Phrases with "parted"

Henry James Before we parted George Gravener had wondered why such a row should be made about a chatterbox the more and why he should be pampered and pensioned. The Coxon Fund by Henry James [1894]

Anthony Trollope Charley pressed her little hand as he parted from her, but he said nothing. The Three Clerks by Anthony Trollope

All Miss Melvyn could urge to shew him this was but a very poor dependence, had no sort of weight, and he parted from her only more determined to hasten the conclusion of their marriage. A Description of Millenium Hall and the Country Adjacent by Sarah Sco

George Gissing Thenceforward he talked of common things in unemotional language; and when Alma parted from him, it was with a sense of being tired and disappointed. The Whirlpool by George Gissing [1896]

Anthony Trollope Now that she was to be parted from her Julie, it was needful that she should be occupied. The Claverings by Anthony Trollope

E. Phillips Oppenheim Her lips are parted in a bright smile, and the fast driving has given a brilliant and unusual colour to her cheeks. The Postmaster of Market Deignton by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1897]

Edith Wharton As to that he was as firm as the other Warley, the distant aloof one with whom he had — er, well, parted company, oh, quite amicably, a good many years ago . Certain People by Edith Wharton [1930]

Virginia Woolf She parted two glasses that were jingling together. The Years by Virginia Woolf [1937]

Rudyard Kipling His lips were parted and pale, and there were deep pouches under the eyes. The Light That Failed by Rudyard Kipling [1891]

Anthony Trollope Now Miss Gushing certainly was pretty; and would have been very pretty had her nose not turned up so much, and could she have parted her hair in the centre. Doctor Thorne by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope When he got up to take his leave she parted from him as though he were no more to her than he ought to have been. Is He Popenjoy? by Anthony Trollope [1878]

E. Nesbi Nor did she put any obstacles in the way of their accepting the cordial invitation with which the bargeman had parted from them. The Railway Children by E. Nesbi

Anthony Trollope But she, disengaging hers, parted the hair from off his forehead, and kissed his brow. Doctor Thorne by Anthony Trollope

Surely he would come back! Could they, who had been such friends, be parted for ever? But the quiet days went by, and her dream was not realized. The Infidel by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1900]

Her dark, parted hair had a little grey in it on the temples. The Ghost of a Chance by Mary Cholmondeley [1921]

Ravelston was helping Rosemary on with her coat; as she saw Gordon throw notes to the waiter her lips parted in dismay. Keep the Aspidistra Flying by George Orwell

Robert Louis Stevenson Accordingly we kept the aforesaid Day and Hour, and doubled the Linen, and laid the Half of it below them, their nether jaws being parted from their Heads; but being young Men, their Teeth remained. Edinburgh Picturesque Notes by Robert Louis Stevenson

Maria Edgeworth She stooped over Helena, parted the ringlets of hair upon her forehead, and kissed her gently. Belinda. by Maria Edgeworth

George Gissing You’ll keep it secret?’ ‘Then we’re going to be parted always?’ Lydia asked, slowly. Thyrza by George Gissing [1887]

James Anthony Froude Music and singing he parted with, though it distressed him to leave them. Bunyan by James Anthony Froude [1880]

Wilkie Collins Frank struggled up on his bleeding feet and parted the friendly throng round him. The Frozen Deep by Wilkie Collins [1874]

Jane Austen The time may come when Harry will regret that so large a sum was parted with. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen [1811]

Edgar Rice Burroughs Then we parted — he to take up his position where he could watch the boat and await Dian, I to crawl cautiously on toward the caves. Pellucidar by Edgar Rice Burroughs [1923]

Willa Cather Resting the butt of his gun on the ground, he parted the mulberry leaves softly with his fingers and peered through the hedge at the dark figures on the grass, in the shadow of the mulberry tree. O Pioneers! by Willa Cather [1913]

Do consent to this plan, dear grandmother, and then we shall not be parted for a long winter. Phantom Fortune by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1883]

