Phrases with "these"

Sometimes she had accesses of a sort of hilarity which frightened me still more than her graver moods, and I will describe these by-and-by. Uncle Silas by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

George Gissing With these weapons she feared not even the pastry set before her, which it was just possible to break with an ordinary fork. The Town Traveller by George Gissing [1897]

Ralph Waldo Emerson But these alternations are not without their order, and we are parties to our various fortune. The Conduct of Life by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1860]

Philip Sidney And these four are all that any way deal in the consideration of men’s manners, which being the supreme knowledge, they that best breed it deserve the best commendation. A Defence of Poesie by Philip Sidney

We shall be able now to trace back everything that the gang have done and arraign these two men upon many more charges than are necessary to ensure that they shall suffer the extreme penalty. The House on the Island by Arthur Gask [1931]

H. G. Wells Both these men, the vicar and the priest, had their convictions—yes. The Croquet Player by H. G. Wells [1936]

Jules Verne The most superstitious declared they had seen these fantastic creatures with their own eyes. The Underground City by Jules Verne [1877]

Thomas Hughes And if these miss the ball, and it rolls dangerously in front of our goal, Crab Jones and his men have seized it and sent it away towards the sides with the unerring drop-kick. Tom Brown’s School Days by Thomas Hughes

Jules Verne Each of these furnaces contained nearly 140,000 pounds weight of metal. From the Earth to the Moon by Jules Verne [1867]

Miles Franklin There was also an editor on one of the big dailies who encouraged me to write prose sketches, and by these I sometimes made twenty-five shillings a week. My Career Goes Bung by Miles Franklin [1946]

Abraham Merri In a little while, over the hill and half a mile away from us, came about two hundred of these fellows, marching along. The Metal Monster by Abraham Merri

G. K. Chesterton There is an even better example than these of the original humorous insight of Dickens; and one not very often remarked, because of its brevity and its unimportance in the narrative. Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens by G. K. Chesterton [1911]

What was the good of telling you that I stood the risk of having a knife stuck into me any time these seven years we’ve been married? I am not a chap to worry a woman that’s fond of me. The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad [1907]

Anthony Trollope If I find any comfort in these tidings, it is for his sake, not for my own. The Claverings by Anthony Trollope

Edgar Rice Burroughs We had completed these arrangements for our protection after leaving Phutra when the Sagoths who had been sent to recapture the escaped prisoners returned with four of them, of whom Hooja was one. At the Earth’s Core by Edgar Rice Burroughs [1914]

George Eliot It is more than a month since we saw her unlock that drawer before, and now it holds new treasures, so much more precious than the old ones that these are thrust into the corner. Adam Bede by George Eliot [1859]

G. K. Chesterton Anything is good that shakes all this stiff simplification, and makes us remember that these men were once alive; that is, mixed, free, flippant, and inconsistent. A Miscellany of Men by G. K. Chesterton [1912]

Lewis Carroll And these I do not sell for gold Or coin of silvery shine But for a copper halfpenny, And that will purchase nine. Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll

That three times five is equal to the half of thirty, expresses a relation between these numbers. Hume by Thomas Henry Huxley [1879]

George Gissing And these fellows believe it—demand that I shall prove I’m innocent. Demos by George Gissing [1886]

The whole mystery lies in these three points. Louise de la Valliere by Alexandre Dumas [1848-1850]

Nathaniel Hawthorne The interval between was apportioned into grass-plots, and here and there an apology for a garden, pertaining severally to these dwellings. The Blithedale Romance by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1852]

Virginia Woolf She kept looking at Minta, shyly, yet curiously, so that Mrs. Ramsay looked from one to the other and said, speaking to Prue in her own mind, You will be as happy as she is one of these days. To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf [1927]

Anthony Trollope As he went on upon his journey his imagination went to work to picture to himself the state of his father’s life under these circumstances. The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope [1883]

H. G. Wells Many of these would be eager for news, and willing to give help and even scraps of queer meat, or crusts of grey and doughy bread, in return for it. The War in the Air by H. G. Wells [1908]

Rudyard Kipling How she reconciled these two statements she alone knew. Plain Tales from the Hills by Rudyard Kipling [1888]

Edgar Allan Poe How canst thou tranquilly sleep? I cannot rest for the cry of these great agonies. Tales of Illusion by Edgar Allan Poe

