Phrases with "part"

Willa Cather The part was a long one, and clearly it must be given to a girl. The Song of the Lark by Willa Cather [1915]

Eversley continued to be his home, and during the greater part of each year to engross his thoughts. Victorian Worthies by George Henry Blore

George Borrow At length, when he had reached a part of the country where he had never been before, the man in black pointed out to him a house near the corner of a wood, to which he informed him they were bound. The Romany Rye by George Borrow

Elizabeth Gaskell I dropped my curtsey at the door, which my mother had always taught me as a part of good manners, and went up instinctively to my lady. My Lady Ludlow by Elizabeth Gaskell [1858]

Maria Edgeworth So we part here, and depend upon it you’re better without me — that’s all my comfort, or my heart would break. The Absentee by Maria Edgeworth

In the latter part of his life, Petrarch was certainly one of the most abstemious of men; but, at this period, it would seem that he drank good liquor enough to be concerned about its price. The Life of Petrarch by Thomas Campbell

Henry James It was a part of his Southern gallantry — his accent always came out strongly when he said anything of that sort — and it committed him to nothing in particular. The Bostonians by Henry James [1886]

Julia’s apartment at that season was in the lower part of the house, immediately beneath the state rooms above, and looking upon the garden, with which it was on a level. The Last Days of Pompeii by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1834]

Edith Wharton She smiled, she bore a part in the talk, her eyes dwelt on Darrow’s with their usual deep reliance; but beneath the surface of her serenity his tense perceptions detected a hidden stir. The Reef by Edith Wharton [1912]

Lord Arglay spent some part of the same evening in trying to define the process of his thought on organic law and a still larger part in contemplation of the Stone in his possession. Many Dimensions by Charles Williams [1931]

But Coupeau got angry and helped Virginie to the upper part of a leg, saying that, by Jove’s thunder! if she did not pick it, she wasn’t a proper woman. L’Assommoir by Émile Zola

Benjamin Disraeli She liked to play the part of a social mediator between the aristocracy and royal houses. Endymion by Benjamin Disraeli [1880]

Francis Bacon And therefore I attribute my part in all this, as I have often said, rather to good luck than to ability, and account it a birth of time rather than of wit. The New Organon by Francis Bacon [1620]

Sinclair Lewis It was as a part of all this commonplaceness that she regarded the treatise on village-improvement. Main Street by Sinclair Lewis

Olaf Stapledon Improved transmission made it possible to take the electric current into every part of the island, and to scatter the new bright factories and workers’ dwellings throughout the agricultural regions. Darkness and the Light by Olaf Stapledon

Jack London Between them they ran him about for the better part of an hour. The Call of the Wild by Jack London [1903]

Guy de Maupassant So I sent for Paumelle, who comes from my part of the country, and I told him how matters stood: “‘There will be five francs for you, and five for me,’ I said. The Substitute (Le Remplaçant) by Guy de Maupassant [1883]

The mask of self-deception was no longer a mask for me, it was a part of me. The King in Yellow by Robert W. Chambers

Willa Cather They made for him a part of the ugliness of the world, of the ache in his head, and the bitter burning on his tongue. Youth and the Bright Medusa by Willa Cather [1920]

Henry Handel Richardson It had snowed uninterruptedly since early morning; out of the leaden sky, flake after flake fluttered down, whirled, spun, and became part of the fallen mass. Maurice Guest by Henry Handel Richardson

George Gissing For his own part he seldom gave a thought to the girl, and was far from imagining that she cared whether he kept on friendly terms with her or not. The Town Traveller by George Gissing [1897]

Rudyard Kipling San Francisco is a mad cityinhabited for the most part by perfectly insane people whose women are of a remarkable beauty. From Sea to Sea by Rudyard Kipling [1899]

Marcel Prous Et Robert se souvenant de ce que je lui avais dit à Balbec avait demandé de ma part un rendez-vous à la jeune femme. Le Côté de Guermantes by Marcel Prous

