Phrases with "next"

Anthony Trollope Christmas Day and the next day passed without any sign from Lord Chiltern, and on the day after that he was to go away. Phineas Finn by Anthony Trollope

I next covered one up with a piece of clay, leaving only the ends of its antennae projecting. The Naturalist in Nicaragua by Thomas Belt [1874]

Next day I shall be stern again, next day I shall be exacting again, even implacable, but they will all know what I am like. An Unpleasant Predicament by Fyodor Dostoyevsky [1861]

He had written giving her that hotel as his address for the next few days. The House with the High Wall by Arthur Gask [1948]

The next day was the one fixed for the departure; it was but proper that the guests should thank their host, and show him a little attention in return for the expenditure of his twelve millions. The Man in the Iron Mask by Alexandre Dumas [1850]

Elizabeth Gaskell Poor fellow! I am quite afraid it will end in his being hanged!” The next day Mr. Horner came to apologize and explain. My Lady Ludlow by Elizabeth Gaskell [1858]

Margaret Oliphant First the report was that he had got a valuable appointment, at which the gentlemen shook their heads; next that he had come into a fortune: they laughed with one accord at this. The Wizard's Son by Margaret Oliphant [1882]

Arthur Conan Doyle It was an empty palace which was stormed by the insurgents next day. His Last Bow by Arthur Conan Doyle [1917]

Frances Hodgson Burnett But one day when she was sittin’ there th’ branch broke an’ she fell on th’ ground an’ was hurt so bad that next day she died. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1911]

Ann Radcliffe The suspicions of the Confessor had, probably, been flight, for they were transient; and when Ellena next addressed him, he had again retired within himself. The Italian by Ann Radcliffe [1796]

The next day, Athos, leaning out of his window, which looked upon the most populous part of the city, heard the Act of Parliament, which summoned the exking, Charles I., to the bar, publicly cried. Twenty Years After by Alexandre Dumas [1845]

Arthur Machen Here he would remain for the next three weeks, being nurtured on a light but nourishing diet. Dreads and Drolls by Arthur Machen

James Hogg Those who were next to the door, and were, of course, the first whom the imminent danger assailed, rushed backwards among the crowd with their whole force. The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner by James Hogg [1824]

Andrew Lang The next morning when the prince left his room he saw before him a palace more beautiful than his fancy had ever pictured. The Grey Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

The next day, and the day following, and the day after that, Ned Twigger was securely locked up in the small cavern with the sky-light, hard at work at the armour. Sketches by Boz by Charles Dickens [1836]

Rudyard Kipling The next — shoaling like a slip-way — sent me back with all hands, and we dropped both bowers and spare and the stream. Limits and Renewals by Rudyard Kipling [1932]

D. H. Lawrence What next then? He insisted on going back to Derbyshire. Harriet, who hated him for the move, refused to go. Kangaroo by D. H. Lawrence

Edith Wharton The next morning, to his surprise, the Duchess sent one of her gentlemen to ask an audience. The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton [1902]

Henry James After a while she made me sit at her other side, next her daughter, whom she wished to know me — to love me — as one of their oldest friends. Louisa Pallant by Henry James [1888]

Sinclair Lewis I said to Lyte, ‘It’d be a rotten shame,’ I said, ‘if somebody went and opened a combination grocery and meat market right next door and ruined Purdy’s nice little business. Babbit by Sinclair Lewis

D. H. Lawrence The next afternoon she went to the wood again. Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D. H. Lawrence

The next day Jack paid a visit to the owners, and resigned his command. Verena Fontaine’s Rebellion by Ellen Wood [1880]

Anthony Trollope Since my grandfather’s time no such gentleman has lived at Bragton.” “That’s true, too, Mr. Reginald. Any way Mr. Morton is coming down next week. The American Senator by Anthony Trollope

The next great light was Galen; he studied at Alexandria, then the home of science. The Cloister and the Hearth by Charles Reade

