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being four more than forty

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However, were the forty-four thousand eight hundred and forty-seven cubic feet of gas of which we speak, all introduced into the balloon, it would be entirely filled; but that would not do, because, as the balloon continued to mount into the more rarefied layers of the atmosphere, the gas within would dilate, and soon burst the cover containing it.
But the doctor, in carrying out a project known only to himself, resolved to fill his balloon only one-half; and, since he had to carry forty-four thousand eight hundred and forty-seven cubic feet of gas, to give his balloon nearly double capacity he arranged it in that elongated, oval shape which has come to be preferred.
It's forty-four year,' said Tim, making a calculation in the air with his pen, and drawing an imaginary line before he cast it up,
So saying, the thoughtless fellow lit a match by striking it on the sole of his boot; and approached the burner fixed to the receptacle, in which the carbonized hydrogen, stored at high pressure, sufficed for the lighting and warming of the projectile for a hundred and forty-four hours, or six days and six nights.
In one day's hunting on horseback sixty-four eggs were found; forty-four of these were in two nests, and the remaining twenty, scattered huachos.
His death came suddenly when he was only forty-four years old, and the Samoans, who ardently appreciated what he had done for them, buried him high up on a mountain overlooking both his home and the sea.
But that is equivalent to one hundred and forty-four miles in twenty-four hours," I added reassuringly.
It was that of a man about forty-three or forty-four years of age, middle-sized, broad shouldered, with crisp curling black hair, and a short stubbly beard.
What: Construction work for a new pre-school building will begin with a Groundbreaking Ceremony on February 23 in which forty-four pre-schoolers, dressed in hard hats, will perform songs at the site of their new school.
CHRISTMAS AT OUR HOUSE Our house was late Victorian With rooms we all adored And the fireplace with logs aglowing red And dad would tell us stories as we sat around the fire Then we all would say our prayers and go to bed We had to leave the house we all adored And we haven't got a chimney anymore Like we used to have at number forty-four It isn't quite like that in our multistorey flat Where our number now is seven forty-four We haven't got a chimney anymore So Santa has to come in through the door And up the stairs he glides With presents at his side And he leaves them now at seven forty-four JOE MILLER, Newcastle
She is survived by her beloved husband of forty-four years, Philip A.
Forty-four former workers of Batelco (old leaves) were made redundant under an early retirement scheme despite an arbitration court ruling against it, 'Hundreds protest Batelco sackings' (GDN, June 28).
Forty-four were present, and it is hoped that even more will be able to attend in the future.
Comprised of forty-four truly stunning and memorable images, Hebrew Illuminations is especially recommended to the attention of students of kabbalistic meditation practices through offering a visual contemplation of hidden meanings in Hebrew letters and symbols ranging from the "Aleine" (a declaration of faith that inspires an offer of praise for all creation), to the "Chai" (a tribute to the divine for the miraculous gift of life).
Enhanced with a special bonus section showcasing forty-four organizing ideas applicable to any area of the home, Smart Closet Makeovers is enthusiastically recommended for anyone needing to make their closets more efficient, more elegant, more esthetic, or simply better organized.