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The Return of the King
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minuteness
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The Return of the King
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  • After a minute Pippin went to the door and down the stair and looked about the street.
  • But I count now every hour, indeed every minute.

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  • He felt that even minutes were precious, but one by one they escaped; and he could do nothing.
  • In a minute his head reappeared.
  • They rested for some minutes and then went on; but they had not taken many steps when suddenly in the stillness of the night they heard the sound that all along they had secretly dreaded: the noise of marching feet.
  • The night seemed endless and timeless, minute after minute falling dead and adding up to no passing hour, bringing no change.
  • The night seemed endless and timeless, minute after minute falling dead and adding up to no passing hour, bringing no change.

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as in: a minute amount Define
very, very small
as in: keep the minutes Define
a written record of what happened at a meeting
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