Phrases with "other"

Gaston Leroux The driver was forced to understand at last, for there was no other way to turn than to the left. The Secret of the Night by Gaston Leroux [1913]

Henry Lawson But I well remember the hush that fell on that, and several other occasions, when the steamer had passed the point. While the Billy Boils by Henry Lawson

Virginia Woolf At Oxford he spilt acid over his tutor’s carpet, “a new purchase, which he thus completely destroyed,” and for other and more serious differences of opinion he was expelled. The Death of the Moth and other essays by Virginia Woolf [1942]

In other words, young ladies, that is termed being a coquette. Ten Years Later by Alexandre Dumas [1848-1850]

Henry James She said to Henrietta that as Osmond didn’t like her she couldn’t invite her to dine, but they could easily see each other in other ways. Portrait of a Lady by Henry James [1881]

Charles Dickens In the cell upon the other side, he puts another figure, whose face is hidden from him also. American Notes for General Circulation by Charles Dickens [1842]

Wilkie Collins He was harshly treated and ran away; wandered to some training-stables near Newmarket; attracted the favorable notice of the head-groom, was employed among the other boys, and liked the occupation. Little Novels by Wilkie Collins [1887]

To some that remorse and all his other signs of suffering might be explained by his passion for the real criminal. Agatha Webb by Anna Katharine Green

Edith Wharton I suppose you’re thinking of other women . The Gods Arrive by Edith Wharton [1932]

He translated Tasso’s Jerusalem Delivered (1763), and Ariosto’s Orlando Furioso (1773–83), as well as other works from the Italian. He was also the author of three dramas, which failed. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin [1910]

I think it was I who suggested it, for I had no little curiosity about the “tactics” of the manly art in that country, having seen Sullivan and several other famous hitters in our own. Unveiling a Parallel by Alice Ilgenfritz Jones and Ella Merchant [1893]

Theodore Dreiser The factories and other avenues of employment were to be her second choice. Jennie Gerhardt by Theodore Dreiser

Olaf Stapledon At some point or other of his easeful wandering a change would probably happen to Paul. He would suddenly feel himself oppressed and borne down by the on-coming flood of his fellows. Last Men in London by Olaf Stapledon

Wilkie Collins Spirits destined to be united in the better world are divinely commissioned to discover each other and to begin their union in this world. The Two Destinies by Wilkie Collins [1876]

Sidney Colvin Jennings. Of the total last mentioned, there came to the widow first and last (partly by reversion from other legatees who predeceased her) sums amounting to £9343. Keats by Sidney Colvin [1887]

Mr. Helstone opined that ‘they were like other fools who had just pairedinsensible to inconvenience just for the moment. Shirley by Charlotte Bronte [1849]

Thomas Hardy Several of the carriers had heard the well-known tramp of Latimer’s horse while they were undressing in the dark that night, and had already communicated with each other and Owlett on the subject. Wessex Tales by Thomas Hardy [1888]

Andrew Lang We loved each other so tenderly, and our tastes and interests were so much alike that we determined never to marry, but to spend our entire lives together. The Green Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

One other point to be noted is that women phantoms are frequently seen in black or in white. The Supernatural in Modern English Fiction by Dorothy Scarborough

Two other experts, one slow and nasal, the other shrill and snappy, started checking an invoice. A Smile of Fortune by Joseph Conrad [1911]

To speak of one’s emotions without fear or moral ambition, to come out from under the shadow of other men’s minds, to forget their needs, to be utterly oneself, that is all the Muses care for. Synge and the Ireland of His Time by William Butler Yeats [1911]

The poet must use his emotions to pay his provision bills; he has no other means; society does not propose to pay his bills for him. Literature and Life by William Dean Howells

Behold how he loved the Emperor.” The other living wreckage of Napoleonic tempest clustered round General Feraud with infinite respect. A Set of Six by Joseph Conrad [1908]

Come into the other room and I will explain. Hand and Ring by Anna Katharine Green

