at the appointed time

at the appointed time

at the expected or assigned time. The cab pulled up in the driveway at the appointed time. We all met at the hotel at the appointed time.
See also: appoint, time
References in classic literature ?
But be sure that His hand, when it rises, always falls at the appointed time.
It was the American steamer, leaving for Yokohama at the appointed time.
All passages must be paid for when taken, in order that the most perfect arrangements be made for starting at the appointed time.
Being roused in the morning at the appointed time, and roused with difficulty, after his late fatigues, Quilp instructed Tom Scott to make a fire in the yard of sundry pieces of old timber, and to prepare some coffee for breakfast; for the better furnishing of which repast he entrusted him with certain small moneys, to be expended in the purchase of hot rolls, butter, sugar, Yarmouth bloaters, and other articles of housekeeping; so that in a few minutes a savoury meal was smoking on the board.
All the commanders of columns were summoned to the commander in chief's and with the exception of Prince Bagration, who declined to come, were all there at the appointed time.
So the virtuous elephant who had waited temperately and done kind acts was relieved, at the appointed time, by the very calf whom he had turned aside to cherish - let all listen to the Tataka
The delays, however, which he had experienced on his journey, obliged him to shorten his sojourn, and to set off as soon as possible, so as to reach the rendezvous at the Portneuf at the appointed time.
Oliver stretched himself in his clothes, by command of the same authority, on a mattress upon the floor; and the girl, mending the fire, sat before it, in readiness to rouse them at the appointed time.
Evening meditation and morning work somewhat allayed her fears, and having decided that she wouldn't be vain enough to think people were going to propose when she had given them every reason to know what her answer would be, she set forth at the appointed time, hoping Teddy wouldn't do anything to make her hurt his poor feelings.
Tickets are not necessary for the preview evenings - simply turn up at the appointed time.
Years of getting to the appointed place at the appointed time only to receive a call 25 mins later to let you know they are JUST LEAVING HOME NOW, forcing you to sit in the pub for well over what is comfortable for a lone woman, batting off glances and advances - that kind of thing toughens you up.
According to Paul, at the appointed time and as quickly as "a blink of an eye" (1 Cor.
The meeting convened at the appointed time and location and a presentation was made by management and the board providing an update on the Company's activities and future plans.
Participants should dial (866) 564-8692 at the appointed time.
He was also charged with failing to surrender to police/court bail at the appointed time.