at Reveille by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1935]

James Joyce Ned Lambert, laughing, struck the newspaper on his knees, repeating: — The pensive bosom and the overarsing leafage. Ulysses by James Joyce [1922]

George Meredith He knew that the country which broke his military career and ridiculed his newspaper controversy was unforgiven by him. Lord Ormont and his Aminta by George Meredith [1894]

Edith Wharton He had been on a tour around the world, and Undine could not look at a newspaper without seeing some allusion to his progress. The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton [1913]

George Gissing But the people who earn enough for their needs, and whose spiritual guide is the Sunday newspaper — I know them, because for a long time I was obliged to lodge in their houses. Born in Exile by George Gissing [1891]

All that was now left for the detectives to see were the smouldering remains of some sheets of newspaper that had evidently been spread wide open upon the ground. The House with the High Wall by Arthur Gask [1948]

Anthony Trollope What I now want to do is to prevent any inconvenient tittle-tattle — any more newspaper articles. The Warden by Anthony Trollope

H. G. Wells I can’t take up a newspaper now not without seeing something about Rud. Why! The Daily Warning had a photograph of him all tied up like mumps or something. The Holy Terror by H. G. Wells [1939]

Arthur Machen The newspaper reporter needs the gestures of the serpent as well as its wisdom. Holy Terrors by Arthur Machen

Rudyard Kipling Your army — it is the laughing-stock of the Continent.” He tapped the newspaper in his pocket, “You think you’re going to win, you poor fools. Traffics and Discoveries by Rudyard Kipling [1904]

Elizabeth Gaskell Why, Erminia durst not ride without a side-saddle! I’ll tell you what; I’ll bring the newspaper every Wednesday till I go to school, and you shall have a ride. The Moorland Cottage by Elizabeth Gaskell [1851]

Grueling. Used chiefly by newspaper reporters; as, “He was subjected to a grueling cross-examination. Write it Right by Ambrose Bierce [1909]

D. H. Lawrence It’s a newspaper fact that you are my child, and that’s about all there is to it. St Mawr by D. H. Lawrence

George Gissing At lunchtime, newspaper boys began to yell. The Whirlpool by George Gissing [1896]

H. G. Wells It might take the form of twenty or thirty or forty volumes and it would go to libraries, colleges, schools, institutions, newspaper offices, ministries and so on all over the world. World Brain by H. G. Wells [1938]

Anatole France And he added: “A newspaper which shall be at the same time a song-book will touch the soul of the people. The Red Lily by Anatole France [1894]

Willa Cather He was delighted to find no one in the gallery but the old guard, who sat in the corner, a newspaper on his knee, a black patch over one eye and the other closed. Youth and the Bright Medusa by Willa Cather [1920]

Olaf Stapledon A newspaper lay folded on the plate. A Man Divided by Olaf Stapledon

Henry Lawson The usual number of bundles of misery — covered more or less with dirty sheets of newspaper — lay along the wall under the ghastly glare of the electric light. While the Billy Boils by Henry Lawson

About three o’clock, as she sat there on the verge of sleep, Nobby sauntered by, bare to the waist — his shirt was drying — with a copy of a Sunday newspaper that he had succeeded in borrowing. A Clergyman’s Daughter by George Orwell

Anthony Trollope When he was shown up into the sitting-room he found Mrs Peacocke with a newspaper in her hand. Dr. Wortle’s school by Anthony Trollope

You see, the Boss has got his monkey up!” Chandler drew a folded-up newspaper out of his coat pocket. The Lodger by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1913]

Robert Louis Stevenson However, I got a good lot, as you will see by the accompanying newspaper report. Vailima Letters by Robert Louis Stevenson

Edith Wharton What you see before you is a figment of the reporter’s brain — a monster manufactured out of newspaper paragraphs, with ink in its veins. Crucial Instances by Edith Wharton [1901]

I went, and found her standing there, with a letter crumpled up in her clenched hand, and a slip of newspaper lying on the table before her. John Marchmont’s Legacy by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1862]