Wilkie Collins I next removed the white and cumbersome parts of my underclothing, and replaced them by a petticoat of dark flannel. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

Edith Wharton The next Sunday, accordingly, she set out early, and without much trouble found her way to the ferry. Bunner Sisters by Edith Wharton [1916]

Henry James The next minute she had flung herself again on the lean sofa and had burst into a passion of tears. What Maisie Knew by Henry James [1897]

John Galsworthy If the whole thing were not disposed of within the next few months the fellow would turn up again like a bad penny. In Chancery by John Galsworthy

Wilkie Collins The next moment (when she had heard him fix the date of the dinner for “the day after to-morrow”) her features became composed again, as if a sudden sense of relief had come to her. The Two Destinies by Wilkie Collins [1876]

Then, before he could prevent it, a stick was thrust into his front wheel, and the next second he was describing a curve through the air. Huntingtower by John Buchan [1922]

William Dampier The gentleman said he had not orders for that, but if we would stay till the next day he would bring the governors’ answer. A New Voyage Round the World by William Dampier [1697]

Now, what if I went after them and got it too? I could do with a win for next Saturday.” He took out his watch and then solemnly shook his head. The Jest of Life by Arthur Gask [1936]

Louisa May Alcott I’m very well, and mean to do great things next winter, so that I may be ready for Rome, whenever that joyful time arrives. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott [1868]

Thomas Hardy The next morning she put the same question, and looked up despairingly in his face, as though her whole life hung upon his reply. A Group of Noble Dames by Thomas Hardy [1891]

Edgar Rice Burroughs The next morning Jane found her missing letter in the exact spot from which it had disappeared two nights before. Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs [1912]

Wilkie Collins As to Bishopriggs, next —” “You’re not going to talk about the waiter, surely?” “I am! Bishopriggs possesses two important merits. Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins [1870]

Edith Wharton The next evening, Mr. Ramy reappeared, still somewhat sallow and red-lidded, but otherwise his usual self. Bunner Sisters by Edith Wharton [1916]

As Helenus enjoin’d, we next adore Diana’s name, protectress of the shore. The Aeneid by translated by John Dryden

Charles Dickens We entered on a very different, and a finer scene of desolation, next night, at sunset. Pictures from Italy by Charles Dickens [1846]

Anthony Trollope They were shaved by twenty at a time, and while one lot was being operated on, another twenty, who were next destined to fill the chairs, were kept standing against the wall. La Vendée by Anthony Trollope

Wilkie Collins I’ve spoken to the police; but they wouldn’t interfere; and what to do next is more than my poor head can tell. The Law and the Lady by Wilkie Collins [1875]

Charles Dickens The next day I wrote to Martin Fraser, in every word sacred truth, excepting that, self-deceived, and with a false pride even in my utter humiliation, I told him I had not loved, and did not love him. The Haunted House by Charles Dickens [1859]

Theodore Dreiser Her next remark was addressed to him. Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser

Rudyard Kipling All next day it rained, and Holden sat still in his house considering his sorrow. Life’s Handicap by Rudyard Kipling [1891]

George Meredith You allude to Lord Dannisburgh. He is near what Dada’s age would have been, and is, I think I can affirm, next to my dead father and my Emmy, my dearest friend. Diana of the Crossways by George Meredith [1885]

Guy de Maupassant However, at daybreak, he went towards his grounds, but, next morning, the doctor had to be sent for, and pronounced him very ill from an inflammation of the chest. Old Amable (Père Amable) by Guy de Maupassant [1886]

Charles Dickens Let us have a quiet walk on the marshes next Sunday, Biddy, and a long chat. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens [1860]

Walter Besant To-day it was to be in the evening; in the evening, next day; so they cheated us. Dorothy Forster by Walter Besant [1884]

William Makepeace Thackeray We are going to dine, next week, all our set, at Mealy-faced Bob’s, and you shall be my guest,” cried the Captain, slapping the delighted artist on the back. Mens Wives by William Makepeace Thackeray [1843]

