Phrases with "reassured"

Isabelle was somewhat reassured by this, and feeling that she would probably have need of all her strength, did bring herself to eat and drink, though very sparingly. Captain Fracasse by Théophile Gautier [1863]

Thomas Hardy The calm, lone scene reassured her. Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy

Radclyffe Hall The clerk behind the counter reassured her. The Unlit Lamp by Radclyffe Hall

He came back with news that both puzzled and reassured me. The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan [1915]

Guy de Maupassan But he reassured himself in reflecting that there was nothing astonishing in his coming a second time to inquire how she felt. Strong as Death by Guy de Maupassan

George Gissing A policeman, in an unfamiliar uniform, reassured her. Thyrza by George Gissing [1887]

George Gissing He reassured her, and then they sat down to the meal. Isabel Clarendon by George Gissing [1886]

Arnold Bennett Absurd cowardice! Of course it was not a seizure! She reassured herself. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

Thomas Wolfe One look about the room reassured him. You Can’t Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe [1940]

Edith Wharton The change in her tone reassured him. Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton [1911]

Gaston Leroux She saw his young, clear eyes, so deep, so intelligent, the well-formed young head, the willing face, all his young ardency for her, and it reassured her. The Secret of the Night by Gaston Leroux [1913]

Here the window looked down into the courtyard; it was still open; and as we gazed out in apparent idleness, Raffles reassured me. The Amateur Cracksman by E. W. Hornung [1899]

The book fascinated him, or more exactly it reassured him. Nineteen Eighty-four by George Orwell

Arnold Bennett And further, since he was house-proud, he had merely to glance round his house in order to be reassured and puffed up. These Twain by Arnold Bennett [1916]

Gaston Leroux He reassured me at once when I explained my scruples to him. The Secret of the Night by Gaston Leroux [1913]

Willa Cather When she was careworn, when her mind felt old and tired, the freshness of her physical self, her long, firm lines, the smoothness of her skin, reassured her. The Song of the Lark by Willa Cather [1915]

Our sylvan nymphs uttered a slight cry, but, reassured immediately afterwards, they laughed, and resumed their walk. Ten Years Later by Alexandre Dumas [1848-1850]

One thing, however, reassured him; he remembered that before they were buried their heads were generally cut off, and he felt that his head was still on his shoulders. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas

Arnold Bennett Those notes, safe and secret in her skirt, gave her confidence, reassured her against the perils of the future, and endowed her with independence. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

She seemed completely absorbed in her book, and that reassured him. The Box Tunnel by Charles Reade

F. Scott Fitzgerald The little boy looked at him through his tears, and was reassured by the impression of moral resiliency which the distraught priest had created. All the Sad Young Men by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1926]

H. G. Wells I remember creeping noiselessly into the great hall where the little people were sleeping in the moonlight — that night Weena was among them — and feeling reassured by their presence. The Time Machine by H. G. Wells [1896]

Anatole France She reproached herself for feeling anxiety without reason, when, on the contrary, she should be reassured and joyful. The Red Lily by Anatole France [1894]

Radclyffe Hall Stephen reassured him good-humouredly, she knew that he was apt to be nervous in motors. The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe Hall

Radclyffe Hall Elizabeth was not reassured by a boisterously happy Joan, and was never surprised when a few hours would exhaust this blissful condition. The Unlit Lamp by Radclyffe Hall

Edith Wharton I’ll send word at once to everybody!” She gathered up her beruffled boa and sunshade, settling her plumage like a reassured bird. Crucial Instances by Edith Wharton [1901]

F. Scott Fitzgerald After a pretty woman has had her first child, she’s very vulnerable, because she wants to be reassured about her own charm. Taps at Reveille by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1935]

Radclyffe Hall Somehow her mouth reassured you. The Unlit Lamp by Radclyffe Hall

Henry Handel Richardson In dressing, Mahony reassured Polly, and instructed her what to say to people who came inquiring after him; it was unlikely he would be back before afternoon. Australia Felix by Henry Handel Richardson

Arnold Bennett That kiss, which comforted and somehow reassured her, was the expression of a surrender whose monstrousness she would not admit to herself. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

Edith Wharton Susy hurried up the stairs, reassured by the mere thought of his nearness. The Glimpses of the Moon by Edith Wharton [1922]

His next words, however, reassured me. The Crime and the Criminal by Richard Marsh [1897]

