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  • The sequel to the strange arrival of the derelict in the storm last night is almost more startling than the thing itself.   (source)
    sequel = something that followed (something else)
  • After joining in general lamentations over the dreadful sequel of this event, which Elizabeth considered as all but certain, and Miss Bennet could not assert to be wholly impossible, the former continued the subject, by saying, "But tell me all and everything about it which I have not already heard."   (source)
    sequel = consequence or result
  • I remember toying for some time with the idea of writing a sequel to Inkheart, and I didn't want to do without those two.†   (source)
  • I was glad to see the horse again, but I had a bad feeling we were about to take part in the sequel—Cliff Hurtling II:• The Rise of Big Boy.†   (source)
  • Because of the impact A Child Called "It" and its sequels had on me, I thought I might do something related to foster care.†   (source)
  • Millennium Challenge, the sequel, was won by Blue Team in a rout.†   (source)
  • But get ready to write a sequel, when they come back.†   (source)
  • I wanted to lay my tongue onit, to lap the bitterness and feel its sweet sequel.†   (source)
  • They do sequels.†   (source)
  • is a sequel to The Story of English, the BBC/PBS television series on which we collaborated with Robert McCrum in the 1980s.†   (source)
  • I think that had Giorgione painted a sequel to La Tempesta, in which the soldier moves to the woman and child, he would have reddened them and made parts of the landscape reverberate in crimson.†   (source)
  • The sequel, 'The Pilgrim Continues His Way,' is mostly a dissertation in dialogue form on the whys and wherefores of the Jesus Prayer.†   (source)
  • But—and here's the weirdly special sequel, Relativity II—if you went really, really, really fast, so that you were almost moving at the speed of light, and your friend just stayed in his carriage, time would actually slow down all around you!†   (source)
  • For hunger is a curious thing: at first it is with you all the time, waking and sleeping and in your dreams, and your belly cries out insistently, and there is a gnawing and a pain as if your very vitals were being devoured, and you must stop it at any cost, and you buy a moment's respite even while you know and fear the sequel.†   (source)
  • It decided nothing, but it bad two sequels.†   (source)
  • It was the only dance he knew: the war dance; the natural and inevitable sequel to dressing-up.†   (source)
  • Well, I hoped it was a success and that the writer would keep me alive for lots of sequels.†   (source)
  • The sequel to this conversation took place very soon.†   (source)
  • That sequel or whatever to that book you liked.   (source)
    sequel = books that continues the story of a previous book
  • You're still looking for your sequel, you little rat.   (source)
    sequel = story that continues a previous story
  • But I'd also played hundreds of other classic text adventure games that year, including all of Zork's sequels, and so most of the details of the game had now faded in my memory.   (source)
    sequels = games made to follow other games
  • Decades ago, Zork and its sequels had all been licensed and re-created inside the OASIS as stunning three-dimensional immersive simulations all located on the planet Frobozz, which was named after a character in the Zork universe.   (source)
  • But yeah, no, you're not the guy who wrote An Imperial Affliction anymore, so you couldn't sequel it even if you wanted to.   (source)
    sequel = write a story that continues a previous story
  • He moved to Amsterdam, which makes me think maybe he is writing a sequel featuring the Dutch Tulip Man, but he hasn't published anything.   (source)
    sequel = book that continues the story of a previous book
  • Infinite Mayhem, the ninth sequel to The Price of Dawn, lay atop the table next to his reading lamp, the corner of page 138 turned down.   (source)
  • I wondered why he'd written Van Houten in those last days instead of me, telling Van Houten that he'd be redeemed if only he gave me my sequel.   (source)
    sequel = story that continues a previous story
  • I imagined that he was working on a sequel set in the Netherlands—maybe Anna's mom and the Dutch Tulip Man end up moving there and trying to start a new life.   (source)
    sequel = book that continues the story of a previous book
  • It made sense, Gus leveraging his terminality to make my dream come true: The sequel was a tiny thing to die for, but it was the biggest thing left at his disposal.   (source)
    sequel = story that continues a previous story
  • I cannot answer your questions, at least not in writing, because to write out such answers would constitute a sequel to An Imperial Affliction, which you might publish or otherwise share on the network that has replaced the brains of your generation.   (source)
