Phrases with "those"

I need not tell you how both the tone and spirit of those to which we have just been listening are contrary to every sense and fibre of my being. A Second Coming by Richard Marsh [1900]

And those that were with me saw many figures, but myself I only saw one, sitting there by the bank where the trees fell. The Celtic Twilight by William Butler Yeats [1893]

Charles Dickens I never thought those fellows could be right in anything; but I tell you what! I so far go along with them for a novelty, that I’ll have nothing to do with you either. Hard Times by Charles Dickens [1854]

John Galsworthy He walked rapidly to one of those small West End streets where Polteed’s and other firms ministered to the virtues of the wealthier classes. In Chancery by John Galsworthy

Anthony Trollope In those days Pat Carroll had not become a national or even a county hero. The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope [1883]

Henry Handel Richardson Oh! the relief it was, to escape from those fondly clinging feathers, those steep, sloping sides. Growing Pains by Henry Handel Richardson

Bram Stoker Of course, some of those already drawn into the vortex noticed the effect on individuals. The Lair of the White Worm by Bram Stoker [1911]

Virginia Woolf Such is the indomitable nature of the spirit of the age, however, that it batters down anyone who tries to make stand against it far more effectually than those who bend its own way. Orlando by Virginia Woolf [1928]

Here she imbibed a fund of ideas, which, applied to the forms of society of today, are as grotesque as would be those of a child shut up until twenty years of age in an Assyrian museum. The Widow Lerouge by Émile Gaboriau

Perhaps the books would go first of all; the library to which he in his turn was even now adding, as those who had gone before him had done. Diana Tempest by Mary Cholmondeley [1893]

Anna Katherine Green Repugnances for which she could not account in those old days, she now saw explained. Dark Hollow by Anna Katherine Green

Single thin depending shoots, such as those of the Sollya Drummondii, will turn abruptly backwards and wind up on themselves. The Movements and Habits of Climbing Plants by Charles Darwin

George Gissing The announcement of her name turned all faces to the door; male eyes glimmered with passive and polite satisfaction, those of the opposite sex wandered a little about the company. Isabel Clarendon by George Gissing [1886]

Gustave Flauber The father of Jacim had come from the banks of the Euphrates to offer his services, as well as those of five hundred horsemen, in the defence of the eastern frontier. Herodias by Gustave Flauber

Charlotte Perkins Gilman It really was child’s play for those profound educators to work out a painfully accurate estimate of our conditions — in some lines. Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman [1915]

E. F. Benson Even if she says nothing about Siriami I shall know she’s pitying us for not having followed her lead, and buying those wild-cat shares of hers. Lucia's Progress by E. F. Benson [1935]

I believe that in those weeks of quiet study, observation, and close companionship of one noble man, my soul was cleared of much dross. Unveiling a Parallel by Alice Ilgenfritz Jones and Ella Merchant [1893]

Wilkie Collins Open those locked doors, and relieve me from the sight of you. The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins [1889]

Maria Edgeworth That Fortune is not nice in her morality, that she frequently favours those who do not adhere to truth more than those who do, we have early had occasion to observe. Helen by Maria Edgeworth

Thomas Carlyle The unhappy Charles, in those final Hampton–Court negotiations, shows himself as a man fatally incapable of being dealt with. On Heroes and Hero Worship and the Heroic in History by Thomas Carlyle

But, you see, men are fit or unfit for a post according to their doings in it; and, generally speaking, people cannot tell what those doings will be beforehand. Major Parrifer by Ellen Wood [1868]

I was soon, however, myself to be included in the number of those before whose eyes she appeared. A Book of Ghosts by S. Baring-Gould [1904]

Every one who entered, every couple that conversed, every movement of the scene, gave something to those untiring eyes. Henrik Ibsen by Edmund Gosse

Thomas Hardy Yet to those who had eyes to understand as well as to see, the chastened pensiveness of her once handsome features revealed more promising material beneath than ever her youth had done. Two on a Tower by Thomas Hardy [1895]

