If you and Miss Bennet will defer
yours till I am out of the room, I shall be very thankful; and then you may say whatever you like of me.
He might keep shape long enough to defer
the marriage," said Sir James.
Her eagerness to be gone from Norland was preserved from diminution by the evident satisfaction of her daughter-in-law in the prospect of her removal; a satisfaction which was but feebly attempted to be concealed under a cold invitation to her to defer
Therefore measure not thine advancements, by quantity, but frame them by measure: and defer
not charities till death; for, certainly, if a man weigh it rightly, he that doth so, is rather liberal of another man's, than of his own.
A fourth letter had come from Prince Andrew, from Rome, in which he wrote that he would have been on his way back to Russia long ago had not his wound unexpectedly reopened in the warm climate, which obliged him to defer
his return till the beginning of the new year.
Before the autumn was over, she began to treat me more like an equal and to defer
to me in other things than reading lessons.