Phrases with "quotes"

And Gesner quotes venerable Bede to say, that in England there is an Iland called Ely, by reason of the innumerable number of Eeles that breed in it. The Compleat Angler by Izaac Walton [1653]

Rudyard Kipling He quotes one John Stuart Mill to prove it. City of Dreadful Night by Rudyard Kipling [1891]

Andrew Lang Mr. Holmes quotes Pope, Mr. Donnelly quotes Mr. Holmes, for this Greek Dares Phrygius. Probably Shakespeare had Latin enough to read the pseudo-Dares, but probably he did not take the trouble. The Valet’s Tragedy by Andrew Lang

Andrew Lang Now Mr. Ridgeway quotes Polybius (ii. Homer and His Age by Andrew Lang

It’s such a pretty name, reminding one of that old novel of Richardson’s, which everybody quotes and no one ever seems to have read. The Lovels of Arden by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]

Alfred Ainger In a letter to Coleridge of this same year, 1796, he quotes with enthusiasm the rather artificial lines of Massinger in A very Woman, pointing out the “fine effect of the double endings. Charles Lamb by Alfred Ainger [1882]

George Meredith Captain Beauchamp quotes you too. Beauchamp's Career by George Meredith [1875]

Henry James Mr. Lathrop quotes a phrase to this effect from one of his letters, late in life. Hawthorne by Henry James [1879]

And then she is over-educated and conceited; sets up for a modern Lady Jane Grey, quotes Greek plays, I believe, and looks astounded if people don’t understand her. Vixen by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1879]

Mr. Meldola quotes Donzel, in Soc. Ent. de France, 1837, p. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

E. F. Benson The same informant, in a speech Mrs. Gaskell quotes verbatim, told her that the children were never given flesh-food of any sort; potatoes were their entire dinner. Charlotte Bronte by E. F. Benson [1932]

Andrew Lang He quotes none: he says “I was told,” orally, that is. The Puzzle of Dickens’s Last Plot by Andrew Lang

Bodin quotes Pierre Marner, the author of a treatise on sorcerers, as having witnessed in Savoy the transformation of men into wolves. The Book of Were-Wolves by S. Baring-Gould [1865]

Walter Scott The Jesuit Delrio quotes the passage, but adheres with lingering reluctance to the truth of the accusation. Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft by Walter Scott [1831]

Rudyard Kipling She quotes Théophile Gautier, and moves through the world manfully, much respected, for all her twenty inexperienced summers. From Sea to Sea by Rudyard Kipling [1899]

Andrew Lang Mr. Tylor quotes from John Bell’s ‘Journey in Asia’ (1719) an account of a Mongol Lama who wished to discover certain stolen pieces of damask. The Making of Religion by Andrew Lang

Anthony Trollope He quotes as follows from The Royalist newspaper: “We hear that the governorship”— of Coventry Island —“has been offered to Colonel Rawdon Crawley, C.B., a distinguished Waterloo officer. Thackeray by Anthony Trollope [1879]

Andrew Lang We have also to show that Mr. Huxley, under the dominance of his theory, and inadvertently, quotes a good authority as saying the precise reverse of what he really does say. The Making of Religion by Andrew Lang

George Meredith They have not the English Constitution, you think rightly; but in fruit-gardens they grow for fruit, and not, as Victor quotes a friend, for wood, which the valiant English achieve. One of our Conquerors by George Meredith [1891]

But, in setting up the weird type, he quotes words from me; so, in order to escape being classed by some reader along with so asinine a being, I will reassert my own view of truth once more. The Meaning of Truth by William James

He quotes the teaching of St. Barnabas that ‘Abraham, who first gave men circumcision, did thereby perform a spiritual and typical action, looking forward to the Son’. Eminent Victorians by Lytton Strachey

Anthony Trollope Mommsen quotes the price as 12,000 denarii, which would amount to about the same sum. The Life of Cicero by Anthony Trollope [1881]

This system is set forth fragmentarily in various places, and at full length in A VISION, a privately printed book which I have never read but which Mr Menon quotes from extensively. Collected Essays by George Orwell

G. K. Chesterton It is full of stale culture and ancestral simplicity, just as Shaw’s young millionaire quotes Macaulay and piously worships his wife. George Bernard Shaw by G. K. Chesterton [1909]

