Phrases with "will"

Jean-Jacques Rousseau The empire of Russia will aspire to conquer Europe, and will itself be conquered. The Social Contract by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Walter Crane Invention, knowledge, and experience will do the rest. Line and Form by Walter Crane [1900]

Mark Twain They will sneak down from northards, along the fence, at midnight exact, with a false key, and go in the nigger’s cabin to get him. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

H. G. Wells And moreover there is no time now for another revolution in Russia. A year more of civil war will make the final sinking of Russia out of civilisation inevitable. Russia in the Shadows by H. G. Wells

Jules Verne I am convinced that before twenty years are over one-half of our earth will have paid a visit to the moon. From the Earth to the Moon by Jules Verne [1867]

Henry James One envies, even, I will not say the illusions, of that keenly sentient period, but the convictions and interests — the moral passion. Hawthorne by Henry James [1879]

Jonathan Swift If, in laying open the real causes of our present misery, I am forced to speak with some freedom, I think it will require no apology. On the Conduct of the Allies by Jonathan Swift [1711]

That man spoke to me on the boat—he did what you wished, he made a will providing for that woman; I took charge of it for him. Studies in Love and Terror by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1913]

Rafael Sabatini And speaking of pistols, an empty one will serve your turn tomorrow. The Plague of Ghosts by Rafael Sabatini

Gertrude Stein We liked these stories as we liked all Mohammed’s stories always ending up with, and when you come back there will be street cars and then we won’t have to walk and that will be nice. The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein [1933]

George Gissing And but for habitpride ——” “Yes, if it will convince you. Sleeping Fires by George Gissing [1896]

You don’t get your rights in this world unless you have a Union.” “Too true,” said Robert. “Let me have my bill, will you?” “Your check, yes. The Franchise Affair by Josephine Tey

Walter Scott It will be obvious (continues Mr Ritson) that this ballad is much older, not only than the date of the book, but most of the other pieces contained in it. The Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border by Walter Scott [1802-1803]

Much that the prosecution has gone to such pains to prove he will admit at once. The Storm Breaks by Arthur Gask [1949]

Guy de Maupassant Will next Thursday suit you then?” “Yes, Mademoiselle Donet.” “You will come to lunch, of course?” “Well — if you are so kind as to invite me, I can’t refuse. Hautot Senior and Hautot Junior (Hautot père et fils) by Guy de Maupassant [1889]

Andrew Lang Its value, when “the wicked day of destiny” comes, and the collection is broken up, will thus be made secure. The Library by Andrew Lang

We hope the truth of this saying will be manifest in the present article. A Study of Hawthorne by G. P. Lathrop [1876]

For the present I will say no more; but will continue my prayers to God for a fair wind, to bring me once again to see that person whose memory begot this discourse. The Private Memoirs of Sir Kenelm Digby by Kenelm Digby

Adam Lindsay Gordon Our paths diverge, yet we may go Together for a league or so; I, too, will join thy band below When thou thy bugle windest. Poems by Adam Lindsay Gordon

Charles Dickens My memory will haunt it, many nights, in time to come; but nothing worse, I will engage. Pictures from Italy by Charles Dickens [1846]

George Meredith Good Lord!—love? The love of Ireland for the conquering country will be the celebrated ceremony in the concluding chapter previous to the inauguration of the millennium. Celt and Saxon by George Meredith [1910]

Algernon Blackwood My mother is too old to look after the comfort of our guests properly, but now I am here I will remedy all that. John Silence by Algernon Blackwood

Arthur Conan Doyle You have had a shock from which it will take you some time to recover. The Maracot Deep by Arthur Conan Doyle [1929]

H. G. Wells That was the beginning of a queer friendship which lasted a week, and ended — as I will tell you! ‘She was exactly like a child. The Time Machine by H. G. Wells [1896]

Robert Louis Stevenson I will weary out your life with persecutions; I will drag you from court to court; if there is justice to be had in France, it shall be rendered between you and me. Providence and the Guitar by Robert Louis Stevenson

