She'd wasted her first day of light.
Once back in Surry, I wasted no time in telephoning the number Brennan had given me to reach him.
She couldn't help thinking her life had been wasted and hoped she still had a chance to make it up to the one person who mattered.
Sarah wasted no time beginning her third degree.
I think you wasted your freedom.
I couldn't live with myself if I wasted this gift I've been given.
Cynthia wasted no more time before getting down to business.
It should be added that the Greek War (1897) revealed to the sultan the decrepit state into which the Ottoman navy had fallen, and considerable " extraordinary " expenditure - much of which was wasted - has been incurred since (and including) 1902 to put the least out-of-date warships into a serviceable condition.
I'd probably have wasted him myself.
The first signs of the rising ferment in Spain were wasted on him.
But much time had been wasted and many precious opportunities lost.
It will all be wasted on trifles.
She felt sorry for herself: sorry that she was being wasted all this time and of no use to anyone-- while she felt herself so capable of loving and being loved.
He wasted no time finding himself a replacement when she refused his touch.
She felt bad for Rhyn, though she suspected the emotion was wasted on someone who didn't have a drop of self-pity.
It was mid-afternoon already, another day wasted with the Council rather than concentrating on preparing for battle.
Woman, in her wasted life, in her hurried death, here stands appealing to the society that degrades her, with a combination of eloquence and poetry, of forms of art at once instantaneous and permanent, and with great metrical energy and variety.
With closed stoves much less heat is wasted, and consequ;ntly less fuel is burned, than with open grates, but they often cause an unpleasant sensation of dryness in the air, and the products of combustion also escape to some extent, rendering this method of heating not only unpleasant but sometimes even dangerous.
They wasted the next few years in the attempt to win Normandy; but Earl Robert of Gloucester, the half-brother of the empress, at length induced her to visit England and raise her standard in the western shires, where his influence was supreme.
Shortly afterwards Bruce appears again to have sided with his countrymen; Annandale was wasted, while he, as Walter of Hemingford says, "when he heard of the king's coming, fled from his face and burnt the castle of Ayr which he held."
In March 1318 the town and soon afterwards the castle of Berwick capitulated, and Bruce wasted the English border as far as Ripon.
The traditions of the Christian tomb-architects sank into utter insignificance, and the expanse of the wasted Campagna now offered room enough to bury the few bodies, without having to descend as once far down below the surface of the earth."
This line of princes continued till 1760 without any remarkable event, when, in the reign of Rao Ghodji, the country was invaded four times by the Sinds, who wasted it with fire and sword.
Invaluable time was wasted in negotiating with these intruders before the governor could safely devote himself to the task of expelling the Turk from the southern provinces.
Once more the road to Vienna lay open, but the grand vizier wasted the remainder of the year in fortifying Belgrade, and on August 18th, 1691, he was defeated and slain at Slankamen by the margrave of Baden.
His frame was sickly and wasted with disease, yet when clad in his red cardinal's.
We may form some idea of the extent and the severity of their incursions from the fact that at the beginning of the reign of Valdemar the whole of the Danish eastern coast lay wasted and depopulated.
He found an ignorant and corrupt society ruled by an immoral yet fanatical monarch.
For the moment the earl of Surrey (who in King Henry VIII.'s absence was charged with the defence of the realm) had no organized force in the north of England, but James wasted much precious time among the border castles, and when Surrey appeared at Wooler, with an army equal in strength to his own, which was now greatly weakened by privations and desertion, he had not advanced beyond Ford Castle.
Assyria, however, was aided by civil war in Elam itself; the country was wasted with fire and sword,, and its capital Susa or Shushan levelled with the ground.
Of these the best known were: the Kolakes, in which he pilloried the spendthrift Callias, who wasted his substance on sophists and parasites; Maricas, an attack on Hyperbolus, the successor of Cleon, under a fictitious name; the Baptae, against Alcibiades and his clubs, at which profligate foreign rites were practised.
Then the sword bent towards the earth, the sky darkened, thunder pealed, lightning flashed, and the whole world was wasted by famine, bloodshed and pestilence.
One may deplore his unfortunate history and wasted genius, but it is impossible to regret his exclusion from the government of England.
