Phrases with "vividly"

H. G. Wells Their imaginations do not range beyond the known, experienced, and accepted, though within these limits they may imagine as vividly or more vividly than members of the former group. A Modern Utopia by H. G. Wells [1905]

H. G. Wells I can still recall quite vividly the long complex rustle of the congregation as it sat down or rose up in straggling unison. The Dream by H. G. Wells [1924]

E. F. Benson The more he painted, the more vividly did the lettuce leaves and the dressing and the lobster emerge from the paper. Queen Lucia by E. F. Benson [1920]

Henry James He literally heard the knell sound, and in expressing this to Miss Wenham with the conversational freedom that seemed best to pay his way he the more vividly faced the contingency. Flickerbridge by Henry James [1902]

Henry James Felix vividly expressing himself had come to be a formidable figure to his uncle, who had not yet arrived at definite views as to a proper tone. The Europeans by Henry James [1878]

H. G. Wells Behind me lay the yard, vividly black-and-white in the moonlight, and the pile of wood and faggots on which Moreau and his mutilated victims lay, one over another. The Island of Doctor Moreau by H. G. Wells [1896]

It came back vividly to my mind a few days ago, and has remained haunting me like an annoying tune that one cannot get rid of. Notes from Underground by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

H. G. Wells I remember very vividly to this day how I went there first, down a narrow roadway out of the main thoroughfare, past a dingy public-house and the stage door of a theatre. The Dream by H. G. Wells [1924]

The remembrance of that hour is upon me now, just as vividly as he remembered the moment when he first saw the old east window in the cathedral. At Whitney Hall by Ellen Wood [1872]

H. G. Wells This controversy had been gathering for some time and he wanted to state his view as vividly as possible. The Research Magnificent by H. G. Wells [1915]

G. K. Chesterton Only in dreams do we see familiar faces so vividly against a black background of midnight. A Miscellany of Men by G. K. Chesterton [1912]

H. G. Wells Theotocopulos had been vividly interested in elephants, but now he had tired of them. The Shape of Things to Come by H. G. Wells [1933]

George MacDonald Close under the sloping roof stood a narrow bed, the sight of which with its white coverlet made me shiver, so vividly it recalled the couches in the chamber of death. Lilith by George MacDonald

I called this the Lightning Rock, as on both our visits the lightning played so vividly around us. Australia Twice Traversed by Ernest Giles

Henry Handel Richardson He made it all live vividly before her; she hung on his lips, appreciating his points, the skilful way in which he worked up his climaxes. The Getting of Wisdom by Henry Handel Richardson

I fell down, but I crawled to the door and down the staircase, vividly representing to myself the surprise of those downstairs when they should see me. My Childhood by Maksim Gorky

A. E. W. Mason And he saw it so vividly that, when the vapours of the drug passed from his brain and he waked, he seemed to be coming out of the real world into a world of shifting illusions. The Affair at the Semiramis Hotel by A. E. W. Mason [1917]

H.P. Lovecraft My own came vividly into my consciousness. The Shadow Out of Time by H.P. Lovecraft [1935]

Henry James It was precisely with his entrance that I ceased to be vividly conscious of him. The Coxon Fund by Henry James [1894]

It recalled so vividly those mighty days in France, and yet — with such a difference. Cloud the Smiter by Arthur Gask [1926]

G. K. Chesterton I can remember vividly (for I was acquainted with both parties and often dined with them) the gaiety of Grant on that particular evening when the strange calamity fell upon the professor. The Club of Queer Trades by G. K. Chesterton [1905]

Look at the monument and read the story; — see the mingling of elements which the sculptor’s genius has brought so vividly before the eye. Memories and Studies by William James

H. G. Wells Central to this new phase of consciousness, was the vividly sunlit figure of little Mrs. Rylands, agape. Meanwhile by H. G. Wells [1927]

H. G. Wells But I do remember very vividly how unprepared I was to walk the plank as a condemned science student in the summer of 1887. An Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells

D. H. Lawrence A black-and-white pigeon, vividly white, like a ghost escaped over the low dark sea, sped out, caught the wind, tilted, rode, soared and swept over the pine trees, and wheeled away, a speck, inland. The Man Who Died by D. H. Lawrence

