Sentence Examples


  • Finally, we have a brief respite but I hope to God they catch him soon.
  • There was no brief respite, no few days of safety; John Luke Grasso was here in our back yard!
  • Perhaps the weekend respite from the jury box had lessened Fred's apprehension.
  • (1334), who was friendly to Frederick, promised a respite; but after fruitless negotiations the war broke out once more, and Chiaramonte went over to Robert, owing to a private feud.
  • And half concealed in this queer tenement, I at length found one who by his aspect seemed to have authority; and who, it being noon, and the ship's work suspended, was now enjoying respite from the burden of command.

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