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  • I was old enough to be ashamed of my failures, but I did not have much time to think about them, because my Uncle Solomon took me with him to Vitebsk.

    The Promised Land

  • The Marquis de Breil, son of the Count de Gauvon, was then ambassador at Vienna; some circumstances had occurred at that court which for some weeks kept the family in continual agitation, and left them no time to think of me.

    The Confessions of J J Rousseau

  • By - and-by, when by God's blessing things are more ripe for definite departments of work, and men can have distinct duties at once assigned to them, and our mode of carrying on the Mission has been fairly tested, then it will be high time to think about first-rate men.

    Life of John Coleridge Patteson

  • As the number of wounded was prodigious, and no one had time to think of any thing but his own safety — Though Talmash, said my uncle Toby, brought off the foot with great prudence — But I was left upon the field, said the corporal.

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

  • In the delirium of her love for Bothwell, she had written poems to him, not very good ones, as she did not take the time to think of metaphors and similes, nor even of original wordings.

    Mary Queen Of Scotland And The Isles

  • Somehow Ross had already managed to find time to think out what he wanted, and issued instructions that trees were to be felled in a strip twenty feet wide from Turtle Bay to Ball Bay as the start of a proper road.

    Morgan’s Run

  • The air had been merry with the ringing of church-bells very early this morning, and every one had made haste to get through the needful work before twelve, when it would be time to think of getting ready to go to the

    Adam Bede

  • He had outgrown the evening lessons with Dr. Andrews, and as he was fifteen, it was time to think more seriously of preparing him for Oxford, where his name was put down at Christ Church.

    The Life of John Ruskin

  • Without taking time to think about it logically, I allowed the visions of the great manifesters I had read about to wash over me and then let the steps flow out as I talked.

    Manifesting Michelangelo

  • At the bar it was all questions, back to Ted Krugman, no time to think of repercussions.

    The Big Nowhere


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