When she was led to the stake, she laid the shirts on her arm, and as she stood on the pile and the fire was about to be lighted, she looked around her and saw six swans flying through the air.
But the King and the Queen with their six brothers lived many years in happiness and peace.
Whoever commits the crime of leasing telephone service to his neighbors may be sent to jail for six months.
We 'll put in a new switchboard in sixty days," he said; "and agree to forfeit six hundred dollars a day for delay.
At her own expense, the Queen had this wire strung by a crew of linemen, who slipped and floundered on the mountain for six years before they had it pegged in place.
If any one of you six make a signal of any description, that man's dead.
And the head popped back again; and we heard no more, for the time, of these six very faint-hearted seamen.
One whole duke and six dukelets; why, Sandy, it was an elegant haul.
As I understand it, Sir Gawaine killed seven of his sons, and still he had six left for Sir Marhaus and me to take into camp.
These are six
ways of courting defeat, which must be carefully noted by the general who has attained a responsible post.
His majesty, who is a most magnanimous prince, was less daunted than I could expect: he ordered me to return it into the scabbard, and cast it on the ground as gently as I could, about six
feet from the end of my chain.
It may be hard to find the things I need to make this magic compound, but if they were found I could do in an instant what will otherwise take six long, weary years of stirring kettles with both hands and both feet.
Do the best you can, Ojo, and while you are gone I shall begin the six years job of making a new batch of the Powder of Life.
Besides, the dilation of the hydrogen involved no danger, and only three-fourths of the vast capacity of the balloon was filled when the barometer, by a depression of eight inches, announced an elevation of six thousand feet.
The atmosphere of the earth has a height of six thousand fathoms," said the doctor; "and, with a very large balloon, one might go far.