Phrases with "rallied"

Rafael Sabatini But he rallied again, and lay there panting, his fingers plucking at the coverlet. The Sea Hawk by Rafael Sabatini

I rallied the porters for pulling up after so short a march, but could not induce them to go on. Journal of a Cruise on the Tanganyika Lake by John Hanning Speke [1864]

Washington Irving In a little while three hundred horsemen and a thousand foot-soldiers rallied under his standard. The Alhambra by Washington Irving

Jules Verne When a sudden fall undid their work they felt discouraged, and nothing but Mac-Nab’s steady voice could have rallied them. The Fur Country by Jules Verne [1873]

Elizabeth Gaskell For a few hours, the mother rallied on seeing her son. North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell [1854]

Jonathan Swif Prior rallied Lord Peterborow for author of them; and Lord Peterborow said he knew them to be his; and Prior then turned it upon me, and I on him. The Journal to Stella by Jonathan Swif

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu Still, like a prize-fighter he rallied between the rounds, and drove right on in his old line. The Tenants of Malory by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu [1867]

Edith Wharton His expectations were fulfilled, and before the wedding took place Alice Varick’s group had rallied openly to her support. The Descent of Man and other stories by Edith Wharton [1903]

Anthony Trollope His uncle had rallied a little, she told him. An Eye for an Eye by Anthony Trollope [1879]

Caranby rallied considerably, and when he began his recital spoke in stronger tones. The Secret Passage by Fergus Hume

Wilkie Collins A few hours before he breathed his last he rallied for a while, and recognized Ariel at his bedside. The Law and the Lady by Wilkie Collins [1875]

George Meredith She was very much at home with my lord, whom she rallied for his addiction to his Club at a particular hour of the afternoon. Lord Ormont and his Aminta by George Meredith [1894]

Wilkie Collins The tone of the answer he had just given, and the attitude he assumed at the table, convinced Mrs. Lecount that Spanish wine and Scotch mutton had done their duty, and had rallied his sinking courage. No Name by Wilkie Collins [1862]

Margaret Oliphant WHEN Vincent came to himself, and began to see clearly the true horrors of his position, his mind, driven to its last stronghold, rallied convulsively to meet the worst. Salem Chapel by Margaret Oliphant [1862]

But he rallied a bit the next day: and when the Squire got there in the evening, he was sitting up by the fire dressed. Caromel’s Farm by Ellen Wood [1878]

Wilkie Collins Her face w armed into color; her beauty rallied its charms. The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins [1873]

Elizabeth Gaskell If his heart had been light, he might have rallied sooner; but he was so depressed he did not care to live. Sylvia’s Lovers by Elizabeth Gaskell [1863]

Robert Louis Stevenson I’ve rallied him and I’ve reasoned with him, told him that every one was most kindly inclined towards him, told him even that I was received merely because I was his guest. The Weir of Hermiston by Robert Louis Stevenson

Excitement and indignation had taken possession of West Lynne. How the people rallied around Mr. Carlyle! Town and country were alike up in arms. East Lynne by Ellen Wood [1861]

Others rallied round their old captain, and recovered their native courage at the brave and hopeful bearing he wore over a heart full of anguish. Hard Cash by Charles Reade [1863]

Anatole France The Princess rallied the Deputy. “Then you do not know, Monsieur Garain, that one does the same things for very different reasons?” Montessuy said she was right. The Red Lily by Anatole France [1894]

Edith Wharton Though they still rallied about her, keeping up the convenient habit of familiar intercourse, she had begun to be aware that their view of her had in it an element of criticism and compassion. Fruit of the Tree by Edith Wharton [1907]

Edith Wharton I know the trick; you got it out of Herbert Spencer!” The assault had nearly disabled the Professor for farther resistance; but he rallied his wits and answered stonily: “I have no time-table. Here and Beyond by Edith Wharton [1926]

R. D. Blackmore Then Marmaduke rallied for one last fight, with the surety of a man to help him. Mary Anerley by R. D. Blackmore [1880]

