Howie kept us in suspense until we assumed our seats around the table.
Between the date of these letters and the day of her execution wellnigh three months of suspense elapsed.
The new French ambassador, Admiral Roussin, had arrived on the 17th; he now, with the full concurrence of Mandeville, the British charge d'affaires, persuaded the Porte to invite the Russians to withdraw, undertaking that France would secure the acceptance by Mehemet Ali of the sultan's terms. A period of suspense followed.
In some cases suspense of judgment seems necessary even from the standpoint of Christian faith.