Phrases with "sends"

William Makepeace Thackeray They lose, and she sends them in consequence to bring her back the Knight of the Glen’s wild steed of bells. The Irish Sketch Book by William Makepeace Thackeray [1843]

George Gissing The poor little fellow has no great place in my heart, but, when Amy sends for me, I must go. New Grub Street by George Gissing [1891]

Anthony Trollope Remember that she sends her love to you, and bids you be a man. The American Senator by Anthony Trollope

George MacDonald I suppose he feels very sleepy, and that is why the light he sends out looks so like a dream. At the Back of the North Wind by George MacDonald

If the lightning falls, it sends a thunderbolt. Essays and Miscellanies by Plutarch

George Meredith This will wear off, or, ‘si c’est veritablement une grande passion, eh bien’ we must take what Providence sends us. Evan Harrington by George Meredith [1861]

Alexander Pope Pitholeon96 sends to me: ‘You know his Grace, I want a patron; ask him for a place. Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot by Alexander Pope [1735]

Arthur Morrison Say Mr Martin Hewitt sends his compliments, and he advises her not to wait, as he has already left his office by another door, and has been gone some little time. The Chronicles of Martin Hewitt by Arthur Morrison

He’s only a physician, and as the village is so near to Colchester he sends in any surgical cases to the hospitals there. The Night of the Storm by Arthur Gask [1937]

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Well, then, he sends it on to this one, and he has his furnaces and his chemicals, and he refines and purifies it and makes it fit to sell. The Doings of Raffles Haw by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle [1891]

Wilkie Collins She sends her love and best wishes. A Rogue’s Life by Wilkie Collins [1879]

George Meredith He sends you to do the wheedling, that’s plain. Beauchamp's Career by George Meredith [1875]

When an applicant comes or sends for relief, representing that he is sick and starving, and all the rest of it, we begin by searching out his back sins and misfortunes. The Story of Dorothy Grape by Ellen Wood [1881]

He gets everything from town or sends his chap, Ben, into Chelmsford for it. Marauders by Night by Arthur Gask [1951]

James Joyce Tell him silly Milly sends my best respects. Ulysses by James Joyce [1922]

H. Rider Haggard Around this sun-worship is grouped the entire social system of the Zu–Vendi. It sends its roots through every institution and custom of the land. Allan Quatermain by H. Rider Haggard

Washington Irving She sends forth her sympathies on adventure; she embarks her whole soul in the traffic of affection; and if shipwrecked, her case is hopeless — for it is a bankruptcy of the heart. The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon by Washington Irving

Sinclair Lewis What j’yuh go to that Jew first for? Here he goes and sends you a day late — or couple days too early. Our Mr. Wrenn by Sinclair Lewis

She finished up with the postscript —“Beatrice sends her very kind regards to you, and I am to be sure and tell you that all her wounds are healed now. The Night of the Storm by Arthur Gask [1937]

It is invisible, because Nature sends it into this breathing world masquerading, as she did Richard III, deformed, unfashioned, scarce half made-up. My Tropic Isle by E. J. Banfield

Andrew Lang It becomes a Scott ballad, Buccleuch sends out his Scotts to pursue the English raiders, and the Elliots, if they come in at all, must only be subordinates. Sir Walter Scott and the Border Minstrelsy by Andrew Lang [1910]

Jonathan Swif I have not paid her, but will in a day or two: though I have a great mind to stay till Ppt sends me her opinion, because Ppt is a great lawyer. The Journal to Stella by Jonathan Swif

Sir Walter Scott Credit me, it is better to enjoy the good which God sends thee, than to be impertinently curious how it comes. Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott [1820]

William Makepeace Thackeray I am like the Pasha of three tails, to whom the Sultan sends HIS COURT CIRCULAR, the bowstring. The Book of Snobs by William Makepeace Thackeray [1846]

Anthony Trollope He is reminded of his promise, and going on to Rhegium writes his Topica, which he sends to Trebatius from that place. The Life of Cicero by Anthony Trollope [1881]

In the present case, the unfortunate little wretch has received a cuff which sends him reeling to this door; and the donor of the blow is immediately the object of general indignation. Sketches by Boz by Charles Dickens [1836]

