Franz, who seemed attracted by some invisible influence towards the count, in which terror was strangely mingled, felt an extreme reluctance to permit his friend to be exposed alone to the singular fascination that this mysterious personage seemed to exercise over him, and therefore made no objection to Albert's request, but at once accompanied him to the desired spot, and, after a short delay
, the count joined them in the salon.
The king, who expected to pass through the city and to proceed to Vaux without delay
, became quite red in the face from vexation.
The minutes lingered, and the delay
had seemed an hour to the adventurer in empiricism, when the Huron laid aside his pipe and drew his robe across his breast, as if about to lead the way to the lodge of the invalid.
Elinor would not argue upon the propriety of overcoming such feelings;--she only endeavoured to counteract them by working on others;--represented it, therefore, as a measure which would fix the time of her returning to that dear mother, whom she so much wished to see, in a more eligible, more comfortable manner, than any other plan could do, and perhaps without any greater delay
But the blind man swore at them again for their delay
But," said the genius, "if I grant you the delay
you ask, I am afraid that you will not come back.
Nay, the Lord sent the smiter to thee without delay
," returned Richard smiling; "and 'tis not for me to continue a quarrel between church and state.
But a single delay
would suffice to fatally break the chain of communication; should Phileas Fogg once miss, even by an hour; a steamer, he would have to wait for the next, and that would irrevocably render his attempt vain.
WHEN the author of these little tales commenced them, it was her intention to form a short series of such stories as, it was hoped, might not be entirely without moral advantage; but unforeseen circumstances have prevented their completion, and, unwilling to delay
the publication any longer, she commits them to the world in their present unfinished state, without any flattering anticipations of their reception.
amiable Possessor of HER Heart whose hand is destined to another, why do you thus delay
a confession of your attachment to the amiable Object of it?
Crawford went into Norfolk before or after the 14th was certainly no concern of hers, though, everything considered, she thought he would go without delay
Any further delay
, And we sha'nt catch a Snark before night