Phrases with "unto"

William Makepeace Thackeray Next day upon the journey forth we hied; and came, at the second eve, with weary pace, unto the lonely mountain’s rugged base. The Paris Sketch Book by William Makepeace Thackeray [1840]

Pray address you unto me, most noble man and brave, your gift shall be paid for as best I can. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

Anthony Trollope I fear that my mode of telling will have left an idea simply of their absurdities; but, in truth, I was wretched — sometimes almost unto death, and have often cursed the hour in which I was born. An Autobiography by Anthony Trollope [1883]

The crowd continually entreated him to do unto them as he had done unto others. A Second Coming by Richard Marsh [1900]

Elizabeth Gaskell He would be unto her as a brother. Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell [1848]

Arthur Conan Doyle And now he was sick unto death. The Land of Mist by Arthur Conan Doyle [1926]

This was desire itself sick, but not unto death; rejection which tore all things asunder and swept them with it in its fall through the abyss. War in Heaven by Charles Williams [1930]

Philip Sidney But if I knew, I should have mended myself; but as I never desired the title so have I neglected the means to come by it; only, overmastered by some thoughts, I yielded an inky tribute unto them. A Defence of Poesie by Philip Sidney

But as her naked feet were whipping out, He on the sudden cling’d her so about, That, mermaid-like, unto the floor she slid; One half appear’d the other half was hid. Hero and Leander by Christopher Marlowe and George Chapman

George Gissing No one was aware of it but Mr. Charman himself and he, a few days later, lay sick unto death. A Poor Gentleman by George Gissing

Geoffrey Chaucer This wyde world, as in conclusioun, He wan by strengthe, or for his hye renoun They weren glad for pees unto hym sende. The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

D. H. Lawrence Bitterly she denied unto herself that she was really a schoolteacher. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

Sir Walter Scott Wherefore I will lend ear to thy counsel, and this youth shall journey with us unto York, and our house shall be as a home to him until his wounds shall be healed. Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott [1820]

Richard Burton From 30 unto 40, A mother of many boys and girls. Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Richard Burton

Elizabeth Barrett Browning The red sign Burnt on my forehead, which you taunt me with, Is God’s sign that it bows not unto God, The potter’s mark upon his work, to show It rings well to the striker. A Drama of Exile by Elizabeth Barrett Browning [1844]

Olaf Stapledon Woe unto those who, having any inkling of that great idea of tomorrow, desert it even for the highest of today’s ideals. Collected Stories by Olaf Stapledon

F. Scott Fitzgerald Three dozen virtuous females of the first layer were proclaiming their fitness, if not their specific willingness, to bear children unto three dozen millionaires. The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1922]

And he baulked her every hope; he flung her back upon the husband she loathed—the splendour of which she was sick unto death. Mohawks by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1886]

But now, Jesús knowing all things that should come upon him, went forth and said unto them, Whom seek ye? They answered him, Jesús of Nazareth. Jesús saith unto them, I am he. Life in Mexico by Frances Calderon de la Barca [1843]

D.H. Lawrence Therefore they take unto themselves the homage of the men’s ‘bella, bella!’ that follows the sobs: it is due recognition of their hard wrongs: ‘the woman pays. Twilight in Italy by D.H. Lawrence [1916]

Oscar Wilde One may appeal from fiction unto fact. Intentions by Oscar Wilde [1891]

The footsteps of mine overtrodden virtue lie still as bitter accusations unto me. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

An intellectual Goliah of Gath might spear them with an epigram like unto a weaver’s beam, and the sting thereof would be as but the nipping of a red ant. The Fiend’s Delight by Ambrose Bierce [1873]

He himself could at present do nothing; “but because there be so many good painters, both for hand and colours, it needeth but encouragement and instructions to give life and light unto it. Bacon by R. W. Church [1884]

Sir Richard Burton So he marveled much and shook with joy and, comparing the dates with his own marriage and going in unto his wife and the birth of his daughter, Sitt al-Husn, he found that they perfectly agreed. The Arabian Nights' Entertainments by Sir Richard Burton

Thomas Hobbes And they said unto Moses, Speak thou with us, and we will hear, but let not God speak with us lest we die. Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes

