Phrases with "sends"

H. G. Wells Then a thought strikes him, and he sends away his little girl with a needless message to her mother. A Modern Utopia by H. G. Wells [1905]

Therefore the fig-tree sends forth a hot and sharp spirit, which cuts and boils the flesh of the bird. Symposiacs by Plutarch

Rudyard Kipling When God sends the rain, the people of the village drink from the tank. Letters of Marque by Rudyard Kipling [1891]

G. K. Chesterton The tolerant and humane ticket accuses him of nothing and sends him to prison for ever. Manalive by G. K. Chesterton [1912]

Herman Melville This kind gentleman who here sends me his kind compliments, he, but ten minutes ago, dark-lantern in had, was dodging round some old grind-stone in the hold, sharpening a hatchet for me, I thought. Benito Cereno by Herman Melville

Thomas Paine The old town of Sarum, which contains not three houses, sends two members; and the town of Manchester, which contains upward of sixty thousand souls, is not admitted to send any. The Rights of Man by Thomas Paine [1791]

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

Whether long or short, they will be such as He sends me, and the end must be peace. The Mill Mystery by Anna Katharine Green

Look at that little Cora; the Minister of War should give her the Cross. She sends us ten times more fire-eaters than the Conscription does. Under Two Flags by Ouida [1867]

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

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]

Elizabeth Gaskell The concierge here receives letters and parcels for the different families in the house, which he generally brings up himself, or sends by one of his family. French Life by Elizabeth Gaskell [1864]

Anthony Trollope Though his women wail when he departs, he sends home money to fetch them. The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope [1883]

It sends me on my way rejoicing in the consciousness that my puny intelligence is to be reinforced by your powerful intellect and your encyclopaedic knowledge. Mr Polton Explains by R. Austin Freeman [1940]

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

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]

Edith Wharton They think mother sends for her whenever anything goes wrong. The Children by Edith Wharton [1928]

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

A valued and disinterested friend sends seeds which I plant for the benefit of posterity. My Tropic Isle by E. J. Banfield

George Eliot It’s a sign Wakem thinks high o’ Mr. Sterling, as he sends his son to him, and Wakem knows meal from bran. The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot [1860]

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

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 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]

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

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]

George Gissing Your stepmother is fond of saying that Providence sends blessings in disguise, and for once she seems to have hit upon a truth. The Crown of Life by George Gissing [1899]

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]

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

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]

William Cowper Wide flies the chaff, The rustling straw sends up a frequent mist Of atoms, sparkling in the noonday beam. The Task by William Cowper [1785]

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

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]

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]

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]

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

George Eliot It only proves that his arrogant egoism, set on fire, sends up smoke and flame where just before there had been the dews of fellowship and pity. Impressions of Theophrastus Such by George Eliot [1878]

F. Scott Fitzgerald He sends over a selection of things at the beginning of each season, spring and fall. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

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]

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

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]

Victor Hugo Come now, do I keep an inn, or do I not? Why should I trade with these travellers? The universal distress sends its spatterings even as far as my poverty. The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo [1869]

Mark Twain From time to time the Grand Vizier sends a notice to the various editors that the Cretan insurrection is entirely suppressed, and although that editor knows better, he still has to print the notice. The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain

He sends off frequent and hurried missives to one of his sisters, who did some of the condensing and compiling which was a part of the business. A Study of Hawthorne by G. P. Lathrop [1876]

Henry Kingsley The magpie hops up, ranges alongside of the combatants, and catches the puppy such a dig over the tail as sends him howling to his mother with a flea in his ear. The Recollections of Geoffrey Hamlyn by Henry Kingsley [1859]

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

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]

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]

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

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]

Anthony Trollope Good-bye, dearest; Frank sends ever so many loves;—and somebody else would send them too, if he thought that I would be the bearer. The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope [1870]

I can only say that it sends a tremor through me to this day to remember it. The Beautiful White Devil by Guy Boothby [1897]

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

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]

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

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]

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

Wilkie Collins He sends me no address at which I could write, even if I would. No Name by Wilkie Collins [1862]

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

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]

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]

Lord Mount Severn is here for a few days; he sends his regards to you. East Lynne by Ellen Wood [1861]

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]

