He had three hundred pounds to find on the twenty-fourth of the month, and twenty thousand pounds to find in February eighteen
hundred and fifty.
Now that makes eighteen
miles for the horse and six shillings for me; there's three shillings still for that horse to earn and nine shillings for the afternoon horse before I touch a penny.
I want to begin with the year eighteen
hundred and four," I said.
It was now the year eighteen
hundred and sixty six.
And as he went up the cabin companion, he could hear the Ancient Mariner maundering: "Eighteen
days in the longboat, eighteen
days of scorching hell .
The women looked worried, but sat still, and I learned more of him in that interview than in the whole eighteen
months we had sailed together.
It was the same room into which he had been ushered, as a guest, eighteen
years before: the same moon shone through the window; and the same autumn landscape lay outside.
A scarred and wrinkled precipice rises to a height of eighteen
hundred feet; on a tiny bench half way up its vast wall, sits a little snowflake of a church, no bigger than a martin-box, apparently; skirting the base of the cliff are a hundred orange groves and gardens, flecked with glimpses of the white dwellings that are buried in them; in front, three or four gondolas lie idle upon the water--and in the burnished mirror of the lake, mountain, chapel, houses, groves and boats are counterfeited so brightly and so clearly that one scarce knows where the reality leaves off and the reflection begins!
By the time he was eighteen
he had finished his College course and received a commission as lieutenant in an aristocratic regiment of the Guards.
If the members of a religious persuasion built a chapel there - as the members of eighteen
religious persuasions had done - they made it a pious warehouse of red brick, with sometimes (but this is only in highly ornamental examples) a bell in a birdcage on the top of it.
If Paul had received more than eighteen
shillings a week he would not have lived in an attic.