Phrases with "other"

Andrew Lang And he beheld a hag, horrible to look upon, seated on a rock, and before he could speak, she struck him with her club, and changed him into a stone; and in like manner she dealt with the other three. The Orange Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

A. E. W. Mason He knew, too, that the other explanation was the true one. The Four Feathers by A. E. W. Mason [1902]

The occupant of the other side had staked his claims, but was not present other than in spirit. The Man in the Queue by Josephine Tey

Andrew Lang The brother now set sail with his two sisters, for the stepmother pretended that the ugly one wanted to see the other a bit on her way. The Pink Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Virginia Woolf Mr justice —— commented in the Divorce Courts upon the Shamelessness of Women. Sprinkled about the paper were other pieces of news. A room of one’s own by Virginia Woolf [1929]

His other great work is The History of the Formation of the Constitution of the United States (1882). A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin [1910]

It was just a boy and girl affair and we had only known each other a few days. The Silent Dead by Arthur Gask [1950]

Sidney Colvin First on the subject-matter of poetry, in kindling and informing in other souls the poetic love of nature for her own sake, and also, in equal degrees, the love both of classic fable and of romance. Keats by Sidney Colvin [1887]

Henry James I passed then into the other rooms on the same floor, and no dark image rose before me to check my steps. The Ghostly Rental by Henry James [1876]

I came here as a thief, Terry Trenmore! And for no other reason. The Heads of Cerberus by Francis Stevens

George Borrow The other two he said were parsons, he could swear that, though he had never seen them before; there could be no mistake about them. The Romany Rye by George Borrow

Edgar Allan Poe In other words, he supposes it to be the ghost of his daughter who speaks; and so the lady is left to perish on the steps. Criticism by Edgar Allan Poe

Guy de Maupassant The other replied: “Because dreams are not always pleasant, and they are always fantastic, improbable, disconnected, and because when we are asleep we cannot have the sort of dreams we like. Dreams (Rêves) by Guy de Maupassant [1882]

Charles Dickens Like most bashful men, I judge of other people as if they were bashful too. The Holly-Tree by Charles Dickens [1855]

We surveyed each other in silence. Romance by Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford [1903]

Only two persons other than the accused could have told us”— he paused significantly —“and they are both dead. The Man of Death by Arthur Gask [1945]

We had the usual Dick Turpin’s ride to York, and an escape of Dakota Dan (one of the Sisters Wido) from Red Indians (the other Wido, Zenobia and Elise, with about a ton of feathers on their heads). The Frying-Pan and the Fire by John Buchan

Henry James Mrs. Moreen was prepared to see the fact exposed, as Pemberton saw the moment he faced her that she was prepared for a good many other things. The Pupil by Henry James [1891]

Anna Katherine Green I do not; but any other advantages she may desire, she shall have. Dark Hollow by Anna Katherine Green

Charles Dickens If you are not man enough to strike for a fellow-soldier because he wants help, and because of nothing else, I’ll go into the other world and look for a better man. The Perils of Certain English Prisoners by Charles Dickens [1857]

Anthony Trollope There is the Lord above us, and before Him they cannot make me other than your wife — your wife — your wife. John Caldigate by Anthony Trollope

Sinclair Lewis I think it’s gorgeous!” “You have five other adjectives that you haven’t used yet: dandy, slick, swell, cute and lousy. Gideon Planish by Sinclair Lewis

Olaf Stapledon You see, I earnestly want to spend all my life with you, but the other fellow, my hateful other self, may oust me at any moment. A Man Divided by Olaf Stapledon

He continued to write in this manner until five o’clock in the evening, taking no other nourishment than his coffee and his slices of toasted bread. Honore de Balzac by Albert Keim and Louis Lumet [1914]

Nikolai Gogol They chattered about this, that, and the otheramong the rest about various marvels and strange things. St John’s Eve by Nikolai Gogol

