This time there was no hesitation, no rush.
There was a touch of hesitation in his voice.
After a brief hesitation, he spoke.
After a slight hesitation the door burst open with a cracking blow.
After a slight hesitation, she leaned forward and gripped his shoulders.
"No," he said without hesitation, accustomed to Darian's odd questions.
And his fancy pictured the battle, its loss, the concentration of fighting at one point, and the hesitation of all the commanders.
"I …" Another hesitation, as the youth grappled with what to say to his sworn enemy.
"Maybe I could do that," he said, hesitation in his voice.
After a small hesitation, she nodded.
Nevertheless, after much hesitation, he took what he himself calls the most mistaken step of his life, and in 1847 entered the priesthood.
At her hesitation, he motioned for her to sit again and turned, continuing to block Kris from sight.
Both of these have political implications, and so it is with some hesitation I bring them up.
"I have a favor to ask," she said, a hint of hesitation in her voice.
There was a moment of hesitation before she approached.
She said it without hesitation and turned away.
That moment of moral hesitation which decides the fate of battles had arrived.
The moral hesitation which decided the fate of battles was evidently culminating in a panic.
He carried her things inside without hesitation, lugging everything to her new room.
Lana yielded without any sign of hesitation, returning his kisses with timidity born of both inexperience and hunger.
That hesitation lasted only an instant.
He never felt any hesitation in dealing with the peasants.
All hints of hesitation left the young girl in the wake of the smother of love that enveloped her.
The obvious cause of his hesitation was disinterest.
At his hesitation and the heated, lustful look he gave her, Sofia's mouth dropped open.
A moment's hesitation, a quick hand on the door knob, and Edith Shipton disappeared into the bedroom of her long ago lover.
Randy had a hint of hesitation in his voice.
Cynthia had avoided it since the woman's death and now entered, hesitation in her step.
With another brief hesitation, Eden turned and walked away.
An invitation to the Swedish court was urged upon Descartes, and after much hesitation accepted; a vessel of the royal navy was ordered to wait upon him, and in September 1649 he left Egmond for the north.
After some hesitation, on the advice of Roca the Argentines agreed to the demand, and peace was maintained.
There was every reason to anticipate the success of the second.
Evidently it has to be so, said he to himself, and hastily undressing he got into bed, happy and agitated but free from hesitation or indecision.
There had been no hesitation, no second guessing when Rhyn snapped Jade's neck. Over and over, Kris had tried to convince himself he'd do the same for his half-brother.
But it was only during the last decade of his life that he ventured, with much hesitation, to present his ideas in a systematic and final form.
This act, which was only decided upon after much hesitation, had a most deleterious effect upon the national credit.
He was invited to come to Brussels, and after some hesitation, and not without having first obtained the approval of the states of Holland and Zeeland, he assented.
Seeing the hesitation of the Italian government, the Austrian and German semi-official press redoubled their efforts to bring about the visit.
Conversely old English writers had no hesitation in translating as "earl" foreign titles which we now render "count."
In the West these buildings were raised over the tomb, which was left intact; but in the East there was no hesitation in disturbing the graves of the saints and removing the bodies to a basilica built to receive them.
Comforted by Fate's words, Deidre obeyed Darkyn's order with trepidation but no hesitation, assuming he meant to drink from her again.
Accustomed freely and fearlessly to investigate whatever came before him, and swayed by a scrupulous dread of insincerity, he was doomed to long and anxious hesitation concerning some of the fundamental points of theology before arriving at a firm conviction of the truth of Christianity.
He was educated for the church, and, after some hesitation, took orders in 1736 at Salerno, where he was appointed professor of eloquence at the theological seminary.
In contrast to the fanatics, after a brief hesitation they threw millennarianism overboard, and along with it all other "opiniones Judaicae."
The execution of Waltheof, though strictly in accordance with the English law of treason, was a measure which he sanctioned after long hesitation, and probably from considerations of expediency rather than justice.
Many of his friends urgently pressed him to accept; but without a moment's hesitation he determined to decline the proposed honour.
Her father turned at her hesitation, his gaze blazing.
