Phrases with "same"

Wilkie Collins He fixed his eyes again on Anne with the same devouring hatred in their look, and spoke (this time directly addressing himself to her) with the same ferocious vindictiveness in his tone. Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins [1870]

As a historian he showed the same originality. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin [1910]

Elizabeth Gaskell Towards morning he fell asleep, but the same thoughts haunted his dreams; he spoke, but his voice refused to utter aloud; and she fled, relentless, to the deep, black pool. Ruth by Elizabeth Gaskell [1853]

Rudyard Kipling As regards the subject, not the treatment, of Lord Balfour’s speech, I think we may take it, gentlemen, that the evening light is much the same for all men. A Book of Words by Rudyard Kipling [1928]

The same pervading canon of vicarious leisure is also visibly present in the exterior details of devout observances and need only be pointed out in order to become obvious to all beholders. The Theory of the Leisure Class by Thorstein Veblen

That same afternoon, Dr. Lewis had another attack. Anne by Ellen Wood [1876]

Nathaniel Hawthorne Then, will you not touch my hand? Am I not the same as yesterday?” “Alas! no, Miriam!” said Hilda. “Yes, the same, the same for you, Hilda,” rejoined her lost friend. The Marble Faun by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1860]

I shall not tire you any farther with the amours between self and Patty; but to let you know she quitted her place again seven months after, upon the same score. Life and Adventures of Peter Wilkins by Robert Paltock [1751]

Anthony Trollope Mrs Bluestone, from day to day, with soft loving words taught the same lesson. Lady Anna by Anthony Trollope

Ralph Waldo Emerson They go into the poor rates, and, though we refuse wages, we must now pay the same amount in the form of taxes. The Conduct of Life by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1860]

Edith Wharton He had told himself the same thing a hundred times; but to hear it from any one else made the danger seem more pressing. The Children by Edith Wharton [1928]

The same reward is offered for a rhinoceros, five dollars for a crocodile (alligator?) and five dollars for a boa-constrictor or python. The Golden Chersonese and the way thither by Isabella L. Bird [1883]

Anthony Trollope Though he told himself that she was still the same Cecilia as had been his delight, yet he told himself also that she was not the same as he had fancied her when he at first knew her. Kept in the Dark by Anthony Trollope [1882]

Elizabeth Gaskell Do age and youth never play the same parts now? To return. Sylvia’s Lovers by Elizabeth Gaskell [1863]

Wilkie Collins My belief that you will come back to me remains the same unshaken belief that it has been from the first. The Fallen Leaves by Wilkie Collins [1879]

Diving down into the forecastle, I found the same old crew, and was really glad to see them again. Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana [1840]

Ford Madox Ford The same day I sent an express telling them explicitly to do as I said . Some Do Not . . . by Ford Madox Ford [1924]

George Meredith You forgive me? I left him with a Catholic lord for comforter, who regards my prescript of the study of Nature, when we’re in grief, as about the same as an offer of a dish of cold boiled greens. The Amazing Marriage by George Meredith [1895]

Thomas Hardy He released her hand till they had entered the train — it seemed the same carriage he had lately got out of with another — where they sat down side by side, Sue between him and the window. Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy

It must have been a good half-hour later before I, at my greater altitude and with far worse going, reached the same rim. Mr. Standfast by John Buchan [1919]

E. F. Benson Charlotte wrote to her father with the same rare unqualified enthusiasm: As to Miss Martineau I admire her and wonder at her more than I can say. Charlotte Bronte by E. F. Benson [1932]

My ill-luck began then, for the same night I was arrested at the coiner’s . For the term of his natural life by Marcus Clarke [1874]

Virginia Woolf There he was, telling the same old story of the spaniel bitch all over again. The Years by Virginia Woolf [1937]

Elizabeth Von Arnim They say the same thing over and over again so emphatically that I think it must be something nasty about me; but I shall not let myself be frightened away by the sarcasm of owls. Elizabeth and her German Garden by Elizabeth Von Arnim [1898]

