Only a few sands now remained in the half-hour
And that half-hour
he had lost over an irrational plan, simply because he had thought of it in delirium!
During the first half-hour
a procession of villagers filed through Judge Thatcher's house, seized the saved ones and kissed them, squeezed Mrs.
We all kept as mute as mice a full half-hour
, and should have done so longer, only Joseph, having finished his chapter, got up and said that he must rouse the master for prayers and bed.
"You go and ring it every half-hour
and then you know what time it is.
The Emperor re-entered the ballroom and remained there about another half-hour
"Well, sir," I said in an apologetic tone, "she was going eleven knots very nicely, and I thought she would do for another half-hour
Before the half-hour
was out, I had got my dry clothes on, and had lent Sergeant Cuff such change of dress as he required.
It then wanted nearly five minutes to the half-hour
. I looked my gratitude to Major Fitz-David for sparing me those last minutes: I could not speak to him or to Benjamin.
Pontellier left him to enter her room, the young man descended the steps and strolled over toward the croquet players, where, during the half-hour
before dinner, he amused himself with the little Pontellier children, who were very fond of him.
It was a half-hour
that it would be very hard to turn her back upon, with the sense that there would be no other like it.
'There is the half-hour
going; we must not keep Miss Mackenzie waiting.'