Phrases with "safely"

Wilkie Collins And because he ought to be safely concealed from her, in some comfortable lodging, near Mr. Loscombe? Why near Mr. Loscombe? Ah, yes, to be sure — to know what the law would do to help him. No Name by Wilkie Collins [1862]

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]

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]

Wilkie Collins The flight from the house had been safely accomplished. Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins [1870]

Jules Verne Andre who insisted upon seeing Miss Herbey go first, was helped safely on to the platform, where his father immediately joined him. The Survivors of the Chancellor by Jules Verne [1875]

Sinclair Lewis Elmer ran out a little into the surf and dragged in a woman who had already safely touched bottom. Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis

Wilkie Collins Had she been careful to keep the sealed box so safely that no other person could get at it? Certainly! She had kept it locked in one of her drawers, and the key in her pocket. Jezebel’s Daughter by Wilkie Collins [1880]

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]

Arthur Conan Doyle Who can say that there is not justice in this world? Come, Monsieur Gerard, for I must see the men safely quartered before I can attend to this private matter. The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard by Arthur Conan Doyle [1896]

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

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]

Arthur Conan Doyle Having once seen it safely on the side line, he handed over the responsibility to me. Tales of Terror and Mystery by Arthur Conan Doyle [1923]

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

H. G. Wells The aeroplanes flew safely only in a calm or moderate wind, and sudden storms, occurrences that were now accurately predictable, rendered them for all practical purposes useless. When the Sleeper Wakes by H. G. Wells [1899]

Henry Handel Richardson Nor was she ever in conflict with the authorities: she moved among the rules of the school as safely as an egg-dancer among his eggs. The Getting of Wisdom by Henry Handel Richardson

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]

Rafael Sabatini I’m with you again, my girl; and if I may not safely live in England, we’ll sell the old home and begin life anew in a new world. The Plague of Ghosts by Rafael Sabatini

Miles Franklin I think,” continued Edmée reflectively, “it must be no end of sport to be safely married and then seek a little diversion. My Career Goes Bung by Miles Franklin [1946]

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]

George Eliot And for whatever purposes silence may be equal to gold, it cannot be safely taken as an indication of specific ideas. Impressions of Theophrastus Such by George Eliot [1878]

Lady Isabel had also purposed to be safely away from East Lynne before the time came for her to die; but that time had advanced with giant strides, and the period for removal was past. East Lynne by Ellen Wood [1861]

Charles Stur Not-withstanding, however, that the cart fell constantly into them, we got it safely over. Narrative of an expedition into Central Australia by Charles Stur

Swear, by your hopes of salvation, to keep her safely for the chastisement she has merited. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas

Wilkie Collins If we could pass safely over the next five days, we might feel pretty sure of the future. Poor Miss Finch by Wilkie Collins [1872]

Ralph Waldo Emerson And so whilst we do not go beyond general statements, it may be safely affirmed of these two metaphysical antagonists, that each is a good half, but an impossible whole. The Conservative by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1841]

Charles Dickens The only servant we take with us from our old home is my own maid, who can be safely trusted. No Thoroughfare by Charles Dickens [1867]

Further, I have found that when the antiseptic treatment is efficiently conducted, ligatures may be safely cut short and left to be disposed of by absorption or otherwise. On the Antiseptic Principle of the Practice of Surgery by Joseph Lister [1867]

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

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]

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

Roque uttered a sigh of relief when he saw his three children safely installed at the Café de la Paix, on the arboured terrace overlooking the river. In Normandy by Ella D'Arcy [1904]

D. H. Lawrence If they’ve got one belief left, now the war’s safely over, it’s a dull, rock-bottom belief in obstinately not caring, not caring about anything. Kangaroo by D. H. Lawrence

Jack London She must have received warning of the coming of the Mercenaries, for she had time safely to hide the Manuscript before she fled or was captured. The Iron Heel by Jack London [1908]

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

Walter Besant It would be safe, he said, for him to surrender when the Prince himself could safely surrender, and not before. Dorothy Forster by Walter Besant [1884]