Edgar Allan Poe There were the same luxurious smoothness of surface, the same scarcely perceptible tendency to the aquiline, the same harmoniously curved nostrils speaking the free spirit. Romances of Death by Edgar Allan Poe

This pleased the boy so much that a few days afterwards he tried the same trick, and again the villagers came to his help. The Fables of Aesop by Joseph Jacobs. Includes A Short History of the Aesopic Fable

Robert Louis Stevenson In precisely the same spirit as a man may debate a project to ascend the Matterhorn or to cross Africa, John considered Alan’s proposal, and, greatly daring, accepted it. The Misadventures of John Nicholson by Robert Louis Stevenson

John Galsworthy The same thing with taxes — you couldn’t do without them, but you avoided paying them when you could. Swan Song by John Galsworthy

H. G. Wells Why aren’t we with them? We speak the same language; we share the same blood. The Holy Terror by H. G. Wells [1939]

Nellie Bly The same towels are used on all the women, those with eruptions as well as those without. Ten Days in a Mad-House by Nellie Bly

She came to the conclusion that they had been intercepted by Lord Newhaven, and that no doubt the same fate had befallen Hugh’s letters to herself. Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley [1899]

George Gissing Did she understand them aright? Before leaving the room she had not dared to look her grandfather in the face, but she knew well that he was regarding her still with the same smile. The Nether World by George Gissing [1888]

Anthony Trollope A listener who could have overheard both would hardly have thought that the same question was being discussed by the two. The Three Clerks by Anthony Trollope

I made my bow, and underwent much the same sort of frank scrutiny as Davies, only that it was rather more favourable to me, and ended in a carmine smile. The Riddle of the Sands by Erskine Childers [1903]

Jeremy Bentham Though the act in question should remain secret, it will go towards forming a habit, which may give birth to other acts, that may not meet with the same good fortune. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham

Robert Louis Stevenson However, majora canamus — the two lads fell in love, and that with the same lady. Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson But I know that, long ere dawn, and for hours together, they stream continuously past, with the same rolling and jerking of wheels and the same clink of horses’ feet. Lay Morals by Robert Louis Stevenson

H.P. Lovecraft After a short distance the masonry gave place to solid rock, though the tunnel kept the same proportions and presented the same aspect of carved regularity. At the Mountains of Madness by H.P. Lovecraft [1931]

I was delighted with the country, a counterpart of the Usumbara Hills in Eastern Africa, disposed upon nearly the same parallel. Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo by Richard F. Burton [1876]

James Joyce He go calaboosh all same he tell him out. Finnegans Wake by James Joyce

Andrew Lang Such a chamber might be called muchos; it was private from the hall though under the same roof. Homer and His Age by Andrew Lang

In the front of the palace a patrol of sixty men was established, and the same number in the rear. The History of the Conquest of Mexico by William Hickling Prescott [1843]

George Eliot Adam thought he perceived in them that notion of compensation for irretrievable wrong, that self-soothing attempt to make evil bear the same fruits as good, which most of all roused his indignation. Adam Bede by George Eliot [1859]

Matthew Arnold The same modification of our Germanism by another force which seems Celtic, is visible in our religion. The Study of Celtic Literature by Matthew Arnold [1867]

They spoke the same language, though the dialects might slightly differ. The Coming Race by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1871]

The range was much the same as it had been in the earlier case: all the way from the sentimentalists to the scientists. The Singing Sands by Josephine Tey [1952]

Edgar Allan Poe The Prosodies then, have demonstrated what all mathematicians have stupidly failed in demonstrating — that three and five are one and the same thing. The Rationale of Verse by Edgar Allan Poe [1848]

Andrew Lang Examples are very numerous, and have all the same “symptoms,” as Coleridge would have said, he attributing them to a contagious nervous malady of observation in the spectators. The Book of Dreams and Ghosts by Andrew Lang

Leon Trotsky The same school, however, sowed in me, contrary to its direct purpose, the seeds of enmity for the existing order. My Life by Leon Trotsky