Boris was gone like a flash, and the next moment he called, “Jack, run for the doctor; bring him back with you. The King in Yellow by Robert W. Chambers

Even Fielding’s next venture—the wonderful and almost unique venture of Jonathan Wild—leaves some objection of this sort possible, though, for myself, I should never dream of admitting it. The English Novel by George Saintsbury [1913]

Arthur Machen But next day they went in, and found there was nothing in the room but thick black smoke, because the black man had come and taken her away. The White People by Arthur Machen

E. F. Benson Upon which vials of wormwood and gall are outpoured: Charlotte says that she may find it more difficult next time to arrange for Ellen to come. Charlotte Bronte by E. F. Benson [1932]

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu He would prove it, and take his seat next session. The Tenants of Malory by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu [1867]

At nine old Parvenzano lets me through to his back yard, where there’s a board off Riddle’s fence, next door. The Four Million by O. Henry [1906]

E. Phillips Oppenheim What do you intend to do for the next few weeks, say? Have you been to see any of your relatives yet?” “Not one,” Dominey replied. The Great Impersonation by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1920]

Henry David Thoreau So the hollows about this pond will, sometimes, in the winter, be filled with a greenish water somewhat like its own, but the next day will have frozen blue. Walden by Henry David Thoreau

Caroline Lamb The next morning she was in her brother’s apartment, when a servant entered with a letter. Glenarvon by Caroline Lamb [1816]

Wilkie Collins Following the memorandum as our guide, we next laid my stick in the necessary direction, as neatly as we could, on the uneven surface of the rocks. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins [1868]

Edward Jenner The next day I found this simple mode of treatment had succeeded perfectly. On Vaccination Against Smallpox by Edward Jenner

D. H. Lawrence Home into the dark room and the sulky tiger of Harriet. The storm went on, black, all day, all night, and the next day the same, inside the house as well as out. Kangaroo by D. H. Lawrence

D.H. Lawrence Siegmund waited, through the meadows, for the next wheat-field. The Trespasser by D.H. Lawrence

Wilkie Collins I answered that I proposed to leave by the first train the next morning. I Say No by Wilkie Collins [1884]

Nathaniel Hawthorne She next reviewed her acquaintances of the other sex; and Dr. Melmoth first presented himself, as in every respect but one, an unexceptionable confidant. Fanshawe by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1826]

Ford Madox Ford And what was a mere year’s dilapidations in house property! You just neglected to do them and did them next year. Some Do Not . . . by Ford Madox Ford [1924]

Robert Louis Stevenson Everything went well, and we found Norderney just where we wanted it next afternoon, and if the shore end had been laid, could have finished there and then, October 1st. Memoir of Fleeming Jenkin by Robert Louis Stevenson

As Bolton had vanished next morning, Quass obeyed instructions, with the result which everyone knew. The Green Mummy by Fergus Hume

Arthur Conan Doyle Then they fell back from the edge, formed themselves again into line, and waited for the next victim. The Lost World by Arthur Conan Doyle [1912]

He went on: “You’ve always been like a daughter to her, haven’t you? And I know that, next to me, she loves you best in the world. The Story of Ivy by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1927]

Walter Scott She looked up with anxious surprise, not unmingled with a cast of horror, which his next words, as she interpreted and applied them, were not qualified to remove. The Heart of Mid-Lothian by Walter Scott [1818]

I changed my mind about it, because the next day the wind was easterly. The Riddle of the Sands by Erskine Childers [1903]

Our next endeavour was to release the captain, who was entangled under the boat. Notes on Life and Letters by Joseph Conrad [1921]

Wilkie Collins The next morning she appears with a bunch of wallflowers in her mighty fist, and with another faint prefatory cough, “I beg pardon, sir; but I have brought you a few flowers. My Miscellanies by Wilkie Collins [1863]

