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long-looked-for

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  • Yet, although he little dreamed it, this very accident was to give him the long-looked-for opportunity.

    Chris Farrington, Able Seaman

  • In commenting on the Christian Bible, the greatest of the sages, Maimonides, affirmed that the rabbis of Jerusalem were to be showered with praise for their courageous rectitude in thus disposing of the foul impostor and heretic who dared claim to be the adored and long-looked-for (and still-awaited) Messiah.

    The Pope’s Denial Problem

  • Was the long-looked-for chance actually coming at last?

    No Thoroughfare

  • The epigram, innocently made by the good prelate, the long-looked-for revenge, kindled a gleam of delight in all eyes.

    Two Poets

  • I NEVER had so much interest before, and very likely I shall never have so much interest again, in the state of the wind, as on the long-looked-for morning of Tuesday the Seventh of June.

    American Notes for General Circulation

  • In fact, in the side of the lake, and now above the surface of the water, appeared the long-looked-for opening.

    The Mysterious Island

  • Looking to the westward we see the long-looked-for slope of the Pacific stretching far away, seemingly all an impenetrable forest; to the northeast Caledonia Bay and the Guard is plainly visible; immediately around me I see Lieutenant Schulze, Mr. J. A. Sullivan, Ensigns Collins and Eaton of the Guard, Messrs.

    The Path Between the Seas

  • The mail today was an event to me, as it has brought your long-looked-for letters.

    The Hawaiian Archipelago

  • We had no idea that the long-looked-for lake was still more than three hundred miles distant.

    Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa

  • The long-looked-for presentation took place in the Music Hall, Jarratt

    The Hero of the Humber or the History of the Late Mr. John Ellerthorpe

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