It isn't the first time I've cooked.
Several stories of empty rooms rewarded their search, but nothing more; so after a time they came back to the platform again.
Did you need time away from me?
But their journey was almost over, for in a short time they reached a small cave from which there was no further outlet.
Yes. The first time I went to Oz I found you there, ruling the Emerald City.
This daunted the enemy for a time, but the defenders were soon out of breath.
Even the kitten gave a dreadfully shrill scream and at the same time Jim the cab-horse neighed loudly.
This time he brought a partridge.
Do you realize that's the first time you've done that?
But it is a long time since I have had any sleep, and I'm tired.
It is a simple premise and yet, at the same time, an article of faith—a faith that the future would be better than the past.
The speech he gave in September 1962, announcing that goal, spent a good amount of time justifying the expense and explaining the urgency.
For the first time it mattered to her.
About this time I found out the use of a key.
"Did you not wear green whiskers at one time?" he asked.
It almost got us that time, Dorothy.
It perplexed even Jellia Jamb, for a time, to know what to do with the animal.
Just about time I think the two of you are making progress, something like this comes up.
"For the second time?" asked the Wizard, with great interest.
She returned to the group where the vicomte was still talking, and again pretended to listen, while waiting till it would be time to leave.
What time are we going to leave tomorrow?
Think about it this way: All the technology accumulated from the dawn of time to today has given us a certain amount of processing power.
All people need rest, even if they are made of wood, and as there is no night here they select a certain time of the day in which to sleep or doze.
With everything going on, Carmen didn't have time to worry about flying, but when they were all sitting at the airport, she finally had time to stew over it.
I lived, up to the time of the illness that deprived me of my sight and hearing, in a tiny house consisting of a large square room and a small one, in which the servant slept.
This stout young man was an illegitimate son of Count Bezukhov, a well-known grandee of Catherine's time who now lay dying in Moscow.
By that time, the others had all retired.
The cab-horse, who never slept long at a time, sat upon his haunches and watched the tiny piglets and the kitten with much approval.
The kitchen was open all the time, but Alex didn't drink - or never had to her knowledge.
We have time, just now, and I'd rather face the invis'ble bears than those wooden imps.
For a long time I regarded my little sister as an intruder.
By the time they reached the barn, she had a different perspective of the entire situation.
They knew the kitten, by this time, so they scampered over to where she lay beside Jim and commenced to frisk and play with her.
These preparations had not consumed a great deal of time, but the sleeping Gargoyles were beginning to wake up and move around, and soon some of them would be hunting for their missing wings.
Once again he lowered his head, but this time his lips lingered on hers, searching for a response.
"You may need them, some time," he said, "and there is really no use in my manufacturing these things unless somebody uses them."
At one time he painted the picture of some fruit which was so real that the birds flew down and pecked at it.
"First time I ever saw a pink cat," said Zeb.
He has no time to be anything but a machine.
The last time he made a business trip to Columbia, he had said they needed the money.
It was time to shove those old inhibitions out of their bedroom.
I lost track of time until Alex came along and revived my interest in the ranch.
Apparently his greatest concern was the fact that his mother was married to his adoptive father at the time he was conceived.
It was a long time back, before they were married.
Still, by the time they returned, Alex looked exhausted.
You're supposed to be taking care of me, but that isn't realistic 100% of the time, is it?
Now, Mr. Boyle was a sporting neighbor who spent a good deal of time in shooting.
Felipa took Destiny to see a Disney movie, saying that Mama needed some time to herself.
After this experience it was a long time before I climbed another tree.
At the present time it is difficult to know the real state of French public opinion.
When the time came for him to speak, his mother and the minister were both there to hear him.
We may imagine a time when, in the infancy of the human race, some enterprising mortal crept into a hollow in a rock for shelter.
What if an equal ado were made about the ornaments of style in literature, and the architects of our bibles spent as much time about their cornices as the architects of our churches do?
