Phrases with "parties"

These parties have, in practice, at every historical test — and there have been manyeither failed Socialism or abandoned it. James Burnham and the Managerial Revolution by George Orwell [1946]

William Makepeace Thackeray What is the compliment of being asked, when the whole club is asked too, I should like to know? Men’s parties are only good for boys. Our Street by William Makepeace Thackeray [1848]

Virginia Woolf But it’s what they enjoy, she thought; it’s what they come to parties for. The Years by Virginia Woolf [1937]

By this law it was permitted, but only upon condition that the parties should fight in one particular street. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

Later on, to get firewood for the troops farther back, parties of men were sent in lorries to wreck the place systematically. Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell [1938]

Henry James It sounded, as this young lady thought it over, very much like puss-inthe-corner, and she could only wonder if the distribution of parties would lead to a rushing to and fro and a changing of places. What Maisie Knew by Henry James [1897]

Nothing was to be heard of in Paris but the queen’s necklace, with surmises of the guilt or innocence of the several parties implicated. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

Minute polemics, in which the parties try to rebut every detail of each of the other’s charges, are a useful exercise only to the disputants. Essays in Radical Empiricism by William James

E. F. Benson In fact she asked me to get up two little parties for her at lunch and dinner. Lucia in London by E. F. Benson [1927]

John Galsworthy There are two parties to this quarrel. The Silver Spoon by John Galsworthy

Marcel Prous Ainsi c’était la saison où le Bois de Boulogne trahit le plus d’essences diverses et juxtapose le plus de parties distinctes en un assemblage composite. Du côté de chez Swann by Marcel Prous

Jane Austen These parties were acceptable to all; to avoid a family circle was even more desirable to such as did think, than such as did not. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen [1813]

In answer to the ladies who are always bothering him for a photograph, Mr. Grile hopes to satisfy all parties by the following meagre description of his charms. The Fiend’s Delight by Ambrose Bierce [1873]

Algernon Blackwood Men in flannels were playing tennis, parties were climbing off donkeys after long excursions; there was laughter, talking, a babel of many voices. Sand by Algernon Blackwood [1912]

He went on enthusiastically: “Yes, and the sea is so deliciously warm that in the summer-time you can be in bathers for the whole day, and bathing parties carry on until midnight and even later. The Judgment of Larose by Arthur Gask [1934]

John Galsworthy The Courts, indeed, had got into such a habit of expecting the parties to be ‘called with a cup of tea’ that anything short of it was looked upon as suspect. Over the River by John Galsworthy

Anthony Trollope The parties who had the transit in their hands put their heads together, and were able to demand any prices that they pleased. North America by Anthony Trollope

Francis Bacon First, for the causes or parties that sue. The Essays by Francis Bacon [1601]

T. E. Lawrence The distribution of the raiding parties was unorthodox. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

T. E. Lawrence Rescue parties of Turks were four hundred yards away when we had finished, but we rode off without a man killed or wounded. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

Gertrude Stein We did give a great many parties in those days and the Duchess of Clermont–Tonnerre came very often. The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein [1933]

Robert Louis Stevenson An odd situation resulted: that we had once more two parties in the house, and that now I was of my lady’s. The Master of Ballantrae by Robert Louis Stevenson

This seems to be the consensus, tacit or explicit, of the youth who visit it, and employ the landscape for their picnics and their water parties from the beginning to the end of summer. Literature and Life by William Dean Howells

Henry Adams To the American people, the two candidates and the two parties were so evenly balanced that the scales showed hardly a perceptible difference. The Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams [1907]

Marcel Prous Ce rendez-vous, en ce cas, ne devait pas être le premier, mais la suite de parties faites ensemble d’autres années. Sodome et Gomorrhe by Marcel Prous

Virginia Woolf There will be parties in brilliant rooms; and one man will single me out and will tell me what he has told no other person. The Waves by Virginia Woolf [1931]

Benjamin Disraeli The two great parties into which England has during the last century and a half been divided originated in the ancient struggle between the Crown and the aristocracy. The Spirit of Whiggism by Benjamin Disraeli