Henry Adams Therefore, dispute was idle, discussion was futile, and silence, next to good-temper, was the mark of sense. The Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams [1907]

Anthony Trollope Fletcher did manage, when in the drawing-room to talk for a while about John and the hounds, and then went away, having resolved that he would come again on the very next day. The Prime Minister by Anthony Trollope

Elizabeth Gaskell When next David Hughes came to Pen-Morfa, he asked about Nest Gwynn, with a hovering doubt as to the answer. The Well of Pen-Morfa by Elizabeth Gaskell [1850]

William Morris His lord had great joy thereof, and the next day he was made knight, and the third day wedded the fair maiden with great feast and joyance. Old French Romances by William Morris [1896]

Anthony Trollope The next morning the three gentlemen, with Mr. Grey’s clerk, sat down to breakfast, solemn and silent. Mr. Scarborough's Family by Anthony Trollope [1883]

Maria Edgeworth He next inquired whether I was acquainted with the art of mining; and how I came by my information: in short, he commanded me to relate my history. Lame Jervas by Maria Edgeworth

No movement out of the city was permitted for the next twenty-four hours. The House of the Four Winds by John Buchan

If you will underdake to do de vork and to ‘and me over de van gomplete on next Duesday evening at twelve o’glock, I vill pay you dwice de sum you ask me now. The Beautiful White Devil by Guy Boothby [1897]

And in that trisulk flash Corinius beheld through the south-west window the Iron Tower blasted and cleft asunder, and the next instant fallen in an avalanche of red-hot ruin. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

Leon Trotsky I stood in the corridor near the head master’s room, next to a yellow polished cupboard, like a man who had committed a grave crime against the state. My Life by Leon Trotsky

Robert Louis Stevenson I next drew up that will to which you so much objected; so that if anything befell me in the person of Dr. Jekyll, I could enter on that of Edward Hyde without pecuniary loss. The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson [1886]

Arnold Bennett The next morning, after a night varied by periods of wakefulness not unpleasant, Sophia arose and, taking due precautions against cold, went to the window. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

Elizabeth Gaskell She avoided him carefully — as carefully as she could, without seeming to dread him — for the next few days. Lois the Witch by Elizabeth Gaskell [1859]

Arthur Conan Doyle The boss he says, ‘She’s very low,’ says he, and then next minute he says, ‘She may be comin’ down and tryin’ to escape. The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle [1890]

They made up the match between themselves the very next day, and Madame sent for a priest, who absolved her of a vow that she had made, never to marry again. All-Saints' Eve by Amelia B. Edwards

Thomas Hardy Izz Huett was the next in order upon the bank. Tess of the d’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

George Gissing The stream of traffic in Edgware Road brought him to a pause; he stood for five minutes in miserable indecision, all but resolving to go on as far as Euston and look for the next northward train. Born in Exile by George Gissing [1891]

George Gissing The next morning all started for Rome. Easter was just gone by. The Emancipated by George Gissing [1889]

This tea-making was the major household offence, next to bringing a woman in. Keep the Aspidistra Flying by George Orwell

H. G. Wells There was something next to this, a vision of huge complicated machinery that did not join on to anything else. Men Like Gods by H. G. Wells [1923]

John Galsworthy What do you suppose Europe’s going to be like now for the next thirty years! How about British trade?” “We French see before our noses,” said Annette with warmth. The White Monkey by John Galsworthy

Thomas Hardy He was to come to an early supper, which she had arranged to take the place of a wedding-breakfast next day — the latter not being feasible in her present situation. A Changed Man by Thomas Hardy [1913]

Wilkie Collins They all talked glibly enough — I and an old gentleman who sat next to me being the only listeners. The Fallen Leaves by Wilkie Collins [1879]

The next day when he left, Delamarne gave him £10 as a present for his promise to never tell anyone what he had seen. The Vaults of Blackarden Castle by Arthur Gask [1950]

