The collapse for Fred was severe when he found that he held no more than five twenties
, and his share in the higher education of this country did not seem to help him.
In the bottom of the nest are thousands of dollar bills -- and two-dollar bills -- and five-dollar bills -- and tens, and twenties
, and fifties.
Chief Ishikola of Su'u had offered five twenties
of drinking coconuts for her, and Bau, a bush chief, had offered two chickens on the beach at Malu.
It was long since Alexander had thought of any of these things, but now they came back to him quite fresh, and had a significance they did not have when they were first told him in his restless twenties
At Midsummer,' muttered Mr Squeers, resuming his complaint, 'I took down ten boys; ten twenties
is two hundred pound.
I have seen a pretty young woman, hardly in her twenties
, sitting a whole evening drinking in the doubtful wisdom of an elderly political star, with every appearance of eager interest.
From boyhood's early day he had sprouted like a weed, till now in the middle twenties
he gave startled strangers the conviction that it only required a sharp gust of wind to snap him in half.