Finally, we have a brief respite but I hope to God they catch him soon.
There was no brief respite, no few days of safety; John Luke Grasso was here in our back yard!
Perhaps the weekend respite from the jury box had lessened Fred's apprehension.
Hungary afforded him a brief respite; and in 1244 peace was concluded after a Bosnian campaign against Croatia.
He could have gained his respite by concentrating at Harbin or even at Mukden or at Liao-Yang.
The land prospered rapidly during this respite from the horrors of war.
But, now a century of respite had been granted, the Chaldaeans were at the gates, and there was no sign of valid national repentance.
The noblest names of Scotland now took part in the pursuit of Wallace, who, as great in diplomacy as in war, had visited Rome (he had a safe-conduct of Philip of France to that end), and had at least secured a respite for his country.
While in the baths at Sinuessa, Tigellinus received the news that he must die, and, having vainly endeavoured to gain a respite, cut his throat.
(1853-1861) and Luiz (1861-1889) Portugal obtained a respite from civil strife.
After demanding a respite, Louis abruptly appealed at Nuremberg from the future sentence of the pope to a general council (December 8, 1323).
Then came several years' respite from Indian war, and settlers began at once to pour into the region.
During a brief respite from the king's service he led a force into Prussia and he was often employed on diplomatic business.
The laborer's day ends with the going down of the sun, and he is then free to devote himself to his chosen pursuit, independent of his labor; but his employer, who speculates from month to month, has no respite from one end of the year to the other.
At times, as if to allow them a respite, a quarter of an hour passed during which the cannon balls and shells all flew overhead, but sometimes several men were torn from the regiment in a minute and the slain were continually being dragged away and the wounded carried off.
Nicholas was allowed no respite and no peace, and those who had seemed to pity the old man--the cause of their losses (if they were losses)--now remorselessly pursued the young heir who had voluntarily undertaken the debts and was obviously not guilty of contracting them.