Phrases with "relationship"

H. G. Wells Odd old Ewart! It was a relationship so alien to my orderly conceptions of honour, to what I could imagine any friend of mine doing, that I really hardly saw it with it there under my nose. Tono Bungay by H. G. Wells [1909]

H. G. Wells The relationship excited and occupied him for a week or so, and then it bored him, and when Rogers smote his knees and said “B.M.G.”, he lit up and became a fount of shrewd suggestions. The Holy Terror by H. G. Wells [1939]

A working-class family hangs together as a middle-class one does, but the relationship is far less tyrannical. The Road to Wigan Pier by George Orwell [1937]

Baldwin Spencer Amongst the Kaitish tribe the operation is performed by an Arari or elder sister of the woman, and men of the following relationship have access in the order indicated. The Native Tribes of Central Australia by Baldwin Spencer

Baldwin Spencer The term Chimmia expresses the relationship of grandfather or grandchild on the mother's side, just as the term Arunga expresses the same on the father's side. The Native Tribes of Central Australia by Baldwin Spencer

Radclyffe Hall Their relationship to each other was . The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe Hall

Sigmund Freud For the little girl the dream turned this temporary relationship into a permanent adoption. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

Olaf Stapledon This relationship is dialectical. Saints and Revolutionaries by Olaf Stapledon

And given the fact of servitude, the feudal relationship is the only tolerable one. Charles Dickens by George Orwell [1940]

Olaf Stapledon We have seen that it is not yet possible to describe this relationship at all satisfactorily. Philosophy and Living by Olaf Stapledon [1939]

Leon Trotsky The relationship between a master and a servant stood out there like a spring in an old couch. My Life by Leon Trotsky

Sinclair Lewis But Sam was conscious that their relationship had become self-conscious. Dodsworth by Sinclair Lewis

Olaf Stapledon Rapidly they gained complete power, so that Russia’s relationship became one of theoretical and impotent suzerainty. Darkness and the Light by Olaf Stapledon

Olaf Stapledon Time, then, is best regarded as a relationship of events. Philosophy and Living by Olaf Stapledon [1939]

Leon Trotsky Their relationship was far from that of a serene friendship. My Life by Leon Trotsky

Theodore Dreiser One of the things that interested him in this situation was Jennie’s early theory that the intermingling of Vesta with him and her in this new relationship would injure the child. Jennie Gerhardt by Theodore Dreiser

Miles Franklin Conventional people and I would not then suffer from a relationship uncongenial to both parties and for which neither is responsible. My Career Goes Bung by Miles Franklin [1946]

Jane Austen Sincerely wish you happy in your choice, and it shall not be my fault if we are not always good friends, as our near relationship now makes proper. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen [1811]

The important thing then becomes the size relationship between different elements of the book: assuming the paragraph is 1em, then every other element (heading, footnote, etc. The Design and Construction of eBooks by Steve Thomas [2015]

Walter Scott I should debase myself did I use the relationship as a means of protection from you, or any one. Woodstock by Walter Scott [1855]

People are too frightened either of seeming to be shocked or of seeming not to be shocked, to be able to define the relationship between art and morals. Collected Essays by George Orwell

D. H. Lawrence She denied it, this close relationship with her young husband. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

Elizabeth Gaskell It was no wonder that the lookers-on were perplexed as to the state of affairs between Jemima and Mr Farquhar, for they too were sorely puzzled themselves at the sort of relationship between them. Ruth by Elizabeth Gaskell [1853]

Elizabeth Gaskell You, at any rate, have been a new delight to me, a sister; and I never knew how charming such a relationship could be. Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell [1865]

Bronislaw Malinowski On the other hand, an attempt must be made to determine the collective ideas expressing this relationship in its legal aspect. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

H. G. Wells Their abundant, luminous impressions were vastly more difficult to subdue to a disciplined and co-ordinating relationship than mine. An Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells

Elizabeth Von Arnim Rather sweet, thought Fanny, beginning to smile again, to revive her relationship with Miles on a higher, a spiritual plane. Mr Skeffington by Elizabeth Von Arnim [1940]

Charles Dickens The relationship between father and son, you know, is positively quite a holy kind of bond. Barnaby Rudge by Charles Dickens [1841]

Henry James It was a relationship that they must puzzle out together, and she had earnestly sounded the other party to it on the subject of a possible visit. Flickerbridge by Henry James [1902]

