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  • listed in chronological order
  • compare art works from different periods in a way that ordinary chronological display wouldn’t permit
  • Please tell us about the evidence you found in logical rather than chronological order.
  • The resume is organized by functional skills rather than chronologically by previous jobs.

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  • I wandered down the hall, past the school pictures of Gracie and Garrett hung in chronological order, and into the family room.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • "But sometimes life doesn’t happen in chronological order," I say.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Slammed
    Mildred D. Taylor  --  Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
  • I think we should go through them in chronological order.
    Christina Baker Kline  --  Orphan Train
  • Jack was a bit older than I—a critical nine months or so—and thus became chronologically scheduled to see combat, whereas I was lucky and escaped with my hide intact.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • I say I favor a chronological approach, but Charna has other ideas; she wants things to go together tonally and resonate and make statements that amplify one another.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye

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  • Someone, Kit or the digitizers, had arranged them all more or less chronologically, and now he could, and too often did, scan through the thousand pictures, a record of his life, in minutes.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • In a flash, she recognized that the aisles were chronological.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • Neither chronological nor alphabetical but it rarely varies, unless Ruth May gets distracted and falls out of line.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • I make here a little chronological table of events.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • Most cataloging was done chronologically.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • Mrs. Harker says that they are knitting together in chronological order every scrap of evidence they have.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • "d’Artagnan and I. Or rather, to observe the chronological order, I and d’Artagnan," replied Athos.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • The material was all arranged in chronological order.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Hard as I try, I cannot break it up into smaller sections that would impose some chronological order on it, as you usually do when writing a journal.
    Wladyslaw Szpilman  --  The Pianist
  • We timed ourselves often: "WethepeopleoftheUnited Statesinordertoformamoreperfectunion …" I had memorized the Presidents of the United States from Washington to Roosevelt in chronological as well as alphabetical order.
    Maya Angelou  --  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  • We must allow for a good deal of mythmaking in the similar chronological span that separates Homer from Troy.
    Homer  --  The Iliad
  • Later (chronologically, although it takes place previously in the narrative), when Beloved makes her appearance, she emerges from water.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • From this point on, Grandma’s letter becomes increasingly chaotic, the details interspersed without chronological consistency.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • Joanna arranged them in chronological order and read the first card: Dear Hilde, I can’t wait to come home to Lillesand.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • "These composers," Captain Nemo answered me, "are the contemporaries of Orpheus, because in the annals of the dead, all chronological differences fade; and I’m dead, professor, quite as dead as those friends of yours sleeping six feet under!"
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • But all this later, let us take events in their chronological order.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  The Brothers Karamazov
  • The various chronological ambiguities are of minor importance compared to the establishment of Gilgamesh as an historical person: a king who probably led a successful expedition to bring back timber from the forests of the north and who was certainly a great builder.
    Unknown  --  The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • Of course, it was easy to say that Conway’s explanation was chronologically impossible, or almost so; but there was still the music itself to be explained.
    James Hilton  --  Lost Horizon
  • How long ago it is, aunt, since we used to repeat the chronological order of the kings of England, with the dates of their accession, and most of the principal events of their reigns!
    Jane Austen  --  Mansfield Park
  • We worked chronologically, starting with things that would fit our feet now and moving to smaller and smaller sizes.
    Lisa See  --  Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
  • I could go chronologically, or I could work from easy to hard or hard to easy, depending on my mood.
    Maxine Hong Kingston  --  The Woman Warrior
  • Scattered throughout were hints, vaguely worded allusions, and a few very direct chronological and geographical references.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • There were more, too, some that went back to their infancy, and though the pictures weren’t arranged chronologically, it was a testament to how the family had grown and changed over the years.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Wedding
  • I altered my old one by cutting up all the Epistles and Gospels into separate brochures, and rearranging them in chronological order as written, beginning the book with Thessalonians, following on with the Epistles, and putting the Gospels much further on.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Jude the Obscure
  • Judith had commenced with the earliest letters, luckily for a ready comprehension of the tale they told, for they were carefully arranged in chronological order, and to any one who would take the trouble to peruse them, would have revealed a sad history of gratified passion, coldness, and finally of aversion.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Deerslayer
  • Mastine was able to establish that, as I had said, it was an affidavit in which I retold the encounter with Madison chronologically.
    Alice Sebold  --  Lucky
  • Look up every piece of free information in the Library that contains L. Bob Rife and arrange it in chronological order.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • And inside, arranged in strict chronological order, were more than a hundred pictures that somehow stuck better to memory than Cacciato himself.
    Tim O’Brien  --  Going After Cacciato
  • "There are a great deal of annotations in modern English, but there’s no hierarchy to it, no order, other than a rough chronological one."
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • The events in our lives happen in a sequence in time, butin their significance to ourselves they find their own order, a timetable not necessarily—perhaps not possibly—chronological.
    Eudora Welty  --  One Writer’s Beginnings
  • It was no accident, therefore, that the birth of the avant-garde coincided chronologically — and geographically, too — with the first bold development of scientific revolutionary thought in Europe.
    Clement Greenberg  --  Avant-garde and Kitsch
  • Finally, when clearance for takeoff was around the chronological corner, it was discovered that there was a malfunction in the far starboard engine; no one argued while the problem was traced, found and repaired.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • I have them here at my feet, bound with colored ribbons, divided according to events and not in chronological order, just as she arranged them before she left.
    Isabel Allende  --  The House of Spirits
  • But first I you beseech in this mattere, Though I by order telle not these things, Be it of popes, emperors, or kings, *After their ages,* as men written find, *in chronological order* But tell them some before and some behind, As it now cometh to my remembrance, Have me excused of mine ignorance.
    Geoffrey Chaucer  --  The Canterbury Tales
  • * *Ein Versuch die Neurosen und Psychosen gleichmässig und pragmatisch zu klassifizieren auf Grund der Untersuchung von fünfzehn hundert pre-Krapaelin und post-Krapaelin Fällen wie siz diagnostiziert sein würden in der Terminologie von den verschiedenen Schulen der Gegenwart—and another sonorous paragraph—Zusammen mit einer Chronologic solcher Subdivisionen der Meinung welche unabhängig entstanden sind.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • They were religiously set down just as they came, in no order except chronological, but later they were grouped, enlarged or pruned, illustrated, worked into a lecture or discourse, and, after having in this capacity undergone repeated testing and rearranging, were finally carefully sifted and more rigidly pruned, and were printed as essays.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • LENA HAD GRABBED Professor Gurshelfs Illustrated Atlas of the World — Being a Compendium of Statistical, Descriptive, Chronological, Geographical, Astronomical and Political Information Respecting All the Peoples and Nations of the Earth.
    Ouida Sebestyen  --  Words by Heart
  • Disconcertingly, however, this arrangement did not appear to be chronological.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • The entries had apparently been logged chronologically, one by one, as Bernini created each new work.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • In this matter dates are everything, and I think that if we get all of our material ready, and have every item put in chronological order, we shall have done much.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
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