Phrases with "remarked"

As remarked before, nearly one half of them had no blankets or any other bedding. Ralph Rashleigh by James Tucker

Robert Louis Stevenson It was he who first remarked my coming in and standing back (as I did) in some annoyance. The Master of Ballantrae by Robert Louis Stevenson

We may go even further than this, and, as remarked in a former chapter, believe that musical sounds afforded one of the bases for the development of language. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

Francis Bacon Nor is that an absurd similitude of conformity which has been remarked between man and a plant inverted. The New Organon by Francis Bacon [1620]

Willa Cather At his age nothing cuts very deep,” remarked the lawyer. Youth and the Bright Medusa by Willa Cather [1920]

But I don’t expect I shall ever drop across this particular fragrance, Freddy.” “There’s always Monsieur Chance, you know,” remarked Laurance, tapping his white teeth with a pencil. The Mystery Queen by Fergus Hume

Strange to relate, he said nothing to his sister that night at dinner, though she remarked he was very quiet. The House with the High Wall by Arthur Gask [1948]

Elizabeth Von Arnim One day, in going round the head inspector’s garden with his wife, whose care it is, I remarked with surprise that she had no sweet-peas. The Solitary Summer by Elizabeth Von Arnim [1899]

Helen Zimmern Mrs. Hall very rightly remarked that Miss Edgeworth’s affection for Ireland was “philosophic. Maria Edgeworth by Helen Zimmern

Virginia Woolf Mrs. Darwin, inviting her to stay with them, remarked with apparent simplicity that she had heard that people who moved much in London society were fond of being tossed in blankets. The Common Reader by Virginia Woolf [1925]

Lord Bolingbroke, returning from exile, met the bishop at the sea-side; upon which it was wittily remarked that they were “exchanged. Pope by Thomas De Quincey

Mark Twain It is as I remarked in the beginning — the taste for tobacco is a matter of superstition. What is Man? and other essays by Mark Twain

H. Rider Haggard All next day we rested and slept, and at sunset ate a hearty meal of fresh beef washed down with tea, the last, as Good remarked sadly, we were likely to drink for many a long day. King Solomon’s Mines by H. Rider Haggard

Washington Irving He remarked that their heads were turned from the portal, and that the regards of each were fixed upon the same point in the interior of the building. The Alhambra by Washington Irving

Anthony Trollope Perhaps the same thing may be remarked in other pursuits. The Duke’s Children by Anthony Trollope

Edith Wharton When he was in one of his moods of clenched silence — they were becoming more frequent, she had remarked — she knew the uselessness of interfering. Twilight Sleep by Edith Wharton [1927]

William Makepeace Thackeray During the journey, Peytel thought he remarked that Rey had slackened his horse’s pace. The Paris Sketch Book by William Makepeace Thackeray [1840]

Anthony Trollope He remarked that the evidence of Brady had in no degree been shaken. The Macdermots of Ballycloran by Anthony Trollope [1847]

I have formerly remarked that I wished to have it in my power to say that I had been sucked by the vampire. Wanderings in South America by Charles Waterton [1825]

Miles Franklin Derek remarked icily that the cab had been waiting an hour, but Edmée wasn’t worried or hurried by that. My Career Goes Bung by Miles Franklin [1946]

Arthur Conan Doyle The Planet, an evening paper which depended for its circulation upon the sporting forecasts of Captain Touch-and-go, remarked upon the absurdity of forecasting the future. The Land of Mist by Arthur Conan Doyle [1926]

I remarked that a man of thirty-five was no longer a boy. Chance by Joseph Conrad [1913]

Andrew Lang It will be remarked that the faculty is freakish, and does not always respond to conscious exertion of thought in the mind of the inquirer. The Making of Religion by Andrew Lang

Even in these garments the tall slim figure had a certain elegance; but it was not a figure to be remarked at nightfall, in the London streets. The Lovels of Arden by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]

Instead of twisting his own neck, as he had hinted he might, if unsuccessful, the young author quietly remarked that tragedies were not his forte and that he intended to devote himself to novels. Balzac by Frederick Lawton

