Phrases with "quoted"

Daniel Defoe The words are quoted already in a former page. The History of the Devil by Daniel Defoe

Bronislaw Malinowski Especially the two passages from Grey, quoted by Prof. Frazer in extenso, which had escaped my attention, are very valuable. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

Florence Dixie They had strolled in silence for some time, when he suddenly burst out with the words quoted above, “Is it really true, Cherie ?” “Yes, Ray, it’s quite true. Redeemed in Blood by Florence Dixie [1889]

Rudyard Kipling Why don’t you take an interest in your house? Yah!” quoted Beetle. “Yes, why don’t we? Let’s! We’ll take an interest in the house. Stalky & Co. by Rudyard Kipling [1899]

I shall be told that woman would then lose many of her peculiar graces, and the opinion of a well known poet might be quoted to refute my unqualified assertion. A Vindication of the Rights of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft [1792]

If he had been familiar with the details of modern history, he would have quoted Charles Stuart, and begged pardon for being so long a-dying. Birds of Prey by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1867]

Jean-Jacques Rousseau I know that the siege of Clusium and other isolated events can be quoted against me; but I am citing laws and customs. The Social Contract by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Andrew Lang But Totemism can hardly be quoted as evidence for Darwinism.’ True, but Darwinism and Totemism are matters of opinion, not facts of personal experience. The Making of Religion by Andrew Lang

This line is quoted as Catullus's by Porphyrion on Hor. c. Poems and Fragments by Catullus

Robert Louis Stevenson It was the vossische zeitung article which had been quoted in a paper. Vailima Letters by Robert Louis Stevenson

Andrew Lang Amusing illustrations of their scepticism will be quoted later, under ‘Possession,’ but they do accept as seers certain hysterical patients. The Making of Religion by Andrew Lang

Sigmund Freud According to Hegel, quoted by Spitta, the dream lacks any intelligible objective coherence. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

Are you one of the four out of five? The world-famed Culturequick Scrapbook. Only a drummer and yet he quoted Dante. Christ, what muck! But of course it was an American paper. Keep the Aspidistra Flying by George Orwell

He quoted the Latin in which Haraldsen had said good-bye to the world, but he didn’t mention the place where the words had been written. The Island of Sheep by John Buchan [1936]

Bishop is quoted by Sir E. Belcher, Voyage Round the World, 1843, vol. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

H. G. Wells She quoted the very words of Amanda, words she had overheard at Chexington in the twilight. The Research Magnificent by H. G. Wells [1915]

Wilkie Collins Her Highness quoted Boadicea, Queen Elizabeth, and Joan of Arc, as women who had matched the men on their own ground — and complimented Mrs. Wagner as a heroine of the same type. Jezebel’s Daughter by Wilkie Collins [1880]

Edith Wharton I thought it was the one in which you quoted Epipsychidion — Ventnor. Mercy! Did I quote things? I don’t wonder you were cruel. Crucial Instances by Edith Wharton [1901]

Anthony Trollope He said so much because he would not wish that this case should be quoted hereafter as showing the possible danger of circumstantial evidence. Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope

On the Koraks by McKennan, as quoted by Mr. Wake, in Anthropologia, Oct., 1873, p. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

Anthony Trollope But as I have already quoted a part of the passage in the chapter on this novel, I will not repeat it here. Thackeray by Anthony Trollope [1879]

He quoted a verse which stuck to my fly-paper memory. Space by John Buchan [1911]

Anthony Trollope I am not prepared, indeed, to agree with the often quoted assertion of Cornelius Nepos that he who has read his letters to Atticus will not lack much of the history of those days. The Life of Cicero by Anthony Trollope [1881]

Anthony Trollope No letters more useful to the elucidation of character were ever written; but when read for that purpose they should be read with care, and should hardly be quoted till they have been understood. The Life of Cicero by Anthony Trollope [1881]

During the meal he quoted a tag from Horace, but could not remember its conclusion. The Strange Adventure of Mr. Andrew Hawthorn by John Buchan [1932]

