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time (out)

Stop everything for just a minute! "Hey, stop a minute! Time out!" yelled Mary as the argument grew in intensity. Right in the middle of the discussion, Alice said, "Time!" Then she announced that dinner was ready.
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I liked the things and the kisses, but it was dreadful to have you sit looking at me while I opened the bundles," said Beth, who was toasting her face and the bread for tea at the same time.
It seemed as if the respite had been too short-- they had not had time enough to get ready for it; but still it came, inexorably, and the hunted look began to come back into the eyes of little Stanislovas.
He groaned and moaned and thrashed around this way and that for a long time.
As I writhed under it, I would at times feel that learning to read had been a curse rather than a bless- ing.
Though days and nights circled as regularly as when time was young, and the evening and morning were the first day, other count of time there was none.
For instance, suppose it were nine o'clock in the morning, just time to begin lessons: you'd only have to whisper a hint to Time, and round goes the clock in a twinkling
He had spent some time with them and quite won their hearts by his insinuating ways, when the King discovered where he was and sent to fetch him back.
Why, even if he wished it he has not had time to imagine and put together such a host of lies.
Now, it is very remarkable that this is so extensively overlooked,' continued the Time Traveller, with a slight accession of cheerfulness.
Space and time also belong to this class of quantities.
While the stars that oversprinkle All the heavens, seem to twinkle With a crystalline delight; Keeping time, time, time, In a sort of Runic rhyme, To the tintinnabulation that so musically wells From the bells, bells, bells, bells, Bells, bells, bells - From the jingling and the tinkling of the bells.
Surely every medicine is an innovation; and he that will not apply new remedies, must expect new evils; for time is the greatest innovator; and if time of course alter things to the worse, and wisdom and counsel shall not alter them to the better, what shall be the end?
For a long time all went well; they lived in great comfort, and prospered so far as to be able to add considerably to their stores.
And then for the first time in their lives they shopped as partners in one concern.
If then the legislator ought to take care that the bodies of the children are as perfect as possible, his first attention ought to be given to matrimony; at what time and in what situation it is proper that the citizens should engage in the nuptial contract.