With an army of 60,000 Piedmontese troops and 30,000 men from other parts of Italy the king took the field, and after defeating the Austrians at Pastrengo on the 30th of April, and at Goito on the 30th of May, where he was himself slightly wounded, more time was wasted in useless operations.
Meanwhile two long hours had been wasted on the right whilst Grouchy and Vandamme deliberated over their plan of action in front of the Prussian brigade at Gilly; and it was not until the emperor himself again reached the front, about 5.30 P.M., that vigour replaced indecision.
The first made some efforts to heal the wounds of his country; the second wasted the lives of his people in foreign wars against the Turks; and the third was the last Protestant elector of Saxony.
In 737 B.C. Tiglath-Pileser again marched into Media, and in 735 he invaded Ararat and wasted the country round the capital Van to a distance of 450 miles.
The 4th century found Mutina in a state of decay; the ravages of Attila and the troubles of the Lombard period left it a ruined city in a wasted land.
Before him; but he wasted two precious months in Casimir, vain before the fortress of Zamosc, and then the 1648-1668.
He said to himself, My treasures are not wasted if they make little children happy.
It now seemed clear to him that all his experience of life must be senselessly wasted unless he applied it to some kind of work and again played an active part in life.
Why should I be wasted like this, Mamma?
The thought that her best days, which she would have employed in loving him, were being vainly wasted, with no advantage to anyone, tormented her incessantly.
Boris began, wishing to sting her; but at that instant the galling thought occurred to him that he might have to leave Moscow without having accomplished his aim, and have vainly wasted his efforts--which was a thing he never allowed to happen.
Miloradovich, who said he did not want to know anything about the commissariat affairs of his detachment, and could never be found when he was wanted--that chevalier sans peur et sans reproche * as he styled himself--who was fond of parleys with the French, sent envoys demanding their surrender, wasted time, and did not do what he was ordered to do.
I guess he's always been a part of me... one I've wasted most of my life trying to remove.
There was only one way to find out... well, maybe two, but asking Sarah or Giddon was probably wasted effort.
"Maybe once," she replied flippantly in a wasted attempt to hide embarrassment.
They wasted no time getting on the road and Brandon was driving fast.
Apparently he spent a lot of time on the back of a horse, riding his range in all kinds of weather - a fact that prompted more than one comment by townsfolk that he had wasted a good college education.
Wasted years caused by one silly mistake.
We had wasted nearly the entire day with no results.
No sound disturbed Howie and with Martha able to use her special hypnotic-like tone, little time was wasted inducing Howie's sleep state.
He interrupted my schedule and wasted my time with his lies but he paid dearly for inconveniencing me.
There was a fender bender in the town square that delayed me but I wasted little time racing up the Surry road.
Detective Dick wasted no time with pleasantries.
With a frown, she wondered why she'd never seen it before, why she wasted seven years trying to make things work with someone who couldn't hold a candle to the man she was meant to be with.
There, good citizens, is the result of a wasted day in the mountains.
He filled a thermos of coffee—no one could drink Weller's brew—and wasted no time in arriving at the sheriff's office.
Ryland grumbled as he wasted no time leaving the room.
They'd make it a game night or sit around getting wasted on twenty-year old scotch recounting countless, crazy times they had through the years.
Brady tapped his foot, frustrated they'd wasted half a day without finding any trace of her.
"It would be a wasted day," Dean answered but his voice lacked conviction and he couldn't think of a good excuse.
Aside from a wasted 20 minutes searching for gas in New Brunswick and a missed exit on the Garden State Parkway, the trip was uneventful.
Two young lives wasted because they fell in love with the wrong person.
Similarly Karl Hoffmann of Wiirzburg wasted his appreciations of the newer schools of developmental biology in fanciful notions of human diseases as reversions to normal stages of lower animals; scrofula being for him a reversion to the insect, rickets to the mollusc, epilepsy to the oscillaria, and so forth.
I was sorely perplexed, and felt quite discouraged, and wasted much precious time, especially in Algebra.
Their pleasure charmed away King Frost's anger, and he, too, began to admire the painted trees, and at last he said to himself, My treasures are not wasted if they make little children happy.
I wasted no time telephoning the Leblanc's number to encourage my wife to return home.
When the reverend announced that Alex could kiss the bride, he wasted no time.