Sir Walter Scott The spirit of insubordination had gone forth, and it seemed as if the exhortation of Habakkuk Mucklewrath had communicated a part of his frenzy to all who heard him. Old Mortality by Sir Walter Scott [1816]

Wilkie Collins Chance, and a little quickness on my part in taking advantage of it, put the object within my reach in a moment. The Queen of Hearts by Wilkie Collins [1859]

That seems as impossible to part with as life itself. The Pool in the Desert by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1903]

From the first hour of the expedition, he had freely borne his part in its privations. The History of the Conquest of Peru by William Hickling Presco

Elizabeth Gaskell Dixon was not over-fond of the subject, rather wishing to leave that part of her life in shadow. North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell [1854]

Anthony Trollope Mrs Roby had secured a lord — an absolute peer of Parliament. This was no less than Lord Mongrober, whose father had been a great judge in the early part of the century, and had been made a peer. The Prime Minister by Anthony Trollope

John Lewis Burckhard During the latter part of the spring, the cattle feed upon the wild herbs, which grow among the Dhourra stubble as thickly as grass in a meadow. Travels in Nubia by John Lewis Burckhard

She would never have gone into detail, but since a tin of sardines will only hold so many, I may say for her that it was the part of wisdom. The Imperialist by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1904]

We have three children and, in a part of the world where no one is likely ever to find us, there is no stigma upon them because of their father’s supposed misdeeds. The Secret of the Garden by Arthur Gask [1924]

George Gissing His life was very uncomfortable, for Dora would only speak to him when necessity compelled her; and there were two meetings with Marian, at which he had to act his part as well as he could. New Grub Street by George Gissing [1891]

They sweep like mist through the air, or flutter like dead leaves in the gale—a gale always accompanying them as part of the stock furnishings. The Imperishable Ghost by Dorothy Scarborough [1921]

Edgar Allan Poe It is but a part of the slavish and indiscriminating imitation of the Swift and Rochester school. Criticism by Edgar Allan Poe

William Makepeace Thackeray They contain a part of the history of a great, and, confidently I may say, a GOOD man. The Fatal Boots by William Makepeace Thackeray [1839]

John Galsworthy He had been sorry for the dog, and quite prepared to take its part against the car, if that ruffian hadn’t been so outrageous. To Let by John Galsworthy

She saw that such scenes as these were part of every evening’s programme. Judith Paris by Hugh Walpole [1931]

Jack London The liability is that his part helplessness will make him more malignant than ever. The Sea-Wolf by Jack London [1904]

Anthony Trollope The meaning of which was that Miss Dunstable was to be cozened into paying the money under an idea that it was a part of the sum covered by the existing mortgage. Framley Parsonage by Anthony Trollope

Algernon Blackwood It took us the best part of half an hour to reach the open air. John Silence by Algernon Blackwood

We did not charter the vessel, but we made our arrangement with the captain upon such terms that we could be put ashore upon any part of the coast that we might choose. Eothen by Alexander William Kinglake [1844]

Charles Kingsley They’re a very unfathomable species, Sergeant, are they women; and if they were taken out o’ man, they took the best part o’ Adam wi’ them, and left us to shift with the worse. Two Years Ago by Charles Kingsley

She likewise employed part of her time in painting, having reason to hope that if she could find a means of offering her pictures to sale, she might from them raise a very convenient sum. A Description of Millenium Hall and the Country Adjacent by Sarah Sco

It was about the only part they had not explored. The Island of Sheep by John Buchan [1936]

George Gissing It has come to me so suddenly, that even yet I cannot make it part of my familiar self. A Life's Morning by George Gissing [1885]

And, if we may trust his chroniclers, there was no part of his career in which he took greater satisfaction. The History of the Conquest of Peru by William Hickling Presco

Julian Hawthorne We agreed to part — for ever in this world. Calbot’s Rival by Julian Hawthorne

They were all in that part and in the other part too, the part I’m only just beginning to remember. All Hallows’ Eve by Charles Williams [1945]