Edith Wharton As he drew nearer, his figure was suddenly displaced by that of her husband, whom, from the same point, she had so often seen advancing down the same perspective. The Reef by Edith Wharton [1912]

But Miss Warry’s story was only the same as he had learned from the steward. The Crowned Skull by Fergus Hume

I have already let you know, that I am still alive; but to say truth, I look upon my present circumstances to be exactly the same with those of departed spirits. Letters from Turkey by Mary Wortley Montagu [1725]

Bread, meat, and vegetables were sold at prices greater than had ever before been known; while the wages of labour rose in exactly the same proportion. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

William Makepeace Thackeray Cooks will attend (who have acknowledged characters) upon the same terms. The Fitz-Boodle Papers by William Makepeace Thackeray [1842-43]

Sir Walter Scott There is no better antidote against entertaining too high an opinion of others than having an excellent one of ourselves at the very same time. Waverley by Sir Walter Scott [1829]

Anthony Trollope They did not follow the same pursuits. Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope

Anatole France He shows the same care to conceal himself that he had formerly to show himself. The Red Lily by Anatole France [1894]

Guy de Maupassant He who can feel with the eye experiences the same keen, exquisite and deep pleasure in looking at men and things as the man with the delicate and sensitive ear, whose soul music overwhelms. Madame Parisse by Guy de Maupassant [1886]

Henry James The same great pictures hung in the same places, and the same dark frescoes arched above them. The Diary of a Man of Fifty by Henry James [1879]

She was alone till evening, when the same woman brought her tea on a tray with fresh cakes and tried to talk her into giving the maid’s job a trial. The Franchise Affair by Josephine Tey

Andrew Lang But all the same he did not enjoy his good fortune, for he could not forget his compact with the nixy, and he knew that sooner or later she would demand his fulfilment of it. The Yellow Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

G. K. Chesterton I found that they also were puzzled; they assured me, with that gravity with which Germans alone can repeat what they regard as a platitude, that Imperialismus and Patriotismus were the same thing. Autobiography by G. K. Chesterton [1936]

John Galsworthy It would take too long! Better leave well alone! He hurried on: “Emigration! The Land! Foggartism demands for both the same sweeping attention as was given to vital measures during the war. The Silver Spoon by John Galsworthy

Tobias Smolle Fathom acquired universal applause for his discreet and humane conduct upon this occasion; and that same afternoon had an opportunity of seeing the lady in whose cause he had exerted himself. The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom by Tobias Smolle

Elizabeth Gaskell We’ve done our part, and cried our cry; it’s no use going over the same ground again. Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell [1848]

Arthur Conan Doyle The captain ’e was anxious for reasons of ‘is own to get them safe, so ’e gave them to master, same as you might put a thing in a bank. The Club-Footed Grocer by Arthur Conan Doyle [1898]

We waste, and fade, and torture ourselves in absence; but only to breathe the same air, to sit, silent, in the same room, is to be happy. London Pride by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1896]

Arthur Machen But it is perfectly clear that the two documents are of the same kind and have the same purpose. Change by Arthur Machen

Nathaniel Hawthorne It was the same old priest with whom he had seen Hilda, at the confessional; the same with whom he had talked of her disappearance on meeting him in the street. The Marble Faun by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1860]

And when you were free you were puzzled by what was essentially the same question. Nineteen Eighty-four by George Orwell

Anthony Trollope Irving, Prescott, and Longfellow are the same to England as though she herself had produced them. North America by Anthony Trollope

Henry Kingsley Is Charles Ravenshoe quite the same to you as other men 1 ” “No,” said Mary; “that he most certainly is not. Ravenshoe by Henry Kingsley [1861]

Mark Twain O.M. Well, in putting on trousers a man always inserts the same old leg first — never the other one. What is Man? and other essays by Mark Twain

Bram Stoker The most usual form of monomania has commonly the same beginning as that from which Edgar Caswall suffered — an over-large idea of self-importance. The Lair of the White Worm by Bram Stoker [1911]

Anthony Trollope His father had done the same when choosing his first wife, and the happiness of his choice would have been perfect had not death interfered. Marion Fay by Anthony Trollope [1882]

