Phrases with "safely"

He had hidden his five hundred pounds safely away, and was in no fear now as to anything that might happen. The Secret of the Garden by Arthur Gask [1924]

In less than an hour the Osprey would be safely outside the harbour. For the term of his natural life by Marcus Clarke [1874]

I looked eagerly for the prostrate horse and rider under the bars, but they were cantering safely away. Literature and Life by William Dean Howells

A. E. W. Mason All that Calder could do was to see him safely bestowed within the hospital at Assouan. “Will he recover?” Calder asked, and the doctors shook their heads in doubt. The Four Feathers by A. E. W. Mason [1902]

Watkin Tench On moving the spear, it was found, however, that it might be safely extracted, which was accordingly performed. A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson by Watkin Tench

These good men, with characteristic prudence, merged as many of these pagan beliefs into the Christianity of those days as could be safely welded in accordance with the tenets of their religion. The Passing of the Aborigines by Daisy Bates [1938]

Unfortunately a number of the leading camels became apparently hopelessly embedded in a fearful bog, and we had great difficulty in getting them safely out. Australia Twice Traversed by Ernest Giles

Elizabeth Gaskell I speak to you like a friend, Clare, when I tell you it’s my opinion that girl of yours will get herself into some more mischief yet before she’s safely married. Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell [1865]

Henry Handel Richardson None but had his licence safely folded in his nosecloth, and thrust inside the bosom of his blouse. Australia Felix by Henry Handel Richardson

I may try you and often make you regret that you undertook my case, but on this fact you may safely pin your faith. The House of the Whispering Pines by Anna Katharine Green

The analysis may even be safely carried a step farther. The Theory of the Leisure Class by Thorstein Veblen

Sinclair Lewis He safely leaped down from the running board. Selected Short Stories by Sinclair Lewis

Andrew Lang Don’t be alarmed; you can sleep quite safely till the morning. The Olive Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

But now he had been safely back a year, two years, and still he had said nothing. The Pitfall by Mary Cholmondeley [1912]

Walter Crane Sprays designed on this principle may be relied upon for repeating pleasantly and safely when they are placed upon, and connected by, the controlling geometric plan. Line and Form by Walter Crane [1900]

Louisa May Alcott Mr. Brooke came for his umbrella,” began Meg, wishing that Mr. Brooke and the umbrella were safely out of the house. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott [1868]

Anthony Hope My dear friend Fritz, you will carry it safely for me, won’t you? And he must write to me. Rupert of Hentzau by Anthony Hope

But there was no limit to the submission and reverence which he expressed to the King, and, indeed, to his desire to bring about what the King desired, as far as it could be safely done. Bacon by R. W. Church [1884]

Nathaniel Hawthorne If there be such a chasm, let us bridge it over with good thoughts and deeds, and we shall tread safely to the other side. The Marble Faun by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1860]

We can easily find some way of getting him safely across the frontier. The Honor of the Name by Émile Gaboriau

At first they did not write to her at all, leaving her to infer that as the boat reached London safely they had done the same. Featherston’s Story by Ellen Wood [1889]

Wilkie Collins At first some of the men present ventured their money safely enough on my color; but I speedily increased my stakes to sums which they dared not risk. After Dark by Wilkie Collins [1856]

Robert Louis Stevenson As it was, I turned and ran for it; and it was with genuine satisfaction that I found myself safely back beside the fire. The Pavilion on the Links by Robert Louis Stevenson

Once safely in the courtyard I made all the haste I could back to my room. Dr Nikola Returns by Guy Boothby [1896]

When we remembered how hopeless it had appeared at the beginning, it was difficult to believe that we had emerged so safely from our awkward scrape. The Beautiful White Devil by Guy Boothby [1897]

Wilkie Collins Once safely lodged in the hands of justice, the robber tried to gain time to escape in, by promising to make important disclosures. Memoirs of an Adopted Son by Wilkie Collins [1861]

Isabella Bird And “so the tale ended,” and the winter journey with its tremendous hardships and unbounded mercies was safely accomplished. Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan by Isabella Bird [1891]

