Phrases with "notice"

Anthony Trollope They soon parted on their roads, but not before Alaric had had time to notice Charley’s perverse stupidity as to Miss Golightly. ‘So you wouldn’t take my advice about Clementina?’ said he. The Three Clerks by Anthony Trollope

Arthur Conan Doyle It was a plain, whitewashed, thatch-roofed cottage, with a small board above the door, whereon was written a notice that the occupier sold milk and butter. Micah Clarke by Arthur Conan Doyle

It is hardly necessary to notice Douville’s assertion (ii. Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo by Richard F. Burton [1876]

Wilkie Collins There were two or three people, at a little distance, walking about among the graves, who it might have been thought would have attracted his attention; but he never took the smallest notice of them. Hide and Seek by Wilkie Collins [1854]

When Ellis put that notice on the Club board and I signed my name to it. Burmese Days by George Orwell

Q. When did you notice this? A. When he was lighting his cigarette. The Mystery of a Hansom Cab by Fergus Hume

Thomas Hardy Yet in opposition to this, notice her dead silence and inaction throughout this proceeding. Desperate Remedies by Thomas Hardy [1871]

So engrossed were they with their own proceedings that they failed to notice the sudden opening of the door, followed by the unannounced entrance into the room of four or five men. The Crime and the Criminal by Richard Marsh [1897]

Wilkie Collins We were both fond of the sea, and we were equally desirous, considering the circumstances under which we had married, of escaping the notice of friends and acquaintances. The Law and the Lady by Wilkie Collins [1875]

Wilkie Collins ABSORBED in herself, Mercy failed to notice the opening door or to hear the murmur of voices in the conservatory. The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins [1873]

George Meredith He took no notice of the greetings. Rhoda Fleming by George Meredith [1865]

George Meredith Mrs. Chump had become too deeply absorbed in her impatience to notice the change in his tone; and when he said, “Now then, to breakfast, quick!” she was pursuing her lamentable interjections. Sandra Belloni by George Meredith [1887]

Walter Scott The Lady of Avenel took little notice at the time, her mind being probably occupied by the instant danger; but her attendants changed expressive looks with each other more than once. The Monastery by Walter Scott [1820]

Arnold Bennett He praised the tea; he seemed to notice what he was eating. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

Henry James It was in an old house at Albany, a large, square, double house, with a notice of sale in the windows of one of the lower apartments. Portrait of a Lady by Henry James [1881]

Arnold Bennett And, in fact, Sophia did then notice her own exhaustion. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

Anthony Trollope Give him a kiss when you see him, and don’t seem to notice it. Ayala’s Angel by Anthony Trollope

Zona Gale Do you suppose when people die they don’t notice any difference, either?” “What I want to know,” said Amory, filling his pipe, “is how it’s going to look in print. Romance Island by Zona Gale [1906]

Arnold Bennett One morning, on going to do her marketing, she found a notice across the shuttered windows of her creamery in the Rue Notre Dame de Lorette: “Closed for want of milk. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

We will go first, and when you see me take my right hand out of my pocket, take careful notice of the man I am nearest to. The Vengeance of Larose by Arthur Gask [1939]

Mark Twain The name of this unpretending hole in the ground, which one might pass by and take no notice of, is as familiar as household words to even the children and the peasants of many a far-off country. The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain

G. K. Chesterton But they have nearly all of them entirely failed to notice that there is in the death of Little Nell one quite definite and really artistic idea. Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens by G. K. Chesterton [1911]

If Bill hadn’t been missing I don’t suppose I would have thought twice about it, but having heard Bill gabble something along those lines made me notice it and be interested. The Singing Sands by Josephine Tey [1952]

I couldn’t hear the clock ticking and was able to notice that the electric light had a dark shade over it. The Secret of the Garden by Arthur Gask [1924]

H. Rider Haggard I did not take any notice of him for a while, for it is a great mistake to do so. King Solomon’s Mines by H. Rider Haggard

Sigmund Freud Once I actually did so, but the master took no notice of me, and next time I was sitting beside him again and sewing. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

D. H. Lawrence And yet as the young soldier moved unthinking about the apartment, the elder watched him, and would notice the movement of his strong young shoulders under the blue cloth, the bend of his neck. The Prussian Officer and other stories by D. H. Lawrence

Anthony Trollope But I wanted to ask whether you could come at a moment’s notice — quite at a moment’s notice. The American Senator by Anthony Trollope