Jean-Jacques Rousseau This is why a famous writer has made virtue the fundamental principle of Republics;E1 for all these conditions could not exist without virtue. The Social Contract by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

D. H. Lawrence Imagine one of these soft white shirt fronts well slobbered, and you have mine host of the Risveglio. But these lounging, static, white-breasted men are snowily clean, this being Sunday morning. Sea and Sardinia by D. H. Lawrence [1921]

Robert Louis Stevenson She is the most beautiful creature! She hangs round the close-head these last days, always with some wretched-like gillies, and yet seems quite a lady. Catriona by Robert Louis Stevenson

H. G. Wells All these cushions stuffed with hydrogen. The War in the Air by H. G. Wells [1908]

Abraham Merri For these were the blocks that had formed the body of the monster of the hollow, its flailing arms. The Metal Monster by Abraham Merri

Jules Verne It was useless to attempt to show these men that these measures were for the common interest, for they knew it well, and only sought a pretext to revolt. A Winter Amid the Ice by Jules Verne [1874]

Charles Dickens On these days, they always dress the church of the saint in whose honour the festa is holden, very gaily. Pictures from Italy by Charles Dickens [1846]

William Henry Bragg It will be most convenient to postpone the consideration of these effects until we have to do with the X and γ ray phenomena generally. Studies in Radioactivity by William Henry Bragg [1912]

H. Rider Haggard But, lord, sir, folk in these parts do lie that uncommon, ‘taint as it be when I was a boy. Dawn by H. Rider Haggard

In addition to these he wrote or collaborated in various other plays. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin [1910]

Edgar Allan Poe Those found were at least of as good quality as any likely to be possessed by these ladies. The Murders in the Rue Morgue by Edgar Allan Poe

Karl Philipp Moritz It was cloudy weather, and I felt myself not at all well, and in these circumstances this ringing discomposed me still more, and made me at length quite low-spirited and melancholy. Travels in England in 1782 by Karl Philipp Moritz

Allen Fenwick, no doubt, purposely omits to notice the discrepancy between these two statements, or to animadvert on the mistake which, in the eyes of a lawyer, would discredit Mrs. Poyntz’s. A Strange Story by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1862]

Under these circumstances you will perceive that if you desire to do something for them it will not be difficult to find something which should be done. A Second Coming by Richard Marsh [1900]

D. H. Lawrence An’ I’d pushed one o’ these up my nose, for some reason or other. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

Henry Handel Richardson For all he cared, these six girls — of whom even the plainest was comely — might wither unseen and unwed. Sister Ann by Henry Handel Richardson

Willa Cather But it was not in these exalted moments that Caroline had learned to fear him most. The Troll Garden by Willa Cather [1905]

Sinclair Lewis Fred noticed that the fat contractor, the fat Lady Jaxon and his own plump self were invariably favoured with the bills for these picnics. The Prodigal Parents by Sinclair Lewis

Arthur Morrison The spare figure of Miss Perkins was seldom seen in the streets, and then almost always at night; but on these occasions she was observed to carry parcels of varying wrappings and shapes. Tales of Mean Streets by Arthur Morrison

George Gissing In these few hours she so wrought upon her imagination as to believe that the one love of her life had declared itself. The Nether World by George Gissing [1888]

Willa Cather St. Peter openly criticized these lax methods, both to the faculty and to the regents. The Professor’s House by Willa Cather [1925]

Anthony Trollope The last of these letters, received by him after the scene described in the last chapter, he had been afraid to read. The Claverings by Anthony Trollope

Wilkie Collins To these conclusions I arrived after much thinking. The Dead Alive by Wilkie Collins [1874]

Wilkie Collins I succeeded in working both these marvels. Basil by Wilkie Collins [1852]

Charles Stur They have not the means of acquiring information on these matters, and it becomes the duty of those who can promote their welfare to do so. An account of the sea coast and interior of South Australia by Charles Stur

Abraham Merri So long have I forgotten all hatreds, all lusts, all cruelty — amongthese —” She thrust a hand forth toward the hidden valley. The Metal Monster by Abraham Merri

Lady Morgan Yet the occasional visits of a strolling dancing-master, and a few musical lessons received in her early childhood from the family bard, are all the advantages these native talents have received. The Wild Irish Girl by Lady Morgan [1806]

Virginia Woolf Happily these were principles that tallied very well with his natural disposition and endowments. The Common Reader by Virginia Woolf [1925]

