Phrases with "newspaper"

Catherine Helen Spence The newspaper seemed to be a very inadequate vehicle for such a man to express himself in. A Week in the Future by Catherine Helen Spence

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]

A bit of candle and a half sheet of a newspaper lay on the floor. A Strange Disappearance by Anna Katharine Green

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]

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]

He tapped the newspaper he had been reading. The Tragedy of the Silver Moon by Arthur Gask [1940]

Zona Gale After all, from a newspaper point of view, to relinquish any part of the adventure was a kind of tragedy, and it cost Amory something to emphasize his assent. Romance Island by Zona Gale [1906]

Anthony Trollope He not only was alone, but had not even a pamphlet or newspaper in his hand. The Duke’s Children by Anthony Trollope

The unpretending shelter of a newspaper hack, who lives à jour la journée, and whose wife must achieve wonders in the way of domestic economy in order to eke out his modest earnings. Birds of Prey by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1867]

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

Wilkie Collins The newspaper at his breakfast had no doubt given him his first information of the “finding” of the grand jury, and of the trial to follow. The Dead Alive by Wilkie Collins [1874]

Leon Trotsky A year later he had to answer in court the charges brought against him for the revolutionary fury of a newspaper over which he had not the least influence. My Life by Leon Trotsky

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]

Sinclair Lewis He sat down to wait for Charley, reading a newspaper most of the time, but rising to pursue stray flies furiously, stumbling over chairs, and making murderous flappings with a folded newspaper. Our Mr. Wrenn by Sinclair Lewis

George Gissing The hours did not lag, and on the following afternoon he received the newspaper for which he was waiting. Denzil Quarrier by George Gissing [1891]

Jane Austen When he had told of his horse, he took a newspaper from the table, and looking over it, said in a languid way, “If you want to dance, Fanny, I will stand up with you. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen [1814]

I bought a newspaper on the way, and approaching the King William Hotel, slipped off my cap and lounged carelessly outside, waiting there until I heard the breakfast bell ring. The Shadow of Larose by Arthur Gask [1930]

X-rays Refi Adelaide newspaper reports: H. Harnersley, ‘Radiation Science and Australian Medicine 1896–1914’, Hist. RecordsAusL Sci.. The Bragg Family in Adelaide by John Jenkin

Alas! on the route was a certain tap-room greatly frequented by authors, artists, newspaper men and “gentlemen of wit and pleasure about town. A Sole Survivor by Ambrose Bierce

Thomas Hardy A sheet of newspaper was tied round the little creature’s wire prison, and with the wrapped up cage in his hand Henchard sought a lodging for the night. The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy At this time in the history of Overcombe one solitary newspaper occasionally found its way into the village. The Trumpet-Major by Thomas Hardy [1879]

Anthony Trollope I have seen that article in the Exeter newspaper respecting your family in Italy, and think that it must be very gratifying to you. Kept in the Dark by Anthony Trollope [1882]

Wilkie Collins The newspaper was lying in a corner of the room: she tried the newspaper next. No Name by Wilkie Collins [1862]

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]

Edward Bellamy You will scarcely say, I think, that such a newspaper press is not a free organ of popular opinion. Looking Backward From 2000 to 1887 by Edward Bellamy

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]

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

Maria Edgeworth I then took up a newspaper and retreated to the window, begging that I might not be any interruption. Harrington by Maria Edgeworth

Miles Franklin I had no acquaintance among newspaper people, and did not give so much as a backward glance to make myself conspicuous. My Career Goes Bung by Miles Franklin [1946]

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

Henry Handel Richardson Over the top of book or newspaper Mahony watched his wife stitch, stitch, stitch, with a zeal that never flagged, at the dolly garments. Australia Felix by Henry Handel Richardson

A literary work, usually a story that is not true, creeping through several issues of a newspaper or magazine. The Devil’s Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce [1911]

