Saint Barthélemy, my annual winter respite, is my favorite of the Caribbean islands.
Nearby businesses offered a respite from the chaos on the streets with Wi-Fi, cellphone charging, and good company.
It's actually a golden moment; his fall forced this respite that would have otherwise not taken place.
The respite ended in 2012, which saw the biggest jump in CO2 in the atmosphere in this millennium.
Finally, a respite for both the Mitt Romney and Barack Obama campaigns.
"Give yourself an hour's respite," said the old housekeeper, who had been his nurse and who loved him as her own son.
He had got a reprieve, or a respite, and he felt like a boy--another kind of boy from what he had ever been.
Wait not for him to beseech you; ask him for no respite; but go forward at once, and offer him even more than you can perform.
The priest thanked God for the respite He had been pleased to vouchsafe to him.
He had a moment's respite now, for Fortunio stung—though lightly—was not likely to come again until he had others to support him.