Robert Green Ingersoll And it shall be if it make thee answer of peace, and open unto thee, then it shall be that all the people that is found therein shall be tributaries unto thee, and they shall serve thee. Lectures by Robert Green Ingersoll

Hail, high Excess — especially in wine, To thee in worship do I bend the knee Who preach abstemiousness unto me — My skull thy pulpit, as my paunch thy shrine. The Devil’s Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce [1911]

William Hazlitt Thou hast done much harm unto me, Hal; God forgive thee for it. Characters of Shakespeare’s Plays by William Hazlitt [1817]

Elizabeth Gaskell Bitter, bitter was the grief of this poor young woman, when she heard that her friend was sick unto death, and deep is her mourning until this day. The Life of Charlotte Bronte by Elizabeth Gaskell [1857]

For this Cain went through briars and bushes as a wild beast; and he had lived from the time of Adam his father unto the time of Noah, and so he lived nigh to 2000 year. The Travels of Sir John Mandeville by John Mandeville

Him that you ignorantly worship declare I unto you. Shadows of Ecstasy by Charles Williams

Andrew Lang As for the old hermit, no trace of him was ever discovered; but the cave is there, and the leaves lie thick in front of it unto this day. The Brown Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Tobias Smolle Meanwhile, Ferdinand improved apace in the accomplishments of infancy; his beauty was conspicuous, and his vigour so uncommon, that he was with justice likened unto Hercules in the cradle. The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom by Tobias Smolle

Guy de Maupassant He had not even taken unto himself a wife, as other men do. Regret by Guy de Maupassant [1883]

No living thing they encountered save only the Queen and her little martlets, but all things desirous were ministered unto them by unseen hands and all royal entertainment. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

Guy de Maupassant I see no harm in it, for they put into practice the Christian precept: “Do unto others as ye would they should do unto you. My Uncle Sosthenes (Mon oncle Sosthène) by Guy de Maupassant [1882]

From thence go men, by many towns and many cities, through the country, unto a city that men clepe Lanterine. And it is an eight journeys from the city above-said. The Travels of Sir John Mandeville by John Mandeville

From Patmos men go unto Ephesus, a fair city and nigh to the sea. The Travels of Sir John Mandeville by John Mandeville

William Morris And I have sworn unto her that I would never wholly sunder me from her; and how shall I break mine oath and grieve her, even had I the will thereto, as God wot I have not? And she wept therewith. The Water of the Wondrous Isles by William Morris [1897]

Geoffrey Chaucer Kepeth this child, al be it foul or feire, And eek my wyf, unto myn hoom-comynge; Crist, whan hym list, may sende me an heir Moore agreable than this to my likynge. The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

Robert Green Ingersoll Thus shalt thou do unto all the cities which are very far off from thee, which are not of the cities of these nations. Lectures by Robert Green Ingersoll

George Gissing We are essentially an Old Testament people; Christianity has never entered into our soul we see ourselves as the Chosen, and by no effort of spiritual aspiration can attain unto humility. The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft by George Gissing [1902]

Richard Hakluy During the time that the pinnace was there setting up, the people came continually unto us, sometimes a hundred canoes at a time, sometimes forty, fifty, more and less as occasion served. Voyages in Search of The North-West Passage by Richard Hakluy

Various things in the convent chapel remind one of the faithfulness unto death both of missionaries and converts. The Golden Chersonese and the way thither by Isabella L. Bird [1883]

Daniel Defoe But Afgil miss’d his fiery chariot there; Recall’d his black blaspheming breath, And trembling paid his homage unto death. The Storm by Daniel Defoe [1704]

Then they rode unto the king’s hall, and King Atli arrayed his host for battle, and the ranks were so set forth that a certain wall there was betwixt them and the brethren. The Story of the Volsungs by translated by William Morris and Eirikr Magnusson

William Morris But when she saw the air, and felt the wind, she sighed a little, and the merchants stood about her and called unto her, but she had no might to speak. Old French Romances by William Morris [1896]

Jack London It was a pursuit like unto that of the Universal Solvent of the mediaeval alchemists. The Iron Heel by Jack London [1908]

