Phrases with "shows"

This he shows in very many places, and where he says (O. v. Essays and Miscellanies by Plutarch

G. K. Chesterton It shows an advance in art and unity; it does not show an advance in genius and creation. Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens by G. K. Chesterton [1911]

Anthony Trollope We ought to be grateful to him because it shows that he trusts us;—but it would be much nicer if he would come home. Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope [1871]

Ralph Waldo Emerson An Englishman shows no mercy to those below him in the social scale, as he looks for none from those above him: any forbearance from his superiors surprises him, and they suffer in his good opinion. English Traits by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1856]

Gertrude Stein A bent way that is a way to declare that the best is all together, a bent way shows no result, it shows a slight restraint, it shows a necessity for retraction. Tender Buttons by Gertrude Stein [1914]

As usual, when Balzac shows us the figure of a virtuous girl in an ordinary domestic circle, he represents her with passive rather than active qualities. Balzac by Frederick Lawton

Oscar Wilde It shows itself by the gradual breaking-up of the blank-verse in the later plays, by the predominance given to prose, and by the over-importance assigned to characterisation. Intentions by Oscar Wilde [1891]

George Meredith A hat on the brows shows a man who can take more, but thinks he will go home instead, and does so, peaceably. Sandra Belloni by George Meredith [1887]

All the way through Dickens insists upon the nightmare insecurity of a revolutionary period, and in this he shows a great deal of prescience. Charles Dickens by George Orwell [1940]

Henry James She looked as sad as a woman could look whose face was not charged with expression; that is her tinted oval mask showed friction as an exposed surface shows it. The Real Thing by Henry James [1892]

Wilkie Collins It is the most fragile material which soonest shows the flaw. After Dark by Wilkie Collins [1856]

Arthur Conan Doyle The fears and agitations and petty fond emotions, which showed upon him as the breeze shows upon the water, are all stilled now for many a long year. Micah Clarke by Arthur Conan Doyle

G. K. Chesterton The same incident, for instance, shows all the author’s love of sharp edges and cutting or piercing action. Robert Louis Stevenson by G. K. Chesterton [1927]

Leslie Stephen His journal in the winter of 1712-13 shows growing discontent. Swift by Leslie Stephen [1882]

Gertrude Stein It shows no shade, in come little wood cuts and blessing and nearly not that not with a wild bought in, not at all so polite, not nearly so behind. Tender Buttons by Gertrude Stein [1914]

A nearer view shows great cliffs, weather-worked into ravines and basins, ribs and ridges, towers and pinnacles. Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo by Richard F. Burton [1876]

Arthur Conan Doyle This shows that he was not attacked the instant that he entered the room. The Valley of Fear by Arthur Conan Doyle [1914]

George Meredith Yes, I judge that I have run off a line—and what a line! which hardly shows a trace for breathing things to follow until they feel the transgression in wreck. Diana of the Crossways by George Meredith [1885]

G. K. Chesterton When the pessimist is popular it must always be not because he shows all things to be bad, but because he shows some things to be good. Varied Types by G. K. Chesterton [1903]

That shows we’re past the watershed. The Riddle of the Sands by Erskine Childers [1903]

Louisa May Alcott It shows itself in acts rather than in words, and has more influence than homilies or protestations. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott [1868]

Virginia Woolf Not of course that anyone in their senses would counsel her to hold up to scorn and ridicule of set purpose—literature shows the futility of what is written in that spirit. A room of one’s own by Virginia Woolf [1929]

The Warning, by Josephine Daskam Bacon, shows the case of a man who lives years in another country during a few moments of acute mental strain carried to the point of paranoia. The Supernatural in Modern English Fiction by Dorothy Scarborough

Anthony Trollope But it shows how his mind must have been at work. Cousin Henry by Anthony Trollope [1879]

But when he forbids the praising of everything that is done according to virtue, he shows that there is some difference between good deeds. Essays and Miscellanies by Plutarch

