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waited Sentence Examples

  • They waited and listened.

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  • They waited a long time for Natasha to come to dinner that day.

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  • I have waited eighteen months for explanations.

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  • I'm surprised he waited this long.

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  • She waited for the end to come.

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  • Michaud had only waited for this to bring out the phrase he had prepared.

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  • Anna Mikhaylovna paused and waited for him to come up.

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  • Julie waited for me to say something.

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  • When they reached the clearing of the lawn, Yancey waited until she came up beside him.

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  • I often performed this duty of hospitality, waited long enough to milk a whole herd of cows, but did not see the man approaching from the town.

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  • She waited for him to release her, but his lips moved across her cheek and down her neck with soft caressing kisses.

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  • Paralyzed with fear, Lisa waited, expecting the car to slide over the edge.

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  • Bianca held her breath and waited, able to feel the tension between them even with her eyes closed until he spoke again.

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  • She waited until the others were in their wagons and then slapped the lines to the backs of the mules.

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  • She waited for an explanation, but he rode on in silence.

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  • They waited in silence while he skinned the fox, then followed the brush a while, and at length turned off into the woods again.

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  • He waited for the first pause in the conversation, and then with a distressed face left the room to find Sonya.

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  • He waited while she buckled her seat belt and stashed her things.

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  • "How funny you are!" he said, bending down to her and blushing still more, but he waited and did nothing.

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  • I guessed vaguely from my mother's signs and from the hurrying to and fro in the house that something unusual was about to happen, so I went to the door and waited on the steps.

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  • When he had finished, he bowed, and waited, hoping that he would be rewarded.

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  • Outside the house, beyond the gates, a group of undertakers, who hid whenever a carriage drove up, waited in expectation of an important order for an expensive funeral.

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  • He nodded and she waited, but he never took his eyes off the coffee cup, and remained silent.

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  • But they knew now that there was a means of escape and so waited patiently until the path appeared for the second time.

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  • A fine supper was prepared, and the innkeeper himself waited upon his guest.

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  • Carmen watched with Destiny while they waited anxiously for Alex.

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  • With every step up to the office where Señor Medena waited, he dreaded the conversation.

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  • The long ordeal in the desert was over, but what waited for her now was uncertain.

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  • She waited for him to open the conversation, idly wondering if it would be ten before he spoke.

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  • He waited again and finally lifted his brows again.

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  • She waited a moment and then curiosity got the better of her.

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  • I made myself comfortable on the sofa, my arm around Betsy, as we all waited for him to continue.

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  • Bianca waited until she heard the door click closed and looked across the small bay to make sure her daddy still slept.

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  • I waited ten minutes before leaving the room.

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  • He sat back and waited, counting down from ten.

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  • He waited and watched.

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  • She waited on the old countess, petted and spoiled the children, was always ready to render the small services for which she had a gift, and all this was unconsciously accepted from her with insufficient gratitude.

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  • The statement was an open invitation but she was several conversations wiser now, and waited for him to volunteer the rest of the story.

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  • They waited in tense silence as the horses slowly moved on.

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  • The merchant and the fishermen waited impatiently till the answer came.

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  • So they hid themselves among the bushes and waited silently for something to happen.

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  • They should have waited until after school was out, like she had suggested.

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  • He mulled it over in silence, sipping on his coffee while they all waited for his decision.

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  • Cassie waited while they talked.

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  • I waited until we were in bed for the night before I told her.

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  • The scene was so familiar; abduction, outlined by Betsy, facts presented, Quinn and Howie removing to their basement sanctuary while we waited and Martha recorded.

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  • Another portion he gave to an old servant who waited upon his grandfather.

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  • Getting out of his caleche, he waited with drooping head and breathing heavily, pacing silently up and down.

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  • But in any case proofs were needed; he had waited a whole month for them and grew more impatient the longer he waited.

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  • Adrienne waited for the woman to go on.

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  • At the bottom of the hill a sharp turn waited.

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  • Yancey pulled up beside her and waited while she got out of the car and locked the door.

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  • She waited until Yancey came back in, but he only locked the door to the office and left, closing the door to the building.

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  • She waited for him to get a little way down the path before she slipped from her hiding place and went to the door.

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  • Lisa waited for his reply in tense silence, but his response filled her with equal anger and pain.

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  • She tossed out the verbal bait and waited for him to strike.

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  • The rest of the teamsters joined them and they all waited in silence as the horses approached and drew to an organized halt.

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  • Maybe she could get a little rest while they waited.

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  • She waited, terrified that the Indians would return.

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  • Finally they descended into a low place in the ravine, momentarily putting an outcropping between them and the Indians who waited.

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  • Cassie waited silently, knowing they were unaware of her presence.

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  • We'd have waited for you, but we was outnumbered three to one and didn't have time to look for you.

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  • I then left the building and waited outside for the others who arrived moments later.

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  • Quinn adjusted his equipment while we waited outside.

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  • She followed while I waited for my wife.

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  • He waited in the dark nearly twenty minutes before hearing an automobile approach.

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  • I waited until evening to make my momentous call to Agent Brennan.

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  • I waited until Monday to call Daniel Brennan.

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  • Howie and I waited turns in the living room.

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  • Our nervous quintet settled in, ordered wine for the drinkers and waited for one of us to start the conversation.

