Which preposition to use with waiting
When he was interrupted in a speech he used to stand perfectly still with folded arms, waiting for a few minutes' silence.
An hungered, to the shore I creep, Perchance some comfort waits on me From the old Sea's eternal heart; But lo! from all the solemn deep, Far voices out of mystery Seem questioning why we are apart!
I came in rather late one afternoon while the negotiations were going on, and was told by the servants that M. Leon Say was waiting in W.'s library to see him.
I was walking about the Champs-Elysees and Faubourg St. Honore on the morning of the 16th of May, and saw all the carriages, our own included, waiting at the Ministry of the Interior, where the conseil was sitting.
We were quite seven or eight minutes late and found all the company assembled (except the Annamites, who were waiting with their interpreter in another room to make their entry in proper style).
I waited until night came
Then the crowd forced them on and they found Duveen waiting by the car.
That's why wewe're waiting without saying much, till it looks more likelike we can all be together, ma.
"Certainly, certainly," said the other, "and I am just waiting about here until they put in a wheat crop on part of the land.
When the interview was over he found the Queen's faithful Scotch retainer, John Brown, who always accompanied her everywhere, waiting outside the door, evidently hoping to see the minister.
After a feast among his villagers, he would wait before going away until the old men had left.
But the feeling called out in each case was the sameLoyalty, spontaneous, contagious, some would say unreasoning: but it may be all the deeper and nobler, because for once it did not wait to reason, but was content to be human, and to feel.
Even in its more healthy forms, when delayed in too long, patriotism easily becomes morbid and delays also the birth of the larger spirit which is waiting behind it.
The youngest one took them and put them into his game-bag, and then he added, "Wait near the city till I come back.
A few minutes later Steinmetz, presenting himself at the door of the little drawing-room attached to Etta's suite of rooms, found the princess in a matchless tea-gown waiting beside a table laden with silver tea appliances.
Well, it showered twice just as day was breaking, and I had to wait under a tree till it was over.
Patient I wait through the long winter hours; You will see me again I shall laugh at you then, Out of the eyes of a hundred flowers.
Then, at least, I should have known my danger, and been able to meet it; but to wait like this, through a whole night, picturing all kinds of unknown devilment, was to jeopardize one's sanity.
" These women, however, are not all as patient in waiting as Elsa.
Alla was pensive all through the first act, and while she was making her change from a lady-in-waiting to a bathing girl she remarked that she was going to write an odepast tense of I
All Warchester poured out to the Holly Hills, and when at five o'clock the companies filed out on the shining green there was such a cheer that the men felt repaid for the tiresome wait of months.
And she had kept her innocence unsullied like a fruit which no hand has touched, thanks, no doubt, to her unconscious and religious waiting for the coming of lovethat profound feminine feeling which made her reserve the gift of her whole being for the man whom she should love.
There were a number of other men in the rather large congregation, but none of them stirred as the clergyman stood waiting after having read several offertory sentences.
he told Ann, who was waiting around the corner of the house.
His cabin shall be bright with flowers sweet, The table shall be set, the fire shall glow, We'll wait within the door, his coming steps to greet, And if my eye be sad, he will not know Oh, baby, sleep, my baby, sleep.