"Ordinarily the length of a gun is twenty to twenty-five
times the diameter of the shot, and its weight two hundred and thirty-five to two hundred and forty times that of the shot."
For fifty tals I let three units of light shine full in the pinhole, then one unit for one xat, and for twenty-five
tals nine units.
The distance over which conversations can be held has been increased from twenty miles to twenty-five hundred.
By their advice, there is now twenty-five million dollars' worth of reserve plant in the various Bell Companies, waiting for the country to grow up to it.
This apparatus had been so ingeniously combined that it did not weigh more than seven hundred pounds, even including twenty-five
gallons of water in another receptacle.
They mistake their carriage and its horizontal lines for a proper measure of the normal plain, and therefore all the objects outside which really are in a horizontal position must show a disproportion of twenty to twenty-five
degrees declivity, in regard to the mountain."
"And you've won the twenty-five
dollars," continued Diana jubilantly.
"Good," said Monte Cristo to Morrel, who was at his house when the news arrived of the strange reverse of fortune of which Danglars's had been the victim, "I have just made a discovery for twenty-five
thousand francs, for which I would have paid a hundred thousand."
de Treville's clock three-quarters of an hour, "but I thought, as it was yet only twenty-five
minutes past nine, it was not too late to wait upon you."
will he dismiss two to make room for three?" the cashier tranquilly took out twenty-five
clean bank-bills and pinned them together with a satisfied expression on his beadle face.
While apparently it was only the nobility, only the gentry, only the twenty-five
or thirty thousand knights left alive out of the late wars, we were of one mind, and undisturbed by any troubling doubt; each and every one of these fifty-two lads who stand here before you, said, 'They have chosen -- it is their affair.' But think!
But I will charge you only twenty-five
cents for the last lesson."
She and I need at least twenty-five
roubles, which I will repay you out of what I earn by my work, while Thedora shall get me additional work from day to day, so that, if there be heavy interest to pay on the loan, you shall not be troubled with the extra burden.
days, working Sundays and holidays, he toiled on "The Shame of the Sun," a long essay of some thirty thousand words.
They formed a treaty, and entered into the most amicable relations with the natives, then numbering from twenty-five
to thirty thousand souls, and gained a hold upon their affections, and a control over their minds, that effected a complete change in their condition.