The letter lay fallow on the bottom of a Himalayan stack of catalogues and debris that Mrs. Brown had thrust upon me during my interregnum as principal.
Pat Conroy -- The Water is Wide
During this interregnum we begin a very original and interesting series of maneuvers.
Leo Tolstoy -- War and Peace
Therefore, I saw that here was a sort of interregnum in Providence; for its even-handed equity never could have so gross an injustice.
Herman Melville -- Moby Dick
Period of interregnum and civil war in 1613.
Boris Pasternak -- Doctor Zhivago
*d The new Federal Government commenced its functions in 1789, after an interregnum of two years.
Alexis de Toqueville -- Democracy In America, Volume 1
…woman with an intricately-marbled scar along the baby-fat of one cheek who kept going through rituals of miscarriage each for a different reason, deliberately as others might the ritual of birth, dedicated not to continuity but to some kind of interregnum; an aging night-watchman, nibbling at a bar of Ivory Soap, who had trained his virtuoso stomach to accept also lotions air-fresheners, fabrics, tobaccos and waxes in a hopeless attempt to assimilate it all, all the promise,…