D. H. Lawrence A world sufficient unto itself in lifelessness, all this ice. The Captain’s Doll by D. H. Lawrence

Augustine Birrell So that to interpret Illustrissimus unto diminution is to find a positive in a superlative, and in the most orient light to seek for darkness. Andrew Marvell by Augustine Birrell [1905]

Francis Bacon But this is to be understood, of business that is laid upon men, and not such, as they call unto themselves. The Essays by Francis Bacon [1601]

Geoffrey Chaucer He semeth elvyssh by his contenaunce, For unto no wight dooth he daliaunce. The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

Alphonse Daudet It opened with: “Like unto the ostrich upon the sandy waste”— and concluded by: “Tell me your father’s name, and I will tell you the name of that flower. Tartarin of Tarascon by Alphonse Daudet [1872]

With subjects it sits not to use this familiar style unto their King.” Juss answered, “Thou dost thee and thou me. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

Olive Schreiner Her husband is known in the gates, When he sitteth among the elders of the land, She maketh linen garments and selleth them, And delivereth girdles unto the merchant. Woman and Labour by Olive Schreiner

Wilkie Collins Below this followed a quotation from the New Testament:— Come unto me all ye that are weary and heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Hide and Seek by Wilkie Collins [1854]

O devils transmarine, and my friends, is it not enough? Let us turn again, and if the Gods save our lives we shall be famous for ever, that came unto Morna Moruna and returned alive. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

Thomas Hughes Two of them were chosen, who with six other labouring men, his own fellow-workmen and friends, bore him to his grave — a man who had fought the Lord’s fight even unto the death. Tom Brown’s School Days by Thomas Hughes

Thereafter he rode away through the same fire unto his Fellows, and he and Gunnar changed semblances again, and rode unto Hlymdale, and told how it had gone with them. The Story of the Volsungs by translated by William Morris and Eirikr Magnusson

Richard Hakluy At length this fellow aboard us spoke four or five words unto the other and clapped his two hands upon his face, whereupon the other doing the like, departed, as we supposed, with heavy cheer. Voyages in Search of The North-West Passage by Richard Hakluy

John Donne Thou hast imprinted a pulse in our soul, but we do not examine it; a voice in our conscience, but we do not hearken unto it. Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions and severall steps in my Sicknes by John Donne

Sir Richard Burton So high and low, great and small, came up unto him, and they abode on that wise, eating and drinking seven days with their nights. The Arabian Nights' Entertainments by Sir Richard Burton

Andrew Lang Datchery cannot be Drood,” and thus the reader would remain in a pleasant state of puzzledom, as he does, unto this day. The Puzzle of Dickens’s Last Plot by Andrew Lang

Robert Green Ingersoll Let women be subject to their own husbands as unto the Lord, for man is the head of woman, and Christ is the head of the congregation. On Skulls by Robert Green Ingersoll

Anthony Trollope Does not St. Paul say, “Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands as unto the Lord”?’ ‘Certainly; and you cannot suppose that in any ordinary case I would interfere between you and him. John Caldigate by Anthony Trollope

Geoffrey Chaucer For what man that is entred in a pley, He nedes moot unto the pley assente; But precheth nat as freres doon in Lente, To make us for oure olde synnes wepe, Ne that thy tale make us nat to slepe. The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

Then this Colusa young man unto the appalled Professor thus: “Ther ain’t no good place yer in Kerloosy fur fittin’ out serpence to be subtler than all the beasts o’ the field. The Fiend’s Delight by Ambrose Bierce [1873]

William Morris Then I turned about unto her, and a quivering voice I heard Like music without a meaning, and twice I heard my name. The Pilgrims of Hope by William Morris [1885]

Sir Thomas Browne And herein is divinity conformant unto philosophy, and generation not only founded on contrarieties, but also creation. Religio Medici by Sir Thomas Browne [1643]

While the sexton heaved in the great weights, the cure told Gerard, “My lord had been sick unto death, and vowed his weight in bread and cheese to the poor, the Church taking her tenth. The Cloister and the Hearth by Charles Reade