Wilkie Collins If I waited till the evening I might find no second opportunity of safely leaving the house. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

Charles Kingsley The treasure would all be safely hidden, and the town well prepared to meet them. Westward Ho! by Charles Kingsley

Anthony Trollope It was theirs so safely that they could afford to bide their time. Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope

H.P. Lovecraft The doctor’s flashlight was missing, but his valise was safely there, as empty as when he had brought it. The Case of Charles Dexter Ward by H.P. Lovecraft [1927]

Arthur Conan Doyle Now at last, however, he is safely in paradise, and so I may jog on upon my earthly way. The White Company by Arthur Conan Doyle [1891]

Arthur Conan Doyle I have no doubt that a good many ships which had taken refuge in the French ports at the first alarm had run across and got safely up the river in the night. Danger! and other stories by Arthur Conan Doyle [1918]

Arthur Conan Doyle We have left our eighteenth-century novelists — Fielding, Richardson, and Smollett — safely behind us, with all their solidity and their audacity, their sincerity, and their coarseness of fibre. Through the Magic Door by Arthur Conan Doyle [1907]

E. F. Benson Everyone, therefore, when eight people were assembled, thought that the party was complete, and that two tables of Bridge would keep it safely occupied after dinner. Lucia's Progress by E. F. Benson [1935]

F. Scott Fitzgerald Once safely out of Berners’ office, for instance, Pat looked ahead and not behind. The Pat Hobby Stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1941]

Anthony Trollope Having watched from his study-window that the messenger got safely off from the premises with this dispatch, he began to turn over in his mind what step he should next take. Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope

And he, the real Hugh, would get safely through. Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley [1899]

Edith Wharton The truth was that her funds, as usual, were inconveniently low; and to neither Dorset nor his wife could this vulgar embarrassment be safely hinted. The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton [1905]

Edith Wharton Vance remembered the March snowstorm on the Hudson, which had come after just such a mild spell; and that led him to wonder if Laura Lou had got safely home before the change. Hudson River Bracketed by Edith Wharton [1929]

Henry Handel Richardson The place was a good one: it ‘ud be lunatic not to keep it warm for Maria. No sooner, though, did she see Mahony safely away, than she let her indignation fly, and at the top of her voice. Ultima Thule by Henry Handel Richardson

Marjorie Bowen Not far from it he saw a parchment roll tossed from Visconti’s doublet in that frantic forward lunge — Visconti who had safely disappeared within the walls of Milan! Francisco picked up the roll. The Viper of Milan by Marjorie Bowen [1906]

Wilkie Collins I do so want to enjoy my happiness! Only let me see you safely home, and I ask no more. The Guilty River by Wilkie Collins [1886]

Maria Edgeworth Frivolity is an excellent, because an unsuspected mask, under which serious and important designs may be safely concealed. Leonora by Maria Edgeworth [1806]

Mrs. Vickers and the child were safely below. For the term of his natural life by Marcus Clarke [1874]

H. Rider Haggard Say, what shall befall him if thou aidest not?” “This, that he shall safely pass the Firth, for the gale falls, and come safely to Fareys, and from Fareys isles to Gudruda’s arms. Eric Brighteyes by H. Rider Haggard

George Gissing With it will vanish that habit of periodic calm, which, even when it has become so largely void of conscious meaning, is, one may safely say, the best spiritual boon ever bestowed upon a people. The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft by George Gissing [1902]

To-morrow they might be married, and in the meanwhile Ida could be safely and comfortably housed with the good woman at the lock-house. The Golden Calf by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1883]

Ten minutes later we had Alie aboard and safely in her own cabin, and were proceeding down the Solent under a full head of steam. The Beautiful White Devil by Guy Boothby [1897]

Andrew Lang Their father received the news that one of his ships, which he had believed to be lost, had come safely into port with a rich cargo. The Blue Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Her trunks packed, and handed over to the factotum of the Hazlewood establishment, who was to see them safely despatched by luggage train after the young lady’s departure. Eleanor's Victory by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1863]