Elizabeth Gaskell The side on which the fire-place stood was all panelledpart of the old ornaments of the house, for there was an Indian paper with birds and beasts and insects on it, on all the other sides. My Lady Ludlow by Elizabeth Gaskell [1858]

He was proud of his boy, and loved him, and knew that now Signa could never be other than he was; and so ceased to chafe at the unchangeable; and tried to make the best of an undesired destiny. Signa by Ouida

Arthur Machen I saw a paragraph the other day about Digby’s theory, and Browne Faber’s discoveries. The Great God Pan by Arthur Machen

George Eliot His being a bachelor was in his favour, and would perhaps have been enough to turn the scale, even if Mr. Edward Freely’s other personal pretensions had been of an entirely insignificant cast. Brother Jacob by George Eliot [1864]

George Gissing You are here for a holiday, and not to be bored with other people’s troubles. Eve's Ransom by George Gissing [1894]

It is one thing to entertain a private vision and another to see it materialized on other lips. The Imperialist by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1904]

Edmund Burke Herein it is that painting and many other agreeable arts have laid one of the principal foundations of their power. On the Sublime and Beautiful by Edmund Burke [1757]

Wilkie Collins I told her that I had been annoyed, and offered no other explanation. The Guilty River by Wilkie Collins [1886]

E. F. Benson Then without effort its shining must surely eclipse every other illumination, just as without effort it must surely attract all the little moons to itself. Queen Lucia by E. F. Benson [1920]

Somehow or other you do evolve the camel out of your inner consciousness. The Rise of Silas Lapham by William Dean Howells

Robert Louis Stevenson And he would have other grounds of intimacy with Villon. A room looking upon Windsor gardens is a different matter from Villon’s dungeon at Meun; yet each in his own degree had been tried in prison. Familiar Studies of Men and Books by Robert Louis Stevenson

Rafael Sabatini So far Sir Oliver read unmoved by any feeling other than cold contempt. The Sea Hawk by Rafael Sabatini

Elizabeth Von Arnim Mrs. Fisher could see that the other respectable member of the party, Mrs. Arbuthnot, was noticing it too. The Enchanted April by Elizabeth Von Arnim [1922]

Guy de Maupassant I turned to other subjects, and admired his rifles. The Hand (La Main d'écorché) by Guy de Maupassant [1880]

William Morris The father and the mother promised to God, and Saint Peter and Saint Paul, whereas they had none other child, that if God gave it life, they would bear it to Rome to baptism. Old French Romances by William Morris [1896]

Walter Scott Two other merchants of some consequence went in the same vessel, with a sufficient number of mariners. Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft by Walter Scott [1831]

Anthony Trollope The small amount of courtesy that is needed is more than atoned for by the grace of her presence, and in fact produces no more impediment in the hunting-field than in other scenes of life. Hunting Sketches by Anthony Trollope

The Greek had resumed his everlasting immobility, but, though he said nothing, his eyes lightened a little as he saw the other again come in. War in Heaven by Charles Williams [1930]

Arthur Conan Doyle Still, there are other gangs of three besides the Randalls, or it may be some new gang of which the police have never heard. The Return of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1904]

Imogen then, fixing her eye on Iachimo, demanded no other boon than this: that Iachimo should be made to confess whence he had the ring he wore on his finger. Tales from Shakespeare by Charles and Mary Lamb

Not because the subject was uninteresting, or one they in any way sought to avoid, but because the invitations to a great party had just come in, and no other topic was worthy their discussion. The Hermit of ——— Street by Anna Katharine Green

Henry James And I am sure that now it was because of my nationality, in addition to other merits, that he treated me to the confession I have just alluded to. The Path Of Duty by Henry James [1884]

The wonder, indeed, is that, with his persistent malady, aggravated apparently in these latter years with other disorders, Locke’s life had continued so long. Locke by Thomas Fowler [1880]