George Gissing When it was ready, Mrs. Morton appeared; the men rose as she came towards them, a newspaper in her hand. The Whirlpool by George Gissing [1896]

Rudyard Kipling I was speaking to a newspaper man about seeing the proprietor of his journal, as in my innocence I supposed newspaper men occasionally did. American Notes by Rudyard Kipling [1891]

Wilkie Collins The next, and, sad to say, the final achievement of his life, connected him most honourably and profitably with the newspaper press. My Miscellanies by Wilkie Collins [1863]

Benjamin Disraeli The only newspaper they saw was the “Evening Mail,” which arrived three times a week, and was the “Times” newspaper with all its contents except its advertisements. Endymion by Benjamin Disraeli [1880]

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]

H. G. Wells Under the inspiring touch of the drifting newspaper I became practical again for a while. First Men in the Moon by H. G. Wells [1901]

T. E. Lawrence But one day he read in an Arabic newspaper of the Sherif s revolt, and of the execution by the Turks of prominent Arab Nationalists — his friends — and realized that he had been on the wrong side. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

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]

Arthur Morrison One could never open a newspaper without finding, displayed at large, the prospectus of yet another cycle company with capital expressed in six figures at least, often in seven. The Dorrington Deed-Box by Arthur Morrison

Each morning when he opened the newspaper he half expected to read of the Baltic ambassador being missing, but there was never any mention of him. The Vengeance of Larose by Arthur Gask [1939]

So, summoning the landlady to her room, with a tearful face of great grief, she showed her the newspaper and told her the dead man had been a great friend of hers and of her father. The Man of Death by Arthur Gask [1945]

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

Henry Handel Richardson With her, in the coach, she carried three little packets of notes, two of which, screwed up in old pieces of newspaper and tied securely and privately to her body, were towards the next quarter again. Ultima Thule by Henry Handel Richardson

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

George Gissing Here’s a big Sunday newspaper practically in his hands; it seems to me that the circumstances give him a grand opportunity of making his force felt. Born in Exile by George Gissing [1891]

Anthony Trollope That newspaper paragraph says that the ball went through my whiskers, which was certainly not the case — but a foot or two off is quite near enough for a pistol ball. Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope

So he took a newspaper out of his overcoat pocket, and, unfolding it, spread it upon the tree trunk to keep his clothes clean. The Master Spy by Arthur Gask [1936]

In an angle formed by a projecting house-front three men were standing very close together, the middle one of them holding a folded-up newspaper which the other two were studying over his shoulder. Nineteen Eighty-four by George Orwell

Henry James It was that honourable but extremely diminutive sheet the Journal de Genève, a newspaper then of about the size of a pocket-handkerchief. The Pension Beaurepas by Henry James [1879]

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

Henry Handel Richardson His newspaper ceased to interest him; he no longer hymned his own praises: he just sat and stared before him, in mournful vacancy. Ultima Thule by Henry Handel Richardson

Anthony Trollope Every man and almost every woman sees a newspaper daily. North America by Anthony Trollope

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]

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

He was reading a newspaper and was evidently very interested in its contents, so much so that my appearance upon the garden path had obviously not yet caught his eye. The Silent Dead by Arthur Gask [1950]

Elizabeth Gaskell The newspaper he had been reading had dropped on the carpet by his side. Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell [1848]

Thomas Hardy So he smoked, and read the local newspaper of the previous week, and stowed himself in the chimney-corner. A Changed Man by Thomas Hardy [1913]

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

George Meredith Dacier was due at a house and could not wait: he said, rather sharply, he was not responsible for newspaper articles. Diana of the Crossways by George Meredith [1885]

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

Leon Trotsky One day he burst into our room waving a newspaper wildly. My Life by Leon Trotsky

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

Finally, he found this newspaper had been taken from his desk. The Hangman’s Knot by Arthur Gask [1935]

Anna Katherine Green When she paused, it was to ransack a trunk and bring out a flat wallet filled with newspaper clippings, many of them discoloured by time, and all of them showing marks of frequent handling. Dark Hollow by Anna Katherine Green

