1 The visit did not originate with him.
2 And finding nobody about the parlours, it occurred to him, that he could perhaps originate the proceedings with better effect in the kitchen; so into the kitchen he went.
3 This did not originate in inherent shamelessness, but in her living too far from the world to feel the impact of public opinion.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyContext Highlight In BOOK 1: 10 A Desperate Attempt at Persuasion
4 Dinner went off gayly, and although my guardian seemed to follow rather than originate subjects, I knew that he wrenched the weakest part of our dispositions out of us.
5 The idea did not originate in my own discernment, I am bound to confess, but in a speech of Rosa Dartle's.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 29. I VISIT STEERFORTH AT HIS HOME, AGAIN
6 Large experiments in politics and in co-operative distribution, ventures requiring knowledge, courage, and imagination, do originate in the West and Middlewest, but they are not of the towns, they are of the farmers.
7 But the demands of a free people are hurtful to freedom, since they originate either in being oppressed, or in the fear that they are about to be so.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo MachiavelliContext Highlight In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV.
8 There had also been a very strange custom, whose origin was unknown, of marching every Sunday morning past a boar's skull which was nailed to a post in the garden.
9 He delighted to live, barrack-fashion, among the elegant furniture, and he bullied the very pictures with his origin.
10 It was of Eastern origin, having been brought from the Holy Land; and the mixture of the cymbals and bells seemed to bid welcome at once, and defiance, to the knights as they advanced.
11 "This was, in fact, the origin of our acting," said Tom, after a moment's thought.
12 All that sounded extravagant or irrational in the progress of the reconciliation might have no origin but in the language of the relators.
13 Yet scarcely a single accent among the many afloat tonight could have such power to impress a listener with thoughts of its origin.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyContext Highlight In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
14 A few minutes later we were joined by a short, stout man whose olive face and coal-black hair proclaimed his Southern origin, though his speech was that of an educated Englishman.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In X. The Adventure of The Greek Interpreter
15 , of Stepney, the source and origin of the busts.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SIX NAPOLEONS