Edith Wharton You mustn’t mind offending me, you know!” She hung before him like a leaf on the meeting of cross-currents, that the next ripple may sweep forward or whirl back. The Reef by Edith Wharton [1912]

Andrew Lang Early next day the young man started for the castle, feeling sure that some terrible thing must have happened to his brother. The Brown Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

William Makepeace Thackeray They had a meeting the next day and voted a piece of plate to Adolphus Slang, Esquire, for his eminent services in the cause of the drama. Mens Wives by William Makepeace Thackeray [1843]

Ford Madox Ford To seduce the daughter of his father’s oldest friend, next to me . No More Parades by Ford Madox Ford [1925]

Henry Handel Richardson The next thing to provoke him was the arbitrary way in which she disposed of his personal liberty. The Way Home by Henry Handel Richardson

F. Scott Fitzgerald He did not know that the little gold football (inscribed with the legend Pro deo et patria et St. Mida) which he had given her rested on a platinum chain next to her bosom. Tales of the Jazz Age by F. Scott Fitzgerald

George Meredith The next ten minutes will decide our destinies. Lord Ormont and his Aminta by George Meredith [1894]

It is not, I think, recorded what was Ibsen’s comment on these two plays, and particularly on A Bankruptcy, but it is written broadly over the surface of his own next work. Henrik Ibsen by Edmund Gosse

Wilkie Collins The next day he discovered me. The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins [1873]

Thomas Hardy It seemed absurd now to go to her father next morning, as he had purposed, and ask for an engagement with her, a possibility impending all the while that Elfride herself would not be on his side. A Pair of Blue Eyes by Thomas Hardy [1899]

The next morning they were all up late, but the old woman was the first about, putting them all to some semblance of tidiness, and then going into the kitchen to make herself a cup of tea. The House on the Island by Arthur Gask [1931]

If Salmon dared to say he had sent him a stolen note to change, he’d teach Salmon what slander meant the next time the magistrates sat. Lost in the Post by Ellen Wood [1870]

John Lewis Burckhard There is no truth in the assertion that the Druses go one day to the mosque, and the next to the church. Travels in Syria and the Holy Land by John Lewis Burckhard

James Hogg This lad was next the ladder, at which I was extremely glad, for, had he not been there, the world should not have induced me to wait the return of these two men. The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner by James Hogg [1824]

Jack London And if we run short in the pinch next year, you’ll know the reason. The Red One by Jack London [1918]

Elizabeth Von Arnim With an effort, she managed to stop herself in time, dropped into the chair next her visitor, immediately felt something unusual beneath her, and found she was sitting on her spectacles. Mr Skeffington by Elizabeth Von Arnim [1940]

Wilkie Collins I hastened to add that I should go to the hotel, and should wait there until the next day, in the hope of hearing better news. The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins [1889]

Anthony Trollope But what step should she next take? Thinking over it during the whole of the day she did at last form a plan. Ayala’s Angel by Anthony Trollope

Miles Franklin Would that hot dreary day never close? What advantage when it did? The next and the next and many weeks of others just the same were following hard after. My Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin

Robert Green Ingersoll Then you ought all to go to church, girls, next Sunday and hear it. Lectures by Robert Green Ingersoll

About midnight I woke up to find that the man next to me was trying to steal the money from beneath my pillow. Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell

Theodore Dreiser He next tried the knob and turned it, feeling the door spring slightly as he did so. The Titan by Theodore Dreiser

George MacDonald THE next morning Diamond was up almost as early as before. At the Back of the North Wind by George MacDonald

Arthur Morrison Then he turned into the one next it, and there waited, invisible, listening still. The Hole in the Wall by Arthur Morrison

Promise me that when next you are angry you will count one hundred before you move or speak. Fantastic Fables by Ambrose Bierce

Lord Wolseley had seen to it himself; next morning, every member of the Cabinet would receive a copy of Dr. Samuel Clarke’s Scripture Promises. That was all. Eminent Victorians by Lytton Strachey