It sends out its gushes of warmth and brightness, its gay little arrowy flames that appear and disappear like elves dancing their midnight waltzes on a barren moor. Vixen by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1879]

How many times must I kill you — you blasphemer! Satan sends you here. Tales of Unrest by Joseph Conrad [1898]

William Makepeace Thackeray He very likely thinks it his duty to ask all marriageable young ladies, who come without their papa, why their parent is absent; and, no doubt, ALWAYS sends off the beadle for that missing governor. The Book of Snobs by William Makepeace Thackeray [1846]

Rudyard Kipling They’ve been tagged and labelled by some poor devil up under fire — I’ve been him, too! — and the Receiving Officer sends in the ones that look as if they had the best chance. Limits and Renewals by Rudyard Kipling [1932]

E. Phillips Oppenheim To-day, Rosina sends word that she can’t come. The Passionate Quest by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1924]

Rudyard Kipling Rutton Singh sends his best salaams. Stalky & Co. by Rudyard Kipling [1899]

Wise weighty counsels aid a state distressed, And such a monarch as can choose the best; which done, accordingly after supper he sends his ambassadors. Essays and Miscellanies by Plutarch

Charles Kingsley The angel placed before him the basket of celestial fruit and flowers, saying: “Dorothea sends thee this,” and vanished. The Poetry of Sacred and Legendary Art by Charles Kingsley

And Mrs. Evans sends her compliments to you, and she’ll be much obliged if you will do as I say. Her Father’s Name by Florence Marryat [1878]

Arnold Bennett The lips were rather hard, and she had a habit of tightening her mouth, on the same provocation as sends a snail into its shell. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

Anthony Trollope Sir Ludwig carries the news home to the afflicted husband and father; who of course instantly sends off messengers for his wife and son. Thackeray by Anthony Trollope [1879]

The dear girl sends me her unconverted diary ‘to show me she is “a brand. Hard Cash by Charles Reade [1863]

The hand of your majesty strikes like the hand of God. When the Lord sends the curse of leprosy or pestilence into a family, every one flies and shuns the abode of the leprous or plague-stricken. The Man in the Iron Mask by Alexandre Dumas [1850]

Gustave Flauber Suddenly he raised one hand, and striking a commanding attitude said: “At times, my lord, the Most High sends a message to the people through one of His sons. Herodias by Gustave Flauber

Charles Kingsley And he said, ‘Dorothea sends you these, out of the heavenly garden which she told you of — will you believe her now?’ And then, before they could reply, he vanished away. Two Years Ago by Charles Kingsley

E. Phillips Oppenheim Is this what God sends instead of hell?” There was agony in her eyes as they lingered upon his. The Spymaster by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1938]

John Lewis Burckhard I was told by the Sheikh of the village, who is the manufacturer on his own account, that he sends yearly to Damascus as much as one hundred Kantars. Here is also a gunpowder manufactory. Travels in Syria and the Holy Land by John Lewis Burckhard

Turnus sends to Diomedes. Aeneas goes in person to beg succors from Evander and the Tuscans. Evander receives him kindly, furnishes him with men, and sends his son Pallas with him. The Aeneid by translated by John Dryden

W. H. Hudson It serves, however, as a breeding-place for myriads of winged creatures; and never a season passes but it sends down its hungry legions of one kind or another into the valley. Idle Days in Patagonia by W. H. Hudson

No, he soon gets sick of that, and either sends his family away to town till the danger’s past, or he ‘chances it’, as people do about a good many things in the country. Robbery Under Arms by Rolf Boldrewood

Maria Edgeworth Mr L—— this moment sends for me. Leonora by Maria Edgeworth [1806]

Sir Walter Scott The physician left a composing draught; and our Great Physician has commanded us to use earthly means, that we may be strengthened to sustain the trials He sends us. Kenilworth by Sir Walter Scott [1821]

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu He sends for me immediately on his arrival, to my quarters, you understand, and I will send him on to you, and you to Mrs. Sarah Rumble’s lodgings. The Tenants of Malory by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu [1867]

