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quartet

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the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one

a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips

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being one more than three

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In that blessed region of Four Dimensions, shall we linger on the threshold of the Fifth, and not enter therein?
The bachelor replied that although he was not one of the famous poets of Spain, who were, they said, only three and a half, he would not fail to compose the required verses; though he saw a great difficulty in the task, as the letters which made up the name were seventeen; so, if he made four ballad stanzas of four lines each, there would be a letter over, and if he made them of five, what they called decimas or redondillas, there were three letters short; nevertheless he would try to drop a letter as well as he could, so that the name "Dulcinea del Toboso" might be got into four ballad stanzas.
When they had brought home the princess to her father, there was great rejoicing; and he said to the four brothers, 'One of you shall marry her, but you must settle amongst yourselves which it is to be.
Yes, there are two hundred of them, and each of them will need two, which will make four hundred.
Where we should have been seen all four conferring together, so that at the end of a quarter of an hour the cardinal would have been informed by his spies that we were holding a council.
SOCRATES: Therefore the double line, boy, has given a space, not twice, but four times as much.
Then he went back to the Sultan, who told him to give the fisherman four hundred gold pieces.
The doctor's four venerable friends made him no answer, except by a feeble and tremulous laugh; so very ridiculous was the idea that, knowing how closely repentance treads behind the steps of error, they should ever go astray again.
cried one of them, to a sort of little, light-haired imp, with a well-favored and malign countenance, clinging to the acanthus leaves of a capital; "you are well named John of the Mill, for your two arms and your two legs have the air of four wings fluttering on the breeze.
I'll give you four pennies for your A-B-C book," said a ragpicker who stood by.
He then managed to get back to Kano in November, thence to Kouka, where he resumed Denham's route after four months' delay.
James Bates, an eminent surgeon in London, with whom I continued four years.
Clearly,' the Time Traveller proceeded, `any real body must have extension in FOUR directions: it must have Length, Breadth, Thickness, and--Duration.
Each of these stories or galleries has four windows, facing directly to the points of the compass, and rising of course regularly above each other.
The barest notion of a State must include four or five men.