All year long he worked at making the same size boxes, only varying them occasionally by inlay work, new designs for the cover, or putting compartments inside. L’Assommoir by Émile Zola

Sigmund Freud The same must also have been true of your brother; for your father said: “I refuse to let my two children go to their destruction . Fragment of an Analysis of a Case of Hysteria by Sigmund Freud [1905]

You get the same thing in a more mealy-mouthed form in Mrs Sidney Webb’s autobiography, which gives, unconsciously, a most revealing picture of the high-minded Socialist slum-visitor. The Road to Wigan Pier by George Orwell [1937]

George Gissing They felt it without understanding what it meant; one ether person in the house experienced the same influence, but in his case it led to reflection. A Life's Morning by George Gissing [1885]

William Dampier They had the same opinion of us, and therefore made sure to take us, but coming nearer we both found our mistakes. A New Voyage Round the World by William Dampier [1697]

Washington Irving Also, about the same time, a suit of livery and a crimson collar for the serving man. The Life of Oliver Goldsmith by Washington Irving [1840]

H.P. Lovecraft I should think you’d have known I didn’t drop Pickman for the same silly reasons that fussy old women like Dr. Reid or Joe Minot or Rosworth did. Pickman’s Model by H.P. Lovecraft [1926]

George Meredith Emilia took his arm, and as they were passing through the hall of entrance they met the same gentleman who had directed them to the spot of quiet. Sandra Belloni by George Meredith [1887]

Jean-Jacques Rousseau The body politic has the same motive powers; here too force and will are distinguished, will under the name of legislative power and force under that of executive power. The Social Contract by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

The same cause which made Bacon write perfect prose brought about his worldly and his spiritual ruin. Elizabeth and Essex by Lytton Strachey [1928]

David Hume But as either of these positions is absurd and impious, it follows, that the doctrine from which they are deduced cannot possibly be true, as being liable to all the same objections. An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding by David Hume

Ivan Turgenev He showed himself just the same idealist as I had always known him. The Diary of a Superfluous Man and other stories by Ivan Turgenev

William Morris Forsooth, when they looked up to the bent and saw the three banners of Oakenrealm and the Tofts and Brimside all waving over the same ranks, they knew not what to make of it. Child Christopher and Goldilind the Fair by William Morris [1895]

W. H. Hudson A curious home and repository was this same little rude cabin. Idle Days in Patagonia by W. H. Hudson

John Lewis Burckhard The superstition is encouraged by the monks, who rejoice to see the infidel Bedouins venerating the same object with themselves. Travels in Syria and the Holy Land by John Lewis Burckhard

All the flagstones were of exactly the same size and no particular one of them seemed any different to the others. The Hidden Door by Arthur Gask [1934]

As soon as you tell him about anything that’s happening nowadays he says that exactly the same thing happened in the reign of King So-and-so. Coming up for Air by George Orwell

George Gissing Moxey offered his arm to the one lady present as guest, and Earwaker did the same courtesy to the hostess. Born in Exile by George Gissing [1891]

Wilkie Collins The same day I had a brief interview with the doctor, at which I protested, in the sacred interests of humanity, against his treatment of Marian’s case. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

Anthony Trollope A black man may vote in New York, but he cannot vote under the same circumstances as a white man. North America by Anthony Trollope

Arthur Conan Doyle As I did the same I felt the hand of the man behind me grab at my ankle, but I kicked myself free and scrambled over a grass-strewn coping. The Return of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1904]

Watkin Tench In April 1791 an expedition was undertaken, in order to ascertain whether or not the Hawkesbury and the Nepean, were the same river. A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson by Watkin Tench

Bronislaw Malinowski The same must be assumed in the case of hospitality and wife-lending when the courtesy of the husband presupposes a reward in one form or another. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

The same violet piping, like a Neon tube, outlined the tops of the ugly, hump-backed hills and they were almost beautiful. The Day of the Locust by Nathanael Wes

