Phrases with "repeated"

Abraham Merri He was dancing in a small circle, waving his arms and hands oddly, and trilling a weird melody upon four notes, repeated over and over in varying progressions. Dwellers in the Mirage by Abraham Merri

George Gissing His friends had come together prepared for gory language, but the murderous instigations of Clerkenwell Green were not repeated with the same crudity. Demos by George Gissing [1886]

Edith Wharton The situation was evidently too new to her to be at once intelligible, and she repeated vaguely: “Bolted — bolted from whom?” “From Joyce and Wheater. Gone clean away, without any warning. The Children by Edith Wharton [1928]

H. Rider Haggard Then Ignosi resumed his moocha, and addressing them, repeated the history he had detailed in the morning. King Solomon’s Mines by H. Rider Haggard

At the end of an hour Gervaise, who had remained with the house surgeon, repeated in a low voice: “He’s dead, sir; he’s dead!” But the house surgeon, who was watching the feet, shook his head. L’Assommoir by Émile Zola

Let us hope she will prove worth it!’ Which saying was kept as a rod in pickle to be repeated to Laura when she misbehaved during her childhood. Lark Rise to Candleford by Flora Thompson [1945]

Baldwin Spencer These movements were repeated several times, and finally the dog was supposed to be killed by the kangaroo. The Native Tribes of Central Australia by Baldwin Spencer

George Gissing Miriam repeated all that Eleanor had been able to tell. The Emancipated by George Gissing [1889]

We live together like brethren in a happy family — like good Christians.” “And Queen Marguerite?” “Queen Marguerite?” repeated Henry; “oh, well, she is the link uniting us. Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas

George Meredith It seemed to me that I had but taken a turn from right to left, or gone round a wheel, when I repeated the same words, and I heard Temple somewhere near me mumble something like them. The Adventures of Harry Richmond by George Meredith [1871]

Upon a third he read the word “white;” “white horse,” repeated he, like a child that is spelling. The Man in the Iron Mask by Alexandre Dumas [1850]

Sigmund Freud All the qualities which we value in our thought-processes, and which mark them out as complicated performances of a high order, we shall find repeated in the dream-thoughts. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

Lapham could not see the smartness of some of them which had been repeated to him. The Rise of Silas Lapham by William Dean Howells

Ann Radcliffe The centinel looked surpized, and Vivaldi repeated the question before he could obtain an answer. The Italian by Ann Radcliffe [1796]

Entering by the carré, a piece of mirror-glass, set in an oaken cabinet, repeated my image. Villette by Charlotte Brontë [1853]

Arthur Conan Doyle Foolish man,” he repeated once more. The Land of Mist by Arthur Conan Doyle [1926]

But he had been deeply chagrined at Annette’s mention of her father all the same, so deeply that he had not repeated the odious fact even to Janey, the recipient of all the loose matter in his mind. Notwithstanding by Mary Cholmondeley [1913]

H.P. Lovecraft Methought its spirit whispered evil counsel, soothing me to traitorous somnolence with a damnable rhythmical promise which it repeated over and over: Slumber, watcher, till the spheres. Polaris by H.P. Lovecraft [1918]

Ivan Turgenev Or did it really visit me, sit at my bedside, and is forgotten by me, like a dream? Like a dream, I repeated disconsolately. The Diary of a Superfluous Man and other stories by Ivan Turgenev

Henry James She repeated the story to me, and three days afterward, she was taken with inflammation of the lungs. The Ghostly Rental by Henry James [1876]

Elizabeth Gaskell He repeated them even lower than before; but this time they caught what he was saying. Ruth by Elizabeth Gaskell [1853]

Anthony Trollope Lord Lufton repeated his offer in the most formal manner, and claimed permission to see Lucy. She refused to see him. Framley Parsonage by Anthony Trollope

Dorothy repeated a number of times that she would rather be a housemaid or a parlourmaid, but Sir Thomas would not hear of it. A Clergyman’s Daughter by George Orwell

James Joyce Then, bowing his head, he repeated the CONFITEOR in fright. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce

To this woman Gilbert repeated the question he had asked of others, with the same disheartening result. Fenton’s Quest by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]

Then, gazing up, repeated peals they hear; And, in a heav’n serene, refulgent arms appear: Redd’ning the skies, and glitt’ring all around, The temper’d metals clash, and yield a silver sound. The Aeneid by translated by John Dryden

George Gissing He told her bluntly, and Polly repeated the words “And now I suppose I may say good night,” Christopher added, still with discontent. The Town Traveller by George Gissing [1897]

Joseph Furphy You were sitting with your backs against the wall — Go on”—— “Sitting with our backs against the wall,” repeated my agent complacently. Such is Life by Joseph Furphy

Rudyard Kipling The Pack, following, was altogether lost under the weight of the Little People.” “The buck lived?” Mowgli repeated slowly. The Second Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling [1895]

Annie repeated her statement more definitely, and explained, from Mr. Brandreth, as before, that the invitations were to be given so as to eliminate the shop-hand element from the supper and dance. Annie Kilburn by William Dean Howells

George Gissing Listen, Agnes.” She shrank, startled; but he repeated the name, just above his breath. Sleeping Fires by George Gissing [1896]

George Meredith Andrew Hedger repeated that it was The Crossways house, ne’er a doubt. Diana of the Crossways by George Meredith [1885]

The next day, or next but one, I paid this note away to a tradesman, and it was found to be forged; cleverly forged,” repeated Preen, with emphasis. A Tragedy by Ellen Wood [1886]

Ivan Turgenev Kindly remember, sir,” (at these words Bazarov lifted his eyes and looked at Pavel Petrovich) “kindly remember, sir,” he repeated sharply, “the English aristocracy. Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev

Andrew Lang The emperor listened eagerly to their tale, then called his daughter to him and repeated it to her. The Crimson Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Wilkie Collins Sir Patrick repeated the message — with a special emphasis on that part of it which related to Anne. The emphasis roused Geoffrey’s temper. Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins [1870]

William Makepeace Thackeray I had no wound; my repeated swoons had been brought on (as indeed well they might) by my gigantic efforts in carrying the elephant up a steep hill a quarter of a mile in length. Burlesques by William Makepeace Thackeray

Henry James Moreover, though a trifle feverish, he was really genial; he repeated more than once, “Yes, my dear sir, you’ve done it this time. The Tragic Muse by Henry James [1890]

Jules Verne Yes; but to swallow this affront! “Will you fight now, coward?” repeated the traveler, adding coarseness to brutality. Michael Strogoff by Jules Verne [1876]

Thomas Hardy Three days later he repeated the experiment; with the same result as before. Desperate Remedies by Thomas Hardy [1871]

James Anthony Froude The form of words is repeated by multitudes who do not care to think what they are saying. Bunyan by James Anthony Froude [1880]

Unless—” “Unless?” repeated Helen questioningly. From Out the Vasty Deep by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1920]

Virginia Woolf Quick, quick, quick with repeated jerks they struck the mouldy flesh. The Years by Virginia Woolf [1937]

Flory’s seditious opinions shocked him, but they also gave him a certain shuddering pleasure, such as a pious believer will take in hearing the Lord’s Prayer repeated backwards. Burmese Days by George Orwell

Wilkie Collins I could have repeated it at the time. The Law and the Lady by Wilkie Collins [1875]

D. H. Lawrence It will take him away from temptation during the most dangerous years of his life — how old is he — nineteen?” “Twenty,” said Miss Louisa. “Twenty!” repeated the vicar. The Prussian Officer and other stories by D. H. Lawrence

Sir Walter Scott She repeated them; and only bending his head, as an indication that he understood her, he entered the apartment, the door of which she pointed out to him. Old Mortality by Sir Walter Scott [1816]

John Lewis Burckhard In the conversations I had with him during my repeated visits at Aaere, he was always most anxious to obtain information concerning European manners and institutions. Travels in Syria and the Holy Land by John Lewis Burckhard