Thomas Hardy The promenaders at the further edge appeared in dark profiles; and beyond them was the grey sea, parted into two masses by the tapering braid of moonlight across the waves. The Trumpet-Major by Thomas Hardy [1879]

William Morris He had made a small collection of such books years before, but had parted with most of them, to his great regret. The Art and Craft of Printing by William Morris [1902]

On that evening on which it may be said that Mrs Verloc’s mother having parted for good from her children had also departed this life, Winnie Verloc did not investigate her brother’s psychology. The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad [1907]

Andrew Lang Now soon after this the prince’s youngest brother came to the cross-roads with the three birches, where the brothers had parted from each other when they set out on their wanderings. The Violet Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Abraham Merri Caution whispered to him; he put out a hand, parted the metallic curtainings, peered within . The Ship of Ishtar by Abraham Merri

He was now to discover the tortures known only to the husband whose wife is parted from him by that which has more power to sever than any width of land or wild extent of ocean —a secret. Aurora Floyd by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1863]

Aunt Maria was a short, sacklike woman between fifty and sixty, who had long since given up any pretensions to middle age, and who wore her grey hair parted under a little cap. Notwithstanding by Mary Cholmondeley [1913]

Ann Radcliffe Alleyn parted from James with extreme agitation, and returned to his tent to compose his mind. The Castles of Athlin and Dunbayne by Ann Radcliffe [1789]

Aunt Emmy herself, in a gown of some dull white material, with a little grey in her rippling, parted hair, seemed at home for the first time in her life. St. Luke's Summer by Mary Cholmondeley [1908]

I have not received an inkling of light upon the matter since I parted from you at Mr. Blake’s house. A Strange Disappearance by Anna Katharine Green

They parted enemies; but the same night Ferrier wrote Agnes a very piteous letter asking pardon on his knees for having spoken as he had done. Studies in Love and Terror by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1913]

By what miracle that officer had sensed the situation I did not learn, for we parted company then and there and I never again saw him. A Little of Chickamauga by Ambrose Bierce [1898]

Zona Gale How did the mulatto woman impress you, Mr. St. George?” Miss Holland loosened her coat, revealing a little flowery waist, and leaned forward with parted lips. Romance Island by Zona Gale [1906]

E. Phillips Oppenheim Her lips were parted and her dark eyes were softened. To Win the Love He Sought by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1895]

What is the matter?” He noticed her parted lips, and the peculiar stare in her eyes, which had wandered from his face. Victory by Joseph Conrad [1914]

John Galsworthy With his weight, his perfectly parted hair, and bull-like gaze, he was a guarantee that the old order would take some shifting yet. To Let by John Galsworthy

Just as at one time he could not be parted from Saeve, so now he could not be separated from this boy. Irish Fairy Tales by James Stephens

Arthur Conan Doyle I would that we had our harness, Nigel.” “Often have I heard my dear Sir John Chandos say that a knight should never, even when a guest, be parted from it. The White Company by Arthur Conan Doyle [1891]

Andrew Lang For ten days they travelled through the desert, and then they came to a place where the road parted in two. The Grey Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Wilkie Collins I have got the money, and I should be a born idiot if I parted with it. No Name by Wilkie Collins [1862]

He would not be parted from his children. Diana Tempest by Mary Cholmondeley [1893]

George Gissing Now they were about to be parted again. Demos by George Gissing [1886]

In my great loneliness I went to say good-by to him after I had definitely parted with Carlos. I had been in our cabin. Romance by Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford [1903]

Wilkie Collins I have never parted with them; they remind me of a time — “ Her lip trembled, and a pang of the heart-ache silenced her. No Name by Wilkie Collins [1862]

Wilkie Collins Then nothing but a mute, vacant face turned up to the ceiling, with eyes that looked blindly, with lips parted in a senseless, changeless grin. The Law and the Lady by Wilkie Collins [1875]