Then, with a smile, half sad, half bitter, she softly quoted the gentle speech of Shakespeare’s gentlest heroine:— ‘Shall I deny you? No: Farewell, my lord. The Cloven Foot by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1879]

Andrew Lang In Elzevirs a line’s breadth of margin is often worth a hundred pounds, and a misprint is quoted at no less a sum. The Library by Andrew Lang

Several other instances of word for word appropriation might be quoted from this and the succeeding volumes of Tristram Shandy. The apostrophe to “blessed health,” in c. Sterne by H. D. Traill [1882]

Victor Hugo They quoted the charter of King Philip in 1307: Multos tenebimus bastonerios qui, obmutescentes, sergentare valeant. The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo [1869]

Maria Edgeworth Emma, without claiming or disclaiming her pretensions to love, quoted the saying of a French gentleman: “L’Amitié est l’Amour sans ailes. The Modern Griselda by Maria Edgeworth

Edgar Allan Poe There was a modern Platonist. He quoted Porphyry, Iamblicus, Plotinus, Proclus, Hierocles, Maximus Tyrius, and Syrianus. There was a human-perfectibility man. Humorous Tales by Edgar Allan Poe

Sidney Colvin Brown’s words, quoted in my text, leave no doubt whatever that these gentlemen were right. Keats by Sidney Colvin [1887]

Joseph Furphy I have reason to remember that I quoted Sturt’s account of the Old Man Plain as a desert solitude of the most hopeless and forbidding character. Such is Life by Joseph Furphy

Nathaniel Hawthorne They quoted it as nothing more than an ordinary occurrence for one or other of us to crop off two or three fingers, of a morning, by our clumsy use of the hay-cutter. The Blithedale Romance by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1852]

I quoted him special terms and all for your sake, gentlemen. Victory by Joseph Conrad [1914]

Sir Walter Scott For the truth of this custom, he quoted the chronicle of Antwerp and that of St. Martin; against which authorities Lovel had nothing to oppose, having never heard of them till that moment. The Antiquary by Sir Walter Scott [1816]

T. H. Huxley This statement, it will be observed, is quite in accordance with that contained in the letter of the Resident Palm quoted above (p. Essays by T. H. Huxley

Walter Scott An instance or two may be quoted chiefly as facts known to the author himself. Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft by Walter Scott [1831]

A quotation from a too seldom quoted book, the Exploratio Philosophica of John Grote (London, 1865), p. The Meaning of Truth by William James

Henry James He seemed to recognise this same tendency in the subversive enquiry that I quoted a moment ago, and set himself to answer our heroine’s question with greater urbanity than it perhaps deserved. Portrait of a Lady by Henry James [1881]

Andrew Lang A passage usually quoted from Seneca has no more to do with the divining rod than with the telephone. Custom and Myth by Andrew Lang

George Gissing He quoted Tennyson: ‘Larger constellations burning,’ &c. In the Year of Jubilee by George Gissing [1894]

The campaign of Belisarius in Africa may be quoted as an example. Gibbon by James Cotter Morison [1878]

Rudyard Kipling Oddly enough — which is seldom the case with free reading-matter — our subscribers rather relished the correspondence, and contemporaries quoted freely. A Diversity of Creatures by Rudyard Kipling [1917]

H. G. Wells It is plain from the letters home already quoted and the “picshuas” here reproduced, that this was a very constant and lively interest in our early days. An Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells

As may be seen from the passages quoted above at length, and from an examination of those merely referred to, the result arrived at is pretty conclusive, and may be summed up in very few words. The Book of Were-Wolves by S. Baring-Gould [1865]

Anthony Trollope Then Barrington Erle quoted Laurence Fitzgibbon’s reply. Phineas Finn by Anthony Trollope

F. Scott Fitzgerald In New York City the proletariat were being “disciplined,” and the odds on Harvard were generally quoted at five to three. The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1922]

Sometimes, in the truce we made with the text, he told a little story of his life at home, or some anecdote relevant to our reading, or quoted a passage from some other author. My Literary Passions by William Dean Howells