It was almost in order to comfort my own depression that I remarked cheerfully: “Well, I know of somebody who must be growing extremely anxious to see you. Chance by Joseph Conrad [1913]

H. G. Wells If I idled for a day, no one except my fellow-students (who evidently had no awe for me) remarked it. Tono Bungay by H. G. Wells [1909]

And bid him stretch his neck for the blow! —” “You know,” remarked Cleves, “that some of those songs you sing are devilish creepy. The Slayer of Souls by Robert W. Chambers [1920]

Bombay remarked that this daily feeding on beef would be the lot of the Wanguana if they had no religious scruples about the throat-cutting of animals for food. The Discovery of the Source of the Nile by John Hanning Speke [1863]

I have already remarked on her graceful carriage. The Race of Life by Guy Boothby [1906]

D.H. Lawrence He remarked nothing, not even the extravagant bowl of grasses placed where he would not have allowed it — on his piano; nor his fiddle, laid cruelly on the cold, polished floor near the window. The Trespasser by D.H. Lawrence

But as an illustrious statesman, now no more, a great prince too, with an ironic mind and a literary gift, has sarcastically remarked in one of his public speeches: “We are all Socialists now. Notes on Life and Letters by Joseph Conrad [1921]

But he was a little dashed by Jaikie, who listened patiently to the analysis, and then remarked that he was talking rubbish. Castle Gay by John Buchan [1930]

Arthur Conan Doyle How far is it?” “Six miles,” said Trevor. “Seven by the road,” remarked the Colonel, with military exactness. The Winning Shot by Arthur Conan Doyle

Andrew Lang He “was an angler,” as he remarked when a friend asked: “Well, Tom, what are you doing now. Adventures Among Books by Andrew Lang

H. Rider Haggard After his customary salutations, which on this occasion were more copious than usual, he remarked blandly that the moon had risen in a clear sky. The People of the Mist by H. Rider Haggard

The mother again remarked the simplicity and calmness of their relation to each other. Mother by Maksim Gorky

It may be remarked as characteristic of this Crusade, that the Christians and the Moslems no longer looked upon each other as barbarians, to whom mercy was a crime. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

Arthur Conan Doyle M. Moser knew nothing of any valuable jewellery, but it had been remarked by the servants that the heavy trunk in the lady’s bedroom was always scrupulously locked. His Last Bow by Arthur Conan Doyle [1917]

This old man wore a flowered silk dressing-gown and ruffles, and he remarked a gold ring on his finger, and on his head a cap of velvet, such as, in the days of perukes, gentlemen wore in undress. Mr. Justice Harbottle by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Lewis Carroll For me, it is Charm without the C.” “The old one is sad,” the Governor remarked with some anxiety. A Tangled Tale by Lewis Carroll

Mrs Murchison had just remarked that she didn’t know why, at this time of year, you always felt as if you were waiting for something. The Imperialist by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1904]

Andrew Lang As they rose through the air the Princess remarked a figure mounted on an eagle’s back flying in front of the chariot. The Yellow Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Jules Verne I would speak of the bread-fruit tree, very abundant in the island of Gilboa; and I remarked chiefly the variety destitute of seeds, which bears in Malaya the name of “rima. Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne [1872]

The native men could not be said to be clothed, but, as I remarked before, the mercury was above 90 degrees. The Golden Chersonese and the way thither by Isabella L. Bird [1883]

Arthur Conan Doyle He remarked it himself, and knew the reason. Beyond the City by Arthur Conan Doyle [1892]

Martial, too, had turned so white that Mlle. Blanche remarked his pallor and thought he was ill. The Honor of the Name by Émile Gaboriau

Henry James The Princess remarked that she was so glad Hyacinth had no position, and had been forced to do something in life but amuse himself; that was the way she liked her friends now. The Princess Casamassima by Henry James [1886]

Andrew Lang A poet-critic has even remarked that the French language is nearly incapable of poetry! We cannot argue in such matters, where all depends on the taste and the ear. Adventures Among Books by Andrew Lang

He remarked how becomingly the former had done her hair, and laughingly said it reminded him of the day when he had first met her. The Jest of Life by Arthur Gask [1936]

