Her ladyship had received Blanche's written announcement of the sudden stoppage
of the bridal tour; and had penned the answer to Sir Patrick--the receipt of which at Ham Farm has been already described.
Michel, supposing it to be roughly stopped, while still under its formidable initial speed, wished to know what the consequences of the stoppage
would have been.
If you have ever lived with a clock afflicted with that perversity, you know how vexing it is--such a stoppage
was as silent as his tread; but all those vague and kindly gentlemen were so used to the utter smoothness of the unseen machinery which surrounded and supported their lives, that a waiter doing anything unexpected was a start and a jar.
Launce wrote a line directing the stoppage
of the proceedings at the point which they had now reached.
said Miss Crawley, interrupted in her after-dinner doze by the stoppage
of the music.
If this affair eventuated in the stoppage
of the modest subsidy allotted to the publication of the F.
After two hours and a half of this odd travelling (including a stoppage
at a small town, where we were saluted by a gun considerably bigger than our own chimney), we reached Hartford, and straightway repaired to an extremely comfortable hotel: except, as usual, in the article of bedrooms, which, in almost every place we visited, were very conducive to early rising.
The question was unexpectedly and suddenly answered for her, by the colourless boy, Bitzer, who came round the corner with such blind speed and so little anticipating a stoppage
on the pavement, that he brought himself up against Mr.
But the stoppage
of the bell, and the quiet in the prison, were a warning to depart; and with a few hurried words of kindness he left her gliding back to her father.
They think of doing something for young Tulliver; he saved them from a considerable loss by riding home in some marvellous way, like Turpin, to bring them news about the stoppage
of a bank, or something of that sort.
Spanish air traffic controllers began a series of partial stoppages
on Monday in protest of disciplinary action taken against some members of their union, the USCA, said Global Times.