He was surprised, as he stood there, to remember how much he had considered Lester. A score of examples rushed vividly through his mind, and each of those he remembered was actual and true. All Hallows’ Eve by Charles Williams [1945]

But soon that mission and my motive for being in this place were somewhat vividly recalled to me by an unexpected action on this very young woman’s part. The Bronze Hand by Anna Katharine Green

Wilkie Collins The characters were clear now — vividly clear, and, as she fancied, unnaturally large and near to view. The Dead Secret by Wilkie Collins [1857]

I have never been back to Crossgates. In a way it is only within the last decade that I have really thought over my schooldays, vividly though their memory has haunted me. Collected Essays by George Orwell

They depicted the whole scene as vividly as if it had been shown to them in a charmed sleep. The Cloven Foot by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1879]

Wilkie Collins Exactly at the same instant, the lost recollection flashed back on me so vividly that I started almost in terror. Basil by Wilkie Collins [1852]

How vividly the words brought back poor Fred Temple’s communication to me on the subject, and his subsequent death. Seen in the Moonlight by Ellen Wood [1875]

Ford Madox Ford He saw very vividly also the face of his girl who was a pacifist. No More Parades by Ford Madox Ford [1925]

Jack London The force with which they struggled was vividly impressed on me; for I was knocked down by their surging bodies and badly bruised. The Sea-Wolf by Jack London [1904]

Mary Webb Huge toadstools, vividly tawny as leopards, clumps of ladyfern not yet their full height and thick with curled fronds, stood proudly on their mossy lawns. Gone to Earth by Mary Webb [1917]

It is clear that many instinctive desires, such as that of hunger, are in their nature of short duration; and after being satisfied, are not readily or vividly recalled. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

Wilkie Collins In this way, I hope to revive the old impressions of places and things as vividly as possible in his mind. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins [1868]

Charlotte Perkins Gilman Point by point it seemed so vividly successful, so plainly advantageous, so undeniably enjoyed by those who lived there; and yet the old objections surged up continually. Moving the Mountain by Charlotte Perkins Gilman [1911]

H. Rider Haggard Listen now, I am going to read you a few extracts from a past that is so vividly recorded here. Dawn by H. Rider Haggard

George Gissing His features, separately considered, were ordinary enough; together they made a countenance of peculiar charm, vividly illumined, full of appeal to whosoever could appreciate emotional capabilities. Born in Exile by George Gissing [1891]

Henry James Married at thirty, Waymarsh had not lived with his wife for fifteen years, and it came up vividly between them in the glare of the gas that Strether wasn’t to ask about her. The Ambassadors by Henry James [1903]

He hated her for having discovered them, and for presenting them so vividly to his sight. Lodore by Mary Shelley

Wilkie Collins Your next thoughts of me may remind you more vividly and more boldly that your husband was once tried as a poisoner, and that the question of his first wife’s death was never properly cleared up. The Law and the Lady by Wilkie Collins [1875]

But the tacit drama so vividly preoccupied her with its minor questions of how to descend to this escape with dignity that still she did not speak, and he took up the word again. Annie Kilburn by William Dean Howells

Mrs. Radcliffe was not at all hampered by the fact that she had never laid eyes on the scenes she so vividly pictures. The Supernatural in Modern English Fiction by Dorothy Scarborough

Henry James The pair were vividly before me, the piano had been pulled out; it was a charming picture of blended youth and murmured love, which I had only to catch and keep. The Real Thing by Henry James [1892]

There stood a clock in the classe below: what hindered me from venturing down to consult it? By such a moon, its large white face and jet black figures must be vividly distinct. Villette by Charlotte Brontë [1853]

Guy de Maupassant All these things came back to him now, as vividly as on the day when they took place. Regret by Guy de Maupassant [1883]

Virginia Woolf Seabrook came so vividly before her. Jacob’s Room by Virginia Woolf [1920]

The light glared so vividly that he was no longer able to look at it. A Voyage to Arcturus by David Lindsay [1920]

The old poets lived in an atmosphere impregnated with these passions, and felt vividly what they expressed glowingly. The Coming Race by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1871]