Walter Scott Suffice it to say, that it affected the different political parties according to the nature of their principles. The Bride of Lammermoor by Walter Scott [1819]

Wilkie Collins Evening parties I frequent almost as rarely as my father. Basil by Wilkie Collins [1852]

Society women found their arrangements impeded and upset by the continual necessity for attending the polling stations, and week-end parties and summer holidays became gradually a masculine luxury. The Chronicles of Clovis by Saki

Walter Scott This was the more readily granted, as there was no knowing what trifle might infringe a truce between parties so inflammable as were now assembled. Count Robert of Paris by Walter Scott [1832]

Isabella Bird There is a continual multiplication of papers, corresponding, not only to the increase of population, but to that of parties and vagaries. The Englishwoman in America by Isabella Bird [1856]

All left-wing parties in the highly industrialized countries are at bottom a sham, because they make it their business to fight against something which they do not really wish to destroy. Rudyard Kipling by George Orwell [1942]

T. E. Lawrence The internal economy of our raiding parties achieved irregularity and extreme articulation. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

Anthony Trollope It must not be supposed that Mary Thorne or the doctor were in any way parties to, or privy to these agreements. Doctor Thorne by Anthony Trollope

The castle and town of Versailles afforded our numbers ample accommodation, and foraging parties took it by turns to supply our wants. The Last Man by Mary Shelley

Henry Handel Richardson The behaviour of the foraging parties growing more and more threatening, Mahony thought it prudent to follow the general example and put up his shutters. Australia Felix by Henry Handel Richardson

Sir Walter Scott The yeomanry, pouring from their different glens, galloped through the streets, some individually, some in parties of five or six, as they had met on the road. The Antiquary by Sir Walter Scott [1816]

George Meredith As we have them in their present stage,”—old Nevil’s mark—“We are not parties to the tacit agreement to fill our mouths and shut our eyes. Beauchamp's Career by George Meredith [1875]

Katherine Mansfield Quick as a flash she remembered childish parties when they had played charades, and one side had left the room and come in again to act a word—just what she was doing now. In a German Pension by Katherine Mansfield [1911]

We arrived here on Sunday, the 1st of August, and both parties left again on the 4th. Australia Twice Traversed by Ernest Giles

Ralph Waldo Emerson I omitted then to say, what is material to the statement, namely that these two parties differ only as young and old. Representative Men by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1850]

John Lewis Burckhard The four daughters were esti­mated at about three thousand piastres, and both parties seemed to be content. Travels in Syria and the Holy Land by John Lewis Burckhard

Willa Cather When his two daughters were going to the convent school, he used to give theatre parties for them, inviting all their friends. Obscure Destinies by Willa Cather [1932]

Jules Verne A sanguinary encounter seemed daily imminent between the two parties in the streets of Baltimore. It became necessary to keep an eye upon the deputies. From the Earth to the Moon by Jules Verne [1867]

At some little distance from the spot where one of the burial parties had established its “bivouac of the dead,” a man in the uniform of a Federal officer stood leaning against a tree. Tales of Soldiers and Civilians by Ambrose Bierce

George Borrow There was much talk of robbers, and flying parties of the factious, on which account our escort was considerable. The Bible in Spain by George Borrow

Ralph Waldo Emerson The two omnipresent parties of History, the party of the Past and the party of the Future, divide society to-day as of old. Lecture On The Times by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1841]

Arthur Conan Doyle Meanwhile, in the centre the two parties fought round the placard, and the commotion began to cover a wider area, as either side was reinforced by fresh supporters. The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle [1890]

H. G. Wells One imagines the parties to a projected marriage first obtaining licenses which will testify that these conditions are satisfied. A Modern Utopia by H. G. Wells [1905]

Richard Burton Through the streets parties of Badawin, sword and matchlock in hand, or merely carrying quarterstaves on their shoulders, might be seen hurrying along, frantic at the chance of missing the fray. Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Richard Burton

