"He waited for a little in the alley, then returned to the house, to correct his proofs and to devise some method of concealing the truth from Anne."
"[At that moment the train entered the San Gothard tunnel.] They hurried back to the carriage to close the windows lest the smuts should get into Harriet’s eyes."
from Where Angels Fear to Tread
"But the horses didn’t want it — they swerved apart; the earth didn’t want it, sending up rocks through which riders must pass single-file; the temples, the tank, the jail, the palace, the birds, the carrion, the Guest House, that came into view as they issued from the gap and saw Mau beneath: they didn’t want it, they said in their hundred voices, ‘No, not yet,’ and the sky said, ‘No, not there.’"
from A Passage to India
"[Youth enwrapped them: the song of Phaethon announced passion requited, love attained. But they were conscious of a love more mysterious than this.] The song died away; they heard the river, bearing down the snows of winter into the Mediterranean."
from Room With a View