Henry James That”— he gave it to her more vividly —“is where I am. The Ambassadors by Henry James [1903]

Wilkie Collins That part of the talk, especially, in which Miss Fairlie took any share, is still as vividly impressed on my memory as if I had heard it only a few hours ago. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

But I never knew — I never knew,” cried Hervey regretfully, with his vividly blue eyes on the mummy. The Green Mummy by Fergus Hume

A lot of details perceptible to a seaman struck my eye, vividly in that instant. The Shadow Line by Joseph Conrad [1917]

H. G. Wells They could all be plainly and vividly coloured with some non-soluble inodorous colour. Mankind in the Making by H. G. Wells [1903]

Mr. Coningsby’s eyes passed it as he wondered, and lit on someone whom he vividly remembered. The Greater Trumps by Charles Williams

Jules Verne Michel Ardan was watching near the president, when he noticed long white lines, vividly lighted up by the direct rays of the sun. Round the Moon by Jules Verne [1873]

Sigmund Freud The black rock so close to the water vividly recalls the valley of the Tepl at Karlsbad. Karlsbad now enables me to account for the peculiar circumstance that I ask Herr Zucker to show me the way. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

Olaf Stapledon Yesterday the events which are now so vividly present and actual were in the main inscrutable and not yet determined. Death into Life by Olaf Stapledon

F. Scott Fitzgerald The vividly pictured hand on Rosemary’s cheek, the quicker breath, the white excitement of the event viewed from outside, the inviolable secret warmth within. Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The guide entered the cell before us, and, as we gained the threshold, threw the light of his taper vividly upon a block that stood in the middle of the floor. Italian Journeys by William Dean Howells [1867]

E. F. Benson She had drawn back her curtains, leaving only the blind to cover the wide-open windows, and the moon outside shone full on it, making the furniture and details of her room vividly visible. The House of Defence by E. F. Benson [1906]

If there were to be any possibility of saving my life, I had to tell what I had been through — and to tell it vividly — I had to narrate the story of my life; and my whole life came into my mind. Romance by Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford [1903]

H.P. Lovecraft It was all vividly weird and realistic, and its connection with the awesome descent I had made was unmistakable. The Nameless City by H.P. Lovecraft [1921]

But upon certain facts he was sufficiently positive; and amongst the circumstances he remembered most vividly are those of the story I am going to tell you. Birds of Prey by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1867]

And then came vividly into his recollection the morning when he met again that fellow coming out of Hudig’s office, and how he was amused at the incongruous visit. An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad [1896]

It would be difficult to say whether Fulc Nerra, the founder of the dynasty, or Black Angers, the home of the race, was more vividly present to him. Victorian Worthies by George Henry Blore

Wilkie Collins Mr. Playmore’s last prophetic words were vividly present to my mind. The Law and the Lady by Wilkie Collins [1875]

Then she turned to him with the exquisite softness of grace which, when she was moved to it, contrasted so vividly with the haughty and almost chill languor of her habitual manner. Under Two Flags by Ouida [1867]

Jules Verne There are several, and rather vividly marked. Round the Moon by Jules Verne [1873]

Sigmund Freud I have never learned the name of the novel, or that of its author, but the end remains vividly in my memory. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

Walter Crane The palace and temple and tomb-walls of ancient Egypt, Persia, and Assyria vividly illustrate the life and ideas of those peoples, while they conform to mural conditions. Line and Form by Walter Crane [1900]

One was always making contacts of that kind in Spain. I mention this Italian militiaman because he has stuck vividly in my memory. Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell [1938]

Henry Handel Richardson Then, and just the more vividly for the break in his memory, the gross words Krafft had said, came back to him. Maurice Guest by Henry Handel Richardson

Jules Verne The light produced a thousand charming varieties, playing in the midst of the branches that were so vividly coloured. Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne [1872]

Anton Chekhov And suddenly there rose up vividly in Yakov’s memory a baby with flaxen hair, and the willow-tree Marfa had spoken of. The Chorus Girl and other stories by Anton Chekhov