  • There could—and would—be sequels starring his cohorts: Specialist Manny Loco and Private Jasper Jacks and the rest.   (source)
    sequels = books that continue the story of a previous book
  • Mom drove me directly from school to the bookstore attached to the mall, where I purchased both Midnight Dawns and Requiem for Mayhem, the first two sequels to The Price of Dawn, and then I walked over to the huge food court and bought a Diet Coke.   (source)
  • I will call you Black Bottom, the Sequel!†   (source)
  • And when the sequel was over, the analysts at JFCOM and the Pentagon were jubilant.†   (source)
  • That little book is called 'The Pilgrim Continues His Way,' and it's a sequel to another little book, called 'The Way of a Pilgrim,' which she's also dragging around with her, and she got both books out of Seymour and Buddy's old room, where they've been sitting on Seymour's desk for as long as I can remember.†   (source)
  • Before a new James Bond movie or a sequel to a film like Jaws came out, a film company would hire Dresner to summarize the plot and then ask people whether they wanted to see the movie.†   (source)
  • From these old, completed poems, he went on to others that he had begun and left unfinished, getting into their spirit and sketching the sequels, though without the slightest hope of finishing them now.†   (source)
  • The Inspector's flyer had departed, amid many protestations of mutual regard, before the sequel emerged.†   (source)
  • You know the sequel.†   (source)
  • But somebody had tipped her off to some green and red vipers, and what didn't show in her looks, patient toward me as I lay deaf and gaunt in my turban, in the sequel of the great flop—what didn't show was how she sat and dreamed of catching these snakes.†   (source)
  • The inevitable sequel to lunching and dining at Oxbridge seemed, unfortunately, to be a visit to the British Museum.†   (source)
  • The violent symptoms of primary radiation sickness wore off in time in most patients, but it soon became clear that hibakusha were liable to deeper and far more dangerous sequels from the enormous doses of radiation dealt them by the bomb.†   (source)
  • The sequel to the story came on the morrow, when we learned of the tragic death of Captain Vincent Lemesurier.†   (source)
  • After saying that Mr Browning went back to his rooms—and it is this sequel that endears him and makes him a human figure of some bulk and majesty—he went back to his rooms and found a stable-boy lying on the sofa—'a mere skeleton, his cheeks were cavernous and sallow, his teeth were black, and he did not appear to have the full use of his limbs..."That's Arthur" [said Mr Browning].†   (source)
  • He knew that the tale was a prelude and his mind waited for the sequel.†   (source)
  • Quite so; but the sequel was rather unusual.†   (source)
  • But tho' properly the story ends with his life, something in way of sequel will not be amiss.†   (source)
  • The next day I told myself that the incident was closed, concluded, that there would be no sequel.†   (source)
  • And afterwards she furnished me with the sequel of Heathcliff's history.†   (source)
  • The sequel of the story may be told in her own language.†   (source)
  • The young men burst into a laugh, and as may be supposed, the affair had no other sequel.†   (source)
  • It was the sequel to his complacent reflections on his success in Petersburg.†   (source)
  • How well the sobriquet was merited will be seen in the sequel.†   (source)
  • Voltairian royalism, a quaint variety, had a no less singular sequel, Bonapartist liberalism.†   (source)
  • Judging by the sequel she was interested, but one would not have been sure of it beforehand.†   (source)
  • Was he absorbed in taking in all the bearings of the event and what was best not only now at once to be done, but also in the sequel?†   (source)
  • —but no proper-spirited American would have considered that a suggestion to be acted on, and the meeting was without a sequel.†   (source)
  • To this retreat he descended as soon as the house was quiet, and Zeena's steady breathing from the bed had assured him that there was to be no sequel to the scene in the kitchen.†   (source)
  • His well-laid plan had failed, its sequel was problematical; there was still a great chance now that the Scarlet Pimpernel might yet escape, and Chauvelin, with that unreasoning fury, which sometimes assails a strong nature, was longing to vent his rage on somebody.†   (source)
  • His state was one to produce first weariness and then impatience in his hearer; and when their talk was over, Selden began to feel that he had done his utmost, and might justifiably wash his hands of the sequel.†   (source)
  • And ii the sequel, by the cordiality with which the Princess thanked him, hi had been able to judge of the flavour of the strawberries and of the ripe ness of the pears.†   (source)
  • All this might pass, but the sequel is absolutely unpardonable, and not to be excused by any interesting malady.†   (source)