And according to his custom D’Artagnan glanced rapidly around and remarked that Mazarin had a sealed letter before him. Twenty Years After by Alexandre Dumas [1845]

Kenneth Grahame It seemed, as the Mole remarked to the Rat, like some one walking in carpet slippers that were too large for him and down at heel; which was intelligent of Mole, because that was exactly what it was. The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

Arthur Morrison A thousand pounds! Why, it’s absurd!” “Think so?” remarked Dorrington, reaching for his hat. The Dorrington Deed-Box by Arthur Morrison

As it was after awhile generally remarked among those present that the musketeer was reserved, and wished for an opportunity for conversing secretly with Aramis, the Epicureans took their leave. The Man in the Iron Mask by Alexandre Dumas [1850]

John Galsworthy Sir Lawrence remarked quickly: “I hope Hilary will be as short with Clare as he was with you and Jean, Hubert. That was a record. Flowering Wilderness by John Galsworthy

It is “unnatural,” remarked the Yankee. Kassim had gone, by that time, very much impressed, pleased too, and also uneasy. Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad [1900]

Robert Louis Stevenson She was but seven years old, when Alfred Austin remarked and fell in love with her; and the union thus early prepared was singularly full. Memoir of Fleeming Jenkin by Robert Louis Stevenson

George Gissing He remarked often on her look of suffering, and urged a holiday. The Nether World by George Gissing [1888]

Ivan Turgenev I remarked to the driver that I thought we might on this occasion have got on without the fifth horse. The Diary of a Superfluous Man and other stories by Ivan Turgenev

George Gissing Hilliard remarked a gleam in her eyes and a colour in her cheeks which gave her an appearance of better health than a few days ago. Eve's Ransom by George Gissing [1894]

Radclyffe Hall But Roger thrust his hands deep into his pockets: ‘I don’t fight with girls!’ he remarked very grandly. The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe Hall

Anthony Trollope He remarked that he hoped that would not be necessary. Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope [1865]

There was a restless, anxious expression in his countenance I had never remarked there before; and he looked sparer in person. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte [1847]

Anatole France I have not remarked vanity in you. The Red Lily by Anatole France [1894]

Isidore Geoffroy St-Hilaire has forcibly remarked that certain malconformations frequently, and that others rarely, co-exist, without our being able assign any reason. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

Jules Verne This was especially remarked by a traveler in a carriage at the front part of the train. Michael Strogoff by Jules Verne [1876]

William Harrison Ainsworth Amongst others, a little to my left, I remarked a band of mountaineers from Calabria, for such I judged them to be from their wild and picturesque garb. A Night's Adventure in Rome by William Harrison Ainsworth

Henry James I remarked that I failed to see why we should assume that a girl like Linda — brilliant enough to make one of the greatest — would fall so very easily into my nephew’s arms. Louisa Pallant by Henry James [1888]

Andrew Lang Before leaving the topic of books which derive their value from the taste and fantasy of collectors, it must be remarked that, in this matter, the fashion of the world changes. The Library by Andrew Lang

George Meredith They were accustomed to the machinery employed to give our land a shudder and to soothe it, and generally remarked that it meant nothing. Beauchamp's Career by George Meredith [1875]

Vsevolod Krestovsky I love a good speech, and am always ready to respect it,” remarked Sergei Antonitch approvingly. Knights of Industry by Vsevolod Krestovsky

On the last day of his life Sir Richard seemed better than usual, and all the household remarked his excellent spirits. The Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wrigh

Gertrude Stein When Gertrude Stein was quite young her brother once remarked to her, that she, having been born in February, was very like George Washington, she was impulsive and slow-minded. The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein [1933]

Not, indeed, until he had begun a cigarette did he give a gentle lead to his curiosity; he remarked then, addressing Chang: “You seem a very fortunate community, and most hospitable to strangers. Lost Horizon by James Hilton

H. Rider Haggard I remarked that Ignosi had swum to power through blood. King Solomon’s Mines by H. Rider Haggard

Charles Dickens He remarked lightly, and half apologetically, ‘I think somebody is walking over my grave. The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices by Charles Dickens [1857]

