Phrases with "together"

Wilkie Collins As Madame Fosco (aged three-and-forty), she sits for hours together without saying a word, frozen up in the strangest manner in herself. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

George Gissing At that hour Mrs. Wade and her guest were together in the sitting-room. Denzil Quarrier by George Gissing [1891]

Andrew Lang They were so closely packed together that you could easily have covered them with a large cloak, and all were following the same track. The Grey Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

We were living together for about a year. Coming up for Air by George Orwell

John Galsworthy A dull commiseration, together with a vague sense of injury, crept about Soames’ heart. In Chancery by John Galsworthy

Anthony Trollope They shook hands together with great eclat in Mrs. Mackinnon’s drawing-room; but I do not suppose that she ever again offered to him sympathy on the score of his matrimonial troubles. Tales of all countries by Anthony Trollope

Seeing that Bertie was half asleep, he and Dr. Knox stood talking together on the hearthrug. Dr. Knox by Ellen Wood [1873]

Then, while the air seemed to brim over with the song of many birds, all blended together and all joying in the misty morn, each man raved face and hands in the leaping brook, and so the day began. The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood. by Written and illustrated by Howard Pyle

Jane Austen She and Mrs. Weston were obliged to be almost always either talking together or silent together. Emma by Jane Austen [1816]

Stately capitals peeped out from the midst of sheds in which buffaloes, camels, donkeys, dogs, and human beings were seen herding together in unsavoury fellowship. A Thousand Miles up the Nile by Amelia B. Edwards [1877]

Jeremy Bentham But acts may preduce mischief in various other ways, which, together with those already specified, may all be comprised by the following abridged analysis. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham

Sinclair Lewis The days and nights drifted together in meditation in which he lost sight of realities, and seemed through the clouds of the flesh to see flashes from the towered cities of the spirit. Selected Short Stories by Sinclair Lewis

Wilkie Collins I turned back as I was told, and left the brothers together at the gate of the stable-yard. The Dead Alive by Wilkie Collins [1874]

William Henry Hudson A few yards away was a pile of dry brushwood, and some faggots bound together with ropes of straw, all apparently freshly cut from the neighboring bushes. A Crystal Age by William Henry Hudson

D. H. Lawrence Being lovers, however, they were allowed to be out alone together as much as they liked. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

You know the Cummings’ are here too?” Carrie said: “Oh, that will be delightful! We must have some evenings together and have games. The Diary of a Nobody by George and Weedon Grossmith

Virginia Woolf Her body seemed to fold and close itself together as she sighed “There!” and sank all in one movement on the edge of the bed. The Years by Virginia Woolf [1937]

Hence it is the males that fight together and sedulously display their charms before the females; and the victors transmit their superiority to their male offspring. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

I found a book on torture, and I stayed awake till two o’clock choosing which one I would use on the Kane.” “You should get together with Marion. That is her ambition too. The Franchise Affair by Josephine Tey

During all the gaiety Hetty and David sat close together in the bow-window. Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

On his departure, the troops were called together by the archbishop in the cathedral, to learn the contents of the schedule intrusted to him. The History of the Conquest of Peru by William Hickling Presco

Elizabeth Gaskell He sate till it grew dusk, dark; the wood fire, not gathered together by careful hands, died out into gray ashes. Sylvia’s Lovers by Elizabeth Gaskell [1863]

Arthur Conan Doyle They were conversing together so earnestly that we were upon them before they were aware of us. The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard by Arthur Conan Doyle [1896]

He drooped his head a little, and looked with a sort of underhand expectation at the captain and Mrs. Anthony standing close together at the other end of the saloon. Chance by Joseph Conrad [1913]

Niccolo Machiavelli Therefore I want to leave this staff, and relate how much the Romans used the sword for offense, and for defense, the shield together with the other arms mentioned above. The Art of War by Niccolo Machiavelli [1520]

Willa Cather They often dined together at the end of the day, and afterwards went to the theatre. Obscure Destinies by Willa Cather [1932]

Once again why do I not call out?” The detective clenched his hands together in his perplexity. The Judgment of Larose by Arthur Gask [1934]

Rudyard Kipling And I grieve to say that when he reached his goal two policemen, not devoid of rude wit, who had been conferring together as they bumped in their saddles, arranged an entertainment for his behoof. Life’s Handicap by Rudyard Kipling [1891]

