fourscore


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the cardinal number that is the product of ten and eight

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being ten more than seventy

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Surveyor Pue, about fourscore years ago; and likewise, in a newspaper of recent times, an account of the digging up of his remains in the little graveyard of St.
I played a great while, and had very good luck for him; but the last time I held the box, they set me high, and I threw boldly at all; I held the box till I gained near fourscore guineas, but lost above half of it back in the last throw; so I got up, for I was afraid I should lose it all back again, and said to him,
Johnny, my pretty,' continued old Betty, caressing the child, and rather mourning over it than speaking to it, 'your old Granny Betty is nigher fourscore year than threescore and ten.
About two hours before night they came down directly upon us; and though we had not perceived it, we found they had been joined by some more, so that they were near fourscore horse; whereof, however, we fancied some were women.
Of the fourscore or so outstanding deals, about 85% were loan guarantees of less than $10 million and 60% of less than $1 million.
No doubt, some of these Californians applauded the fact that a woman who is skirting that mythic age of fourscore still has the wherewithal to perform, and to do it so well.
Though less abundant in English than in some other languages (Arabic, for example, possesses "above a thousand several names for a Sword, and 500 for a Lion, and 200 for a Serpent, and fourscore for Hony"), it is still rife with "superfluities," as is demonstrated by his long table of redundant and therefore dispensable words.
Hinchin, Fourscore and Eleven: A History of the Jews of Rapides Parish, 1828-1919 ([Alexandria, La.
This is certainly the case with Fourscore, commissioned by the Music Department at the University of Wisconsin - River Falls, where it was premiered in 1985.
94-95)--and then immediately crushed when told that, in one evening in Genoa, the daughter who betrayed him has squandere fourscore ducats.
David Friedman and FourScore Productions present the New York premiere of GODOT HAS LEFT THE BUILDING, a play written by John Griffin.
Now, my three siblings and I have joined forces, with the help of audio cassettes, diaries and notes she left behind, to produce a paperback chronicling her offbeat odyssey over the fourscore and two years of her life.
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
Lucky Lady has developed relationships with Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn, and they are in the process of adding Myspace, Groupon, Yelp, LivingSocial, and Fourscore as their primary marketing channels.
Food marketers can find out why consumers buy low-carb foods with the new "Low Carb Pulse" report recently released by Fourscore & five LLC, Manville, NJ.