Gertrude Stein All the time which is of use is that which when the change has the same resemblance as some origin shows no mixture of more capping. Geography and Plays by Gertrude Stein

Ralph Waldo Emerson The torpidity on the side of religion of the vigorous English understanding, shows how much wit and folly can agree in one brain. English Traits by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1856]

Sir Walter Scott The doom of the Regent and Council shows singularly the total interruption of justice at this calamitous period, even in the most clamant cases of oppression. Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott [1820]

William Makepeace Thackeray I know as a fac (and it pretty well shows the young genlmn’s carryter), that he went that very day and ordered 2 new coats, on porpos to be introjuiced to the lords in. The Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush by William Makepeace Thackeray [1838]

Bravery and constancy he shows by wild boars, panthers, and lions, dividing to each one what belongs to its nature. Essays and Miscellanies by Plutarch

And yours — as poor Layne used to say, and as the picture in the Grange dining-room shows us also, for the matter of that — are Sir Peter’s. A Tale of Sin by Ellen Wood [1870]

Ralph Waldo Emerson The wise man shows his wisdom in separation, in gradation, and his scale of creatures and of merits is as wide as nature. Nature by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1836]

Philip Sidney O no! O no! trial only shows The bitter juice of forsaken woes; Where former bliss, present evils do stain; Nay, former bliss adds to present pain, While remembrance doth both states contain. Poems by Philip Sidney

Anthony Trollope It was so at school, and at Oxford, and it is so now: it shows how true it is that a man should not look for his happiness here. The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope [1859]

Gertrude Stein Every thing which shows that is not tied with a string or any little string. Geography and Plays by Gertrude Stein

For Demades says, that money which is given to the people out of the exchequer for public shows is the glue of a democracy. Essays and Miscellanies by Plutarch

The southern wall, whose basement is perfect, shows everywhere a thickness of 0. The Land of Midian by Richard F. Burton [1879]

E. Phillips Oppenheim If ever he shows his face near the place again, give him a hiding, or send for the police. The Glenlitten Murder by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1929]

Henry James It shows she is treating you as an intimate. The American by Henry James [1877]

Karl Philipp Moritz I rarely see even a fellow with a wheel-barrow who has not a shirt on, and that, too, such a one as shows it has been washed; nor even a beggar without both a shirt and shoes and stockings. Travels in England in 1782 by Karl Philipp Moritz

Arthur Schopenhauer Hypochondria shows itself in a perpetual hunting after things that vex and annoy, and then brooding over them. Studies in Pessimism by Arthur Schopenhauer

It shows how secure the gang thinks itself. The Three Hostages by John Buchan [1924]

Sir Richard Burton The dusky mole that faintly shows Upon his cheek, ah! blame it not. The Arabian Nights' Entertainments by Sir Richard Burton

H. G. Wells, in A Wonderful Visit shows us another side of the picture, for he draws an angel down and lets him tell the citizens of the earth of the land he comes from. The Supernatural in Modern English Fiction by Dorothy Scarborough

It shows the touch of age and dust. Tales of Soldiers and Civilians by Ambrose Bierce

Charles Dickens She takes advantage of them, and makes them wait upon her, in a manner that she knows she could not exact of others; and in various ways shows her Saxon blood. American Notes for General Circulation by Charles Dickens [1842]

John Hill Burton All this mischief shows as nothing in the eyes of the tyrant by whom this policy is upheld and pursued, and whose blind and malignant passions it has for its cause. Introduction to the Study of the Works of Jeremy Bentham by John Hill Burton

Gertrude Stein All the tempting and the chewing and the cloth all of it shows no sign and no symbol it does not and that is no disgrace. Geography and Plays by Gertrude Stein

Gertrude Stein A color which shows is one that is not seen anywhere. Geography and Plays by Gertrude Stein

This voluntary faith in the goodwill of man on the part of a timorous bird shows that the storm had destroyed its supplies and shelter. Last Leaves from Dunk Island by E. J. Banfield

