Phrases with "tour"

Willa Cather She starts on her concert tour next week, and we’ll have a rest. The Song of the Lark by Willa Cather [1915]

Algernon Blackwood We made the tour of the island without speaking. John Silence by Algernon Blackwood

Victor Hugo Leicester avait le tour under Elizabeth; Buckingham under James I. Josiana had it under Anne, though not much in favour. The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo [1869]

From many points of view this play may fairly be considered in the light of a tour de force. Henrik Ibsen by Edmund Gosse

Anthony Trollope Surely no preparations for a young man’s tour were ever made with more alluring circumstances! But Tom could not be tempted into any expression of satisfaction. Ayala’s Angel by Anthony Trollope

En cet endroit, d’un tour de main, Meaulnes pouvait renverser son adversaire, sans que personne du dehors eût chance de les apercevoir ou de les entendre par les fenêtres. Le Grand Meaulnes by Alain-Fournier [1913]

E. F. Benson Her own adventures, she said, didn’t matter; she could tell Georgie about the American tour and the Australian tour, and the coming season in London any time at leisure. Lucia in London by E. F. Benson [1927]

Louisa May Alcott It is good practice for me, and with my sketchbook will give you a better idea of my tour than these scribbles. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott [1868]

Indeed, by careful scouting one can make a tour of time, via these public-houses, through various decades even into the sixties. London in My Time by Thomas Burke

Leon Trotsky After one of the party congresses we joined each other for a tour of some parts of Germany, and saw Nuremberg together. My Life by Leon Trotsky

Jules Verne Les colons firent le tour de la coque, et, à mesure que la mer baissait, ils purent reconnaître, sinon la cause qui avait provoqué la catastrophe, du moins l’effet produit. L’Ile Mystérieuse by Jules Verne [1874]

So the advertisements for the present were suspended; and the publishers, somehow, did not take kindly to Eusebius, who was making the tour of that fastidious and hard-hearted fraternity. Wylder’s Hand by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Jules Verne Il fit le tour de la frégate qui filait alors quatorze noeuds. Vingt Mille Lieues sous les Mers by Jules Verne [1869-70]

Arthur Morrison I’ll tell you, if you like, all about your little tour round among the druggists with the convenient toothache, all about the evenings on which you watched Bouvier home, and so on. The Dorrington Deed-Box by Arthur Morrison

Jules Verne Du haut de la tour de l’observatoire, les plus puissantes lunettes ne laissent rien apercevoir, bien que, depuis la collision, Standard–Island ne se soit pas déplacée de deux milles. L’île à hélice by Jules Verne [1895]

Henry James He thought a little of offering to take her for a tour in Europe; but he was determined to do this only in case she should seem mutely to reproach him. Washington Square by Henry James [1880]

H. G. Wells His tour seems to have been a journey of curiosity. The Shape of Things to Come by H. G. Wells [1933]

Anatole France Là, dans l’ombre fraîche et la paix du feuillage, en faisant un dîner fin, ils échangèrent des propos familiers, traitant tour à tour des bonnes études et des façons diverses d’aimer. Monsieur Bergeret à Paris by Anatole France

Jules Verne Et, précisément, l’horloge de ce beffroi commence à lancer un joyeux carillon, dont les notes arrivent jusqu’à la tour avec les dernières ondulations de la brise. L’île à hélice by Jules Verne [1895]

Jules Verne Quant au pouliage, sur les conseils de Pencroff et au moyen du tour qu’il avait installé, Cyrus Smith fabriqua les poulies nécessaires. L’Ile Mystérieuse by Jules Verne [1874]

Le tour allait venir de mon compagnon; et je me sentais aussi anxieux qu’il pouvait l’être. Le Grand Meaulnes by Alain-Fournier [1913]

Jules Verne Ce doit être la tour de Petrilla . Le Château des Carpathes by Jules Verne [1892]

Jules Verne Les pelions étendus sur le sol servirent de couverture, d’oreillers, et chacun trouva sur ces lits improvisés un repos réparateur, tandis que les péons et le catapaz veillaient à tour de rôle. Les Enfants du Capitaine Grant by Jules Verne [1867-68]

George Gissing For three weeks she had belonged to a company on tour in the northern counties. The Nether World by George Gissing [1888]

Arthur Conan Doyle John H. Headingly was a New Englander, a graduate of Harvard, who was completing his education by a tour round the world. The Tragedy of the Korosko by Arthur Conan Doyle [1898]

