She was still awake an hour later when Alex came through the door.
Emerging from the bathroom an hour later half asleep, she put the new nightgown on and climbed into bed.
Instead, she decided to use that extra hour to take a relaxing bath.
Less than an hour after the phone call, Destiny woke up in a fit of coughing.
Alex told her to call him back if she didn't give birth in an hour.
Katie arrived an hour later to pick up Jonathan and Destiny, and thirty minutes later Carmen and Alex were in the car headed for the airport.
It had taken more than an hour to get to school on the bus, making any after-school activities rare.
His ride had taken almost an hour.
An hour later she was pushing a pizza in the oven when Yancey walked in.
Connie wouldn't be there for another hour.
They had cake and ice cream and talked for nearly an hour about one thing and another.
What they had witnessed in the last hour required the silence of personal reflection.
Don't spend a half hour selecting what you need, either.
What are you doing up at this hour?
We haven't even been out for an hour yet.
It should be done now, but... maybe an hour?
I'll stand watch first and Fritz can relieve me in an hour.
It took them over an hour to fill all the canteens.
In an hour or so the storm would abate and they could leave.
They rested for less than an hour and then he saddled the horse again.
We just got back about an hour ago.
Even at this hour a piano was pounding out a raucous tune in one of the three saloons.
Even if he was a Mormon, how could he make plans with this Darcie when he had proposed to her only an hour ago?
She led him to the back room where her things were piled and then resumed her last hour of work at the diner.
An hour later she found herself staring vacantly into the fire again.
After nearly an hour of riding, they descended the steep walls of a draw and followed it to a small valley.
Half an hour later, her eyes swollen and her chest sore from sobbing, she turned her face up to the warm water in the shower.
She scrubbed her skin rosy for nearly an hour and finally abandoned the attempt to remove the guilt.
Jane, our GPS, as Betsy named her, didn't let us down and we found our friend's cabin at the end of a dusty road, hungry for dinner after a six hour drive.
I was left sitting on my hands until the appointed hour of Howie's nap before Betsy assigned me the chore of remaining in the small room while he slept.
Finally, after a half hour of tossing and turning he gave up.
Betsy and I faced a six hour return trip to New York.
We were an hour into our drive south before I broached the subject, asking her about the tete-a-tete.
It's only a four hour trip, maybe.
Betsy was knee deep in meetings through the dinner hour so I was designated to baby sit Howie.
Two blocks away we found a dark spot that catered to happy hour regulars.
Our GPS guided us up and down and around and around for the next hour and a half.
At the allotted hour, Betsy and I were finishing a bottle of wine when the phone rang.
We spent the next hour quizzing Howie to try and determine the location he "visited" with Martha taking copious notes while the questions flew.
When he finally nodded off, nearly an hour had passed.
Howie was due within the hour so only Quinn and Martha met us at the door.
In spite of the lateness of the hour, the rest of us were far too hyper for sleep.
We sat in silence for nearly an hour, each with his own thoughts.
We can't even do an abduction that happens sometime over night but you don't know the hour.
Within an hour Betsy had assembled a full biography.
We readily agreed in spite of the late Friday night hour.
We couldn't do anything because abduction wasn't made public for three days and the child went missing sometime during a twelve hour overnight period.
Once Howie was under, he broke a record for duration; one hour and eighteen minutes.
It was her first day back on the job; she would stay only an hour while Quinn babysat.
I gave him an hour to check into the matter.
Can Howard have an hour off to show me around Keene before I leave?
Howie returned after the allotted hour tour.
I'll call you back in an hour.
Impatience prompted me to telephone Ethel Reagan before the allotted hour was up.
An hour ago I saw chaos that resulted from lies, half-truths and secrets.
Shut up; I told you not to interrupt... anyway, the damn thing went too fast for the old folks... over two miles an hour, I guess.
If our boy made his getaway at more than five or ten miles an hour, you can bet your ass he was on one of these babies.
I stayed downstairs for another hour until Betsy came looking for me.
I expect my equipment here in the next hour or two and we'll get going.
Give me an hour or so and a number where I can call you.
A full hour hadn't passed so I hoped it wasn't Daniel Brennan with Molly due back any moment.
Howie was three thousand miles away; who would come to call at this hour of the night?
Either way why don't you take a drive down here to headquarters in the next hour or maybe I should send a car up there for you.
But it's at least a two hour drive to Boston.
The service lasted just under an hour and consisted mostly of Reverend Humphries preaching against giving in to the devil's temptation for wicked bodily desires.
The pastor continued as if we hadn't taken nearly a three hour break, mostly continuing his sermon.
I had more than an hour to wait at Philadelphia International Airport.
My flight was delayed an hour so my early wake up was in vain.
After a solid hour of the child crying, I wondered if the mother read about the abandoned child, perhaps with a fleeting hint of sympathy.
She'd said not a word for the two hour ride to my castle in the sky.
I said nothing on the hour long trip in his van.
We had been there perhaps an hour when we heard him return.
He must have been flying a hundred miles an hour to make that mess.
With each passing hour, the hope that my wife and young Molly were alive diminished but to give credit where due, the searchers never let up in their fervor.
An hour of sleep was the longest he'd managed in over a week, and he felt more tired than when he lay down.
Every hour, he came back and hurt her.
I need an hour in the gym then we'll go over the logistics issues you're inheriting.
He'd gone a week with an hour of sleep.
If you're not there in half an hour, I'm coming to find you.
He came in every hour.
You gonna make the intel briefing this morning in an hour?
HQ put out a BOLO for you half an hour ago.
You remember how your condo building came down this morning an hour before you planned?
His sister's warning came an hour after he last remembered looking at the clock.
My batteries are low-- think I can Travel in an hour or so.
He'd been jogging for an hour when a black Tahoe pulled up alongside him.
I need you to run to Doolin with me in half an hour.
Jule had watched the Magician for a good half hour.
She was late by an hour.
An hour later, he returned to Yully's room empty-handed.
For half an hour, Jenn tried to find his trail.
"Think you can talk the boss into letting me come in an hour or two later?" she asked.
I'm going out for a meeting in about an hour.
After another half an hour, she gathered up a small backpack she'd found in a closet.
You've got half an hour.
Dark had fallen an hour before.
"Has it been an hour?" she asked.
She drove fast and arrived half an hour later to the safe house and parked out front.
You have an hour.
Two, let her walk around for an hour every twelve.
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