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  • They backed off and waited a day before questioning him.

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  • The rest of us waited in nervous anticipation for her Friday arrival, not knowing if we'd even see her when she returned.

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  • My wife stood in front of the others as they all waited behind her.

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  • I waited to hear John Luke Grasso, and steeled myself to pretend I didn't recognize the name.

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  • While I waited for my, wife's return I sifted through the startling news she'd told me.

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  • There was silence, and she waited.

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  • Bianca waited until he was gone to release her chuckle.

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  • Dusty waited until he heard the door close behind him before he moved.

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  • Speck crossed his arms and waited as he answered.

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  • "You almost waited too long," the mysterious creature said from behind him.

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  • He waited for more.

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  • He pulled out his phone, texted Bianca, and waited, willing the message to make it to her in the in-between world where he'd accidentally sent her.

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  • Bianca waited for Darian to say something more insightful, but nothing came.

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  • She obliged quickly, tensing as she waited for him to finish with her phone.

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  • She waited for Jonny, her gut twisting in fear.

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  • She stopped and waited.

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  • Glancing at the clock on her nightstand, she waited until certain her father had left then rose.

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  • They circled each other, and Jule waited to hear the sound of a car staring in the garage.

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  • She waited until Moira's footsteps faded before dialing her father.

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  • They waited for Xander to return with the three vamps trailing him.

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  • She waited, but he didn't emerge again.

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  • Jenn waited until he was far enough ahead that he wouldn't hear her before she trailed.

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  • You cannot begin to imagine how long I've waited for this night and what I've done to make sure it happens as it must.

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  • She waited until the vamps were gone before going to the gym, not wanting to tempt any of them to attack her while she was half-naked and distracted.

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  • Jule waited patiently, a smile crossing his face as he took her in.

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  • He waited until he was out of sight of the hotel's cameras before Traveling to Virginia with his magic.

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  • Dressed for sparring, he waited with Grande and Pierre for Damian.

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  • She waited at the edge of the bed.

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  • She waited until they stopped and the full light of day streamed into her room before heading to the kitchen.

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  • Damian waited expectantly, but Dusty shook his head.

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  • "We've waited many years for you, ikira," Levi said.

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  • He waited in the library until he'd composed himself and left for his suite.

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  • Sofia waited, staring blankly at the football game on TV.

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  • He emerged into a busier hall and waited for her, taking her arm and leading her through the vamps.

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  • They ran to the next nearest group of rocks, where a handful of four-by-fours waited.

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  • She waited, gaze falling to Damian.

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  • You almost waited too long to seek me out for a deal, he said.

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  • Deidre waited nervously, uncertain what to think about the Immortal staring at her.

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  • She flung herself through it, not caring what waited for her on the other side.

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  • Praying she hadn't missed some term of the deal, she waited for his reaction.

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  • She waited another few seconds for a catch before letting herself believe him.

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  • He smiled and waited.

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  • She waited, wishing she'd never come.

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  • She waited for Darkyn to return but was too scared of what he was capable of doing to open the door and see the damage.

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  • He waited for the portal behind her to close.

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  • She waited thousands of years and worked with both Dark Ones to make it happen.

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  • Past-Death waited for her to say more.

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  • She waited for some sort of reaction.

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  • You could've waited a day for him to fail then cured Selyn.

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  • One of the death dealers took Deidre's arm and waited.

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  • Bird Song's managerial pair tried to present a breakfast happy face over coffee cake and muffins, but their efforts continued to fall short as they waited for Martha to make an appearance.

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  • I waited, though God knows Jeff tried hard enough to get at me!

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  • They waited until he climbed up the slope to where they stood.

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  • While Bird Song waited, Mrs. Worthington, prompted by Fred's phone call, went to the campground to see if she might catch the couple left before they left.

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  • Dean wished Cynthia had waited until they were alone to bring up the subject.

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  • He waited until the officer stepped outside.

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  • They waited, and after a few seconds there was the distinct sound of movement above them.

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  • He waited, eyes trained on the shape.

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  • She waited for him to comment but he remained silent.

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  • Fitzgerald hardly waited for Dean to finish.

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  • She waited until he continued.

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  • She wasn't satisfied and waited for more.

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  • Dean waited, a knot forming in his stomach.

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  • Darkyn waited beside an open door, hands clasped behind his back in a deceptive display of ease.

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  • Stepping back, Deidre waited for the tea transform into what she remembered tea to be.

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  • She waited her whole life for this moment, and all she was able to do was watch him leave her.

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  • Gabriel waited in front of the yawning portal.

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  • He started walking again and waited for her at the portal to Rhyn's.

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  • Tymkyn waited for more.

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  • Landon waited for him a short distance away.

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  • I waited tens of thousands of years for one of us to have the mating tattoo appear.

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  • Gabriel waited for more.

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  • She waited for him to say something about all that Andre had pried out of her.

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  • "I'm thinking …I waited my whole life for this moment," she replied.

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  • Deidre waited until the portal closed then bolted out of the gardens.

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  • "I've waited my entire life for this," she said.

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  • Deidre waited, needing to know what it would take for him to love her.

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  • She made love to him as if she'd waited her life for the moment.

