Usage examples for intermission

  1. At intermission I said, " How about a drink, John? – The Holes and John Smith by Edward W. Ludwig
  2. And, indeed, there is an intermission of the pulse, that is of a far longer continuance as that with which Lancisi says he had been troubled " for the space of six years"; yet if this intermission should be, as it was in him, " from a consent with the hypochondria," it may be entirely and perfectly taken away, by perfectly restoring those parts. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  3. Never mind; I'll undeceive the poor boy at the intermission. – Betty Wales Freshman by Edith K. Dunton
  4. In the paroxysm of his passion he fell furiously on the poor carcases, and kicked them till evening without intermission. – The History of the Caliph Vathek by William Beckford
  5. While the Confederate ship had been unable to discharge her guns, and the officers were using their utmost exertions to repair the disabled steering apparatus, the Bellevite had had a brief intermission of the din of battle, during which the wounded had been carried below where the surgeon and his mates had attended to their injuries. – A Victorious Union SERIES: The Blue and the Gray--Afloat by Oliver Optic
  6. For, working without intermission, they have no time for sin to touch and stain them, unless it be once or twice only, and for this reason we catch them whenever we can; but 'tis a rare dish, kept for the royal table of My Lord Lucifer. – Flemish Legends by Charles de Coster
  7. My uncle with his bright axe commenced felling the trees round our hut- working away from sunrise to sunset, with only an hour's intermission for dinner. – Afar in the Forest by W.H.G. Kingston
  8. During the intermission, in the middle of the concert, people changed places more or less and circulated, so that, walking about at this time, he came upon the Marquise, who, in her sympathetic, demonstrative way, appeared to be on the point of clasping her hostess in her arms. – A London Life; The Patagonia; The Liar; Mrs. Temperly by Henry James
  9. During the intermission he again observed the public. – The Comedienne by Wladyslaw Reymont
  10. The third day of my attendance at school was stormy, and my home being at some distance, I was obliged to remain, with most of the others, through the noon intermission. – The Fatal Glove by Clara Augusta Jones Trask
  11. We shall have no intermission of business during the holy- days. – Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis
  12. He owns, indeed, that he often gives himself some intermission from such melancholy reflections; but he observes, too, that, melancholy as they are, they give him pleasure. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. I. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  13. In the course of my correspondence with the Comte, which continued with but little intermission for six weeks, many circumstances took place, which were connected with the cause, and which I shall now detail in their order. – The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade, by the British Parliament (1839) by Thomas Clarkson
  14. During the next intermission all kept their seats but Raymond and Bainbridge, who again strolled out. – Yankee Ships and Yankee Sailors: Tales of 1812 by James Barnes
  15. It had not yet died away when Texas announced that the supper intermission was over. – Wyoming, a Story of the Outdoor West by William MacLeod Raine