English citations of space
- 1678 — John Bunyan. The Pilgrim's Progress.
- So he there remained for a space; but He that overrules all things, having the power of their rage in his own hand, so wrought it about, that Christian for that time escaped them, and went his way.
- 1843 — Charles Dickens. A Christmas Carol.
- It was a long night, if it were only a night; but Scrooge had his doubts of this, because the Christmas Holidays appeared to be condensed into the space of time they passed together.