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  • Human survivors of such trysts are even less common.†   (source)
  • He rode it four times a day, twice to go to the office, twice to return home, and sometimes when his reading was real, and most of the time when it was pretense, he would take the first steps, at least, toward a future tryst.†   (source)
  • But tonight, as we've agreed, we're staging a coup on the same Avenida where a decade ago the dictator was cornered and wounded on his way to a tryst with his mistress.†   (source)
  • Had I known he was here, or how much he cared for you, I could never have intruded on such a tryst.†   (source)
  • All evidence of our tryst soaped and watered away, hair neatly combed, makeup completely gone, Trey takes me [and a whole lot of crystal] back to my car.†   (source)
  • He represented what my mother had always said was the best of New York—culture by birthright—even if the love trysts of "the Merm" and the author of Valley of the Dolls weren't what she meant.†   (source)
  • But such a thing has not happened before, that Gandalf broke tryst and did not come when he promised.†   (source)
  • John stayed by my side most of the night, and I know even he is not rogue enough to attempt such a tryst at his own party, so I'm greatly relieved to know he had no part in this, or any other such assignation.†   (source)
  • in the moonlight, and on down the road with its sloping and turning, paralleling the black powerhouse with its engines droning earth-shaking rhythms in the dark, its windows red from the glow of the furnace, on to where the road became a bridge over a dry riverbed, tangled with brush and clinging vines; the bridge of rustic logs, made for trysting, but virginal and untested by lovers; on up the road, past the buildings, with the southern verandas half-a-city-block long, to the sudden forking, barren of buildings, birds, or grass, where the road turned off to the insane asylum.†   (source)
  • Every courtesan had her own barge, and servants to pole her to her trysts.†   (source)
  • What tryst is this the cockerel goes to keep with such haste that he must leave his tail behind?†   (source)
  • He heard fragments of ongoing investigations, uncovered planned lovers' trysts, and taped hours and hours of conversations of no interest whatsoever.†   (source)
  • I always accompanied him on his trysts with her.†   (source)
  • A lunchtime tryst with another professor?†   (source)
  • Not to set up some little cozy, holier-than-thou trysting place with some sticky, adorable divine personage who'll take you in his arms and relieve you of all your duties and make all your nasty Weltschmerzen and Professor Tuppers go away and never come back.†   (source)
  • Who's once been set his tryst with Trystero.†   (source)
  • Thus during those hours when I had not been immersed in my novel I had thought of Leslie and the approaching tryst, envisioned myself sucking on the nipples of those "melon-heavy" Jewish breasts so dear to Thomas Wolfe, and glowed in my fever like a jack-o'—lantern.†   (source)
  • He regretted making his offer almost as soon as it was made; he had been certain that she was about to rush off to some trysting-place or other, and he had merely wished to be corroborated.†   (source)
  • I was not savvy enough to recognize a good tryst when I saw one.†   (source)
  • Summerset was expecting a tryst, she was sure.†   (source)
  • Brent and Melina tolerated the tryst; sometimes we rode quads together.†   (source)
  • ELESIN [slows down a bit, laughing] A tryst where the cockerel needs no adornment.†   (source)
  • She found the whereabouts of the woman, the flat where they conducted their tryst.†   (source)
  • ' "Who's once been set his tryst with Trystero.'†   (source)
  • Whence they came none knew, but they went up the stony road and vanished into the hill, as if they went to keep a tryst.†   (source)
  • Swiftly then he told of the haunted road under the mountains, and the dark tryst at Erech, and the great ride thence, ninety leagues and three, to Pelargir on Anduin.†   (source)
  • None of the people of the valley dared to approach it, nor would they dwell near; for they said that it was a trysting-place of the Shadow-men, and there they would gather in times of fear, thronging round the Stone and whispering.†   (source)
  • " 'No hallowed skein of stars can ward, I trow,' " quoted Oedipa," 'Who's once been set his tryst with Trystero.'†   (source)
  • The doubtful "Whitechapel" version (c. 1670) has "This tryst or odious awry, O Niccolo," which besides bringing in a quite graceless Alexandrine, is difficult to make sense of syntactically, unless we accept the rather unorthodox though persuasive argument of J.-K. Sale that the line is really a pun on "This trystero dies irae..."†   (source)
  • The same hour the next evening found him again at the same place; but Eustacia and Wildeve, the expected trysters, did not appear.†   (source)
  • It was not the place which she would have chosen for a tryst such as she hoped this one would be.†   (source)
  • I can imagine her engineering that courtship, supplying Judith and Bon with opportunities for trysts and pledges with a coy and unflagging ubiquity which they must have tried in vain to evade and escape, Judith with annoyed yet still serene concern, Bon with that sardonic and surprised distaste which seems to have been the ordinary manifestation of the impenetrable and shadowy character.†   (source)
