She was evidently engaged, despite the lateness of the hour, in mixing bread.
He at once arose to go, apologizing for the lateness of his visit.
Mrs. McVeigh counted the strokes and exclaimed at the lateness.
Policemen watched me, but the lateness of the hour made no difference to me.
The lateness of the season intensified the deserted look of rural France.
Here there was some grumbling at my lateness and wondering as to the cause of it.
The lateness of the hour did not incline Tom to hurry on his journey homeward.
Forgetting the lateness of the hour, she started in a mad whirl about the room.
The incongruity of its position is to be referred to the lateness of its delivery.
This we could not do because of the lateness of our arrival.