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Definitions of hours

  1. Goddess of the seasons, or of the hours of the day.
  2. Certain prayers in R. Cath. Ch.

Usage examples for hours

  1. " Yes, he is," said Magglin, " and won't be back for hours." – Burr Junior by G. Manville Fenn
  2. The hours go on. – A Terrible Secret by May Agnes Fleming
  3. You must wait a few hours. – A Dash from Diamond City by George Manville Fenn
  4. And where the use, when a few hours would probably see the end of it? – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  5. Once, as he gazed down on it, he wondered for a moment about Mrs. Clarke, how she passed her hours without a companion, which she was doing just then. – In the Wilderness by Robert Hichens
  6. He has been in the house for hours. – Cleek: the Man of the Forty Faces by Thomas W. Hanshew
  7. No train for five hours? – Uncanny Tales by Mary Louisa Molesworth
  8. Best part of three hours. – The Jervaise Comedy by J. D. Beresford
  9. At Jorgen's great things had happened in the course of the last four- and- twenty hours. – Pelle the Conqueror, Vol. 2 by Martin Anderson Nexo
  10. It will take about two hours to get ready. – Eve to the Rescue by Ethel Hueston
  11. Rollo remained over his letter more than three hours. – Rollo in Holland by Jacob Abbott
  12. Two hours at least. – Plays by Chekhov, Second Series On the High Road, The Proposal, The Wedding, The Bear, A Tragedian In Spite of Himself, The Anniversary, The Three Sisters, The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov
  13. These were his best hours for work. – Helena Brett's Career by Desmond Coke
  14. In two hours ... – Astounding Stories of Super-Science July 1930 by Various
  15. I have thought, for hours, of the things we would say to each other when the long years were over and we were together again. – Lavender and Old Lace by Myrtle Reed
  16. Sure, in twenty- four hours! – Doors of the Night by Frank L. Packard
  17. I am absolutely satisfied for twenty- four hours. – A Very Naughty Girl by L. T. Meade
  18. Yet I could not look at them in all these hours; or I could look, but that was all. – Dead Men Tell No Tales by E. W. Hornung
  19. He went in and he closed the door, and since then, Monsieur, I have heard no sound, and many hours have passed. – The Master Mummer by E. Phillips Oppenheim
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