Phrases with "tour"

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 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]

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 Une fois arrivé à Scutari, après avoir achevé ce tour de la mer Noire, que ferez-vous? — Moi? . Kéreban le Tétu by Jules Verne [1883]

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

Thomas Wolfe Hilarious stories were told of Tim’s celebrated pleasure tour upon the inheritance of the second fortune. You Can’t Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe [1940]

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]

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

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]

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

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]

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 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]

Jules Verne Sur la demande du commodore Simcoë, qui a réclamé ses services, il se tient en permanence à la tour de l’observatoire. L’île à hélice by Jules Verne [1895]

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 Qu’un Anglais comme lui fît le tour du monde un sac à la main, passe encore; mais une femme ne pouvait entreprendre une pareille traversée dans ces conditions. Le Tour du Mond en Quatre-vingts Jours by Jules Verne [1873]

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]

Jules Verne Avoir fait le tour de la mer Noire pour ne pas payer cette taxe, et, au retour, tirer de ma poche ces dix paras! . Kéreban le Tétu by Jules Verne [1883]

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

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

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]

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]

William Makepeace Thackeray The married Briton on a tour is but a luggage overseer: his luggage is his morning thought, and his nightly terror. The Kickleburys on the Rhine by William Makepeace Thackeray [1851]

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]

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

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]

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

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]

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

Anthony Trollope Then he passed back and went again a tour of all the clubs. Mr. Scarborough's Family by Anthony Trollope [1883]

Rosie was on tour in The Green Sunshade then, and they used to see each other when she was in town or near it. The Man in the Queue by Josephine Tey

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

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 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]

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

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

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

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

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

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]

Sir Walter Scott But his views lie still farther north, and he is at present absent on a tour in Scotland, looking, I believe, for some purchase of land which may suit him as a residence. Guy Mannering by Sir Walter Scott [1815]

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

Q. You were an actress, Miss Marchurst? A. Yes. I was on tour with Mr Theodore Wopples for some time. Madame Midas by Fergus Hume

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]

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]

Edgar Allan Poe My confusion of mind prevented me from observing that I began my tour with the wall to the left, and ended it with the wall to the right. The Pit and the Pendulum by Edgar Allan Poe

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 Gissing One morning, about the middle of July, just when Mr. Gresham was beginning to make arrangements for a tour on the Continent, she came downstairs prepared with a report which she had long meditated. Workers in the Dawn by George Gissing [1880]

Rudyard Kipling Mrs. Larkyn went home when her husband’s tour of Indian service expired. Plain Tales from the Hills by Rudyard Kipling [1888]

Anthony Trollope For do not fitting books for such purposes abound at Mr. Mudie’s? Wilkinson and Bertram made both the large tour and the little one in proper style. The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope [1859]

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]

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

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

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

Morier was fertile in expedients when ministers consulted him, as we see notably on the occasion of King Alfonso’s tour in 1883. Victorian Worthies by George Henry Blore

Tobias Smolle From the bookseller’s shop, we make a tour through the milliners and toymen; and commonly stop at Mr Gill’s, the pastry-cook, to take a jelly, a tart, or a small bason of vermicelli. The Expedition of Humphry Clinker by Tobias Smolle

Anthony Trollope He almost thought that, were it to do again, he would allow Mr Monk to go upon his tour alone, and keep himself from the utterance of anything that so good a judge as Erle could call stump balderdash. Phineas Finn by Anthony Trollope

Jules Verne Il envoya même les embarcations du bord faire le tour de l’île, dont la circonférence est de dix-sept milles au plus. Les Enfants du Capitaine Grant by Jules Verne [1867-68]

Alors, à tour de rôle, nous allions à la fontaine que nous avions d’abord méprisée, et nous approchions lentement le visage de la surface de l’eau pure. Le Grand Meaulnes by Alain-Fournier [1913]

Arnold Bennett He had gone on a tour through Italy with some friends of whom Constance knew nothing. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

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]

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

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]

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]

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]

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]

