Phrases with "quoted"

Anthony Trollope There is a passage in one of the dialogues, De Oratore, which has been continually quoted against him because the word “fibs” has been used with approval. The Life of Cicero by Anthony Trollope [1881]

Henry James She judged the little lady I have just quoted a goose, but that didn’t make New York any more interesting. Lady Barbarina by Henry James [1884]

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]

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]

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

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

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]

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]

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

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]

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]

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]

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]

In the verse quoted the author speaks of gold as the gold of Parvaim, וְהַזָּהָב זְהַב פַּרְוָיִם‎, and פּרוים‎ Parvaim is taken as a gold-producing region. On the Magnet by William Gilber

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

Arthur Machen This is a well-known fact, and Linnæus is quoted in support of it, with many other witnesses. Dreads and Drolls by Arthur Machen

Ralph Waldo Emerson The reputations of the nineteenth century will one day be quoted to prove its barbarism. Representative Men by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1850]

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]

Leon Trotsky Where a double date is quoted the one in parentheses represents the Gregorian calendar. My Life by Leon Trotsky

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]

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

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]

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

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

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

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

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

On the Yuracaras, A. d’Orbigny, as quoted in Prichard, Physical History of Mankind, vol. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

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

And Macgregor quoted something in Latin — Horace, I believe. Burmese Days by George Orwell

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

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

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

It is, however, quoted as being by Novara in at least three other writings of the same epoch. On the Magnet by William Gilber

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

The good old lady took it all in with a trustful faith, until he quoted dried apples at fifty cents a yard for unbolted sides; then she arose and disinherited him. Cobwebs from an Empty Skull by Ambrose Bierce [1874]

Oscar Wilde Thin-lipped wisdom spoke at her from the worn chair, hinted at prudence, quoted from that book of cowardice whose author apes the name of common sense. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde [1891]

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

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

Jack London To support the claim, he quoted from the report of the Royal Commission on the Blind, “Blindness is more prevalent in poor districts, and poverty accelerates this dreadful affliction. The People of the Abyss by Jack London [1903]

She lay motionless, while he quoted the Scriptures. Encouraged by her docility, he spoke of the certain reward promised by Heaven to the rich who remembered the Church at their death. The Wife of Flanders by John Buchan

But neither is there that origination of the motion by the vapours, and the turning of them back, which opinion of Epicurus has so often been quoted by others. On the Magnet by William Gilber

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]

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]

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

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]

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

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]

Leslie Stephen I have already quoted the retort about “many men, many women, and many children. Samuel Johnson by Leslie Stephen [1878]

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]

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

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

Rudyard Kipling Not Gods,’ Valens quoted from the old Ritual. ‘Say that again, child!’ ‘Gods do not make laws. Limits and Renewals by Rudyard Kipling [1932]

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

Ah, Fate, to men how bitter a taskmistress,’ he quoted with a far-off classical reminiscence. The Black Fishers by John Buchan

The passage here quoted from Dominicus Maria Ferrariensis, otherwise known as the astronomer Novara, does not occur in any known writing of that famous man. On the Magnet by William Gilber

Wilkie Collins Yes! there is indeed the critical authority of Lanzi quoted for my benefit. My Miscellanies by Wilkie Collins [1863]

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]

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

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 Mr. Macmath and I independently reached the conclusion that by “Mr. Herd’s MS.” Hogg meant all Herd’s MSS., which Scott quoted in The Minstrelsy of 1803. Sir Walter Scott and the Border Minstrelsy by Andrew Lang [1910]

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

He quoted something about not going to sleep till we found a pleasant Jerusalem in the green land of England. I was greatly struck. War in Heaven by Charles Williams [1930]

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]

Also Dr. Bennett, as quoted by Brehm, Illustriertes Thierleben, B. iii. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

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

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]

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]

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]

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]

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

Leon Trotsky From the country, Lenin sent the Politbureau a letter in which, without apparent necessity, he quoted my book on Kautsky, and praised the author, without mentioning either him or the book by name. My Life by Leon Trotsky

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

She had taken to reading Emerson of late, and often quoted his words that “the only way of escape in all the worlds of God was performance. Notwithstanding by Mary Cholmondeley [1913]

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]

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]

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]

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]

Victor Hugo They quoted the statutes of Henry I. of England, cap. The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo [1869]

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

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]

H. G. Wells We have already quoted Nicholson’s account of its reviving importance in 1960. The Shape of Things to Come by H. G. Wells [1933]

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

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

Anthony Trollope Books are lugged into court — dirty papers overhauled — thick volumes quoted and consulted — precedents urgedobjections answered — a great deal of self-confidence shown. The Macdermots of Ballycloran by Anthony Trollope [1847]

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]

Edgar Allan Poe In the hexameters quoted several pages ago, from Silius Italicus, the preponderance of the spondee is strikingly manifest. The Rationale of Verse by Edgar Allan Poe [1848]

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

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

Goldwin Smith We quote as biography that which is too well known to be quoted as poetry. Cowper by Goldwin Smith [1880]

I am indebted for this expression to a translation of this poem by Dr. J.A. Symonds, the whole of which I should have quoted here, had it not been unfortunately mislaid. Poems and Fragments by Catullus

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

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

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]

Marie Corelli That passage in the Revelation of St. John, has been quoted scores of times as being applicable to Rome, though as a matter of fact it distinctly mentions Babylon.” Here he smiled suavely. The Master-Christian by Marie Corelli [1900]

Victor Hugo They quoted Lundulphus Sagax, paragraph 16: Facit imperator silentium. The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo [1869]

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

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

Wilkie Collins A few lines more in the Journal follow the lines last quoted in this place. Poor Miss Finch by Wilkie Collins [1872]