Guy de Maupassan Do you understand me? “She replied: ‘You can do as you please, but you will be ill again, and I will not be able to get up tomorrow. The Hole by Guy de Maupassan

Guy de Maupassan Jeanne burst into tears and almost shrieked: “I will see her! I will see her!” The doctor took her hand and said in a low voice: “Calm yourself, madame. Une Vie (A Woman’s Life) by Guy de Maupassan

Charles Dickens They are to receive it, or such representations of it, as may happen to fall in their way; and they will constantly write letters about it to all the Papers. 4. Contributions to All the Year Round by Charles Dickens [1859]

I will revoke the acts made by Lewis of Bavaria. I will occupy no place, either in or out of Italy, belonging to the Church. I will not enter Rome before the day appointed for my coronation. The Life of Petrarch by Thomas Campbell

E. T. A. Hoffmann And now let me tell you, Herr Elias,” he continued, again laying hold of the pale merchant, “you will never see me in your damned office again. Arthur’s Hall by E. T. A. Hoffmann

Sinclair Lewis Of course you understand that you and I and Sissy and Fowler and Mary will probably be shot if I do try to do anything. It Can’t Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis

G. K. Chesterton You will forgive me if I am a little dazed myself. The Return of Don Quixote by G. K. Chesterton [1927]

Wilkie Collins The officers and crew of the Wanderer will be here in a few minutes to cast the lots. The Frozen Deep by Wilkie Collins [1874]

She will soon be well again, I hope. Reality or Delusion? by Ellen Wood [1868]

Nor will you ask me to do either when you’ve heard what I have to say. The Amateur Cracksman by E. W. Hornung [1899]

Olaf Stapledon The new form of society, and the new culture, if they come into existence, will be in a sense an expression of the immense objective changes in man's conditions during the modern period. Saints and Revolutionaries by Olaf Stapledon

Ralph Waldo Emerson Already it is ruddering the balloon, and the next war will be fought in the air. English Traits by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1856]

Edmund Burke And this body will be beautiful if the lines which compose its surface are not continued, even so varied, in a manner that may weary or dissipate the attention. On the Sublime and Beautiful by Edmund Burke [1757]

E. F. Benson Wait for me, will you, for I have something more to say. Lucia's Progress by E. F. Benson [1935]

Matthew Arnold Gwydion wants a wife for his pupil: ‘Well,’ says Math, ‘we will seek, I and thou, by charms and illusions, to form a wife for him out of flowers. The Study of Celtic Literature by Matthew Arnold [1867]

Rudyard Kipling The driver looked East and West and said: ‘I, too, will go and see if the tonga can be found, for the Sirkar’s dak cannot stop. Letters of Marque by Rudyard Kipling [1891]

Never will I be permitted to live even if I am coward enough to take advantage of the loophole of escape you offer me. The Bronze Hand by Anna Katharine Green

Such being his claims upon our notice, I repeat that it is no more than a reasonable act of respect to the reader—to presume in him so much interest about Kant as will justify a sketch of his life. The Last Days of Immanuel Kant by Thomas De Quincey [1827]

Leslie Stephen Swift replies that he will tell the naked truth. Swift by Leslie Stephen [1882]

Rudyard Kipling IF YOU stop to find out what your wages will be  And how they will clothe and feed you, Willie, my son, don't you go on the Sea,  For the Sea will never need you. The Years Between by Rudyard Kipling [1919]

Besides, I will not have them hurt. The Island of Sheep by John Buchan [1936]

D. H. Lawrence You will never leave me any more, in the after-death. The Ladybird by D. H. Lawrence

The will — if it is a will — says that the fortune is hidden in the house, but it doesn’t give the faintest notion where. Tom Ossington’s Ghost by Richard Marsh [1898]

Theodore Dreiser Besides, other things will happen. Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser

Arthur Morrison But I will give you what information I have, and you shall start fairly from this moment. The Chronicles of Martin Hewitt by Arthur Morrison

