Her little airs and graces were much admired, so were her accomplishments, for besides her drawing, she could play twelve tunes, crochet, and read French without mispronouncing more than two-thirds
of the words.
He had some reason for thinking of his dress, for he was making about eleven dollars a week, and two-thirds
of it he might spend upon his pleasures without ever touching his savings.
That is, when I hold a fair hand -- two-thirds
as good a hand as the enemy.
3,228 feet above the level of the lake--therefore full two-thirds
of our journey had been accomplished.
if you happened to touch her, when she warn't noticing, she done the same; she couldn't face noway and be satisfied, because she allowed there was something behind her every time -- so she was always a-whirling around sudden, and saying "ouch," and before she'd got two-thirds
around she'd whirl back again, and say it again; and she was afraid to go to bed, but she dasn't set up.
He ran to his room overhead and brought down a bottle which was two-thirds
A little green worm came crawling over a dewy leaf, lifting two-thirds
of his body into the air from time to time and "sniffing around," then proceeding again -- for he was measuring, Tom said; and when the worm approached him, of its own accord, he sat as still as a stone, with his hopes rising and falling, by turns, as the creature still came toward him or seemed inclined to go elsewhere; and when at last it considered a painful moment with its curved body in the air and then came decisively down upon Tom's leg and began a journey over him, his whole heart was glad -- for that meant that he was going to have a new suit of clothes -- without the shadow of a doubt a gaudy piratical uniform.
of my income goes in paying the interest of mortgages.
The remaining portion was divided between Andrew and Selina -- two-thirds
to the brother; one-third to the sister.
of a league from the Barrier--I did not estimate the distance at that time, but afterwards when I traversed it--it struck out of the main avenue, and presently stopped at a solitary house, We all three alighted, and walked, by a damp soft footpath in a garden where a neglected fountain had overflowed, to the door of the house.
He drank two-thirds
of it himself; I think that he would have drunk it all had not his thirst been slaked; but when he had done he gave what was left to his mother, and she finished it.
It would make two-thirds
of the telephones, cables, and switchboards of all countries.