Phrases with "where"

D. H. Lawrence If a man wanted to hear what was said about him — or anything — he lay behind a wall at the field-corners, where the youths talked before they parted and went indoors, late of a Saturday night. Kangaroo by D. H. Lawrence

Arthur Conan Doyle He does not live near where we were, and the place is all different, i. The Coming of the Fairies by Arthur Conan Doyle [1922]

E. Phillips Oppenheim Let’s go back to where Drayton left the car. The Glenlitten Murder by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1929]

I went to where Sloop had lodged, and this is what I heard about him. The Shadow of Larose by Arthur Gask [1930]

And, behold, men passed by, and saw the carcass cast in the way, and the lion standing by the carcass: and they came and told it in the city where the old prophet dwelt. The Doré Gallery of Bible Illustrations by Gustave Doré

In this tenement, where girls flew off every month like canaries whose cages are left open, no one was astonished to hear of the Coupeaus’ mishap. L’Assommoir by Émile Zola

Wilkie Collins I asked him to tell me where he lived, and let me go to her. The Fallen Leaves by Wilkie Collins [1879]

He ran round the sandhill to where he had left his companion. The Dark Highway by Arthur Gask [1928]

Henry James They told me in K Street where you were, and I thought I’d come down and meet you. Pandora by Henry James [1884]

All seems smooth and easy: where is the obstacle?” “Here! and here!” replied Catherine, striking one hand on her forehead, and the other on her breast: “in whichever place the soul lives. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte [1847]

Anthony Trollope It was but a humble stream to which he was sent; but the spot probably was higher up, above the Sea of Galilee, where the river is narrow. Tales of all countries by Anthony Trollope

William Hope Hodgson I got up off the hatch, where I was kneeling. The Ghost Pirates by William Hope Hodgson

Thomas Hardy Their sentiment had set a colour hardly less visible than a material one on surrounding objects, as sentiment must where life is but thought. A Changed Man by Thomas Hardy [1913]

William Makepeace Thackeray We might contrast the vault where the warrior’s remains lie shrouded and coffined, with that in which his worldly provision of wine is stowed away. Roundabout Papers by William Makepeace Thackeray [1860-63]

She cried from the crevice where she lay huddled, “Never, never!” “Ah! You are still there. Tales of Unrest by Joseph Conrad [1898]

F. Scott Fitzgerald The man faltered and would have collapsed had not his assailant hauled him back to the chair, where he sat comatose, a slow stream of blood trickling over his forehead. Taps at Reveille by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1935]

He had made certain where everyone slept, where everything was kept, and he had seen to it that the getting in would be perfectly easy. The Man of Death by Arthur Gask [1945]

He that is accustomed to this sinne of glotoyne, he may no sinne withstande, he moste be in servage of alle vices, for it is the develes horde, where he hideth him inne and resteth. Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales for the Modern Reader by prepared & edited by Arthur Burrell MA

Rudyard Kipling They pick up where they shouldn’t. Limits and Renewals by Rudyard Kipling [1932]

Hardshaw — as Johnson no longer — passed a year in the Stockton asylum for the insane, where also, through the influence of pitying friends, his wife was admitted to care for him. Tales of Soldiers and Civilians by Ambrose Bierce

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu They were to call at Lady May’s house, where its mistress and Sir Richard Arden awaited them. Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu [1871]

E. Phillips Oppenheim I will come where you wish, when you wish. The Spymaster by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1938]

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu One was Cleve Verney, who tried the inexorable secrecy of the servant in every way, but in vain; possibly because the servant did not himself know where “the family” were gone. The Tenants of Malory by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu [1867]

Here there was a large space, where the tree-ferns grew in long lines crossing each other, and making a denser shade than usual. A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder by James De Mille [1888]

William Makepeace Thackeray Only three of the contingent of soldiers returned from the Battle of Waterloo, where they won much honor; the remainder was cut to pieces on that glorious day. The Fitz-Boodle Papers by William Makepeace Thackeray [1842-43]

George Gissing Gammon had paid several visits to the china shop, where all was going very well indeed. The Town Traveller by George Gissing [1897]