Baldwin Spencer These arrangements are made before the death of any man, such as, in this case, Monmuna, and they affect the terms of relationship used. Native tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia by Baldwin Spencer

H. G. Wells He began to think with bloodless lucidity of his entire relationship to Ethel. His softer emotions were in abeyance, but he told himself no lies. Love and Mr Lewisham by H. G. Wells [1900]

It belongs to the same family as the mangosteen, and that relationship is at least in its favour, though indefinite enough, when its possibilities are pondered. Last Leaves from Dunk Island by E. J. Banfield

D. H. Lawrence They intended to keep their relationship a casual free-and-easy friendship, they were not going to be so unmanly and unnatural as to allow any heart-burning between them. Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence

Bronislaw Malinowski Therefore, in the absence of her husband, a Pirrauru actually took his place, and in this case the Pirrauru relationship is not merely a sexual connection, but it assumes the real form of marriage. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

Sigmund Freud And the dream-processes provide a parallel for all the other possibilities of the economic relationship here used as an illustration. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

Baldwin Spencer Blood may be given by young men to old men of any degree of relationship and at any time with a view to strengthening the latter. The Native Tribes of Central Australia by Baldwin Spencer

D.H. Lawrence The husband and wife lived together in a relationship of complete negation. Twilight in Italy by D.H. Lawrence [1916]

Bronislaw Malinowski At any rate, it is certain that these essential features of the Pirrauru relationship never take place simultaneously with the individual marriage. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

Olaf Stapledon And for each relationship there was an intricate pattern of conventional conduct, which must never be infringed. Darkness and the Light by Olaf Stapledon

Ford Madox Ford Indeed, you may take it that what characterized our relationship was an atmosphere of taking everything for granted. The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford

Marjorie Bowen Without a word they experienced the intense delight of complete intimacy, their everyday relationship and circumstances completely forgotten. Forget-me-not by Marjorie Bowen [1932]

William Makepeace Thackeray He was, moreover, the nephew and heir of the Minister of Police, Monsieur de Potzdorff, a relationship which no doubt aided in the young gentleman’s promotion. The Memoires of Barry Lyndon by William Makepeace Thackeray [1852]

Rudyard Kipling Then he would produce copy bearing no sort of relationship to his legitimate workcopy that made the editor swear horribly, and the readers of The Call ask for more. From Sea to Sea by Rudyard Kipling [1899]

Presuming upon his relationship to the mistress, Gisby treated Fred in an off-hand manner, telling him sometimes to do this and not to do the other, as he did the men. The Key of the Church by Ellen Wood [1875]

Charles Dickens If the wing of friendship should never moult a feather, the wing of relationship should never be clipped, but be always expanded and serene. The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens [1840]

That several of the inhabitants of the caves of the Old and New Worlds should be closely related, we might expect from the well-known relationship of most of their other productions. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

Bronislaw Malinowski There remains still to examine what form the relationship of children to parents assumes in the tribes where the Pirrauru relationship exists. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

Their relationship was, at present, perfect. Judith Paris by Hugh Walpole [1931]

Baldwin Spencer Men of the following relationship subsequently have access in the order named. The Native Tribes of Central Australia by Baldwin Spencer

The relationship between Fascism and the literary intelligentsia badly needs investigating, and Yeats might well be the starting-point. Collected Essays by George Orwell

Leon Trotsky At first G. established with me a relationship of ever growing familiarity, insisting on every occasion that he wanted to be my friend. My Life by Leon Trotsky

Theodore Dreiser Because of this new relationship a change in her social condition was to inevitably follow. Jennie Gerhardt by Theodore Dreiser

The glance they bestowed upon each other established their relationship in my mind instantly. Unveiling a Parallel by Alice Ilgenfritz Jones and Ella Merchant [1893]

Bronislaw Malinowski From this discussion he concludes that in the Pirrauru relationship we can find neither the features of an actual group marriage nor the traces of such a previous state of things. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

George Meredith Gross facts in relationship with the voice, this grievous “machine, not man,”—as they said—stated to them, harshly, impetuously. Sandra Belloni by George Meredith [1887]

The radio was bureaucratised so early in its career that the relationship between broadcasting and literature has never been thought out. Collected Essays by George Orwell

That my”— she stopped, and wept outright; upset at the bare mention of relationship with such a clown. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte [1847]

In the terror tale the relationship between supernatural effect and Gothic architecture, scenery, and weather is strongly stressed. The Supernatural in Modern English Fiction by Dorothy Scarborough

