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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.
How can you have known a hundred and forty-seven of him?
Think of it, there are a hundred and forty-seven great works reposing in the bosoms of a hundred and forty-seven great men, and the tragic thing is that not one of those hundred and forty-seven great works will ever be written.
My father," said I, "was not forty-seven when he died, and I remember thinking him an old man.
Dear me, for what trifling offenses the most of those forty-seven men and women were shut up there
Consider it: among these forty-seven captives there were five whose names, offenses, and dates of incar- ceration were no longer known
Margaret Henan was forty-seven when the news came home of the loss of Samuel; and it was not long after that the unbelievable rumour went around Island McGill.
I'm forty-seven now; look ten years more; and the doctors say--damn the doctors anyway
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will hand over one hundred and forty-seven Indian fishermen to Indian Border Security Force at Wagah border in Lahore on Monday.
About forty-seven lac children up to five years of age will be administered anti-polio drops during the campaign.
63 (eight hundred forty-seven thousand four hundred fifty-seven) rubles 63 kopecks, excluding VAT.
Summary: Al Hoceima - Some forty-seven illegal immigrants were rescued after their boat capsized on Saturday night off the northern coast of Al Hoceima.
Manila Forty-seven policemen joined six leaders of a powerful Filipino-Muslim family in a prison in suburban Taguig, where they will be tried for their involvement in the massacre of 57 people in the southern Philippines last year.
Last year, forty-seven coal miners died on the job, the most in any full year since 1995, when forty-seven also were killed.
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