Phrases with "remain"

Guy de Maupassant But how? By what right? She was a tall, thin person who tried to remain in the background, but who was by no means insignificant. Mademoiselle Perle by Guy de Maupassant [1886]

E. F. Benson The ladies of Tilling remain young for ever, as my sister Amelia so constantly writes to me. Lucia's Progress by E. F. Benson [1935]

Anthony Trollope He explained to her that had he expected her visit to London, he would have endeavoured to meet her; that he could not now return, as he had promised to remain awhile with his father. The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope [1859]

Arnold Bennett Gerald instructed Sophia to remain where she was, and he and Chirac went up four stone steps into the hotel. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

Wilkie Collins She had been obliged to come to town, and to remain there for the sake of one of her children, a little boy, who required the best medical advice. The Queen of Hearts by Wilkie Collins [1859]

Nathaniel Hawthorne He might, indeed, fly; he might still remain in the vicinity, and possibly escape notice. The Ancestral Footstep by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Olaf Stapledon What might I have done, what become, if I had not chosen always to remain a sleep-walker. Death into Life by Olaf Stapledon

Arthur Conan Doyle He walked with his head sunk, his shoulders curved, and his knees bent, as one who strives hard to remain unseen. The White Company by Arthur Conan Doyle [1891]

Jules Verne But on consideration, it was thought necessary that someone should remain to keep in the fire, and to be at hand in the highly improbable event of Neb requiring aid. The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne [1874]

These people will eliminate the old capitalist class, crush the working class, and so organise society that all power and economic privilege remain in their own hands. James Burnham and the Managerial Revolution by George Orwell [1946]

Jules Verne It was impossible to remain on the platform. Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne [1872]

Thomas Hardy Tall ferns buried her in their leafage whenever her path lay through them, which now formed miniature forests, though not one stem of them would remain to bud the next year. Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy

Guy de Maupassan So I remain all day in my chair thinking of you. Bel Ami by Guy de Maupassan

You might tremble for my safety if we were enemies, but so long as we remain friends I assure you you need have no fear. Dr Nikola Returns by Guy Boothby [1896]

There must, he says, be some limit to what we will do in order to remain alive, and the limit is well on this side of chicken broth. Collected Essays by George Orwell

Anthony Trollope I have nothing — but to remain here and know that I have disobliged all those that love me. The American Senator by Anthony Trollope

Pretty little widows do not long remain single; I mean to say a widow more easily finds a husband. The Daughter of the Commandant by Aleksandr Pushkin

Anthony Trollope As far as we can judge from the signs which remain to us of the public feeling of the period, it seems that he was at this time regarded with singular affection by his countrymen. The Life of Cicero by Anthony Trollope [1881]

I had not known such quietness for months; and I detected in myself an immense fatigue, a longing to remain where I was without changing my position to the end of time. The Arrow of Gold by Joseph Conrad [1919]

George Gissing It was too wretched to remain alone; she resolved to go into the drawing-room; perhaps her brother was there. Demos by George Gissing [1886]

When they had made the round twice without finding a vacant table, they decided to remain standing and wait till somebody went off. L’Assommoir by Émile Zola

Radclyffe Hall He did what he could, which was very little, for Sir Philip was conscious and wished to remain so; he would not permit them to ease his pain by administering drugs. The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe Hall

The other is that so long as some parts of the earth remain unconquered, the liberal tradition can be kept alive. Looking back on the Spanish war by George Orwell [1942]

I had a terrible job to prevent her ringing up that Surbiton inspector at once, and it wasn’t until I drummed into her how terrible it would be for her son that she agreed to remain silent. The Man of Death by Arthur Gask [1945]

Anthony Trollope I would sooner remain as I am. The Claverings by Anthony Trollope

Frederick Marryat It is misery to remain there now. Children of the New Forest by Frederick Marryat [1847]

