Hence his hesitations and vacillations, which Cavour steadily worked to overcome.
Marching always ready to fight wherever his enemy might stand or move to meet him, his mind was relieved from all the hesitations which necessarily arise in men less confident in the security of their designs.
There were also delays, hesitations and cavils at home, which were more inexplicable.
Few things of the kind are superior to the sketch of the early barricade of the Fronde in which the writer had so great a share, the hesitations of the court, the bold adventure of the coadjutor himself into the palace and the final triumph of the insurgents.
But further intrigues caused delay, and it was not until 1471 that James's hesitations were overcome.
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