After all, he had a year at his disposal, in which to raise the three thousand
pounds--and a year is a long time.
The shares are hundred dollar ones, and there are ten thousand
Instead of sixteen hundred rubles he had a long column of figures scored against him, which he had reckoned up to ten thousand
, but that now, as he vaguely supposed, must have risen to fifteen thousand
But I would wager four thousand
pounds that such a journey, made under these conditions, is impossible."
"Now this is not all," he said; "you cannot live upon your fifteen thousand
You will remember that it is now the year of the world three thousand
eight hundred and thirty.
"She cannot devise a miracle that will turn NOTHING into eight thousand
gold pieces, and lesser help will bring us little peace."
In 1907 four hundred and fifty-eight thousand
independent telephones were linked by wire to the nearest Bell Company; and in 1908 these were followed by three hundred and fifty thousand
A weight of four thousand
pounds is represented by a displacement of the air amounting to forty-four thousand
eight hundred and forty-seven cubic feet; or, in other words, forty-four thousand
eight hundred and forty-seven cubic feet of air weigh about four thousand
At this diversion the bank made itself responsible for a hundred thousand
thalers as the limit, but the highest stake allowable was, as in roulette, four thousand
That's five hundred a month, or six thousand
a fellow like that must be well worth a hundred thousand