Your lighter boxes of family papers went up-stairs into a Barmecide room, that always had a great dining-table in it and never had a dinner, and where, even in the year one thousand seven hundred and eighty
, the first letters written to you by your old love, or by your little children, were but newly released from the horror of being ogled through the windows, by the heads exposed on Temple Bar with an insensate brutality and ferocity worthy of Abyssinia or Ashantee.
said Isaac; ``lay down the talents the shekels the eighty
zecchins, and thou shalt see I will consider thee liberally.
the Judge is clean out,” said the man with a look of sagacious calculation; “he turned out a span of horses, that is wuth a hundred and fifty dollars of any man’s money, with a bran-new wagon; fifty dollars in cash, and a good note for eighty
more; and a side-saddle that was valued at seven and a half—so there was jist twelve shillings betwixt us.
Hunt and his party continued up the course of the Wind River, to the distance of about eighty
miles, crossing and recrossing it, according to its windings, and the nature of its banks; sometimes passing through valleys, at other times scrambling over rocks and hills.
The building is five hundred feet long by one hundred and eighty
wide, and the principal steeple is in the neighborhood of four hundred feet high.
In nineteen months, notwithstanding one hundred and eighty
days' sickness, he had traversed Africa from west to north.
In fact, a company of guards, left in the rear by their officers, whom the ardor of the chase had carried away - from seventy-five to eighty
men - arrived in good order, led by their captain and the first lieutenant.
The conversation ended by the count, who wished to be generous and to avoid further importunity, saying that he would give a note of hand for eighty
It was under strong inward pressure of this kind that Fred had taken the wise step of depositing the eighty
pounds with his mother.
I think when I am eighty
I'll be glad I went for a walk in the park tonight.
In the first place," the station-master answered, "a special train to London would cost you a hundred and eighty
pounds, and in the second place, even if you were willing to pay that sum, it would be at least two hours before I could start you off.
In the Rinkabilly watershed, eighty
miles away, he built his reservoir, and for eighty
miles the huge wooden conduit carried the water across country to Ophir.
He had secured the animal at the high reserved price of twelve thousand francs--being four hundred and eighty
pounds in English money; and he had paid with an English bank-note.
You and Danny split, twenty per cent goin' to you, an' eighty
part of the instrument and not in the lower, which they reached by a circular staircase, a masterpiece of lightness, while below them opened a metal well terminated by the metallic mirror, which measured two hundred and eighty
feet in depth.