Three-fourths black; white-washer; from Kentucky; nine years free; paid fifteen hundred dollars for self and family; recently died, aged sixty; worth
six thousand dollars.
Yes, a journal that is incomplete isn't of much use, but a journal properly kept is worth
a thousand dollars--when you've got it done.
I told him of course that Monty died a pauper and he'd no share of our concession to will away, but I'd done so well that I thought I'd like to make over a trifle to her - in fact I'd put away 10,000 pounds worth of Bekwando shares for her.
There was 10,000 pounds worth of shares waiting for her and no need for any fuss.
Further than that, the main part of the instrument is being made under the supervision of Sir Meyville Worth, in a large workshop erected on his estate in a village near Brancaster in Norfolk.
The plans of the instrument should be worth a hundred thousand pounds," Sir Alfred continued calmly.
But when a man betted a marker in a game and said it was worth five hundred dollars, it was accepted as worth five hundred dollars.
There's my steamer, the Bella--worth twenty thousand if she's worth an ounce.
Besides, when he can't work any more, an' ain't worth
a cent, he'll be worth
just a plumb million to me, an' if anybody offered it, I'd raise the price.
With this audacious preface, he proceeds to state the conditions on which he will play his part in the conspiracy, and die (if he does die) worth
a thousand pounds.
Not very long ago some one invented the assertion that there were only "Four Hundred" people in New York City who were really worth
Remember that there are some risks which are not worth while.
And there are some risks, my dear Florence, which are worth every drop of blood in a man's body, and every breath of life.
Because the forest is worth
at least a hundred and fifty roubles the acre," answered Levin.
He said, if I would let it out, he would give me about #60 a year for it; but if I would live on it, then it would be worth
much more, and, he believed, would bring me in about #150 a year.