Jules Verne Plusieurs de mes hommes (des indigènes) empruntèrent le chapeau; ils mettaient une sorte de fierté à se parer tour à tour de cette coiffure. Mistress Branican by Jules Verne [1891]

Thomas Hughes Every now and then, however, a præpostor would be seized with a fit of district visiting, and would make a tour of the passages and Hall and the fags’ studies. Tom Brown’s School Days by Thomas Hughes

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 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]

Jules Verne Ils viennent de faire leur tour d’Europe — avec l’autorisation de la famille, s’entend — et ils savent maintenant qu’ils sont faits l’un pour l’autre. Une Ville Flottante by Jules Verne [1871]

That eminent journalist, after his Sunday’s triumph, had made a tour of the Canonry to get material for a general article on the prospects of the election. Castle Gay by John Buchan [1930]

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

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]

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

Jules Verne The doctor responded, with much dignity, that the moon made her provincial tour every thousand years, feeling the necessity of showing herself nearer at hand to her worshippers. Five Weeks in a Balloon by Jules Verne [1869]

He had been an eminent colonial statesman, but had now retired from active politics after a tour in Europe and a lengthy stay in England, during which he had had a very good press indeed. The Planter of Malata by Joseph Conrad [1915]

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

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

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

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]

Jules Verne On pénétrait dans cette tour de métal par une étroite ouverture ménagée sur les parois du cône, et semblable à ces «trous d’homme» des chaudières à vapeur. De La Terre a La Lune by Jules Verne [1865]

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

Jane Austen You will have my sketches, some time or other, to look at — or my tour to read — or my poem. Emma by Jane Austen [1816]

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

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]

I’m going for a tour on my push-bike and camping out all the time. The Shadow of Larose by Arthur Gask [1930]

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]

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

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

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]

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]

Anthony Trollope It often was insufficient, and then ready money for his German tour was absolutely necessary. The Prime Minister by Anthony Trollope

Bram Stoker When he was fifteen he made a tour through France. In 1803 he was put in the House of Correction at St. Denis. In 1805 he enlisted as a gunner. Famous Imposters by Bram Stoker [1910]

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

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]

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]

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]

Joseph Furphy He took a tour round the paddock, and found a racecourse duly laid out in a suitable place, with a few fellows training their bits of stuff for a coming event. Such is Life by Joseph Furphy

The day following was devoted to a tour of inspection of the property. The Race of Life by Guy Boothby [1906]

Jules Verne Ce fut un véritable tour de force. De La Terre a La Lune by Jules Verne [1865]

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

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

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

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

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]

George Meredith Some months of homely courtship ensued, and then, the decent interval prescribed by the situation having elapsed, Sir Willoughby Patterne left his native land on a tour of the globe. The Egoist by George Meredith [1879]

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

He therefore employed the Highland tour in hearing all he could, that had any bearing on his now absorbing pursuit, and in collecting materials that might promote it. Robert Burns by John Campbell Shairp [1879]

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. Selected Short Stories by Sinclair Lewis

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]

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

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 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]

In 1799 he entered a law office, but a threatening of consumption led to his going, in 1804, on a European tour in search of health. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin [1910]

Jules Verne Elles avaient fait en quelques heures le tour de l’île. Les Enfants du Capitaine Grant by Jules Verne [1867-68]

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]

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]

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

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]

Jules Verne Avec cela, on ferait le tour . L’Ile Mystérieuse by Jules Verne [1874]

Jules Verne C’est encore un tour de sa façon . L’île à hélice by Jules Verne [1895]

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]

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]

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 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]

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

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]

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]

After taking his degree he made a tour of the great cities of Italy and wrote enthusiastically of the famous pictures in her galleries. Victorian Worthies by George Henry Blore

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]

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

M. R. James Now, Mr Humphreys, if you’re prepared, we might bid goodbye to these ladies and set forward on our little tour of exploration. More Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by M. R. James

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

Virginia Woolf Ten minutes before the clock struck nine the committee made a tour through the ballroom. The Voyage Out by Virginia Woolf [1915]