Funny, is it not? Old Rowley keeps his ship dodging outside because it’s cooler at sea than stewing in this harbour, but he sends in a boat for news every morning. Romance by Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford [1903]

Anthony Trollope She sends you all manner of loves, and Lyddy and Louey too. The Macdermots of Ballycloran by Anthony Trollope [1847]

Of the more important he sends home interesting sketches to his superiors in Whitehall, Vischnegradsky, the ‘wizard of finance’, who raised the value of the rouble 30 per cent. Victorian Worthies by George Henry Blore

A. E. W. Mason I think that I will tell you, because what she said is just what sends me out upon this errand. The Four Feathers by A. E. W. Mason [1902]

William Cowper But comes at last the dull and dusky eve, And sends thee to thy cabin, well prepared To dream all night of what the day denied. The Task by William Cowper [1785]

Wilkie Collins Do you think, if she knew the truth, she would write of a wretch who has mortally injured her as she writes here? They have put her off with the excuse that she innocently sends to me. Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins [1870]

Ralph Waldo Emerson The Queen sends these gentlemen a conge d’elire, or leave to elect; but also sends them the name of the person whom they are to elect. English Traits by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1856]

Miles Franklin Frank Hawden sends kind regards, &c. My Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin

The God sends down his angry plagues from high, Famine and pestilence in heaps they die. The Last Man by Mary Shelley

Andrew Lang But to-day he sends me to ask if you will give him your daughter in marriage?’ ‘If he is so much richer than I am,’ said the king, ‘I shall be obliged to refuse. The Crimson Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Anthony Trollope Lepidus sends him an account of his movements on the Rhone, declaring how he was anxious to surround Antony. Lepidus was already meditating his surrender. The Life of Cicero by Anthony Trollope [1881]

Therefore she hath sent me with this greeting, and furthermore sends thee, as a sign of great good will, this golden ring from off her own fair thumb, which I give herewith into thy hands. The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood. by Written and illustrated by Howard Pyle

Cloete gives a push to the table which nearly sends the fellow off his chair, tumbling inside the fender; so that he has got to catch hold of it to save himself. The Partner by Joseph Conrad [1915]

Anthony Trollope There are six musicians, “symphoniacos homines,” whom he sends as a present to a friend at Rome. But the people of Syracuse are very much in earnest. The Life of Cicero by Anthony Trollope [1881]

Henry David Thoreau But the moon is not to be judged alone by the quantity of light she sends to us, but also by her influence on the earth and its inhabitants. Night and Moonlight by Henry David Thoreau

Wilkie Collins In acknowledging the receipt of my last letter from Cairo (I broke my rash vow of silence when we got into port, after leaving Naples) Stella sends me the long desired invitation. The Black Robe by Wilkie Collins [1881]

So they asked him to join them, and Starlight sends for another bottle of Moselle — something like that, he called it. Robbery Under Arms by Rolf Boldrewood

Materialism holds the foreign in things to be more primary and lasting, it sends us to a lonely corner with our intimacy. A Pluralistic Universe by William James [1909]

Oliver Goldsmith Thus we lived several years in a state of much happiness, not but that we sometimes had those little rubs which Providence sends to enhance the value of its favours. The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith

Anthony Trollope The young lady sends me word that now she means to retire from the stage she finds I am too old for her. The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope [1883]

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu When he sends for me and gives me an awful lecture, he always makes it up to me afterwards. Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu [1871]

Meantime Aeneas seeks his absent foe, And sends his slaughter’d troops to shades below. The Aeneid by translated by John Dryden

Jacques Futrelle If he sends messages to that person it means that he has received a pigeon or pigeons from that person within a week. The Diamond Master by Jacques Futrelle [1909]

James Joyce Now begging letters he sends his son with. Ulysses by James Joyce [1922]

Indeed, I must confess, our eye assures us that a fig-tree sends out a fierce and strong spirit; which is yet more evident, from what we have heard said of bulls. Symposiacs by Plutarch

And the thunder celebrates His praise, and the angels too for fear of Him; and He sends the thunder-clap and overtakes therewith whom He will;—yet they wrangle about God! But He is strong in might. The Qur'an by translated by E. H. Palmer

