Though our kind uncle has done something towards clearing him, I cannot believe that ten thousand
pounds, or anything like it, has been advanced.
His honour's majesty, Heaven bless him, hath given the duke the slip, and is marching as fast as he can to London, and ten thousand
French are landed to join him on the road.
The Emperor of Constantinople,[*] to oppose his neighbours, sent ten thousand
Turks into Greece, who, on the war being finished, were not willing to quit; this was the beginning of the servitude of Greece to the infidels.
The switchboard was to be a hundred and eighty feet in length, with ten thousand
Boxtel at once pictured to himself this learned man, with a capital of four hundred thousand and a yearly income of ten thousand
guilders, devoting all his intellectual and financial resources to the cultivation of the tulip.
I will not accept ten thousand
roubles," said Burdovsky.
Seven times fifteen hundred is ten thousand
five hundred dollars--more than you possess, and all eaten up by the boys' wages, with nothing to pay for bungalow, building, tools, quinine, trips to Sydney, and so forth.
This advantage has enabled them to extend their discoveries much further than our astronomers in Europe; for they have made a catalogue of ten thousand
fixed stars, whereas the largest of ours do not contain above one third part of that number.
In every crowd composed of a hundred thousand spectators, there are ten thousand
bandits or cut-purses -- only they dare not take the initiative.
I should think he earned ten thousand
a year, and his knighthood was but the first of the honours which must inevitably fall to his lot.
After having had a preliminary sketch of the needed building made, we found that it would cost about ten thousand
When all the financial world was clamoring for money and perishing through lack of it, the first of each month many thousands of dollars poured into his coffers from the water-rates, and each day ten thousand
dollars, in dime and nickels, came in from his street railways and ferries.
Ney, who had had a corps of ten thousand
men, reached Napoleon at Orsha with only one thousand men left, having abandoned all the rest and all his cannon, and having crossed the Dnieper at night by stealth at a wooded spot.
I will accede that you have won," he said, "and the ten thousand
francs are yours if you will but give up this foolish attempt, which can only end in your death.
You would have thought we were offering up ten thousand
red oxen to the sea gods.