She heard a note of hesitation alongside the consideration in his broken voice.
After not a little hesitation, Hastings consented to allow the Company's troops to be used to further the ambitious designs of his Oudh ally, in consideration of a sum of money which relieved the ever-pressing wants of the Bengal treasury.
The chapter on the infallibility was only added at the request of the bishops and after long hesitation on the part of the cardinal presidents.
On this occasion no hesitation appears to have been felt; 100 bishops were present, and the opening sermon was preached by the archbishop of York.
In March 1821, Count Santorre di Santarosa and other conspirators informed Charles Albert of a constitutional and anti-Austrian plot, and asked for his help. After a momentary hesitation he informed the king; but at his request no arrests were made, and no precautions were taken.
Without hesitation he obeyed, exclaiming, "I have deserved it."
Writings of Spencer embody the spirit of Descartes in the knowledge of our own day, and may be regarded as the Principes de la philosophic of the 19th century; while, whatever hesitation may not unfrequently be felt by less daring minds in following Haeckel in many of his speculations, his attempt to systematize the doctrine of evolution and to exhibit its influence as the central thought of modern biology, cannot fail to have a far-reaching influence on the progress of science.
Firdousi accepted the challenge, and the three poets having previously agreed upon three rhyming words to which a fourth could not be found in the Persian language, 'Ansari began "Thy beauty eclipses the light of the sun"; Farrakhi added "The rose with thy cheek would comparison shun"; 'Asjadi continued "Thy glances pierce through the mailed warrior's johsun"; 1 and Firdousi, without a moment's hesitation, completed the quatrain "Like the lance of fierce Giv in his fight with Poshun."
After some hesitation between music and philosophy, he decided to make the latter the serious work of his life, and in 1867 the university of Rostock conferred on him the degree of doctor of philosophy.
And if we cannot without much hesitation admit that Isaiah was really the first preacher of a personal Messiah whose record has come down to us, yet his editors certainly had good reason for thinking him capable of such a lofty height of prophecy.
Upon his return to Genoa he organized, with Bertani, Bixio, Medici and Garibaldi, the expedition of the Thousand, and overcoming by a stratagem the hesitation of Garibaldi, secured the departure of the expedition on the 5th of May 1860.
Natasha felt offended by the hesitation she had noticed in the anteroom, by her father's nervousness, and by the unnatural manner of the princess who--she thought--was making a favor of receiving her, and so everything displeased her.
To the men of both sides alike, worn out by want of food and rest, it began equally to appear doubtful whether they should continue to slaughter one another; all the faces expressed hesitation, and the question arose in every soul: For what, for whom, must I kill and be killed?...
He turned and without hesitation, began the short ascent to the mine without even inquiring about directions.
And we need have no hesitation in accepting this as a monument put up over a portion of the ashes from the funeral pyre of Gotama the Buddha.
Speaking generally, it may be noted that the Society includes various shades of opinion, from that known as " evangelical," with a certain hesitation in receiving modern thought, to the more " advanced "' position which finds greater freedom to consider and adopt new suggestions of scientific, religious or other thinkers.
In addition, we learn that he went abroad, probably to France, in his thirty-fourth year, where, after 10 years of hesitation and preparation, he composed, about 560, the work bearing his name.
He moreover accuses Eratosthenes, (whose determination of a degree he accepts without hesitation) with trusting too much to hypothesis in compiling his map instead of having recourse to latitudes and longitudes deduced by astronomical observations.
He turned and walked down the street, and after a moment's hesitation Dorothy caught Eureka in her arms and climbed into the buggy.
As he was being led up to some object he noticed a hesitation and uncertainty among his conductors.
At the Riksdag assembled at Stockholm in 1697, the estates, jealous of the influence of the regents, offered full sovereignty to the young monarch, the senate acquiesced, and, after some hesitation, Charles at last declared that he could not resist the urgent appeal of his subjects and would take over the government of the realm "in God's name."
After some hesitation the republic agreed to the demand,and the council was opened at Pisa, whereupon the pope immediately placed Florence under an interdict.