Verily this I brought thee is the most shamefullest message, and flatly against my will did I deliver it unto thee. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

Andrew Lang Wherefore I, being concerned to know the verity, did set forth to make search in every manner, and came in my quest even unto the ends of the earth. Letters to Dead Authors by Andrew Lang

H. G. Wells Sufficient unto the day is the l evil thereof. Babes In The Darkling Woods by H. G. Wells [1940]

Andrew Lang And then (as I remember) Mr. Towse tould me that ye Apparition instructed him what message he should deliver unto ye Duke. Vnto wch. The Book of Dreams and Ghosts by Andrew Lang

Geoffrey Chaucer Of this matiere, O Paul! wel kanstow trete, Mete unto wombe and wombe eek unto mete Shal God destroyen bothe, as Paulus seith. The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

Albeit he was wounded unto death, yet he smote so mightily that a plenty of precious stones were shaken from the shield. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

Walter Besant Never again, never again can I be so tempted; never again could there happen to me temptation like unto this. Dorothy Forster by Walter Besant [1884]

Adam Lindsay Gordon Many seek for peace and riches, Length of days and life of ease; I have sought for one thing, which is Fairer unto me than these. Poems by Adam Lindsay Gordon

Francis Bacon Then did Car of Cambridge and Ascham with their lectures and writings almost deify Cicero and Demosthenes, and allure all young men that were studious unto that delicate and polished kind of learning. The Advancement of Learning by Francis Bacon [1605]

James Joyce O unto the pine-wood At noon of day Come with me now, Sweet love, away. Chamber Music by James Joyce

Sir Thomas Browne I cannot conceive why the cross that Helena42 found, and whereon Christ himself died, should have power to restore others unto life. Religio Medici by Sir Thomas Browne [1643]

Anthony Trollope Then family affection; then friendship; and then that constant love for our fellow-creatures which teaches us to do unto others as we would they should do unto us. The Life of Cicero by Anthony Trollope [1881]

He therefore took unto himself his wife Petronella, and began to save money; but continued to all outward appearance as poor and miserable as before. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay [1852]

But unto thee, O Juss, give I no gift, for rich thou art of all good gifts: only my good will give I unto thee, ere earth gape for me. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

By force may none win the maid, of this have I been well assured; but wilt thou ride with warriors unto this land, and we still have aught of friends, they shall be summoned soon. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

Geoffrey Chaucer This sergeant cam unto his lord ageyn, And of Grisildis wordes and hir cheere He tolde hym point for point, in short and pleyn, And hym presenteth with his doghter deere. The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

If he will heal the sick, he will heal us; for we are sick unto more than death, since our pains have dragged us unto the gates of hell. A Second Coming by Richard Marsh [1900]

Alfred Ainger If I take the wings of the morning, and fly unto the uttermost parts of the earth, there will albums be. Charles Lamb by Alfred Ainger [1882]

H. G. Wells Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof. Babes In The Darkling Woods by H. G. Wells [1940]

D. H. Lawrence Only she glanced at the book of Genesis, which was her favourite book in the Bible. “And God blessed Noah and his sons, and said unto them, Be fruitful and multiply and replenish the earth. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

Show I thy marvellous loving-kindness unto an undefined soul forsaken on every side of mother and friendly neighbors. The Mill Mystery by Anna Katharine Green

Elizabeth Gaskell The hopeful parts of his character were the determination evident in him to be a “law unto himself,” and the serious thought which he gave to the formation of this law. Ruth by Elizabeth Gaskell [1853]

Theodore Dreiser He and his would be utterly dissolved and scattered unto the four winds of the heavens. Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser

Francis Bacon Incident unto this is the inquiry how to raise and fortify the imagination; for if the imagination fortified have power, then it is material to know how to fortify and exalt it. The Advancement of Learning by Francis Bacon [1605]

But unto Demonland am I bound, as all the world knoweth, and sooner shalt thou prevail upon the lamps of heaven to come down and fight for thee against the Demons than upon me. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

Charles Kingsley And she says — for the facts of history prove it — that as it is among the races of plants and animals, so it has been unto this day among the races of men. The Natural Theology of the Future by Charles Kingsley