Maria Edgeworth I rallied my spirits and my wits, and gave some answers which gained the smile of the court on my side. Leonora by Maria Edgeworth [1806]

Maria Edgeworth Lady Delacour rallied her upon her prudery, but in vain. Belinda. by Maria Edgeworth

At the same instant, rallied by the espirit de corps, all the comrades of the conquered man fell upon the conqueror. The Vicomte de Bragelonne by Alexandre Dumas [1848-1850]

Andrew Lang She heard her voices, though not distinctly, in the uproar of the brawling court which tried her at Rouen; she saw her visions in the imminent deadly breach, when she rallied her men to victory. The Valet’s Tragedy by Andrew Lang

Benjamin Disraeli The only person who had a gloomy air was Endymion. She rallied him. Endymion by Benjamin Disraeli [1880]

Arthur Conan Doyle Mordaunt, too, suffered much for some time, and it was only after our removal to Edinburgh that he rallied from the shock which he had undergone. The Mystery of Cloomber by Arthur Conan Doyle [1889]

Wilkie Collins I rallied my courage, and pointed to the last sentence in the telegram. The Law and the Lady by Wilkie Collins [1875]

When he rallied they were standing together on the hearthrug, and she was saying — he did not know what she was saying, for he was repeating over and over again to himself, “The moment is past. Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley [1899]

Maria Edgeworth As to my fears, Mowbray rallied me out of them effectually. Harrington by Maria Edgeworth

Elizabeth Gaskell But then she rallied her courage, and said with more gravity than before — ‘I am really interested in this story about Molly Gibson, I own. Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell [1865]

Janet, whose strong constitution rapidly rallied from the shock that had momentarily prostrated her, thought these subjects of conversation natural and even exhilarating. Moth and Rust by Mary Cholmondeley [1912]

In about an hour he opened his eyes, and continued to mutter unintelligibly till towards the evening, when he rallied a little, and began to talk rationally. The Last Days of Immanuel Kant by Thomas De Quincey [1827]

Benjamin Disraeli They formed and rallied round her, and charged with renewed energy at the very moment that Campian had brought the force of his division on the enemy’s rear. Lothair by Benjamin Disraeli [1870]

Wilkie Collins Who can she be?” Mercy rallied her courage, and forced herself to speak to him. The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins [1873]

Wilkie Collins He rallied his courage — he forced himself to face the horror of the situation calmly. Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins [1870]

But he rallied after an interval during which these three men devoured his face, each under his own special anxiety, and read there possibly what each least wanted to see. The House of the Whispering Pines by Anna Katharine Green

Rudyard Kipling To do them justice, the people of Framlynghame Admiral, so many as were on the platform, rallied to the call in the best spirit of feudalism. The Day’s Work by Rudyard Kipling [1898]

Robert Louis Stevenson All this while, you may be sure, my mind had been busy upon other matters, even while I rallied my enemy; and chiefly as to how I should communicate secretly and quickly with my lord. The Master of Ballantrae by Robert Louis Stevenson

Wilkie Collins The sudden excess of her alarm as she observed those ominous signs of something wrong rallied her natural energy, and determined her desperately on knowing the worst. No Name by Wilkie Collins [1862]

Elizabeth Gaskell I fancy Sir John expected that the lady would have rallied her friends, and got ready for a sort of battle to defend the entrance to the house; but she had no friends. Morton Hall by Elizabeth Gaskell [1853]

George Meredith I rallied her: ‘Tut, tut, you talk like any twelve-years-old, Janet.’ ‘I offended you then!’ ‘Every day! it’s all that I care much to remember. The Adventures of Harry Richmond by George Meredith [1871]

Anna Katherine Green But he rallied very speedily, and the proceedings continued without interruption. Dark Hollow by Anna Katherine Green

Wilkie Collins She rallied her failing strength. The Two Destinies by Wilkie Collins [1876]