Anthony Trollope The place has quite an altered appearance; and, though Connaught is still Connaught, and County Mayo is the poorest part of it, Lady Ballindine does not find Kelly’s Court unbearable. The Kellys and the O’Kellys by Anthony Trollope

Baldwin Spencer These boys may evidently take part in the ceremony several times before they become the central figure. Native tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia by Baldwin Spencer

Melody, which forms so large a part of the effect of supernaturalism in poetry, is here employed to heighten lyric prose. The Supernatural in Modern English Fiction by Dorothy Scarborough

Watkin Tench The ceremony was again performed; and, after having sucked the part for a considerable time, the operator pretended to receive something in his mouth, which was drawn from the breast. A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson by Watkin Tench

H. Rider Haggard Of those who were left the most part fled for shelter to the auction-hut and to the Nest itself. The People of the Mist by H. Rider Haggard

There Laura spent many happy hours, supposed to be picking fruit for jam, but for the better part of the time reading or dreaming. Lark Rise to Candleford by Flora Thompson [1945]

George Meredith The hat we wear, though it is not a part of the head, stamps the character of our appearance and has a positive influence on our bearing. Celt and Saxon by George Meredith [1910]

F. Scott Fitzgerald He is a part of progress — the spiritually married man is not. This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Rudyard Kipling And that was part of the Great Game! From the South — God knows how far — came up the Mahratta, playing the Great Game in fear of his life. Kim by Rudyard Kipling [1901]

Wilkie Collins She half unclosed her eyes, and saw that the nurse was stopping midway between the part of the room from which she had advanced and the bedside. The Dead Secret by Wilkie Collins [1857]

Edith Wharton He knew not only what they were likely to be talking about, but the part each one would take in the discussion. The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton [1920]

I believe I gave her the whole history of the man, mentioning even the existence of Madame Leonore, since the little cafe would have to be the headquarters of the marine part of the plot. The Arrow of Gold by Joseph Conrad [1919]

He was accustomed to settle everything as a dictator; he found it difficult to act as part of an administrative machine. Victorian Worthies by George Henry Blore

Theodore Dreiser He had been a part of her thought and feeling so long that it seemed now as though a part of herself had died. Jennie Gerhardt by Theodore Dreiser

E. Phillips Oppenheim And let me part from you knowing that to one human being at least I have helped to give what alone is worth the having. Mysterious Mr. Sabin by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1898]

James Joyce Nomario! And bemolly and jiesis! For I sport a whatyoumacormack in the latcher part of my throughers. Finnegans Wake by James Joyce

She would not part with a penny. Her Murderer by Mary Cholmondeley [1921]

In the infantry were nearly a hundred arquebusiers, with as many crossbowmen; and the part of the army brought over by Narvaez was admirably equipped. The History of the Conquest of Mexico by William Hickling Prescott [1843]

I had expected that, and it required no play acting on my part therefore to exhibit no surprise. The Shadow of Larose by Arthur Gask [1930]

Matthew Arnold Take away some of the energy which comes to us, as I believe, in part from Celtic and Roman sources; instead of energy, say rather steadiness; and you have the Germanic genius steadiness with honesty. The Study of Celtic Literature by Matthew Arnold [1867]

Guy de Maupassan The next day we heard that the armistice had been extended to the Eastern part of France, and we had to put an end to our little campaign. The Lancer’s Wife (La Revanche) by Guy de Maupassan

G. K. Chesterton For my part I greatly prefer the Jingoism of Rule Britannia to the Imperialism of The Recessional. I have no objection to Britannia ruling the waves. A Miscellany of Men by G. K. Chesterton [1912]

Charles Dickens I can only suppose now, that it was a part of his policy, as a very clever man, habitually to deceive his own instruments. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens [1860]

Anthony Trollope Dear Greg.,— Be sure of this,—that I will not part with my interest in the property. Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope [1871]