Benjamin Disraeli The moon was paled in the high heavens, and surrounded by luminous rings, almost as vividly tinted as the rainbow, spreading and growing fainter, till they covered nearly half the firmament. Vivian Grey by Benjamin Disraeli [1827]

Rudyard Kipling They were Wynn’s own words, and Wynn was a gentleman who for no consideration on earth would have torn little Edna into those vividly coloured strips and strings. A Diversity of Creatures by Rudyard Kipling [1917]

Jules Verne It was a fine night, there was no moon, but the stars shone very brightly, and as the ice-field vividly reflected their light, it was possible to see for a considerable distance. The Fur Country by Jules Verne [1873]

E. F. Benson With the effect, too, that I wanted to live more fully and vividly than ever, till the dusk closed round. Lucia in London by E. F. Benson [1927]

H. G. Wells The framework and wire netting of the tennis enclosure became vividly black and clear against the clear brightness of the hall. Meanwhile by H. G. Wells [1927]

H. G. Wells He had been vividly impressed by the decision and courage of her treatment of the dogs; it was just the sort of thing he could not do. The Research Magnificent by H. G. Wells [1915]

In no other work is Eastern life so vividly pourtrayed. The Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wrigh

Thomas Wolfe The dull line of the coaches was broken vividly in the middle with the glittering red of the Mitropa dining-car. You Can’t Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe [1940]

George Meredith His mutterings were full of gratitude, showing a vividly transient impression to what was about him, that vanished in a narrow-headed flight through clouds into lands of memory. Vittoria by George Meredith [1867]

Arthur Conan Doyle The light shone vividly into the opened safe, and the secretary of the embassy gazed with an absorbed interest at the rows of stuffed pigeon-holes with which it was furnished. His Last Bow by Arthur Conan Doyle [1917]

George Gissing Huge hotels and brilliant shops vividly impressed him, though he saw them for the thousandth time; a new device in advertising won his ungrudging admiration. The Town Traveller by George Gissing [1897]

Virginia Woolf But Cassandra had her uncle’s commands and anger too vividly in her mind to dare any such defiance. Night and Day by Virginia Woolf [1919]

His knowledge of the fleetingness of life, and of the unimportance of all he had once thought so important, was too vividly present. Studies in Love and Terror by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1913]

Henry James But I haven’t succeeded — it has been vividly brought home to me to-night. The Golden Bowl by Henry James [1904]

G. K. Chesterton Whether or no this spirit was produced by, it clearly works with, a creed which postulates a humanised God and a vividly personal immortality. A Miscellany of Men by G. K. Chesterton [1912]

Algernon Blackwood Also I ought to mention that anything you think of vividly will reach my mind. John Silence by Algernon Blackwood

Henry James But how could she welcome him when she felt so vividly that he ought not to have come? “I wanted so much — I was determined,” Morris went on. Washington Square by Henry James [1880]

George Eliot She looked unusually charming today, from the very fact that she was not vividly conscious of anything but of having a mind near her that asked her to be something better than she actually was. Felix Holt the Radical by George Eliot [1866]

H. G. Wells Those people, even the ones who seemed most vividly alive and hurt were stunned, benumbed, semi-conscious or half-conscious. Babes In The Darkling Woods by H. G. Wells [1940]

Robert Louis Stevenson Many stories are told of this redoubtable Edinburgh burglar, but the one I have in my mind most vividly gives the key of all the rest. Edinburgh Picturesque Notes by Robert Louis Stevenson

Henry Handel Richardson One detail stood out more vividly than all the rest. Maurice Guest by Henry Handel Richardson

Wilkie Collins My dream was vividly impressed on my memory, especially the latter part of it. Basil by Wilkie Collins [1852]

E. T. A. Hoffmann I saw again vividly Cardillac’s bloody deed, which had been perpetrated on the spot where I sat. Mademoiselle De Scudéri by E. T. A. Hoffmann

I bid you at that particular time, because I can see visions more vividly in the dusky glow of firelight than either by daylight or lamplight. The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Frank Preston Stearns [1906]

E. F. Benson Her profile, vividly illuminated, was turned to me, and I could not be mistaken in my identification of her. Mrs. Amworth by E. F. Benson