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  • On a mission to ensure there was a clean slate between his mate and Darkyn, Gabriel waited in the middle of Deidre's old apartment for the Dark One to arrive.

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  • Gabriel waited, sensing the Dark One wasn't finished.

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  • Deidre waited for her to say more.

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  • He waited to see what she did.

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  • He waited another moment, unleashing his senses.

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  • I've waited my whole life for this.

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  • Carmen waited until he closed the car door.

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  • She waited quietly for his response.

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  • Alex selected a clean towel from the things he had brought to the barn and waited a little longer.

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  • Alex waited through some more contractions and finally pulled the foal straight out.

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  • Carmen stopped the car in the drive and waited.

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  • When she did, Alex stopped and waited for her reaction.

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  • She waited, watching as he approached the bear, gun ready.

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  • He kissed her cheeks and waited for her to heft herself back onto the table.

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  • She waited until she reached a quieter side street before dialing her boyfriend.

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  • He plucked the compass from his chest and waited to see what it did.

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  • "I don't know this guy from Adam," Gabe said then waited.

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  • Turning in a full circle, Gabe waited for a sign the deity still sought him.

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  • I've waited to tell you this since we met long ago.

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  • Now, he waited to heal and to calm down.

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  • He didn't see the demon that summoned him and waited a moment before speaking.

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  • Her shoulders were still hunched, as if she waited for him to hack off her head.

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  • Gabe waited a few more minutes then forced himself to leave.

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  • She sat near the door and waited.

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  • Grateful for somewhere to go, Deidre hung up and waited for his text.

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  • Deidre waited for him in the lobby.

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  • Said he'd waited a long time to tell me something.

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  • Insides shaky again, Deidre waited breathlessly, tears on her face.

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  • No Immortals waited for her.

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  • Deidre waited half an hour then rose.

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  • Katie waited for more.

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  • Deidre grabbed her bag and waited for him in the hallway.

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  • She waited for him to say something else.

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  • He sensed the wards he tripped and waited for the Ancient to appear.

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  • Gabe waited a few minutes for the assassin being replaced to appear.

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  • Gabriel waited until they were gone.

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  • She kissed him on both cheeks then waited as he poured himself wine.

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  • But he waited for her response.

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  • Landon appeared at once, and Gabriel waited for his new second-in-command to join him.

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  • Deidre waited for the portal to close before she rose.

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  • Darkyn waited for her in the circle that stretched about five meters across.

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  • He waited, as if she'd reveal enough dirt to make his monthly quota then added, They'll probably suspend your license.

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  • The kid began crying and she waited, ticking off her mental to-do list to see where she'd start.

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  • Kris waited until the door closed.

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  • He turned off the car and touched the garage door opener above him, whistling as he waited.

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  • She waited until the door closed before crossing to the carafe and refilling her glass.

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  • His lover of many years sensed his unease and waited for him to speak.

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  • Jade waited, and Kris held his gaze in silence.

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  • The seat was at his left, and he waited until she accepted before sitting.

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  • She caught her breath and waited.

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  • He waited for the barrier before him to lift and then strode out.

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  • Rhyn waited for it, determined to put up the same fight he always did.

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  • She tensed and waited, willing him to continue.

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  • She waited for him to face her then punched him as hard as she could in the nose.

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  • Immobilized, she waited with panicked dread for an attack like Sasha's.

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  • She waited, her breathing growing shallower and faster.

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  • She stepped from the shadow world back into her world and waited for nausea or pain.

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  • She gritted her teeth and waited.

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  • He touched her neck, and she waited, assuming he'd take blood from her despite his distaste of alcohol.

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  • She stood before him and waited.

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  • The oriental man held a PDA and was frowning as he read through notes while the others waited for him to speak.

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  • Gabriel waited until he was gone before pulling a chair to the side of the bed.

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  • She waited for him to finish before crossing to her room to change.

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  • She waited in the cold winter day until the familiar Lincoln Town Car arrived.

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  • Her sister waited in the reception room, sipping tea and flipping through a magazine.

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  • Sensing some sort of lurid story, all five of them waited for her to speak.

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  • She waited for him to explode.

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  • Hannah waited for more.

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  • Katie hissed as they waited in the hall.

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  • Kris waited for him to change forms.

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  • From the shadows of the crypt, Gabriel waited until the half-brothers were gone to dump the contents of the velvet dice pouch into his palm.

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  • Wanting to give his friend, Rhyn, a moment of peace with his dead-dead parents, he waited until Rhyn was gone before withdrawing from the shadows.

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  • He never expected his long dead parents to respond but waited anyway.

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  • She knocked and waited.

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  • He dove into the snow while she stood and waited for Rhyn.

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  • The full- blooded demon was slow to rise, and he waited.

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  • He heard whispers traded behind doors and cottages and waited.

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  • Rhyn waited until the healer passed him and then stepped into the shadow world behind him.

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  • Jade waited for Darkyn to return from his meeting with Kris.

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  • Jade waited, hoping Sasha.s desire to return to Hell or take out Kris overwhelmed any suspicion he had.

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  • Ully, looking exhausted, moved closer, and Rhyn waited as well.

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  • Rhyn joined Kris in the hallway and waited until Katie was out of earshot.

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  • She waited another few minutes and then headed to the bathrooms.