Sinclair Lewis Renee sends you her love and so do I, old grizzly! Your FRAN. Her next three letters were short, devoted to scenery and troubles. Dodsworth by Sinclair Lewis

With its tap-root squeezed and flattened in the crevice of a rock, it sends its feeders over the surface, gripping like a parasite, and gathering sustenance from uncompromising conglomerate. Last Leaves from Dunk Island by E. J. Banfield

He sends this by the English mail to warn me. Notwithstanding by Mary Cholmondeley [1913]

Thomas Carlyle They have their belief, these poor Thibet people, that Providence sends down always an Incarnation of Himself into every generation. On Heroes and Hero Worship and the Heroic in History by Thomas Carlyle

R. D. Blackmore I go by what the Lord sends right inside o’ me, whenever I have decent folk to deal with. Mary Anerley by R. D. Blackmore [1880]

But it has this effect, Johnny — it sends us home with a feeling of peace in our hearts. The Syllabub Feast by Ellen Wood [1875]

Besides, how’s he to know you aren’t one of the narks the company sends round? Fear! We swim in it. Coming up for Air by George Orwell

Henry Handel Richardson It’s no good; I can’t stoop, it sends the blood to my head. Ultima Thule by Henry Handel Richardson

I still keep in touch with things a bit, for I’ve a brother in the City Police and he sends the Gazette every now and then. The Poisoned Goblet by Arthur Gask [1935]

Anthony Trollope And when he is too much of a cur to come himself, he sends his wife. The Prime Minister by Anthony Trollope

James Anthony Froude He sends mournful sugared letters to them, desiring them not to be severe with him, for he bore towards all men an honest mind, and would pay them as far as he was able. Bunyan by James Anthony Froude [1880]

To hear Englishmen talk, you would think Carlyle was unique for the word that sends the picture home — they give the man the credit of his race. The House with the Green Shutters by George Douglas Brown [1901]

He sends his daughter, too — a curious proceeding under the circumstances. The Riddle of the Sands by Erskine Childers [1903]

George Elio He has a great whim for black cattle, and he sends that drunken old Scotch bailiff of his to Scotland every year, with hundreds in his pocket, to buy these beasts. The Sad Fortunes of the Reverend Amos Barton by George Elio

Daughter, the Church sends you comfort. The Cloister and the Hearth by Charles Reade

Yet, shooting upward, sends his shaft, to show An archer’s art, and boast his twanging bow. The Aeneid by translated by John Dryden

Marjorie Bowen Still, conscience has worked, and she sends to me this late avowal. The Rake’s Progress by Marjorie Bowen [1912]

Mr. Chickseed sends his kind regards. The Jest of Life by Arthur Gask [1936]

D. H. Lawrence Jill sends her kindest regards. The Fox by D. H. Lawrence

Mark Twain The reason is that Spain sends her heaviest ships of war and her loudest guns to astonish these Muslims, while America and other nations send only a little contemptible tub of a gunboat occasionally. The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain

Rudyard Kipling Therefore he who, without a word of enlightenment, sends the visitor into a city which he himself has beautified and adorned and made clean and wholesome, deserves unsparing exposure. Letters of Marque by Rudyard Kipling [1891]

And the rose is called [Greek omitted], probably because it sends forth a stream [Greek omitted] of odors; and for that reason it withers presently. Symposiacs by Plutarch

Harar, as I have said before, sends caravans annually to the Berbera fair, and therefore comes within the influence of British power. Journal of Adventures in Somali Land by John Hanning Speke [1864]

G. K. Chesterton The whole thing has too much about it of the selfishness of a family which sends a scapegrace to the Colonies to starve with its blessing. Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens by G. K. Chesterton [1911]

After a bit he sends the groom down to the Cowall to water the horses, and, says he — ‘Captain, you’d better come and manage Willaroon down there, with Dick for stockman. Robbery Under Arms by Rolf Boldrewood

Henry James And he sends me splendours; he knows all the best places — he has found them for himself; he’s wonderful. The Ambassadors by Henry James [1903]

Wilkie Collins When he sends us word where she is — then, Blanche, will be the time to employ your good offices in winning back your friend. Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins [1870]

