Probably several months elapse before the young larvae are excluded.
But sufficient time must be allowed to elapse before pumping out the water, as otherwise the fire may break out again.
Five years more were to elapse before he became master of the west and north.
When the weather is temperate, mushrooms will appear in about a month after the bed has been made, but at other times a much longer period may elapse.
When Mahomet spoke of the goodness of the Lord in creating the clouds, and bringing them across the cheerless desert, and pouring them out on the earth to restore its rich vegetation, that must have been a picture of thrilling interest to the Arabs, who are accustomed to see from three to five years elapse before a copious shower comes to clothe the wilderness once more with luxuriant pastures.