Thomas Hughes He was lying on the very spot where the fights came off; where he himself had fought six years ago his first and last battle. Tom Brown’s School Days by Thomas Hughes

Elizabeth Gaskell Before he returned to town, where his presence was a political necessity, he sought the best medical advice that could be had in the neighbourhood. Crowley Castle by Elizabeth Gaskell [1864]

H.P. Lovecraft We did not separate, but managed to get to West’s room, where we whispered with the gas up until dawn. Herbert West — Reanimator by H.P. Lovecraft [1922]

D. H. Lawrence Then he asked, where were we domiciled—and I said Sicily. And then, very pertinently, why had we come to Sardinia. I said for pleasure, and to see the island. Sea and Sardinia by D. H. Lawrence [1921]

I only looked back once, and then walked briskly on until I reached Piccadilly Circus, where I halted and gazed about me in a sort of dim confused wonderment at my position. The Lust of Hate by Guy Boothby [1898]

Yet the short cut did save several miles and a devil of a tumble off the Scharhorn, where two tides meet. The Riddle of the Sands by Erskine Childers [1903]

Soon I left the stream and climbed up on the shoulder, where the road was not much better than a precipice. Prester John by John Buchan

On the side where we were we had enough wind, at least from time to time, to struggle on toward the south. The Shadow Line by Joseph Conrad [1917]

Charles Dickens In the distance one way, Coketown showed as a black mist; in another distance hills began to rise; in a third, there was a faint change in the light of the horizon where it shone upon the far-off sea. Hard Times by Charles Dickens [1854]

Walter Scott John Lewis was presented to the vicarage of Brandiston, near Framlington, in Suffolk, 6th May, 1596, where he lived about fifty years, till executed as a wizard on such evidence as we have seen. Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft by Walter Scott [1831]

Theodore Dreiser She had heard the talking in the front bedroom, where she slept with one of the children, but had not suspected its import. Jennie Gerhardt by Theodore Dreiser

H.P. Lovecraft Towards the last it had bumped up to the tower, where there were sounds of the shattering of glass. The Haunter of the Dark by H.P. Lovecraft [1935]

They must have cost a deal to erect in this neighbourhood where all the houses, great and small, were of stone; and wood was comparatively scarce. The Mystery Queen by Fergus Hume

Anthony Trollope Either he took her or she took him into a distant part of the room where they conversed apart for five minutes. The American Senator by Anthony Trollope

Arthur Morrison Another rush carried Neddy against the ropes, where he got two heavy body blows and a bad jaw-rattler. Tales of Mean Streets by Arthur Morrison

Adam Lindsay Gordon On this dank soil thistles muster, Thorns are broadcast sown; Seek not figs where thistles cluster, Grapes where thorns have grown. Poems by Adam Lindsay Gordon

Radclyffe Hall As they worked the smell of burnt flesh pervaded the air, and Mrs. Jenkins swayed slightly where she stood. The Unlit Lamp by Radclyffe Hall

Besides, you do not know where you are, and shall be taken away as secretly as you have been brought here. The Mystery Queen by Fergus Hume

It was more likely my friend Rasta. I found the ferry of Ratchik by asking a soldier and a German sailor there told me where the Kurdish Bazaar was. Greenmantle by John Buchan

Jim followed close behind him, and between them they picked the girl up, and carried her down to the hall, where she was laid upon a settee. The Childerbridge Mystery by Guy Boothby [1902]

Edith Wharton From her writing-table, where she sat over a pile of letters, Anna lifted her happy smile. The Reef by Edith Wharton [1912]

William Makepeace Thackeray On the fust of Hawgust where was I? Director of twenty-three Companies; older of scrip hall at a primmium, and worth at least a quarter of a millium. Burlesques by William Makepeace Thackeray

Thomas Carlyle From an inner upper room or gallery, we looked down into a range of private courts, where certain Chartist Notabilities were undergoing their term. Latter-Day Pamphlets by Thomas Carlyle

Nothing, however, of an incriminating nature was found, and the inspector and his assistants returned frowningly upstairs, where the officers left there, stated they had found everything in order. The Man of Death by Arthur Gask [1945]

Willa Cather She had scarcely thought about where she was going when the pond glittered before her, where Emil had shot the ducks. O Pioneers! by Willa Cather [1913]