Sometimes he sends out scouts to beat the ground; and then a tomb is found and left unopened, and the illustrious visitor is allowed to discover it. A Thousand Miles up the Nile by Amelia B. Edwards [1877]

Rudyard Kipling My God sends me sure word that I shall see Caesar. And he has pledged me all your lives to boot. Limits and Renewals by Rudyard Kipling [1932]

George Gissing For all I know Grail sends her to help with the books, just because he can’t go himself. Thyrza by George Gissing [1887]

It’s only a case of whether England sends them with blessing and profit and greater glory, or whether she lets them slip away in spite of her. The Imperialist by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1904]

T. E. Lawrence Enrol him in your section, Hassan Chowish, and do what is necessary till the Bey sends for him’. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

D. H. Lawrence It is her old, horrible, grinning female soul which locks up the heroes, and which sends forth the awful and almost omnipotent malevolence. Sea and Sardinia by D. H. Lawrence [1921]

D. H. Lawrence The little, pale, sulphur wattle with a reddish stem sends its lovely sprays so aerial out of the sand of the trail, only a foot or two high, but such a delicate, spring-like thing. Kangaroo by D. H. Lawrence

Do you have many inquirers?” “Not so very many, for the Father wants to be quiet here,” said — Plankin. “He sends most of them away after he’s seen them, to wait. All Hallows’ Eve by Charles Williams [1945]

Peter sends for his family—A rising of former slaves on that account—Takes a view of the city—Description of it, and of the country—Hot and cold springs. Life and Adventures of Peter Wilkins by Robert Paltock [1751]

All Nature smiles for them, and her only frown is the last one which sends them to bathe in Cocytus. Believe me, they are your only true philosophers. The Last Days of Pompeii by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1834]

He sends forth his “little book, his little tragedy,” with the prayer that, before he dies, God his Maker may send him might to “make some comedy. Chaucer by Adolphus William Ward [1879]

Fanny Fern Don’t you think you can go without me, dear? Mrs. Skiddy is very particular about being paid the moment she sends in her bill. Ruth Hall by Fanny Fern [1854]

Arthur Conan Doyle However, he sends in his place a friend, Mr. E. L. Gardner, also of hospitable mind, with settled opinions upon theosophy and kindred subjects, but deficient, it would seem, in logical faculty. The Coming of the Fairies by Arthur Conan Doyle [1922]

William Makepeace Thackeray A Court system that sends men of genius to the second table, I hold to be a Snobbish system. The Book of Snobs by William Makepeace Thackeray [1846]

Charles Kingsley He sends again, boasting that he was Don Pedro Valdez, and that it stood not with his honor, and that of the Dons in his company. Westward Ho! by Charles Kingsley

George Meredith Madame de Rouaillout sends you this. Beauchamp's Career by George Meredith [1875]

He instantly stepped forward, and bowing politely to the cornet, said authoritatively, “Mrs. Dodd sends me to conduct you to her. Hard Cash by Charles Reade [1863]

Oscar Wilde It is quite as good as the novels Mudie sends us. Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime by Oscar Wilde [1887]

Anthony Trollope Lady Arabella sends a note for Sir Louis. There will be nobody here but Oriel, and Mr Gazebee, who’s staying in the house. Doctor Thorne by Anthony Trollope

Rudyard Kipling The faith that sends a man into the wilderness, and the secular energy which enables him to cope with an ever-growing demand for medical aid, must, in time, find their reward. Letters of Marque by Rudyard Kipling [1891]

Jules Verne In the mean time, if Heaven sends you a good wind, you need not wait, but can start again. Five Weeks in a Balloon by Jules Verne [1869]

Arthur Conan Doyle You can say, among other things, that if he sends anyone else to intrude upon me I shall call upon him with a riding-whip. The Lost World by Arthur Conan Doyle [1912]

He fires the breast of Tarchon with disdain, And sends him to redeem th’ abandon’d plain. The Aeneid by translated by John Dryden

Pat sends what would be his love if he were a little older or just a little younger. The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey

Thomas Carlyle He sends his ring to Odin; Nanna his wife sends her thimble to Frigga, as a remembrance. On Heroes and Hero Worship and the Heroic in History by Thomas Carlyle

This woman will bide the nicht in this place under lock and key, till the Shirra sends for her. Witch Wood by John Buchan [1927]

These his lance reaches; over those he rolls His rapid car, and crushes out their souls: In vain the vanquish’d fly; the victor sends The dead men’s weapons at their living friends. The Aeneid by translated by John Dryden

Wilkie Collins What shall I forget next, I wonder? By-the-by, your aunt sends you her dearest love. The Law and the Lady by Wilkie Collins [1875]

He sends you his apologies,” and with an extreme impatience waited to hear whether she had any comment to make upon this, which might show what and how much, if anything, she knew. Descent into Hell by Charles Williams [1937]

Brave Soame sends cheeses out in trucks, And Martin sells the cock he plucks, And Jepp now deals in wine; Harrington bears a lawyer’s bag, And warlike Lamb retains his flag, But on a tavern sign. The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood by with biographical introduction by William Michael Rossetti

E. Phillips Oppenheim There is the old-fashioned one—crude, but in a sense eminently satisfactory—which sends him finally to adorn some other sphere. Peter Ruff and the Double Four by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1912]

Henry David Thoreau The trees have ample room to expand on the water side, and each sends forth its most vigorous branch in that direction. Walden by Henry David Thoreau

Jane Austen He sends us a sack every year; and certainly there never was such a keeping apple anywhere as one of his trees — I believe there is two of them. Emma by Jane Austen [1816]

Anthony Trollope Marie and I wifi go down stairs until he sends for us. La Vendée by Anthony Trollope

Oscar Wilde Besides, he has the appearance of being rich, and the flowers he sends are lovely. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde [1891]

Helen Zimmern My cousin Clay sends her love to you; mine to father and sisters, who I hope are well. Maria Edgeworth by Helen Zimmern

But then, he won’t go into danger of temptation: he never enters the parlour, and should Linton show those ways in the house where he is, he sends him upstairs directly. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte [1847]

William Henry Bragg Radium B has a period of 267 minutes but sends out no α particle : radium D has a period of many years and we therefore neglect it and its successors. Studies in Radioactivity by William Henry Bragg [1912]

M. P. Shiel When they arrive in sight of Eshowe, at ten in the night, they see it all a sea of torches; it sends out to them a sound of carousing, of shield-beating, and drum-beating, dancing and fal-lals. Children of the Wind by M. P. Shiel [1923]

Anthony Hope Fate sends you now to Strelsau.” I staggered back, murmuring “Good God!” Fritz looked up with an eager, bewildered gaze. The Prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope

William Cowper There is Paradise that fears No forfeiture, and of its fruits He sends Large prelibation oft to saints below. The Task by William Cowper [1785]

William Makepeace Thackeray What sends picturesque tourists to the Rhine and Saxon Switzerland? within five miles round the pretty inn of Glengariff there is a country of the magnificence of which no pen can give an idea. The Irish Sketch Book by William Makepeace Thackeray [1843]

Wilkie Collins Emma sends you her love, in which I beg to join. The Fallen Leaves by Wilkie Collins [1879]

Rudyard Kipling How is your father getting on?” “He is well, and he sends his salaam, but his circumstances are depressed, and he also is down on his luck. Under the Deodars by Rudyard Kipling [1888]

Henry James Your moral sense works by steam — it sends you up like a rocket. The Golden Bowl by Henry James [1904]

Rudyard Kipling And now he’s a head-gardener near Plaxtol. ‘Pinches his employer’s celery and sends it to me in sugar-boxes. Limits and Renewals by Rudyard Kipling [1932]

Charles Dickens He sends his compliments by Police Constable, and proposes that we meet at St. Giles’s Station House, across the road. Reprinted Pieces by Charles Dickens [1850]

Philip Sidney The Bruertons have a lake, which, when the sun Approaching warms, not else, dead logs up sends From hideous depth; which tribute, when it ends, Sore sign it is the lord’s last thread is spun. Poems by Philip Sidney