F. Scott Fitzgerald She was feeling the pressure of the world outside, and she wanted to see him and feel his presence beside her and be reassured that she was doing the right thing after all. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

William Hope Hodgson And then, even as the memory reassured me that he was not acting in ignorance of the possible danger, he called out in a curious, breathless voice: “‘The Darkness! It’s beginning. Eloi Eloi Lama Sabachthani by William Hope Hodgson

Nevertheless, as we have said, one circumstance reassured her. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas

George Meredith The princess had said: ‘Not see him when I have come to him?’ I reassured my undiscerning friend partly, not wholly. The Adventures of Harry Richmond by George Meredith [1871]

I was smiling, and it reassured her. The Syllabub Feast by Ellen Wood [1875]

The women with the little boys looked uneasy, but Scampy reassured them at once. The Master Spy by Arthur Gask [1936]

George Gissing Her look, her talk reassured him; so did her friendship with such a person as the ingenuous Patty. On learning that he dwelt close by her she gave no sign of an uneasy conscience. Eve's Ransom by George Gissing [1894]

Henry James He soothed, he stroked, he reassured her hands, for tender conveyance of his meaning, quite as she had just before dealt with his own for brave demonstration of hers. The Velvet Glove by Henry James [1909]

Jules Verne A whole hour passed, and anyone except Thalcave would have lain down again on his couch, reassured by the silence round him. In Search of the Castaways by Jules Verne [1873]

D. H. Lawrence Yes; he reassured himself it was so. Sons and Lovers by D. H. Lawrence

Gaston Leroux I seemed to dread a sort of witchcraft behind it; but Mamma Valerius reassured me. The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux [1910]

Mrs Villiers’ next words, however, reassured her. Madame Midas by Fergus Hume

Arthur Conan Doyle Our guides seized us with the intention of dragging us out of the path of the falling mass, but presently they were reassured and stood still, for it was clear that it would miss us. The Maracot Deep by Arthur Conan Doyle [1929]

Edith Wharton I told her about the panels,” he reassured her. Crucial Instances by Edith Wharton [1901]

David, with his health and ruddiness and open smile, reassured him. Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

Edith Wharton The young man leaned back luxuriously, reassured by her silence. The Hermit and the Wild Woman and other stories by Edith Wharton [1908]

The thought of David reassured her and she smiled. Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

For a moment she was frightened, but a glance at Stephen’s austere, quick eyes, bent searchingly upon her, reassured her. Moth and Rust by Mary Cholmondeley [1912]

She felt a little oddly and frightened, and the sight of old Dulcibella Crane in the cheerful light, busily unpacking her boxes, reassured her. The Wyvern Mystery by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

But the sight of Mirabell reassured them. Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

The sharp, shrill sound made by her fingers on the pane reassured her as much as it startled him. Hand and Ring by Anna Katharine Green

Mr. Carlyle reassured him upon the point, and turned to Captain Thorn. “Are you acquainted with this neighborhood?” Captain Thorn smiled. East Lynne by Ellen Wood [1861]

Ford Madox Ford I reassured him as best I could. The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford

Thus reassured and thus resolved, I advanced, with a smile of disdain, to meet Margrave and his veiled companion, as they now came from the moonlit copse. A Strange Story by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1862]

Anthony Trollope In some of these interviews Silverbridge described the Polpenno people, and told her how Miss Tregear had been reassured by his eloquence. The Duke’s Children by Anthony Trollope

Greatly reassured by his apparent benevolence, I had been at first very alert in my answers. A Personal Record by Joseph Conrad [1912]

He was moderately reassured however, by the aspect of that countenance, full of astute intelligence and affected humility. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas

After the whirling strangeness of the day he was glad to be in a place that was his own; here at least was a corner of earth of which he was master; it reassured him. The House with the Green Shutters by George Douglas Brown [1901]

He reassured her with a smile, swearing that there was nothing to fear, only she should be careful not to let her skirts get caught in any of the gears. L’Assommoir by Émile Zola

E. F. Benson Daisy, very stupidly, hoped she had not got a cough, and was reassured on that point. Mapp and Lucia by E. F. Benson [1931]

Gustave Flauber Hamilcar had speedily reassured them by declaring that there was enough water left in the cisterns for one hundred and twenty-three days. Salammbo by Gustave Flauber