Arthur Conan Doyle She had determined to remain in her room all the afternoon to avoid Ezra, but her restlessness was so great that she felt feverish and hot. The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle [1890]

Only, as you now understand the matter in hand, you will remain near me, for I begin to feel faint. Ten Years Later by Alexandre Dumas [1848-1850]

Frederick Marryat One thing only I can decide upon, which is, that I will not remain any longer than I can help under this roof. Children of the New Forest by Frederick Marryat [1847]

John Galsworthy Shape IS life, and when life’s gone one can’t see why shape should remain even for the little time it does. Over the River by John Galsworthy

Andrew Lang They remain the beings whom Thackeray understood better than any other writer: Thackeray, who liked boys so much and was so little blind to their defects. Adventures Among Books by Andrew Lang

Sir Walter Scott His horse, bridle, saddle, and stirrups did not remain unnoticed. Guy Mannering by Sir Walter Scott [1815]

Theodore Dreiser I’m here to stay, and the political situation as it is to-day isn’t going to remain the same forever and ever. The Titan by Theodore Dreiser

Anthony Trollope After a while the sculptor in Rome had told his son that if he intended to remain in London he ought to do so on the independent proceeds of his own profession. Ayala’s Angel by Anthony Trollope

You will be good enough to remain near her, but do not either talk to her or suffer her to excite herself by talking. Lady Audley’s Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1862]

E. Phillips Oppenheim I couldn’t remain like an eavesdropper outside your door. The Glenlitten Murder by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1929]

But he was filled with consternation, wondering, if the girl continued to remain in the study, how on earth he was going to get out of the house again before Mitter returned. The Master Spy by Arthur Gask [1936]

I had to remain in what scanty shade I could find during the day, and I could only travel by night. Australia Twice Traversed by Ernest Giles

Anthony Trollope He had felt when he wrote it that he could not remain altogether silent, but had yet determined to awaken no hopes by an assurance of his returning love. Kept in the Dark by Anthony Trollope [1882]

John Lewis Burckhard After remaining in the water for about ten minutes, the bathers seat themselves naked upon the stone benches, where they remain for an hour. Travels in Syria and the Holy Land by John Lewis Burckhard

She inquired whether I would go with her when she left, or whether I meant to remain at East Lynne. I would not answer her, sir, until I had spoken to you. East Lynne by Ellen Wood [1861]

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

Henry James But I am not satisfied, on the whole, that you belong to that small and superior class — that exquisite group composed of persons who are worthy to remain unmarried. The American by Henry James [1877]

Frederick Marryat It was arranged that the horses should remain under the care of Humphrey, as they had no stable at Clara’s cottage. Children of the New Forest by Frederick Marryat [1847]

One or two great agonies of that time I do remember, and they remain to testify of the rest, and convince me, though I can see it no more, how terrible all that period was. Uncle Silas by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Anthony Trollope No, M. Chapeau, Annot had better remain as she is, and keep her father’s house, till she marries some honest tradesman, like myself, when these deadly wars be over. La Vendée by Anthony Trollope

All this would remain — remain for years, for ages, for ever. An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad [1896]

Wilkie Collins Emily was too well aware of the importance of the mistress’s presence to the well-being of the school, to permit her to remain at the cottage. I Say No by Wilkie Collins [1884]

Anthony Trollope He got leave of absence for a week, and shut himself up alone in his lodgings; for a week in his lodgings, during the long evenings of winter, did he remain unseen and unheard of. The Three Clerks by Anthony Trollope

Wilkie Collins Her invalid daughter (suffering from nothing, in my opinion, but incurable laziness, inherited from her mother) announced that she meant to remain in bed for the day. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins [1868]

Thomas Hardy So he was allowed to remain on the premises, and had for his residence a little cottage by the garden-wall which had been the domicile of some of his predecessors in the same occupation. A Group of Noble Dames by Thomas Hardy [1891]

Emma Topcroft, gazing and listening, could not remain ignorant of her supposed fault now; and she burst into a fit of laughter. The Curate of St. Matthew’s by Ellen Wood [1879]