Rudyard Kipling India in this, as in other respects, is like a badly kept ledger-not written up to date. Under the Deodars by Rudyard Kipling [1888]

George Meredith Anger and every other sentiment vanished from Mr. Pericles in the rapturous contemplation of her admirable artistic pose. Sandra Belloni by George Meredith [1887]

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu One other fir stands a little way off, smaller than these two trees, which in daylight are conspicuous far away as landmarks on a trackless waste. Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu [1871]

Theodore Dreiser The other stared at him in astonishment. Jennie Gerhardt by Theodore Dreiser

If something doesn’t happen to relieve his mind I’ll have to quit smoking on his back porch—and there’s no other place available that is cool enough. Cabbages and Kings by O. Henry [1904]

John Galsworthy He’ll help the other valuable fellows in France and Germany and America and Russia to make history. The White Monkey by John Galsworthy

She showed great delight at seeing the mother, kissed her, and among other things announced to her quietly, as if she had just thought of the thing: “My mother died. Mother by Maksim Gorky

Jules Verne From that day, Louis Cornbutte and his comrades passed through many other trials; but the lemons, which they found, restored them to health. A Winter Amid the Ice by Jules Verne [1874]

Ann Radcliffe Still more she was so, when, having traversed it, she perceived one extremity terminate in a narrow stair case, that appeared to lead to other chambers. The Italian by Ann Radcliffe [1796]

Jane Austen With almost every other man in the world, it would be an alarming prospect; but Edward’s affection and constancy nothing can deprive me of I know. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen [1811]

Guy de Maupassant She was straining her eyes to penetrate below the surface down to the unknown depths, where monstrous trout which have devoured all the other fish are said to live. A Humble Drama (Humble Drame) by Guy de Maupassant [1883]

Edith Wharton She felt her purpose melt before it, words and arguments running into each other in the heat of her longing. The Descent of Man and other stories by Edith Wharton [1903]

Wilkie Collins Mr. Gloody is as good to me as good can be; we see each other continually, living in the same place. The Guilty River by Wilkie Collins [1886]

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]

Henry James He cultivated utility in other ways, and it pleased and flattered him to feel that he could afford, morally speaking, to have a kittenish wife. Confidence by Henry James [1879]

Arthur Conan Doyle Half the rationalists were scandalized, while the other half shouted “Shame! Shame!” as a sign of sympathy with their champion. The Land of Mist by Arthur Conan Doyle [1926]

D. H. Lawrence A sort of magnetic effusion seemed to come out of Kangaroo’s body, and Richard’s hand was almost drawn in spite of himself to touch the other man’s body. Kangaroo by D. H. Lawrence

Then, with the gentlest of gradations, its yellow gave way to other primary colours, delicately displayed and quivering with fairy-like agitations. Last Leaves from Dunk Island by E. J. Banfield

Arthur Conan Doyle But the fight had taken a new and a strange turn upon the other side. The White Company by Arthur Conan Doyle [1891]

Benjamin Disraeli His experience of life made him value domestic felicity; because he knew that there was no other source of happiness which was at once so pure and so permanent. The Young Duke by Benjamin Disraeli [1831]

H. G. Wells He motioned towards the room where Graham must wait, he insisted no other course was possible. When the Sleeper Wakes by H. G. Wells [1899]

Willa Cather She liked to be thought a brilliant artist by other artists, but by the world at large she liked to be thought a daring creature. Youth and the Bright Medusa by Willa Cather [1920]

We have none of us long to live: let us help each other through seasons of want and woe, as well as we can, without heeding in the least the scruples of vain philosophy. Shirley by Charlotte Bronte [1849]

It was Mr. Mansell. No other man would sit so quiet and unmoved during the rush and clatter of a terrible storm. Hand and Ring by Anna Katharine Green

F. Scott Fitzgerald What a pity she was so sure of him! She basked in the knowledge that no other girl in town interested him; she defied him to fall in love with Genevieve or Roberta. Warren sighed. Flappers and Philosophers by F. Scott Fitzgerald