Arthur Machen That, I believe, was what he meant by “nervousness”; he wished to be reassured by Powell, to be told that there was an actual brother waiting for him below, and that he would see him in a moment. Dreads and Drolls by Arthur Machen

Guy de Maupassan Women have very many subtleties and innate tricks in their soul! “But none of my own arguments reassured me. One Evening by Guy de Maupassan

Anatole France She was kind and she reassured him: “You know very well, my friend, that I am not fickle. The Red Lily by Anatole France [1894]

F. Scott Fitzgerald It reassured him to see his name in type. The Pat Hobby Stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1941]

D. H. Lawrence Life is cruel — and above all things man needs to be reassured and suggested into his new issues. Kangaroo by D. H. Lawrence

Jules Verne Sir Francis, who was familiar with the effects of the intoxication produced by the fumes of hemp, reassured his companions on her account. Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne [1873]

Edith Wharton He consulted a time-table, found a ten o’clock train and reassured her. Summer by Edith Wharton [1917]

One thing, however, reassured Dorothy, and that was the thought that her father, at any rate, would do his best to shield her. A Clergyman’s Daughter by George Orwell

George Gissing If I had ever doubted my sincerity in pessimism, this experience, several times repeated, would have reassured me. Born in Exile by George Gissing [1891]

I reassured her as to her husband’s condition, and then asked her a few questions about herself, and told her that she would soon be well again. The Goldfish by Mary Cholmondeley [1921]

Anthony Trollope She had seen what he was like, and had heard his voice, and been reassured by his vows, and had enjoyed the longed-for opportunity of repeating her own. Marion Fay by Anthony Trollope [1882]

He could remember, when a boy, being sent with a commission to the Viceroy Revillagigedo, and being very much frightened, but soon reassured by the kind reception of the representative of majesty. Life in Mexico by Frances Calderon de la Barca [1843]

My generous friend reassured the suppliant, and on being informed of the name of her lover, instantly abandoned his pursuit. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley [1831]

Edith Wharton She wanted to be reassured as to her mother’s health, and Kate, under her solicitous eye, poured out a cup of tea and forced down a bit of toast. The Mother’s Recompense by Edith Wharton [1925]

Gaston Leroux He was quite reassured as to the fate of Raoul Chagny and Christine Daae; no one could have doubted the word of the weeping Erik that night. The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux [1910]

Radclyffe Hall Of course I want to go,’ Stephen reassured her, ‘I’ll work all the better for a holiday. The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe Hall

George Meredith So extreme was her dread of Mrs. Warwick, that she drove from the London railway station to see Constance and be reassured by her tranquil aspect. Diana of the Crossways by George Meredith [1885]

The sailor’s wife was reassured on her husband’s behalf. Hard Cash by Charles Reade [1863]

H. G. Wells As he came crashing through the gorse bushes, he says he was half minded to turn back, fearing he had to deal with a lunatic, but the possession of the shears reassured him. The Food of the Gods and how it came to Earth by H. G. Wells [1904]

In a few minutes they were all reassembled in the day-room, and the company of his fellows reassured the drooping spirits of our unhappy prisoner. Ralph Rashleigh by James Tucker

Thomas Hardy I did not know she was such a treasure as this!’ He reassured her instantly; declaring that he would not of course desert her, that he would provide a home for her somewhere. Life’s Little Ironies by Thomas Hardy

Victor Hugo That fierce growl reassured him; that threat was a promise. The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo [1869]

Gaston Leroux However, an insignificant doctor from the common quarter of the Vasili-Ostrow, brought by the police, reassured everybody. The Secret of the Night by Gaston Leroux [1913]

But a glimpse of his cucumber frames in the background reassured him. Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley [1899]

Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman There was something about the large, roseate face worn in firm lines of humour and decision which reassured her. The Southwest Chamber by Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman

Of the music-mistress herself they were inclined to be very suspicious, and were not altogether reassured by Gustave’s assertion that she was neither pretty nor fascinating. Charlotte’s Inheritance by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1868]

Virginia Woolf Terence was unreasonably reassured by her words, as he had been unreasonably depressed the moment before. The Voyage Out by Virginia Woolf [1915]

Stephen Lucius Gwynn The advice of business men in London reassured him somewhat, and the Fudges came out at the right moment with great éclat, bringing in £350 to the author within the first fortnight. Thomas Moore by Stephen Lucius Gwynn [1905]