Cyrano de Bergerac Cf. Shakspere, Two Gentlemen of Verona: “But now he parted hence “; and, on the other hand, King John: “Hath willingly departed with a part” (= given up a part). A Voyage to the Moon by Cyrano de Bergerac [1657]

His eye twinkled, and his red-stained big lips, parted by an expressionless grin, uncovered a stumpy row of black teeth filed evenly to the gums. An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad [1896]

Wilkie Collins The mist was thickening again, but thickening now in clouds that parted and changed minute by minute, under the influence of the light behind them. Basil by Wilkie Collins [1852]

Wilkie Collins But I have not confessed that I still remember the day when I parted with the one hope and renounced the one love which made life precious to me. The Two Destinies by Wilkie Collins [1876]

F. Scott Fitzgerald Her arms were raised to him, her mouth was half parted for his kiss, when she held him off suddenly and lightly and, with a touch of embarrassment, looked around. All the Sad Young Men by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1926]

Before we parted I had exacted a promise that she would walk with me the next afternoonbefore going away forever — to the Old Mill, one of Brownville’s revered antiquities, erected in 1860. Tales of Soldiers and Civilians by Ambrose Bierce

H. G. Wells So I always went back to Marion at last and made it up and more or less conceded or ignored whatever thing had parted us, and more and more I urged her to marry me. Tono Bungay by H. G. Wells [1909]

Caroline Lamb Buchanan, de Ruthven, and St. Clare, parted from each other. Glenarvon by Caroline Lamb [1816]

She detected his emotion, and a faint smile parted her lips. East Lynne by Ellen Wood [1861]

Abraham Merri The dancing pygmies parted to let me through. Dwellers in the Mirage by Abraham Merri

Wilkie Collins The suspiciously hurried manner in which she parted from Laura had no doubt prompted his useless attempt to follow her. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

H. G. Wells The king was unable to shake this resolution, and the two men parted with expressions of mutual esteem. The World Set Free by H. G. Wells [1914]

M. P. Shiel The time, place, and circumstances of the boots profoundly impressed me, and when I parted from them I felt assured that the name and address I had obtained were those of the man we sought. The Case of Euphemia Raphash by M. P. Shiel [1895]

Tobias Smolle Though the boat was very deeply loaded, and the sea terribly high, we made shift to get upon dry land in less than an hour after we parted from the sloop. The Adventures of Roderick Random by Tobias Smolle

George Gissing They parted at Mr. Jacks’ door, where carriages and cabs were stopping every minute or two. The Crown of Life by George Gissing [1899]

A. E. W. Mason When he went away from Ramelton, he parted from her, according to his thought, for all his mortal life. The Four Feathers by A. E. W. Mason [1902]

James Joyce Tears of joy and relief shone in his delighted eyes and his lips parted though they would not speak. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce

William Godwin They parted however more irreconcileable in heart than ever, though each preserved the appearance of good will. Lives of the Necromancers by William Godwin [1834]

Ivan Turgenev But I wanted to take one more look at what I’ve parted company with, at the bed where I’ve been sitting. Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev

Jane Austen But I kept my eye on it; and, as soon as I dared, caught it up, and never parted with it again from that moment. Emma by Jane Austen [1816]

Alfred Ainger However, being a good-natured man, we parted all in good humour, and no ill effects followed. Charles Lamb by Alfred Ainger [1882]

George Eliot He saw it, and they parted in silence. The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot [1860]

We parted always as “relations. The Passing of the Aborigines by Daisy Bates [1938]

George Gissing Miss Sparkes being already attired for her evening duties they parted only when they were obliged to do so, agreeing to meet again when Polly left the theatre. The Town Traveller by George Gissing [1897]

Edith Wharton She had not seen Harney alone since they had parted at the wood’s edge the night before the celebrations began. Summer by Edith Wharton [1917]

Sinclair Lewis The familiar way in which his hair was parted on the left side agitated her. Main Street by Sinclair Lewis