Andrew Lang I suppose it has been observed that he is merely The Master of Ravenswood in modern costume, and without Lady Ashton. Her part is taken by Maud’s brother. Alfred Tennyson by Andrew Lang

D. H. Lawrence He did not look at her, but he smiled with the lower part of his face, putting his head aside in an odd gesture of assent. Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence

H. G. Wells He was only dimly conscious of the brass side of the instrument, the illuminated part of the table-cloth, a sheet of note-paper, the foot of the lamp, and the darkened room beyond. The Stolen Bacillus and other incidents by H. G. Wells [1895]

Rudyard Kipling Howbeit, Har Dyal Singh got his training in part under the Punjab Government, and in part in a little Native State far away in the Himalayas, where intrigue is not altogether unknown. Letters of Marque by Rudyard Kipling [1891]

Jules Verne Ces chiffres disent avec quel acharnement on s’était battu de part et d’autre. L’Archipel en Feu by Jules Verne [1884]

But it seemed that they could not talk any more than they did in the garden, and went along for the most part in silence. In Later Years by Ellen Wood [1887]

Henry Lawson While we were waiting for the Oroya some of the ship’s officers came and had a consultation over this log and called up part of the crew, who got some more ropes and a chain on to it. While the Billy Boils by Henry Lawson

Virginia Woolf He too, Mr. Streatfield appeared to be saying, is part of ourselves. Between the Acts by Virginia Woolf [1941]

Anthony Trollope Old Trendellsohn had told her that such a marriage on his son’s part would bring him into great trouble; and old Trendellsohn was not harsh with her as her aunt was harsh. Nina Balatka by Anthony Trollope

Robert Louis Stevenson She sat down on the stone, from which she had arisen, part with the instinct of obedience, part as though she had been thrust there. The Weir of Hermiston by Robert Louis Stevenson

Jules Verne On the contrary, all the part of the shore between Falls River and Reptile End was a mass of wood, magnificent trees, some straight, others bent, so that the long sea-swell bathed their roots. The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne [1874]

Elizabeth Gaskell I’ll not deny as I’ve a bit laid up again’ a rainy day; it’s not so much as thatten, though; and a part on it is for Bessy, as has been like a daughter to us. The Crooked Branch by Elizabeth Gaskell [1859]

It was a part of her nature to love in a reverential attitude, and she had no wish to approach nearer to her idol. Aurora Floyd by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1863]

And when I think that a little ordinary forethought on my part would have protected you, I feel like the criminal I am. The hesitation of Miss Anderson by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1903]

George Gissing For his own part he favoured a policy of moderate protection. Will Warburton by George Gissing [1903]

They would accompany us part of our way. Letters from Turkey by Mary Wortley Montagu [1725]

H. G. Wells He for his part will be entirely unmelodramatic. Star-Begotten by H. G. Wells [1937]

H. G. Wells It was to be remarked afterwards that Rud rarely interrupted Reedly while he was talking, and that he watched his man even when he was taking no part in the discussion. The Holy Terror by H. G. Wells [1939]

George Gissing At such times he was absolutely proof against all seductive arts; the sensual part of his nature seemed for the present subdued before the seriousness of his task. Workers in the Dawn by George Gissing [1880]

And neither of them had any more suspicion that Clement–Pell was playing a part than a baby could have had. Getting Away by Ellen Wood [1871]

Wilkie Collins On my part I did all I could to support Mrs. Macallan in the course that she took. The Law and the Lady by Wilkie Collins [1875]

Indeed, it would necessitate some effort of memory on my part to recall all that befell me during that eventful period of my life. The Race of Life by Guy Boothby [1906]

Jeremy Bentham The continuance of a part of the mischief of the individual offence. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham

The Books of Genesis, part of Exodus, Proverbs, and Acts, by the same, printed at the same place and in the same year. Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo by Richard F. Burton [1876]

The mat roof is placed over the open part at night. Chinese Pictures by Isabella L. Bird [1900]

George Gissing John and he had no interests in common; there even existed a slight antipathy on the father’s part of late years. The Nether World by George Gissing [1888]