It was only later that we learned how the people in the street wanted to lynch them, and shots were fired-but the sailors brought them safely to Peter–Paul. . Ten Days That Shook the World by John Reed

Jack London All the manuscript I have written is safely smuggled out of the prison. The Star Rover by Jack London [1915]

For the fat American, I will send him home safely to his own country. Greenmantle by John Buchan

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]

Andrew Lang The princess got safely to the other side, and then became the worst part of her task. The Brown Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

She listened to the sermon as from a warm nest safely raised above the quaggy ground of personal feeling. Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley [1899]

Now mark the signs of future ease and rest, And bear them safely treasur’d in thy breast. The Aeneid by translated by John Dryden

The sailors were safely disposed of, in bed, or by the fireside, the fishers vying in services to them. The Heir of Redclyffe by Charlotte M. Yonge [1853]

Henry Fielding To detain my reader no longer, Miss Theodosia Snap was now safely delivered of a male infant, the product of an amour which that beautiful (O that I could say virtuous!) creature had with the count. The History of the Life of the Late Mr. Jonathan Wild The Great by Henry Fielding

Andrew Lang He searched all round for the lamp, but could find it nowhere, for the witch always had it safely guarded, as it was one of her most precious treasures. The Pink Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Situated on the very confines of the state, he led an independent life; a harbourer of outlaws, an outlaw at one time himself, and then safely returned . I Promessi Sposi by Alessandro Manzoni

One Gatling had been safely landed; the other was just being hoisted over the side of the vessel as we arrived. Roads of Destiny by O. Henry [1909]

Ralph Waldo Emerson Any other symbol would be as good; then this is safely seen. Representative Men by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1850]

Let himself go, let the world perish, so only that she walked safely among the perils of this supernatural world. The Greater Trumps by Charles Williams

I CAN now tell dear Mrs T—— that I am safely arrived at the end of my very long journey. Letters from Turkey by Mary Wortley Montagu [1725]

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]

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

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

Wilkie Collins The housekeeper, a weird old woman, with a very abrupt and repelling manner, was too fierce and taciturn to be safely approached. The Queen of Hearts by Wilkie Collins [1859]

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

Walter Besant Then, indeed, it might be safely tried. Dorothy Forster by Walter Besant [1884]

Theodore Dreiser Eddie Zanders was once more delegated to see that Cowperwood was brought safely before Judge Payderson and afterward taken to the penitentiary. The Financier by Theodore Dreiser

Walter Scott Their midnight walk through the Chase had been speedily and safely accomplished. Woodstock by Walter Scott [1855]

She wouldn’t go back until she had seen Reuben safely away to London. . Judith Paris by Hugh Walpole [1931]

Frances Hodgson Burnett But though the picture would not let itself be blotted out, its effect was rather to intensify her sense of relief because she had slipped so safely from under the wheels of destiny. The Head of the House of Coombe by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1922]

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

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]

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]

And if we can arrange it that way we shall be able to get it safely up to the yard of the house unobserved. The Beautiful White Devil by Guy Boothby [1897]

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

Wilkie Collins Romayne’s secret sense of irritation may be safely left to develop itself, with time to help it. The Black Robe by Wilkie Collins [1881]

Henry Kingsley Lord Saltire sat quietly upright in his chair until the door was safely closed. Ravenshoe by Henry Kingsley [1861]

H. G. Wells The steamer was going, these men said, to Ostend. It was about two o’clock when my brother, having paid their fares at the gangway, found himself safely aboard the steamboat with his charges. The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells [1898]

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]

A. E. W. Mason When you would not help yourself to food, when you reached out your arm over your shoulder so that Moussa had to put the brandy-and-soda safely into your palm, I was sure. The Four Feathers by A. E. W. Mason [1902]

Thomas Hardy Yes, perhaps the announcement would come most properly and safely for her from her brother Owen, the time of whose arrival had almost expired. Desperate Remedies by Thomas Hardy [1871]

Wilkie Collins Unless some unexpected disaster occurred, he now saw his way safely to the end of the enterprise. No Name by Wilkie Collins [1862]

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]

