Then they made their way through the front rows of stalls and looked at Box Five
on the grand tier, They could not see it well, because it was half in darkness and because great covers were flung over the red velvet of the ledges of all the boxes.
"I am very sorry to make your mouth water, but these, as you know, are five
new gold pieces."
Reynolds, of Providence, who had bought five-eights of the British patent for five
thousand dollars, and half the right to Russia, Spain, Portugal, and Italy for two thousand, five
"I agree with you, my good friend; and, in fact, following this proportion for a projectile nine feet in diameter, weighing 30,000 pounds, the gun would only have a length of two hundred and twenty- five
feet, and a weight of 7,200,000 pounds."
Such debts amounted to about four thousand: one thousand five
hundred for a horse, and two thousand five
hundred as surety for a young comrade, Venovsky, who had lost that sum to a cardsharper in Vronsky's presence.
minutes passed before his legs made their first spasmodic movements, and, as he stumbled to his feet and rocked giddily, he had no thought of the passage of time.
There are five
dangerous faults which may affect a general:
Coming from eggs in which they have lain for five
years, the period of incubation, they step forth into the world perfectly developed except in size.
A filled straight belonging to French Louis gave him a pot of five
thousand against two sets of threes held by Campbell and Kearns.
The bonds were quoted, no longer at a hundred below par, but at twenty, at ten, and at five
; and paralytic old Lord Albemarle bet even in his favour.
"Ten years, and five
as a supernumerary make fifteen."
It was "The Ring of Bells," one of his horror stories, and it was an even five