Edith Wharton He’s simply using Madame Olenska as a lightning-rod; I’ve seen him try the same thing often before. The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton [1920]

For the second time the same person touched my habit, and whispered the name of Juan. After this I could no longer hesitate. Melmoth the Wanderer by Charles Maturin [1820]

But all the same I was miserable. In the World by Maksim Gorky

We walked about a quarter of a mile, and coming to a steep descent, we thought ourselves extremely fortunate, and began to scramble down, nothing doubting that it was the same we had scrambled up. Domestic Manners of the Americans by Fanny Trollope

Inca Caxas is, or was, my ancestor, and this manuscript”— Don Pedro produced the same from his inner pocket —“details the funeral ceremonies. The Green Mummy by Fergus Hume

Henry Fielding We did not make ourselves; but the same power which made us rules over us, and we are absolutely at his disposal; he may do with us what he pleases, nor have we any right to complain. The History of the Adventures of Joseph Andrews and his friend Mr Abraham Adams by Henry Fielding

Camilla Belsize had also seen and heard, but not with the same exquisite appreciation. Mr. Justice Raffles by E. W. Hornung [1909]

He could not foresee, therefore, that the same motives which brought the Empire into existence would end by destroying it. Rudyard Kipling by George Orwell [1942]

Frances Hodgson Burnett Now she was on the other side of the orchard and standing in the path outside a wall — much lower down — and there was the same tree inside. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1911]

Matthew Arnold One has only to let one’s memory begin to fetch passages from Byron striking the same note as that passage from Llywarch Hen, and she will not soon stop. The Study of Celtic Literature by Matthew Arnold [1867]

Ann Radcliffe They threw over him the same mantle as before, and, in addition, a black veil, that completely muffled his eyes; after which, they led him from the chamber. The Italian by Ann Radcliffe [1796]

He had him summoned, and eyed him with a curious amusement — Chateauroy treated his squadrons with much the same sans-facon familiarity and brutality that a chief of filibusters uses in his. Under Two Flags by Ouida [1867]

Jules Verne Joe, clever lad as he was, seemed no longer the same person since his gaze had plunged into that ocean of gold. Five Weeks in a Balloon by Jules Verne [1869]

Arthur Conan Doyle The middle one was of a good height, and yet not too tall — about the same height, in fact, that I am myself. The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard by Arthur Conan Doyle [1896]

George Gissing Out of Victoria Street he took the same turn as on one miserable night, one which he had taken on many a night since then. The Unclassed by George Gissing [1883]

Niccolo Machiavelli It is necessary, therefore, to do two things: first, to have many countersigns in the Company: the other, always to keep this arrangement, that the same infantry always remain in the same file. The Art of War by Niccolo Machiavelli [1520]

George MacDonald Joseph returned to town the same night, and the next morning drove Ruby and Diamond down, with the carriage behind them, and Mr. Raymond and a lady in the carriage. At the Back of the North Wind by George MacDonald

But the filling up of this outline is imperfect: for the A (loftiness) and the B (majesty) are one and the same quality, under different names. A Brief Appraisal of the Greek Literature in its Foremost Pretensions by Thomas De Quincey [1838]

There was as much chance of this building collapsing as there was of her sleeping under the same blanket with him. L’Assommoir by Émile Zola

The same thought came to their minds, dark and fearful. Serge Panine by Georges Ohnet [1881]

Wilkie Collins The chaise which he had for hire had been already used to make the same journey by Lucilla and the nurse, and had not yet been returned to the inn. Poor Miss Finch by Wilkie Collins [1872]

Rudyard Kipling He has planted his feet again but it is not the same Mama Lumra. His arrogance is gone. The Eyes of Asia by Rudyard Kipling [1918]

Skipper of a merchant vessel, sir, as sure as you command her majesty’s frigate Vulture: and then we found his shirt marked with the same name as the lady’s. Hard Cash by Charles Reade [1863]

Gertrude Stein A mixed protection, very mixed with the same actual intentional unstrangeness and riding, a single action caused necessarily is not more a sign than a minister. Tender Buttons by Gertrude Stein [1914]

