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Then followed two or three short transits, interspersed with weary waitings at stations.
UNCANNY TALESMARY LOUISA MOLESWORTH
Women who had waited, and got patient at last after years of waitings could not endure these additional few hours.
MORE CARGOESW. W. JACOBS
They need not have feared that their work of defence would be impeded by her waitings and tears.
THE HOUR AND THE MANHARRIET MARTINEAU
Then they came across each other in their waitings at the Public Library, and so found out their near neighborhood.
THE OTHER GIRLSMRS. A. D. T. WHITNEY
One result, one which I fully expected, compensates me straightway for all my weary waitings.
THE MASON-BEESJ. HENRI FABRE
During this most tedious of all their waitings, only one thing of real interest happened.
"FORWARD, MARCH"KIRK MUNROE
Of all waitings, the waiting upon patronage is the most tedious and the most enervating to the waiter.
TURNS OF FORTUNEMRS. S. C. HALL
The danger would be in the waitings and disappointments that will often occur, even in the height of enjoyable schemes.
THE STOKESLEY SECRETCHARLOTTE M. YONGE
Her waitings are on the threshold of the infinite, where, beckoning man to listen, she interprets the leaves of immortality.
So also the second law—“Let all costliness and excessive waitings be banished from funerals.”
DEALINGS WITH THE DEAD, VOLUME I (OF 2)A SEXTON OF THE OLD SCHOOL

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