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Two minutes more passed while the doctor was putting on his boots, and two minutes more while the doctor put on his coat and combed his hair.
If you in the morning Throw minutes away, You can't pick them up In the course of a day.
Twenty minutes after Paulvitch had called Tarzan, Rokoff obtained a connection with Olga's private line.
The whooping went on, and in about a minute I come a-booming down on a cut bank with smoky ghosts of big trees on it, and the current throwed me off to the left and shot by, amongst a lot of snags that fairly roared, the currrent was tearing by them so swift.
The dim suggestion of the laboratory seemed presently to fall away from me, and I saw the sun hopping swiftly across the sky, leaping it every minute, and every minute marking a day.
How I should grudge and count up every minute of it, so as to waste not a single instant
Go, summon me," I roared, "go at once, this very minute, this very second
If that ain't making two minutes grow where one grew before, knock off my head with little apples.
The nurse was out of the room in a minute and as soon as she was gone Colin pulled Mary's hand again.
This was such a new idea to Alice, that she was quite silent for a minute or two, which gave the Pigeon the opportunity of adding, `You're looking for eggs, I know THAT well enough; and what does it matter to me whether you're a little girl or a serpent?
Somebody told, I reckon; for in about eight or ten minutes them two pals come tearing forrard as tight as they could jump and darted ashore and was gone.
The English officers laughed, and said that the name was a very proper one, because the minute-men would run away the minute they saw the enemy.
Every hour and minute of her time is arranged for days in advance.
Jurgis only knew that a man in front of him immediately got up and gave him a seat; and that half a minute later the two people on each side of him got up; and that in a full minute the crowded car was nearly empty--those passengers who could not get room on the platform having gotten out to walk.
Nicholl's chronometer marked twenty minutes past ten P.