"Well, twenty-four, if you like, my noble captain," said Ardan; "twenty-four minutes
in which to investigate "
One was away from her, with the doctor, who kept smoking one fat cigarette after another and extinguishing them on the edge of a full ash tray, with Dolly, and with the old prince, where there was talk about dinner, about politics, about Marya Petrovna's illness, and where Levin suddenly forgot for a minute
what was happening, and felt as though he had waked up from sleep; the other was in her presence, at her pillow, where his heart seemed breaking and still did not break from sympathetic suffering, and he prayed to God without ceasing.
The next minute
Jerry was on the box; with a cheery chirrup to me, and a twitch of the rein that I well understood.
One who wishes to save the honor of your name takes this means to warn you that the sanctity of your home is this minute
I see the fog closing down, and it made me so sick and scared I couldn't budge for most a half a minute
it seemed to me -- and then there warn't no raft in sight; you couldn't see twenty yards.
"Oh, I'll write you a new one in half a minute
," said the prince, "if you like!"
Then, after waiting a minute
, I went myself behind his screen with a dignified and solemn air, though my heart was beating slowly and violently.
Alice remained looking thoughtfully at the mushroom for a minute
, trying to make out which were the two sides of it; and as it was perfectly round, she found this a very difficult question.
The cab stopped before the railway station at twenty minutes
I suppose it took her a minute
or so to traverse the place, but to me she seemed to shoot across the room like a rocket.
"Nurse," she commanded, "come here and show me his back this minute
The Americans called them minute-men, because they engaged to be ready to fight at a minute