George Gissing A sound from the lower part of the house checked her returning steps; some one was rapping at the door down in the area. Denzil Quarrier by George Gissing [1891]

George Gissing It’s part of her education, of course; probably it was wise to postpone it no longer. Thyrza by George Gissing [1887]

Wilkie Collins I do beg and entreat that nobody will be so very unfeeling as to lay any part of the blame of those circumstances on me. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

That is my part of the bargain. John Marchmont’s Legacy by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1862]

Francis Bacon In the operative part they either point out, or measure, or facilitate practice. The New Organon by Francis Bacon [1620]

Anthony Hope Sapt was less enthusiastic, but I had learnt by now that Sapt was best pleased when he could do everything, and jealousy played some part in his views. The Prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope

That means that there can be no coercion on him to part with his fortune without considerable delays and a good many people knowing about it. The Island of Sheep by John Buchan [1936]

He had worked them up as part of his personality, and his pride of personality was such that he would never consent to change them. The House with the Green Shutters by George Douglas Brown [1901]

The latter is a great curse in Perak, and being a part of “Malay custom” which our treaties bind us to respect, it is very difficult to deal with. The Golden Chersonese and the way thither by Isabella L. Bird [1883]

Her father went on up-stairs to find her mother, and Corey pulled up another trestle which he found in the back part of the room. The Rise of Silas Lapham by William Dean Howells

Jules Verne I had got my strength back with my spunk, and I walked on part of the night away from the lake, until I got to the edge of a very big wood. Five Weeks in a Balloon by Jules Verne [1869]

T. E. Lawrence I could have no alliance with his pedant belief of scaring men into heaven: better that Barrow and I part at once. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

Jack London With the introduction of machinery and the factory system in the latter part of the eighteenth century, the great mass of the working people was separated from the land. The Iron Heel by Jack London [1908]

William Makepeace Thackeray I wish the public was as sory to part with me as I am with the public; becaws I fansy reely that we’ve become frends, and feal for my part a becoming greaf at saying ajew. The Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush by William Makepeace Thackeray [1838]

Anthony Trollope He was conscious in his heart that some part of that attack upon romance in general was intended for himself. Ayala’s Angel by Anthony Trollope

He dissimulated them even more courageously under the Empire — for he played the part of a kind of chamberlain to Bonaparte, this dear marquis. The Honor of the Name by Émile Gaboriau

Henry James It’s a part of your general training. The Tragic Muse by Henry James [1890]

There were yet visible a few hieroglyphic characters and part of two cartouches, as well as some battered outlines of what had once been figures. A Thousand Miles up the Nile by Amelia B. Edwards [1877]

Thomas Hobbes Nevertheless, to fill each part of my present method, I will briefly deliver the same in this place. Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes

Wilkie Collins I could not avoid hearing the last part of the altercation between them, for it took place in the garden-walk, outside the dining-room window, while I was occupied in laying the table for lunch. The Queen of Hearts by Wilkie Collins [1859]

E. Phillips Oppenheim He felt the back of the upper part of the cupboard, realised that the bottles which he had drawn out had had for their foundation two shelves. The Spymaster by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1938]

Theodore Dreiser He hoped really to placate Butler in part by his generous attitude throughout this procedure. The Financier by Theodore Dreiser

George Meredith Her baskets from the castle were for the most part received as graciously. The Amazing Marriage by George Meredith [1895]

Dr. Bruce was on the wire, and after formally thanking the younger physician for attending Mr. Robinson in his absence, he proceeded to the astonishing part of what he had to say. Claimed! by Francis Stevens

George Gissing She moved so as to part them, and then changed her position so that they touched again—so that they blended. In the Year of Jubilee by George Gissing [1894]

Anthony Trollope It was in part a political novel; and that part which appertains to politics, and which recounts the electioneering experiences of the candidates at Percycross, is well enough. An Autobiography by Anthony Trollope [1883]