Charles Kingsley Yeo, mere stoic fatalism, though he quoted Scripture to back the same. Westward Ho! by Charles Kingsley

D. H. Lawrence They quoted this and that about her. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

Edmund Burke This committee was called Lords of Articles. 29 When I wrote this I quoted from memory, after many years had elapsed from my reading the passage. Reflections on the Revolution in France by Edmund Burke [1790]

Jack London The extracts are quoted from the annual report of the trade union. The People of the Abyss by Jack London [1903]

John Morley This is the vein of that striking passage in his first composition which I have already quoted (p. Burke by John Morley [1879]

G. K. Chesterton It is natural to conjecture that in the thickening atmosphere of theology in Pebblewick, some controversialist quoted the text ‘An evil and adulterous generation seek for a sign. The Flying Inn by G. K. Chesterton [1914]

William Makepeace Thackeray Those wickid critix! they must have been laffing in their sleafs when they quoted it. The Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush by William Makepeace Thackeray [1838]

Harting is quoted by Dr. Zouteveen in the Dutch translation of this work, vol. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

It is the same incestuous atmosphere as in the passage quoted from Reade. And evidently this is Dickens’s ideal ending. Charles Dickens by George Orwell [1940]

He even forged verses which he quoted as if from Paradise Lost, and showed them as Milton’s plagiarisms from preceding writers. Milton by Mark Pattison [1879]

And then he quoted a little bit of poetry, and this took Mrs. Bunting very much aback. The Lodger by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1913]

Richard Burton Al-Samanhudi,49 quoted by Burckhardt, declares that the curtain covers a square building of black stones, in the interior of which are the tombs of Mohammed and of his two immediate successors. Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Richard Burton

Marsden, quoted by Prichard, Phys. Hist. of Mankind, 3rd edit. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

The first observation in the diary is quoted by Lathrop, and has a decidedly youthful tone. The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Frank Preston Stearns [1906]

Anthony Trollope The Pro Cluentio, which is twice as long as the Pro Milone, and which has never, I think, been a favorite with modern readers, is quoted very frequently by Quintilian. It is the second in the list. The Life of Cicero by Anthony Trollope [1881]

Virginia Woolf Cambridge may be quoted as an example of the practical results which come from Research for its own sake. Three Guineas by Virginia Woolf [1938]

The Observations are rarely, if ever, quoted as an authority of weight by any one engaged on classical or Virgilian literature. Gibbon by James Cotter Morison [1878]

It was the first time anyone had quoted the Bible to her for many a long day. The Lodger by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1913]

Andrew Lang The passage already quoted from Ælian informs us that there stood ‘an effigy of the mouse beside the tripod of Apollo.’ In Chrysa, according to Strabo (xiii. Custom and Myth by Andrew Lang

I quoted the bedside Theobald, but Raffles did not smile. The Black Mask by E. W. Hornung [1901]

George Meredith The words Jew and demagogue and baroness, quoted in the letter, were old missiles hurling again at him. The Tragic Comedians by George Meredith [1880]

Robert Louis Stevenson Nor was he content with that; it haunted his mind; he quoted it to himself in the pages of the Diary, and, rushing in where angels fear to tread, he set it to music. Familiar Studies of Men and Books by Robert Louis Stevenson

Letters of hers to him which will be quoted in a later chapter show this in a striking light. Gibbon by James Cotter Morison [1878]

Walter Scott The same ballad is quoted by one of the personages, in a “very mery and pythie comedie,” called “The longer thou livest, the more fool thou art. The Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border by Walter Scott [1802-1803]

This passage, which is quoted with approbation by M. Dupotet69 in a work, as strongly corroborative of the theory now advanced by the animal magnetists, is just the reverse. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

Should any one wish to be more particularly acquainted with this melancholy history, he will find it in the work and at the place which we have elsewhere quoted in relation to this same person. I Promessi Sposi by Alessandro Manzoni

Virginia Woolf Clarissa quoted one poet, Willoughby quoted another. The Voyage Out by Virginia Woolf [1915]