Nathaniel Hawthorne Having failed in effecting Middleton’s death by this excellent way, he shall perhaps think that he cannot do better them to make his own exit in precisely the same manner. The Ancestral Footstep by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch She’s still the same woman as when she threw you over. I Saw Three Ships by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch [1893]

Andrew Lang It is unnecessary to say that the picture-writing of Mexico and the hieroglyphics of ancient Egypt are derived from the same savage processes. Custom and Myth by Andrew Lang

The same disinterested feeling had caused her to go down to dame Nixon’s with an offer from her mistress of service to the Lady, hearing she was ill. Lodore by Mary Shelley

There is another place four miles distant of nearly the same name. Travels in Morocco by James Richardson

John Lewis Burckhard They use the same weapons as the inhabitants of the Nile countries; bows and arrows are unknown amongst them. Travels in Nubia by John Lewis Burckhard

Henry Handel Richardson And the rest of them would be just the same — old stick-in-the muds, unchanged by a hair, or, if they HAD changed, then changed for the worse. The Getting of Wisdom by Henry Handel Richardson

And it was the same today when I rang up the castle to know how Lieutenant Avon was, as he had sprained his ankle. The Vaults of Blackarden Castle by Arthur Gask [1950]

The same desires and the same wants were no longer felt. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

I remembered the Canadian’s ghost story, and concluded I would be imagining the same sort of thing if I lived in such a place. Mr. Standfast by John Buchan [1919]

Virginia Woolf Had they both worn the same clothes, it is possible that their outlook might have been the same. Orlando by Virginia Woolf [1928]

M. P. Shiel The same afternoon Bates was sentenced to death: but, having had sunstroke in Egypt, was afterwards reprieved. The Lord of the Sea by M. P. Shiel [1901]

George Gissing Just so had he stood before the print shop in London this morning, with the same wide eyes, the same hurried breathing; rapt, self-oblivious. The Crown of Life by George Gissing [1899]

He could fancy Heine leading the same kind of life in Paris, before disease had chained him to his bed. The Cloven Foot by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1879]

Anatole France That gentleman was there, with the same wretched and pitiful air. The Red Lily by Anatole France [1894]

R. D. Blackmore The main of it, however, in the very same condition as a’ bubbleth out of what they call the spawses. Mary Anerley by R. D. Blackmore [1880]

Anthony Trollope And then that order for more breeches, included in the very same paragraph with Polly, was most injurious. Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope [1871]

Terry O’Sullivan was now in the hands of the Board of Rules and Social Referees. They spoke to him briefly and softly, and conducted him out through the same door at the rear. The Four Million by O. Henry [1906]

Algernon Blackwood And as I came slowly again towards the fire Julius stood over her, uttering in silence the same stupendous thing. Julius LeVallon by Algernon Blackwood [1916]

Then someone else said “Mein Fuehrer” and the same strident voice spoke again. The House with the High Wall by Arthur Gask [1948]

Andrew Lang It is curious to see a white man taking to the Indian religion, and having exactly the same sort of visions as their red converts described to the Jesuit fathers nearly two hundred years before. Letters on Literature by Andrew Lang

Speech-making was not in quite the same sense, or to quite the same degree, as amateur acting and managing, a voluntary labour on Dickens’s part. Dickens by Adolphus William Ward [1882]

Sigmund Freud I can quite see that, and I should like to think the same as my brother, but I can’t. Fragment of an Analysis of a Case of Hysteria by Sigmund Freud [1905]

George MacDonald She was very bright, and the same moon, I thought, that saw me through the terrors of my first night in that strange world. Lilith by George MacDonald

James Joyce You could die just the same on a sunny day. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce

Arthur Conan Doyle Look at these nails, and see if they are not the same as that which he has sold you. The White Company by Arthur Conan Doyle [1891]

How can many consciousnesses be at the same time one consciousness? How can one and the same identical fact experience itself so diversely? The struggle was vain; I found myself in an impasse. A Pluralistic Universe by William James [1909]

