Phrases with "transported"

He had fled from his fellows, and was transported with terror at the print of a human foot. The Last Man by Mary Shelley

If we could be transported back to your time, how disgusted we should be to spend four hours in listening to rant and ignorance. Three Hundred Years Hence by Mary Griffith

Tobias Smolle If you should be apprehended, he will commit you to jail, where you may possibly in great misery languish till the next assizes, and then be transported for assaulting a magistrate. The Adventures of Roderick Random by Tobias Smolle

D.H. Lawrence The women’s faces changed to a kind of transported wonder, they were in the very rhythm of delight. Twilight in Italy by D.H. Lawrence [1916]

Arthur Machen Well, from the heart of this London atmosphere I was suddenly transported in my vision to a darkling, solitary country lane as the dusk of a November evening closed upon it thirty long years before. Far Off Things by Arthur Machen [1922]

Robert Louis Stevenson How she was transported through the arch she knew not; but once on the other side she was received by the neighbour’s wife, and enveloped in a friendly blanket. The Treasure of Franchard by Robert Louis Stevenson

Nathaniel Hawthorne Then, diving through the narrow archway, a few strides transported me into the densest throng of Washington street. Twice-Told Tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1842]

But in later times they were transported to the cathedral church of La Paz, “The City of Peace,” and laid under a mausoleum erected by general subscription in that quarter. The History of the Conquest of Peru by William Hickling Presco

Robert Louis Stevenson On this understanding Charles Jenkin transported his family to Church House, Northiam: Charles the second, then a child of three, among the number. Memoir of Fleeming Jenkin by Robert Louis Stevenson

Her single immediate apprehension was that Horace Innes might, by some magic of circumstances, be transported back into Simla before she could get out of it. The hesitation of Miss Anderson by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1903]

Maria Edgeworth Oh! master, then, I’ve been tried and cast, and all but hangedsentenced to Botany — transported any way — for a robbery I didn’t commit — since I saw you last. Ormond by Maria Edgeworth

Also it is but a wild fancy that Goldry hath been transported into Carcë. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

Robert Green Ingersoll If all the corn raised in Illinois could be transported to New York absolutely free, it would enhance but little the price that you would receive. The Ghosts and other lectures by Robert Green Ingersoll

John Lewis Burckhard The timber used at Suez is transported thither overland from Cairo, and comes originally from the coast of Asia Minor: The canvas used all over the Red Sea is of Egyptian manufacture. Travels in Arabia by John Lewis Burckhard

Far too weighty to lift, the logs were toilfully transported inch by inch on rollers with a crowbar as a lever. My Tropic Isle by E. J. Banfield

Anthony Trollope While land in Britannula was plenty, no one had cared to select ground so near to those awful furnaces by which the mortal clay should be transported into the air. The Fixed Period by Anthony Trollope

Walter Scott The baggage being stowed in safety, Mr. Archibald handed Jeanie out of the carriage, and, not without some tremor on her part, she was transported through the surf and placed in the boat. The Heart of Mid-Lothian by Walter Scott [1818]

D. H. Lawrence Again she was transported when the door was shut behind them, and they two inherited the big, pale, void place. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

To be transported seemed no such uncommon fate. For the term of his natural life by Marcus Clarke [1874]

I transported to this building my books and scientific instruments. A Strange Story by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1862]

Walter Scott This silenced the numerous party of Bucklaw’s friends, who had previously insisted that he should, at all rates, be transported from the castle to the nearest of their houses. The Bride of Lammermoor by Walter Scott [1819]

Louisa May Alcott Demi, as the oldest grandchild, then presented the queen of the day with various gifts, so numerous that they were transported to the festive scene in a wheelbarrow. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott [1868]

Henry David Thoreau The neighbors eagerly collected to view them, bought them all, and carefully transported them to their garrets and dust holes, to lie there till their estates are settled, when they will start again. Walden by Henry David Thoreau

She conquered her agitation — she spoke as if she had not just crossed a gulf — not been transported to a new world; and, again, swifter than light, brought back to the old one. Lodore by Mary Shelley

Maria Edgeworth The first moment that Mrs. Ormond began to speak of Mr. Clarence Hervey’s hopes of discovering her father, she was transported with joy. Belinda. by Maria Edgeworth