Henry James Stransom divined that for her too they had been vividly individual, had stood for particular hours or particular attributes — particular links in her chain. The Altar of the Dead by Henry James [1895]

Olaf Stapledon But I can find no other way of expressing the vividly remembered fact that I was at once a particular member of a community and the possessor of the pooled experience of that community. Star Maker by Olaf Stapledon

Arthur Conan Doyle If I irritated him by a certain methodical slowness in my mentality, that irritation served only to make his own flame-like intuitions and impressions flash up the more vividly and swiftly. The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1927]

E. F. Benson But if it has been vividly impressed, the record is never obliterated. And the Dead Spake by E. F. Benson

It is no wonder that their trivialities are as vividly before me as the colours of earth and sea in this enchanting corner of the world. The Riddle of the Sands by Erskine Childers [1903]

Charles Dickens Some intense associations of a most distressing nature were vividly recalled, I think. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens [1859]

Algernon Blackwood You have no idea how vividly — and in what curious minor details — the general note of England strikes a traveller returning after an interval of years. The Garden of Survival by Algernon Blackwood [1918]

Anthony Trollope And therefore she did not interest herself about Grace Crawley as vividly as she should have done. Framley Parsonage by Anthony Trollope

The atmosphere of this vile place brought home to her more vividly than before the fact that she was helpless and friendless and had only six shillings between herself and the streets. A Clergyman’s Daughter by George Orwell

The real intimacy of their intercourse had never been so vividly expressed before. End of the Tether by Joseph Conrad [1902]

Helen Zimmern It is a part of Miss Edgeworth’s power to evince how “great effects from trivial causes spring;” she makes us vividly realize all the circumstances under which her events occur. Maria Edgeworth by Helen Zimmern

George Meredith The princess had vividly reddened. The Adventures of Harry Richmond by George Meredith [1871]

Thomas Hardy A domestic drama, for which the preparations were now being made a mile or two off, was but little less vividly present to her eyes than if enacted before her. Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy

I remembered so vividly how he had said that even sweethearting would affect its symmetry, and in a pregnant woman — God! he would have seen the change the moment I sat myself before his pupils. The Silent Dead by Arthur Gask [1950]

Charles Dickens As they looked about them on the decaying furniture, it was strange to find how vividly it presented those to whom it had belonged, and with whom it was once familiar. Barnaby Rudge by Charles Dickens [1841]

H. G. Wells But you are wrong to say that we cannot move about in Time. For instance, if I am recalling an incident very vividly I go back to the instant of its occurrence: I become absent-minded, as you say. The Time Machine by H. G. Wells [1896]

H.P. Lovecraft The awesome quest had begun when West and I were students at the Miskatonic University Medical School in Arkham, vividly conscious for the first time of the thoroughly mechanical nature of life. Herbert West — Reanimator by H.P. Lovecraft [1922]

Arnold Bennett It seemed to him that he now saw vividly why children were interesting. Clayhanger by Arnold Bennett [1910]

H. G. Wells I remember that change of mood as occurring very vividly on this occasion, but I fancy that less distinctly I had felt this before many times. In the Days of the Comet by H. G. Wells [1906]

Henry James If he didn’t take care he should howl; so he more or less successfully took care — yet with his host vividly watching him while he shook the danger temporarily off. A Round of Visits by Henry James [1910]

Wilkie Collins They were so vividly present to me that I could hear again her pretty foreign accent, her quiet clear tones, as she spoke them. Little Novels by Wilkie Collins [1887]

Henry James To talk of his being national would be to force the note and make a mistake of proportion; but he is, in spite of the absence of the realistic quality, intensely and vividly local. Hawthorne by Henry James [1879]

Henry James Olive, in fact, had remained vividly conscious of her kinsman’s isolation until the moment when Mrs. Farrinder lifted her, with a word, to a higher plane. The Bostonians by Henry James [1886]

Things of the outer world, where he swaggered among his fellows and was thrashed, or bungled his lessons and was thrashed again, imprinted themselves vividly on his mind, and he hated the impressions. The House with the Green Shutters by George Douglas Brown [1901]

Theodore Dreiser Never could she witness a play without having her own ability vividly brought to consciousness. Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser

H. G. Wells She regarded him with an almost perplexed scrutiny, and wondered vividly why she had been so excited and pleased by his attentions during the previous summer. Marriage by H. G. Wells [1912]

Mary Webb Mysterious of eye, leisured, vividly red and white, they followed the old man as queens might follow an usher. Gone to Earth by Mary Webb [1917]

There was nothing particular in the letter itself, but it brought up vividly to me what I had done in the beginning of my crimes. The Red Paste Murders by Arthur Gask [1924]

But we should bear in mind that the activity of the mind in vividly recalling past impressions is one of the fundamental though secondary bases of conscience. The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

Algernon Blackwood HE became, again, vividly aware of the power and presence of “N.H.” He was not far from his house now on the shoulder of the hill. The Bright Messenger by Algernon Blackwood [1922]

Now I suddenly realised vividly the hideous idea — revolting as a spider — of vice, which, without love, grossly and shamelessly begins with that in which true love finds its consummation. Notes from Underground by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

H. G. Wells I remember most vividly three smashed bicycles in a heap, pounded into the road by the wheels of subsequent carts. The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells [1898]

Olaf Stapledon In the second place he had with Katherine experienced very vividly the great excellence which is called love. Last Men in London by Olaf Stapledon

Olaf Stapledon This she did by trying to make him feel her presence, vividly and constantly, and to rouse in him memories of their past happiness together. A Man Divided by Olaf Stapledon

Andrew Lang All is vividly real, and yet, if you close the book, all melts into a dream again. Adventures Among Books by Andrew Lang

G. K. Chesterton Its laxity seems to be betraying more vividly how all these things are being sucked away from us, down a slow whirlpool more like a moving swamp. Robert Louis Stevenson by G. K. Chesterton [1927]

The ground was a rich riot of vividly coloured ferns, shrubs, and grasses. A Voyage to Arcturus by David Lindsay [1920]

Theodore Dreiser He felt a keen desire to kiss her, and what might transpire at Ruth Merriam’s party rose vividly before his eyes. The Financier by Theodore Dreiser

Wilkie Collins The magistrate listened to their narrative with horror vividly expressed in his face and manner. The Cauldron of Oil by Wilkie Collins [1861]

Henry James I see him there less vividly than his fellow-pedestrian only because he was afterwards to loom so much larger, whereas his companion, even while still present, was weakly to shrink and fade. A small boy and others by Henry James [1913]

Anthony Trollope You can take the envelopes away with you, because you have impressed me vividly with all that they can tell me. John Caldigate by Anthony Trollope

Edgar Allan Poe I have mentioned some few of the more prominent and august calamities on record; but in these it is the extent, not less than the character of the calamity, which so vividly impresses the fancy. Tales of Illusion by Edgar Allan Poe

H. G. Wells Then I talked to a girl in a train—I forget upon what journey—but I remember very vividly her quick color and a certain roguish smile. The Passionate Friends by H. G. Wells [1913]

But today, the sight of the river, and the memory of that prewar day on the river, brought the old man vividly before her. What Really Happened by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1926]

Greenwood gave me a lot of courage, and soon after that I was given a “real” book, “Eugenie Grandet.” Old Grandet reminded me vividly of grandfather. In the World by Maksim Gorky

H. G. Wells The bright day certainly brought out the accumulating slovenliness of the Skinner couple more vividly than he had ever seen it before. The Food of the Gods and how it came to Earth by H. G. Wells [1904]

Wilkie Collins She seemed quite unable to speak, after he was fairly gone; and only looked round in a bewildered manner at the rector, with fear as well as amazement expressed vividly in her hearty, healthy face. Hide and Seek by Wilkie Collins [1854]

For youth all is reality in this world, and with justice, since it apprehends so vividly its images behind which a longer life makes one doubt whether there is any substance. Notes on Life and Letters by Joseph Conrad [1921]

Thomas Hardy However, what I so vividly dreamt was this, since you would like to hear. A Pair of Blue Eyes by Thomas Hardy [1899]

Edith Wharton The avoidance of a subject so vividly present to both could not but affect the closeness of their relation. The Descent of Man and other stories by Edith Wharton [1903]