George Gissing I do wish you knew her, Warburton.” “So you have said a good many times,” remarked Will. “But I don’t see how it would help you. Will Warburton by George Gissing [1903]

Radclyffe Hall By nine o’clock the whole street was agog, for Pauline and Pierre were liked by their neighbours; and besides, as the baker remarked to his wife, from so grand a house it would be a fine business. The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe Hall

He inquired morosely what he was after, and, on being told, remarked that he might have learned more sense. Huntingtower by John Buchan [1922]

Sir Richard Burton Next morning Aladdin arose to look at the jewelers’ work and remarked that they had not finished a moiety of what was wanting to the kiosque window. The Arabian Nights' Entertainments by Sir Richard Burton

G. K. Chesterton He had gone ahead to clear some fallen stones and I remarked on this efficiency. Autobiography by G. K. Chesterton [1936]

H. G. Wells There can be few people alive who have not remarked on occasion that men are the creatures of circumstances. Mankind in the Making by H. G. Wells [1903]

It is to be remarked that a lively, but slightly specialized, animistic belief is to be found in most if not all peoples living in the ante-predatory, savage stage of culture. The Theory of the Leisure Class by Thorstein Veblen

I remarked that I should be satisfied with half the amount, whereupon he laughed good-humouredly. Dr Nikola’s Experiment by Guy Boothby [1899]

George Gissing See if I don’t!” “You are of course at liberty to behave with just as much rudeness and brutality as accords with your nature,” remarked Maud, taking up her book as if to resume her reading. Workers in the Dawn by George Gissing [1880]

After the first salutations, the king remarked the head of a nsamma buck, and handled it; then noticed my mosquito-curtains hanging over the bed, and begged for them. The Discovery of the Source of the Nile by John Hanning Speke [1863]

Catalina, however, watching all things narrowly, remarked something earnest and significant in the eye of the leader, as of one who had some secret communication to make. The Spanish Nun by Thomas De Quincey [1847]

George Gissing Dando wants to start smelting works for his new process, somewhere in North Queensland.’ ‘And wants money, I dare say,’ remarked the listener, with a twinkle of the eye. The Whirlpool by George Gissing [1896]

To think of being a probationer of yours — my God!” “That will be a pity — from one point of view,” remarked Theron, still with the ironical smile on his lips. The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic [1896]

Henry James She looked at him as if he would know what that meant, and he remarked that he was very sorry for her. The Princess Casamassima by Henry James [1886]

Benjamin Disraeli As she irresistibly remarked at one of her evening gatherings, “Every landowner in the county is in his favour; therefore it is impossible. Endymion by Benjamin Disraeli [1880]

Arnold Bennett And after uncounted minutes Ingpen remarked that he presumed he had better go. These Twain by Arnold Bennett [1916]

In charging the jury, the judge of the Court of Acquittal remarked that it was one of the most ghastly crimes that he had ever been called upon to explain away. The Parenticide Club by Ambrose Bierce

I remarked that people, perfect strangers, took to him as one takes to a nice child. Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad [1900]

Half a minute of breathless silence followed, and then Sir Parry remarked calmly. The Poisoned Goblet by Arthur Gask [1935]

Arthur Machen He spoke at great length, and everyone remarked the elegance and propriety of his diction, which was wanting in no refinement of classical eloquence. The Secret Glory by Arthur Machen

Jules Verne However, on his second sortie, on the 27th of November, Gideon Spilett, who had ventured a quarter of a mile into the woods, towards the south of the mountain, remarked that Top scented something. The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne [1874]

D’Artagnan, whom nothing ever escaped, remarked how much redder Truchen’s left cheek was than her right. Louise de la Valliere by Alexandre Dumas [1848-1850]

George Meredith He remarked that if I ‘had not cut my lucky from school, and tossed my cap for a free life, he was ——’ whatever may be expressed by a slap on the thigh. The Adventures of Harry Richmond by George Meredith [1871]