Drunk as he was, he wound his way up safely enough, with only an occasional lurch and an occasional stumble. The Cloven Foot by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1879]

Elizabeth Von Arnim Sitting next to the chauffeur, safely separated by the glass partition, she couldn’t even ask her whether her feet were warm, and would she like another rug. Mr Skeffington by Elizabeth Von Arnim [1940]

Walter Scott Women may now go safely up and doun; In every bush, and under every tree, There is no other incubus than he, And he ne will don them no dishonour. Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft by Walter Scott [1831]

The feeling of a prudent man for an enemy who is too formidable safely to be opposed. The Devil’s Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce [1911]

How we are going to get them safely away is more than I can guess. A Second Coming by Richard Marsh [1900]

Wilkie Collins At that hour, I have undertaken to see Mr. Blake safely into his bedchamber; and so to leave Miss Verinder free to occupy her own rooms until the time comes for administering the laudanum. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins [1868]

Lady Morgan In your bosom only is the secret safely reposed. The Wild Irish Girl by Lady Morgan [1806]

George Gissing They talked of art, of literature, discovering an entire unanimity in their preferences, which made for the safely conventional. The Crown of Life by George Gissing [1899]

Elizabeth Gaskell She waited for her to speak, if need were; for she knew that Roger’s defence, if defence were needed, might be safely entrusted to Cynthia’s ready wit. Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell [1865]

George Eliot He lingered, because he wanted to see her safely through that evening, and he was delighted to find how much self-command she showed. Adam Bede by George Eliot [1859]

Sir Walter Scott To such men their fellow citizens may safely entrust the care of protecting their patrimonial rights, and their country the more sacred charge of her laws and privileges. The Antiquary by Sir Walter Scott [1816]

Seeing I was about to die, as a forlorn hope I ventured in this direction, without knowing whither I was going, or where I should come to; but God, you see, has brought me safely out. Journal of Adventures in Somali Land by John Hanning Speke [1864]

G. K. Chesterton His one wild chance of coming out safely would be in not too desperately desiring to be safe. The Ball and the Cross by G. K. Chesterton [1909]

And mark well my words: before a fortnight is passed, that evil knave Robin Hood will be safely clapped into Nottingham gaol. The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood. by Written and illustrated by Howard Pyle

Jules Verne They did not doubt that if Top had arrived safely at Granite House, Neb would have sent him back immediately. The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne [1874]

But McSwiney dead, and his companion stalks safely through the city as a law-abiding, harmless man. The Secret of the Sandhills by Arthur Gask [1921]

Edith Wharton I’ve been indoors, safely sheltered, and drinking old Mrs. Parrett’s punch. New Year’s Day by Edith Wharton

And once the adventure was safely over, when I had successfully carried it through, what interesting accounts I should be able to give of it at luncheon parties in London in the winter. The Lowest Rung by Mary Cholmondeley [1908]

Jane Austen If I loved a man, as she loves the Admiral, I would always be with him, nothing should ever separate us, and I would rather be overturned by him, than driven safely by anybody else. Persuasion by Jane Austen [1818]

My friend Laurance will lead them here; he knows this house; you are safely trapped, say what that woman will. The Mystery Queen by Fergus Hume

Anthony Trollope Another boat soon came to their assistance from the shore, and Mrs. Woodward and Katie were got safely into it. The Three Clerks by Anthony Trollope

Arnold Bennett And yet the Dragon Hotel, safely surviving all revolutions by the mighty virtue and attraction of ale, stands before them to remind them of the interestingness of existence. Clayhanger by Arnold Bennett [1910]

Anthony Trollope It was clear that this portion of the building was left desolate, and that the experiment might be safely made. Tales of all countries by Anthony Trollope

Arthur Conan Doyle Then the audience rose and sang their final farewell hymn — a hymn with a haunting tune and a sad, sweet refrain of “God keep you safely till we meet once more. The Land of Mist by Arthur Conan Doyle [1926]

