Mazarin's guards; and twelve thousand francs a year would in twelve years amount to one hundred
and forty thousand francs.
I sold my farm on the Yadkin, and what goods we could not carry with us; and on the twenty-fifth day of September, 1773, bade a farewel to our friends, and proceeded on our journey to Kentucke, in company with five families more, and forty men that joined us in Powel's Valley, which is one hundred
and fifty miles from the now settled parts of Kentucke.
Their stock consisted of one thousand two hundred and sixty-nine oxen, one thousand five hundred and fifty-seven cows, five thousand and seven young cattle, four hundred and ninety-three horses, eight thousand six hundred and ninety sheep, and four thousand one hundred
and ninety-seven hogs.
The sacristan showed us a marble stairway (of course it was marble, and of the purest and whitest--there is no other stone, no brick, no wood, among its building materials) and told us to go up one hundred
and eighty-two steps and stop till he came.
A TRULY Pious Person who conducted a savings bank and lent money to his sisters and his cousins and his aunts of both sexes, was approached by a Tatterdemalion, who applied for a loan of one hundred
It's my turn now," said Ferguson--and he put down one hundred
and thirty-five pounds to his own account.
For a man with one hundred
thousand roubles of revenue, which was what everyone fixed as Vronsky's income, such debts, one would suppose, could hardly be embarrassing; but the fact was that he was far from having one hundred
Madame Lardot leased to the chevalier two rooms on the second floor of her house, for the modest sum of one hundred
francs a year.
Desiree had set her price at one hundred
and fifty francs, after abating the fifty mentioned, and Colonel Silky had early made up his mind to give only one hundred
And merely to give these girls a cup of tea or coffee at noon, compels the Bell Company to buy yearly six thousand pounds of tea, seventeen thousand pounds of coffee, forty-eight thousand cans of condensed milk, and one hundred
and forty barrels of sugar.
He was not so large,--he weighed only one hundred
and forty pounds,--for his mother, Shep, had been a Scotch shepherd dog.
At one part of the river, they passed, on the northern side, an isolated rock, about one hundred
and fifty feet high, rising from a low marshy soil, and totally disconnected with the adjacent mountains.