It seemed an age, and the denouement yet another age deferred.
No; it would be more generous to make the sacrifice alone, and spare him the pain of hope deferred.
Still she did not come, and partly from weakness, partly from hope deferred, I found myself beginning to tremble all over.
The enterprise would be far more arduous if it were deferred till the King, by remodelling boroughs and regiments, had procured a Parliament and an army on which he could rely.
I had not revealed myself in my altered character to Dora yet, because she was coming to see Miss Mills in a few days, and I deferred all I had to tell her until then; merely informing her in my letters (all our communications were secretly forwarded through Miss Mills), that I had much to tell her.