Andrew Lang Of course, this could in no way prove absence of collusion, as the two parties might arrange privately beforehand what the vision was to be. The Making of Religion by Andrew Lang

The high contracting parties shall found the colony of Lucifer in common, and shall permit persons of any other nationality to join the same. The True History by Lucian of Samosata

At the same time, in the headquarters of the Vikzhel down on the Sadovaya, the conference of all the Socialist parties to form a new Government was under way. Ten Days That Shook the World by John Reed

Henry James I had an intimate conviction that both parties would keep the tryst. The Way it Came by Henry James [1896]

Jules Verne C’est à la suite de cette défaite que le baron Rodolphe quitta définitivement le château des Carpathes, dont certaines parties tombaient déjà en ruine. Le Château des Carpathes by Jules Verne [1892]

All parties being agreeable, there can be no trouble about it. The Widow Lerouge by Émile Gaboriau

Anthony Trollope Though the candidates had thus greeted each other at this chance meeting, the other parties in the contending armies had exhibited no courtesies. Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope [1871]

Jules Verne On sait que l’air se compose principalement de vingt et une parties d’oxygène et de soixante-dix-neuf parties d’azote. De La Terre a La Lune by Jules Verne [1865]

E. Phillips Oppenheim No parties unless Mr. Martin gets a friend in to share a bottle of whisky. The Man Without Nerves by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1934]

Maria Edgeworth No parties so crowded as Lady Dashfort’s; no party deemed pleasant or fashionable where Lady Dashfort or Lady Isabel was not. The Absentee by Maria Edgeworth

The parties are not to be married by a special license; not even by an ordinary license; in that case no proclamation of banns, no public asking at all, would have been requisite. Shakspeare by Thomas De Quincey

Both parties now attempted another charge on Carbajal’s battalion. The History of the Conquest of Peru by William Hickling Presco

Thomas Wolfe Well, what was it? What had he been afraid of? It wasn’t only that he didn’t like big parties and knew himself to be unschooled in the social graces that such occasions demanded. You Can’t Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe [1940]

Tobias Smolle The very disciplinants, who scourge themselves in the Holy-week, are generally peasants or parties hired for the purpose. Travels through France and Italy by Tobias Smolle

Anatole France No business is concluded without the contracting parties having a drink together as a token of agreement. At the Sign of the Reine Pédauque by Anatole France

Edith Wharton Westmore had been given a half-holiday for the opening of the hospital, and as Amherst and Justine turned into the street, parties of workers were dispersing toward their houses. Fruit of the Tree by Edith Wharton [1907]

Anthony Trollope Could an agreement have been come to with the Carbottles it might have been decided that both parties should abstain, but as that was impossible the Tregear party could not afford to lose the day. The Duke’s Children by Anthony Trollope

Judith had often noticed that when at parties Jennifer was present, everything went well. Judith Paris by Hugh Walpole [1931]

T. E. Lawrence The equipment of the raiding parties should aim at simplicity; with, nevertheless, a technical superiority over the Turks in the critical department. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

We must elect a delegation to negotiate with the other Socialist parties and organisation. Ten Days That Shook the World by John Reed

The serious portion of the examination, if thus it might be called, was over, and all parties showed the reaction which follows all unnatural restraint or subdued excitement. The House of the Whispering Pines by Anna Katharine Green

That grey satin of hers has been to so many dinner parties that I should think it could go by itself, and would know how to be- have, without having poor mother inside it. The Cloven Foot by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1879]

Frances Hodgson Burnett I consider that my best War Work is giving as many dinner parties as possible, and paying as little attention to food restrictions as I can manage by using my wits. Robin by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1922]

These essentials must become the property of the Soviet Government, and be apportioned, first of all, to the Socialist parties in strict proportion to their voting strength. Ten Days That Shook the World by John Reed

The thing’s nonsense, Morris. The parties that lived in the Bastille would rise against a place like this. The Wrong Box by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne

Elizabeth Gaskell She had been to merry country parties like the Corneys’, and to bright haymaking romps in the open air; but never to a set stately party at a friend’s house. Sylvia’s Lovers by Elizabeth Gaskell [1863]

Henry James Explanations, on one side and the other, were demanded and produced; from which it appeared that the two parties had been in some degree at cross-purposes. The Tragic Muse by Henry James [1890]

Walter Scott In the meantime (the rather that the debate was on a subject particularly difficult of comprehension) the debating parties grew warm, and began to call names. Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft by Walter Scott [1831]

Wilkie Collins If through any extraordinary circumstance the arrangement should not be made, I think I may be able to get the parties to accept bills at three months. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

Frederick Marryat Be pleased to put yourself into communication with the parties named in this paper, and after my absence you will receive from them every assistance and necessary supplies which may be required. Children of the New Forest by Frederick Marryat [1847]

G. K. Chesterton Which of these two parties was right about the question of attacking the reality of spiritualism it is neither easy nor necessary to discuss. Robert Browning by G. K. Chesterton [1903]

Charles Dickens The union of parties still continuing, the motion was seconded by Mr. Wigsby — on all usual occasions Mr. Chib’s opponent — and rapturously carried with only one dissentient voice. Reprinted Pieces by Charles Dickens [1850]

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu Croquet parties were already visible on the shorn grass, under boughs that spread high in the air, and cast a pleasant shadow on the sward. Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu [1871]

Anthony Trollope The object of all the parties was to make it worth the voters’ while to give their votes; but to do so without bribery. Doctor Thorne by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope Those two who were elected to be the chiefs of the two parties had more of cream in their composition than any others. The Duke’s Children by Anthony Trollope

Thomas Wolfe You’d think all some people had to do was give parties all the time. You Can’t Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe [1940]

Evening parties made the solace of her life. Janet Carey by Ellen Wood [1873]

Henry James In their family parties there was always something of the tribunal. The Reverberator by Henry James [1888]

Jane Austen You have politics, of course; and it would be too bad to plague you with the names of people and parties that fill up my time. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen [1814]

H. G. Wells Parties of reaction like the Fascists, parties of dogma like the Communists, are full of energy. Meanwhile by H. G. Wells [1927]

Jules Verne Il fallait faire alors des observations nombreuses sur les compas transportés à différentes parties du navire et prendre une moyenne. Vingt Mille Lieues sous les Mers by Jules Verne [1869-70]

Walter Scott So feeble, indeed, was the arm of the police, that it was not unusual for such skirmishes to last for hours, where the parties were numerous and well matched. The Abbot by Walter Scott [1820]

Maria Edgeworth Into these select parties Lady Clonbrony had never been admitted. The Absentee by Maria Edgeworth

Jules Verne Les parties centrales de l’Amérique méridionale et de l’Afrique deviendront les continents habités par excellence. L’Ile Mystérieuse by Jules Verne [1874]

The fashion as to this point has often varied; but at that time, I believe the custom was for bridal parties to be in full dress. Autobiographical Sketches by Thomas De Quincey [1853]

Benjamin Disraeli When parties are equal, and the struggle for power is intense, society loses much of its sympathy and softness. Endymion by Benjamin Disraeli [1880]

Sir Thomas Browne It is a barbarous part of inhumanity to add unto any afflicted parties misery, or endeavour to multiply in any man a passion whose single nature is already above his patience. Religio Medici by Sir Thomas Browne [1643]

George Meredith It seems to Sir Cramborne and to me the most desireable thing for all parties concerned, if you can be induced to regard it in that light. Diana of the Crossways by George Meredith [1885]

Jules Verne Les parties délicates de la machine furent aussi démontées avec soin; la chambre qui la renfermait fut hermétiquement close. Les Aventures du Capitaine Hatteras by Jules Verne [1864]

Elizabeth Von Arnim It was what made one go to so many parties; and lately even the parties had seemed once or twice not to be a perfectly certain protection. The Enchanted April by Elizabeth Von Arnim [1922]