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

Andrew Lang Then he said to him, ‘Now go home to the King, and say that if he sends any more cavalry I will blow them all into the air. The Yellow Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

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]

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

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]

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]

Ford Madox Ford So did the Padre! Thus you talk to the men, just before the event, about skylarks, or the hind-legs of the elephant at the old Lane! And you don’t hurry when the Colonel sends for you. A Man Could Stand Up by Ford Madox Ford [1926]

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

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]

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

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

Henry James Blanche sends you a message, which I will give you verbatim. Confidence by Henry James [1879]

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]

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]

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

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]

D. H. Lawrence But the hateful, unmanly insolence of these lords of toil, now they have their various “unions” behind them and their “rights” as working men, sends my blood black. Sea and Sardinia by D. H. Lawrence [1921]

E. F. Benson She means to make some little alterations in it before she sends it to the Carlton Galleries.” That was alarming: Elizabeth remembered the “little alterations” Irene had made before. Trouble for Lucia by E. F. Benson [1939]

Sometimes a tree appears covered with beautiful flowers, which do not belong to it, but to one of the lianas that twines through its branches and sends down great rope-like stems to the ground. The Naturalist in Nicaragua by Thomas Belt [1874]

Jane Austen My aunt always sends me off when she is shopping. Emma by Jane Austen [1816]

And whenever we change one verse for another,—God knows best what He sends down. 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]

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]

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]

Signor Curato, the Illustrious Signor Don Rodrigo, our master, sends his kind respects. I Promessi Sposi by Alessandro Manzoni

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]

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]

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]

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

Henry James She sends you her particular love and announces to you that she’s engaged to be married to Sir Claude.” “Sir Claude?” Maisie wonderingly echoed. What Maisie Knew by Henry James [1897]

The yellow god the welcome burthen bore, And wip’d the sweat, and wash’d away the gore; Then gently wafts him to the farther coast, And sends him safe to cheer his anxious host. The Aeneid by translated by John Dryden

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

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

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

The adage, “God sends meat, and the devil sends cooks,” must surely be of native parentage, for of no country is it so true as of our own. Old Cookery Books and Ancient Cuisine by William Carew Hazli

Bram Stoker Well, the devil may work against us for all he’s worth, but God sends us men when we want them. Dracula by Bram Stoker [1897]

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]

Ralph Waldo Emerson Nelson, dying at Trafalgar, sends his love to Lord Collingwood, and, like an innocent schoolboy that goes to bed, says, “Kiss me, Hardy,” and turns to sleep. English Traits by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1856]

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]

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

The flame it sends forth is without smoke, and resembles brandy set on fire. Letters from Turkey by Mary Wortley Montagu [1725]

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

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]

E. Phillips Oppenheim He sends me message after message that I remain in my stateroom, that I seek no interview with Sirdeller, that I watch only. Peter Ruff and the Double Four by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1912]

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]

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

Goldwin Smith To hear the roar she sends through all her gates At a safe distance, where the dying sound Falls a soft murmur on the injured ear. Cowper by Goldwin Smith [1880]

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]

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]

But He sends down by measure what He pleases; verily, of His servants He is well aware and sees. The Qur'an by translated by E. H. Palmer

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

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]

Sir Walter Scott I can think undisturbedly on what I have done, and have still to do; and if God sends slumber to a creature so exhausted, it shall be most welcome. The Fortunes of Nigel by Sir Walter Scott [1822]

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

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]

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

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

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

E. Phillips Oppenheim And the greyness has its beauty and the cold sends the blood springing through your veins. The Glenlitten Murder by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1929]

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

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

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]

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

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

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

Karl Philipp Moritz Mr. Wendeborn makes use of this machine every time he sends manuscripts abroad, of which he wishes to keep a copy. Travels in England in 1782 by Karl Philipp Moritz

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

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

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

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

Anthony Trollope He sends me in, and so of course I must go. Phineas Finn by Anthony Trollope

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson Oxford sends out yearly twenty or thirty very able men, and three or four hundred well-educated men. English Traits by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1856]

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]

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]

Sir Walter Scott Chance will not do the work — Chance sends the breeze; But if the pilot slumber at the helm, The very wind that wafts us towards the port May dash us on the shelves. The Fortunes of Nigel by Sir Walter Scott [1822]