G. K. Chesterton I give one startling instance out of a hundred of the irony remarked upon above. Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens by G. K. Chesterton [1911]

Robert Louis Stevenson Something to this effect I remarked to him, when the good-wife (as chanced) was called away. Catriona by Robert Louis Stevenson

Anthony Trollope And it may be remarked that the popularity of this kind of knowledge has become so strong that much of the information is given in the ordinary guide-books. Travelling Sketches by Anthony Trollope [1866]

On this first occasion I remarked to Marlow with some surprise: “But, if I remember rightly you said you didn’t know Captain Anthony.” “No. I never saw the man. Chance by Joseph Conrad [1913]

George Gissing Once let a fellow get into Swettenham’s— “You’re not doing so bad for a single man,” remarked Polly, with facetious malice in her eye. The Town Traveller by George Gissing [1897]

Ann Radcliffe In reply to this, Vivaldi only bowed, but he remarked that the stranger’s countenance changed, and that some dark brooding appeared to cloud his mind, as he quitted the chamber. The Italian by Ann Radcliffe [1796]

George Meredith Colonel Halkett remarked that he would have to leave Steynham the next day. Beauchamp's Career by George Meredith [1875]

Then you have remarked a change in him of late?” inquired Heathcote. “Yes, there has been a change, subtle, mysterious. Wyllard's Weird by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1885]

Edith Wharton Once again Susy remarked that, in Ellie’s agitated existence, every interest appeared to be on exactly the same plane. The Glimpses of the Moon by Edith Wharton [1922]

Now at last Gervaise served the vermicelli soup; the guests were taking up their spoons when Virginie remarked that Coupeau had disappeared. L’Assommoir by Émile Zola

George Gissing Mamma had been talking about her affairs, and mentioned that she had consulted you about something—Oh, about Mrs. Abbott.’ ‘Very logical, I must say,’ remarked Rolfe, laughing. The Whirlpool by George Gissing [1896]

H. G. Wells The throbbing in my ears grew louder, and then I remarked that the piping note of the outrush had ceased. First Men in the Moon by H. G. Wells [1901]

Rudyard Kipling With rare and sparkling originality he remarked that India was a ‘big place,’ and that there were many things to buy. Letters of Marque by Rudyard Kipling [1891]

All the assembly remarked his gaiety and his good humour. The Widow Lerouge by Émile Gaboriau

Anthony Trollope In answer to this, I remarked that he had known me only a very short time. Doctor Thorne by Anthony Trollope

William Makepeace Thackeray While thus engaged, some one remarked to Otto, that he was not dressed in the regular uniform, having no feathers in his hat. A Legend of the Rhine by William Makepeace Thackeray [1845]

George Meredith These men! She remarked very honestly: ‘Oh, no; doctors are not needed. Beauchamp's Career by George Meredith [1875]

A. E. W. Mason There were other officers of the garrison present, but not one had remarked his movement and its sudden arrest. The Four Feathers by A. E. W. Mason [1902]

Arnold Bennett Many people simultaneously remarked upon the coincidence that Mr. Baines should have died while there was a show of mourning goods in his establishment. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

She complied at once and remarked at the same time that he had had nothing to eat. The Judgment of Larose by Arthur Gask [1934]

George Meredith At lunch, Wilfrid remarked carelessly: “By the way, I met that little girl we saw last night. Sandra Belloni by George Meredith [1887]

At any cost she felt that she must be remarked above everything and every one, even above the king himself. Ten Years Later by Alexandre Dumas [1848-1850]

So, two months after his entering the college, when his school life had robbed him of his well-nigh vegetable colour, we remarked that he became pale and white like a woman. Balzac by Frederick Lawton

E. Phillips Oppenheim Yours faithfully, Harold Cuthbertson.“ Mannister folded the letter up and handed it back to Polsover. “That’s awkward,” he remarked nonchalantly. The Long Arm of Mannister by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1909]

Richard Burton I remarked one block which could not measure fewer than thirty feet in height. Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Richard Burton

John Lewis Burckhard It may be remarked generally of the Bedouins, that wherever they are the masters of the cultivators, the latter are soon reduced to beggary, by their unceasing demands. Travels in Syria and the Holy Land by John Lewis Burckhard