Margaret Oliphan The prospect of the school which the three sisters were to set up together was abandoned; there was no more talk of governessing. The Sisters Brontë by Margaret Oliphan

This does not mean that the people concerned could have come together in pure space. The Arrow of Gold by Joseph Conrad [1919]

H. Rider Haggard But Eric sent out his men, one at a time, and got together food and a store of sheepskins, and other needful things. Eric Brighteyes by H. Rider Haggard

Leo Tolstoy Ustinia came running up, together with the merchant’s daughter. Alyosha the Pot by Leo Tolstoy

Wilkie Collins I went and bought some plaster, some soft soap, and a quart basin — those were my materials — and tied them up together in an old canvas bag. Mr Wray’s Cash Box by Wilkie Collins [1852]

Alfred Ainger It was “terrible” to him—as he confessed to Mr. Procter one morning when they were going together to breakfast with Rogers—to undergo the scrutiny of servants. Charles Lamb by Alfred Ainger [1882]

Anthony Trollope Though two men have thus leagued themselves together against her, even yet the battle is not lost. Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope

Bram Stoker He had invested the bulk of the great fortune which he had by now acquired, in estates in France; and these together with everything else that he had were now confiscated. Famous Imposters by Bram Stoker [1910]

Arthur Conan Doyle Colonel Cochrane and Tippy Tilly had crept together under the shadow of the great acacia tree to the spot where the women were lying. The Tragedy of the Korosko by Arthur Conan Doyle [1898]

Thomas Hardy Moved by an impulse neither could resist, they ran together and into each other’s arms. A Pair of Blue Eyes by Thomas Hardy [1899]

Gertrude Stein They were living together then. Geography and Plays by Gertrude Stein

They were walking together side by side. Diana Tempest by Mary Cholmondeley [1893]

Henry James I’ll bring you together and then you’ll see what I mean. Portrait of a Lady by Henry James [1881]

When Texan cattle have been brought up together the largest herd can be driven like a small bunch. My Life and Loves by Frank Harris

Edgar Rice Burroughs Once more they sat down together to eat. Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs [1912]

James Anthony Froude He wrestled with the thought as it rose, thrust it from him ‘with his hands and elbows,’ body and mind convulsed together in a common agony. Bunyan by James Anthony Froude [1880]

I wonder if she keeps up the business, and if Clancy and Hale, together with Mrs. Herne, this supposititious mother, have to do with the matter. The Secret Passage by Fergus Hume

George Gissing They left the eating-house and walked together part of the way to the office of Legge Brothers. ‘Old friend, I’m grateful to you,’ said Cheeseman, when at length they parted. A Life's Morning by George Gissing [1885]

Henry James You are conspiring together to kill me!” Rowland tried to soothe her, to remonstrate, to persuade her that it was equally cruel and unwise to try to force matters. Roderick Hudson by Henry James [1875]

Arthur Machen It seems to me that we should begin by separating things which don’t go together in the least. Dreads and Drolls by Arthur Machen

The doctors know the virtues of in any of the plants of the country, quantities of which they mix up together while reciting magical formulas. Among the Tibetans by Isabella L. Bird [1894]

The two were shut up together talking for a quarter-of-an-hour, Mr. Carden’s horses — he generally came over in his carriagegrowing rampant the while. At Whitney Hall by Ellen Wood [1872]

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle He saw the question in my eyes, and, putting his finger-tips together and his elbows upon his knees, he explained the situation. The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle [1894]

When she loved a man, she wasn’t thinking of having fun in the present; she was dreaming about being happy and living together forever. L’Assommoir by Émile Zola

He found Sergeant Crow outside and together they proceeded to examine the garden. Cloud the Smiter by Arthur Gask [1926]

H. G. Wells Surround your growing boy or girl with a generous supply of good books, and leave writer and growing soul to do their business together without any scholastic control of their intercourse. Mankind in the Making by H. G. Wells [1903]

Virginia Woolf On the bare ground I will pick violets and bind them together and offer them to Percival, something given him by me. The Waves by Virginia Woolf [1931]

MR TALLBOYS [as at the altar]: Dearly beloved brethren we are gathered together in the sight of God for the solemnization of unholy blasphemy. A Clergyman’s Daughter by George Orwell

George Gissing They were alone together this morning in the drawing-room. Thyrza by George Gissing [1887]

