fifty-two


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being two more than fifty

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Such as have been under our training from seven to ten years have had no acquaintance with the Church's terrors, and it was among these that I found my fifty-two.
Thus, had he come through the hours, to the day when the fifty-two heads were to fall.
In my first attempt at exploration I had counted fifty-two paces, up to the period when I fell; I must then have been within a pace or two of the fragment of serge; in fact, I had nearly performed the circuit of the vault.
Very well, be kind enough to reckon every year of the Fronde as three years -- that makes thirty; now twenty and fifty-two makes seventy-two years.
Oldacre is a bachelor, fifty-two years of age, and lives in Deep Dene House, at the Sydenham end of the road of that name.
Tell her that I am coming in to kiss her when she is fifty-two.
Fifty-two more ingots passed out of the vaults, making the total of one hundred which Tarzan intended taking away with him.
You are a man, I should judge, of fifty-two or fifty-three years of age.
Bixiou took it into his head on one of the hottest of dog- days to put a layer of lard under the lining of a certain old hat which Poiret junior (he was, by the bye, fifty-two years old) had worn for the last nine years.
Fifty-two socialist Congressmen were tried, and all were found guilty.
When we consider that the number of plants now found on the island is 746, and that out of these fifty-two alone are indigenous species, the rest having been imported, and most of them from England, we see the reason of the British character of the vegetation.
He died in 1863 at the age of fifty-two, of heart failure.
The Mexicans also practised a similar purification at the end of every fifty-two years, in the belief that it was time for the world to come to an end.
In a few seconds the watchman had done the fifty-two thousand of our miles up to the moon, which, as everyone knows, was formed out of matter much lighter than our earth; and is, so we should say, as soft as newly-fallen snow.
Call it half a dollar, and there are fifty-two weeks in the year.