Edith Wharton She turned her face, and he saw that it was all his, from trembling lashes to parted lips. The Gods Arrive by Edith Wharton [1932]

Sinclair Lewis Now about your Gottlieb, who seems to be so much of an obsession with you —” “Obsession! Rats! He —” They parted an hour after. Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis [1925]

D. H. Lawrence A quite pleasant woman behind the little bar: a brown woman with brown parted hair and brownish eyes and brownish, tanned complexion and tight brown velveteen bodice. Sea and Sardinia by D. H. Lawrence [1921]

Rafael Sabatini A thin smile parted the lips of the woman, it was almost as a faint reflection of the smile that had haunted Sir Geoffrey’s face. The Plague of Ghosts by Rafael Sabatini

E. Phillips Oppenheim His lips, when they parted from his white teeth, resolved themselves into lines which at that moment seemed to Peter Ruff more menacing than mirthful. Peter Ruff and the Double Four by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1912]

George Meredith He and I proposed each of us in the mildest manner contrary schemes—schemes to stiffen the hair of Europe! Enough that we parted with mutual respect. The Tragic Comedians by George Meredith [1880]

Evidently this former lover of hers knew little of her movements since they parted so many weeks ago. Hand and Ring by Anna Katharine Green

Marie Corelli All at once a faint sigh parted the sweet lips — the bosom heaved with a struggle for breath. The Master-Christian by Marie Corelli [1900]

George Meredith I have not done a day’s sensible work, or had a single clear thought, since I parted from her. Rhoda Fleming by George Meredith [1865]

Margaret Oliphant Then she, too, shook hands, and blandly parted with the astonished women. Salem Chapel by Margaret Oliphant [1862]

D. H. Lawrence His thick black hair was parted at the side and brushed over heavily sideways, dropping on his forehead at the right. St Mawr by D. H. Lawrence

William Dampier After we parted from Triste we saw other small islands that were also full of coconut-trees. A New Voyage Round the World by William Dampier [1697]

Wilkie Collins The only alteration we either of us noticed in the unhappy girl was an alteration for the better when we parted for the night. No Name by Wilkie Collins [1862]

M. P. Shiel Miss Emily stood at the head, parted from Dr Burton by the breadth of the bed, I with her. The Last Miracle by M. P. Shiel [1906]

Abraham Merri At last — the shadows parted — and what had been the face of Alusar peered from them and it was the face of Nergal, Lord of the Dead! “So it was — even as the gods had decreed. The Ship of Ishtar by Abraham Merri

I parted his thick, matted hair, and kneeling, I baptised him from the flask of water I always carried at my side. The Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wrigh

George Meredith Consequently, though he was in a far worse plight than when he parted with Rose on board the Jocasta, he felt much less of an impostor now. Evan Harrington by George Meredith [1861]

T. E. Lawrence So we parted from him with many thanks on both sides, and rode southward along the line until near Deraa. There we dismounted. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

John Galsworthy From a notion once taken into his head Soames parted more slowly than a cheese parts from its mites. The White Monkey by John Galsworthy

Not one of them later ever came alive to Bechlaren. With a loving kiss the host parted hence; the same did Giselher, as his gentle breeding counseled him. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

Foremost among the sellers, she had parted from her gold brow-pendant for a good price; but was inconsolable now for the loss of it. A Thousand Miles up the Nile by Amelia B. Edwards [1877]

H. Rider Haggard At Inyati, the outlying trading station in the Matabele country, of which Lobengula (a great and cruel scoundrel) is king, with many regrets we parted from our comfortable wagon. King Solomon’s Mines by H. Rider Haggard

Radclyffe Hall She parted her hair on one side again. The Unlit Lamp by Radclyffe Hall

Wilkie Collins Intending to walk to the convent, I parted company with the guide and the mules where the track branched off, leaving them to go back to the village and await my return. The Queen of Hearts by Wilkie Collins [1859]