Henry James He had once quoted Tennyson against her:— “And is there any moral shut Within the bosom of the rose?” “In all Miss Blanchard’s roses you may be sure there is a moral,” he had said. Roderick Hudson by Henry James [1875]

Olivier says (as quoted by Kirby and Spence, Introduction to Entomology, vol. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

His voice had a startled note, he quoted texts as if they were supplications to the stony impassiveness of his companion. Witch Wood by John Buchan [1927]

Ralph Waldo Emerson We so quote our Scriptures; and the Greeks so quoted Homer, Theognis, Pindar, and the rest. The Method Of Nature by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1841]

Sir Walter Scott The correspondent of Blackwood, quoted in the Introduction to this Tale, gives us some information on the subject of their credulity. Guy Mannering by Sir Walter Scott [1815]

Ralph Waldo Emerson The acutest German, the lovingest disciple, could never tell what Platonism was; indeed, admirable texts can be quoted on both sides of every great question from him. Representative Men by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1850]

Anthony Trollope Shortly after this letter just quoted had been written, he divorced Publilia also — we are told because Publilia had treated Tullia with disrespect. The Life of Cicero by Anthony Trollope [1881]

Henry James She never alluded to her mother’s domestic decrees; she never quoted the opinions of the marquis. The American by Henry James [1877]

George Meredith They were most pathetic scraps quoted by him, showing the wrestle of love with a petrifying conviction of its hopelessness, and with the stealing on of a malady of the blood. Rhoda Fleming by George Meredith [1865]

H. G. Wells He betrayed none of the uneasiness of the normal politician that any phrase of his might be quoted unfairly against him, and he interested me enormously. An Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells

The other was after supper when he quoted the Wieser Zeitung.’ ‘You’re no fool, Dick,’ he said, with his slow smile. Mr. Standfast by John Buchan [1919]

Joseph Furphy I know it’s been asked before; in fact, I met with it in an English magazine, where the writer uses the very words you quoted just now. Such is Life by Joseph Furphy

Baldwin Spencer In many works on anthropology it is not unusual to see a particular custom which is practised in one or more tribes quoted in general terms as the custom of “the Australian native. The Native Tribes of Central Australia by Baldwin Spencer

Mr. Wonfor’s observations are quoted in Popular Science Review, 1868, p. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

Burton’s statement is quoted by Schaaffhausen, Archiv. fur Anthropologie, 1866, s. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

Jonathan Swif Why, I think I quoted to you some of ——‘s letter, so you may imagine how witty the rest was; for it was all of a bunch, as Goodman Peesley28 says. The Journal to Stella by Jonathan Swif

Him he commissioned to bargain for certain articles of vertu which Lazard, the famous dealer in antiquities, quoted too deareight hundred francs for a mirror, and five hundred for a statuette. Balzac by Frederick Lawton

He considered that his magnetic observations brought new support to that theory, and his views are quoted with approbation by Kepler, Epitome Astronomiæ Copernicanæ . On the Magnet by William Gilber

In this connection note the prayer to Vishnu, quoted above. From Ritual to Romance by Jessie L. Weston [1920]

Anatole France Last year, one day, when I was dining at your house, being placed by the side of Mademoiselle Bell, I quoted this phrase to her, and it pleased her a great deal. The Red Lily by Anatole France [1894]

Richard Burton This contrasts offensively with Lord Lindsay’s happy compliment to the memory of the honest Swiss and the amiable eulogy quoted by Dr. Keith from the Quarterly (vol. Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Richard Burton

However, he is more often quoted aloud than read on the printed page, and most people instinctively make the necessary alterations when they quote him. Rudyard Kipling by George Orwell [1942]

Anatole France Be content with knowing that in that memoir poor Marmet quoted Latin texts and quoted them wrong. The Red Lily by Anatole France [1894]

The majority of Asclepiadaceae are twiners; but Asclepias nigra only “in fertiliori solo incipit scandere subvolubili caule” (Willdenow, quoted and confirmed by Palm, p. The Movements and Habits of Climbing Plants by Charles Darwin

Richard Burton By the tariff quoted below it will be evident that Al-Madinah is not a cheap place. Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Richard Burton