Arthur Conan Doyle After the meal Pendleton remarked that he would take a short stroll in search of effects, and Bob almost immediately afterward sallied out for a mouthful of fresh air. The Heiress of Glenmahowley by Arthur Conan Doyle

Arthur Conan Doyle Here is a condensation of a few of them: The Daily Telegraph remarked that in the history of crime there had seldom been a tragedy which presented stranger features. A Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle [1887]

Wilkie Collins Do you want a bed to sleep in? Yes? or No?” Yes; Zack certainly wanted a bed; but — “There’s one for you,” remarked Mat, pointing through the folding-doors into the back room. Hide and Seek by Wilkie Collins [1854]

James Payn He does not look quite such a likely horse as The King, Master Walter, does he? There’s bone for you!” “An ounce of blood is worth a pound of bone, says the proverb,” remarked the captain. Mirk Abbey by James Payn [1866]

Pu Songling During this time Choo Little-lotus, having remained in the temple, had not remarked the departure of his friend. Strange Stories from the Lodge of Leisures by Pu Songling [1740]

Robert Louis Stevenson My old lord must have heard of it, by John Paul, if by no one else; and he must at least have remarked the altered habits of his son. The Master of Ballantrae by Robert Louis Stevenson

Sinclair Lewis Blowing on a glass, polishing it and glancing at Elmer through its flashing rotundity, the bartender remarked that he wasn’t much of a hand at this here singing business. Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis

Ford Madox Ford He remarked to the good fellow that in that way they would do something to checkmate the blasted civilians whose meddling with the processes of war had put them where they were. A Man Could Stand Up by Ford Madox Ford [1926]

Thomas Wolfe Adamowski remarked that he did not see how it was possible, under present circumstances, for a German citizen to travel anywhere. You Can’t Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe [1940]

Charles Dickens What an easy swell he is!’ Mr. James Harthouse, happening to catch Tom’s eye, remarked that he drank nothing, and filled his glass with his own negligent hand. Hard Times by Charles Dickens [1854]

Arnold Bennett Mr. Critchlow, snow-white now but unbent, remarked that there was ‘a pretty cackle,’ and he sniffed. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

George Meredith Carinthia remarked on their having met nobody. The Amazing Marriage by George Meredith [1895]

Henry James At any rate he remarked rather grandly, like a man who has still a good deal to say for himself, “There are things it is better to conceal. The Princess Casamassima by Henry James [1886]

F. Scott Fitzgerald He kept it sort of closed so we hadn’t remarked it before. Taps at Reveille by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1935]

But I won’t feel really at peace till I have that ship of mine out in the Indian Ocean.” He remarked casually that from Bangkok to the Indian Ocean was a pretty long step. The Shadow Line by Joseph Conrad [1917]

I remarked the strange posture in which he sat, his head screwed round to his right shoulder, and his whole body a protest against something at his left hand. The Watcher by the Threshold by John Buchan [1900]

Edgar Allan Poe I remarked before that in proportion to the poetical talent would be the justice of a critique upon poetry. Criticism by Edgar Allan Poe

Byron, in the opening of “Don Juan,” remarked that his wanting a hero was an uncommon want, when every month brought forth its own. London in My Time by Thomas Burke

She was so evidently desirous of pleasing him that several of the guests remarked it. The Honor of the Name by Émile Gaboriau

G. K. Chesterton Yet two things may be remarked about it. Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens by G. K. Chesterton [1911]

The doctrine of Schwann, as I remarked long ago (1844), runs parallel with the nebular theory in astronomy, and they may yet stand or fall together. Medical Essays by Oliver Wendell Holmes

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]

Nellie Bly The nurses returned to the room and Miss Grady remarked that she had “settled the old fool for awhile. Ten Days in a Mad-House by Nellie Bly

George Gissing But when Iris had given herself and her six hundred a year, she soon remarked a decline in her husband’s aspiration. Our Friend the Charlatan by George Gissing [1899]

