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- Awed with these words, in camps they still abide, / And wait with longing looks their promised guide.
1992, (w), ''A Place of Greater Safety'', Harper Perennial 2007, page 30:
- The Court had assembled, to wait events, in the huge antechamber known as the Œil de Boeuf.
(RQ:Milton Poems 1673)
- Haste, my dear father; 'tis no time to wait.
- He chose a thousand horse, the flower of all / His warlike troops, to wait the funeral.
1714, (w), ''The Tragedy of Jane Shore''
- Remorse and heaviness of heart shall wait thee, / And everlasting anguish be thy portion.
*1791, (w), ''Celestina'', Broadview 2004, p. 185:
- Montague Thorold, who impatiently watched her wherever she went, came to tell her that his mother waited breakfast for her.
1957,Dagny Taggart and Francisco d'Anconia, Ayn Rand's ''Atlas Shrugged''
- She did not question him. Before leaving, she asked only, "When will I see you again?" He answered, "I don't know. Don't wait for me, Dagny. Next time we meet, you will not want to see me."
1974, (w), ''(w)''
- ''I will wait / Even if it takes forever / I will wait / Even if it takes a lifetime''
''I had a very long wait at the airport security check.''
''They lay in wait for the patrol.''
(RQ:Milton Paradise Lost)
One who watches; a watchman.
Hautboys, or oboes, played by town musicians.
*(RQ:Livy Holland Romane Historie)as he returned home to his owne house, the waits should sound the hautboies all the way
(RQ:Beaumont Fletcher Comedies and Tragedies)
1819-1820, (w), ''The Sketchbook of Geoffrey Crayon''
- The sound of the waits, rude as may be their minstrelsy, breaks upon the mild watches of a winter night with the effect of perfect harmony.
Tells the other speaker to stop talking, typing etc. for a moment.