By this avenue the brigantines might now be safely introduced on the lake. The History of the Conquest of Mexico by William Hickling Prescott [1843]

Jules Verne Mr. Fogg had sixteen hours in which to attend to his business there, which was to deposit Aouda safely with her wealthy relative. Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne [1873]

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 princely collection of rarities that he would thus amass might be difficult to dispose of safely but I have no doubt that he had matured his plans. Max Carrados by Ernest Bramah [1914]

Edgar Rice Burroughs She might have done well enough upon a park lagoon if safely anchored, but upon the bosom of a mighty ocean she left much to be desired. Pellucidar by Edgar Rice Burroughs [1923]

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

Nathaniel Hawthorne It occurred to me, that, being so remote in the upper air, my friends might safely utter here the secrets which it would be perilous even to whisper on lower earth. The Marble Faun by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1860]

Arthur Conan Doyle Meanwhile I packed it safely away in my inner-most pocket. The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard by Arthur Conan Doyle [1896]

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

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]

Until recently it was believed that the white races were much more liable to sunstroke that the coloured, and that a white man could not safely walk about in tropical sunshine without a pith helmet. Notes on Nationalism by George Orwell [1945]

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

Perambulating spheres of atmosphere with a little actor safely cocooned at the heart of each. Miss Pym Disposes by Josephine Tey

She did not see the fly move, but it was hovering safely half an inch over her nose. The Crock of Gold by James Stephens

Andrew Lang He could not even see his cows, and his heart sank lest, after all, he should have failed to bring them safely back. The Orange Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Jane Austen Manners were all that could be safely judged of, under a much longer knowledge than they had yet had of Mr. Churchill. She believed every body found his manners pleasing. Emma by Jane Austen [1816]

Edith Wharton Delia Ralston sometimes felt that the real events of her life did not begin until both her children had contracted — so safely and suitably — their irreproachable New York alliances. The Old Maid by Edith Wharton

I found him in the act of attending to the labelling of his luggage, and, when he had seen it safely on the van, we strolled down the platform together. My Strangest Case by Guy Boothby [1901]

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]

Arthur Conan Doyle But enough said! Up with the prisoner, and let us get him safely into the bilboes. Micah Clarke by Arthur Conan Doyle

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle No sign was seen of him now, however, and in half an hour the contents had all been safely stored and the waggon had driven briskly away. The Doings of Raffles Haw by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle [1891]

William Makepeace Thackeray When safely housed, the other chap came; and when I asked him his name, said, in a thick, gobbling kind of voice: “Sawedwadgeorgeearllittnbulwig.” “Sir what?” says I, quite agast at the name. The Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush by William Makepeace Thackeray [1838]

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

Wilkie Collins And now, when she was seated inside, I entreated her to let me see her set down safely at her destination. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

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]

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]

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

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

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]

Catherine Helen Spence Those who had dangerous paroxysms, were kept safely and treated kindly, but employed during their lucid intervals. A Week in the Future by Catherine Helen Spence

Henry Handel Richardson Once safely out, the vessel hove to to drop the pilot. Australia Felix by Henry Handel Richardson

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]

Wilkie Collins In other words, without letting the old lady into the secret, before the time arrived at which it could be safely divulged. Poor Miss Finch by Wilkie Collins [1872]

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]

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

My anxiety was so keen that I could not sit down, but waited until I should be safely on board the train. The Lust of Hate by Guy Boothby [1898]

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]

Caroline Lamb Ah! see that he be safely conducted to his own country. Glenarvon by Caroline Lamb [1816]

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]

John Galsworthy He didn’t believe a word of it; on the other hand, it was a form of insurance which could not safely be neglected, in case there might be something in it after all. To Let by John Galsworthy

They could stop with Jeanie until they got a message from San Francisco to say he’d safely arrived there. Robbery Under Arms by Rolf Boldrewood

The money left in my purse was all that I had to subsist upon until I should acquire a new livelihood; and, little as it was, I had kept it safely buried in an unfrequented corner near my cell. The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan by James Justinian Morier

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]