John Lewis Burckhard If a considerable quantity of Dhourra is to be measured out, the contents of a wooden bowl, or other vessel, is previously ascertained in handfuls, and this vessel is then used. Travels in Nubia by John Lewis Burckhard

William Makepeace Thackeray It forms an event in one’s life to have seen that place, so beautiful is it, and so unlike all other beauties that I know of. The Irish Sketch Book by William Makepeace Thackeray [1843]

H. G. Wells Perhaps, she thought, true lovers keep on finding each other all through their lives. Marriage by H. G. Wells [1912]

Rafael Sabatini Thoughtfully, with a jewelled hand, he stroked his long white beard; with the other he leaned upon her soft plump arm, more from habit than for support, for he was full vigorous still. The Sea Hawk by Rafael Sabatini

Ralph Waldo Emerson They keep each other up to any high point. The Conduct of Life by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1860]

Guy de Maupassan Every other day Jeanne went to see him, and on Sundays took him out. Une Vie (A Woman’s Life) by Guy de Maupassan

Wilkie Collins No other woman has ever roused the feeling in me which this woman seems to have called to life in an instant. The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins [1873]

Indeed the archdeacon seemed to be bent on making himself agreeable to all and sundry whom at other times he would scarce have noticed with a nod. The Jest of Life by Arthur Gask [1936]

Jules Verne Besides other things the nets brought up, were several flabellariae and graceful polypi, that are peculiar to that part of the ocean. Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne [1872]

D. H. Lawrence They’ll have lovingly wiped each other out. Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D. H. Lawrence

Two ridges of foam streamed from the ship’s bows; the wind sang in a strenuous note which under other circumstances would have expressed to me all the joy of life. The Shadow Line by Joseph Conrad [1917]

Mrs Pither had only two subjects of conversation; one of them was the joys of Heaven, and the other the miseries of her present state. A Clergyman’s Daughter by George Orwell

So David took the other two to his closet and left Chasehope and Mr. Muirhead to their colloquy. Witch Wood by John Buchan [1927]

Nathaniel Hawthorne He likewise secured a note-book, on examining which he found several bank-notes, and some other papers. The Ancestral Footstep by Nathaniel Hawthorne

One of them remained by the door, but the other came straight up to me. The Shadow of Larose by Arthur Gask [1930]

There were too many evidences of careless life in the room for any other inference. The Leavenworth Case by Anna Katharine Green

E. Phillips Oppenheim But by the time I have reached home and the shelter of my little room, the memory has faded from my mind; other thoughts have usurped my whole attention. The Postmaster of Market Deignton by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1897]

Charles Dickens His wife and child, he said, he left to the loving care of his brother the Duke of Bedford, and his other faithful nobles. A Child’s History of England by Charles Dickens [1852]

Charles Dickens This upholsterer was famous for speaking the unintelligible local dialect (his own) in a far more unintelligible manner than any other man alive. The Uncommercial Traveller by Charles Dickens [1860]

He is so bent on natural knowledge that we have a sense of incongruity when we see him engaging in politics as if he had no other interest. Bacon by R. W. Church [1884]

E. F. Benson But that passes too, and the personal relation, ripening into passion, dethrones all other topics. Charlotte Bronte by E. F. Benson [1932]

Charles Kingsley The other I have not told you of; from it you would shrink. Two Years Ago by Charles Kingsley

For shame’s sake certainly, Annie would have done several other things, and chief of these would have been never to see Dr. Morrell again. Annie Kilburn by William Dean Howells

We have no denominations, for we fear in this, as in other matters, to give names to things lest we should cling to the names instead of the things. A Traveler from Altruria by William Dean Howells

She accepts the seas, and is still mistress of her fate; but at the moment there are other circumstances to be considered. Last Leaves from Dunk Island by E. J. Banfield

The other gazed at me benevolently. Romance by Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford [1903]