But in truth Beyle was always read by the élite of French critics and writers —‘the happy few,’ as he used to call them; and among these he has never been without enthusiastic admirers. Books and Characters by Lytton Strachey

F. Scott Fitzgerald I mean your power of influencing all these boys to lead clean, upright, decent lives. Taps at Reveille by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1935]

Andrew Lang Feeling death draw near, he called us to his bedside and took leave of us in these words: ‘“My sons, I have no riches to bequeath to you; my only wealth was those secrets of magic which you know. The Grey Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Edith Wharton Her own reception of Darrow, the confidence she had at once accorded him, must have shown him that she had instinctively felt their unanimity of sentiment on these fundamental questions. The Reef by Edith Wharton [1912]

From these considerations, it is evident that external vision exists from interior vision, and this from a vision still more interior, and so on. Green Tea by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

But none of these things are known to have been in this house. Mr Polton Explains by R. Austin Freeman [1940]

Thomas Hardy Each of these quivered under his attack, bent, cracked, and fell into the hedge. The Woodlanders by Thomas Hardy

Edith Wharton How could one ever keep serious for two minutes with any of these preposterous children? And once more he told himself that Judith was as preposterous, and as much of a child, as the youngest of them. The Children by Edith Wharton [1928]

How these were to be procured, no one was able to imagine. Animal Farm by George Orwell [1944]

F. Scott Fitzgerald It’s up to us, who are the dominant race, to watch out or these other races will have control of things. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

I’m a stranger in these parts. Irremediable by Ella D'Arcy [1894]

Anthony Trollope Till we heard of these wars, Annot was as fond of him as could be. La Vendée by Anthony Trollope

Virginia Woolf There was the battle of Whitehall. There was the battle of Harley Street. There was the battle of the Royal Academy. Some of these battles, as you can testify, are still in progress. Three Guineas by Virginia Woolf [1938]

This could be of no service to the plant, as these leaves rose from the ground; but it showed what the future character of the plant would have been, had it grown tall enough to climb. The Movements and Habits of Climbing Plants by Charles Darwin

Edgar Allan Poe To the nearest of these he did, in fact, abandon the very unusual wealth which was his own before the inheritance. Tales of Natural Beauty by Edgar Allan Poe

All these boats should have a motor-engine in them. Notes on Life and Letters by Joseph Conrad [1921]

Both these explanations of the inferiority of Paradise Regained have probability. Milton by Mark Pattison [1879]

George Gissing I thought you and I were beyond these follies. Isabel Clarendon by George Gissing [1886]

Anthony Trollope Mr Low, who’s looking out to be a Tory judge some of these days, is a deal better — because he knows what he’s after. Phineas Finn by Anthony Trollope

George Gissing I’m a walking-copybook-line; procrastination—nothing but putting off pleasures and duties these last years; I don’t know how it is. The Crown of Life by George Gissing [1899]

Philip Sidney Like prophets and deliverers of oracles, these poets have their reason taken away, and become the servants of the gods. A Defence of Poesie by Philip Sidney

All of these things had been prepared at considerable cost for his inspection. Dr Nikola Returns by Guy Boothby [1896]

Frederick Marryat Edward collected all these articles, and a timepiece, and put them into a basket, of which there were two large ones at the end of the room, apparently used for holding firewood. Children of the New Forest by Frederick Marryat [1847]

H. G. Wells The state of mind of women about these things, Stephen, is dreadful—I mean about all these questions—you know what I mean. The Passionate Friends by H. G. Wells [1913]

I’ve been thinking a lot about these things lately, and besides”— she sniffed grimly —“your father was good enough to mention them to me, as well. The Jest of Life by Arthur Gask [1936]

George Gissing You say you marvel that these wretched people you visited do not, in a wild burst of insurrection, overthrow all social order, and seize for themselves a fair share of the world’s goods. The Unclassed by George Gissing [1883]

Abraham Merri Lightnings these were — and more than lightnings; lightnings keyed up to an invincible annihilating weapon that could rend and split and crumble to atoms the living granite. The Metal Monster by Abraham Merri

Arnold Bennett Many of these articles she obtained from her grocer. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

Rudyard Kipling Neither on these roads nor on any of the cool-shaded smaller ones is anything unclean or unsightly to be found. Among the Railway Folk by Rudyard Kipling [1891]

