With an income quite sufficient to their wants thus secured to them, they had nothing to wait for after Edward was in possession of the living, but the readiness of the house, to which Colonel Brandon, with an eager desire for the accommodation of Elinor, was making considerable improvements; and after waiting some time for their completion, after experiencing, as usual, a thousand disappointments and delays from the unaccountable dilatoriness
of the workmen, Elinor, as usual, broke through the first positive resolution of not marrying till every thing was ready, and the ceremony took place in Barton church early in the autumn.
The winter, however, was spent cheerfully; and although the spring was uncommonly late, when it came its beauty compensated for its dilatoriness
If no such cabal should exist, the mere diversity of views and opinions would alone be sufficient to tincture the exercise of the executive authority with a spirit of habitual feebleness and dilatoriness
162) The Court concluded that Rule 41(b) did not "abrogate the power of courts, acting on their own initiative, to clear their calendars of cases that have remained dormant because of the inaction or dilatoriness
of the parties seeking relief.
McWeeny's careful attention to narrative form produces convincing analyses of narrative and plot dilation (as when the narrator backs away from the characters being described) that put me in mind of Stephen Arata's "On Not Paying Attention" (Victorian Studies 2004) and Amy King's "Natural History and the Novel: Dilatoriness
and Length and the Nineteenth-Century Novel of Everyday Life" (Novel 2009), although the latter is not mentioned in the book.
My recent research suggests however that dilatoriness
may more properly refer to a deliberate delaying tactic as opposed to the more prosaic, chronic procrastination by which I have been beset.
Bhutto might prolong the Martial Law for the sake of his power keeping wishes but his dilatoriness
provoked increasingly urgent clamour amongst the opposition (and even a small number of the PPP), the press and the public for the ending of Martial Law.
But even with the well-remarked US dilatoriness
over green issues (California excepted), it's hard to think that some of the statements and imprecations will come as news to anyone.
2d 913, 916 (1979) ("The undisputed dilatoriness
of appointed counsel in obtaining the record, his failure to consult with either trial counsel or defendant, and his failure to file a 'brief until prodded by the Appellate Division clerk strongly suggest that the assistance given defendant did not meet the required standard.
He has quite surpassed himself in dilatoriness
& I have really given the whole thing up.
That the dilatoriness
of Endymion's narrative, its seemingly endless subplots and divagations, exist in the service of the sudden moment is clearest from Keats's hastily executed conclusion to the poem.
Thus, none of the concerns that animated AEDPA and that would be relevant to an equitable determination of dilatoriness
were at issue.