Arthur Conan Doyle At his shout all the other fellows from every claim within hearing gathered round, until there was quite a crowd. The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle [1890]

Gaston Leroux Someone has said that, I don’t know the name now, and when one has ideas that may upset other people, surely they ought to live in solitude. The Secret of the Night by Gaston Leroux [1913]

Walter Crane I had intended to touch upon other provinces of design, but I have taken up so much space with those I have been discussing already that I can only now briefly allude to these. Line and Form by Walter Crane [1900]

D. H. Lawrence But I am as timeless as an hour-glass that turns morning and night, and spills the hours of sleep one way, the hours of consciousness the other way, without itself being affected. St Mawr by D. H. Lawrence

Henry James Indeed I had begun to feel the emotion of prospective arrival (I was delighted to be almost back in my dear old Europe again) and had less to spare for other matters. The Patagonia by Henry James [1888]

But presently he drew me towards a Chinese laundry, where he bade me leave one of them as washing, and the other he dropped before the opening of a sewer as we stepped up a neighboring curb-stone. That Affair Next Door by Anna Katharine Green

Some other ladies also followed with inquisitive looks. A Love Episode by Émile Zola [1878]

But there seemed to be no other way. All Hallows’ Eve by Charles Williams [1945]

Poverty, like every other dirty wound, has got to be exposed occasionally. Keep the Aspidistra Flying by George Orwell

H. G. Wells No other type of school and no other system of teaching was tolerated for more than half a century. The Shape of Things to Come by H. G. Wells [1933]

I have seen this process of disarticulation in no other tendrils, for these, when they fail to catch an object, merely wither away. The Movements and Habits of Climbing Plants by Charles Darwin

F. Scott Fitzgerald In other company she became uneasy when what had been a fine imperviousness to mere gentility showed its other face. All the Sad Young Men by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1926]

Wilkie Collins Don’t look shocked, Mr. Wendell. I will tell you, and our other friends here, if they will let me, why I feel that tenderness, which looks so strange and so discreditable in your eyes. The Queen of Hearts by Wilkie Collins [1859]

Port Augusta had won by one wicket, he himself having made more than half the runs — and he would insist upon us coming along with some other into his private room to celebrate the victory. The Shadow of Larose by Arthur Gask [1930]

Thomas Hardy Its drift was, however, soon made evident, for the other man stopped also; and sharply turning the horses’ heads they cautiously retraced their steps. Wessex Tales by Thomas Hardy [1888]

The detective noted the action without interest, deeming it was not intended for him but for some other person among the little group standing under the porch. The Judgment of Larose by Arthur Gask [1934]

D. H. Lawrence You seem to have some other idea in your mind, and you merely use the word slavery out of exasperation —” “I mean it none the less. Aaron’s Rod by D. H. Lawrence

Nathaniel Hawthorne After the second week, however, they began to take flight, and dropping off by pairs, betook themselves to other dove-cotes. The Marble Faun by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1860]

Henry James This duty performed, he discharged the other — made his obeisance like the priest before the altar — and then without heeding me further, took his departure. The Ghostly Rental by Henry James [1876]

William Morris And when he beheld them, he looked behind him, and saw other four in other fashion armed and arrayed; and he said: “Dame, be not abashed at anything thou mayst see now from henceforward. Old French Romances by William Morris [1896]

George Meredith He laughed at the little sisterly revelations the ladies confided concerning her too heartily for them to have any fear that she was other than a toy to him. Sandra Belloni by George Meredith [1887]

H. G. Wells I don’t think I could abide a grizzler,” said Uncle Pentstemon. “I’d liefer ‘ave a lump-about like that other gal. The History of Mr. Polly by H. G. Wells [1910]

Andrew Lang I merely point out indications which appear (when taken with other evidence) to point in that direction. Custom and Myth by Andrew Lang

If you give alms from compassion, why require the beneficiary to be “a deserving object”? No other adversity is so sharp as destitution of merit. Epigrams by Ambrose Bierce