D. H. Lawrence Two minutes before the place was busy with passers-by, and a newspaper man selling the Corriere, and little carriages rattling through. Aaron’s Rod by D. H. Lawrence

E. Phillips Oppenheim She tried to pick up a newspaper and seem casual. The Lion and the Lamb by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1930]

Henry James She was alone; she sat there motionless (she had a newspaper in her lap, but her attitude was not that of a reader), looking at the shimmering bay. The Bostonians by Henry James [1886]

You couldn’t open a newspaper or a magazine without seeing that face — the grey beard cut like a spade, the firm fighting mouth, the blunt square nose, and the keen blue eyes. The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan [1915]

George Gissing Tell me: do you think I might possibly get any kind of stated work to do? Should I be fit for any place in a newspaper office, for instance?’ ‘I fear not. New Grub Street by George Gissing [1891]

E. Phillips Oppenheim And now,” she went on, drawing a newspaper from the rack, “I want to talk to you seriously. Harvey Garrard's Crime by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1926]

So, it was impossible to learn from what particular newspaper it had been torn, but, from the general appearance of the print, Larose was quite sure it had not been printed on a big Linotype machine. His Prey was Man by Arthur Gask [1942]

Lady Bastable was roused from the world of newspaper lore by hearing a Japanese screen in the hall go down with a crash. The Chronicles of Clovis by Saki

Arthur Machen Stephen Phillips told the newspaper man his experiences in his late residence, and they were, indeed, most remarkable. Dreads and Drolls by Arthur Machen

I presented the coroner’s order which Mr. Marchmont had obtained, and which the sergeant read with his back against the wall, to prevent the newspaper men from looking over his shoulder. The Eye of Osiris by R. Austin Freeman [1911]

Anthony Trollope He was then elevated for the moment to the dizzy pinnacle of a newspaper hero, and became one of those ‘whom the king delighteth to honour’. Doctor Thorne by Anthony Trollope

As he had been personally known to every man, woman and well-grown child in the village, the funeral, as the local newspaper phrased it, “was largely attended. Can Such Things Be? by Ambrose Bierce [1893]

Near it and wrapped in a piece of newspaper were a woman’s cloak and hat. Gentlemen of Crime by Arthur Gask [1932]

George Gissing To-morrow a Polterham newspaper would be published; he must wait for that source of intelligence. Denzil Quarrier by George Gissing [1891]

H. G. Wells It wasn’t that the newspaper owners and the munition dealers wanted anyone hurt. The Shape of Things to Come by H. G. Wells [1933]

George Gissing A newspaper tells me that English beef is non-existent; that the best meat bearing that name has merely been fed up in England for a short time before killing. The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft by George Gissing [1902]

George Meredith Philip spoke to Miss Mattock: he was questioned and he answered, and answered dead as a newspaper telegraphic paragraph, presenting simply the corpse of the fact, and there an end. Celt and Saxon by George Meredith [1910]

As she turned into the Strand she told the cabman to drive slowly, and made him stop at the first newspaper office she saw. A Daughter of To-Day by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1894]

E. Phillips Oppenheim I should like to be introduced as a newspaper man. The Amazing Partnership by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1914]

But the man who could strike at a helpless girl by means of a lying paragraph in a newspaper —” “Mr. Marchmont may have believed in that paragraph. John Marchmont’s Legacy by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1862]

Anthony Trollope He had The Times newspaper in his dressing-bag. The Small House at Allington by Anthony Trollope

James Joyce He stepped out of the carriage, replacing the newspaper his other hand still held. Ulysses by James Joyce [1922]

After all, newspaper clippings aren’t private, or shouldn’t be. Lost Horizon by James Hilton

Anthony Trollope Let me see; that’s Boxall Hill, and this is Greshamsbury. I’ll put a newspaper over Greshamsbury, or the squire will know it!’ and then, having made his arrangements, he went to his breakfast. Doctor Thorne by Anthony Trollope

