His punctuality is well known; he never arrives too soon, or too late; and I should not be surprised if he appeared before us at the last minute
take this gentleman's luggage -- Dover line twelve o'clock train -- that's it," and without waiting for another word Jerry wheeled me round to make room for other cabs that were dashing up at the last minute
, and drew up on one side till the crush was past.
It was hard getting into my dress alone, and I hadn't time to eat but a mouthful, and just at the last minute
, when I honestly--HONESTLY --would have thought about clearing away and locking up, I looked at the clock and knew I could hardly get back to school in time to form in the line; and I thought how dreadful it would be to go in late and get my first black mark on a Friday afternoon, with the minister's wife and the doctor's wife and the school committee all there
Kala Nag had no tusks; the chain was the badge of his authority; but for all that, he swung wide of Moti Guj at the last minute
, and tried to appear as if he had brought the chain out for amusement.
And at the last minute
she left a message for him, to be transmitted by Tarzan of the Apes.
It's because it warn't INTENDED for any of us to come but Tom," he says; "but I begged and begged, and at the last minute
she let me come, too; so, com- ing down the river, me and Tom thought it would be a first-rate surprise for him to come here to the house first, and for me to by and by tag along and drop in, and let on to be a stranger.
At the last minute
, when the social machine was clogged hopelessly, one member or other of the family poured in a drop of oil.
At the last minute
I saw the great blades move to reverse her, yet on she came as though drawn by some mighty, irresistible power.
The holidays are supposed to be a joyous time of the year, but making Thanksgiving and Christmas travel arrangements can bring about a ton of stress, especially when planning trips at the last minute
NOTE: Consumers who indicated they'd ever booked a last minute room on New Year's Eve were not required to choose a single reason for booking a New Year's Eve hotel room at the last minute
This issue brings to mind the title of American writer Grace Paley's brilliant short story collection, Enormous Changes at the Last Minute
For example, if you're not happy with a printing, you can cancel the mailing at the last minute
, taking the money out that you had for the aborted mailing.
About half of those surveyed by Visa Debit cards said searching for the right presents at the last minute
will increase the pressure they already feel at Christmas.