The sick were transported to Santa Maria della Stella, at that time an hospital for beggars; and here the greater part perished. I Promessi Sposi by Alessandro Manzoni

Henry James He had the Adam and the Eve transported to his own apartment, and one warm evening in May he gave a little dinner in honor of the artist. Roderick Hudson by Henry James [1875]

Florence Dixie Finding little to detain us in the lower town, we had ourselves transported to the upper in an hydraulic lift, which makes journeys up and down every five minutes. Across Patagonia by Florence Dixie [1880]

D. H. Lawrence Suddenly she had a powerful mystic experience, the power of the tradition seized on her, she was transported to another world. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

Sir Richard Burton Hardly had we lain down, O my mother, than one whose form I wot not uplifted our bed and transported it to a darksome place, fulsome and mean. The Arabian Nights' Entertainments by Sir Richard Burton

The joy and delight with which the touch of water affected us is indescribable; transported at our good fortune, we flung ourselves overboard and swam, the weather being calm and the sea smooth. The True History by Lucian of Samosata

Henry David Thoreau As long as Eternal Justice reigns, not one innocent huckleberry can be transported thither from the country’s hills. Walden by Henry David Thoreau

Anthony Trollope To hear that they had both been convicted and transported was the hope of his life. Lady Anna by Anthony Trollope

George Eliot And never mind what Felix says, for he’s so masterful he’d stay in prison and be transported whether or no, only to have his own way. Felix Holt the Radical by George Eliot [1866]

William Hazlitt Barnardine is Caliban transported from Prospero’s wizard island to the forests of Bohemia or the prisons of Vienna. He is the creature of bad habits as Caliban is of gross instincts. Characters of Shakespeare’s Plays by William Hazlitt [1817]

Henry David Thoreau It remains, then, only to show how the seed is transported from where it grows, to where it is planted. The Succession of Forest Trees by Henry David Thoreau

F. Scott Fitzgerald On a chance we tried an important-looking door, and walked into a high Gothic library, panelled with carved English oak, and probably transported complete from some ruin overseas. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Maria Edgeworth She said she quite envied him the power he possessed of being rapt into future times or past, completely at his author’s bidding, to be transported how and where he pleased. Helen by Maria Edgeworth

If the whole building could be transported bodily to some point between Memphis and Siût where the river is bare of ruins, it would be enthusiastically visited. A Thousand Miles up the Nile by Amelia B. Edwards [1877]

Olaf Stapledon There could be no doubt that I had been transported to a world which had reached the human stage very long before my native planet had been plucked from the sun’s womb. Star Maker by Olaf Stapledon

Sir Richard Burton But both died of affright when they found themselves being transported from stead to stead. The Arabian Nights' Entertainments by Sir Richard Burton

The women would embark on board the squadron, and, with the effects of the citizens, be transported by water. The History of the Conquest of Peru by William Hickling Presco

Watkin Tench The woman, and one of the men, had gone out to Port Jackson in the ship which had transported me thither. A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson by Watkin Tench

Tobias Smolle I expected to find my baggage at Cette, which is the sea-port of Montpellier; and there I also hoped to find a vessel, in which I might be transported by sea to Nice, without further trouble. Travels through France and Italy by Tobias Smolle

Blicks was hopeful, but Green — who came very near hangingadmitted that the man was an associate of his, and the Recorder, being in a severe mood, transported him for seven years. For the term of his natural life by Marcus Clarke [1874]

These numbered about eighty, and most were safely transported across the mountains in troop carriers. Lost Horizon by James Hilton

How this astounding mass was transported from Assûan, how it was raised, how it was overthrown, are problems upon which a great deal of ingenious conjecture has been wasted. A Thousand Miles up the Nile by Amelia B. Edwards [1877]

Sigmund Freud The naive judgment of the dreamer on waking assumes that the dream — even if it does not come from another world — has at all events transported the dreamer into another world. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

D. H. Lawrence Take yourself away, you are out of place —’ He stood back a little, and left her standing there, statue-like, transported into the mystic glowing east. Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence

Henry Kingsley If you were to be successful in the latter course, I should be transported out of your way, and the matter would end so. Ravenshoe by Henry Kingsley [1861]

Jules Verne One by one the sodden bales were placed in the boat to be transported to the reef. The Survivors of the Chancellor by Jules Verne [1875]

