I can't resist them as I ought, if I go back again, and hear your aunt saying what she has been saying for the last half
hour and more.
The colonel, thinking it all over, made up his mind not to pursue the matter further, but then for his own satisfaction proceeded to cross-examine Vronsky about his interview; and it was a long while before he could restrain his laughter, as Vronsky described how the government clerk, after subsiding for a while, would suddenly flare up again, as he recalled the details, and how Vronsky, at the last half
word of conciliation, skillfully maneuvered a retreat, shoving Petritsky out before him.
He tamed two snakes last half, and used to carry them about in his pocket; and I'll be bound he's got some hedgehogs and rats in his cupboard now, and no one knows what besides."
"We had such a game with him one day last half. He had been kicking up horrid stinks for some time in his study, till I suppose some fellow told Mary, and she told the Doctor.
He thought much of the evils of the journey for her, and not a little of the fatigues of his own horses and coachman who were to bring some of the party the last half
of the way; but his alarms were needless; the sixteen miles being happily accomplished, and Mr.
"Our visitors never do such dreadful things," said Lucy, while her brother, in whose memory the boiled egg had already grown unsubstantial, exclaimed in irritable tones: "Just what I've been trying to convince Cousin Charlotte of, Lucy, for the last half
She then turned to give her orders to the footman, who had been standing bolt upright within the door for the last half
minute, and had heard the latter part of her animadversions; and, of course, made his own reflections upon them, notwithstanding the inflexible, wooden countenance he thought proper to preserve in the drawing-room.
For the last half
hour the telephone has been ringing continuously.
He would not have dared to tell his visitor where his thoughts had been for the last half
I seized my hat and, trying not to look at Apollon, who had been all day expecting his month's wages, but in his foolishness was unwilling to be the first to speak about it, I slipped between him and the door and, lumping into a high-class sledge, on which I spent my last half
rouble, I drove up in grand style to the Hotel de Paris.
She was thinking only of the last half
hour, and as they passed to their seats, her mind took a hasty range over it.
He finally settled in Samoa, where for the last half
dozen years of his life he was busy not only with clearing his land, building his house, and writing, but with energetic efforts to serve the natives, then involved in broils among themselves and with England, Germany, and the United States.