Charles Dickens The Magra safely crossed in the Ferry Boat — the passage is not by any means agreeable, when the current is swollen and strong — we arrived at Carrara, within a few hours. Pictures from Italy by Charles Dickens [1846]

Arthur Conan Doyle God bless all we leave behind us, and send us safely back. The Lost World by Arthur Conan Doyle [1912]

Arnold Bennett The tiny child that, safely touching its mother, had slept in the vast expanse, seemed to her now a pathetic little thing; its image made her feel melancholy. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

Henry Kingsley This rain will make up for the dry March with a vengeance; I am glad I am safely housed before a good fire. The Recollections of Geoffrey Hamlyn by Henry Kingsley [1859]

At Dalquharter the case of provisions was safely transferred to the porter with instructions to take charge of it till it was sent for. Huntingtower by John Buchan [1922]

G. K. Chesterton And then he lay in wait with his evil eye and wicked gun, safely ambushed behind the legend of his own incompetence. The Man Who Knew Too Much by G. K. Chesterton

He saw her safely seated in the hackney vehicle, and then walked slowly back to his chambers, thinking over the interview which had just concluded. Fenton’s Quest by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1871]

Bronislaw Malinowski It may be safely concluded that the evidence gives a quite true picture of the parental feelings. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

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

And if I were our host here, I should have Wyndfell Hall exorcised, preferably by a Roman Catholic priest, as soon as Miss Bubbles is safely off the premises. From Out the Vasty Deep by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1920]

Everything that Simon knew of riding, everything he had learned since he first sat on a pony at the age of two, was devoted to getting Timber safely over the wall. Brat Farrar by Josephine Tey

H. G. Wells But at last our goods were safely bound together in a big soft bale, all except two blankets with head holes that we were to wrap about ourselves. First Men in the Moon by H. G. Wells [1901]

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]

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]

Besides, they know that if they get the prisoner safely away they will each receive a thousand pounds. The Beautiful White Devil by Guy Boothby [1897]

Rudyard Kipling Deign only to put down safely that insignificant brat who is my heart and my life to me. Life’s Handicap by Rudyard Kipling [1891]

When they were safely out of the Duke of Kent Mansion, the inspector stayed his steps. The Story of Ivy by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1927]

Rudyard Kipling The American Revision Treaty — h’m — demands an enormous amount of matured consideration and may safely be referred —’ ‘But we of Japan are now civilised. From Sea to Sea by Rudyard Kipling [1899]

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

Andrew Lang At a sign from the king it was launched, and floated proudly and safely like a bird on the waves. The Crimson Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

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]

Henry James The special business that she herself now became aware of being charged with was that of seeing Mrs. Gereth safely and singly off the premises. The Spoils of Poynton by Henry James [1897]

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]

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]

Henry Handel Richardson He believed he was putting the carafe safely back on the table, but it dropped with a crash to the floor. Maurice Guest by Henry Handel Richardson

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]

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

E. F. Benson She unfolded it and having once more read the mystic words ‘Take two hen lobsters’, she stowed it safely away for future use. Mapp and Lucia by E. F. Benson [1931]

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

Elizabeth Gaskell Oh, Molly, I should go off with such a light heart if you would only try to get it safely to him. Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell [1865]

Nellie Bly The doctors might safely judge on her case. Ten Days in a Mad-House by Nellie Bly

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

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

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

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]

Having received the one hundred tomauns, I safely deposited them in my breast; and then, apparently taking the road back to the city, I left the village with a heart much lighter than I had brought. The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan by James Justinian Morier

H. G. Wells And so we may well begin our study by considering the circumstances under which the opening phase, the first five years of life, are most safely and securely passed. Mankind in the Making by H. G. Wells [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]

It may be safely asserted, that no people in Barbary enjoy themselves more than the Jews, or more pamper and gratify their appetites. Travels in Morocco by James Richardson

Wilkie Collins Carrying one of them to serve as a lantern, he lighted us over the wilds of the brick desert, and landed us safely on the path by the high-road. The Law and the Lady by Wilkie Collins [1875]

Edith Wharton Was that perhaps Almodham’s other secret — or one of them? For he began to think there might be many; and all, he was sure, safely stored away behind Gosling’s vigilant brow. Certain People by Edith Wharton [1930]

