expectance

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By desire, by expectance, by petition, by faithful stewardship.

"No, I didn't," said Annie, obliged by this expectance to say something.

The word which he employs, by its very form, expresses that that expectance is habitual and continuous.

In expectance of two words of you this morning I venture to offer you my best wishes for the future.

Mrs. Munger prompted, with an increase of expectance in her large clear eyes, and of impartiality in her whole face.

That patience is no mere passive endurance without murmuring, but implies tension of expectance.

They're upon the last sound; but our expectance of that great Count, whose desires are winged for us, foreflow our entry.