This amiable fray, carried on during the foreman’s absence, forced upon my notice for the first time the boy who has come to be a name well-known in literature. My Literary Passions by William Dean Howells

She did not appear to notice me much, though I was right behind her. The Leavenworth Case by Anna Katharine Green

He is not a gentleman to take much notice of anything out of his own line. Phantom Fortune by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1883]

We notice that each volume begins with a highly patriotic tale, the “Gray Champion,” and “Howe’s Masquerade,” but the patriotism is genuine and almost fervid. The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Frank Preston Stearns [1906]

We that makes it a business never takes no notice of what they says, Miss, and never repeats it out of one sick house into another, that you may rely on. Hard Cash by Charles Reade [1863]

Theodore Dreiser He pretended not to notice it. Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser

Just then there came into notice a voracious insect, gifted with peculiar powers against pear-trees. A Study of Hawthorne by G. P. Lathrop [1876]

He curvetted on that particular horse for a while, and while curvetting he took no notice of Pauline’s remark until the silence startled his steed into nearly throwing him. Descent into Hell by Charles Williams [1937]

D. H. Lawrence And beneath these a broad-letter notice announced, in green letters on a yellow ground: “Final and Ultimate Clearance Sale at Houghton’s, Knarborough Road, on Friday, September 30th. The Lost Girl by D. H. Lawrence

Wentworth had been relegated, for those few sentences, to his place in the shadowy past of Battle Hill. The notice he had taken of her had been a dim flattery; now it was more dim and less flattering. Descent into Hell by Charles Williams [1937]

It seemed queer, in the barber’s shop, to see the Anarchist notice still on the wall, explaining that tips were prohibited. Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell [1938]

H. Rider Haggard When I had been for three hours or so at the helm, I began to notice a decided change in the temperature, which was getting warmer. Allan Quatermain by H. Rider Haggard

He did not require to be very subtly observant to notice that he had managed to arouse some sort of feeling, perhaps of greed, in Ricardo’s breast. Victory by Joseph Conrad [1914]

Guy de Maupassan He was kneeling before her without her taking any notice of his attitude, and with a far-away look upon his face he begged her not to work him any harm. Strong as Death by Guy de Maupassan

Theodore Dreiser Recently a few things have come to my notice which cause me to think differently. The Titan by Theodore Dreiser

Wilkie Collins I had barely time to notice this before I heard the rumbling and whistling sounds approaching me. The Law and the Lady by Wilkie Collins [1875]

Wycherley.— I think, sir, it would not be consistent with the dignity of my profession to notice that comparison. Hard Cash by Charles Reade [1863]

Of Catilina about thirty copies were sold, and it attracted no notice whatever from the press. Henrik Ibsen by Edmund Gosse

We were rather afraid of the noise of the trains at first, but the landlord said we should not notice them after a bit, and took £2 off the rent. The Diary of a Nobody by George and Weedon Grossmith

That’s how my sister was, but we didn’t take much notice of it until she became so ill and we had to call in the doctor. The Dark Mill Stream by Arthur Gask [1947]

Jonathan Swif The Duke of Marlborough was at Court today, and nobody hardly took notice of him. The Journal to Stella by Jonathan Swif

Wilkie Collins She went up to Mr. Franklin without appearing to notice Mr. Godfrey, who thereupon drew back and left them by themselves. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins [1868]

M. R. James Did you happen to notice if an old gentleman, perhaps a clergyman, in a — yes — in a black cloak, left the library after I did yesterday. More Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by M. R. James

Henry Handel Richardson And then to expect him to notice and praise you for every little job you do!” But Jim was stubborn. Australia Felix by Henry Handel Richardson

E. Phillips Oppenheim He affected not to notice the malice beneath her words. The Passionate Quest by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1924]

Nellie Bly Every house we notice has a tennis-court blasted out of the mountain side. Around the World in Seventy-Two Days by Nellie Bly [1890]

Wilkie Collins Such a social phenomenon as this, taken with its surrounding circumstances, deserves more notice than it has yet obtained. My Miscellanies by Wilkie Collins [1863]

D. H. Lawrence Before a week was out, she was openly engaged to Maurice, and when her month’s notice expired, she went to live at the farm. Love Among the Haystacks by D. H. Lawrence [1930]

None of the women seemed to notice us; but the men made way civilly and gravely, letting us pass to the front, that we might get a better view of the ceremony. A Thousand Miles up the Nile by Amelia B. Edwards [1877]