One saw him with his warriors striding in lordly wise unto the court. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

It was a sight and sound to solemnise a man’s mind, deep calling unto deep, the great waters of the hills running to meet with the great waters of the sea. The Outgoing of the Tide by John Buchan [1902]

John Galsworthy All were too sorry for her, with a sorrow nigh unto dismay. Flowering Wilderness by John Galsworthy

I had passed from that outer world to this inner one, and the passage was from death unto life, from agony and despair to sunlight and splendor and joy. A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder by James De Mille [1888]

William Morris And in hope every spring-tide come gather together That unto the Earth ye may tell all your tale. Chants for Socialists by William Morris [1885]

There are your children, that are an heritage to you of God. Take them, and as you are unto them, so shall God be unto you, and more. A Second Coming by Richard Marsh [1900]

Francis Bacon The root and life of all which prescripts is (besides the ceremony) the consideration of that dependency which the affections of the mind are submitted unto upon the state and disposition of the body. The Advancement of Learning by Francis Bacon [1605]

Elizabeth Gaskell Rhys ap Gryfydd, his “old familiar friend,” his relation, his more than brother, had consented unto his blood. The Doom of the Griffiths by Elizabeth Gaskell [1858]

William Morris And I would well that thou shalt know of a verity that I am the knight unto whom this adventure betid. Old French Romances by William Morris [1896]

Geoffrey Chaucer Wherfore, ageyn this lusty someres tyde, This mirrour and this ryng that ye may see, He hath sent unto my lady Canacee, Your excellente doghter that is heere. The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

And thou shalt find me a true holder of my vowed amity unto thee without spot or wrinkle. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

Francis Bacon Certainly if a man would give it a hard phrase, those that want friends, to open themselves unto are cannibals of their own hearts. The Essays by Francis Bacon [1601]

I and your folk will defend you unto that end. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

Andrew Lang This text is translated in our Bible, ‘My people ask counsel at their stocks, and their staff declareth unto them. Custom and Myth by Andrew Lang

John Bunyan So he drew nearer and nearer, and at last came up unto them. The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan [1675]

Isabella Bird I observed only one verse of Scripture on a tombstone, and it contained the appropriate prayer, “So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom. The Englishwoman in America by Isabella Bird [1856]

George Meredith Is it great love, then wise Will our wild heart be, though whipped unto madness more By its mentor’s counselling voice than thoughtfully reined. Odes in Contribution to the Song of French History by George Meredith [1898]

Robert Green Ingersoll Does anybody believe it now? “Then said Saul unto his servants, Seek me a woman that hath a familiar spirit, that I may go to her, and inquire of her. On Hell by Robert Green Ingersoll

In honour of the occasion I called this Tietkens's Birthday Creek, and hereby proclaim it unto the nations that such should be its name for ever. Australia Twice Traversed by Ernest Giles

Married I am unto an old man As the lot fell unto me; Therefore, I pray, depart away, For I stand in doubt of thee. Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

William Morris Yet amidst that sea should ye perish belike, were it not for the wisdom gathered by a few; and they are dead now save for the Book, and for me, who read it unto you. The Well At The World’s End by William Morris [1896]

This I would say unto thee with most sad and serious entertain: Be not lulled to think the Demons will leave the world at peace: that is farthest from their intent. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

All at her coming in stood up to greet her; and Corinius said, “Lady, thou didst change thy mind quickly since thou didst first affirm thou never wouldst yield up Krothering unto me. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

Robert Burns Auld Orthodoxy lang did grapple, But now she’s got an unco ripple; Haste, gie her name up i’ the chapel, Nigh unto death; See, how she fetches at the thrapple, An’ gasps for breath. The Poetical Works of Robert Burns by Robert Burns

Geoffrey Chaucer But wyte ye what, in conseil be it seyd, Me reweth soore I am unto hire teyd; For and I sholde rekenen every vice, Which that she hath, ywis, I were to nyce. The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

Oscar Wilde Still from his chair of porphyry Giant Memnon strains his lidless eyes Across the empty land and cries Each yellow morning unto thee. The Sphinx by Oscar Wilde [1894]