George Gissing Afterwards, Mrs. Eldon had her chair moved to the window, where she could see the garden greenery. Demos by George Gissing [1886]

The latter ones were so fresh I could almost put my finger on the spot where the reader had left off. That Affair Next Door by Anna Katharine Green

D.H. Lawrence The young man smiled, then looked down at the wall, where his own hands lay white and fragile, showing the blue veins. The Trespasser by D.H. Lawrence

Miles Franklin Grannie had left the veranda, and on the table where she had been writing aunt Helen was filling many vases with maidenhair fern and La France roses. My Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin

Virginia Woolf But I am now fallen into the carriage at the hall door, where she sits nodding yellow plumes with eyes hard like glazed marbles. The Waves by Virginia Woolf [1931]

And I may at the same time refer him to Dr. Hodge’s Lecture, where he will find the same kind of facts and reasoning. The Contagiousness of Puerperal Fever by Oliver Wendell Holmes

Caroline Lamb I believe we are all alive and flourishing some where or other now. Glenarvon by Caroline Lamb [1816]

E. Phillips Oppenheim There were no other thieves about, just you and I and Lem. You stayed longest in the room where the jewels were—too long for your own safety. The Lion and the Lamb by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1930]

G. K. Chesterton I turned and darted for the coat which I knew to contain the package, ripped it up with my sword, and raced away up the garden path to where my motor bike was waiting on the road above. The Man Who Knew Too Much by G. K. Chesterton

Rudyard Kipling Enter! Enter! And is all well?’ They passed to the inner court, where the afternoon sun sloped golden across. Kim by Rudyard Kipling [1901]

H. G. Wells Then below, where those very high cliffs come, we had to keep on dodging across the river — I should say we crossed it a dozen times in a couple of miles. The Stolen Bacillus and other incidents by H. G. Wells [1895]

You can see where they corrected her dotted Capital I’s. The Franchise Affair by Josephine Tey

On this head of purity of speech, as at other points where a conventional usage rests on the canons of archaism and waste, the spokesmen for the usage instinctively take an apologetic attitude. The Theory of the Leisure Class by Thorstein Veblen

Anthony Trollope He was accompanied by a vast procession who from the temple went with him to his brother’s house, where he met his wife, and where he resided for a time. The Life of Cicero by Anthony Trollope [1881]

H. G. Wells I do not know where the light comes from. The Autocracy of Mr. Parham by H. G. Wells [1930]

Maria Edgeworth This was the first time Helen had ever seen Lady Cecilia in public, where certainly she appeared to great advantage. Helen by Maria Edgeworth

William Morris So the mariners drew thither where was the tun, and did so much, what by wile, what by force, that they gat the tun on to their ship. Old French Romances by William Morris [1896]

The Man of Fancy invites these and many others to a banquet in his cloud-castle, where they all converse and behave according to their special characters. The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Frank Preston Stearns [1906]

Arthur Conan Doyle That very night, as the half-drunken company broke up, he touched McMurdo on the arm and led him aside into that inner room where they had their first interview. The Valley of Fear by Arthur Conan Doyle [1914]

If I now know the length of the Mississippi or the difference between an octopus and a cuttle-fish or the exact composition of bell-metal, that’s where I learned it from. Coming up for Air by George Orwell

He nodded assuringly to himself, “I’ll bring a mattress down and sleep on the fenlands where the damned dreams won’t come. The House on the Fens by Arthur Gask [1940]

Rudyard Kipling Narkarra one hundred and forty-three miles by road is the nearest station to Kashima. But Kashima never goes to Narkarra, where there are at least twelve English people. Under the Deodars by Rudyard Kipling [1888]

My companion was still at the tiller, and from where I lay I could see that we were still sailing in the same direction. The Beautiful White Devil by Guy Boothby [1897]

I opened a side-door, and entered a large room, where were, in a corner, some rusty and cobwebbed bird-cages, but nothing more. Uncle Silas by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Theodore Dreiser Drouet wore patent leather but Carrie could not help feeling that there was a distinction in favour of the soft leather, where all else was so rich. Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser

F. Scott Fitzgerald And in the commissary, where they were placed hard by the Big Table, his producer, Max Leam, looked up, did a little “takem” and winked. The Pat Hobby Stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1941]

Francis Bacon For their commons; there is little danger from them, except it be, where they have great and potent heads; or where you meddle with the point of religion, or their customs, or means of life. The Essays by Francis Bacon [1601]

When he came back to where I waited I perceived that he was much perturbed, so perturbed as to forget the convention of the usual greetings. Chance by Joseph Conrad [1913]

George Meredith Evan gave directions for it to be looked to, and went on to the doorway, where he was met by a young woman. Evan Harrington by George Meredith [1861]

E. Phillips Oppenheim There are quagmires even in the middle of it, where a man may sink in and be never heard of again. The Great Impersonation by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1920]

Arthur Conan Doyle From where I stood in the doorway I could see the edge of the Cloomber wood, though the house itself was only visible from the rising ground some little distance off. The Mystery of Cloomber by Arthur Conan Doyle [1889]

Willa Cather He proceeded at once to the little town on the coast where his painter lived, and presented himself. Youth and the Bright Medusa by Willa Cather [1920]

Henry James We’ve lived in places we couldn’t sit in, if you want to know — where there was only really room if we were in bed. The Tragic Muse by Henry James [1890]

Jacques Futrelle Produce him here in this room where I can get my hands on him!” The Thinking Machine squinted at the sturdy shoulders with admiration in his face. The Chase of the Golden Plate by Jacques Futrelle [1906]

Miles Franklin Dear me, where would a child of mine get notions of the stage—the lowest . My Career Goes Bung by Miles Franklin [1946]

Henry James Fleda meanwhile hesitated, lingered for some minutes where she had been left, feeling secretly that her fate still had her in hand. The Spoils of Poynton by Henry James [1897]

When I had done the counterpane was glittering with diamonds where it was not shimmering with pearls. The Black Mask by E. W. Hornung [1901]

Elizabeth Gaskell He drove them out, indeed, but they only went as far as the next room, where they huddled together in affright, wondering what they could do for the poor lady. French Life by Elizabeth Gaskell [1864]

E. F. Benson Diva silently and hastily unwound her cloud from over her ears, risking catching cold in the hole where her tooth had been, so terrified was she of missing a single syllable. Miss Mapp by E. F. Benson [1922]

Captain Oliver stood within a yard or two of the place where I sat, or rather lay; and folding his arms, he remained silent for a minute or two, as if arranging in his mind how he should address me. The Purcell Papers by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

By the way, my sergeant’s recorded description of the woman who joined the bus at that crossroads where the fair is, says: Loose gaberdine raincoat. To Love and Be Wise by Josephine Tey [1950]

There need be no prowlers scuttling off when alarmed, unless indeed it was thought wisest to let well alone, if we were harmless, and not to arouse suspicions where there were none. The Riddle of the Sands by Erskine Childers [1903]

Virginia Woolf She leant upon the rail and looked over the troubled grey waters, where the sunlight was fitfully scattered upon the crests of the waves, until she was cold and absolutely calm again. The Voyage Out by Virginia Woolf [1915]

The worst of it is, these horses always manage it so as to get tethered across the sidewalk in the most populous thoroughfares, where they at once drop into the semblance of a sound slumber. The Fiend’s Delight by Ambrose Bierce [1873]

The place where the stranger had been was found easily enough, for a wide disturbance of the stones was apparent and then, in one spot, there was all evidence where a deeper excavation had been made. The Grave-digger of Monks Arden by Arthur Gask [1938]

Arthur Machen But I made up my mind I would try again, so I went to the wood where the pool was, where I saw the white people, and I tried again. The White People by Arthur Machen

Watkin Tench In the course of repeated examinations it plainly appeared, he was an utter stranger to the place where the cattle might be, and was in no shape concerned in having driven them off. A Narrative of the The Expedition to Botany Bay by Watkin Tench [1788]

Henry Fielding She no sooner heard of my being discarded than she took me into her house, where I was extremely well clothed and fed. A journey from this world to the next by Henry Fielding

D. H. Lawrence In the complete obscurity, Birkin found a comparatively sheltered nook, where a great rope was coiled up. Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence

Antipholus, wondering that he came back so soon, asked him where he had left the money. Tales from Shakespeare by Charles and Mary Lamb

The words recalled it, and as far as I could remember the thing, I asked him who he was and where the place might be. No-Man’s-Land by John Buchan [1899]

And where is mistress going to live, sar! And what is to become of Daniel and me, and the poor animals, and the house, and everything?” “I will look after all that. Her Father’s Name by Florence Marryat [1878]

William Morris E’en so fare millions of men, where men for money are made, Where the poor are dumb and deedless, where the rich are not afraid. The Pilgrims of Hope by William Morris [1885]

Anna Katherine Green The man nodded and withdrew, going the length of the gallery, where he disappeared among the arches, to reappear shortly after in the gallery opposite. The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow by Anna Katherine Green

I began to make my imitations of Shakespeare, and I wrote 57 out passages where Falstaff and Pistol and Bardolph talked together, in that Ercles vein which is so easily caught. My Literary Passions by William Dean Howells

H. Rider Haggard Eric walked warily till he came to the dell where he had left Skallagrim and the horses. Eric Brighteyes by H. Rider Haggard

Henry Fielding The fisherman took his advice, and soon arrived at Deal, where the reader will, I doubt not, be as much concerned as Wild was, that there was not a single ship prepared to go on the expedition. The History of the Life of the Late Mr. Jonathan Wild The Great by Henry Fielding

Madame Boche was concierge of the building where the “Two–Headed Calf” was on the ground floor. L’Assommoir by Émile Zola

John Galsworthy The French papers, where the print is so much smaller, don’t excite one half so much. Over the River by John Galsworthy

Rudyard Kipling We fell in on the foc’sle, leavin’ a large open space by the capstan, where our sail-maker was sittin’ sewin’ broken firebars into the foot of an old ‘ammick. Traffics and Discoveries by Rudyard Kipling [1904]

John Galsworthy Just nine o’clock! While eating he enquired of the waiter where the Briery was. Flowering Wilderness by John Galsworthy

H. G. Wells Or to Sweden where perhaps Bellacourt was in control of things? Or in flight before Reedly struck? “Why can’t I know?” asked Steenhold, with a feeling like tears of vexation in his eyes. The Holy Terror by H. G. Wells [1939]

Mr Cullen himself perched on a rock looking down the river to the green civilised strath where the moors ended and the fields began. The Singing Sands by Josephine Tey [1952]

Jack London It soared upward with a swift rush, till it reached its topmost note, where it persisted, palpitant and tense, and then slowly died away. White Fang by Jack London [1906]

You come to a stretch of a couple of hundred yards where it is all exceptionally low and you have to work yourself along in a squatting position. Collected Essays by George Orwell

Sigmund Freud I am aware that this conception cannot be generally demonstrated, but I maintain that it can often be demonstrated even where one would not have suspected it, and that it cannot be generally refuted. The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud [1911]

Still the same lofty domes and minarets towered above the verdurous walls, where Constantine had died, and the Turk had entered the city. The Last Man by Mary Shelley

Jane Austen We were last night at Lady Middleton’s, where there was a dance. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen [1811]

George Gissing Guided by a rumour that supreme wisdom was to be found in Persia, the sages journeyed to that kingdom, where disappointment awaited them. Veranilda by George Gissing [1903]

D.H. Lawrence Siegmund stood at a bend where heath blossomed in shaggy lilac, where the sunshine but no wind came. The Trespasser by D.H. Lawrence

Oscar Wilde But I would not go where the Squires ride, I would only walk by my Lady’s side. Poems by Oscar Wilde [1881]

H. G. Wells Just how or where I should serve the empire I had not as yet determined. The Passionate Friends by H. G. Wells [1913]

George Gissing Walking at a sharp pace, they rapidly came close to where he stood. Eve's Ransom by George Gissing [1894]

Henry James If it had become now, for that matter, a question of sides, there was at least a certain amount of evidence as to where they all were. What Maisie Knew by Henry James [1897]

After I had made it clear that I wanted to go with Carlos, and could pay for my passage, I was handed down into the steerage, where a tallow candle burnt in a thick, blue atmosphere. Romance by Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford [1903]