Bronislaw Malinowski The men, in parties of three or four, went out hunting. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

Anthony Trollope We have no such variance of creed, no such radical difference as to the essential rules of life between parties in our country. North America by Anthony Trollope

E. F. Benson The tourist season, when char-a-bancs passed through Riseholme in endless procession, had begun, and whole parties after lunching at the Ambermere Arms went to see it. Lucia in London by E. F. Benson [1927]

Sinclair Lewis This was another of the practically incessant series of “Welcome home, Major Rodney Aldwick, well done, sir!” parties which had adorned Rod’s terminal leave. Kingsblood Royal by Sinclair Lewis

As for young Jackson, he was delighted, for, in private, he had been just as worried as any of the other parties concerned as to what might have happened had the matter gone to an appeal. The Storm Breaks by Arthur Gask [1949]

At our evening parties the girls and young women (Vernon’s friends) were kinder to me than ever and I found myself wondering whether I really looked “nice” as they said. My Life and Loves by Frank Harris

E. F. Benson Perfectly legitimate, of course, for if my house may be given over to parties for paupers, you can surely have a merry-go-round in quaint Irene’s and I a jumble-sale in yours. Mapp and Lucia by E. F. Benson [1931]

Thomas Paine I viewed the dispute as a kind of law-suit, in which I supposed the parties would find a way either to decide or settle it. The American Crisis by Thomas Paine

H. G. Wells Shooting parties used to come to Chessing Hanger, and the shooting used to go on day after day. The Dream by H. G. Wells [1924]

T. E. Lawrence They were also to push sniping parties down the Agida hills. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

Jules Verne Cyrus Smith, montant alors sur son banc, promena le fanal sur les diverses parties de la paroi, qui séparait la crypte de la cheminée centrale du volcan. L’Ile Mystérieuse by Jules Verne [1874]

Benjamin Disraeli The opera was just over, and some parties who were not staying the ballet, had already assembled there. The Young Duke by Benjamin Disraeli [1831]

Scouting parties had been sent out to discover, if they might, the Rash Adventurer’s (such was the title decided on by those who wanted to land safely in the ultimate result) whereabouts. Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

If the quiver under her sternum this morning had reminded her of school days, that small metal circle brought back even more clearly the parties of her childhood. Miss Pym Disposes by Josephine Tey

A party every night, given or attended, was not sufficient; young people entered into competition on the number of parties they could “look in at” in a given night. London in My Time by Thomas Burke

Thomas Hardy And so the zealous wishes of the neighbours to give a geometrical shape to their story were fulfilled almost in spite of the chief parties themselves. The Well-Beloved by Thomas Hardy [1897]

H. Rider Haggard Just about dawn we were awakened by Infadoos, who came to say that great activity was to be observed in Loo, and that parties of the king’s skirmishers were driving in our outposts. King Solomon’s Mines by H. Rider Haggard

Marjorie Bowen Continual parties in honour of the charming little granddaughter of M. de Frediani were given on his vast estates while the Southern spring burst open around them. Forget-me-not by Marjorie Bowen [1932]

Jane Austen You have many parties of that kind here, I suppose, Miss Woodhouse, every summer?” “No; not immediately here. Emma by Jane Austen [1816]

David Hume And what should render the founders of parties more odious, is the difficulty of extirpating these weeds, when once they have taken root in any state. Of Parties in general by David Hume

H. Rider Haggard But she has been very quiet; no parties or anything, which makes people think that she has lost money. Dawn by H. Rider Haggard

Henry Adams All parties were mixed up and jumbled together in a sort of tidal slack-water. The Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams [1907]

Anthony Trollope I’m not at all anxious for London parties and gaiety. The Kellys and the O’Kellys by Anthony Trollope

Thomas Hardy He could hardly realize their true relations to each other as yet, and what their mutual bearing should be before third parties thenceforward. Tess of the d’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

