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I conclude that we have twenty-six minutes left," replied Ardan.
Well, twenty-four, if you like, my noble captain," said Ardan; "twenty-four minutes in which to investigate "
One was away from her, with the doctor, who kept smoking one fat cigarette after another and extinguishing them on the edge of a full ash tray, with Dolly, and with the old prince, where there was talk about dinner, about politics, about Marya Petrovna's illness, and where Levin suddenly forgot for a minute what was happening, and felt as though he had waked up from sleep; the other was in her presence, at her pillow, where his heart seemed breaking and still did not break from sympathetic suffering, and he prayed to God without ceasing.
At any rate, we whirled into the station with many more, just as the great clock pointed to eight minutes to twelve o'clock.
The next minute Jerry was on the box; with a cheery chirrup to me, and a twitch of the rein that I well understood.
One who wishes to save the honor of your name takes this means to warn you that the sanctity of your home is this minute in jeopardy.
It was fifteen minutes before I could work myself up to go and humble myself to a nigger; but I done it, and I warn't ever sorry for it afterwards, neither.
You are laughing, and I-- that man's tale impressed me so much, that I dreamt of it afterwards; yes, I dreamt of those five minutes .
Go, summon me," I roared, "go at once, this very minute, this very second
In a minute or two the Caterpillar took the hookah out of its mouth and yawned once or twice, and shook itself.
In less than a minute he was back in the cab with the ring.
Working in his shirt sleeves, and with the thermometer at over a hundred, the phosphates soaked in through every pore of Jurgis' skin, and in five minutes he had a headache, and in fifteen was almost dazed.
I suppose it took her a minute or so to traverse the place, but to me she seemed to shoot across the room like a rocket.
You will scream yourself to death in a minute, and I wish you would
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.