Phoning: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Use in Literature PhoningI phoned Scotland Yard and the Admiralty first thing.ndash;Agatha Christie in The Secret Adversary.Finally, Los Angeles officials phoned Governor Brown in Athens, and he gave his authority for calling out the Guard.ndash;Norman Coombs in Black Experience.At two o'clock Richard Caramel's car arrived at the door and, when he phoned up, Anthony took Gloria down in the elevator and walked with her to the curb.ndash;F. Scott Fitzgerald in The Beautiful and the Damned.The Granbys never phoned again, and though Gloria laughed, it piqued her not a little.ndash;F. Scott Fitzgerald in The Beautiful and the Damned.They would keep phoning, writing letters to her, trying to see her, making long trips after her around the country.ndash;F. Scott Fitzgerald in The Beautiful and the Damned.The house and lab phones were on separate lines, so that the men were not distracted while working.ndash;Joe Hutsko in Undo.It was Dr. Holland phoned it out and he said it was only too true. Since then I have done nothing, Mrs. Dr. dear.ndash;Lucy Maud Montgomery in Rilla of Ingleside.So she went down and phoned over to Whiskers about the matter.ndash;Lucy Maud Montgomery in Rilla of Ingleside.Was it cowardly? What would Jem think if he knew? After two days of worry Rilla phoned to the president of the Patriotic Society that she would recite.ndash;Lucy Maud Montgomery in Rilla of Ingleside.We had a telephone message from the chief's bedroom and phoned you up at once.ndash;E. Phillips Oppenheim in The Illustrious Prince.
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