H. G. Wells I could have fancied he had desisted, and I saw him one day talking to three new members about his fatness as though he was in search of other recipes. Twelve Stories and a Dream by H. G. Wells [1903]

Every other feeling in the world seemed to have been swept away by a passion, the overwhelming strength of which she regarded panic-stricken. Sir Charles Danvers by Mary Cholmondeley [1889]

Charles Stur Of other public buildings not under the immediate controul of the Government, the Bank of South Australia is certainly the first. An account of the sea coast and interior of South Australia by Charles Stur

George Gissing John, racked by doubts as to whether he should say more of Sidney or still hold his peace, sat rubbing the back of one hand with the other and looking about the room. The Nether World by George Gissing [1888]

Arthur Conan Doyle For five minutes the long straining ranks faced each other with fierce stab of spear on one side and heavy beat of ax or mace upon the other. Sir Nigel by Arthur Conan Doyle [1906]

We hear of their addiction to stealing, their laziness, drunkenness, dirtiness, with a host of other vices. Life in Mexico by Frances Calderon de la Barca [1843]

Henry Handel Richardson How could he ever break the news to her, all unsuspecting, who shrank from debt as other women from fire or flood? What would she say? . Ultima Thule by Henry Handel Richardson

Ralph Waldo Emerson But in other hours, Nature satisfies by its loveliness, and without any mixture of corporeal benefit. Nature by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1836]

The flowers, whose colors could not declare themselves, — it being night, — fulfilled their other delightful function and tinctured the balmy air with sweet odors. Unveiling a Parallel by Alice Ilgenfritz Jones and Ella Merchant [1893]

H. G. Wells I saw, also, that this mitigation of the darkness was not blue, as all the other light within the moon had been, but a pallid gray, a very vague, faint white, the daylight colour. First Men in the Moon by H. G. Wells [1901]

H. G. Wells He would compare his lot with that of other men, reproach himself for a monstrous greed and ingratitude. Marriage by H. G. Wells [1912]

H.P. Lovecraft The pseudo-Swami had meanwhile released his other hand and was standing as if dazed, making buzzing noises of a most abnormal quality. Through the Gates of the Silver Key by H.P. Lovecraft [1934]

Below these were traces of other fragmentary lines, almost obliterated by the sand. A Thousand Miles up the Nile by Amelia B. Edwards [1877]

The person addressed replied and passed on; and then the “loafer” and the gentleman would join each other and laughingly exclaim: “Good! — there’s another who doesn’t recognize us. Monsieur Lecoq by Émile Gaboriau

Charles Dickens Hearing the distant voices of the monks singing the evening service, however, he said it was now his duty to attend, and therefore, and for no other reason, he would go. A Child’s History of England by Charles Dickens [1852]

H. G. Wells They bring in other instances and compare him with other dictators. The Shape of Things to Come by H. G. Wells [1933]

A river, called the Somnambule, flows close by, and there are two springs at the gates, one called Wakenot, and the other Nightlong. The rampart is lofty and of many colours, in the rainbow style. The True History by Lucian of Samosata

Leslie Stephen I have assumed the former date in mentioning Stella’s age; but the other is equally possible. Swift by Leslie Stephen [1882]

As a lyrist he has, perhaps, no superiors, and only two or three equals in English poetry, and even of humour he possessed no small share, as is shown in the Northern Farmer and in other pieces. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin [1910]

They took each other by the throat merely to save themselves from being hurled about. Typhoon by Joseph Conrad [1902]

One quite new and the other all burnt away and clogged up with fat. Gentlemen of Crime by Arthur Gask [1932]

He walked all the way home, letting one car after another pass him on the street, now so empty of other passing, and it was almost eleven o’clock when he reached home. The Rise of Silas Lapham by William Dean Howells

Then, ashamed of herself, she held out her other hand fearlessly to him. The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic [1896]

Edith Wharton And the other man? The other man, inside the house, was perhaps at that very instant smiling over the remembrance of the same scene! At the thought, Lansing plunged away into the night. The Glimpses of the Moon by Edith Wharton [1922]

