Miss Miggs attending at the time appointed, was instantly chosen and selected from one hundred and twenty-four competitors, and at once promoted to the office; which she held until her decease, more than thirty years
afterwards, remaining single all that time.
"Well, there is at once an income of fifty thousand francs; you have held the post three years
, and must have received in that time one hundred and fifty thousand francs."
"I have heard that you can see the shadow of Venus only once in a lifetime, and that within a year
of seeing it your life's most wonderful gift will come to you," said Leslie.
As a rule, there is not more than one short sentence for a year
, sometimes not even that, but merely a date.
And right here something happened to me, the gravity of which I never dreamed for many a long year
'I know that you are interested and that you believe, and I know that the world, too, is interested, though they will not believe for many years
; yes, for many ages, since they cannot understand.
To raise and support Armies, but no Appropriation of Money to that Use shall be for a longer term than two Years
In three years
, one hundred and twenty-five competing companies were started, in open defiance of the Bell patents.
Virginia died January 30, 1847, when but twenty-five years
Drawing fast to its close, the Prologue reverts to the two girls--and tells, in a few words, how the years
passed with Anne and Blanche.
Brought up in poverty by his widowed mother, he spent the period between his fourteenth and twentieth years
recklessly and without distinction at Trinity College, Dublin.
was continued throughout his whole reign, a period of about thirty-five years
. The only dependence of the representatives on the people consisted in the right of the latter to supply occasional vacancies by the election of new members, and in the chance of some event which might produce a general new election.
"Hard as this year
which delays my happiness will be," continued Prince Andrew, "it will give you time to be sure of yourself.
we give eager belief to his promises.
It was done in 1907: it appeared in various magazines as a serial in 1908 and it was published in the Fall of that year
. At that time the aeroplane was, for most people, merely a rumour and the "Sausage" held the air.