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle I shall give directions that you may remain behind when the others go, so that you may copy it at your leisure without fear of being overlooked. The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle [1894]

Whatever your motive may have been to remain thus hidden from us all, you must claim your own rights now. Under Two Flags by Ouida [1867]

David Hume Nor can there remain any suspicion, that this science is uncertain and chimerical; unless we should entertain such a scepticism as is entirely subversive of all speculation, and even action. An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding by David Hume

I thought that you would remain as silent as myself. Initials Only by Anna Katharine Green

Henry Fielding Consider the difficult game I have to play; for I am sure, after what I have told you, you would not even suffer me to remain under the roof of this colonel. Amelia by Henry Fielding

Wilkie Collins With or without bedrooms, they must remain at the inn for the night. I Say No by Wilkie Collins [1884]

E. F. Benson It would indeed be dreadful if she intended to remain unaware of it, but Daisy doubted if anyone in her position and of her domineering character could be capable of such inhuman self-control. Lucia in London by E. F. Benson [1927]

Jack London In fact, so terrible did we make ourselves, that it became a greater peril to betray us than to remain loyal to us. The Iron Heel by Jack London [1908]

Jean-Jacques Rousseau THE most ancient of all societies, and the only one that is natural, is the family: and even so the children remain attached to the father only so long as they need him for their preservation. The Social Contract by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Should I remain a free agent, or, in other words, should I not be your wife, in time, I shall do my utmost to save the life of an innocent man. The Crime and the Criminal by Richard Marsh [1897]

George Gissing It isn’t right for me to remain here. The Odd Women by George Gissing [1892]

Anthony Trollope When, therefore, Sir Lionel announced his arrival in town and his intention to remain there some little time, George Bertram was by no means solaced in his misery. The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope [1859]

Even if he remain away, he will quickly become weary of being accompanied by an infant and its nurse, and too glad to find that you will still be willing to act the mother towards his child. Lodore by Mary Shelley

You choose to remain here and defy me. Lady Audley’s Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1862]

Anthony Trollope You have been silent and I have been silent — let us remain silent. The Small House at Allington by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope Oswald has promised to go down with me before the end of the month, but he will not remain above a day or two. Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope

Whatever may be the future of Russia and the final organisation of Germany, the old hostility must remain unappeased, the fundamental antagonism must endure for years to come. Notes on Life and Letters by Joseph Conrad [1921]

I was unable to remain for a single instant in the same place; I jumped over the chairs, clapped my hands, and laughed aloud. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley [1831]

Elizabeth Gaskell However, I defied him; and the consequence is, I’m forbidden the house, and, what is more, he says he will not come to the office while I remain a partner. Ruth by Elizabeth Gaskell [1853]

Communist: If she had not been aided by Britain and America, Russia would have been defeated by Germany. Irish Nationalist: Eire can only remain independent because of British protection. Notes on Nationalism by George Orwell [1945]

After the war was over he still had to remain in the army for one more year as he signed for it and naturally I went to work as while doing this patriotic stunt he had only $18 dollars to his name. Miss Lonelyhearts by Nathanael West [1933]

Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch Next morning — Christmas Day — we all attended church together; that is to say, all we of the family, for our guest chose rather to remain in the parlour with the cider-mug. Margery of Lawhibbet by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

While making up your mind you may remain in that tent. Nightmare! by Francis Stevens

Henry James I think of subjects, but they remain mere lifeless names. Roderick Hudson by Henry James [1875]

Charles Dickens If you decide to remain (as I think you do), remember, Miss Haredale, that I left you with a solemn caution, and acquitting myself of all the consequences to which you expose yourself. Barnaby Rudge by Charles Dickens [1841]

Edgar Allan Poe Here we used to remain until nearly time for slackwater again, when we weighed and made for home. Tales of Science by Edgar Allan Poe

