Not tarrying even to receive the sword of Wurmser, Napoleon headed his legions and marched towards Rome.
Thou art my help and my deliverer; make no tarrying, O my God.
After which, our two knights debated going on their journey or tarrying where they were until the morn.
But how uncertain is the tarrying of beauty in a human countenance!
Now when the knight heard this he was sorely abashed, nor did he make any tarrying but took leave and went away.
I am become the slave of these unbelievers; my tarrying behind, have you seen it?
I was not conscious of tarrying upon the way, yet, even so, there had been feet more swift than mine.
But Orpheus, not finding Eurydice among these, made no tarrying.
But she could, at least, invent an excellent excuse for her tarrying.
Thank you, Signore, but we will depart forthwith, for there is no tarrying in this house.
early 14c., "to delay, retard," of uncertain origin. Some suggest a connection to Latin tardare "to delay," or Old English tergan "to vex, irritate." Intransitive meaning "to linger" is attested from late 14c.