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However, were the forty-four thousand eight hundred and forty-seven cubic feet of gas of which we speak, all introduced into the balloon, it would be entirely filled; but that would not do, because, as the balloon continued to mount into the more rarefied layers of the atmosphere, the gas within would dilate, and soon burst the cover containing it.
But the doctor, in carrying out a project known only to himself, resolved to fill his balloon only one-half; and, since he had to carry forty-four thousand eight hundred and forty-seven cubic feet of gas, to give his balloon nearly double capacity he arranged it in that elongated, oval shape which has come to be preferred.
"How can you have known a hundred and forty-seven of him?" asked Philip seriously.
Think of it, there are a hundred and forty-seven great works reposing in the bosoms of a hundred and forty-seven great men, and the tragic thing is that not one of those hundred and forty-seven great works will ever be written.
Also, that the whole of the young gentleman's fortune had been spent by his Trustee, by the end of the year 'forty-seven.
"My father," said I, "was not forty-seven when he died, and I remember thinking him an old man."
Dear me, for what trifling offenses the most of those forty-seven men and women were shut up there!
Consider it: among these forty-seven captives there were five whose names, offenses, and dates of incar- ceration were no longer known!
Margaret Henan was forty-seven when the news came home of the loss of Samuel; and it was not long after that the unbelievable rumour went around Island McGill.
Look at me now and dare to tell me that I look forty-seven."
I'm forty-seven now; look ten years more; and the doctors say--damn the doctors anyway!"
Six terrorists attacked Army Public School on this day four years ago and brutally martyred one hundred and forty-seven students and teachers of the school.
For the forty-seven week period ended July 29 comparable merchandise sales increased 2.6%, compared to the comparable forty-seven week period a year ago.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will hand over one hundred and forty-seven Indian fishermen to Indian Border Security Force at Wagah border in Lahore on Monday.The fishermen were released on humanitarian grounds from Malir jail Karachi on Sunday.
According to Radio Pakistan, on this day in 2014, six terrorists had stormed the school and martyred one hundred and forty-seven students and teachers.
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