The Deans met Maria's betrothed, Emilio, who spoke halting English and was as polite as his fiancée.
Actually, it's halting a potential adulteress—and maybe saving her life.
The two German women sharing her room ceased talking when she entered and looked her over before one said in halting English, "You're American."
The two women moved out of sight and sound and Dean agonized through the lengthy, halting conversation before rejoining them.
Once on the street, Dean put up a halting hand.
Burgess stepped back, holding up his hand in a halting motion.
Vara slowed their horse, halting on the other side of the city, where wooden dwellings gave way to stone hovels.
The diet of Cologne discussed the question of reform in a halting fashion, but afforded the king supplies for an expedition into Hungary, to aid his ally Ladislaus, and to uphold his own influence in the East.
Originally an Arab settlement, the oasis was transformed in the course of time from a mere halting-place for caravans to a city of the first rank.
EL TEB, a halting-place in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan near the coast of the Red Sea, 9 m.
The next halting-places were the country of the Maryandini, where the helmsman Tiphys died, and the land of the Amazons on the banks of the Thermodon.
It is mentioned also as a halting place in the account of Paul's journey to Rome (Acts xxviii.
Halting just short of this analysis, the Assyrian ascribed syllabic values to the characters of his script, and hence, instead of finding twenty odd characters sufficient, he required about five hundred.
Doubtless the work of the past few months does seem like a triumphal march to him; but then people seldom see the halting and painful steps by which the most insignificant success is achieved.
In the middle of a dull and halting conversation, Helene turned to Pierre with the beautiful bright smile that she gave to everyone.
They had come by easy stages, their knapsacks conveyed on carts, and the Austrian authorities had provided excellent dinners for the officers at every halting place.
But not far from Bald Hills he again came out on the road and overtook his regiment at its halting place by the dam of a small pond.
From that time, during all the rest of the Rostovs' journey, at every halting place and wherever they spent a night, Natasha never left the wounded Bolkonski, and the doctor had to admit that he had not expected from a young girl either such firmness or such skill in nursing a wounded man.
And turning to his men he directed a party to go on to the halting place arranged near the watchman's hut in the forest, and told the officer on the Kirghiz horse (who performed the duties of an adjutant) to go and find out where Dolokhov was and whether he would come that evening.
The symptoms of disorder that Pierre had noticed at their first halting place after leaving Moscow had now reached the utmost limit.