Here let the blow-pipe remain suspended while you take a view of the arms which are made to slay the larger beasts of the forest. Wanderings in South America by Charles Waterton [1825]

Tobias Smolle But as it concerned me nearly to remain undiscovered in my character and sentiments, I was under a necessity of mortifying my desire of praise, by confining my works to my own perusal and applause. The Adventures of Roderick Random by Tobias Smolle

I am taking my family with me and my place of residence will remain unknown to everyone until I have considered my future plans. Gentlemen of Crime by Arthur Gask [1932]

Jean-Jacques Rousseau A man may remain an imbecile and live; but as soon as the heart ceases to perform its functions, the animal is dead. The Social Contract by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Andrew Lang So that instead of the three days that had to run before the spell was broken, I was forced to remain a Pig for three more years. The Red Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

George Gissing There would always remain in her inmost soul one profound sadness in which he had no part, and which by its existence would impugn the supremacy of that bond which united him and her. A Life's Morning by George Gissing [1885]

Thomas Love Peacock If you would like to remain there a day or two, till I can find you a more suitable concealment, you may rely on the honour of a transcendental eleutherarch. Nightmare Abbey by Thomas Love Peacock

Mrs. Edmonstone would not allow that she ought to remain for his sake, and told her it was her duty to resolve to leave the place. The Heir of Redclyffe by Charlotte M. Yonge [1853]

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu His influence is, and so long as the present Cabinet remain in power will continue to be, more than sufficient to procure for me the information and opportunities you so much desire. Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu [1871]

Anthony Trollope Why should I want to remain when I shall have once seen her properly settled. The Belton Estate by Anthony Trollope

Louis Pasteur Indeed, the swarming vibrios were bound to remain there, the tartrate of lime being still more insoluble in water saturated with carbonate of lime than it is in pure water. The physiological theory of fermentation by Louis Pasteur

Walter Scott For the present thou must remain concealed within my poor apartment, in the barracks of the Varangians, which is the last place where they will think of seeking for thee. Count Robert of Paris by Walter Scott [1832]

Goldwin Smith Cowper felt that Thurlow would reach the summit of ambition, while he would himself remain below, and made his friend promise when he was Chancellor to give him something. Cowper by Goldwin Smith [1880]

E. Phillips Oppenheim He desired that you would remain his guest until his return. The Great Impersonation by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1920]

Henry James Newman begged him to remain silent and spare himself; the doctor had left urgent orders. The American by Henry James [1877]

Anthony Trollope During the greater part of this month Lord Lufton did not remain at Framley, but was nevertheless in the county, hunting with the hounds of both divisions, and staying at various houses. Framley Parsonage by Anthony Trollope

Guy de Maupassan You will be very sensible, very nice; you will remain quietly waiting for me in bed, and I’ll come back as soon as it’s over. A Queer Night in Paris (Une Soirée) by Guy de Maupassan

It was, of course, zeal for my shooting that induced him to assist Mr. Knox’s disreputable relations in the deportation of my foxes; and I have allowed it to remain at that. Some Experiences of an Irish R.M. by Somerville and Ross [1899]

He consented to remain to dinner, though protesting that he had not dined away from homeexcept at his brother-in-law’s — for a space of years. The Lovels of Arden by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]

Thomas Paine One-half of the whole property shall remain as a security until the bond be paid off. Agrarian Justice by Thomas Paine

E. Phillips Oppenheim To proceed it suited my convenience to remain for a few days in Berlin, and I was therefore compelled to present myself at Potsdam. There I received a great surprise. The Great Impersonation by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1920]

Henry Handel Richardson But there was no question of thus letting himself go: he had perforce to remain as dumb as the men who rowed him. Ultima Thule by Henry Handel Richardson

Frances Hodgson Burnett Nurse Jones, who had been on her way home to take a rest, was so far ensnared by unusual interest that she wished to be allowed to remain on duty. Robin by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1922]

