twenty-four hours


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Fogg was, it is true, twenty-four hours behind his time; but this could not seriously imperil the remainder of his tour.
Fogg was twenty-four hours late on reaching Yokohama, this time would no doubt be easily regained in the voyage of twenty-two days across the Pacific.
Leaving Joppa, the next point of interest to visit will be Alexandria, which will be reached in twenty-four hours.
So you see, Mamma, everything WILL be settled twenty-four hours in advance," she said, stooping over to kiss her mother's troubled forehead.
Dost thou imagine I cannot live more than twenty-four hours on this dear pocket-book?
Then added, by command, that at some time during the twenty-four hours I would consummate the miracle, but would first give a brief notice; by flags on the castle towers if in the daytime, by torch-baskets in the same places if at night.
I come to beg you to leave the city for twenty-four hours.
In twenty-four hours he would be in foreign waters.
So, almost every twenty-four hours, when the watches of the night were set, and the band on deck sentinelled the slumbers of the band below; and when if a rope was to be hauled upon the forecastle, the sailors flung it not rudely down, as by day, but with some cautiousness dropt it to its place, for fear of disturbing their slumbering shipmates; when this sort of steady quietude would begin to prevail, habitually, the silent steersman would watch the cabin-scuttle; and ere long the old man would emerge, griping at the iron banister, to help his crippled way.
By his skill in necromancy he has a power of calling whom he pleases from the dead, and commanding their service for twenty-four hours, but no longer; nor can he call the same persons up again in less than three months, except upon very extraordinary occasions.
Even I -- who have been in Spaceland, and have had the privilege of understanding for twenty-four hours the meaning of 'height' -- even I cannot now comprehend it, nor realize it by the sense of sight or by any process of reason; I can but apprehend it by faith.
With these facts before him he did not deem it necessary that he should become feverish over the possibilities of the ensuing twenty-four hours.
But for this unexpected glimpse, no act of his during the next twenty-four hours could have given me the slightest suspicion that all was not well with his nerve.
Twenty-four hours ago I would have sworn that there was no accomplice
It was the height of the summer; yet it rained for more than twenty-four hours, and did not clear until the afternoon of the third day.