Sinclair Lewis While the mansion was being redecorated the Duke senior took the grand tour from Miami to Port Said, and brought home a carload of treasures. Things by Sinclair Lewis

Meanwhile the grand tour of Shangri–La was interesting enough to transcend these attitudes. Lost Horizon by James Hilton

Miles Franklin On Boxing Day uncle Jay–Jay set out on a tour to New Zealand, intending to combine business with pleasure, as he meant to bring back some stud stock if he could make a satisfactory bargain. My Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin

A deputation of neighbouring farmers had been invited to make a tour of inspection. Animal Farm by George Orwell [1944]

Anatole France Joseph Lacrisse avait, pour exprimer la pensée nationaliste, un tour inimitable. Monsieur Bergeret à Paris by Anatole France

Edith Wharton He had been on a tour around the world, and Undine could not look at a newspaper without seeing some allusion to his progress. The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton [1913]

E. F. Benson The wedding tour was made in Ireland: they did not visit the ancestral home of the Bruntys in County Down, but after a tour to Killarney went to Banagher, where relations of the bridegroom lived. Charlotte Bronte by E. F. Benson [1932]

Charles Dickens And long before your three years’ tour among the foreign schools of medicine is finished, you’ll have forgotten us. The Battle of Life by Charles Dickens [1846]

In the autumn of 1684 Locke made a tour of the country, noting, as was usual with him, all objects and matters of interest, and evidently benefiting much in health by the diversion of travelling. Locke by Thomas Fowler [1880]

Jules Verne I fancied that, when on a level with Cape Horn, he would turn the helm westward, in order to beat the Pacific seas, and so complete the tour of the world. Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne [1872]

Then they made a tour of inspection of the whole farm and surveyed with speechless admiration the ploughland, the hayfield, the orchard, the pool, the spinney. Animal Farm by George Orwell [1944]

Jules Verne Qu’entendait-il par ces paroles? Je ne savais que penser, quand il me montra une tour construite sur un bout de roc, à quelque cent pieds de la rive, au bord même du précipice. Une Ville Flottante by Jules Verne [1871]

Edith Wharton He could not tell her at the moment that what he really wanted was to make her give up her lecturing tour altogether. Hudson River Bracketed by Edith Wharton [1929]

Rudyard Kipling I might knock through England on a four months’ tour and not find a man capable of putting into words the passionate patriotism that possessed the little Chicago lawyer. From Sea to Sea by Rudyard Kipling [1899]

Jules Verne Les combattants se rapprochent du radeau et s’en éloignent tour à tour. Voyage au Centre de la Terre by Jules Verne [1864]

Ford Madox Ford But he was so worried at having all the street boys in the town point after him and exclaim: “There goes the laziest man in Waterbury!” that he tried taking a tour round the world. The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford

Andrew Lang Mr. and Mrs. Wesley went on a tour of inspection, but only found the mastiff whining in terror. The Book of Dreams and Ghosts by Andrew Lang

Tobias Smolle Indeed, I know very little of it, but what I have read in books; as I had but one day to make a tour of the streets, squares, and other remarkable places. Travels through France and Italy by Tobias Smolle

Jules Verne En 1792, d’Entrecasteaux, expédié à la recherche de La Pérouse, fait le tour de la Nouvelle Hollande, à l’ouest et au sud, découvrant des îles inconnues sur sa route. Les Enfants du Capitaine Grant by Jules Verne [1867-68]

Jules Verne Les colons eurent bientôt l’explication de son immobilité, quand, à marée basse, ils eurent fait le tour de l’animal. L’Ile Mystérieuse by Jules Verne [1874]

The vehicle in waiting to carry the mistress of Marchmont Towers upon the first stage of her bridal tour was nothing better than a hack cab. John Marchmont’s Legacy by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1862]

Henry James Ugly churches were a part of his pastime in Europe, as well as beautiful ones, and his tour was altogether a pastime. The American by Henry James [1877]

Jeremy Bentham To make the tour of the globe in this manner, would evidently be an endless task. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham

Marcel Prous Ah! non, voici les voitures, ce sera pour vendredi, et je vous montrerai un tour qui n’est pas dans une musette. Sodome et Gomorrhe by Marcel Prous

Jules Verne Conseil, faisant un tour en sens inverse, me rejoignit, et nous revînmes au milieu de cette cabine, qui devait avoir vingt pieds de long sur dix pieds de large. Vingt Mille Lieues sous les Mers by Jules Verne [1869-70]

