Phrases with "vogue"

Theodore Dreiser The custom had been in vogue long before either Mr. Cowperwood or Mr. Stener came on the scene. The Financier by Theodore Dreiser

Henry Handel Richardson Again, he would rather have been hamstrung than stoop to the tricks in vogue with regard to the weighing of gold-dust: the greased scales, the wet sponge, false beams, and so on. Australia Felix by Henry Handel Richardson

F. Scott Fitzgerald He wore one of those extremely flat derbies in vogue during the twelfth year of the century, and a blue business suit become a little too short for his constantly lengthening body. Taps at Reveille by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1935]

William Godwin But that which seems to have had the greatest vogue in times of antiquity, relative to the prediction of future events, is what is recorded of oracles. Lives of the Necromancers by William Godwin [1834]

The vogue of the corset offers an apparent exception from the rule of which it has here been cited as an illustration. The Theory of the Leisure Class by Thorstein Veblen

Edgar Rice Burroughs Adroitly D’Arnot led the conversation from point to point until the policeman had explained to the interested Tarzan many of the methods in vogue for apprehending and identifying criminals. Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs [1912]

Maria Edgeworth There was the dun-fly, for the month of March; and the stone-fly, much in vogue for April; and the ruddy-fly, of red wool, black silk, and red capon’s feathers. The Absentee by Maria Edgeworth

Maître Ambroise Paré covered them with gummed taffetas, a remedy greatly in vogue then, and promised La Mole that if he did not exert himself too much everything would go well. Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas

Anthony Trollope Champagne and canvas-back ducks I found to be the provisions most in vogue among those who desired to adhere closely to the manner of their forefathers. North America by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope The old lady prescribed at once a receipt which had been much in vogue in the young days of her grandmother and warned Eleanor with solemn voice against the fallacies of modern medicine. Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope

George Eliot Formerly, evangelical orthodoxy was prone to dwell on the fulfilment of prophecy in the “restoration of the Jews,” Such interpretation of the prophets is less in vogue now. Impressions of Theophrastus Such by George Eliot [1878]

Andrew Lang The monologues, or dialogues, were published serially in the Atlantic Monthly, but they have had a vitality and a vogue far beyond those of the magazine causerie. Adventures Among Books by Andrew Lang

E. F. Benson Very likely chintz decoration would become quite a vogue among the servant maids of Tilling. . Miss Mapp by E. F. Benson [1922]

Olaf Stapledon As they passed him, one of them struck up on a mouth-organ an excruciating but recognizable version of a catchy song already in vogue among the troops. Last Men in London by Olaf Stapledon

It was admirably well done; a genuine cavalier, familiar with all the gallant usages in vogue at court, could not have acquitted himself better. Captain Fracasse by Théophile Gautier [1863]

To accept and practice the standard of living which is in vogue is both agreeable and expedient, commonly to the point of being indispensable to personal comfort and to success in life. The Theory of the Leisure Class by Thorstein Veblen

A new style comes into vogue and remains in favor for a season, and, at least so long as it is a novelty, people very generally find the new style attractive. The Theory of the Leisure Class by Thorstein Veblen

Arnold Bennett And Edwin was distressed that in his own house a sixteen-hour day for labour was in vogue and that the employer perceived no shame in it. These Twain by Arnold Bennett [1916]

I was fool enough to let you go last October: you were in such a fury that you took me off my guard; I had no time to assert my rights: and then vogue la galére has always been my motto. The Golden Calf by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1883]

Jules Verne There was a vast difference noticeable between these consummate apparatuses and the old cork breastplates, jackets, and other contrivances in vogue during the eighteenth century. Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne [1872]

George Berkeley The great mechanical principle now in vogue is attraction. A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge by George Berkeley [1710]

And after awhile he drank one glass more — they were the small glasses then in vogue — and shoved it back, with — ‘There; that’s the last. The House by the Church-Yard by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Anthony Trollope Two kinds are in vogue with these ‘rhetores,’ called ‘suasoriæ’ and ‘controversiæ,’” tending, we may perhaps say, to persuade or to refute. The Life of Cicero by Anthony Trollope [1881]

Ivan Turgenev The materialism which you preach, was more than once in vogue before and has always proved inadequate . Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev

Honorific epithets, in vogue among barbarian tribes as well as among peoples of a more advance culture, commonly bear the stamp of this unsophisticated sense of honour. The Theory of the Leisure Class by Thorstein Veblen

The propitiatory formulas most in vogue are still such as carry or imply an invidious comparison. The Theory of the Leisure Class by Thorstein Veblen

Mark Twain However, even inquests went out of vogue at last, and ceased to torture Tom’s conscience. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain [1876]

George Eliot Such impartiality is not in vogue at present. Impressions of Theophrastus Such by George Eliot [1878]

They would infinitely prefer the trashy fiction so much in vogue today. The Man of Death by Arthur Gask [1945]

