You see I felt ashamed of my present, after reading and talking about being good this morning, so I ran round the corner and changed it the minute
I was up, and I'm so glad, for mine is the handsomest now.
I had a very good mouth -- that is I could be guided by the slightest touch of the rein; and that is a great thing in London, among carriages, omnibuses, carts, vans, trucks, cabs, and great wagons creeping along at a walking pace; some going one way, some another, some going slowly, others wanting to pass them; omnibuses stopping short every few minutes
to take up a passenger, obliging the horse that is coming behind to pull up too, or to pass, and get before them; perhaps you try to pass, but just then something else comes dashing in through the narrow opening, and you have to keep in behind the omnibus again; presently you think you see a chance, and manage to get to the front, going so near the wheels on each side that half an inch nearer and they would scrape.
Working in his shirt sleeves, and with the thermometer at over a hundred, the phosphates soaked in through every pore of Jurgis' skin, and in five minutes
he had a headache, and in fifteen was almost dazed.
Oh, you bewitching little scamp, CAN'T you be quiet just a minute
or two, and let your poor old uncle attend to a part of his duties?
At the end of five minutes
from the beginning of the duel the surgeon stopped it; the challenging party had suffered such injuries that any addition to them might be dangerous.
I been setting here talking with you all night till you went to sleep about ten minutes
ago, and I reckon I done the same.
I got my bag as I went a-groping through the hall, and in about a minute
I was out the back way and stretching up the river road at a five-mile gait.
I'm afraid I am, sir,' said Alice; `I can't remember things as I used--and I don't keep the same size for ten minutes
Very grave ones; the natives are surrounding us in their canoes, and in a few minutes
we shall certainly be attacked by many hundreds of savages.
The cab stopped before the railway station at twenty minutes
later I heard Apollon's deliberate footsteps.
I betook myself again to my nap, and at length a second time awoke, when, to my utter amazement, it still wanted twenty-seven minutes