mature reflection

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Julia had so long associated the idea of her hero with the image in her bosom, that she had given it perfect identity; but, on more mature reflection, she was convinced of her error: he would come disguised, Anna had told her, and had ordered his servants home; where that home was, Julia was left in ignorance--but she fervently hoped, not far removed from her beloved aunt.
The next day he returned the original key to Brus, telling the old man that he had not used it after all, since mature reflection had convinced him of the folly of his contemplated adventure, especially in one whose youth was past, and in whose joints the night damp of the Thames might find lodgement for rheumatism.
On more mature reflection, I have discovered the reasons of these glaring inconsistencies.
Mr Byrne said that if companies were unsuccessful in a tender, and on mature reflection, feel that the authority should not have reached the decision it did, it was worth taking the steps to challenge the decision.
Judge Davies added: "A person has the opportunity to do the right thing or the wrong thing, and the defendant chose even after mature reflection to do the wrong thing again and again.
Join on page com/ He added: "Whether or not that particular theory is right or wrong will be for this jury, although I think, on mature reflection, you would agree that the suggestion that anyone fix might have prevented this disaster is a little strong, isn't it?
With a songwriting talent that oozes mature reflection, and a smooth soul-tinged voice that's earned her endless plaudits, it was no surprise when Julia quickly outgrew her early Eighties career as backing singer for the likes of Kim Wilde and Mari Wilson.
I congratulate the board on its mature reflection and reversal of its decision not to back the bid.
Judges described The Meeting Point as "a beautifully written and mature reflection on identity, loyalty and belief in a complex world".
FOR THE RECORD John Randall puts Harbinger's success into historical perspective IT is easy to prefer immediate enthusiasm to mature reflection, but if a horse can prove himself a great champion in one performance, Harbinger did so yesterday.
Protestants, unfamiliar with Catholic teaching on economics, will benefit from the mature reflection exhibited by the Catholic Church's long ecclesiastical memory.
Perhaps on mature reflection what ought to have occurred is a much more hands-on plan and the whole case being handled with a great deal more sensitivity in terms of her release.