A great corporation, nerved at every point with telephone wires, may now pay fifty
thousand dollars to the Bell Company, while at the same time a young Irish immigrant boy, just arrived in New York City, may offer five coppers and find at his disposal a fifty
million dollar telephone system.
Its weight, along with that of the network, did not exceed two hundred and fifty
Have you seen fifty
frightful men pass down from the cliffs into this forest, my children?
At last they cleared the dread Fifty
Mile River and came out on Lake Le Barge.
They couldn't wait a moment to celebrate the fifty
dollars they had so easily earned.
I do; that is about the distance that separates your chamber from mine; only, unfortunately, I did not curve aright; for want of the necessary geometrical instruments to calculate my scale of proportion, instead of taking an ellipsis of forty feet, I made it fifty
Jacks--is willing to give fifty
pounds to discover your whereabouts.
Are you going to hand me over my fifty
Dispatching one of my men to Tars Tarkas for a detail of fifty
Tharks, with word of my intentions, I ordered ten warriors to capture and open one of the great gates while with the nine remaining I took the other.
My friends," I answered, making a sign for them to enter, "you are not in Canada, but on board the Nautilus, fifty
yards below the level of the sea.
The Russian expedition actually cost France less than fifty
thousand men; the Russian army in its retreat from Vilna to Moscow lost in the various battles four times more men than the French army; the burning of Moscow cost the lives of a hundred thousand Russians who died of cold and want in the woods; finally, in its march from Moscow to the Oder the Russian army also suffered from the severity of the season; so that by the the time it reached Vilna it numbered only fifty
thousand, and at Kalisch less than eighteen thousand.
Lost Margaret took my heart with her--out there," said the old lover, who had been faithful for fifty
years to his drowned sweetheart.
Another set pretended that out of one thousand new moons that had been observed, nine hundred and fifty
had been attended with remarkable disturbances, such as cataclysms, revolutions, earthquakes, the deluge, etc.
The haystacks could not possibly contain fifty
wagon-loads each, and to convict the peasants Levin ordered the wagons that had carried the hay to be brought up directly, to lift one stack, and carry it into the barn.
You know, Porthos, I could not give him the particulars without naming our friends; to name them would be to commit them to ruin, so I merely said they were fifty
and we were two.