In a letter dated April 10, 1887, only five weeks after she went to Helen Keller, she wrote to a friend:
Man does some of his part of the exchange work in his six weeks of haying, and it is no boy's play.
It would be four to six weeks before they would know whether the procedure was successful.
A few weeks ago we were only friends, and now...
In the last few weeks she had allowed herself to be distracted.
The election is weeks off.
On the twenty-ninth of May Napoleon left Dresden, where he had spent three weeks surrounded by a court that included princes, dukes, kings, and even an emperor.
Three weeks ago she would have been embarrassed by such a conversation.
This wasn't about what he had hidden from her or the fact that he had left her alone for two weeks to go to Columbia.
You've been quiet for weeks - since we left Texas.
In the weeks of natural stimulation, she had been the one who was embarrassed.
Two weeks before the arrest, she dissolved the remainder of their relationship.
A few weeks wouldn't mean the difference in paying for college, and she could use the time to relax.
In fact, she had spent the last two weeks wallowing in self-pity.
Three weeks after she began working for the Giddons, they had the pool filled.
In the weeks that followed, she was careful to restrict her forays to walks down the drive, but she was getting restless.
Only weeks remained until college started.
Well, it's only been a few weeks since we confessed.
After weeks of tense waiting to see if she passed, she finally reached her goal.
Don't you know people talk about a woman who spends weeks out here with men - and men start to get ideas.
Over the next couple of weeks, Cynthia made a few visits to town, once taking in a movie before she returned.
In a few more weeks she could make a routine visit to the doctor.
But then, hadn't she already done so when he tried to kiss her at the sink two weeks ago?
I was hoping I was simply a few weeks late, but it's been over three now and then this started.
For the first three weeks she became tense as it approached 8:00 pm each Friday.
Two weeks passed and I'd put Howie Abbott from my mind when Betsy called one evening as I heated a frozen dinner in my lonely apartment.
We'd drive Peabody, Massachusetts, two weeks before our wedding.
Howie couldn't do anything about it; it happened two weeks ago.
We trudged through the next few weeks marginally well though the schedule was exhausting to all and, in spite of our efforts, our other lives were suffering.
Betsy and I were physically exhausted after weeks of commuting north.
Nearly two weeks had passed since the killing.
For three weeks the old prince lay stricken by paralysis in the new house Prince Andrew had built at Bogucharovo, ever in the same state, getting neither better nor worse.
Do you remember at Braunau he commanded an army for three weeks and did not once mount a horse to inspect his entrenchments....
All he saw about him merged into a general impression of naked, bleeding human bodies that seemed to fill the whole of the low tent, as a few weeks previously, on that hot August day, such bodies had filled the dirty pond beside the Smolensk road.
For five weeks after that there was not a single battle.
When five weeks later these same men left Moscow, they no longer formed an army.
The sight of them reminded him of all he had experienced and learned during these weeks and this recollection was pleasant to him.
And now during these last three weeks of the march he had learned still another new, consolatory truth--that nothing in this world is terrible.
For three weeks Natasha remained constantly at her mother's side, sleeping on a lounge chair in her room, making her eat and drink, and talking to her incessantly because the mere sound of her tender, caressing tones soothed her mother.
Princess Mary put off her departure, and for three weeks looked after Natasha as if she had been a sick child.
The last weeks passed in her mother's bedroom had strained Natasha's physical strength.
Making a great effort she did however go to call on them a few weeks after her arrival in Moscow.