It opens with the passage quoted above (p. From Ritual to Romance by Jessie L. Weston [1920]

Ralph Waldo Emerson We hear eagerly every thought and word quoted from an intellectual man. The Conduct of Life by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1860]

Bronislaw Malinowski The only exception to this rule will be quoted below (see p. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

Winston, in addition to his regular work, spent long periods every day in going through back files of ‘The Times’ and altering and embellishing news items which were to be quoted in speeches. Nineteen Eighty-four by George Orwell

Ambrose Bierce, The Devil’s Dictionary By quotations, I mean not the use of quotation marks around speech, but blocks of quoted text within the body. The Design and Construction of eBooks by Steve Thomas [2015]

Ford Madox Ford I want to tell you! The dear boy has saved me! He always saves me! What shall I do now he’s gone?’ ‘He saved others: himself he could not save!’ Valentine quoted bitterly. Some Do Not . . . by Ford Madox Ford [1924]

Anthony Trollope The Marius was written two years after this, and we have a passage from it, quoted by the author in his De Divinatione, containing some fine lines. The Life of Cicero by Anthony Trollope [1881]

I challenged her, and she quoted the Brabants, about whom there had been an ancient scandal. The New Machiavelli by Herbert George Wells [1911]

Baldwin Spencer He now turns his back upon his victim and stooping down jerks the Injilla or Irna towards him several times muttering the curse already quoted as he does so in a subdued tone. The Native Tribes of Central Australia by Baldwin Spencer

Al Hariri is several times quoted in the Arabian Nights. Lib. Ed. iv. The Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wrigh

On birds of paradise, Lesson, quoted by Brehm, Thierleben, B. iii. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

I remembered our first meeting in a cold camp on the Uasin Gishu plateau, when he quoted and translated a Greek line about the bitter little wind before dawn. The Island of Sheep by John Buchan [1936]

George Gissing You remember the line of Homer I have often quoted about the demoralising effect of enslavement; poverty degrades in the same way. New Grub Street by George Gissing [1891]

He quoted Cato and Roman law and the monasteries of Thibet. “Well, anyway,” said Hatherleigh, escaping from our hands like an intellectual frog, “Semitic or not, I’ve got no use for decency. The New Machiavelli by Herbert George Wells [1911]

Maria Edgeworth Against them she quoted the memoirs and authority of the celebrated Mrs. Bellamy, who has a case in point to prove that “straw colour must ever look like dirty white by candlelight. Belinda. by Maria Edgeworth

Andrew Lang They, and the shortness of the ladders, are mentioned in a MS. quoted by Scott, and in Birrell’s contemporary Diary, i. Sir Walter Scott and the Border Minstrelsy by Andrew Lang [1910]

George Gissing Is it quoted right? Is it apropos?’ ‘Savonarola’s word of fate. Thyrza by George Gissing [1887]

Henry James He had, however, already, at moments, a very pretty writer’s touch, as witness this passage, quoted by Mr. Lathrop, and which is worth transcribing. Hawthorne by Henry James [1879]

Oh! brother Harry, had you played him false? And she had quoted your opinion against him. The Wyvern Mystery by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Maria Edgeworth The Spanish gentleman, to whom he had just quoted a case in point from Vida’s Scacchia, asked him if he were as perfect in the practice as in the theory of the game. Belinda. by Maria Edgeworth

They are often quoted with approbation by commentators of the last century. Locke by Thomas Fowler [1880]

G. K. Chesterton All his views on religion (reverently quoted in the Review of Reviews) were simply the stalest ideas of his time. A Miscellany of Men by G. K. Chesterton [1912]

Ruschenberger is quoted by Bonwick, Last of the Tasmanians, 1870, p. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

Bronislaw Malinowski These passages are quoted from works of very distinguished writers to show that the mistakes result from serious defects in sociological knowledge, and not from any accidental causes. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

Willa Cather But as you first quoted the priest, Augusta, it was rather shocking. The Professor’s House by Willa Cather [1925]