William Henry Bragg The same rays would therefore have caused an ionisation of 204 x 1/3. Studies in Radioactivity by William Henry Bragg [1912]

That same night, and hardly three hours later, occurred the reverse case. The English Mail-coach by Thomas De Quincey [1849]

Ford Madox Ford He would pick up with the same type of woman as his uncle. Last Post by Ford Madox Ford [1928]

George Gissing After all, he could not get a place that allowed him to see Sidwell. Her companion, however, the one who seemed to be of much the same age, was well in view. Born in Exile by George Gissing [1891]

William Makepeace Thackeray The same mask who had gagged her, came and bared her neck and said, “It had best be done now she has fainted. The Memoires of Barry Lyndon by William Makepeace Thackeray [1852]

Thomas Hardy Mrs. Millborne went, returning the same day. Life’s Little Ironies by Thomas Hardy

As to the dinner itself — the mere dinner — it goes off much the same everywhere. Sketches by Boz by Charles Dickens [1836]

Edmund Burke Though the Romans were a people of less quick and delicate feelings, yet they naturally slid into the lessening termination upon the same occasions. On the Sublime and Beautiful by Edmund Burke [1757]

Guy de Maupassan She began the same system on the following day, and by chance found a chemist who gave her, at one stroke, a quarter of a liter. Yvette by Guy de Maupassan

Browne’s own cabin followed next, with the same result. The Red Rat’s Daughter by Guy Boothby [1899]

Charles Dickens But the keeper of the treasure who had been one of the hunting-party in the Forest, made haste to Winchester too, and, arriving there at about the same time, refused to yield it up. A Child’s History of England by Charles Dickens [1852]

Edith Wharton I wondered whether Grancy, under the recovered tranquillity of his smile, concealed the same sense of her nearness, saw perpetually between himself and the actual her bright unappeasable ghost. Crucial Instances by Edith Wharton [1901]

This same way of teaching by mute actions is to be found in Homer also, affording us useful contemplations upon those very fables which are usually most disliked in him. Essays and Miscellanies by Plutarch

The same could not be said of Clifford’s answer to the toast, “The struggling Artist — Heaven help him!” Towards 1 am Mr Clifford’s conversation had become incoherent. In the Quarter by Robert W. Chambers

John Galsworthy About noon that same day, on the tiled terrace of their hotel, he felt a sudden dull pain in the back of his head, a queer sensation in the eyes, and sickness. To Let by John Galsworthy

Richard Burton In the East generally, the host drinks of the cup, and dips his hand into the dish before his guest, for the same reason that the master of the house precedes his visitor over the threshold. Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Richard Burton

Well, let you be King Solomon and let me be Queen of Sheba, same as in the bible. The Adventures of the Black Girl in her Search for God by George Bernard Shaw

John Galsworthy They walked fast, and Mr. Chayne, with an acquired sense of rhythm, at exactly the same pace. Over the River by John Galsworthy

Algernon Blackwood I placed it, naturally enough, where my thought was fixed, across the dip; but the same instant I realised my mistake. Julius LeVallon by Algernon Blackwood [1916]

He was the same man who had plunged after the submerged Morrison whom he hardly knew otherwise than by sight and through the usual gossip of the islands. Victory by Joseph Conrad [1914]

Arthur Morrison He did not however, for that same evening a gang of seven or eight fell on him with sticks and belts. Tales of Mean Streets by Arthur Morrison

Still, while walking in the garden, feeling the sunshine, and marking the blooming and growing plants, I pondered the same subject the whole house discussed. Villette by Charlotte Brontë [1853]

Wilkie Collins Mercy was still as ignorant as ever that the preacher at the Refuge and the nephew of her benefactress were one and the same man. The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins [1873]

Jack London Then he licked his chops in quite the same way his mother did, and began to crawl out of the bush. White Fang by Jack London [1906]

Yet pray I you who reden that I write, Forgeve me, that I do no diligence This same story subtly to endite. Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales for the Modern Reader by prepared & edited by Arthur Burrell MA