So turbulent and so distressed was now the condition of all camps in the vicinity that it was useless for us to remain longer. The Passing of the Aborigines by Daisy Bates [1938]

Anthony Trollope I turned round and floated, but the glare of the sun was so powerful that I could not remain long in that position. Tales of all countries by Anthony Trollope

For damage as great as ye have done me, in my son and in my many kinsmen, whom ye have slain, peace and pardon shall be denied you quite; it shall not boot you aught, an’ I remain alive. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

Jules Verne Uncle Prudent and Phil Evans had not for a moment left the deck; they could remain without being disturbed. Robur the Conqueror by Jules Verne [1887]

Anthony Trollope I have not heard of one who is to remain for certain. Dr. Wortle’s school by Anthony Trollope

Ann Radcliffe She listened for his voice, but heard only his retreating steps; when, too anxious to remain where she was, she hastened to the entrance of the avenue. The Italian by Ann Radcliffe [1796]

He would never return to his camp, but would remain on the ground where he had fallen and pine away and die. The Passing of the Aborigines by Daisy Bates [1938]

Anthony Trollope He had left Mr Kennedy in the House, and there he would probably remain for the next hour. Phineas Finn by Anthony Trollope

Jane Austen Between ourselves, I think it a great pity Henrietta did not remain at Lyme as long as Louisa; it would have kept her a little out of his way. Persuasion by Jane Austen [1818]

Henry James That was why she had told her to come out — not even to remain in her own room, which was alongside; she said her niece irritated her, made her nervous. The Aspern Papers by Henry James [1888]

Frederick Marryat Keep quiet, therefore, I certainly shall, and also remain as I am now under a false name; but still I must and will mix up with other people, and know what is going on. Children of the New Forest by Frederick Marryat [1847]

Arthur Conan Doyle Would you please remain in the room? Stand over there near the bedroom door. The Return of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1904]

Anthony Trollope I have become sure of this: that to remain near you and not to love you, to remain near you and not to say that I love you is impossible. The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope [1859]

Wilkie Collins If I had not courage to remain with him I could go, and return when he was himself again. The Black Robe by Wilkie Collins [1881]

George Gissing Then, unable to remain any longer alone, driven by my dreadful doubt, I came forth to seek Marcian. I descended the stairs to the atrium. Veranilda by George Gissing [1903]

T. H. Huxley The lines of fracture which remain between the coadjusted pieces of the skull, and are faithfully displayed in Schmerling’s figure, are readily traceable in the cast. Essays by T. H. Huxley

Theoretically the Corporation are doing away with the caravan-colonies and getting the inhabitants out into houses; but as the houses don’t get built, the caravans remain standing. The Road to Wigan Pier by George Orwell [1937]

Arnold Bennett He could not remain of one opinion nor in one mind. Clayhanger by Arnold Bennett [1910]

D. H. Lawrence Two bad breaks the secret evil has made: in Germany and in Russia. Watch it! Let evil keep a policeman’s eye on evil! The surface of life must remain unruptured. St Mawr by D. H. Lawrence

Elizabeth Gaskell If you’ll write a letter to Frank, just saying distinctly that, for reasons which must for ever remain a secret . The Moorland Cottage by Elizabeth Gaskell [1851]

He must take back the spears, or give us the road to-morrow; and unless the Kamraviona would tell him this and bring me an answer at once, the spears should not remain in my house during the night. The Discovery of the Source of the Nile by John Hanning Speke [1863]

I have the honour to remain your sincere friend, On the sixteenth of November, Pyotr Ivanitch received by post two letters addressed to him. A Novel in Nine Letters by Fyodor Dostoyevsky [1847]

John Lewis Burckhard To remain at Tayf for an indeterminate period, in the situation I now found myself, was little desirable; yet I could not guess the Pasha’s intentions with respect to me. Travels in Arabia by John Lewis Burckhard

