The room was silent for a few minutes after they left.
After some minutes, the gentleman-in-waiting who was on duty came into the great reception room and, bowing politely, asked Balashev to follow him.
For a few minutes he sipped it in silence.
Within a few minutes the plane was dipping and rising in a way that made her stomach roll uncomfortably.
She was very still for a few minutes, evidently thinking earnestly.