You’ve been talking darned queer ever since you’ve been in here, and in this matter of these finger-prints I admit you’ve sprung upon me a deuced funny surprise. The Grave-digger of Monks Arden by Arthur Gask [1938]

M. R. James Well! I suppose it’s a matter of thirty to forty years since any human foot has trod these precincts. More Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by M. R. James

The area of the groups was in the broken country north-west of Laverton. None of these natives had been in contact with any white people until the end of the twentieth century. The Passing of the Aborigines by Daisy Bates [1938]

Wilkie Collins Two of them, at least, will be found important to the progress of events in these pages. Basil by Wilkie Collins [1852]

But these horrid complexities of evil agency are but objectively horrid; they inflict the horror suitable to their compound nature; but there is no insinuation that they feel that horror. The English Mail-coach by Thomas De Quincey [1849]

Arthur Machen It was difficult to say which were the more dismal, these deserted streets that wandered away to right and left, or the great main thoroughfare with its narcotic and shadowy life. The Hill of Dreams by Arthur Machen [1907]

Algernon Blackwood The sequence of little happenings that marked its passage remains blurred in the memory, and I look back to these with the curious feeling that they happened all at once. Julius LeVallon by Algernon Blackwood [1916]

But the sacristan looked at none of these things. Signa by Ouida

John Galsworthy He didn’t know — couldn’t tell! Nobody thought of anything but spending money in these days, and racing about, and having what they called ‘a good time. In Chancery by John Galsworthy

If you do these things, Monsieur, instead of giving alms you will have to beg. All-Saints' Eve by Amelia B. Edwards

Ralph Waldo Emerson His science is to make weapons and wings of these passions and retarding forces. The Conduct of Life by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1860]

Henry Handel Richardson And when once you are free of worries and troubles you’ll grow fat and rosy again, and all these little lines on your forehead will disappear. The Way Home by Henry Handel Richardson

To these succeeded stupor, lethargy, not benignant sleep. A Strange Story by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1862]

Bram Stoker In place of these things was only a soundless gloom, more dreadful, more disheartening, more soul-killing than any concourse of sounds, no matter how full of fear and dread. The Lair of the White Worm by Bram Stoker [1911]

And if these were discounted, the first through illegitimacy and the second through attainder, there was another possible: his elder sister Elizabeth’s boy. The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey

Wilkie Collins In these old houses there are always strange noises at night — and they say the stairs here were made more than two hundred years since. I Say No by Wilkie Collins [1884]

Edgar Allan Poe At the time spoken of, he had on a portion of one of these bearskins; and it added no little to the natural ferocity of his countenance, which betook of the Upsaroka character. The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket by Edgar Allan Poe

Thomas Hardy When he had imparted the particulars he waited, manifestly burning to know whither these inquiries tended. Two on a Tower by Thomas Hardy [1895]

Ford Madox Ford She had never seemed before to be so in the midst of these negligible, odious, unpresentable, horse-laughing schoolboys. No More Parades by Ford Madox Ford [1925]

George Gissing All the more do I prize the shelter of these good walls, the honest workmanship which makes my doors and windows proof against the assailing blast. The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft by George Gissing [1902]

Anthony Trollope It must have become manifest to you during these two years that all that was a romance. The Claverings by Anthony Trollope

David Hume But, as the most rational principles are often but a weak counterpoise to passion, it is no wonder that these absurd principles were found too weak for that effect. Of the Parties of Great Britain by David Hume

D. H. Lawrence I have a peculiar aversion to these ink-pots. Sea and Sardinia by D. H. Lawrence [1921]

Thus subtly the god of sleep and the death of a loving wife mingle their images in the poet’s mind; and with these upon him he falls asleep “right upon his book. Chaucer by Adolphus William Ward [1879]

Anthony Trollope Under these influences Teddy did become communicative—though he lied most awfully. The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope [1883]

Guy de Maupassant And these two towers were outlined against the milky whiteness of the Alps, that enormous distant wall of snow which enclosed the entire horizon. Madame Parisse by Guy de Maupassant [1886]

Anna Katherine Green You cannot deceive these friends of ours — men who have known my life. Dark Hollow by Anna Katherine Green

Thomas Hardy She remembered that this bustle of ants had been in progress for years at the same spot — doubtless those of the old times were the ancestors of these which walked there now. Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy

Robert Louis Stevenson But in these convulsions the last shall be first, and the first last. Prince Otto by Robert Louis Stevenson

