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  • noun Obsolete spelling of suspense.


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  • I do believe that Summit would not consider any of these ideas for the simple fact that they might want to keep us in suspence for the movie???

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  • I did mean here to tell you a long story about the tattle of Chicksands, but if I attempt it now the post will be gone, and leave you in suspence till Tuesday.

    Letter 304

  • And about that repoter who was that insurance guys chiick and the mother and teenage son stuck in those cages after the son just killed the insurance guy. the suspence is just killing

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  • Not to keep you waiting in suspence too long, but Mark is clearly in the 'yes' camp.

    March 2006

  • I found it quite interesting, but what annoyed me was little unfinished parts to the novel which i think were meant to leave the reader in suspence and wonder, but left me annoyed as i didnt know what had happened.

    Reader reviews of The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith.

  • A week past thus in suspence, nearly intolerable to Camilla, before

    Camilla: or, A Picture of Youth

  • Indiana still spoke not a word, but she withdrew not her smiles; and the enraptured student, lifted into the highest bliss by the permission even of a doubt, walked on, transported, by her side, too happy in suspence to wish an explanation.

    Camilla: or, A Picture of Youth

  • Mrs. Mittin, after keeping her a full quarter of an hour in suspence, at last said: 'Do you know Miss Dennel's going to be married?

    Camilla: or, A Picture of Youth

  • She took from her pocket – where alone she could ever bear to keep it – her loved locket, delighting to attribute to it this restoration to domestic enjoyment; though feeling at the same time, a renewal of suspence from the return of its donor, and from the affecting interview into which she had been surprised, that broke in upon even her filial happiness, with bitter, tyrannical regret.

    Camilla: or, A Picture of Youth

  • These being my sentiments, sentiments which no time can alter, they cannot be too soon known to Sir George: I would not one hour keep him in suspence in a point, which this step seems to say is of consequence to his happiness.

    The History of Emily Montague


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