At the end of ten seconds each man had struck twelve or fifteen
blows, and warded off twelve or fifteen
, and no harm done; then a sword became disabled, and a short rest followed whilst a new one was brought.
"Just so; fifteen thousand francs, do you understand?"
"Now this is not all," he said; "you cannot live upon your fifteen thousand francs."
"And which we should have seen," added Nicholl, "if we had arrived here when the moon was new, that is to say fifteen
The rest of the day was occupied with this latter work, for which she received the customary fifteen
! why he's got a double lot of candles--does the man want
If he make talk about fifteen
dollars, I send him back the cow.'
But from fifteen
to seventeen she was in training for a heroine; she read all such works as heroines must read to supply their memories with those quotations which are so serviceable and so soothing in the vicissitudes of their eventful lives.
She conceived an affection for the pigeons which had thrown themselves on her hospitality; and when Boxtel's servant reclaimed them with culinary intentions, having eaten the first fifteen
already, and now wishing to eat the other fifteen
, she offered to buy them from him for a consideration of six stivers per head.
"I pay my Tahitians fifteen
a month," she interpolated.
I was barely turned fifteen
, and working long hours in a cannery.
After that, come councilors of parliament, who bring me fifteen
francs, and I have six of them."
Keeps her room when not actually bedridden, and hasn't been out of it fifteen
times in as many years, Arthur.' They had walked into a spare, meagre dining-room.
The car, which was of a circular form and fifteen
feet in diameter, was made of wicker-work, strengthened with a slight covering of iron, and protected below by a system of elastic springs, to deaden the shock of collision.
Murchison had succeeded in assembling together fifteen