The other fault was the lack of competent nurses. Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell [1938]

Charles Dickens There were Catholic Priests and Sisters of Charity in the village streets; and images of the Saviour at the corners of cross-roads, and in other public places. American Notes for General Circulation by Charles Dickens [1842]

Edgar Allan Poe Upon examining the other window, a similar nail was seen similarly fitted in it; and a vigorous attempt to raise this sash, failed also. The Murders in the Rue Morgue by Edgar Allan Poe

Why it is nothing for my great friend, François Bethune upon the Boulevard Charlemagne here to sell a necklace or other piece of jewellery priced at two hundred thousand francs or even more. The Silent Dead by Arthur Gask [1950]

Vale was turned out, and half-a-crown found upon him; no other money. A Hunt by Moonlight by Ellen Wood [1868]

E. Nesbi In other words, I’ll give up Saturday afternoon to it, and you shall all help me. The Railway Children by E. Nesbi

George Meredith It was not like the music of other days, nor was the exultation it created at all like happiness: but she at least forgot herself. Sandra Belloni by George Meredith [1887]

Ford Madox Ford But I’ll put to you things I have put to no other soul. Some Do Not . . . by Ford Madox Ford [1924]

Edward Jenner Some years afterward Nichols was employed in a farm where the smallpox broke out, when I inoculated him with several other patients, with whom he continued during the whole time of their confinement. On Vaccination Against Smallpox by Edward Jenner

Like other great men, he was conscious of his ability, and was inclined to theorize at large for a while. Romance by Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford [1903]

E. F. Benson My recovery, if I am to recover, is in other hands—the best, the only ones. The House of Defence by E. F. Benson [1906]

Henry James He was not listening to the policeman or to the organ now, for the sound of voices had reached him from the other side of the door. The Bostonians by Henry James [1886]

F. Scott Fitzgerald He told her this among other things, very correctly and with a ponderous manliness that masked a real suffering. The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1922]

Thomas Hardy Six o’clock struck, and there was no Whittle. At half-past six Henchard entered the yard; the waggon was horsed that Abel was to accompany; and the other man had been waiting twenty minutes. The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy

Anthony Trollope The two widows sat in silence for a while, each waiting for the other to speak. Rachel Ray by Anthony Trollope

Edith Wharton Yet how far they were from each other — much farther than the couples who quarrelled and kissed again once a week, and to whom quarrelling and kissing were all in the day’s work. The Gods Arrive by Edith Wharton [1932]

Edith Wharton Why should she imagine I would help her about Ashford?” “Oh, Grace has always been a mild and ineffectual conspirator, and she thinks every other woman is built on the same plan. The Hermit and the Wild Woman and other stories by Edith Wharton [1908]

Arthur Conan Doyle There were several other curious objects, and a number of swinging cords which played over pulleys. Tales of Terror and Mystery by Arthur Conan Doyle [1923]

Charles Dickens His breathing was a little quickened; but he repressed all other signs of agitation. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens [1859]

Persons who are familiar with a conception move about so easily in it that they understand each other at a hint, and can converse without anxiously attending to their P’s and Q’s. The Meaning of Truth by William James

Henry Handel Richardson It was unthinkable that HER children should come short in any of the advantages other children enjoyed. Ultima Thule by Henry Handel Richardson

Ford Madox Ford During Tietjens’ late trouble — for four months before Tietjens’ wife had left him to go abroad with another man — Macmaster had filled a place that no other mart could have filled. Some Do Not . . . by Ford Madox Ford [1924]

Mrs. Rebecca seems to have been so much concerned for the health of her soul that she had very little leisure to think of anything so insignificant as the bodies of other people. Birds of Prey by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1867]

Rudyard Kipling Why plague me with this talk, Holy One? Let me rub the other foot. Kim by Rudyard Kipling [1901]

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu Mr. Longcluse could, perhaps, dissemble as well as other men; but there were cases in which he would not be at the trouble to dissemble. Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu [1871]