Lewis Carroll I sell them unto men,” he said, “Who sail on stormy seas; And that’s the way I get my bread — A trifle, if you please. Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll

Andrew Lang Then with the point of a sword they draw three circles round about the plant, which don, they dig it up afterwards with their face unto the west. Custom and Myth by Andrew Lang

After go men by the hill beside the plains of Galilee unto Nazareth, where was wont to be a great city and a fair; but now there is not but a little village, and houses abroad here and there. The Travels of Sir John Mandeville by John Mandeville

Geoffrey Chaucer Looke wel that ye unto no vice assente, Lest ye be dampned for your wikke entente. The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

I was like unto him that expecteth nothing. The Crime and the Criminal by Richard Marsh [1897]

Radclyffe Hall Thus was Anna Gordon baptized through her child as by fire, unto the loss of their mutual salvation. The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe Hall

But whoever, or whatever, may have been the divinity whose ends they shaped, unto Him, or It, they had builded a temple. What I Saw of Shiloh by Ambrose Bierce [1881]

Welcome unto me be all miseries, so only unto thee I may be welcome. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

Dust unto dust; and the eye of faith turned from the perishing remains to the spirit which has gone to the God who gave it. Life in Mexico by Frances Calderon de la Barca [1843]

James Joyce Add lightest knot unto tiptition. Finnegans Wake by James Joyce

The king bade minister well unto his guests, attend the wounded and give them good easement. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

The night was sinking out of the sky to lean faint unto death upon the bosom of the earth. Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley [1899]

William Morris And how they bestirred them with great joy, and went their ways, and so far that they came unto a place where they were without company. Old French Romances by William Morris [1896]

There was a stirring of chairs and a rustling of handkerchiefs, as the priest quitted the pulpit with the final adjuration “Oh! give wings unto your love, souls imbued with Christian piety. A Love Episode by Émile Zola [1878]

Are not all lands, all airs, one country unto us, so there be great doings afoot to keep bright our swords?” Juss said, “Ere we sleep I will inform Zeldornius how the wind shifteth. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

And Mesopotamia dureth from the river of Euphrates, unto the river of Tigris, for it is between those two rivers. The Travels of Sir John Mandeville by John Mandeville

True, his is a country of no might in arms, and we might tread him down and ne’er feel the leavings stick to our boot, and little avail can their weak help be unto us in the day of battle. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

And the herald cried aloud and said: “From Corund of Witchland unto the lords of Demonland: thus saith the Lord Corund, ‘I hold this burg of Eshgrar Ogo as a nut betwixt the crackers. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

Ralph Waldo Emerson His greatness will shine and accomplish itself unto the end, whether they second him or not. The Conservative by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1841]

William Morris When the Lady saw him, she said unto the Soudan: “Sir, again with this one would I willingly speak, if it please thee. Old French Romances by William Morris [1896]

Yet because there are many here like unto you, I will show to you a sign; exhibit My degree. A Second Coming by Richard Marsh [1900]

But look thou in my perspectives through the smoke, and say unto us what thou shalt behold in the east beyond the unharvested sea. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

William Hope Hodgson And surely she did seem so utter sweet in this new way of naughtiness; but yet I did think, odd whiles, that I should like to shake her unto dear humbleness and her usual way. The Night Land by William Hope Hodgson

Sinclair Lewis Woe unto us! for the day goeth away, for the shadows of the evening are stretched out. It Can’t Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis

Elizabeth Gaskell There were homes over which Carsons’ fire threw a deep, terrible gloom; the homes of those who would fain work, and no man gave unto them — the homes of those to whom leisure was a curse. Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell [1848]

For unto a ragman does Thought compare Death — unto an unscrupulous ragman, who searches the back yards for offal and refuse, and surreptitiously gathers into his foul bag the good and the quick. The March of Man by Maksim Gorky

He answered, “Madam, I swear it unto thee and unto him. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

D. H. Lawrence Why should there be anything in them, why should they last? Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof. Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D. H. Lawrence

Though I be but a weak maid, yet hath it seemed good to the blessed Gods to show kindness unto me. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