We must be transported out of the actual world into that world in which the given scene is laid. Milton by Mark Pattison [1879]

Changed habits produce an inherited effect, as in the period of the flowering of plants when transported from one climate to another. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

Walter Scott They gave the tribute which Cothrob demanded, and in an instant the sisters were transported to an enchanted castle on the mountains of Tugrut, in Kurdistan, and were never again seen by mortal eye. The Talisman by Walter Scott [1825]

And if these were my sensations, who can describe those of Henry? He felt as if he had been transported to fairy-land and enjoyed a happiness seldom tasted by man. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley [1831]

But what an old-world tragedy we are unearthing here! I declare”— and the good lady actually rubbed her eyes —“I feel as if transported back to mediæval days. The Circular Study by Anna Katharine Green

Thomas Carlyle A Hindoo Cow, transported into frosty countries. On Heroes and Hero Worship and the Heroic in History by Thomas Carlyle

The transported boulders, near Ocotal, are about three thousand feet above the sea, those near Libertad about two thousand feet. The Naturalist in Nicaragua by Thomas Belt [1874]

George Meredith I wished to know whether I was likely to be transported suddenly to some other place. The Adventures of Harry Richmond by George Meredith [1871]

Jules Verne And the convicts transported into this reviving, salubrious air, become regenerated in a few years. In Search of the Castaways by Jules Verne [1873]

Henry James It transported our troubled friend from the vulgar hour and the ugly fact; drew him to something that had no warrant but its sweetness, no name nor place save as the pure, the remote, the antique. The Tragic Muse by Henry James [1890]

George Meredith A torture smote him, to find himself transported by that voice at his ear to the scene of the young bride in thirty-acre meadow. The Amazing Marriage by George Meredith [1895]

Margaret Oliphant He was still pure enough in the midst of uncleanness, and high enough though familiar with baseness, to be transported for the moment out of himself. The Wizard's Son by Margaret Oliphant [1882]

The great distance of Peru required troops to be transported not merely across the ocean, but over the broad extent of the great continent. The History of the Conquest of Peru by William Hickling Presco

He closed his eyes, and was transported back to the old home where he had been born, and where he had spent his happiest days. The Childerbridge Mystery by Guy Boothby [1902]

Jules Verne The boat received them and transported them to the shore. The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne [1874]

The pollinia are by this means transported by insects from one flower to the stigma of another. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

Arthur Conan Doyle My Socialistic acquaintances were all either transported to Siberia or executed. A Night Among the Nihilists by Arthur Conan Doyle

Jules Verne Thomas Black had already transported his instruments and books into the boat, which was waiting on the beach. The Fur Country by Jules Verne [1873]

Addicted in every thing to extremes, they are even more transported at their diversions than boys. A Vindication of the Rights of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft [1792]

Watkin Tench Unluckily it was dark when they overtook them, with some women at a fire; and the ardour of the soldiers transported them so far that, instead of capturing the offenders, they fired in among them. A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson by Watkin Tench

This was a serious calamity, as most of the materials were to be transported across the country from Villa Rica. Cortes, however, with his usual promptness, took measures to repair the loss. The History of the Conquest of Mexico by William Hickling Prescott [1843]

Walter Scott But on being finally transported to America, John Gibb, we are assured, was much admired by the heathen for his familiar converse with the devil bodily, and offering sacrifices to him. Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft by Walter Scott [1831]

If transported to Dabôd on that magic carpet of the fairy-tale, one would take it for a ruin on the “beached margent” of some placid lake in dreamland. A Thousand Miles up the Nile by Amelia B. Edwards [1877]

Gustave Flauber Hopes of vengeance came back to him and transported him. Salammbo by Gustave Flauber

Tobias Smolle As for our adventurer, he was inwardly transported with joy at sight of this curiosity. The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom by Tobias Smolle

Jules Verne His auditors, transported into the phantom world, were worked up into a state of mind which would believe anything. The Underground City by Jules Verne [1877]

D. H. Lawrence He was quite ousted from himself, and sensually transported by that which he discovered in her. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

He had been a clerk in a banking house, and was transported for embezzlement, though, by some, grave doubts as to his guilt were entertained. For the term of his natural life by Marcus Clarke [1874]

