- They took a number of tumbles after a few minutes' rest .
- The police were on the spot within a few minutes of my telephone call .
- A few minutes later, the whistle sounded and the train began to move off .
- A few minutes later a voice in the corridor said: "tickets, please. "
- In a few minutes he was on his rapid way to the stone-pits by the side of dolly .
- A few minutes later she had vanished beneath the waves amidst a vast pall of smoke .
- Minutes later humphrey strode into nim's office and tossed the paper down .
- A few minutes later bethune burst into the apartment shouting: "i've got it! "
- A few minutes later , i was able to hurry away with precious chalk-marks on my baggage .
- After some minutes he appeared to have come to a decision, and entering the shop he purchased a baby's rattle for fourpence half－penny .