Willa Cather One of dem Bohemians was very smart an’ run a Bohemian newspaper in New York, an’ de odder was a rich man, in de importing business, an’ dey been travelling togedder. Obscure Destinies by Willa Cather [1932]

He was now, however, about to draw closer his connection with the newspaper press. Coleridge by H. D. Traill [1884]

Mark Twain The newspaper business has its inconveniences in Constantinople. Two Greek papers and one French one were suppressed here within a few days of each other. The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain

I was reading that in a newspaper the other day. L’Assommoir by Émile Zola

Theodore Dreiser The newspaper owed him nothing. Jennie Gerhardt by Theodore Dreiser

E. Phillips Oppenheim She crowded a newspaper underneath and went on with her task. The Glenlitten Murder by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1929]

He had got a newspaper in his hand and I noticed suddenly that he was looking at me in a very strange, old-fashioned way. The Secret of the Garden by Arthur Gask [1924]

George Gissing The sight of a newspaper was dreadful to her: yet she always eagerly scanned those that came under her notice. Our Friend the Charlatan by George Gissing [1899]

Theodore Dreiser She began to read the newspaper notices, not only of the opera in which she had so small a part, but of others. Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser

George Meredith Enough to profit them this way and yonder as one best can! You know the newspaper Press is a mighty engine. Celt and Saxon by George Meredith [1910]

Edith Wharton I want people to see both sides and judge between them, not in the red glare of a newspaper denunciation, but in the plain daylight of common-sense. The Hermit and the Wild Woman and other stories by Edith Wharton [1908]

James Joyce Red Murray’s long shears sliced out the advertisement from the newspaper in four clean strokes. Ulysses by James Joyce [1922]

The sorrows of humanity are no one’s sorrows, as newspaper readers long ago found out. The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey

James Joyce He drew the letter from his pocket and folded it into the newspaper he carried. Ulysses by James Joyce [1922]

Wilkie Collins The paragraph in the Swiss newspaper described the fulfillment of this laudable project. No Name by Wilkie Collins [1862]

Arnold Bennett But upon marriage he had become a chevalier; he had nobly decided that it was not correct to put a newspaper between yourself and a woman who had denied you nothing. These Twain by Arnold Bennett [1916]

They’ll go by what this newspaper cutting says, whether it is evidence or not. His Prey was Man by Arthur Gask [1942]

Theodore Dreiser Cowperwood was not slow to realize that public sentiment was now in danger of being thoroughly crystallized against him by newspaper agitation. The Titan by Theodore Dreiser

Every newspaper in Britain wanted to know. A Shilling for Candles by Josephine Tey [1936]

Henry James When I retraced my steps he had gone into the house, and the woman — the second London post had come in — had placed my letters and a newspaper on a bench. The Death of the Lion by Henry James [1894]

Anthony Trollope If he would publish his accounts half-yearly in the village newspaper —” “There isn’t a village newspaper. The American Senator by Anthony Trollope

Virginia Woolf Thus it is that we hear all round us, in poems and novels and biographies, even in newspaper articles and essays, the sound of breaking and falling, crashing and destruction. Mr. Bennett and Mrs. Brown by Virginia Woolf [1924]

Wilkie Collins The newspaper came in, as usual, after breakfast. No Name by Wilkie Collins [1862]

Edith Wharton In a restless attempt to ease her position she stretched her hand out, and it came in contact with the bundle of newspaper cuttings. Twilight Sleep by Edith Wharton [1927]

Already the personality of Jervis Lexton’s young widow was becoming of moment, indeed of absorbing interest, to hundreds of thousands of newspaper readers. The Story of Ivy by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1927]

Arthur Morrison He was alone, with his newspaper and his morning letters, when his breakfast was taken in and when it was removed. The Dorrington Deed-Box by Arthur Morrison

He undid his waistcoat and produced a large, crushed, newspaper packet; in it were some minced veal, a wedge of Camembert cheese, bread and an eclair, all jumbled together. Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell

D.H. Lawrence After turning the newspaper several times she found what she sought. The Trespasser by D.H. Lawrence