Marcel Prous Pourtant elles pouvaient se ranger toujours sous les deux groupes dont l’alternance avait fait toute la vie de mon amour pour Albertine, tour à tour livré à la confiance et au soupçon jaloux. Albertine disparue by Marcel Prous

Arnold Bennett Once or twice I have taken the trouble to make a tour of the hôtel, but I omitted the cellars in my excursions. The Grand Babylon Hotel by Arnold Bennett [1902]

Jules Verne But,” asked Barbicane again, “have you carefully reflected?” “Reflected? have I any time to spare? I find an opportunity of making a tour in the moon, and I mean to profit by it. From the Earth to the Moon by Jules Verne [1867]

Wilkie Collins Our arrangements for the wedding tour included a cruise to the Mediterranean in a yacht lent to Eustace by a friend. The Law and the Lady by Wilkie Collins [1875]

Arnold Bennett Then Babylon switched on the fixed electric lights, and Theodore Racksole entered upon a personally-conducted tour of what was quite the most interesting part of his own property. The Grand Babylon Hotel by Arnold Bennett [1902]

Then they stood us sandwiches and beer, and we formed a procession for a tour of inspection. Greenmantle by John Buchan

Anthony Trollope He was also sent on a tour into Devonshire; a treat which the lad was most anxious of enjoying. The Warden by Anthony Trollope

E. Phillips Oppenheim With a little shiver he reflected that he had crossed the Rubicon. By this time it was possible that the watchman had completed his tour of the warehouses and made his gruesome discovery. Harvey Garrard's Crime by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1926]

Sinclair Lewis He went on a German tour to the North Cape and the Baltic, got off at Riga, and fled from it because he did not know the language. Dodsworth by Sinclair Lewis

Then we will marry and take a tour round the world so as to forget these unpleasant matters. The Secret Passage by Fergus Hume

Where were you on Monday, Professor?” “I was on a short lecturing tour in the Midlands. On Saturday I was in Nottingham. On Monday in Birmingham. I did not return to London until yesterday. Max Carrados by Ernest Bramah [1914]

Victor Hugo Avoir le tour was said in French; this circumstance of English etiquette having, probably, been borrowed from some old French folly. The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo [1869]

She could put him in a cage and go on tour with him, and make him howl and dance for his food like a debased bear before a fresh audience every day. The Black Mask by E. W. Hornung [1901]

John Lewis Burckhard I made the tour of the town in thirty-seven minutes; the rocky ground is full of caverns, wells, and pits. Travels in Syria and the Holy Land by John Lewis Burckhard

Et cette histoire fit le tour des dames; seulement, Maria Blond prétendait, de son côté, reconnaître un ambassadeur allemand, à preuve qu’il couchait souvent avec une de ses amies. Nana by Emile Zola [1880]

Jules Verne Conseil avait fait en un tour de main, et j’étais sûr que rien ne manquait, car ce garçon classait les chemises et les habits aussi bien que les oiseaux ou les mammifères. Vingt Mille Lieues sous les Mers by Jules Verne [1869-70]

I am sorry to have made your wedding tour end so unpleasantly. The Heir of Redclyffe by Charlotte M. Yonge [1853]

Anatole France Je n’ignore pas que c’est un tour de brosse qui disposait ainsi leur coiffure. Monsieur Bergeret à Paris by Anatole France

The young ladies sang delightfully; and all contributed their portion to render the tour pleasant and amusing. Wanderings in South America by Charles Waterton [1825]

Stephen Lucius Gwynn It was renewed, however, after Barnes made a tour in Ireland (carrying introductions from Moore), and returned ready “to support the Irish cause with all his might. Thomas Moore by Stephen Lucius Gwynn [1905]

Jules Verne Tout cela s’expliquera sans doute au sommet de la tour de l’observatoire. L’île à hélice by Jules Verne [1895]

Henry Handel Richardson The new Governor’s tour of inspection, on which great hopes had been built, served only to aggravate the trouble. Australia Felix by Henry Handel Richardson

Jules Verne C’est à ce dernier qu’appartient le corail, curieuse substance qui fut tour à tour classée dans les règnes minéral, végétal et animal. Vingt Mille Lieues sous les Mers by Jules Verne [1869-70]

Olaf Stapledon As we passed from world to world, as experience was piled upon experience like geological strata, it seemed that this strange tour of worlds was lasting for many lifetimes. Star Maker by Olaf Stapledon

Jules Verne Moi aussi, je pense que, si faible que soit cette chance, nous devons faire le tour du monde par ce trente-septième parallèle, et je le ferai. Les Enfants du Capitaine Grant by Jules Verne [1867-68]