E. Phillips Oppenheim His fully charged automatic remained safely in his pocket. The Ostrekoff Jewels by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1932]

Frances Hodgson Burnett As the years had passed he had detached himself from so many weaknesses and their sequelae of emotion that he had felt himself a safely unreachable person. The Head of the House of Coombe by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1922]

John Galsworthy There was one alleviation — much to do in connection with his father’s career, which could not be safely intrusted to June, though she had offered to undertake it. To Let by John Galsworthy

Andrew Lang I have wound them both up, and at this instant Aurora and Argentine are locked safely into my own room. The Grey Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Henry Adams From him, if from no one else, the poor student could safely learn. The Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams [1907]

Edgar Rice Burroughs Black Michael sent a small boat filled with men to sound the entrance in an effort to determine if the Fuwalda could be safely worked through the entrance. Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs [1912]

Little Joe, a sturdy fellow in a scarlet frock, with big brown eyes, backed against the wall by the fireplace and stood staring, Lena’s doll held safely under his pinafore. “Jerry’s Gazette.” by Ellen Wood [1869]

Anthony Trollope He would endeavour to do his duty, and could safely say of himself that he did not wish to eat the bread of idleness. Phineas Finn by Anthony Trollope

E. F. Benson But now, since, according to the new creed, such things as uric acid, chromogens and purins had no existence, she could safely indulge in decent viands again. Queen Lucia by E. F. Benson [1920]

Edward Bellamy The residue of the material and labor represents what can be safely expended in improvements. Looking Backward From 2000 to 1887 by Edward Bellamy

Andrew Lang And all this had been caused by the three kisses Petru had given the Fairy of the Dawn. He passed everything safely by, and was soon seated in his saddle again. The Violet Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

E. Phillips Oppenheim I doubt whether there is any one else could do it safely for you except me. The Glenlitten Murder by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1929]

William Hope Hodgson A minute later we had him safely on the yard between us. The Ghost Pirates by William Hope Hodgson

Maria Edgeworth Joining in the cause of justice and humanity, mixing with all the virtues, he had taken possession of the heart happily, safelyunconsciously at first, yet triumphantly at last. Ormond by Maria Edgeworth

Nathaniel Hawthorne From the exterior of the collegians, an accurate observer might pretty safely judge how long they had been inmates of those classic walls. Fanshawe by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1826]

Well! the amiable conjecture does no harm, and may therefore be safely left uncontradicted. Villette by Charlotte Brontë [1853]

E. Phillips Oppenheim The Princess I took myself safely to her destination. The Glenlitten Murder by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1929]

Not one!” That night I didn’t get on board till just before midnight and Dominic could not conceal his relief at having me safely there. The Arrow of Gold by Joseph Conrad [1919]

I waited just long enough for them to be safely away before climbing out of the window. The Silent Dead by Arthur Gask [1950]

Arthur Conan Doyle This begins to look genuine, I thought, and having seen her safely inside, I perched myself behind. A Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle [1887]

Rudyard Kipling Now, on my part, I promise that the Sahib shall sleep safely in his house by night, and no thief shall break in to carry away his so rich treasures. Many Inventions by Rudyard Kipling [1893]

Jules Verne He had not said to Nadia that he had placed all his hopes on Krasnoiarsk, where he expected to find the means of safely finishing his journey. Michael Strogoff by Jules Verne [1876]

Anna Katherine Green The gap can safely be made wider. The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow by Anna Katherine Green

Arthur Conan Doyle My dragoons have been sent by Lord Wellington to see him safely hanged. The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard by Arthur Conan Doyle [1896]

Washington Irving When the fifteen days were at an end, he made the bride and bridegroom magnificent presents, and conducted them and their attendants safely beyond the borders. The Alhambra by Washington Irving

Jane Austen It is not a state to be safely entered into with doubtful feelings, with half a heart. Emma by Jane Austen [1816]

It was hottish work, and the bullets were pretty thick about us, but we all got safely to the kranz, and a short scramble took us over the edge. Greenmantle by John Buchan