Goldwin Smith Evidently he was perfectly insane, for he could not take up a newspaper without reading in it a fancied libel on himself. Cowper by Goldwin Smith [1880]

Henry Adams The younger man knew that the meeting would have to come, and was ready for it, if only as a newspaper need; but to Sumner it came as a surprise and a disagreeable one, as Adams conceived. The Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams [1907]

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

I have lately seen some newspaper reports, that government is preparing a couple of steam-tugs, to be placed at the mouth of the straits, to tow ships in and out. Travels in Morocco by James Richardson

He tapped the newspaper on his desk. The House on the Island by Arthur Gask [1931]

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

One day I had a newspaper passed in to me. Robbery Under Arms by Rolf Boldrewood

D. H. Lawrence I never had any motherhood, except in newspaper fact. St Mawr by D. H. Lawrence

Would you like to see it?” And, lifting up a newspaper on the desk, he exposed to view a small revolver looking very much the worse for wear. Marauders by Night by Arthur Gask [1951]

George Gissing In a few minutes the tea and the newspaper were both brought. The Whirlpool by George Gissing [1896]

Mr. Parke’s theory was that a newspaper man gained more than he lost by accessibility. A Daughter of To-Day by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1894]

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]

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

Anthony Trollope The “Broughton Gazette,” a newspaper which was supposed to be altogether devoted to the interest of the diocese, was very eloquent on this subject. Dr. Wortle’s school by Anthony Trollope

He had a nostalgic vision of his corner table, with the newspaper and the chessboard and the ever-flowing gin. Nineteen Eighty-four by George Orwell

Do you ever have ’em illustrated? And, by the way, did you ever happen to know a newspaper artist—oh, shut up! I know I asked you before. Roads of Destiny by O. Henry [1909]

Alfred Ainger A newspaper was thought too refined and abstracted. Charles Lamb by Alfred Ainger [1882]

He looked up from the newspaper spread on the desk before him, and then he stood up, making an indifferent feint of not knowing that he knew Bromfield Corey by sight. The Rise of Silas Lapham by William Dean Howells

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

D. H. Lawrence That young girl in that coffin never was anywhere — any more than the newspaper remarks on her death and burial. St Mawr by D. H. Lawrence

Leon Trotsky I once saw, through the window of my newspaper office, an old man with suppurating eyes and a straggling gray beard stop before a garbage-can and fish out a crust of bread. My Life by Leon Trotsky

John Galsworthy Suddenly Jean came forth, with a sheet of newspaper folded as a receptacle in one hand, and in the other a pair of scissors. Maid in Waiting by John Galsworthy

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]

At fifteen Valentine Hawkehurst had been errand-boy in a newspaper office; at seventeen a penny-a-liner, whose flimsy was pretty sure of admission in the lower class of Sunday papers. Birds of Prey by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1867]

Virginia Woolf Moving oneself in this radiant yet gummy atmosphere how conscious one is of every movement — something adheres, something sticks to one’s hands, taking up a newspaper even. The Waves by Virginia Woolf [1931]

James Joyce Mr Bloom stood behind near the font and, when all had knelt, dropped carefully his unfolded newspaper from his pocket and knelt his right knee upon it. Ulysses by James Joyce [1922]

Thomas Hardy What was this? Also a newspaper for Elfride, which she had overlooked in her hurry to open the letter. A Pair of Blue Eyes by Thomas Hardy [1899]

G. K. Chesterton A newspaper is seized by the police in Trafalgar Square without a word of accusation or explanation. A Miscellany of Men by G. K. Chesterton [1912]

The newspaper was in her hand, and she pointed to the advertisement. Chandler & Chandler by Ellen Wood [1875]

R. D. Blackmore And even your name given in our best inn! But luckily they never see a newspaper at Scargate.” “I follow the tactics with which you succeed — all above-board, and no stratagems. Mary Anerley by R. D. Blackmore [1880]

