The circumstances of the morning had led Catherine's feelings through the varieties of suspense
, security, and disappointment; but they were now safely lodged in perfect bliss; and with spirits elated to rapture, with Henry at her heart, and Northanger Abbey on her lips, she hurried home to write her letter.
There was some other serious interest in suspense, known to Mr.
My mind is lost and co nfused, gentlemen, in this dreadful suspense.
Then silence that passed into an infinity of suspense
must be submitted to, and must not be allowed to wear her out, and make her useless.
She too has suffered under the wasting influences of suspense
Even if we had the means of paying all the law expenses, even if we succeeded in the end, the delays would be unendurable, the perpetual suspense
, after what we have suffered already, would be heartbreaking.
If I had not consented to let that unfortunate man refer to me by name, the late Lord Montbarry would never have engaged him, and his wife would have been spared the misery and suspense
from which she is suffering now.
He covered his head with the bedclothes and waited in a horror of suspense
for his doom; for he had not the shadow of a doubt that all this hubbub was about him.
In this state of suspense
they were befriended, not by any sudden illumination of Mr.
These reports charmed us, because they flattered our desires; but our superiors finding nothing in all this talk that could be depended on, were in suspense
what directions to give us, till my companion and I upon this reflection, that since all the ways were equally new to us, we had nothing to do but to resign ourselves to the Providence of God, asked and obtained the permission of our superiors to attempt the road through Melinda.
His five friends of the Reform Club passed these three days in a state of feverish suspense
Under this same cloak he assailed Africa, he came down on Italy, he has finally attacked France; and thus his achievements and designs have always been great, and have kept the minds of his people in suspense
and admiration and occupied with the issue of them.
I am sure, my dear sister, you will excuse my remaining silent so long, and agree with me that such circumstances, while they continue from any cause in suspense
, cannot be too cautiously concealed.
She knew how to hit to a hair's-breadth that moment of evening when the light and the darkness are so evenly balanced that the constraint of day and the suspense
of night neutralize each other, leaving absolute mental liberty.