Some cables are so large that a single spool of cable will weigh twenty-six
tons and require a giant truck and a sixteen-horse team to haul it to its resting-place.
He was a man of twenty-five or twenty-six
years of age, of unprepossessing countenance, obsequious to his superiors, insolent to his subordinates; and this, in addition to his position as responsible agent on board, which is always obnoxious to the sailors, made him as much disliked by the crew as Edmond Dantes was beloved by them.
From the time D'Artagnan took quarters in that hotel, the mistress of the house, a pretty and fresh looking Flemish woman, twenty-five or twenty-six
years old, had been singularly interested in him; and after certain love passages, much obstructed by an inconvenient husband to whom a dozen times D'Artagnan had made a pretence of passing a sword through his body, that husband had disappeared one fine morning, after furtively selling certain choice lots of wine, carrying away with him money and jewels.
The Blackfeet afterward reported that they had lost twenty-six
warriors in this battle.
But then I had a great crop oft on’t, and as I got twenty-six
dollars and a half more than it cost, I conclude I made a pretty good trade on’t.
The latter personage, a man of from twenty-five to twenty-six
years of age, with a mien sometimes lively and sometimes dull, making good use of two large eyes, shaded with long eye-lashes, was short of stature and swart of skin; he smiled with an enormous, but well-furnished mouth, and his pointed chin, which appeared to enjoy a mobility nature does not ordinarily grant to that portion of the countenance, leant from time to time very lovingly towards his interlocutrix, who, we must say did not always draw back so rapidly as strict propriety had a right to require.
On the 10th of April they again embarked their party, being now augmented to twenty-six
, by the addition of Mr.
Why, Phil Airheart he went from this very town six year back - no, seven - an' he's mate on the San José now - twenty-six
days was her time out.
of them, which makes one for you, and one for us, and two dozen for the market.
She was a five-hundred-ton boat; and besides her thirty-eight jail-birds, she carried twenty-six
of a crew, eighteen soldiers, a captain, three mates, a doctor, a chaplain, and four warders.
There his wife, nearly twenty-six
years ago, had broken to him, with a blushing circumlocution that would have caused the young women of the new generation to smile, the news that she was to have a child; and there their eldest boy, Dallas, too delicate to be taken to church in midwinter, had been christened by their old friend the Bishop of New York, the ample magnificent irreplaceable Bishop, so long the pride and ornament of his diocese.
To begin perfect happiness at the respective ages of twenty-six
and eighteen is to do pretty well; and professing myself moreover convinced that the general's unjust interference, so far from being really injurious to their felicity, was perhaps rather conducive to it, by improving their knowledge of each other, and adding strength to their attachment, I leave it to be settled, by whomsoever it may concern, whether the tendency of this work be altogether to recommend parental tyranny, or reward filial disobedience.
We had nineteen serving men and twenty-six
On an average, then, and in order to keep myself at a very moderate elevation, I should not burn more than nine cubic feet per hour, so that my twenty-five gallons of water represent six hundred and thirty-six hours of aerial navigation, or a little more than twenty-six
He was a man of twenty-six
, very fair, with long, wavy hair through which he passed his hand frequently with a careless gesture.