Jack London The smallest fee he would deign to notice was a hundred thousand dollars. The Iron Heel by Jack London [1908]

Arnold Bennett Constance, in order to satisfy her desire of pleasing, had to make fifty efforts, in the hope that he might chance to notice one. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

Rather were they glad Tod should be so attentive to a stranger; for special politeness had not previously been one of Tod’s virtues; but they could only notice as the thing went on. Sophie Chalk by Ellen Wood [1869]

I administered the fitting remedies, and left my sweet niece to watch beside him, and bring me notice of any change she should observe. The Last Man by Mary Shelley

I will conclude this chapter with a notice of what has taken place on the Loango Coast a decade after my departure. Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo by Richard F. Burton [1876]

William Hope Hodgson As I stowed away my grub, I took no notice of the chatter of the others. The Ghost Pirates by William Hope Hodgson

H. G. Wells It ceased to be more disconcerting that he should have workers whom he could dismiss at a week’s notice to want or prostitution than that he should have a servant waiting behind his chair. Marriage by H. G. Wells [1912]

Anthony Trollope You will think what will be your sufferings if he does not notice your letter; should he not be softened by your humility. The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope [1859]

Now, if there were two witnesses to see all that, there must have been one somewhere to notice that other person, known or unknown, who went through the street but a few minutes before the tramp. Hand and Ring by Anna Katharine Green

Guy de Maupassan His neighbor did not seem to notice him. A Queer Night in Paris (Une Soirée) by Guy de Maupassan

Nathaniel Hawthorne The story of Priscilla’s preternatural manifestations, therefore, attracted a kind of notice of which it would have been deemed wholly unworthy a few years earlier. The Blithedale Romance by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1852]

Algernon Blackwood But hardly had I time to notice the twisted and contorted shapes of many of the pine trees close at hand when Dr. Silence leaned over and touched me on the shoulder. John Silence by Algernon Blackwood

Thomas Hardy That it proves all the world to be wrong in this great argument, and himself alone to be right! Can I wait while he digs further? I agree — reluctantly; but he does not notice my reluctance. A Changed Man by Thomas Hardy [1913]

Sidney Colvin To his friends in general Keats bore himself as affectionately as ever, but they began to notice that he had lost his cheerfulness. Keats by Sidney Colvin [1887]

Elizabeth Gaskell He did not notice her change of look and of complexion. Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell [1848]

Bram Stoker And so long as it did not lack proper respect, I should not of my own part condescend to notice it. The Lair of the White Worm by Bram Stoker [1911]

Willa Cather The crash and scramble of that big, rich, appetent Western city she did not take in at all, except to notice that the noise of the drays and street-cars tired her. The Song of the Lark by Willa Cather [1915]

Bram Stoker She did not notice or make any movement whatever. Dracula by Bram Stoker [1897]

George Meredith It’s done, dear; but don’t notice the cement. Diana of the Crossways by George Meredith [1885]

But the Duchessa observed that, in order to notice all these points of ugliness, one had first to attempt to catalogue the Prince’s features separately. The Charterhouse of Parma by Stendhal

He offered them to my notice with a faint, sleepy smile. A Smile of Fortune by Joseph Conrad [1911]

Stumm pointed to a notice which warned officers to refrain from discussing military operations with mixed company in a railway carriage. Greenmantle by John Buchan

Edgar Allan Poe Had the skull been then there, of course I could not have failed to notice it. The Gold-Bug by Edgar Allan Poe

David Hume It had, however, no authority in England. LOCKE, CLARKE, and CUDWORTH, never so much as notice of it, but suppose all along, that matter has a real, though subordinate and derived power. An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding by David Hume

Random took no notice of the interruption. The Green Mummy by Fergus Hume

Anthony Trollope Linda took no notice of her, but continued by a certain tremulous shaking of her knee to show how strongly she was moved. Linda Tressel by Anthony Trollope [1868]

Miles Franklin It was trying to have to come out in contrast to Ma, but I did not think I was grown-up enough for him to notice me much. My Career Goes Bung by Miles Franklin [1946]

Arthur Morrison Come, you pay me what you owe me, and take a week’s notice now. Tales of Mean Streets by Arthur Morrison

Henry James He took no notice of my appeal; he simply continued to look at me. The Pension Beaurepas by Henry James [1879]

