172 Verbs to Use for the Word novel

The reason why Bibbs wants to start a new magazine is because he wrote a novel once, and sent it to The Ronleian to come out so much each month, and they wouldn't have it.

He was a hard worker, and told me once that what rested him most after a long day was to go to a small boulevard theatre or to read a rather lively yellowbacked novel.

A clever, though morbid and melodramatic writer published a novel, whose heroine, having once been an inmate of a house of ill-fame, escaped, and, finding shelter and Christian training in the home of a benevolent woman, became a model of womanly delicacy, and led a life of exquisite and artistic refinement.

He skimmed through several picture-papers that were lying about, and then took up a novel.

'Here it is, then,' he said, to her amazement, producing the new novel from the pocket of his overcoat, and enjoying her surprise as he put it into her hand.

In 1823, and in his thirty-fourth year, Cooper brought out his novel of the Pioneers, the scene of which was laid on the borders of his: own beautiful lake.

As the late Anthony Trollope would finish one novel to-night, and begin another to-morrow morning, so would Narcissus be off with the old love this Sunday, and visibly on with the new the next.

Joanna having earlier proved utterly unromantic in her attitude, Nancy went further with Ellen and gave her an English novel called, "The Merriweathers," in which an old family servant had not only followed her employers from castle to hovel, remaining there without Wages for years, but had insisted on lending all her savings to the Mistress of the Manor.

Lawrence and Annie had thus ample opportunity to discuss this novel and most unexpected state of affairs.

We likewise began a novel.

I can't read novels myself, and I daresay it's trash anyhow.' Thereupon, with a quick movement of his arm and hand, he sent Mr. Lushington's latest novel flying over the lee rail, fully thirty feet away, and it dropped out of sight into the grey waves.

A little later he wrote:'I have done thinking of whom we now call Sir Sawney; he has disgusted all mankind by injudicious parsimony, and given occasion to so many stories, that has some thoughts of collecting them, and making a novel of his life.'

Even so, it was whispered to me lately that Professor B, whose word shakes the continent, holds in a lower drawer no fewer than three unpublished historical novels, each set up with a full quota of smugglers and red bandits.

Meanwhile ..." He dragged up another chair for his feet and picked up his novel.

Macaulay had the satisfaction of seeing his work, in sales and popular appreciation, surpass the novels.

In college and upon his travels he kept diaries; and he has left behind him several novels, tales, sketches of travel, and journals.

She told stories, gave them news, went errands in the town, and on the sly lent the big girls some novel, that she always carried in the pockets of her apron, and of which the good lady herself swallowed long chapters in the intervals of her work.

I have a good mind not to let her know that Dr. Bernard, to whom I had recommended her novel, speaks of it with great commendation, and that the copy which she lent me, has been read by Dr. Lawrence three times over.

'I like your novel exceedingly,' said a lady; 'the characters are so naturalall but the baronet, and he surely is overdrawn: it is impossible to find such coarseness in his rank of life!'

"You mean the novel?"

(1) He created the historical novel; and all novelists of the last century who draw upon history for their characters and events are followers of Scott and acknowledge his mastery.

Occasionally Shakespeare made over an older play, as in Henry VI, Comedy of Errors, and Hamlet; and in one instance at least he seized upon an incident of shipwreck in which London was greatly interested, and made out of it the original and fascinating play of The Tempest, in much the same spirit which leads our modern playwrights when they dramatize a popular novel or a war story to catch the public fancy.

Her marriage with Julian Peveril, a cavalier, concludes the novel.

The novel of Italian life, Romola (1862-1863), marks a transition to the third group, which includes three more novels,Felix Holt (1866), Middlemarch (1871-1872), Daniel Deronda (1876), the ambitious dramatic poem The Spanish Gypsy (1868), and a collection of miscellaneous essays called The Impressions of Theophrastus Such (1879).

"I'm starting a novel," he said.

172 Verbs to Use for the Word  novel