G. K. Chesterton The same Imperial cynic who wishes the Turks to submit to English science has himself submitted to Turkish philosophy, to a wholly Turkish view of despotism and destiny. A Miscellany of Men by G. K. Chesterton [1912]

Anthony Trollope Had he ever been enabled to make the same request to Mabel Grex, or had she answered him when he did half make it in a serious manner, he would have been true to her. The Duke’s Children by Anthony Trollope

The personal presence of some men carries command with it, and their accents silence the crowd around them, when the same words from other lips might fall comparatively unheeded. Medical Essays by Oliver Wendell Holmes

D. H. Lawrence The same iron rigidity, as if the world were made of steel, possessed her again. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

Willa Cather Her hair is still like flax, and her blue eyes are just like a baby’s, and she has the same three freckles on her little nose, and talks about going back to her bains de mer. Alexander’s Bridge by Willa Cather [1912]

G. K. Chesterton What you mean is this: that you learnt about all your saints and angels at the same time as you learnt about common morality, from the same people, in the same way. The Ball and the Cross by G. K. Chesterton [1909]

D. H. Lawrence Yet her voice had the same defensive brightness as she spoke to Birkin’s landlady at the door. Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence

He was the same cavalier whose brother had been put to death in Lima by Blasco Nunez, and who revenged himself, as we have seen, by imbruing his own hands in the blood of the viceroy. The History of the Conquest of Peru by William Hickling Presco

Thomas Hardy I was about seventeen, and was sitting one evening over a cup of tea in a confectioner’s at the very same watering-place, when opposite me a lady took her seat with a little girl. The Well-Beloved by Thomas Hardy [1897]

A long stage is not to be despised, but there you have only six insides, and the chances are, that the same people go all the way with you — there is no change, no variety. Sketches by Boz by Charles Dickens [1836]

Virginia Woolf Katharine disliked telling her mother about Cyril’s misbehavior quite as much as her father did, and for much the same reasons. Night and Day by Virginia Woolf [1919]

They propose the same remedies:— a return to simpler manners, and stricter laws, with the best men in the State to regulate and administer them. Carlyle by John Nichol [1892]

Charlotte Perkins Gilman The same spirit that used to give us crusaders and missionaries now gave plenty of enthusiastic workers. Moving the Mountain by Charlotte Perkins Gilman [1911]

Charles Dickens The same regulations apply to sheep and calves; for which, portions of these perspectives are strongly railed off. Reprinted Pieces by Charles Dickens [1850]

E. Phillips Oppenheim It was quite a well-cut garment, and came from the same tailor as the conventional but well-cut city clothes which he was wearing. The Passionate Quest by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1924]

The ancients and also more recent writers recall (experience proving the same thing), that amber attracts straws and chaff114. On the Magnet by William Gilber

The contents were in code as hers had been, but it was the same code, and before she knew she had done so, she had read it. The Pitfall by Mary Cholmondeley [1912]

Jeremy Bentham The same thing may be observed with regard to such as are mischievous only by affecting the universal fund. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham

George Gissing At all events, Amy managed to get me into the same carriage with herself, and on the way to London we were alone. The Odd Women by George Gissing [1892]

James Joyce After he woke me last night same dream or was it? Wait. Open hallway. Ulysses by James Joyce [1922]

According to me, the most interesting of all the Greeks (male Greeks) are the mariners, because their pursuits and their social condition are so nearly the same as those of their famous ancestors. Eothen by Alexander William Kinglake [1844]

A train is the same train, its passengers are the same passengers, its momentum is the same momentum, no matter which way the switch which fixes its direction is placed. The Meaning of Truth by William James

Jane Austen As she walked slowly upstairs she thought of yesterday; it had been about the same hour that she had returned from the Parsonage, and found Edmund in the East room. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen [1814]

I had the same feeling about that oil-shop case, which is why I asked Thorndyke to look into it. Mr Polton Explains by R. Austin Freeman [1940]

Arthur Conan Doyle We formed a friendship — the sort of friendship which can only be made when one lives the same life and shares the same joys and sorrows. The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1927]