As Gissing remarks, Dickens nowhere describes a railway journey with anything like the enthusiasm he shows in describing journeys by stage-coach. Charles Dickens by George Orwell [1940]

Zona Gale There ain’t map or chart that iver dhrawed breath that shows ut, new or old. Romance Island by Zona Gale [1906]

He would not stoop to shows of humility, nor tame a nature accustomed to take pride in daring and independence. Lodore by Mary Shelley

O’Brien shows a terrible being of abnormal power that is tied only after a tremendous effort, and which fights violently to free itself. The Supernatural in Modern English Fiction by Dorothy Scarborough

That shows the presence of a priest or a woman at the moment he died. The Circular Study by Anna Katharine Green

Thomas Wolfe They’d see the shows and hear the music andrenew their acquaintance with old friends and find out what was going on. You Can’t Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe [1940]

G. K. Chesterton In his old age, he shows traces of being so bizarre a thing as an abstract police detective, writing at length in letters and diaries his views of certain criminal cases in an Italian town. Robert Browning by G. K. Chesterton [1903]

I do not know that he shows it much less in the later part of the first two volumes (Pamela’s recurrent tortures of jealous curiosity about Sally Godfrey are admirable) or even in the dreary sequel. The English Novel by George Saintsbury [1913]

Gertrude Stein A little lunch is a break in skate a little lunch so slimy, a west end of a board line is that which shows a little beneath so that necessity is a silk under wear. Tender Buttons by Gertrude Stein [1914]

Anthony Trollope It shows also that up to this period, a few months previous to the envenomed hatred of the second Philippic, Antony and Cicero were presumed to be on terms of intimate friendship. The Life of Cicero by Anthony Trollope [1881]

Leslie Stephen The dramatic vivacity with which the whole scene is given, shows that he could use metre as the most skilful performer could command a musical instrument. Alexander Pope by Leslie Stephen [1880]

The barbarian culture shows sportsmanship, status, and anthropomorphism. The Theory of the Leisure Class by Thorstein Veblen

The steps pass round to the back of the house, and then the snapping of the wood shows that the creature is destroying some of the outhouse doors. A Book of Ghosts by S. Baring-Gould [1904]

Oscar Wilde Or at the altar of the shrine Holds high the mystic sacrifice, And shows a God to human eyes Beneath the veil of bread and wine. Poems by Oscar Wilde [1881]

He shows the sternum to consist, in the adult, of three parts and the sacrum of five or six. Fathers of Biology by Charles McRae [1890]

E. Phillips Oppenheim She is an aristocrat, and she shows it. The Postmaster of Market Deignton by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1897]

Rudyard Kipling That shows the beggar’s no sailor. Traffics and Discoveries by Rudyard Kipling [1904]

Virginia Woolf Yet, of all books describing the sights of war and appealing for our pity, this largely personal account is the one that best shows the dimensions of the whole. The Death of the Moth and other essays by Virginia Woolf [1942]

Both he shows in the person of Hera; the former he attributes to Zeus as speaker (I. i. Essays and Miscellanies by Plutarch

John Locke This shows us the reason why in mixed modes any of the ideas that make the composition of the complex one being left out or changed, it is allowed to be another thing, i. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke [1690]

George Meredith In any case it shows the school is healthy. Lord Ormont and his Aminta by George Meredith [1894]

H. G. Wells After eating, his food shows until it is assimilated. The Invisible Man by H. G. Wells [1897]

Thomas Paine The instance of France under the former Government shows that it is impossible to compel the payment of taxes by force, when a whole nation is determined to take its stand upon that ground. The Rights of Man by Thomas Paine [1791]

Mr. Clavering in London; shows signs of uneasiness; the room prepared for lady closed. The Leavenworth Case by Anna Katharine Green

Leslie Stephen The Directions to Servants shows an equal amount of thought exerted upon the various misdoings of the class assailed. Swift by Leslie Stephen [1882]