James Joyce What me and Frisky in our concensus and the whole double gigscrew of suscribers, notto say the burman, having successfully concluded our tour of bibel, wants to know is thisa-here. Finnegans Wake by James Joyce

Jules Verne Nous restions donc ainsi penchés sur la mer, et, lorsque je me retournais, j’apercevais les grandes roues émergeant tour à tour sous l’action du roulis. Une Ville Flottante by Jules Verne [1871]

Symptoms of hereditary consumption, however, began to show themselves and, in the hope of restored health, he made a tour in the Lakes and Scotland, from which he returned to London none the better. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin [1910]

Jules Verne Du reste, on se tromperait en supposant que trois personnes dussent se trouver à l’étroit dans cette tour de métal. De La Terre a La Lune by Jules Verne [1865]

Il fit le tour du pré; la barrière était à demi ouverte, à demi renversée, comme si une roue de voiture avait passé dessus. Le Grand Meaulnes by Alain-Fournier [1913]

The family were now on tour among the small towns of Victoria, and seemed to be well-known, as each member got a reception when he or she appeared on the stage. Madame Midas by Fergus Hume

James Joyce Mr Power asked: — How is the concert tour getting on, Bloom? — O, very well, Mr Bloom said. Ulysses by James Joyce [1922]

Jules Verne He would thus complete the tour round the submarine world, and return to those waters in which the Nautilus could sail freely. Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne [1872]

George Meredith He had been, he said, through “Paris, Turin, Milano, Veniss, and by Trieste over the Summering to Vienna on a tour for a voice. Sandra Belloni by George Meredith [1887]

Jules Verne Sous petite vapeur, le Dolly–Hope put faire le tour de l’île, sans avoir à repousser leur agression. Mistress Branican by Jules Verne [1891]

Jules Verne Hans et moi, nous t’avons veillé tour à tour, et nous avons vu ta guérison faire des progrès sensibles. Voyage au Centre de la Terre by Jules Verne [1864]

Jules Verne Le commodore Simcoë, avisé par un de ses officiers, est venu observer l’horizon du haut de la tour de l’observatoire. L’île à hélice by Jules Verne [1895]

Washington Irving Now I trust my tour of duty draws to a close. The Alhambra by Washington Irving

Jules Verne La tour est en pleine cataracte. Une Ville Flottante by Jules Verne [1871]

H. P. Lovecraf In Poe one finds it a tour de force, in Maupassant a nervous engagement of the flagellated climax. Supernatural Horror in Literature by H. P. Lovecraf

Anatole France Suis-je une andouille? Connoissez vous point Robin Mielleux? Je ai, mes mignons, plus d’un tour en ma gibecière. Monsieur Bergeret à Paris by Anatole France

On the 16th of September, 1787, the two travellers returned to Edinburgh. This tour produced little poetry directly, and what it did produce was not of a high order. Robert Burns by John Campbell Shairp [1879]

Jules Verne Le chariot servait de véhicule aux piétons qui s’y délassaient tour à tour. Les Enfants du Capitaine Grant by Jules Verne [1867-68]

Thomas Wolfe He seemed to be making a tour of Europe, and everywhere he went he was entertained and feted and interviewed and photographed in the company of other famous men. You Can’t Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe [1940]

Jules Verne Deux aiguilles indiquent l’heure sur un cadran gigantesque, à peu près semblable à celui du Parliament–House de Londres, plaqué sur la face d’une tour quadrangulaire. L’île à hélice by Jules Verne [1895]

Willa Cather I understand the Americans have leased the Riviera, — recuperate at Nice and Monte Carlo. The only Cook’s tour we had was Gallipoli,” he added grimly. One of Ours by Willa Cather [1922]

William Hope Hodgson Beyond these, I could find nothing; and so, standing up, I began to make the tour of the house wall. The House on the Borderland by William Hope Hodgson

Withdrawing from her side once more, I made a tour of the room. That Affair Next Door by Anna Katharine Green

M. P. Shiel And at once the invited, including the Board of Verification, entered the hull upon a tour of sight-seeing, conducted by a manager of the contractors. The Lord of the Sea by M. P. Shiel [1901]

Altogether, Kitty fully repaid the good action of Mr Wopples by making his tour a wonderful success, and the family returned to Melbourne in high glee with full pockets. Madame Midas by Fergus Hume

I descended from my perch and made a tour of the House. Geordie Hamilton had seen nothing — he was too low down for any long views. The Island of Sheep by John Buchan [1936]