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]

He hustled them in and locked them up safely in their part of the house, then crossed the hall with a quick, practical stride. The Arrow of Gold by Joseph Conrad [1919]

Julian Hawthorne At length it succeeded in tacking at the very moment when all seemed lost, and bore safely away. The Laughing Mill by Julian Hawthorne

Jane Austen It might be safely viewed with all its appendages of prosperity and beauty, its rich pastures, spreading flocks, orchard in blossom, and light column of smoke ascending. Emma by Jane Austen [1816]

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]

Algernon Blackwood He was glad to notice a light in an upper window, for it meant, he hoped, that LeVallon was now safely home. The Bright Messenger by Algernon Blackwood [1922]

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]

E. F. Benson Georgie, very tired and haggard with these harrowing arrangements, had a little rest on his sofa, when he had seen the table safely bestowed. Mapp and Lucia by E. F. Benson [1931]

Abraham Merri Nay — one must remain here until the others are safely away from the temple. The Ship of Ishtar by Abraham Merri

Jack London A brisk wind was blowing into the cove, and though the water was calm, rapid work was required to get us safely out. The Sea-Wolf by Jack London [1904]

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

This is your most especially busy and anxious time of year, and when the wool is safely down you will be glad indeed. A First Year in Canterbury Settlement by Samuel Butler

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]

Edgar Rice Burroughs Those which I had purloined at Phutra we had not been able to bring along because their size precluded our concealing them within the skins of the Mahars which had brought us safely from the city. At the Earth’s Core by Edgar Rice Burroughs [1914]

George Meredith There ‘s a division between poor and rich that you have no conception of, and it can’t safely be left unnoticed. Beauchamp's Career by George Meredith [1875]

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

Wilkie Collins For a minute or two, he sat absently stirring his coffee, and considering how he might most safely perform the terrible duty of putting Mrs. Farnaby on her guard. The Fallen Leaves by Wilkie Collins [1879]

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

Edgar Rice Burroughs The great secret upon which depended the continuance of the Mahar race was safely hid where only Dian and I knew. Pellucidar by Edgar Rice Burroughs [1923]

Henry Handel Richardson Here, safely screened from sight, Laura sat on a bench and made up her bouquet. The Getting of Wisdom by Henry Handel Richardson

According to promise, I took her several times to see her mother, but one day being occupied, I sent her alone in the carriage, with charge to the servants to bring her safely back. Life in Mexico by Frances Calderon de la Barca [1843]

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]

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]

Such stories demanded refutation in the days of Naudé, but they may now be safely left to decay in their own absurdity. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

Richard Burton Seeing that my companions were safely employed, I entered upon the dangerous ground of raising hand to forehead. Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Richard Burton

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]

It was a very dark night, and the oil of my small bull’s-eye lanthorn was exhausted, but the mule knew every step of the way, and, though slipping often, never fell, and carried me safely home. The Naturalist in Nicaragua by Thomas Belt [1874]

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]

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]

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]

Edith Wharton Yet she did wish she had got the car safely under cover before all this fuss! Her mother stood staring at her with astonished eyes. Hudson River Bracketed by Edith Wharton [1929]

Wilkie Collins I begged to be allowed to see her safely back to her own door. Little Novels by Wilkie Collins [1887]

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]

Bronislaw Malinowski The idea of legality may be safely applied to Australian marriage in all its forms. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

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

Isabella Bird Twice today I have passed safely through the city in the same disguise, and have even lingered in front of shops without being detected. Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan by Isabella Bird [1891]

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

Henry Handel Richardson Mary was so tactful and resourceful that she might safely be trusted to hush up the affair, to explain away the equivocal position in which she had been found. Australia Felix by Henry Handel Richardson

E. Phillips Oppenheim Some devil going free, with all those diamonds safely hidden away, and me jugged here. The Glenlitten Murder by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1929]

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 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]

He accordingly remained in hiding until the Englishman had passed round the bend of the hill and was safely on his way back to the camp. ’Long Live the King!’ by Guy Boothby [1900]

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