This shows that it was purely a personal need for intimate relief and not a call of egotism. The Shadow Line by Joseph Conrad [1917]

David Hume While the sceptic insists upon these topics, he shows his force, or rather, indeed, his own and our weakness; and seems, for the time at least, to destroy all assurance and conviction. An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding by David Hume

John Locke This shows man’s power, and its ways of operation, to be much the same in the material and intellectual world. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke [1690]

Katherine Fullerton Gerould91 shows us three ghosts, one of a woman in a blue dress, one of a rattlesnake, and one of a Zulu warrior wearing only a loin-cloth, a nose-ring, and a scowl. The Supernatural in Modern English Fiction by Dorothy Scarborough

William Hazlitt If Lear shows the greatest depth of passion, Hamlet is the most remarkable for the ingenuity, originality, and unstudied development of character. Characters of Shakespeare’s Plays by William Hazlitt [1817]

Wilkie Collins This shows shameful weakness, on my part. The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins [1889]

H. G. Wells The whole history of literature and science abundantly shows that no critical judgment is more than an approximation to the truth. Mankind in the Making by H. G. Wells [1903]

And he shows Aegisthus tyrannical, who killed Agamemnon and lorded over Mycenae. And when he was killed he says he would have had no sepulchre if Menelaus had been there. Essays and Miscellanies by Plutarch

The way they got in and opened the safe shows that. The Beast with Five Fingers by W. F. Harvey

But when you shrink from bearing your fellow creature’s transgressions, it shows that your love is small. Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley [1899]

Our own experience shows how immaterial the names are which people from age to age choose to bestow on their feeding intervals. Old Cookery Books and Ancient Cuisine by William Carew Hazli

George Borrow The term is curious, as it shows that the old Romans looked upon the dragon as an infernal being. The Romany Rye by George Borrow

Jules Verne He shows no tokens of insanity. The Survivors of the Chancellor by Jules Verne [1875]

Anthony Trollope But I think that it shows itself more beautifully. North America by Anthony Trollope

Fiction shows us various ghosts with half faces, and at least one notable spook that comes in half. The Imperishable Ghost by Dorothy Scarborough [1921]

H. Rider Haggard Not but what your method has some merits — for one thing, it is more concise than my own; but, on the other hand, it shows a feminine weakness. Dawn by H. Rider Haggard

Baldwin Spencer The loud shouting of the men and women shows him that they do not wish to be frightened by him in his present state, and that they will be angry with him if he does not rest. The Native Tribes of Central Australia by Baldwin Spencer

Virginia Woolf To take the first fact first — that is interesting because it shows that one of the greatest political changes of our times was accomplished upon the incredibly minute income of £42,000 a year. Three Guineas by Virginia Woolf [1938]

Mark Twain The latter trait shows how little better they are than the donkeys they eat and sleep with. The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain

About a mile and a quarter below our camp, the Wady, which broadens to a mile, shows on the left bank a wall measuring a thousand metres long, apparently ending in a tank of 110 feet each way. The Land of Midian by Richard F. Burton [1879]

Gertrude Stein So clean is a light that nearly all of it shows pearls and little ways. Tender Buttons by Gertrude Stein [1914]

Henry Adams He had never seen Nature — only her surface — the sugar-coating that she shows to youth. The Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams [1907]

Mark Twain The first of all the negro minstrel shows came to town, and made a sensation. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain [1876]

Theodore Dreiser The fact that the bill has gone to a second reading in the senate shows our strength. The Titan by Theodore Dreiser

Not quite always, because at moments he shows signs of a fairly ordinary kind of literary nostalgia. Inside the Whale by George Orwell [1940]

But no word in his Memoirs or Letters shows that he really saw with the eyes of the mind the singularities of that strange epoch. Gibbon by James Cotter Morison [1878]

Oscar Wilde He shows the poet’s work under new conditions, and by a method special to himself. Intentions by Oscar Wilde [1891]