Wilkie Collins At any rate, I should spend an hour or two with Margaret, and could make it my own charge to see her safely home. Basil by Wilkie Collins [1852]

E. F. Benson After she had retired for the night, she tied it safely up among the foliage of the Clematis Montana which grew thickly up to the sill of her bedroom window. Trouble for Lucia by E. F. Benson [1939]

Nathaniel Hawthorne More safely might it pardon murder. The Blithedale Romance by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1852]

I felt as if he were a message from my own people to take me safely home. Prester John by John Buchan

William Hazlitt The care of the state cannot, we here see, be safely entrusted to maternal affection, or to the domestic charities of high life. Characters of Shakespeare’s Plays by William Hazlitt [1817]

Walter Scott On the other hand, Reuben was weak in constitution, and, though not timid in temper might be safely pronounced anxious, doubtful, and apprehensive. The Heart of Mid-Lothian by Walter Scott [1818]

It may be of two kinds; either the Majrá proper (“divide”) or the Nakb (“pass”), and the latter may safely be left to the reader’s imagination. The Land of Midian by Richard F. Burton [1879]

He had worked continuously for sixteen years; his health was not so strong as of old, and he could not safely continue at his post. Victorian Worthies by George Henry Blore

Miles Franklin Oh, the books! Mrs. Crasterton had another engagement, and the Polite Man said she could leave the little lady in his charge, and he or Mr. Hardy would send her home safely in a cab. My Career Goes Bung by Miles Franklin [1946]

I felt like some storm-tossed vessel that had come safely into harbor. The Shadow of Larose by Arthur Gask [1930]

D. H. Lawrence But as he sat on the bedside he knew he could not safely get to his feet. Aaron’s Rod by D. H. Lawrence

But in the meantime the widow’s three sons had gotten safely away, and were hidden in the woodlands. The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood. by Written and illustrated by Howard Pyle

Rudyard Kipling Here, in the years gone by, did Private Ortheris establish his depot and menagerie for such possessions, dead and living, as could not safely be introduced to the barrack-room. Soldiers Three by Rudyard Kipling [1899]

The little life trembled in the balance; there were harassing fluctuations, a fortnight of unremitting care, before a favourable issue could be safely calculated upon. The Lovels of Arden by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]

Anthony Trollope Crinkett was there in time, and they were carried safely down the river. John Caldigate by Anthony Trollope

George Eliot Jermyn must be his agent; Harold must wink hard till he found himself safely returned; and even then it might be well to let Jermyn drop gently and raise no scandal. Felix Holt the Radical by George Eliot [1866]

Thomas Hardy The woman thereupon increased her rapid walk to a run, and in a few minutes safely distanced her fellow-traveller. Desperate Remedies by Thomas Hardy [1871]

They had a good deal of baggage, which we put into the bows of the boat, and then two of us took the señora in our arms, and waded with her through the water, and put her down safely in the stern. Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana [1840]

H. G. Wells I had thought that Sumner was very easily and safely and completely out of the story. The Dream by H. G. Wells [1924]

Watkin Tench Tempests happen sometimes there, as in other seas, but let them feel assured that there are in every month of the year many days in which the whale fishery may be safely carried on. A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson by Watkin Tench

And he bade them have full confidence, that He, who had carried them safely through so many perils, would not now abandon them and his own good cause, to perish by the hand of the infidel. The History of the Conquest of Mexico by William Hickling Prescott [1843]

Andrew Lang As soon as Minnikin had got safely on his ship again, he said: ‘Now go over salt water and fresh water, over hill and dale, and do not stop until thou comest unto the King’s palace. The Red Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Well, where could he hide; from where could he safely watch the place? Mind you, it was for four hours, not for two minutes or a quarter of an hour. Cloud the Smiter by Arthur Gask [1926]

No sooner does a young sick-faced theologue get safely through his ordination, as a baby finishes teething, than straightway he casts about him for an opportunity to carry on. The Fiend’s Delight by Ambrose Bierce [1873]