Rudyard Kipling Seven other devils ——’ ‘I know — the row in the Southern Soudan. I surprised their councils the other day, and it made me unhappy. The Light That Failed by Rudyard Kipling [1891]

Robert Louis Stevenson The first part of my journey ended here; and this was like an induction of sweet sounds into the other and more beautiful. Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes by Robert Louis Stevenson

Mark Twain I shoved the whole thing out of my head, and said I would take up wickedness again, which was in my line, being brung up to it, and the other warn’t. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

George Gissing They did not see each other very often, but always seemed glad to meet, and always talked in a tone of peculiar intimacy, as if conscious of mutual understanding. The Crown of Life by George Gissing [1899]

She very seldom spoke of other people’s affairs, and lately she had been so dreadfully worried about her sister’s, Marie–Anne’s, illness. Studies in Love and Terror by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1913]

Abraham Merri I used to go to the States with my mother every other year for a month or two. The Moon Pool by Abraham Merri

E. Phillips Oppenheim If you refuse, I shall take other means. The Great Impersonation by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1920]

Through her whole life the wife of the unspeakable Cornelius had no other companion, confidant, and friend but her daughter. Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad [1900]

Philip Sidney Well may you see Ulysses in a storm, and in other hard plights; but they are but exercises of patience and magnanimity, to make them shine the more in the near following prosperity. A Defence of Poesie by Philip Sidney

I have seen them at a boat-race fall foul of each other, and after much loud Gaelic, strike each other with oars. The Celtic Twilight by William Butler Yeats [1893]

It was a kind of war worlds distant from the old trench battles, and since I had been taught no other I had to invent rules as I went along. Mr. Standfast by John Buchan [1919]

The Duke of — — and Mr. Ryland, Lord Raymond’s old antagonist, were the other candidates. The Last Man by Mary Shelley

Then I thought of all the Chief had told me, and a great wave of anger swept through me, at the idea that this other wretch should go free. The Secret of the Sandhills by Arthur Gask [1921]

Wilkie Collins Having thus no portraits of other people to paint, what is it my duty, as a neglected artist, to do next? Clearly to take a portrait of myself. A Rogue’s Life by Wilkie Collins [1879]

Wilkie Collins One of my other single daughters used to be sadly thin, poor girl. My Miscellanies by Wilkie Collins [1863]

Charles Kingsley He liked to be always in the seventh heaven; and if other people were anywhere else, he thought them bores. Two Years Ago by Charles Kingsley

At other times, seed-cakes, wafers, and other light confections. Old Cookery Books and Ancient Cuisine by William Carew Hazli

Gray clouds floated in the sky, chasing each other heavily; wet trees flashed along the sides of the road, swinging their bare tops; little hills appeared and swam asunder. Mother by Maksim Gorky

Anthony Trollope When two people love each other, it is natural that each should wish that which the other earnestly desires. Tales of all countries by Anthony Trollope

He had built a shed with a dynamo out of sight, and had entrusted the laying of the wires to subordinates, as he had been busy with other orders and could not personally watch every detail. A Book of Ghosts by S. Baring-Gould [1904]

G. K. Chesterton We parted because each of us believed the other was attacking something good; but we didn’t, thank God, ever have to attack each other. The Return of Don Quixote by G. K. Chesterton [1927]

Elizabeth Gaskell Then we heard a faint, cracked, tinkling bell, coming shrill upon clear and distinct from all other sounds. The Poor Clare by Elizabeth Gaskell [1856]

Wilkie Collins With equal candour 1 must now record of my in-door life in London, that it was passed with many other lodgers, in a large house without a vestige of toy-shop prettiness in any part of it. My Miscellanies by Wilkie Collins [1863]

H. G. Wells Anyhow.” “But all those other fellows all over the world. Babes In The Darkling Woods by H. G. Wells [1940]

H. G. Wells There is now no other primary authority from end to end of the earth. The Shape of Things to Come by H. G. Wells [1933]

Charles Dickens When men unnaturally fight against their own countrymen, they are always observed to be more unnaturally cruel and filled with rage than they are against any other enemy. A Child’s History of England by Charles Dickens [1852]

