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At any rate, we whirled into the station with many more, just as the great clock pointed to eight minutes to twelve o'clock.
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.
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.
It was so long since she had been anything near the right size, that it felt quite strange at first; but she got used to it in a few minutes, and began talking to herself, as usual.
In ten minutes it would be high-tide: and, if Captain Nemo had not made a rash promise, the Nautilus would be immediately detached.
After looking at me calmly for half a minute, he began turning round again.
For several minutes, although he looked me full in the face, he said nothing.
He said that those five minutes seemed to him to be a most interminable period, an enormous wealth of time; he seemed to be living, in these minutes, so many lives that there was no need as yet to think of that last moment, so that he made several arrangements, dividing up the time into portions--one for saying farewell to his companions, two minutes for that; then a couple more for thinking over his own life and career and all about himself; and another minute for a last look around.
But they would not come out, until two of us had gone and struggled with them for five minutes, when they would jump up suddenly, and try and throw us into the water and drown us.
we'll tack it up in one minute," said the resolute Dunyasha taking a needle that was stuck on the front of her little shawl and, still kneeling on the floor, set to work once more.
Twenty minutes after Paulvitch had called Tarzan, Rokoff obtained a connection with Olga's private line.
How about planting minutes wholesale, and making two minutes grow where one minute grew before?
It seemed they had been fighting half an hour, though from what Joe had told her she knew it had been only three minutes.
The messages I promise to dispose of in two minutes more.
The minutes of the second meeting were destined triumphantly to answer such questions.