Rudyard Kipling She has been sent from heaven, as I may have remarked before, to help me with my Melancolia.’ ‘Never heard a word about the lady before. The Light That Failed by Rudyard Kipling [1891]

The man told him, and then the detective remarked casually: “I see you’ve got a fire brigade here; all voluntary, I suppose?” The man nodded. The Judgment of Larose by Arthur Gask [1934]

Billy Mentone remarked demurely that Jimmy Aker–Banks ought really to bring his razor down with him. The Night of the Storm by Arthur Gask [1937]

He seemed rather preoccupied, and spoke very little, but just before parting he remarked thoughtfully, “A lovely girl that Miss McLaren, one of the most beautiful I’ve seen. The Shadow of Larose by Arthur Gask [1930]

Jules Verne In 1715 the astronomers Louville and Halley, watching the eclipse of the 3rd of May, remarked some very extraordinary scintillations. From the Earth to the Moon by Jules Verne [1867]

Thomas Wolfe The other then remarked that he knew the family of a New York publisher, that they were, in fact, good friends of his. You Can’t Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe [1940]

Mark Twain We saved that; and it may be remarked here that this is the only opportunity that Europe offers of saving money. What is Man? and other essays by Mark Twain

Anthony Trollope Even Lady Eustace, who was not particular as to the appearance of people, remarked afterwards to her friend that Mr Slide looked like the devil as he was stroking his face. The Prime Minister by Anthony Trollope

He remarked that the man was dead now at all events, and consequently no more dangerous. Almayer’s Folly by Joseph Conrad [1895]

But I cannot see, for my own part, what there is to admire in Don Valera.” “He appears nothing but a lubberly boy to me,” remarked Miss Forrester, to whom Leona had always been distantly polite. Her Father’s Name by Florence Marryat [1878]

Henry James Her husband always had tickets for lectures; in moments of irritation at the want of a certain sequence in their career, she had remarked to him that it was the only thing he did have. The Bostonians by Henry James [1886]

He remarked with pain that the work of the farm was not satisfactorily done. Tales of Unrest by Joseph Conrad [1898]

After a while Mrs. Burton, who sat on the other side of the Archbishop, remarked “Richard must take you to the Zoo and show you his famous fish. The Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wrigh

D’Artagnan remarked the silence of his friend. The Man in the Iron Mask by Alexandre Dumas [1850]

George Gissing Was he—hideous doubt—preparing himself for an even worse disillusion? Undoubtedly the people on board had remarked his attentions; for all he knew, jokes were being passed, nay, bets being made. The Crown of Life by George Gissing [1899]

She remarked that her little brother was too old to require all her care, and Max would cry to marry her father. Cobwebs from an Empty Skull by Ambrose Bierce [1874]

D. H. Lawrence Mollie remarked in her cool way: “It might be a ‘hess’— if you couldn’t write. The White Peacock by D. H. Lawrence

Virginia Woolf She was absorbed in her arrangements, and on seeing Rachel remarked confidentially: “If one can give men a room to themselves where they will sit, it’s all to the good. The Voyage Out by Virginia Woolf [1915]

Mr. Gould remarked to me long ago, that in those genera of birds which range over the world, many of the species have very wide ranges. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

The next day I could not bear her out of my sight; and she, Raoul—at least I thought I remarked it—she looked at me, if not with pity, at least with gentleness. Ten Years Later by Alexandre Dumas [1848-1850]

The saving in sites has been already dealt with, but it may be remarked that in London the cost per child for sites has been £6 11s. Garden Cities of To-morrow by Ebenezer Howard

We will make up the deficiency; I will do it for De Bragelonne.” The king again remarked the coldness with which Athos received the remark. Ten Years Later by Alexandre Dumas [1848-1850]

Vixen,” he remarked presently. Vixen by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1879]

He rarely, it is true, remarked on what he read, but I have seen him sit and think of it. Villette by Charlotte Brontë [1853]

I knew nothing of Vernon’s dream, but next morning I remember that I remarked a certain heaviness of eye, and wondered idly if the frame of this Greek divinity was as tough as it was shapely. Basilissa by John Buchan [1914]