George Gissing Mrs. Lessingham showed surprise, and noticed that Cecily kept glancing over the columns of a newspaper she had carelessly taken up. The Emancipated by George Gissing [1889]

Here!” He snatched a newspaper from a near-by table and spread it on the floor between them. The Heads of Cerberus by Francis Stevens

Anthony Trollope He would take the daily newspaper in to his master, and ask for orders as to the daily dinner, and that would be all. Mr. Scarborough's Family by Anthony Trollope [1883]

Virginia Woolf What is meant by ‘reality’? It would seem to be something very erratic, very undependable—now to be found in a dusty road, now in a scrap of newspaper in the street, now a daffodil in the sun. A room of one’s own by Virginia Woolf [1929]

F. Scott Fitzgerald She left him with the newspaper while she prepared dinner — she had four chops to-night and some late vegetables from her own garden. Tales of the Jazz Age by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Wilkie Collins Lomaque made a low bow, and retiring to a table in a corner, took up a newspaper lying on it. After Dark by Wilkie Collins [1856]

Alphonse Daudet The Semaphore newspaper had spoken of it. Tartarin of Tarascon by Alphonse Daudet [1872]

H.P. Lovecraft That newspaper item and what his mother had heard in the night were too significant to overlook. The Case of Charles Dexter Ward by H.P. Lovecraft [1927]

H. G. Wells It was the placard of the first newspaper to resume publication — the Daily Mail. I bought a copy for a blackened shilling I found in my pocket. The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells [1898]

E. Phillips Oppenheim Deborah. P.S. I am sending you a newspaper cutting from to-night’s paper. The Spymaster by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1938]

Pushing a chair in front of the prisoner, and spreading a newspaper over it, he said: “Will you place your foot there?” The man did not comply with the request. Monsieur Lecoq by Émile Gaboriau

Henry James He was sure Pansy had never looked at a newspaper and that, in the way of novels, if she had read Sir Walter Scott it was the very most. Portrait of a Lady by Henry James [1881]

They have much more of the character of newspaper hack-work than his earlier contributions. Coleridge by H. D. Traill [1884]

The tram conductor said the man was carrying a newspaper every morning, and at the first paper shop we enquired at, the photograph was recognised again. The House on the Island by Arthur Gask [1931]

Anthony Trollope No, one thinks of defending himself to a newspaper except an ass — unless it be some fellow who wants to have his name puffed. The Small House at Allington by Anthony Trollope

Margaret Oliphant Scarcely a newspaper writer condescends now to address men who are not free of “society,” and learned in all its ways. Salem Chapel by Margaret Oliphant [1862]

Leon Trotsky My hand-written essays, newspaper articles, and proclamations for the Siberian Union immediately looked small and provincial to me in the face of the new and tremendous task which confronted us. My Life by Leon Trotsky

Arthur Machen And so at last I got an answer to the question with which my newspaper had originally entrusted me; but an answer by no means for newspaper use. Holy Terrors by Arthur Machen

He had brought a newspaper with him, but it was apparently to be only of service as a fan. The Secret of the Garden by Arthur Gask [1924]

Anthony Trollope Look here! All her filthy progenitors put into the newspaper to show how grand she is. Kept in the Dark by Anthony Trollope [1882]

H. G. Wells It seemed a good scheme to me, but I see nothing but an occasional out-of-date newspaper here, and I’m in the dark about what people are thinking and saying now. Babes In The Darkling Woods by H. G. Wells [1940]

James Joyce Ned Lambert tossed the newspaper aside, chuckling with delight. Ulysses by James Joyce [1922]

A matter of habit, didn’t Mr. Sanger think? After three days without one, the desire to read a newspaper vanished. A Shilling for Candles by Josephine Tey [1936]

Dickson had set him down as an artist or a newspaper correspondent, objects to him of lively interest. Huntingtower by John Buchan [1922]

Now that it was recalled to my mind, I remembered the newspaper accounts of the case, but I had forgotten the names of the miserable young men. The Maker of Moons by Robert W. Chambers

