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Now when the spirits which were in the meadow had tarried seven days, on the eighth they were obliged to proceed on their journey, and, on the fourth day after, he said that they came to a place where they could see from above a line of light, straight as a column, extending right through the whole heaven and through the earth, in colour resembling the rainbow, only brighter and purer; another day's journey brought them to the place, and there, in the midst of the light, they saw the ends of the chains of heaven let down from above: for this light is the belt of heaven, and holds together the circle of the universe, like the under-girders of a trireme.
You have heard of such a man as mad Anthony, if you tarried long among the soldiers.
Newton's Co left Addison there Co then to Father's and back to Harrington's Co Tackled and pursued my journey to Hubbardston Co some rough way Co fell in with some old acquaintances at Clarke's Co drank more than was to my good Co tarried at D.
Without revealing location, or gender, a youngster nicknamed Tiger narrates the story of fleeing a remote country that has been ravaged alternatively by drought and flood, and now the impending threat of war Tiger's parents, dedicated to helping others, have tarried too long assisting others and now find themselves in peril as war and famine close in around them.
I tarried long and sat beneath to nap Against gnarled trunk of weeping sap, Rustling whispers.
We have tarried too long in accepting responsibility for the health of our children.