Leon Trotsky Bonar Law, then the British Premier, in the House of Commons quoted my letter to the French communists as proof of our intention of crushing Poland in the fall of 1920. My Life by Leon Trotsky

Robert Louis Stevenson When Alencon stood accused of betraying Normandy into the hands of the English, Charles made a speech in his defence, from which I have already quoted more than once. Familiar Studies of Men and Books by Robert Louis Stevenson

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]

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

G. K. Chesterton The saying has been often quoted that Louis Napoleon deceived Europe twice — once when he made it think he was a noodle, and once when he made it think he was a statesman. Robert Browning by G. K. Chesterton [1903]

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

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

On birds of paradise, Lesson, quoted by Brehm, Thierleben, B. iii. 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]

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]

On the Kalmucks, quoted by M’Lennan, Primitive Marriage, 1865, p. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

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]

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]

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

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]

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]

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

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

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

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]

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

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]

Wilkie Collins But when I had advanced as far as the passage which is quoted above, I own I felt my mind growing bitterer and bitterer against Rosanna Spearman as I went on. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins [1868]

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]

Sinclair Lewis Elmer made quite a long speech into which he brought all that Holy Writ had to say about the relations of the sexes — that is, all that he remembered and that could be quoted in mixed company. Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis

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

I fear that not every listener took the significance of those pregnant words in the passage I quoted from John Bell — “thinking to discover its properties in its form. Medical Essays by Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

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]

Samuel Johnson The passage just quoted is, in a poem afterwards addressed to Walpole, literally copied: “Be this thy partial smile from censure free! ’Twas meant for merit, though it fell on me. Lives of the Poets by Samuel Johnson

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]

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

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

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]

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

On Chrysococcyx and Chalcophaps, Blyth, as quoted in Jerdon’s Birds of India, vol. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

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]

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]

George Meredith He quoted a distinguished Tory orator, to the effect, that any lengthened term of peace bred maggots in the heads of the people. Diana of the Crossways by George Meredith [1885]

Anthony Trollope Had Miss Mackenzie quoted the Pope, or Cardinal Wiseman or even Dr Newman, it would not have been so bad. Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope [1865]

Williams on the Fiji Islanders, as quoted by Lubbock, Origin of Civilisation, 1870, p. 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

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

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

One could keep all of them and still write bad English, but one could not write the kind of stuff that I quoted in these five specimens at the beginning of this article. Politics and the English Language by George Orwell

But a still better illustration may be taken from a common line, quoted every day, and ludicrously misinterpreted. Oxford by Thomas De Quincey [1835]

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

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]

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]

Rudyard Kipling Then he could report, and then we could mop ’em up!” “Most immoral! That’s how we got —” Stalky quoted the name of a province won by just such a sacrifice. Actions and Reactions by Rudyard Kipling [1909]

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 passage here quoted is from the middle of Liber vii. On the Magnet by William Gilber

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]

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]

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]

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]

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

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]

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

Anthony Trollope It may be presumed the 52,000,000 of bushels, as quoted above, will swell itself to 60,000,000. North America by Anthony Trollope

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]

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]

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

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

When I read the passage I quoted at the beginning, about the kicking of the little sister’s head, I was aware of another phantom resemblance. Collected Essays by George Orwell

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]

His words to this effect are certain to be quoted and extracted more and more as time goes on, and to take their place among the Scriptures of humanity. Memories and Studies by William James

Jules Verne Indeed, without in the least sharing the opinion of the naturalist quoted above, any one might have taken the rough shaggy figures for seals or some other amphibious animals. The Fur Country by Jules Verne [1873]

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]

Mr Tanner quoted a contemporary, writing in France. The King of France will allow no one to use salt, but what is bought of himself at his own arbitrary price. The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey

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

He was not a man who had religious phrases on his lips; but in letters to his family, quoted by Sir Rickman Godlee, he gives us the secret of his confidence and his power. Victorian Worthies by George Henry Blore

Mark Twain The questions do not appear to have applied the microscope to the subject, as did those quoted by Professor Ravenstein; still, they proved plenty difficult enough without that. What is Man? and other essays by Mark Twain

George Gissing I found it once in Charron, quoted without reference, and it has often been in my mind—a dreary truth, well worded. The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft by George Gissing [1902]

Bronislaw Malinowski Important for us are the examples of female jealousy, quoted by Westermarck from the Australian material; Narrinyeri, Taplin, p. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

Benjamin Disraeli You might dine at Fitz-pompey House and hear his name quoted at both ends of the table; by the host upon the state of Europe, and by the hostess upon the state of the season. The Young Duke by Benjamin Disraeli [1831]

Bronislaw Malinowski Some of the Australian facts are quoted and interpreted there in an analogous way. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

Andrew Lang Another example is quoted in the Quarterly Review, vol. Custom and Myth by Andrew Lang

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]

He published notes to Wheaton’s “International Law,” several of which are quoted in all new works on the subject to this day. Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana [1840]

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]

But, of course, he is not at all answerable for the accuracy of the statements quoted by me from various authorities. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

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]

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]

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

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

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]

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

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]

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

Indeed, he was often heard to say at this time, as the good bishop above quoted remarks, “that he lived as happily with her as if she had been the daughter of a duchess. The History of the Conquest of Mexico by William Hickling Prescott [1843]

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]

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]

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]

I have received drawings of both from Paris. 42 Dr. Webb, “Teeth in Man and the Anthropoid Apes,” as quoted by Dr. C. Carter Blake in Anthropological Review, July, 1867, p. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

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

Bronislaw Malinowski Besides, the Veddas (according to Sarrazins and Seligmann) and the Andamanese (according to Man) may be quoted as peoples by whom absolute marital fidelity is required. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

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]

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]

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