Sinclair Lewis How tired he got of looking at maps, hour on hour! He had less relationship to the country than in the swiftest motor, the most violent train. Dodsworth by Sinclair Lewis

It is evident, however, from the testimony given above, that he was a strong believer in the supernatural, and here if anywhere we find a relationship between him and his more celebrated descendant. The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Frank Preston Stearns [1906]

D. H. Lawrence How could one keep up a relationship with that which one denied? Her task was now to learn the week-day life. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

D. H. Lawrence If our society is going to develop a new great phase, developing from where we stand now, it must accept this new relationship as the new sacred social bond, beyond the family. Kangaroo by D. H. Lawrence

Baldwin Spencer Another thing to be remembered is that the relationship of one native to another is one of the most important points with which each individual must be acquainted. The Native Tribes of Central Australia by Baldwin Spencer

It seemed to him, when at last he met it face to face, to have no relationship to the truth. Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

After all, in any human relationship you’ve got to decide for yourself, apart from evidence, what a man is like. The Man in the Queue by Josephine Tey

Bronislaw Malinowski The Australians, for instance, have no term to express the relationship between mother and child. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

It may, however, be worth while to specify a few points, not directly or obviously connected with structure, by which this correspondence or relationship is well shewn. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

Olaf Stapledon In his manuscript the true Victor had devoted much space to careful study of the distinctively human personal relationship of fellowship or community. A Man Divided by Olaf Stapledon

George Meredith He fancied that Dr. Themison was unsuspicious of the existence of a relationship between him and Mrs. Burman: and Fenellan opined, that there had been no communication upon private affairs. One of our Conquerors by George Meredith [1891]

Sinclair Lewis He sought the relationship of all his new visions to his own profession. World So Wide by Sinclair Lewis

H. G. Wells I elbowed a large lady who was saying something about them, but I didn’t need to hear the thing she said to perceive the relationship of the two. Tono Bungay by H. G. Wells [1909]

Miles Franklin Many others claimed relationship which did not exist. My Career Goes Bung by Miles Franklin [1946]

Her manner is agitated, her appeal for assistance urgent, though she acknowledges no relationship to the girl or expresses any especial cause for her interest beyond that of common humanity. A Strange Disappearance by Anna Katharine Green

H. G. Wells I have never even attempted marriage, because I knew my intolerable habit of talking intolerantly and intolerably would have ruined any normal union, but this relationship will be different. Babes In The Darkling Woods by H. G. Wells [1940]

Henry James She was at bottom an excellent woman, but she wrote roy and foy like her husband, and the action of her mind was wholly restricted to questions of relationship and alliance. The Reverberator by Henry James [1888]

Bronislaw Malinowski A series of facts was adduced in order to prove that the individual relationship between husband and wife is unquestionably affirmed in the collective ideas of the natives. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

In the several works above quoted, there will be found copious evidence on relationship through the females alone, or with the tribe alone. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

Olaf Stapledon According to Marx, the dialectical relationship is not in the first instance a movement of ideas but a characteristic of the objective world. Saints and Revolutionaries by Olaf Stapledon

He made an attempt to re-establish what he considered to be their proper relationship by bowing ironically, but didn’t get very far with the gesture and began to fumble with his Adam’s apple. The Day of the Locust by Nathanael Wes

Charlotte Perkins Gilman Of course I knew about those monogamous birds and beasts too, that mate for life and show every sign of mutual affection, without ever having stretched the sex relationship beyond its original range. Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman [1915]

Willa Cather In this particular relationship many of our most gifted writers are unfortunate. Not Under Forty by Willa Cather [1936]

Henry James I’m happy to claim a relationship which you’re so good as to remember. A Passionate Pilgrim by Henry James [1871]

E. Phillips Oppenheim The question of relationship between the man and the girl puzzled him. Mysterious Mr. Sabin by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1898]

H. G. Wells Then gradually the visitor began to perceive at first unsuspected trends and threads of relationship and scented, as if from the moat, a more disturbing flavour. An Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells

After ten days they seemed no nearer the relationship he wanted. Burmese Days by George Orwell

Theodore Dreiser Mrs. Cowperwood had, for instance, been compelled from time to time to make a subtle readjustment of her personal relationship with people, as he had with his. The Financier by Theodore Dreiser