Andrew Lang There was nothing then to be seen but parties of pleasure, hunting, fishing, dancing, mirth, and feasting. The Blue Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Jules Verne Rien qu’à la température de cinq degrés au-dessous de zéro, toutes les parties extérieures du Nautilus se recouvraient de glaces. Vingt Mille Lieues sous les Mers by Jules Verne [1869-70]

Maria Edgeworth The parties met and fought: the man who deserved to have suffered, by the chance of this rational mode of deciding right and wrong, escaped unhurt; Ormond received a wound in his arm. Ormond by Maria Edgeworth

This last type is surprisingly common in Socialist parties of every shade; it has perhaps been taken over en bloc from. The Road to Wigan Pier by George Orwell [1937]

Jules Verne Le docteur tailla dans la chair les parties les plus savoureuses, et il laissa le cadavre à la merci de quelques corbeaux qui, à cette époque de l’année, planaient déjà dans les airs. Les Aventures du Capitaine Hatteras by Jules Verne [1864]

H.P. Lovecraft The leader would then deliver the loud single blast, and the various advance parties would commence their simultaneous attack on three points. The Case of Charles Dexter Ward by H.P. Lovecraft [1927]

According to him, the two parties should always be regarded as the natural enemies of each other. His Prey was Man by Arthur Gask [1942]

Willa Cather After the Christmas festivities were over, the whist parties settled into a regular routine. A Lost Lady by Willa Cather [1923]

He knew, moreover, that the only way to allay the jealousy of the two parties in the present crisis was to assume himself the office which was the cause of their dissension. The History of the Conquest of Peru by William Hickling Presco

Jules Verne Harbert venait d’y jeter une brassée de bois sec, et la flamme projetait de grandes clartés dans les parties sombres du couloir. L’Ile Mystérieuse by Jules Verne [1874]

T. E. Lawrence We left two parties in the neighbourhood to damage the line on the next day and the next, while we rode to Abdullah’s camp on April the first. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

Finally it may be pointed out that this plan is the only one offering serious guarantees to all the parties occupying their respective positions within the scheme. Notes on Life and Letters by Joseph Conrad [1921]

Willa Cather She gave dinners and supper parties for the Glee Club, made the crew break training, and was a generally disturbing influence. The Song of the Lark by Willa Cather [1915]

I had heard of it from others; I had seen the stragglers from it: small bands of marauders, parties of prisoners in the distance. The Warrior’s Soul by Joseph Conrad [1916]

Edith Wharton On every slope stood some villa with awnings spread, and merry parties were picnicking among the vines or watching the peasants at their work. The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton [1902]

Augustine Birrell Both parties were, on each occasion, in a minority. Andrew Marvell by Augustine Birrell [1905]

Sinclair Lewis When he’s cutting up at parties I see you standing back and watching him — the way a mastiff watches a terrier. Main Street by Sinclair Lewis

How the peasants must have cursed both armies! Sometimes parties of men went spud-gathering in no man’s land. Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell [1938]

If a whole crew came talking, parties would listen; but if it’s only one lone old shell-back, it’s the usual yarn. The Wrecker by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne

E. F. Benson Finito! O Georgie, how I should have loved a Roman temple in my garden! Think of the prestige! Archæologists and garden parties with little lectures! It is cruel. Lucia's Progress by E. F. Benson [1935]

F. Scott Fitzgerald Many parties at long tables blurred into one great party and ate fondue — a peculiarly indigestible form of Welsh rarebit, mitigated by hot spiced wine. Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Marcel Prous Morel ne pouvait ainsi s’empêcher de présenter une image de sa vie, mais volontairement, et involontairement aussi, tellement enténébrée, que certaines parties seules se laissaient distinguer. Sodome et Gomorrhe by Marcel Prous

The parties summoned quickly made their appearance, and, on seeing Gertrude, regarded her with an expression of surprise and uncertainty. I Promessi Sposi by Alessandro Manzoni

Benjamin Disraeli Everywhere the whisper went round, and many parties crowded near to catch a glimpse of the hero of the day. Venetia by Benjamin Disraeli [1837]