Arthur Conan Doyle Your recent services to one of the royal houses of Europe have shown that you are one who may safely be trusted with matters which are of an importance which can hardly be exaggerated. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1892]

But this view may be safely rejected; for it is highly improbable that the heavy Belgian cart-horse, Welsh ponies, Norwegian cobs, the lanky kattywar race, &c. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

D. H. Lawrence And she, she must be safely there, as a nest for him, when he came home with his feathers pecked. Kangaroo by D. H. Lawrence

I had often thought that it was my duty to advise him to leave, and to see him safely off, but I shrank from severing myself from my only friend. Prester John by John Buchan

Theodore Dreiser Instead, he found, to his despair, after they were once safely out of the house, that he had aroused a fighting quality in the girl which was not incomparable to his own. The Financier by Theodore Dreiser

We rode out the storm safely enough, but, just at sun-time yesterday, she struck an uncharted rock and went down within five minutes. The Beautiful White Devil by Guy Boothby [1897]

Jules Verne When their treasures had been safely conveyed on shore, Harding and his companions agreed to devote some minutes to breakfast. The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne [1874]

Tobias Smolle In short, fortune seemed to have provided for him an asylum, in which he might be safely trained up, and suitably prepared for more important scenes of life than any of his ancestors had ever known. The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom by Tobias Smolle

George Eliot So she went on her way in wonder, longing to be once more safely housed with Monna Lisa, undesirous of carnivals for evermore. Romola by George Eliot [1862-3]

Arthur Conan Doyle Therefore he had taken refuge in angry words and sweeping assertions which can only be safely made when there is no antagonist present to take advantage of them. The Land of Mist by Arthur Conan Doyle [1926]

Wilkie Collins If she is willing to wait, you may safely engage her to come here in six weeks’ time; I shall be back then, if Mr. George is not. No Name by Wilkie Collins [1862]

George Gissing If ever you wish to write to me, you may safely address to the house at Champion Hill.—And remember always,’ he added sternly, ‘that it was not I who made such a parting necessary. In the Year of Jubilee by George Gissing [1894]

By the aid of fervent prayer she had drawn him safely through the Egyptian campaign, while other women’s husbands and lovers fell right and left. The Pitfall by Mary Cholmondeley [1912]

Henry James The thing was therefore to get us safely married first. The Way it Came by Henry James [1896]

Walter Besant For I had got safely to my third and last year, when I ought to have been presenting myself for a degree in Arts, with my string of syllogisms. Dorothy Forster by Walter Besant [1884]

Meanwhile, I must get this woman safely locked up. The Secret Passage by Fergus Hume

Stephen Lucius Gwynn Moore had written narrative poetry, one may safely say, because the fashion of the day was for narrative. Thomas Moore by Stephen Lucius Gwynn [1905]

Anthony Trollope But what was John Eames to do as to that letter from Amelia Roper? He felt that any answer to it would be very dangerous, and yet that he could not safely leave it unanswered. The Small House at Allington by Anthony Trollope

Charles Dickens This done, she got safely back to Hennebon again, and was received with loud shouts of joy by the defenders of the castle, who had given her up for lost. A Child’s History of England by Charles Dickens [1852]

When she had safely returned — “Darling, how sweet of you!” she cried to Angus. “I never had anything like it before. Many Dimensions by Charles Williams [1931]

On such support he might now safely calculate from Tlascala, and the other Indian territories, whose warriors were so eager to serve under his banners. The History of the Conquest of Mexico by William Hickling Prescott [1843]

Nellie Bly In fact, these outlets are said to be dangerously narrow, the most vigilant care being necessary until the ship is safely beyond on the ocean blue. Around the World in Seventy-Two Days by Nellie Bly [1890]

H.P. Lovecraft I am a human being like yourself, though my body is now resting safely under proper vitalising treatment inside Round Hill, about a mile and a half east of here. The Whisperer in Darkness by H.P. Lovecraft [1930]