H. G. Wells He was now in a subtle and complicated relationship to Mrs. Skelmersdale, a relationship in which her pride had become suddenly a matter of tremendous importance. The Research Magnificent by H. G. Wells [1915]

H. G. Wells For to us it seemed quite plain that these bombs and the still greater power of destruction of which they were the precursors might quite easily shatter every relationship and institution of mankind. The World Set Free by H. G. Wells [1914]

He was bound by no tie of relationship to the beautiful girl hanging upon his arm. Eleanor's Victory by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1863]

Theodore Dreiser Yet how much more, and how different were those rarefied reaches of social supremacy to which popular repute bears scarcely any relationship at all. The Titan by Theodore Dreiser

Margaret Oliphant Perhaps it was just at all times an ideal: but that was what the old relationship might be. The Wizard's Son by Margaret Oliphant [1882]

And He it is who has created man from water, and has made for him blood relationship and marriage relationship; for thy Lord is mighty. The Qur'an by translated by E. H. Palmer

H. G. Wells When he met White in Johannesburg during the strike period of 1913, he was on his way to see her in London and to settle their relationship upon a new and more definite footing. The Research Magnificent by H. G. Wells [1915]

Bronislaw Malinowski This is not so much in evidence as regards the relationship between the father and child. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

Henry Kingsley In seeking this interview I had some hopes of having forced a confession from your lordship of my relationship with you, and thereby serving my personal ambition. Ravenshoe by Henry Kingsley [1861]

Algernon Blackwood It lay beyond all words, all telling, this queer relationship between the two; but somehow the girl and snow ran in a pair across his mind. The Glamour of the Snow by Algernon Blackwood

George Meredith How can one talk with any confidence of relationship with a Major of Marines? When I reflect on what he is, and his conduct to Caroline, I have inscrutable longings to slap his face. Evan Harrington by George Meredith [1861]

Henry Handel Richardson Avery Hill?—Johanna Cayhill? But Avery was occupied with her own troubles; and Johanna’s relationship to Ephie put her out of the question. Maurice Guest by Henry Handel Richardson

John Galsworthy He directed your attention especially to the respondent’s denial that there was any renewal of the marital relationship between the petitioner and herself on the occasion when he went to her rooms. Over the River by John Galsworthy

Anna Katherine Green Something about the young man appealed to him — something apart from his relationship to the judge — something inherent in himself. Dark Hollow by Anna Katherine Green

Baldwin Spencer This relationship indicates that the man has the right to take as wife the daughter of the woman; she is in fact assigned to him, and this, as a general rule, many years before she is born. The Native Tribes of Central Australia by Baldwin Spencer

Julian Hawthorne And I may remark here that he and I between us had afterwards no difficulty (what with his documents and my knowledge) in establishing the relationship beyond a doubt. The Laughing Mill by Julian Hawthorne

Bronislaw Malinowski Our chief aim in discussing the features of the Pirrauru relationship was to ascertain how far this relation possesses the character of marriage. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

The stout and chattering Deborah seemed to have no relationship with either of them. Judith Paris by Hugh Walpole [1931]

George Meredith The relationship is not dissolved so cheaply, though our Society affects to think it is. One of our Conquerors by George Meredith [1891]

Sinclair Lewis She seemed relieved by it; and they had drifted into a melancholy brother and sister relationship which left him irritable and hopeless. Dodsworth by Sinclair Lewis

A bird called jacamar is often taken for a kingfisher, but it has no relationship to that tribe. Wanderings in South America by Charles Waterton [1825]

Whatever his degree of relationship to them, he could hardly even in the days of his fame have ventured thus publicly to challenge it, unless there had been some acknowledged ground for it. Spenser by R. W. Church [1879]

Andrew Lang The Greek Church now (according to Mr. M‘Lennan), and the Catholic Church in the past, forbade intermarriages ‘as far as relationship could be known. Custom and Myth by Andrew Lang

Thomas Carlyle The raging oceans do not beat it back; it too, as well as the raging oceans, has a relationship to Nature, and it does not sink, but under the due conditions is borne along. Latter-Day Pamphlets by Thomas Carlyle

She struck me oddly as taking the relationship for a thing in itself, and regardless of its consequences. The New Machiavelli by Herbert George Wells [1911]

Well, if it proved nothing else, it proved the existence of a relationship between the two men which would be useful when it came to evidence in a court of law. The Man in the Queue by Josephine Tey

Algernon Blackwood They had not even spoken, yet the relationship was established beyond doubt. The Bright Messenger by Algernon Blackwood [1922]

