For a minute there, I thought I was getting forgetful.
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.
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.
She lowered her gaze at the heated look from the man who drove her crazy every other minute of her day.
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.
At any minute, she'd hear him tear them apart and then, she'd freak out.
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.
But after a minute I answered that beauty was a form of goodness--and he went away.
The whole thing only lasted a minute before the damn phone rang.
Any minute now Darian's going to beat down your door.
With renewed caution, the pair followed the chalk arrow, not the stones, expecting any minute to find someone barring their return.
And why had he dumped her the minute they got to town?
It lacked only half a minute now.
The next minute they were off.
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.
Working, studying... don't you have a minute you can set aside - for me?
Darkyn will know what it is the minute he sees it.
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.
The next minute they heard his voice at the door: Be quick, boys, and stir the fire.
We cannot deal with equations that big—but a computer will solve for that in a minute if it has enough data.
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.
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.
I can't bear this waiting and I shall cry in a minute! and she turned away from the glass, making an effort not to cry.
"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.
The next minute it ran safely into its home, carrying its precious load.
"In a minute, in a minute," he said, dipping his pen.
A minute later Sonya came in with a frightened, guilty, and scared look.
But, fortunately for her, she felt her eyes growing misty, she saw nothing clearly, her pulse beat a hundred to the minute, and the blood throbbed at her heart.
Why, she'll rush out more dead than alive just in the things she is wearing; if you delay at all there'll be tears and 'Papa' and 'Mamma,' and she's frozen in a minute and must go back--but you wrap the fur cloak round her first thing and carry her to the sleigh.
A minute later the marshal's adjutant, de Castres, came in and conducted Balashev to the quarters assigned him.
He stood a minute or two, waiting.
Prince Andrew had an opportunity of getting a good look at him, for Pfuel arrived soon after himself and, in passing through to the drawing room, stopped a minute to speak to Chernyshev.
He regarded her for a long minute and then smiled.