Wilkie Collins Counting by vivacity and spirit, two of the most youthful characters in Scotland had got together that afternoon in the same chaise. Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins [1870]

He drew his wife’s arm through his own, and Tiny saw the last of them standing together thus. Tiny Luttrell by E. W. Hornung [1893]

Bram Stoker This she had graciously accorded, with the consequence that they lived together some years in the greatest unhappiness. Famous Imposters by Bram Stoker [1910]

E. Phillips Oppenheim Those two amounts together practically wipe out the capital. Harvey Garrard's Crime by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1926]

The two men walked on together in silence. Run to Earth by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1868]

Wilkie Collins To-day, we went out together for a walk on the cliffs. Poor Miss Finch by Wilkie Collins [1872]

They weighed these Considerations a while, till the King's Inclinations, together with their own Curiosity, turned the Balance to a Resolution of entring in, and proceeding farther. The Lining of the Patch-Work Screen by Jane Barker

F. Scott Fitzgerald How opportune it was that my throat is swollen plunk together and tears were easy to muster. The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1922]

Anna Katherine Green He had traversed the first section and had entered the second, when the Curator joined him; together they passed into the third. The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow by Anna Katherine Green

Benjamin Disraeli Men never congregate together for any beneficial purpose. Vivian Grey by Benjamin Disraeli [1827]

Many a merry chat they had had there, and many a gaseonade, being rival hunters; but now they were together for physical companionship in sorrow rather than for conversation. Hard Cash by Charles Reade [1863]

John Locke Thus, by adding several units together, we make the idea of a dozen; and putting together the repeated ideas of several perches, we frame that of a furlong. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke [1690]

G. K. Chesterton So Mr. Buck and me we put our ‘eads together —” The King clasped his hands. The Napoleon of Notting Hill by G. K. Chesterton

Henry Handel Richardson This change for the better, together with the pride he took in his pretty house and garden, sent his spirits up sky-high. The Way Home by Henry Handel Richardson

They had, indeed, grown up together from childhood. Tales of Soldiers and Civilians by Ambrose Bierce

Guy de Maupassant The five men stood there together for some minutes, drawing in the moist air, and at last, Lieutenant Fritz said, with a laugh: “The ladies will certainly not have fine weather for their drive. Mademoiselle Fifi by Guy de Maupassant [1882]

Marie Corelli In her other arm she held a sleeping child — and mother and child were linked together by a garland of flowers partially broken and faded. The Master-Christian by Marie Corelli [1900]

The croupier raked together the coloured ivory counters and pushed them over to the Englishman, who swept them into a careless heap and prepared to deal again. Sir Julian Garve by Ella D'Arcy [1897]

Henry James So while they grew older together she did watch with him, and so she let this association give shape and colour to her own existence. The Beast in the Jungle by Henry James [1903]

Anatole France The obligation I am under to him is easily to be conceived when I say that he neglected nothing to shape my heart and soul, together with my intellect. At the Sign of the Reine Pédauque by Anatole France

Anthony Trollope I have heard much of what you have done here, in Laval and in Brittany. You have been of great service to us; but we must act together for the future. La Vendée by Anthony Trollope

A tendril, as soon as it is ready to act, stands, together with the supporting petiole, vertically upwards. The Movements and Habits of Climbing Plants by Charles Darwin

The sunlight — the very sun itself — was moving on through the upright form before the altar, and darkness and light together were pouring through it, and with them all things that were. War in Heaven by Charles Williams [1930]

Tobias Smolle It is about seventy foot long, and six and thirty in breadth, arched above, and built of large blocks of stone, exactly joined together without any cement. Travels through France and Italy by Tobias Smolle

He saw where he had been landed and took a minute to pull himself together before he replied: “I had the key to that door, too. The House of the Whispering Pines by Anna Katharine Green

H. G. Wells She had to pull herself together and help him, and if that meant a Spartan and strenuous way of living, then manifestly she must be Spartan and strenuous. Marriage by H. G. Wells [1912]

Edward Bellamy My letters gave Edith some material for forming a distinct idea of my personality, and both together sufficed to make the sad old story very real to her. Looking Backward From 2000 to 1887 by Edward Bellamy

George Gissing About twelve o’clock, when they had partaken together of lunch, Helen entrusted Lucy with several little commissions, some of which would take her to a considerable distance. Workers in the Dawn by George Gissing [1880]