Zona Gale The words of Prince Tabnit came back to him as they had been spoken in that wonderful tour of the island. Romance Island by Zona Gale [1906]

Victor Hugo Avoir le tour in England was less glorious but more real. The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo [1869]

To this end he lured his victim into a lengthy driving tour through the squatting districts, in order that he might see the backbone of the country for himself and form his own conclusions. This Man and This Woman by Guy Boothby

Jules Verne C’était au tour du Hollandais. Van Mitten, le dernier de tous, allait tenter l’épreuve ordonnée par le juge. Kéreban le Tétu by Jules Verne [1883]

H.P. Lovecraft Thus I began my systematic though half-bewildered tour of Innsmouth’s narrow, shadow-blighted ways. The Shadow over Innsmouth by H.P. Lovecraft [1931]

When you return, if I feel inclined, and you two turtle-doves don’t object, I will join you, and we will make a tour of the world. The Mystery of a Hansom Cab by Fergus Hume

Anthony Trollope Then Harry went on describing the tour which he had arranged — which, as he said, he only suggested. The Claverings by Anthony Trollope

John Lewis Burckhard We left Suez early in the morning: the tide was then at flood, and we were obliged to make the tour of the whole creek to the N. of the town, which at low water can be forded. Travels in Syria and the Holy Land by John Lewis Burckhard

Matthew Flinders He made the tour of the globe, and a voyage to Australia, which he circumnavigated, and was ever the delight and pleasure of his fellow voyagers. A biographical tribute to the memory of Trim by Matthew Flinders [1804]

Arthur Machen They laboured in stock companies in northern towns, at the Britannia, Hoxton; they went on tour in repertory. Dreads and Drolls by Arthur Machen

So far as I am concerned, the tour of the world means the tour of the town in which I live; I touch my horizon on every side; I am elbow to elbow with reality. Mademoiselle de Maupin by Théophile Gautier [1835]

On 23rd October I had the bad luck, during a tour of my first-line trenches, to stop a small shell-fragment with my head. Mr. Standfast by John Buchan [1919]

Marcel Prous D’abord toutes les femmes qui avaient répondu à l’amour de M. de Guermantes, et quelquefois même quand elles ne lui avaient pas encore cédé, avaient été tour à tour séquestrées par lui. Le Côté de Guermantes by Marcel Prous

The tour of the isles, for example?” “Yes, but they are a long way off, those isles, are they not?” “Not very; four leagues. The Vicomte de Bragelonne by Alexandre Dumas [1848-1850]

H. G. Wells A tour with some taciturn guide involving a few middling climbs and glacier excursions seemed the best way of recuperating. The Passionate Friends by H. G. Wells [1913]

It appeared in the first place, that Mr. Norris was from home “travelling “; in the second, that a visitor had been before me and already made the tour of the Carthew curiosities. The Wrecker by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne

Samuel Johnson The Dean made a tour to the south of Ireland for about two months at this time, to dissipate his thoughts and give place to obloquy. Lives of the Poets by Samuel Johnson

Apparently her grandmother, on a tour of Germany about fifty years ago, took a fancy to some young girl in Munich and brought her back as a maid. The House with the High Wall by Arthur Gask [1948]

Marcel Prous C’est peut-être une preuve de puissance, ou d’ignorance, ou de malice, je trouve surtout que c’est un fort mauvais tour qu’il a joué ainsi à ces usurpateurs malgré eux. Le Côté de Guermantes by Marcel Prous

Ivan Turgenev Sanin tried to soothe the aged singer and began talking to him in Italian —(he had picked up a smattering during his last tour there)— began talking of ‘paese del Dante, dove il si suona. The Torrents of Spring by Ivan Turgenev [1872]

Charles Baudelaire Mon esprit est pareil à la tour qui succombe Sous les coups du bélier infatigable et lourd. Les Fleurs du Mal by Charles Baudelaire

Virginia Woolf Their tour was thoroughly unconventional, and followed no meditated plan. The Voyage Out by Virginia Woolf [1915]

William Hope Hodgson This, I accomplished by placing upon it several large pieces of ‘dressed’ stone, which I had noticed in my tour along the East wall. The House on the Borderland by William Hope Hodgson

Richard Burton I was once at Cairo during the ruler’s absence on a tour up to the Nile; his departure was the signal for the general celebration of Cotyttia. 17 For La’an abuk, curse thy father. Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Richard Burton