He became so attentive that he did not notice Mrs. Brown till she actually stopped before him for a moment to say: “Mrs. Anthony doesn’t want any assistance, sir. Chance by Joseph Conrad [1913]

He gave all the servants, but me, notice to quit. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte [1847]

Walter Scott No notice being taken of these inarticulate signals, Mr. Touchwood, however great an enemy he was to ceremony, saw the necessity of introducing his business, as an apology for his intrusion. Saint Ronan’s Well by Walter Scott [1824]

He and Mr. Home met as old acquaintance; of the little girl he took no notice for a time. Villette by Charlotte Brontë [1853]

Henry Lawson Well, one night we got yarning and didn’t notice how the time was going, and forgot to go for the beer till it was nearly too late. While the Billy Boils by Henry Lawson

Anna Katherine Green Reuther began to notice her pallor, and the judge to look grave. Dark Hollow by Anna Katherine Green

D. H. Lawrence But she took no notice of this, only went on with her own rhapsodic interrogation. Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence

Anthony Trollope How is any girl so to arrange her thoughts at a moment’s notice as to accept a man off-hand?” “Girls do do so. Ayala’s Angel by Anthony Trollope

Edith Wharton And then, when he came back four years ago, and there was no YOU for him any more, he began to notice me, to be kind, to talk to me about his life and his painting . The Old Maid by Edith Wharton

D. H. Lawrence She watched him dying, nursed him, nursed the baby, but really took no notice of anything. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

Ravelston pretended not to notice that they were staring at him. Keep the Aspidistra Flying by George Orwell

Charles Dickens The amount of the valuation shall be paid by the succeeding tenant, who shall be allowed to enter on any part of the allotment which is uncropped at the time of notice of the leaving tenant. Contributions to All the Year Round by Charles Dickens [1859]

Jane Austen Perhaps you might notice the ring when you saw him?” “I did,” said Elinor, with a composure of voice, under which was concealed an emotion and distress beyond any thing she had ever felt before. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen [1811]

Ann Radcliffe When first we enter on the theatre of the world, and begin to notice its features, young imagination heightens every scene, and the warm heart expands to all around it. The Castles of Athlin and Dunbayne by Ann Radcliffe [1789]

Bram Stoker Not a soul took the slightest notice of the whole transaction. Dracula by Bram Stoker [1897]

I took particular notice of him this time; but then he does his best, apparently, to make the least of his advantages. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte [1847]

All of them took scarcely any notice of my entrance, which was strange, for I had not met them for years. Notes from Underground by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

By that name he meant people who trespassed on a deer forest during, or shortly before, the stalking season, and had not the good manners to give him notice and ask his consent. The Three Hostages by John Buchan [1924]

When one looks back at the twenties, nothing is queerer than the way in which every important event in Europe escaped the notice of the English intelligentsia. Inside the Whale by George Orwell [1940]

The whole time he never once lifted his eyes or took the very slightest notice of the two men. The Hatton Garden Crime by Arthur Gask [1945]

Rudyard Kipling Apparently it was not etiquette to notice a Guard officer, and the youths at the twenty-five pounder were far too busy to look up. Traffics and Discoveries by Rudyard Kipling [1904]

She contrived to quarrel with her father; the Parrifers never took the remotest notice of her; she was nearly starved and her baby too. Major Parrifer by Ellen Wood [1868]

E. Phillips Oppenheim She walked all round the bathroom and bedroom, trying to find some notice or evidence as to her whereabouts. The Passionate Quest by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1924]

Wilkie Collins She mentioned her name, and she added that the shortness of her stay in London prevented her from giving any longer notice to the eminent philanthropist whom she addressed. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins [1868]

Rudyard Kipling CAPT. G. When you write to the Deercourt girl, I notice that you generally fill three or four sheets. Soldiers Three by Rudyard Kipling [1899]

How did you like the new arrangement of the glasses?” “I didn’t notice anything new. Vixen by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1879]

H.P. Lovecraft Once a terrific flash and peal shook the frail house to its foundations, but the whisperer seemed not to notice it. The Picture in the House by H.P. Lovecraft [1920]

Ivan Turgenev Sanin did not notice how the evening was flying by, and only recollected the journey before him when the clock struck ten. The Torrents of Spring by Ivan Turgenev [1872]