Wilkie Collins She shows a morbid distrust of writing her name at the bottom of any document which I present to her, and roundly declares she will sign nothing. No Name by Wilkie Collins [1862]

Wilkie Collins A faint flush shows itself on the deadly pallor of her face, and fades again. The Frozen Deep by Wilkie Collins [1874]

The Legation is a fine old palace, which formerly belonged to a member of the Imperial Family. The photo-graph shows the entrance to the first courtyard. Chinese Pictures by Isabella L. Bird [1900]

Frances Hodgson Burnett They’ll last two or three years perhaps and you’ll open the door to the kind of people who remember a well set-up young fellow if he shows he knows his work above the usual. The Head of the House of Coombe by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1922]

George Meredith One thing he shows common sense in. Beauchamp's Career by George Meredith [1875]

Andrew Lang If he shows any sign of being suspicious, you can even give him to understand that, on your marriage, I intend to give up the crown to your husband. The Olive Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Rudyard Kipling Which shows that he was different from most Englishmen. He knew that it was dangerous to have any share in the little box when working or dormant; for unsought Love is a terrible gift. Plain Tales from the Hills by Rudyard Kipling [1888]

Sir Walter Scott The kind countenance which he shows to you, is more dangerous than the Prince’s frown; even as to gain at Beaujeu’s ordinary is more discreditable than to lose. The Fortunes of Nigel by Sir Walter Scott [1822]

It shows the hand of Providence; it shows that the age of miracles is not yet past; it shows ——” Ella cut the orator short. Tom Ossington’s Ghost by Richard Marsh [1898]

Grief shows itself in different ways; yet one might think that when it seeks consolation in display, it must be less profound than when it shuns it. Life in Mexico by Frances Calderon de la Barca [1843]

Alfred Ainger The remark upon Gorboduc, that “there may be flesh and blood underneath, but we cannot get at it” shows the old keenness of observation. Charles Lamb by Alfred Ainger [1882]

H. Rider Haggard I have heard of the gladiatorial shows of the Cæsars, and of the Spanish bull-fights, but I take the liberty of doubting if either of them could be half so horrible as this Kukuana witch-hunt. King Solomon’s Mines by H. Rider Haggard

Andrew Lang The absolute want of dignity that is almost as marked a characteristic in Richardson as his lack of humour, shows itself again and again. Letters on Literature by Andrew Lang

George Gissing The fact of your borrowing was utterly disgraceful; it shows me that the poor boy had fallen in a trap, instead of meeting with a friend who was likely to guide and improve him. Denzil Quarrier by George Gissing [1891]

She shows him a mirror, the glass of supreme moments, in which the highest instants of each man’s life are shown. The Supernatural in Modern English Fiction by Dorothy Scarborough

George Meredith At the worst, they are sisters! I am sure, that fallen cannot mean—Christ shows it does not. One of our Conquerors by George Meredith [1891]

Gertrude Stein This is not the token that shows the steering that is not broken. Geography and Plays by Gertrude Stein

Sigmund Freud Analysis shows that by exercising a certain license she gave the text of these songs a false application. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

There were unusual attractions in the way of shows and travelling actors. Signa by Ouida

Rudyard Kipling He draws the damp cloth off the picture, an’ shows it to me. Rewards and Fairies by Rudyard Kipling [1910]

Gertrude Stein Mrs. Whitehead said with some constraint, Gertrude you have always spoken so warmly of Alfy Maurer but how can you like a man who shows himself not only selfish but a coward and at a time like this. The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein [1933]

Gertrude Stein A sight that disturbed was not that after all there was restraint and to look differently shows that there is a resemblance and that the nation has partaken. Geography and Plays by Gertrude Stein

E. F. Benson Of Mr. Brontë himself, Mrs. Gaskell shows high appreciation. Charlotte Bronte by E. F. Benson [1932]

Charlotte Perkins Gilman I am thus explicit about it because it shows how unexpectedly strong was the impression made upon Ellador when she at last entered our civilization. Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman [1915]