Guy de Maupassan When the attack was over, he growled angrily: “These parties are not good for me; they are stupid. Bel Ami by Guy de Maupassan

Anthony Trollope The balance of the different parties had been nearly preserved. The Three Clerks by Anthony Trollope

Elizabeth Von Arnim Victorians, of course; but it was restful to talk about them after the strain of his brother-in-law’s Georgian parties on Hampstead Heath. He and she were getting on famously, he felt. The Enchanted April by Elizabeth Von Arnim [1922]

Samuel Johnson The emulation of parties made it successful beyond expectation; and its success has introduced or confirmed among us the use of dialogue too declamatory, of unaffecting elegance, and chill philosophy. Lives of the Poets by Samuel Johnson

She contrived to make her parties proverbially agreeable. A Strange Story by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1862]

G. K. Chesterton But even that mob gave to the Griffins a military reputation beyond their mere territorial rank; and the parties were thus the more equal. The Sword of Wood by G. K. Chesterton [1928]

Walter Scott By this contrivance the Lady Peveril imagined she had altogether avoided the various risks which might occur from two such parties encountering each other, and disputing for precedence. Peveril of the Peak by Walter Scott [1822]

Virginia Woolf She had failed him, once at Constantinople; and Lady Bruton, whose lunch parties were said to be extraordinarily amusing, had not asked her. Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf [1925]

Charles Stur They live quietly, and as gentlemen, are ever happy to see their friends, but public parties are seldom given by any of them. An account of the sea coast and interior of South Australia by Charles Stur

Charles Dickens You know there are two parties in this house about you, and you delight in setting ’em by the ears. The Chimes by Charles Dickens [1844]

E. F. Benson There had been her musical parties at which all Tilling was expected to sit in a dim light and listen to her and Georgie play endless sonatas. Lucia's Progress by E. F. Benson [1935]

Jules Verne Ainsi ils remarquèrent que, pendant la pleine Lune, le disque apparaissait dans certaines parties rayé de lignes blanches, et pendant les phases, rayé de lignes noires. De La Terre a La Lune by Jules Verne [1865]

Jules Verne On ne le voyait guère, et il se tenait presque toujours caché dans les parties les plus sombres du bâtiment. Les Aventures du Capitaine Hatteras by Jules Verne [1864]

John Galsworthy Indeed, without going off the pavement, the two parties could not pass each other. On Forsyte ’Change by John Galsworthy

Mark Twain It brought both parties fame, and created a fountain of commiseration for them in sentimental breasts that is running yet. The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain

Marcel Prous Pouvez-vous me dire ce qu’il contient de parties d’amyle et d’éthyle? — Non, répondit M. de Cambremer embarrassé. Sodome et Gomorrhe by Marcel Prous

The other Socialist parties hated the Bolsheviki with an implacable hatred. Ten Days That Shook the World by John Reed

Ralph Waldo Emerson All parties freely came and went, his courage and honor being universally esteemed. Representative Men by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1850]

Henry James Millicent did not push it, however; she only, it was evident, wished to convey to him that it was better for both parties they should respect each other’s liberty. The Princess Casamassima by Henry James [1886]

Anthony Trollope Even the guide had not come on with us, but was employed in showing other parties about the fortifications. Tales of all countries by Anthony Trollope

Jane Austen Very early in April, and tolerably early in the day, the two parties from Hanover Square and Berkeley Street set out from their respective homes, to meet, by appointment, on the road. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen [1811]

Starlight had just mounted when every rifle and pistol in the two parties was fired at one volley. Robbery Under Arms by Rolf Boldrewood

Walter Scott These two contending parties were so equally balanced, that the predominance of the influence of either was often determined by the course of the sun. Saint Ronan’s Well by Walter Scott [1824]

Mark Twain Any body’s and every body’s notion of a pleasure excursion is that the parties to it will of a necessity be young and giddy and somewhat boisterous. The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain

Bronislaw Malinowski The main features of these forms are: betrothal in infancy, exchange of sisters or relatives, and a series of obligations and mutual duties which both contracting parties undertake. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