Arthur Conan Doyle He brightened and rubbed his thin hands together as he listened to the meagre but remarkable details. The Valley of Fear by Arthur Conan Doyle [1914]

M. R. James The old man seemed disinclined for it and was waving it away, but the lady and the nurse together bent over him and evidently pressed it upon him. A Warning to the Curious and other ghost stories by M. R. James

Anthony Trollope You and I together would have just means enough for existence. Marion Fay by Anthony Trollope [1882]

D. H. Lawrence Then they all learned songs together from tonic sol-fa, singing in a circle round the fire. Sons and Lovers by D. H. Lawrence

Elizabeth Gaskell Jacques said that Monsieur and Mademoiselle were for ever talking together of the past days — it was ‘Do you remember this?’ or, ‘Do you remember that?’ perpetually. My Lady Ludlow by Elizabeth Gaskell [1858]

And this, together with literature and his duties in the excise, to which he had been appointed in 1789, proved too much of a distraction to admit of success on the farm, which in 1791 he gave up. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin [1910]

Anthony Trollope Brutus had at any rate written home letters to the Senate early in March, and Pansa had called the Senate together to receive them. The Life of Cicero by Anthony Trollope [1881]

H. G. Wells And in these gardens it was that he and Smithers and Parkson had sat on a seat hard by the fossil tree, and discoursed of Socialism together before the great paper was read. Love and Mr Lewisham by H. G. Wells [1900]

Charles Kingsley Mellot and Campbell sat down together to breakfast; but in silence. Two Years Ago by Charles Kingsley

D. H. Lawrence Closed together in the same blue flames, we discovered and watched the pageant of life in the town revealed wonderfully to us. The White Peacock by D. H. Lawrence

We were talking together about it this morning. Bursting-up by Ellen Wood [1871]

Jane Austen A friend of mine and I had such a lovely cruise together off the Western Islands. Poor Harville, sister! You know how much he wanted money: worse than myself. Persuasion by Jane Austen [1818]

H. Rider Haggard Then they got together everything of value, yes, down to the kettle, and made ready to go, and each of them came and slapped me on the face, and one burnt me here upon the nose with a hot brand. The People of the Mist by H. Rider Haggard

See how happy the three of us will be together — and you are the bravest of us all. Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

They went off together to see the ship. Chance by Joseph Conrad [1913]

Elizabeth Von Arnim We’d get on — together — you and I—” “No, no,” said I, decided on this point, bewildered though I was. Elizabeth and her German Garden by Elizabeth Von Arnim [1898]

Jules Verne Gideon Spilett shared his feelings in this respect, and the two conversed together in whispers of the inexplicable circumstance which baffled even their intelligence and experience. The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne [1874]

Today it is here and together in this safe; tomorrow — tonight! — it may be scattered. The Ebb-Tide by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne

Augustine Birrell But when the members found themselves alone together there was some loose talk. Andrew Marvell by Augustine Birrell [1905]

Together they had faced a world that seemed to them both worthless and ugly; all the old glories were over, but so long as they were together pride would sustain them both. Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

Jane Austen Nay, the longer they were together the more doubtful seemed the nature of his regard; and sometimes, for a few painful minutes, she believed it to be no more than friendship. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen [1811]

Mr. Watson has also objected that the continued action of natural selection, together with divergence of character, would tend to make an indefinite number of specific forms. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

Virginia Woolf I must allude to talks we have had together — bring back some remembered scene. The Waves by Virginia Woolf [1931]

Wilkie Collins The two stood together so, looking out dimly through the tears that filled their eyes to the sea. After Dark by Wilkie Collins [1856]

George Gissing I shall send this letter to you early in the morning by some messenger, together with the drawings. Workers in the Dawn by George Gissing [1880]

Unhappily he cannot put half a dozen words together in your charming language. The Cloven Foot by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1879]

The news seemed to pull him together and put light into his eyes. The Island of Sheep by John Buchan [1936]

Rafael Sabatini All this, together with their two prisoners, they conveyed to Paris. M. de Sartines complimented Capoulade upon his address and definitely enrolled him in his army of secret agents. The Plague of Ghosts by Rafael Sabatini

George Gissing A thousand passionate things that he wished to say clashed together in his mind and confused his speech. New Grub Street by George Gissing [1891]

Wilkie Collins Under the wan wild evening light, that woman and I were met together again, a grave between us, the dead about us, the lonesome hills closing us round on every side. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

