Slowly the numbness wore off and shame brought tears to her eyes.
Had she really changed or would she regret this marriage after the new wore off of their relationship?
The lesson shocked the king, but its effect soon wore off.
They were a finicky lot, lasting only two to three days in the human world before the serum that change their features wore off.
Irksome as were his employments, grievous as was the waste of time, uncongenial as were his companions, solid benefits were to be set off against these things; his health became robust, his knowledge of the world was enlarged, he wore off some of his foreign idiom, got rid of much of his reserve; he adds - and perhaps in his estimate it was the benefit to be most prized of all - " the discipline and evolutions of a modern battalion gave me a clearer notion of the phalanx and the legion, and the captain of the Hampshire grenadiers (the reader may smile) has not been useless to the historian of the Roman empire."