Henry James At last he spoke: “I mean never to mention the name of those people again, and I don’t want to hear anything more about them. The American by Henry James [1877]

First, those which twine spirally round a support, and are not aided by any other movement. The Movements and Habits of Climbing Plants by Charles Darwin

Helen Zimmern Miss Edgeworth not having in the case of Ormond weighted herself with a text, we have hardly any of her “unco’ gude” characters, but many of those mixtures that are truer to poor humanity. Maria Edgeworth by Helen Zimmern

The old man returned to the cottage, and the youth, with tools different from those he had used in the morning, directed his steps across the fields. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley [1831]

Whence proceed all those vile and insolent pamphlets which represent me as a monarch without glory and without authority? your printing-presses groan under their number. Louise de la Valliere by Alexandre Dumas [1848-1850]

Perhaps there is no bird known whose feathers are so slightly fixed to the skin as those of the boclora. Wanderings in South America by Charles Waterton [1825]

Walter Scott Thus he spoke sometimes of the Chevalier, but never either of the Prince, which would have been sacrificing his own principles, or of the Pretender, which would have been offensive to those of others. Redgauntlet by Walter Scott [1824]

Helen Zimmern Miss Edgeworth’s amiable character won for her a far larger circle of friends than her father ever possessed; she had none of those angles in her character which repelled so many from him. Maria Edgeworth by Helen Zimmern

F. Scott Fitzgerald It is with one of those denials and not with his career as a whole that this story deals. All the Sad Young Men by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1926]

She had a hint of Janet—about the mouth—Janet, that solemn little girl those twenty years in her grave. Huntingtower by John Buchan [1922]

Edward Bellamy That will be one of the curious things about the women of those days that you will have to explain to me. Looking Backward From 2000 to 1887 by Edward Bellamy

George Meredith Nor did he wonder, he said, at our running from studies of those filthy writings loose upon London; it was as natural as dunghill steam. The Adventures of Harry Richmond by George Meredith [1871]

It was said that while the laws of certain countries regarded her as married, those of other countries insisted that she was still single. The Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wrigh

Edmund Burke The noise of vast cataracts, raging storms, thunder, or artillery, awakes a great and awful sensation in the mind, though we can observe no nicety or artifice in those sorts of music. On the Sublime and Beautiful by Edmund Burke [1757]

Percy Bysshe Shelley It is unfortunate for those who cannot distinguish words from thoughts, that many of these anomalies have been incorporated into our popular religion. A Defence of Poetry and other essays by Percy Bysshe Shelley

They will catch good seamen napping, or confuse their judgment by arts well known to those who go to sea, or overcome them by the sheer brutality of elemental forces. Notes on Life and Letters by Joseph Conrad [1921]

G. K. Chesterton Of all the ladies whose figures must be faintly traced in the tapestry of those frivolous tales of chivalry, the most reticent and dignified was the one who was not in the worldly sense a lady at all. Tales of the Long Bow by G. K. Chesterton [1925]

H. G. Wells The essential thing of those fifteen long years of shopkeeping is Mr. Polly, well athwart the counter of his rather ill-lit shop, lost in a book, or rousing himself with a sigh to attend to business. The History of Mr. Polly by H. G. Wells [1910]

Elizabeth Gaskell A few tearsthose were all she shed, before she recollected the many questions she longed to ask. North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell [1854]

G. K. Chesterton Then they appear most perfect, those moons of green and gold and crimson, which from afar oft guide the pilgrim of pain and sickness to this house of merciful witchcraft. The Napoleon of Notting Hill by G. K. Chesterton

F. Scott Fitzgerald It was in a way a defiancethose two against the world. All the Sad Young Men by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1926]

The school did not profess to be one of those higher-class schools that charge a hundred a year and extras. “Jerry’s Gazette.” by Ellen Wood [1869]

Charles Dickens The curse of those occasions is heavy upon me, for I always remember them. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens [1859]

D. H. Lawrence It was a beautiful Elizabethan mansion, not very large, but with those magical rooms that are all a twinkle of small-paned windows, looking out from the dark panelled interior. The Ladybird by D. H. Lawrence