Yes, when the next day broke, they would be together on the great blue sea that was like life — away from the forests that were like death. Almayer’s Folly by Joseph Conrad [1895]

As he put them together on the tray, he announced: “I’ve read the account of the fire, sir, in the paper, but there isn’t much more than you told me. Mr Polton Explains by R. Austin Freeman [1940]

Anthony Trollope He and Pat Carroll together have cowed the very heart within you. The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope [1883]

James Joyce Two together nextdoor neighbours. Ulysses by James Joyce [1922]

They sat down together on a wooden seat round an old cedar, in the heart of the golden afternoon. Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley [1899]

George Gissing About seven o’clock they were talking quietly together of memories light and grave, of Gilbert’s boyhood, of his sister who was dead, of his father who was dead. Thyrza by George Gissing [1887]

Gaston Leroux During the season, they saw each other and played together almost every day. The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux [1910]

E. Phillips Oppenheim We are banded together to try. The Ostrekoff Jewels by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1932]

Anthony Trollope They had left the church exactly at half-past twelve, and were therefore to be together for two hours. The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope [1870]

George Gissing The narrative hung together but awkwardly, and in truth gave a very indistinct notion of how she had comported herself at the various stages of the irregular courtship. The Odd Women by George Gissing [1892]

William Morris Therewithal Amis together with his folk, ceased not to seek his fellow Amile, until they came to the house of a noble man where they were guested. Old French Romances by William Morris [1896]

H. G. Wells Then she collected them all together in the hollow of her hand, and buried them in the loose mould in a corner of the summer-house. Marriage by H. G. Wells [1912]

H. G. Wells We have to gather ourselves together out of the swill of this brimming world. The Research Magnificent by H. G. Wells [1915]

Jack London I got it all from the Indian afterwards — we made a trip over the ice together to Dyea. That morning Mr. Indian broke through the ice and wet himself to the waist. Lost Face by Jack London

Philip sat upon the stairs, and drew his rags together a little, and rubbed his wretched limbs, while the bolts and chains whereby the lawyer defended his citadel clanked close behind him. Charlotte’s Inheritance by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1868]

No conjunction could seem more unpromising, yet it stands in the family tradition that these two got on very well together in their rural solitude. A Personal Record by Joseph Conrad [1912]

H. G. Wells We all messed together in the Sanderses’ cabin — it was a curious crew, all officers and no men — and there stood the diving-dress waiting its turn. Twelve Stories and a Dream by H. G. Wells [1903]

Gertrude Stein They stayed in a place and were gay there, both of them stayed there, they stayed together there, they were gay there, they were regularly gay there. Geography and Plays by Gertrude Stein

Walter Scott Her attendants were together in the presence-chamber, and much disposed to speculate on the delay of the dinner; for it may be recollected that their breakfast had been interrupted. The Abbot by Walter Scott [1820]

George Gissing One very small and very thin slice, together with one unwholesome little potato, represented the servant’s meal. Will Warburton by George Gissing [1903]

In spite of everything that proverbs may say, poverty keeps together more homes than it breaks up. The Chronicles of Clovis by Saki

T. H. Huxley In the first place, you have performed the operation of Induction. You found that, in two experiences, hardness and greenness in apples go together with sourness. Essays by T. H. Huxley

He pulled himself together with an effort, and switched on his torch. The Judgment of Larose by Arthur Gask [1934]

Richard Burton Near sunset the wind came on to blow freshly, and we cast anchor together with the Persian pilgrims upon a rock. Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Richard Burton

H. G. Wells I and Marion sat down together on a little seat under some trees at the top of Putney Hill, and I came to my point abruptly. Tono Bungay by H. G. Wells [1909]

Wilkie Collins I myself heard Mr. Speedwell warn Delamayn that he was in broken health, when we were visiting together at Windygates House last month. Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins [1870]

F. Scott Fitzgerald She went up putting her arm around his shoulder and touching their heads together said: “Don’t be sad. Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Elizabeth Gaskell Our only chance is binding men together in one common interest; and if some are cowards and some are fools, they mun come along and join the great march, whose only strength is in numbers. North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell [1854]

Arnold Bennett Alicia and her Harry were off together somewhere. Clayhanger by Arnold Bennett [1910]

Willa Cather A visitor’s book and a pile of catalogues lay on a deal table, together with a bottle of ink and some rusty pens. The Troll Garden by Willa Cather [1905]