  • Now and then she appointed trysts beneath certain shrubs about the grounds, where he would find her naked, or with her clothing half torn to ribbons upon her, in the wild throes of nymphomania, her body gleaming in the slow shifting from one to another of such formally erotic attitudes and gestures as a Beardsley of the time of Petronius might have drawn.†   (source)
  • The summer trysts!†   (source)
  • In the afternoon she telephoned and changed the tryst to half-past eight.†   (source)
  • But nothing could have kept Milly from keeping that tryst.†   (source)
  • At eight-thirty, when night had finally fallen, she went east along Taylor to Central Avenue, then by a circuitous route made her way west again to the trysting place.†   (source)
  • They would meet quietly as if they had known each other and had made their tryst, perhaps at one of the gates or in some more secret place.†   (source)
  • She put an her tweed coat and rubber overshoes, considering how honest and hopeless are rubbers, how clearly their chaperonage proved that she wasn't going to a lovers' tryst.†   (source)
  • The very sight of Torrance brings in my head a little droll matter of some years ago, when I had made a tryst with the poor oaf at the cross of Edinburgh.†   (source)
  • A tender premonition touched him of the tryst he had then looked forward to and, in spite of the horrible reality which lay between his hope of then and now, of the holy encounter he had then imagined at which weakness and timidity and inexperience were to fall from him.†   (source)
  • She made an appointment with Morris Townsend to meet him there, and she went to the tryst at dusk, enveloped in an impenetrable veil.†   (source)
  • When he had got as close as he might safely venture without discovery he found that, owing to a cross-wind, the conversation of the trysting pair could not be overheard.†   (source)
  • brawling beneath our Trysting-tree?†   (source)
  • She had followed Courfeyrac, had made sure of the locality where the barricade was in process of construction; and, quite certain, since Marius had received no warning, and since she had intercepted the letter, that he would go at dusk to his trysting place for every evening, she had betaken herself to the Rue Plumet, had there awaited Marius, and had sent him, in the name of his friends, the appeal which would, she thought, lead him to the barricade.†   (source)
  • A tryst, is it?†   (source)
  • "I would, Wamba," said the knight, "that our host of the Trysting-tree, or the jolly Friar, his chaplain, heard this thy ditty in praise of our bluff yeoman."†   (source)
  • Mrs. Penniman also was silent; Morris Townsend had told her that her niece preferred, unromantically, an interview in a chintz-covered parlour to a sentimental tryst beside a fountain sheeted with dead leaves, and she was lost in wonderment at the oddity—almost the perversity— of the choice.†   (source)
  • —Signed by us upon the eve of St Withold's day, under the great trysting oak in the Hart-hill Walk, the above being written by a holy man, Clerk to God, our Lady, and St Dunstan, in the Chapel of Copmanhurst.†   (source)
  • Let each bring his spoil to our chosen place of rendezvous at the Trysting-tree in the Harthill-walk; for there at break of day will we make just partition among our own bands, together with our worthy allies in this great deed of vengeance.†   (source)
  • "Valiant knight," said Locksley to the Black Champion, "without whose good heart and mighty arm our enterprise must altogether have failed, will it please you to take from that mass of spoil whatever may best serve to pleasure you, and to remind you of this my Trysting-tree?"†   (source)
  • When the Black Knight—for it becomes necessary to resume the train of his adventures—left the Trysting-tree of the generous Outlaw, he held his way straight to a neighbouring religious house, of small extent and revenue, called the Priory of Saint Botolph, to which the wounded Ivanhoe had been removed when the castle was taken, under the guidance of the faithful Gurth, and the magnanimous Wamba.†   (source)
  • "Since it stands thus with noble Cedric," said Locksley, "I am most willing to take on me the direction of the archery; and ye shall hang me up on my own Trysting-tree, an the defenders be permitted to show themselves over the walls without being stuck with as many shafts as there are cloves in a gammon of bacon at Christmas."†   (source)
  • The outlaws were all assembled around the Trysting-tree in the Harthill-walk, where they had spent the night in refreshing themselves after the fatigues of the siege, some with wine, some with slumber, many with hearing and recounting the events of the day, and computing the heaps of plunder which their success had placed at the disposal of their Chief.†   (source)
  • Their neighbors of Aspledon, then, and Minyan Orkhomenos, Askalaphos their captain with Ialmenos, both sons of Ares, both conceived in Aktor's manor by severe Astyokhe, who kept a tryst with Ares in the women's rooms above, where secretly the strong god lay beside her.†   (source)
  • The shepherd's hour: the hour of folding: hour of tryst.†   (source)
  • Our trysts are something he's proud of achieving, And he'd watch us go to it without believing.†   (source)
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