Sentence Examples with the word pause

There was a momentary pause in the conversation; the old general cleared his throat to draw attention.

It has long been known that after fertilization of the egg has taken place, the formation of endosperm begins from the endosperm nucleus, and this had come to be regarded as the recommencement of the development of a prothallium after a pause following the reinvigorating union of the polar nuclei.

There was a pause before he kissed her lightly on the lips, his full lips oh-so-warm.

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There was a pause as the two eyed each other.

Fortunately for the Germans the Canal du Nord proved a sufficiently formidable obstacle to give pause to the First Army's progress.

There was a long pause before she sensed him change forms behind her.

Pierre himself grew still more confused, blushed like a child till tears came to his eyes, began looking about him uneasily, and an awkward pause followed.

He didn't pause for their coats, so she bypassed the cloak room and crossed her arms as she exited the warm house.

From 1832 to 1837 there was a pause in the march of Egyptology, and it seemed as if the young science might be overwhelmed by the storm of doubts and detraction that was poured upon it by the enemies of Champollion.

The truce makes a pause which heightens the interest of the impending battle; the duel and the scene on the walls are effective in bringing some of the leading characters on the stage, and in making us acquainted with the previous history.