Rudyard Kipling Bobby received his orders on returning from a dance at Viceregal Lodge where he had But only the Haverley girl knows what Bobby had said, or how many waltzes he had claimed for the next ball. Under the Deodars by Rudyard Kipling [1888]

From the period of this event, Colonel Villiers (for his youth had been passed in the army, where he obtained promotion) had led the careless life of a single man. Lodore by Mary Shelley

Jules Verne It is the residence of one of the sultans of the Ugogo country, where civilization is, perhaps, the least backward. Five Weeks in a Balloon by Jules Verne [1869]

After this important step M. Fleurus departed for his native shores, where he had other business besides the Meynell affair to claim his attention. Charlotte’s Inheritance by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1868]

Jules Verne You must be mistaken, my dear; but we will follow the marks, and see where they lead us. The Fur Country by Jules Verne [1873]

Down the hill they fled until they reached the meadow, where they fell exhausted in the tall grass. Miss Lonelyhearts by Nathanael West [1933]

William Makepeace Thackeray It is one of the oldest names in Germany, where her father’s and mother’s houses, those of Speck and Eyer, are loved wherever they are known. The Fitz-Boodle Papers by William Makepeace Thackeray [1842-43]

I fear the grass was pretty short where that old servant of the public found himself grazing. Medical Essays by Oliver Wendell Holmes

William Morris Now may God have mercy on her soul, for she hath passed away in the abbey where she was, as folk have done me to wit. Old French Romances by William Morris [1896]

Anne Bronte It was dated from Ashby Park, where she was come to settle down at last, having previously divided her time between the continent and the metropolis. Agnes Grey by Anne Bronte [1847]

Arthur Machen In the winter, when the forest paths are impassable, she spent most of her time in her bedroom, where she slept alone, according to the instructions of her relative. The Great God Pan by Arthur Machen

Jack London Always he was on the lookout for the trail of the gods where it might leave the river and proceed inland. White Fang by Jack London [1906]

The world is wide, a shelter, a refuge can be purchased any where — and that is all I seek. Lodore by Mary Shelley

Ralph Waldo Emerson For such persons are nearer to the secret of God than others; are bathed by sweeter waters; they hear notices, they see visions, where others are vacant. The Conduct of Life by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1860]

It had, if at a little distance, the inspiriting memory of a great war, where the country had taken the most glorious part possible. The English Novel by George Saintsbury [1913]

Jules Verne After having long commanded the vessels of a rich shipowner of Havre, he had settled down in his native town, where he had caused the brig “Jeune–Hardie” to be constructed at his own expense. A Winter Amid the Ice by Jules Verne [1874]

A bachelor, his private residence was a good-class house in the best part of Hampstead, where a gardener-butler and a housekeeper ministered to his comfort. The Tragedy of the Silver Moon by Arthur Gask [1940]

At length she thought she was too foolish, and pushing open the door, she walked straight up to the table where Coupeau was sitting. L’Assommoir by Émile Zola

The last positive information I can obtain of him in Essex is at the Court, where the servant says he thinks Mr. Talboys told him he would go and look for my lady in the grounds. Lady Audley’s Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1862]

The poultry-farmer of Benger’s Flat would vanish, leaving not one single trace to point to where he had gone. The Dark Mill Stream by Arthur Gask [1947]

Andrew Lang The story is told in Household Words, where Sir Frederick Forbes is said to have acted as judge. The Book of Dreams and Ghosts by Andrew Lang

Anthony Trollope But when you promised her a home, where did you think of finding one for her? Her only fitting home is with her mother, and you know that her father will not take her there. The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope [1870]

Ivan Turgenev The carriage wheels rumbled over the paved roads of Frankfort, and stopped at last before the hotel where Sanin was living. The Torrents of Spring by Ivan Turgenev [1872]

George Gissing In a hollow of dry sand, where the cliffs broke, he flung himself down, and lay still for an hour or two. Our Friend the Charlatan by George Gissing [1899]

Jules Verne The reply was heard by Phil Evans, who was then in the bow, where Frycollin was overwhelming him with piteous pleadings to be put “on the ground. Robur the Conqueror by Jules Verne [1887]