And he sums up his reminiscences by declaring his conviction that Dickens was “not a newspaper man, at least not when in ‘the chair. Dickens by Adolphus William Ward [1882]

He bid the cup of gold a ridiculous farewell, wrapped it up in newspaper after newspaper, and finally packed it in the empty biscuit-box. The Black Mask by E. W. Hornung [1901]

Sometimes a speech by Gladstone, or some other leader would be read aloud from a newspaper and punctuated by the fervent ‘Hear! Hear’ of the company. Lark Rise to Candleford by Flora Thompson [1945]

Anthony Trollope He doubted whether any respectable newspaper would insert such a statement as that suggested. Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope

But before we go any further, let us examine this scrap of newspaper and see what we can make out of it. A Difficult Problem by Anna Katharine Green

Leon Trotsky What we revolutionary Marxists need is a great daily newspaper published in three European languages. My Life by Leon Trotsky

The only literary newspaper in the Antipodes could not ignore the fashionable philosopher of the age. The Planter of Malata by Joseph Conrad [1915]

Henry Handel Richardson She did not know how to stamp a letter or tie up a newspaper for the post; could not buy a pair of gloves or cross a crowded street without assistance. The Way Home by Henry Handel Richardson

Sometimes he would turn to the four red folio scrapbooks with their collection of newspaper cuttings, concerning himself, over a period of thirty years. Eminent Victorians by Lytton Strachey

Leon Trotsky But, in this case, the source is a newspaper of the left wing, one of whose editors is in Petrograd. This gives the report a certain authoritativeness that can only confuse the minds of our opponents. My Life by Leon Trotsky

After all, there is nothing in a strange land like a newspaper from home. Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana [1840]

On seeing the young man enter by the private door, the messenger rose, dropped his newspaper on the armchair, hastily raised his velvet skullcap, tried to smile, and made two steps forward. Serge Panine by Georges Ohnet [1881]

H. G. Wells I shouted various newspaper articles of an extremely belligerent type. An Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells

Wilkie Collins Her attention is divided between reading her newspaper and feeding her cat. The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins [1873]

Fanny Fern It was an offer to “Floy” from a publishing house, to collect her newspaper articles into a volume. Ruth Hall by Fanny Fern [1854]

I’m quite interested as I’m a newspaper man and might make a good story out of it. The Silent Dead by Arthur Gask [1950]

George Gissing Mrs. Toplady, in her corner of the railway carriage, seemed to be smiling over a newspaper article. Our Friend the Charlatan by George Gissing [1899]

George Meredith I could read a newspaper right off, small print and all. Diana of the Crossways by George Meredith [1885]

Anthony Trollope He made no reply, but sat alone, out in the garden, with his newspaper before him, reading nothing, but cursing that cousin of his in his heart. Sir Harry Hotspur of Humblethwaite by Anthony Trollope [1871]

Virginia Woolf And then there was a brewer’s cart, and the grey horses had upright bristles of straw in their tails; there were newspaper placards. Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf [1925]

Some contributions to a newspaper introduced him to the notice of Capel Lofft, a patron of promising youths, by whose help he brought out a vol. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin [1910]

Suddenly Mrs. Townley remarked:— “So we’re going to lose Mary soon, Henry.” Sir Henry looked up over his newspaper and stared hard at his sister for a few moments. The Secret of the Sandhills by Arthur Gask [1921]

The newspaper said that the corpse was discovered lying in a great pool of blood. Marvels and Mysteries by Richard Marsh

Children!’ “I saw our boat coming, and I struck a match and lit a piece of newspaper to show them where we were. Cabbages and Kings by O. Henry [1904]

Mr. Carlyle sat yet with the newspaper before him, and the letters unopened at his elbow. East Lynne by Ellen Wood [1861]

Sinclair Lewis Every newspaper in the Pony River Valley had a paragraph, and before this sensation was over he cured Miss Agnes Ingleblad of her desire to be cured. Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis [1925]