One of the next arrivals was a stout, heavily built young man with close-cropped hair, spectacles, the light-colored breeches fashionable at that time, a very high ruffle, and a brown dress coat.
It will be different this time, he said, cuddling her against his chest as if she were a child.
They would be there tomorrow night, so there was no point in making the remaining vacation time unpleasant.
Outside of that time Señor Medena and Felipa were both present every minute that Tessa was there.
But then, she admitted to loving him at one time, so it's not hard to believe she still felt something for him.
Alpatych moved forward and next time the official came out addressed him, one hand placed in the breast of his buttoned coat, and handed him two letters.
Alex wouldn't lie, but if he was given enough time to think about it, he could certainly evade the issue.
All of our Princes and Rulers have grown upon this one bush from time immemorial.
The third time that he thrust out the weapon there was a loud roar and a fall, and suddenly at his feet appeared the form of a great red bear, which was nearly as big as the horse and much stronger and fiercer.
"And fight at the same time," added the Wizard.
Just you light out and make for that rock, Jim; and don't waste any time about it, either.
What time is it, Mr. Wizard?
"But, at that time," said the Wizard, thoughtfully, "there were two Good Witches and two Wicked Witches ruling in the land."
Dorothy sprang forward and caught the fluffy fowl in her arms, uttering at the same time a glad cry.
The Sawhorse stopped at the same time and stared at the other with its queer protruding eyes, which were mere knots in the log that formed its body.
Some time after this, Zeuxis painted another wonderful picture.
My father made holes in these so that I could string them, and for a long time they kept me happy and contented.
In despair she had dropped the subject for the time, only to renew it at the first opportunity.
There were barriers still, it is true, but barriers that could in time be swept away.
Then my eyes filled with tears; for I realized what I had done, and for the first time I felt repentance and sorrow.
I sat there for a long, long time, feeling like a fairy on a rosy cloud.
I might possibly invent some excuse for them and him, but I have no time for it.
Many voices shouted and talked at the same time, so that Count Rostov had not time to signify his approval of them all, and the group increased, dispersed, re-formed, and then moved with a hum of talk into the largest hall and to the big table.
The actors of 1812 have long since left the stage, their personal interests have vanished leaving no trace, and nothing remains of that time but its historic results.
We pass the time as we can, but in war as in war!
I meant... do I have time to fix you a hot lunch?
Maybe this vacation would give them some much needed time together.
This time he didn't simply indicate what he felt.
Only time will tell.
"This seems to be their time of rest," observed the Wizard.
Boston is now a great city, but at that time it was only a little town.
Once upon a time there was a famous Arab whose name was Al Mansur.
He had had a short illness, there had been a brief time of acute suffering, then all was over.
At that time I had a much-petted, much-abused doll, which I afterward named Nancy.
As if you could kill time without injuring eternity.
To get back to that time and have done with all the present!
Time is most precious...
The suitcase didn't seem that heavy at the time.
I hope you accept this by the time the baby is born.
"What?" she asked, glancing around to see what she'd absentmindedly done this time.
Besides, it was time to replace some of the things she'd been wearing since before they were married.
I mean, that they didn't feel this way all the time.
They would have some time to enjoy a late Christmas at home when they returned.
It's about time you spent some money on yourself.
Oh, you think Alex feels like you want his attention all the time?
He talks about you - thinks about you all the time.
If he hadn't hid it from her all this time, it wouldn't be such a shock.
As she glanced up, Morino and Alex started down the stairs, the tall lanky foreman taking two at a time.
Even so, Alex wasn't back by the time she got out.
It wasn't the first time she had gone to bed while he was out on a call, but it was the first time she had done so away from home.
At least he couldn't blame her for any lack of attention this time.
I hope not the way they did the last time.
By the time they got back and dressed for supper, Destiny's eyelids were drooping.
I understand when they have an emergency and you're handy, but surely they don't have emergencies all the time.
It was the first time Carmen had seen Alondra actually laugh.
But then, maybe Alondra was one of those people who simply took a long time to warm to strangers.