That night, the last thing before going off to bed, the colonel burnt a piece of newspaper upon which was pencilled ‘6 Ensum Street’. The House with the High Wall by Arthur Gask [1948]

E. Phillips Oppenheim Seated in an easy-chair, with a newspaper upon his knee, his hat and a small dispatch case upon the table by his side, was an elderly man, a complete stranger to him, apparently fast asleep. Harvey Garrard's Crime by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1926]

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]

Arnold Bennett Arthur Dayson, though a very good shorthand writer, and not without experience as a newspaper reporter and sub-editor, was a nincompoop. Hilda Lessways by Arnold Bennett [1911]

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

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

Not once did he stir till the sudden crackling of his companion’s newspaper startled him, and he lifted his head with an impatient gesture and an exclamation of surprise. Run to Earth by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1868]

Anthony Trollope A quarter of an hour spent over a newspaper was in his eyes a downright robbery. The Three Clerks by Anthony Trollope

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

Wilkie Collins Sir Patrick was crossing the lawn, on his way to the library with a newspaper in his hand; and the guests at Windygates were accompanying him. Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins [1870]

H. G. Wells Dictatorship is just as bad in a newspaper office as it is in a country. The Holy Terror by H. G. Wells [1939]

There was no blind to the window, but a newspaper was pinned across it. The Poisoned Goblet by Arthur Gask [1935]

He threw down the three shillings he had lost with more force than was necessary, and muttering a curse, clapped on his hat and took up a newspaper at another table, with a rather flushed face. The House by the Church-Yard by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Jonathan Swif It was in a newspaper that he was turned out; but Secretary St. John told me it was false: only that newswriter is a plaguy Tory. I have not seen one bit of Christmas merriment. The Journal to Stella by Jonathan Swif

But, great heavens, what is the good of my quoting that to you? Those writers in my newspaper must be quite unknown to you. The Charterhouse of Parma by Stendhal

Edith Wharton But she seemed to feel that he ought to be near New York, and not have to go back to newspaper work, at least not at Euphoria. . Hudson River Bracketed by Edith Wharton [1929]

George Gissing The newspaper thrown aside, he stood with head bent and eyes cast down, listening to her request. Will Warburton by George Gissing [1903]

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]

The newspaper daily reports were like instalments of an exciting serial story to me. The Lonely House by Arthur Gask [1929]

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]

Give an American a newspaper and a pie and he will make himself comfortable anywhere. The Fiend’s Delight by Ambrose Bierce [1873]

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

Henry Kingsley She also made unto herself a newspaper fan. Ravenshoe by Henry Kingsley [1861]

H. G. Wells Sir Bussy had bought all sorts of things but apparently he had never yet come into the splash and excitement of newspaper properties. The Autocracy of Mr. Parham by H. G. Wells [1930]

H. G. Wells I’ll take on all you newspaper men, one down, another come up. The Holy Terror by H. G. Wells [1939]

Kate Chopin Mr. Pontellier, unable to read his newspaper with any degree of comfort, arose with an expression and an exclamation of disgust. The Awakening by Kate Chopin

Rising, I walked out of the little, hot triangle of green, and as I had left Nils Berquist in his prison, so I left a newspaper on the bench; some tiny scraps of white paper to litter the dusty grass. Serapion by Francis Stevens

George Meredith He had relied and reposed on the dicta of newspaper critics; who are sometimes unanimous, and are then taken for guides, and are fatal. One of our Conquerors by George Meredith [1891]

Shall you go with her?” “Yes.” “Well.” He comfortlessly took up a newspaper again, and she rose with a sigh, and went to her room to pack some things for the morrow’s journey. The Rise of Silas Lapham by William Dean Howells

There’s a newspaper here, too. Mother by Maksim Gorky

Henry James The big blundering newspaper had discovered him, and now he was proclaimed and anointed and crowned. The Death of the Lion by Henry James [1894]