Walter Scott But the poet you have quoted affords strains fitter for a dissolute court than for a convent. The Monastery by Walter Scott [1820]

All snakes stung, according to Mother, and when I quoted the penny encyclopedia to the effect that they didn’t sting but bit, she only told me not to answer back. Coming up for Air by George Orwell

Maria Edgeworth He rummaged over Tovey and Ockley; and “Priestley’s Letters to the Jews,” and “The Letters of certain Jews to M. de Voltaire,” were books which he now continually quoted in conversation. Harrington by Maria Edgeworth

For a moment I believed them all lifeless, and O’Hara’s familiar line, “The bivouac of the dead,” quoted itself in my consciousness. Four Days in Dixie by Ambrose Bierce [1888]

Rudyard Kipling The High Priest laughed and quoted an ancient saying of the Tribe when young men boasted or children wanted something they couldn’t get. A Book of Words by Rudyard Kipling [1928]

Anthony Trollope A passage was quoted by M. Du Rozoir — Ad Att., lib. The Life of Cicero by Anthony Trollope [1881]

Walter Scott At present it is quoted as another instance of a fortune-teller referring to Elfland as the source of his knowledge. Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft by Walter Scott [1831]

Andrew Lang Writing to Mrs. Dunlop on January 25, 1790, Burns quoted these lines, ‘in an old Scottish ballad, which, notwithstanding its rude simplicity, speaks feelingly to the heart. The Valet’s Tragedy by Andrew Lang

Bronislaw Malinowski Deep affection is quoted as their chief virtue (Gason); and as the most sincere and strongest feeling (Spencer and Gillen); and so forth. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

R. D. Blackmore In return for this, he was always thought of first, and the best of everything was kept for him, and Mrs. Carroway quoted him to others as a wonder, though she may not have done so to himself. Mary Anerley by R. D. Blackmore [1880]

Anthony Trollope Now, I don’t believe that; and when I asked him how he knew, he quoted the ‘Freeman.’” “The ‘Freeman,’ indeed! Just like him. Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope

Leslie Stephen I have already quoted a passage or two from the early letters addressed to the two sisters. Alexander Pope by Leslie Stephen [1880]

Walter Scott The story is interesting and beautifully told, and, as one of the oldest fairy legends, may well be quoted in this place. Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft by Walter Scott [1831]

However——” and then he quoted the familiar Latin tag concerning ill words of the dead. The Story of Ivy by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1927]

D. H. Lawrence Meg had flushed at his sneer, when he quoted for the child its mother’s dictum. The White Peacock by D. H. Lawrence

H. G. Wells It beat about the bush too much to be quoted in full here, but the gist of it was a warning not to give way to a ‘fantasy-suggestion’. Star-Begotten by H. G. Wells [1937]

Henry Handel Richardson Let them alone, or pamper them, and they spread like a weed, and choke you”— and he quoted a saying about going to women and not forgetting the whip, at which Maurice stood aghast. Maurice Guest by Henry Handel Richardson

Benjamin Disraeli I have heard Greek quoted here, but that was long ago, and a great mistake. Endymion by Benjamin Disraeli [1880]

H. G. Wells They would be read from, recited from, quoted in exemplification and imitated by the pupils. Mankind in the Making by H. G. Wells [1903]

The usage was also known in France and England. See the instances quoted by Jacob Grimm in his “Rechtsaltertumer”, 930. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

Many other incidents could be quoted which show his unconventional ways and his habitual disregard for his own comfort, dignity, or safety. Victorian Worthies by George Henry Blore

Arthur Machen He was looking over the Reader, and enjoying the admirable literary criticisms, some three months after the return of his book, when his eye was attracted by a quoted passage in one of the notices. The Hill of Dreams by Arthur Machen [1907]

Henry James The words I have just quoted were an attempt to put his finger suddenly upon the place; and they had some of the success that he looked for. Washington Square by Henry James [1880]

Andrew Lang Scott, writing anonymously, quoted his own poems in the novels, an obvious ‘blind. The Valet’s Tragedy by Andrew Lang