George Gissing And find out, if you can, where lives Mrs. Coppinger. I couldn’t remember the name last night—Mrs. Coppinger.” In half an hour he was downstairs. Will Warburton by George Gissing [1903]

Jules Verne There I saw a fenced-in place, where some horses were grazing, without thinking of any harm. Five Weeks in a Balloon by Jules Verne [1869]

Andrew Lang Clothes of some kind were provided for him at the cottage, a rickety old boat was fetched, and he and his stag were rowed across the river to the place where his clothes lay. Adventures Among Books by Andrew Lang

Henry Handel Richardson Again, one hot afternoon when she believed him sleeping, he heard her chattering away in the wash-house below, where she was bearing their landlady company. Succedaneum by Henry Handel Richardson

Anthony Trollope On the 20th of January Milo was returning to Rome from Lanuvium, where he had been engaged, as chief magistrate of the town, in nominating a friend for the municipality. The Life of Cicero by Anthony Trollope [1881]

Willa Cather Opening the pasture gate from the saddle, Emil rode across the field to the clearing where the thresher stood, driven by a stationary engine and fed from the header boxes. O Pioneers! by Willa Cather [1913]

Rudyard Kipling He grew smaller and smaller along the edge of the cliff, where neat piles of white chalk every few yards show the path even on the darkest night. Rewards and Fairies by Rudyard Kipling [1910]

Now, in my opinion, Philinus, you seem to be out in your first argument, where you suppose the beasts use more simple food and are more healthy than men; neither of which is true. Symposiacs by Plutarch

Jules Verne She told all that had passed between Marfa and herself since their meeting at Omsk, where they had seen each other for the first time. Michael Strogoff by Jules Verne [1876]

Henry James It had sprung as he didn’t guess; it had sprung as she hopelessly turned from him, and the mark, by the time he left her, had fallen where it WAS to fall. The Beast in the Jungle by Henry James [1903]

Virginia Woolf What torments one is the horrible activity of the mind’s eye — how he fell, how he looked, where they carried him; men in loin-cloths, pulling ropes; the bandages and the mud. The Waves by Virginia Woolf [1931]

But sometimes, with an inward wince and even shudder of fear, she would ask herself where she would have been now, but for the, to her, happy accident of the Raydons having had a dishonest cook. What Really Happened by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1926]

You should have seen how the hero beamed! So that’s where he is, he and his wife — or was, until the curtain went down. Mr. Justice Raffles by E. W. Hornung [1909]

Elizabeth Barrett Browning Thou hast thy calling to some palace-floor, Most gracious singer of high poems! where The dancers will break footing, from the care Of watching up thy pregnant lips for more. Sonnets from the Portuguese by Elizabeth Barrett Browning [1850]

Arthur Conan Doyle She had married a man named Oakshott, and lived in Brixton Road, where she fattened fowls for the market. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1892]

Elizabeth Gaskell But where must we be? Papa will want the dining-room and this room, and where must we sit?” “Oh!” said Ruth, “in the dressing-room next to my room. Ruth by Elizabeth Gaskell [1853]

Jack London And that’s where my father wasn’t crazy. The Red One by Jack London [1918]

Then I insisted we should go no farther that day, but should put up where we were. The Shadow of Larose by Arthur Gask [1930]

Inanda’s Kraal was a cluster of kyas and rondavels, shaped in a half-moon, with a flat space between the houses, where grew a big merula tree. Prester John by John Buchan

D’Artagnan, who felt himself quite overcome, said: “This is touching, upon my word; she begins where others leave off. Louise de la Valliere by Alexandre Dumas [1848-1850]

Ivan Turgenev In the dark sky, where her finger was pointing, a comet flashed, a reddish streak among the tiny stars. Dream tales and prose poems by Ivan Turgenev

She left the house within an hour, and straightaway rang up Peter to meet her that afternoon at the hotel where she was by then installed. The Man of Death by Arthur Gask [1945]

Passing out of the hall-door, she retraced their route to the place where they had lunched, keeping a sharp watch for the bright, silken fabric, which ought to catch the eye quickly enough. The Haunted Woman by David Lindsay [1922]