Fathers for weeks kept the newspaper locked up with their account books. Lark Rise to Candleford by Flora Thompson [1945]

Henry James If he could only for instance get a place on a newspaper the rest of his maintenance would come freely enough. The Next Time by Henry James [1895]

George Meredith He’s a newspaper man; been round the world; seen a lot. The House on the Beach by George Meredith [1877]

Her streets were filled with crowned heads and Princes of the Church, great ladies and great theologians, artists and friars, diplomats and newspaper reporters. Eminent Victorians by Lytton Strachey

Wilkie Collins Doctor Dulcifer, when I last heard of him, was editing a newspaper in America. Old File, who shared his flight, still shares his fortunes, being publisher of his newspaper. A Rogue’s Life by Wilkie Collins [1879]

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

Catherine Helen Spence Of their two sons, one had settled and married at Liverpool; the other was having his Wanderjahre — his year of travel — before he began his work in his father’s newspaper office. A Week in the Future by Catherine Helen Spence

H. G. Wells The newspaper men stood or walked about. The Holy Terror by H. G. Wells [1939]

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 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]

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]

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]

Anthony Trollope It is probable, too, that nothing was said about these newspaper articles. The Prime Minister by Anthony Trollope

He was attacked and the newspaper version is substantially correct. Max Carrados by Ernest Bramah [1914]

Arnold Bennett A fragment of newspaper blazed, and then the flame expired. These Twain by Arnold Bennett [1916]

Edith Wharton By the way — ” she tossed a handful of newspaper cuttings onto the coverlet — “perhaps some of these things about the reception may amuse you. Twilight Sleep by Edith Wharton [1927]

Rudyard Kipling At midnight Mr. Lingnam brought down his big-bellied despatch box with the newspaper clippings and set to federating the Empire in earnest. A Diversity of Creatures by Rudyard Kipling [1917]

D. H. Lawrence The woman darted at his pipe, which he had put on a piece of newspaper on the hob, and blew some imaginary ash from it. The White Peacock by D. H. Lawrence

Edith Wharton Even the mouldy old Elkington House had responded by turning part of its ground floor into a plate-glass~fronted lobby with theatre agency, tobacconist and newspaper stall. The Gods Arrive by Edith Wharton [1932]

D. H. Lawrence The next morning he left early for Mullumbimby. The newspaper gave a large space to the disturbance, but used the wisest language. Kangaroo by D. H. Lawrence

Wilkie Collins Here is an absolute necessity for my return to England. The newspaper arrived with the letters. The Black Robe by Wilkie Collins [1881]

There were trees and a newspaper kiosk between myself and the building (streets of this type in Spain have a broad walk running down the middle), and I could not see what they were pointing at. Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell [1938]

Anthony Trollope If a newspaper accuse me of swindling, it is not sufficient that the writer believe me to be a swindler. North America by Anthony Trollope

Gerty had been tearing up a newspaper for a kite-tail. Janet Carey by Ellen Wood [1873]

G. K. Chesterton You will find twenty allusions to Jekyll and Hyde in a day’s newspaper reading. The Victorian Age in Literature by G. K. Chesterton [1913]

Wilkie Collins I translate it from the German newspaper into English as literally as I can. Jezebel’s Daughter by Wilkie Collins [1880]

Henry Handel Richardson So it was with a shock of something more than surprise, on unfolding his newspaper one morning, that he saw before him, black on white, the name he would once have given all he had to see. Succedaneum by Henry Handel Richardson

A newspaper was lying at her feet. Aurora Floyd by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1863]

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’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]

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]

George Meredith He had no fear of that fiery dragon of scorching breath—the newspaper press—while Vernon was his right hand man; and as he intended to enter Parliament, he foresaw the greater need of him. The Egoist by George Meredith [1879]

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]

The foreman found them Mitchell’s newspaper list, and envelopes by the hundred, and while the copies were pouring in, all hands were folding and addressing them to the London and provincial editors. Hard Cash by Charles Reade [1863]