Hitler and the Nazis are just beginning to make their appearance, in the sort of reference I quoted above. Collected Essays by George Orwell

George Meredith Oh, and you told me you supported Lord Ormont on his pet argument for corps d’elite; and you quoted Virgil to back it. Lord Ormont and his Aminta by George Meredith [1894]

He wiped his eyes, he blew his nose, and he quoted Latin. The effect was tremendous — the Latin was a decided hit. Sketches by Boz by Charles Dickens [1836]

M. R. James The only item with which I am concerned was the rather large, black-framed mezzotint of which I have already quoted the short description given in Mr Britnell’s catalogue. Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by M. R. James

Edgar Allan Poe There are some passages of his description, nevertheless, which may be quoted for their details, although their effect is exceedingly feeble in conveying an impression of the spectacle. Tales of Science by Edgar Allan Poe

Edith Wharton He quoted the prophets something terrible, and worked on the kitchen-maid so that she declared she wouldn’t go down alone to put the cold meat in the ice-box. The Descent of Man and other stories by Edith Wharton [1903]

John Galsworthy But Dad was only sixty-two! Jean’s cheeks the night of their arrival, when Aunt Em quoted the ‘multiply exceedingly. Flowering Wilderness by John Galsworthy

H. G. Wells He invented a plausible history of the Janissaries and he quoted the parts played by the fleets of Turkey, Russia and Germany in reversing governments since 1900. The Holy Terror by H. G. Wells [1939]

Sir Walter Scott Let us adopt a Scotch proverb the Dominie quoted the other day — “Let bygones be bygones, and fair play for the future. Guy Mannering by Sir Walter Scott [1815]

Victor Hugo People quoted the famous verses of Corneille, the septuagenarian, to a girl of twenty — “Marquise, si mon visage. The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo [1869]

Andrew Lang What follows, about the origin of the gods called Adityas, is really too savage to be quoted by a chaste mythologist. Custom and Myth by Andrew Lang

Edgar Allan Poe Nothing of this care is seen in the line quoted above — although Pope has some fine instances of the duplicate effect. The Rationale of Verse by Edgar Allan Poe [1848]

Sars has described a somewhat analogous case (as quoted in Nature, 1870, p. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

The brief passage from Aristotle’s De Anima referring to Thales is quoted by Gilbert himself at the bottom of p. On the Magnet by William Gilber

The most common of these is the “quote”, which is not text in quotation marks, but text which is quoted within the text; this is essentially the same as the blockquote. The Design and Construction of eBooks by Steve Thomas [2015]

Henry Handel Richardson But of a sudden they woke to life again, took an upward bound, and within a month were quoted at five pounds — on rumour alone. Australia Felix by Henry Handel Richardson

They quoted it as often as other things he said, but always in a spirit of derision, while Kendal’s ideas as a rule got themselves discussed seriously, now and then furiously. A Daughter of To-Day by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1894]

After that I remembered very little; I think I may have quoted “The Prisoner of Chillon,” because he put it into my head. Romance by Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford [1903]

He likes to see them quoted in columns headed ‘Through German Glasses’, and made the text of articles showing what a good democrat he is becoming. Mr. Standfast by John Buchan [1919]

For the Cape of Good Hope, Quetelet as quoted by Dr. H. H. Zouteveen, in the Dutch translation of this work (vol. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

William Blades In the book quoted it is just as if there had been a race. The Enemies of Books by William Blades [1880]

Andrew Lang Bayle quoted this fellow in a note, and ye all steal the tattle one from another in your dull manner, and know not whence it comes, nor even that Bayle would none of it and mocked its author. Letters to Dead Authors by Andrew Lang

The essential part is quoted by Gilbert himself on p. On the Magnet by William Gilber

Virginia Woolf One day she was pouring out tea for Mr Pope while, as anyone can tell from the verses quoted above, he sat very bright-eyed, observant, and all crumpled up in a chair by her side. Orlando by Virginia Woolf [1928]

E. F. Benson There were quantities of stars, and as usual she quoted ‘See how the floor of heaven is thick inlaid . Lucia in London by E. F. Benson [1927]