M. P. Shiel Have no fear for me, I undertake that no one shall track me, I shall be safely hidden, and get quite well, and be back in Swandale to welcome you when you return. The Last Miracle by M. P. Shiel [1906]

The worst of these is, that unlike other troubles, they are not always safely to be communicated to those who love us best. Wylder’s Hand by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Wilkie Collins The innocent maid would set my strictest scrutiny at defiance; and Dexter would be safely shielded behind her. The Law and the Lady by Wilkie Collins [1875]

I threaten’d, if indulgent Heav’n once more Would land me safely on my native shore, His death with double vengeance to restore. The Aeneid by translated by John Dryden

John Galsworthy I don’t mean to say that a lot of them aren’t cowards, but they still don’t like it in other people; and if they can safely show their dislike, they will. Flowering Wilderness by John Galsworthy

Robert Green Ingersoll When he came back to this country he could not safely walk the streets for fear of being mobbed. Lectures by Robert Green Ingersoll

Frederick Marryat Having safely fixed himself in a forked bough, Edward then surveyed the position of the parties. Children of the New Forest by Frederick Marryat [1847]

He could find his way about quite safely in the darkest night. Signa by Ouida

E. Phillips Oppenheim He will be arrested within a few moments or so, as soon as he is safely out of sight of this building. The Amazing Partnership by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1914]

E. Phillips Oppenheim When they are safely out, you can have the necklace back, if you wish. The Glenlitten Murder by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1929]

Pu Songling When day appeared, they were safely lodged in a small inn, several lis from Chen-kiang. Strange Stories from the Lodge of Leisures by Pu Songling [1740]

Rather had they come in a friendly spirit of patriotism and loyalty to determine exactly what was the best for the care and safely of the dear city that they all loved so well. The Red Paste Murders by Arthur Gask [1924]

Grant metaphorically vowed a candle to the saint that had taken him safely across the street, and fell to the casual stroll that kept him at the right distance from his quarry. The Man in the Queue by Josephine Tey

Andrew Lang When he had got safely past the cleft in the rock, the youngest foal said: ‘Get on my back, for we have still a long way to go. The Red Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

I still remained in my berth, fast recovering, yet not well enough to go safely on deck. Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana [1840]

D.H. Lawrence Then Paolo sent Giovanni to see the drunken one safely past the landslip, which was dangerous. Twilight in Italy by D.H. Lawrence [1916]

George Gissing And upon me, O Basil, lies the charge of seeking her in her dwelling, and of conveying her safely to Rome, where she will be guarded until—’ ‘Will be guarded!’ echoed Basil fiercely. Veranilda by George Gissing [1903]

Sir Thomas Browne Thus shall my humble feathers safely hover, And, though near earth, more than the heavens discover. Religio Medici by Sir Thomas Browne [1643]

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu All I want is that you clearly understand that in this matter — though I would gladly see you safely out of it — I’ll waste no more money in paying gambling debts. Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu [1871]

Thomas Hardy She was almost certain that it was Edward. She kept more safely hidden. Desperate Remedies by Thomas Hardy [1871]

Oliver started with Jane for it in the morning, as may be remembered, the ten-pound note hidden safely about him. A Tragedy by Ellen Wood [1886]

Andrew Lang But, true to his old friend’s request, he took the horses with him on his next journey, and eventually presented them safely to the princess. The Brown Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Henry Handel Richardson At the anger she felt racing through her husband she tightened her grip, stringing meanwhile phrase to phrase with the sole idea of getting him safely indoors. Australia Felix by Henry Handel Richardson

Anthony Trollope She could, perhaps, the more safely indulge in this, as scandal had never even whispered a word against herself. The Three Clerks by Anthony Trollope

Edith Wharton Lewis Raycie flattered himself that the round face of the little Saint Ursula would have led him safely and confidently past all her rivals. False Dawn by Edith Wharton

Arthur Conan Doyle The rest of the room was stone-flagged and bare-walled, with a single, deep-set window upon one side, which was safely guarded with iron bars. The Adventures of Gerard by Arthur Conan Doyle [1903]

