For in order to know the nature of God (whose existence has been established by the preceding reasonings), as far as my own nature permitted, I had only to consider in reference to all the properties of which I found in my mind some idea, whether their possession was a mark of perfection; and I was assured that no one which indicated any imperfection was in him, and that none of the rest was awanting
. Thus I perceived that doubt, inconstancy, sadness, and such like, could not be found in God, since I myself would have been happy to be free from them.
one thing now is only awanting
and that is, that our grooms should not keep us waiting."
A second knock brought no reply from within the house; but caused a woman over the way to look out and inquire who that was, awanting
Jesters and jugglers were not awanting
, nor was the occasion of the assembly supposed to render the exercise of their profession indecorous or improper.
"Aye, sure," said Seth, with answering surprise; "what's awanting
I'm as ready as a mawkin can be--there's nothing awanting
to frighten the crows, now I've got my ear-droppers in."
And the unemployed fish dealer's left eye was "awanting
to find out about the archaeology through the objects.