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Vox populi adverb Taking, receiving, as in, he/she is on coumadin, on drugs, etc
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Geoffrey waited, looking after him, and turning over in his mind what had been done up to that time.
Hester waited while she wrote the address at which her luggage would be found (at the house of the musical agent), and then, having applied for, and received her directions as to the evening meal which she should send up stairs, quitted the room.
At a sign from Geoffrey, the servant and the lad waited in the room to hear what she had to say.
He waited her decision, still pointing through the gate.
He waited a while, turning something over in his mind.
"She will wait and wait, mother, for she always keeps her word, and I told her to hold on till I came," explained Mac, with visions of a shivering little figure watching on the windy hill-top.
So Mac resigned himself, and Rose waited dutifully till dinner-time assured her that her waiting was in vain.
Beneath these superficial inconsistencies, the great heart, the essentially true and generous nature of the woman, only waited the sufficient occasion to assert themselves.
But the realization of that dream came only after a long and terrible wait. He was sold into slavery by those very brothers, falsely accused of sexual misconduct, humiliated, and finally sent to prison for seven years.
Today we follow in these biblical figures' footsteps as we wait during Advent by trying to figure out within our daily lives how to be the incarnating presence of God today.
A person waiting for a plot at Llandaff Fields Allotments has been on the waiting list since August 28, 2012 - a massive six year and one month wait.