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Which preposition to use with  waiting

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!

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.

I waited until night came

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).

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.

Then the crowd forced them on and they found Duveen waiting by the car.

"Very well," said he; "wait to-day, and to-morrow thou shalt go with my vezir."

That's why wewe're waiting without saying much, till it looks more likelike we can all be together, ma."

After a feast among his villagers, he would wait before going away until the old men had left.

"Yes, I heard that," said Mr. P. "Well," said the other, "I happened to have some land near by, and I invited those negroes to come and squat on my premises" "Intending to turn them off about blossoming time?" said Mr. P. "Certainly, certainly," said the other, "and I am just waiting about here until they put in a wheat crop on part of the land.

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."

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.

Well, it showered twice just as day was breaking, and I had to wait under a tree till it was over."

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.

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.

XIV 'WAITING FOR THE VERDICT' I can still see before me the sitting-room on the second floor of the Queen's Hotel, in which M. Zola spent so much of his time and wrote so many pages of 'Fecondite' during the last six months or so of his exile.

These women, however, are not all as patient in waiting as Elsa.

The peasants who inhabit the mountains can only come to the town on First-days; and as they live dispersed in places almost inaccessible, we concluded to wait over another First-day to see some of them at Vals.

Their long, Micawber-like waiting after the exhaustion of the placers has brought on an exaggerated form of dotage.

The king of England, one day, drew out his army in battle array on a hill near Nantes, in expectation that the Lord Charles would come forth and offer him an opportunity of fighting with him: but, having waited from morning until noon in vain, they returned to their quarters: the light horse, however, in their retreat, galloped up to the barriers, and set fire to the suburbs".

he told Ann, who was waiting around the corner of the house.

She was met at the Chicago terminal by a party of gay friends who whisked her off in a palatial car, and Bob and Betty who, acting on Mr. Gordon's advice, spent their two-hour wait between trains driving along the Lake Shore Drive, forgot her completely.

I still wait for the hour when I believe He will reveal Himself to me more directly; but it is the quiet waiting of present trust, not the restless waiting of anxiety and danger."

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,

General Villivicencio sat and waited among the serpents and innocents.

While I was only five, by that count, when Jamie (her name) pedaled up the main street of Nantucket, I was uncompromised; I offered myself for whatever waited inside that white blouse.

To those who are waiting above no torture is too great for you.

"Accordingly I turned and went up the remaining flight on tip-toe, two stairs at a time, waiting beyond the turn in hiding till the coast should be clear.

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 O U, I guessentitled 'Thoughts on Hearing Ben Teal Conduct a Chorus Rehearsal.'

At breakfast, when there is no butler, the footman carries up the tea-urn, and, assisted by the housemaid, he waits during breakfast.

Yet if the boat was not in waiting below that closed door?

The striking of the quarter found him still waiting beneath the window.

The cases are to be carefully gone through in their proper order; for courts are instructed to do justice as promptly for the poor as for the rich, as it is a greater hardship for the poor to be kept waiting than the rich."

He caught it up and read: "We have waited past the midnight, and can delay no longer.

We waited throughout the whole of that day and night, hiding our eagerness under the pretence of absorption in our books.

This would have been in any case a long time for Courtenay to wait out of office; but they said the idea of his being proposed had got wind, and several of the Directors were very adverse.

So when you hear the sandman's song Sound through the twilight sweet, Be sure you do not keep him long A-waiting on the street.

In momentary danger of being cut off downstream, or overtaken from above, he kept the boat waiting along the oozy shore.

He was waiting fo

I remember the waiting at the doornot that which is leftbut between that and an inner door in shelterO when shall I be such an expectant again!with the cry of nonpareils, an indispensable play-house accompaniment in those days.

"Oh, I'll wait," said Lord Edwin; "but sometimes I feel that all the waiting in the world won't win her," he added, with a sigh.


The two women were in Naples, whiling away their tedious waiting with trips to neighboring places of interest, when they met the sailor.

For years her faith was proved by her works; her daily example in the household, her watchings and waitings by the bedside of her helpless husbandpoverty, sickness, perplexities of every sort, but made her hope the brighter, her hold the firmer.

The king was waiting aboard his ship for the payment which his people were to make for the release of his brother, the Count of Poitiers; and, when he saw approaching a bark on which he recognized his brother, "Light up!

Again, she ventured timidly; "And is, issome one waiting forfor us, at the end of our journey?"

Phil Lambert and everybody are waiting down the street.

But care home residents will have to wait due to logistical challenges.

Probably you would get no further than Cape Town; but it might be easier for you waiting therethan here."

By and by Osborn turned his glance from the window and fixed it on his son, who stood waiting across the big oak table.

I vowed a vow that she would be repaid for the waiting as never woman yet was paid.