Jules Verne On disposa le campement du soir, suivant l’habitude, et chacun veilla à tour de rôle pendant cette nuit passée près de terres inconnues. Les Aventures du Capitaine Hatteras by Jules Verne [1864]

Marcel Prous Même esthétiquement, c’est d’une beauté tour à tour inductive et déductive à laquelle vous ne seriez pas insensible. Le Côté de Guermantes by Marcel Prous

Charlotte Perkins Gilman Our first step of comparative freedom was a personally conducted tour of the country. Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman [1915]

Anatole France Quand ce sera le tour des royalistes d’être arrêtés, personne ne bougera non plus. Monsieur Bergeret à Paris by Anatole France

Jules Verne Les coureurs devaient faire trois fois le tour du navire, et franchir ainsi un parcours de treize cents mètres environ. Une Ville Flottante by Jules Verne [1871]

Then the porter lifted a taper, and, followed by the young lad, began to make the tour of the church. Chicot the Jester by Alexandre Dumas

William Makepeace Thackeray Well, then, Clarence Bulbul, because he has made part of the little tour that all of us know, comes back and gives himself airs, forsooth, and howls as if he were just out of the great Libyan desert. Our Street by William Makepeace Thackeray [1848]

Lady Morgan These twenty miles, by far the most agreeable of my journey, I performed as we once (in days of boyish errantry) accomplished a tour to Wales—on foot. The Wild Irish Girl by Lady Morgan [1806]

Charles Dickens She completes her tour of the tables, touching no one else, and passes out by a door at the opposite end of the long room. No Thoroughfare by Charles Dickens [1867]

Jules Verne En même temps, sur la tour de l’observatoire, le pavillon rouge à soleil d’or monte et descend trois fois. L’île à hélice by Jules Verne [1895]

Nellie Bly The bride said that ever since they left home on their bridal tour they had been sleeping in the life preservers. Around the World in Seventy-Two Days by Nellie Bly [1890]

Henry James In their little tour of the house our young friend and his companion had had a great many fellow visitors, who had also arrived by the steamer and who had hitherto not left them an ideal privacy. Pandora by Henry James [1884]

Guy de Maupassan Later, seized with a childish joy, they started on a tour of inspection through the restored manor. The History of a Heart by Guy de Maupassan

Jules Verne Ces précautions furent heureusement inutiles, et chacun s’endormit tour à tour dans un profond sommeil. Cinq Semaines En Ballon by Jules Verne [1863]

Sir Walter Scott I told you I had deemed it convenient to make a few days’ tour on foot among the mountains of Westmoreland with Dudley, a young English artist with whom I have formed some acquaintance. Guy Mannering by Sir Walter Scott [1815]

Marcel Prous Seulement, j’avoue que ce serait bien agaçant de mourir avant la fin de l’affaire Dreyfus. Toutes ces canailles-là ont plus d’un tour dans leur sac. Sodome et Gomorrhe by Marcel Prous

Jules Verne Le tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours! Avait-il affaire à un fou? Non . Le Tour du Mond en Quatre-vingts Jours by Jules Verne [1873]

The result of a tour of inspection of this locality was so certain, that the officer in charge of the police post called to the squad as they departed: “I will prepare lodgings for our guests. Monsieur Lecoq by Émile Gaboriau

Some years ago I took up architecture, and made a tour through Holland, studying the buildings of that interesting country. Let Loose by Mary Cholmondeley [1890]

The wedding was quiet on account of his uncle’s death, and then Lord Caranby took his bride for a tour round the world. The Secret Passage by Fergus Hume

THE next day was fine, and Mr. Sampson and his visitor set out in a dogcart directly after breakfast on a tour of inspection. The Cloven Foot by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1879]

Edith Wharton As for him, when their tour was over he was going home to buy back one of the old Delaney farms near Richmond, and settle down there. The Gods Arrive by Edith Wharton [1932]

Jules Verne Sur cette grève, on pouvait faire aisément le tour du lac. Vingt Mille Lieues sous les Mers by Jules Verne [1869-70]

Jules Verne Il compléterait ainsi son tour du monde sous-marin, et reviendrait vers ces mers où le Nautilus trouvait la plus entière indépendance. Vingt Mille Lieues sous les Mers by Jules Verne [1869-70]

Jules Verne Barnum offered him a million dollars to make a tour of the United States in his show. From the Earth to the Moon by Jules Verne [1867]

