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But besides this, since the exhaustion and enormous diminution of the army caused by the rapidity of the advance had become evident, another reason for slackening the pace and delaying presented itself to Kutuzov.
While delaying to grapple with the strange problem it presented, his desire for her continued to grow.
On the last Saturday in April, the New York "Times" published an account of the strike complications which were delaying Alexander's New Jersey bridge, and stated that the engineer himself was in town and at his office on West Tenth Street.
I apologize for delaying, even for a moment, the proceedings of the Court.
The brief Alaskan summer protracted itself beyond its usual length, and they took advantage of the opportunity, delaying their return to Skaguay to the last moment.
She begins by delaying it, simply to gain time for something else which she has it in her mind to do.
She took the hint and left, delaying just long enough to give one anxious glance at the dim faces of the two men.
However, it's no use delaying, so up they go to the study.
He was evidently relieved at finding any excuse for delaying the business formality in the library, to which his own words had referred.
As behavior analysts, we are all familiar with the fundamental concept that delaying the delivery of reinforcement comprises its effectiveness.