T. E. Lawrence There flashed into my head the pleasure of our men at Deraa when Barrow saluted their flag — and I quoted it as an example good to follow before the Town Hall when he marched past. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

Jeremy Taylor he quoted only to ridicule; and even Locke, the confidential friend of his grandfather, he never alludes to without a sneer. Shakspeare by Thomas De Quincey

Elizabeth Gaskell She quoted those lines of George Herbert’s: “All may have, If they dare choose, a glorious life, or grave. The Moorland Cottage by Elizabeth Gaskell [1851]

Anthony Trollope I acknowledge, too, the present quoted at £10. The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope

You must henceforth be admired and quoted as a model of it. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas

Gertrude Stein We were fond of Rönnebeck and beside the first time he came to the house he quoted some of Gertrude Stein’s recent work to her. The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein [1933]

George Gissing She quoted a line or two of Tennyson; the first time I ever heard a woman speak blank verse with any kind of decency. New Grub Street by George Gissing [1891]

Vide Buxtorf, as quoted in Dr Magee (Bishop of Raphoe’s ) work on the atonement. Melmoth the Wanderer by Charles Maturin [1820]

George Meredith He quoted the Bevisham doctor! ‘Convictions are generally first impressions that are sealed with later prejudices,’ and insisted there was wisdom in it. Beauchamp's Career by George Meredith [1875]

But according to Mr Jones, quoted above, ‘the average value of all allowances in kind for the country as a whole is only fourpence a day’. The Road to Wigan Pier by George Orwell [1937]

Jack London Note the similarity between the utterance of the Charleston Baptist Association quoted above, and the following utterance of Van Dyke seventy years later: “The Bible teaches that God owns the world. The Iron Heel by Jack London [1908]

Edith Wharton Mrs. Blinder’s hand shook so that she could hardly pour the tea, and Mr. Wace quoted the most dreadful texts full of brimstone. The Descent of Man and other stories by Edith Wharton [1903]

Robert Louis Stevenson One last remark occurs: It is the mark of genuine conversation that the sayings can scarce be quoted with their full effect beyond the circle of common friends. Memories and Portraits by Robert Louis Stevenson

Rudyard Kipling Substantially, it comes to no more than the axiom quoted by the Fool in “ Twelfth Night”, on the authority of the witty Hermit of Prague: “That that is, is”. A Book of Words by Rudyard Kipling [1928]

William Henry Bragg In one of the experiments quoted in the paper (see Fig. 44) the chamber was of cylindrical form, 3 inches high and 10 inches in diameter. Studies in Radioactivity by William Henry Bragg [1912]

Theodore Dreiser But the sight of his name quoted daily as being about his duties, or rendering such and such a decision, was a great satisfaction to him. The Financier by Theodore Dreiser

As can be seen from the phrase quoted above, he believed in “arousing the world”, which is only possible if the world gets a chance to hear what you are doing. Collected Essays by George Orwell

D’Orbigny, as quoted by Godron, De l’Espece, vol. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

Anthony Trollope Then he quoted a line or two of a Latin poet, and felt himself to be comfortable. Phineas Finn by Anthony Trollope

Walter Scott A curious and accurate account of their arrival in France is quoted by Pasquier “On August 27th, 1427, came to Paris twelve penitents, . Quentin Durward by Walter Scott [1823]

The passage as quoted from the English version of Pliny’s Natural Historie of the World, translated by Philemon Holland (London, 1601, p. On the Magnet by William Gilber

Robert Louis Stevenson The, reader will observe a mark of excision in the passage as quoted by me. Memories and Portraits by Robert Louis Stevenson

Ralph Waldo Emerson Who are you that have no task to keep you at home? I have been quoted as saying captious things about travel; but I mean to do justice. The Conduct of Life by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1860]

He quoted Heine’s tenderest love songs. The Golden Calf by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1883]

Shaftesbury is quoted as having pronounced it the test of truth — a ridiculous assertion, for many a solemn fallacy has undergone centuries of ridicule with no abatement of its popular acceptance. The Devil’s Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce [1911]