A year seems very long to wait before I see them, but remind them that while we wait we may all work, so that these hard days
need not be wasted.
She had the dream three times, then she became in the family way to the one who said noth- ing at all but who in the moment of his passion actually did bite her shoulder so that for days
the marks of his teeth showed.
asked Ned, two days
later, as he came to the Swift home with some papers needing the signature of the young inventor and his father.
The Indians plundered us of what we had, and kept us in confinement seven days
, treating us with common savage usage.
they would not go back to the seven days
for all they could see.
Which is to say, he had a curiosity to know what prison life was like; so he made a breach in some law and got three days
Lecount first resolved to devote the next few days
to watching the habits of the inmates of North Shingles, from early in the morning to late at night, and to testing the capacity of the one servant in the house to resist the temptation of a bribe.
The plain dark dresses, akin to mourning dresses, which she and her child wore, were as neat and as well attended to as the brighter clothes of happy days
The next morning, he ran off to Mamma Valerius, who told him that Christine had gone away for two days
, when he was away hunting, the woman fell ill, and in a few days
Then the truth flashed on me; the owners of those gleaming eyes had dragged my prize away from me to be devoured in their neighboring lair; as they had been waiting for days
, for weeks, for months, through all this awful eternity of my imprisonment to drag my dead carcass to their feast.
In journeying eastward he had gone towards the sun, and the days
therefore diminished for him as many times four minutes as he crossed degrees in this direction.