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  • He tore through the demons and panted as he waited for his brothers.

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  • Katie waited until he was gone then shook her head, tired of Immortal surprises.

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  • He waited while she rolled up her sleeve in excitement, then displayed the blood-red tattoo there.

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  • Kris waited until the guest bedroom door closed before he motioned to one of the Immortals posted on either end of the hallway.

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  • Kris waited until five Immortals were present in the hall before he retreated to his conference room.

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  • The small man waited next to A'Ran's trusted second-in-command, Ne'Rin, whose sister was one of the three before him.

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  • A'Ran waited, observing the tiny man with white eyes.

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  • Evelyn waited outside while Kiera entered the massive bathroom.

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  • Being shorter than everyone else would be a boon this night; she waited until the two were out of sight before fading back toward the house.

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  • She tensed and waited for him, too, to insult her or boss her around like Romas did before she walked away.

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  • They waited a short time longer before the prisoner shifted to rise.

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  • He waited two more days to see if she would settle.

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  • He waited for Ne'Rin to fix it and tried again.

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  • Talal strode toward her, and Kiera waited.

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  • At her entrance, those in the nearest circle with Ne'Rin ceased their activity and bowed, then stood in a line and waited.

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  • Why did-- He held up a hand to silence her, and she waited, circling the table to face him.

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  • He left at last, and she waited for him to disappear from sight before jogging to the conference room.

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  • She waited for him to flex his strength and drive her into the ground, surprised when he never did.

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  • He waited, head twisted over her shoulder to see her.

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  • He waited for the others to file out of the command center.

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  • He had waited for the signs his father warned him against, intending to take on whatever woman that brought him.

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  • He gave Talal a short bow she took as dismissal, then waited for her to pad out of sight.

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  • Kiera waited for him to speak, wanting to hide somewhere until she could think straight.

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  • Instead, he waited for you, and you've made him weak.

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  • Leyon waited with her at the doorway as the war discussions continued.

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  • She joined Leyon outside in the hot morning and waited for Mansr.

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  • She waited at the top of the sloping walkway until she saw the outline of a door as he cracked it open.

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  • She waited, expecting her words to please him.

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  • Leyon drew his sword and waited, giving her a head start.

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  • He'd waited too long for the Council to support him instead of returning to the planet that needed him.

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  • She waited for Evelyn to go to the door first, uncertain what to expect from wherever they'd gone.

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  • Evelyn waited at the edge of another group, in the middle of which was Romas.

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  • She stopped within full view of Jetr and waited, not wanting to draw the attention of the entire Council to her.

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  • Even her breathing was quick as she waited.

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  • Dean waited, up to his elbows in flour.

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  • Either that, or someone up here waited until he was out of sight before they took out the knife.

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  • Dean smiled at a pair of climbers rounding a bend in the trail and waited for them to pass before responding.

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  • He waited for Dean to respond but when he didn't, he continued eating.

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  • He waited until the following day, after he killed his wife.

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  • It's possible he waited around hours, until the afternoon when the police had left and it was quiet.

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  • He offered an Irish linen handkerchief from his pocket and waited.

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  • I should have listened to you and waited to tell him.

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  • He waited to hear an engine start, ready to pounce.

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  • When he had finished, Sarah waited a moment then brought her hands together.

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  • She waited, hoping for more.

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  • He waited, expecting the questions to start, but she bit her lip.

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  • We waited for you.

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  • He braced himself for the battle with his fangs and waited for the inevitable pain from fighting to keep them at bay.

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  • She inhaled deeply and waited for some response or acknowledgement from Jackson.

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  • Jackson waited until the hall had almost cleared before making his way to the stage.

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  • Josh released her and turned on Alex, who waited tensely in the kitchen doorway; hopelessly outmatched, but obviously determined.

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  • She jerked jeans over her nightgown and waited until she reached the front door before tugging on her boots.

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  • She waited breathlessly, straining to hear the least noise.

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  • She walked up to the road while he waited in the truck.

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  • She smoothed the folds of her skirt nervously and waited for him to open the subject, but he was silent until they reached the log house.

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  • Carmen caught her breath and waited.

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  • Brady waited, unusually interested in her answer.

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  • Out of breath, she waited for the general to speak.

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  • A long hour later, the team waited at gunpoint in front of a mega-secured facility.

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  • Brady strode from the private room into a common area, where two of his four remaining men waited.

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  • She waited for him to leave then checked her micro, which was still working on decrypting his encoded messages.

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  • Lana waited until the others in the center left and stood before the titanium-reinforced glass in front of the keypads.

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  • She checked the locator as she waited, seeking out General Greene on the compound.

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  • Lana neared, forcing her gaze away from the three bodies as she waited.

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  • Her legs were a little wobbly, and she waited for them to steady her.

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  • She hugged the tree-line down to the side of the mountain then climbed a tree and waited.

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  • She set the parameters and waited for the approval screen.

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  • She waited until she heard his breathing deepen and then rose.

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  • She waited until the viewer flashed off before slumping.

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  • Mrs. Watson sipped tea and waited for her to finish before she motioned to the clothing slung over the back of the couch.

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  • Jack waited for her by the door, and she tucked the weapon Mrs. Watson gave her into one cargo pocket.

