Now he knew not of her return; but abode with concern overcast and sorrow might not be overpast; — And Shahrazad perceived the dawn of day and ceased saying her permitted say.
But Masrur knew naught of her return and abode with concern overcast and sorrow might not be overpast; no peace prevailed with him nor was patience possible to him.
'Tis thy desire to please God, to be heartily sorry; comfort thyself, no time is overpast, 'tis never too late.
Moreover, she is cheerful, and hopeful, and the delay will soon be overpast.
There are, about all these desert regions and along most coasts, little offices at which the samurai says good-bye to the world of men, and at which they arrive after their minimum time of silence is overpast.