Flaxman was quick to notice the effect of my words, for he replied:-- “I am afraid that I distressed you more than was necessary, but the strain I have gone through lately has greatly affected me. The Race of Life by Guy Boothby [1906]

See a notice by M. Curtze in Boncompagni’s Bullettino di Bibliografia, T. iv. On the Magnet by William Gilber

D. H. Lawrence But here, where we’ve never been together, I don’t notice it so much. Aaron’s Rod by D. H. Lawrence

You notice that I stood the bottle inside an iron washer so that it couldn’t slide, but must fall over when it was struck. Mr Polton Explains by R. Austin Freeman [1940]

Anthony Trollope It had been held therefore to be impossible to take any notice of the priest’s friends. An Eye for an Eye by Anthony Trollope [1879]

I shall not have any time to take any notice of her. Ten Years Later by Alexandre Dumas [1848-1850]

Jules Verne Their loud voices were heard resounding in the streets; but all the passers-by were now accustomed to this; the exasperation of the dignitaries seemed quite natural, and no one took notice of it. Doctor Ox’s Experiment by Jules Verne [1874]

You notice that the Ushabti figures and the heads that form the stoppers of the Canopic jars are quite finely modeled. The Eye of Osiris by R. Austin Freeman [1911]

Olaf Stapledon And you never took any notice of me, except once when you looked at me and then said something to her, and you both laughed. A Man Divided by Olaf Stapledon

Andrew Lang The Stalo will soon notice this, and will call you to give all the food to the dogs; but, instead, you must bring it straight to us, as it is three days since we have eaten or drunk. The Orange Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Sinclair Lewis He absently held her hand, and she did not seem to notice it, either. It Can’t Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis

George Gissing What’s more, I shall send a notice to all your tradespeople that they’re not to supply you in future, and, if that’s not enough, I’m hanged if I don’t advertise you in the papers. Workers in the Dawn by George Gissing [1880]

Henry James I had an instinctive fear of her which I tried without effect to conceal from her victim, but which I let her notice with perfect impunity. The Death of the Lion by Henry James [1894]

He had ceased to notice whether he was crying out or not. Nineteen Eighty-four by George Orwell

Henry James He says it’s only fair to you that he should give notice of his intentions. The Bostonians by Henry James [1886]

Arthur Conan Doyle Small things imprint themselves upon a man’s notice at such a time. Micah Clarke by Arthur Conan Doyle

D. H. Lawrence He seemed to take no notice of her. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

Arthur Conan Doyle You will remember, Watson, how the dreadful business of the Abernetty family was first brought to my notice by the depth which the parsley had sunk into the butter upon a hot day. The Return of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1904]

The grenadier stood at the table, chopping parsley on a trencher, and did not condescend to take any notice of us. Rose Lodge by Ellen Wood [1876]

I notice that each word is repeated five times. Tom Ossington’s Ghost by Richard Marsh [1898]

Rudyard Kipling She must be the daughter of that noble Chief who is so great that he won’t take any notice of me. Just So Stories for Little Children by Rudyard Kipling [1902]

Herzog uttered his tirade with all the charm of which he was capable; he looked to the right and to the left to notice the effect. Serge Panine by Georges Ohnet [1881]

Bram Stoker I would have given a good deal to have been able to see the notice board intact, as it would, perhaps, have given some clue to the ownership of the house. Dracula by Bram Stoker [1897]

Mark Twain If we keep perfectly still, maybe they won’t notice us at all. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain [1876]

Henry James Mrs. Touchett took no notice of Isabel, but the doctor looked at her very hard; then he gently placed Ralph’s hand in a proper position, close beside him. Portrait of a Lady by Henry James [1881]

E. Phillips Oppenheim He was cut adrift from the prison by that closed door, and nobody seemed to be taking any notice of him. The Lion and the Lamb by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1930]

Henry James Might she not at least talk over the question with Miss Chancellor? She gave her notice that she would attack her on the subject of the visit too. The Bostonians by Henry James [1886]

Fasts in Lent and all that kind of thing, I believe; and they do say he hears confessions — but I don’t want to take any notice of that unless I’m driven to. War in Heaven by Charles Williams [1930]

Joseph Furphy It is worthy of notice that horses and cattle are entirely insusceptible to the illusion. Such is Life by Joseph Furphy

Jules Verne Hatteras took no notice of the murmurs of the crew, and gave orders to get under way. The English at the North Pole by Jules Verne