The other two, Mary and Deborah, might now have been of inestimable service to their father, had their dispositions led them to adapt themselves to his needs, and the circumstances of the house. Milton by Mark Pattison [1879]

M. P. Shiel There was no other visible means of egress, and I was looking about for Hardy, when the gate-door banged suddenly behind us, and a bar clanged down into a staple in the outer wall. The Case of Euphemia Raphash by M. P. Shiel [1895]

Willa Cather He’s that gifted, you know, but he will drink and loses more good engagements than other fellows ever get. Alexander’s Bridge by Willa Cather [1912]

Edith Wharton Goodbye.” She laid her other hand on his, and they looked at each other with a kind of solemnity, as though they stood in the presence of death. The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton [1905]

Walter Scott There, too, paused our military preacher, but with other thoughts, and for other purpose, than to admire the scene around him. Woodstock by Walter Scott [1855]

But he was a strong man—a courageous, self-contained man, and I had been better pleased if it could have been ordained that some other hand than mine should let the axe fall. The Eye of Osiris by R. Austin Freeman [1911]

Sinclair Lewis There were four other stunts: one Jewish, one Irish, one juvenile, and Nat Hicks’s parody of Mark Antony’s funeral oration. Main Street by Sinclair Lewis

D. H. Lawrence It was like a tomb, like a mortuary, all the flowers, and that other faint, sickening odour. Kangaroo by D. H. Lawrence

Of these four, the two highest need no buildings; and the other two, which are mere collateral functions of convenience, need only a small one. Oxford by Thomas De Quincey [1835]

G. K. Chesterton He passionately protested against the suggestion of some humanitarians who were vegetarians in other respects, but maintained that organisms so simple might fairly be counted as exceptions. The Flying Inn by G. K. Chesterton [1914]

Edith Wharton The other boatman shrugged his shoulders. The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton [1902]

Anthony Trollope It was supposed that a sufficient income had been secured to me, and that I should live upon it as other clerks lived. An Autobiography by Anthony Trollope [1883]

But it has not unhappily been the same in other countries not far away. Cloud the Smiter by Arthur Gask [1926]

In other words, there could be no real science of pathology until the science of physiology had reached a degree of perfection unattained, and indeed unattainable, until quite recent times. Science and Education by Thomas Henry Huxley

Arnold Bennett Every now and then some creak or other sound startled him, and he listened intently for a few seconds. The Grand Babylon Hotel by Arnold Bennett [1902]

F. Scott Fitzgerald Funny how one forgets the other nights at Rockyear — with Kenneth Cowan when I loved him so! “April 3rd. The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1922]

Wilkie Collins Every other consideration but this she treated as purely fanciful. The Law and the Lady by Wilkie Collins [1875]

Jane Austen He did not enter into any remonstrance with his other children: he was more willing to believe they felt their error than to run the risk of investigation. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen [1814]

He is so sturdy, Philemon, so different from all the other five. Agatha Webb by Anna Katharine Green

But there might be other ways. Mr Polton Explains by R. Austin Freeman [1940]

The arrangement was that one man should be left on guard in each barge, and the other get four hours’ leave ashore. Greenmantle by John Buchan

Robert Green Ingersoll So He said to His chosen people: “Pillage upon the enemy and destroy the people of other gods. Lectures by Robert Green Ingersoll

And she said, The Philistines be upon thee, Samson. And he awoke out of his sleep, and said, I will go out as at other times before, and shake myself. The Doré Gallery of Bible Illustrations by Gustave Doré

She has been brought up in an old Castle in Murcia; with no other Society than her Mother’s, who, God help her! has no more sense, good Soul, than is necessary to carry her Soup to her mouth. The Monk by Matthew Lewis [1796]

The recital so touched the hearts of his listeners that they sought to solace his afflictions with other “drains” of beer. Marvels and Mysteries by Richard Marsh

