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
She never starts to get ready for luncheon till 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.
I know it's disgraceful, but I go to sleep at the opera, and I sit out the opera bouffe to the last minute
, and enjoy it.
You oughtn't to be seen till the last minute
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.
I WASN'T flirting with him -- I honestly thought I cared up to the last minute
-- and then -- well, I just knew I NEVER could marry him.
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.
The patient goes on hoping till the last minute
and says he is all right.
You've been holding it sideways for the last minute
, and letting all the champagne run out
marched to the last minute
in accordance with his gravitation.
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.