But even so, whole days passed with hardly a word being said.
Three days passed and nothing was heard from him.
Thus, if not actually happy, yet the days these two unfortunates passed together went quickly.
Two days passed before the man was strong enough to talk and then the Captain asked him to tell his story.
Scarcely a day passed in which he did not do something new for her.
Another day passed before he came to say the Lady had time for me.
But as the days passed through weeks and into months, he became fretful.
Five days passed before he finally gave up hope that she would return.
Eight days passed before he felt the moment had come when they could sleep together, but from then on her cure was startling to him.