Then he said very slowly, “Frankly, Mr. Larose, I do not know, for taking the reports singly, the four disappearances seem trivial and of no importance except to those intimately concerned. The Hidden Door by Arthur Gask [1934]

The tears fell slowly from Hester’s eyes on to her clasped hands, those blessed tears which no human hand shall ever intervene to wipe away. Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley [1899]

A very great proportion of those who belong to the Greek Church contrive at some time or other in the course of their lives to achieve the enterprise. Eothen by Alexander William Kinglake [1844]

Jonathan Swif The Duke of Ormond is censured here, by those in power, for very wrong management in the affair of the mayoralty. The Journal to Stella by Jonathan Swif

Henry James Listen to me a little: can’t something be done?” It was what had been in the air in those moments at Kensington, and it only wanted words to be a committed act. The Spoils of Poynton by Henry James [1897]

Willa Cather I like him in those great reconstructions of the remote and cruel past. Not Under Forty by Willa Cather [1936]

E. Phillips Oppenheim Fawley found his reception by the Minister who in those days was controlling the destinies of France chilling in the extreme. The Spy Paramount by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1934]

Arthur Machen At all events, he would think no more of that sad house in the field; he would return to those long struggles with letters, to the happy nights when he had gained victories. The Hill of Dreams by Arthur Machen [1907]

Maria Edgeworth He answered me only with a nod, and these words, ‘Thank you — trust to me — make haste back to those that sent you. Lame Jervas by Maria Edgeworth

Francis Bacon History Medicinal of those things which preserve the Body and the Health. 62. Preparative toward a Natural and Experimental History by Francis Bacon

There was no crack of light anywhere, and none of those smells of smoke and food which proclaim habitation. Mr. Standfast by John Buchan [1919]

Mrs. Bunting had once lived with a lady who always used two kinds of notepaper, white for her friends and equals, grey for those whom she called “common people. The Lodger by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1913]

It was as if those people had a premonition of something. The Planter of Malata by Joseph Conrad [1915]

There remained the risk of being heard by those parallel with the bell in the firing trenches. Greenmantle by John Buchan

H. G. Wells Somehow it reminded me then one of those spiral turns of the railway through the Saint Gothard. It was all tremendously huge. First Men in the Moon by H. G. Wells [1901]

Henry James You can’t live with those people any longer. The American by Henry James [1877]

E. F. Benson And I’m told all those new houses have got a bathroom in which the tenants will probably keep poultry. Lucia's Progress by E. F. Benson [1935]

Guy de Maupassant He wandered aimlessly in those beautiful vales of Provence, baring his head, filled with the thoughts of that woman, to the sun that filtered through the grayish-green leaves of the olive-trees. The Olive Grove (Le Champ d'Oliviers) by Guy de Maupassant [1890]

E. Phillips Oppenheim She looked at him curiously after one of those awkward pauses to which she was quite unaccustomed, and his thoughts were evidently far away. Mysterious Mr. Sabin by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1898]

I fancy I was in one of those moods which, under similar circumstances, I sometimes experience still — a semi-narcotic excitement, silent but delightful. Wylder’s Hand by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Wilkie Collins It was always, however, on those occasions, that a dread, significant quiet appeared to have fallen suddenly on the house. Basil by Wilkie Collins [1852]

William Morris I must have had a dream of some such thing, And now am just awaking from that dream; For even in grey dawn those strange words ring Through heart and brain, and still I see that gleam. The Defence of Guenevere by William Morris [1858]

George Gissing He had come, said Gordian, in the fear that Petronilla had been forsaken by all her household, as sometimes happened to those infected. Veranilda by George Gissing [1903]

Rudyard Kipling No man who had seen those eyes could, later on, explain what fashion of woman she was to look upon. Under the Deodars by Rudyard Kipling [1888]

Rudyard Kipling It was a little photograph — one of those accursed Kodak pictures, of a young man in a trench, dancing languorously with a skeleton. Limits and Renewals by Rudyard Kipling [1932]

