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"I conclude that we have twenty-six minutes left," replied Ardan.
"I a minute; in a minute!" answered a voice, and to his amazement Levin heard that the doctor was smiling as he spoke.
At any rate, we whirled into the station with many more, just as the great clock pointed to eight minutes to twelve o'clock.
A few minutes later he bade the policeman adieu, and, with a slip of paper in his pocket bearing a certain address in a semirespectable quarter, he walked briskly toward the nearest taxi stand.
Jim didn't say nothing for about five minutes, but set there studying over it.
"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.
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.
Every hour and minute of her time is arranged for days in advance.
He dared not stay longer than to see her well; these several delays left him not another minute to lose; and Emma engaging to give assurance of her safety to Mrs.
I got my bag as I went a-groping through the hall, and in about a minute I was out the back way and stretching up the river road at a five-mile gait.
Having won twenty guineas at whist, and taken leave of his friends, Phileas Fogg, at twenty-five minutes past seven, left the Reform Club.
A moment before, as it seemed, it had stood at a minute or so past ten; now it was nearly half-past three!
You will scream yourself to death in a minute, and I wish you would!" A nice sympathetic child could neither have thought nor said such things, but it just happened that the shock of hearing them was the best possible thing for this hysterical boy whom no one had ever dared to restrain or contradict.