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  • Kelli waited by the door, gazing out at the river.

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  • Brady waited impatiently as his friend manipulated the data.

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  • Brady stopped and waited for the soldier to approach.

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  • She waited for Kelli to find her and eventually rose, hungry.

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  • She waited to feel the walls shake from more strikes but felt nothing.

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  • She waited for her eyes to adjust and squinted around her.

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  • And waited, growing as anxious as Jack.

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  • With the vault in her pocket, she waited.

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  • He waited for her to speak.

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  • A sting bit the arm opposite the one Katie had touched in his dream.  He whirled and glared at Kiki, who waited expectantly.  "Tell me if it does something," Kiki said.

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  • Toby gasped as the branch picked him up then waited.

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  • Andre didn't return.  Katie waited longer, until the chill of the night dried the sweat that'd covered her since they began running earlier.

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  • Even the thunder of the underworld sounded weird.  Katie glanced towards the sky, silently cursing the rain.  She made her way over a fallen log and waited for Deidre before continuing.

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  • Kris caught it by the hilt and waited, the sound of his heart pounding loud in his ears.

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  • Death didn't come.  Darkness fell, and Rhyn waited.  He paced and stretched, imagining there would be some kind of a struggle.  At long last, he forced himself to admit she wasn't coming.  No one could've overlooked the blow he dealt her underworld.  The trees all around them had died off with a tear forming in the earth that led in the direction of the palace.

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  • She rang the doorbell and we waited for someone to answer.

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  • Dean waited until she stopped for a breath and then rapidly explained they were doing all they could, would be in touch, thanked her and hung up.

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  • Just as Dean backed from the driveway, another car turned the corner and waited for him to clear the entrance.

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  • A young man in a tan jacket waited at the foot of the stairs looking ill at ease.

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  • Dean waited until he was home before looking at the address Rudman had given him.

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  • Dean stepped to the sidewalk and waited for Cynthia to emerge from the church, but when she did, a crowd of friends and well wishers surrounded her, with the Mayer-the-leech encircling her shoulder with his scummy arm.

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  • Dean waited until Fred continued.

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  • Dean sat on the bed and waited.

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  • It was dark with the shades drawn and Dean felt a desire to nod off as he waited.

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  • Now as he sat and waited he wondered if the decision had been a prudent one.

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  • Instead, he pulled up a chair behind the door and waited.

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  • After thanking Mums, Carmen returned to the truck and waited while Alex opened the door for her.

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  • In fact, some would never believe they had waited.

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  • He licked his face and went back to panting, his eyes half open as he waited patiently beside her.

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  • In that moment the storm was forgotten as she waited breathlessly for his lips to touch hers.

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  • She waited breathlessly for his next move.

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  • At the restaurant, he led her to a secluded booth and waited until she was seated.

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  • He quickly gave her their orders and waited for her to walk away.

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  • All this time they had waited, pushing away passion and desire.

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  • We've waited this long.

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  • He waited for an explanation, but she had said all she was going to say on the subject.

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  • That pan waited this long.

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  • Carmen waited for him to decide to leave, but he stood there as if wanting to talk.

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  • In spite of the fact that she was anxious to tell him, she waited for the exact moment.

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  • Maybe it was because you waited ...

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  • The pain abated and she waited a few minutes.

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  • We've waited this long, there's no reason to push it like this.

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  • Josh waited at the foot of the stairs, obviously confused by the turn of events.

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  • There she waited for Alex to arrive with Lori's sister.

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  • Lori waited until his quick step faded down the hall before she turned to Carmen.

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  • His closest friend and advisor, the Original Immortal Jule, waited for him atop a horse.

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  • He was glad he'd waited for the right partner rather than ceding to his advisors' desire for him to mate just to produce an heir.

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  • She fidgeted as she waited.

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  • She waited until it was her turn to receive her scroll.

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  • Its green gaze turned intent, and Darian waited for it to speak again.

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  • Jenn waited until he disappeared as he Traveled to the White God's headquarters.

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  • Jonny waited for Xander to go before he, too, disappeared.

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  • She waited for more.

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  • You should've waited until morning.

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  • Steadying her breathing, Jenn gripped her daggers and waited.

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  • She waited for news of Sofi and prayed for her mate, wherever he was.

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  • Heart pounding, Darian waited until they were gone.

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  • His eyes were on the two walking down the beach, his arms crossed, as if he waited for something.

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  • Jenn waited for the ground to stop rumbling before she stepped forward uneasily, gaze on the area where the portal was.

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  • He waited and watched, tense.

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  • I've waited a sennight without finding a way to obey.

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  • Rissa slung the door closed and moved toward a small table where her sword waited.

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  • Sirian waited, his dark eyes going from Rissa to Taran, where they settled.

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  • She waited for him to catch up then ducked through a door leading from the inner city beyond the walls, and he followed.

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  • If the elderly man had only waited a few more years to die, he might have left the underground hell and lived to see this wonderful world.

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  • Taran waited only a moment longer before approaching.

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  • The shaded forest was cool and quiet, as if all the animals and trees watched and waited.

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  • Rissa waited until she was out of sight of the two guards before breaking into a trot.

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  • Hilden waited until he was gone before moving closer to Taran.

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  • Taran paced as he waited.

