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Usage examples for interval

  1. Mary would receive mine from Dunaburg, and would forward me any news that might have reached her in the interval. – The Red Symbol by John Ironside
  2. Great events had occurred during this interval. – Timar's Two Worlds by Mór Jókai
  3. Marjorie considered through a little interval. – Marriage by H. G. Wells
  4. Meredith, we have had a sufficient interval of talk; suppose you read again. – Pine Needles by Susan Bogert Warner
  5. " Felicia, tell us your plan in full now," said the Bishop one evening when, in a rare interval of rest from the great pressure of work, he was with Dr. Bruce, and Felicia had come in from the other building. – In His Steps by Charles M. Sheldon
  6. Then a bell sounded in some distant part of the house, and after a brief interval the door was opened to them. – The Just and the Unjust by Vaughan Kester
  7. On the day after my disappointment, one such interval occurs. – Nancy A Novel by Rhoda Broughton
  8. The interval was fortunately a large one; a moment later the animal was in the Coles' garden. – Jeremy by Hugh Walpole
  9. I went to her box during the first interval, and finding her alone, I stayed there. – The Magic Skin by Honore de Balzac
  10. For an interval of three years I played no tennis, but when I began again I found that I could serve as well as ever. – Increasing-Human-Efficiency-in-Business-a-contribution-to-the-psychology-of-business by Scott, Walter Dill
  11. He rang the bell twice with a measured interval between. – Vignettes of Manhattan; Outlines in Local Color by Brander Matthews
  12. After an interval of a minute or so another rose, then another, but it was an hour before they were all gone. – A Little Boy Lost by W. H. Hudson
  13. I have been home six or seven times in the interval, but somehow or other have always missed you. – The Orchard of Tears by Sax Rohmer
  14. " I can't see any," he replied, after an interval. – The Dominant Strain by Anna Chapin Ray
  15. But we are still in the " not- yet" interval. – Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation by S. D. Gordon
  16. After an interval she opened her eyes, and half rose to speak to them. – The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins
  17. The public passions on this subject being all cool at this time, after an interval of four months or more from the arrest, we are here trying this case. – Trial of the Officers and Crew of the Privateer Savannah, on the Charge of Piracy, in the United States Circuit Court for the Southern District of New York by A. F. Warburton
  18. Another interval followed in which neither spoke. – The Spirit of the Border A Romance of the Early Settlers in the Ohio Valley by Zane Grey
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