Then perhaps there will be a week’s silence, after which we will be worried night after night, till we are nearly driven distracted. The Phantom Stockman by Guy Boothby

Watkin Tench The first advances are made by the men, who strive to render themselves agreeable to their favourites by presents of fishing-tackle and other articles which they know will prove acceptable. A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson by Watkin Tench

Arthur Schopenhauer Many a man, for instance, will not steal your money; but he will lay hands on everything of yours that he can enjoy without having to pay for it. Studies in Pessimism by Arthur Schopenhauer

Edith Wharton Nothing you can do will change it. The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton [1913]

Edgar Rice Burroughs When they hunt the mighty thag, the prehistoric bos of the outer crust, a single male, with his fiber rope, will catch and kill the greatest of the bulls. Pellucidar by Edgar Rice Burroughs [1923]

His throat’s troubling him again, he says: wants me to give him something that will cure him by tomorrow. Ketira the Gypsy by Ellen Wood [1876]

Elizabeth Von Arnim You will please allow me to add my expressions of indebtedness, and those of my wife, to Lady Caroline’s. The Enchanted April by Elizabeth Von Arnim [1922]

Robert Louis Stevenson For two good reasons, I will not enter deeply into this scientific branch of my confession. The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson [1886]

Rudyard Kipling You will be able to work now for three days without eating, because you can live on your humph; and don’t you ever say I never did anything for you. Just So Stories for Little Children by Rudyard Kipling [1902]

How far this discipline is well administered in other points at Oxford, will appear from the rest of my account. Oxford by Thomas De Quincey [1835]

Ralph Waldo Emerson I seem to walk on a marble floor, where nothing will grow. English Traits by Ralph Waldo Emerson [1856]

Arthur Conan Doyle You’ll not forget the name, will you, sir?” I was too sleepy to answer. That Veteran by Arthur Conan Doyle

The autumn comes, and the roads are too muddy to travel by; he must wait till the winter, when they will be frozen hard. Books and Characters by Lytton Strachey

Arthur Conan Doyle Oh, Clara, it will be splendid. Beyond the City by Arthur Conan Doyle [1892]

Thomas Love Peacock The inscription ‘HIC NON BIBITUR’ will suit nothing but a tombstone. Nightmare Abbey by Thomas Love Peacock

George Gissing To-night and tomorrow night at half-past ten I will be standing at the south end of Westminster Bridge. The river will be near me if you are not; remember that. The Town Traveller by George Gissing [1897]

E. Phillips Oppenheim What can hers be, do you suppose, if she will sup alone with him in a public restaurant?” “Good-night,” said Wolfenden. “I will not listen to another word. Mysterious Mr. Sabin by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1898]

D. H. Lawrence But every rebuff stored up new energy of will in her. Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D. H. Lawrence

No, I will not oblige you by relieving you of my hampering company. Nightmare! by Francis Stevens

Jane Austen If Miss Summers will not keep her, you must find me out another school, unless we can get her married immediately. Lady Susan by Jane Austen [1794]

The habit of looking straight ahead is formed in youth, and it continues through life; so at least it is said, and if I cannot affirm it I will not deny it. Familiar Spanish Travels by William Dean Howells

Olaf Stapledon What a pilgrimage it will be for him after a whole month of standing still!’ She looked down again and cried, ‘Quick! Come and see! He’s loose, he’s moved an inch. Last Men in London by Olaf Stapledon

Arthur Machen Those who know “Martin Chuzzlewit” will remember how Tigg Montague, who was Montague Tigg, lunched luxuriously in the board room of his city office. Far Off Things by Arthur Machen [1922]

Andrew Lang A set of Shakespeare’s quartoes, uncut, would be worth more than a respectable landed estate in Connemara. For these reasons the amateur will do well to have new books of price bound “uncut. The Library by Andrew Lang

At the last moment the boy ran forward and mounted, saying, “If I strike him with the whip in my left hand I will lose, but if in my right hand bet all you are worth. The Celtic Twilight by William Butler Yeats [1893]