Anthony Trollope She was silent for a moment, and then he repeated his eager question: ‘Well; — well?’ ‘I should disgrace you,’ she said, not firmly, as before, but whispering the words. The Prime Minister by Anthony Trollope

Theodore Dreiser Braxton’s Globe, owned by Merrill, being semi-neutral, had merely suggested that it hoped that no such methods would be repeated here. The Titan by Theodore Dreiser

The insulted bird reddened in the wattles with indignation, and strutting up to the patriarch of the entire barn-yard, repeated his assertion. Cobwebs from an Empty Skull by Ambrose Bierce [1874]

Elizabeth Gaskell To-morrow morning your tale shall be repeated to those who can commit you to gaol, and before long you shall have the opportunity of trying how desirable hanging is. Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell [1848]

And I’ve gone and spoiled it!” “To surprise me!” Elfrida repeated in her absorption. A Daughter of To-Day by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1894]

George Gissing What does this mean?’ ‘What does it mean?’ the lady repeated musingly. A Life's Morning by George Gissing [1885]

The Germans recorded this broadcast and repeated it a number of times. Collected Essays by George Orwell

Anthony Trollope She answered that it was being talked of by everybody down-stairs, and she repeated it now only because she thought it proper that “my lady” should be informed of what was going on. Marion Fay by Anthony Trollope [1882]

E. Phillips Oppenheim He repeated his stake and won. The Wrath to Come by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1924]

Henry James Wait for Biddy,” the girl repeated in a lower tone, fastening her eyes on his with the same urgent mystifying gleam he thought he had noted at luncheon. The Tragic Muse by Henry James [1890]

But, if this is repeated in ten or twenty stories, he becomes fluttered and exhausted by the draft upon his energies; whereas a continuous fiction of the same quantity acts as an agreeable sedative. Literature and Life by William Dean Howells

Jules Verne None is worthy of these honorary lines, who has not distinguished himself in repeated fights. In Search of the Castaways by Jules Verne [1873]

Rafael Sabatini Then he repeated an earlier question. The Sea Hawk by Rafael Sabatini

To the end of her life Barbara could have repeated portions of this, her first love letter, by heart, and yet, before going downstairs, she burnt each separate sheet. Barbara Rebell by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1905]

Ivan Turgenev Kuzma Vassilyevitch repeated his suggestion. Lieutenant Yergunov’s Story by Ivan Turgenev

One only deeply in love, somewhere near at hand, but invisible, repeated plaintively over and over again a small bird-name in the silence of the shrinking spring. Diana Tempest by Mary Cholmondeley [1893]

Anthony Trollope Mrs Ray’s daughter go to a ball!” And then some threatening words were said as to the destiny of wicked people, which shall not be repeated here. Rachel Ray by Anthony Trollope

Mark Twain The farce then closed, to be repeated again with every change of the watches, and embellished with new and still more extravagant inventions of pomp and conversation. The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain

Wilkie Collins I think,” the child repeated positively, “she’s mad. Little Novels by Wilkie Collins [1887]

Wilkie Collins Lady Loring was so shocked at what he said to her on the subject, that she has only repeated it to me with a certain reserve. The Black Robe by Wilkie Collins [1881]

It is, that not a word which has passed here this morning shall be repeated to any one. Serge Panine by Georges Ohnet [1881]

I repeated after him, ‘How is it possible for me to escape ultimately? I may, by your assistance, traverse those intricate passages, whose cold dews I feel already distilling on me. Melmoth the Wanderer by Charles Maturin [1820]

Arthur Conan Doyle The little man braced himself straight, flung up his metal-headed whip, and met the horse with a crashing blow upon the head, repeated again and again with every attack. Sir Nigel by Arthur Conan Doyle [1906]

See and hear,” he repeated twice, at long intervals, filled by vacant staring. Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad [1900]

Thomas Hardy Beneath this brim her hair was massed low upon her brow, the colour of the thick tresses being probably, from her complexion, repeated in the irises of her large, deep eyes. The Well-Beloved by Thomas Hardy [1897]

