About fifteen minutes later they were down among them, plodding on a level road with white walls on each side and trees bending over the walls.
For the next few minutes Shasta was at work, very cautiously to avoid jingling, while the Horse said things like, "Get that girth a bit tighter," or "You’ll find a buckle lower down," or "You’ll need to shorten those stirrups a good bit."
And he skulked behind the Tomb, looking out every few minutes, and wondering which was the least dangerous thing to do.
There’s a great feast on tonight (I must start getting my hair done for it in a few minutes) and the whole place will be a blaze of lights.
A very few minutes brought them to the palace gates.
It was about ten minutes later when all four of them (the two children wet nearly all over) came out and began to notice their surroundings.
When the curtains had been drawn Aravis found that she was in a courtyard-garden very like the one that Shasta had been taken into a few minutes earlier in another part of the city.
Greatly to his relief he saw, about five minutes’ walk away on his left, what must certainly be the Tombs, just as Bree had described them; great masses of mouldering stone shaped like gigantic bee-hive, but a little narrower.
After that there was so much bustle and talk and coming and going that Shasta for a few minutes lost sight of Corin and Edmund and Lucy.
It’s mere murder sending a child into the battle; he can’t live five minutes.
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And Father was embarked in one of his own warships within twenty minutes.
It was five minutes before he rose again, blowing hard and covered with bits of bracken.
Art Corin’s elder by full twenty minutes.
There was a kind of track running through it and he had not followed this for many minutes when he heard a thick and rather wheezy voice saying to him.
After a very horrible ten minutes or so Shasta realized suddenly that there were no longer any horses stamping about in the immediate neighbourhood and that the noise (for there were still a good many noises going on) was no longer that of a battle.
Every few minutes they were joined by other creatures, some from the branches overhead and some from little underground houses at their feet, till the party consisted of five rabbits, a squirrel, two magpies, a goat-foot faun, and a mouse, who all talked at the same time and all agreed with the Hedgehog.
When they had galloped for several minutes without any further noise from the lions Shasta said, "I say!
About ten minutes later the careful Hwin said, "But we mustn’t go to sleep.
There are no more uses of "minuteness" in the book.