John Lewis Burckhard The trade in this article is considered as one of the most profitable, because the beads are easily transported, and may escape the notice of the chiefs of the country. Travels in Nubia by John Lewis Burckhard

At one point the hillside had slipped down — it must have been recent, for the road was well kept — and I did not notice the landslide till I was on it. Mr. Standfast by John Buchan [1919]

Arthur Conan Doyle I was depressed, however, to notice that my companion’s eyes were vacant and his attention elsewhere. Tales of Terror and Mystery by Arthur Conan Doyle [1923]

George Eliot Maggie was clinging to her arm; and Mrs. Moss seemed to notice no one else except Tom, whom she went straight up to and took by the hand. The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot [1860]

Thomas Hardy She took no notice now of the dripping from the trees; she was lost in thought on other things. The Romantic Adventures of a Milkmaid by Thomas Hardy

Charles Dickens At dinner-time — my agonies had never ceased, but had not attracted notice — I began literally to put my foot into it again. The Haunted House by Charles Dickens [1859]

Jack London She took no notice of my poor-timed jest, and her eyes remained full with vision, and she would have passed on had I not again blocked her way. The Star Rover by Jack London [1915]

He began to take more notice of me, and his manner was kinder. In the World by Maksim Gorky

Wilkie Collins I notice here what a dreadfully difficult thing it is to get back — in such a case as mine — to the exercise of one’s sight. Poor Miss Finch by Wilkie Collins [1872]

T. E. Lawrence We had no opportunity to notice this, or indeed anything, just now, except the mass of Feisal’s army, filling the valley from side to side. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

Laurance took off his hat and Lillian bowed graciously, as did Mrs. Bolstreath. But Lord Curberry took no notice of the reporter beyond a rude stare. The Mystery Queen by Fergus Hume

D. H. Lawrence But she had got it, and she stood back with it pressed against her little coat, her black eyes flaring at him, as if to forbid him to notice her. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

Ivan Turgenev He did not notice me, though nothing concealed me; but I was so huddled up and shrunk together that I fancy I was almost on the level of the ground. First Love by Ivan Turgenev

Bronislaw Malinowski We must still notice an interesting ceremony amongst the Warramunga, Tjinjilli, Gnanji, Binbinga, Mara, which consists of some hair being given by the maternal uncle of the girl to her future husband. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

Anthony Trollope Rooms should be ready for him at a moment’s notice if he liked at any time to run over for a week’s hunting. Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope [1871]

Henry Kingsley He began to notice other things. Ravenshoe by Henry Kingsley [1861]

He did not take any notice of the entrance of D’Artagnan, but spread above his letters and plans the large silk cloth he used to conceal his secrets from the importunate. The Man in the Iron Mask by Alexandre Dumas [1850]

It was the doctor himself who inspired her with this hesitancy; one morning she met him, and shrunk from his notice as though she were a child. A Love Episode by Émile Zola [1878]

Sigmund Freud But I notice that the antithesis of water and fire has been extremely useful to you in the dream. Fragment of an Analysis of a Case of Hysteria by Sigmund Freud [1905]

Walter Scott The officer whom Durward thus addressed, scarce deigned to look at him while he was speaking, and took no notice whatever of the claim he preferred to prior acquaintance. Quentin Durward by Walter Scott [1823]

Nellie Bly The nurses came and dragged her back to the bench, and after the doctors left they said, “After awhile, when you see that the doctors will not notice you, you will quit running up to them. Ten Days in a Mad-House by Nellie Bly

Henry David Thoreau I notice a small one, half a mile off across a meadow, against the green wood-side there, a far brighter red than the blossoms of any tree in summer, and more conspicuous. Autumnal Tints by Henry David Thoreau [1862]

D. H. Lawrence She did not notice till he had taken off his hat and was saluting her. The Captain’s Doll by D. H. Lawrence

Nellie Bly But even this subject would not fill the day, so I began to notice the difference between the whistles employed on these engines and those at home. Around the World in Seventy-Two Days by Nellie Bly [1890]

He did not notice me as he went by, being too intent on his footing to look about him; but I was so placed that it was a minute or more before he passed out of sight round a bend in the path. My Fascinating Friend by William Archer

Anna Katherine Green He seemed to notice the hush, for he roused from the torpor into which he was again about to sink, and glanced cautiously about him. The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow by Anna Katherine Green

Elizabeth Gaskell He took no notice of Margaret’s presence. North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell [1854]