Arthur Conan Doyle All we want are a few fish, which I hear are plentiful in these waters, and we might make a push for Barfleur.’ ‘We are going down Langston Bay,’ I repeated coldly. Micah Clarke by Arthur Conan Doyle

The odour is pleasant, but fragments of falling fire endanger the hut, and trimming must be repeated every ten minutes. Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo by Richard F. Burton [1876]

E. Phillips Oppenheim He remembered Dowson’s warning, repeated several times lately, that an unsavoury-looking little stranger had been haunting the area steps. The Lion and the Lamb by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1930]

Charles Dickens How?’ ‘How!’ repeated the blind man. Barnaby Rudge by Charles Dickens [1841]

Scarcely knowing what he did, he went into a neighbouring public-house and endeavoured by repeated libations to drown the memory of his loss. Ralph Rashleigh by James Tucker

She got into the coupé and told the driver to go to the Ritz.” “What!” gasped Recklow. “She’s gone to the Ritz,” repeated the agent. The Slayer of Souls by Robert W. Chambers [1920]

Thomas Wolfe So it does not matter,” he repeated harshly. You Can’t Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe [1940]

Ann Radcliffe No answer was returned, and he repeated the call, but all was yet still as the grave. The Romance of the Forest by Ann Radcliffe [1791]

Henry Handel Richardson But though he repeated this to himself, and believed it, his feelings had unwittingly changed their pole. Maurice Guest by Henry Handel Richardson

We know,” repeated Aunt Harriet solemnly. Notwithstanding by Mary Cholmondeley [1913]

Jules Verne Hearing Hope’s repeated [asertions] assertions that he had fetched the water from the lake, he turned pale and hurried to the lagoon. The Fur Country by Jules Verne [1873]

Walter Scott Lady Staunton repeated her entreaties, clinging to the rock with more energy, as she found that, from the superstitious terror of her guide, he became incapable of supporting her. The Heart of Mid-Lothian by Walter Scott [1818]

Algernon Blackwood Our thoughts, then, already found each other! “Tell me who you are,” Julius repeated firmly. Julius LeVallon by Algernon Blackwood [1916]

Henry James Mrs. Gereth submitted, then after a little brought out: “If we have lost — ” “If we have lost?” Fleda repeated as she paused again. The Spoils of Poynton by Henry James [1897]

Wilkie Collins She described Emily’s unexpected arrival on the previous day; and she repeated what had passed between them afterward. I Say No by Wilkie Collins [1884]

This invitation was repeated by his tutor; and my mother, after some consideration, allowed me to accept it. Autobiographical Sketches by Thomas De Quincey [1853]

Andrew Lang All the time I have been here you have never repeated a dish, and all were excellent. The Violet Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

George Gissing He had acted absurdly; certainly would not have repeated the absurdity had the scene been to act over again. The Unclassed by George Gissing [1883]

George Eliot As soon as Felix appeared at the bar, a murmur rose and spread into a loud buzz, which continued until there had been repeated authoritative calls for silence in the court. Felix Holt the Radical by George Eliot [1866]

Charles Dickens The sole remaining question then is: Shall I marry him? I think nothing can be plainer than that?’ ‘Shall I marry him?’ repeated Louisa, with great deliberation. Hard Times by Charles Dickens [1854]

T. E. Lawrence Saad repeated history by saving only the wire for his share. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

Ford Madox Ford She repeated to herself that she did not demand a better life than this. Last Post by Ford Madox Ford [1928]

It is repeated by all the bugles of all the sub-ordinate commanders; the sharp metallic notes assert themselves above the hum of the advance and penetrate the sound of the cannon. Tales of Soldiers and Civilians by Ambrose Bierce

E. Phillips Oppenheim I see no reason why you should not marry her secretly in London, in the name of Everard Dominey, and have the ceremony repeated under your rightful name later on. The Great Impersonation by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1920]

Lewis Carroll You might as well try to catch a Bandersnatch! But I’ll make a memorandum about her, if you like — She’s a dear good creature,’ he repeated softly to himself, as he opened his memorandum-book. Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll

If she seduced your brother—you said she seduced him, did you not?” “Yes.” “If she caused his death—you said that she caused his death?” “Yes,” repeated the executioner. Twenty Years After by Alexandre Dumas [1845]

Wilkie Collins Arnold put the question: “Who is it?” “Wha is’t?” repeated Mrs. Inchbare. “It’s joost the bonny young leddy — Miss Blanche hersel’. Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins [1870]

He repeated to her the hymn Mitty had taught him, “When little Samiwell awoke,” and mentioned Charles to her with high esteem. Diana Tempest by Mary Cholmondeley [1893]

Edgar Allan Poe He repeated the movement — a grotesque one. The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allan Poe

He repeated it to himself, over and over. Keep the Aspidistra Flying by George Orwell

I told him the little I knew about Phoenician and Sabaean wanderings, and the ritual of Sidon and Tyre. He repeated some names to himself and went soon to bed. The Grove of Ashtaroth by John Buchan [1910]

Wilkie Collins I repeated the words, like a good child learning its lesson. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins [1868]

Jack London Wolf Larsen repeated his manoeuvre, holding off and then rounding up to windward and drifting down upon it. The Sea-Wolf by Jack London [1904]

Ralph Waldo Emerson They repeated the ceremonies of the eleventh century in the coronation of the present Queen. A hereditary tenure is natural to them. English Traits by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1856]

D. H. Lawrence Oh, ROBBIE, isn’t it all right, isn’t it just all right?” She tailed off into her hurried, wild, repeated laugh. Aaron’s Rod by D. H. Lawrence

Henry James Meanwhile I shall take the liberty of telling my sister-in-law that I’ve repeated — in short, that I’ve put you au fait” He had a start but he controlled himself, speaking quietly enough. Madame de Mauves by Henry James [1874]

Arthur Conan Doyle She repeated the knocking several times without effect. Tales of Terror and Mystery by Arthur Conan Doyle [1923]

She was so confirmed in this habit, that, if by accident she pronounced such a name correctly, she immediately repeated it with some ludicrous alteration. The Widow Lerouge by Émile Gaboriau

D. H. Lawrence The repeated sharp blows of unknown, terrifying noise struck through her till she was rocking with terror. Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence

Thomas Hardy No answer being returned the knock was repeated, with the same result, and it was then repeated a third time. A Pair of Blue Eyes by Thomas Hardy [1899]

They were placed obliquely, in a way that I do not remember to have seen repeated in any other face whatever. The Orphan Heiress by Thomas De Quincey [1835]

Wilkie Collins He repeated his invitation to dinner; and he did his best to look disappointed when Mr. Rayburn made the necessary excuses. Little Novels by Wilkie Collins [1887]

Guy de Maupassant He repeated almost roughly: “I have ordered you to leave us. The Olive Grove (Le Champ d'Oliviers) by Guy de Maupassant [1890]

An identical engraving is repeated in Dudley’s Arcano del Mare (Firenze, 1646). On the Magnet by William Gilber

I think I shall get on,” repeated Sam. They were at their journey’s end by that time, at the dressmaker’s door. The Ebony Box by Ellen Wood [1883]

Sir Walter Scott Mrs. Wilson, in perplexity, and with some apprehension, repeated her question. Old Mortality by Sir Walter Scott [1816]

AND HE TAKES ALL!” “He takes all!” repeated Valentine, bewildered. Charlotte’s Inheritance by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1868]

She repeated it—begging, praying, imploring him not to disturb her sister now she was at rest; but to let her be put into her grave in peace. Featherston’s Story by Ellen Wood [1889]

Guy de Maupassan He repeated to himself: “She is indeed nice. Bel Ami by Guy de Maupassan

Wilkie Collins His advice to me — so strangely do extremes meet! — was my mother-in-law’s advice, repeated almost word for word. The Law and the Lady by Wilkie Collins [1875]

Gaston Leroux Then looking at me, with an expression of terror on his face, he murmured, “Oh! — Oh!” He repeated the exclamation again and again, as if his thoughts had suddenly turned his brain. Mystery of the Yellow Room by Gaston Leroux [1907]