E. Phillips Oppenheim I will not say that France has waited for the day with equanimity, but at any rate she has awaited it without despair. The Spy Paramount by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1934]

John Galsworthy His drink, too, will need to be carefully provided; there is much drink in this country ‘not good enough’ for a Dartie; he will have the best. The Man of Property by John Galsworthy

John Galsworthy I will let it pass this time, but you mustn’t say things of that sort again. Over the River by John Galsworthy

And to the startled negative of the doctor, who repeated that “it was lying on the top of the papers in the box,” she added: “Well, it will be burned yet. The General’s Will by Vera Jelihovsky

Andrew Lang Donald found fault with him, and in the quarrel that followed the man said, “I will be avenged for this, alive or dead”. The Book of Dreams and Ghosts by Andrew Lang

Jack London If three men seek one position, the most efficient man will get it. The People of the Abyss by Jack London [1903]

F. Scott Fitzgerald If you Call a New Orleans man a Jelly-bean he will probably grin and ask you who is taking your girl to the Mardi Gras ball. Tales of the Jazz Age by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Virginia Woolf What does the brain matter,” said Lady Rosseter, getting up, “compared with the heart?” “I will come,” said Peter, but he sat on for a moment. Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf [1925]

Sinclair Lewis Now your mother will be willing to come. Things by Sinclair Lewis

Edna St. Vincent Millay I will look at cliffs and clouds With quiet eyes, Watch the wind bow down the grass, And the grass rise. Renascence and other poems by Edna St. Vincent Millay

H. G. Wells It will hide a fire from you, but permit all its warmth to reach you. First Men in the Moon by H. G. Wells [1901]

Washington Irving Lead on, therefore, and if it be to the death, be assured to the death we will follow thee. The Alhambra by Washington Irving

Olaf Stapledon If it seems to him that violence or deceit is necessary for the advancement of the cause, he will use it without hesitation, sometimes even with relish. Saints and Revolutionaries by Olaf Stapledon

Charles Stur After what I have said, the feelings with which, on the morning of the 8th, we unloosed our horses from the bushes, to which they had all night been fastened, will easily be imagined. Narrative of an expedition into Central Australia by Charles Stur

H. G. Wells I don’t know, of course, if Mr. Magnet will let her finish there. Marriage by H. G. Wells [1912]

H. G. Wells No! For you I will have no vain repetitions. Tono Bungay by H. G. Wells [1909]

Elizabeth Gaskell Of her accomplished husband, still among us, I will for that reason say nothing, excepting that it was, to all appearances, the most happy and congenial marriage I have ever seen. French Life by Elizabeth Gaskell [1864]

Edith Wharton The region about here is notoriously unhealthy and you will surely not expose your daughter to the risk of remaining by the roadside or of finding a lodging in some peasant’s hut. The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton [1902]

Benjamin Disraeli If I speak, they tell me her heart will break; and therefore mine is breaking. Venetia by Benjamin Disraeli [1837]

Bronislaw Malinowski In the first place, as will be plainly shown below, the father’s contact with and exclusive influence over his children ceased at the moment they reached puberty. The Family among the Australian Aborigines by Bronislaw Malinowski [1913]

And she held them very well, I will say that for her. The Man in the Queue by Josephine Tey

A school of medicine midway between Allopathy and Christian Science. To the last both the others are distinctly inferior, for Christian Science will cure imaginary diseases, and they can not. The Devil’s Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce [1911]

Willa Cather You will need light slippers, pink — or white, if you have them, will do quite as well. The Song of the Lark by Willa Cather [1915]

Edward Bellamy Moreover, it is expected that he will employ this period in studying the general condition of the army, instead of that of the special group of guilds of which he was the head. Looking Backward From 2000 to 1887 by Edward Bellamy

George Gissing Marian, I will brave it out and go and see him. New Grub Street by George Gissing [1891]

Leo Tolstoy Yes. I’ll come again to-morrow, and we will decide. My Dream by Leo Tolstoy