Algernon Blackwood The relationship between them seemed natural and happy, utterly devoid of the least sign of friction. Julius LeVallon by Algernon Blackwood [1916]

D. H. Lawrence So he seemed perfectly, even fatally established, he did not asked to be rendered before he could exist, before he could have relationship with another person. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

Olaf Stapledon The relationship was always a man-to-man relationship, and nearly always tinged with humour. A Man Divided by Olaf Stapledon

Baldwin Spencer The rock is in fact the Nanja stone of the kangaroo animals, and to them this particular rock has just the same relationship as the water hole close by has to the men. The Native Tribes of Central Australia by Baldwin Spencer

He is in love with Maraquito. But you can understand why I do not proclaim my relationship with her. The Secret Passage by Fergus Hume

Theodore Dreiser She was not exactly doleful, but Cowperwood thought that she was tending toward it, largely because of her brooding over his relationship to Aileen, which he knew that she knew. The Financier by Theodore Dreiser

Olaf Stapledon This relationship they strongly feel to be right and beautiful; even though they may never formulate the conviction to themselves. Saints and Revolutionaries by Olaf Stapledon

Isabella Bird These persons by undertaking this office are placed in a relationship of affinity close enough to be a bar to marriage. Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan by Isabella Bird [1891]

Theodore Dreiser Her criticism of Lester’s relationship with Jennie was not that she was not worth while, but that conditions made it impolitic. Jennie Gerhardt by Theodore Dreiser

Olaf Stapledon To-day the need for revolution and the need for better personal relationship are complementary, and must be pursued together. Saints and Revolutionaries by Olaf Stapledon

She said it as a girl might say it of a schoolboy brother; and he deduced that this described with fair accuracy the relationship between herself and her sons. The Singing Sands by Josephine Tey [1952]

Olaf Stapledon The problem was to explain the relationship between them. Philosophy and Living by Olaf Stapledon [1939]

Arthur Machen The relationship was kept up during the time I was an inmate of his house. Dreads and Drolls by Arthur Machen

Baldwin Spencer The following table gives the terms of relationship as they exist amongst the Urabunna tribe. The Native Tribes of Central Australia by Baldwin Spencer

They’re most of ’em third and fourth cousins, you see, and that ain’t a very near relationship in a town where there’s a good deal of competition, and interests often clash. Birds of Prey by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1867]

H. G. Wells Krause had begun as Carstall’s pupil and the tone of their old relationship of mentor and enquirer still flavoured their intercourse. The Holy Terror by H. G. Wells [1939]

Olaf Stapledon Personal relationship begins with the child's blankly unperceptive friendships and antagonisms. Saints and Revolutionaries by Olaf Stapledon

My cousin, she says, and she means any mode of relationship in the wide, wide world. The Orphan Heiress by Thomas De Quincey [1835]

Virginia Woolf That a relationship such as he had glanced at with desire could be possible between him and Katharine, he would have been the first, two days ago, to deny with indignation. Night and Day by Virginia Woolf [1919]

Theodore Dreiser Here again was his chance to end this relationship if he wished. Jennie Gerhardt by Theodore Dreiser

It is difficult to establish any relationship between the price of books and the value one gets out of them. Collected Essays by George Orwell

Leon Trotsky But we did save Petrograd. The foundation for the successful upbuilding of the Red army was the proper relationship between the proletariat and the peasantry throughout the country. My Life by Leon Trotsky

Bronislaw Malinowski Another point of importance is that this relationship does not constitute a permanent status, and that it may be actualized only at intervals. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

H. G. Wells I was, I think, the first to apply this relationship comprehensively to historical analysis. An Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells

D. H. Lawrence The other mystic relationship between men, which democracy and equality try to deny and obliterate. Kangaroo by D. H. Lawrence

Each of these substances, the white coral and the red, however, has a relationship to the other. Coral and Coral Reefs by Thomas Henry Huxley

Algernon Blackwood My relationship with her was, and would remain on both sides, a subconscious one — a memory. Julius LeVallon by Algernon Blackwood [1916]

D. H. Lawrence During his recuperation, when it was really over between them, both made an effort to come back somewhat to the old relationship of the first months of their marriage. Sons and Lovers by D. H. Lawrence

D. H. Lawrence There was some puzzling, tormenting residue of the Sunday world within her, some persistent Sunday self, which insisted upon a relationship with the now shed-away vision world. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