Benjamin Disraeli But Semitism rallied in the shape of the Reformation, and swept all away. Lothair by Benjamin Disraeli [1870]

George Meredith Carlo kissed her loyally, and courteously inquired after her health and the health of friends in Milan, and then he rallied his mother. Vittoria by George Meredith [1867]

He had never rallied from the shock he had received. Agatha Webb by Anna Katharine Green

Arthur Morrison Without, the fight rallied once more. A Child of the Jago by Arthur Morrison

George Meredith He laboured to express these or corresponding views of it, with tolerably natural laughter, and Cecilia rallied her spirits at his pleasant manner of taking his blow. Beauchamp's Career by George Meredith [1875]

Leslie Stephen A day or two afterwards some one rallied Johnson on his appearance at Mrs. Abingdon’s benefit. Samuel Johnson by Leslie Stephen [1878]

George Meredith Meeting General Pierson, the latter rallied him. Vittoria by George Meredith [1867]

Theodore Dreiser By the time the 16th had arrived Hurstwood’s friends had rallied like Romans to a senator’s call. Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser

When we met again at lunch, I rallied him, and he grew restive. The Wrecker by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne

Maria Edgeworth Lady Katrine rallied her unmercifully. Helen by Maria Edgeworth

At the awful sight tottered that guest, and terror seized him; yet the wretched fugitive rallied anon from fright and fear ere he fled away, and took the cup from that treasure-hoard. Beowulf by translated by Francis Gummere

Arthur Conan Doyle Some rallied in little knots, stabbing furiously with their bayonets at the rushing spearmen. The Green Flag by Arthur Conan Doyle [1900]

Wilkie Collins I was nearly nineteen years old before I had sufficiently rallied my courage to be able to think seriously of myself and my prospects. Little Novels by Wilkie Collins [1887]

Edith Wharton She rallied her scattered wits. The Gods Arrive by Edith Wharton [1932]

Anthony Hope It struck me, however, that Bertram himself was absent and in low spirits, and when everybody except ourselves had gone, I rallied him on his moping preoccupation. The Prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope

Jane Austen The dear Colonel rallied his spirits tolerably till just at last; but Darcy seemed to feel it most acutely, more, I think, than last year. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen [1813]

M. P. Shiel Certainly, he rallied wonderfully after it, and this is the second time, too. The Lost Viol by M. P. Shiel [1905]

Jules Verne The purely scientific attraction was suddenly intensified by the following incident: We have seen what legions of admirers and friends Barbicane’s project had rallied round its author. From the Earth to the Moon by Jules Verne [1867]

The Stedinger, however, rallied in great force, routed their invaders, and killed in battle their leader, Count Burckhardt of Oldenburg, with many inferior chieftains. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

Anthony Trollope She rallied herself and struggled, striving to collect her strength. Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope [1865]

Willa Cather She had had many sharp illnesses in her life, but always, before this, she had rallied quickly. Youth and the Bright Medusa by Willa Cather [1920]

Wilkie Collins Rosamond’s flagging interest rallied instantly at this discovery. The Dead Secret by Wilkie Collins [1857]

Everyone was talking; the Baroness was not surprised; the Duchess rallied tumultuously to the support of her lady; the Queen was informed. Queen Victoria by Lytton Strachey

Ann Radcliffe Adeline’s heart was as mournful as Madame’s, but she rallied her drooping spirits, and gave the first instance of her kindness by endeavouring to revive those of her friend. The Romance of the Forest by Ann Radcliffe [1791]

Bram Stoker She rallied a little, and spoke to him more brightly than she had done since we arrived. Dracula by Bram Stoker [1897]

The moderate men of both parties must be rallied round the throne. Daniel Defoe by William Minto [1879]

Jules Verne It rallied round it a certain number of partisans. Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne [1872]

Such of his friends in whom he had been able to confide, had, in their character of wits, rallied him upon the duke’s superiority. Ten Years Later by Alexandre Dumas [1848-1850]

Maria Edgeworth I rallied L—— the other day upon his having no eyes or ears but for his wife. Leonora by Maria Edgeworth [1806]