Walter Scott In the first volume of his Caledonia, he quotes the passage in Godscroft for the purpose of confuting it. The Monastery by Walter Scott [1820]

Milton quotes very little for a man of much reading. Milton by Mark Pattison [1879]

Indeed, he quotes him, at the end of his Supplemental Nights, vol. The Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wrigh

Leslie Stephen He quotes Cowley’s verse, Forbid it, heaven, my life should be Weighed with thy least conveniency. Swift by Leslie Stephen [1882]

D. H. Lawrence And the q-b quotes how many millions of Europeans want to emigrate to the United States. His eye becomes gloomy. Sea and Sardinia by D. H. Lawrence [1921]

Alfred Ainger He quotes the rhymes “in old carved wooden letters” that surrounded the portrait, and adds the significant remark that Ireland was not found out by his parchments, but by his poetry. Charles Lamb by Alfred Ainger [1882]

Andrew Lang Cicero quotes the dictum of Scævola the Pontifex, according to which the gens consisted of all persons of the same gentile name who were not in any way disqualified. Custom and Myth by Andrew Lang

Arthur Conan Doyle Absolutely no clue in them to Mr. Angel, save that he quotes Balzac once. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1892]

Bronislaw Malinowski Mrs. Parker quotes also beliefs containing the idea of reincarnation (loc. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

Walter Scott His turn for the marvellous was that of his time and sect; but there is little room to doubt his veracity concerning whatever he quotes on his own knowledge. The Heart of Mid-Lothian by Walter Scott [1818]

Alfred Ainger Beaumont and Fletcher he quotes with no less delight, “in which authors I can’t help thinking there is a greater richness of poetical fancy than in any one, Shakespeare excepted. Charles Lamb by Alfred Ainger [1882]

Prosper Lucas48 quotes various statements from French authorities, and remarks, “On voit des etalons qui s’eprennent d’une jument, et negligent toutes les autres. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

Catherine Helen Spence He quotes her sayings, he has taken her adviceespecially about the children — but I am not jealous. A Week in the Future by Catherine Helen Spence

H. G. Wells He quotes school time-tables and public discussions and gives samples of the textbooks in use. The Shape of Things to Come by H. G. Wells [1933]

Leslie Stephen Lest this should seem incredible, he quotes Johnson’s dictum. Samuel Johnson by Leslie Stephen [1878]

He looks like Roger does when he quotes that beastly poetry. Shadows of Ecstasy by Charles Williams

Leslie Stephen Hawkins quotes Bishop Burnet as having drunk sixteen large cups every morning, a feat which would entitle him to be reckoned as a rival. Samuel Johnson by Leslie Stephen [1878]

William Godwin Cicero 22 quotes Aristotle as affirming that there was no such man as Orpheus. But Aristotle is at least single in that opinion. Lives of the Necromancers by William Godwin [1834]

Andrew Lang Harping on suicide, Coulton quotes Scott’s statement in ‘Letters on Demonology:’ ‘Of late it has been said, and PUBLISHED, that the unfortunate nobleman had determined to take poison. The Valet’s Tragedy by Andrew Lang

Sir Thomas Browne Pineda * Pineda, in his “Monarchia Ecclesiastica,” quotes one thousand and forty authors. Religio Medici by Sir Thomas Browne [1643]

Virginia Woolf The lines which Professor Peck quotes with admiration: “Good night? No, love! The night is ill,” seems to us a proof of it. The Death of the Moth and other essays by Virginia Woolf [1942]

George Meredith Did you say it? He quotes it as yours, half acquiescingly, and ruefully. Beauchamp's Career by George Meredith [1875]

Anthony Trollope And he quotes the words written to Atticus: “Here my judgment first failed me, or, indeed, brought me into trouble. The Life of Cicero by Anthony Trollope [1881]

Andrew Lang On May 28, the Perth Courier quotes the Dumfries paper, and adds that “the Rev. Mr. Yorstoun, minister of Hoddam (ob. The Book of Dreams and Ghosts by Andrew Lang

Then he quotes many texts about angels in general and becomes almost pious: the sort of thing that Erasmus might have thrown in to placate his enemies the monks. The Place of the Lion by Charles Williams [1931]

Andrew Lang Colonel Elliot has himself noted a more important point than these: he quotes Scott’s stanza xii. Sir Walter Scott and the Border Minstrelsy by Andrew Lang [1910]