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  • She waited until certain he was gone before rising.

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  • She heard the unspoken words and waited.

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  • Sirian waited for him to speak, and Taran glared at the older man, unwilling to break the silent battle.

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  • She waited for more, her heart falling when he didn't expand on the simple answer.

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  • He waited, wishing he knew what to say to repair the years of pain he'd caused his friend.

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  • He waited until Vara disappeared into the forest before turning.

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  • Taran waited on edge, fury and sorrow fresh within him.

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  • He waited until he reached the street outside and let loose a roar of emotion.

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  • He waited until he was free of the meadow before raising two torches above his head.

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  • He spotted Katie & Bill on the second row and waited for an opportunity to catch Katie's attention.

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  • He had intended to spend a few hours with his family in Texas while he waited for his flight out of Houston.

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  • There, Carmen saddled Princess while Alex waited.

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  • When his friend knocked on the door, he waited for Carmen to answer it and when Gerald made the introductions, Alex said nothing – not even when Rob made a comment that would normally have raised an eyebrow.

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  • While the men took pictures, she waited and drank from her canteen.

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  • She walked him to the garage and waited while he backed out of the garage - then watched as his truck bounced down the drive.

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  • Gazing out at the hills, she waited for Princes to finish.

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  • There was little she could do at the moment with only one hand free – and that on the injured side - so she waited for a better opportunity.

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  • Thus they stood and waited for what appeared to be the reading of a will.

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  • She dialed the number and waited while the phone rang.

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  • Why was she torturing herself, when a cool apartment waited vacant in Los Angeles?

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  • She waited until he split a piece of wood and then walked over to pick it up.

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  • She took a step toward the house and waited, but he didn't respond.

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  • She waited in tense silence, but heard nothing unusual.

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  • She waited, her pulse quickening.

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  • Peeling off the mask, he waited for the world to crash down around him and people to lynch him.

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  • Jessi waited to see if she'd wake up instead of standing in the hallway, being threatened by a kid a little older than Brandon.

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  • She said and waited for him to talk her out of it.

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  • He sensed the ward he triggered and waited.

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  • He drank his mug of coffee and waited.

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  • Gerry waited for her.

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  • He waited for her flush, then released her and sat up, straddling her again.

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  • She gave him a sidelong look as they waited for the valet.

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  • Just in case, she waited a full two minutes outside his condo before typing in the code.

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  • Jessi waited, uncertain why the troubled look on the crazy teen's face still got to her, even knowing what she did about him.

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  • Xander nodded and waited, feeling the familiar tingle spread through him.

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  • Back to his condo, where the cat waited for him at the top of the stairs overlooking the front door.

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  • Jessi waited for him to tell her to leave or worse.

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  • Jessi turned away and waited for her to dress.

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  • She turned on the device and waited, uttering a cry of dismay when she saw the background.

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  • She waited for him to go to his room to change before reclaiming the iPad with the goal of deleting that damn picture.

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  • He waited for her response.

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  • Jessi waited for more.

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  • Jessi waited for him to turn, but he kept walking.

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  • She waited, curious and uncertain if she really wanted to know more about the strange new world she stumbled into.

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  • Xander waited until this bout of anger settled enough for him to deal with the woman who frustrated him then rose, making his way back to the food court.

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  • She waited for them at the car.

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  • He waited to speak, not wanting the cousins to overhear.

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  • He stood close enough to feel her body heat and rested a hand on her hip as they waited for Ashley to unlock the door.

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  • Xander waited until he saw the pink creep up her face.

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  • She waited to hear more.

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  • He wrapped an arm around her, and she hugged him as they waited.

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  • Damian waited for the two to Travel before turning his attention back to Xander.

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  • They waited with visible caution.

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  • She waited another second then continued around the edge of the room.

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  • Darius fled eastwards into Media and again Alexander waited till he had secured the provinces to the south.

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  • they fortified the Adda and Ticino, and waited for the emperors next descent.

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  • She waited, however, until a deputation of the malcontents, who regretted the loss of liberum veto and who were afraid that the party of reform might undertake the emancipation of the serfs, came to St Petersburg and asked for support in defence of the ancient liberties.

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  • During the first years of the French Revolution Catherine's sympathy with philosophic liberalism rapidly evaporated, and the European sovereigns to the democratic movement; but she carefully abstained from joining the Coalition, and waited patiently for the moment when the complications in western Europe would give her an opportunity of solving independently the Eastern Question in accordance with Russian interests.

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  • 3); and if it is surprising that the Samaritans and other opponents, who had previously waited to address Artaxerxes (Ezra iv.

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  • Jakim, whose name outside religion was Alcimus, waited upon the new king on behalf of the loyal Jews who had hellenized.

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  • The foundress-queen is now waited on by the workers, who supply her with food and spare her all cares of work, so that henceforth she may devote her whole energies to egg-laying.

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  • After the Passover he went to Caesarea, where he had games performed in honour of Claudius, and the inhabitants of Tyre and Sidon waited on him to sue for peace.

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  • He waited on Archbishop Laud before his execution, and was chaplain to Charles I.

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  • 781), love and admiration still waited on him.