H.P. Lovecraft As we clanked over the bridge I looked out on both sides and observed some factory buildings on the edge of the grassy bluff or part way down. The Shadow over Innsmouth by H.P. Lovecraft [1931]

There’s easy terms for you, eh, and we’ll have a glass o’ curaçoa round, and so part friends. Uncle Silas by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Watkin Tench In the evening we returned on board, not greatly pleased with the latter part of our discoveries, as it indicated an increase of those difficulties, which before seemed sufficiently numerous. A Narrative of the The Expedition to Botany Bay by Watkin Tench [1788]

Jules Verne This was the most delicate part of the operation, for the explosion would have to be carefully timed, so as not to occur too soon or too late. Robur the Conqueror by Jules Verne [1887]

Anthony Trollope She could not ask the parson and his wife without Lucy; and when Lucy was there, her son would pass the greater part of the evening in talking to her, or playing chess with her. Framley Parsonage by Anthony Trollope

In short, he seemed the last character for the part assigned him in my theories; and wonder and curiosity contended in my mind. The Wrecker by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne

George Gissing Even as she had taken his part against his traducers, so she now was stirred in spirit against his murderers. Demos by George Gissing [1886]

Virginia Woolf This indifferent, if not hostile, attitude on William’s part made it impossible to break off without animosity, largely and completely. Night and Day by Virginia Woolf [1919]

Gaston Leroux The Angel of Music played a part in all Daddy Daae’s tales; and he maintained that every great musician, every great artist received a visit from the Angel at least once in his life. The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux [1910]

Abraham Merri Throck,’ he went on half earnestly, half laughingly, ‘the purely scientific part of me is fighting the purely human part of me. The Moon Pool by Abraham Merri

The business was dull, being for the most part remits from the kirk sessions of contumacious heritors and local scandals and repairs to churches. Witch Wood by John Buchan [1927]

The call comes direct from you, and my part is only to open the doors of the spirit world so that they may be freed to come down among us. The Silent Dead by Arthur Gask [1950]

Virginia Woolf Each was already part of a little group, he felt as he listened, keeping on the outskirts. The Years by Virginia Woolf [1937]

Frances Hodgson Burnett If there had been another part of the house in which she could have slept she would have fled to it as soon as he was taken ill. The Head of the House of Coombe by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1922]

Brought home considerable luggage, and fitted up part of house, as for a lady. The Leavenworth Case by Anna Katharine Green

With this idea she spent the greater part of her day in the bedroom which Bessie had made so bright and so comfortable. The Golden Calf by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1883]

At the least noise, if a voice was heard in the lower part of the House, if a Bat flitted past him, or the wind rattled amidst the leafless boughs, He started, and looked round with anxiety. The Monk by Matthew Lewis [1796]

G. K. Chesterton I suppose it is a morbid feeling; but Pump Street seems to be the only part of London that I feel physically. The Napoleon of Notting Hill by G. K. Chesterton

But he would have to find out first which part of the water she herself was fishing. The Singing Sands by Josephine Tey [1952]

Andrew Lang By-and-by a swell seemed to rise on the water, and, a few minutes later, a hideous monsterpart bird, part beast, and part serpent — stepped noiselessly on to the rocks. The Olive Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

G. K. Chesterton There is, however, another very practical objection to the ordinary theory that Browning’s obscurity was a part of the intoxication of fame and intellectual consideration. Robert Browning by G. K. Chesterton [1903]

The epithets of beast, rascal, and the like, were dealt out with such freedom and readiness, as to make the European part of her audience sensible of the richness and variety of the Arabian language. Little Memoirs of the Nineteenth Century by George Paston [1902]

M. R. James In the hand was a partially unfolded roll of paper, on which could be distinguished the plan of a circular building, very probably the temple, and also part of that of a labyrinth. More Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by M. R. James

As usual, he had locked the latter away from all but the kitchen part of the house. The Dark Mill Stream by Arthur Gask [1947]

