Those who had yet to undergo the ordeal kept stem silence.
And he braced himself to face a terrible and unknown ordeal.
In spite of Mavie's forebodings, she survived the ordeal of the examination, and presented her usual appearance of robust health at the end of the dreaded period.
I was glad to be spared the ordeal of that interview, and was still standing thoughtfully at the closed door on the other side of which that scene of the drama was being enacted, when a carriage drove up rapidly.
Just slightly above the Zanuck were the Poolytuck—“sitters” or “loafers”—beasts who did not oppose the climb but were too old or weak to undertake the ordeal.
But Bobby lingered, oddly fascinated, supporting the ordeal to its final moment.
She had, in spite of the fact that for some time now they had been well able to support one or more, and in spite also of the fact that Eugene's various emotional lapses indicated that he needed a sobering weight of some kind, steadily objected in her mind to the idea of subjecting herself to this ordeal.
"The following week I methodically prepared my mind and body for the coming ordeal.
I had passed through successfully the ordeals at the home and at Essex Market Police Court, and now felt confident that I should not fail.
I intend to take my examinations in June, and there is a great deal to be done, before I shall feel ready to meet the ordeal….
As he walked back he forecasted with a keen apprehension his approaching ordeal.
“Thanks,” Helga called out gratefully, not knowing who was helping her, but glad to at last be finishing her climbing ordeal.
The jabbering of the Jays stopped and the shock of the streaming water ended Bad Bone’s recent ordeal... “Arroooooowl!
Considering with anxiety the ordeal that was before him, he found it quite impossible to join intelligently in the conversation, and feared that Winnie must think him very stupid.