I am aware that this deed is not irrevocable, and certainly you have the right to do what you will with your own property. The Silent Chimes by Ellen Wood

There are no words which will exactly express what I mean. Serapion by Francis Stevens

E. Phillips Oppenheim Now, you are an obstinate man, and you have sworn that you will not give up the Blue Diamond. You have gone through a great deal of suffering rather than give it up. The Lion and the Lamb by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1930]

I think that I will gain a great deal of good in this house. Philip Vasilyevich’s Story by Maksim Gorky

The father had early perceived the genius that was in his boy, and even in Mount Oliphant days had said to his wife, “Whoever lives to see it, something extraordinary will come from that boy. Robert Burns by John Campbell Shairp [1879]

James Joyce They will repent indeed: and this is the second sting of the worm of conscience, a late and fruitless sorrow for sins committed. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce

Arthur Conan Doyle And now, with your permission, we shall take good-bye of our donkeys and walk up the path, and you will see the river and the desert from the summit of the top. The Tragedy of the Korosko by Arthur Conan Doyle [1898]

They will tell you that the proof of the pudding is in the eating; and they are right. The Revolutionist’s Handbook and Pocket Companion by George Bernard Shaw

E. T. A. Hoffmann You will always be welcome during the evening hours in my wife’s apartments. The Entail by E. T. A. Hoffmann

Andrew Lang I was so surprised that I called out, ‘Who’s here?’” 44 Nobody will call this “the touch of a vanished hand”. The Book of Dreams and Ghosts by Andrew Lang

A man convinced against his will is in a different state of mind from mine in matters like these. A Stable for Nightmares by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

In this way, even if it takes a good many weeks, I reckon that sooner or later she will be bound to spot the gentleman we want. The Vaults of Blackarden Castle by Arthur Gask [1950]

My reminiscences of these lands will not be more pleasant to me than the China ones. Eminent Victorians by Lytton Strachey

Arthur Morrison Probably he will be stooping — that will make it easier; we can pull him suddenly backward. The Chronicles of Martin Hewitt by Arthur Morrison

Arthur Conan Doyle You can whitewash him as you may, but you will never get a layer thick enough to cover the stain of that cold-blooded deliberate endorsement of his noble adversary’s assassination. Through the Magic Door by Arthur Conan Doyle [1907]

G. K. Chesterton Nobody will forget the scene at Paddington Station in the first days of the rebellion. Tales of the Long Bow by G. K. Chesterton [1925]

Anything I do will be just because you helped the force so finely last year, besides saving me at Gawler. I’ll help you all I can, but the worst of it is I don’t see where to commence. The Secret of the Sandhills by Arthur Gask [1921]

Take your choice, my girl, whether you will go with a good grace, or trussed up behind a servant. Basilissa by John Buchan [1914]

Aphra Behn PHILANDER. Try, my adorable, what you can do to meet me in the wood this afternoon, for there I will live to-day. Love-letters between a Nobleman and his sister by Aphra Behn

I do not propose to follow him through his various arguments and criticisms, many of which, as will readily be supposed, are acute and sagacious enough. Locke by Thomas Fowler [1880]

D. H. Lawrence But they were both accidents, my Lady. Things will happen. St Mawr by D. H. Lawrence

Henceforward he will shine far above all those clouds which float over our heads, among the brightest stars of his native land. Honore de Balzac by Albert Keim and Louis Lumet [1914]

Henry James If I’ll keep them quiet, in a word, it will enable her to gain time — time as against any idea of her father’s — and so, somehow, come out. The Golden Bowl by Henry James [1904]

Those who demand moderation, clearness, and Attic simplicity, will be repelled by his extravagances or by his mysticism. Victorian Worthies by George Henry Blore

Ford Madox Ford I will make this pact with you. No More Parades by Ford Madox Ford [1925]

D. H. Lawrence If you will write and tell me what you want me to do with St. Mawr, I will do whatever you tell me. St Mawr by D. H. Lawrence

