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We shall still postpone our existence, nor take the ground to which we are entitled, whilst it is only a thought and not a spirit that incites us.
With this history the king was even more profoundly interested than with the other -- and, as the day broke before its conclusion(notwithstanding all the queen's endeavors to get through with it in time for the bowstringing), there was again no resource but to postpone that ceremony as before, for twenty-four hours.
Before he spoke again, Sir Nathaniel had made up his mind that he must try to postpone decisive action until the circumstances on which they depended--which, after all, were only problematical-- should have been tested satisfactorily, one way or another.
His dread was so strong that, man-like, he sought to postpone certainty.
She feared General Tilney did not like her appearance: she found it was implied in his preventing her admittance to his daughter, rather than postpone his own walk a few minutes.
Prince Andrew saw clearly that the old man hoped that his feelings, or his fiancee's, would not stand a year's test, or that he (the old prince himself) would die before then, and he decided to conform to his father's wish- to propose, and postpone the wedding for a year.
The Rajah Muda Saffir, tiring of the excuses and delays which Bududreen interposed to postpone the fulfillment of his agreement with the former, whereby he was to deliver into the hands of the rajah a certain beautiful maiden, decided at last to act upon his own initiative.
he said quietly, "for I shall postpone my journey until I know the whole truth.
I was asked to postpone my visit, as a favor to herself, because she had her own reasons for wishing it.
But you are distant from me, and it is possible that you may dread and yet be pleased with this explanation; and in a probability of this being the case, I dare not any longer postpone writing what, during your absence, I have often wished to express to you but have never had the courage to begin.
ASSAFIR: Ministers of Council adopts dialogue decrees about Palestinian's weapons outside the camps and postpones "the appointments" again.