G. K. Chesterton The man who puts his shirt on Potosi must believe in that animal, and each of the other men putting their last garments upon other quadrupeds must believe in them quite as sincerely. A Miscellany of Men by G. K. Chesterton [1912]

Elizabeth Gaskell She drew out other people’s powers by her judicious interest in what they said; she came in with sweet words before the shadow of a coming discord was perceived. French Life by Elizabeth Gaskell [1864]

M. R. James The matter was that I’d felt a sharp prick on the back of my hand, and I snatched it to me and saw a black thing on it, and struck it with the other hand and killed it. A Warning to the Curious and other ghost stories by M. R. James

A heavy blue-gray metal much used in giving stability to light lovers — particularly to those who love not wisely but other men’s wives. The Devil’s Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce [1911]

Edith Wharton Inconceivably vulgar and tawdry, sordid and inarticulate, under all the shouting and the tinsel, seemed that other life and those who led it. The Children by Edith Wharton [1928]

Edith Wharton What, she wondered, did North Dormer look like to people from other parts of the world? She herself had lived there since the age of five, and had long supposed it to be a place of some importance. Summer by Edith Wharton [1917]

H. G. Wells The Satyr and the Ape-man stood watching us and making other remarks to each other. The Island of Doctor Moreau by H. G. Wells [1896]

They looked each other in the eyes. Diana Tempest by Mary Cholmondeley [1893]

H. G. Wells And so presently, to gain time for these hesitations of his, he began to talk of other things. Tono Bungay by H. G. Wells [1909]

Jules Verne Among other gifts, he possessed a strength and range of vision that were perfectly surprising. Five Weeks in a Balloon by Jules Verne [1869]

About ten o’clock a little boat came bobbing over the water, and put a pilot on board, and sheered off in pursuit of other vessels bound in. Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana [1840]

Arthur Conan Doyle There he entertained the other clerks by a glowing description of the magnanimity of his employer. The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle [1890]

Edith Wharton We all know what your rich papas-in-law over here always ask: ‘What debts? What prospects? What other women?’ The woman matter can generally be arranged. Twilight Sleep by Edith Wharton [1927]

Ford Madox Ford At the far end of the room, in the dimness of the one other reading lamp that the general had not extinguished, two figures were rather indistinguishable. No More Parades by Ford Madox Ford [1925]

Elizabeth Gaskell There were four other young gentlewomen, all standing, and all silent, who curtsied to me when I first came in. My Lady Ludlow by Elizabeth Gaskell [1858]

H.P. Lovecraft Those inhabiting certain remote peaks in the Old World were brought in other ways. The Whisperer in Darkness by H.P. Lovecraft [1930]

Willa Cather The other corner was rented to a wretched, dirty boy, who was studying the violin. Obscure Destinies by Willa Cather [1932]

H. G. Wells Less and less did they seem to fight with any object other than escape. The War in the Air by H. G. Wells [1908]

Arthur Conan Doyle You have left us no other way but this. The Last Resource by Arthur Conan Doyle

Abraham Merri With the passing of Sharane, Kenton would have opened that other door of bronze. The Ship of Ishtar by Abraham Merri

Henry James Winch knew by this time quite easily enough that he was hanging fire; which meant that they were suddenly facing each other across the wide space with a new consciousness. A Round of Visits by Henry James [1910]

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

His guards placed him in the hands of other people. Mr. Justice Harbottle by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

H. Rider Haggard Single Masai would spring upon the dead bodies of their comrades, and engage one or other of the axemen with their long spears; but, thanks chiefly to the mail shirts, the result was always the same. Allan Quatermain by H. Rider Haggard

H. G. Wells But I can’t expect you to understand the shades and complications of the year — the year something or other ahead. Twelve Stories and a Dream by H. G. Wells [1903]

Anthony Trollope Ah! if he would but take that other one as his bride, he should have everything, and his father’s blessing — and then he would be the first instead of the last among his people. Nina Balatka by Anthony Trollope