Wilkie Collins Once find your way to the garden door, and I answer for keeping you safely out of his reach until he has submitted to the separation, and has signed the deed. Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins [1870]

The rest could be safely left to the bees. The Chronicles of Clovis by Saki

Andrew Lang And the ring, bidding him take courage, conducted him safely to the dismal place where his wife had lived for ten years. The Orange Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Henry James Bernard said to himself that if he were not in the secret, a spectator would scarcely make the discovery that Gordon cherished an even very safely tended flame. Confidence by Henry James [1879]

Charles Dickens Into this retreat, the secretary followed the two men whom he had held in sight; and here he saw them safely lodged, in one of the meanest houses, which was but a room, and that of small dimensions. Barnaby Rudge by Charles Dickens [1841]

Andrew Lang He begged that she would tell him all her history, as she might safely trust him. The Red Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

William Morris And he proffered it to lead me back, if I would, and put me safely on the way to Whitwall; but, as thou wottest, I had need to go forward, and no need to go back. The Well At The World’s End by William Morris [1896]

Maria Edgeworth Immediately after his death, I went to the English ambassador, who was then leaving Vienna, and delivered the packet into his hands: he promised to have it safely delivered. The Absentee by Maria Edgeworth

How like a man to send a telegram of that kind! She would telegraph at once to John for particulars, and go or stay according as the doctor thought she could or could not safely leave her father. Diana Tempest by Mary Cholmondeley [1893]

Anthony Trollope There are at this moment one or two periodicals to which both public and authors may safely look for guidance, though there are many others from which no spark of literary advantage may be obtained. An Autobiography by Anthony Trollope [1883]

She appears at last, followed by her married daughter, all the children, and both the servants, who, with the joint assistance of the coachman and waterman, manage to get her safely into the coach. Sketches by Boz by Charles Dickens [1836]

Watkin Tench My account of their geographic situation, except possibly in the exact longitude of the latter (a point not very material) may be safely depended upon. A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson by Watkin Tench

Sir Walter Scott We also command your instant return to Kenilworth as soon as you have safely bestowed that with which you are entrusted. Kenilworth by Sir Walter Scott [1821]

Theodore Dreiser What did he know about her? The vigor of youth — those first years — had made up for so many things, but now that he had her safely . The Financier by Theodore Dreiser

Frederick Marryat During the drive Oswald made known to Edward the information which he had gained from Benjamin, and at a late hour they arrived safely at the cottage. Children of the New Forest by Frederick Marryat [1847]

Wilkie Collins Not a hint was missed, not a caution was forgotten, that could guide Julius safely through the miry political ways which he had trodden so safely and so dextrously himself. Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins [1870]

Anthony Trollope There was great danger, but there might be delight and even profit if she could safely dispose of the jewels before suspicion against herself should be aroused. The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope

Edgar Rice Burroughs The few seconds of grace that this gave me found me safely lodged in the branches of a tree a few paces from that in which Perry had at last found a haven. At the Earth’s Core by Edgar Rice Burroughs [1914]

D. H. Lawrence In a moment she was clinging safely on his back again, and he was swimming in deep water. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

Louisa May Alcott The lunch looked charming, and as she surveyed it, she sincerely hoped it would taste well, and that the borrowed glass, china, and silver would get safely home again. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott [1868]

Thomas Hardy Her grandfather was safely asleep in his chair. Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy

Walter Besant However, my ship carried me safely from South Shields to the port of London. There I ran away, and I heard afterwards that on her return voyage the Spanking Sally foundered with all hands. The Case of Mr Lucraft by Walter Besant [1886]

Emmeline was now seventeen and passably good-looking, and four or five years were all that could be safely allotted to the span of her continued spinsterhood. The Unbearable Bassington by Saki

Algernon Blackwood I watched over you till you recovered consciousness of your own accord, and now — now I am here to guide you safely back to the inn. John Silence by Algernon Blackwood

Arthur Conan Doyle In the meantime spare no pains, Mr. Detective! I beg you to leave no stone unturned to bring him safely back. The Return of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1904]