George Meredith Next day he repeated what he had heard. The Egoist by George Meredith [1879]

Anthony Trollope Captain Stubber probably understood this, for he repeated his words. Sir Harry Hotspur of Humblethwaite by Anthony Trollope [1871]

Wilkie Collins Gabriel had hardly repeated the first two or three sentences of his grandfather’s confession, when the priest, in quick, altered tones, abruptly asked him his name and place of abode. After Dark by Wilkie Collins [1856]

Jack London It was a vast region these trading savages came from, and a vaster region from which, by repeated trade, their stone lamps and that steel knife had come. Lost Face by Jack London

Margaret Oliphant The information that Lord Erradeen and Oona were missing was handed about among them, repeated with shakings of the head to every new-comer. The Wizard's Son by Margaret Oliphant [1882]

G. K. Chesterton It may be repeated that it is truly extraordinary that any one should have failed to notice that this avowal on behalf of spiritualism is the pivot of the poem. Robert Browning by G. K. Chesterton [1903]

George Borrow I repeated Latin verses and fragments of old Spanish ballads till we reached Seville, at about nine o’clock of a lovely moonlight night. The Bible in Spain by George Borrow

Throughout that day the same patient search continued, the same inquiries were repeated with indomitable perseverance, in every likely and unlikely place; but everywhere the result was failure. Run to Earth by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1868]

Henry Handel Richardson Why didn’t you let me die?” repeated Louise in the same apathetic way. Maurice Guest by Henry Handel Richardson

Ann Radcliffe On the following evening they repeated their walk; and, engaged in conversation, rambled to a considerable distance from the abbey. A Sicilian Romance by Ann Radcliffe [1790]

Refinement may only be the varnish of the picture, yet it is necessary to make apparent to the vulgar eye even the beauties of Raphael.” “To the vulgar eye!” repeated Ethel, emphatically. Lodore by Mary Shelley

But after the searching look of the king he encountered the burning eyes of Aramis. The king, seeing that he did not reply, repeated his question. Twenty Years After by Alexandre Dumas [1845]

Arthur Conan Doyle Then he pointed to each of us in turn and repeated the words Maracot, Headley and Scanlan until he had them perfect. The Maracot Deep by Arthur Conan Doyle [1929]

Virginia Woolf The son of the wine merchant, Eleanor repeated to herself, looking at his red cheeks, dark eyes and large nose. The Years by Virginia Woolf [1937]

Anthony Trollope And he or she who repeated the rumour to you, lied also. The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope

Tobias Smolle She had detected him in repeated attempts to avoid her company, and taken notice of his regular excursions in the dark. The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom by Tobias Smolle

Jules Verne By a shout from Manoel, repeated by all his companions, one of the pirogues was immediately steered for the body, while the diver was at the same time hauled up to the raft. Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon by Jules Verne [1881]

George Gissing She repeated the story with which he was already acquainted. The Paying Guest by George Gissing [1895]

Maria Edgeworth I repeated all that my uncle said, very faithfully, to Lord Delacour; and all that either he or his lawyer could furnish out by way of answer was, that ‘Necessity had no law. Belinda. by Maria Edgeworth

Mrs. Gaskell Now, what colour are ash-buds in March?” Is the man going mad? thought I. He is very like Don Quixote. “What colour are they, I say?” repeated he vehemently. Cranford by Mrs. Gaskell [1851-3]

Robert Green Ingersoll He began to suspect that the order of the universe was not constantly being changed to assist him because he repeated a creed. Lectures by Robert Green Ingersoll

T. E. Lawrence I repeated that I was in the Staff uniform of the Sherif of Mecca. They looked at my bare feet, white silk robes and gold head-rope and dagger. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

Algernon Blackwood But his only reply was a smile, while he repeated the name himself, adding your own after it: ‘Mason Fillery, Mason Fillery,’ he would say, smiling with quiet happiness. The Bright Messenger by Algernon Blackwood [1922]