In the morning he wondered if all that he could call to mind were part of a waking or a sleeping vision. Lost Horizon by James Hilton

The brain in all animals that have one is placed in the front part of the head . Fathers of Biology by Charles McRae [1890]

We had done so for best part of a year. Robbery Under Arms by Rolf Boldrewood

Thomas Paine But this is only a part of the advantage which would arise by knowing the different characters of men. The American Crisis by Thomas Paine

While she was eating her solitary lunch, and during the earlier part of that long afternoon, she again recalled, with painful vividness, her hopeless search for work. What Really Happened by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1926]

There came a part where Brother Soulsby, lifting his head in turn, took up a tuneful second to her air. The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic [1896]

Willa Cather This new force was not he, it was but a part of him. Alexander’s Bridge by Willa Cather [1912]

Henry Fielding But [Footnote: This part was so blotted that it was illegible. The History of the Life of the Late Mr. Jonathan Wild The Great by Henry Fielding

Words such as “book”, “volume” and “part” may however appear as part of structural headings, and therefore may be used where this has importance to the text. The Design and Construction of eBooks by Steve Thomas [2015]

Elizabeth Gaskell He always slept on these occasions at Mr. Ness’s; but he was at Ford Bank the greater part of the one day between two nights that he allowed himself for the length of his visits. A Dark Night’s Work by Elizabeth Gaskell [1864]

Wilkie Collins As the word fell from his lips he was startled by a sound in the inner part of the house. Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins [1870]

Henry James There are few monuments here, but no part of Rome seemed more historic, in the sense of being weighted with a crushing past, blighted with the melancholy of things that had had their day. Roderick Hudson by Henry James [1875]

Henry Kingsley How can you expect me to take your part against him?” Father Mackworth cleared his brow, and said, laughing, “You are right, Cuthbert. I’ll go about with the rogue. Ravenshoe by Henry Kingsley [1861]

Henry Fielding Paul answered nothing, and the dispute continued, as usual, the greatest part of the evening. The History of the Adventures of Joseph Andrews and his friend Mr Abraham Adams by Henry Fielding

Charles Dickens The bride, in passing down-stairs, dressed for her journey, found Tom waiting for her — flushed, either with his feelings, or the vinous part of the breakfast. Hard Times by Charles Dickens [1854]

Anthony Trollope In all probability no further attempt would be made upon the wool-shed; but a fire on some distant part of the run would be much more injurious to him than the mere burning of a building. Harry Heathcote of Gangoil by Anthony Trollope

Bram Stoker Just think what will be his joy when he, too, is destroyed in his worser part that his better part may have spiritual immortality. Dracula by Bram Stoker [1897]

Anthony Trollope President’s Square is certainly the most attractive part of the city. North America by Anthony Trollope

Charles Dickens At the time of which it treats, though only six-and-sixty years ago, a very large part of what is London now had no existence. Barnaby Rudge by Charles Dickens [1841]

And power was given unto them over the fourth part of the earth, to kill with sword, and with hunger, and with death, and with the beasts of the earth. The Doré Gallery of Bible Illustrations by Gustave Doré

Arthur Conan Doyle For my part I have never thought it so, and yet my view of morals has been a strict one. The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle [1890]

Olaf Stapledon But for my part I cannot believe that any of the conflicting ideologies of our day is the culture toward which we are so painfully groping. Saints and Revolutionaries by Olaf Stapledon

Willa Cather She told him that when she had a home of her own she would expect him to spend a part of his summer vacation there, and he blushingly expressed his willingness to do so. One of Ours by Willa Cather [1922]

William Morris Said Birdalone: I must tell thee that part of the tale I shall tell thee is how I have found my mother in the flesh, and loved her sorely; and then I lost her again, for she is dead. The Water of the Wondrous Isles by William Morris [1897]

Jules Verne Three hours later at low tide, the greater part of the sand forming the bed of the channel was uncovered. The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne [1874]

During the latter part of her life she lived at Bath, where she was highly popular, both for her personal character and her accomplishments. Fielding by Austin Dobson