Theodore Dreiser It was not long after the arrangement between Treasurer Stener and Cowperwood had been made that the machinery for the carrying out of that political-financial relationship was put in motion. The Financier by Theodore Dreiser

I do not represent to you how much reason everyone interested by relationship in that young lady has to feel offended at the disrespect with which you have treated her. Wylder’s Hand by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

D. H. Lawrence In the first place she was offering to a class a relationship which only one or two of the children were sensitive enough to appreciate, so that the mass were left outsiders, therefore against her. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

Theodore Dreiser A playful gamboling relationship had existed between them when she was a mere child attending school, and had continued through her college years whenever she happened to be at home on a vacation. The Titan by Theodore Dreiser

George Meredith She bade adieu to him and their mutual relationship that very day. Evan Harrington by George Meredith [1861]

Baldwin Spencer To understand the native it is simply essential to lay aside all ideas of relationship as counted amongst ourselves. The Native Tribes of Central Australia by Baldwin Spencer

Algernon Blackwood A relationship between my inner nature and the valley seemed established in some way that was new, yet not entirely forgotten. Julius LeVallon by Algernon Blackwood [1916]

H. G. Wells It woke me up to the reciprocal relationship between facilities of locomotion and community-size, and so to a realization of what was happening to the world. An Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells

D. H. Lawrence And she knew that if they understood the real relationship between her and Skrebensky, her parents, her father in particular, would go mad with rage. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

H. G. Wells Everybody found the relationship charming. The Research Magnificent by H. G. Wells [1915]

Baldwin Spencer In the following tables the relationship terms are given amongst a typical series of tribes. Native tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia by Baldwin Spencer

Algernon Blackwood Her present conditions made any relationship between us seem incongruous, and when I offered marriage — as I did at once — it overwhelmed her. Julius LeVallon by Algernon Blackwood [1916]

Olaf Stapledon The form of this class relationship varies in different ages and localities with the variations of the economic determinants. Philosophy and Living by Olaf Stapledon [1939]

It is evident in the case of such marriages, or where the marriage tie is very loose, that the relationship of the child to its father cannot be known. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

Such subjects of conversation were in a way forced upon us because the relationship of the sexes was so often and tiresomely brought to our notice in their coarsest form, and was very offensive to us. In the World by Maksim Gorky

Theodore Dreiser The thing that I want to point out is that one can’t live and hold a relationship such as ours without confidence. Jennie Gerhardt by Theodore Dreiser

Thomas Hardy Elfride had of course perceived the same thing, which added to the complication of relationship a mesh that her stepmother knew nothing of. A Pair of Blue Eyes by Thomas Hardy [1899]

D. H. Lawrence In the same way he quite consciously chose not to know anything more about her than just so much as entered into the absolute relationship between them. Kangaroo by D. H. Lawrence

But your father made himself objectionable, and vowed that if ever I dared to betray my relationship to you he would cut off supplies. The Childerbridge Mystery by Guy Boothby [1902]

The father drew Tommy towards him, and ranged his three boys in a row, and when I looked at them, it was impossible to doubt their relationship — they were all three so wonderfully alike. Australia Twice Traversed by Ernest Giles

George Meredith He could spy a physical weakness, by affinity of cowardice, as quickly as Algernon a moral weakness, by the same sort of relationship to it. Rhoda Fleming by George Meredith [1865]

The people I speak of are poor and proud, and they would perish rather than press a relationship upon a rich man, unless fully justified by the closeness of family ties. Charlotte’s Inheritance by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1868]

Julian Hawthorne Here was a new bond of relationship between me and it. Calbot’s Rival by Julian Hawthorne

Edith Wharton The fact threw her into almost cousinly relationship with Newland Archer’s children, and nobody was surprised when Dallas’s engagement was announced. The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton [1920]

Theodore Dreiser Then it would only be a technical charge of irresponsibility on your part, as I see it, and I don’t believe any jury would convict you on the evidence of how this relationship was conducted. The Financier by Theodore Dreiser

George Meredith Letters were pouring upon Steynham from men and women of Romfrey blood and relationship concerning the positive tone of Radicalism in the commander’s address. Beauchamp's Career by George Meredith [1875]

Bronislaw Malinowski It is unnecessary to insist on the bewilderment, but the polemical mood in which our informants always approached the problem of relationship and family has had its unfortunate consequences. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