Is she yet so fair?” He answered, “Madam, as June bringeth the golden rose unto perfection, so waxeth her beauty with the years. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

Edgar Allan Poe Upon its front were characters engraven in the stone; and I walked through the morass of water-lilies, until I came close unto the shore, that I might read the characters upon the stone. Silence — A Fable by Edgar Allan Poe [1838]

And unto Corinius that so boasteth I say that Demonland hath ever been too hard for you Witches. Goldry Bluszco and Brandoch Daha have shown you this. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

He could not have made this clearer, than in those remarkable words, ‘Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these, my brethren, ye have done it unto me. Unveiling a Parallel by Alice Ilgenfritz Jones and Ella Merchant [1893]

Of old time, when men passed from the land of Prester John unto that isle, men made ordinance for to pass by ship, twenty-three days, or more; but now men pass by ship in seven days. The Travels of Sir John Mandeville by John Mandeville

George Eliot And if they seem not little unto thee, beware lest thy impatience be the cause thereof. The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot [1860]

Charles Dickens Here, Mr. Trabb had taken unto himself the best table, and had got all the leaves up, and was holding a kind of black Bazaar, with the aid of a quantity of black pins. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens [1860]

Adam Lindsay Gordon SCENE— The Chapel of the Convent. Dirge of the Monks: Earth to earth, and dust to dust, Ashes unto ashes go. Poems by Adam Lindsay Gordon

By Pundarikas unto Padumas, Which last is how you count the utmost grains Of Hastagiri ground to finest dust. The Diamond Sutra by translated from the Chinese with an introduction and notes by William Gemmell

D. H. Lawrence Sufficient unto the moment is the appearance of reality. Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D. H. Lawrence

Rafael Sabatini In this very expedition was I wounded nigh unto death. The Sea Hawk by Rafael Sabatini

To do good unto others — to do unto others as ye would they should do unto you — is the foundation-stone of morality. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

Mark Twain He pictured himself lying sick unto death and his aunt bending over him beseeching one little forgiving word, but he would turn his face to the wall, and die with that word unsaid. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain [1876]

Anthony Trollope Whatever suffering might be before her, though it were suffering unto death, she would endure it if her lover demanded such endurance. Nina Balatka by Anthony Trollope

Arthur Machen And the old rector cried aloud then before the entrance: Bendigeid yr Offeren yn oes oesoedd— blessed be the Offering unto the ages of ages. Holy Terrors by Arthur Machen

Sir Richard Burton Then quoth he, “’Tis also requisite that thou anoint me with somewhat shall make the color of my face like unto thine. The Arabian Nights' Entertainments by Sir Richard Burton

Geoffrey Chaucer I am youre doghter Custance,” quod she, “That whilom ye han sent unto Surrye. It am I, fader, that in the salte see Was put allone, and dampned for to dye. The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

Robert Louis Stevenson Methinks I shall hear him say unto you, “Inasmuch as ye shewed kindness to my afflicted handmaiden, ye did it unto me. Records of a Family of Engineers by Robert Louis Stevenson

Geoffrey Chaucer God lete his soule nevere come in helle! And yet was he to me the mooste shrewe; That feele I on my ribbes al by rewe, And evere shal, unto myn endyng day. The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

William Morris That day they rode, and for nought that had befallen Messire Thibault made no worser semblance unto the Lady. That night they came unto a good town, and there they harboured. Old French Romances by William Morris [1896]

And in that well she washed often-time the clouts of her Son Jesu Christ. And from Jerusalem unto thither is three journeys. The Travels of Sir John Mandeville by John Mandeville

Henry Kingsley The cholera was very prevalent at Varna that month, and those who dawdled about in the hot sun, at the mouth of the filthy drains of that accursed hole, found it unto their cost. Ravenshoe by Henry Kingsley [1861]

H. G. Wells Sufficient unto the day is the celebration thereof. The World Set Free by H. G. Wells [1914]

Francis Bacon For their fortune seemeth, but due unto them; and no man envieth the payment of a debt, but rewards and liberality rather. The Essays by Francis Bacon [1601]