For a while Almah stood looking forth between the trees to where the bright sunlight sparkled on the sea, and then with a sigh she turned to the left. A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder by James De Mille [1888]

Thomas Hardy And where was Jim himself? It must not be supposed that that tactician had all this while withdrawn from mortal eye to tear his hair in silent indignation and despair. The Romantic Adventures of a Milkmaid by Thomas Hardy

H. G. Wells And there is a fallen branch where we can sit and put our feet out of the wet. The Passionate Friends by H. G. Wells [1913]

Jack London What do they own or, through dominant ownership, control to-day? They are powerful in all the great railways of New York, north, east, and west, except one, where their share is only a few millions. The Iron Heel by Jack London [1908]

Catherine Helen Spence I had to leave my agricultural home when dinner ended, and take the train for a manufacturing town a little further from London where Mr. Edward Carmichael lived. A Week in the Future by Catherine Helen Spence

We are half-way thither, for Bianor’s tomb Begins to show: here, Moeris, where the hinds Are lopping the thick leafage, let us sing. The Eclogues of Virgil by translated by J. B. Greenough

In one place where he took up his quarters, he found an ominous inscription over the door:— “He that takes my property must expect to pay for it with his life. The History of the Conquest of Peru by William Hickling Presco

Then the two walked side by side until they came upon an unoccupied seat under some trees, where they both sat down, obviously in earnest conversation together. The Vengeance of Larose by Arthur Gask [1939]

Arthur Machen In Soar’s sweet valley, where the brook With many a ripple flows along, Delicious prospects meet the eye, The ear is charmed with Phil’mel’s song. The Secret Glory by Arthur Machen

But a world that had a collective plan and knew where it meant to be going would do a sight better, anyhow. The New Machiavelli by Herbert George Wells [1911]

D.H. Lawrence He ran laughing over the sand to the sea, where he waded in, thrusting his legs noisily through the heavy green water. The Trespasser by D.H. Lawrence

William Makepeace Thackeray Master left the desk at which he had been seated with her ladyship, paced up and down the room for a while, and then came round to the place where Miss Matilda was seated. The Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush by William Makepeace Thackeray [1838]

Starvation is no cooler, it is an inflamer, and they know it — as parrots know truths, but can’t apply them: for they know that burning fever rages in ivery town, street, camp, where Famine is. Hard Cash by Charles Reade [1863]

Edgar Rice Burroughs Nearer the center of the tree, where the signs of passage are fainter, the direction is plainly marked. Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs [1912]

Have you seen the things he brought her from the Simla Art Exhibition? He said they were nice bits of colour, and she has hung them in the drawing-room, where she will have to look at them every day. The Pool in the Desert by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1903]

Jules Verne But I think other means must be tried of reaching this point, where all the meridians of the globe cross each other, than those hitherto adopted by travellers. The Fur Country by Jules Verne [1873]

Sinclair Lewis Suddenly Dr. Planish was homesick for precisely the place where he was; suddenly it was unendurable to think of going back to the city that was an hourly futility and a yearly defeat. Gideon Planish by Sinclair Lewis

Meantime the Trojans run, where danger calls; They line their trenches, and they man their walls. The Aeneid by translated by John Dryden

George Gissing That letter has told me where she lives. A Life's Morning by George Gissing [1885]

The men were all arrested and marched to Srinagar, where Usman turned ‘king’s evidence. Among the Tibetans by Isabella L. Bird [1894]

George Gissing If you will tell me where you would like to make a new home I shall gladly agree. New Grub Street by George Gissing [1891]

Anthony Trollope As for you, if you ill-treat me, I shall know where to go to. The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope

I know of one instance, on a north-west station, where a white girl visitor came into possession of these boards, presented to her as a curio by a white man who had found them. The Passing of the Aborigines by Daisy Bates [1938]

The hunter directed Flory and Elizabeth where to stand, pointing with his dah. Burmese Days by George Orwell

Guy de Maupassan You must fasten her securely to the fireplace, upright against the back of it, and then you can go where you like, but far from here. The Lancer’s Wife (La Revanche) by Guy de Maupassan

Radclyffe Hall And now she was passing the old potting shed where Collins had lain in the arms of the footman. The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe Hall