I drew myself up against the wall opposite the entrance; I collected my forces, I rallied my courage, I would not fall a tame prey. The Last Man by Mary Shelley

Benjamin Disraeli She rallied her courage; once more she made the trial; the key fitted with completeness, and the lock opened with ease, and Venetia found herself in a small and scantily-furnished ante-chamber. Venetia by Benjamin Disraeli [1837]

Thus Socrates, pretending to compare faces with the beauteous Critobulus, rallied only, and not abused. Symposiacs by Plutarch

Elizabeth Von Arnim Carlyle had scowled at her; Matthew Arnold had held her on his knee; Tennyson had sonorously rallied her on the length of her pig-tail. The Enchanted April by Elizabeth Von Arnim [1922]

Whether he thought himself attacked by a man or a raging demon cannot be known, but though the breath had been knocked from his body by Boots’ first rush, he rallied magnificently. Citadel of Fear by Francis Stevens

Robert Louis Stevenson When his sister-in-law rallied him, and proposed that he should get a wife and bairns of his own, since he was so fond of them, “I have no clearness of mind upon that point,” he would reply. The Weir of Hermiston by Robert Louis Stevenson

Edith Wharton Some of the principal figures of Undine’s group had rallied for the occasion, and almost all were in exasperating enjoyment of the privileges for which she pined. The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton [1913]

Henry Kingsley The Church rallied right bravely round the old house, which had always assisted her with sword and purse, and never once had wavered in its allegiance. Ravenshoe by Henry Kingsley [1861]

Edith Wharton Her attention strayed again and he rallied his forces in a last appeal. The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton [1902]

He was determined to force his convictions on me, and the vitality, once so rich, rallied all its lingering forces to the aid of its intense desire. A Strange Story by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1862]

Sir Walter Scott Yet even this fearful pause gave Isabella time to collect the powers of a mind naturally strong and courageous, and which rallied itself at this terrible juncture. The Antiquary by Sir Walter Scott [1816]

Radclyffe Hall They rallied to the call of their country superbly, and may it not be forgotten by England. But the others — since they too gave of their best, may they also not be forgotten. The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe Hall

Gustave Flauber Aulus rallied them jeeringly apropos of the ass’s head, which he declared they honoured. Herodias by Gustave Flauber

T. E. Lawrence These he rallied gently, chaffing them for having done this or that, for having inflicted such losses, or lost so much. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

Arthur Conan Doyle His glazed and featherless cocked hat was the ensign upon which France rallied during those dreadful days. The Adventures of Gerard by Arthur Conan Doyle [1903]

Lucy Maud Montgomery While Miss Harris was counting out his change he rallied his powers for a final desperate attempt. Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery [1908]

He rallied steadily, and without relapse. Diana Tempest by Mary Cholmondeley [1893]

Presently, when she had sufficiently rallied her, “Refrain (she cried) from your rage and passionate chidings, since this detested bull shall surrender his horns to be torn in pieces by you. The Works of Horace by translated literally into English prose by Christopher Smar

George Gissing Mr. Athel, who liked to express himself to young people with a sort of paternal geniality, rallied her one day on her excessive study, and bade her be warned by a notorious example. A Life's Morning by George Gissing [1885]

Benjamin Disraeli Having a fine constitution, he apparently completely rallied from the attack, and little was known of it by the public. Endymion by Benjamin Disraeli [1880]

All the friends of the ministry rallied around the earl, it being generally reported that a verdict of guilty against him would bring a Tory ministry into power. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

His distracted powers rallied home; he was concentrate, his own man again, the hero of his musing mind. The House with the Green Shutters by George Douglas Brown [1901]

Benjamin Disraeli Mrs. Ferrars had never rallied since the last discomfiture of her political hopes, and had never resumed her previous tenour of life. Endymion by Benjamin Disraeli [1880]

To a man and a woman the Opposition rallied round the author. The Life and Letters of John Gay by Lewis Melville

