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63 examples of  tardily  in sentences

63 examples of tardily in sentences

It grew, tardily.

"Occasionally slides follow an explosion tardily, and the gases don't always dissipate quickly.

" The dying Congress tardily approved of this suggestion, but finally, on January 21, 1787, grudgingly adopted a resolution that

Wait also for the others that through the unconscious operations of memory will tardily straggle in.

Production is very tardily being taken up again because there is everywhere, if in a different degree, a lesser desire for work on the part of the working classes joined with a need for higher remuneration.

This changing of the stream-tone following tardily the changes of the sun on melting snows is most meaningful of wood notes.

The child must be taught to take its food slowly, retain it in it's mouth long, and swallow it tardily.

For example: Up to the moment of her flight from the Cafรฉ des Exiles there had been, as Sofia saw it, nothing extraordinary or inexplicable in the chapter of happenings which had made her acquainted, as abruptly as tardily, with certain facts concerning her parentage.

The prelates were overcome with terror, and dropped the proceedings; while the Vice-Chancellor of Oxford, who had tardily and imperfectly obeyed the Pope, was cast into prison for a time and compelled to resign his office.

But to-night the latter, apparently tardily sobered by his terrible and heavy losses, allowed himself to be led away by his friend from the scene of his disasters.

When we have a system which is clearly bad, and when we see our way to make it better, we generally make the change however tardily.

Greece probably would have succumbed to a powerful empire but for the aid tardily rendered her by foreign Powers,united in this instance, not to suppress rebellion, but to rescue a noble and gallant people from a cruel despotism.

But Hamilton was determined, and tardily he obtained a battalion, with the brevet rank of general, and distinguished himself in those engagements which preceded the capture of Lord Cornwallis; and on the surrender of this general,feeling that the war was virtually ended,he withdrew altogether from the army, and began the study of law at Albany.

While recognition of this character pleased him greatly when it came spontaneously and willingly, he placed but little value on that which he thought grudgingly or tardily tendered, and in one or two instances refused membership in societies which he thought granted in that manner.

As this was performed rather tardily by them, he himself reached Britain with the first squadron of ships, about the fourth hour of the day, and there saw the forces of the enemy drawn up in arms on all the hills.

He had no legs that practised not his gait; And speaking thick, which nature made his blemish, Became the accents of the valiant; For those that could speak low and tardily, Would turn their own perfection to abuse.

But by practicing various arts, by the operation of chance, and by certain natural affinities, this reputation is quickly won by a hundred worthless people: while a worthy writer may come by it very slowly and tardily.

Prim, always in black bonnet and jet-trimmed cape of years gone by, both in summer and winter, she took no heed of the vagaries of fashion, even when they reached Woodnewton so tardily.

The negotiations, however, proceeded very tardily, and at last Mahomet sent Othman, his famous warrior and companion, to Mecca to conduct the final overtures.

Elephants, for instance, are reported to have taken premeditated revenge for insults long after they were suffered; lions, to have requited benefits on an opportunity tardily offered.

The day broke tardily among the mountains of Dauphinรฉ.

In 1869 their right of establishment was tardily conceded to them by law.

But never did morning dawn so tardily as this!Neither is the chariot yet come.

The time of separation had dragged tardily past, until one foggy December morning we awoke to the glad consciousness that that very evening the Boy would be with us again.

IX It was an hour or two later when the moon, drifting tardily up from the south, found Miss Hugonin and Mr. Kennaston chatting amicably together in the court at Selwoode.

" "I thought thy question hasty!" exclaimed the wealthy peasant, swelling like one who gets justice, though tardily.

Ever the suns rise tardily or fleet And light the letters on a churchyard stone.

On a church steeple a block away a round clock-face told the minutes, and Bronson wondered, if they dragged so slowly to him, how tardily they must follow one another to the men in the prison, who could not see the clock's face.

My house, in the meantime, was going forward, though rather tardily, with but one man.

They saw Hotspur's father, the first Henry Percy to receive the title of Earl, (a title which had been given him at the coronation of Richard II.) set out with a brave force after Hotspur's departure; and they saw his return, almost alone, dejected and broken in spirit, having learnt that the help so tardily given had come too late, and the life of his gallant son was ended.

No danger is apprehended, however, that they will not be peacefully, although tardily, acknowledged and paid by all, unless the irritating effect of her struggle with Texas should unfortunately make our immediate neighbor, Mexico, an exception.

Somewhere she had formed in her heart rather than by whatever it was life had tardily and ungenerously and unwisely brought her.