But from the rumours I have heard, and from what you repeated of Miss Warry’s information, I think that Hannibal will have a difficult task to clear himself. The Crowned Skull by Fergus Hume

Marie Corelli That is why I am here!” “Why — you — are — here?” repeated Varillo mechanically. The Master-Christian by Marie Corelli [1900]

Anthony Trollope It was very long, and as it repeated all the details of the evidence for and against the verdict, it shall not be repeated here at its full length. John Caldigate by Anthony Trollope

Jack London The cook made repeated journeys to his bunk for money. The Sea-Wolf by Jack London [1904]

He repeated that Peyrol could have no influence over him, and he felt that he was speaking the truth. The Rover by Joseph Conrad [1923]

William Godwin The experiment was repeated several times, and always with the same success. Lives of the Necromancers by William Godwin [1834]

Anthony Trollope She was very hospitable to him, pressing him to eat; but even in doing that she made repeated little references to his present unfortunate state. The Small House at Allington by Anthony Trollope

Arthur Machen He did not surrender to desolation without repeated struggles. The Hill of Dreams by Arthur Machen [1907]

Arthur Morrison They waited a little, repeated the knock, and then went away. Tales of Mean Streets by Arthur Morrison

He heard the short and repeated moaning of her breath. An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad [1896]

Henry James All the same, Nash added, it wouldn’t do for her to take possession of a nice life like Nick’s; and he repeated that for his part he would never allow it. The Tragic Muse by Henry James [1890]

I was learning self-control under these repeated surprises. That Affair Next Door by Anna Katharine Green

Gordon repeated to himself the four finished stanzas of his poem. Keep the Aspidistra Flying by George Orwell

Baldwin Spencer The women have to reply with the call, Wait Ba! Wait Ba! repeated loudly, as often as they can, without drawing breath. Native tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia by Baldwin Spencer

The back is not divided into panels, but has a design upon it of the letters E and S repeated five times. English Embroidered Bookbindings by Cyril Davenport [1899]

But Thomas, being recalled, repeated his assertion that not only the back-door, but all the lower windows of the house, had been found by him securely locked and bolted at six o’clock that morning. The Leavenworth Case by Anna Katharine Green

Henry James I want to go to the Bal Bullier.” “To the Bal Bullier?” repeated Newman, for whom the words at first meant nothing. The American by Henry James [1877]

And so that is how Henry Allegre saw her first? And what happened next?” “What happened next?” repeated Mr. Blunt, with an affected surprise in his tone. The Arrow of Gold by Joseph Conrad [1919]

He paused, and listened: The groans were repeated at intervals, and He was convinced of being in the spot nearest to them. The Monk by Matthew Lewis [1796]

He repeated slowly: ‘Unusual . Chance by Joseph Conrad [1913]

Virginia Woolf The blow was repeated a dozen times on forehead and cheek. Orlando by Virginia Woolf [1928]

She also had heard the distant roar, repeated more than once, and from rumours she had heard was not at all sure but what the prophecy of Mrs. Krent would be realised very speedily. The Crowned Skull by Fergus Hume

He repeated a few bars of the air the tramp had been whistling. Roads of Destiny by O. Henry [1909]

H. G. Wells He repeated the blow, and then stabbed and jobbed with the jagged end of it, in the darkness, where he judged the face might be. The Stolen Bacillus and other incidents by H. G. Wells [1895]

Gaston Leroux We went to the Donjon Inn for breakfast; I repeated the phrase and saw, by the surprise and trouble on Daddy Mathieu’s face, that I had not exaggerated its importance, so far as he was concerned. Mystery of the Yellow Room by Gaston Leroux [1907]

Sinclair Lewis A tale will be repeated ten million times over ten years, and yet the original author, honest fellow, will be unknown, unhonored. Gideon Planish by Sinclair Lewis

Sigmund Freud It was therefore repeated each night until the intention had been carried out; and it reappeared years later when an occasion arose for forming an analogous intention. Fragment of an Analysis of a Case of Hysteria by Sigmund Freud [1905]