Nathaniel Hawthorne While he was engaged in their perusal, Mrs. Melmoth amused herself with the newspaper — a little sheet of about twelve inches square, which had but one rival in the country. Fanshawe by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1826]

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

I buried my face in a newspaper which I picked off the table. The Death of Olivier Becaille by Émile Zola

Guy de Maupassant She unfolds a newspaper which she has not already opened, and reads this heading: “The first snow in Paris.” She shivers and then smiles. The First Snowfall (La Première Neige) by Guy de Maupassant [1883]

Wilkie Collins Sir Patrick had entered the room to restore the newspaper to the place from which he had taken it. Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins [1870]

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]

It was a regular caravanserai of tramps—one could tell it by the worn grass and the sodden newspaper and rusty cans that they had left behind. Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell

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]

Mark Twain And so do printers, from St. Louis to New York; and so do newspaper reporters, from Nevada to San Francisco. And so do the police. Is Shakespeare Dead? by Mark Twain

I’ve got this piece of newspaper here, but it’s been in the rain and rubbed about such a lot that I can only make out a few words. His Prey was Man by Arthur Gask [1942]

Also they kept their polemics mainly to newspaper articles. Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell [1938]

Miles Franklin Ah, who can end the tale, when all the dead are dumb! [Bulletin Verse.] As the days passed the mail brought a newspaper with Lady Jane’s letter. My Career Goes Bung by Miles Franklin [1946]

You were carrying a newspaper in your hand. The Beachy Head Murder by Arthur Gask [1941]

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]

It had been stated in a newspaper that a lame man seemed to be His invariable companion. A Second Coming by Richard Marsh [1900]

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

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

Edward Bellamy One of them was from the builder of my new house, and confirmed what I had inferred from the newspaper item. Looking Backward From 2000 to 1887 by Edward Bellamy

George Gissing One day he saw it advertised in a newspaper that the secretary of a hospital in the north of London was in need of a clerk; application was to be made by letter. New Grub Street by George Gissing [1891]

Rudyard Kipling I Was speaking to a newspaper man about seeing the proprietor of his journal. From Sea to Sea by Rudyard Kipling [1899]

Charles Dudley Warner A newspaper had been established in 1732, and a theater had existed since 1750. Washington Irving by Charles Dudley Warner

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

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]

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

H. G. Wells His mind could now accept the idea that he was reading a newspaper of forty years ahead without any further protest. The Queer Story of Brownlow’s Newspaper by H. G. Wells [1932]

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]

H. G. Wells I believe that my impression was a straightforward blend of caricature and newspaper leader. In the Days of the Comet by H. G. Wells [1906]

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]

George Gissing Alfred had only just called to mind the newspaper which Mr. Keene had given him; and was unfolding it for perusal. Demos by George Gissing [1886]

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]

Willa Cather Herr Schotte and Restzhoff sat on the window seat with a newspaper between them, while Wellington, Schemetzkin, and Will Maidenwood looked over their shoulders. The Troll Garden by Willa Cather [1905]

Benjamin Disraeli Half-way down the gallery they met Monsignore Catesby, who had in his hand a number, just arrived, of a newspaper which was esteemed an Ultramontane organ. Lothair by Benjamin Disraeli [1870]

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

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]

Nellie Bly She worked for the same newspaper you do until the day she started. Around the World in Seventy-Two Days by Nellie Bly [1890]

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

Nearly all the newspaper accounts published at the time were manufactured by journalists at a distance, and were not only inaccurate in their facts but intentionally misleading. Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell [1938]

The newspaper was the French Figaro. The Coroner handed the basket to the jury, who examined the contents curiously. Wyllard's Weird by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1885]

Leslie Stephen He did some small literary cobbler’s work, receiving a guinea for a prospectus to a newspaper and ten pounds for correcting a volume of poetry. Samuel Johnson by Leslie Stephen [1878]