For a minute there, I thought I was getting forgetful.
"Wait a minute," she said again.
I need a minute to cool down.
He listened for a minute and then his tone was sharp.
A minute later the marshal's adjutant, de Castres, came in and conducted Balashev to the quarters assigned him.
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.
Her hand hung over the phone a minute as she fought with the urge to call Howard.
It lacked only half a minute now.
I asked, and the next minute I recognized the odour of the mimosa blossoms.
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.
For a minute she was afraid she had stepped over the line.
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.
At times, as if to allow them a respite, a quarter of an hour passed during which the cannon balls and shells all flew overhead, but sometimes several men were torn from the regiment in a minute and the slain were continually being dragged away and the wounded carried off.
It lacked only one minute till the bell would strike the time for dismissal.
"Just a minute," he growled.
What must he think of her, encouraging him one minute, and then turning away the next?
"Just a minute, Papa," she answered.
"I stopped a minute to give those birds to their mother," he answered.
The next minute they were off.
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.
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.
"A staff officer was here a minute ago, but skipped off," said an artilleryman to Prince Andrew.
What felt good a minute ago now sounded like suicide.
Don't for a minute think you disappointed me in any way.
He held her another minute, resting his chin on her head.
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.
The next minute they heard his voice at the door: Be quick, boys, and stir the fire.
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.
Tomorrow would be another day at the house, and she intended to enjoy every minute of this day with Cade.
Outside of that time Señor Medena and Felipa were both present every minute that Tessa was there.
The minute they entered the room Connie shut the door and turned to her with wide eyes.
Iggy, give me a minute with Speck.
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.
Count Ilya, again thrusting his way through the crowd, went out of the drawing room and reappeared a minute later with another committeeman, carrying a large silver salver which he presented to Prince Bagration.
Allen stared at her for a minute, as though confused.
At any minute, she'd hear him tear them apart and then, she'd freak out.
Darkyn will know what it is the minute he sees it.
For a minute she stared at the picture, remembering what he had said so long ago about his mother having an affair.
Alex walked toward her and it was a minute before Destiny spotted him.
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.
They'll be here in a minute... voices were suddenly heard saying; and officers, soldiers, and militiamen began running forward along the road.
And why had he dumped her the minute they got to town?
She lowered her gaze at the heated look from the man who drove her crazy every other minute of her day.
She spent a minute thinking over how she'd seen human-Deidre buy things.
But after a minute I answered that beauty was a form of goodness--and he went away.
Working, studying... don't you have a minute you can set aside - for me?
The whole thing only lasted a minute before the damn phone rang.
A last minute invitation was given to Howie.
Any minute now Darian's going to beat down your door.
The minute he sets foot in Ireland, there will be no way to keep things quiet.
With renewed caution, the pair followed the chalk arrow, not the stones, expecting any minute to find someone barring their return.
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.
You can bet she'd turn Howie in in a minute for that much dough!
* "In a minute I shall be at your disposal."
Having ordered punch and summoned de Beausset, he began to talk to him about Paris and about some changes he meant to make in the Empress' household, surprising the prefect by his memory of minute details relating to the court.
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.
For a minute there I thought you were going to bolt and run.
Wait a minute, Dulce.
The minute Howard had arrived; Allen was in his face, accusing him of stealing his girl.
She had no idea what made him angry one minute and jovial the next.
He was quiet for a minute and she wondered if he'd given up, but no such luck.
"Hold up a minute, Adri," Michael said.
Give him a minute; he'll come back up.
He won't stay with us for a minute when he learns what I did.
I don't know how long I remained unconscious; probably only a minute or so.
A five minute walk found us at the waterfront and beach.
Wait a minute, he said just as Jackson answered my cell.
His words took her a minute to register.
Her concentration was on the clothes, and he tried not to smile as she spent a minute petting a sweater.
The next minute it ran safely into its home, carrying its precious load.
Laura Bridgman could tell minute shades of difference in the size of thread, and made beautiful lace.
A minute later Sonya came in with a frightened, guilty, and scared look.
A minute later they let the count in.
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.
And a minute or two later the Frenchman, a black-eyed fellow with a spot on his cheek, in shirt sleeves, really did jump out of a window on the ground floor, and clapping Pierre on the shoulder ran with him into the garden.
Its first period had passed: when the partisans themselves, amazed at their own boldness, feared every minute to be surrounded and captured by the French, and hid in the forests without unsaddling, hardly daring to dismount and always expecting to be pursued.
For a minute there, I was ready to do just that.
"Just a minute," Lisa interrupted.
Only for a minute or two but it was so cool!
"Five souls a minute times how many minutes in the past six months …" Gabriel shook his head.
After Tess broke their engagement - at the last minute - there had been no reason for him to hold his end of the bargain... nothing but integrity.
Their train of clouds stretching far behind and rising higher and higher, going to heaven while the cars are going to Boston, conceals the sun for a minute and casts my distant field into the shade, a celestial train beside which the petty train of cars which hugs the earth is but the barb of the spear.
There are many furrows in the sand where some creature has travelled about and doubled on its tracks; and, for wrecks, it is strewn with the cases of caddis-worms made of minute grains of white quartz.
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.
"He was here a minute ago but has just gone that way," someone told him, pointing to the right.
The minute he detected something more than a platonic relationship, it was going to be good-by friendship.
Cade answered the door and ushered his sister into the family room where Cynthia was doing some last minute dusting.
Cynthia was standing at her bureau for a last minute comb of her hair.
One minute, he was admiring the light of anger in her eyes.
He regarded her for a long minute and then smiled.
For a minute she gazed longingly at the mountain.
She begins to spell the minute she wakes up in the morning, and continues all day long.
You may even tread on them, or have your eyes on them for a minute, without discovering them.
"In a minute, in a minute," he said, dipping his pen.
He stood a minute or two, waiting.
"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.
Oh, yes, in a minute; wait... or no!
Just wait a minute, sir.
It wasn't as if he had to be there every living minute of his life.