It seemed like a long time, but was probably no longer than fifteen minutes before the mare lunged to her feet, snapping the cord.
Fifteen minutes later she was knocking on Lori's door.
Ten years later, in 1959, Francois Genuys used an IBM 704 and calculated pi to more than fifteen thousand digits in just four hours.
It's not a new picture—ten or fifteen years old.
Nesvitski looked round and saw, some fifteen paces away but separated by the living mass of moving infantry, Vaska Denisov, red and shaggy, with his cap on the back of his black head and a cloak hanging jauntily over his shoulder.
It still makes me cry when I think of Annie, even after fifteen years.
How did he survive fifteen years enslaved in the catacombs by a madman?
I spent fifteen years underground.
Fifteen minutes until twelve.
The two had shared Dean's bachelorhood for fifteen years until Dean, an ex-Pennsylvania police detective married Cynthia Byrne seven months earlier.
Less than fifteen minutes later, a state trooper car pulled into the yard.
"What is that?" asked the countess as if she did not know what the visitor alluded to, though she had already heard about the cause of Count Bezukhov's distress some fifteen times.
Anyway, I only act fifteen, I'm really 19.
He sold his first painting at age fifteen – something like $17,000.
Anyway, the ranch was a good fifteen miles away from Bartlesville.
He was working on the ranch, fifteen miles away.
Looked like a hunting party of fifteen or twenty.
What kind of snack could she whip up in fifteen minutes?
We would perform this chore one after the other for a total of perhaps fifteen minutes.
Howie continued to be limited to about fifteen minutes or less each time.
He admitted to fifteen or sixteen abductions... he couldn't remember which.
Thomas O'Malley, presumed to be her father, died fifteen years ago.
He was the person suspected of murdering Howie's sister, Annie, fifteen years ago.
I haven't heard that name in fifteen years.
Was it possible this was the same killer we were tracking, fifteen years later?
The memory-- fuzzy for fifteen years-- grew crisp, and surprise and hope went through her as she recalled the night that'd changed everything.
"Seven. I'll schedule you for seven-fifteen so Dr. Mallard can get his first cup of coffee," Linda said.
She felt like she stood at the door of a plane fifteen thousand feet in the air getting ready to skydive, only she didn't remember packing a parachute.
I haven't put up with you for fifteen years not to know when you're worried.
I drove the trip for fifteen years, when I started coming back to Ouray again.
Dean "attended" college, served in the military, and was employed by the Parkside, Pennsylvania Police Department for fifteen years.
She continued in that fashion until she was a good fifteen feet off the ground.
Kiera managed a hurt tone and rolled on her side to frown at her blurry best friend of fifteen years.
We have been in war for fifteen sun-cycles, since the death of the previous dhjan of Anshan.
"Our people have suffered for fifteen sun-cycles," Talal added.
He remembered the look on Ne'Rin's face fifteen sun-cycles ago, when they'd learned what happened.
After fifteen bachelor years with Fred O'Connor he had heard it all.
"That's nice," said Fred O'Connor, who had zero tradition, at least as far has Dean had learned in the fifteen years he'd lived with the old man.
I never pressed him about it in the fifteen years we roomed together.
All I know he hasn't skied in the fifteen years I've known him.
The two men had carried on a fifteen-year argument on politics.
Two women couldn't room together for fifteen years and, in some ways, remain virtual strangers.
The next fifteen minutes were an embarrassed blur as Dean tried to stem his bleeding face at the kitchen table.
Finally, with a sigh of resignation, he began the fifteen-minute walk back to the awaiting problems of civilization.
Dean thought back to the fifteen years the two of them had shared similar meals and chores, with each sure he was doing more work than the other.
Dean was several miles north of Ridgway, fifteen miles from Ouray.
All would be said and done within fifteen minutes then, but damn, did he not deserve a little fun after being the go-to guy for everyone today?
There were no less than fifteen vampires along with Victor, Cassandra, and Peter Standish.
They spent the next fifteen minutes exploring the inside of the mill, and then they went out to the bridge.
All of the attacks occurred between three fifteen in the morning and four thirty.
Brady had worked with Dan for fifteen years.
They walked for fifteen minutes before the tunnel intersected with another.
Fifteen years later he was still there.
Fifteen minutes to travel six miles to the clinic — most of it rough gravel roads.
She hit every red light on the way and arrived at the airport fifteen minutes later than she had anticipated.
Little did he know he wouldn't see it again for fifteen years.
It took nearly a half hour to find Jonathan and another fifteen minutes to separate him from two attractive girls.