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  • All that Orosius succeeded in obtaining was John's consent to send letters and deputies to Innocent of Rome; and, after having waited long enough to learn the unfavourable decision of the synod of Diospolis or Lydda in December of the same year, he returned to north Africa, where he is believed to have died.

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  • They waited; but the closer contact of a prolonged stay only brought into fuller play the essential antipathy of the Greek and the Latin.

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  • Scarcely, however, had he sailed from Brindisi when he fell sick of a fever which had been raging for some time among the ranks of his army, while they waited for the crossing.

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  • Slavery being against their principles, the younger members of the society waited on the elder.

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  • Here he waited for a year until his companions could join him, and meanwhile he occupied himself in his usual good works, gaining several more companions and meeting Giovanni Piero Caraffa, afterwards Paul IV., who had lately founded the Theatines.

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  • Ignatius, now a priest, waited for eighteen months before saying Mass, which he did for the first time on the 25th of December 1538 in the church of Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome.

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  • The interruption of preachers when celebrating divine service rendered the offender liable to three months' imprisonment under a statute of the first year of Mary, but Friends generally waited to speak till the service was over.'

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  • The Russians had not waited for the formal declaration of war; and on the very day that this was notified by the hanging out of the horse-tails before the Seraglio at Constantinople a Russian army under Marshal Munnich stormed the ancient wall that guarded the isthmus of the Crimea.

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  • The advance towards Berlin began punctually with the expiration of the armistice, but with the main army he himself waited to see more clearly his adversaries' plans.

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  • Crowds of merchants with their hats on transacted business in the aisles, and used the font as a counter upon which to make their payments; lawyers received clients at their several pillars; and masterless serving-men waited to be engaged upon their own particular bench.

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  • Here he waited two months for reinforcements, and with his Bedouin contingent, strengthened by the adhesion of the Ateba and Bani Khalid tribes, advanced on Shakra in Wushm, which fell in January 1818 after a regular siege.

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  • Many amusing stories are told of his replies to various deputations which waited upon him to ask for Grant's removal.

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  • Savonarola waited a few moments and then went away.

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  • This ceremony, according to the historian Widukind, was followed by a banquet at which the new king was waited upon by the dukes of Lorraine, Bavaria, Franconia and Swabia.

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  • to) and the priests waited in their office, but still a curse seemed to rest on the nation's labours (iii.

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  • When it became known that the accounts of these invasions formed a part of the records preserved in the Assyrian libraries, historian and theologian alike waited with breathless interest for the exact revelations in store; and this time expectation was not disappointed.

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  • When Duquesne appeared on the 7th of January 1676 near the Lipari Islands, De Ruyter allowed them to get the weather-gage, and on the 8th of January waited passively for their attack.

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  • The right wing under Eugene had to make a difficult march over broken ground before it could form up for battle, and Marlborough waited, with his army in order of battle between Unterglau and Blenheim, until his colleague should be ready.

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  • President Cleveland waited a reasonable time, as he conceived, for Governor Altgeld of Illinois to put an end to the disorder in that state.

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  • The Japanese had not waited to gain command of the sea before beginning the sea transport of that part of their troops allotted to Korea: The roads of that country were so poor that the landing had 3 A vivid picture of the state of affairs in the navy at this period is given in Semenov's Rasplata (Eng.

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  • 9, 1792) finally freed her from the Turk, she waited patiently for the Polish malcontents to afford her a pretext and an opportunity for direct and decisive interference.

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  • The battle of the first day began late in the afternoon, for Schwarzenberg waited as long as possible for the corps of Klenau, which formed his extreme left wing on the Freiberg road.

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  • The usual prognostication of future distinction is attributed in the case of More to Cardinal Morton, " who would often tell the nobles sitting at table with him, where young Thomas waited on him, whosoever liveth to trie it shall see this child prove a notable and rare man."

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  • The papacy of that time believed in the political unity of Islam, in a solidarity - which did not exist - among the Mussulmans of Asia Minor, Syria, Egypt and the Barbary coasts; and if it waited until the year 1095 to carry out this project, it was because the conflict with the Germanic Empire prevented the earlier realization of its dream.

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  • He waited on them in their hall and accompanied them in the chase, served the lady in her bower and followed the lord to the camp.'

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  • This view was that of the rump of the chamber still sitting at the Palais Bourbon, and a deputation headed by Thiers and Laffitte waited upon the duke to invite him to place himself at the head of affairs.

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  • 17 sq.), waited for the longlooked-for blessing.

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  • According to it the disciples all fled after the betrayal (though Peter waited until after the denial), and afterwards saw the risen Lord in Galilee.

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  • Henry prudently waited until dearth of provisions forced the enemy to divide into two the bands.

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  • keen excitement both the reformers followers and - his enemies waited for the new sovereign to declare himself on one side or on the other.

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  • Frederick William, however, whose instincts were far from democratic, refused to pick up a crown out of the gutter; and the deputation which waited upon him was dismissed with the answer that he could not assume the imperial title without the full sanction of the princes and the free cities.

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  • For a generation they had waited for his accession, and bitter was their disappointment, for it was known that his son was more inclined to follow the principles of Bismarck than those of his own father.

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  • Absolute master of the forces of the banat, Jellachich now waited until the intractable politicians of Pest should give him the occasion and the excuse for setting the imperial army in motion against them.