Benjamin Disraeli Then what should we do? We could not have wood parties every day; I suppose we should get tired of each other. Vivian Grey by Benjamin Disraeli [1827]

Arthur Conan Doyle The man on the bicycle was doubtless a member of those week-end parties at the Hall of which the publican had spoken, but who he was, or what he wanted, was as obscure as ever. The Return of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1904]

Radclyffe Hall Her parties are a kind of human bran-pie — you just plunge in your fist and see what happens. The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe Hall

George Meredith Is that clear? It is just possible for things to be arranged so that all parties may be happy in their way without much hubbub. The Egoist by George Meredith [1879]

John Lewis Burckhard The inhabitants were now at war with those of Beszeyra, but both parties respect the lives of their enemies, and their hostile expeditions are directed against the cattle only. Travels in Syria and the Holy Land by John Lewis Burckhard

G. K. Chesterton All parties were quite sober, and had indeed obtained no opportunity to be anything else. The Flying Inn by G. K. Chesterton [1914]

John Galsworthy It served, too, as a Sunday afternoon attraction in those week-end parties which his sisters, Winifred or Rachel, occasionally organised for him. In Chancery by John Galsworthy

So deep was the thraldom of the human mind, that the friends and relatives of the accused parties looked on and approved. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

Sinclair Lewis They want me to go to parties and have my picture taken. Let’s Play King by Sinclair Lewis

Now, it seemed to me, the only witness to this fateful fray, that both parties to it knew that the crisis had yet to come. My Tropic Isle by E. J. Banfield

Jules Verne Un concert de réclamations s’éleva de toutes les parties du globe. De La Terre a La Lune by Jules Verne [1865]

H. G. Wells Baldwin is doing his utmost to bring the parties together and arrange a settlement and a fresh start. Meanwhile by H. G. Wells [1927]

They concealed their plot from the other Socialist parties composing the Soviet. . Ten Days That Shook the World by John Reed

Jack London My father’s new-born interest in sociology and the dinner parties he gave would not permit. The Iron Heel by Jack London [1908]

Marxism and the Marxist parties have had dozens of chances. James Burnham and the Managerial Revolution by George Orwell [1946]

Walter Scott It was evident that Gwenwyn, recalling the parties who had been engaged in partial devastation, was bending with his whole forces towards the bridge and the plain beyond it. The Betrothed by Walter Scott [1825]

Jack London In company with Balatta, sometimes with men and parties of women, the freedom of the jungle was his for three quadrants of the compass. The Red One by Jack London [1918]

Both parties flew to arms, and were aided with guns, ammunition, military stores, and food from Pinang, Pinang Chinese having previously supplied the capital needed for working the mines. The Golden Chersonese and the way thither by Isabella L. Bird [1883]

Thomas Paine The parties were always of the class of courtiers; and whatever was their rage for reformation, they carefully preserved the fraud of the profession. The Rights of Man by Thomas Paine [1791]

Olaf Stapledon Salvage parties impotently wandered. Star Maker by Olaf Stapledon

After Hawthorne’s marriage, I think I remember hearing of his wife going to parties and dinners occasionally. The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Frank Preston Stearns [1906]

PRINCE. — Bring forth the parties of suspicion. The House of the Whispering Pines by Anna Katharine Green

E. Phillips Oppenheim There was a considerable sprinkling of soldiers and a few family parties with quite young children. The Ostrekoff Jewels by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1932]

H. G. Wells This led to one or two very intimate private dinners, to my inclusion in one or two house parties and various odd offers of introductions and services that I didn’t for the most part accept. Tono Bungay by H. G. Wells [1909]

Theodore Dreiser Strobik and Wycroft knew the parties from whom the bulk of the stock could be secured if engineered properly. The Financier by Theodore Dreiser

True love, to be firmly based, requires such a mutual interest or common ground on which the parties can meet — something in addition to the usual attraction of the sexes. The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Frank Preston Stearns [1906]