George Gissing Generally he held his hands together behind him; if not so, one of them would dip its fingers into a waistcoat pocket and the other grasp the lapel of his coat. The Pig and Whistle by George Gissing

And she was free, and we loved each other as no one had loved since the world began. The Ghost of a Chance by Mary Cholmondeley [1921]

Edith Wharton I have paid my card debts, of course, but there is hardly anything left for my other expenses, and if I go on with my present life I shall be in horrible difficulties. The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton [1905]

Edith Wharton The truth was that, even in his most rebellious moments, he could not trick himself into the idea that he had a grievance against Mrs. Sellars. In reality it was the other way round. The Children by Edith Wharton [1928]

H. G. Wells For a space the thickset man took not the slightest notice of Graham, but proceeded to interrogate the otherobviously his subordinate — upon the treatment of their charge. When the Sleeper Wakes by H. G. Wells [1899]

Jack London The announcement was received with black silence, though the other four hunters glanced significantly at the two who had been the cause of their banishment. The Sea-Wolf by Jack London [1904]

Henry James This other party had once played me a very mean trick. The American by Henry James [1877]

To gain the other tree proved more difficult than he had thought, and he was compelled to let his body swing and make a long stretch with his right arm. Witch Wood by John Buchan [1927]

Having reached my bedroom, we paused to bid each other good-night. ’Long Live the King!’ by Guy Boothby [1900]

This person and that person and the other person disappeared from various neighbourhoods and from various family circles. The Mystery Queen by Fergus Hume

Andrew Lang The entrance was small, and no one passing would for an instant suspect it to be other than a tod’s hole, 93 but within were fair-sized rooms, one containing a well of the purest spring water. The Book of Dreams and Ghosts by Andrew Lang

The theme of metempsychosis is found tangled up with various other motives in fiction, the use of the elixir of life, hypnotism, dream-supernaturalism, witchcraft and so forth. The Supernatural in Modern English Fiction by Dorothy Scarborough

Lobsters are the only creatures which cannot be distinguished one from the other . My Childhood by Maksim Gorky

They had been respectively in storage, and each, in taking the other out, has experienced in him the unfitness which grows upon the things put away for a time and reinstated in a former function. Literature and Life by William Dean Howells

Ralph Waldo Emerson Charles Fourier announced that “the attractions of man are proportioned to his destinies”; in other words, that every desire predicts its own satisfaction. Representative Men by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1850]

Willa Cather Some of the men got out of the cars and ran along the tracks, asking each other how boats could be built off in the grass like this. One of Ours by Willa Cather [1922]

Gaston Leroux Left alone, the managers told each other of the idea which they both had in mind, which was that they should look into that little matter of Box Five themselves. The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux [1910]

Olaf Stapledon Much of this sadly misconceived yearning for lofty ends was expressed in bragging about his school and vilifying other schools; but the Empire afforded it a more imposing object. Last Men in London by Olaf Stapledon

Francis Bacon It is found however in other bodies in a lower degree; as I said of blood and urine, which are not decomposed till the spirit which mixes and keeps together their parts be discharged or quenched. The New Organon by Francis Bacon [1620]

There was no other alarm, and he stole very softly away under cover of the trees, and then faster down the slope toward the appointed oziers. The Wyvern Mystery by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Anthony Trollope Mrs. Talboys did, I believe, drink her glass of champagne, as do other ladies; but with her it had no such pleasing effect. Tales of all countries by Anthony Trollope

Edith Wharton We’ve no right to lie to other people or to ourselves. The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton [1920]

When two people, one of whom has lived long in the country while the other is a newcomer, are thrown together, it is inevitable that the first should act as cicerone to the second. Burmese Days by George Orwell

H.P. Lovecraft And as much of this infinity as any human brain can hold is eventually to be opened up to me, as it has been to not more than fifty other men since the human race has existed. The Whisperer in Darkness by H.P. Lovecraft [1930]