You’ll perhaps be glad to do so, one of these days. L’Assommoir by Émile Zola

H.P. Lovecraft The nearest thing I can recall to these parchment characters — notice how all the letters seem to hang down from horizontal word-bar — is the writing in a book poor Harley Warren once had. Through the Gates of the Silver Key by H.P. Lovecraft [1934]

It suited you to come back to this neighbourhood, to be near your former lover, Launcelot Darrell.” The letter dropped from Eleanor’s hands as she read these words. Eleanor's Victory by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1863]

William Makepeace Thackeray In the midst of these entertainments, our old friend the Count of Hombourg arrived at the castle. A Legend of the Rhine by William Makepeace Thackeray [1845]

From these he had extracted scarcely enough of the elixir to fill a third of that little glass which I have just drained. A Strange Story by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1862]

Little good left in Mildred Tarnley now, and small power to help or hurt anyone, great or small, at these years. The Wyvern Mystery by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Sir Walter Scott Without these documents of evidence, it would have been imprudent for her to have preferred her complaint, favoured as Lord Dalgarno is by powerful friends. The Fortunes of Nigel by Sir Walter Scott [1822]

Wilkie Collins The audacity of these Papists is really beyond belief. The Black Robe by Wilkie Collins [1881]

But the difficulty is, there are so many excellent reasons why these relatives should live in peace, that they won’t have time to state them all before the next fight. Cobwebs from an Empty Skull by Ambrose Bierce [1874]

Robert Green Ingersoll The ghosts were supposed to be busy; devils were thought to be the most industrious things in the universe, and with these imps, every occurrence of an unusual character was in some way connected. The Ghosts and other lectures by Robert Green Ingersoll

George Gissing With much curiosity, with not a little mistrust, Harvey entered the presence of these ladies, whose names and circumstances had been so familiar to him for years. The Whirlpool by George Gissing [1896]

And those who disbelieve in God’s signs and in meeting with Him, these shall despair of my mercy; and these, for them is grievous woe. The Qur'an by translated by E. H. Palmer

Maria Edgeworth For these I waited three months, and then, concluding that I was forgotten, I determined to set out to refresh Tippoo’s memory. Lame Jervas by Maria Edgeworth

Andrew Lang Moreover, these were centuries full of change. Homer and His Age by Andrew Lang

Wilkie Collins It was expressed in these terms: “News, by this morning’s post, which has quite overwhelmed me. The Law and the Lady by Wilkie Collins [1875]

H. G. Wells It was wonderful the things these intellectual people did not know. Meanwhile by H. G. Wells [1927]

Marjorie Bowen She was never allowed any of these delicacies. Elsie’s Lonely Afternoon by Marjorie Bowen

Elizabeth Von Arnim To these accustomed sounds Miss Cartwright listened in growing wonder. Mr Skeffington by Elizabeth Von Arnim [1940]

Robert Louis Stevenson And now pick up these things of mine, which you have set down in a very boggy place, and attend to that which I have made your business. The Master of Ballantrae by Robert Louis Stevenson

Forget herself! I looked at you to see how these insulting words would affect you. Agatha Webb by Anna Katharine Green

The child who, in these not very impressive circumstances, appeared in the world, received but scant attention. Queen Victoria by Lytton Strachey

Bram Stoker If there were nothing else in these little histories, their perusal in detail would well repay attention as affording proof of the boundless devotion of woman’s love. Famous Imposters by Bram Stoker [1910]

Abraham Merri Within these cups the handmaiden placed her tapering fingers. The Moon Pool by Abraham Merri

Rudyard Kipling I’ll get that dinner back one of these days. The Light That Failed by Rudyard Kipling [1891]

Ford Madox Ford Because these regarded it motionlessly, it uttered a long warning note and flitted, noiseless, into invisibility. Last Post by Ford Madox Ford [1928]

Women were not allowed to come to these feasts for emu was forbidden meat to them, and they could not drink the blood of emu nor even see their menkind drink it. The Passing of the Aborigines by Daisy Bates [1938]

William Makepeace Thackeray I will igsammin, face to face, these hotty insularies; I will pennytrate into the secrets of their Jessywhittickle cabinet, and beard Palmerston in his denn. Burlesques by William Makepeace Thackeray

Edith Wharton If you think I can stretch a point — can let her go on giving her personal care to these children until . The Old Maid by Edith Wharton

Even these at first attempted to draw their ragged veils over their sable charms. The Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wrigh

