For the next two hours, the women talked delightfully about meaningless things that kept them laughing.
Carmen had always looked forward to evening when Alex returned from work, but she was doubly relieved for the evening hours now.
It seemed like hours in the emergency room before the diagnosis.
After what seemed like hours of traveling down trails that were little more than rockslides, Giddon stopped the ATV and shut off the engine.
Not more than four hours ago he was so mad at her that he could hardly speak.
As for hours, whenever you're needed, whether it is three hours or twelve.
They usually spent the morning hours in the garden and the afternoon at the pool.
I think you've been putting in too many hours lately.
"Two hours?" she persisted.
A child with coronary problems - hours negotiable - benefits.
The hours were perfect, nine to five, and the job sounded as if it were tailored for her.
Hours later, baked by the sun and choked with dust, Pete finally called a halt for the day.
We'll spend two hours burying supplies - no more.
After a few hours of limited rest, they were back in the saddle again.
Now, with only a few hours sleep, he was walking while she rode.
Scraps from the table coaxed him out even during the daylight hours - but only when she stepped back into the house.
Three more hours back?
They talked for several hours and when Mary left, Cade was nowhere in sight.
But nothing was different when she woke in his arms hours later.
I lay awake for hours until I finally dozed, dreaming of space ships and aliens with toupees.
Our route scooted between Pennsylvania and Virginia for three hours until we crossed into West Virginia and traded a major highway for winding secondary roads.
Peabody was two hundred and thirty miles and we arrived at our destination a little after eleven on Friday night, after nearly six hours of steady traffic.
That's over forty-eight hours ago.
In an hour the balloon had come near enough for her to see a basket suspended below it; in two hours she could see a head looking over the side of the basket; in three hours the big balloon settled slowly into the great square in which they stood and came to rest on the glass pavement.
For two or three days after this--if we call days the periods between sleep, there being no night to divide the hours into days--our friends were not disturbed in any way.
After a journey of several hours they came to a point where the river curved, and they found they must cross a mile or so of the Valley before they came to the Pyramid Mountain.
But the road was nothing more than a series of rifts or cracks in the mountain, and it went zig-zag in every direction, slanting first up and then down until they were puzzled as to whether they were any nearer to the top of the earth than when they had started, hours before.
One day, after lesson hours, Al Farra rose to go out of the house.
Three hours later, the ship came into port, as you have already learned.
I know how you must have been overwearied with long hours of watching.
"Well," said the soldier, "about two hours ago I was on guard at the gate of the queen's park.
It would just take several hours as opposed to a few minutes.
Highly specialized experts are a few keystrokes away and can be hired for just a few minutes or hours at a time.
He works from home and has a night job remotely monitoring real-time security cameras after hours at an office building.
One morning I locked my mother up in the pantry, where she was obliged to remain three hours, as the servants were in a detached part of the house.
Curled up in a corner of the seat I amused myself for hours making funny little holes in bits of cardboard.
After that I spent many happy hours in my tree of paradise, thinking fair thoughts and dreaming bright dreams.
My teacher and I played it for hours at a time.
Such a lodge was in the first instance constructed in a day or two at most, and taken down and put up in a few hours; and every family owned one, or its apartment in one.
It was but two hours' work.
When it stormed before my bread was baked, I fixed a few boards over the fire, and sat under them to watch my loaf, and passed some pleasant hours in that way.
The student may read Homer or Ã†schylus in the Greek without danger of dissipation or luxuriousness, for it implies that he in some measure emulate their heroes, and consecrate morning hours to their pages.
He could remain silent for hours without being at all put out of countenance himself or making others uncomfortable, but as soon as the conversation concerned himself he would begin to talk circumstantially and with evident satisfaction.
And are the hours the same?
"The hours are the same, and the lathe, and also the mathematics and my geometry lessons," said Princess Mary gleefully, as if her lessons in geometry were among the greatest delights of her life.
Marching thirty miles that stormy night across roadless hills, with his hungry, ill-shod soldiers, and losing a third of his men as stragglers by the way, Bagration came out on the Vienna-Znaim road at Hollabrunn a few hours ahead of the French who were approaching Hollabrunn from Vienna.