decisive moment

See: crossroad
References in classic literature ?
It is in this decisive moment that all our marriages are made.
Anna Mikhaylovna's face expressed a consciousness that the decisive moment had arrived.
The decisive moment was not far off Adam felt a shuddering horror that would not let him look at Hetty, but she had long relapsed into her blank hard indifference.
Louis, in order not to show on his face what was passing at the bottom of his heart, persisted in remaining in his own apartments, where his nurse alone kept him company; the more he saw the approach of the time when all constraint would be at an end, the more humble and patient he was, falling back upon himself, as all strong men do when they form great designs, in order to gain more spring at the decisive moment.
Bumble, seeing at a glance, that the decisive moment had now arrived, and that a blow struck for the mastership on one side or other, must necessarily be final and conclusive, no sooner heard this allusion to the dead and gone, than she dropped into a chair, and with a loud scream that Mr.
It isn't my fault that they are associated with nothing better at the decisive moment than the banal splendours of a gilded cafe and the bedlamite yells of carnival in the street.
Fouquet, no consideration for his feelings, none of those delicate concessions which are shown by persons who are essentially courteous in their natures, whenever the decisive moment may arrive.
Our arrival in Prague happened at night, and I was glad of this, for it seemed like a deferring of a terribly decisive moment, to be in the city for hours without seeing it.
It came to her that she was facing one of the decisive moments of her life, and she gripped herself to face it in all coolness.
Earlier, addressing Doctors' forum in a local hotel in Karachi, Khan termed 2018 polls a decisive moment for Pakistan's future, Khan lambasted provincial governments of Sindh and Punjab for being being indulged in unabated corruption.
This is the decisive moment for Pakistan's organizations to adopt Big Data and Internet of Things solutions to drive business and economic competitiveness, one of the world's leading digital transformation enablers, SAP, announced today at GITEX Technology Week in Dubai.
This is the decisive moment for all of Pakistan's organizations to undergo digital transformation, and harness the power of Big Data and analytics, Internet of Things, and digital skills.