George Eliot But these cases do occur in life. Brother Jacob by George Eliot [1864]

Horace Walpole They soon distinguished these sounds — “Isabella! what, ho! Isabella!” The trembling Princess relapsed into her former agony of fear. The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole [1764]

D. H. Lawrence But gradually, at twenty-three, twenty-four, she began to realise that she too might consider these ideas. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

Sir Walter Scott The existing heads of these rival families had stood in the most marked opposition to each other since the commencement of the present troubles. A Legend of Montrose by Sir Walter Scott [1819]

Several of these days and nights went by; it rained always. Signa by Ouida

Wilkie Collins Of what we suffered on these occasions, I shall say nothing. Poor Miss Finch by Wilkie Collins [1872]

And the sight of these fragrant blossoms recalled poignantly to her son’s mind the woman who had gathered them for him. The Story of Ivy by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1927]

Francis Bacon But it is not good to look too long upon these turning wheels of vicissitude, lest we become giddy. The Essays by Francis Bacon [1601]

For these reasons he would not have separated from Tullia for an empire. A Prince of Bohemia by Honoré de Balzac [1840]

Mrs. Burton, who prided herself on being “an old English Catholic,” was frequently distressed by these irregularities, and she never hesitated to reprove the offending priests. The Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wrigh

Robert Louis Stevenson We have yet to understand the economical value of these mere accomplishments. The Amateur Emigrant by Robert Louis Stevenson

William Makepeace Thackeray The Roman remains which lie in the town below look like the works of barbarians beside these perfect structures. Notes of a Journey From Cornhill to Grand Cairo by William Makepeace Thackeray

Olaf Stapledon It was the claim of many of the forwards themselves that in the desolate recovery from these partings they sometimes rose to their states of clearest vision. Darkness and the Light by Olaf Stapledon

Oscar Wilde Eternal youth, infinite passion, pleasures subtle and secret, wild joys and wilder sins — he was to have all these things. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde [1891]

Robert Louis Stevenson There was another death in 1812; it passes almost unremarked; a single funeral seemed but a small event to these ‘veterans in affliction’; and by 1816 the nursery was full again. Records of a Family of Engineers by Robert Louis Stevenson

John Bunyan The Giant therefore drove them before him, and put them into his Castle, into a very dark Dungeon, nasty and stinking to the spirits of these two men. The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan [1675]

Maria Edgeworth It was thought well-bred, it was the thing to be in the boxes before the third act, even before the second, nay, incredible as it may in these times appear, before the first act began. Harrington by Maria Edgeworth

Henry Handel Richardson The beggardom of early days, the push and scramble for an income of later life — these had been the travesty. The Way Home by Henry Handel Richardson

Added to these thoughts was another one which worried me not a little. The Silent Dead by Arthur Gask [1950]

G. K. Chesterton By an agreement already made with the Court and the leaders of the defence, we are permitted to put in evidence authentic letters from witnesses to these scenes, which the defence is free to examine. Manalive by G. K. Chesterton [1912]

No one believes these fallacies which you are exposing; the Nonconformists least of all. Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley [1899]

Robert Louis Stevenson The third day of these wanderings, as we were carrying the canoe upon a rocky portage, she fell, and was entirely bilged. The Master of Ballantrae by Robert Louis Stevenson

But these heaped-up citations of parallel passages somewhat tend to hide from us the secret of Miltonic language. Milton by Mark Pattison [1879]

Dear John seemed quite surprised at what she said; but you are used to these ebullitions. Queen Victoria by Lytton Strachey

Anthony Trollope As I have said before, in some of these pages, no walks taken by the man are so crowded with thought as those taken by the boy. The Small House at Allington by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope There would be time for these things when the marriage-feast was over. Doctor Thorne by Anthony Trollope

Edith Wharton It was no comfort to reflect that Fairford would probably continue to say nothing! But necessity made light of these twinges, and Ralph set his teeth and cabled. The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton [1913]

William Makepeace Thackeray But I pass over these absurd reports, as likely to affect the reputation of an admirable seminary conducted by irreproachable females. Dr. Birch and his young friends by William Makepeace Thackeray [1849]

Anatole France Bluebeard was uniformly unfortunate in these various games, at which he lost large sums every night. The Seven Wives of Bluebeard by Anatole France [1920]