  • As will be seen later on, Pygmalion needs, not a preface, but a sequel, which I have supplied in its due place.†   (source)
  • The schoolroom piano broke into all gruesome fancies; and when that failed there were confabulations in corners, with a sequel of one of them going out in the highest spirits in order to "come in" as something new.†   (source)
  • I seized, stupefied, his supposition—some sequel to what we had done to Flora, but this made me only want to show him that it was better still than that.†   (source)
  • It was all the more agreeable to find that this reasonableness was maintained only at the cost of not seeing her; but, though nothing in life was as sweet as the sense of her power over him, she saw the danger of allowing the episode of the previous night to have a sequel.†   (source)
  • This is unbearable, not only because her little drama, if acted on such a thoughtless assumption, must be spoiled, but because the true sequel is patent to anyone with a sense of human nature in general, and of feminine instinct in particular.†   (source)
  • There is privacy at the time, inviolable to the survivor, and holy oblivion, the sequel to each diviner magnanimity, providentially covers all at last.†   (source)
  • And here, not to clog the sequel with lateral matters, it may be added that at a suitable hour, the Master-at-arms was committed to the sea with every funeral honor properly belonging to his naval grade.†   (source)
  • The thing is common in that fishery; and in the sequel of the narrative, it will then be seen what like abandonment befell myself.†   (source)
  • In return I can at least offer you an affection hitherto unwasted, and the faithful consecration of a life which, however short in the sequel, has no backward pages whereon, if you choose to turn them, you will find records such as might justly cause you either bitterness or shame.†   (source)
  • As time went on, it might have appeared to the Doctor that his daughter's account of her rupture with Morris Townsend, mere bravado as he had deemed it, was in some degree justified by the sequel.†   (source)
  • I did not ask what she meant by "all being over," but I suppose she referred to the expected decease of her mother and the gloomy sequel of funeral rites.†   (source)
  • Here ended the narrative; but next morning Fritz drew me aside, and confided to me a most remarkable sequel, in these words: 'There was something very extraordinary about that albatross, father.†   (source)
  • Nothing more stupid than that could have been devised, or more disastrous for the army, as the sequel showed.†   (source)
  • Art and luxury have early learned that they must work as enhancement and sequel to this original beauty.†   (source)
  • In the sequel, half-a-dozen are caught up in a cloud of pipe-smoke that pervades the parlour of the Sol's Arms; two stroll to Hampstead; and four engage to go half-price to the play at night, and top up with oysters.†   (source)
  • What my own astonished eyes saw of Bartleby, that is all I know of him, except, indeed, one vague report which will appear in the sequel.†   (source)
  • She had no wish, however, that for the moment such a prelude should have a sequel, and she said as gaily as possible and as quickly as an appreciable degree of agitation would allow her: "I'm afraid there's no prospect of my being able to come here again."†   (source)
  • How graciously Amy critisized the artistic parts of the story, and offered hints for a sequel, which unfortunately couldn't be carried out, as the hero and heroine were dead.†   (source)
  • As I purpose to show in the sequel whether the white waistcoated gentleman was right or not, I should perhaps mar the interest of this narrative (supposing it to possess any at all), if I ventured to hint just yet, whether the life of Oliver Twist had this violent termination or no.†   (source)
  • This fanciful fellow claims the sea was given its name after the crossing of the Israelites, when the Pharaoh perished in those waves that came together again at Moses' command: To mark that miraculous sequel, the sea turned a red without equal.†   (source)
  • She still fraternises with students, especially with the young Russians studying natural science and chemistry, with whom Heidelberg is crowded, and who, astounding the naive German professors at first by the soundness of their views of things, astound the same professors no less in the sequel by their complete inefficiency and absolute idleness.†   (source)
  • Theodule had no excessive taste for this sort of spying; but he was much touched by the ten louis, and he thought he saw a chance for a possible sequel.†   (source)
  • Alexey Alexandrovitch had gained a brilliant victory at the sitting of the Commission of the 17th of August, but in the sequel this victory cut the ground from under his feet.†   (source)