Jules Verne Il pouvait aller et venir à la surface du plateau, et s’il l’avait voulu, rien ne l’eût empêché de faire le tour de l’enceinte, en longeant le rebord de la contrescarpe . Le Château des Carpathes by Jules Verne [1892]

A Press photographer had taken it when he was making a tour of historic country houses. His Prey was Man by Arthur Gask [1942]

Arthur Conan Doyle That an outsider with no special training should at short notice write such weighty opinions, crammed with argument and reason, is, I think, as remarkable a tour de force as literature can show. Through the Magic Door by Arthur Conan Doyle [1907]

Thus abandoned to its own devices, this guide-book began its night-long riots, setting out upon a tour of the cabin with the first lurch of the boat that threw it from the table upon the floor. Italian Journeys by William Dean Howells [1867]

They include Journey to France, Iter Boreale, the account of a tour from Oxford to Newark, and the Farewell to the Fairies. Cornwall, Barry, see Procter, B.W. Cory, William Johnson (1823–1892). A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin [1910]

Then came a short visit to France in August 1802, which produced the sonnets on Westminster Bridge and Calais Beach. The tour in Scotland which was so fertile in poetry took place in 1803. Wordsworth by F. W. H. Myers [1881]

Jules Verne Il se présentait par l’avant, ayant évité au flot; mais bientôt le tender prit du tour et le steamship se montra dans toute sa longueur. Une Ville Flottante by Jules Verne [1871]

There were a half-dozen of us, our chief on a tour of inspection of the new military posts in Wyoming. I accompanied the expedition as surveyor. The Mirage by Ambrose Bierce

Jules Verne Vous avez désiré avoir une vue d’ensemble de cette région, et avant une heure, vous l’aurez du haut de la tour de l’observatoire. L’île à hélice by Jules Verne [1895]

Jules Verne Il se fait passer pour un excentrique qui veut faire le tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours. Le Tour du Mond en Quatre-vingts Jours by Jules Verne [1873]

Jules Verne Où allait l’Albatros? Ainsi que l’avait dit l’ingénieur, devait-il donc faire plus que le tour du monde? En tout cas, il faudrait bien que ce voyage se terminât quelque part. Robur-le-Conquerant by Jules Verne [1886]

Jules Verne Au besoin, il retroussait ses manches et montrait un procédé expéditif, un tour de main rapide. Les Cinq Cents Millions de la Bégum by Jules Verne [1879]

E. Phillips Oppenheim He was fresh from a tour among the galleries of southern Europe and Holland, and he himself was no mean artist. To Win the Love He Sought by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1895]

General Fabio Conti and he went for a tour of Piedmont. A singular difficulty arose in the trial of Fabrizio: the judges wished to acquit him by acclamation, and at the first sitting of the court. The Charterhouse of Parma by Stendhal

Helen Zimmern The tour was therefore arranged for the autumn of 1802, a roomy coach was purchased, and in September Mr., Mrs., Miss and Miss Charlotte Edgeworth started for their continental trip. Maria Edgeworth by Helen Zimmern

William Godwin She had meditated a tour to Italy or Switzerland, and knew not how soon she should set out with that view. Memoirs of the Author of a Vindication of the Rights of Woman by William Godwin [1798]

En habitué de la maison, il avait fait le tour par la salle à manger, pour éviter l’encombrement des portes. Nana by Emile Zola [1880]

The tour may bore you or depress you; perhaps both; and you will wish yourself back in the centre of things. London in My Time by Thomas Burke

Le petit prince poursuivit: — Ta planète est tellement petite que tu en fais le tour en trois enjambées. Le Petit Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry [1943]

Landing at Previsa, they started on a tour through Albania,— O’er many a mount sublime, Through lands scarce noticed in historic tales. Byron by John Nichol [1880]

F. Scott Fitzgerald But Jeff’s plans did not include stopping anywhere long, so he hopped in and they started on a tour around the commissary. The Pat Hobby Stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1941]

Arthur Conan Doyle I would put Coleridge’s tour de force of grim fancy first, but I know none other to compare in glamour and phrase and easy power with “Ticonderoga.” Then there is his immortal epitaph. Through the Magic Door by Arthur Conan Doyle [1907]

James Joyce You see the idea is to tour the chief towns. Ulysses by James Joyce [1922]

Anthony Trollope It was a tour de force; and successful as such a tour de force so seldom is. Thackeray by Anthony Trollope [1879]

Marcel Prous J’avais vu préférer en Sainte–Beuve tour à tour le critique et le poète, Musset renié quant à ses vers sauf pour de petites pièces fort insignifiantes. Le Côté de Guermantes by Marcel Prous

