There was a little murmur of regret amongst the five hundred and eighty-seven
saloon passengers on board the steamship Lusitania, mingled, perhaps, with a few expressions of a more violent character.
Add thirty-seven an' a half cents interest on furniture, an' that makes two dollars an' eighty-seven
an' a half cents.
The ten Earth years I had spent upon Barsoom had encompassed but five years and ninety-six days of Martian time, whose days are forty-one minutes longer than ours, and whose years number six hundred and eighty-seven
'They're getting on very well,' he said in a choking voice: 'each of them has been down about eighty-seven
Each trip meant ten dollars, but to the Wades, to whom this one hundred and eighty-seven
dollars--the first actual money they had seen in over a year--was a fortune, these journeys were rides of triumph, fugitive flashes of glory in the long, gray struggle.
When we got back to the raft and he come to count up he found he had collected eighty-seven
dollars and seventy-five cents.
He had frequently observed, as he walked, that one handsome face would be followed by thirty, or five-and-thirty frights; and once, as he had stood in a shop on Bond Street, he had counted eighty-seven
women go by, one after another, without there being a tolerable face among them.
Six hundred and eighty-seven
Martian days must come and go before the cell's door would again come opposite the tunnel's end where last I had seen my ever-beautiful Dejah Thoris.
"Two hundred and eighty-seven
thousand five hundred francs," repeated he.
It says that in the year you have drawn just eighty-seven
dollars and twenty cents."
Barkis must have purchased to present to me when I was a child, and afterwards found himself unable to part with; eighty-seven
guineas and a half, in guineas and half-guineas; two hundred and ten pounds, in perfectly clean Bank notes; certain receipts for Bank of England stock; an old horseshoe, a bad shilling, a piece of camphor, and an oyster-shell.
'Why, we have only come nineteen miles, and have eighty-seven
and a half to go.'