Other than the one time he had lost his temper with her, she had never known him to be anything but gentle.
That was the first time she had said it to anyone.
Surely he must know that spending so much time with her might prove uncomfortable later.
Maybe he'd think about it next time.
At the time she had thought Dulce was annoyed because she didn't like the punch.
Dulce stared at her for a moment, as if considering it for the first time.
What would be different this time was the fact that he couldn't deny the babies were his - that and the fact that this time she had no uterus to lose.
Why didn't you tell me Dulce was giving you a hard time?
In fact, at the party he had spent an unnecessary amount of time with the woman he almost married – and hadn't even introduced her.
He had been spending too much time with the television lately.
By the time she finished bathing and dressing Destiny, Jonathan was in bed.
It must have taken a long time to say good-bye.
That's what's been bothering me all this time.
But we're married - and have been for a long time.
I know you're not going to be right 100% of the time.
Alex had invited her to look at his financial files any time she wanted, and yet it seemed an intrusion on his privacy.
By the time she reached the chicken coop, her fit of temper was mellowing.
That was when Mom and Señor Medena started hanging out together anyway - the first time.
All this time I thought the company was interested in him because he could speak both Spanish and English.
He came back from a trip down there one time and was upset because he said Uncle Fabrice treated him like a dunce in front of customers.
Katie said he came back one time upset.
By the time they finished erecting the oxygen tent over her bed, she had finally settled down.
It was nearly midnight by the time they left.
They both couldn't be there all the time.
By that time she was hungry and decided to make a deal with the night shift.
The medication they were giving her to clear up the congestion in her lungs was making her sleep a lot, but they thought that was better than having her upset all the time.
For the first time, it crossed Carmen's mind that he was kind of cute.
As proud as she was of Jonathan, it was Alex who stayed on her mind for a long time after the phone call.
She couldn't be with Destiny and Alex at the same time.
By the time she got back to the barn, little Adora was already scrambling to her feet.
It didn't need another rinse, but she needed the time to contemplate before saying something she might regret.
Yet it was a short period of time for so much to have happened to them.
Any time a wild animal isn't afraid of you, there is probably something wrong.
"It isn't the first skunk I've seen around here," Carmen said, "but it's the first time I saw one acting like that.
All that time and he was unable to solve his financial problem.
This time she wasn't going to wait for him to romance her.
This time she made no attempt to pull the bodice up.
This was no time to get shy on him.
It was the first time they made love any place outside their bedroom, and it was way beyond exciting.
It was the first time she didn't blush.
Good. It's about time you started thinking defensively.
They had been married almost five years, so... that meant the baby was conceived long before they met - about the time he and Tessa were going to get married.
You can't avoid conflict all the time.
More important, would there ever be a time when he stopped hiding things from her?
A person couldn't be in control all the time - right all the time.
Why would she hide him from me all this time and suddenly ask for a fortune?
For the first time the memory of how he reacted when she told him she was pregnant wasn't a painful one.
Freedom from that ugly feeling gave her the ability to speak of it lightly for the first time.
This time Señor Medena greeted Carmen with a hug.
You weren't very receptive last time.
Maybe they would both think about it before they jumped at each other next time - especially in front of the children.
By the time they arrived at the hospital, the twins were being placed in incubators.
This time he created enough suction to pull her nipple well into his mouth - feeding tube and all.
We didn't have Jonathan when he was an infant, and there was so much sadness at the time Destiny was born.
Carmen had been his soul mate for a long time.
It was time for him to embrace it.
Apparently time had caught up with Mom before she could finish.
Mom always said lost time couldn't be replaced.
A few weeks wouldn't mean the difference in paying for college, and she could use the time to relax.
Just give her time to comprehend.
Do you always visit the relatives of accident victims on your personal time?
I've taken up enough of his time.
And I will be for a very long time.
Maybe a little time to yourself is a good idea.
I just think it's time I stopped leaning on everyone.
She sat up and reached for her robe, wondering who might be visiting at this time in the morning.