H. G. Wells The individuality of the popular “leaders” of those centuries stands out far more vividly than the kings and ecclesiastics of the period. The Shape of Things to Come by H. G. Wells [1933]

H. G. Wells I remember very vividly the flavor of morning freshness as we watched Crete pass away northward and I listened to his talk. The Passionate Friends by H. G. Wells [1913]

He is vividly pale, and but for the energy of his action and the strength of his lungs, would seem a victim to consumption. Little Memoirs of the Nineteenth Century by George Paston [1902]

Thomas Hardy Even after that time any mental agony brought less vividly to Cytherea’s mind the scene from the Town Hall windows than sunlight streaming in shaft-like lines. Desperate Remedies by Thomas Hardy [1871]

Very vividly do I recall the circumstances, though, at first, they seemed trivial enough. Mr Polton Explains by R. Austin Freeman [1940]

Henry James It was the quantity of make-believe involved and so vividly exemplified that most disagreed with his spiritual stomach. The Ambassadors by Henry James [1903]

Elizabeth Gaskell And at such times every minute circumstance which could add to pain comes vividly before one. My Lady Ludlow by Elizabeth Gaskell [1858]

I was dreaming of it continually, horribly, and I purposely went more frequently to the Nevsky in order to picture more vividly how I should do it when I did do it. Notes from Underground by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

It was of that halt on the village green at Wale, a fortnight ago — the time when they had met the old Irishwoman, Mrs McElligot. Very vividly she remembered the scene. A Clergyman’s Daughter by George Orwell

Even now I can recall the horror of that period as vividly as if it were but yesterday. Dr Nikola’s Experiment by Guy Boothby [1899]

My married name recalled too vividly my married life: I could not bear it. Shirley by Charlotte Bronte [1849]

George Gissing Gilbert Grail was only a name to her, but he lived very vividly in her imagination. Thyrza by George Gissing [1887]

George Meredith The yachting excursions were depicted vividly by Adela, and were addressed as a sort of reproach to the lugubrious letters of her sister. Sandra Belloni by George Meredith [1887]

George Meredith He conjured up the anticipated chatter and shrug of the world so vividly that her beauty grew hectic with the stain, bereft of its formidable magnetism. The Egoist by George Meredith [1879]

Thomas Hardy They will see weltering humanity still more vividly than we do now, as Shapes like our own selves hideously multiplied, and will be afraid to reproduce them. Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy

Virginia Woolf All these voices sounded gratefully in St. John’s ears as he lay half-asleep, and yet vividly conscious of everything around him. The Voyage Out by Virginia Woolf [1915]

Edith Wharton These talks brought vividly before him the political corruption of the state and the misery of the unprivileged classes. The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton [1902]

Charles Dickens It was fine summer weather again, and, as I walked along, the times when I was a little helpless creature, and my sister did not spare me, vividly returned. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens [1860]

Even in that half-light I could see that they were brightly, vividly blue. The Three Hostages by John Buchan [1924]

H. G. Wells Something vividly white! A sheet of paper — the sheet upon which she had been writing! For what seemed a long time he did not grasp the situation. Love and Mr Lewisham by H. G. Wells [1900]

Wilkie Collins And still, the darker it grew, the more persistently my portrait led me back to the past, the more vividly the long-lost image of the child Mary showed itself to me in my thoughts. The Two Destinies by Wilkie Collins [1876]

The words he had just uttered had brought Ivy vividly before him. The Story of Ivy by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1927]

Kate Chopin Her sweet face, appealing, pathetic, tormented by the pain of parting, appeared before him as vividly as life. Short stories by Kate Chopin

H. G. Wells His Huxley Lecture to the Anthropological Institute in 19016 puts the whole matter as vividly as it ever can be put. Mankind in the Making by H. G. Wells [1903]

G. K. Chesterton But I could still see quite vividly the plain plastered walls and the rude, irregular writing, and the places where the red chalk broke. A Miscellany of Men by G. K. Chesterton [1912]

But the longer I think of it the more vividly I remember the difficulties of the road he had to take in his flight. Hand and Ring by Anna Katharine Green