D.H. Lawrence For some reason or other she glanced round. The Trespasser by D.H. Lawrence

Willa Cather One still found them conversing together as eagerly as in the days when they saw each other but seldom. Youth and the Bright Medusa by Willa Cather [1920]

The other consonants are the same, perhaps, as Mr. Davidson incidentally mentions. Travels in Morocco by James Richardson

And Madame de Toutlemonde gave nice little dinners in her cosy house in Bayswater, and generally had a brougham at her command, and Orders for the opera and other places of amusement. Her Father’s Name by Florence Marryat [1878]

What other could it be?” “I had no idea that we were in search of one. The Beautiful White Devil by Guy Boothby [1897]

Robert Louis Stevenson She, too, lost no time; but when we returned, he had the door locked within, and only cried to us from the other side to leave him be. The Master of Ballantrae by Robert Louis Stevenson

I will ride with you, provided your campaigning season does not fall athwart my other duties. The Blanket of the Dark by John Buchan [1931]

I have quite other slaves to face than those Negroes, to wit, imprisoned thoughts far back in the brain of man, and which have no watchman or lover or defender but me. Memories and Studies by William James

G. K. Chesterton We might all get to know each other better. The Flying Inn by G. K. Chesterton [1914]

He may prefer the fun of the job and let other people do the looting. Mr. Standfast by John Buchan [1919]

Edgar Allan Poe The other end being tied round Peters’ waist, I lowered him down over the edge of the precipice until the handkerchiefs were stretched tight. The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket by Edgar Allan Poe

G. K. Chesterton After a moment the other went on. The Return of Don Quixote by G. K. Chesterton [1927]

Bram Stoker These were only of paper or thin cardboard, or leather, or other flexible materials. The Lair of the White Worm by Bram Stoker [1911]

Charles Dickens No other attendant than the housekeeper appeared. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens [1860]

H. G. Wells Once the Polish and Italian forces had crossed their boundaries the other states of Eastern Europe did not wait even to produce an insult before launching their offensives. The Shape of Things to Come by H. G. Wells [1933]

William Morris Many wise men dwell therein, and of fools not more than in other lands. The Wood Beyond the World by William Morris [1894]

William Hope Hodgson I can think of no other word, gentlemen, that so much describes the predominant feeling that affected me at the moment. The Derelict by William Hope Hodgson

Sir Walter Scott Exertion, like virtue, is its own reward; and our hero had, moreover, other stimulating motives for persevering in a display of affected composure and indifference to Flora’s obvious unkindness. Waverley by Sir Walter Scott [1829]

Miles Franklin Love, not friendship love, for anyone knowing her must give her love and respect, but the other sort of love had passed her by. My Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin

William Hope Hodgson And I smote the thing gently with the Diskos, so that it was very quickly dead; and afterward I searched well about; but did gladly perceive that there abode there no other horrid creature. The Night Land by William Hope Hodgson

Nobody comes to me for any other reason. Mother by Maksim Gorky

Walter Scott As he advanced up the grand staircase, there were other symptoms of alarm and precaution. Peveril of the Peak by Walter Scott [1822]

Rudyard Kipling A half of the remainder strove to be Gods and failed, but the other half accomplished four times more work than they would have done under any other delusion. Many Inventions by Rudyard Kipling [1893]

Thomas Hughes My sympathies are all the other way; with the many, the poor devils who run about the streets and don’t go to church. Tom Brown’s School Days by Thomas Hughes

When two persons go out to capture them, one shows himself, and either plays upon a pipe or sings, and the other strikes behind, when the first gives him the signal. Fathers of Biology by Charles McRae [1890]

Charles Dickens After that time, the suicide bed was never used, but the other constantly was; the disused bedstead remaining in the room empty, though as to all other respects in its old state. The Holly-Tree by Charles Dickens [1855]