Wilkie Collins Of course you will be put up to the simple elementary rules, and will have the professional gentleman’s last Rembrandt as a guide; the rest depends, my dear friend, on your powers of imitation. A Rogue’s Life by Wilkie Collins [1879]

Henry Handel Richardson Though I will say, with all his shortcomings Billy never had the impudence to tell me I couldn’t drive. The Way Home by Henry Handel Richardson

H. G. Wells On the assumption that the World Encyclopaedia is based on a world-wide organisation he will be — if he is a worker of any standing — a corresponding associate of the Encyclopaedia organisation. World Brain by H. G. Wells [1938]

Louis Pasteur It will be readily understood why yeast, which is composed of cells that bud and subsequently detach themselves from one another, soon forms a deposit at the bottom of the vessels. The physiological theory of fermentation by Louis Pasteur

Sinclair Lewis Let’s go back NOW! I will try to be satisfied, and I’m sure I can be, now I know how fast and noisy this place is. Cass Timberlane by Sinclair Lewis

He is a deputy of my rival, Velasquez. For myself I am a servant of the king, I have conquered the country for him; and for him I and my brave followers will defend it, to the last drop of our blood. The History of the Conquest of Mexico by William Hickling Prescott [1843]

D. H. Lawrence Thomas had doubled and dodged painfully, like a half-frenzied rabbit that will not realise it is trapped. The Old Adam by D. H. Lawrence [1934]

William Makepeace Thackeray Thus will a great crime be wiped out of history, and the manes of a slaughtered martyr avenged! “One word more. The History of the Next French Revolution by William Makepeace Thackeray

But, as the weeks went on, I said my child will be born, if God permit, and he will bring me comfort. A Tale of Sin by Ellen Wood [1870]

Arthur Conan Doyle Common sense should have told her that her enemy will play the game that suits them best — that they will not inquire what they may do, but they will do it first and talk about it afterwards. Danger! and other stories by Arthur Conan Doyle [1918]

According to Jázi, the guide, this Ghubbah (“gulf”), distant only four to five hours of slow marching from the Sulphur-hill, will be the properest place for shipping produce. The Land of Midian by Richard F. Burton [1879]

He will have what his father has before him, Miss Chalk.” Mrs. Todhetley suggested tea, but she said she would prefer a glass of wine; and went up to her chamber after taking it. Sophie Chalk by Ellen Wood [1869]

Involve for Entail. “Proof of the charges will involve his dismissal. Write it Right by Ambrose Bierce [1909]

You will soon receive letters in which there will be something to vex you, but more to make you glad. A Thousand Miles up the Nile by Amelia B. Edwards [1877]

E. T. A. Hoffmann If you don’t get speedy help you will within a short time be a dead man, or at any rate be lame all your life long. Signor Formica by E. T. A. Hoffmann [1820]

Joseph Furphy This will prospect the gutter of Life (gutter is good) at different points; in other words, it will give us a range of seven months instead of seven days. Such is Life by Joseph Furphy

They are pulling down here and destroying there until it is pitiful to realise that in a year or two the character of the Town will be gone. Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

Willa Cather Maybe the supper will tempt him. O Pioneers! by Willa Cather [1913]

I could tell more, but I cannot see what help it will be to the world. The King in Yellow by Robert W. Chambers

George Meredith She hears this morning I ‘m off on a hasty visit to Ireland, as I have been preparing her of late to expect I must, and yours the blame, if any, though I will be the last to fling it at you. Celt and Saxon by George Meredith [1910]

Andrew Lang But a giant came up to him, and said, ‘If you will give me Nicht Nought Nothing, I will carry you over the water on my back. Custom and Myth by Andrew Lang

He treated her with elaborate politeness, and retired into his kennel, as an old house-dog will sometimes do when visitors bring a strange hound. The Island of Sheep by John Buchan [1936]

Mopsus. Nay, then, I will essay what late I carved On a green beech-tree’s rind, playing by turns, And marking down the notes; then afterward Bid you Amyntas match them if he can. The Eclogues of Virgil by translated by J. B. Greenough