  • I should injure myself by protesting too much, for I should seem to set up a claim for wisdom which, in the sequel of our acquaintance, I could by no means justify.†   (source)
  • Her companions first set about fully reviving her with a little liquor, and then Sir Francis narrated to her what had passed, dwelling upon the courage with which Phileas Fogg had not hesitated to risk his life to save her, and recounting the happy sequel of the venture, the result of Passepartout's rash idea.†   (source)
  • She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older: the natural sequel of an unnatural beginning.†   (source)
  • Of Ralph Nickleby and Newman Noggs, and some wise Precautions, the success or failure of which will appear in the Sequel   (source)
  • —Had she not, with a folly which no tongue could express, prevented her marrying the unexceptionable young man who would have made her happy and respectable in the line of life to which she ought to belong—all would have been safe; none of this dreadful sequel would have been.†   (source)
  • It reminded me of our old acquaintance; it seemed the natural sequel of it; it showed me that he was unchanged; it relieved me of any uneasiness I might have felt, in comparing my merits with his, and measuring my claims upon his friendship by any equal standard; above all, it was a familiar, unrestrained, affectionate demeanour that he used towards no one else.†   (source)
  • Besides, since yesterday I have experienced the excitement of a person to whom a tale has been half —told, and who is impatient to hear the sequel.†   (source)
  • It expressed regrets and proposed remedies, which, when Mr. Brooke read them, seemed felicitously worded—surprisingly the right thing, and determined a sequel which he had never before thought of.†   (source)
  • The sequel explained it.†   (source)
  • He drank the spirits and impatiently bade us go; terminating his command with a sequel of horrid imprecations too bad to repeat or remember.†   (source)
  • Chronicles the further Proceedings of the Nickleby Family, and the Sequel of the Adventure of the Gentleman in the Small-clothes†   (source)
  • Death seems the only desirable sequel for a career like this; but Death is only a launching into the region of the strange Untried; it is but the first salutation to the possibilities of the immense Remote, the Wild, the Watery, the Unshored; therefore, to the death-longing eyes of such men, who still have left in them some interior compunctions against suicide, does th†   (source)
  • She would not hear of staying a second longer: in truth, I felt rather disposed to defer the sequel of her narrative myself.†   (source)
  • The revolution was again majestically taking possession of France and saying to the world: "The sequel to-morrow!"†   (source)
  • I had thought he would hardly speak to me, and I was certain he had given up the pursuit of his matrimonial scheme: the sequel showed I was mistaken on both points.†   (source)
  • Our hero departed to hide his smile, and to this day, though the newspapers form his principal reading, his eyes have not been arrested by any paragraph forming a sequel to this announcement.†   (source)
  • It was but some few days after encountering the Frenchman, that a most significant event befell the most insignificant of the Pequod's crew; an event most lamentable; and which ended in providing the sometimes madly merry and predestinated craft with a living and ever accompanying prophecy of whatever shattered sequel might prove her own.†   (source)
  • We shall not deny that some of Judith's reflections were bitter, though the sequel of the tale must be referred to, in order to explain how merited, or how keen were her sufferings.†   (source)
  • "Half-an-hour ago," he pursued, "I spoke of my impatience to hear the sequel of a tale: on reflection, I find the matter will be better managed by my assuming the narrator's part, and converting you into a listener.†   (source)
  • They only exist on condition that they are backed up with another man; their name is a sequel, and is only written preceded by the conjunction and; and their existence is not their own; it is the other side of an existence which is not theirs.†   (source)
  • For whereas in general the conspirator has to fear before the execution of his plot, in this case he has also to fear the sequel to the crime; because on account of it he has the people for an enemy, and thus cannot hope for any escape.†   (source)
  • In the high-classical culture of Athens, The Iliad, along with its sequel, The Odyssey, was memorized by schoolboys, performed to vast audiences in public arenas, and studied closely by scholars in lectures and monographs.†   (source)
  • Whereas the simple fact of the case was it was simply a case of the husband not being up to the scratch, with nothing in common between them beyond the name, and then a real man arriving on the scene, strong to the verge of weakness, falling a victim to her siren charms and forgetting home ties, the usual sequel, to bask in the loved one's smiles.†   (source)