What other colour would you have, with that warm creamy skin? And then, what a red it is! It looks as though it had been steeped in red wine. The Pleasure-Pilgrim by Ella D'Arcy [1895]

William Henry Bragg Lenard investigated the passage of the cathode rays through very thin aluminium windows in the vacuum tube and drew diagrams of the effects observed in the air or other gases outside. Studies in Radioactivity by William Henry Bragg [1912]

G. K. Chesterton But the name of Captain Pierce linked itself up rapidly with other and more relevant suggestions. Tales of the Long Bow by G. K. Chesterton [1925]

They valued Captain Tanerton as they perhaps valued no other master in their employ, these brothers Freeman; but James had a temper that was especially happy in contradiction. Verena Fontaine’s Rebellion by Ellen Wood [1880]

Arthur Morrison The other papers kept in the same drawer are here as usual. The Chronicles of Martin Hewitt by Arthur Morrison

E. F. Benson She hurried to the door of communication between this and the fatal chamber next it, and as she locked that also she heard from the other side of it the bolt violently pulled forward. Lucia in London by E. F. Benson [1927]

Elizabeth Gaskell If his father did not send him thither, some day or other he might be regretting the omission, as Squire Roger had done himself for many a year. Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell [1865]

Ford Madox Ford The doctor’s batman, from the other end of the hut, said: Poor — 0 Nine Morgan . No More Parades by Ford Madox Ford [1925]

Jack London His was the lean ship, and his the seven other lean ships that had made the foray, fled the rapine, and won through the storm. The Star Rover by Jack London [1915]

Wilkie Collins Now — in the second place — though it is very slight, there is a certain something in her hair and her complexion which reminds me of the murderess: there is no other resemblance, I admit. The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins [1889]

The other arrangements as to the funeral remained unaltered. The Beast with Five Fingers by W. F. Harvey

Arthur Morrison I have asked Miss Garth that — and, indeed, a good many other things — without saying why I wanted the information. The Chronicles of Martin Hewitt by Arthur Morrison

Lucy Maud Montgomery Anne and Diana were to drive over with Jane Andrews and her brother Billy in their double-seated buggy; and several other Avonlea girls and boys were going too. Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery [1908]

Mottreux paused by the door, seeming not to have expected to find the other two there. Shadows of Ecstasy by Charles Williams

Elizabeth Gaskell I often plan the pleasant life which we might lead together, strengthening each other in that power of self-denial, that hallowed and glowing devotion, which the first saints of God often attained to. The Life of Charlotte Bronte by Elizabeth Gaskell [1857]

E. Phillips Oppenheim There’s Lem there too, getting over the wounds he got when Dave winged him in Swan Alley. He was the other chap in that. The Lion and the Lamb by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1930]

Henry Handel Richardson And, as she did this, other nights rose before her, scores of them, on which she, or Nannan — even Richard himself — had made the change. The End of a Childhood by Henry Handel Richardson

His other hand was resting on a staff. A Voyage to Arcturus by David Lindsay [1920]

And during that time we’ve found it necessary more than once to help each other out of tight places. Roads of Destiny by O. Henry [1909]

Mark Twain A part of the wall of Valletri in former times been struck with thunder, the response of the soothsayers was, that a native of that town would some time or other arrive at supreme power. What is Man? and other essays by Mark Twain

For the one he had felt a mild and bored respect; for the other a fierce, often a cruel, contempt, associated with self-rebuke and even shame. What Really Happened by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1926]

In some way or other it would not serve him. The Silent Chimes by Ellen Wood

One was at the back of his mistress and had got a cord round her neck and was strangling her, while the other was by her bureau and searching through the drawers. The House on the Fens by Arthur Gask [1940]

Till half-past six there were no orders, and we used this time to polish silver, clean out the coffee-urns, and do other odd jobs. Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell

E. Phillips Oppenheim I don’t like interfering in other people’s business, but willingly or unwillingly I seem to have got mixed up in this, and I have a word or two to say about it. Mysterious Mr. Sabin by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1898]

