The major, on his way to Corney, told the father that the end was nigh.
He was soon so nigh, that there could be no possible mistake about the matter.
It wuz, as nigh as I could calkerlate, about a hour and three-quarters long.
"La victorie," said the other, drawing so nigh as to be heard in a loud whisper.
No, no; my knowledge for it, neither of them was nigh fainting, hereaway.