At the same time the observances in the execution of which this consumption takes place serve to extend and protract the vogue of those habits of thought on which an anthropomorphic cult rests. The Theory of the Leisure Class by Thorstein Veblen

The result is that the members of each stratum accept as their ideal of decency the scheme of life in vogue in the next higher stratum, and bend their energies to live up to that ideal. The Theory of the Leisure Class by Thorstein Veblen

Jules Verne Voilà une heureuse circonstance qui ramènerait la vogue au Roi Mathias. — A quelle distance sommes-nous de Kolosvar? demanda le jeune comte. Le Château des Carpathes by Jules Verne [1892]

John Galsworthy Euphemia Forsyte, who happened to be in the room — she had come round to borrow the Rev. Mr. Scoles’ last novel, ‘Passion and Paregoric’, which was having such a voguechimed in. The Man of Property by John Galsworthy

This system had long been in vogue amongst the Medes. Chosroes, by giving larger salaries to his spies, none of whom were born Romans, reaped great benefit from this precaution. The Secret History of the Court of Justinian by Procopius [1896]

As it actually prevails and grows in vogue among us, it is due to childish motives exclusively. Memories and Studies by William James

On the other hand, the assertion freely goes uncontradicted that styles in vogue two thousand years ago are more becoming than the most elaborate and painstaking constructions of today. The Theory of the Leisure Class by Thorstein Veblen

Frances Hodgson Burnett It may be that family feeling has not the vogue it once had, but you may recall that your husband infuriated him years ago. The Head of the House of Coombe by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1922]

Their author’s vogue in London, whither he went in December, 1760, to superintend publication, was as great during the next spring as it had been in the last. Sterne by H. D. Traill [1882]

Andrew Lang The reader has before him a list, with examples, of the kinds of books at present most in vogue among amateurs. The Library by Andrew Lang

Washington Irving He was the author of several works of superficial merit, but which had sufficient vogue to inflate his vanity. The Life of Oliver Goldsmith by Washington Irving [1840]

Mary seems to have been the greater favourite of the two, and the vogue of her volume of collected Poems and Ballads, which appeared in 1847, strikes the modern reader with amazement. Little Memoirs of the Nineteenth Century by George Paston [1902]

Among these everyday facts is the well-known liking which all men have for the styles that are in vogue at any given time. The Theory of the Leisure Class by Thorstein Veblen

Nathaniel Hawthorne He was inclined, also, to impute much good effect to a daily dose of Santa Cruz rum (a liquor much in vogue in that day), which he was now in the habit of quaffing at the meridian hour. The Dolliver Romance by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1876]

Nathaniel Hawthorne That surely were not too costly, and would give the medicine a better reputation and higher vogue (so foolish is the world) than if I were to put it lower. The Dolliver Romance by Nathaniel Hawthorne [1876]

It can hardly be doubted that they will come into vogue again, more or less extensively, under the influence of that irresistible demand for change just referred to. Medical Essays by Oliver Wendell Holmes

Gaston Leroux It is a trick much in vogue with sneak thieves in hotels. The Secret of the Night by Gaston Leroux [1913]

Willa Cather Since then her vogue had somewhat declined. One of Ours by Willa Cather [1922]

Virginia Woolf Admitting the vagueness which afflicts all criticism of novels, let us hazard the opinion that for us at this moment the form of fiction most in vogue more often misses than secures the thing we seek. The Common Reader by Virginia Woolf [1925]

Elizabeth Gaskell She was a comely, motherly woman, dressed in the primmest fashion in vogue twenty years before, in England, among the class to which she belonged. Lois the Witch by Elizabeth Gaskell [1859]

Anthony Trollope Tom Staple was one of those who in his heart approved of the credit system which had of old been in vogue between the students and tradesmen of the university. Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope I am disposed to think that all government and congressional jobs in the States bear the same proportion to government and parliamentary jobs which have been in vogue among us. North America by Anthony Trollope

Washington Irving Ranelagh was at that time greatly in vogue as a place of public entertainment. The Life of Oliver Goldsmith by Washington Irving [1840]

James Joyce Referring to the Married Woman’s Improperty Act a correspondent paints out that the Swees Aubumn vogue is hanging down straith fitting to her innocenth eyes. Finnegans Wake by James Joyce

With the oncoming of the ponderous and starched decorum of the third George’s reign her vogue waned apace, but she was still read and quoted. A Memoir of Mrs. Behn by Montague Summers

Baldwin Spencer Turning now to the later Alcheringa period, we find that it was after the time of the Ungambikula, the Ullakupera and the Achilpa, that the organisation now in vogue was adopted. The Native Tribes of Central Australia by Baldwin Spencer

Bram Stoker After a time La Voisin’s vogue as a sorceress brought her into certain high society where freedom of action was unhampered by moral restraints. Famous Imposters by Bram Stoker [1910]

Elizabeth Gaskell I see the affection with which people cling to the style of dress that was in vogue when they were beaux and belles, and received the most admiration. Mr. Harrison’s Confessions by Elizabeth Gaskell [1851]