H. G. Wells Henderson went into the railway station at once, in order to telegraph the news to London. The newspaper articles had prepared men’s minds for the reception of the idea. The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells [1898]

I opened the newspaper a little nervously, wondering what more they would be having to say that morning in their continuation of the Carmichael–Huggins affair. The Secret of the Garden by Arthur Gask [1924]

Rudyard Kipling But, unlike the newspaper reporter, he never allowed his listeners to forget that he and not He was the centre of attraction. From Sea to Sea by Rudyard Kipling [1899]

Henry Lawson She places it on a sheltered part of the dresser and fixes up a newspaper to protect it. While the Billy Boils by Henry Lawson

But next minute he laid it down again in great haste and flung a newspaper over it. Initials Only by Anna Katharine Green

Arthur Machen The legatee, whose name was Turk, would not let me enter; but, as a treat, he took my newspaper from my pocket and read it upside down with great accuracy and facility. Holy Terrors by Arthur Machen

Henry James He represented the newspaper, and the newspaper for this man of genial assumptions represented — well, all other representations whatever. The Reverberator by Henry James [1888]

E. Nesbi But now that she and her Mother and that awful sheet of newspaper were alone in the room together, she found that she could say nothing. The Railway Children by E. Nesbi

Anthony Trollope At Washington I begged the keeper of my lodgings to let me have a paper regularly — one American newspaper being much the same to me as another — and my host supplied me daily with four. North America by Anthony Trollope

George Gissing Absorbed in his own affairs, he had not opened the newspaper to-day; it lay folded on a chair. New Grub Street by George Gissing [1891]

H. G. Wells For a time nothing but the sounds of a newspaper being turned over and Brownlow’s breathing can have broken the silence of the flat. The Queer Story of Brownlow’s Newspaper by H. G. Wells [1932]

George Gissing A stamp, a card, a newspaper wrapper, a postal-order, a letter to be registered—anything but an honest purchase across the counter or the blessed tendering of a prescription to make up. Fate and the Apothecary by George Gissing

Virginia Woolf Some newspaper placard went up in the air, gallantly, like a kite at first, then paused, swooped, fluttered; and a lady’s veil hung. Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf [1925]

I’ve only read ‘The Times.’” He took the newspaper Blitzen gave him and, with a frown, read out the head lines and some of the leading paragraphs in the article below them. The Vengeance of Larose by Arthur Gask [1939]

Wilkie Collins Fourteen years ago I scraped together the wretched means of existence in this very town by reading the newspaper (with explanatory comments) to the company at a public-house. No Name by Wilkie Collins [1862]

Anatole France The newspaper was to be sold for one cent, and to be written in rhythmic phrases. The Red Lily by Anatole France [1894]

E. Phillips Oppenheim But before the magistrates you certainly will go, and every one who pays a penny for a newspaper to-morrow will know how you spent the evening. The Long Arm of Mannister by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1909]

However, it had been none of his business, thank Heaven. His only part in the affair had been to purloin unintentionally a newspaper from the compartment. The Singing Sands by Josephine Tey [1952]

I took the newspaper cutting out of my waistcoat pocket. The Woman with One Hand by Richard Marsh

D. H. Lawrence I never was a young girl, except in newspaper remarks. St Mawr by D. H. Lawrence

Arthur Conan Doyle There only remained an envelope with some small newspaper slips inside it. His Last Bow by Arthur Conan Doyle [1917]

Theodore Dreiser He seemed to stoop a little, his stomach was the least bit protuberant, and he talked commonplaces — the small change of newspaper and street and business gossip. The Financier by Theodore Dreiser

H. G. Wells And presently came a man on a bicycle with an ill-printed newspaper of a single sheet which acted like fuel in a blazing furnace of talk. The War in the Air by H. G. Wells [1908]

H. G. Wells For some seconds Mr. Plantagenet-Buchan remained lost in thought, and then, still thinking, he seated himself upon the newspaper table. Meanwhile by H. G. Wells [1927]