H. G. Wells But at least I might have kissed my mother before I came away, left her some message, reassured her at least for a little while. In the Days of the Comet by H. G. Wells [1906]

I stood up at once, and was reassured by a sight of Madame, not very many yards away, looking at the ruin, and apparently restored to her right mind. Uncle Silas by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Apparently reassured by the act, he walked confidently toward the road. Can Such Things Be? by Ambrose Bierce [1893]

And this belief, which would have carried consternation to the hearts of so many women, reassured her. The Honor of the Name by Émile Gaboriau

Jacques Futrelle One glance across the room to where the chief executive stood, in conversation with two other gentlemen, reassured him. Elusive Isabel by Jacques Futrelle [1909]

He had even reassured London, speaking from its centre. Shadows of Ecstasy by Charles Williams

Guy de Maupassan If you had confessed your fears to me sooner, I would have reassured you. Bel Ami by Guy de Maupassan

Henry Kingsley He began, indeed, to meditate upon going down stairs, when Cuthbert, coming into the next room, reassured him, and he got into bed. Ravenshoe by Henry Kingsley [1861]

Anthony Trollope But the grey old man reassured her. The Belton Estate by Anthony Trollope

Edith Wharton The medical men reassured the family — too completely! — and to the patient they recommended a more varied diet: advised him to take whatever “tempted him. Tales of Men and Ghosts by Edith Wharton [1910]

Thomas Wolfe George reassured him that Mr. McHarg had not been sick but was merely desperately ill, so they went on down the path until they got to the car. You Can’t Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe [1940]

George Gissing Having reassured his father, he launched into a larger optimism. Our Friend the Charlatan by George Gissing [1899]

Henry Handel Richardson When what it really proved — fiercely she reassured herself — was his fondness for her, for his children. Ultima Thule by Henry Handel Richardson

However, we were quite reassured by the arrival of the soldiers, and the sight of Rio Frío was very reviving. Life in Mexico by Frances Calderon de la Barca [1843]

George Gissing Of course you’ll go just the same?’ Snowdon reassured him on this point. The Nether World by George Gissing [1888]

Andrew Lang She was rather alarmed, but the Prince reassured her, telling her it was the good Fairy to whom she owed so much, and who was now conducting her in safety to her mother. The Yellow Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Henry Handel Richardson Polly reassured her attendants, blew her nose, re-read her letter; and other feelings came uppermost. Australia Felix by Henry Handel Richardson

His tranquillity tranquillised Shirley; his confidence reassured her. Shirley by Charlotte Bronte [1849]

Wilkie Collins I went home, calmed and reassured again — at least for the rest of the night. Basil by Wilkie Collins [1852]

Upon this head Matilda reassured him. The Monk by Matthew Lewis [1796]

The sight of the firwood reassured him. The Man in the Queue by Josephine Tey

But Nikola, who was still kneeling beside her, reassured her, saying in English: “You need have no fear. Dr Nikola Returns by Guy Boothby [1896]

George Gissing There was still a light in the hall, but the quietness of the house reassured her. The Unclassed by George Gissing [1883]

George Gissing Talk suggested by the locality occupied them until they were away from the houses; by that time Irene had thoroughly reassured herself, and was as tranquil in mind as in manner. The Crown of Life by George Gissing [1899]

Jules Verne Hobson became more and more uneasy, and nothing that Kalumah could say reassured him. The Fur Country by Jules Verne [1873]

On reflection, he reassured himself, saying: “Pshaw! who will ever know?” Everything had resulted in accordance with his calculations; it was, in his opinion, a matter of patience. The Widow Lerouge by Émile Gaboriau

Mrs. Evans peered at her inquiringly above her spectacles, but was reassured by Leona’s blushing cheek and quiet smile. Her Father’s Name by Florence Marryat [1878]

Washington Irving Jacinta trembled and was faint, but was reassured by the soft and plaintive voice of the apparition, and the sweet expression of her pale, melancholy countenance. The Alhambra by Washington Irving

Sarah Orne Jewett Once acknowledge that an American pie is far to be preferred to its humble ancestor, the English tart, and it is joyful to be reassured at a Bowden reunion that invention has not yet failed. The Country of the Pointed Firs by Sarah Orne Jewett [1896]