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

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

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

Charles Dickens The marriage day was fixed, the wedding dresses were bought, the wedding tour was planned out, the wedding guests were invited. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens [1860]

But John, having received his family, straightway set off with his Staff on a tour of inspection, and thereby takes himself out of this history. A mother in India by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1903]

Jules Verne Il fallut plus d’une heure pour réussir à amarrer un bout de câble, en le lançant à tour de bras à l’une des poutrelles. Les Cinq Cents Millions de la Bégum by Jules Verne [1879]

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

Olaf Stapledon He offered to tour the Americas, along with two American members of the World Government, and to meet all the leaders of American capitalism for intimate discussion. Darkness and the Light by Olaf Stapledon

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]

Guy de Maupassant Four or five years ago I was in Limoges, on a tour of inspection, and I was waiting for dinner time. Friend Patience (A Way to Wealth) (L'ami Patience) by Guy de Maupassant [1883]

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

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]

Marcel Prous Allons, je vais faire un tour avant dîner. Sodome et Gomorrhe by Marcel Prous

Les dames trouvèrent ça idiot: quelques tas de décombres, couverts de ronces, avec une moitié de tour écroulée. Nana by Emile Zola [1880]

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

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

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]

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]

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]

Andrew Lang Now, it happened that about this time the King’s son was making a tour through the entire country to look out for a bride. The Green Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Jules Verne Le château de Krongborg disparut bientôt dans la brume, ainsi que la tour d’Helsinborg, élevée sur la rive suédoise, et la goélette s’inclina légèrement sous les brises du Cattégat. Voyage au Centre de la Terre by Jules Verne [1864]

E. F. Benson I continued my tour of exploration, and came back rather late for breakfast. The Shootings Of Achnaleish by E. F. Benson

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]

Ma parole, si elle recommence le tour de Steiner, je lui arrache les yeux! Mignon, tranquille et superbe, haussa les épaules en homme qui voit tout. Nana by Emile Zola [1880]

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]

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]

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

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

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

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

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

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]

Edith Wharton Folks want to tour in the holidays; but they want to shop all the year round, and they all want to shop in New York. Hundred and fifty million of ’em do. Hudson River Bracketed by Edith Wharton [1929]

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]

Jules Verne On trouve cela chose très naturelle, et, eût-il fallu réunir une somme plus considérable, les fonds auraient été faits en un tour de main. L’île à hélice by Jules Verne [1895]

Sidney Colvin Next the exertions of his Scotch tour had over-taxed his strength, and unchained, though as yet he knew it not, the deadly hereditary enemy in his blood. Keats by Sidney Colvin [1887]

Alors, continuellement, le même tour recommença. Nana by Emile Zola [1880]

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]

Armed with a mighty type-written list, I made a tour of the barges, beginning with the hindmost. Greenmantle by John Buchan

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

Wilkie Collins Then take your tour to Switzerland — and you give the Alps a chance. Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins [1870]

It was here that their tour became less satisfying. Castle Gay by John Buchan [1930]

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

Thomas Wolfe This party of itinerant bacchuses had made a tour of the entire country. You Can’t Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe [1940]

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]

Robert Green Ingersoll And so we might make a tour of the world and see that every superstition that could be imagined by the brain of man has been in some place held to be sacred. Lectures by Robert Green Ingersoll

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

Jules Verne On eût dit la confusion des langues, comme aux temps bibliques de la tour de Babel. Là, les diverses classes de la société américaine se confondaient dans une égalité absolue. De La Terre a La Lune by Jules Verne [1865]

Charles Dudley Warner Now I trust my tour of duty draws to a close. Washington Irving by Charles Dudley Warner

Sime and Carfrae attended to the kitchen entrance, while he himself made a tour of the ground-floor windows. Huntingtower by John Buchan [1922]

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

Andrew Lang Now it happened that one day their father had to set out for a tour in a distant part of his kingdom. The Grey Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

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]

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 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]

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]

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]

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

Il a déjà fait le tour de la maison. Le Grand Meaulnes by Alain-Fournier [1913]