You have but an hour to remain in the church, and I have much to tell you in that hour. Melmoth the Wanderer by Charles Maturin [1820]

Resolution, to remain in permanent session. Ten Days That Shook the World by John Reed

Anthony Trollope Madame Socani will tell lies, but she shall feel in her heart that she has once in her life come across a woman who, when she has signed a bit of paper, intends to remain true to the paper signed. The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope [1883]

The first words he heard were: “How long do you expect to remain in Buffalo, Miss Dare?” To which she replied: “I have no idea whether I shall stay a week or a month. Hand and Ring by Anna Katharine Green

Robert Louis Stevenson In the drama the action is developed in great measure by means of things that remain outside of the art; by means of real things, that is, and not artistic conventions for things. Familiar Studies of Men and Books by Robert Louis Stevenson

Sigmund Freud The length of the attacks would then remain as a trace of their original significance. Fragment of an Analysis of a Case of Hysteria by Sigmund Freud [1905]

Benjamin Disraeli He relinquished his boroughs without hesitation, but he preferred to remain with one of the oldest earldoms of England for his chief title. Endymion by Benjamin Disraeli [1880]

Anthony Trollope I hope you like hard work; you should do so, if you intend to remain with us. The Three Clerks by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope You must now remain at Greshamsbury till Mr Gazebee shall return. Doctor Thorne by Anthony Trollope

The afternoons are excessively relaxing, for although the mercury falls a little after three o'clock, still the morning's heat appears to remain until the sun has actually set. Australia Twice Traversed by Ernest Giles

Jules Verne Nevertheless, except the necessity became far more urgent than it had hitherto proved, they resolved to endeavor to remain in their present quarters. Off on a Comet by Jules Verne [1877]

Anthony Trollope He remembered how he had once been unable to move himself out of the room when the god had told him that he need not remain at the office, but might go home and amuse himself just as he pleased. Marion Fay by Anthony Trollope [1882]

Now that she had seen him again, that she knew he was within a few yards of her, it seemed incredible that she could have been satisfied to remain without news of him three long months. Her Father’s Name by Florence Marryat [1878]

Olaf Stapledon Two other essential pre-requisites of genuine community remain to be stated. Philosophy and Living by Olaf Stapledon [1939]

Ford Madox Ford Florence, I remember, had said at first that she would remain with Leonora, and me, and Edward and the girl had gone off alone. The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford

Baldwin Spencer There remain however certain other customs which may be grouped under the general designation of magic, and which may be conveniently dealt with together. The Native Tribes of Central Australia by Baldwin Spencer

Anthony Trollope If I thought that you thought so, I could not remain in the house with you. Framley Parsonage by Anthony Trollope

H. G. Wells Was she always to remain in the background? Was the Master Citizen always to hide his woman in this shamefaced manner from the world? Patience. That too he would manage. The Brothers by H. G. Wells [1938]

Wilkie Collins If we remain silent we make ourselves Lady Winwood’s accomplices. Miss or Mrs? by Wilkie Collins [1871]

Anthony Trollope He proposes to remain there for three years. Mr. Scarborough's Family by Anthony Trollope [1883]

Long did Ione remain in the same place, mute and thoughtful. The Last Days of Pompeii by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1834]

T. H. Huxley Not only are the principal flexors of the fingers and of the thumb long muscles, but they remain quite distinct from one another through their whole length. Essays by T. H. Huxley

This was an occasion that tried the hearts of men; it was not easy to remain through all those years at once undazzled and untempted, and never in the blackest hour to despair of human virtue. Wordsworth by F. W. H. Myers [1881]

Benjamin Disraeli She rose quickly; she commanded herself sufficiently to advise her daughter, in a calm tone, to remain seated, while for a moment she refreshed herself by a stroll. Venetia by Benjamin Disraeli [1837]

When she heard of the plan of universal emigration, she resolved to remain behind with her child, and alone in wide England to live or die, as fate might decree, beside the grave of her beloved. The Last Man by Mary Shelley