Anthony Trollope On the day after they parted at Ischl the first news respecting Prime Minister had reached him — namely, that his son’s horse had lost the race. The Duke’s Children by Anthony Trollope

F. Scott Fitzgerald Nicole saw him and momentarily her lips parted in an expression of fright. Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Steele Rudd She plunged until the leg-rope parted again, when the calf got mixed up in her legs, and she trampled it in the ground. On Our Selection by Steele Rudd

George Gissing Buckland had become grave, stiff, monosyllabic; Christian made no allusion to the scene thus suddenly interrupted, and they parted with a formal air. Born in Exile by George Gissing [1891]

E. Phillips Oppenheim He was sitting upright in bed, leaning a little forward toward her, and the sunbeam which had stolen in through the parted curtains fell upon his white corpse-like face. To Win the Love He Sought by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1895]

George MacDonald Diamond held on by two of the twisted ropes which, parted and interwoven, formed his shelter, for he could not help being a little afraid. At the Back of the North Wind by George MacDonald

George Gissing On one side, it is parted by a row of poplars from several mean cottages; on the other, by a narrow field from a house somewhat larger and possibly a little uglier than itself. The Emancipated by George Gissing [1889]

Quite a long silence followed, and then the curtains parted slowly and Sarle stepped into the hall. The House on the Island by Arthur Gask [1931]

Radclyffe Hall Her eyes were full of an inscrutable expression, her lips parted a little as though about to ask a question. The Unlit Lamp by Radclyffe Hall

Theodore Dreiser He had a good, wide, well-shaped mouth, and his dark-brown hair was parted slightly on one side. Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser

Fanny Fern Somebody ought to tell her, when she comes to, that her hair is parted unevenly and needs brushing sadly. Ruth Hall by Fanny Fern [1854]

Heathcote and Dora parted sorrowfully outside the sick-room. Wyllard's Weird by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1885]

George Gissing We never did anything but curse each other from the time we were children to when we parted for good. The Nether World by George Gissing [1888]

E. Phillips Oppenheim A fear greater than any she had yet felt parted her faltering lips. The Spymaster by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1938]

Arthur Morrison I didn’t know nothin’ of that at first, and when I did I’d parted with my money and felt entitled to get something back for it. The Adventures of Martin Hewitt by Arthur Morrison

Anne Bronte We are to be parted for more than two months, above ten weeks! a long, long time to live and not to see him. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte [1848]

Robert Louis Stevenson And when Gibbon had finished the Decline and Fall, he had only a few moments of joy; and it was with a “sober melancholy” that he parted from his labours. Virginibus Puerisque by Robert Louis Stevenson

Joseph Furphy Ah, my God! we parted in anger; and now I don’t know whether he’s alive or dead!” The prodigal paused, and sighed bitterly. Such is Life by Joseph Furphy

Walter Scott Far in the green isle of the west, The Celtic warrior’s parted shade; Such are the lonely sounds that sweep O’er the blue bosom of the deep, Where ship-wrecked mariners are laid. The Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border by Walter Scott [1802-1803]

William Hope Hodgson And presently, I parted the bushes a little, and made a place for spying. The Night Land by William Hope Hodgson

When we parted from our friends we only had a few horses left. Australia Twice Traversed by Ernest Giles

Walter Scott Yet fragments of the lofty strain Float down the tide of years; As, buoyant on the stormy main, A parted wreck appears. The Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border by Walter Scott [1802-1803]

Charles Dickens However, I rattled away for Switzerland, looking forward and not backward, and so we parted company. The Uncommercial Traveller by Charles Dickens [1860]

For many hurts had he taken in the unequal fight, and greatly was he bruised and battered, but worst of all was the sore hurt Corinius gave him ere they parted betwixt the limits of land and sea. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

Charles Dickens The men were proud of their long fair hair, parted on the forehead; their ample beards, their fresh complexions, and clear eyes. A Child’s History of England by Charles Dickens [1852]

