Having stumbled back to the sledge Vasili Andreevich caught hold of it and for a long time
stood motionless, trying to calm himself and recover his breath.
"Well, then," said Defarge, as if a thought were wrung out of his breast, "it IS a long time
So we set up a long time
, and smoked and talked in a low voice, and felt pretty dull and down-hearted.
After that there seemed nothing different for a long time--or at least it seemed a long time
"I haven't seen him for a long time
. But I used to; and he understands."
"A long time
dead" was his epitome of that phase of speculation.
He was only a cat, but he had been our faithful friend for a long time
and we aren't ashamed to be sorry for him.
"Rather a long time
between meets, though, it seems to me.
The Sheep, much against his will, carried her backward and forward for a long time
, and at last said, "If you had treated a dog in this way, you would have had your deserts from his sharp teeth." To this the Crow replied, "I despise the weak and yield to the strong.
At first the family felt some constraint in intercourse with Prince Andrew; he seemed a man from another world, and for a long time
Natasha trained the family to get used to him, proudly assuring them all that he only appeared to be different, but was really just like all of them, and that she was not afraid of him and no one else ought to be.
Many of these books you will not care to read for yourselves for a long time
The prisoner again resumed his old attitude, and for a long time
both were mute.