She knew him and he her, and they knew each other not at all — a paradox that was to cost dear before the finish. Citadel of Fear by Francis Stevens

Leslie Stephen No other copy, they said, was in existence. Alexander Pope by Leslie Stephen [1880]

Rudyard Kipling The other made bad worse by shouting what was nothing better than a newspaper, scare head-line; and, judging by the rate he was travelling, I don’t think he reported for duty that night. A Book of Words by Rudyard Kipling [1928]

Arthur Conan Doyle The two younger Indians slapped each other and giggled. Danger! and other stories by Arthur Conan Doyle [1918]

G. K. Chesterton I was speaking to the type only the other evening, when a rather odd little incident occurred. A Miscellany of Men by G. K. Chesterton [1912]

He cut his hair short, was seen in the village and along the road going to and fro to his work like any other man. Amy Foster by Joseph Conrad [1901]

Guy de Maupassant Finally he stammered: “You say — are you sure?” The other replied, drily: “You can try elsewhere and see if any one will offer you more. The False Gems (Les Bijoux) by Guy de Maupassant [1883]

John Galsworthy But her face, oval and dark-eyed, delicious in lip and nose, and a little sad in repose, constantly blurred the outlines of maxillae, thighbones, and the other interesting phenomena of his job. Maid in Waiting by John Galsworthy

Strangely her heart fluttered: but she had been learning a lesson in calmness for many years; he had too, perhaps; and they shook hands quietly as other people do. A Tale of Sin by Ellen Wood [1870]

He was a progressive by his business instinct, in everything but theology, where perhaps his business instinct also operated the other way, in favour of the sure thing. The Imperialist by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1904]

Anthony Trollope And there were other bridesmaids there; how many it boots not now to say. The Three Clerks by Anthony Trollope

Frances Hodgson Burnett And they sat and whispered that they loved each other and had always loved each other and would love each other forever and forever and forever. Robin by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1922]

M. P. Shiel But I did not desist from searching every other quarter, no momentary work, for not till near six did I go up by the pumping-shaft rope-ladder. The Purple Cloud by M. P. Shiel [1901]

But he could not be worried about the details of other people’s lives. Wyllard's Weird by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1885]

The other knelt down, and tried to make his light burn better, and laid his hand on the woman’s breast to feel for pulse of life. Signa by Ouida

Four other noblemen awaited me. Twenty Years After by Alexandre Dumas [1845]

Henry James What I saw however was two other female forms, visitors just admitted apparently, who were ushered into the room. The Patagonia by Henry James [1888]

Thomas Hardy Having resigned the appointment I have returned here, as a preliminary step to finding another vent for my energies; in other words, another milch cow for my sustenance. Two on a Tower by Thomas Hardy [1895]

The other memory is of the Italian militiaman who shook my hand in the guardroom, the day I joined the militia. Looking back on the Spanish war by George Orwell [1942]

Virginia Woolf Friends hailed each other in passing. Between the Acts by Virginia Woolf [1941]

No contact with other hard substances to brighten them up. The Judgment of Larose by Arthur Gask [1934]

Jack London You are one with a crowd of men who have made what they call a government, who are masters of all the other men, and who eat the food the other men get and would like to eat themselves. The Sea-Wolf by Jack London [1904]

As you say, Russia is at present friendly with England, and at the same time she is friendly with other countries. The Master Spy by Arthur Gask [1936]

H. Rider Haggard The other mail is just coming in- but what is the matter, Mildred? You look pale. Dawn by H. Rider Haggard

Robert Louis Stevenson We forget to some degree the superior loveliness of other places, and fall into a tolerant and sympathetic spirit which is its own reward and justification. Essays of Travel by Robert Louis Stevenson

The other guests soon arrived, Dr. Rymer, Mrs. Cramp, and Tom Chandler and his wife from Islip. Ozias gave an opinion that Missee (meaning Coralie) was about to be assassinated in her bed. Mrs. Cramp’s Tenant by Ellen Wood [1881]