Gustave Flauber Moreover, he was beset with thoughts of Salammbo, and he raved in the delight of her beauty as in the sweetness of a vengeance that transported him with pride. Salammbo by Gustave Flauber

Robert Louis Stevenson The noddy was brought round to the spot indicated; and the two gradually transported the treasure from its place of concealment to the boot below the driving seat. The Treasure of Franchard by Robert Louis Stevenson

To the chapel of this convent, situated in his favourite town, he orders that his own body shall be transported for burial, in whatever quarter of the world he may happen to die. The History of the Conquest of Mexico by William Hickling Prescott [1843]

Sir Walter Scott Rebecca lost no time in causing the patient to be transported to their temporary dwelling, and proceeded with her own hands to examine and to bind up his wounds. Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott [1820]

George Meredith Robert,” she gave him her hand gently, and, looking sweetly, “if you will do this!” “If I will!” cried Robert, transported by the hopeful tenderness. Rhoda Fleming by George Meredith [1865]

Jules Verne So these millions had been transported to their address. Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne [1872]

Olaf Stapledon The whole child population was transported to various parts of the world as slaves. Darkness and the Light by Olaf Stapledon

The doctor was transported with joy as soon as he heard it named, and immediately resolved to accompany Nicholas to Paris, that he might have a sight of it. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

Wilkie Collins In two hours’ time I’ll be back again; and if I don’t find you the worse in the interim, I’ll see about having you transported from this strange place to the snug bed that knows you at home. The Two Destinies by Wilkie Collins [1876]

The admiral was transported at this kind offer, and sent back the money to her relations, saying, he was too happy in her possession. Letters from Turkey by Mary Wortley Montagu [1725]

Shadowlike, my thoughts, too, drifted, but how remote from the scene! They transported me to Thisbe — Thisbe who “Saw the lion’s shadow ere himself And ran dismayed away. My Tropic Isle by E. J. Banfield

Guy de Maupassan Jeanne, transported from the deepest despair to a kind of intoxication of joy, began to take Paul’s part. Une Vie (A Woman’s Life) by Guy de Maupassan

When this happened, and when it became known beforehand that it would happen, a tent was pitched on shore for my brother, and the chronometers were transported thither for the period of their stay. Autobiographical Sketches by Thomas De Quincey [1853]

Anthony Trollope When she had heard that Harry was to go to America she had rejoiced, as though he was to be transported to Botany Bay. Her ideas were old-fashioned. Mr. Scarborough's Family by Anthony Trollope [1883]

James Joyce We crossed the Liffey in the ferryboat, paying our toll to be transported in the company of two labourers and a little Jew with a bag. Dubliners by James Joyce

Henry James Her father would care equally little whether Morris were established in business or transported for life. Washington Square by Henry James [1880]

The apostle then transported him back to his tent, and the two vanished from his sight. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

Rudyard Kipling WHEN by the labour of my ’ands  I’ve ’elped to pack a transport tight With prisoners for foreign lands,  I ain’t transported with delight. The Five Nations by Rudyard Kipling [1903]

Millions of seeds with unaffected germination must be transported hither and thither by various colonies of starlings every season, to the advantage of the vegetable kingdom. Last Leaves from Dunk Island by E. J. Banfield

It occurred to me to ask him what he had been transported for. A Set of Six by Joseph Conrad [1908]

H. Rider Haggard She transported me — in every sense; she inspired me. Allan Quatermain by H. Rider Haggard

Tobias Smolle Dear son, I am transported with unspeakable joy! This day is a jubilee — my friends and servants shall share my satisfaction. The Adventures of Roderick Random by Tobias Smolle

Abraham Merri A city of the Chosroes transported by Jinns into our own time. The Metal Monster by Abraham Merri

Watkin Tench My clothes, half our knapsacks, and three of our guns yet remained to be transported across. A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson by Watkin Tench

Horace Walpole The Prince, transported to find no other obstacle, and depending on his influence over his wife, assured the Marquis it was so, and that he might satisfy himself of the truth from her own mouth. The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole [1764]

Jules Verne However, the temperature was not as yet much lower, and a centigrade thermometer, transported to Lincoln Island, would still have marked an average of ten to twelve degrees above zero. The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne [1874]