Andrew Lang The next morning a boy knocked at the door, bidding him attend the burial of the man who was dead, and he was just going to get up when his wife stopped him. The Lilac Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

The next morning Larose was early abroad and driving into the adjoining village of Westleton, proceeded to interview the village policeman. The Hidden Door by Arthur Gask [1934]

Wilkie Collins My next proceeding was to write in confidence to the priest whom I have already mentioned, in an earlier part of these pages. Little Novels by Wilkie Collins [1887]

Wilkie Collins The next day two pale-looking men, in artisan costume, came up to the gate at the same time as I did, each carrying a long wooden box under his arm, strongly bound with iron. A Rogue’s Life by Wilkie Collins [1879]

M. P. Shiel It was some distance along this gorge that I found myself sitting the next morning: and how, and in what trance, I passed that whole blank night is obliterated from my consciousness. The Purple Cloud by M. P. Shiel [1901]

Jules Verne It was completed next morning. In Search of the Castaways by Jules Verne [1873]

Wilkie Collins The next morning, I was up almost with sunrise; and passed the greater part of the day in walking about among villages, lanes, and fields, just as chance led me. Basil by Wilkie Collins [1852]

Henry Lawson Smith went and pawned it, got glorious on the proceeds, and took the pawn-ticket to Steelman next day. While the Billy Boils by Henry Lawson

John Galsworthy But next morning when she went in the nurse whispered: “He won’t have his temperature taken. In Chancery by John Galsworthy

Sir Walter Scott He next thought of the cutlass, and his first impulse was to leave it in the plantation. Guy Mannering by Sir Walter Scott [1815]

Maria Edgeworth But, God rest her soul! she was an angel of light in comparison with the trap-door keeper, who was my next tyrant. Lame Jervas by Maria Edgeworth

Sidney Colvin Moreover there is an allusion by Keats himself to this letter in another which he wrote the next day to Reynolds, whereby its true date can be fixed with precision as Friday, March 13. Keats by Sidney Colvin [1887]

George Gissing Makes one uncomfortable—doesn’t it, Mrs. Glazzard? Do something pleasanter next time. Denzil Quarrier by George Gissing [1891]

E. F. Benson On the evening of December 18 Charlotte had been reading her an essay by Emerson; seeing she was not listening she had stopped, intending to finish it next day. Charlotte Bronte by E. F. Benson [1932]

George Gissing Her next encounter was more noteworthy. In the Year of Jubilee by George Gissing [1894]

Wilkie Collins I propose to enjoy the privilege and pleasure of seeing your cathedral early next week. The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins [1889]

Anthony Trollope He left me saying that he would see me again the next day. Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope [1865]

George Meredith He was living in splendour, next door but one to the grand establishment he had driven me to from Dipwell in the old days, with Mrs. Waddy for his housekeeper once more, Alphonse for his cook. The Adventures of Harry Richmond by George Meredith [1871]

E. Phillips Oppenheim Anyhow, he was brought home here next morning, after having been out all night, with his hair turned grey and his wits crazed, and so he’s been ever since. The Postmaster of Market Deignton by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1897]

Jules Verne The next day, the 20th of March, the snow had ceased. Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne [1872]

Jane Austen Fanny had by no means forgotten Mr. Crawford when she awoke the next morning; but she remembered the purport of her note, and was not less sanguine as to its effect than she had been the night before. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen [1814]

Anthony Trollope The next day was the day of the party. The Small House at Allington by Anthony Trollope

Sun God was being heavily supported, and his price soon shortened from twos to six to four; Venom was five to one, and Sweetheart of Mine next to him, at sevens. The Beachy Head Murder by Arthur Gask [1941]

The next day placed us at the Sharm Yáhárr, where the process of general distribution happily ended. The Land of Midian by Richard F. Burton [1879]

She grew first red, then pale, before she put her next question. What Really Happened by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1926]

