I began to think it was high time to settle with myself at what terms I would be willing to engage for the voyage.
It was indeed high time that some exertion should be made.
It's high time for you to be married, answered the countess sharply and sarcastically.
But it so happened just then, that it was high time for the Captain to mind his own eye.
Whenever I find myself growing grim about the mouth; whenever it is a damp, drizzly November in my soul; whenever I find myself involuntarily pausing before coffin warehouses, and bringing up the rear of every funeral I meet; and especially whenever my hypos get such an upper hand of me, that it requires a strong moral principle to prevent me from deliberately stepping into the street, and methodically knocking people's hats off--then, I account it high time to get to sea as soon as I can.
But when a man's religion becomes really frantic; when it is a positive torment to him; and, in fine, makes this earth of ours an uncomfortable inn to lodge in; then I think it high time to take that individual aside and argue the point with him.