Cynthia was troubled with a headache and tried to catch an extra half-hour of sleep as Dean served breakfast to the early risers, Penny, Mick and two of the other climbers.
He was always enthusiastically fond of swimming, and was a great believer in fresh air, taking a cold air bath regularly in the morning, when he sat naked in his bedroom beguiling himself with a book or with writing for a half-hour or more.
Cannons were fired at half-hour intervals, alternately at Montmartre and Montlhery, 17 or 18 m.
We're already late getting started on account of him and the saddle bum will probably use up another half-hour of daylight eating our food.
A few verses of Omar Khayyam's poetry have just been read to me, and I feel as if I had spent the last half-hour in a magnificent sepulcher.
It took at least a half-hour to locate the buffalo cow, and then she didn't want to be herded.
A half-hour later, at the creek, Gerald decided he wanted to walk a while.
He said the attack had been repulsed, employing this military term to describe what had occurred to his regiment, but in reality he did not himself know what had happened during that half-hour to the troops entrusted to him, and could not say with certainty whether the attack had been repulsed or his regiment had been broken up.