Morgan Robertson Whatever may be the nature of the causes at work beyond our mental vision, one fact is indubitably proven — that the qualities of mercy, goodness, justice, play no part in the governing scheme. The Wreck of the Titan by Morgan Robertson

I won’t tell you all now, but one part of it is that that young fellow who has just gone out is a blood relation of the man Prince, who has those pleasant manners, too. The Poisoned Goblet by Arthur Gask [1935]

Sigmund Freud The candle is an object which excites the female genitals; its being broken, so that it does not stand upright, signifies impotence on the man's part (it is not her fault). The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

Frances Hodgson Burnett She was taken to a part of the house she had not been into before. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1911]

John Lewis Burckhard The far greater part of the loads was destined for the army of Tousoun Pasha; the rest consisted of merchandize and provisions; but the latter were very inadequate to the wants of the town. Travels in Arabia by John Lewis Burckhard

Virginia Woolf A part of this Sally must always be; Peter must always be. Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf [1925]

Arthur Conan Doyle A hot wave of shame flushed over me, and I sprang up all in a tingle to be off and playing a man’s part in the world. The Great Shadow by Arthur Conan Doyle [1892]

Robert Louis Stevenson It may be part of the design to draw them with detail; to depict a full-length character, and then behold it melt and change in the furnace of emotion. Memories and Portraits by Robert Louis Stevenson

Thomas Hobbes And thus you see how the religion of the Gentiles was a part of their policy. Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes

H. G. Wells I go valiantly for the most part I know, but despair is always near to me. The Passionate Friends by H. G. Wells [1913]

Olaf Stapledon Presumably he would also have to play some part in determining the course of events. Philosophy and Living by Olaf Stapledon [1939]

Elizabeth Gaskell The spring of life had begun again to flow, and with the flow returned the old desires and projects and plans, which had all become mere matters of indifference during the worst part of her illness. Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell [1865]

There is but one alternative — to cleave to him as if I were a part of him, or to be sundered from him wide as the two poles of a sphere. Shirley by Charlotte Bronte [1849]

Alfred Ainger In the earliest of his letters that has been preserved, belonging to the early part of 1796, he tells his friend Coleridge the sad truth:—— My life has been somewhat diversified of late. Charles Lamb by Alfred Ainger [1882]

The grass, at the time of our visit, was for the most part covered with sheets spread out to dry. Alps and Sanctuaries of Piedmont and the Canton Ticino by Samuel Butler [1881]

That would have brought us by now to a very spectacular part of the world, and, as you see, so it has. Lost Horizon by James Hilton

Henry James Then everything in nature would give you a hint, and every form of beauty be part of your stock. Roderick Hudson by Henry James [1875]

Niccolo Machiavelli But little by little you will know these things better if the discussion on bringing any part of the ancient institutions to the present order of things does not weary you. The Art of War by Niccolo Machiavelli [1520]

Thomas Hardy The garden, no part of which was visible from the house, sloped down to a narrow river at the foot, dividing it from the meadows without. Desperate Remedies by Thomas Hardy [1871]

George Eliot That is a part of the old woman’s duty I am not prepared for. Felix Holt the Radical by George Eliot [1866]

George Gissing It seemed to her, also, that it was a part of which the actor was beginning to grow weary. Workers in the Dawn by George Gissing [1880]

THE first thing I saw down there was the upper part of a man’s body projecting backward, as it were, from one of the doors at the foot of the stairs. The Shadow Line by Joseph Conrad [1917]

Elizabeth Gaskell It is part of her character — part perhaps of that which made her what she was — that she never looks forward, and seldom back. Ruth by Elizabeth Gaskell [1853]

William Dampier The creek that leads to Realejo lies from the north-west part of the harbour and it runs in northerly. A New Voyage Round the World by William Dampier [1697]

H. G. Wells We are not dumb atoms, we are part of it — part of it — to the limits of our strength and will. A Story of the Days To Come by H. G. Wells [1897]