Jack London He was afraid to trust her till the next year, he had so to trust her, and he was pretty well beside himself. Lost Face by Jack London

Tobias Smolle A few days ago, my uncle and I, going to visit a relation, met with lord Oxmington at his house, who asked us to dine with him, next day, and we accepted the invitation. The Expedition of Humphry Clinker by Tobias Smolle

The next year was spent in finding out the misery of slavery from experience. Life and Adventures of Peter Wilkins by Robert Paltock [1751]

A. E. W. Mason The next moment you took all my gladness from me by telling me you were starting for the Soudan. You were away three years. The Four Feathers by A. E. W. Mason [1902]

Isabella Bird Towards evening the sowars came to me with the three ketchudas, who, they said, would arrange for a guard, and for my escort the next day. Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan by Isabella Bird [1891]

Henry Handel Richardson And next day he felt sure he had judged Ned over-harshly. Australia Felix by Henry Handel Richardson

Anthony Trollope The question of the Irish Reform Bill was postponed till the next year, which was a great thing gained. Phineas Finn by Anthony Trollope

Florence Dixie The next moment he had run forward, leapt lightly on to the rail, and balancing himself to a nicety had dropped into the stern of the surf boat as it rose on a more than usually excitable wave. Redeemed in Blood by Florence Dixie [1889]

Edith Wharton The next morning my resolve was formed, and it carried me straight to Mrs. Fontage’s. Crucial Instances by Edith Wharton [1901]

Anthony Trollope That will make it the seventh of November, and we’ll only stay a day or two in Paris. We can do Paris next year — in May. If you’ll agree to that, I’ll agree. The Claverings by Anthony Trollope

E. F. Benson The next moment he sat down, caught her eye, and looked away again, flushing a little. The House of Defence by E. F. Benson [1906]

D. H. Lawrence The next night I set fire to the stables, and the stables set fire to the house. The Prussian Officer and other stories by D. H. Lawrence

Elizabeth Gaskell I wish you’d let me know the next time you make off. Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell [1865]

Nathaniel Hawthorne In an hour, this wooden town will be one great bonfire! What a glorious scene for my next — Pshaw!” The street was now all alive with footsteps, and the air full of voices. The Snow Image and other stories by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1851]

Then her very next move, instinctive, almost unknown to herself, was to step forward, still holding Adam by the hand, and put a picture that hung crooked on the wall straight again. Judith Paris by Hugh Walpole [1931]

John Galsworthy It remained for a comparative outsider to supply the next evidence of interest. The Man of Property by John Galsworthy

Before departing on his journey Mr. Haygarth had said that he would not return till late the next evening, and had requested that only the man (whose name I forget) should sit up for him. Birds of Prey by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1867]

The next proposition I would ask you to consider is this: The presumption always is that every noxious agent, including medicines proper, which hurts a well man, hurts a sick one. Medical Essays by Oliver Wendell Holmes

He announced his intention of taking them into Rouen next day to have them fitted with stout boots. In Normandy by Ella D'Arcy [1904]

A daughter of a very old friend of mine is coming out at a dance I am giving somewhere about the end of next month, and the dance is being preceded by a small house-party here. Marauders by Night by Arthur Gask [1951]

Willa Cather The next morning, when he looked out of his windows, only the tops of the cedars in the front yard were visible. One of Ours by Willa Cather [1922]

She slept all that night, all the next day and all the night after. Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

Willa Cather The Corot which hung next to this painting she did not like or dislike; she never saw it. The Song of the Lark by Willa Cather [1915]

Margaret Oliphant And now it became evident that whatever was to be done must be done, expression being exhausted on the part of the victims, who stood about in a blank of overwrought feeling awaiting the next move. The Wizard's Son by Margaret Oliphant [1882]

The next day, Gertrude, when she went out, found the same young man in the same place. Chicot the Jester by Alexandre Dumas