An instant later he experienced one of those sudden deaths which have made this city popularly famous and surgically interesting. The Fiend’s Delight by Ambrose Bierce [1873]

Theodore Dreiser In a spirit of ribald defiance at the organization of the present session all the mayor’s friends — the reformersthose who could not be trusted — had been relegated to this committee. The Titan by Theodore Dreiser

Percy Bysshe Shelley At the approach of such a period, poetry ever addresses itself to those faculties which are the last to be destroyed, and its voice is heard, like the footsteps of Astraea, departing from the world. A Defence of Poetry and other essays by Percy Bysshe Shelley

All the while I thought of those poor wretched creatures lying dead and mangled upon the rocks below in that deep and black chasm. The Race of Life by Guy Boothby [1906]

Thomas Hardy He wished he could escape those who did not want him, and hide his head for ever. The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy

Out of those mighty loins a race of conscious beings must one day come. Nineteen Eighty-four by George Orwell

Proudly those from the Rhine awaited them and offered the men of Thuringia many a joust. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

Arthur Conan Doyle Some of them represent those little sacrifices which make a possession dearer. Through the Magic Door by Arthur Conan Doyle [1907]

I ought to have been interned in those filthy old barracks in Avignon a long time ago . The Arrow of Gold by Joseph Conrad [1919]

E. Phillips Oppenheim If those other seven men had not once intervened, it was because the conduct of the affair had been voted into the hands of Monsieur de Founcelles, and there was little which he had left unsaid. Peter Ruff and the Double Four by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1912]

There may be much in what you say about the navigation of those channels, but it’s not enough. The Riddle of the Sands by Erskine Childers [1903]

There was nothing fundamentally incompatible with B Seven having been the author of those pencilled lines. The Singing Sands by Josephine Tey [1952]

The ghost of a sickly smile altered the set of Ossipon’s thick lips at the thought of the walls nodding, of people running for life at the sight of those spectacles. The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad [1907]

Arthur Conan Doyle The pile of odds and ends in the flat wicker-work basket supplied exactly one of those missing links of social development which are of such interest to the student. Tales of Terror and Mystery by Arthur Conan Doyle [1923]

Henry James It was one of those lovely days of August when you feel the complete exuberance of summer just warned and checked by autumn. Roderick Hudson by Henry James [1875]

John Donne For so thou dost, as the wise man tells us, thou canst punish us by those things wherein we offend thee; as he hath expressed it there, by beasts newly created, breathing vapours. Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions and severall steps in my Sicknes by John Donne

Jules Verne Happily, about two o’clock, Ned Land brought down a magnificent hog; from the brood of those the natives call “bari-outang. Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne [1872]

The thought of those wanderings became to me an obsession. The Heads of Cerberus by Francis Stevens

Henry Handel Richardson All those months, when the same blood’s running through two sets of veins — there’s no getting away from that, ever after. Growing Pains by Henry Handel Richardson

She demanded from those who surrounded her a rigid precision in details, and she was preternaturally quick in detecting the slightest deviation from the rules which she had laid down. Queen Victoria by Lytton Strachey

I won’t tell you all now, but one part of it is that that young fellow who has just gone out is a blood relation of the man Prince, who has those pleasant manners, too. The Poisoned Goblet by Arthur Gask [1935]

Henry James I’m thought a great scatterbrain, but I’ve had enough application of mind to follow up those two. Portrait of a Lady by Henry James [1881]

E. Phillips Oppenheim Of those interludes which are necessary to a human being, unless his system is to fall to pieces as dry dust, you have also seen something. The Great Impersonation by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1920]

I felt sad, because my instinct told me that she deceived me; and it is very hard to be deceived, even in trifles, by those we love. My Wife’s Tempter by Fitz James O’Brien

Now you slip round to the garage and get those snippers, quick. The Judgment of Larose by Arthur Gask [1934]

Algernon Blackwood He found himself wishing that those steady eyes would sometimes close. Sand by Algernon Blackwood [1912]