H. G. Wells It shows through the Edicts of Asoka, for example, and particularly in Rock Edict VI (Asoka, D. R. Bhandarkar, 1932, Classical Historical Studies, 21-118). The Shape of Things to Come by H. G. Wells [1933]

George Gissing I respect him for the choice he has made; it shows character. Our Friend the Charlatan by George Gissing [1899]

The investigation that has been carried out shows great penetration and research, and the results are given with unusual clearness, and wonderful precision. Monsieur Lecoq by Émile Gaboriau

Benjamin Disraeli In the Lords, I admire the Duke. The readiness with which he has adopted the air of a debater, shows the man of genius. The Young Duke by Benjamin Disraeli [1831]

Olaf Stapledon One short poem I quote, as it shows clearly the rebirth of my influence in him and the quickening of his own imagination. Last Men in London by Olaf Stapledon

This shows how continually his father’s fate was in his mind, although he said nothing of it. The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Frank Preston Stearns [1906]

The truth is, Dan,” I laughed jokingly, “you think Collinson shows too much attention to Mina Knox.” Dan walked on for a few moments in silence. Lady Jenkins by Ellen Wood [1879]

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

William Henry Bragg It shows in firm line the theoretical form of the ionisation curve as given by the formula I3 = a′/r, unaffected by scattering, the width of the chamber, and the geometrical arrangements generally. Studies in Radioactivity by William Henry Bragg [1912]

Edith Wharton He ought not to let this unhappy incident prey on him: it shows a lack of trust in the divine ordering of things. Sanctuary by Edith Wharton [1903]

Thus the route-line shows a grand total of 252 to 281 2/3 in direct statute miles. The Land of Midian by Richard F. Burton [1879]

The male appears black, with white on the wing, when flying: when on the ground, however, he shows some dark greys and glossy greens and russets, which make him very handsome. A First Year in Canterbury Settlement by Samuel Butler

Andrew Lang It shows much more skill to be able to catch a small thing that can hide itself in a moment behind a leaf. The Brown Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Mary Webb But still the Undern cheeses went to shows labelled ‘John Reddin, Esquire, per A. Vessons.’ At last the judges came out. Gone to Earth by Mary Webb [1917]

Edith Wharton It’s just the other way with most shows — the audience may be under the illusion, but the actors know that real life is on the other side of the footlights. The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton [1905]

Baldwin Spencer The last one shows a very symmetrical design (Fig. 4), with bands of white and yellow. Native tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia by Baldwin Spencer

George Gissing The front-door also grinds on the sill; it can only be opened by force, and quivers in a way that shows how unsubstantially it is made. The Nether World by George Gissing [1888]

Frances Hodgson Burnett Master Donal reads out of his picture books and shows himself off before her grandly and she laughs and looks up to him as if he were a king. The Head of the House of Coombe by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1922]

Joseph Furphy Coo-ees for Cunningham; shows him the tracks; an’ the two of us follers the line o’ ashes right to the other end, to see if the tracks come back. Such is Life by Joseph Furphy

Gertrude Stein It shows and the tune which is on any wind the same, that tune is the organization. Geography and Plays by Gertrude Stein

John Locke The knowledge of some truths, I confess, is very early in the mind but in a way that shows them not to be innate. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke [1690]

H.P. Lovecraft And now I want to assure you again, Eliot, that I’m no mollycoddle to scream at anything which shows a bit of departure from the usual. Pickman’s Model by H.P. Lovecraft [1926]

His last poem was The Castaway, which, with its darkness almost of despair, shows no loss of intellectual or poetic power. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin [1910]

Thus, besides giving evidence of considerable information and study, the “House of Fame” shows Chaucer to have been gifted with much natural humour. Chaucer by Adolphus William Ward [1879]