She was missed, of course, and at first the Coastguard-men surmised that she had either dragged her anchor or parted her cable some time during the night, and had been blown out to sea. Amy Foster by Joseph Conrad [1901]

Anthony Trollope Caroline, since we parted in that room in Jerusalem, I have thought seriously of little else than of you. The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope [1859]

Ivan Turgenev He heard heavy footsteps and a sinewy hand parted the bed curtains. Lieutenant Yergunov’s Story by Ivan Turgenev

We parted good friends, and she promised to keep quiet and try and make the best of things. Robbery Under Arms by Rolf Boldrewood

Underhill responded with polite abstraction, and they parted on the crest of the Jew’s perfervid hope, that they should meet again next day. Sir Julian Garve by Ella D'Arcy [1897]

Wilkie Collins We parted at the bedroom door. The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins [1889]

They embraced and kissed, each entrusted other to the Prince of Paradise, and they parted right there in the cold. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by translated by Kenneth G. T. Webster and W. A. Neilson

Edith Wharton When she had parted from Van Degen she had felt sure he meant to marry her, and the fact that Mrs. Lipscomb was fortified by no similar hope made her easier to bear with. The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton [1913]

Larose parted with her with the injunction that she was on no account to mention to anyone the questions he had asked her, and he felt sure he could trust her in that respect. The Night of the Storm by Arthur Gask [1937]

How happy she is among strangers! Yes, there was one who loved me truly, and fate parted us. Phantom Fortune by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1883]

Anthony Trollope Nothing more was said as the two parted in the hall. Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope

James Hogg In short, he argued with such energy that before we parted I acquiesced, as usual, in his position, and never mentioned prayer to him any more. The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner by James Hogg [1824]

Wilkie Collins It was addressed to Natalie. She opened it — looked at it — dropped it — and stood speechless; her lips parted in horror, her eyes staring vacantly straight before her. Miss or Mrs? by Wilkie Collins [1871]

What death, indeed? What sort of death would one meet with widely-opened eyes, parted lips, and brows bent as though to rally fast-flying courage? Not a peaceful death surely. For the term of his natural life by Marcus Clarke [1874]

Henry Handel Richardson In spite of the circumstances under which they met, he and Purdy parted with a slight coolness. Australia Felix by Henry Handel Richardson

Sinclair Lewis Chum Frink suggested as part-time press-agent one Kenneth Escott, reporter on the Advocate–Times. They parted on a high plane of amity and Christian helpfulness. Babbit by Sinclair Lewis

They parted in the garden without kiss, scarcely with a pressure of hands; yet Robert sent his cousin in excited and joyously troubled. Shirley by Charlotte Bronte [1849]

Thomas Carlyle America is parted from us, so far as Parliament could part it. On Heroes and Hero Worship and the Heroic in History by Thomas Carlyle

Willa Cather Her hair was parted in the middle and done very close to her head, as she had worn it under the wig. The Song of the Lark by Willa Cather [1915]

Suddenly it parted from shore to shore with a loud crack like the report of a gun. The Planter of Malata by Joseph Conrad [1915]

W. W. Jacobs I hope, for your sakes, nobody’ll know I’ve parted with it. The Brown Man’s Servant by W. W. Jacobs

Thomas Hardy O how can I love as I once did a man who has served us like this!” Henchard’s lips half parted to begin an explanation. The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy

E. F. Benson We parted and I never saw him again. Charlotte Bronte by E. F. Benson [1932]

He had scanty hair, of a pale yellow, parted just above the ear, so as to enable him to brush it over the top of his head. Serge Panine by Georges Ohnet [1881]

In the early afternoon the chief and many of the men accompanied us across the ford, and we parted with mutual expressions of good will. Among the Tibetans by Isabella L. Bird [1894]

The ladies of South Hatboro’ and Old Hatboro’ had met in a general intimacy not approached before, and they parted with a flow of mutual esteem. Annie Kilburn by William Dean Howells