I looked forward to their marriage, when suddenly a series of events occurred, which must be fresh in the memory of those who read these pages. The Mystery of a Hansom Cab by Fergus Hume

Gaston Leroux What a tangle of bodies under the sleigh, Matrena! Look at those frozen legs of those poor girls we pass, sticking out in all directions, like logs, from under their icy, blooded skirts. The Secret of the Night by Gaston Leroux [1913]

His meaning, no doubt, was that, being on shore, they were safe from the ghosts of those Inglez who had never achieved a landing. Romance by Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford [1903]

E. Phillips Oppenheim Through those long quiet days and silent nights, she had brooded upon them. To Win the Love He Sought by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1895]

He stared like one bewildered: his eyes passing from those on the letter to those on the note. Lost in the Post by Ellen Wood [1870]

All those who were concerned in his affairs said he behaved well, and even more than well, when it came to the worst. The Rise of Silas Lapham by William Dean Howells

My mind is a blank about those last minutes. Prester John by John Buchan

Watkin Tench Our party retreated as fast as they could, calling to those who were left in the boat, to hasten up with firearms. A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson by Watkin Tench

As preliminary, a recent incident illustrative of the desirableness of exact knowledge on the part of those who describe the wonders of Nature may be told. Last Leaves from Dunk Island by E. J. Banfield

None of them are wanting in passages, as “He who hath bent him o’er the dead,” and the description of Alp leaning against a column, which strike deeper than any verse of either of those writers. Byron by John Nichol [1880]

This affair happened while we were at San Pedro (the port of the Pueblo), and we had the particulars from those who were on the spot. Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana [1840]

Edward Bellamy Was it because men in those days were angry when girls loved them? That is not the way women would feel, I am sure, or men either, I think, now. Looking Backward From 2000 to 1887 by Edward Bellamy

Anthony Trollope And the Dean had encouraged her in those acts of defiance. Is He Popenjoy? by Anthony Trollope [1878]

George Gissing And to those who have shall be given. New Grub Street by George Gissing [1891]

Henry Kingsley She was one of those impetuous characters who stand suspense worse than anything, and now, although terror was in her, she felt as though relief was nigh. The Recollections of Geoffrey Hamlyn by Henry Kingsley [1859]

You are looking for men to aid you, are you not? Very well! look me in the face, in the eyes, and tell me if I am not one of those whom a leader is glad to enroll among his followers. The Honor of the Name by Émile Gaboriau

Leslie Stephen In those just noticed he is forced to take an impartial tone. Swift by Leslie Stephen [1882]

Gaston Leroux She made wonderful progress and those who heard her prophesied that she would be the greatest singer in the world. The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux [1910]

Kate Chopin It wouldn’t have surprised me in any of the others; those Lebruns are all given to heroics. The Awakening by Kate Chopin

Anthony Trollope But there were traits of character in which he fell off a little, even in the estimation of those whose pursuits endeared him to them. The Duke’s Children by Anthony Trollope

Ford Madox Ford That was perhaps why those people, the Germans, coming from those deep, devil-infested woods, did all these wickednesses. No More Parades by Ford Madox Ford [1925]

It was one of those silences with a character, conscious, tentative. The Imperialist by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1904]

Ralph Waldo Emerson One after the other we accept the mental laws, still resisting those which follow, which however must be accepted. The Conduct of Life by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1860]

Anthony Trollope But when once inside the door they turned to a small passage on the left, which conducted those in authority to the august room preparatory to the platform. Is He Popenjoy? by Anthony Trollope [1878]

We must make allowance for those who live in hot climates. Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley [1899]

Thomas Hardy The soldiers must have come there to camp: those men they had seen first were the markers: they had come on before the rest to measure out the ground. The Trumpet-Major by Thomas Hardy [1879]

Wilkie Collins I heard one of those simple German ballads again, not long since, and the music brought the tears into my eyes. Jezebel’s Daughter by Wilkie Collins [1880]

E. Phillips Oppenheim But I love them, dear Andrew. Sometimes I have felt a little lonely in your great house, those rooms are so huge and you are so far away. The Glenlitten Murder by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1929]