Historical records show this à posteriori, whatever were the cause; and the cause, which we will state hereafter, shows it à priori, apart from the records. The Pagan Oracles by Thomas De Quincey

Henry James She shows them how to act in society. The Tragic Muse by Henry James [1890]

Gertrude Stein This shows the disorder, it does, it shows more likeness than anything else, it shows the single mind that directs an apple. Tender Buttons by Gertrude Stein [1914]

Bronislaw Malinowski This shows also clearly how little the settlement of these affairs was arbitrary. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

The image of democracy he shows clearly on the shield, in which he makes two cities. Essays and Miscellanies by Plutarch

Mary Webb Him above’ll see as Mr. Reddin ne’er shows his face here; for the old lady said Him above looked after good folks, and Ed’ard’s good. Gone to Earth by Mary Webb [1917]

Ford Madox Ford It shows confidence, and it gives you, as commander, confidence! . No More Parades by Ford Madox Ford [1925]

William Henry Bragg The last column shows the ratio between the fraction of the absorbed Sn X rays which may be considered as the origin of the cathode rays and the quantity of cathode radiation which is found. Studies in Radioactivity by William Henry Bragg [1912]

William Henry Bragg But silver also distributes primary radiation without converting it into cathode rays, and experiment shows that the two effects nearly balance. Studies in Radioactivity by William Henry Bragg [1912]

The Chart appended to Cumont’s Monuments de Mithra shows Mithraic remains in precisely the locality where we have reason to believe certain of the Gawain and Perceval stories to have originated. From Ritual to Romance by Jessie L. Weston [1920]

Florence Dixie It is not often that a fellow-countryman shows himself in this lone locality. Redeemed in Blood by Florence Dixie [1889]

Leslie Stephen Pope’s correspondence with the publisher shows that he was entrusted with the financial details, and arranged them with the sharpness of a practised man of business. Alexander Pope by Leslie Stephen [1880]

George Gissing All the worse! The very fact that he still cared for me shows how bad my influence has been. Will Warburton by George Gissing [1903]

Robert Green Ingersoll Mr. Buckle, in his history of civilization, shows that men were even struck dead for speaking impolitely to a priest. Lectures by Robert Green Ingersoll

Henry Adams Yet the College Catalogue for the years 1854 to 1861 shows a list of names rather distinguished in their time. The Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams [1907]

Anthony Trollope There are some kindly-hearted, soft-minded parents, in whose estimation not to have fallen into disgrace shows the highest merit on the part of their children. Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope

Wilkie Collins It shows the purifying influence of the maternal instinct in a wicked nature, surviving to the last. Jezebel’s Daughter by Wilkie Collins [1880]

I like a tall lass, but ye beat them all, by the law, and ye shows off a dress so grandly. The Wyvern Mystery by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

It shows as plainly the receptiveness and docility of the modern Italian, as the illustrations given above show his freshness and naivete when left to himself. Alps and Sanctuaries of Piedmont and the Canton Ticino by Samuel Butler [1881]

Gertrude Stein A measure is that which put up so that it shows the length has a steel construction. Tender Buttons by Gertrude Stein [1914]

Wilkie Collins I have my own idea of the right method of dealing with this obstacle when it shows itself more plainly. The Black Robe by Wilkie Collins [1881]

Thomas Hardy Your taking all this trouble shows that something more serious than love had to do with the matter. Desperate Remedies by Thomas Hardy [1871]

Jules Verne It shows à priori that each letter is modified in virtue of the ciphers of the number and according to the place which it occupies. Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon by Jules Verne [1881]

It is here that the novella, so much more perfect in form, shows its irremediable inferiority to the novel, and somehow to the play, to the very farce, which it may quantitatively excel. Literature and Life by William Dean Howells

Henry Fielding Everything he doth hath no mark of the base motive of fear, but visibly shows some respect and gratitude, and carries with it the persuasion of love. The History of the Adventures of Joseph Andrews and his friend Mr Abraham Adams by Henry Fielding