Caroline Lamb They repeated one word more frequently than any other. Glenarvon by Caroline Lamb [1816]

Nothing except one phrase, which the strange man repeated twice, very emphatically. Mr. Standfast by John Buchan [1919]

D. H. Lawrence Everything was amorphous, yet everything repeated itself endlessly. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

Wilkie Collins When I had done, he repeated after me two of the questions which the chief juggler had put to the boy — seemingly for the purpose of fixing them well in his mind. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins [1868]

Thomas Hardy The scene was repeated the next night. A Group of Noble Dames by Thomas Hardy [1891]

Oliver Goldsmith I repeated my exclamations several times, upon which, with a very loud voice, he bid the postillion stop; but the boy took no notice, but drove on with still greater speed. The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith

The last she saw of him before the brow of the hill cut off their view of on& another was the shaking of his fist at her; and the last she heard from him need not be repeated here. The Adventures of the Black Girl in her Search for God by George Bernard Shaw

Sinclair Lewis Mrs. Duke’s eyebrows adequately repeated her opinions when Theo came racing in at night, buoyant with work and walking and fighting over Stacy’s plans. Selected Short Stories by Sinclair Lewis

Ivan Turgenev She can’t see you now, Akim Semyonitch.” “She cannot,” he repeated and paused. The Inn by Ivan Turgenev

He seemed surprised that I did not accept with transports of delight, and he repeated what he had said, as if to give me time to reply. Mademoiselle de Maupin by Théophile Gautier [1835]

F. Scott Fitzgerald Let me show you ——” “Beautiful,” repeated Roxanne, interrupting, “but I’ll have to run if I’m going to catch my train. Tales of the Jazz Age by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Anthony Trollope So now he repeated his order to her, pausing in the path, with a voice unintentionally loud, and frowning down upon her as he spoke. The Prime Minister by Anthony Trollope

George Gissing Too long a peace means loss of prestige, and loss of prestige means the encroachment of barbarians, who are only to be kept in order by repeated thrashings. Isabel Clarendon by George Gissing [1886]

I cannot,” repeated Lavinia. “I begin to foresee that I might—might die of it. Featherston’s Story by Ellen Wood [1889]

Henry James She had meanwhile got up again, and it was on her feet that she repeated the words she had first frankly spoken. The Golden Bowl by Henry James [1904]

George Gissing What a little thing! I knew how the philosophers had spoken; I repeated their musical phrases about the mortal span—yet never till now believed them. The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft by George Gissing [1902]

Edith Wharton They were the very words he might have spoken in some miserable secret colloquy — the words he was speaking to his wife! She repeated dully: “I know I’m not mistaken. The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton [1913]

D’Artagnan gave a shrill and prolonged whistle, which he repeated three times through the silence of the night. The Vicomte de Bragelonne by Alexandre Dumas [1848-1850]

He repeated it, and reminded Margaret that the gold pieces were only given him to go to Italy with. The Cloister and the Hearth by Charles Reade

Jules Verne I come from Kolyvan.” “From Kolyvan?” repeated Michael. “Then it was there I met you; you were in the telegraph office?” “That may be,” replied Nicholas. “I was stationed there. Michael Strogoff by Jules Verne [1876]

No repeated group of words would fit their rhythm and no scale could give them meaning. Miss Lonelyhearts by Nathanael West [1933]

Andrew Lang In about half an hour it returned and repeated its former conduct, touching me very lightly, yet very chilly. The Book of Dreams and Ghosts by Andrew Lang

George Meredith Amalia repeated Irma’s tattle. Vittoria by George Meredith [1867]

George Eliot I gathered that no blemishes were observable in the work of this accomplished writer, and the repeated information that she was “second to none” seemed after this superfluous. Impressions of Theophrastus Such by George Eliot [1878]

What is it?” “Something wrong, sir?” repeated Miss Gay, her meek face flushing. A Curious Experience by Ellen Wood [1883]

E. F. Benson Tight as a drum,” he repeated very carefully. Miss Mapp by E. F. Benson [1922]