"Wait a minute," she said again.
Men are advertised that at a certain hour and minute these bolts will be shot toward particular points of the compass; yet it interferes with no man's business, and the children go to school on the other track.
It lacked only one minute till the bell would strike the time for dismissal.
The minute we do, the people doing those jobs should become operators of the new machines—and get big raises because their productivity just shot way up.
But after a minute I answered that beauty was a form of goodness--and he went away.
And why had he dumped her the minute they got to town?
The whole thing only lasted a minute before the damn phone rang.
She lowered her gaze at the heated look from the man who drove her crazy every other minute of her day.
After all, the man whose horse trots a mile in a minute does not carry the most important messages; he is not an evangelist, nor does he come round eating locusts and wild honey.
And at once, as a clock begins to strike and chime as soon as the minute hand has completed a full circle, this change was shown by an increased activity, whirring, and chiming in the higher spheres.
A minute later the old man's large stout figure in full-dress uniform, his chest covered with orders and a scarf drawn round his stomach, waddled out into the porch.
She spent a minute thinking over how she'd seen human-Deidre buy things.
For a minute she stared at the picture, remembering what he had said so long ago about his mother having an affair.
"I stopped a minute to give those birds to their mother," he answered.
Working, studying... don't you have a minute you can set aside - for me?
Any minute now Darian's going to beat down your door.
We cannot deal with equations that big—but a computer will solve for that in a minute if it has enough data.
He won't stay with us for a minute when he learns what I did.
He held her another minute, resting his chin on her head.
At any minute, she'd hear him tear them apart and then, she'd freak out.
With renewed caution, the pair followed the chalk arrow, not the stones, expecting any minute to find someone barring their return.
He changed the subject by pointing out Brandon Westlake standing near the boys, his arm about Billy, as with animated motions he seemed to be giving last-minute instructions.
Next minute there was a roar and a sharp crash, and at her side Dorothy saw the ground open in a wide crack and then come together again.
Outside of that time Señor Medena and Felipa were both present every minute that Tessa was there.
What felt good a minute ago now sounded like suicide.
The minute they entered the room Connie shut the door and turned to her with wide eyes.
He was quiet for a minute and she wondered if he'd given up, but no such luck.
Darkyn will know what it is the minute he sees it.
"I see the train!" cried Mildred, and in another minute it would have been upon us had we not climbed down on the crossbraces while it rushed over our heads.
Laura Bridgman could tell minute shades of difference in the size of thread, and made beautiful lace.
She lets me kiss her now, and when she is in a particularly gentle mood, she will sit in my lap for a minute or two; but she does not return my caresses.
"We'll clear it out for you in a minute," said Timokhin, and, still undressed, ran off to clear the men out of the pond.
They'll be here in a minute... voices were suddenly heard saying; and officers, soldiers, and militiamen began running forward along the road.
At Drissa and at Smolensk and most palpably of all on the twenty-fourth of August at Shevardino and on the twenty- sixth at Borodino, and each day and hour and minute of the retreat from Borodino to Fili.
No, wait a minute, please.
His major-domo came in a second time to say that the Frenchman who had brought the letter from the countess was very anxious to see him if only for a minute, and that someone from Bazdeev's widow had called to ask Pierre to take charge of her husband's books, as she herself was leaving for the country.
It lacked only half a minute now.
The next minute they were off.
The next minute it ran safely into its home, carrying its precious load.
The next minute they heard his voice at the door: Be quick, boys, and stir the fire.
Please bear with me and keep your mind open for a minute longer.
I asked, and the next minute I recognized the odour of the mimosa blossoms.