D. H. Lawrence But it was almost enough for Somers. He would have died rather than have put himself into one of those cottages. Kangaroo by D. H. Lawrence

Sinclair Lewis What’s the name of those people where they’re going?” “Why, gosh, tell the truth, I don’t know, Howard. It’s some classmate of Ted’s, out in Devon Woods. Don’t see what we can do. Babbit by Sinclair Lewis

Anthony Trollope Griffiths in my lady’s boudoir rolled and unrolled those huge white bundles of mysterious fleecy hosiery with more than usually slow and unbroken perseverance. The Kellys and the O’Kellys by Anthony Trollope

Now I fancy this screen will look quite out of the common, Ruth; and when it is done, I shall get some of those Japanese cranes and stand them on the top. Sir Charles Danvers by Mary Cholmondeley [1889]

Anthony Trollope Whether this applied only to those who were in sight of his statue on the bridge of Prague, or whether it was good in all rivers of the world, she did not know. Nina Balatka by Anthony Trollope

But quick, how did you come to get hold of those letters?” “I suspected your husband of the murder once, and searched his room one night,” replied Larose, speaking very rapidly. The Night of the Storm by Arthur Gask [1937]

H. G. Wells It would be those slow, creamy-coloured beasts, I expect, one sees on the roads below, and swarthy girls with red handkerchiefs over their black hair. The World Set Free by H. G. Wells [1914]

George Gissing I mention it—you will forgive me?—because I have sometimes feared that you might explain to yourself wrongly my failure to reply when you sent me those verses, long ago. The Crown of Life by George Gissing [1899]

Nathaniel Hawthorne Among those who promoted the design, Governor Bellingham was said to be one of the most busy. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1850]

Robert Louis Stevenson But the past is apt to look brighter than nature, above all to those enamoured of their genealogy; and the ravages of Stephen and Thomas must have always given matter of alarm. Memoir of Fleeming Jenkin by Robert Louis Stevenson

Charles Kingsley Ah, that they had always obeyed her, those old Greeks. But meanwhile, as I said, the agony had been extreme. The Stage as it was Once by Charles Kingsley

Arnold Bennett You know you have to get a domino for those things. Clayhanger by Arnold Bennett [1910]

Across one of the faint purple marks there was a darker tinge, as if a ring worn on one of those strong and cruel fingers had been ground into the tender flesh. Lady Audley’s Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1862]

She said suddenly, with one of those bursts of inspiration which are apt to possess noble and passionate hearts: “You’d be wiser to say that the fulfilling of the law is love. All Hallows’ Eve by Charles Williams [1945]

The men came up from the river and were presented to Marta. It amused Grant to notice the cameraderie of those who quite patently had never heard of her, and the awed good manners of those who had. To Love and Be Wise by Josephine Tey [1950]

Edith Wharton When it came to those papers he wouldn’t ever listen to human reason . Certain People by Edith Wharton [1930]

Walter Scott Alan followed him, in silent abhorrence, to the recess in which the beaufet was placed, and which was so artificially made as to conceal another of those traps with which the whole building abounded. Redgauntlet by Walter Scott [1824]

It was one of those exuberant peaches that meet you halfway, so to speak, and are all over you in a moment. The Chronicles of Clovis by Saki

William Cowper Would I had fallen upon those happier days That poets celebrate; those golden times And those Arcadian scenes that Maro sings, And Sidney, warbler of poetic prose. The Task by William Cowper [1785]

William Godwin But the political maxims of Lorenzo were in discord with those of our preacher. Lives of the Necromancers by William Godwin [1834]

George Gissing With the help of those commonplaces by which even intellectual people are at times compelled to prove their familiarity with social usages, conversation was set in movement. Born in Exile by George Gissing [1891]

And all they that heard it, wondered at those things which were told them by the shepherds. The Doré Gallery of Bible Illustrations by Gustave Doré

Charles Dudley Warner The age is too busy, too harassed, to have time for literature; and enjoyment of writings like those of Irving depends upon leisure of mind. Washington Irving by Charles Dudley Warner