H. Rider Haggard Angela, you are staring at me again; I should be so very much obliged if you would look the other way. Dawn by H. Rider Haggard

George Gissing But I had supposed all this time that you and I were on other terms. The Emancipated by George Gissing [1889]

Even now I’m a little above my origin, and at other times I’ve touched levels that we should never have dreamed of in those old days before the war. Coming up for Air by George Orwell

Edmund Burke If the foregoing observations have any foundation in nature, I conceive them very sufficient to account for all the phenomena that can arise from all the combinations of black with other colors. On the Sublime and Beautiful by Edmund Burke [1757]

Andrew Lang By the Comte de Caylus. Once upon a time there lived in the same village two children, one called Sylvain and the other Jocosa, who were both remarkable for beauty and intelligence. The Green Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Henry James She felt the sharpest need of giving him all the other truth. The Spoils of Poynton by Henry James [1897]

Andrew Lang Some other people, including one Lawrence, were in the house, they left shortly after Fisher went out that evening, and later remarked on the strangeness of his not returning. The Valet’s Tragedy by Andrew Lang

George Gissing Isn’t it a pity Eve has to live so far off? Though, of course, it isn’t really very far—and I suppose you see each other often?” Hilliard took a seat, crossed his legs, and grasped his knee. Eve's Ransom by George Gissing [1894]

Anne Bronte I am not well fitted to be his only companion, I know; but there is no other to supply my place. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte [1848]

D. H. Lawrence And yet, absolutely willing, as if life held no other possibility than that of being an absolutely willing citizen. Kangaroo by D. H. Lawrence

Theodore Dreiser The other children wept, until Bass called a halt on all of them. Jennie Gerhardt by Theodore Dreiser

F. Scott Fitzgerald When these princely households, one of the East, one of the West, faced each other on the station platform, the splendor of the Divers seemed pioneer simplicity by comparison. Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Near the bottom she realised that she was coming out by the side of the fireplace — in other words, that this staircase was identical with that by which she had ascended . The Haunted Woman by David Lindsay [1922]

Andrew Lang This savage conception of Night, as the swallower and disgorger, might start the notion of other swallowing and disgorging beings. Custom and Myth by Andrew Lang

I was sorry for him; it was the other I hated. A Set of Six by Joseph Conrad [1908]

Henry Handel Richardson At length she was got downstairs and locked out into the street, where her abuse died away; and the other inhabitants, who had been peeping curiously from their doors, closed them and withdrew. Two Tales of Old Strasbourg by Henry Handel Richardson

H. Rider Haggard It breaks the routine of the thing, and putting other considerations aside, I am an orderly man and don’t like that. King Solomon’s Mines by H. Rider Haggard

Their grave eyes met, and each thought how ill the other looked. Sir Charles Danvers by Mary Cholmondeley [1889]

Philosophy has followed the same course as other branches of scientific investigation. Hume by Thomas Henry Huxley [1879]

H. Rider Haggard He had but two faults — one was his excessive modesty, and the other a slight tendency which he had to be jealous of anybody on whom he concentrated his affections. Allan Quatermain by H. Rider Haggard

Andrew Lang But because Little Two-eyes did not look any different from other children, her sisters and mother could not bear her. The Green Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Jane Austen Another week, only one other week, would have been enough for us. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen [1814]

Leo Tolstoy He has no money, but he has plenty of cattle, provisions, and various other things that would be useful to us. Ivan the Fool by Leo Tolstoy

It seemed to him that all his life — he had lived eleven years — he had been standing in a corner watching other people engaging in meaningless ploys and antics. The Ghost Ship by Richard Middleton

Henry James They still went to the Gardens, but there was a difference even there; she was impelled perpetually to look at the legs of other children and ask her nurse if THEY were toothpicks. What Maisie Knew by Henry James [1897]

As there was no other remedy, Mrs. Burton resolved philanthropically to send her back to Syria, “in order that she might get married and settled in life. The Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wrigh