But the list, made complete, would still not be over-long, and few of its items would be important.
The danger of over-long delay is well exemplified in the sad case of young Coventry Patmore.
This characteristic scene, which has delayed me over-long, was but a moment in that day of exercise and agitation.
A whole system of nosology exists in some minds due to an over-long prepuce.
Then Devonham, still standing over his Chief, let out the storm that had accumulated in him over-long.
And then one day the new port palled, like a book one has read too often, or a picture one has looked at over-long.
He had sat silent while he thought, one of his silences which, when he emerged from them, he often recognized as over-long.
Unseemly altercations have summoned me to the kitchen, and I return to close this over-long chronicle.
Thou shall not feel it over-long; if thou feel it over-much, it will either end itself or end thee.
So that page is turned, and it seems a good place to end this over-long letter.