Anthony Trollope Where thou diest, will I die, and there will I be buried; the Lord do so to me, and more also, if aught but death part thee and me. The Three Clerks by Anthony Trollope

Goldwin Smith You will tell me that this cold gloom will be succeeded by a cheerful spring, and endeavour to encourage me to hope for a spiritual change resembling it;—but it will be lost labour. Cowper by Goldwin Smith [1880]

And the higher he lifts his thoughts, the more manly, upright, and righteous he becomes, the greater will be his success, the more blessed and enduring will be his achievements. As a Man Thinketh by James Allen [1903]

Arthur Conan Doyle And yet what are we to do?” “Oh, he will enjoy being comfortable all the more if we give him a little discomfort now. Beyond the City by Arthur Conan Doyle [1892]

Arthur Machen Nay, people who are to live lives quite remote from literature will often try to write poetry in their youth; and on the face of it, this is a great puzzle. Far Off Things by Arthur Machen [1922]

Criminals have escaped before and will escape again. A Shilling for Candles by Josephine Tey [1936]

Elizabeth Gaskell It will be an opening for thee, lad, if thou art steady. Cousin Phillis by Elizabeth Gaskell [1864]

Theodore Dreiser So long, also, will the atmosphere of this realm work its desperate results in the soul of man. Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser

Under an assumed name that man is this night in Charleston. In a few hours he will sail for Europe. Colonel Demarion, you must prevent it. A Stable for Nightmares by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Arthur Conan Doyle You will bring Toby back in the cab with you. The Sign of Four by Arthur Conan Doyle [1890]

He will come here and say he cannot find her, and promise another time. The Room in the Dragon Volant by J. Sheridan LeFanu

Sir Thomas Browne There will appear, at the last day, strange and unexpected examples, both of his justice and his mercy; and, therefore, to define either is folly in man, and insolency even in the devils. Religio Medici by Sir Thomas Browne [1643]

It will need all your strength. Tom Ossington’s Ghost by Richard Marsh [1898]

Thomas Love Peacock And though a good wish will fill no dish And brim no cup with sack, Yet thoughts will spring as the glasses ring, To illume our studious track. Crotchet Castle by Thomas Love Peacock

H. G. Wells No. My mother must suffer! I went on grimly toward Two-Mile Stone, but now as if some greater will than mine directed my footsteps thither. In the Days of the Comet by H. G. Wells [1906]

Guy de Maupassant I have got what you want! Ha! ha! ha! We will laugh and enjoy ourselves, my children, we will have some fun. Epiphany (Les Rois) by Guy de Maupassant [1887]

G. K. Chesterton I will not refer to the language used here by the Leader of the Labour organisation, especially in its reference to myself. The Return of Don Quixote by G. K. Chesterton [1927]

No good in trying to shirk it, Todhetley.” “I will not go on,” said Tod, as he tossed back his hair from his hot brow with a desperate hand. Seeing Life by Ellen Wood [1871]

Morgan Robertson Mr. Rowland, will you tell us about der running down of der Royal Age?” “Was it the Royal Age?” asked Rowland. “I sailed in her one voyage. The Wreck of the Titan by Morgan Robertson

John Galsworthy Shut your eyes and have a nice sleep, and when you wake the pictures will begin. Flowering Wilderness by John Galsworthy

Henry Handel Richardson But the day will come, my Jerome, will surely come. Succedaneum by Henry Handel Richardson

He will not be fattened and bled as the Emperor treats other governors. Travels in Morocco by James Richardson

H.P. Lovecraft It is you they will get, as they got the servants . From Beyond by H.P. Lovecraft [1920]

Guy de Maupassant I will take care of all the work, the ploughing, the sowing, the fertilizing, everything, and we will share the crops equally. Legend of Mont St. Michel (La Légende du Mont-Saint-Michel) by Guy de Maupassant [1882]