Thus it was I came to notice the following petty occurrence. The Hermit of ——— Street by Anna Katharine Green

I was very relieved to notice that Clara seemed to have thrown off her uneasiness about the rifle not being able to be found. The Silent Dead by Arthur Gask [1950]

Two men had come by very slowly, and he was surprised to notice that, although there was a new moon, they both were carrying lanterns. The Lonely House by Arthur Gask [1929]

Edgar Allan Poe This success, as well as the high reputation of the author, will justify us in a more extended notice of the play than might, under other circumstances, be desirable. Criticism by Edgar Allan Poe

George Eliot But when she came to the fourth milestone, the first she had happened to notice among the long grass by the roadside, and read that she was still only four miles beyond Stoniton, her courage sank. Adam Bede by George Eliot [1859]

We have often had occasion to notice the superstitious dread entertained by the Indians of the horse and his rider. The History of the Conquest of Mexico by William Hickling Prescott [1843]

Any soldier capable of reading a book of verse would notice at once that Kipling is almost unconscious of the class war that goes on in an army as much as elsewhere. Rudyard Kipling by George Orwell [1942]

To its credit be it said, there was not much interference with the Protestant mission; public preaching was forbidden pro formâ in 1860, but no notice was taken of “passive resistance. Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo by Richard F. Burton [1876]

Augustine Birrell Lenthall was once more in the chair, and the journals were resumed without the least notice of past occurrences. Andrew Marvell by Augustine Birrell [1905]

D. H. Lawrence The daffodils under the boat-house continued their golden laughter, and nodded to one another in gossip, as I watched them, never for a moment pausing to notice me. The White Peacock by D. H. Lawrence

Benjamin Disraeli You will sleep in that pavilion to-night, so you had better take notice how the walk winds. Vivian Grey by Benjamin Disraeli [1827]

Guy de Maupassant I had never taken any notice of Mademoiselle Pearl. She was a part of the Chantal family, that was all. Mademoiselle Perle by Guy de Maupassant [1886]

Anthony Trollope I did not notice the name at the time. Mr. Scarborough's Family by Anthony Trollope [1883]

She stood at the door a moment, and then advanced with outstretched hands and the sweetest smile to Mr. Ash. She did not seem to notice Mr. Ely. He, on his part, continued to admire the engraving. Mr. Ely’s Engagement by Richard Marsh

D.H. Lawrence For some time she will take no notice of him. Twilight in Italy by D.H. Lawrence [1916]

D. H. Lawrence Which he pretended neither to notice nor to care about, but sat reading. Sons and Lovers by D. H. Lawrence

In the face of the general amiability of the Press, such a notice in an obscure journal could do the book no harm. The Ghost Ship by Richard Middleton

He took no notice of them; and they retained an attitude of military stupidity, their eyes upon him. Romance by Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford [1903]

The women seemed very kind to him, and he had a placid, contented expression of face; but took no notice of us when we spoke to him. Life in Mexico by Frances Calderon de la Barca [1843]

E. F. Benson This was his (Sir James’s) theme when I was at Gawthorpe. I then gave notice that I would not be lionised. Charlotte Bronte by E. F. Benson [1932]

E. Nesbi And I notice all sorts of things about her that I like. The Railway Children by E. Nesbi

Captain Monk liked to have her, and he took more notice of the baby than he had ever taken of a baby yet. The Silent Chimes by Ellen Wood

E. F. Benson But Georgie did not notice it. Lucia's Progress by E. F. Benson [1935]

I was ass enough to wonder exceedingly at Mr. Powell failing to notice the misapprehension. Chance by Joseph Conrad [1913]

Upon days of ceremony they have no entrance at court, and on other days must content themselves with walking after every soul, and being the very last taken notice of. Letters from Turkey by Mary Wortley Montagu [1725]

Thomas Hardy Her notice of him was therefore slight, supercilious perhaps, slurred over; and her vexation at his presence showed distinctly in her face as she sat down in her seat. A Changed Man by Thomas Hardy [1913]

E. F. Benson Some women chucked Marcia during the afternoon and made her thirteen--” “Marcia would like that,” said Aggie. Tony took no notice of this silly joke. Lucia in London by E. F. Benson [1927]

E. Phillips Oppenheim He took no notice of Madelon’s questions. The Cafe of Terror by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1925]

Jack London Nor did he notice the open trap. The Sea-Wolf by Jack London [1904]