Henry James I haven’t seen one these ever so many years; the sight of it warms my poor old chilled heart; this specimen is wonderful; in the right quarter, you know, he’ll have a succes fou. The Ambassadors by Henry James [1903]

Benjamin Disraeli Not a very accurate image, but pretty; and those who have watched a glancing shower of these glittering insects will confess that, poetically, the bush might burn. The Young Duke by Benjamin Disraeli [1831]

George Gissing One of these concerned a well-known publican, a stalwart figure on the Tory side. Denzil Quarrier by George Gissing [1891]

Virginia Woolf Now let me be the first to pull off these coarse clothes. The Waves by Virginia Woolf [1931]

D. H. Lawrence It was her instinct to put all these things away. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

George Gissing I supply the “Chronicle” with a London letter, and give them one of these little sketches fortnightly. Demos by George Gissing [1886]

And the champions looked backwards in time on these lips and those, and knew their Chief would go. Irish Fairy Tales by James Stephens

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle I shall buy these two canvases from you at the price which you name, subject to the condition that you may always have them back again by repaying the same sum. The Doings of Raffles Haw by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle [1891]

Besides, these people deserve it, and can afford it. The Amateur Cracksman by E. W. Hornung [1899]

George Gissing Whatever their friendship in days gone by, these two were clearly not on the most amiable terms at present. The Nether World by George Gissing [1888]

Algernon Blackwood What these two men, each strong and “experienced” in his own way, dreaded more than anything else was — silence. The Wendigo by Algernon Blackwood [1910]

Thomas Hardy Resting here, she watched Nic and his lady; and, though she had decidedly cooled off in these later months, began to admire him anew. A Changed Man by Thomas Hardy [1913]

George Berkeley I have some knowledge or notion of my mind, and its acts about ideas, inasmuch as I know or understand what is meant by these words. A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge by George Berkeley [1710]

William Shakespeare Look! what thy memory cannot contain, Commit to these waste blanks, and thou shalt find Those children nursed, deliver’d from thy brain, To take a new acquaintance of thy mind. The Sonnets by William Shakespeare

H. G. Wells The garden had become very dear to her in these last few weeks, very close and significant. Meanwhile by H. G. Wells [1927]

Arthur Machen There can be no doubt, I think, that Dr. Lewis was entirely justified in these extraordinary conclusions. The Terror by Arthur Machen

The chief impression that one carries away from almost every story in these papers is of a frightful, overwhelming ‘refinement’. Collected Essays by George Orwell

D. H. Lawrence The brown eyebrows, the steady eyes, the coarse, small moustache above the closed mouththese were the only familiar indications. The Prussian Officer and other stories by D. H. Lawrence

Sir Walter Scott Above these rose the old building, partly from a foundation of red rock scarped down to the sea-beach, and partly from the steep green verge of the moat. The Antiquary by Sir Walter Scott [1816]

I admired though we were always quarrelling on some matter, J.F. Taylor, the orator, who died just before the first controversy over these plays. Synge and the Ireland of His Time by William Butler Yeats [1911]

Aphra Behn While she caresses him with all the signs of love, the Cupids made garlands of flowers, and wreath round his arms and neck, crowning his head, and fettering him all over in these sweet soft chains. Love-letters between a Nobleman and his sister by Aphra Behn

Sinclair Lewis From the candy shop he went to the drugstore that carried an assortment of reprinted novels, and from these picked out two of the same sentimental type as the titles on the booklike boxes. Selected Short Stories by Sinclair Lewis

Augustine Birrell Had it been left to these ragged regiments, the issue would have been doubtful, and the result very different. Andrew Marvell by Augustine Birrell [1905]

Andrew Lang Enough, Horace, of these mortuary musings. Letters to Dead Authors by Andrew Lang

At noon, however, these bills would fly over the streets again, rolling to the feet of the passers-by. Mother by Maksim Gorky

Guy de Maupassant To-day these creatures spring up into hussies before their time. The Farmer’s Wife (Le Fermier) by Guy de Maupassant [1886]

Robert Louis Stevenson Between these two, I now felt I had to choose. The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson [1886]

Anthony Hope But stronger than either of these restrained feelings came a curiosity and a fascination which held me spellbound, watching for the outcome of the scene. The Prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope

H.P. Lovecraft Of these sixteen, twelve were qualified aeroplane pilots, all but two of whom were competent wireless operators. At the Mountains of Madness by H.P. Lovecraft [1931]