Edgar Rice Burroughs Ghak was to remain at home to receive the various delegations which we invited to come to Sari on the business of the federation. Pellucidar by Edgar Rice Burroughs [1923]

John Lewis Burckhard If a tribe of Arabs intend to remain a whole year in the Szaffa, they sow wheat and barley on the spots fit for cultivation on its precincts. Travels in Syria and the Holy Land by John Lewis Burckhard

George Gissing It seemed impossible to him to remain in a state of bodily repose, even with a cup of tea in his hand he paced the room. A Life's Morning by George Gissing [1885]

Virginia Woolf And since beauty must be broken daily to remain beautiful, and he is static, his life stagnates in a china sea. The Waves by Virginia Woolf [1931]

Anthony Trollope Take my advice; remain quiet where you are, and let’s talk the matter over. The Kellys and the O’Kellys by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope His passion had been so strong and uncontrollable, that he had been unable to remain with his niece and exact a promise from her. The Golden Lion of Granpere by Anthony Trollope

Arnold Bennett The disposition of the rooms had to remain exactly as it had always been. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

No; they must remain single for the present, or else marry wealth. Hard Cash by Charles Reade [1863]

Andrew Lang The three spies put on no corslets, as far as we can affirm, their object being to remain inconspicuous and unburdened with glittering bronze greaves and corslets. Homer and His Age by Andrew Lang

Washington Irving One ancient crone gave a long account of the subterranean palace in the bowels of that mountain where Boabdil and all his Moslem court are said to remain enchanted. The Alhambra by Washington Irving

Andrew Lang His father observed him, and said: “Hansel, what are you gazing at there, and why do you always remain behind? Take care, and don’t lose your footing. The Blue Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

It might be that I could make use of that very plan to save Almah; but if not, why then I was resolved to remain and meet my fate with her. A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder by James De Mille [1888]

Ralph Waldo Emerson But we remain lovers of it, only transferring our interest to interior excellence. The Conduct of Life by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1860]

Abraham Merri She will not desire to remain in Karak. Nor do I . Dwellers in the Mirage by Abraham Merri

Arthur Conan Doyle They have decided to remain for a few days upon the coast. The Mystery of Cloomber by Arthur Conan Doyle [1889]

But Joe would not remain with the other children. A Book of Ghosts by S. Baring-Gould [1904]

Anthony Trollope On the first of October we go back to London, and shall remain till the end of November. They have asked Nina to come again in November in order that she may see a hunt. Ayala’s Angel by Anthony Trollope

Campbell, lost in thought, let it remain so for a second: then remembered how she had doubtless done this very same thing with other men in this very room. The Pleasure-Pilgrim by Ella D'Arcy [1895]

The night before the dinner came, and the question of his gloves was still unsettled, and in a fair way to remain so. The Rise of Silas Lapham by William Dean Howells

Charles Dickens What if the spot awakened thoughts of death! Die who would, it would still remain the same; these sights and sounds would still go on, as happily as ever. The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens [1840]

The pilgrims unable to pay were compelled to remain at the gate of the holy city until some rich devotee arriving with his train, paid the tax and let them in. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

Jane Austen She had little difficulty; it was soon determined that they would go; go to-morrow, fix themselves at the inn, or get into lodgings, as it suited, and there remain till dear Louisa could be moved. Persuasion by Jane Austen [1818]

Anthony Trollope But the crime committed seemed to her to be so great that she could not understand that Crocker should be allowed to remain after the perpetration of it. Marion Fay by Anthony Trollope [1882]

Anthony Trollope He would almost rather have given her a written promise to marry her barmaid, than have suffered her to remain there till Mr. Oldeschole should return and see her there again. The Three Clerks by Anthony Trollope

Swayne seemed to remain true to his own interests, only his aspect of those interests had altered. Diana Tempest by Mary Cholmondeley [1893]