Red shows up well upon a background of white. The Hangman’s Knot by Arthur Gask [1935]

George Meredith The dreadful creature insisted upon shows of maudlin affection that could not be accorded to her, so that she existed in a condition of preternatural sensitiveness. Sandra Belloni by George Meredith [1887]

Anthony Trollope In Egypt the donkeys of a man are respected, ay, and even his donkey-boys, when he shows himself able and willing to knock down all those around him. The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope [1859]

Jules Verne This terrible discussion, though they had the same idea, had produced internal spasms, and every one knows that paleness shows that anger has reached its last limits. Doctor Ox’s Experiment by Jules Verne [1874]

Thomas Carlyle Men worship the shows of great men; the most disbelieve that there is any reality of great men to worship. On Heroes and Hero Worship and the Heroic in History by Thomas Carlyle

Rafael Sabatini It shows the worth of all these measures of which Sir Henry Fielding makes a boast. The Plague of Ghosts by Rafael Sabatini

A party landed to examine Sináfir, which still shows signs of a junction with Tírán. The Land of Midian by Richard F. Burton [1879]

And yet the career of Mr. Chase shows how deep the American influence has already gone. Raffles and Miss Blandish by George Orwell [1944]

Rudyard Kipling Look!” he ses, an’ he shows her the two sovereigns. A Diversity of Creatures by Rudyard Kipling [1917]

The attitude taken by the Van Burnams, especially by Howard just now in the presence of this girl, shows how little we have to expect from them. That Affair Next Door by Anna Katharine Green

A glance back at the last hundred years shows the invariable, one may say the logical, powerlessness of Russia. As a military power it has never achieved by itself a single great thing. Notes on Life and Letters by Joseph Conrad [1921]

This great Charter, which is considered as the sacred origin of the English liberties, shows in itself how little liberty was known. Letters on England by Voltaire [1734]

Francis Bacon A good continued speech, without a good speech of interlocution, shows slowness: and a good reply or second speech, without a good settled speech, showeth shallowness and weakness. The Essays by Francis Bacon [1601]

She surprised us all, but she surprised herself too, because she has found that she can’t strike a blow without hurting herself at least as badly as anybody else; and that shows the good in her. Tiny Luttrell by E. W. Hornung [1893]

Arthur Conan Doyle The fact that the candle had been lit only a short time shows that there had been no lengthy interview. The Valley of Fear by Arthur Conan Doyle [1914]

Another shows the dead donkeys putrefying on top of grand pianos which formed part of the Surrealist film, Le Chien Andalou. Dali still looks back on these donkeys with great enthusiasm. Collected Essays by George Orwell

The fire glows on her silken dress, And shows its ample grace, And warmly tints each hazel tress, Curled soft around her face. Poems by Currer Bell by Charlotte Bronte [1846]

John Locke Their being made by the understanding without patterns, shows the reason why they are so compounded. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke [1690]

Nellie Bly The next scene shows a room in which the people are gathered and making merry. Around the World in Seventy-Two Days by Nellie Bly [1890]

The deliberate tone in which he judges his own works, in his letters, shows how little his mind was impressed by the greatness of their fame and of the genius found in them. A Study of Hawthorne by G. P. Lathrop [1876]

H.G. Wells It shows you how an Angel’s visit may disorganise a man. The Wonderful Visit by H.G. Wells [1895]

Gertrude Stein This shows that there is nothing so clearly shown by the whole exposition. Geography and Plays by Gertrude Stein

But I had fondly hoped that Harold might become a professional musician; and little Otho shows a quite remarkable vocation for the Church. I am not exactly an ambitious man . The Wrong Box by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne

When not working — for the twenty-six weeks were to be filled as and when she was called — she spent her time in inspecting other shows and dancers, by the simple use of her professional card. Limehouse Nights by Thomas Burke

George Meredith A boy in a summer stream shows not heartier refreshment of his whole being. The Egoist by George Meredith [1879]