forty-nine


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being nine more than forty

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It put him into the worst possible humor, therefore, to hear that the gallant Prince Jason, and forty-nine of the bravest young warriors of Greece, had come to Colchis with the sole purpose of taking away his chief treasure.
He could think of nothing better to be done than to summon together his forty-nine brave Argonauts, march at once to the Grove of Mars, slay the dragon, take possession of the Golden Fleece, get on board the Argo, and spread all sail for Iolchos.
Unless you set sail from Colchis before to-morrow's sunrise, the king means to burn your fifty-oared galley, and put yourself and your forty-nine brave comrades to the sword.
Each captain of the forty-nine other feluccas I made a duke.
With infinite pains and cunning, he double locks and bars forty-nine of them, and cannot see the fiftieth standing wide open.
The land area is 3 hectares, it will be used for the construction of the building for Chinese Embassy for a period up to forty-nine years.
Summary: Dakhla - Forty-nine Saharawis escaped the notorious Tindouf camps (south-west of Algeria) to join their homeland, Morocco.
John Nichols's argument for impeachment claims to be based in political realism, but misses the most obvious political reality: there is no chance of convicting Bush in a Senate composed of forty-nine Republicans.
The forty-nine essays by nearly as many authors cover introductory questions, the genres used in the Bible, documents (ancient manuscripts, textual criticism, and early interpretation), historical surveys, institutions (languages, religion, social life, and religious practices of the first churches), biblical figures (patriarchs and matriarchs, Moses, David and Solomon, Jesus, and Paul, religious ideas (salvation, death and afterlife, purity), modern translations by Christians and Jews, and methods used in biblical studies today.
The vessel consisted of forty-nine ox hides stitched together and stretched over a wooden frame, yet it was a seaworthy creation capable of withstanding storms and a puncture from pack ice during its voyage from Brandon Creek in Dingle to Newfoundland.
Forty-nine per cent of the child care centres inspected had their licenses renewed.
During the Fall semester of 2003, ten sessions on basic communication skills were presented to a group of forty-nine seniors at Dokuz Eylul University.
Forty-nine installations are gaining more than 400 people.
Drawing, Martinez says, on "the myth of the romantic traveler," her exhibition involves forty-nine artists, ranging from the elegant (Ghada Amer) to the profane (Oleg Kulik) and including interesting collaborations like Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla, Christoph Buchel and Gianni Motti, Blue Noses, and the Centre of Attention.
She became UMKC's longest-serving faculty member, teaching at the school for forty-nine years and chairing the Keyboard Division for the last twenty-five of those years.