She hadn't been home more than fifteen minutes when he drove into the garage.
Only one vehicle passed her in the fifteen minutes it took her to reach the next turnoff indicated on the map.
Jessi arrived fifteen minutes early the next day, in case Xander or Ingrid called in a substitute after she quit.
Fifteen years later, I got a computer with 4,000K (or 4MB) of memory, one thousand times the memory of my trusty VIC-20.
Fifteen years after that, I got the computer on which I currently am typing.
By the time you were fifteen, you learned everything you needed to know to be a good farmer.
By the time your sons were fifteen, they, too, knew everything they needed to know to be a farmer, and it all continued.
The Byzantine army captured fifteen thousand prisoners.
Fifteen new nations formed as the Soviet Union dissolved; Czechoslovakia split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia, and Sudan into North Sudan and South Sudan.
Only once afterward in fifteen years was their constant companionship broken for more than a few days at a time.
He said no, it would not be called for about fifteen minutes; so we sat down to wait; but in a moment the man came back and asked Teacher if we would like to go to the train at once.
I am now the proud owner of about fifteen new books, which we ordered from Louisville.
She is less able to recall events of fifteen years ago than most of us are to recollect our childhood.
She is about fifteen months old, and already understands a great deal.
Later I said, "Make fifteen threes and count."
But instantly she spelled the answer: "Fifteen threes make forty-five."
The quail lays fifteen or twenty eggs and they are white.
I have thus a tight shingled and plastered house, ten feet wide by fifteen long, and eight-feet posts, with a garret and a closet, a large window on each side, two trap doors, one door at the end, and a brick fireplace opposite.
In the spring of '49 I talked with the man who lives nearest the pond in Sudbury, who told me that it was he who got out this tree ten or fifteen years before.
As near as he could remember, it stood twelve or fifteen rods from the shore, where the water was thirty or forty feet deep.
I amused myself one winter day with sliding this piecemeal across the pond, nearly half a mile, skating behind with one end of a log fifteen feet long on my shoulder, and the other on the ice; or I tied several logs together with a birch withe, and then, with a longer birch or alder which had a hook at the end, dragged them across.
"Thirteen, fourteen, fifteen, sixteen," she counted on her slender little fingers.
And Natasha rose and went out of the room on tiptoe, like a ballet dancer, but smiling as only happy girls of fifteen can smile.
In the middle of the game, the officers saw some wagons approaching with fifteen hussars on their skinny horses behind them.
Contrary to his habit of being late, Pierre on that day arrived at the Bergs' house, not at ten but at fifteen minutes to eight.
His hussar comrades--not only those of his own regiment, but the whole brigade--gave Rostov a dinner to which the subscription was fifteen rubles a head, and at which there were two bands and two choirs of singers.
There was still the hunting establishment which Nicholas had enlarged.
Petya was now a handsome rosy lad of fifteen with full red lips and resembled Natasha.
He did not go straight home from the Kremlin, but called on his friend Obolenski, who was fifteen and was also entering the regiment.
With fifteen thousand men I held the enemy at bay for thirty-five hours and beat him; but he would not hold out even for fourteen hours.
Consider that on our retreat we have lost by fatigue and left in the hospital more than fifteen thousand men, and had we attacked this would not have happened.
The first fifteen years of the nineteenth century in Europe present an extraordinary movement of millions of people.
Fifteen hundred prisoners and thirty-eight guns were taken on the spot, besides standards and (what seemed most important to the Cossacks) horses, saddles, horsecloths, and the like.
Ten men, battalions, or divisions, fighting fifteen men, battalions, or divisions, conquer--that is, kill or take captive--all the others, while themselves losing four, so that on the one side four and on the other fifteen were lost.
They reckoned that the convoy had fifteen hundred men.
Some fifteen men with merry shouts were shaking down the high wattle wall of a shed, the roof of which had already been removed.
Within a week Moscow already had fifteen thousand inhabitants, in a fortnight twenty-five thousand, and so on.
Young Nicholas, now a slim lad of fifteen, delicate and intelligent, with curly light-brown hair and beautiful eyes, was delighted because Uncle Pierre as he called him was the object of his rapturous and passionate affection.
He was proud of the fifteen or more miles his freighters could travel in a day.
Fifteen dead Immortals, three dead dealers.
During this three-year period, conveniently named by the Chinese "The Three Years of Natural Disasters," no one really knows how many people died; estimates range from fifteen million to a high of more than forty-five million.
About ten or fifteen minutes ago.