Maybe he had more information he didn't want to give over the phone with Yancey listening.
I have some that give over two gallons a day and I've sold some that only gave a quart each milking.
What does he therefore but resolve to give over toiling, and find himself some factor, to whose care and conduct he may commit the whole managing of his religious affairs - some divine of note and estimation that must be.
When Sloughter arrived two days later Leisler hastened to give over to him the fort and other evidences of authority.
" After a time the English will realize that the advice given them by Froude was the best - they must just have Simon's Bay as a naval and military station on the way to India, and give over all the rest of South Africa to the Afrikanders.".