Florence Dixie I must be off on my tour of inspection. Redeemed in Blood by Florence Dixie [1889]

George Meredith More offensive than debris of a midnight banquet! An American tour is instructive, though not so romantic. The Egoist by George Meredith [1879]

In one winter he made a tour to Bath, another to Buckinghamshire, and he made four excursions to London, “without once hearing the voice of admonition, without once feeling the hand of control. Gibbon by James Cotter Morison [1878]

I was in very great doubt as to what course of conduct I should pursue, as to accompanying him in the continental tour so suddenly determined upon. The Purcell Papers by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Leslie Stephen He made a tour to Wales with the Thrales in 1774; and spent a month with them in Paris in 1775. Samuel Johnson by Leslie Stephen [1878]

H.P. Lovecraft After the first shock of the certain revelation, we had to pause a while to recuperate, and it was fully three o’clock before we got started on our actual tour of systematic research. At the Mountains of Madness by H.P. Lovecraft [1931]

Henry James You see more beautiful girls in an hour on Broadway than in the whole tour of Europe. Miss Light, now, on Broadway, would excite no particular remark. Roderick Hudson by Henry James [1875]

Edith Wharton His tour brought him at length face to face with the painter, where he paused, clasping his plump gloved hands behind his back, and shaking an admonitory head. The Hermit and the Wild Woman and other stories by Edith Wharton [1908]

Je t’aurai joué un bien vilain tour . Le Petit Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry [1943]

Edgar Allan Poe Shortly afterward, I resumed my tour around the prison, and with much toil came at last upon the fragment of the serge. The Pit and the Pendulum by Edgar Allan Poe

Thomas Paine Every passion but that of despair has been called to a tour of duty; and so mistaken has been the enemy, of our abilities and disposition, that when she supposed us conquered, we rose the conquerors. The American Crisis by Thomas Paine

Sinclair Lewis The Golheims made a tour last summer and — they make me sick! — they never stop talking about it. Land by Sinclair Lewis

Jules Verne Ils entourent une cour centrale, au milieu de laquelle se dresse la tour haute de cent cinquante pieds. L’île à hélice by Jules Verne [1895]

Bram Stoker A great inland sea was observed, and “fairer shores never angel coasted on a tour of pleasure. Famous Imposters by Bram Stoker [1910]

D’abord venait le tour des allumeurs de réverbères de Nouvelle-Zélande et d’Australie. Puis ceux-ci, ayant allumé leurs lampions, s’en allaient dormir. Le Petit Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry [1943]

Henry James I lighted the candles and began my tour of exploration. The Ghostly Rental by Henry James [1876]

H.P. Lovecraft As may well be imagined, I gave up most of the foreplanned features of the rest of my tour — the scenic, architectural, and antiquarian diversions on which I had counted so heavily. The Shadow over Innsmouth by H.P. Lovecraft [1931]

Jules Verne With great difficulty and not without danger we continued our tour of this circumvallation, where it seemed that nature had worked as man does, with careful regularity. The Master of the World by Jules Verne [1904]

Jules Verne It was all very well for an Englishman like Mr. Fogg to make the tour of the world with a carpet-bag; a lady could not be expected to travel comfortably under such conditions. Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne [1873]

Strong, indeed, must be the love of equality in an English breast if it can survive a tour through the Union. There was one house in the village which was remarkable from its wretchedness. Domestic Manners of the Americans by Fanny Trollope

We returned from our little tour in time enough for prayers, with minds well prepared for them, by the view of such noble fruits of real piety. A Description of Millenium Hall and the Country Adjacent by Sarah Sco

And al above y-peynted in a tour Saw I Conquest sittyng in grete honoúr, The scharpe swerde hangyng over his hed Y-fastened by a slender twines thread. Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales for the Modern Reader by prepared & edited by Arthur Burrell MA

I therefore despatched Mr. Tietkens and Jimmy to take a tour round to all our former places. Australia Twice Traversed by Ernest Giles

Jules Verne On sait quelles angoisses accompagnent ces apparitions de navires, quelles craintes d’une espérance déçue! Le bâtiment semble s’approcher et s’éloigner tour à tour. Les Aventures du Capitaine Hatteras by Jules Verne [1864]

A la tête du cheval, péniblement, en silence, marchait M. de Galais. Sans doute ils avaient dû se relayer sur la route, chacun à tour de rôle se servant de la vieille monture. Le Grand Meaulnes by Alain-Fournier [1913]