Jonathan Swif Don’t put such things upon us; those matters will not pass here: keep a little to possibilities. The Journal to Stella by Jonathan Swif

Edward Bellamy The subsidizing of those fellows was one of the shrewdest moves of the opponents of reform. Looking Backward From 2000 to 1887 by Edward Bellamy

John Galsworthy Here! Give me one of those powders. On Forsyte ’Change by John Galsworthy

Maria Edgeworth Florence Annaly was beautiful, but not one of those beauties who strike at first sight. Ormond by Maria Edgeworth

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle When I put that with the voice and figure being the same, and only those things altered which might be changed by a razor or a wig, I could not doubt that it was the same man. The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle [1894]

Benjamin Disraeli But those beauties are only in our thoughts. The Young Duke by Benjamin Disraeli [1831]

E. F. Benson And for her sin, is it not one of those which God and not man must judge? . Charlotte Bronte by E. F. Benson [1932]

Henry James So they carry those parasols here — the menfolk?” “Of course they do. The American by Henry James [1877]

Edith Wharton The theatre seemed small and shabby after those of Turin, and there was little in the old-fashioned fopperies of a provincial audience to interest a young gentleman fresh from the capital. The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton [1902]

E. Phillips Oppenheim You did knock one of those policemen out magnificently, David. I was praying that you’d get away. The Lion and the Lamb by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1930]

Leslie Stephen A catastrophe meanwhile was approaching, which involved the fortunes of Swift along with those of nations. Swift by Leslie Stephen [1882]

Walter Scott This is accounted the best way of eating salmon, by those who desire to taste the fish in a state of extreme freshness. Saint Ronan’s Well by Walter Scott [1824]

Robert Louis Stevenson The change was doubly welcome; for, first, we had better cars on the new line; and, second, those in which we had been cooped for more than ninety hours had begun to stink abominably. Across the Plains by Robert Louis Stevenson

Olaf Stapledon The spirit of Man’s new-old inspiration was vaguely welcomed by most men, both by people of goodwill, and also by those who willed to restore the old licentious freedom. Death into Life by Olaf Stapledon

Sarah Orne Jewett She spoke of those days as if they had but lately passed; in fact, I could imagine that the house looked almost exactly the same to her. The Country of the Pointed Firs by Sarah Orne Jewett [1896]

Sinclair Lewis On each of the narrow beds was one of those Italian country quilts evidently stuffed with steel-filings and geology, which, though they are very heavy, on the other hand induce no warmth at all. World So Wide by Sinclair Lewis

Yet, so profound was the benignity of my nature, that, in those days, I could not bear to witness, far less to cause, the least pain or mortification to any human being. Oxford by Thomas De Quincey [1835]

Look an it be not like some fair star of size prodigious: it delighteth the eyes, and warmeth the heart of those outside. The Cloister and the Hearth by Charles Reade

George Gissing She became less impatient when he tried to draw her into conversation; when he hold her thin soft hand in those rude ones of his, she knew a solace in which there was something of gratitude. The Nether World by George Gissing [1888]

Arthur Conan Doyle He was a man of firm purpose, and yet at the first sight of those howling fiends that purpose faltered, and at the second it was blown to the winds. The Green Flag by Arthur Conan Doyle [1900]

H. Rider Haggard Then he swore fealty to me, and we are blood-brethren now, and therefore I ask peace for him, comrades — even from those whom he has wronged or whose kin he has slain. Eric Brighteyes by H. Rider Haggard

Virginia Woolf One of those fairies who perch upon cradles must have taken her a flight through the world directly she was born. The Common Reader by Virginia Woolf [1925]

H. G. Wells My aunt, dear soul, was in those days quite thin and slender, with a delicate rosebud completion and a disposition to connubial badinage, to a sort of gentle skylarking. Tono Bungay by H. G. Wells [1909]

He adjusts his rhythms to those of the barrel, which becomes for the time being his butt. My Tropic Isle by E. J. Banfield