Arnold Bennett She had a misgiving that if they did not get Ladderedge they would remain in Trafalgar Road, Bursley, for ever and ever. These Twain by Arnold Bennett [1916]

Ford Madox Ford But my problem will remain the same whether I’m here or not. No More Parades by Ford Madox Ford [1925]

Edgar Allan Poe Captain Barnard, we knew very well, was engaged at Lloyd and Vredenburgh’s, and would remain there until late in the evening, so we had little to apprehend on his account. The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket by Edgar Allan Poe

George Gissing Far worse than her bodily fever was the mental anguish which would not allow her to remain in one place for more than a few minutes at a time, and did not suffer the pretence of occupation. A Life's Morning by George Gissing [1885]

So far as her own interests were concerned, it would have been a pleasant thing for Mrs. Fairfax that her son should remain a bachelor. The Lovels of Arden by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]

Wilkie Collins I promise, if you will remain here, to tell you every thing when I come back. Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins [1870]

George Meredith But now you will consent to remain with me, dear Van!’ An implacable negative responded to the urgent appeal of her eyes. Evan Harrington by George Meredith [1861]

Gidi Mavunga, quite beyond self-control, sprang up, and declared that, if the Mundele would not follow him, that obstinate person might remain behind. Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo by Richard F. Burton [1876]

This frequently happens also in a family of girls: they all remain unmarried because, if one of them shows an inclination in that direction, the others unite in a conspiracy against her. The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Frank Preston Stearns [1906]

Andrew Lang Now she can wait no longer, for three years is the time that she agreed with her father to remain without marrying. The Yellow Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

He felt that he was too wretched to remain in England. It was therefore imperative that he should go abroad. Diana Tempest by Mary Cholmondeley [1893]

George Gissing But the air of the house stifled him; he could not remain indoors. Workers in the Dawn by George Gissing [1880]

In a word, the letters were to remain in this girl’s possession as a sword to hang over my head. Wyllard's Weird by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1885]

Mark Twain But they district the city themselves, and the dogs of each district, whether it be half a block in extent, or ten blocks, have to remain within its bounds. The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain

Henry James Therefore he simply said to Mrs. Freer that he didn’t in the least wish to get out of it; he was as much in it as ever and intended to remain in it. Lady Barbarina by Henry James [1884]

There will be such a rush to get into the army that we’ll have to have conscription to make people remain in civil life. The Three Hostages by John Buchan [1924]

Radclyffe Hall They would argue for hours, these two curious friends whose points of view were so widely divergent, and although they seldom if ever agreed, they managed to remain both courteous and friendly. The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe Hall

Anthony Trollope Phineas did not stir out of the House till the division was over, having agreed with Mr Monk that they two would remain through it all and hear everything that was to be said. Phineas Finn by Anthony Trollope

George Meredith She turned her head from him to the diplomatist, and he had to remain like a sentinel at her feet. Evan Harrington by George Meredith [1861]

Why shouldn’t the House remain empty? I take it we’re here to protect the Princess. Well, we’ll have done that if they go off empty-handed. Huntingtower by John Buchan [1922]

It was enough that she was there and wished to remain there. Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

Anthony Trollope I should be very wrong, and so would your aunt, to let you remain here till you lose your good looks, and become an old woman on our hands. The Golden Lion of Granpere by Anthony Trollope

Mademoiselle,” she continued, addressing the Frenchwoman, calmly but firmly, “my daughter will remain here for some time longer, and you will have the goodness to withdraw. The Evil Guest by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

E. Phillips Oppenheim They are in a secret drawer of my desk now, and there will they remain forever. To Win the Love He Sought by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1895]

Henry James From this hour, with Mrs. Gereth, there was a flaw in her frankness: her admirable friend continued to know everything she did; what was to remain unknown was the general motive. The Spoils of Poynton by Henry James [1897]

The £3,000 to remain yours whether you are successful or not. The Vengeance of Larose by Arthur Gask [1939]