Anthony Trollope But at last he rallied himself,—though not entirely. Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope [1871]

Wilkie Collins Her failing strength rallied in an instant, under the sudden relief of seeing him again. Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins [1870]

But he rallied and his will power dominated illness itself and imposed his own rules upon his overstrained body. Honore de Balzac by Albert Keim and Louis Lumet [1914]

She rallied in an extraordinary manner between three and five o’clock, took her nourishment with an appearance of appetite for the first time since she has been ill. The Cloven Foot by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1879]

Calling one day upon the wife of the surgeon, however, she met the chaplain face to face, and with the consummate art of acting which most women possess, rallied him upon his absence from her house. For the term of his natural life by Marcus Clarke [1874]

He rallied a little one night and said he wanted to tell me something. The Planter of Malata by Joseph Conrad [1915]

T. E. Lawrence In shame his audience deserted him and rallied ever so little to my side. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

Caroline Lamb Lord Trelawney rallied her about the ghost. Glenarvon by Caroline Lamb [1816]

G. K. Chesterton They all knew as well as he did, that a more strenuous social worker than Charles Chadder had never rallied the forces of progress. The Flying Inn by G. K. Chesterton [1914]

T. E. Lawrence At dawn we rallied the various contingents in Wadi Miya, twelve miles south of the town, and advanced on it in order, meeting a few scattered Turks, of whom one party put up a short resistance. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

Wilkie Collins The effect was nearly instantaneous; the sinking vital forces rallied desperately. After Dark by Wilkie Collins [1856]

George Meredith He rallied her, spoke of the old Norman silver cross which the manager of the Concert had sent, humbly imploring her to accept the small memento of his gratitude. One of our Conquerors by George Meredith [1891]

George Meredith She could have rallied him; her laughing eyes showed the readiness, but she forbore, she drank the scene. Celt and Saxon by George Meredith [1910]

Then we rallied you once more against them, and aided you with wealth and sons, and made you a numerous band. The Qur'an by translated by E. H. Palmer

Jules Verne Captain Nemo had somewhat rallied from the prostration which had overcome him, and his eyes shone with their wonted fire. The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne [1874]

Wilkie Collins Zack rallied so rapidly, that he was able, a week before it arrived, to go himself and fetch the letter from his father which was waiting for him at the Agent’s office. Hide and Seek by Wilkie Collins [1854]

But I held my tongue until we had regained the flat in the cautious manner of our exit, and even there until Raffles rallied me with a hand on either shoulder and an old smile upon his face. The Black Mask by E. W. Hornung [1901]

M. P. Shiel The vitality of Spiciewegiehotiu rallied the following afternoon; and the next forenoon her eyes opened with sight, and saw Cobby alive at her side. Children of the Wind by M. P. Shiel [1923]

Maria Edgeworth She rallied her upon the serious studies she had chosen for her morning’s amusements. Belinda. by Maria Edgeworth

Anthony Trollope But after rest for a day or two, she had rallied completely. John Caldigate by Anthony Trollope

The General rallied his troops and joined in the chase. Roads of Destiny by O. Henry [1909]

Kate Chopin But by an effort she rallied her staggering faculties and managed to regain the land. The Awakening by Kate Chopin

Wilkie Collins Just before noon, on the second day, Mrs. Sherwin rallied a little under the stimulants administered to her, and asked to see her husband alone. Basil by Wilkie Collins [1852]

Thomas Hardy Accordingly, in the further belief that you could not have too much of a good thing, Mr. Torkingham not only acted upon his idea, but at every pause rallied to the synod point with unbroken firmness. Two on a Tower by Thomas Hardy [1895]

Daniel Defoe It ran up a great deal farther; the sister scolded, Robin rallied and bantered, but poor Betty lost ground by it extremely in the family. The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe [1683]

They rallied to the call of his lieutenants in the capital, where (somewhat contrary to arrangements) the army remained faithful to the government. Cabbages and Kings by O. Henry [1904]