Charlotte Perkins Gilman Nellie reassured me as to the children, however. Moving the Mountain by Charlotte Perkins Gilman [1911]

She reassured herself of this, and was about to hurry on, when she was arrested by a sound near her. Eleanor's Victory by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1863]

Charles Kingsley So they, agreed to go; and were reassured by seeing that the old Pelican’s men turned to the work heartily and cheerfully. Westward Ho! by Charles Kingsley

F. Scott Fitzgerald Doctor Dangeu was a young Génevois; for a moment he was afraid that he was going to lose a profitable patient, but, when Dick reassured him, he divulged the fact that Mr. Warren was indeed dying. Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald

G. K. Chesterton Our Mr. Trip interviewed the girl, fearing that she was in an unbalanced state, and was not much reassured when she merely remarked that she always went like that when she heard the barrel organ. Manalive by G. K. Chesterton [1912]

One of the figs (FICUS OPPOSITA) displays such remarkable inconsistency that until reassured by many examples it is difficult to credit an undoubted fact. Tropic Days by E. J. Banfield

Arthur Conan Doyle He was uneasy for me, this good old man, but I reassured him by a wave and a smile. The Crime of the Brigadier by Arthur Conan Doyle [1892]

I reassured her and sent her away, saying I would look about myself. The King in Yellow by Robert W. Chambers

Wilkie Collins Fortunately for both of them, he was an outspoken man; and he reassured her unreservedly in these words: “Your husband knows nothing about it. Little Novels by Wilkie Collins [1887]

G. K. Chesterton I’m a Permeator.’ “I could not imagine what he meant, but my companion laughed, so I was sufficiently reassured to continue the unaccountable journey for the present. Manalive by G. K. Chesterton [1912]

Edith Wharton So what’s the use — ” Vance lifted his head eagerly, reassured by her voice. Hudson River Bracketed by Edith Wharton [1929]

Willa Cather Thea was telling Ray about this unpleasant encounter as they were driving out to the sand hills the next Sunday. “She was stuffing you, all right, Thee,” Ray reassured her. The Song of the Lark by Willa Cather [1915]

Mastrovin’s next words reassured him. The House of the Four Winds by John Buchan

The old man, however, reassured them. Australia Twice Traversed by Ernest Giles

Now, however, the present of the ten shillings from Larose reassured him in some degree, and he was able to answer calmly enough. The Hidden Door by Arthur Gask [1934]

Her face was still hidden against her father’s breast; but she lifted her head presently, and the pale calmness of her countenance reassured him. London Pride by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1896]

Arthur Conan Doyle Indeed, one had but to look at the order and forethought which showed itself in every detail around us to be reassured as to the power of his mind. The Maracot Deep by Arthur Conan Doyle [1929]

I snatched a bite of something, embraced my little boy, reassured my wife and set off to call on you. A Novel in Nine Letters by Fyodor Dostoyevsky [1847]

But he seemed to hesitate, till a glance at my respectful face reassured him. The Three Hostages by John Buchan [1924]

I could have sworn that it was alarm, almost panic, till something about me reassured him. The Island of Sheep by John Buchan [1936]

F. Scott Fitzgerald There was a clamor for a dance, there was a glance that passed between them — on his side despair, on hers regret, and then the evening went on, with the reassured beaux and the eternal cutting in. This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The officer was at first rather uneasy, but became reassured on seeing what sort of men he had to deal with. The Man in the Iron Mask by Alexandre Dumas [1850]

Jack London Then came the long sniff, as White Fang reassured himself that his god was still inside and had not yet taken himself off in mysterious and solitary flight. White Fang by Jack London [1906]

This title, too, reassured them. Louise de la Valliere by Alexandre Dumas [1848-1850]

Henry James Mrs. Beever reassured him, but he was on his feet and he stood before her. The Other House by Henry James [1896]

The sensation fell away; she remembered her emancipation, the years arose and reassured her during which Violet Prendergast, living or dead, had been to her of absolutely no importance. The hesitation of Miss Anderson by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1903]

George Gissing Gilbert had gone to work, reassured by her report the last thing on the previous evening. Thyrza by George Gissing [1887]

I put it over my head first, and this reassured him, so that he wore it again as usual. Australia Twice Traversed by Ernest Giles

Jules Verne I was, besides, reassured as to our fate; and it seemed evident that our hosts would not let us die of want. Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne [1872]