Guy de Maupassant Perhaps it is Lille. As we approach it, such a wonderful flow of fire appears below us that I think myself transported into some fairyland where precious stones are manufactured for giants. The Trip of Le Horla (Le Voyage du Horla) by Guy de Maupassant [1887]

Anthony Trollope As the navigation would be closed during the month of November, the above figures may be taken as representing not quite the whole amount transported for the year. North America by Anthony Trollope

Ralph Waldo Emerson No man fears age or misfortune or death, in their serene company, for he is transported out of the district of change. Nature by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1836]

William Godwin The dervise accordingly laid himself on a sopha, and by means of certain cabalistic words, transported his soul into the body of the nightingale, and began to sing. Lives of the Necromancers by William Godwin [1834]

He was perfectly transported with fury on hearing from Madame what had happened, and set out at once, with some of the servants, in the hope of intercepting the party at the park-gate. Uncle Silas by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Jules Verne The explorers question whether, by a strange chance, they had not been transported into some ancient mine, of the existence of which even the oldest miners in the county had ever known. The Underground City by Jules Verne [1877]

This metal, with the glance of gold, was there cast in brick-shape, and was transported by sea to the capital. The Land of Midian by Richard F. Burton [1879]

She was suddenly transported into a strange sea, hemmed in by danger, without a pilot or knowledge of a passage. Lodore by Mary Shelley

E. F. Benson If I had loved Mr. Nicholls, [she wrote] and had heard such epithets applied to him as were used, it would have transported me past my patience; as it was, my blood boiled with a sense of injustice. Charlotte Bronte by E. F. Benson [1932]

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu Uncle David felt for a moment so transported with anger, that I think he was on the point of striking him. Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu [1871]

Isabella Bird It looked as if a pretty villa from Norwood or Hampstead had been transported to this Canadian clearing. The Englishwoman in America by Isabella Bird [1856]

Fresh-water fish, I find, eat seeds of many land and water plants; fish are frequently devoured by birds, and thus the seeds might be transported from place to place. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

The thought that he would bear my name, that he would inherit all my wealth, to the detriment of the other, transported me with delight. The Widow Lerouge by Émile Gaboriau

Their distribution at first perplexed me much, as their ova are not likely to be transported by birds; and the ova, as well as the adults, are immediately killed by sea-water. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

Jules Verne In the pelting storm, Glenarvan, the Major and John Mangles transported the body of Mulrady. On their arrival everyone got up. In Search of the Castaways by Jules Verne [1873]

William Dampier Rice is the general food of all these countries, therefore it is transported by sea from one country to another, as corn in these parts of the world. A New Voyage Round the World by William Dampier [1697]

Helen Zimmern She felt as if transported into a novel and curious world. Maria Edgeworth by Helen Zimmern

John Lewis Burckhard On two sides of the square building runs a double row of columns, transported hither from the ruins of some Christian temple in the town. Travels in Syria and the Holy Land by John Lewis Burckhard

Olaf Stapledon But after an attack, he was so transported with longing for Maggie, that he had no thought but to arrange a meeting with her as soon as possible. A Man Divided by Olaf Stapledon

Richard Burton A tender race, they suffer when first transported to Egypt from many complaints, especially consumption, dysentery and varicose veins. Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Richard Burton

D. H. Lawrence The thought of walking in the dark, far-reaching water-meadows, beside the full river, transported her. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

David Hume Not to mention, that men of such lively passions are apt to be transported beyond all bounds of prudence and discretion, and to take false steps in the conduct of life, which are often irretrievable. Of the Delicacy of Taste and Passion by David Hume

Edith Wharton He had only to intercept the glances which the young couple exchanged to find himself transported to the candid region of romance. The Hermit and the Wild Woman and other stories by Edith Wharton [1908]

Jules Verne One might have said that a corner from the virgin forests of America or Africa had been transported into this temperate zone. The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne [1874]

Ralph Waldo Emerson The pauper lives better than the free laborer; the thief better than the pauper; and the transported felon better than the one under imprisonment. English Traits by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1856]

Rafael Sabatini And then, transported by her white beauty and the oddness of the adventure, he loosed the bridle of his tempestuous gallantry. Casanova’s Alibi by Rafael Sabatini

Something — either in my continued silence or in the movement of my hand, stitching — transported M. Emanuel beyond the last boundary of patience; he actually sprang from his estrade. Villette by Charlotte Brontë [1853]