Frequently the landlord made a long neck over the table, gauging the contents of our tardily emptied pint; and, as the watchman was calling 'Past eleven,' finally took it away, and bade us 'bundle off.'

She bombarded the Directors with petitions, till at last, two years after her arrival in England, they tardily awoke to the fact that they themselves had substantial claims against her.

Being an honest and unselfish man, he investigated and initiated legislation so carefully and tardily that the remedy for the evil was applied only four days ago.

" The Rover, who saw, by the uneasy glances that she cast aside, and by the expression of her countenance how impatient his companion was becoming for a sequel that approached so tardily, and how much she dreaded an interruption, made a significant sign to her to permit the straight-going tar to take his own course, as the best means of coming at the facts they both longed so much to hear.

" His smile was that of a brother who remembers tardily to be loving-kind.

'Twas summer, and a sultry day Was drawing to a close, One cloud, along the northwest lay, Which tardily arose.

Habib followed him tardily as far as the outer door.

Freer tradethat is, a trade which is less encumbered than some admitted state of things which previously existedis easily enough comprehended; but, instead of conveying to the mind any general theory, it merely shows that a lack of wisdom may have prevailed in the management of some particular interest; which lack of wisdom is now being tardily repaired.

"His Eminence moves tardily to night," he said in reply to a remark of the Duke.

The playwrights are recovering too, yet, if anything, more tardily than the people; for when a nasty cynicism, like that pervading the old comedies, is once boldly cultivated, many a long day must elapse ere it can be replaced by a cleaner, healthier spirit.

The men of fashion rose tardily, feeling none the better, as a rule, for a night at club or tavern, and then lounged about as best they could, visiting, sauntering in the Mall,[A] or otherwise trying to pass the time until dinner.

With great dignity her gaze was bent beyond him on the nearing host, and when Constance plucked her arm she tardily looked three wrong ways.

She turned and they tardily followed their friends, bound for the gangway.

It was a handsome couple which came forward, with hand quitting hand tardily, and with blinking eyes yet rapt: these two were not overpleased at being disturbed, and the man was troubled, as in reason he well might be, by the task assigned him.

The awful hours passed tardily with me, in pangs for the soldier and his chiefs.

"You see, I've become the sort of an ass who is storing up information and solving vast and intricate problems in order to be kind to my superiors when, struck with panic at their own tardily discovered incapacity, they rush to me in a body to ask me how to do it.

Russia and Austria made an imposing display of force in favor of the Elector of Saxony; France sent, tardily, a body of fifteen hundred men; this ridiculous re-enforcement had not yet arrived when Stanislaus, obliged to withdraw from Warsaw, had already shut himself up in Dantzic.

Governors and boards of pardon and parole are urged to refuse clemency to prisoners and are roundly condemned when they do their plain duty, even though they do it very reluctantly and tardily.

The debtors answered him haughtily, alleging their poverty as a reason for no longer enduring his avarice; his imperious orders were tardily executed, and he had a clear perception that they were laughing behind his back as he walked through the cloister, and making threatening gestures.

There is nothing which we estimate so fallaciously as the force of our own resolutions, nor any fallacy which we so unwillingly and tardily detect.

To the majority of the officers from that army promotion was rapid, though a few cases occurred in which the services they rendered were tardily acknowledged.

Thanks, Aurelius, for your warning, Though 't is somewhat tardily offered.

The less efficient laborers and others that have been out of work, begin to find employment, and then, more tardily, wages begin to rise.

The limitation of hours was first applied to children working in English factories early in the nineteenth century and thence has extended throughout the world, tardily following the spread of the factory system.

The legislatures have, much more tardily than in their legislation for children and for women, acted contrary to this assumption, but, when this has been done, the courts in America have vigorously asserted the general doctrine and denied the constitutionality of the laws.

It is not to the parents, but to the succeeding generation, that the debt is tardily paid.

The holy and jovial father had made faint pretence of kissing this second bride; the ladies, colonels, dons, etc.,though the joke struck them as a trifle coarsewere beginning to laugh and clap hands again and the gowned jester to bow to right and left, when Bras-Coupรฉ, tardily realizing the consummation of his hopes, stepped forward to embrace his wife.

If any one spoke to her, she answered tardily and not always to the purpose.

In the distances The shock of warring Cyclades of ice Makes music as of wild and strange lament; And up in heaven now tardily are lit The solitary polar star and seven Lamps of the bear.

The top-sail was then tardily filled, but before the latter ship had recovered her motion, the sails of her enemy overshadowed her deck.

Very tardily, according to the feelings of the anxious women, was the dinner finished, and their companions ready to take them out again.