E. F. Benson And so few feet away he was indeed lying on his berth, not asleep, but very vividly awake, in the full blaze of his hell-paradise. The House of Defence by E. F. Benson [1906]

Algernon Blackwood For there grew vividly upon that disc-like countenance the face of another person — and of one I knew. Julius LeVallon by Algernon Blackwood [1916]

Arthur Schopenhauer It is a curious fact that in bad days we can very vividly recall the good time that is now no more; but that in good days, we have only a very cold and imperfect memory of the bad. Studies in Pessimism by Arthur Schopenhauer

Olaf Stapledon It is because he so vividly realizes this tyranny, and the day-by-day frustration of John Smith and Joan Brown, that he devotes himself to revolution. Saints and Revolutionaries by Olaf Stapledon

Miles Franklin He made a little speech over me, the kind which youth accepts as drivel at the time, but which comes back vividly when youth has grown towards this drivelling knowledge itself. My Career Goes Bung by Miles Franklin [1946]

Henry James I see it as vividly as you do — I feel it to the ends of my fingers. The American by Henry James [1877]

George Meredith Her quick nature realized the out of prison as vividly and suddenly as it had sunk suddenly and leadenly under the sense of imprisonment. The Egoist by George Meredith [1879]

Elizabeth Gaskell But by-and-by the dulled brain began to think most vividly and rapidly, and she spoke in a sharp way which deceived the girls into a belief that nothing had been the matter. Ruth by Elizabeth Gaskell [1853]

So too the habitual thievishness of the highlanders is pressed upon us quite as vividly as their gallantry and superstitions. Sir Walter Scott by Richard H. Hutton [1878]

H. G. Wells Directly I came into the room I appreciated the change in outlook that the achievement of Tono–Bungay had made almost as vividly as when I saw my uncle’s new hat. Tono Bungay by H. G. Wells [1909]

Wilkie Collins The difficulty of describing the young lady doesn’t perplex me like the difficulty of describing Mrs. Farnaby. I can see her now, as vividly as if she was present in the room. The Fallen Leaves by Wilkie Collins [1879]

For days she was profoundly on her guard, then suddenly she seemed to become practically, vividly aware of what I must go on calling the great chance, and passionately to fling herself upon it. The Pool in the Desert by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1903]

Henry Handel Richardson In watching her, Mahony fell into a reverie, so vividly did she remind him of her dead mother, and the one — the only — time he had seen John’s first wife. The Way Home by Henry Handel Richardson

Henry Handel Richardson Then: “How vividly you do remind me of your mother, my dear! The first time I ever saw her — she could have been little older than you are now — she held you on her lap . Ultima Thule by Henry Handel Richardson

Wilkie Collins The image of her was as vividly impressed on me as the far different image of the child Mary, when I used to see it in the days of old. The Two Destinies by Wilkie Collins [1876]

Robert Louis Stevenson Have you, then — in all this course of life, which you have sketched so vividly — have you not once succeeded?’ ‘Pardon me,’ said Zero. ‘I have had one success. The Dynamiter by Robert Louis Stevenson

Henry James Clifford Pyncheon is a still more remarkable conception, though he is perhaps not so vividly depicted. Hawthorne by Henry James [1879]

D. H. Lawrence Sometimes it is one man alone in the distance, showing so vividly in his black-and-white costume, small and far-off like a solitary magpie, and curiously distinct. Sea and Sardinia by D. H. Lawrence [1921]

Arnold Bennett Then there was Maggie Hollins. Constance could still vividly recall the self-consciousness with which she had one day received Maggie and the heir of the Hollinses; but it was a long time ago. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

Lucy Maud Montgomery That scene of two years before flashed back into her recollection as vividly as if it had taken place yesterday. Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery [1908]

Algernon Blackwood Believe vividly all through this adventure that such a shell, constructed of your thought, will and imagination, surrounds you completely, and that nothing can pierce it to attack. John Silence by Algernon Blackwood

Frances Hodgson Burnett Mr. Owen Delamore suddenly ceased speaking and would doubtless have flushed vividly if he had not already been so high of colour as to preclude the possibility of his flushing at all. Robin by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1922]