Willa Cather The heart, we are told, wears out early in that high atmosphere, but while it pumps it sends out no sluggish stream. The Song of the Lark by Willa Cather [1915]

Some raving maniac sends us a mass of stuff, which savours strongly of Walt Whitman, and which, probably for that reason, he calls poetry. The Fiend’s Delight by Ambrose Bierce [1873]

Louisa May Alcott A sympathizing friend sends the following gem: We mourn the loss of our little pet, And sigh o’er her hapless fate, For never more by the fire she’ll sit, Nor play by the old green gate. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott [1868]

I sends Tom the postilion with this hexpress, nowing he is a good hand at a gallop, having, not sixteen years ago, beat some o’ the best on ’un at a raceng. Paul Clifford by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1830]

Anthony Trollope He goes prowling about the place doing nothing; and he sends me back his wages, and he looks as though he were going to murder some one; and all because he wouldn’t do as he was told. The Small House at Allington by Anthony Trollope

The magnificent Gonzaga hears of the Turk’s embarrassing mischance, sends and fetches him to Mantua, clothes him, puts abundant money in his purse, and dispatches him on his way. Italian Journeys by William Dean Howells [1867]

Jack London First, he catches them when they are young, before they are set, hardened, in the vicious social mould; and then he sends them away to grow up and be formed in another and better social mould. The People of the Abyss by Jack London [1903]

John Donne To those that need it not, in that kind, and so cannot have it by his own hand, he sends a donative of health in sending his physician. Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions and severall steps in my Sicknes by John Donne

Andrew Lang For if Telemachus sends his mother away against her will he will have to pay a heavy fine to her father, and to thole his mother’s curse, and lose his character among men (odyssey, II. 130–138). Homer and His Age by Andrew Lang

The eldest brother is in business in London, sir, and he sends them what they have. Our First Term at Oxford by Ellen Wood [1873]

The prime of life is in his veins, And sends his blood fast flowing, And Fancy’s fervour warms the thoughts Now in his bosom glowing. Poems by Currer Bell by Charlotte Bronte [1846]

Rudyard Kipling At the very bottom was an embroidered bag covering a sealed, gilded, and illuminated document such as one King sends to another. Kim by Rudyard Kipling [1901]

Jonathan Swif I know not whether they will have any occasion for me longer to be here; nor can I judge till I see what letter the Queen sends to the bishops, and what they will do upon it. The Journal to Stella by Jonathan Swif

Andrew Lang The story in the actual Iliad is that Zeus, planning disaster for the Achaeans, in accordance with his promise to Thetis, sends a false Dream, to tell Agamemnon that he will take Troy instantly. Homer and His Age by Andrew Lang

The Bird sends his fond love and a chirrup. The Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wrigh

Meantime the Trojan sends his troops ashore: Some are by boats expos’d, by bridges more. The Aeneid by translated by John Dryden

Marjorie Bowen Isotta must perish, but Visconti is saved To mock, Heaven sends me a sign. The Viper of Milan by Marjorie Bowen [1906]

Margrave, who is still with me, sends all kind messages, and bade me say that he entreats you to come to the house at which he also is a guest!” I started. A Strange Story by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1862]

He sends his best regards to you, and bids me say that the reason you have not heard from us so long is, that we could not bear to tell you the ill news after your former kindness to us. “Jerry’s Gazette.” by Ellen Wood [1869]

Henry James They begin at fifteen; the mother sends them out; it lasts all day (with an interval for dinner at a pastry-cook’s); sometimes it goes on for ten years. The Point of View by Henry James [1882]

William Makepeace Thackeray There is a mouldy-looking old kitchen, too, which, strange to say, sends out an excellent comfortable dinner, so that the sensation of fear gradually wears off. The Irish Sketch Book by William Makepeace Thackeray [1843]

Captain Burgess sends a report of the case. For the term of his natural life by Marcus Clarke [1874]

George Meredith She sends me to the devil! I believe a woman ‘d fall in love with her cheeks, they are so round and soft and kindly coloured. Rhoda Fleming by George Meredith [1865]

