There was such a rush of heads immediately, to see Number Twenty Seven reading his Hymn Book, that the little hole was blocked up, six or seven heads deep.
A murmur, partly of gratification at Twenty Seven's celestial state of mind, and partly of indignation against the Contractor who had given him any cause of complaint (a note of which was immediately made by Mr.
And, after telling the whole story, under the promise of secrecy, to Gabriel and Mercier, they put the twenty thousand francs into the envelope and without asking for explanations, handed it to Mme.
The twenty real notes were gone and had been replaced by twenty notes, of the "Bank of St.
Keep my half of twenty thousand livres, which you can use during that time.
D'Artagnan took a pen and some paper, and wrote upon a plain sheet, -- "I, D'Artagnan, possess twenty thousand livres, laid up cent by cent during thirty years that I have been in the service of his majesty the king of France.
Out of the twenty
Musketeers sixteen, when this took place, rejoiced greatly at this relaxation; but the other four cursed it heartily.
cries Jones; "why, you just now asked me twenty guineas.
His face, which missed that very blood, as well as twenty ounces more drawn from him by the surgeon, was pallid.
The Waldorf-Astoria alone tops all residential buildings with eleven hundred and twenty telephones and five hundred thousand calls a year; while merely the Christmas Eve orders that flash into Marshall Field's store, or John Wanamaker's, have risen as high as the three thousand mark.
He is the only man," says Morgan, "who can raise twenty millions in twenty minutes.
Fogg re-appeared in the reading-room and sat down to the Pall Mall at twenty
minutes before six.
It was not long before Dag Daughtry was getting his twenty
dollars a night for two twenty
-minute turns, and was declining more beer than a dozen men with thirsts equal to his could have accommodated.
Ordinarily the length of a gun is twenty
-five times the diameter of the shot, and its weight two hundred and thirty-five to two hundred and forty times that of the shot.
It was derived under her father's will, and it amounted to the sum of twenty