Guy de Maupassan And he reassured himself in a cowardly way by thinking: “No, I do not love the little one; I am the victim of a resemblance. Strong as Death by Guy de Maupassan

Henry James To what extent she had the will, Mary was uncertain; but last night’s interview, apparently, had not reassured her. Roderick Hudson by Henry James [1875]

Edith Wharton A light through the transom reassured her. The Mother’s Recompense by Edith Wharton [1925]

Antonia’s alarm increased: Yet the Bolt She knew to be fastened, and this idea in some degree reassured her. The Monk by Matthew Lewis [1796]

Benjamin Disraeli But the serenity of Theodora reassured him. Lothair by Benjamin Disraeli [1870]

Moreover, for some reason which she did not understand, it reassured her to hear that they were making for Kent. Kent, it seemed to her, was the very place to which she wanted to go. A Clergyman’s Daughter by George Orwell

But a very sweet voice from the open window of the carriage reassured them, and arrested the attack of the lackeys. The Child that went with the Fairies by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

It was, as the publisher made haste to point out in his advertisements, a book of the year, and, reassured by its flippant exterior, the libraries and the public bought it with avidity. The Ghost Ship by Richard Middleton

Jules Verne Robert proved to be a bold rider, and completely reassured Glenarvan as to his ability to keep his seat. In Search of the Castaways by Jules Verne [1873]

Edith Wharton She glanced again at her husband, and was reassured by the composure of his face; yet she felt the need of more definite grounds for her reassurance. Tales of Men and Ghosts by Edith Wharton [1910]

I reassured him on this point, and, as well as I could, I showed him the mere outline of my experience. Villette by Charlotte Brontë [1853]

Jules Verne The friends of J. T. Maston had been all along in a state of much anxiety; but they were promptly reassured on hearing a jolly voice shouting a boisterous hurrah. From the Earth to the Moon by Jules Verne [1867]

Wilkie Collins All these contained indications which reassured me. Basil by Wilkie Collins [1852]

Guy de Maupassan Her first visit, at the milliner’s, reassured her. Strong as Death by Guy de Maupassan

Edith Wharton The faint stir of her breast under her thin nightdress reassured him, and he unlatched the door and went out. Hudson River Bracketed by Edith Wharton [1929]

Arnold Bennett Still, the remarkable notion of the inexhaustibility of twelve thousand pounds always reassured him. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

Jack London But he reassured himself with a glance down at his host — a big man himself but dwarfed by the propinquity of the giant. The Sea-Wolf by Jack London [1904]

Charles Dickens If he had any such apprehension, however, he was speedily reassured by the demeanour of all present. Barnaby Rudge by Charles Dickens [1841]

Arnold Bennett Only probably she’s been looking at the wrong time-table,” Janet reassured her mother. Clayhanger by Arnold Bennett [1910]

Wilkie Collins Julian reassured her by a gesture. The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins [1873]

George Gissing The clergyman, more accustomed to such remarks, reassured her with a look, and proceeded with the conversation. Workers in the Dawn by George Gissing [1880]

Edith Wharton Indiana seemed to do justice to her efforts and to be reassured by the result; but still there came no hint of a reward. The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton [1913]

Edith Wharton The mute signal reassured him. The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton [1902]

George Meredith Their next meeting reassured him; she was dressed in her riding-habit, and wore a countenance resolutely cheerful. The Egoist by George Meredith [1879]

Jules Verne He seemed half frightened at first, but the presence of Lady Helena reassured him. In Search of the Castaways by Jules Verne [1873]

This measure somewhat reassured Bonacieux. If they meant to execute him at La Greve, it could scarcely be worth while to gag him, as they had nearly reached the place of execution. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas

Edith Wharton If only there had been some one to whom she could confess herself, some one who would laugh away her terrors! Fred Landers? But she would frighten him more than he reassured her. The Mother’s Recompense by Edith Wharton [1925]

Henry James Paul Overt suspected her of a tendency to figure great people as larger than life, until he noticed the manner in which she handled Lady Egbert, which was so sharply mutinous that it reassured him. The Lesson of the Master by Henry James [1888]

Arthur Conan Doyle Then, reassured by the absolute stillness and by the growing light, I took my courage in both hands and stole back along the path which I had come. The Lost World by Arthur Conan Doyle [1912]