Usage examples for departing

  1. The Sympsons were now really departing. – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë
  2. This brand is well worth departing from your habit. – San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams by Charles Paul de Kock
  3. Who ever heard of a hog departing? – The Harbor by Ernest Poole
  4. In fact, he took such an interest in the genius thus offered him that he prolonged his stay in Komaritz to two weeks, instead of departing at the end of three days, as he had at first intended, solely in expectation of the new tutor. – 'O Thou, My Austria!' by Ossip Schubin
  5. Amid the bustle of the departing train, she was piteously aware of Farrell, and just before they started, she leant out to give him her hand. – Missing by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  6. " A trunk call," he said over his shoulder to the departing commissioner, " it may be something interesting." – The Clue of the Twisted Candle by Edgar Wallace
  7. The Upper House on this declared that it did not think of departing from the Oath by which each one of them was pledged to maintain the prerogative of the King. – A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6) by Leopold von Ranke
  8. The church bell began to toll for a departing spirit. – A Book of Ghosts by Sabine Baring-Gould
  9. I turned as I was departing and looked her full in the face. – The White Shield by Bertram Mitford
  10. Madeline seemed also about to move; she followed the departing lady with her eyes, and at length, as though adding a final remark, said to Clifford: There are several things you have been so kind as to lend me that I must return before you go, Mr. Marsh. – The Emancipated by George Gissing
  11. But a very unexpected incident threw the station into confusion just as we were departing, and delayed us some hours longer. – Travels in the Steppes of the Caspian Sea, the Crimea, the Caucasus, &c. by Xavier Hommaire de Hell
  12. But there were many tears shed the following morning by the departing Clara, who wept to say good- bye to the beautiful mountain home where she had been happier than ever in her life before. – Heidi by Johanna Spyri
  13. Voices out of Carboona travelled to them darkly, at long intervals, like voices of departing and farewell. – Dusty Star by Olaf Baker
  14. No one interrupted him, though Lady Mildred had the tact to give the departing signal before he had quite finished. – Barren Honour: A Novel by George A. Lawrence
  15. Mrs. Gereth in fact took care of that- took care of it by the way, at the last, on the threshold, she said to the younger of her departing guests, with an irony of which the sting was wholly in the sense, not at all in the sound: We haven't had the talk we might have had, have we? – The Spoils of Poynton by Henry James
  16. Before North, departing, reached the door Senator Corson's secretary tapped and entered. – All-Wool Morrison by Holman Day
  17. Mrs Alleyne returned, to kneel down a short distance away, in obedience to a whisper from the doctor; and then an hour passed, and there was no change, while hope seemed to be slowly departing from poor Lucy's eyes. – The Star-Gazers by George Manville Fenn
  18. And today, he's departing, as you would know. – Andrea Delfin by Paul Heyse