We’ll crack a small bottle together in memory of old times. The House on the Fens by Arthur Gask [1940]

Shortly after noon the little white clouds would drift together and be joined by others till they hid the large blue, and then the drops would begin to fall. Familiar Spanish Travels by William Dean Howells

Arthur Morrison Put together it would mean a small circular hole, perhaps a knot-hole, half an inch or so in diameter, in the panel, filled in with putty, or whatever it is. The Chronicles of Martin Hewitt by Arthur Morrison

Nikolai Gogol Now, as if by design, when all the fashionable portraits and paintings had been removed from the studio, it looked forth, together with the productions of his early youth. The Mysterious Portrait by Nikolai Gogol

George Gissing The next day they smoked together in an odd abode occupied by the literary man near Porto di Ripetta, and thenceforth were good friends. The Emancipated by George Gissing [1889]

We all left the table togetherwine was not in fashion at Lake’s. Anne by Ellen Wood [1876]

F. Scott Fitzgerald He stayed there a week, walking the streets where their footsteps had clicked together through the November night and revisiting the out-of-the-way places to which they had driven in her white car. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Not only that, but with the coming of your babies we are bound together by a much greater tie, as there is now a bond of blood between us. The Silent Dead by Arthur Gask [1950]

Edith Wharton But life had administered some of the discipline which her parents had spared her, and she pulled herself together with a gasp of pain. The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton [1913]

Wilkie Collins For some time past, I had taken my lessons at Monsieur Bonnefoy’s house; his daughter and I often sang together under his direction. Little Novels by Wilkie Collins [1887]

William Dampier They are in a manner round, made with small poles stuck into the ground and brought together at the top where they are fastened. A New Voyage Round the World by William Dampier [1697]

Not a few of the most peculiar features of Dickens’s humour are already here, together with not a little of his most characteristic pathos. Dickens by Adolphus William Ward [1882]

Edith Wharton The three men came out together in the cleared space before the house. Here and Beyond by Edith Wharton [1926]

Edgar Allan Poe The senses were oppressed by mingled and conflicting perfumes, reeking up from strange convolute censers, together with multitudinous flaring and flickering tongues of emerald and violet fire. Old World Romances by Edgar Allan Poe

Henry Handel Richardson Husband and wife lingered to watch the start, when the champing horses took a headlong plunge forward and, together with the coach, were swallowed up in a whirlwind of dust. Australia Felix by Henry Handel Richardson

George Meredith The four sat together under the shadow of the helmsman, by whom they were regarded as voyagers in debate upon the question of some hours further on salt water. Beauchamp's Career by George Meredith [1875]

Gertrude Stein The first book to appear was sixty pages in french of The Making of Americans. Gertrude Stein and Georges Hugnet translated them together and she was very happy about it. The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein [1933]

Anthony Trollope In our dealings together Mr. Edward Chapman always acceded to every suggestion made to him. An Autobiography by Anthony Trollope [1883]

Anthony Trollope They had seen the tragedy together and it would not fail to be a bond of union. The American Senator by Anthony Trollope

Frances Hodgson Burnett When the footman had wheeled the chair into the picture-gallery and left the two together in obedience to orders, Colin and Mary looked at each other delighted. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1911]

Mark Frettlby was one of these rare individuals — he had an innate genius for getting pleasant people together — people, who, so to speak, dovetailed into one another. The Mystery of a Hansom Cab by Fergus Hume

Anthony Trollope Then the doctor did sit down, and they were all very cosy together over the fire, talking about things which were not medical, or only half medical in their appliance. The Small House at Allington by Anthony Trollope

Henry Fielding The two ladies now sat down to breakfast, together with Amelia’s two children; after which, Amelia declared she would take a coach and visit her husband. Amelia by Henry Fielding

E. F. Benson A delightful little party, was it not? It was clever of Miss Bracely to get so many people together at so short a notice. Queen Lucia by E. F. Benson [1920]

Get your things together and clear out. Mr Polton Explains by R. Austin Freeman [1940]

Charles Dickens I prefer telling you that, in this case, cause and effect could not be satisfactorily joined together by any theory whatever. The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices by Charles Dickens [1857]

Algernon Blackwood And we three may have been together before — granted! I admit I rather like the notion. Julius LeVallon by Algernon Blackwood [1916]