Where there’s a will there’s a won’t. The Devil’s Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce [1911]

In so far you will perceive he was to a certain extent prepared for the apoplectic and sensitive Franklin’s lamentations about his captain. Chance by Joseph Conrad [1913]

G. K. Chesterton Nevertheless, at this stage of the attempt I will say one thing. Robert Louis Stevenson by G. K. Chesterton [1927]

You will have nothing more to do with him. All Hallows’ Eve by Charles Williams [1945]

Walter Scott Waes me, it will be sair news in the braes of Balquidder that Robin Oig M’Combich should have run an ill gate, and ta’en on. Chronicles of the Canongate by Walter Scott [1827]

Leslie Stephen If, in fact, we ask what is the true object of Swift’s audacious satire, the answer will depend partly upon our own estimate of the truth. Swift by Leslie Stephen [1882]

Arthur Conan Doyle It will be long before John Silver loses his place in sea fiction, “and you may lay to that. Through the Magic Door by Arthur Conan Doyle [1907]

E. F. Benson The magazine? A thousand thanks, I will faithfully return it. Mrs. Amworth by E. F. Benson

She will probably get in touch with us when she sees the papers this morning. To Love and Be Wise by Josephine Tey [1950]

But this other creature, in the case of dropping out of the coach, will enjoy a coroner’s inquest; consequently he will enjoy an epitaph. The Vision of Sudden Death by Thomas de Quincey

I will finish my six under the blessing of God, reduce my expenses, and hope His mercy will not desert me, but bring me through in health and vigour, gratitude and grandeur of soul, to the end. Little Memoirs of the Nineteenth Century by George Paston [1902]

Jean-Jacques Rousseau It will have a life that will be short and glorious. The Social Contract by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

H. G. Wells I will not amplify our subsequent proceedings. Twelve Stories and a Dream by H. G. Wells [1903]

Thomas Hardy What will become of Caroline? O, how I wish I could see mother; why could not both have gone? Later. — I get up from my chair, and walk from window to window, and then come and write a line. A Changed Man by Thomas Hardy [1913]

Then either I must resign or — probably this new Budget will lead to a General Election. It’s evidently meant to strain the Lords and provoke a quarrel. The New Machiavelli by Herbert George Wells [1911]

Those who study the extant records of miracles with due attention will judge for themselves how far it has ever been supplied. Hume by Thomas Henry Huxley [1879]

But — but I am sure he will be glad to see you. The Riddle of the Sands by Erskine Childers [1903]

I intend to be in London, on the spot; and so will you be, Mr. Johnny.” So said Mr. Brandon to me, as we sat in the bay-window at Crabb Cot, at which place we were staying. The Curate of St. Matthew’s by Ellen Wood [1879]

But the Brahmin thought: “As soon as these prayers and ablutions are over, he will tear me to pieces with his fangs and eat me. The Book of Were-Wolves by S. Baring-Gould [1865]

Sinclair Lewis I will pay a month in advance,” was all John Holt said, but he looked directly at the clerk, and the man cringed. Selected Short Stories by Sinclair Lewis

Edith Wharton Your talents and character — combined with your means of improving the opportunity — make me hope that in your case it will be decisive. False Dawn by Edith Wharton

Maria Edgeworth I prophesy you will not succeed better than I have. Forester by Maria Edgeworth

Virginia Woolf Everything is against the likelihood that it will come from the writer’s mind whole and entire. A room of one’s own by Virginia Woolf [1929]

Guy de Maupassan Give to those who renounce life the charity of a death that will not be repugnant nor terrible. The Magic Couch by Guy de Maupassan

William Shakespeare Say that thou didst forsake me for some fault, And I will comment upon that offence: Speak of my lameness, and I straight will halt, Against thy reasons making no defence. The Sonnets by William Shakespeare

Charles Kingsley Having accepted the very great honour of being allowed to deliver here two lectures, I have chosen as my subject Superstition and Science. It is with Superstition that this first lecture will deal. Superstition by Charles Kingsley