  • —But is there no sequel at the heels of this mother's admiration?†   (source)
  • So will you say when you have seen the sequel.†   (source)
  • Well, I guess the sequel; And yet I will not name it; and yet I care not.†   (source)
  • Like the sequel, I. Signior Costard, adieu.†   (source)
  • — Gather the sequel by that went before.†   (source)
  • And mark how well the sequel hangs together:— Eleven hours I have spent to write it over, For yesternight by Catesby was it sent me; The precedent was full as long a-doing: And yet within these five hours Hastings liv'd, Untainted, unexamin'd, free, at liberty.†   (source)
  • had not soon
    The Eternal, to prevent such horrid fray,
    Hung forth in Heaven his golden scales, yet seen
    Betwixt Astrea and the Scorpion sign,
    Wherein all things created first he weighed,
    The pendulous round earth with balanced air
    In counterpoise, now ponders all events,
    Battles and realms: In these he put two weights,
    The sequel each of parting and of fight:
    The latter quick up flew, and kicked the beam,
    Which Gabriel spying, thus bespake the Fiend.†   (source)
  • But mark the sequel, Master Brook: I suffered the pangs of three several deaths: first, an intolerable fright to be detected with a jealous rotten bell-wether; next, to be compassed like a good bilbo in the circumference of a peck, hilt to point, heel to head; and then, to be stopped in, like a strong distillation, with stinking clothes that fretted in their own grease: think of that; a man of my kidney, think of that, that am as subject to heat as butter; a man of continual dissolution and thaw: it was a miracle to 'scape suffocation.†   (source)
  • We first took them to the bower, where the chief of our country work lay as keeping goats, planting corn, &c and then carried them to the two Englishmen's habitation, to help them in their business; but happy it was for us all we did not carry them to our castle, as by the sequel will appear.†   (source)
  • In the sequel of the inquiry through which I propose to accompany you, the truths intended to be inculcated will receive further confirmation from facts and arguments hitherto unnoticed.†   (source)
  • M,—But then there is no consonancy in the sequel; that suffers under probation: A should follow, but O does.†   (source)
  • Scarce dare I tell the sequel: from the womb Of wounded earth, and caverns of the tomb, A groan, as of a troubled ghost, renew'd My fright, and then these dreadful words ensued: 'Why dost thou thus my buried body rend?†   (source)
  • The Present onely has a being in Nature; things Past have a being in the Memory onely, but things To Come have no being at all; the Future being but a fiction of the mind, applying the sequels of actions Past, to the actions that are Present; which with most certainty is done by him that has most Experience; but not with certainty enough.†   (source)
  • It was a base design I went with, that I must confess, though I was invited thither with a design much worse than mine was, as the sequel will discover.†   (source)
  • He, after Eve seduced, unminded slunk
    Into the wood fast by; and, changing shape,
    To observe the sequel, saw his guileful act
    By Eve, though all unweeting, seconded
    Upon her husband; saw their shame that sought
    Vain covertures; but when he saw descend
    The Son of God to judge them, terrified
    He fled; not hoping to escape, but shun
    The present; fearing, guilty, what his wrath
    Might suddenly inflict; that past, returned
    By night, an†   (source)
  • But the Emperours, and other Christian Soveraigns, under whose Government these Errours, and the like encroachments of Ecclesiastiques upon their Office, at first crept in, to the disturbance of their possessions, and of the tranquillity of their Subjects, though they suffered the same for want of foresight of the Sequel, and of insight into the designs of their Teachers, may neverthelesse bee esteemed accessories to their own, and the Publique dammage; For without their Authority there could at first no seditious Doctrine have been publiquely preached.†   (source)
  • Cousin of Buckingham,—and sage grave men, Since you will buckle fortune on my back, To bear her burden, whe'er I will or no, I must have patience to endure the load: But if black scandal or foul-fac'd reproach Attend the sequel of your imposition, Your mere enforcement shall acquittance me From all the impure blots and stains thereof; For God doth know, and you may partly see, How far I am from the desire of this.†   (source)
  • And because in Deliberation the Appetites and Aversions are raised by foresight of the good and evill consequences, and sequels of the action whereof we Deliberate; the good or evill effect thereof dependeth on the foresight of a long chain of consequences, of which very seldome any man is able to see to the end.†   (source)
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