threescore


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a set with 3 times 20 members

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being ten more than fifty

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The other agreed, and they cut down two willow wands of a summer's growth that grew beneath a brier, and set them up at a distance of threescore yards.
Hark ye," said he, "yonder, at the glade's end, I see a herd of deer, even more than threescore rods distant.
If the Doctor, with a large birch, had appeared bodily to him, even at the age of threescore and eight, and had said in awful voice, "Boy, take down your pant--"?
Bar knew all about the gullibility and knavery of people; but Physician could have given him a better insight into their tendernesses and affections, in one week of his rounds, than Westminster Hall and all the circuits put together, in threescore years and ten.
I got so much money by my first adventure, and such an insight into the method of getting more, that had I been twenty years younger, I should have been tempted to have stayed here, and sought no farther for making my fortune; but what was all this to a man upwards of threescore, that was rich enough, and came abroad more in obedience to a restless desire of seeing the world than a covetous desire of gaining by it?
amp;nbsp;   Threescore barrels, laid below,
For Skins of prodigious Snakes, of which there are some threescore Yards in Length; as is the Skin of one that may be seen at his Majesty's Antiquaries: Where are also some rare Flies, of amazing Forms and Colours, presented to 'em by my self; some as big as my Fist, some less; and all of various Excellencies, such as Art cannot imitate.
Now, of my threescore years and ten, Twenty will not come again, And take from seventy springs a score, It only leaves me fifty more.
Approach at national, regional and local level, the programs Focuses on threescore areas Which were so Identified in the EU compiled SME Policy Index 2012 as posing the greatest challenges to the development of the SME sector , These are (women's) entrepreneurship, innovations and a green economy.
Ronca: So farre you can not: for this glasse is fram'd For eyes of thirty: you are nigh threescore.
He was a determined young man and a real character who packed more into his 22 years than those with threescore years and 10.
have obtained a place in every library in the Kingdom, & run through threescore Editions" (Minor Works 192).
As for the lady herself, after competitive and honorary Oscars, a record 10 David Di Donatello awards, five Golden Globes and threescore trophies and tributes, you'd think it would all be old hat by now.
After all, the span that the Bible allots to a human life is threescore years and 10.
How many nights in the threescore and five years since have I struggled with the need to find the classroom where one of my courses is being conducted -- by a professor I've never laid eyes on, holding forth on a subject completely alien to me?