Captain Terry convinced our captain that our reckoning was a little out, and, having spent the day on board, put off in his boat at sunset for his ship, which was now six or eight miles astern.
I shall feel a good deal disappointed if the visit is put off--I would rather Miss Ringrose fixed her time in summer, and then I would come to see you (D.
I do long to be with you, and I feel nervously afraid of being prevented, or put off in some way.
Canst thou be content to be put off with a belly well filled, and a back well clothed?
The debt I had contracted with the young Englishman made me resolve to put off my suicide to another day.
All this trouble had made me lose a good deal of time, and I determined to put off my departure till the next day.
Defn: To delay; to hinder; to neglect; to put off.
To pop off, to thrust away, or put off promptly; as, to pop one off with a denial.
As Bills began at that time to sink very much in Credit, I bargain'd with him, that I should not be put off at Lyons, upon any Pretence whatever, with any thing less than ready Money.
The Air of Freedom which reign'd at this little Court, and the Queen's Goodness in conversing with me so often, was the reason that I put off my Journey to Spain from one Day to another.
Aside from these general conditions that denoted that the operation was contra-indicated, the local condition of the organ itself also was to be examined, and if certain conditions existed the operation was to be put off.
Happily or unhappily, as you choose to look at it, there were no clients to put off and no real business exigencies to consider.
She tried to persuade you not to go in the room, but you refused to be put off.
Put off, put off, and row with speed, For now is the time, and the hour of need!
Put off, put off, and row with speed, For now 's the time, and the hour of need!
Of the remedies in the case of really bad wives, squanderers, drunkards, adultresses, I shall speak further on; it being the habit of us all to put off to the last possible moment the performance of disagreeable duties.
Yet so insistent was our case that we could not be put off by any small detail of this sort.
You would not, I am sure, have me put off my gentility now that I cease to wear its livery.
But after all his race are a good deal too tenacious to be put off so lightly.
Not to be put off, she retorted, timid, persistent, "Tell me when you think it would come.
She was not going to be put off by pretexts any longer.
I won't be put off, and stopped doing things, and shoved out of things for ever, just because I'm poor.
Mr. Watson, we'll stop at Delta, to put off a couple o' passengers.
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