ALONE in Classic Quotes

Simple words can express big ideas - learn how great writers to make beautiful sentences with common words.
Quotes from Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
 Search Panel
Word:
 You may input your word too.
Author:
Book:
 
Stems:
Sort by:
 Current Search - alone in Ethan Frome
1  Mattie was there alone, as he had pictured her.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VI
2  He hung back, and she came out alone and paused within a few yards of him.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In II
3  Despair seized him at the thought of her setting out alone to renew the weary quest for work.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VII
4  And the alternative was to let Mattie go forth alone, with far less hope of ultimate provision.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VIII
5  But Mrs. Hale had said, "You've had an awful mean time, Ethan Frome," and he felt less alone with his misery.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VIII
6  Even a few minutes earlier, when they had stood alone outside the house, he would not have dared to think of kissing her.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In III
7  Ethan, looking slowly about the kitchen, said to himself with a shudder that in a few hours he would be returning to it alone.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
8  His wife died of the disclosure, and Mattie, at twenty, was left alone to make her way on the fifty dollars obtained from the sale of her piano.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In III
9  A moment later he heard the jingle of departing sleigh bells and discerned a figure advancing alone toward the empty expanse of snow before the church.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In II
10  Old Mrs. Varnum, by this time, had gone up to bed, and her daughter and I were sitting alone, after supper, in the austere seclusion of the horse-hair parlour.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
11  Startled at finding it locked he rattled the handle violently; then he reflected that Mattie was alone and that it was natural she should barricade herself at nightfall.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IV
12  Ethan, consumed with the longing for a last moment alone with Mattie, hung about impatiently while Denis made an ineffectual search in the obscurer corners of the store.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VI
13  But the old horse was there alone, mumbling his crib with toothless jaws, and Ethan whistled cheerfully while he bedded down the grays and shook an extra measure of oats into their mangers.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IV
14  The clumps of trees in the snow seemed to draw together in ruffled lumps, like birds with their heads under their wings; and the sky, as it paled, rose higher, leaving the earth more alone.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
15  After the funeral, when he saw her preparing to go away, he was seized with an unreasoning dread of being left alone on the farm; and before he knew what he was doing he had asked her to stay there with him.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IV
16  He was a poor man, the husband of a sickly woman, whom his desertion would leave alone and destitute; and even if he had had the heart to desert her he could have done so only by deceiving two kindly people who had pitied him.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VIII
17  Left alone, after his father's accident, to carry the burden of farm and mill, he had had no time for convivial loiterings in the village; and when his mother fell ill the loneliness of the house grew more oppressive than that of the fields.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IV
18  Mrs. Hale glanced at me tentatively, as though trying to see how much footing my conjectures gave her; and I guessed that if she had kept silence till now it was because she had been waiting, through all the years, for some one who should see what she alone had seen.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
19  For the first time they would be alone together indoors, and they would sit there, one on each side of the stove, like a married couple, he in his stocking feet and smoking his pipe, she laughing and talking in that funny way she had, which was always as new to him as if he had never heard her before.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IV