The ladies’ chamber was next door to the smoking-room—what had been the old schoolroom. Huntingtower by John Buchan [1922]

Edith Wharton This was the thought that flashed through Justine’s mind as she reached the landing; but the next moment it gave way to a contradictory feeling. Fruit of the Tree by Edith Wharton [1907]

Edith Wharton When I was down at Tuxedo I asked a lot of people for next week, and I’ve mislaid the list and can’t remember who is coming. The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton [1905]

Maria Edgeworth The next in age could learn knitting and plain-work, reading, writing, and arithmetic. Madame de Fleury by Maria Edgeworth

Robert Louis Stevenson The next morning was sunny overhead and damp underfoot, with a thrill in the air like a reminiscence of frost. Essays of Travel by Robert Louis Stevenson

M. P. Shiel The next moment she sent forth a scream, the grip of Frankl on her wrist agonizing her bones. The Lord of the Sea by M. P. Shiel [1901]

Richard Burton I then turned away slowly and fiercely, for the next thing might have been a cut with the Kurbaj,7 and, by the hammer of Thor! British flesh and blood could never have stood that. Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Richard Burton

Nellie Bly The next morning when we arose we were out of sight of land and well out on the Red Sea. The weather now was very hot, but still some of the passengers did their best to make things lively on board. Around the World in Seventy-Two Days by Nellie Bly [1890]

Sinclair Lewis His next degeneracy was a look into mystic asceticism. Cass Timberlane by Sinclair Lewis

These would be yarded some fine night, the best taken and ridden hard, perhaps returned next morning, perhaps in a day or two. Robbery Under Arms by Rolf Boldrewood

Lucy Maud Montgomery I can hardly wait until next Sunday to recite it. Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery [1908]

Andrew Lang After this she informed the genius that she would start early next day and take Sunlight with her. The Violet Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Robert Louis Stevenson To the credit of Germany, I must say there was not a shadow of a headache the next morning. Vailima Letters by Robert Louis Stevenson

I’ll go in for this next dance, I think. Bursting-up by Ellen Wood [1871]

Isabella Bird The next evening Karim, the man who so nearly lost his arm some time ago, was carried past my tent fainting, having been severely kicked in the chest by the same horse that lacerated his arm. Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan by Isabella Bird [1891]

I got the second half of what he promised me, by the post next day. The Master Spy by Arthur Gask [1936]

F. Scott Fitzgerald All next day his eyes followed her about miserably; Miss Ticknor was unexpectedly called East the following afternoon. Taps at Reveille by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1935]

Henry James He had uttered the hope that he should see her the next day, but Fleda could easily reflect that he wouldn’t see her if she were not there to be seen. The Spoils of Poynton by Henry James [1897]

M. R. James I had no notion what would have been the next development, more than that it was bound to be horrifying. Collected Ghost Stories by M. R. James

Wilkie Collins Arnold got his next chance — and took it. Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins [1870]

Goldwin Smith The latter end of next month will complete a period of eleven years in which I have spoken no other language. Cowper by Goldwin Smith [1880]

Henry James But the very next thing that happened had been a dark drop of the curtain. The Ambassadors by Henry James [1903]

H. G. Wells One of those you wash over night with a tooth-brush, and hang on the back of your chair to dry, and there you have it next morning rejuvenesced. Love and Mr Lewisham by H. G. Wells [1900]

I should certainly be sorry if I had to leave Shangri–La tomorrow or next week, or perhaps even next year; but how I shall feel about it if I live to be a hundred isn’t a matter to prophesy. Lost Horizon by James Hilton

The next moment I heard something. Coming up for Air by George Orwell

James Joyce Change the plates for the next course of murphies! Spendlove’s still there and the canon going strong and so is Claffey’s habits endurtaking and our parish pomp’s a great warrent. Finnegans Wake by James Joyce

The next second they were cooing like pigeons round a picture which a young man was holding up in the lamplight. Mr. Standfast by John Buchan [1919]