It has been remarked by naturalists that the flight of this bird is laborious. Wanderings in South America by Charles Waterton [1825]

This disadvantage was counterbalanced by an overweening vanity, which is often to be remarked in those whose personal defects place them a step below their fellows. Lodore by Mary Shelley

As I remarked before (“The Gold–Mines of Midian,” p. The Land of Midian by Richard F. Burton [1879]

I feel all limp yet; but never mind—his swag will pay for the lot!” “He’s all alone here,” remarked Mr. Jones in a hollow murmur. Victory by Joseph Conrad [1914]

H. G. Wells A time came when each remarked in a tone that rang false, ‘You’re getting such a Swell now, you know,’ and he saw a new light in the erstwhile friendly eye, and therewith yawned a gulf. An Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells

This, perhaps, partly explains why the varieties kept by savages, as has been remarked by some authors, have more of the character of true species than the varieties kept in civilised countries. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

Arnold Bennett Later, when Jules was alone again, he remarked to himself, ‘I may get that hundred thousand. The Grand Babylon Hotel by Arnold Bennett [1902]

George Gissing Hugh remarked to himself that she looked even worse by daylight than in the evening; decidedly, she was making herself ill—perhaps, he added, the best thing that could happen. The Whirlpool by George Gissing [1896]

I remarked that the one containing the chief priest had fallen into a rivulet, as if fate was not tired of drowning him. The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan by James Justinian Morier

Thomas Hardy Speedily overtaking her he remarked that he had asked her to come to him at the cathedral, and she had promised. Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy

Henry James She remarked that SHE might listen to such things, because she was clever enough for them not to matter; only Mamie should take care how she went about saying them at large. Mrs. Medwin by Henry James [1901]

Charles Kingsley Valencia remarked the Major’s pained look as they walked up the street. Two Years Ago by Charles Kingsley

Charles Stur I have repeatedly remarked that we had been deserted by all the feathered tribes. Narrative of an expedition into Central Australia by Charles Stur

He remarked how well she was looking, to which she replied, blushing prettily, that she could not help feeling well, she was so supremely happy. The Judgment of Larose by Arthur Gask [1934]

Mr. Gryce made one of his low bows, and propping himself against the table he stood before, remarked civilly:— “I had rather not force my rights. Initials Only by Anna Katharine Green

George Gissing Beatrice remarked on the smallness of the chamber, adding archly, ‘But I sleep single. In the Year of Jubilee by George Gissing [1894]

Nathaniel Hawthorne How is this first great difficulty to be obviated?” “It lies at your own option, Miriam, to do away the obstacle, at any moment,” remarked the sculptor. The Marble Faun by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1860]

One person only I remarked whose features were suddenly illuminated by a smile, a sarcastic smile, as I read it; which, however, might be all a fancy. Autobiographical Sketches by Thomas De Quincey [1853]

E. Phillips Oppenheim Rome is suffering just now, as your witty Ambassador remarked the other day,” she observed, “from an epidemic of congested hospitality. The Spy Paramount by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1934]

William Makepeace Thackeray The soup, the turbot, the haunch of mutton, Count Ludwig remarked that the Margrave sent all away untasted. Burlesques by William Makepeace Thackeray

George Gissing It was Crewe who first remarked his absence. In the Year of Jubilee by George Gissing [1894]

This morning, when I got up, I remarked that my sword had got caught in one of the aiguillettes, and that my shoulder-belt had slipped quite off. The Man in the Iron Mask by Alexandre Dumas [1850]

Henry James Miss Birdseye had had a sudden weakness; she had remarked abruptly that she was dying, and her pulse, sure enough, had fallen to nothing. The Bostonians by Henry James [1886]

She remarked on this to her mother. Lark Rise to Candleford by Flora Thompson [1945]

In the hymns, though, she sang out immense — by ghost, as if she meant it! I rather wished I’d heard the sermon,” remarked Herbert thoughtfully, “because it seemed to set her thinking. Tiny Luttrell by E. W. Hornung [1893]

Richard Burton Around it trees grow, and amongst them I remarked a young cocoa. Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Richard Burton