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Whether an instant or an eternity of earthly time elapsed who may say.
So that the lofty pile of sedimentary rocks in Britain, gives but an inadequate idea of the time which has elapsed during their accumulation; yet what time this must have consumed
It appalled, and at the same time so confounded and bewildered me, that many days elapsed before I could make up my mind to communicate the circumstances to my friend.
Asked what time had elapsed since this had happened, he was too confused to be able to answer with any certainty.
Ten minutes had elapsed since the nurse had left; Valentine, who for the last hour had been suffering from the fever which returned nightly, incapable of controlling her ideas, was forced to yield to the excitement which exhausted itself in producing and reproducing a succession and recurrence of the same fancies and images.
Some time elapsed before Barnaby got the better of the shock he had sustained, or regained his old health and gaiety.
A short space elapsed, and up into this noiselessness came Ahab alone from his cabin.
A year had not elapsed before the habit had spread to all but the very highest of the Nobility.
They are also permitted to resign their office before their time is elapsed, and if all this was done by law it would be well, and not at the pleasure of the individuals, which is a bad rule to follow.
Before many years elapsed, the business began to be carried on in the names of 'Cheeryble and Nickleby,' so that Mrs Nickleby's prophetic anticipations were realised at last.
Before many hours elapsed it would be necessary to start on my journey to Cumberland.
Some days elapsed, and ice and icebergs all astern, the Pequod now went rolling through the bright Quito spring, which, at sea, almost perpetually reigns on the threshold of the eternal August of the Tropic.