E. Phillips Oppenheim Alas, that I, a Marioni, should live to confess it! But to be parted from the woman I love was even a sorer trial. To Win the Love He Sought by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1895]

H. G. Wells Potter said he’d be hanged if he parted with a feather of them — that he meant to kill them off one by one and find the diamond; but afterwards, thinking it over, he relented a little. The Stolen Bacillus and other incidents by H. G. Wells [1895]

As we parted I said, “Gertie dear, I want to thank you — “ “What for” she said shortly. My Life and Loves by Frank Harris

Her hair is parted in the middle; it is slightly grey. From Out the Vasty Deep by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1920]

Now when the messengers were come to Denmark and King Liudegast had heard how they parted from the Rhine, as was told him, much he rued, in sooth, their 46 proud defiance. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

Wilkie Collins Nothing remained but to show her gratitude to Julian by acceding to his wishes, and to ask pardon of Horace before they parted forever. The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins [1873]

At peace did I say? I have known no peace since I knew you; but I should have died and waked up in hell, if I had not parted with you. The Box with the Iron Clamps by Florence Marrya

Henry Kingsley We made common house of it, and never parted from one another more than a day. The Recollections of Geoffrey Hamlyn by Henry Kingsley [1859]

Arthur Conan Doyle He stood in the shadow of an oak staring at her with parted lips, for this woman seemed to him to be the most beautiful and graceful creature that mind could conceive of. The White Company by Arthur Conan Doyle [1891]

Well, I parted them both, and when he revived he was at my service. The Parenticide Club by Ambrose Bierce

George Gissing They parted with looks of much mutual kindliness, Harvey having promised to make another call when Mrs. Abbott’s reply had reached him. The Whirlpool by George Gissing [1896]

Edith Wharton No, Van Degen was not lost to her even! From narrowed lids to parted lips her face was swept by a smile like retracted sunlight. The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton [1913]

Arthur Conan Doyle MY DEAR DOYLE, Greetings and best wishes! Your last words to me before we parted were that you would open my letter with the greatest interest. The Coming of the Fairies by Arthur Conan Doyle [1922]

The promise being given, they both parted very courteously. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

Theodore Dreiser The two men parted with a genial hand-shake. The Titan by Theodore Dreiser

I would not mind if he parted his hair down the middle, or even if he came down to breakfast in slippers, if only he would give me everything I wanted. Diana Tempest by Mary Cholmondeley [1893]

Thomas Hardy His face was of a sickly paleness, his hair dry and disordered, his lips parted as if he could get no breath. Desperate Remedies by Thomas Hardy [1871]

When now these lusty heroes parted from them, then came those of Thuringia, as we are told, and well a thousand brave men from Denmark. From the tilting one saw many truncheons 162 flying hence. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

Her straw hat sharply shadowed her face like a highwayman’s mask, her blue eyes flashing in the midst of it, and her lips below parted in passion. Tiny Luttrell by E. W. Hornung [1893]

She seemed to feel the breath of parted lips, and, with a long cry of discouragement, fled across the level bottom of the bay. Tales of Unrest by Joseph Conrad [1898]

Anthony Trollope She parted from Lord Chiltern with an assent, with an assured brow, and with much dignity in her gait; but as soon as she was alone she was a prey to remorse. Phineas Finn by Anthony Trollope

Anne settled once and for all that Janet’s hair, parted and waving naturally, like the Venus of Milo’s, was not to be touched. Moth and Rust by Mary Cholmondeley [1912]

Virginia Woolf She parted the curtain to look at the night. The Waves by Virginia Woolf [1931]

Nathaniel Hawthorne She had supposed that the terms on which they parted in the morning (which had been very grievous to herself) would have produced a corresponding sadness in him. Fanshawe by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1826]