Andrew Lang But he soon decided that “The noblest answer unto such Is perfect stillness when they brawl. Alfred Tennyson by Andrew Lang

Now we govern nature in opinions, but we are thrall unto her in necessity; but if we could be led by her in invention, we should command her in action. Bacon by R. W. Church [1884]

George Meredith In our hot moods we would desire things like unto ourselves, and object violently to whatsoever is unlike. Sandra Belloni by George Meredith [1887]

And he said, Cursed be Canaan; a servant of servants shall he be unto his brethren. The Doré Gallery of Bible Illustrations by Gustave Doré

E. F. Benson That my eyes told me; my ears told me that he stumbled on a stone; my nostrils told me that the air I breathed was of an overpowering foulness, and my soul told me that it was sick unto death. Between the Lights by E. F. Benson

Edgar Allan Poe They sigh one unto the other in that solitude, and stretch towards the heaven their long and ghastly necks, and nod to and fro their everlasting heads. Romances of Death by Edgar Allan Poe

And when it is said to them, ‘Come round to what God has revealed unto His Apostle,’ they say, ‘Enough for us is what we found our fathers agreed upon. The Qur'an by translated by E. H. Palmer

John Ruskin The sin is spoken of as that of degradation by the love of earth; it is purified by deeper humiliation — the souls crawl on their bellies; their chant is, “my soul cleaveth unto the dust. Munera Pulveris by John Ruskin

Richard Hakluyt Gabot, feelinge the colde, turned towardes the west, refreshing himselfe at Baccalaos; and afterwardes he sailed alonge the coaste unto 38. A Discourse of Western Planting by Richard Hakluyt [1584]

Henry Fielding Whilst my conscience is pure, I shall never fear what man can do unto me. The History of the Adventures of Joseph Andrews and his friend Mr Abraham Adams by Henry Fielding

Therefore, I award the tithe to myself; but yet, because I am done with all things, I give it unto you. The Secret Rose by William Butler Yeats [1897]

Oscar Wilde But who are these knights in bright array? Is it a pageant the rich folks play? ’Tis the King of England from over sea, Who has come unto visit our fair countrie. Poems by Oscar Wilde [1881]

John Galsworthy This is a very Christian game — doing unto others as you would they should do unto you. Over the River by John Galsworthy

James Payn She bore the burden of the honours unto which she was not born as gracefully as the white rose in her blue-black hair. Mirk Abbey by James Payn [1866]

Robert Green Ingersoll He went back and followed up his good works for seven years longer, and the gates of Paradise still remaining shut against him, he toiled in works of charity until at last they were opened unto him. On Hell by Robert Green Ingersoll

Not a beautiful colour or shade but will be there; and her light like unto a jasper stone, clear as crystal. At Whitney Hall by Ellen Wood [1872]

George Meredith Half spurning him, Antonio–Pericles snarled an end both to his advices and his prophetic disgust of the miserable tools furnished unto masterly minds upon this earth. Vittoria by George Meredith [1867]

For a few days or a week or a fortnight, the fields stood ‘ripe unto harvest’. Lark Rise to Candleford by Flora Thompson [1945]

The matter presseth, and he urged me therefore seek unto your lordship. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

Richard Hakluy This present evening it pleased God farther to increase our sorrows with a mighty tempestuous storm, the wind being north-north-east, which lasted unto the 10th of this month very extreme. Voyages in Search of The North-West Passage by Richard Hakluy

Francis Bacon The fruits of unity (next unto the well pleasing of God, which is all in all) are two: the one, towards those that are without the church, the other, towards those that are within. The Essays by Francis Bacon [1601]

And therefore, as bearing unto your Lordship, after her Majesty, of all public persons the second duty, I could not but signify unto you my affectionate gratulation. Elizabeth and Essex by Lytton Strachey [1928]

Henry Kingsley And, to make matters worse, she quoted Scripture, and said, “Forasmuch as ye have done it unto the least of these, ye have done it unto me. The Recollections of Geoffrey Hamlyn by Henry Kingsley [1859]

After which revelation the book was again sealed up, and must in his own time only by himself be again manifested unto you. Bacon by R. W. Church [1884]