Theodore Dreiser Mrs. Simms had a high manner, eyes for those above her only, a serene contempt for the commonplace world in which she had to dwell. The Titan by Theodore Dreiser

Jack London Twenty-nine per cent of those in occupations are from the middle class, and they own twenty-five per cent of the total wealth. The Iron Heel by Jack London [1908]

E. Phillips Oppenheim In those days, when she singled me out from all her admirers, I was mad enough to believe that I loved her, and mad enough to be very unhappy about it. The Postmaster of Market Deignton by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1897]

And then, you know, those fellows have their uses. The Eye of Osiris by R. Austin Freeman [1911]

Do you ask why? I live and reign, as soon as I have quitted those things which you extol to the skies with joyful applause. The Works of Horace by translated literally into English prose by Christopher Smar

Isabella Bird They attribute all ailments but those of the skin and eyes to “wind. Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan by Isabella Bird [1891]

Ford Madox Ford You could put it that the Tory determination to ruin Napoleon at all costs was one of those pieces of party imbecility that, etc . Some Do Not . . . by Ford Madox Ford [1924]

Edith Wharton The sight of those two hands, moving with their usual skill and precision, woke her out of her dream. Summer by Edith Wharton [1917]

E. Phillips Oppenheim Powers that night lingered over his wine and dessert, curiously engrossed by certain memories of those earlier days. A Sleeping Memory by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1902]

His passage disturbed those eyes no more than if he had been as immaterial as a ghost. Chance by Joseph Conrad [1913]

Practically all the coastal natives are now dead, those frequenting the townships and beaches being far inland “relatives” of the dead tribes. The Passing of the Aborigines by Daisy Bates [1938]

Charles Dickens In one of those pauses she recoiled and cried out, for she saw a figure standing in the room. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens [1859]

H. G. Wells And those of a less simple sort will work in a bit of — what is it? — eroticism. The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells [1898]

Anthony Trollope The parents of those who remain, of course, will know how it is going with the school. Dr. Wortle’s school by Anthony Trollope

There is another circumstance which renders the evening parties at Washington extremely unlike those of other places in the Union; this is the great majority of gentlemen. Domestic Manners of the Americans by Fanny Trollope

Commonly the votes compared are those for the successful candidate and those for his most nearly successful competitor. Write it Right by Ambrose Bierce [1909]

Hush! hush, darling — No? Will nothing do but being taken up? Well, then, there! Come, and show your godmamma what a black fringe those little wakeful eyes are getting. The Heir of Redclyffe by Charlotte M. Yonge [1853]

George Gissing Sir William’s remark recurred to him, and he saw an undeniable resemblance in the girl’s features to those of Lady Ogram’s early portrait. Our Friend the Charlatan by George Gissing [1899]

Charles Stur The character however of those colonies needs no recommendation from me. An account of the sea coast and interior of South Australia by Charles Stur

Looking forward at the commencement of those eight weeks, I hardly knew how I was to live to the end. Villette by Charlotte Brontë [1853]

Anthony Trollope They were eyes which were used without much motion; and when they were dead set, as they were not unfrequently, it would seem as though he were defying those on whom he looked. The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope [1870]

Abraham Merri But now I saw that these were both men and women, clothed in garments as ancient as those I wore, and shimmering in the strong sunlight like a vast multicoloured rug of metal threads. Dwellers in the Mirage by Abraham Merri

Andrew Lang They do not give those wonderful parties; Miss Bunnion has become quite conventional; Percy Popjoy has abandoned letters; Mr. Wenham does not toady; Mr. Wagg does not joke any more. Adventures Among Books by Andrew Lang

H. G. Wells I didn’t get back till full day, and then I found all those silly niggers out on the beach praying their sea-god to return to them. Twelve Stories and a Dream by H. G. Wells [1903]

Anthony Trollope But she could not so quickly bring herself to sympathise with interests which seemed to be opposed to those of her sister. Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope [1871]

Wilkie Collins The days pass, and the doctor comes and goes, and, say what he may, those two answers are always the only two that he can get. The Dead Secret by Wilkie Collins [1857]