George Gissing Another woman would have thought Bunce a mere bear when she parted with him, but Mrs. Ormonde had that blessed gift of divination which comes of vast charity; she did not misjudge him. Thyrza by George Gissing [1887]

Wilkie Collins It parted her thin lips just widely enough to show her suspiciously beautiful teeth; and it opened her keen gray eyes in the strangest manner. I Say No by Wilkie Collins [1884]

D. H. Lawrence He parted the boughs, sure as a fox that runs to its lair. The Overtone by D. H. Lawrence [1933]

Abraham Merri They parted a hanging and dropped us softly down beside a little pool, sparkling with the clear water that had heretofore been brought us in the wide basins. The Moon Pool by Abraham Merri

Anthony Trollope But how would it be with her should he be forced to move her from Gangoil? And yet, with all his love, they had parted almost in anger. Harry Heathcote of Gangoil by Anthony Trollope

Thomas Hardy They parted thus and there, and Grace went moodily homeward. The Woodlanders by Thomas Hardy

Walter Scott The poor maniac parted with existence, without again uttering a sound of any kind. The Heart of Mid-Lothian by Walter Scott [1818]

Steele Rudd It parted like the Red Sea when he came to it — he crashed into it and rolled over. On Our Selection by Steele Rudd

Elizabeth Gaskell But Theresa was at the gate; her hair all out of powder, and blowing away into dishevelled curls, as the hood of her cloak fell back; her lips parted with a breathless welcome. Crowley Castle by Elizabeth Gaskell [1864]

Edgar Rice Burroughs He had almost reached the lowest branch of the tree from which the creeper depended when the thing parted beneath his weight and he fell sprawling at my feet. At the Earth’s Core by Edgar Rice Burroughs [1914]

Wilkie Collins I am almost ashamed to own it — but, if I had had any thing to give, I would have parted with it all, to be allowed to go back into mother’s kitchen and cook the Sunday dinner for them once more. Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins [1870]

You parted friends? I am sure of that. The Heir of Redclyffe by Charlotte M. Yonge [1853]

Antonia parted from him with less cordiality than on the former night. The Monk by Matthew Lewis [1796]

Ford Madox Ford They had, then, parted for good on that day. No More Parades by Ford Madox Ford [1925]

Anthony Trollope She would not be parted from her husband, or at least not so parted that the world should suppose that they had quarrelled. The Small House at Allington by Anthony Trollope

Sir Walter Scott Fare thee well, gallant Outlaw!” Thus parted that fair fellowship; and He of the Fetterlock, mounting upon his strong war-horse, rode off through the forest. Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott [1820]

Wilkie Collins Her lips were parted with a languid smile; and she drew back the long hair, which lay over her cheeks, her neck, her bosom, while I was gazing on her. Basil by Wilkie Collins [1852]

Maria Edgeworth I know not precisely what I said, but Olivia and I parted in anger. Leonora by Maria Edgeworth [1806]

Henry James It was on that he parted with Lord Rye. His lordship can’t meet it. In the Cage by Henry James [1898]

Thomas Hardy No sooner had Festus parted from this informant than he beheld Bob approaching, mounted on the miller’s second and heavier horse. The Trumpet-Major by Thomas Hardy [1879]

She started up from her chair, her lips parted nervously, and a look of fear came into her eyes. The Night of the Storm by Arthur Gask [1937]

Helen Zimmern She parted the ringlets to take a full view of us, and we were equally impatient to take a full view of her. Maria Edgeworth by Helen Zimmern

William Makepeace Thackeray This proposal was agreed to by Mr. Eglantine, and the two gentlemen parted to meet once more at the “Kidneys” that night, when everybody was edified by the friendly tone adopted between them. Mens Wives by William Makepeace Thackeray [1843]

George Gissing Late as it was he accompanied her to Shaftesbury Avenue, and they parted tenderly after having come to an agreement about the next evening. The Town Traveller by George Gissing [1897]

They parted with a hurried and melancholy valediction. The Familiar by J. Sheridan Le Fanu