D. H. Lawrence Did he care? She was free as a leopard that sends up its raucous cry in the night. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

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

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

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]

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]

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]

It wasn’t until Stillington confessed to the council that he sends for troops of his own. The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey

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

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]

He saw the Little Russian there, who sends you his regards, and Pavel, who also sends you his regards and begs you not to be alarmed. Mother by Maksim Gorky

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]

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]

Baldwin Spencer In this instance the group which is supposed to have suffered the injury sends a messenger to the old men of the offending group, who says, “Our people want you to come and have a friendly fight. The Native Tribes of Central Australia by Baldwin Spencer

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

Arthur Conan Doyle The fellow is dying I hear, so he sends his tools to keep watch upon me. The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1927]

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]

Andrew Lang Laidlaw, hearing his servant repeat some stanzas, asks Hogg for the full copy, which Hogg sends with a pedigree from which he never wavered. Sir Walter Scott and the Border Minstrelsy by Andrew Lang [1910]

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]

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

Virginia Woolf Look also at the photographs of dead bodies and ruined houses that the Spanish Government sends almost weekly. Three Guineas by Virginia Woolf [1938]

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]

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

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]

This abomination has unquestionably been occasioned by the coarse-minded custom which sends alternate groups of males and females into the room. Domestic Manners of the Americans by Fanny Trollope

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

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]

Walter Scott You are a lawyer, and know the risk incurred by the Catholic clergy, whom the discharge of their duty sends to these bloody shores. Redgauntlet by Walter Scott [1824]

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

N or has he picked her cabinet; these he sends you are none of her receipts, I can assure you; he bought them for a Julio at St. Mark’s of a mountebank. The Commonwealth of Oceana by James Harrington

This young lady sends him a pair of slippers, her own work; that one embroiders a cushion for him: Cattledon painted a velvet fire-screen for him last year—‘Oriental tinting. The Curate of St. Matthew’s by Ellen Wood [1879]

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

I shall be here all day, unless Betty sends for Me.” After this conversation, Richard was about to leave the flat, when he paused and went back. All Hallows’ Eve by Charles Williams [1945]

Elizabeth Gaskell Teach him to bid a noble, Christian welcome to the trials which God sends — and this is one of them. Ruth by Elizabeth Gaskell [1853]

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]

Arthur Conan Doyle It becomes a personal matter with me now, and, if God sends me health, I shall set my hand upon this gang. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1892]

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

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]

Goldwin Smith Wide flies the chaff, The rustling straw sends up a fragrant mist Of atoms, sparkling in the noonday beam. Cowper by Goldwin Smith [1880]

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

Anthony Trollope He sends his love to mamma and the girls. The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope [1859]

Rudyard Kipling Gadsby, stop a minute! (Edges after G.) DOCTOR. Wait till she sends for you at least — at least. Soldiers Three by Rudyard Kipling [1899]

H. G. Wells Izzums sends her love to you, Mummie is writing to you herewith. An Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells

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

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]

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

E. F. Benson But Emily sends a message of encouragement to Anne, and Anne speaks up on Emily’s behalf, as if someone had unjustly reproached her for idleness. Charlotte Bronte by E. F. Benson [1932]

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

He sends me this by some friendly hand. The Cloister and the Hearth by Charles Reade

Elizabeth Gaskell There’s Mr. Roger Hamley as like as not to have the Hall estate, and she sends Molly a-visiting —’ and then she passed out of hearing. Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell [1865]

He sends up passionate and despairing petitions that God will help him in his dreadful necessities, will raise him friends from sources invisible, and enable him to finish his last and greatest works. Little Memoirs of the Nineteenth Century by George Paston [1902]

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]

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]

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]

Anthony Trollope These members are but a minority among those whom Ireland sends to Parliament; but they have learned what a minority can effect by unbridled audacity. The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope [1883]

Samuel Johnson In Mull, the father sends with his child a certain number of cows, to which the same number is added by the fosterer. A Journey to the Western Isles of Scotland by Samuel Johnson

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]

He seized Vlasov’s hand and wrung it violently as he added: “Pavel sends you his regards. Mother by Maksim Gorky

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

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

Jonathan Swif I stop my physic, by the doctor’s orders, till he sends me further directions. The Journal to Stella by Jonathan Swif

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]