Rudyard Kipling We will discourse together a while. Stalky & Co. by Rudyard Kipling [1899]

Frances Hodgson Burnett Each morning the children played together and each night Robin lay awake and lived again the delights of the past hours. The Head of the House of Coombe by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1922]

William Makepeace Thackeray Whereas, between the baronet and Miss Fanny there seemed to be the closest affection: they walked together every morning to the waters; they joked and laughed with each other as happily as possible. The Kickleburys on the Rhine by William Makepeace Thackeray [1851]

Oscar Wilde That curiosity about life which Lord Henry had first stirred in him, as they sat together in the garden of their friend, seemed to increase with gratification. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde [1891]

Wherefore true direction is the motion of a magnetick body in regard to the verticity of the earth, the natures of both agreeing and working together toward a natural position and unity. On the Magnet by William Gilber

Arnold Bennett Foolish of course, old-fashioned of course, to put two and two together in this way! But she could not refrain. Hilda Lessways by Arnold Bennett [1911]

Early on the third day we had landed all the powder and rifles, and also a six-pounder brass gun with its carriage which we had subscribed together for a present for our friend. Tales of Unrest by Joseph Conrad [1898]

Herman Melville An iron collar was about his neck, from which depended a chain, thrice wound round his body; the terminating links padlocked together at a broad band of iron, his girdle. Benito Cereno by Herman Melville

The two dead girls went together slowly out of the Park. On the vigil of the hallows, it was gloomily and steadily raining. All Hallows’ Eve by Charles Williams [1945]

Wilkie Collins They arrived early in the day, when the tap-room was empty; and they had a long talk together in private. Poor Miss Finch by Wilkie Collins [1872]

Wilkie Collins On the doorstep he found Norah and Miss Garth, setting forth together for a walk. No Name by Wilkie Collins [1862]

The former are those afforded by the five senses, together with pleasure and pain. Hume by Thomas Henry Huxley [1879]

Anthony Trollope We used to be together a good deal at one time. The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope

Wilkie Collins We two dined together alone — the German sending in selections of his own making from the dishes to Lucilla’s room. Poor Miss Finch by Wilkie Collins [1872]

But go on — who is Thire?” “Length and breadth together without depth give flatness. A Voyage to Arcturus by David Lindsay [1920]

Wilkie Collins The pages of my manuscript (many more than I thought to write at first) lie piled together on the table before me. Basil by Wilkie Collins [1852]

The Wood of Melanudrigill seemed to have crowded together again, and to have regained its darkness, but there was as yet no mystery in its shadows. Witch Wood by John Buchan [1927]

William Morris Afterwards they sat together in the court of that fair house before good wine, Ralph and Ursula, and Redhead and the Sage of Swevenham, and spake of many things, and were merry and kind together. The Well At The World’s End by William Morris [1896]

This caused a great sensation in Court, and Calton looked puzzled, while Kilsip, scenting a mystery, rubbed his lean hands together softly. Madame Midas by Fergus Hume

George Gissing Her mother kept a laundry, and the family had all lived together in easy circumstances. The Unclassed by George Gissing [1883]

Arthur Conan Doyle In the exuberance of my joy, I asked him to lunch with me at the Holborn, and we started off together in a hansom. A Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle [1887]

Walter Scott Both the dames were, therefore, at once about old Caleb’s neck, setting up their throats together by way of welcome. The Bride of Lammermoor by Walter Scott [1819]

Ivan Turgenev He thought of nothing but him and how we should live together afterwards. The Watch by Ivan Turgenev

Wilkie Collins The letters swam and mingled together under his eyes before he could go on to the next sentence. The Queen of Hearts by Wilkie Collins [1859]

Arthur Conan Doyle Within we met a gray old gentleman, who introduced himself as the lawyer together with a bustling, rubicund inspector, who greeted Hoimes as an old friend. The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1927]

Charles Dickens As he held her to his heart and turned her beautiful head between his face and the brawling crowd, so that his tears and her lips might come together unseen, a few of the people fell to dancing. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens [1859]

Isabella Bird The two houses together are named Congress, and the members of both receive 32s. The Englishwoman in America by Isabella Bird [1856]

Edith Wharton He remembered also that the fellows, with a lot of laughing and joking, had clubbed together to buy the Cran girls a new watchdog; and good watchdogs, it appeared, came pretty high. Hudson River Bracketed by Edith Wharton [1929]