Yet the victories of Julian suspended, for a short time, the inroads of the Barbarians, and delayed the ruin of the Western Empire.
The two men being well used to it, did a great deal in a short time; and Mrs Jarley served out the tin tacks from a linen pocket like a toll-collector's which she wore for the purpose, and encouraged her assistants to renewed exertion.
They became a little more composed in a short time, and went away, not so much hand in hand as clinging to each other.
In a short time, each had its cheerful fire glowing and crackling on the hearth, and reddening the pale old wall with a hale and healthy blush.
And within a short time after, he took Athens itself, burnt all the ships which he found there, and demolished their long walls.
Bassanio proving successful in his suit, Portia in a short time consented to accept of him for a husband.
Sebastian assented to this proposal; and when the marriage ceremony was over, he left his lady for a short time intending to go and tell his friend Antonio the good fortune that he had met with.
It is so easily made that every operator can provide himself with it in a short time, and at little expense.
After remaining a short time, it assumes a blue color; take it out, rinse freely with pure water, then dry with a spirit lamp, and it is ready for buffing.
If in summer, you can open your box and set it in sunshine a few minutes; or if in winter, set it under a stove a short time.
After shaking it a short time, the water is rapidly and strongly colored.
But you see, I only met the Princess a short time ago, and there would be no use in raising trouble, unless she will make me her Knight!
Fully as handsome, and so far as can be seen in such a short time, quite as fine," said mother.
For a minute I felt better; but it was a short time.
This excellent workman received, a short time ago, a very kind letter from the superintendent of the royal household, which I read.
In a short time it changes colour; the lead becomes yellow, and is found to be converted into excellent gold: the iron becomes white, and is found to be pure silver.
His reputation was so great, that his study was continually thronged, either with visitors who were persons of distinction, or with clients who came to him for advice, and in a short time he acquired a considerable fortune.
This vegetable is a sign that you will receive, in a short time, a favour from the hands of those from whom you would least expect it.
He sells a chemical liquid which discharges inflammation, scalds, and burns, in a short time, and is necessary to be kept in all families.
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