So, from all appearance, everything is ended; not so, for before dying Rosanna sends for Brian Fitzgerald at his club, and reveals to him a secret which he locks up in his own heart. The Mystery of a Hansom Cab by Fergus Hume

Samuel Johnson A Laird, a man of wealth and eminence, sends his child, either male or female, to a tacksman, or tenant, to be fostered. A Journey to the Western Isles of Scotland by Samuel Johnson

Margaret Oliphant When we knows their home address, sir, we sends them; when we don’t, we keeps them by us till we see if any owner turns up. Salem Chapel by Margaret Oliphant [1862]

Robert Louis Stevenson Here, on the very scene of your transgressions, He sends you an occasion of atonement. The Merry Men by Robert Louis Stevenson

William Dampier Then the fruit in the inside is ripe and sends forth an excellent scent. A New Voyage Round the World by William Dampier [1697]

A man should take what God sends him standing up . The Partner by Joseph Conrad [1915]

James Clerk Maxwell Such whirling rings may be seen when an experienced smoker sends out a dexterous puff of smoke into the still air, but a more evanescent phenomenon it is difficult to conceive. Five of Maxwell’s Papers by James Clerk Maxwell

Ralph Waldo Emerson Commerce sends abroad multitudes of different classes. English Traits by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1856]

Governor John Winthrop, the first, sends for East Indian bezoar, with other commodities he is writing for. Medical Essays by Oliver Wendell Holmes

Hast thou not seen that God sends down from the sky water, and on the morrow the earth is green? verily, God is kind and well aware. The Qur'an by translated by E. H. Palmer

D. H. Lawrence But the very thought of it sends me MAD. One must be free, above all, one must be free. Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence

Anthony Trollope A man who sends to me a summons to come to him so immediately as that has no right to expect an answer. Is He Popenjoy? by Anthony Trollope [1878]

E. Phillips Oppenheim They generally do when Tottie Green sends for them. The Lion and the Lamb by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1930]

And God sends down water from the sky, and quickens therewith the earth after its death; verily, in that is a sign to a people who can hear. The Qur'an by translated by E. H. Palmer

H. G. Wells They are pushed aside by men like Hitler, Mussolini creates academies in their despite, Stalin sends party commissars to regulate their researches. World Brain by H. G. Wells [1938]

Rudyard Kipling D’you suppose there’s no one in his Office who knows what Kismet means?’ ‘I should say not — from the quality of the stuff he sends down to us,’ Satan complained. Limits and Renewals by Rudyard Kipling [1932]

Halfour sends encouraging telegram to rioters. The Chronicles of Clovis by Saki

Rudyard Kipling He sends me postcards, Sahib — scores of postcards — whining about the drouth or the taxes, or the crops, or our servants’ pilferings or some such trouble. The Eyes of Asia by Rudyard Kipling [1918]

Henry James She sends it on to me with the remark that comment’s superfluous. What Maisie Knew by Henry James [1897]

But she had learned Blenkiron’s gospel and knew that Heaven sends amazing chances to the bold. Mr. Standfast by John Buchan [1919]

Virginia Woolf The Spanish Government sends them with patient pertinacity about twice a week. Three Guineas by Virginia Woolf [1938]

George Eliot I’n been wi’ you twenty year, an’ you can’t get twenty year wi’ whistlin’ for ’em, no more nor you can make the trees grow: you mun wait till God A’mighty sends ’em. The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot [1860]

WHILE these affairs in distant places pass’d, The various Iris Juno sends with haste, To find bold Turnus, who, with anxious thought, The secret shade of his great grandsire sought. The Aeneid by translated by John Dryden

George Gissing Everything that seems at the first glance tolerable, he sends to the printer, then muses over it at his leisure. Born in Exile by George Gissing [1891]

Anthony Trollope He has written to her to send him twelve thousand sesterces, which he had as it were in a bag, and she sends him ten, saying that no more is left. The Life of Cicero by Anthony Trollope [1881]

Bram Stoker So no more just at present from your loving, “Lucy. “P.S. — Mother sends her love. Dracula by Bram Stoker [1897]

Anthony Trollope If the cook sends me up a good dish I don’t care to know how she made it. Dr. Wortle’s school by Anthony Trollope