From your cordial welcome home, I gather that the less you see of me the more you will appreciate the relationship we bear to one another. The Lust of Hate by Guy Boothby [1898]

Bronislaw Malinowski In the above points I tried to show that in nearly all these respects the Pirrauru relationship essentially differs from marriage and cannot, therefore, seriously encroach upon the individual family. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

H. G. Wells Then she wrote again in a more familiar strain to tell me of certain definite changes of relationship and outlook. The Passionate Friends by H. G. Wells [1913]

E. T. A. Hoffmann How clearly do I see at this moment the dark destiny of that house, to which I am knit by firmer ties than blood relationship can weave! Everything lies disclosed to the eyes of my spirit. The Entail by E. T. A. Hoffmann

H. G. Wells The new war changed nothing but the color of maps, the design of postage stamps, and the relationship of a few accidentally conspicuous individuals. In the Days of the Comet by H. G. Wells [1906]

Baldwin Spencer That this group relationship is actually recognised is made clear by a variety of facts. The Native Tribes of Central Australia by Baldwin Spencer

Oscar Wilde One would hardly have guessed the close relationship that existed between them. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde [1891]

Ivan Turgenev This melancholy, however, did not prevent him from making friends with Katya; it even helped him to develop a more affectionate relationship with her. Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev

Though I would have given much to know, I could not ascertain, without putting the question too bluntly to her, in what sort of relationship the dead man had stood to her. The Race of Life by Guy Boothby [1906]

George Meredith The two rub together in sympathy besides relationship to an intenser one. The Egoist by George Meredith [1879]

Thomas Wolfe His eye took in John Ettinger, standing a little apart with his wife and his mistress, and he read their relationship unmistakably in their bearing towards each other. You Can’t Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe [1940]

Algernon Blackwood Ten years, especially in primitive, godforsaken Africa, is a considerable interval; I found the relationship between myself and my beloved home-land changed, and in an unexpected way. The Garden of Survival by Algernon Blackwood [1918]

George Gissing He had no scruples in listening; in his present state of mind would have had none even if the act had been far more objectionable, than, considering his relationship to Helen, it in reality was. Workers in the Dawn by George Gissing [1880]

Baldwin Spencer When, however, we came to deal with the various terms of relationship used in the tribe, we found that they also fell into orderly arrangement in the table, and could be easily shown by means of it. The Native Tribes of Central Australia by Baldwin Spencer

The final phases of another old relationship were in some degree similar. Carlyle by John Nichol [1892]

Arthur Conan Doyle I have already explained the relationship in which I stood to the Tregennis family. His Last Bow by Arthur Conan Doyle [1917]

Theodore Dreiser Thus ended forever for Aileen this long-continued relationship with this older world. The Financier by Theodore Dreiser

Presently Helen came in and stood by her father to watch, and as she rested a hand upon his shoulder, I could see in what affectionate relationship they stood. The Shadow of Larose by Arthur Gask [1930]

Arthur Morrison For Mrs. Grimes’s relationship to Dan Ogle was a thing that exemplary lady made as close a secret as she could, as in truth was very natural. The Hole in the Wall by Arthur Morrison

Virginia Woolf You shall not learn; you shall not earn; you shall not own; you shall not — such was the society relationship of brother to sister for many centuries. Three Guineas by Virginia Woolf [1938]

D. H. Lawrence In normal human relationship he was not there. The Prussian Officer and other stories by D. H. Lawrence

George Meredith The puzzle of the school was how to account for her close relationship to old Rippenger. Such an apple on such a crab-tree seemed monstrous. The Adventures of Harry Richmond by George Meredith [1871]

H. G. Wells I don’t know if it will strike the reader that I am setting out to discuss the queer, unwise love relationship and my bungle of a marriage with excessive solemnity. Tono Bungay by H. G. Wells [1909]

Thomas Hardy Tantalizing phenomena, at once showing and concealing the real relationship of the persons concerned, caused a diffusion of excited surprise. The Woodlanders by Thomas Hardy

Olaf Stapledon In the simplest of all cases the lover loves the beloved, but also he prizes love itself, the reciprocal relationship between himself and the other. Philosophy and Living by Olaf Stapledon [1939]

Leon Trotsky The relationship between master and disciple became, in the course of history, the relationship of the theoretical precursor and the first realizer. My Life by Leon Trotsky

H. G. Wells His relationship to Cave was peculiar. The Crystal Egg by H. G. Wells [1897]