For the last time, Howard isn't interested in me.
She wandered around the house with a foreboding that this was the last time she would see it.
It was the first time she had even looked at it since the wreck.
At any time a gust of wind could send the car over the cliff.
It would be dark by the time they got the car off the edge of the cliff.
By the time she reached the top of the hill, the muscles in her legs were aching.
Then don't waste any more of my time.
Was it honor that forced him to put aside this time and effort to her gain, or was it something else?
By the time they reached the spot, the deer had vanished in the trees.
It wasn't the first time she had seen a bear track, but it was the first time she had seen one that fresh.
By the time he set her down safe and dry on the other side, her hands were going numb and her shoulders were aching.
Better would be a long time coming, but she felt more in control of her emotions.
By the time they reached the house, she was shivering and stiff.
By that time the Giddon family would have felt the need to feed her two more times.
Why don't you go take a warm shower and I'll have a hot meal ready by the time you're done.
Nothing existed around her during that time but numbness.
She should wash them, but there wasn't time.
What was he angry about this time?
I promise to drop in and see you the very next time I'm up this way.
If you need time to take care of things, I can come back and get you.
She'd have to wait, and maybe by that time sanity would have returned.
It was like Connie to spend as little time on the telephone as possible.
By the time she reached the front room, Giddon had answered the door.
By the time I got it from the car, it was down to one bar.
It was all so fast that she didn't have time to think.
She studied her new boss, for the first time completely aware of his features.
It was a long time ago.
Now it's time for her to relax.
This time her expression was guarded.
I'll try not to get in the way, but everyone deserves a little time to themselves.
Tammy was finally allowed to swim to her heart's content... apparently for the first time.
Her sandals raised little puffs of dust every time she put a foot down in the soft dirt.
On the other hand, who wanted the odors of animals drifting through their house all the time?
That night, for the first time in more than a week, she tossed and turned in the bed, her sleep interrupted by memories of her family.
By the time she had cleaned the house and finished the laundry, the day was getting hot and sticky.
It was the first time she had used his first name, and it came completely unbidden.
Surely you have time off as well, otherwise, how would you have time to come all the way out here.
You're welcome to use the pool any time you want.
Only this time the path remained clear.
It's cooler this time of the day.
It was time to fall back and rebuild another.
If Len has time, maybe he could help me.
How much this time?
Getting into that building was getting more important all the time.
The animal started to move again, this time in her direction.
At least he was trying to control his temper this time.
I trust you had enough time to yourself today?
By the next day she was ready to resume her normal activities, but Sarah insisted it was Saturday and she should take some time to enjoy herself.
Every time he lashes out at you and gets his nails clipped in the process, it erases a little more of that fear.
So he hadn't been in Tammy's room all this time.
I promise not to plaster you with mud this time.
This time she stretched her arms around his waist without hesitation.
This time he followed the main road for a while before dipping off onto a well used trail.
There used to be houses around here long time ago.
After a long time they came into a clearing on the edge of the mountain.
But people are out here all the time with ATV's, aren't they?
By the time you count the hills, hollows and turns, it's closer to ten.
You think things over for a long time before you make decisions – even in small matters.
In the truck, on the way home, she was silent a long time.
I want to pay you for your time.
It was time to stand on her own two feet.
I'll keep that in mind the next time the sergeant barks at me.
For the first time, the idea of marriage crossed her mind.
The next time she glanced at the table where she had seen the driver, no one was there.
The porcelain clock on the wall proclaimed the time as ten minutes until twelve, but it didn't seem that late.
This time she responded passionately, returning his kiss eagerly.
She glanced up in time to see his mother give him a knowing look.
There was nothing sexual about his embrace this time.
She snuggled into his arms and felt safe for the first time since the accident.
She had that much time alone.
Enough time to walk back to the building.
Most of the time I'm at the pool or resting in the air conditioned house.
He's nice too, but he's gone a lot of the time.
He's gone most of the time, but he doesn't have a job?
The money comes on time and he has fulfilled all his promises.
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