The audience was delighted; but they were still more delighted when the trainer, the period of his act having elapsed
, attempted to persuade Ajax to leave the box.
Ten minutes had elapsed
since the nurse had left; Valentine, who for the last hour had been suffering from the fever which returned nightly, incapable of controlling her ideas, was forced to yield to the excitement which exhausted itself in producing and reproducing a succession and recurrence of the same fancies and images.
MORE than three years have elapsed
since the occurrence of the events recorded in this volume.
Not a day elapsed
which did not bring us news of the decease of some acquaintance.
Over a year had elapsed
since they had set out to explore the northern hemisphere in search of Carthoris, and at last their disheartened people had accepted as truth the vague rumors of their death that had filtered in from the frozen region of the pole.
They are also permitted to resign their office before their time is elapsed
, and if all this was done by law it would be well, and not at the pleasure of the individuals, which is a bad rule to follow.
Two months had elapsed
since the news of the battle of Austerlitz and the loss of Prince Andrew had reached Bald Hills, and in spite of the letters sent through the embassy and all the searches made, his body had not been found nor was he on the list of prisoners.
In my spare hours I was trying journalism of another kind and sending it to London, but nearly eighteen months elapsed
before there came to me, as unlooked for as a telegram, the thought that there was something quaint about my native place.
At least I am, and nearly twenty years had elapsed
, and here was I burdened under a load of affection, like a sack of returned love-letters, with no lap into which to dump them.
Already I was puzzled to compute the period of time which had elapsed
since we broke through the crust of the inner world.
Nearly an hour had elapsed
before he rose to return to the house.
Dorrimore explained at some length how he happened to be there, and where he had been during the years that had elapsed
since I had seen him.
It was not until Ernest and I were back in New York, and after weeks had elapsed
, that we were able to comprehend thoroughly the full sweep of the disaster that had befallen the Cause.
Before many years elapsed
, the business began to be carried on in the names of 'Cheeryble and Nickleby,' so that Mrs Nickleby's prophetic anticipations were realised at last.
The appearance of the surface and the vegetation show that elsewhere years have elapsed
since the waters washed their base.