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  • in principle and by instinct, they waited to ascertain the mind of the emperor, before actively opposing the reform.

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  • But he had not the force to invade England, or to take the castle, and waited, collecting recruits and money, and encouraged by empty promises from France, till, as he wrote to James (26th of October), " I shall have one decisive stroke for 't, but unless the French land, perhaps none.

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  • For this he waited impatiently five years, keeping himself posted by spies of every stage of the king's last illness, and thus laying himself open to the accusation, believed in by Charles himself, that he had hastened the end by poison, a charge which modern historians deny.

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  • Davis, after landing the relief party and taking off all the others, waited for the return of Mawson as long as he dared, having in view the necessity of relieving Wild's party in Queen Mary Land, and the fact that every anchor on the ship had been lost in the fight with blizzards in Commonwealth Bay.

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  • At the close of 565 Justinian died, and a deputation of Romans waited upon his successor Justin II., representing that they found "the Greeks" harder taskmasters than the Goths, that Narses the eunuch was determined to reduce them all to slavery, and that unless he were removed they would transfer their allegiance to the barbarians.

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  • of Cormons, while three divisions under the direct control of Cadorna waited between Cormons and Cividale, at the foot of the valleys that run down S.W.

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  • He was one of the parliamentary deputation which waited in vain upon Prince Windischgratz in his camp. (See Hungary: History.) He then retired to his estate at Kehida.

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  • His method of writing was characteristic. He planted a subject in his mind, and waited for thoughts and illustrations to come to it, as birds or insects to a plant or flower.

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  • In reply to an influential deputation which waited upon him on the 10th of November, Sir Edward Grey, speaking as the representative of the British government in his capacity as secretary of state for foreign affairs, expressed the desire" that Belgium should feel that her freedom of action is unfettered and unimpaired and her choice unembarrassed by anything which we have done or are likely to do "; but he added that if Belgium should fail to take action" it will be impossible for us to continue to recognize indefinitely the present state of things without a very close examination of our treaty rights and the treaty obligations of the Congo State."The debate in the Belgian chamber opened on the 28th of November and was not concluded till the 14th of December.

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  • In 1596 Donne engaged himself for foreign service under the earl of Essex, and "waited upon his lordship" on board the "Repulse," in the magnificent victory of the 11th of June.

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  • Stanley left on the 15th of March 1872, and after Livingstone had waited wearily in Unyamwezi for five months, a troop of fifty-seven men and boys arrived, good and faithful fellows on the whole, selected by Stanley himself.

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  • When the abbot condescended to dine in the refectory, his chaplains waited upon him with the dishes, a servant, if necessary, assisting them.

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  • Upon receiving the mandamus Dr Pechell, the master of Magdalene College, who was vicechancellor, sent a messenger to the duke of Albemarle, the chancellor, to request him to get the mandamus recalled; and the registrary and the bedells waited upon Francis to offer him instant admission to the degree if only he would take the necessary oaths.

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  • At last, about midsummer 1713, was published the long and impatiently expected second edition of the Principia, and, on the 27th of July, Newton waited on the queen to present her with a copy of the new edition.

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  • The plaintiff having made his demand and waited a certain time without result, went and sat without food before the door of the defendant.

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  • From the first Poitou, Quercy, Rouergue and the Limousin chafed beneath the English yoke; the noblesse in especial found the comparatively orderly and constitutional governance to which they were subjected most intolerable~ They waited for the first opportunity to revolt, and meanwhile murmured against every act of theit duke, the prince of Wales, though he did his best to behave as a gracious sovereign.

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  • If they had waited till his popularity had waned, they might have had some chance of success, but in anger and resentment they struck too soon.

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  • In this he erred grievously, of the Edward vowed revenge for his slaughtered favorites, queens and waited his opportunity.

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  • In the autumn of 1851 the queen was much annoyed at hearing that he had received a deputation at the foreign office, which had waited on him to express sympathy with the Hungarian refugees, and to denounce the conduct of the despots and tyrants of Russia and Austria, and that he had, in his reply, expressed his gratification at the demonstration.

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  • Within its limits he then pitched a tent, in which he sat down with covered head, asked the gods for a sign, and waited for an answer.

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  • At the south-eastern corner of the palace, close to the bridge, is the tree under which petitioners waited for the answer to their grievances, which Frederick the Great gave from an opposite window.

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  • Basil waited and watched without interfering, and devoted himself to learning the details of administrative business and instructing himself in military science.

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  • The journey being a long one and across a difficult desert, requiring a caravan well equipped with camels, the princes of Moab waited till Balaam was ready to accompany them.

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  • Practically this left matters as they were, and Anselm, who had received a message forbidding him to return to England unless on the king's terms, withdrew to Lyons, where he waited to see if Paschal would not take stronger measures.

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  • Grant waited for Sherman's four divisions, but prepared everything for battle in the meantime.

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  • Caecilian's party, however, had not waited for them, knowing them to be in sympathy with their opponents.

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  • Sagasta held on as long as was necessary to secure the promulgation of the universal suffrage law, but he noticed that the queen-regent, when he waited upon her for the despatch of public business, showed almost daily more impatience for a change of policy, until at last, in July 1890, she peremptorily told him that she considered the time had come for calling the Conservatives and their mililary patrons to her councils.

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